We provide IT Staff Augmentation Services!

Senior Enterprise Agile Coach/transformation Leader Resume

San Diego, CA

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • Solution Oriented and Passionate Transformational Leader, Enterprise Agile Transformation Coach/Change Agent and Agile Strategist with over 16 Years of technical and 10 years of Agile experience utilizing Scrum, Kanban and Lean; waterfall to Agile Transformations, Assessing Current transformations, coaching//mentoring/teaching on all organizational levels; delivering organization leadership and increased profitability by providing customized development framework, employee development and cross functional team project strategies which generate sustainable growth through flexible strategies that produce continuous exploration and sustainable improvements
  • Effective Change Manager utilizing Agile Coaching principles to shift organizational culture, create synergy across organization, coaching Leaderships to increase Business Performance by molding Effective individual and Collective Leadership, cultivating mindset shift which ensues a positive work environment and increased productivity with Scaled Agile and Leadership principles and techniques
  • Creating an environment to exceed customer expectations by innovative and strategic creation of high quality solutions for client’s complex projects while generating reduced risk, lower cost, increased efficiency and on - time delivery

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, San Diego, CA

Senior Enterprise Agile Coach/Transformation Leader

Responsibilities:

  • Leveraging Agile principles, practices and frameworks to improve productivity, sustainability, and deliver high value business capabilities by being a Coach, Trainer, Mentor, and Facilitator to Scrum Masters, Managers, Executives, Teams, Product Owners on the Portfolio, Program and team levels Utilizing Scrum, Kanban, Lean, and SaFe.
  • Implementing and creating Agile Readiness assessments, strategies, surveys, and agile games to discover needs, community of practice, discover of impediments, strengths, areas of improvements; which increases quality, team happiness, execution, transparency, flow, and communication at all organizational levels.
  • Agile reboot and starting the 8 teams to discovery the most effective Agile framework to deliver the highest business value
  • Driving CI/CD (continuous integration and delivery) to create higher performing teams and increasing the delivery of high customer and business value; plus communicating Agile metrics to Leaders and teams.
  • Leading/Scaling CTO-Dev department in the creation of Agile, Ceremonies, workshops at the Portfolio, Program and team level to increase Agile buy-in, creating synergy on the program and team levels which resolve conflicts, create team and department alignments; plus increased execution, customer collaboration and satisfaction, effective leadership and business outcomes; while ensuring alignment with the organizational strategy

Confidential, Novi, MI

Agile Coach/Transformation Leader/Senior Agile Program Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for guiding and leading multiple End to End projects by coaching direct/indirect Scrum Teams, Product Owners resulting in high performance teams; which align the product vision and Release/Sprint goals and increase quality
  • Supporting and coaching Scrum teams on Agile principles with a servant leadership style, innovative thinking, active listening, by empowering people; however, taking responsibility for the completion of business value/projects by implementing self-organizing teams, resolving conflicts, removing impediments, impact analysis, risk management, impact analysis which increased product quality and continuous improvement; plus, lowered production defects by 30%
  • Train and Mentor staff to effectively define scope/vision, elicit client requirements, manage projects, collaborate to define user stories, splitting stories techniques, mentoring and fostering a culture of collaboration and accountability by monitoring Agile progression metrics (burn-down or burn-up charts) yielding products which exceed client expectations
  • Guide and Coach Product Owners by defining scope definition, prioritizing product backlog, cultivate definition of done, sprint planning, and requirement elicitation strategies, identifying pain points, team communication, project management, product solution strategies, and collaboratively managing cross functional teams to ensure objectives are surpassed
  • Facilitate quarterly/ release planning, daily stand ups, sprint planning sessions, sprint reviews, and retrospectives at the team and program level to ensure objectives are aligned with customer expectation; Scaling Agile with LESS and some SaFe.
  • Developed team project roadmap, gap analysis, risk mitigation strategies by managing cross functional teams’ engagement with executive leadership and stakeholders, obtaining understanding and prioritizing projects in the Program Portfolio to provide clients a future projection of people allocation, dependencies, integration points, and project budget projections resulting increased business valued software
  • Implementing transformational change by distributing comprehensive action plans, cultural mindset shift, and morale through effective coaching, facilitation techniques, time-boxing, continuous integration, and empowerment; producing realized velocity improvement of more than 60% via burn down/burn up or cumulative flow diagrams for progress status

