Prudential Ins Co of America
Director, Release Train Engineer (RTE) (Information Technology)
Prudential's Global Technology team is the spark that ignites the power of Prudential for our customers and employees worldwide. Our organization plays a critical and highly visible role in delivering customer-driven solutions across every area of the company. The Global Technology team is made up of diverse, agile-thinking, and highly-skilled professionals; we use our combined capabilities to enable the organization with innovation, speed, agility, scalability and efficiency.
The Global Technology team takes great pride in our culture where digital transformation is built into our DNA. When you join the Global Technology organization at Prudential, you'll unlock a challenging and impactful career – all while growing your skills and advancing your profession at one of the world's leading financial services institutions.
Prudential is seeking a skilled professional to help implement and execute on aggressive and transformational business outcomes; this role will initially support our Individual Solution Group's (ISG) Intermediary Journey. The desired candidate will have exceptional program management skills, demonstrated expertise in Agile and scaling methodologies, a high degree of emotional intelligence and business acumen, a successful track record in in driving bold business outcomes, and a servant leadership mindset.
The Release Train Engineer (RTE) is a highly visible leadership role requiring a unique blend of strategic and tactical skillsets. You will help establish, launch and lead multiple Agile teams in a period of enormous change and excitement for Prudential.
This Director, RTE working closely with the Chief Product Owner and Solution Architect, is responsible for the planning, execution and implementation of a wide variety of business outcomes. Day to day accountabilities will include:
Manage the flow of value for the Agile Release Train (ART) using tools like Jira and Miro
Work very closely with Chief Product Owner, Solution Architect, Product Owners, Scrum Masters, and other stakeholders to help ensure strategy and execution alignment
Establish and communicate calendars for iterations and program increments
Facilitate Program Increment (PI) Planning, PI Pre-Planning, Scrum of Scrums, System Demos and other relevant ART-level syncs and ceremonies
Synthesize, track and communicate PI Objectives, risks, dependencies, and key milestones with all stakeholders
Help manage risks and dependencies, escalate and track impediments
Assist tracking execution of features and developing metrics that help the ART make data-driven decisions
Lead process improvement opportunities resulting from Inspect & Adapt workshops
Build and maintain relationships with internal & external partners (e.g., Business Partners, vendors, clients, consultants) to ensure maximum effective use of talent; facilitate the provisioning of talent based on business needs, budgets, capacity and skillsets
Interacts closely with technical and business leaders, including Senior Leadership Teams, providing a blend of tactical and strategic leadership and coaching relevant to Agile delivery
Make complex judgments, often with autonomy
Negotiate business deliverables and influence related outcomes
Minimum of 8 years of program management experience
At least 4 years of experience in Agile delivery and implementation
Minimum of 1 year of experience as Release Train Engineer
Fluency in multiple Agile methodologies and proven experience in scaling and implementation across teams of various maturities including start-ups
Experience navigating matrixed businesses and functions at all organizational levels, including senior leadership
Demonstrated ability to build strong relationships, influence outcomes and deliver results
Established record of leading inclusively, doing the right thing for the team and the business, and driving high team performance
Exceptional business acumen, with ability to deliver the right customer outcomes
Success in building new products, capabilities, and teams
Assertive and able to thrive in ambiguous situations
Ability to flourish in an unstructured environment with minimal supervision
Exceptional facilitation and problem-solving skills
Bachelors degree or equivalent relevant experience
Prudential Financial, Inc. of the United States is not affiliated with Prudential plc. which is headquartered in the United Kingdom.
Prudential is a multinational financial services leader with operations in the United States, Asia, Europe, and Latin America. Leveraging its heritage of life insurance and asset management expertise, Prudential is focused on helping individual and institutional customers grow and protect their wealth. The company's well-known Rock symbol is an icon of strength, stability, expertise and innovation that has stood the test of time. Prudential's businesses offer a variety of products and services, including life insurance, annuities, retirement-related services, mutual funds, asset management, and real estate services.
We recognize that our strength and success are directly linked to the quality and skills of our diverse associates. We are proud to be a place where talented people who want to make a difference can grow as professionals, leaders, and as individuals. Visit www.prudential.com to learn more about our values, our history and our brand.
Prudential is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, genetics, disability, marital status, age, veteran status, domestic partner status , medical condition or any other characteristic protected by law.
The Prudential Insurance Company of America, Newark, NJ and its affiliates.
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