Release Train Engineer

Job posted: 11/07/2024
Applications close: 25/07/2024 (Midnight)
5 days remaining

5 days remaining

Job Description

Location: Melbourne | CBD

Job type: Full time / 30 June 2025

Organisation: Department of Justice and Community Safety

Salary: $130,673 - $174,869

Occupation: IT and Telecommunications

Reference: VG/DJCS/CSI/1806544

Reference: VG/DJCS/CSI/1806544

Occupation: IT and Telecommunications

Salary Range: $130,673 - $174,869

Work location: Melbourne | CBD

At the Department of Justice and Community Safety, we’re looking for people who want to make a difference. People who take pride in their work. People who get things done. People who are committed to making Victoria a safer place.

We embrace diversity and strive to have a workforce that reflects the community we serve. We’re all about recruiting the best people, regardless of gender, age, disability, religion, sexual orientation or cultural background. If you think you can do the job and would be a good fit for our department, we’d love to hear from you.

The department is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and recognises that children’s rights need to be respected, their views welcomed and valued, and their concerns taken seriously and acted upon.

If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process, or require an alternative format to any of the application material, please don’t hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on this ad.

For more information on working with us and our recruitment process, please visit justice.vic.gov.au/careers

We’re proud of the important work we do across Victoria. Want to be part of it?


  • Utilise your Release Train Engineer expertise
  • Fixed – 30th June 2025, Full-Time
  • VPS Grade 6: $130,673 - $174,869 plus super

The Department of Justice and Community Safety (the department) is seeking a Release Train Engineer to provide a critical role within Technology Solutions and Data Security

About the Business Unit

Technology Services explores and employs technology to enable the department's business to function via the use of modern, appropriate platforms, products and services. It supports enterprise-wide platforms and services including critical applications, networks, telecommunication, call centres, hosting, intranet/internet sites; delivers business and corporate funded project; and oversees the delivering of services provided by technology service providers such as Cenitex

About the Role

The Release Train Engineer's primary responsibility is to ensure the successful execution of the Agile Release Train against agreed Program Increment (PI) plans and objectives. You will also define PI plans, effectively lead and coordinate the agile teams through this process by facilitating agile ceremonies for alignment, tracking and dependency management.

Some of your duties will include:

  • Create strategies for the effective planning, monitoring, reporting, establishment and outcomes for agile delivery teams to deliver on the program's strategy and contribute to the creation of value and the delivery of program benefits.
  • Conduct complex agile ceremonies, including program increment planning, showcases or demonstrations, scrum of scrums, system demos and retrospectives as well as synchronisation across the train and improvement planning.
  • Ensure alignment of all agile teams with the agile and scrum processes, practices, patterns and principles and contribute to the organisations progress in agile maturity.

To learn more about this role before applying, please read the attached position description.

About you

To be successful in this role, you will have:

Technical Expertise

  • Strong knowledge of, and demonstrated experience within a large ICT environment, of project management practice, leading to successful ICT improvement or transformation creating realised business value.
  • Experience in leading in a range of iterative, incremental and agile software development methodologies (e.g. Scrum, Kanban, ScrumBan, SAFe, DevOps)
  • Up-to-date knowledge and understanding of project best practices, as well as, knowledge of new or emerging technologies and their potential value to the organisation.
  • Proven facilitation and leadership skills in delivering continuous product and service delivery, utilising demonstrated agile management practices.


  • A relevant tertiary or post graduate qualification is highly desirable.
  • Appropriate vocation qualifications and certifications, e.g. Project Management, Agile, Software, Platforms, Cloud, Service Management or Change Management, are highly desirable.
  • SAFe certified


Application close 25th July 11:59PM


How to Apply

Please click the Apply button on this advertisement. Applications should include a resume and covering letter. Attachments can be uploaded in .doc, .docx, .pdf, .txt or .rtf formats.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo pre-employment checks which may include national police checks and misconduct screening.

If you require adjustments to the recruitment and selection process, or require an alternative format to any of the application material, please don't hesitate to get in touch with the contact person listed on this ad.


  • For this particular vacancy, priority consideration applies to Victorian Public Service (VPS) and select employees of the Victorian Public Sector who apply through the Jobs Skills Exchange (JSE) jobs board platform.
  • For all VPS employees, due to the new Jobs Skills Exchange (JSE) policy, please apply through the JSE to be eligible to be considered for this position in the first round. 



The Department of Justice and Community Safety is committed to the safety and wellbeing of children and young people. We seek to prevent harm of any kind impacting children and young people and have zero tolerance for racism, child abuse and inequality. Children and young people's rights, relationships, identity, and culture must be recognised and respected, their voices heard, and their concerns acted upon. We aim to foster a culturally safe, child safe and child friendly environment for all children and young people we have contact with, deliver services to, or are impacted by our work.

Release Train Engineer

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Full time / 30 June 2025

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Mladen Canadi | mladen.canadi@justice.vic.gov.au

Release Train Engineer