We provide IT Staff Augmentation Services!

Scrum Master/project Manager Resume

SUMMARY:

  • Certified Scrum Master with 12+ years of success directing full lifecycle delivery of business - critical IT and development projects.
  • Versatile, results-driven Senior Project Leader with proven success developing and managing testing methodologies, processes and standards supporting optimum product quality.
  • Expert at driving the adoption and adopting of Scrum methodologies, removing impediments and fostering self-management.
  • Solid knowledge and expertise in Scrum, Agile, & Waterfall methodologies.Understanding of other Agile methodologies like Kanban, XP, BDD & DevOps (Continuous Improvement, Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery & Testing, Automated Testing, Contiguous Monitoring & feedback).
  • Expertise conducting JAD and JAR sessions with Stakeholders, Business Owners, End Users, Integration Team, Developers, Architects and QA Teams. Sound understanding of Gap Analysis, requirement management, risk analysis and project plans, Responsible to Track, Document, Capture, Manage and Communicate the Requirements using Requirement Traceability Matrix (RTM) which helped in controlling numerous artifacts produced by the teams across the deliverables for a project
  • Cross-functional leadership, technical, & business alignment skills. Extensive and focused experience in Root Cause and Decision Analysis, Team Building, Preparation and Delivery, Process Development, Systems and Business Analysis, Procedure Documentation, Project Management and Staff Management. Solid technical experience with Clarity (CA PPM), Change Point, SharePoint, MS Project, MS Office Suite.
  • Present Executive Level Steering Committee meetings, Management meetings, and Core Team Lead meetings conveying project metrics, financial status & forecasting, and advising of issues that require decisions and intervention

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Tools: HP Quality Center (ALM 12.2), Mantis, Jira, Confluence MicroStrategy, Retek ETL, MS Office, VBScript, Toad, TCL Scripting, HP UFT, Ca Rally, CA Clarity, AEM 6.2, GIT, Jenkins

Methodologies: Software Development Life Cycle, Agile, Scrum, DevOps, Compatibility Testing, Conformance Testing, User Stories/Use Cases

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Scrum Master/Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Organize and facilitate sprint planning, daily stand-up meetings, sprint and release planning and other Agile development related activities including sprint reviews and sprint retrospectives.
  • Track team velocity, health and sprint/release progress.
  • Ensure Development Teams are practicing core Agile principles of collaboration, prioritization, team accountability and visibility.
  • Assist Product Teams with making appropriate commitments through story selection and task definition.
  • Participate proactively in developing and maintaining team standards, tools and best practices.
  • Design and present technical reports, requirements documentation, status reports, project schedules, communication plans and presentations accurately and on-schedule.
  • Accountable to senior leadership to lead diverse teams while achieving business directives calling out project risks, issues and dependencies.
  • Proactively manage project scope, project schedule delivery, risk identification and mitigation, application dependency discovery, logistical support and resource/budgetary control.
  • Responsible for converting user requirements into business requirements and functional requirements respectively.

Confidential

Scrum Master/Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Introduced design reviews to evaluate software designs against functional requirements, provided proactive issue identification and recommended alternate designs for improved product quality.
  • Coached the organization on how to effectively adopt DevOps, Continuous Improvement, Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery and Testing and Contiguous Monitoring.
  • Achieved productivity gains of 20% by implementing Automated Testing Processes and Tools.
  • Developed documentation required for the project life cycle including the project plan and tracking peer and stakeholder approvals for phase gate reviews.
  • Monitored and facilitated progress, managed project resources, resolved issues and risks, ensured product quality and communicated information to stakeholders in a timely manner.
  • Presented Executive-level Steering Committee meetings, Management meetings and Core Team Lead meetings conveying project metrics, financial status and forecasting and advising of issues.
  • Led risk management review sessions to determine and mitigate short and long-term risks.
  • Expertise in Scrum/Agile methodologies includingKanban, XP and DevOps.
  • Facilitated and mediated JAD sessions with development, business and executive teams to elicit and analyze needs and define system specifications.
  • Created Mock-up forms for better visualization and understanding of the software solution.
  • Provided leadership to the Portfolio of 40+ member teams onsite and offshore.
  • Prepared Project, Product and process quality reports by collecting, analyzing and summarizing information and trends using CA Clarity PPM tool.

Confidential

Scrum Master/Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Organized sprint planning, daily stand-up meetings and sprint and release planning.
  • Transformed the SDLC to a test-driven development model, established QA analysis steps in design and development phases which substantially improved code quality and slashed average defect rate.
  • Assisted Product Teams with making correct commitments through story selection and task definition.
  • Maintained Agile process documentation and Agile tools. Ensured Development Teams were practicing Agile principles of collaboration, prioritization, team accountability and visibility.
  • Decomposed, refined and documented requirements with graphical/textual techniques: use cases, diagrams, process models, wireframes and functional/technical specifications.
  • Collaboratively documented test criteria with requestors, developers and QA teams.
  • Leveraged project management best-practices, consistently resolving issues such as resource and staffing shortages and scope creep.

Confidential

Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • Sprint Planning, ran daily stand-ups and Core Team Technical meetings in accessing status and helping the team towards correct direction.
  • Sprint Reviews with the Product Stakeholders at the end of each sprint and Sprint Retrospective with the Team.
  • Achieved a no-fault audit result and earned a letter of commendation from Sabre PMO.
  • Defined and managed QA methodology including test plan, test strategy, guidelines, testing timelines, project plans and the usage of testing tools to support the QA team.
  • Managed defect tracking process, defect reporting and dissemination of QA information.
  • Ensured code coverage and traceability of requirements and defects.
  • Identified major software product issues, driving root cause analysis, correction and resolution.

Confidential

Lead QA/BA

Responsibilities:

  • Earned recognition from Confidential for top performance and contribution including 2010 Best Contributor, 2010 Best Player and 2010 Best Team .
  • Performed usability analysis and testing including UI design throughout development lifecycle.
  • Articulated the business usability as per the business needs and made sure all functional and business requirements were met.
  • Utilized corporation developed Waterfall/Agile SDLC methodology.
  • Wrote Use cases to effectively meet the usability standards.
  • Managed workload, schedules and coordinated status review meetings.
  • Introduced MicroStrategy OLAP solution for ad hoc/formal reporting and query development.

Confidential

Lead Software QA Tester

Responsibilities:

  • Orchestrated end-to-end testing support for hardware and software products.
  • Directed SDLC testing efforts including system, unit, performance, load, regression, stress and data interface testing.

Confidential

Software QA Tester

Responsibilities:

  • Conducted in-depth QA testing for ERP/HRMS.
  • Performed a wide range of systems analysis, project management and implementation support.

Hire Now