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Agile Coach / Scrum Master Resume

O Fallon, MO

SUMMARY:

  • 5+ years of Scrum Master experience
  • 5+ years of Agile Coaching experience
  • 10+ years of total Agile/Scrum experience
  • 5+ years of JIRA experience
  • Senior level Scrum Master, Agile Coach, Delivery Lead, Product Manager, Business Analyst, and Data Analyst
  • Versatile expertise within the Financial Services, Biotech, Healthcare IT, Manufacturing, Telecommunications, and Distribution industries
  • Experienced in all phases of the Product/Project Development Life Cycle
  • Seasoned in multiple Agile Software Development Methodologies, including SAFe, Scrum & Kanban

OTHER AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

Client Relationship Management; Risk Management; Technology Evaluation; Solutions Design/Development; Business Requirement Elicitation; Data Analysis; Systems Analysis; Technical Writing; Strategic Planning; Proposal Development; Technical Consulting; RFP/RFI Management; Information Retrieval; Vendor Management; Data Management/Governance; Product Management; Project Management; Quality Assurance Testing; Team Leadership/Development; Personnel Management; Training

BUSINESS EXPERIENCE

Confidential, O’Fallon, MO

Agile Coach / Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • Coaching all scrum teams within our Agile Release Train
  • Implementing a common scrum framework for all teams within the Train
  • Guiding teams and the organization on how to use SAFe Agile Scrum practices to produce high quality products that meet user story acceptance criteria and satisfy customer needs
  • Leading and facilitating daily scrum, sprint planning, sprint demo (with the Product Owner), and retrospective meetings
  • Performing Agile project and program management; including ensuring that sprint priorities are aligned and release delivery dates are understood
  • Ensuring that team members understand projects objectives
  • Identifying and removing impediments from the team that interfere with the team’s ability to deliver on project objectives
  • Coordinating and monitoring the SAFe Scrum process from initiation through delivery
  • Serving as a liaison between the product owner, development team, and management in order to ensure that the requirements are met
  • Guiding the team to be self - organizing and self-improving
  • Managing multiple projects and interfaces with product owners
  • Coordinating across other Agile teams for complex projects
  • Participating in SAFe Program Increment (PI) Planning sessions
  • Managing the Agile Scrum process, for multiple Scrum teams, utilizing Rally ALM

Confidential, Clayton, MO

Scrum Master/Agile Coach

Responsibilities:

  • Guiding teams and the organization on how to use SAFe Agile Scrum practices to produce high quality products that meet user story acceptance criteria and satisfy customer needs
  • Leading and facilitating daily scrum, sprint planning, sprint demo (with the Product Owner), and retrospective meetings
  • Performing Agile project and program management; including ensuring that sprint priorities are aligned and release delivery dates are understood
  • Ensuring that team members understand projects objectives
  • Identifying and removing impediments from the team that interfere with the team’s ability to deliver on project objectives
  • Coordinating and monitoring the SAFe Scrum process from initiation through delivery
  • Serving as an Agile Coach and a liaison between the product owner, development team, and management in order to ensure that the requirements are met
  • Guiding the team to be self-organizing and self-improving
  • Managing multiple projects and interfaces with product owners
  • Coordinating across other Agile teams for complex projects
  • Participating in SAFe Program Increment (PI) Planning sessions
  • Managing the Scrum process, for multiple Scrum teams, utilizing JIRA
  • Generating and analyzing metrics (Velocity, Burn Down, Cumulative Flow Diagram, etc.)
  • Utilizing JIRA for backlog, sprint tracking, and reporting

Confidential, Ann Arbor, MI

Senior Manager/Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • Client Account Manager & Agile Delivery Lead for multiple clients, responsible for the overall management of client Agile software development and delivery
  • Utilizing JIRA for backlog, sprint tracking, and reporting
  • Ensuring successful project execution across all efforts
  • Performing Agile Coaching to client product and development teams
  • Assisting with client Agile Transformation projects
  • Working as a billable BA/SM, on client Agile/Scrum dev projects
  • Assisting in the management of our onsite client relationship
  • Working with business stakeholders to elicit requirements
  • Performing Product Management on software development projects
  • Prioritizing backlog requirements based on deployment timeframes
  • Performing detailed analysis to ensure that all aspects of the business requirements are understood
  • Developing User Stories and User Story Examples for enhancements
  • Assisting the development team in ensuring that all requirements are met within the Sprint
  • Facilitating between development members and client stakeholders to clarify requirements and fill in requirement gaps
  • Managing multiple long term project teams
  • Assisting with Agile transformation projects
  • Overseeing the team and team leads to ensure quality project delivery
  • Reviewing and prioritizing the product backlogs for all projects
  • Working closely with team leads to accurately forecast and manage project assignments, utilization and successful delivery of solutions
  • Planning and coordinating Scrum/Agile project releases
  • Working closely with team members to ensure the successful delivery of client solutions and to understand and remediate any project delivery challenges related to team members
  • Generating and analyzing metrics (velocity, burn down, etc.) on project quality and performance in JIRA

Confidential, St. Louis, MO

Product Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Managing the entire product life cycle, in an Agile environment, of all data and analytics related functionality of a product, from strategic planning to tactical activities
  • Developing business requirements for new clinical and cost metric reporting, as well as other analytical content
  • Leading the HIE and HIO integration project and developing the requirements for integration, utilizing the IPAAS (Integration Platform as a Service) integration tool
  • Creating queries and performing ad hoc analysis on disparate data sets (e.g. Medicare Advantage claims data, CMS data (MMR, MOR, RAPS), eligibility data, etc.)
  • Researching and driving innovative data strategies to improve business performance and manage risk
  • Performing analysis and business case development on new conceptual frameworks and analytical approaches
  • Acting as SME on all product data related industry issues, especially as it relates to the content and content delivery products offered by Confidential
  • Researching and making recommendations on HIE Interoperability Standards
  • Project Lead for the HIPAA 5010 & ICD-10 update projects
  • Principal product owner, in charge of the design efforts for the Physician web portal, as well as the redesign of our EMR and ePrescribe products
  • Designing the Product Roadmap and producing system/dataflow architecture
  • Implementing and managing a full-scale vendor management initiative

Confidential, Boston, MA

Senior Technical Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Technical Consulting position working at the client (Ascension Health) site, performing Business Analyst/Data Analyst functions within the project team.
  • Primary responsibilities included analyzing data and assisting in the migration of data into the Enterprise Knowledge Management database, as well as the creation, implementation, and UT/UAT efforts on a multi-level, web-based executive KPI dashboard.
  • Played a key role in the creation of an Organizational Data Mart architecture
  • Assisted in the successful delivery of the web-based executive KPI dashboard

Confidential, Maryland Heights, MO

Sr. Business Data Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • As a Sr. Business/Data Analyst, I was in charge of the creation of 40 segregated databases, in order to migrate the raw client data for a newly acquired line of service. In addition, I participated in the full-life cycle software development process for multiple mid-size to complex projects by performing requirements analysis, data analysis, unit testing, and leading user acceptance testing sessions.
  • Successfully developed a new system of data analysis that ensured a greater integrity of client data for data migration

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