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Scrum Master / Agile Coach Resume

SUMMARY:

  • Result - oriented Technical Scrum Master / Agile Coach with 16 years of multi-disciplined IT expertise in developing and delivering IT Solutions. Extensive experience in Microsoft Technologies, Project Management, Business Process Improvement and Software Development. Managed multiple projects for various industry verticals adhering to from statement of work to the benefits realization of the projects.
  • Served as a Scrum Master / Change Agent for Scrum team(s) through guiding and coaching team(s) to follow Agile/Scrum values, principles, and practices
  • Implemented techniques for effective Product Backlog management by leading the team through long-term roadmap exercises, forecasting long-term project deliverables
  • Proven track record working with different software development cycle processes: Waterfall, Scrum, Kanban, Scrumban and Extreme Programming
  • Experience in diversified fields of the Software Development Life Cycle with expertise in managing end to end lifecycle processes using Waterfall & Agile methodologies
  • Well versed in DevOps, Continuous Integration and Continuous Delivery
  • Remarkable knowledge of IT Infrastructure Services and IT Service Management concepts and interactions between key ITIL processes: Incident, Problem, Change, Release, Asset, Knowledge, Event and others
  • Has extensive experience in architecting and developing Web applications using Microsoft and other web Technologies
  • Working knowledge of Enterprise Architecture methodologies (e.g. TOGAF, ITIL)
  • Experience with project management tool, source/version control such as: Team Foundation Server, JIRA, Confluence and GIT
  • Participated in a number Design Thinking workshops and learnt to maximize the stakeholder engagement in the project development
  • Experience of working effectively in a Dynamic, Fast-paced development environment coordinating between multiple teams
  • Valuable team player with excellent communication skills, trouble shooting skills with ability to learn and adapt to new technologies quickly

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Programming Languages: C#, VB.Net

Web Development Technologies & Tools: HTML, DHTML, CSS, ASP.Net, MVC, VB Script, SOAP, XML, Web Services, Web API’s, Ajax, JavaScript, jQuery, JSON, WCF Restful Services, Microservices

Database/ Tools: Sql Server, Oracle, E-R Modeling, TOAD, SQL Developer, SQL*Plus

Source Control: SVN, VSS, TFS, GIT, Tortoise

Reporting tools: Crystal Reports, SSRS, COGNOS, SSRS, Tableau

Architectural Methodologies: ITIL, TOGAF 9.0

Cloud Platform: Azure

Project Management Tools: MS Project, Kanban, Jira, Confluence

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Scrum Master / Agile Coach

Responsibilities:

  • Proficiently organized and facilitated daily scrum, sprint reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning
  • Helped the Product Owner/product Management in maintaining, refining and prioritizing the product backlog
  • Effectively tracked team’s progress, including burn down, velocity and release forecasting
  • Helped the team to focus on the Sprint priorities, business values and from over-committing
  • Coached product owners how to write effective user stories, define acceptance criteria and create a clear definition of done
  • Expertly promoted continuous improvement using Continuous Integration /Deployment and helped teams increase productivity and foster innovation
  • Acted as a change agent and as part of the team of scrum masters leading and supporting teams and individuals in their Agile journey
  • Championed cultural change and collaborated with other Coaches on plans and techniques for accelerating and advancing the organization's agile transformation
  • Served as a subject matter expert (SME) to application managers, program managers, and project managers on Agile (Scrum) and Kanban lean methodologies for the Agile transformation
  • 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
  • Assisted the Lean Agile change agents in providing guidance to the teams around developing value-driven culture and adopting Lean Agile practices
  • Setting up Agile Release Train Synchronization meeting for all teams to discuss the status of the Program Increment initiatives and resolve any cross-team dependencies
  • Work in partnership other Scrum Teams, Agile Release Trains and Value Streams as needed for planning and release management
  • Used JIRA to maintain product backlog and sprint backlog and to create and track user stories, Sprint planning, tracking and managing sprints, created status reports and burn down charts

Confidential

Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • Organized and facilitated overall Release and Sprint Planning- including daily stand ups, reviews, demos and retrospectives
  • Collaborated closely with product owner on backlog grooming to keep product backlog relevant and prioritized, ensuring acceptance criteria were agreed upon and stories were ready for sizing
  • Empowered teams to self-organize and grow cross-functionality
  • Communicated the teams progress to the leadership using Release/Sprint burndown charts, Story acceptance rate and defects reports
  • Conducted the Agile and DevOps workshops at the team and organizational level
  • Facilitated Scrum of Scrum for offshore teams
  • Led the implementation of Continuous Integration and Continuous deployment using GitHub and Azure Visual Studio Team Services
  • Evangelized the benefits of Scrum to ensure its smooth adoption
  • Supported Agile teams in their development, playbook creation, and in establishing consistent best practices
  • Participated in Enterprise Architecture strategy discussions and contributed for the Organization vision of the Future Digital Landscape
  • Responsible for facilitating the adoption, implementation and sustainability of Agile processes, principles, and practices
  • Used JIRA to maintain product backlog and sprint backlog and to create and track user stories, Sprint planning, tracking and managing sprints, created status reports and burn down charts

