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Scrum Master Resume

Downers Grove, IL

PROFILE SUMMARY:

Over 7+ years of IT experience in various industry domains like supply chain, healthcare, Financial and distribution applications/systems. Agile Methodology with SCRUM Framework Approaches & Practices. Performed as a Scrum Master (CSM) with extensive experience in Software Development Lifecycle (SDLC) within different facets of software project lead.

SKILL:

  • Jira
  • Confluence
  • MS Office (Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook)
  • SQL
  • Database
  • Animation (Multimedia)

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Downers Grove, IL

Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • Collaborated teams in Agile "Scrum Practices" such as User Stories, Story Points, Backlog grooming, and burn down & up Confidential .
  • Transitioned 2 teams across the organization using Scrum methodology within the Scaled Agile Framework. Collaborated with Lead Agile Coach and recruiting department to restructure the Scrum Master and Product Owner interview process.
  • Participate in the interview process of all Scrum Master Candidates using newly implemented methods.
  • Assist/coach internally hired Scrum Masters on Agile practice and Scrum implementation.
  • Conducted daily stand - up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning, demos and other Scrum related meetings.
  • Ensured the team is practicing the core agile principles of collaboration, prioritization, team accountability, and visibility.
  • Monitored the project progress and radiated the information to stake holders.
  • Identified and mitigated team risks and impediments (Blocking Issues, Critical Defects) on daily basis.
  • Manage the Sprint Ceremonies, elaborate and generate the sprint artifacts specifying the performance and velocity per sprint and phase.
  • Create, manage and present Sprint Artifacts to ensure Sprint efficiency and effectiveness.
  • Remove barriers and impediments to development; effective communication with all stake holders.
  • Manage Product and Sprint Backlogs with input from all stake holders - development teams, project teams etc.

Confidential, Arkansas

Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • Served as Scrum Master for teams within web development.
  • Coached teams in understanding and implementing Scrum roles, practices, and artifacts.
  • Coached the organization in Agile "Best Practices" such as User Stories, Story Points, Backlogs, and grooming.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills proven team member with an analytical bent to problem solving and delivering under stress environment with resource constraints.
  • Conducted Grooming meetings, Scrum Daily standup, Product backlog, Sprint Planning, Sprint Review & Sprint Retrospective meetings.
  • Scrum Master for the Scrum of Scrum Team.
  • Determined the team capacity (velocity) from historical data. Created Work Break down structure (user stories) and corresponding activities (tasks).
  • Manage and conduct all Sprint related meetings.
  • Applied In-depth understanding of adaptive, iterative, and incremental development, backlog management, agile planning, agile metrics, velocity, Scrum roles and events, combined with a strong understanding of the software development process and procedures.
  • Possesses excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with a great ability to collaborate with other team members.
  • Coordinate Scrum Events, and make sure that all parties adhere to the time frame.
  • Possesses excellent interpersonal and communication skills, with a great ability to collaborate with other team members.
  • Write Sprint related Epics/User Stories and Acceptance Criteria.
  • Responsible for facilitating the adoption, implementation and sustainability of Agile processes, principles and practices / values.
  • Guide team on prioritization of epic / feature, sprint planning, product demos, retrospectives, and metrics.

Confidential, Naperville, IL

Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • Implemented iterative framework of rapid prototyping to deliver base proposal in 3 Sprints.
  • Led Product Backlog Refinement and Scrum Ceremonies to include Sprint Planning, Reviews and Retrospectives.
  • Developed and followed agile project management plan (Agile Ceremonies).
  • Facilitated build requirements log (product backlog) with cost estimates and priority.
  • Conducted Grooming meetings, Scrum Daily standup, Product backlog, Sprint Planning, Sprint Review & Sprint Retrospective meetings.
  • Determined the team capacity (velocity) from historical data. Created Work Break down structure (user stories) and corresponding activities (tasks).
  • Improved team velocity by incorporating capacity planning into sprint planning sessions.
  • Worked with product owners to prioritize and validate User Stories.
  • Helped team complete tasks successfully and on-time and resolved obstacles encountered by team members.
  • Monitored the project progress and radiated the information to stake holders.
  • Identified and mitigated team risks and impediments (Blocking Issues, Critical Defects) on daily basis.
  • Coordinated and participated in weekly estimation meetings to provide high-level estimates (Story Points) for backlog items.
  • Communicated the progress to senior management through 'Burn down and burn up Confidential '.
  • Monitored the Quality through metrics and mentored team through the project management processes.
  • As a Scrum lead tracked team progress and handle escalation and kept technical and business stakeholders in sync for targeted quarterly/monthly releases as per Release Calendar.
  • Facilitating scrum meetings (scrum planning, daily standup, sprint demo, reviews, retrospective and sprint release planning).
  • Tracked data from the sprint process and report regularly (burn up and burn down Confidential, defect metrics, etc.)
  • Coordinate Scrum Events, and make sure that all parties adhere to the time frame.

Confidential, Chicago, IL

IT/Sales Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Managed and track day to day sales, design and implement new strategy to market our products & services.
  • Managed and lead the computer department and the POS system.
  • Over see the computer operations, such as upgrades, software and security installations, data recovery, hardware installations, formatting, security cameras and software installation, small business solutions such as software, hardware and network setups.
  • Participate in computer sales coordinated with Hardware shows across the country.
  • Performed as Marketing / Sales lead and collaborated with advertising team & in promotional services etc.

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