Lead Agile Coach, Release Train Engineer

at Humana in Rogers, Arkansas, United States

Job Description


In this role, you will work on activities leading up to production of Humana’s cloud based Omni Channel technology platform. Working directly with key business stakeholder on some of the latest platforms to deliver business capabilities. Collaborating with cross functional business and IT service teams in ensuring operational excellence for this critical Enterprise platform. If you are passionate to work on business problems that can be solved using innovative thinking, we would like to talk to you.

Humana is seeking a The Lead Agile Coach / Release Train Engineer that will be responsible for the planning, execution, and closing of a broad collection of business priorities, goals or objectives that are closely related and deliver on business value.

The ideal candidate will have Scaled Agile (SAFe) Release Train Engineer (RTE) experience as well as a strong background managing large, complex, cross functional enterprise programs in a SAFe program structure. In this position you will help lead the transition towards a scaled agile model while ensuring good process and best practices are followed by all.



+ Lead the transition to a scaled agile ‘working differently’ model by acting as an Agile champion while ensuring good process and best practices are followed by all.

+ Lead a team of Product Owners responsible for working with the development teams to create and drive value for the end consumer and business.

+ Facilitate PI Planning event.

+ Aggregate Team PI objectives into Program PI Objectives (the RTE) and publish them for visibility and transparency.

+ Coach leaders, Product Owners, Scrum Masters and other program team members in Lean-Agile practices and mindsets.

+ Work with Solution and Product Management, Product Owners, and other stakeholders to help ensure strategy and execution alignment.

+ Facilitate Epic and Feature Refinement, Scrum of Scrums and System Demo Meetings.

+ Support and educate Product Owners, especially in regard to developing, refining and managing the product backlog.

+ Communicates, presents and advises executive management on release train progress and impediments.

+ Directs large-scale, complex programs often involving multiple internal and external constituents and matrix partners.

+ Defines and tracks program milestones while developing, maintaining, and reporting on an overall integrated delivery plan.

+ Defines the program governance, integrated program plan, resource plan, communication plan, stakeholder management plan, and related program artifacts.

+ Understands and champions the value proposition of the program.

+ Encourage collaboration between Solution and System Architects/Engineering and Agile Teams.

+ Works with Product Management and Initiative Owners to prioritize and drive work and value creation for the end consumer.

+ Excellent problem solving and critical-thinking skills.

Required Qualifications

+ Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience

+ 8+ years of technical experience

+ 2+ years of project leadership experience

+ Professional experience within a SAFe Framework as a Release Train Engineer, scrum master, other related leadership role, or any equivalent combination of education, experience, and training that provides the required knowledge, skills, and abilities.

+ SAFe Certified Release Train Engineer (RTE) or SAFe Program Consultant (SPC)e.

+ Demonstrated experience establishing and delivering complex programs.

+ Possesses a deep understanding of various project management methodologies and software development frameworks including PMI Body of Knowledge, Waterfall, Agile\Scrum, Dev Ops, and Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe).

+ Technical Skills: Microsoft Azure DevOps (ADO, Jira Align, Microsoft Project, Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)

+ We will require?full COVID vaccination ( for this job as we are a?healthcare?company committed to putting health and safety first for our members, patients, associates and the communities we serve.

+ If progressed to offer, you will be required to provide proof of full vaccination or documentation for a medical or religious exemption consideration where allowed by law. Requests for these exemptions should be submitted at least 2 week prior to your scheduled first day of work.

Preferred Qualifications

+ Project Management Institute Project Management Professional Certified

+ SAFe Release Train Engineer Certified

+ Certified Change Management Professional (CCMP) Certified

+ Healthcare Experience

+ Project Management Institute Project Management Professional (PMP) Certified

+ Ability to navigate a highly matrixed organization effectively.

Additional Information


This opportunity will offer remote/work at home.

Scheduled Weekly Hours


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Job Posting: JC195675662

Posted On: Oct 23, 2021

Updated On: Nov 30, 2021