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Release Train Engineer

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Release Train Engineer
The Release Train Engineer is the member of IT portfolio responsible Scale Agile (SAFe) Agile Release Train activities. This role will facilitate program level processes and execution, escalate impediments, manage risk and help drive program level continuous improvement.

Preferred Locations – Atlanta, Georgia strongly preferred.  Also open to Chicago, IL , Las Vegas, NV, Louisville, KY, Mason, OH, Minneapolis, MN, Morristown, NJ, St Louis, MO, Virginia Beach, VA  Wallingford, CT.

At this time, Anthem will not sponsor a new applicant for employment authorization for this position.

The Release Train Engineer (RTE) is the member of the Agile Release Train (ART) team responsible for navigation of ART team activities. This role will facilitate program level processes and execution, escalate impediments, manage risk and help drive program level continuous improvement. This role is IT Delivery focused role. The expectations are to understand overall IT delivery responsibilities, scope, dependencies, and the ecosystem, and proactively plan and resolve dependencies, and reduce risks. The role will focus on metrics, dependencies, proactive risk reduction, and collaboration of dependencies with other ARTs.

Primary duties include but are not limited to:

Responsible for pre-planning and facilitating PI Planning readiness via fostering the preparation of the vision and risk management of backlogs, and post-PI activities.
Proactively identify and resolve dependencies. Understanding of the Business scope, and dependencies on other systems and teams on other ARTs.
Ensure that Product Management, Products Owners, and other value stream stakeholders are informed of ART activities to ensure strategic execution alignment.
Lead and plan systems and solutions demos to ensure program increment while driving continuous improvement.
Aggregate and publish team objectives to ensure execution of ART plan.
Manage and optimize the flow of activities through sprint and program increments using various ART and Agile tools.
Continue to improve knowledge of ART activities at Anthem as well as in industry.Your innovation. Our impact. At Anthem, Inc., it’s a powerful combination, and the foundation upon which we’re creating greater access to care for our members, greater health for our communities, and greater experiences for our customers. Innovation is a top priority.  Here, you’ll have an opportunity to work in a collaborative environment that brings together industry leaders and technology experts, so together we can drive the future of health care.

This is an exceptional opportunity to create solutions and programs that can truly make a difference at one of America’s leading health benefits companies and a Fortune Top 50 Company.

Qualifications – External
Requires strong IT/Software Engineering/Testing, End-To-End Testing background.
Requires minimum of 15 years’ experience, Management, Leadership roles in IT/software development, delivering using Agile methodologies; Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)  framework.
Requires BS/BA in Computer Science, Engineering, or related discipline with IT focus degree
Requires minimum of 5 years’ experience in implementing Agile methodologies; or any combination of education and experience, which would provide an equivalent background.
We offer a range of market-competitive total rewards that include merit increases, paid holidays, Paid Time Off, and incentive bonus programs (unless covered by a collective bargaining agreement), medical, dental, vision, short and long term disability benefits, 401(k) +match, stock purchase plan, life insurance, wellness programs and financial education resources, to name a few.

The health of our associates and communities is a top priority for Anthem. We require all new candidates to become vaccinated against COVID-19. If you are not vaccinated, your offer will be rescinded unless you provide – and Anthem approves – a valid religious or medical explanation as to why you are not able to get vaccinated that Anthem is able to reasonably accommodate. Anthem will also follow all relevant federal, state and local laws.

Anthem, Inc. has been named as a Fortune Great Place To Work in 2021, is ranked as one of the 2021 World’s Most Admired Companies among health insurers by Fortune magazine, and a Top 20 Fortune 500 Companies on Diversity and Inclusion. To learn more about our company and apply, please visit us at Anthem is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, citizenship status, color, creed, disability, ethnicity, genetic information, gender (including gender identity and gender expression), marital status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, veteran status or any other status or condition protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Applicants who require accommodation to participate in the job application process may contact for assistance.

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