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Northrop Grumman Staff Product Owner / Engineering Support Release Train Engineer (20-253) in Colorado Springs, Colorado

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Embark on a career putting innovative, reliable, and agile products and ideas into orbit, and beyond. Northrop Grumman has opportunities waiting for you that play a vital role in human space exploration, national defense, and scientific discovery, supporting multiple programs across the universe. With us, you'll discover a culture of curiosity and collaboration that will have you Defining Possible from the day you start. Our space systems connect and protect millions of people on earth every day, now and for the future. Explore your future and launch your career today.

At Northrop Grumman we develop cutting-edge technology that preserves freedom and advances human discovery. Our pioneering and inventive spirit has enabled us to be at the forefront of many technological advancements in our nation's history - from the first flight across the Atlantic Ocean, to stealth bombers, to landing on the moon. We continue to innovate with developments from launching the first commercial flight to space, to discovering the early beginnings of the universe. Our employees are not only part of history, they're making history.

The Engineering organization pushes the boundaries of innovation, redefines engineering capabilities, and drives advances in various sciences. Our team is chartered with providing the skills, innovative technologies to develop, design, produce and sustain optimized product lines across the sector while providing a decisive advantage to the warfighter. Come be a part of our mission!

Northrop Grumman Space Systems (NGSP) is looking for you to join our team as a Staff Release Train Engineer based out of Colorado Springs, CO.

What You'll get to Do:

The Release Train Engineer (RTE) is accountable for the Agile Release Train (ART) and will facilitate program level processes and execution, drive continuous development, manage risks and escalate impediments while also coaching the associated ART members in a Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe). This position will perform RTE duties and Agile coaching for the Command and Control for Ballistic Missile Defense (C2BMC) Engineering Support Agile Release Train and underlying associated agile teams. The selected candidate provides alignment, boundaries and constraints on the self-organizing agile teams within the ART. The RTE will assist their ART and coordinate with other ART RTEs to achieve program technical commitments including achieving schedules and budgets. The RTE may also be asked to assist with proposal and engineering estimate development. Candidate will interface with customers and use oral and written skills to develop great working relationships with stakeholders and team members. RTE is the owner of the ART's processes, process execution, change management and ensures agile processes are executed appropriately and is accountable to the FAMs for ensuring overall program process execution. RTE collects, analyzes and reports Agile metrics for the ART. RTE will facilitate agile ceremonies to include Iteration, Retrospective and demonstrations. The RTE will be accountable to the ART to facilitate removal of impediments, improve communications and provide status within and outside of the ART.

Experience in Agile development required: Experience working as a scrum master, product owner or other agile lead in an agile environment. Experience with Agile development tools such as JIRA and/or Version ONE or other Agile management tools. Experience in decomposing Agile epics and features to user stories with clear acceptance criteria. Current DoD Secret Clearance. Preferred: Agile Certification, such as Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Certified Scrum Professional (CSP), Agile Certified Professional (PMI-ACP), SAFe Scrum Master (SSM), or Professional Scrum Master (PSM). Experience working SAFe Agile environment. Agile Coaching experience would be a desired skill. Project Management and Control Account Management experience preferred.

Some travel required to program engineering execution sites to include customer locations.

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