SAFe Release Train Engineer

Facilitating Lean-Agile program execution

Facilitate and enable end-to-end value delivery through Agile Release Trains (ARTs)—and learn how to build a high-performing ART by becoming a servant leader and coach—when you become a SAFe® 5 Release Train Engineer (RTE).

 

During this three-day course, gain an in-depth understanding of the role and responsibilities of an RTE in the SAFe enterprise.
Through experiential learning, examine the RTE role in a Lean- Agile transformation. Learn how to facilitate ART processes and execution, coach leaders, teams, and Scrum Masters in new processes and mindsets. Explore how to prepare, plan, and execute a Program Increment (PI) planning event, the primary enabler of alignment throughout all levels of a SAFe organization.

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Who will benefit?

  • RTEs and Solution Train Engineers (STEs)
  • Program and project managers
  • Scrum Masters
  • Leaders and managers
  • Agile coaches
  • SAFe Program Consultants (SPCs)
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What you’ll learn

To perform the role of a SAFe® Release Train Engineer, you should be able to:

  • Apply Lean-Agile knowledge and tools to execute and release value
  • Assist with program and large solution execution
  • Foster relentless improvement
  • Build a high-performing ART by becoming a servant leader and coach
  • Develop an action plan to continue your learning journey
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Topics covered

  • Exploring the RTE Role and Responsibilities
  • Applying SAFe Principles
  • Organizing the ART
  • Planning a Program Increment
  • Executing a Program Increment
  • Fostering relentless improvement
  • Serving the ART
  • Continuing your learning journey
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Prerequisites

The following prerequisites are highly recommended:

  • Hold at least one current SAFe certification
  • Have launched or participated in at least one ART and one PI
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Exam prerequisite skills or knowledge

These skills and knowledge are highly recommended in order to be successful in passing the RTE exam:

  • SAFe certification
  • Cross-team communication skills
  • Full use of SAFe principles in action
  • Coaching Agile and SAFe facilitation and leading by example
  • Launch or participate in at least one ART and one PI
  • Working knowledge of team dynamics
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Annual renewal

Certifications expire one year from the date the certification is earned.

  • Annual renewal fee: $295