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Safe Scrum Master Resume

SUMMARY

  • Certified ScrumMaster ® with more than 9+ years of experience in coaching and implementing Scrum.
  • Strong strategic and leadership expertise in various software development methodologies like Waterfall, V - Shape and Agile framework: Scrum &Kanban.
  • Managed multiple teams spread across geographies for multiple releases under Agile delivery model while being responsible for managing scope, time, risk, quality and communications functions for projects.
  • Experienced in monitoring project progress and radiating information to the team and stake holders.
  • Experienced in facilitating Release Planning, Standups, Sprint Planning, Backlog Grooming, and Retrospective meetings.
  • Skillful at analyzing & translating complex customer requirements and system problems to design & implementing innovative customized solutions.
  • Proficient in creating use cases and design diagrams using UML, Rational Rose and Visio
  • Experienced at creating and maintaining Requirements Traceability Matrix, review Requirements Traceability Matrix to ensure accuracy and adherence to business requirements
  • Excellent facilitation skills in conducting surveys, questionnaires, interviews, brainstorming and JRD sessions
  • Skilled at analyzing the existing system for new solutions to improve system operational efficiency, performance and quality
  • Skilled at requirements planning and Management, requirements elicitation and analysis and user persona
  • Release management/ maintain environments/ promoting software/ compliance adherence

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Methodologies: Waterfall, V-Model,Scrum, KanBan, Lean, RUP, XP

Agile Management Tools: Rally Dev, JIRA, Mingle

Tools: & Utilities: UML, Rational Rose, Rational Requisite Pro, Rational Clear Quest, Rational Clear Case, Spec Builder 6.6, PCM, Share Point, JIRA, EDI (X12, UCS)

Microsoft Office Tools: MS Word, MS Excel, MS Project, MS Visio, MS PowerPoint & Sharepoint, MS SureStep, MS Dynamics Life Cycle Services

RDBMS: MS SQL Server 7.0/2000/2005 , Oracle 7.0/8.0/9.0, MS Access

Technologies: Exposure to VBScript, Java, JSP, XML, DHTML, HTML

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential

SAFe Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • Working on multiple projects of high complexities simultaneously with teams spread across geographies to ensure that the strategic objectives are met in an Agile framework to drive delivery
  • Facilitating Scrum ceremonies for onsite and offshore teams.
  • Attended PI planning workshops and facilitated system demo, inspect and adapt workshops for future PIs and Release Management meetings.
  • Working on Artifacts Such as Product Backlog, Sprint Backlog, Sprint Burndown & Release Burndown.
  • Worked on SAFe framework with other scrum teams, Attended Scrum of Scrums to coordinate dependencies across various other scrum teams in Agile Release train, worked with Release Train Engineer, System Architects and system Team for Infrastructure requirements and to support integration testing.
  • Provide visibility and help eliminate team impediments/risks/issues.
  • Helped the team to write and split User stories, breakdown Epics.
  • Used JIRA to maintain product backlog and sprint backlog and to create and track user stories, Sprint planning, tracking and managing sprints, created Scrum and Kanban boards, status reports and burn down charts.
  • Tracked team progress by creating sprint burndown charts and Release burndown charts
  • Perform sprint retrospectives to capture lessons learned and what can be improved in next sprint.
  • Mitigated impediments during the sprint in terms of issues and risks.
  • Attended PI planning workshops and facilitated system demo, inspect and adapt workshops for future PIs and Release Management meetings.
  • Helped the Product Owner/product Management in maintaining, refining and prioritizing the product backlog.
  • Worked closely with the Release Train Engineer for the ART in coordinating dependencies between various scrum teams
  • Helped the team in deciding the sprint backlog for every sprint.
  • Facilitate creativity and empowerment for the Cross functional development team.
  • Adjust processes and tools utilized to increase productivity.
  • Jira Tool - Setting up and maintaining SCRUM and Kanban dashboards in Jira.
  • Thorough knowledge on J&J Compliance and Release Management Processes.
  • Work with other SCRUM Team to help manage environments and code promotion.
  • Facilitating agile adoption retrospective for the organization with leadership and guide team with effective outcome resulting in enhancement performance as per PO expectation in application.

Confidential, Louisvile, KY

Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • Working on Artifacts Such as Product Backlog, Sprint Backlog, Sprint Burndown & Release Burndown.
  • Facilitating Scrum ceremonies for onsite and offshore teams interacting with multiple Scrum teams for each release.
  • Provide visibility and help eliminate team impediments/risks/issues.
  • Facilitate Backlog Grooming workshops, create user personas and help product owners prioritize and groom user stories and backlogs.
  • Facilitate and moderate Scrum day to day activities with distributed team.
  • Manage and control project scope, time, quality, costs, schedule, communication and technical performance of the project team
  • Used Kanban for supporting SDDC Procurement and Platform based requirements.
  • Acted as a Flow Manager to the team by being the catalyst of change within the teams with a special focus on improvement of the entire flow of work.
  • Facilitate creativity and empowerment for the Cross functional development team.
  • Adjust processes and tools utilized to increase productivity.
  • Jira Tool - Setting up and maintaining SCRUM and Kanban dashboards in Jira.
  • Work with QCSV team and contributed in change management and documentation.
  • Responsible for server maintenance and building L1/L2/L3 support groups for the project.
  • Work with SDDC team in POD building and VM procurement for Work Force Now project.
  • Support Business Analysts & Product Owners with Backlog Maintenance/Grooming (includes assisting with writing Functional/ Technical Epic’s or Stories, Prioritizing Stories, Dependency Identification, Long Term/Short Term plans).
  • Facilitated and moderated Scrum day to day activities with co-located and distributed teams.
  • Lead the Sprint Vision, Sprint planning, Reviews and Sprint retrospectives.
  • Increased productivity of the team by using continuous improvement techniques like Retrospectives.
  • Introduced XP best practices like Paired Programming & Continuous Integration.
  • Preparing the Test Case report, impediment reports and backlog updates to PO and Management.
  • Removed obstacle from the team by gap analysis and escalating the issue to leadership resulting in early delivery customer issue solution.

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