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Scrum Master Resume

Philadelphia, PA

SUMMARY:

Senior IT consultant and Scrum Master focused on large program/project management and organizational transitions to Agile. Transitioned 250 person PMO from waterfall to Agile. A self - directed, pragmatic leader with a record of successful deployments of complex software development projects for Confidential 500 companies, state and federal agencies.

KEY COMPETENCIES:

  • Coaching senior executives and teams transitioning from waterfall to Agile
  • Leveraging ADKAR change management methodology to facilitate adoption of Agile principles and practices
  • Working with geographically dispersed teams
  • Communicating tough messages to all stakeholders, including C-level management
  • Transforming under-performing teams

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Philadelphia, PA

Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • Team consisted of offshore, near shore and local resources from several vendors.
  • Implemented Agile best practices resulting in significantly improved team velocity.

Confidential, Philadelphia, PA

Program Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Manage all form development activity for Confidential ’s Document Fulfillment team, consisting of on- and offshore resources.
  • Team develops forms for all of Confidential ’s lines of business and insurance products.

Confidential, Philadelphia, PA

Program Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Engaged as first Program Manager for Australian-based mature start-up company.
  • Collaborated with Agile teams and Scrum Masters to better define User Stories and estimate points to understand scope and level of effort required to deliver software products that had been under development for over one year.
  • Delivered an objective assessment of the development status of two new cyber products, risks and mitigation strategies, and a forecast of when the products would be available for sale.

Confidential, Bloomfield, CT

Change Management Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Partnered with senior IT and business executives to develop communications setting out case for transition to Agile
  • Worked with Enterprise and Team level coaches to address resistance to adoption of Agile principles and practices
  • Coached middle level management and team members on implications of being Agile (mindset and practical)
  • Taught internal User Story Writing and Scrum Master classes

Release Train Engineer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Coached four geographically dispersed Scrum Masters and Scrum teams
  • Managed special projects on multi-year $500+M project to transition Confidential to value-based reimbursement model;
  • PPACA Program Manager for Confidential Global Health Benefits

Confidential, Austin, Texas

Program Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Triaged and replanned million multi-year software development project for the Confidential .
  • Managed team of fifty resources located in Austin, Denver and Tucson.
  • Determined actual project status, identified root causes for project delays and proposed solutions to 3M and Idaho senior executives.
  • Implemented process changes that improved code quality by 65%.

Confidential, Austin, Texas

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Managed all software development projects for the Driver’s License Division ( Confidential ).
  • Earlier in engagement, coordinated vendor team and Confidential ’ business resources to convert to new inventory management software.

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