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Senior Release Train Engineer (Integrated Health)



Kentucky, USA · Remote
Posted on Wednesday, July 3, 2024

Become a part of our caring community and help us put health first

You have the unique opportunity to join our newly established Integrated Health technology team and help enable seamless delivery of health and care services to the customer across their journey through the ecosystem. Integrated Health will continue to bring the CenterWell assets closer together leveraging patient experience initiatives as a core driver to developing cross-asset capabilities and leveraging data in new ways.

If this type of work and vision resonates with you, we would like to talk to you!

The Senior Release Train Engineer (RTE) has Comprehensive, end-to-end responsibility as facilitator and coach of a moderately complex Agile Release Train (ART). Ensures all events are aligned with Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) methods in a way that adds both speed and value to product delivery. The Senior Release Train Engineer performs moderately complex to complex work necessitating independent initiative, judgement as well as a need to react quickly and adapt to changing department or team needs.

The Senior Release Train Engineer work includes serving as the overall facilitator and coach of a moderately complex Agile Release Train (ART). This includes leveraging various Agile methodologies and Program Maturity, Assessments, Metrics, Dashboards to both coach and demonstrate to the teams how they best align around value delivery with the spirit of continuous improvement. Leverages feedback loops and ceremonies designed to identify and navigate the various challenges that are impeding the flow of work. Overall, the Senior Release Train Engineer encourages a culture of innovation by implementing SAFe and Agile practices and principles which include techniques to increase collaboration, predictability, transparency and velocity.

Key Responsibilities:

· Serves as the ART conductor, leading the appropriate use of SAFe principles, ceremonies and tools for a moderately complex program

· Facilitates PI Planning and PI Planning readiness by fostering a Continuous Exploration process that drives the synthesis of a Vision, Roadmap, and Backlogs through Pre and Post-PI Planning events

· Actively coaches, mentors and influences technical teams, scrum masters, and business partners in Lean-Agile practices and mindsets

· Helps teams refine value streams

· Coaches the teams to identify and remediate related dependencies/barriers including taking ownership of improvement items that come from the Inspect & Adapt and Problem-Solving Workshop events

· Encourages collaboration between teams and System and Solution Architects and Engineering

· Creates collaborative environments resulting in aligned decisions among program, technical and business teams

· Orchestrates synchronized program level processes and executes across several scrum and product teams

· Works with Product and Solution Management, Product Owners, and other stakeholders to help ensure strategy and execution alignment

· Work with the Agility Enablement Hub on the overall program execution and operational excellence

· Drives relentless improvement via Inspect and Adapt workshops; assess the agility level of the ART and helps them foster Communities of Practice and the use of engineering and Built-In Quality practices

· Ensures teams maintain focus on quality and continuous delivery of business value while generating artifacts necessary to maintain cadence and synchronization on the train

· Makes decisions on moderately complex issues exercising discretion and judgement over policies and practices. Works independently determining methods and approach to work. Determines priorities and timelines for own work.

Required Qualifications:

  • 5+ years related experience including 2+ on large scale, technically complex projects

  • Experience working within the SAFe Framework as an IT Project Manager, scrum master, other related mentorship type role, or any equivalent combination of education, experience, and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities

  • Knowledge of Agile/Scrum/Kanban development methodology

  • Demonstrate execution through complex value streams

  • Success in working across multiple teams of stakeholders including IT Teams, Business Teams, Product Managers, Product Owners and Portfolio Managers

  • Excellent communication skills, mentorship/leadership competencies, expertise in operating through influence, and high level of emotional intelligence

  • Must be passionate about contributing to an organization focused on continuously improving consumer experiences

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, Information Technology or a related field

  • Scaled Agile (SAFe) certification(s): RTE and/or Safe Program Consultant (SPC)

  • Familiarity of one or more Agile Lifecycle Management Tools like Azure DevOps or JIRA Align

  • Advanced Scrum Master certification like CSP-SM, A-CSM, or PSM III

  • Prior experience in the health solutions industry

  • Familiarity of the Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC)

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Work-At-Home Requirements

  • WAH requirements: Must have the ability to provide a high-speed DSL or cable modem for a home office. Associates or contractors who live and work from home in the state of California will be provided payment for their internet expense.

  • A minimum standard speed for optimal performance of 25x10 (25mpbs download x 10mpbs upload) is required.

  • Satellite and Wireless Internet service is NOT allowed for this role.

  • A dedicated space lacking ongoing interruptions to protect member PHI / HIPAA information.

Scheduled Weekly Hours


Pay Range

The compensation range below reflects a good faith estimate of starting base pay for full time (40 hours per week) employment at the time of posting. The pay range may be higher or lower based on geographic location and individual pay will vary based on demonstrated job related skills, knowledge, experience, education, certifications, etc.

$104,800 - $144,300 per year

This job is eligible for a bonus incentive plan. This incentive opportunity is based upon company and/or individual performance.

Description of Benefits

Humana, Inc. and its affiliated subsidiaries (collectively, “Humana”) offers competitive benefits that support whole-person well-being. Associate benefits are designed to encourage personal wellness and smart healthcare decisions for you and your family while also knowing your life extends outside of work. Among our benefits, Humana provides medical, dental and vision benefits, 401(k) retirement savings plan, time off (including paid time off, company and personal holidays, volunteer time off, paid parental and caregiver leave), short-term and long-term disability, life insurance and many other opportunities.

About us

Humana Inc. (NYSE: HUM) is committed to putting health first – for our teammates, our customers and our company. Through our Humana insurance services and CenterWell healthcare services, we make it easier for the millions of people we serve to achieve their best health – delivering the care and service they need, when they need it. These efforts are leading to a better quality of life for people with Medicare, Medicaid, families, individuals, military service personnel, and communities at large.

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is the policy of Humana not to discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or because he or she is a protected veteran. It is also the policy of Humana to take affirmative action to employ and to advance in employment, all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status, and to base all employment decisions only on valid job requirements. This policy shall apply to all employment actions, including but not limited to recruitment, hiring, upgrading, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, recall, termination, rates of pay or other forms of compensation and selection for training, including apprenticeship, at all levels of employment.