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Scrum Master Resume

SUMMARY

  • Hands on experience on Banking products implementations on different methodologies of Software development i.e., Waterfall, Agile (in Scrum, XP and KANBAN) and Hybrid (Waterfall and Agile Methodologies)
  • Hands on experience on the Atlassian Tools viz., JIRA and Confluence along with BABOK Tools i.e., MS - Office, MS-Visio, HP(Mercury)Quality Centre
  • Facilitated Scrum ceremonies/events i.e., Release Planning, Sprint Planning, Product Backlog Refinement / Grooming, Daily scrums / Stand-ups, Sprint Reviews and Sprint Retrospective meetings
  • Facilitated exercises like Story Writing Workshop, User Story Mapping, Stories estimation, etc. to help product owner in managing stakeholder expectation by doing release planning
  • Facilitated brainstorming sessions with the Scrum team and subsequent creation of “Spike” cards for the new / unknown functionalities, if any
  • Lead Requirement gathering sessions, collection of requirements, documentation and subsequent sign-offs
  • Coached the Scrum team to ensure Agile scrum is understood and practiced from Planning to Implementation phase
  • Actively worked with the Product Owner and Stakeholders to monitor and prioritize product backlog items (i.e., Features, EPICs, Stories, Enhancements, Fixes, Requirements, Tasks etc) on an ongoing basis to meet sprint / release timelines and value to the business
  • Used to assist the Product Owner in building the healthy product backlog by facilitating the Product Backlog Refinement / Grooming sessions
  • Identification and collaboration with Internal and External stakeholders / partners to coordinate cross-team dependencies in order to meet product objectives and also their availability to attend the Sprint Review meeting for demo of the increment
  • Identify, understand and remove obstacles / impediments that would obstruct the team from achieving their sprint goals, and also discuss with team regarding the lessons learnt and improvements as part of sprint retrospective meetings
  • Regularly assisted the testing team on creation of Story Level and EPIC Level Test Criteria
  • Tracked daily progress of the sprint work by using different agile metrics viz., Sprint Burn down, Sprint Burn up and Velocity Chart
  • Led the Projects from the Architecture Review Board(ARB) perspective i.e., getting the architecture prepared, reviewed and approved
  • Led the Projects from the Production Readiness(PR) perspective i.e., preparation of project evaluation forms, operational readiness forms, testing documents sign-offs, sign-offs(others) from all the stakeholders
  • Extensive experience of working in Global Network Delivery Model (i.e., GNDM or Offshore / Onsite Model)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential

Scrum Master

Responsibilities:
  • Working as a Scrum Master for 3 projects simultaneously in Portfolio Profitability reporting development in AWS, Mortgage Application development and Consumer Banking Application development
  • Facilitating and leading the Release Planning, Sprint Planning sessions with the Scrum team and respective stakeholders for requirement discussions, sprint goals and subsequent sprint backlog items for the upcoming sprint
  • Facilitating and assisting the Product Owners in the Product Backlog refinement / grooming sessions on a regular basis and elaboration of the requirements to the Scrum team and explaining them about the story, expectations from the story and estimating the same
  • Facilitating the Daily Scrum meeting to track the progress of work, understanding the impediments and roadblocks and removing the same to see the teams progress smoothly
  • Coaching and helping teams to understand scrum processes, theory and practices
  • Preparation of RACI charts for properly managing the responsibilities, accountability
  • Collaboration with the team in the creation and subsequent amendments of DoR (Definition of Ready) and DoD (Definition of Done) documents
  • Facilitating the Sprint Review meetings to present / demo the solution build during the sprint for feedback and subsequent sprint work to the stakeholders
  • Facilitating the Sprint Retrospectives meeting to discuss about the learning from the current sprint and subsequent plans for improvements in the upcoming sprints
  • Preparation of Confluence pages for capturing information about the project, architecture diagrams, project artefacts, document repository, sign-offs, communications etc
  • Creation of EPIC and story cards along with the Acceptance criteria for the functional/technical requirements in JIRA
  • Preparation of different metrics(viz., Sprint Burn down, Sprint Burn up and Velocity Chart) on regular basis to track the progress of Sprint work
  • Led the Projects from the Architecture Review Board(ARB) perspective i.e., getting the architecture prepared, reviewed and approved
  • Led the Projects from the Production Readiness(PR) perspective i.e., preparation of project evaluation forms, operational readiness forms, testing documents sign-offs, sign-offs(others) from all the stakeholders

Confidential

Scrum Master cum Senior Agile Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Worked as Scrum Master cum Senior Agile Business Analyst in the Home Loans (Principal Increase) project
  • Facilitated and lead the Sprint Planning sessions with the Scrum team and respective stakeholders for requirement discussions, sprint goals and subsequent sprint backlog items for the upcoming sprint for building the UI for data capture, integration with the front-end systems and correspondences to customers for PI
  • Facilitated and lead the Product Backlog refinement / grooming sessions on a regular basis and elaboration of the requirements to the Scrum team and explaining them about the story, expectations from the story and estimating the same
  • Used to facilitate the Daily Scrum meeting to track the progress of work along with the impediments, if any
  • Collaborate with team in the creation and subsequent amendments of DoR (Definition of Ready) and DoD (Definition of Done) documents
  • Facilitated the Sprint Review meetings to present / demo the solution build during the sprint for feedback and subsequent sprint work to the stakeholders
  • Facilitated the Sprint Retrospectives meeting to discuss about the learning from the current sprint and subsequent plans for improvements in the upcoming sprints
  • Preparation of Confluence pages for capturing information about the project, architecture diagrams, project artefacts, document repository, sign-offs etc.,
  • Creation of EPIC and story cards along with the Acceptance criteria for the functional requirements in JIRA
  • Assisted the testing team on creation of EPIC and Story Test cases
  • Preparation of different metrics(viz., Sprint Burn down, Sprint Burn up and Velocity Chart) on regular basis to track the progress of Sprint work

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