Release Train Engineer

We are currently looking for a Release Train Engineer (RTE)

About the team

Our FrontOffice Solution team is responsible for development and support of the employee facing applications. As our organization is in transition, we want a Release Train Engineer capable of driving improvement in close connection and collaboration with our distributed teams. Next to this role, you will also support the Order-To-Cash team as Scrum Master.


Key job responsibilities

  • Manage and optimize the flow of value through the Agile Release Train (ART)
  • Lead program increment planning sessions to establish PI Objectives and PI Program Board with milestones and delivery dates.
  • Collaborate with domain leads (part of product management) and domain architect to understand program features and drive Enterprise Technology release train delivery.
  • Partner and collaborate with Agile Release Train (ART) team stakeholders, vendors and dependent teams.
  • Manage and facilitate cross-functional team ceremonies to support development and application releases.
  • Escalate and track team impediments, manage risks and dependencies, drive continuous improvement.
  • Scrum master of one of the teams (Order-to-Cash)
  • Coach stakeholders, teams, Scrum Masters in Agile/SAFe practices and mindsets
  • Cooperate with the RTE’s for the other ART’s in Sanoma Learning. Thus, linking to the Portfolio level within the organisation


Job requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher from an accredited college/university.
  • 5+ years of experience in leading Information Technology projects.
  • 2+ years of experience in delivering large scale IT solutions leveraging Agile or Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe), preferably as release train engineer.
  • Proven experience working in an international setting with distributed application development teams
  • Proven experience in coaching leaders, teams, and Scrum Masters in Agile practices and mindsets.
  • Proven experience in supplier management.
  • Excellent verbal, written communication and presentation skills.
  • Attitude that meets our Sanoma values: engage others, share views, look ahead and make it happen.


Sanoma offers
As an employer, Sanoma offers a working environment where you are able and encouraged to show your best self. The working environment is result-oriented as well as flexible with a focus on collaboration. We offer you a key position with interesting and challenging tasks and excellent opportunities for professional growth. You will be part of a highly professional and experienced international team in an open and informal setting, where initiative is expected and rewarded.

Are you interested? We offer a meaningful job, great team and competitive employee benefits with an extra week of annual holiday. The position will be filled as soon as the suitable person has been found so apply now! Want to know more? Please contact Manager, FrontOffice Solutions, Anne Kylmälä (

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Employment type: Kokoaikainen


  • Occupational healthcare
  • Sports and recreation clubs
  • Lunch benefit
  • Sports and culture benefit
  • Taxable bike benefit
  • Sanoma product discounts

Sanoma Learning

Sanoma Learning is the leading European learning company, serving over 20 million students in eleven countries. Our learning products and services enable teachers to develop the talents of every child to reach their potential.

We offer printed and digital learning materials as well as digital learning and teaching platforms for primary, secondary and vocational education, and aim to grow our business across Europe. We develop our methodologies based on deep teacher and student insight and really understanding their needs. By combining our educational technologies and pedagogical expertise, we create learning products and services with the highest learning impact.

Sanoma Learning is part of Sanoma, an innovative and agile learning and media company, impacting the lives of millions of people every day. For more information: /


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