Agile Release Train Engineer

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Flexible for occasional telework – must be local to work location
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About Peraton

Peraton is a next-generation national security company that drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the world’s leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted, highly differentiated solutions and technologies to protect our nation and allies. Peraton operates at the critical nexus between traditional and nontraditional threats across all domains: land, sea, space, air, and cyberspace. The company serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies and supports every branch of the U.S. armed forces. Each day, our employees do the can’t be done by solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers. Visit to learn how we’re keeping people around the world safe and secure.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Supporting a global infrastructure program which includes the design, development, testing, and deployment of complex business systems within an Agile construct to enable mission success for a variety of stakeholders.
    Leading PI Planning ceremonies and facilitating support coordination between multiple agile release trains (ART).
  • Gathering and presenting ART wide performance metrics at end of sprint and end of PI review sessions with senior management and customer stakeholders.
  • Leading and facilitating the Scrum of Scrums session to remove impediments and guiding the team to remove impediments.
  • Assisting with internal and external ART (Agile Release Train) communication, improving transparency, and radiating information.
  • Coaching and mentoring scrum masters and product owners in Product Backlog Refinements session, Daily Stand Ups, system demos, and Program Increment (PI) Planning events.
  • Leveraging Agile application development framework, DevOp capability, target agency Cloud Architecture, and Cloud-native capabilities to migrate legacy applications to cost effective Cloud environments.
  • Leveraging Agile methodology to define user stories, size Sprints, perform Sprint Planning and Execution, and conduct Retrospectives.
  • Following Agile development methodology, plan and execute bi-weekly releases for ongoing continual improvements.
  • Participating in meetings to ensure cross-team collaboration and delivery/deployment of products and services.
  • Guiding, training, and leading teams supporting technical efforts related to software development, maintenance and architectural design, network engineering, system security and training activities.
  • Coaching the team on how to self-organize and plan work into enabling features and stories along program increments and sprints.
  • Communicating with stakeholders, escalate impediments, help manage risk, and drive relentless improvement.


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Basic Qualification:

  • U.S. Citizen; eligible for U.S. Secret Security Clearance.
  • Completed BS/BA with 8 – 11 years, or MS with 6 - 9 years, or PhD with 3 - 6 years of experience; four (4) years of experience can be substituted in lieu of a bachelor’s degree.
  • Minimum 4 year of experience working as a Scrum Master or Product Owner, preferably for a federal customer.
  • Ability to update solution vision and plan to ensure roadmap and vision for all ARTs communicated and monitor work performance.
  • Ability to facilitate solution backlog requirements working with Release Train Engineers (RTEs) to ensure that ARTs are prepared for upcoming PI planning events.
  • Experience with scrum project management, agile software development, and software version control management.
  • Using Agile/Scrum/Kanban best practices and values.
  • Experience with project tracking and collaboration tools (Jira, SharePoint, MS Teams, and MS PowerPoint).
    Strong communication, analytical, and problem-solving skills.

 Preferred Qualification:

  • Active Secret Security Clearance.
  • Advanced Agile Certification (PSM I, CSM, PMI-ACP).
  • Experience with scrum project management, agile software development, and software version control management.
  • Experience providing operational task support in a highly demanding environment.
  • Experience with cloud computing service including enterprise architecture, application planning, and deployment.

Target Salary Range

$112,000 - $179,000. This represents the typical salary range for this position based on experience and other factors.
SCA / Union / Intern Rate or Range


An Equal Opportunity Employer including Disability/Veteran.

Our Values


At Peraton, our benefits are designed to help keep you at your best beyond the work you do with us daily. We’re fully committed to the growth of our employees. From fully comprehensive medical plans to tuition reimbursement, tuition assistance, and fertility treatment, we are there to support you all the way.

  • Paid Time-Off and Holidays
  • Retirement
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Career Development
  • Tuition Assistance and Student Loan Financing
  • Paid Parental Leave
  • Additional Benefits
  • Medical, Dental, & Vision Care
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