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Sr Project Manager & Scrum Master Resume

SUMMARY:

  • Overall 15+ years of experience in Design, influence and Lead quality and testability of software and services in Agile Development methodology
  • Experience in creating and executing Test Organization transformation road maps delivering cost and quality benefits with extensive experience in insurance domain
  • Responsible for Quality delivery and operational measures and sound understanding of T&M, Fixed Price, Unit Based pricing models
  • Risk and Issue Management for complex and critical programs
  • Coordinated Test Automation CoE and established process and tools for efficiencies gain
  • Experience in creating and executing test strategy for all types of testing engagements
  • Providing solution, estimates and pricing for large RFP's and proactive propositions to customers
  • Excellent People Management, talent acquisition and retention skills
  • Strong communication, soft skills and task master to deliver the desired results for my customers
  • Develop Test Strategy for complex projects involving multiple teams to collaborate
  • Architect and drive Large Scale Quality challenges and initiatives across wide variety of Quality teams
  • Automation ROI Calculation and proposal documenting experience with extensive knowledge on Visio and MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Skills demonstrated through value realization for customers and industry acknowledged certifications including Professional Scrum Master 1 (PSM), ISEB Certified in Quality Testing and SQL Certified
  • Execute all components of product testing such as functional regression, end to end testing, performance & load testing and Failure mode testing
  • Provide scalability recommendation for complex services and applications
  • Mentor other engineers, new team members and apply technical expertise to challenging programming and design problems relating to quality engineering
  • Participate in establishing project plans, estimate work and monitor progress against milestones
  • Communicate and coordinate testing with offshore and local teams as well as make recommendations to improve product reliability, performance, and quality assurance, best practices and processes
  • Excellent documentation and reporting experience using MS word, Power point, Visio, Publisher tools
  • Working experience with Agile Scrum teams, PMO and Release Management Office and burn down charts in JIRA and Confluence tools.
  • Built UI - less utilities for defect reporting and tracking thru JIRA, Bugzilla REST API.
  • Excellent documentation and reporting experience using MS word, Power point, Visio, Publisher tools
  • Working experience with Agile Scrum teams, PMO and Release Management Office and burndown charts in JIRA and Confluence tools.

PROCESS & TECHNICAL COMPETENCIES:

Databases: SQL Server

Programming Languages: C, C++, Java, VB, VBScript, Selenium & UFT

Software Engineering Methodologies/Tools/Technologies: Agile, SCRUM, Waterfall, Quality Center, ALM, Enable, Team Tracker, Product Studio, Beyond Compare and Version One.

Verticals: Insurance, Digital Marketing, E learning, Media and Product Based

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Sr Project Manager & SCRUM Master

Technology/Skills: . Net, Version One, SQL SERVER 2008

Responsibilities:

  • Quality Delivery management includes QA Strategy development, effort management, Milestone adherence, Risk management and Quality Gate checks
  • Team quality objective setting and quality monitoring for transaction intensive applications
  • Critical defects in production are reduced by 15% for all Components since last one year
  • Application downtime due to functional issues are reduced down to 1 occurrence from 8 in previous year
  • Works in close collaboration with Release Management Office (RMO) & Portfolio Management Office (PMO)
  • Coordinated 6 different User Acceptance Test (UAT) groups for on-time UAT tests results review and signoffs
  • Quality delivery coordination with onsite-offshore model for effective cost of Quality and accountability
  • QA effort ratio is maintained at less than 40% in comparison with DEV efforts
  • 18K manual regression test cases reviewed, revamped and right sized to 6500 test cases with optimal quality test coverage
  • Annual QA objectives setup for team members & Mentoring them to accomplish Organization Objectives
  • Works with Product sponsors and AppDEV management for both legacy SDLC product delivery and Agile Sprint product delivery
  • Earned Value, Actual cost & Backlog realization using JIRA
  • Sprint planning and story delivery in Agile SCRUM sprint cycles
  • Earned value realization during sprints and actual cost determination in sprint retrospectives
  • Exercised Shift-left test strategy for early quality assessment and quality engineering
  • Implemented Business Process Testing (BPT) framework for cost effective regression suites definition and execution
  • Engagement experience includes Business Analysis, Process development, Project management, Contingency planning and Test Management, Project due diligence & Project transitioning, System Analysis, production support, programming, Acceptance Testing to Project Implementation
  • Identify and resolve issues critical to the project’s strategic and operational success

Confidential

Working at ONSITE /Offshore Client location as Sr Project Manager and SCRUM Master

Responsibilities:

  • Managing multiple simultaneous scrum teams who work with teams across various sites & geographical locations to deliver releases by organizing SCRUM meetings to ensures the team needs are met.
  • Work with Product Owner to ensure Vision, Roadmap is transparent, ensure team's work is aligned to these Goals and Objectives
  • Facilitate sprint planning, daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning, demos and other Scrum-related meetings
  • Driving Scrum processes, risk management, tracking dependencies and conflict resolution techniques
  • Generated capacity reports, performance, trending, incident reports and other related metrics to enable the delivery of required monitoring solutions.
  • Support Product Owner in backlog maintenance, prioritization, defects/bugs resolutions
  • Participate daily Scrum meetings, Sprint Planning, Sprint Review, Sprint Retrospective, Release planning and other scrum-related meetings
  • Conduct Sprint Reviews/Demos for product teams and product managers.
  • Observe relevant metrics that help the team see how they are doing and find out the ways how team’s productivity can be improved.
  • Play an active role in fostering Agile knowledge throughout the organization by means of effective communication with both Technical and Business audiences.
  • Actively help the team to overcome teething in adopting Agile methodology and contribute to the overall Agile spirit.
  • Highlights interdependencies between teams and creates alignment
  • Take responsibility for the planning, management and delivery of all Quality related activities
  • Participate in program/project review meetings and Perform internal quality audits and risk assessments

Technology/Skills: . Net, SQL, SliverLight, ALM, VSS, Team Foundation Server

Confidential, New York

Quality Manager and Test Process Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Test Project management and Test Lead with quantifiable measurements of project health
  • Project planning, execution, monitoring & Control
  • Involved in Enterprise testing approach & release strategy
  • Project synch up meetings with customer on daily progress
  • Regression test execution and results review along with release manager
  • Review project risk and mitigation plans with team on Bi-weekly basis
  • Project metrics dash board creation and publishing to key stake holders

Technology/Skills: . Net, SQL, Confluence, SCM, Quality Center

Confidential, Milpitas, CA

Onsite Coordinator, Quality Manager & Test Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Sizing and ROI estimations for testing efforts
  • Reusable Business Components design, creation and Business Process tests assembly in Test Plan
  • Published dash boards to all stakeholders with program progress and test metrics
  • Acted as the onsite interface for any interaction with clients that will be engaging with any of the Testing Services Centers and Groups outside of Testing Services. Ensured that they have a detailed understanding of Test Centers Of Excellence/Best Practice within Testing Service Delivery Model and able to articulate the vision of transition towards these types of models

Technology/Skills: . Net, SQL, Enable, Beyond Compare, Team Tracker, Strpis, Ontouch Meters

Confidential

Test Lead and Senior Test Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of Test Plan, Test cases and mapping to requirement
  • Test Execution and logging defects
  • Participating in Post Master meetings
  • Preparation of KT documents and Test Summary Report
  • Analyzed results using Analyzer
  • Involved in database testing - Coordinated daily and weekly status

Technology/Skills: . Net, SQL Server, Product Studio

Confidential

Test Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Preparation of Test cases and mapping to requirement
  • Test Execution and logging defects

Technology/Skills: .Net, Jira, Visual Basic, SQL Server 2000

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