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Scrum Master Resume

New York, NY

SUMMARY:

  • Delivery - oriented Certified Scrum Master® with over 15-year experience in the Financial Services Industry; Specializing in large scale projects related to data onboarding, system re-engineering, regulatory compliance and data warehouse buildouts;
  • Expert in driving projects through the Software Development Life Cycle from an ideation to a successful delivery. Proven ability to operate effectively in a matrix organization by serving as a Single Point of Contact between business stakeholders and Scrum teams.
  • Business Workflow, Document Management, Data Entitlements and Security
  • Operational Risk, Trading, FI, Equity, Regulatory Compliance, FINRA reporting
  • Data on boarding, Data modeling, Data Warehouse, Data Marts
  • SWIFT and CREST messaging, SWAPS
  • Mortgages Origination and Processing, Security Master, Account Master, HR Management

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Skills: Facilitate the Scrum process Daily Stand-ups, Confidential Planning, Backlog Grooming, Confidential Reviews & Retrospectives; Consensus Building, Project Risk Management, Status Reporting, Leadership, Analytical and Problem-solving

SDLC: Agile, Scrum, LESS, Scale Scrum, Classical Waterfall, PMO

Documentation: Confidential Reports backlog, burn-down, and velocity; User stories, Budget and Duration estimates, Statement of Work, Project Plan in MS Project, Project Risk Management Plan, Vendor Management Plan, Test Plan, Change Management, and Release Plan

Tools: VersionOne, JIRA, Confluence, HP ALM, Power Point, Excel, Visio, MS Project, SharePoint, Advanced MS Office

Technology: SQL, ETL Manager, Informatica, TWS, QlikView, Crystal Reports, WebFocus, IWay, Java, HTML, CSS, Java Script, VB, ASP, JSP, Oracle, SYBASE, MSSQL, MS Access, DB2, Focus

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, New York, NY

Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • Led, motivated, educated two Development Teams to consistently achieve Confidential Goals
  • Managed iterative product delivery on time and on budget within Agile/SCRUM framework
  • Conducted Scrum Ceremonies with Development Teams: Daily Scrum, Confidential Planning, Backlog Grooming, Confidential Review, and Confidential Retrospective
  • Developed Product Roadmaps to establish expectations with Business Stakeholders
  • Worked closely with Product Owner and Stakeholders to build consensus on ROI
  • Ensured all project artifacts including user stories and business rules adhere to PMO standards
  • Identified, resolved and managed project impediments, risks and issues
  • Chaired regular Defect Resolution meetings to ensure delivery of a defect free product
  • Ensured that all project artifacts up-to-date and organized in VersionOne
  • Compiled, analyzed and visualized data to generate reports about Estimation Accuracy, Team Velocity, and Burndown Rate in VersionOne
  • Coordinated with other Dev Teams to ensure synchronized testing and rollout
  • Formed close working relationship with DevOps team to facilitate smooth Integration and Delivery to QA and Production

Confidential, New York, NY

Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • Managed relationship with Audit Team’s Stakeholders throughout SDLC
  • Identified requirements during JAD sessions with Product Owners and SMEs
  • Coordinated and aligned PMO roadmap with project milestone's
  • Conducted GAP analysis between Current State and Future State
  • Maintained in JIRA User Stories, Business Rules, UI mock-ups, Use Cases
  • Led requirements walkthrough to ensure that all business and technical requirements are understood and accepted by technology team
  • Coordinated UAT, Confidential Review and Product Backlog grooming activities, releases schedule and migration events
  • Identified and report status of risks, issues, impediments and defects
  • Led Daily Scrums, Confidential Planning, Retrospectives and Confidential Reviews

Confidential, New York, NY

Scrum Master/Sr. Technical Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Advanced Analytics & Reporting Platform. Project iteratively added flexible business intelligence and customization functionality as well as insured compliance with The Alternative Investment Fund Managers Directive ( Confidential ), Form PF and FAS 157.
  • Daily Stock Market Data Reconciliation. Project built highly customizable and adaptable framework to resolve discrepancies from multiple independent market prices sources.
  • Partnered up with Client’s Business Sponsors to identify enhancements and customizations to the core product
  • Analyzed high level business/functional requirements and translate them into lower level users stories, business rules, tasks, design documentation, ETL diagrams, process flows, and wireframes; Guide stakeholders to review project backlog and clearly define priority and IT effort
  • Conducted Product Overview and Demo to the clients at the end of each Sprint
  • Worked closely with Product Owners to understand the product vision and develop product road map and Confidential schedule
  • Led daily “stand-ups” and updated Confidential backlogs based on the team’s progress
  • Managed impediments and dependencies
  • Conducted Confidential Review, Retrospective and Backlog Grooming meetings

Confidential, New York, NY

Sr. Technical Business Analyst/Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Managed three global technical teams and led over a dozen data onboarding & data mart related initiatives for the Confidential Data Office (JDO), Risk Management and Product Controllers departments
  • Conducted data mapping review sessions, created UML/workflow diagrams, data models and ETL designs by analyzing data samples and data dictionaries provided by vendors and source systems’ SMEs
  • Designed queries in Oracle SQL developer to perform automated regressions data tests
  • Ensured data compliance with Dodd - Frank Regulation 23.502(a)(4) and 23.502(b)(4)
  • Created UAT Plans and supervised creation and execution of the UAT cases
  • Balanced stakeholder needs by negotiating tradeoffs between scope, schedule, and budget
  • Provided regular progress reports during JDO status meetings throughout SDLC

Confidential, New York, NY

Sr. Business Analyst/Project Coordinator

Responsibilities:

  • Provided full Business Analysis and Project Management support on the development of the Centralized Medical Task Management system to establish DWH and replace 15 silo systems
  • Conducted JAD sessions and interviews with office staff and medical personal to elicit business requirements and produce BRD
  • Produced FRD containing: mock-ups for screens and reports, workflow diagrams, data mappings, functional/non-functional requirements and business rules
  • Performed requirements traceability and manage changes to the requirements by creating and maintaining Change Control documents
  • Managed risks and issues, created mitigation actions and adjusted project plans

Confidential, New York, NY

Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Provided full BA support on the project for the Loan Origination department that created a STP that combined Loan Approval workflow, credit check, collateral management and credit risk modules
  • Prepared financial analysis reports for high level financial leasing decision-making
  • Gathered & analyzed financial data to determine expected profitability
  • Developed data-marts for Statistical and Financial reports with data visualization and drill down capability

Confidential, New York, NY

Sr. Business Analyst, Sales Team

Responsibilities:

  • Project for the City of Philadelphia DBMRS/IDS Research focused on optimizing performance and enhancing the GUI for the Case Management system. Migrated data from FOCUS to MS SQL
  • Assisted Sales Team of the B2B software with analyzing customers' needs, documenting configuration requirements and enhancements
  • Conducted product demonstrations and the end-user training
  • Create new/update existing functional specifications for new interfaces or changes to existing interfaces

Confidential, New York, NY

Sr. Consultant/Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Participated as a BA in the on-boarding of FSI clients for the IBI Business Intelligence (BI) Solutions Application:
  • American Express & Nation Wide insurance- Gathered & analyzed financial data for prototyping/building financial reports using Confidential BI tools
  • JPMorgan Chase - Positioned Confidential data adapters/parsers for financial messages (SWIFT, CREST, BIC and IBAN) against competing vendors, for later implementation and support
  • Merrill Lynch - Performing data analyses and creating ETL processes schemas for “mortgage pools” data on-boarding into a DW
  • As a BA developed applications for: NYPD, NYC DOH, NYC Department of Finance

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