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Scrum Master
Ref No.: 17-00057
Location: Rancho Cordova, California
Position Type:Contract
Start Date: 06/22/2017

Position: Chief Scrum Master
Work Hours: 1st shift
Description
The RTE is the Chief Scrum Master who facilitates Agile Release train Execution, escalates impediments, manages risks and drives program level continuous improvements.

Key Responsibilities
Planning
Establishes the annual calendars for sprints and program increments
Drives Release Planning Events
Facilitates release planning readiness, vision, backlog and facilities
Assists in economic decision making (budgeting etc.) by facilitating EPIC estimation by teams and rollup to program level visibility
Provides inputs on Resourcing at train level
Keeps track of external dependencies and manage these dependencies while planning

Execution of the ART
Is responsible for maximizing the efficiency of train's delivery
Accountable for Quality and deliverables of the PI
Aggregates team objectives into Program Increment (PI) objectives
Facilitates in Program execution and PI feature completion tracking
Facilitates Scrums of scrums
Resolve train level impediments and escalate to Program Portfolio Management or equivalent
Reports ART status to relevant stakeholders
Drives Agile ceremonies on time e.g. System demo, Inspect Adapt workshops

Miscellaneous
Drives continuous improvements
Facilitates DevOps
Synchronization within and across Release Trains
Drives risk management