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Principal Release Train Engineer

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Information Technology (IT)
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Principal Release Train Engineer

  • Permanent Opportunity for an experienced Servant Leader
  • Courageous with a drive for learning and improvement
  • Respect for people and culture, driving for business outcomes
  • Broad technology engineering background, including DevOps

 

Here at ACC, we’re scaling up our Agile ways of working and are looking for a Principle Release Train Engineer to come on board and help support us on our journey!

ACC’s vision is to create a unique partnership with every New Zealander, improving their quality of life by minimising the incidence and impact of the injury. Here at ACC, we’re scaling up our Agile ways of working and are looking for a Principle Release Train Engineer to come on board and help support us on our journey!

The Principal RTE is a key senior leadership role within ACC, who works in partnership with our Product Managers, playing both an important role in our Agile Community as well as leading ACC to achieve its outcomes. As a leader in this role, you are responsible for ensuring ACC’s Agile, Lean, and DevOps approach delivers optimal value for our customers and helps drive continuous improvement in everything we do. Our ARTs include both business and technical teams, tasked with a common mission.

This role is critical to the success of ACC through leading change and requires you to work with key stakeholders including Executive and Senior Leaders, and Value Stream Owners. You will also be a key leader in the Agile Release Train that includes Product Managers, Agile Coaches, Scrum Masters, and Team Members from across the organisation. It requires you to provide leadership and support to your ART in the adoption of an Agile mindset focusing on supporting and optimising engineering practices.

Key responsibilities of the roles and what you need to be successful:

  • Mentor and coach RTE’s
  • Work in partnership with the Product Manager and Architecture to seamlessly deliver the product vision, strategy, and roadmap.
  • In conjunction with the Product Manager develop the quarterly Programme Increments objectives for presentation to the governance authority and gain funding approval.
  • Facilitate the planning process for Programme Increments and the planning event.
  • Summarise Programme Increment planning objectives and regularly track progress towards outcomes, addressing impediments as they arise to ensure delivery of value within the PI.
  • Coach and guide members of the ART including Product Managers, Product Owners, Scrum Masters, Team Members to successfully deliver the organisation's strategic outcomes in alignment with continuous delivery ways of working.
  • Work with ACC Executive Leaders to turn strategic outcomes into action through the ART
  • Adopt Agile, lean, and DevOps ways of work such as transparency, experimentation, and self-organisation
  • Identify opportunities at an enterprise, Value Stream, and Agile Release Train level to enhance ACC’s maturity as an agile organisation.
  • Lead the ongoing design of the ART to ensure it has the right culture, and resourcing of scrum teams to achieve the ART mission and outcomes. This includes involvement in recruitment and on-boarding of team members, managing contracts with partners.
  • Collaborate with Architecture and the Enterprise Portfolio Management Office and other Release Trains to take an enterprise view of change and understand dependent work and enterprise delivery roadmaps
  • In this broad and satisfying role, you will inspire and collaborate to create a strong foundation for agile ways of working across ACC.

Working at ACC:

We know that a diverse and inclusive team helps us meet the needs of our customers, and we welcome applications from people of every ethnicity, national origin, gender orientation, gender identity, gender expression, age, and/or status as an individual with a disability.  It’s important to us that people bring their whole selves to work. To support an inclusive workplace we have:

  • Employee networks:
    • Pride@ACC
    • Ability@ACC
    • Women’s Network
    • Cross-Cultural Network
  • ACC’s Māori Strategy, Whāia te Tika
  • Development opportunities in te Reo Māori me ngā Tikanga
  • Advocates in the disability sector
  • Diversity and Inclusion Approach
  • Support Māori by partnering with iwi and other Māori entities.

 

For a detailed position, description click Principal RTE - Position Description. Applications will run until an ideal candidate is found. Applications can only be accepted when submitted through our ACC Career Website. If you encounter accessibility issues when submitting your application, or if you have any questions about the role please email divya.rozario@acc.co.nz

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