SAFe SPC

Category: Project Management
Main location: United States, Massachusetts, Boston
Position ID: J0122-3474
Employment Type: Full Time

Position Description:

Be part of building one of the largest independent technology and business services firms in the world. At CGI, our success comes from the talent and dedication of our professionals. As one team, we share the challenges and rewards that come from growing our company, which reinforces our culture of ownership. As digital transformation continues to accelerate in the New England area, CGI-Burlington is at the center of this change supporting our clients’ digital journeys and offering our professionals exciting career opportunities. CGI, founded in 1976 on the concept of crafting an organization focused on delivering results and exceeding client expectations.


POSITION DESCRIPTION

We are looking for a highly motivated and multifaceted SPC plus Release Train Engineer (RTE) to join our growing team. The SPC major responsibilities are to facilitate the Agile Release Train events and processes and assist the teams in delivering value. Help implementing lean agile principles and practices across organizational business units to deliver large scale homogenous solutions built by dedicated groups of teams. Provides mentorship and leadership in program design & execution. Connect with stakeholders, raise impediments, help handle risk, and drive relentless improvement. We are seeking a candidate who has confirmed leadership skills, the ability to think critically and problem-solve, and a track-record of ensuring project breakthroughs and deadlines are met. Ideally the candidate will be SAFe certified and engaged in several Agile programs based on SAFe.

Your future duties and responsibilities:

• Lead and optimize the flow of value by steering the Agile Release Trains (ART) to success and navigating the complexity of delivering software consistently in large environments. The RTE’s focus is to deliver value by handling program level processes, execution, and continuous improvement.
• Establish and communicate the annual calendars for Iterations and Program Increments (PIs)
• Facilitate PI Planning readiness
• Facilitate the PI planning event
• Summarize Team PI Objectives into Program PI Objectives and publish them for visibility and clarity
• Assist supervising the execution of features and capabilities
• Facilitate periodic synchronization meetings, including the ART sync at the Program Level
• Assist with economic decision-making by facilitating feature and capability estimation by teams and the roll-up to Epics, where necessary
• Mentor leaders, teams, and Scrum Masters in Lean-Agile practices and mindsets
• Help handle risks and dependencies
• Escalate and track impediments
• Provide input on resourcing to address critical bottlenecks
• Encourage collaboration between teams and System and Solution Architects/Engineering
• Work with Product and Solution Management, Product Owners, and other stakeholders to help ensure strategy and execution alignment
• Work with the Agile Program Management Office (APMO) on program execution and operational excellence (see Lean Portfolio Management)
• Understand and operate within Lean Budgets and ensure adherence to Guardrails
• Facilitate System Demos and Solution Demos
• Drive relentless improvement via Inspect and Adapt workshops; assess the agility level of the ART and Solution Train and help them improve

Required qualifications to be successful in this role:

• SAFe Agile – 8+ Years
SAFe 5.0 certified (ideal) but other SAFe certifications is also ok
• Utility – Good to have – 3+ years
Technology - Exposure to SAP, Salesforce, Maximo
I&O - Network - 3 years + (good to have)

Skill Set Years of Experience
SAFe Agile 8 years +
Utility / Retail 3 years +
Scrum Master 3 years +
Release Train Engineer 3 years +


DESIRED QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS
SAFe Certified – SAFe Program Consultant a plus
Knowledge of Devops, Infrastructure, Network operations.
Advanced Communication and Leadership Skills
Experience planning, developing and delivering enterprise-level solutions under challenging conditions
Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) leadership experience
Servant-leadership skills and experience
Effective decision-making experience under challenging conditions
Minimum Education Requirements: Bachelors Degree in related field

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Skills:

  • Scrum Master
  • SAFe Program Consultant

What you can expect from us:

Insights you can act on

While technology is at the heart of our clients’ digital transformation, we understand that people are at the heart of business success.

When you join CGI, you become a trusted advisor, collaborating with colleagues and clients to bring forward actionable insights that deliver meaningful and sustainable outcomes. We call our employees “members” because they are CGI shareholders and owners and owners who enjoy working and growing together to build a company we are proud of. This has been our Dream since 1976, and it has brought us to where we are today — one of the world’s largest independent providers of IT and business consulting services.

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