Release Train Engineer #2331


  • US-VA-Fairfax
  • Information Technology
  • Suitability/Public Trust
  • Fully remote
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GovCIO is currently hiring for a Release Train Engineer. This position will be located in Fairfax, VA. This candidate will perform as a servant leader and coach for the ART. Major responsibilities are to facilitate the ART events and processes and assist the teams in delivering value.


  • Performs as a servant leader and coach for the ART.
  • Major responsibilities are to facilitate the ART events and processes and assist the teams in delivering value.
  • Communicate with stakeholders, escalate impediments, help manage risk, and drive improvement.
  • Manage and optimize the flow of value through the ART using various tools, such as the Program Kanban and other information radiators.
  • Establish and communicate the annual calendars for Iterations and PIs.
  • Facilitate PI Planning readiness by fostering the synthesis of a Vision, a Roadmap, and Backlogs, and through Pre- and Post-PI Planning events.
  • Facilitate the PI planning event. Summarize Team PI Objectives into Program PI Objectives (the RTE) and publish them for visibility and transparency.
  • Assist in tracking the execution of features and capabilities. Facilitate periodic synchronization events, including the ART sync.
  • Assist with economic decision-making by facilitating feature and capability estimation by teams and the roll-up to Epics, where necessary.
  • Coach leaders, teams, and Scrum Masters in Lean-Agile practices and mindsets.
  • Help manage risks and dependencies.
  • Escalate and track impediments.
  • Provide input on resourcing to address critical bottlenecks.
  • Facilitate collaboration between teams and System and Solution Architects/Engineers.
  • Work with Product and Solution Management, Product Owners, and other stakeholders to help ensure strategy and execution alignment.
  • Improve the flow of value through value streams by improving and assessing the practices associated with UX innovation cycle, DevOps and Release on Demand in the Continuous Delivery Pipeline.


  • Bachelor’s Degree (or commensurate experience) and 12 years of experience in a engineering, information security, computer science, or related field
  • Clearance Requirements: Must be able to obtain a Public Trust 

Company Overview

GovCIO is a team of transformers--people who are passionate about transforming government IT. Every day, we make a positive impact by delivering innovative IT services and solutions that improve how government agencies operate and serve our citizens.

But we can't do it alone. We need great people to help us do great things - for our customers, our culture, and our ability to attract other great people. We are changing the face of government IT and building a workforce that fuels this mission. Are you ready to be a transformer?

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran. EOE, including disability/vets.


Posted Pay Range


The posted pay range, if referenced, reflects the range expected for this position at the commencement of employment, however, base pay offered may vary depending on multiple individualized factors, including market location, job-related knowledge, skills, education, experience, and internal equity. The total compensation package for this position may also include other compensation elements, to be discussed during the hiring process. If hired, employee will be in an “at-will position” and the GovCIO reserves the right to modify base salary (as well as any other discretionary payment or compensation program) at any time, including for reasons related to individual performance, GovCIO or individual department/team performance, and market factors.

Pay range: $110,000 - $162,000 Annually

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