Release Train Engineer (RTE)

Virtual Req #5194
19 January 2023
About Us: Prometric is a leading provider of technology-enabled testing and assessment solutions to many of the world’s most recognized licensing and certification organizations, academic institutions, and government agencies. We support more than 7 million test takers annually at our testing locations in 180 countries around the world. With over three decades of experience working with clients of all sizes across a multitude of industry sectors, our mission is to design and deliver the highest quality and most innovative testing solutions anytime, anywhere.


Release Train Engineer 


Director, Program Management


Product & Technology 


Remote (United States – East Coast)



Prometric is looking for an energetic, experienced agile leader who enjoys facilitating program execution, driving process improvements, managing risks, and program reporting. As a member of the Product & Technology organization, the Release Train Engineer (RTE) will be working with multiple sprint teams aligned on an Agile Release Train (ART) to ensure business value is delivered with quality and on time. The RTE in this role will be responsible for one of three Prometric ARTs. The RTE is a lean-agile leader and will also be responsible for promoting agile values including promoting systems thinking, supporting the teams’ and trains’ commitments, leading change, and leading by example.



Prometric ( is a trusted test development and delivery provider to more than 300 organizations worldwide. Prometric serves as an industry gatekeeper, ensuring that people legitimately earn the credentials they seek to achieve, and thereby guaranteeing a fair testing experience for all who come through our doors. 


  • Facilitates work for the Agile Release Train (ART) and is responsible for program execution, escalating impediments, managing risk, and helping drive continuous improvement for the ART
  • Enables PI planning readiness through pre-PI planning activities (backlog reviews, preparedness reviews)
  • Coordinates and executes the remote PI planning event, working with Product Managers, Product Owners, Scrum Masters, Business Stakeholders, and Prometric’s other Agile Release Trains
  • Assists with the development of PI Objectives and publishes for visibility and transparency
  • Tracks the execution of features and capabilities through metrics across the ART
  • Provides senior level reporting on ART metrics and Program Increment progress and impediments
  • Manages and optimizes the flow of value through the ART by facilitating ART level events and helping to manage risks and dependencies, escalating impediments as needed (Scrum of Scrums, ART sync, risk review meetings, etc.)
  • Facilitates system demos
  • Drives relentless improvement via post-PI activities including Inspect and Adapt workshops
  • Coordinate cross-train/cross-functional dependencies and activities as needed to deliver value across multiple ARTs
  • Participates in Prometric’s Agile Chapter to further improve agile best practices



  • Bachelor’s degree in related field



  • 7+ years’ experience in an agile/scrum environment; experience with Scaled Agile Framework is a plus
  • 5+ years leadership experience in related area (RTE, IT project management, technical program management, or scrum team leadership)
  • Experience working with remotely located global teams
  • Excellent project/program delivery track record managing IT software delivery
  • SAFe Certifications are a plus (RTE, Scrum Master, POPM, etc.)


  • Ability to collaborate and communicate with both technical and non-technical stakeholders
  • Excellent verbal & written skills with the ability to communicate progress, impediments, and actions across large stakeholder groups
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Strong ability to organize and track multiple dependencies and raise impediments, with a focus on delivering on time, with quality, and desired value
  • Strong interest in relationship building across the organization
  • Understanding and experience with the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
  • Understanding of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • Experience with Aha! or Azure Dev Ops is a plus
  • Ability to use/create dashboards and metrics to communicate ART progress






Prometric is an equal opportunity employer: disability/veteran 


Prometric is an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring based on sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, and local law.

Other details

  • Pay Type Salary
  • Employment Indicator Regular
  • Job Start Date 19 January 2023
  • Job End Date 03 April 2023