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Scrum Master Resume

Walgreens -, IL

PALANIAMMAL SARAVANAKUMAR

PROJECT MANAGER / SCRUM MASTER

0602 | palskumar.s@gmail.com

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

  • Scrum Master with Agile Scrum methodology - Release planning, sprint planning, managing sprint backlog and facilitating scrum events for multiple scrum teams.
  • Project leadership - working with multiple cross-functional, multi-location teams including product management, engineering, design, quality, operations, legal, marketing and support
  • Leadership & People management skills - Continuous engagement with the teams, assessment and keeping them focused as per vision and mission.
  • Experience in mentoring and supervising the technical team members to have smooth transition phase from traditional waterfall to Agile Scrum.
  • Executed RISK/ISSUES management plan to optimize the project success using RAID logs
  • Experience in translating the customer requirements in to technical solutions

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Méthodologies : Scrum, Agile, Waterfall

Agile Tools : JIRA

Project Management : Microsoft Project Server, Microsoft Office Suite (including MS Project), SharePoint, ALM

Business Modeling Tools : Microsoft Visio

Web Technologies : JSP, Servlets, JDBC,RMI,HTML, XML, CSS, XSL, Web Services, Java Script

Programing Languages : Java, J2EE, Struts, Spring, C/C++, UNIX, Shell Script, Oracle 9/10/11g

Web Server : Apache Tomcat 6.0, Web Sphere, Web Logic 10.3

Databases : Oracle 10g, MS-SQL Server, MS-Access

Database Tools : TOAD, Query Analyzer

IDE : RAD, Net Beans6.0, Eclipse 3.3

Framework : Struts1.2, J2EE Design Patterns, JSF, Spring Core

Prototyping Tools : Visual Basic, Developer 6i/9i, D2k

Tools Used : TOAD, Golden, Tortoise SVN, Eclipse, Telnet, Putty, JIRA, Bamboo, FISHEYE/CRUCIBLE, BMC Remedy, SQL Developer.

Testing/Automation Tools : HP Quality center

Operating Systems : Windows XP, Win 2000,Windows 98, MS Dos, UNIX, Linux

Database Tools : TOAD, Query Analyzer

Domain Knowledge : Pharmacy Health Care

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential - Walgreens - IL

Scrum Master

  • As Scrum Master responsible for leading scrum teams consisting of 10 resources onsite - business analysts, developers and testers to produce high quality enterprise applications .
  • As Scrum Master Manage schedules, budgets, project scope, assets, and overall project organization to ensure requirements and project delivery dates are clearly communicated, understood and executed upon.
  • As Scrum master facilitating all the scrum ceremonies - daily stand-ups, sprint planning, Story grooming, sprint review and sprint retrospective.
  • Elicit well-defined user stories from PO and internal business owners in order to ensure the delivery of high-business value products. Validate and certify the user story readiness with readiness checklist. Work with other PO and scrum masters for the cross-functional dependencies and their deliverables.
  • Assist teams in removing impediments and sheltering from outside interference. Communicate and document project status and strategic recommendations to team members and senior management on a regular basis; actively monitor project risks and scope creep to foresee/identify potential problems and proactively identify solutions to address them in advance.
  • Identifies project risks and the corresponding mitigation plans and discuss them during the weekly status meetings.

Keywords: Agile Project Management methodologies, Scrum Master, Portfolio Management, Project Management, End to end Release planning & Execution, Release retrospective, Variance Analysis, daily stand-ups, sprint planning, Story grooming, sprint review, DoD, sprint retrospective, Burn up & down charts, Risk/Issue meetings,, RAID logs, Lessons Learned, Iterative & Incremental development, Prepare & share MOM, JIRA, Dashboards, team Velocity, project financials report (i.e. actual and forecasts).

Technologies: Java, J2EE, Spring, Hibernate,, JavaScript, HTML, CSS, XML, Java Script,, Oracle, MySQL, Spring DAO, Junit, WinScp FTP Clients, SVN, Web Services, BPM, ODM, Centura, Tuxedo, Jira, Confluence, MS SharePoint, MS Projects.

