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Scrum Master Resume

SUMMARY:

  • Sesha is an experienced IT professional with more than 5+ years of IT experience as a Scrum Master, Jr. Project Manager & as a JAVA developer. Sesha is proficient with Agile (Scrum & Kanban). PM principles as also programming fundamentals with good understanding of OOPS, OOAD concepts including business requirements development, user story development, scrum framework, Kanban methodology, software testing processes & methodologies.
  • Experience in Agile Processes Scrum, SAFe, Kanban etc. as also scrum ceremonies like story grooming/refinements, story estimation, user story creation using INVEST principles, organizing and conducting daily scrums, sprint reviews/retrospective, release planning etc.
  • Proficient in the use of JIRA for user stories, integration with Zephyr, X - Ray for test case creation, creating dashboards (burndown chart, sprint velocity etc.)
  • In-depth working knowledge of all aspects of the software development life cycle (SDLC), PMLC, Agile (Scrum & Kanban), Testing Processes & methodologies
  • Knowledge & understanding of testing software applications & on tablets, smartphones, web and Cloud
  • Hands on experience in preparing Test Plans/Strategies/Protocols, Test Scripts, identifying regression suite automated Test Scripts and Test Cases
  • Knowledge of white box testing, grey box and black box testing including Integration, Functionality, GUI, System, Regression and UAT Testing
  • Experience in defect tracking, monitoring, troubleshooting, root cause analysis, test data, test environment preparation, test environment management including scheduled code deployments
  • In depth understanding to develop and document User Stories, Business requirements, functional specifications, use cases and design documents to determine test requirements
  • Experience in creation and maintenance of Testing Artifacts (Test Plan, Test Strategy, Test Cases, Requirements Traceability Matrix, Test Summary Reports, and Test Effort Estimates etc.)
  • Knowledge of using JAVA, J2EE and Web Technologies to develop enterprise front-end and back-end applications

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Java/J2EE Technologies: Java 1.5, JDBC, JSP, Servlet

Java Frameworks/Libraries: Spring, Hibernate, JUnit, Log4J

Dev Tools: Maven, Eclipse, ANT, Jenkins, GitHub and Sonar

Databases: Oracle, SQL

OS: Windows, Linux, UNIX

Application Servers: Tomcat, Glassfish

Design skills: OOD (Object Oriented Design)

SW Dev Methodologies: Waterfall, Agile methodology

Scripting Languages: Restful Web services, HTML, Basic Python, JavaScript, XML, Ruby on Rails

Testing Tools: JIRA, QC 10/11, SOAPUI, SOATest

Agile Tools: JIRA, Rally, VersionOne

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

SCRUM MASTER

  • Assisted in planning, leading and coaching the team members in its Agile/Scrum adoption
  • Communicated the vision, goals and Product Backlog items to the development team
  • Helped Product Owner in defining and maintaining the product backlog as also the Sprint Backlog
  • Helped Product Owner on prioritization techniques and team members with capacity planning
  • Facilitate the Sprint Planning meeting & helped the team in creating Sprint backlog and a goal (Definition of Ready & Definition of Done)
  • Help the team inspect and adapt based on feedback from current and previous sprints
  • Organized meetings, enforcing time boxes and maintained the impediment tracker
  • Worked with the PO to maintain the Product Backlog and release plan
  • Helped the PO organize backlog items into appropriate releases or priority groups
  • Ensured the task board, Sprint Burndown Chart, Impediments list is up to date
  • Facilitate Daily Scrum Meeting and help the team to inspect the progress towards Sprint Goal and adapt their plan
  • Facilitated Scrum ceremonies: Scrum Planning, Daily standup and Scrum of Scrum, Sprint Reviews & Retrospective
  • Facilitated the Sprint Retrospective and helped the team to inspect and adapt
  • Supported multiple Product Owners and Scrum Teams
  • Coached the development team to become self organized and cross - functional team
  • Used Burn down charts and other metrics to show task and sprint progress
  • Performed Issue tracking, Scrum board, sprint creation using Rally
  • Helped teams apply the Scrum Framework and principles of agility
Confidential

Jr. PROJECT MANAGER

  • Assisted Sr. PM in managing financials of assigned IT projects monitoring actual spend etc.
  • Coordinated cross-functional teams with both internal and offshore team members, running status meetings and closely monitoring the progress vs. plan
  • Monitored time tables and milestones and collaborated with project teams to keep project on track
  • Helped in the development of Project Plan, WBS, Scope Statement, Cost Estimates and Baseline Budgets
  • Coordinated Testing and organized meetings with Stakeholders to provide Status Reports and review Deliverable timelines
  • Closely Monitored Project Resources and manage the project change control process utilizing MS Project to create schedules, define activities, and allocate resources
  • Interfaced with IT developers and business to maintain communication
  • Constantly monitor and report on progress of assigned projects to all stakeholders
Confidential

Project Analyst

  • Facilitated and coordinated the work of multiple project teams engaged in the establishment and implementation of projects to support the Project Manager
  • Managed activities related to budgeting, forecasting, monitoring, process management, risk management, quality control and reporting for low to medium complexity projects
  • Coordinate meetings and resources for projects that impact multiple departments or for multiple projects
  • Develop and maintain detailed project schedules, share point including all administrative tasks involved in the project
  • Developed and maintained all PM deliverables throughout the project lifecycle
  • Maintained and tracking the work resource hours in Planview. Designed and implemented various modules in the seat management system
  • Managed the project change control process, status reporting, project estimating, monthly accounting and vendor invoice processing

Java Developer

Confidential

  • Developed Applications using java scripts
  • Prioritize coding modules as per project plan shared by Technical Lead
  • Participated in code reviews with the business
  • Performed unit testing using the Junit tool
  • Deployed the application on the Tomcat Server
  • Performed manual testing of the application

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