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Agile Coach & Senior Project Manager Resume

San Francisco, CA

SUMMARY:

  • Strong communication, presentation, and leadership skills.
  • Experience in training, coaching, and mentoring agile teams on Scrum best practices.
  • Team player and effective in a cross - functional and cross-cultural team environment.
  • Proficiency in providing technical leadership and managing software development with geographically distributed teams.
  • Strong collaboration experience with leadership team to identify the most productive tools and training required for a successful organizational change.
  • Experience in transforming Enterprise globally distributed teams into using agile methodology.
  • Experience in developing user-friendly and cost-effective dashboards to monitor critical data and effectively manage project portfolio across divisions.
  • Actively manage suppliers and coordinate work project request across divisions.
  • Experience in managing deliverables across functional teams and ensuring they meet the defined timeline, cost, and quality.
  • Conduct extensive Project Engineering activities including resource planning, metrics reports, reviews of supplier validation plans, reviewing specifications, and coordinating production related activities among engineering, manufacturing, and several company divisions.
  • Proficiency in initiating, planning, executing, controlling, and closing complex application and system implementation projects.
  • Hold Scrum Master and Product Owner certification from Scrum Alliance.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Languages: HTML, XML, XSLT, CSS, ASP.NET, JavaScript, MS-C, and Python

Productivity: GUS tool, Rally, Subversion, Code Collaborator, Hudson, SAP, MS-Office 2013, MS-InfoPath, MS-PowerPoint, Software Delivery System, MS-Project Manager, Visio Flowcharting, MS Publisher, MS-Visual Web Developer, Tasking Complier, and PyScripter

Tools: 6-Sigma DMAIC, Minitab, FMEA, MATLAB, Simulink, ETAS, and Clearcase

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, San Francisco, CA

Agile Coach & Senior Project Manager

Responsibilities:
  • Coach and train delivery teams to effectively adapt and implement Agile methodologies and Scrum principles. Deliver hands on coaching for IT teams on all aspects of Scrum and Kanban.
  • Participated in Enterprise wide initiatives to certify Scrum Masters for all computing clouds.
  • Build high performing teams to rapidly deliver high quality product while maximizing business values.
  • Deliver hands-on coaching to Product Owners, Scrum Masters, and stakeholders to prioritize their Product Backlog and align on product vision. Drive increased agility, predictability, and innovation.
  • Provide Agile leadership training and coaching to Product Owners, Scrum Masters, and functional Managers on Agile Methodology, XP practices, Lean principles, and Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe).
  • Develop key metric requirements across different level of the organization.

Confidential, Moline, IL

Agile Coach & Project Manager

Responsibilities:
  • Key player in transforming local and global IT and embedded organizations to adapt agile methodologies.
  • Introduced Agile methodologies to leadership responsible for product delivery.
  • Trained and coached global teams and organizations to effectively use Agile methodologies to maximize business value. Travel international to conduct Agile training.
  • Coached Scrum Masters and Product Owners to conduct release planning, iteration planning, retrospective, and ensure continuous improvement are planned.
  • Worked with over 35 embedded teams to execute product delivery by applying Agile methodology that meet organizational culture and goals.

Confidential

Project Manager

Responsibilities:
  • Lead and manage several onsite/offshore Scrum teams to design, develop, and support real time embedded software application and integration into various control modules on the harvesting combine machines.
  • Successfully completed all project portfolios planned for 2011, 2012, & 2013 Model Year within budget, resulting in increased value and customer satisfaction.
  • Provide timely software releases to stakeholders such as marketing, manufacturing, quality, dealerships, supply management and Product Verification & Validation organizations.
  • Create and track the yearly budget plan for the project portfolio for various platforms.
  • Develop and track software risk matrix for upper management and conduct reliability reviews.
  • Champion value improvement projects to reduced number of onboard control modules, resulting in cost reduction per machine.
  • Conduct critical FMEA and CTQ on various designs within the software assembly, resulting in improved software quality, reduce warranty cost, and increase customer satisfaction.
  • Championed 6-Sigma projects to identify and address the root cause of End of Line Programming issues. Helped developed job aids and reduced programming failures by 65%.

Confidential, Dearborn, MI

Embedded Software Engineer

Responsibilities:
  • Developed, tested, and released Real-Time embedded software applications for the Hybrid vehicle High Voltage Battery and Pack Sensing Control Modules using C, CAN, and FNOS.
  • Reduced software testing time by 75% by creating automated testing framework and tool using Python scripting language.
  • Decreased software defects by 85% and created more robust application by resolving and correcting over 150 software defects within a 6 months time frame.
  • Authored functional & architectural flow design and software requirement documents.
  • Planned and executed experimental software releases to facilitate testing and verification.
  • Created data acquisition software components and performed signal processing, signal filtering, and A/D data conversion.
  • Used diagnostic and debugging tools for testing applications on the HIL and acquired experience in using Oscilloscopes, Logical Analyzers, and trace debuggers.

Software Engineer

Confidential

Responsibilities:
  • Developed web applications designed to provide Powertrain Control Emission Diagnostic (PCED) for Ford and Mazda technicians across North America and Europe.
  • Substantially reduced hotline-operating cost by providing Ford technicians with enhanced and more accurate online diagnostic capabilities.
  • Invented new way to communicate with Ford vehicle by creating the first web application tool to perform data acquisition and dynamic rendering of HTML to track test progress.
  • Worked as the point of contact for field issues rose via Ford Hotline Support Center.

Systems Analyst

Confidential

Responsibilities:
  • Maintained the integrity of the platform systems and provided 24 hours software support and incident resolutions for Ford North American production plants.
  • Resolved over 200 application change requests from customers and achieved 100% on-time resolution, which exceeded our SLA.
  • Reduced number of customer calls to the call centre by 25% by simplifying processes, reducing redundancy, and drive discipline.
  • Collaborated with developers and provided customers with incremental deliverables, test plans and integration testing.
  • Improved software delivery time by 40% and reduced incidents by 15% by creating new software release process to the IT plants.
  • Managed software releases and provided 24/7 production supports for IT applications.

Software Engineer

Confidential

Responsibilities:
  • Designed and implemented key diagnostic software applications for WDS® system to diagnose drivability issues for Ford, Jaguar and Mazda vehicles across North America and Europe.
  • Completed all designated projects for the planned release on time and within budget.
  • Designed and developed vehicle identification strategy encompassing the complexities of ECU module communication variations over 4 years of global vehicle production.
  • Substantially reduced Ford Warranty cost by providing enhanced diagnostic capabilities and reducing the time it takes to diagnose drivability problems.
  • Reduced software defects in diagnostic application by successfully following the timeline process and completing all design reviews, code reviews, and unit & integrated testing.
  • Successfully worked with suppliers to replicate incidents found by the customers.

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