Confidential - Walgreens - IL

Project Manager / Scrum Master

  • As Scrum Master responsible for leading scrum teams consisting of 7-10 resources - business analysts, developers and testers to produce high quality enterprise applications using service - oriented architectures.
  • As Scrum Master oversees team working on client engagements within the program office.
  • As Scrum Master need to reviews high-level deliverables across the projects.
  • As Scrum master facilitating all the scrum ceremonies - daily stand-ups, sprint planning, Story grooming, sprint review and sprint retrospective.
  • Coached scrum team and help them to scale up in agile.
  • Be a single point of contact between development team, Product Owners and Business teams.
  • Responsible for project management activities of low to medium complexity IT project(s), or support more senior level project management staff for high complexity projects.
  • Creates a program road map and deliverables in consultation with customer key stakeholders and that aligns with key objectives of the Release train.
  • Conduct weekly status meetings (Scrum of Scrum) and updates project status to customer project/program managers.
  • Identifies project risks and the corresponding mitigation plans and discuss them during the weekly status meetings and Release train meetings.
  • Responsible for setting up workshops between team and customer teams.
  • Reviewed with PO & Dev team to make sure all Test case matched the Acceptance criteria
  • Responsible for quality deliverables from the individual resources and ensures that these deliverables go through the cycle of on-time completion, review, update and delivery to customer.
  • Create release plans that include deliverables and the release deadline
  • Ensuring a good relationship between the team and product owner as well as others outside the team
  • Managed internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects

Keywords: Agile Project Management methodologies, Scrum Master, Project Management, Agile Earned Value Management, End to end Release planning & Execution, Variance Analysis, daily stand-ups, sprint planning, Story grooming, sprint review, DoD, sprint retrospective, Burn up & down charts, Risk/Issue meetings, Lessons Learned, Prepare & share MOM, JIRA, Dashboard.

Technologies: BPM, ODM,IIB, Centura, Tuxedo, Java, J2EE, Spring, JSP, Servlets, Hibernate, Struts, Oracle, Toad, PL/SQL, HP Quality center, MS SharePoint, MS Projects.

Confidential - Walgreens - IL

Project Manager

  • As a Project manager, worked with project stakeholders to define the project scope, milestones, key deliverables, success criteria and detailed project plan.
  • Track and monitor projects to deliver on-time, manage scope and budget.
  • Manage the regression and pilot release deployments by working with the deployment leads.
  • Manage internal resources and third parties/vendors for the flawless execution of projects
  • Measure project performance using appropriate tools and techniques
  • Periodic status reporting as per project communication plan and escalate to management as needed. Responsible for internal / external stakeholders management and participate in project PMO.
  • Perform risk management to minimize project risks
  • Create and assign task to the team, monitor progress, handling problems escalated from different teams and stake holders.
  • Review Forecast with the Actuals, utilization report on cost, budget and resourcing.
  • Managing risk and any issues as they arise, escalating to senior business as required
  • Conduct the daily status call, triage the defects.
  • Manage the regression and pilot release deployments by working with the deployment leads.
  • Conduct performance appraisals for the team; provide feedbacks to the direct or indirect reportees.
  • Ensure key learnings, reusable components are updated back to organization’s knowledge management repository.
  • Conduct the daily status call, triage the defects.
  • Responsible to trigger new hire process based on project demands.

Keywords: Project Management (MS-Project), Project Plan, WBS, Steering committee, PMO Meeting, Contingency and Management Reserve, On-site Off-shore development Teams, Daily Stand-ups, Risk/Issue meetings, Lessons Learned, SOW, CRs, project financials report (i.e. actual and forecasts), Monthly billing, PeopleSoft ESA allocations.

Technologies: JAVA, JSP, Servlets, Struts, hibernate, Centura, Tuxedo, Unix, BPM, ODM, SVN, MS Projects, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, SharePoint, MS Visio

Confidential - Walgreens - IL

Project Lead

  • Worked closely with client stakeholders in understanding the requirements and come up with the estimation and build efforts.
  • Conduct workshops with internal / external teams during project phase in firming up the requirements and schedule.
  • Responsible for onsite and offshore co-ordination to manage the day-to-day delivery and smooth integration of code delivery.
  • Create and assign task to the team, monitor progress, handling problems escalated from different teams and stake holders.
  • Review Forecast with the Actuals, utilization report on cost, budget and resourcing.
  • Managing risk and any issues as they arise, escalating to senior business as required Prepare the High Level and Detailed Design Document and get it approved by the Architects.
  • Creating and validating unit test cases to match up with the design and requirement. Also validate and approve the System testing plan and test cases.
  • Review and approve the dependent project’s Function Requirement Documents, Design.
  • Working with Infrastructure team to resolve the offshore connectivity and access related issues.
  • Working on defect management to validate and reject the defects.
  • Managing all support activities adhering to technical standards.
  • Maintaining process standards and hands-on technical governance on all aspects.
  • Responsible for monitoring multiple backend system
  • Conduct performance appraisals for the team, provide feedbacks to the direct or indirect reportees.