Technical Business Analyst Lead/ASP.Net C# Application Programmer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Elicit high level project scope from stakeholders, determine development estimates, document requirements, facilitate cross-functional team meetings, liaison between business and development team, and managed project milestones which increased the communication of clear project goals and customer satisfaction; utilizing Agile principles/Scrum ceremonies
  • Developed clarity of project vision between the development team and stakeholders utilizing process flows, mock ups, business and functional requirement documents, use case models, UATs, and test cases which decreased project budgets and development hours
  • Developing efficient code utilizing ASP.NET, C#, SQL, creating unit tests, writing queries and utilizing NHibernate, HSQL to write queries, stored procedures to implement features, enhancements or maintenance

Confidential, Dearborn, MI

SOW Manager/Application Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Delivering monthly releases in an Agile environment with collaboration of the Scrum team, external stakeholders and cross-functional teams to elicit requirements, develop design strategies, reviewing test plans; which lead to the development of new Excel client screens and SSRS Reports utilizing Visual Studio Professional 2010 C# and VSTO and Stored procedures
  • Managed the SMW Team in supporting, fixing, and managing production support issues; creation of program for all support staff, liaison between the business and developers which resulted in 30% increase in resolved support tickets and a higher rate of productivity, knowledge base and client fulfilment
  • Participated in Agile scrum ceremonies with development team and stakeholders to create open communication, reviewing requirements and test cases, developed use cases, and performed technical inspections delivering quick customer feedback to adhere to customer’s need resulting in clear and concise sprint and release goals

Confidential, Ann Arbor, MI

SaaS Lead Software Engineer/Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Managed, led and implemented the Web Security Compliance project with internal and external developers to comply with new companies regulated procedures and protocols which strengthened the security, stability and scalability of the product
  • Participated in Agile daily team stand-ups, code reviews, demos, and sprint planning which increased communication, revealed risks and effectively increased yield
  • Created a Web Application Security Gap Analysis plan, performed web security scans and penetration testing, then fixed all web vulnerabilities and threats utilizing Python and PostGresSQL which led to Web Security compliance

Confidential, Detroit, MI

SQL/Application Web Programmer

Responsibilities:

  • Supported multiple client teams by creating and generating client reports with SSIS packages utilizing Visual Studios C#, Market Smart and SQL Server utilizing waterfall or Agile framework utilizing Kanban and Lean principles
  • Participated in daily stand-ups, customer demos, code reviews, pair programming which assisted in prioritization and management of multiple concurrent tasks and delivery high quality and business value software with a shorter cycle time

Confidential, Birmingham, MI

PHP Web Programmer

Responsibilities:

  • Developed new features and performed code maintenance for loan process application using Scheme, PHP, JavaScript, C#, HTML, SQL Server and CSS to ensure application availability and eliminate defects in an Agile environment
  • Elicited requirements from internal clients, developed scope and project plans, implemented software which met customer goals and higher quality business valued software

Confidential, Metro Detroit, MI

Program Manager/Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Managed projects, budgets, resources, worked with clients to obtain requirements; developed scope, technical and business requirements, use cases, storyboards, and test plans for all web sites and implementation utilizing Agile principles
  • Organized and Managed non-profit events, developed new marketing strategies, revised brand image and marketing materials which increased company’s awareness and fund-raising totals
  • Utilized project management skills by developing project plans, tracking costs, change requests, and customer relations which increased profits; had a consistent rate of getting projects done within budget and timeframe

Confidential, Bingham Farms, MI

School Walk Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Utilized project management, customer relations, communication skills and innovated a new marketing strategy which tripled participation and increased fundraising total by 40%

Hire Now