17 days old
2017-11-022017-12-02

Senior Scrum Master/ RTE

MetLife
Cary, NC
**Job Location:** United States : North Carolina : Cary







**Role Value Proposition:**







Join a team of leaders driving transformation of MetLife to Lean-Agile ways of working. Our team trains, launches and supports to sustainability Agile teams and initiatives in order to maximize value, speed time to market and promote business agility. In addition, we collaborate across Global Technology Services to evolve processes, technology, tooling and culture to enable effective multi-modal delivery at MetLife. This role requires initiative, excellent collaboration skills and commitment to Lean-Agile values.







**Key Responsibilities:**







The Release Train Engineer (RTE) is a servant leader and coach for the Agile Release Train (ART) a team of teams of up to 125 people. The RTEs major responsibilities are to facilitate the major events and processes within the ART to enable the teams and the ART to deliver customer value. RTEs communicate with stakeholders, escalate impediments, help manage risk, and drive relentless improvement for the ART. The RTE must have a solid grasp of how to scale Lean and Agile, and understand the unique opportunities and challenges associated with facilitating and continuously ensuring alignment. They will be responsible to help configure and adapt Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) to the organizations needs, standardizing and documenting practices for business agility.







**Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:**







+ Facilitates the Agile Release Train (ART) and Program/Solution processes and execution



+ Escalates, tracks, resolves impediments and dependencies between teams



+ Manage risk, help ensure value delivery and help drive relentless improvement



+ Participate in Lean-Agile maturity; coaching leaders, teams and Scrum Masters in the mindset



+ Help configure scaled agile to the needs of the organization; standardizing and documenting practices



+ Facilitate ART ceremonies such as PI Planning, Inspect & Adapt Workshop, System/Solution Demos and Synchronization meetings (ART Sync, PO Council, SoS, etc)



+ Foster collaboration between Product and Solution Management, System Architect, Product Owners and other stakeholders to help ensure strategy and execution alignment



+ Managing and optimizing the flow of value through the ART



+ Foster collaboration across the ART



+ Tracking and communicating key ART execution metrics such as predictability, responsiveness and quality







+ Serve as a coach and mentor for team(s) to share knowledge of SAFe and Lean values, principles, and practices



+ Have a Lean-Agile mindset, apply business agility in non-traditional development team(s)







**Required:**







+ Scrum Master (SM), Product Owner (PO) or SAFe Practitioner (SP) Industry certification



+ At least 2 years of experience as a Scrum Master facilitating Agile team of up to 10 people



+ Experience with Agile toolsets



+ 3-5 years experience working in any kind of scaled agile



+ Very strong coaching and communication skills (written and verbal)



+ Experience in organizational change management, transformation, implementation, and execution



+ Demonstrated understanding and support of Agile delivery model, whether Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), Lean Kanban, or another iterative development approach



+ Knowledge of Waterfall delivery and experience operating in a Bi-Modal environment (Agile and Waterfall)



+ Business value orientation



+ Strong knowledge of Agile metrics and their applications







**Preferred:**







+ RTE Industry certification



+ Experience with Jira







**At MetLife, were leading the global transformation of an industry weve long defined. United in purpose, diverse in perspective, were dedicated to making a difference in the lives of our customers.**







MetLife is a proud equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to attracting, retaining, and maximizing the performance of a diverse and inclusive workforce. It is MetLife's policy to ensure equal employment opportunity without discrimination or harassment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth, or related medical conditions), sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, national origin, marital or domestic/civil partnership status, genetic information, citizenship status, uniformed service member or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.







MetLife maintains a drug-free workplace.







**For immediate consideration, click the Apply Now button. You will be directed to complete an on-line profile. Upon completion, you will receive an automated confirmation email verifying you have successfully applied to the job.**







Requisition #: 86242

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