Keywords: Project Lead, Project Coordination, Offshore Onsite Coordination, Defect Management, Process standards, SDLC, Status reports, Metrics, Retrospection, Root cause analysis, 5 Why analysis, Audit reports.

Technologies: Java, JSP, Servlets, Struts, Centura, Tuxedo, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, SharePoint, MS Visio

Confidential, Texas

Technical Project Lead

  • Been Technical Lead for the team of 10 people in onsite and offshore.
  • Work closely with client and the Business Analysts to understand the requirements and come up with the estimation and build efforts.
  • Provided technical and business liaison support for onsite and offshore project teams. Actively involved in offshore business expansion and overseeing new projects.
  • Responsible for onsite and offshore co-ordination to manage the day-to-day delivery and smooth integration of code delivery.
  • Preparing Application Architecture Design Document and get it approved by the Architects, Conducting Code reviews to deliver the quality code.
  • Create and assign task to the team, monitor progress, handling problems escalated from different teams and stake holders.
  • Involved in creating and validating unit test cases to match up with the design and requirement, validate and approve the System testing plan and test cases.
  • Managing risk and any issues as they arise, escalating to senior business as required
  • Review and approve the dependent project’s Functional Requirement Documents, Design, working on defect management to validate and reject the defects.
  • Responsible for internal / external stakeholders management and participate in project PMO.
  • Review Forecast with the Actuals, utilization report on cost, budget and resourcing.
  • Periodic status reporting as per project communication plan and escalate to management as needed
  • Ensure key learnings, reusable components are updated back to organization’s knowledge management repository.

Keywords: Development Lead, Project Coordination, Offshore Onsite Coordination, Project Forecast, Process standards, SDLC, Status reports, Metrics, Retrospection, Root cause analysis, 5 Why analysis, Audit reports, Risk Management.

Technologies: Java, JSP, CXF Web Services, Spring, RAD, TOAD for Oracle, WebSphere Application server 7.1, Portal server 6.1, IBM DB2 8.5, PL/SQL

Confidential

Associate Projects

  • Worked closely with client and onsite team on understanding the requirements.
  • Prepared solution approach for the module.
  • Conduct technical and operational feasibility study of the solution.
  • Involved in preparing Design documents.
  • Front end screen design using JSP, HTML
  • Client side and Server side Validations
  • Prepared Unit Test Case and Validation document.
  • Involved in preparing Defect Reports for Development Files.
  • Document the lessons learnt and reviewed with team to follow on the subsequent development activities.

Technologies: Java, JSP, Java Script, HTML, Eclipse, JSF, Oracle SQL Developer for Oracle, Spring, Oracle 9i and 10g, PL/SQL

Confidential

Software Engineer

  • Understanding the Client requirements
  • Identifying the Task, Designing the Process Flow
  • Identifying the Business Components
  • Prepared Functional Specification Documents
  • Interacting with the Client and Co-coordinating with the team for ongoing process
  • Setting up the configurable RULES for Business process
  • Knowledge transfer to other team members
  • Been a single point of contact for the compliance teams

Technologies: Java, JSP, Java Script, HTML, Eclipse, Struts, Oracle SQL Developer, Oracle 10g, PL/SQL

Confidential

Software Engineer

  • Participate in the elaboration sessions and understand the requirements.
  • Prepare high level and detailed design documents for the module assigned.
  • Front end screen design using JSP, HTML
  • Prepare unit test cases and Perform Unit testing.
  • Prepare integration test scenarios, cases, test and document the execution results.
  • Provides information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing development and service issues.
  • Executing full lifecycle software development.
  • Comply with project plans and industry standards
  • Co-coordinating with onsite and offshore teams.

Technologies: Java, JSP, XSL, XML, JDEVELOPER, Oracle 9i.

Confidential

Software Programmer

  • Analyze user needs and software requirements to determine the feasibility of design
  • Write and maintain technical documentation to describe program development, logic, coding, testing, changes, and corrections
  • Prepare design documentation
  • Code and test software based upon software specifications and design
  • Prepared test case

Technologies: Java, JSP, Servlets, Tomcat, Oracle.

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