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Scrum Master Resume

SUMMARY

  • Collaborative, Responsible, Committed and knowledgeable Certified Scrum Master with 8 years of experience Who works in collaboration with cross functional and self - organizing teams across various business areas to deliver cost-effective, high performance solutions to meet challenging business demands.
  • In-depth knowledge and hands-on expertise in implementation of project life cycle in various phases and stages of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) in Waterfall, Agile (SCRUM, XP, Kanban).
  • Capable of bringing overwhelming enthusiasm and awareness to projects, applying expert judgement to the removal of impediments, keeping teams focused and delivering success in rapidly evolving and dynamic environments.
  • Developed efficient business relationships with various client teams in order to process and support requirements, develop tactical and strategic plans to implement technology solutions and effectively managed client expectation.
  • Exceptional written, verbal, analytical and organizational abilities
  • Proven leader with a highly motivational style, a solid reputation for building highly motivated teams and developing innovative solutions.
  • Energetic, competitive achiever who can manage multiple priorities and perform in a fast-paced, rapidly changing environment.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

RDBMS: Oracle 10g, 11c, 12c.

SQL Server: 2008-2016

Operating Systems: Windows, Unix/Linux

Applications/Tools: MS Office Suite, MS Office 365 & MS Project, Jira, Rally, Adobe Acrobat

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

SCRUM MASTER

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Enforced scrum and Kanban principles as a scrum master that resulted in reduction of Cycle time by 25% thus increasing team's throughput in less than 2 months.
  • Enabled improvement in team delivery commitments and capacity planning for sprints by identifying & tracking hidden tasks that increased customer satisfaction.
  • Facilitated Agile adoption Retrospective for the organization with the leadership and guided teams with outcome resulting in enhanced performance.
  • Removed obstacle for the team by escalating an issue to leadership resulting in early delivery of customer issue solution. Customer provided positive feedback.
  • Championed cultural change and collaborated with other Coaches on plans and techniques for accelerating and advancing the organization's transformation .
  • Developed and delivered team and organization training materials and workshops, building knowledge and skills to facilitate the Agile transformation.
  • Ensuring that all projects are delivered on-time, within scope and within budget.
  • Wrote Agile FAQs, articles and success stories which were distributed via newsletter and posted on a SharePoint site to improve the Agile maturity level.
  • Mentored teams, leading them to be self-directed with strong accountability, decision making, conflict resolution and transparency.

AGILE SCRUM MASTER

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinated and participated in weekly estimation meetings to provide high-level estimates (Story Points) for backlog items.
  • Facilitating effective and efficient meetings and Agile rituals including Release and Sprint Planning, Sprint Reviews and Retrospectives, and Daily Stand-ups
  • Established and supported communities of practices to promote organizational understanding of Agile roles and to help individuals develop into them.
  • Developed and followed agile project management plan (Agile Ceremonies). Facilitated build requirements log (product backlog) with cost estimates and priority.
  • Leading Scrum events: Scrum Daily standup, Sprint Planning, Sprint Review, Sprint Retrospective and constantly refining the backlog.
  • Practiced Scaled Agile (SAFE) while reporting work/release updates to and collaborating with the Release Train Engineer in Program Increment planning.
  • Determined the team capacity (velocity) from historical data. Created RACI charts, Work Break down structure (user stories) and corresponding activities (tasks).
  • Improved team velocity by incorporating capacity planning into sprint planning sessions.
  • Worked with product owners to prioritize, validate User Stories and identify channels for improvement.
  • Coached team towards completing tasks successfully, on-time and resolving obstacles encountered by team members.
  • Monitored the project progress and radiated the information to stake holders. Identified and mitigated team risks and impediments (Blocking issues/problems, Critical Defects) on a daily basis.
  • Maintaining transparent communication into the team’s work through product and sprint backlogs, metrics, and other cross-functional communications
  • Advocating for Agile principles and sharing the “how and why” in order to educate team members, coaching and supporting continuous process improvement within the team.
  • Finding solutions and being open to receiving new ideas from team members
  • Creating and maintaining an environment of openness, respect and honesty amongst the team
  • Fostering proper communication and protecting the team from external interference

SCRUM MASTER

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Conducted daily scrum stand up, sprint planning, product backlog, and sprint review and sprint retrospective meetings.
  • Ensured work was done without, dictating or assigning the work and without coercion.
  • Developed and managed visual system to track progress of work during sprints and projects.
  • Encouraged and facilitated cross-team coordination and collaboration.
  • Provided leadership, direction, and coaching to the team to encourage adoption of good agile practices.
  • Prepared and coordinated project proposals and schedules.
  • Conducted technical training sessions regarding Agile development methods.
  • Assisted with internal and external communication, improving transparency and radiating information.
  • Tracked data from the sprint process and report regularly to facilitate understanding of where we are and what can be improved on.
  • Worked with Product Owner, Team, Management and Organization especially with respect to grooming and maintaining the product backlog.
  • Created and conducted training courses for new Scrum Masters and teams related to agile transformation, best practices, understanding and improving team dynamics and team performance
  • Protected team from internal and external distractions to help them focus on daily QA activities to be productive and growing in ability
  • Coached leaders and teams through the transformation and provided the necessary training and references to enable the ideal management and team structures
  • Provided reporting at the team and LOB level on team performance against agile measurements

ORACLE DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Performed Installation and configuration of Oracle 11.2.0.1 database on HP-UX platform.
  • Utilize various middleware, DEV and TEST teams to resolve issues from database sides
  • Utilize LOG MINER Technology and applied Application Database Transactions on other Databases.
  • Work closely with Data Architect on dimensional modeling to optimize the already existing data-warehouse database using STAR Schema, identifying Fact and Dimension Tables for providing a unified view to ensure consistent decision making.
  • Design and implement different backup strategies like Cold, Hot, MAN with Flash Recovery Area and Logical Backups EXPDP/IMPDP.
  • Effectively handle Chained Rows and Row migration, and solved the database performance issues.
  • Generate Statspack/AWR reports using OEM 12C from Oracle 11g database and analyzed the reports for Oracle wait events, time consuming SQL queries, tablespace growth, database growth.

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