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Scrum Master/project Manager Resume

Bowie, MD

SUMMARY:

  • IT Professional with over 5 years in the field with versatile customer service management experience and Agile software development skills in project management, software testing and SAFe/Agile framework designated for diverse clients in the food, finance, IT, healthcare and other industries. Highly skilled in managing client expectations and motivating development teams to enhanced performance.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

  • Shrink and Time Management
  • Skilled in other Agile methodologies and tools such as: XP, JIRA, Kanban, and FDD
  • Knowledgeable with eCommerce Agile development, story creation, rally tracking, bug management, and test coordination.
  • Prolific with Agile techniques such as User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, and Agile Games.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Bowie, MD

Scrum Master/Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and follow Agile project management plan and Agile ceremonies
  • Conduct Scrum Daily standup, Product backlog, Sprint Planning, Sprint Review & Sprint Retrospective meetings
  • Determined the team capacity (velocity) from historical data
  • Remove team impediments on a daily basis to allow the team to deliver the sprint goals and deliverables
  • Collaborate with members of the Product, Business and Engineering Teams to develop and maintain Product Backlogs
  • Generated a streamline process for a better comprehension of the various steps in the Online Bill pay services

Confidential, Delmar, MD

Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • Worked as a Scrum Master within the financial organization, collaborated with development to design, Web accessibility, and to support the creation and maintenance of mission - critical web-based software applications and high visibility/high demand websites through the use of an Agile/Scrum process with modified appropriation of the Kanban approach
  • Facilitated the scrum teams, work with Product Owners to define the product backlog and priorities, and work to implement standards and best practices within the Scrum framework.
  • Experience with user stories creation, requirements gathering, and deliverable review
  • Experience with daily scrum meeting such as sprint planning, sprint retrospectives, and backlog grooming.
  • Stakeholder/subject matter expert interaction and other aspects of projects to iteratively take them from kickoffs to the final delivery and maintenance.

Confidential, Salisbury, MD

Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • Monitored the project progress and radiated the information to stake holders. Identified and mitigated team risks and impediments (Blocking Issues, Critical Defects) on daily basis.
  • Collaborated with members of the Product, Business and Engineering Teams to develop and maintain Product Backlogs.
  • Worked with Product Manager to ensure that each release provided business value to end users, sales, and marketing
  • Facilitated project planning, daily stand-ups, reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning, demos, and other activities as needed
  • Tracked and communicated team velocity and sprint/release progress
  • Provided internal and external communications to improve transparency
  • Participated proactively in developing and maintaining team standards, tools, and best practices
  • Participated in various meetings to report project risks and mitigation plans to management
  • Utilized Rally for metrics/reports, user stories and defect tracking

Confidential, Princess Anne, MD

Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • Successfully guided two development teams through transition from waterfall to Agile development
  • Removed impediments and protected team members from interruptions and distractions to maximize productivity. Encouraged and implemented process improvements. Created team-building opportunities
  • Facilitated Scrum events as requested or needed; and, coaching the Development Team in organizational environments in which Scrum is under development and adopted
  • Facilitated release/sprint planning, grooming, daily stand-ups, retrospectives and demos.
  • Tracked and communicated team capacity/velocity.
  • Provided internal and external communications to improve transparency and accountability
  • Participated proactively in developing and maintaining team standards, tools, and best practices
  • Ensured that the product owner prioritized features for the team to ensure enhanced team delivery of product increment at a consistent pace
  • Consistently maintained and pushed for Scrum best practices.

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