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Scrum Master Resume

Washington, DC

SUMMARY:

  • Big - picture strategist with 15+ years of experience and ideal blend of strong leadership skills and expansive technical knowledge base
  • 15+ years of experience in Agile and Lean based process improvements in a large organization as an Agile Coach, Scrum Coach, and process consultant in Agile adoption and transformation.
  • Advanced expertise in Agile (Scrum, Kanban, Lean, XP, RAD) and PMBOK methodologies, complemented by SPC4, CSM, PMP certifications and more than a decade of experience for world-class organizations.

CORE COMPETENCIES:

  • DevOps (CI/CD) Expert
  • Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
  • TDD, ATDD, and BDD Expert
  • Budget Management / Cost Optimization
  • Business-Technology Alignment
  • Agile (Scrum, Kanban, Lean, XP, RAD)
  • Cloud Computing (AWS, Azure Government Cloud, Google App Engine, and Rackspace Cloud)
  • Web / E-Commerce / Data Modeling

TECHNICAL PROFICIENCIES:

Agile tools: CA Agile Central (former Rally), VersionOne, AgileCraft, LeanKit, and JIRA-Agile.

Build Tools: Ant, NAnt, Bamboo, MSBuild, Rake, and GNU Make

Continuous Integration Tools: Jenkins, Cruise, TeamCity, and Hudson

Infrastructure Automation: Chef, Puppet, and Ansible

Cloud Computing: AWS, Azure Government Cloud, Google App Engine, and Rackspace Cloud

TDD, ATDD and BDD tools/frameworks: JUnit, TestNG, Selenium, SoapUI, Appium, Cucumber, and RSpec.

Project Management: MS Project, MS EPM, Planview, EPPM.

Web Development: MVC 5, ASP .NET, JSON, Mobile App, XSL, XSLT, Drupal 7 CMS, AJAX, JSP, WebSphere, IIS 8.5, Tomcat, Apache, CSS, BizTalk Server 2.

Distributed Computing: Security, RESTful, Web services, WCF, MVVM, Unity Framework, Prism, MEF .NET Remoting, COM+/DCOM, Reusable Components, DNA, RMI, CORBA.

RDBMS: Oracle 12c, SQL Server T-SQL, z/TPF, Mainframes, LINQ-to-Entity, Entity Framework 4/5/6, NHibernate, Handling Big Databases / DTS Packages / Relationships, ODBC, ADO .NET, JDBC, MS Access 2013, FoxPro 2.6.

Languages: C#, VB .NET, PHP, C++, VC++, Java Script, Win32 SDK, ActiveX, MFC, ATL.

Java: JEE, JSP, JPA, JMS, Swing, EJB, JNDI, JNI, AWT, Servlets, Applets, Security.

Data Modeling: UML, Design Patterns, ER Diag, DFD/SCs, SharePoint, XHTML, OOPs.

Development Tool: VS 2013, Eclipse, Mercurial, SVN, Ankh, ReSharper, VSS, Visual Café.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Washington, DC

Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • Created customized Agile training material and guidelines documents for agile Leadership, Product Owners, Scrum Masters, Portfolio Managers (PfMs), Program Managers (PgMs), Project Teams, and other stakeholders that play a role in the delivery of an Agile project.
  • Trained teams on Agile methodologies (Scrum, Kanban, Lean, XP, RAD) and conducted role-based Agile training such as Scrum Master Training, Product Owner Training.
  • Expertise in TDD, ATDD and BDD practices, tools/frameworks: JUnit, TestNG, Selenium, SoapUI, Appium, Cucumber, and RSpec; and Agile tools VersionOne, JIRA-Agile, CA Agile Central (Rally).
  • DevOps expert: Implemented continuous deployment of code as well as configurations, automation tests, integration/deployment scripts, and metadata. Automatically integrated, deployed Gradle, Rake (Ruby), Bamboo, Jenkins, and Nexus, and validated the code Cucumber/Selenium up to staging environment (AWS Cloud).
  • Acted as SAFe Release Train Engineer (RTE) for high-performance Scrum/Kanban teams.

Confidential, McLean, VA

Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • Created and tailored Agile processes based on customer need, keeping the processes always aligned to the Agile Manifesto
  • Provided training and coaching in Agile Development principles and practices to development teams, Product Owners, Scrum Masters, and executive leadership.
  • Facilitated launch for two agile release trains, provided agile coaching, and led the agile transformation, driving change, adoption and maturity of agile practices.
  • Worked with multiple teams with varying levels of Agile maturity (no use of Agile to mature Agile teams) to determine the team’s current state processes and develop a plan to adopt Agile or improve their current use of Agile.
  • Utilized effective Agile metrics to track and report sprint status: estimation accuracy, velocity, burndown, test statistics (coverage, automation, defect analysis) and effect on the Release Plan.

