Sunday , February 25 2024

Vodacom Call Centre Vacancies Johannesburg – Release Train Engineer

Website Vodacom

Job Description:

The Release Train Engineer is responsible for:
Identifying, managing, and mitigating cross-program risks and issues, to facilitate on-time delivery of capabilities and features aligned to the business outcome vision.
Working closely with the domain or business outcome Product Manager and supporting Product Owners to coordinate delivery of capabilities.
Planning, coordination, and deployment of all releases into production within a particular domain or business outcome.
Responsible for defining release readiness requirements against business outcome needs and validating readiness before releasing into production.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage sourcing relationships and external vendors.
  • Maintain metrics that provide visibility to stakeholders on program-level plans, progress, and quality.
  • Coordinating the efforts of product development teams with that of operations teams across the ART. This includes heavy involvement in both the worlds of development and operations.
  • Play a key role in the development of new ideas for products and services and manage the process of turning these ideas into realities. This could include participating in product brainstorming meetings, overseeing the creation of product mock-ups, and identifying possible design flaws until the resulting product is satisfactory.
  • Oversee squads focused on technical issues, including software development, product releases, and engineering tasks. This includes collaborating with colleagues to address technical issues and evaluating the team’s work processes and best practices and implementing changes to streamline operations.
  • Work with other program leaders to drive the definition and refinement of the program backlog and execution alignment.
  • Functional Requirements.
  • The RTE is ultimately responsible for the Release Train and has to ensure the quality of:
  • Facilitate the resolution of impediments and risks within the span of influence. Once an impediment is outside of a Scrum Master’s span of influence this role will step in to remove or escalate the impediment.
  • Facilitate periodic synchronization meetings (Scrum of Scrums and PO Sync).
  • Assist with execution and feature/capability completion tracking (KPIs/metrics)
  • Aggregate team objectives into program objectives and publish them for visibility and transparency.
  • Develop Specifications.

Job Requirements:

  • Certified Agile Coach, Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Professional Scrum Master (PSM), or similar.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Business Administration, or another related field.
  • Formal training and/or certification in Scaled Agile Framework or similar preferred.
  • Professional experience and knowledge of digital and Telecommunications industries are strongly preferred.
  • 7+ years of experience in coordinating and delivering major projects and programs.
  • Extensive experience in managing dependencies effectively across multiple delivery teams, meeting deadlines and business outcome objectives.
  • Matric/ Grade 12 is essential.
  • Experience with project management tools e.g. JIRA, MS Project.
  • Extensive experience with one or more project/program management methodologies, such as PMI PMBOK, PRINCE2, Agile, and MSP, and across a range of project types.

Job Details:

Company: Vodacom

Vacancy Type: Full Time

Job Location: Johannesburg, Gauteng, SA

Application Deadline: N/A

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