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Scrum Master Resume

Woodbridge, NJ


  • 6+ years of experience as a scrum master coaching teams to follow agile methodologies and processes.
  • Certified Scrum Master managing agile projects of various size and complexity.
  • Managing end - to-end development and product teams with in-depth understanding of the complete SDLC processes in cross-cultural environments.
  • Expertise in leading teams that transition to agile and lean methodology.
  • Well-demonstrated ability to develop and implement highly successful short and long term strategic plans, effectively delivering products within the timeline and cost.
  • Eager to educate team members on best practices for agile software development project management.
  • Initiated and contributed to internal process improvements.
  • Good problem solving, sound decision making capabilities and excellent communication skills.


Confidential, Woodbridge, NJ

Scrum Master

  • Facilitated daily SCRUM stand up calls and tracked status using scrum board.
  • Facilitated agile ceremonies like Sprint planning, backlog grooming sessions to prioritize the features/epics based on the business expectation.
  • Managed burn down chart and communicated project status to stakeholders.
  • Facilitated Sprint retrospectives to adapt best practices based on the lessons learnt from previous sprint.
  • Ensured product owner’s focus on short and long term milestones.
  • Tracked and communicated team velocity and sprint/release progress.
  • Worked with the product owner to develop release plans for the automation of several projects.
  • Improved team velocity by incorporating capacity planning into sprint planning sessions.
  • Removed team impediments on a daily basis to allow the team to deliver the sprint goals and deliverables.
  • Collaborated with members of the Product, Business and Engineering Teams to develop and maintain Product Backlogs.


Scrum Master

  • Scheduled and carried out Sprint planning, daily Scrum stand up calls, backlog grooming sessions.
  • Prioritized sprint backlogs and facilitated functional and technical discussion among the development team.
  • Tracked project status using burn down chart and communicated project status to stakeholders.
  • Ensured product owner’s focus on short and long term milestones.
  • Held Sprint retrospectives session to understand what is working for the team and made adjustments to improve the process.
  • Tracked team velocity frequently to identify if the sprint goals will be delivered on time.
  • Worked with the product owner to develop release plans for the automation of several projects.
  • Improved team velocity by incorporating capacity planning into sprint planning sessions.
  • Facilitated the team to remove impediments on a daily basis.
  • Proactively managed and monitored execution of deliverables and status in an effective manner.


Project Management office (PMO)

  • Managed all financial components of the vertical functions like planning, gathering, intimating, monitoring, estimating and evaluating the NMEP (non-manpower expenses) for the whole unit of Assurance-Testing for the vice president’s team weekly, monthly and every quarter.
  • Worked with the leads of 20 vertical functions in planning and tracking their teams NMEP and any other additional finance requests.
  • Tracked the depreciation costs for every month and quarter.
  • Generated NMEP reports for executives.
  • Accounting the provisions and reversals for every vertical function by tracking their first cut, second cut and final cut values.
  • Handled the finance requests for capex (software) and non-capex (hardware) expenses.
  • Automated several manual data entry excel sheets with macros.


Scrum Master /PMO (Project Management office)

  • Managed a team of 15 members, 12 from offshore and 3 at onsite.
  • Simultaneously handled 3 different projects (In-feature driven development).
  • Managed Backlogs, team capacity, velocity and Burndown charts.
  • Worked as an Agile Coach to train team on Process Improvement.
  • Worked in multi team cross-functional features along with other teams and Project managers.
  • Driven a culture of continuous improvements across all parts of the technology organization.
  • Worked with various partner business teams and helped to gather functional requirements.
  • Coordinate d release plans for fixes and projects with infrastructure team.
  • Cleared major issues, blockers and disputes within the team.


Scrum master

  • Lead 8 member offshore team through full product lifecycles (vision, planning, implementation, successful release/deployment and maintenance).
  • Served as the subject matter expert (SME) for the whole team.
  • Involved in gathering and analyzing business requirements and converting them into technical specifications thereby adhering to the SDLC Lifecycle.
  • Automated the base code for health check on all test servers.
  • Worked with the team members to create Functional design to be implemented in UNIX environment.
  • Created exclusive MLPD (Mid-Level Platform design) and DPAD (Detailed Platform and Design) using Microsoft Visio
  • Designed and coded business components using C and ORACLE 10g.
  • Reviewed and handled the CR’s (Change requests) to the team.
  • Worked on the defects assigned to the team from the infrastructure perspective.
  • Facilitated effective deployments/modifications to existing code and determined operational objectives to study business functions.
  • Participated in Code-Reviews and Optimization of the code.
  • Actively participated in Scrum based agile methodologies.
  • Assisted in fixing 100% defects, test them and report in HPQC.
  • Involved in internal audit reviews and helped create audit reports.
  • Served as a SPOC (Single point of contact) for the ADM telephony’s learning and development.
  • Served as the chief editor of the BFS domains newsletter.
  • Co-ordinated shift rotation plans for the support team.

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