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Agile Program Manager
Chicago, IL

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About our Culture:

Truckstop is a destination where talented individuals can build an epic career. It is a place where talent feels connected, fulfilled and equipped to do what they do best while having fun doing it. We call our employees Partners because we are deeply interdependent upon each other to achieve remarkable things together. We believe that for talent to be their best selves, we must enable them with the freedom to exercise their own judgment, and provide them with the autonomy to experiment, to innovate, and test where they can go, so they can do something they never thought they could. Each of our Partners is unique. Be you is the message we foster. We look for Partners who are aware of, and who are confident in their talents and who are passionate about serving others. We will achieve massive success when you can be yourself.

E pluribus unum - Out of many, one

We look for Partners who enjoy working in a One Team mindset environment. By combining our unique personalities, experiences, skills and knowledge we can accomplish amazing feats together!

About is one of the largest online freight matching services in the trucking industry, providing a one-stop connection between carriers, brokers, and shippers. Founded in 1995 as the first freight-matching marketplace to hit the Web, has grown to provide load planning, transportation management, telematics, route optimization, real-time rates, powerful negotiation tools, and other logistics solutions. is recognized as the leading resource for transportation data and trends, including the weekly Trans4Cast, which informs outlets like BB&T and Bloomberg Financial. Additionally, also serves as the largest credit reporting entity in the transportation industry, helping companies guard against fraud and choose the right partners for their business. Click here to learn more about's history

Truckstop does not accept requests or solicitations from third party vendors.

Essential Duties:

* Work as Release Train Engineer (RTE) as per the Scaled Agile framework.
* Represent and manage multiple Tribes and underlying Squads as per the direction form PMO.
* Manage and optimize the flow of value through the Agile Release Train (ART) using various tools.
* Establish and communicate the annual calendars for Iterations and Program Increments (PIs).
* Facilitate PI Planning readiness by fostering a Continuous Exploration process which drives the synthesis of a Vision, a Roadmap, and Backlogs, and through Pre- and Post-PI Planning meetings.
* Escalate and track impediments
* Work closely with the Scrum Master/Sr. Scrum Master to understand how project team is performing and help build a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised openly with an emphasis on problem-solving.
* Facilitating discussion, decision making, and conflict resolution.
* Supporting and educating the Product Owner, especially on grooming and maintaining the product backlog.
* Providing all support to the team using a servant leadership style whenever possible, and leading by example.

Required Skills/Experience:

* Experience in playing the Project Manager role for at least 2-4 year for a software development teams that were diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory.
* Proven experience transforming teams and organizations to Agile/Scrum/SAFe from waterfall or other methodologies.
* Relevant certifications such as SAFe Advanced Scrum Master or SAFe Release Train Engineer.

Preferred Skills/Experience:

* Certified SAFe Agilist for enterprise leadership.
* Experience is playing the RTE role for at least 3 years for a software development team that was diligently applying Scrum principles, practices, and theory.
* Awareness and experience with widely successful Agile techniques: User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games.
* Applicable knowledge of the technologies used by the team.
* Excellent communication and mentoring skills. offers an excellent benefits package with full healthcare/dental/vision, wellness program, and MATCHING 401k with fun team building and collaboration events across the organization. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.

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