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Release Train Engineer, Veterans Affairs

Chantilly, VA 20151
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Peraton Overview

Peraton drives missions of consequence spanning the globe and extending to the farthest reaches of the galaxy. As the worlds leading mission capability integrator and transformative enterprise IT provider, we deliver trusted and highly differentiated national security solutions and technologies that keep people safe and secure. Peraton serves as a valued partner to essential government agencies across the intelligence, space, cyber, defense, civilian, health, and state and local markets. Every day, our 22,000 employees do the cant be done, solving the most daunting challenges facing our customers.

We are an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. We consider applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, national origin, ancestry, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, veteran status, disability, genetic information, citizenship status, or membership in any other group protected by federal, state, or local law.

As a government contractor, Peraton abides by the following provision

Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of the other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractors legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c).


Knowledge & Experience:
  • 10 years of IT experience
  • 5 years of SAFe / Agile / Scrum usage experience
  • 3 years as Release Train Engineer (RTE) and / or Scrum of Scrums Lead
  • Experience with the management of individual releases of software, hardware or other system components
  • Experience in working with Agile teams and Agile development practices, including sprint planning or grooming, sprint reviews, retrospectives, and daily scrum
  • Experience with converting customer requirements into user stories with defined acceptance criteria, including designing or developing deliverable storyboards
  • Experience with documenting releases and risks and maintaining the schedule of planned releases.
  • Experience with working on a multi-discipline project teams through all phases of the product development to ensure successful execution

  • Bachelor degree in Engineering, Computer Science, Systems, Business or related scientific /technical discipline (or 8 years of additional relevant experience may be substituted for education)
  • Must be a certified SAFe Release Train Engineer (RTE)
  • Must be able to achieve a moderate (Tier 2) VA position of trust.


This role will serve as part of the team supporting the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) with the implementation, integration and sustainment of a fully integrated supply chain solution that provides the full spectrum of medical logistics. The Supply Chain delivers clinical care to Veterans by managing the logistics and flow of supplies and equipment. Supply Chain Management (SCM) ensures that the right equipment and supplies are available when needed, and the Supply Chain Management Product Line (SCM PL) encompasses the activities to procure resources, manage supplies, and deliver goods and services to providers and patients.

This team will be focused on implementing a scalable to support accelerated site deployment, while at the same time supporting integration with additional VA systems and sustainment of current integrations.

The team will have a blend of specific expertise and experience in SAFe Agile, Product Management, Development, Security and Operations (DevSecOps), engineering, and Data Migration.

The Release Train Engineer (RTE) will interface with key stakeholders and maintain responsibility for coordinating with QA, development, packaging and hardware teams. Focus on documenting releases, risks and maintaining the schedule of planned releases. Identify impacts to testing and release milestones as developers communicate schedule delays or propose re-sequencing or de-scoping features. Review the features the development team creates, identify any potential gaps or discrepancies with the milestones, and translate completed features and user stories into capability-level release notes that are meaningful to management and users.

  • Direct and address the management and coordination of the product from development through production.
  • Oversee the coordination, integration, and flow of development, testing, and deployment to support continuous delivery.
  • Manage risk and resolve issues that affect release management.
  • Leads and coordinates system release planning, scheduling and deployment management at a portfolio level. This includes baseline management, version controls, implementation plans, communication plans, software upgrades, operational change requests.
  • Manage client and management expectations with respect to release management activities.
  • Execute release activities in accordance with established Change and Release Management processes
  • Ensure appropriate controls are met in the release and deployment processes.
  • Establish and maintain plan for stakeholder communications.
  • Work closely with the engineering team for planning, testing, managing and implementation of changes.
  • Ensure deployments are promoted and test activities occur within development environments in accordance with the Release Schedule and established framework.
  • Follow documentation standards and produce required release management deliverables such as, Release Briefing Packages and Release Plans.
  • Ensure completion and tracking of release artifacts.
  • Execute transfer of artifacts/deliverables to Service Operations team.

For Colorado Residents
Colorado Salary Minimum: $88,504.00 Colorado Salary Maximum:$189,217.60 The estimate displayed represents the typical salary range for this position, and is just one component of Peraton's total compensation package for employees. Other rewards may include annual bonuses, short- and long-term incentives, and program-specific awards. In addition, Peraton provides a variety of benefits to employees.


  • Information Technology
Posted: 2021-06-28 Expires: 2023-10-01

With offerings in mission services, digital transformation and enterprise operations, our team of 14,000 engineers, analysts, investigators and architects work tirelessly to create innovative solutions. We have the expertise and experience not only to devise solutions, but to execute on them successfully.

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