Release Train Engineer

Our FrontOffice Solution team is responsible for development and support of the employee facing applications within Sanoma. As our organization is in transition, we are looking for 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
First application date:
Employment type: Full time

What we are looking for

  •  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
  •  Attitude that meets our Sanoma values: engage others, share views, look ahead and make it happen
  •  You live in Finland, Sweden, the Netherlands, Belgium or Spain


  • 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.
  • Benefits may vary based on the local company of hire

Sanoma Group

Sanoma is an innovative and agile learning and media company impacting the lives of millions every day. Our learning products and services enable teachers to develop the talents of every child to reach their full potential. We offer printed and digital course materials as well as digital learning and teaching platforms for primary, secondary and vocational education, and want to continue to grow our business across Europe. Our Finnish media business provides independent journalism and engaging entertainment and will also do so for generations to come. Our unique cross-media position offers the widest reach and tailored marketing solutions for our business partners. Our 2021 net sales totaled EUR 1.3 billion and we employ approximately 4,800 professionals. Sanoma shares are listed on Nasdaq Helsinki. More information is available at

Location: Töölönlahdenkatu 2, Helsinki

For questions about the vacancy, please reach out to Anne Kylmälä, mail or Phone: +358 40 486 0879


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