MasterCard Consultant - Project Management in O'Fallon, Missouri
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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.
Consultant - Project Management
Release Train Engineer
Are you experienced in driving complex initiatives of strategic importance utilizing the Agile manifesto?
Care passionate about driving our organization through the Scaled Agile for Enterprises (SAFe)
Do you have a passion for process design, continuous learning, and improvement?
Are you skilled at managing relationships across the enterprise?
The Release Train Engineer (RTE) supports the assigned segment of the entire Enterprise Data Solution family of programs to include Data Warehouse, Information Services and Advisors Platform Services:
Provide oversight, coordination, and manage dependencies of the initiatives and features within the program
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 roadmap and publishes for visibility and transparency
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 Business
Monitors, tracks and makes decisions on issues and risks at the program level, escalates impediments
Tracks program execution and feature completion tracking
Facilitates PI planning readiness; Vision, backlogs and facilities and leads the actual PI Planning event.
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
Supports the Product Owner, especially with respect to grooming and maintaining the product backlog and facilitates a healthy intra-team dynamic with respect to priorities and scope.
Act as the communications conduit to executive sponsors and program board
Assess team, Develop and implement program governance along Agile and SAFe methodologies
Manages relationships with external vendors and partners involved in project delivery
Using Agile and SAFe methodologies, manage the coordination, status reporting, financials, schedules and stability of product-oriented agile work efforts
A candidate high on energy with solid analytical skills, comfort with data/numbers, deep sense of accountability and ownership, strong execution focus, and a collaborative mindset, would be most likely to succeed in the role
Facilitate a full cadence of meetings to fulfill the Agile Release Train planning and operational flow:
Product Owner Sync
Facilitates Scrum of Scrums (or ART Sync)
Epic Specification Workshop (bi-weekly or as needed)
Program & Value Stream Backlog Refinement (Weekly)
Facilitates PI or Program planning events/meetings or Feature Estimation
Program Status Overview for Sr. Management or Executive Steering Committee
Responsible for Producing and maintaining a list of artifacts:
Program Release/Planning Calendar
Product Backlog & Prioritization (Initiatives & Features)
Program Risk Log
Program Status Reporting
Mastercard is an inclusive Equal Employment Opportunity employer that considers applicants without regard to gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, disabled or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Requisition ID: R-67693