Team System Engineering Group (TSEG)

is part ofCluster
is moderated byCluster System Engineer
consists of multipleTeam System Engineer
is a group in areaTechnology & Architecture
is responsible forSystem Increment, System Platform, Usable Knowledge
estimatesCluster Backlog Item
attendsCluster Backlog Refinement, Cluster Planning, Cluster Retrospective, Cluster Review, Cluster Sync, TSEG Working Time

The Team System Engineer Group is made up of all Team System Engineers of the Custer. At the Cluster level, it corresponds to the role of the Working Team.

The Team System Engineer Group with the Cluster System Engineer is responsible for the Technology & Architecture within the product development at the Cluster / System level .


Together with the Cluster System Engineer , the Team System Engineer Group has the following tasks:

  • Creation and maintenance of common architectures within the systems and applications of the cluster
  • Create the architecture roadmap of the cluster
  • Analysis and estimation of systems, applications & features, especially those that are developed across teams
  • Creation of technical and architecture-relevant work packages from systems, applications & features
  • Interlocking with the Team Backlog Refinements in the teams
  • With the teams within the cluster: coordination, definition and support for …
    • Design decisions
    • Test automation and test management
    • Versioning and release process
    • integration
    • Defect management
    • Security
    • common standards for engineering tools, data storage, documentation, common models, release notes)
  • Coordination of architectural changes by the teams
    • conflict management
    • Defense and “keeping clean” of the architecture

To work effectively, the group should maintain its own Improvement Backlog, conduct regular Syncs for coordination, as well as regular Retrospectives on its own working methods and processes.

Cadence of the TSEG


Further suitable links:

Events Roles Groups Artifacts
Cluster Planning

Cluster Sync

Cluster Backlog Refinement

Cluster Review

Cluster Retrospective

Team System Engineer


Cluster Product Owner

Cluster System Engineer

Cluster Scrum Master


Portfolio Architect

Team Product Owner Group

Team Scrum Master Group

Cluster Management Circle


Cluster System Engineer Group

Cluster Backlog

Usable Knowledge & System Increment

Cluster DoD

Cluster Improvement Backlog