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Scrum Master/coach Resume

New, YorK

SUMMARY:

  • Successful Scrum Master with more than 10+ years of experience in Product development and Project Management using Agile as well as waterfall methodologies
  • Capable of handling complex projects and product development gleaned from extensive experience and leadership in Team Development and management, change management, Vendor & Client Relationship Management.
  • Agile: Early adopter, champion of agile principles, helped the teams become more agile/Lean by coaching, facilitating and about the process, methodologies, Q&A and implementation
  • Agile transformation: Agile transformation planning and implementation, AT roadmap designing, AT strategy and AT coach
  • Scrum: Facilitate Scrum ceremonies like Daily Scrum/standups, Scrum Review, Retrospective, sprint planning, Backlog grooming, and Scrum of scrum, implemented various engineering practices like XP, TDD, BDD.
  • Empowered self - organize teams, mastered the technique of removing Impediments, priorities Product/Sprint Backlogs, Capacity, Velocity & effective staff count tracking and reporting

TECHNICAL VALUE:

Team Building & Mentoring, Client and Vendor Management, PMO Development & Improvement, Infrastructure & Application: Project Management, Cloud Computing, ROI Analysis, BI, ETL, Data Warehousing & Visualization, UI/UX

Tools: MS Project, HP PPM, MS Visual Studio - Team Foundation Server (client Team Explorer), SharePoint, ServiceNow, ERWIN, Visio, Rational, VersionOne, Mercury Test Director, Hyperion - Essbase, Lotus Notes, JIRA, Tableau, Hadoop, Hive, Sqoop

Languages/Software: J2EE, .NET, HTML, PL/SQL, CSS, JavaScript, VBScript, PowerBuilder 7.0Sybase IQ, MS SQL Server 2014, Oracle 12, Advanced Commercial Banking System (ACBS), Tradix, Wall Street, PAMMIDAS, Informatica

AGILE PROJECT MANAGEMENT: Agile Principles, Scrum /Kanban/Lean/XP/TDD/ATDD, Story-Based Development, Sprint Planning Meetings, Daily Standups, Retrospective Meetings, Scrum of Scrum, Backlog Grooming, Improve Productivity of Sprint Team, Empower the Team to be Self-Organized, SAFe Framework

IT PROJECT LIFECYCLE: Adhere to SDLC, Communication Planning, Project Management (Waterfall/Agile), Risk Management, Project Scheduling, Initiation & Planning (BRD/FRD), Executing, Change Control Management, Procurements, Quality Control, IT Governess & Data Securities, Release Planning & Management

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, New York

Scrum Master/Coach

Responsibilities:

  • Help the teams embrace SAFe core values, adopt and apply SAFe principles and implement SAFe practices.
  • Help the teams focus on daily and iteration goals in the context of current Program Increment principles.
  • Lead the teams’ efforts in relentless improvement.
  • Train, coach and mentor Scrum teams.
  • Facilitate all team meetings, including the daily stand up, iteration planning, team demo and iteration retrospective.
  • Represent teams in release status meetings.
  • Support the product owner in his efforts and facilitate a healthy intra-team dynamic with respect to priorities and scope.
  • Eliminate impediments by actively addressing the blocking issues so that the teams could focus on achieving the objectives of the iteration.
  • Promote SAFe quality practices by fostering a culture of technical discipline and supporting relevant communities of practice.
  • Represent the teams in the scrum of scrum meetings.
  • Assist the teams in preparation for Agile Release Train (ART) activities, including PI planning, system demos, and the inspect and adapt workshop.
  • Drive best practices into the teams that improve the efficiency and quality of delivery.
  • Track and Improve Team Velocity.
  • Track retrospective notes, improvement plans and action items.
  • Assure team commitment to release plans prior to release commitments being made externally.
  • Facilitate inter-team communication and resolution of any barriers to the team success.

Confidential, New York

Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate dialogue between the Product Owner, team members, customers, stakeholders, and executives.
  • Build a high-performing team and foster relentless improvement at the team and program levels.
  • Support the adoption of engineering practices, DevOps, and Agile architecture.
  • Train, coach and mentor Scrum teams.
  • Help the teams focus on daily and iteration goals in the context of current Program Increment principles.
  • Facilitate all team meetings, including the daily stand up, iteration planning, team demo and iteration retrospective.
  • Represent teams in release status meetings.
  • Support the product owner in his efforts and facilitate a healthy intra-team dynamic with respect to priorities and scope.
  • Eliminate impediments by actively addressing the blocking issues so that the teams could focus on achieving the objectives of the iteration.
  • Promote SAFe quality practices by fostering a culture of technical discipline and supporting relevant communities of practice.
  • Represent the teams in the scrum of scrum meetings.
  • Assist the teams in preparation for Agile Release Train (ART) activities, including PI planning, system demos, and inspect and adapt workshop.
  • Facilitate program planning, execution, and delivery of end-to-end systems value.
  • Support learning through participation in Communities of Practice.
  • Drive best practices into the teams that improve the efficiency and quality of delivery.
  • Track and Improve Team Velocity.
  • Track retrospective notes, improvement plans and action items.
  • Assure team commitment to release plans prior to release commitments being made externally.

Confidential, New Jersey

Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • Successfully conducted scrum ceremonies like Release Planning, Sprint planning, daily stand up (Daily Scrum), Backlog grooming, Sprint Review and Retrospectives.
  • Actively involved with teams to transform from Waterfall to Agile methodology.
  • Represented teams in release status meetings.
  • Worked closely with the Product Owner and Team on a daily basis.
  • Drove best practices into the team that improved the efficiency and quality of delivery.
  • Tracked and Improved Team Velocity.
  • Tracked retrospective notes, improvement plans and action items.
  • Assured team commitment to release plans prior to release commitments being made externally.
  • Facilitated inter-team communication and resolution of any barriers to the team success.

Confidential, New York

Agile Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Led high-profile systems integration project consisting of a staff of 25 to establish daily STP (Straight Through Processing) for Cash Management/Treasury transactions of major client.
  • Rescued project that was underperforming.
  • Drove initiatives to institute change management processes and introduce testing tools.
  • Managed entire SDLC from scoping and change control, staffing, deliverables, risk mitigation, and project budget using Agile methodology .
  • Project was essential to audit compliance and SOX.
  • Managed a cross-functional team of business users, consultants and corporate IT to develop and implement applications for Securities Lending.
  • Lead a team of 5 for selection of testing and version control process tools from companies.
  • Gave weekly updates with details of key issues, s, and planned activities in the form of status report.

Confidential, New York

Senior Business Analyst/Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Led a cross-functional team of business users, consultants and corporate IT, to develop and implement ecommerce applications for Confidential, Trading and Marketing groups.
  • Led 6-person team in creating automated tests to ensure Confidential compliance of 14 client and 3 server applications on 3 platforms.
  • Responsible for development and management of budgets, determining project scope, liaising between clients and staff throughout project lifecycle, and ensuring objectives were met.
  • Conducted Joint Application Development sessions as a facilitator.
  • Analyzed and managed requirements using Rational Requisite Pro.
  • Used Rational Unified Process (RUP) methodology to create use case specifications and workflow diagrams.
  • Gave weekly updates with details of key issues, s, and planned activities in the form of status report.
  • Clients included Thomson Financial Services and American Express.

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