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Scrum Master Resume

SUMMARY

  • Hands - on Certified Scrum Master with experience facilitating the scrum framework in software development projects where I motivate, organize, lead and coach scrum teams across multiple locations.
  • Have worked in Agile environment for almost 5 years. Accomplished servant-leader capable of delivering large scale software and web development projects on time.
  • Skilled in providing servant leadership-style in fast-paced, deadline driven environments with outstanding oral and written presentation and communication skills.
  • Particularly interested in delivering the highest quality software products on time using Agile software development techniques like scrum. Excel at coaching teams about scrum values and principles.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • Coach Agile practices
  • Be a servant leader
  • Encourage team collaboration
  • Attend meetups to share and learn from other scrum masters.
  • Facilitate meetings (daily scrum, sprint planning, sprint demo and retrospective) Shielding the team
  • Conflict resolutions
  • Coaching Agile practices
  • Tight grip on Agile Estimating and planning
  • Forecasting
  • Removing impediments
  • Creating communication channel (team, Product owner, stakeholder)
  • Servant leader
  • Enforcing Rules

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential

Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • Assisted team to remove impediments by having an understanding the control and release processes.
  • Assisted with internal and external communication, improved transparency and radiated information.
  • Assisted with prioritization and resolution of software defects.
  • Built relationships with Product Owner and the stake holders to facilitate team’s interaction with them.
  • Coached Product Owner in creation and maintenance of product Backlog.
  • Coached team members on Agile principles and providing general guidance on the methodology.
  • Continuously learned Agile/Scrum techniques and shared findings with the team.
  • Engaged with other Scrum Masters to increase the effectiveness of the application of Scrum in the organization.
  • Facilitated getting the work done without coercion, assigning or dictating the work.
  • Facilitated sprint planning, retrospective and sprint demos.
  • Helped team to solve problems rather than provide solutions.
  • Interface with Program Management Office to ensure project goals and requirements are being met.
  • Organized and facilitated project planning, demos and other Scrum related meetings.
  • Provided all support to the team using a servant leadership style whenever possible and led by example.
  • Removed impediments by finding the right personnel to remove the impediment.
  • Took responsibility of delivery and management of the tasks.
  • Tracked and affected teams and management.
  • Updated Agile tracking systems to provide transparency on product and sprint Backlogs.
  • Worked with the Scrum team and the product Owner to negotiate minimum viable product for delivery.

Confidential

Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • Facilitated Scrum ceremonies; Iteration planning, Daily scrum, Iteration review, Iteration retrospective Directed and enhanced organizational initiatives by positively influencing and supporting change management and/or departmental/enterprise initiatives within assigned area(s) of responsibility.
  • Lead multiple high performing Scrum teams facilitating progress toward delivery goals using agile practices and coordinates information with other non-scrum teams involved in the project.
  • Supported scrum teams by delivering dependent stories in Safe environment.
  • Worked with development team to improve their intra-team communication and iteration work for improved visibility of current work, open issues, and priorities Worked with Product Owner to groom backlog and plan releases
  • Removed roadblocks for successful iterations, which led to the transition of releases on time
  • Presented lunch and learn introductions to agile and scrum
  • Participated in Scrum Master Community and encourage cross-team sharing of agile and scrum practices.
  • Facilitated scrum-of-scrum meetings with off shore team to provide visibility of team's work and coordinated cross-team dependencies.
  • Worked with Product Owners to prioritized and groomed Product Backlog
  • Worked with the project team and Product Owners to develop and update Product Roadmap
  • Conducted working sessions and planning meetings for User Stories Elaboration and Decomposition Facilitated Sprint Demo and Retrospective Meeting
  • Tracked daily progress using Burn down Chart metrics
  • Explain to my team for better understanding and clarification
  • Collected data from PI planning to come out with a better-quality backlog grooming because of a better understanding of the project and product backlog items
  • Managed internal and external communication, improved transparency, and communicated information throughout the organization.

Confidential

Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • Guided teams and organization on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values to delight customers Maintained knowledge on current and emerging developments/trends for assigned area(s) of responsibility, assess the impact, and collaborates with senior management to in corporate new trends and developments in current and future solutions.
  • Organized Scrum Workshops to educate the team about Scrum concepts. Also, conducted User Story Writing Workshops for the stakeholders to train them in story writing.
  • Assisted the Product owner in decomposing the Epics into User Stories and maintain the Product Backlog.
  • Guided the team on self-organizing to fill in the intentional gaps left in the Agile/Scrum frameworks Was responsible for end-to-end management and delivery of a material change for a project of high complexity across multiple departments within a single business unit and end-to-end integration of various work streams in order to deliver the intended project solution.
  • Experience with Agile techniques - Automated Testing, User Stories, TDD, Continuous Integration, Testing, Pairing, Agile Games.
  • Utilized Agile/ Scrum and Kanban methodologies to monitor steer and develop project objectives and get the work delivered faster. Coached team on Kanban principles and practices.
  • Worked on enterprise level efforts involving data sourcing, aggregation, analysis and reported with outputs to Leadership.
  • Assessed the Scrum Maturity of the team and organization and coached the team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that was sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization
  • Directed and enhanced organizational initiatives by positively influencing and supporting change management and/or departmental/enterprise initiatives within assigned area(s) of responsibility. Provided subject matter expertise to team members and applicable internal/external stakeholders on complex assignments/projects
  • Provided direction on complex assignments, projects, and/or initiatives to build and enhance the capability.
  • Mentored, Coordinated and coached Scrum Teams to Instill Agile Values and Principles.
  • Tracked and communicated teams progress as well as Sprint release progress. Also facilitated team’s Self organization and growth
  • Lead multiple high performing Scrum teams facilitating progress toward delivery goals using agile practices and coordinates information with other non-scrum teams involved in the project.
  • Supported and educated the Product Owner, especially with respect to grooming and maintaining the product backlog.
  • Provided all support to the team using a servant leadership style whenever possible, and lead by example

Confidential

Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • Schedule and facilitate scrum ceremonies; daily scrum, sprint planning, sprint reviews/ demo and retrospective. Followed with good interpersonal relationship and communication skills, both with technical and non-technical audience
  • Experienced with Atlassian project management tool; Jira. By understanding and tracking the values and commitments of the development team based on their capacity and velocity.
  • Introduce and recommend strategies like Continuous Integration (CI) Pair Programming, Test-Driven Development (TDD), Kanban, and Extreme Programming (XP) to drive and maximize project performance and minimize delivery timeframe.
  • Helped balance prioritization of technical features and software delivery by creating a positive and easy communication channel (team, product owner, stakeholders)
  • Strongly knowledgeable with the Agile methodologies; Scrum, Kanban, SAFe, etc.
  • Properly manage the backlog and aid team in determining suitable commitments for product backlog items and sprints
  • Understanding the incremental delivery, backlog tracking and the value metrics (burn down chart metrics, average velocity and the tasked definition)
  • Facilitated discussion and facilitate consist Transparency, Inspection and Adaption throughout the process in ways that will promote value to the organization
  • Ensured extrinsic transparency is baked into the culture of the team to facilitate real-time knowledge sharing with the business
  • Build a trusting environment where the team is comfortable raising issues without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis on problem solving
  • Facilitated evolution of trust and foster collaboration amongst the larger team inclusive of goals, plans, and obstacles thereby growing trust amongst the team, with the business and all other stakeholders

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