Confidential, Alexandria, VA

Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • Expertise in TDD, ATDD and BDD practices, tools/frameworks: JUnit, TestNG, Selenium, SoapUI, Appium, Cucumber, and RSpec.
  • Marketed Agile to project stakeholders to demonstrate the value of Agile’s dynamic approach to creating user stories and defining project outcome.
  • Brought in Agile best practices such as time-boxing, continuous integration, code/design reviews, transparency, accountability, tracking, product visioning, spiking, slack, generalized specialist, technical debt reduction, self-management, Kanban, empowerment and role training.

Confidential, Washington, DC

Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • Regularly interacted, trained and coached “C” level executives at the client end.
  • Collaborate with product owners and team stakeholders to coordinate release and sprint planning, backlog grooming, stand-ups, scrum training, sprint reviews, and retrospectives.
  • Worked with Confidential, Deloitte, and Mindtree for completion of infrast. modernization initiatives to support touch screen capabilities within ambitious deadline while achieving budgetary goals.
  • Drove large-scale reservation system project to successful completion while identifying and resolving Cross-Browser Compatibility issues for new media channels and third-party integration using JEE, JSP, JPA, JMS, Swing, EJB, JNDI, JNI, AWT, Servlets, Applets, and Security.
  • Devised and monitored $5M operating budget and managed $10M+ base capital budget.

Confidential

Scrum Master, Arlington, VA

Responsibilities:

  • Provided training and coaching in Agile Development principles and practices to development teams, Product Owners, Scrum Masters, and executive leadership.
  • Spearheaded successful launch of a robust research platform supporting $8 billion in annual client investments.
  • Facilitated Scrum meetings - planning, grooming, sprint review, retrospectives, and stand-ups.
  • Greatly improved responsiveness and ROI of efforts; increased quality of work; improved development turn-around time; decreased defects; and integrated newly acquired technologies.
  • Deftly managed teams overseeing multimillion-dollar IT projects to ensure streamlined delivery.

Confidential

Scrum Master / IT Project Manager, Fairfax, Virginia

Responsibilities:

  • Trained teams on Agile methodologies (Scrum, Kanban, Lean, XP, RAD) and conducted role-based Agile training such as Scrum Master Training, Product Owner Training, etc.
  • Was responsible for facilitating agile meetings, project initiation sessions, user story workshops, training classes and providing coaching to technical team members, management, senior leadership and the key stakeholders.
  • Led creation of 250+ website development projects in the travel sector including Orbitz, Cheaptickets.com, and the travel section of Yahoo .
  • Coached, trained, and mentored development team members, serving as key resource and advisor
  • Tapped expansive knowledge of technologies to effectively oversee transformation of business requirements into functional software requirements with detailed design using several languages including Microsoft based .NET technologies such as .NET Framework 4, C#, ASP.NET, LINQ-to-Entity, Entity Framework 5, MVC 4, SharePoint, REST, WCF, and Web Services.
  • Expanded opportunities to evaluate project throughout all phases of lifecycle, maximizing customer satisfaction through early and continuous deliveries, by incorporating Agile Scrum methodologies.
  • Innovated new designs based on current W3C web standards, design patterns and involved many related technologies such as XML, XSLT, XSL, AJAX, OOAD, NHibernate, UML, ReSharper, XHTML, CSS, JavaScript, SVN, NUnit, NAnt, CRM, JIRA, and SQL Server 2012/08.

Confidential

Technical Team Lead, Washington, DC

Responsibilities:

  • Spearheaded deployment of test automation suite with 550+ servers and 18 global clients.
  • Architected robust systems, functional prototypes, specifications, components, and more.

Confidential

Senior Software Engineer, San Mateo, California

Responsibilities:

  • Conducted all phases of the software development life cycle as a key development team member.
  • Performed Java/multithreading testing and generated output in a broad range of formats.
  • Facilitated data integration from multiple sources.
  • Conducted troubleshooting to identify bugs and resolve critical issues in a timely, accurate fashion.
  • Proved instrumental in successful development of Confidential e.Reporting Suite 5, the most popular report-writing product due to its extensive features.
  • Expanded user capabilities to customize various feature by authoring innovative Java code.
  • Used Java/Multithreading to test whether multiple instances of production could run concurrently.

Confidential

Software Engineer, New York, New York

Responsibilities:

  • Designed and implemented ImageCADE, a leading provider for document processing with top clients.
  • Created new classes and controls for data storage & retrieval; designed UI; and developed ad hoc tools, functionalities, and components.
  • Fueled launch of ImageCADE, an integrated Windows-based solution for image and data capture.

Confidential

Programmer Analyst, New York, New York

Responsibilities:

  • Used ODBC to import/export data from external databases SQL Server, Oracle, Access, & FoxPro.
  • Implemented multithreading, worker threads & threads synchronization, to perform complex calculations in background.

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