Confidential

Technical Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Outlined current and future vision enterprise architecture, including traceability from business and IT strategies to technologies
  • Designed and executed proofs-of-concept for critical enterprise capabilities. Created building blocks and transition points to deliver the target architecture
  • Designed and Implemented SAML authentication model for SSO implementation
  • Designed and Implemented automatic code execution using Windows Services and Quartz.NET framework
  • Created SOA based web services using Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)
  • Strong hands on programming, design, understanding and deep functional experience in creating, deploying and consuming of XML Web Services, WCF services, REST Services and Web API.
  • Proactively communicated any risks, design and quality issues, or increases in scope/time required to ensure projects remained on track
  • Responsible for understanding the business requirements and process of translating them into well-engineered and integrated technical solutions using Service Oriented Architecture (SOA),

N-Tier Architecture

Confidential

  • Designed and implemented complex database architecture; implemented strategies for database high availability and scalability
  • Excellent Hands-on knowledge in Design Patterns and strong knowledge in Asynchronous Processing, Multi-threading Processing
  • Designed and implemented strategies for database high availability and scalability
  • Performed Code Review and refactoring, addressed performance and security issue
  • Resolved a number Performance and Complex architecture issues in the application ecosystem
  • Application scrutinizing for potential security flaws such as: Spoofing Identity, Tampering with Data, Reputability, Information Disclosure, Denial of Service and Elevation of Privilege.

Confidential

Technical Architect

Responsibilities:

  • Provided strategic architectural directions and executions
  • Lead the development of custom software and business intelligence solutions that streamline client business proficiency to meet bottom line
  • Conceptualized and designed application user interfaces to enhance user experience
  • Defined and managed schedules, timelines and scope, worked along with multiple business groups and stake holders in planning the project life cycle
  • Monitored progress with respect to cost, demand forecasts, time over-runs to ensure timely execution of projects and steering delivery management for technical deliverables
  • Served as a single point of contact for supporting customers, third parties, stake holders and handling key issues for the management
  • Prepared Low level and High-level design documents for the system which include UML design artifacts, Use Case Diagrams, Sequence Diagrams, Component Diagrams, Deployment Diagrams, and Class Diagrams
  • Translated business requirements into detailed architectures and designs
  • Developed enterprise-level requirements management processes, to include strategic, tactical, performance, and system security, and ensure requirements are suitably incorporated
  • Cross-functional team co-ordination (clients, program managers, stakeholders and IT team)
  • Documented all technical requirements and design technical solutions utilizing enterprise architecture standards including documenting all solution components and configurations
  • Developed Project Plans for solution development, implementation, training, etc.
  • Evaluated and recommended software development tools and hardware technologies for business needs

Confidential

Technical Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for understanding the business requirements and process of translating them into technical solutions
  • Designed and implemented complex database architecture; implemented strategies for database high availability and scalability
  • Strong hands on experience in programming, design, and understanding for creating, deploying and consuming of XML Web Services, WCF services, REST Services and Web API.
  • Developed the system using ASP.NET Web Forms, C#, HTML, CSS, and JavaScript.
  • Designed the layout and structure of the page using HTML5, CSS, and JavaScript, and used jQuery to bring dynamic behavior to the web page
  • Implemented 3-tier architecture to keep UI, Business Logic and Data Access layers separate, and allow for easier testing
  • Used the Entity Framework to generate models using the database first approach
  • Designed and developed Google-Analytics to handle online strategies and marketing initiatives
  • Implemented Microsoft AppFabric caching mechanism for data caching.

Confidential

Senior Software Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Developed master pages and handled events between master pages and content pages
  • Implemented and hosted ASP.NET applications through SharePoint 2007 portal.
  • Developed custom web parts for document library management
  • Developed and host Web Services through WCF service to provide store details
  • Implemented jQuery for client-side sorting and validations
  • Strong skills in improving ASP.NET and SQL Server performance in enterprise web applications
  • Worked in ASP.NET security mechanism such as Impersonation, Authentication and Authorization
  • Designed and Created database objects such as stored procedures, packages, functions, triggers and indexes.
  • Designed and Implemented SSIS package to extract, transform and Load (ETL) data operations from multiple heterogeneous systems to SQL Server
  • Hands on Experience in creating Technical Design Document, UML (Use Case Diagrams, Sequence Diagram, Class Diagram), Process flow Diagram, Data Flow Diagram
  • Implemented jQuery for client-side sorting and validations.
  • Implemented LINQ for queuing, sorting, filtering the complex objects.
  • Worked in ASP.NET security mechanism such as Impersonation, Authentication and Authorization
  • Hands on experience on implementing AJAX functionalities for partial page rendering
  • Implemented ASP.NET globalization and localization for handling resources based on thread culture.

Confidential

Senior Software Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Created Data access classes, which were used to connect to the database using Microsoft ADO.NET and Data binding concepts where objects such as Data Adapter, Dataset, and Data Readers were used.
  • Used ADO.NET Dataset object to Cache frequently accessed data, reducing round trips to the database and boost performance.
  • Handled Run Time Errors & Design Time Errors by implementing appropriate Error Handlers.
  • Handled scalability and performance issues and provided support for deliverables.
  • Configured the application using the Web-Config file for setting Security, Globalization, Compilation, Error, Session State and other issues.

Environment: VS 2005, SQL 2008/2014, Telerik, JQuery, LINQ, JavaScript, Infragistics

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