Release Train Engineer / IT Development Manager

We are looking for a Release Train Engineer / IT Development Manager for Polar's Global IT team.

There is no substitute for right information at the right time. Information systems are one of the key competitive advantages of modern company. We are developing our information systems in fast pace on top of public cloud and hyperconverged on-premises infrastructure. Information Technology organization makes sure that Polar business units, Polar's customers as well as athletics using Polar training computers have top class systems and services in their use. Our teamwork is organized using Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe).

Now we are looking for Release Train Engineer. As RTE you are responsible for leading and coaching our Agile Release Train. You have strong facilitation and communication skills. You are organized, and you eat JIRA structures for breakfast. Technology is great but your mindset is built of business value and relentless improvement.

Your main responsibilities will include:

  • Facilitate PI Planning
  • Summarize Team PI Objectives into Program PI Objectives and publish them
  • Assist tracking the execution of features and capabilities
  • Facilitate periodic synchronization meetings
  • Coach leaders, teams, and Scrum Masters in Lean-Agile practices and mindsets
  • Help manage risks and dependencies
  • Escalate and track impediments
  • Provide input on resourcing to address critical bottlenecks

We expect you to have:

  • Relevant educational degree
  • Understanding of IT service lifecycle
  • Agile & Lean experience, Scaled Agile Framework is a plus
  • Strong people and communications skills
  • Problem solving and conflict resolution
  • Fluent in English and Finnish

Preferred location is at Polar HQ Kempele, Finland. Other Polar locations in Finland are negotiable (Helsinki, Jyväskylä, Tampere). We are a hybrid workplace where you have the flexibility to work on site in the office or remotely.

Could you be our new team member? please send your application with salary request and CV as soon as possible but latest by 25th of November.

For further information, please contact Mr. Aapo Timonen, email:

Application period starts: 2022-11-04 08:00Application period ends: 2022-12-04 23:59
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