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Scrum Master Resume

COMPUTER SYSTEMS EXPERTISE:

Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Access, Visio, Outlook, Microsoft Project, Sharepoint, Rally, See Now Do, Version One, Caliber, Dreamweaver, HP Quality Center, Adobe Acrobat 5.0, AS/400, People Soft, Oracle Operating Systems, SAP, JIRA

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • Facilitates all aspects of the Scrum framework, including sprint planning sessions, backlog grooming sessions, daily stand - ups, sprint reviews and sprint retrospectives.
  • Maintains the Scrum team’s capacity, Scrum board, sprint backlog, velocity charts, and burn down charts within JIRA.
  • Provides appropriate and timely written communication to team members, POs, and leadership throughout the life cycle of the project(s).
  • Identifies and communicates potential risks and impediments to completion including resources, costs, and time. Recommends actionable alternatives and escalates to management as necessary.
  • Develops, analyzes, and maintains business requirements and/or functional specifications for systems which have a significant impact on existing or proposed solutions.
  • Works with Product Owners to ensure User Stories support feature requirements and that the traceability of the requirements/stories is maintained.
  • Develops documentation and artifacts to support the Scrum process including feature requirements, user stories, process workflows, interface prototypes, etc.
  • Drives the team toward product delivery that provides potentially shippable incremental functionality.
  • Assists management in finding and executing on opportunities to continuously improve Agile development methodology and techniques.
  • Department moved from Agile to SAFe
  • Facilitated PI planning sessions
  • Facilitated Elaboration sessions with Product owners and Development team

Confidential

Senior Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Function as the liaison between the business units, technology teams, support teams as well as vendors.
  • Bridge the understanding between business and technical teams by developing a rapport with the business teams and by developing a deep understanding of their business processes.
  • Gather requirements for shared services groups. Responsible for creating BNR’s (Business Needs Requests), Decision Matrixes and other standard documentation for Bridgestone.
  • Working with Cash Applications to map workflows that will streamline some of their current processes.
  • Working with Accounting or determining on selecting a vendor for bank reconciliation.
  • Vendor Portal Project- working with Purchasing, Accounts Payable and IT on the selection of a vendor to implement a vendor portal.
  • Serving as BA on the Enwisen upgrade project- will be developing test cases for UAT

Confidential

Senior Requirements Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Gather/analyze/document business requirements leading to the development of a business solution. These are documented in high level requirements documents which then lead to Use Cases/Epics and User Stories.
  • Participate in daily scrum meetings.
  • Participate and lead estimation meetings.
  • Clarifying requirements with Product Managers and working closely with the development teams to quickly solve development problems.
  • Responsible for creating detail release notes on all releases of Acuity.
  • Demo new functionality for Acuity to customers after each Sprint.
  • Support the establishment of new projects by facilitating visioning sessions with business users.
  • Recognize and communicate the effects and impacts of requested changes to established projects, systems and applications, as needed.
  • Answer product questions and resolving issues from internal teams and external clients.

Confidential

Business Analyst /Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Participates in all phases of the software development life cycle - requirements, analysis, development, testing, and implementation.
  • Liaison between the business users and technical teams and provide a single point of contact for user communication.
  • Assists with ongoing Status Meetings with development and the business owners. Provide regular verbal and written status reports to IT management
  • Supports the IT Team on all testing: data validation and troubleshooting, system integration testing, and functional testing.
  • Develop relevant test scenarios and system integration test scripts and insure the testing results correspond to the business expectations.
  • Works with/leads other key project team members to gather requirements and provide analysis.
  • Provides technical, functional guidance on specific project deliverables.
  • Works with the IT Team on understanding and resolution of bugs for any given application.
  • Document, report and follow-up on all defects uncovered during the testing process.

Confidential

Senior Business Analyst Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Performs analysis and design tasks related to both new and existing applications and business projects.
  • Conduct research and gather information related to assigned projects.
  • Interview stakeholders and end-users, to gather requirements.
  • Develop business documentation that clearly articulates objectives and requirements.
  • Develop test scenarios and use cases, and support the testing of business applications.
  • Provides user support and end-user training.
  • Assist in writing project proposals.

Confidential

Business Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Deliver facts, measurements, and information to support business decisions.
  • Extract and analyze business information from various sources such as PMS ERP systems and external sources.
  • Supply data to benchmark and improve business processes.
  • Analyze existing business process and make proposals to optimize business flows.
  • Train operational personnel in the correct use of IT systems of tools.
  • Provide metrics to measure the performance of the Regional Service Managers. Drive fact based decision making and ongoing improvement plans.
  • Set up and maintain databases in Access as well as run ad-hoc queries upon request.
  • Participate on project teams to enable success metrics are defined, gathered and analyzed and fed back into programs for continuous improvement.
  • Manage tasks of IT team members in the project and provide general guidance and direction related to project related activities and decisions.
  • Work closely with business project leader and the project user team to understand business requirements and develop business solutions.
  • Work with business users to re-engineer existing processes, establish new processes, and analyze and understand the impact on system changes.
  • Facilitate and lead discussions and meetings related to systems analysis and design activities, and make decisions on key design elements.

Confidential

Systems Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Manage and develop packaging and financial risk reports for Sales/Marketing, Accounting and Demand Flow involving $10 million EBITDA liability.
  • Design and develop reporting metrics.
  • Manage graphic projects to ensure creative, film, and plate costs are allocated and completed to deadline.
  • Create and implement procedures on process improvements within Graphics and Packaging.
  • Collect packaging project costs for DPC customers and provide implementation recommendation to sales.
  • Serve as Logistics coordinator for Doane plants.
  • Serve as project manager for new packaging.
  • Compile and manage data for different projects.
  • Analyze large amounts of data to recognize market trends and make recommendations based on findings to sales and marketing.

Confidential

Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Set up and maintained databases for various projects using Microsoft Access (extracting data tables from the data warehouse using Oracle).
  • Prepared weekly reports (metrics), to support data.
  • Developed detailed systems specifications for conversion to automated systems for moderately complex business problems.
  • Compiled data and statistical information; develop reports and make recommendations.
  • Analyzed standard procedures and systems in order to convert them to programmable formats required by the customer.
  • Designed and created queries for various projects.

Confidential

Staff Scientist / Data Management Specialist

Responsibilities:

  • Performed Health and Safety audits at Plant facilities.
  • Performed Environmental Site Assessments.
  • Designed databases to support various projects.

Confidential

HRIS Specialist

Responsibilities:

  • Assisted in parallel testing of the People Soft software package.
  • Made salary recommendations for medical staff.
  • Designed databases to support special projects.

Confidential

Industrial Hygienist /Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Inspected buildings for the presence of hazardous materials in buildings.
  • Created and maintained databases for different projects using Microsoft Access.
  • Performed air monitoring for a variety of organic compounds and particulate matter.
  • Conducted indoor air quality investigations and health and safety audits for plant facilities.
  • Project manager on various site assessment projects.

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