MasterCard Agile Release Train Engineer in Dublin, Ireland
Who is Mastercard?
We are the global technology company behind the worlds fastest payments processing network. We are a vehicle for commerce, a connection to financial systems for the previously excluded, a technology innovation lab, and the home of Priceless ®. We ensure every employee has the opportunity to be a part of something bigger and to change lives. We believe as our company grows, so should you. We believe in connecting everyone to endless, priceless possibilities.
Agile Release Train Engineer
Have you ever brought a product to market on a global scale?
Are you experienced in driving complex initiatives of strategic importance utilizing the
Are you passionate about driving organizations through the Scaled Agile for Enterprises
Are you obsessed with process design, continuous learning, and improvement?
The Release Train Engineer (RTE) supports the assigned segment of the Enterprise Security Solutions family of programs to include Fraud Solutions, Dispute Initiation, Identity Solutions and Chip.
Provide oversight, coordination, and manage dependencies of the initiatives and features
within the program
Facilitates PI planning readiness; Vision, backlogs and facilities and leads the actual PI
Serves as the Agile conscience for the train and as such coaches leaders, teams and
Scrum Masters in Agile practices and mindsets
Aggregates team timelines, creates a road-map and publishes for visibility and
Establishes the annual calendars for Iterations, Program Increments, etc.
Assists with the Discovery, Definition and Development of Features & Technical Initiatives
Facilitates estimations and prioritization at Program level, provides guidance to the
Monitors, tracks and makes decisions on issues and risks at the program level, escalates
Tracks program execution and feature completion tracking
Monitors resourcing and provides input to address critical bottlenecks
Monitors program-level Metrics and KPIs to drive continuous improvement via
retrospectives, Inspect and Adapt workshops
Act as the communications conduit to executive sponsors and program board
Assess team, Develop and implement program governance along Agile and SAFe
Manages relationships with external vendors and partners involved in project delivery
Help with solutions to difficult problems
All About You
High degree of initiative and self-motivation with a deep sense of accountability and
ownership; strong execution focus
Solid analytical skills; Comfortable with data/numbers
Ability to foster team accountability while ensuring continual flow of high quality value
from the Release Train
Ability to lead large scale transformation programs, involving business process and
change, organization change, and multiple large scale technology components.
Think beyond day to day tasks and activities
Experience Functioning in the Release Train Engineer role or similar coaching role for a
software development team that was diligently applying Scrum
principles, practices, in an Agile environment that scales up to a program or portfolio level
Experience leading large Information Technology projects
Experience implementing and using Agile and SAFe methodologies
Agile certification preferred
SAFe certification preferred
Excellent verbal, written and communication skills
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Requisition ID: R-71290