Are you interested in working on an exciting, cutting edge Air
Force Vanguard program? The Leidos Innovations Center (LInC)
is seeking an Agile Release Train Engineer (RTE) for a position in
Dayton, OH. The RTE will work with the scrum teams on the Leidos
team to design and implement aircraft autonomy and supporting
software for the Air Force Vanguard program Skyborg. Leidos
is currently under contract to create a reference architecture and
implementation for the core autonomy system that will autonomously
control low-cost, teamed aircraft to provide pilots with key data
to support rapid, informed decisions.
As the Release Train Engineer (RTE), you will facilitate the
Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) Agile Release Train (ART) processes
and program execution, escalate impediments, manage risk, and help
drive program-level continuous improvement for a high-profile
Leidos program. You are responsible for facilitating program level
work within the SAFe framework and coordinating with Product
Owners, Team Leads, Systems Engineer, and Customer stakeholders.
This work is primarily located in Dayton, OH. However, working
remotely from the Arlington, VA or Huntsville, AL Leidos offices is
possible with occasional travel to Dayton, OH.
• Ensure mission execution, lead and
facilitate software teams on the ART through development and
delivery, guide the transition to and implementation of SAFe,
facilitate the Product Owner Sync and support Scrum of
Scrum meetings, and is Agile and SAFE facilitator and coach
at the Program level.
• Help to guide and manage the ART and the teams
through the delivery of software and services, embracing and
casting the Agile mindset across client spaces.
• Provide guidance in Agile, Scrum, and SAFe and
leads Agile delivery teams consisting of a mix of organization and
possibly contractor/vendor staff.
• Support ART teams with ART Launch and Agile
• Serve as an expert on Agile software principles
to other team members.
• Engage directly with stakeholders to define
mission value and prioritize work and build intellectual capital in
• Collaborate with the communities of practice,
develop and conduct Agile-oriented training, and identify and
deploy key metrics to enable continuous improvement.
• Represent product owners in Scrum of Scrums
meeting to report impediments for escalation
• Support scrum ceremonies for the team
(Planning, Retrospective, Grooming & Review/Demo)
• Facilitate impediment resolution in a timely,
cost effective manner.
• Track and produce key metrics (e.g., burn-down,
burn-up charts, and cumulative flow diagram)
• Bachelor of Science in Technical related
field and at least 4 years of experience supporting software
• 2+ years of experience working in a scaled
Agile environment (multiple teams supporting single product)
• Previous experience engaging stakeholders,
contributors and technical resources to analyze user needs and
• Certified Scrum Master
• Should have Agile
experience/knowledge of key agile techniques including Kanban,
Lean, XP, and Scrum
• Project coordination expertise with Atlassian,
primarily Confluence and Jira, tools
Have at least 4 years of experience leading Agile
teams/servicing as a Scrum Master, Product Owner, or
Release Train Engineer
Experience working at an organization going through an SAFe Agile
Scaled Agile certifications (SA, SPC)
Experience with Research and Development (R&D) programs as a
External Referral Bonus:
Potential for Telework:
Clearance Level Required:
Yes, 10% of the time
Scheduled Weekly Hours: