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Scrum Master/business Analyst Resume

Richmond, VA

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • 9 years of IT experience working in different roles as a Scrum Master and Business Analyst in deployment of web - based, Client-Server applications, developing business processes and system solutions for various projects in P&C Insurance sector
  • Around 4 years of experience as a Scrum Master in HealthCare and P&C domains with most recent project in SAFe Agile methodology.
  • Worked in roles as a Developer, Lead Developer, Technical Business Analyst in prior projects
  • Worked on project Methodologies includes Waterfall/Agile, with extensive experience in Scrum Agile Methodology & Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
  • Efficient in facilitating discussions, agile ceremonies, decision making and conflict resolution
  • Tracks and communicated team velocity, burn-down, burn-up and release progress
  • Identifies and helps team resolve impediment in each sprint
  • Helping the Product owner in write/split the user stories, ordering backlog items and to define the definition of done
  • Thrive towards self-motivation and empowerment of team players and coaching the team in improving the transparency, situational awareness and conflict resolution
  • Helping the team to keep focus and maintain their story board, backlog, etc
  • Extensively participated in requirements elicitation and documentation, encouraging the use of Agile Engineering practices within development team and constantly exchanging ideas with other Scrum Masters in the organization
  • Strong Analytical and Problem Solving skills, with proven experience in utilizing people and process knowledge to assist enterprises in making critical decision

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

  • Project Methodologies: : SDLC, SAFe Agile, Scrum, WaterfallRequirement Management Tools: Rational Team Concert (RTC), JIRA, Agile Craft Confluence
  • Business Skills: : Business Requirements Documentation, Business Process
  • Modeling, Research Use Case Modeling and Analysis, and
  • Functional Specification Requirements Documents, UILF
  • Defect Tracking Tools:: Rational Team Concert (RTC), JIRA
  • D Confidential base Tools:: MS SQL, Confidential DB2
  • Software Tools: : Microsoft Office, MS Project, Excel, PowerPoint

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Responsibilities:

  • Plan and lead the agile ceremonies like Daily Standup, Sprint Planning, Product Backlog Refinement including estimation, Sprint Review, Sprint Demo, Retrospective, and Product Backlog Prioritization.
  • Organized meetings with product owner and stakeholders to define primary goals, objectives and application scope in JIRA
  • Facilitating and attending Scrum of Scrums, Product Owner and Scrum Master Sync meetings
  • Actively participating in every Program Increment Planning session and guide the development team and other stakeholders to plan the future sprints from capacity-load perspective.
  • Lead the team in triaging defects and resolving dependencies and reduce turnaround time
  • Identify issues and assist in the development of policies and procedures and materials to increase accuracy and timeliness of processing
  • Guiding the Scrum team and Product owners in creating the Definition of Done
  • Using JIRA and Agile Craft to arrange the stories, creating tasks and maintaining the Agile Process
  • Facilitating daily huddles to discuss about the status on the tasks and finding out any impediments that affects the development team to carry out the defined tasks
  • Providing the status of individual scrum teams to the Release Train Engineer

Environment: SQL server, SDLC, JIRA, AgileCraft

Confidential, San Antonio, TX

Scrum Master

Confidential is a fully integrated financial services company in United States of America serving more than 6 million military members. Confidential is a property and casualty company with the highest ratings from A.M. Best, Moody’s Investors Service, and Standard & Poor’s. Confidential provides more than 150 products and services to its members through various channels.

Confidential offers worldwide insurance, investing, banking and other financial services. Worked on multiple projects across enterprise involving Auto, Property, Health care and product marketing areas.

Confidential

Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • Organized meetings with process owner and stakeholders to define primary goals, objectives and application scope in RTC, JIRA
  • Actively participating in every Program Increment Planning session and guide the development team and other stakeholders on aligning with Agile principles
  • Identify issues and assist in the development of policies and procedures and materials to increase accuracy and timeliness of processing
  • Guiding the Scrum team and product owners in creating the Definition of Done
  • Using RTC to arrange the stories, creating tasks and maintaining the Agile Process
  • Facilitating daily huddles to discuss about the status on the tasks and finding out any impediments that affects the development team to carry out the defined tasks
  • Facilitating Agile ceremonies including Retrospective, Sprint Demo, Daily Scrum, Sprint Planning and Release planning
  • Providing the status of individual scrum teams to the Release Train Engineer
  • Help protecting the core team from any External team disturbances which comes in the middle of sprint which brings the team to work towards the Sprint goal

Environment: SQL server, SDLC, Rational Team Concert, MS Share point, MS Office

Confidential

Scrum Master/Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Assisted in the smooth run of the IE11 roll out plan
  • Used to coordinate the releases twice a month with the QA team and Release Management Team
  • Interact with users for verifying User Requirements and updating existing Documentation.
  • Assist in developing the Test Cases and Test Scenarios to be used in testing based on Business Requirements, technical specifications and/or product knowledge.
  • Conduct Joint Application Development (JAD) sessions with IT groups. Identified the key changes, and participated in Stakeholder Management to communicate effectively with them.
  • Prepare Business Requirement Documents (BRD’s, FRD’s) after the collection of requirements from System Users that provide appropriate scope of the project to develop prototype, Use Cases, UML diagrams for overall system.
  • Organized meetings with process owner and stakeholders to define primary goals, objectives and application scope in RTC

Environment: SQL server, SDLC, Rational Team Concert, MS Share point, MS Office

Confidential

Technical Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Worked closely with business users to elicit requirements using interviews, document analysis, requirements workshops.
  • Facilitate and lead Agile Ceremonies
  • Assigned tasks among development team monitored and tracked progress of project following agile methodology.
  • Involved in documenting the Business Requirement Documents and Functional Requirement documents after interacting and gathering requirements from System Users and through understanding of the scope of the project.
  • Developed Use Cases for overall system.
  • Facilitated Joint Application Development (JAD) sessions with IT groups and stakeholders to identify key changes and to communicate requirements effectively to the team.
  • Documenting the acquired results of AS IS and TO BE process analysis and workflows as well as obtaining sign-off from the appropriate business owner and key stakeholders
  • Conducting requirement discussion meetings with offshore team and onsite development team
  • Prepared the impact analysis documents to all interfacing systems and business processes, obtaining SME feedback and Peer Reviews on all documents

Environment: SQL server, SDLC, Rational Team Concert, MS Share point, MS Office

Confidential

Technical Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate and lead Scrum Meetings, Sprint Planning Sessions and Story Writing sessions.
  • Maintain Agile Story boards, sprint dashboards and Story cards
  • Document Stories in Rational Team Concert based on the Business Requirements
  • Conduct brain storming sessions to document detailed user stories using Rational Team Concert and MS Excel
  • Identifying Business Requirements and estimating the resource requirements for the requirements by following Agile Methodology
  • Work as the primary liaison between the Business users and the development team
  • Review test cases and assist the Test Lead with user testing of the systems
  • Develop and maintain quality procedures and ensuring that appropriate documentation is in place
  • Design and developed use cases to document various user scenarios
  • Maintain Requirement clarity and traceability using MS SharePoint

Confidential

Technical Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Identify impacted process areas within the organization to recognize key project stakeholders
  • Create Use Case Diagrams from the business requirements
  • Assist testing team for testing the web based application
  • Review the Test case scenarios and validate the alignment of test case scenarios with business requirements
  • Assist the Project Manager in monitoring progress, overlook release plans and updating plans
  • Maintain Requirement clarity and traceability using MS SharePoint
  • Documenting the acquired results of analysis and workflows as well as obtaining sign-off from the appropriate business owner and key stakeholders
  • Involved in preparation of UILF document
  • Maintaining the story board with all planned stories for the sprint.
  • Facilitate and lead the Story writing sessions, demo for every sprint.
  • Maintaining the Rational Team Concert Dashboard and making sure that all attributes for a story are addressed.

Environment: SQL server, SDLC, Rational Team Concert, MS Share point, MS Office

Confidential

Technical Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Identify Impacted Process Areas within the organization to recognize key project stakeholders
  • Facilitate and lead Scrum Meetings, Sprint Planning Sessions and Story Writing sessions.
  • Maintain Agile Story boards, sprint dashboards and Story cards
  • Document Stories in Rational Team Concert based on the Business Requirements
  • Conduct brain storming sessions to document detailed user stories using Rational Team Concert and MS Excel
  • Identifying Business Requirements and estimating the resource requirements for the requirements by following Agile Methodology
  • Work as the primary liaison between the Business users and the development team
  • Review test cases and assist the Test Lead with user testing of the systems
  • Develop and maintain quality procedures and ensuring that appropriate documentation is in place

Environment: SQL server, SDLC, Rational Team Concert, MS SharePoint, MS Office

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