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Scrum Master Resume

- Dallas, TX

SUMMARY:

  • Certified scrum master professional with over 7 years experience managing and implementing software projects
  • Skilled in coaching and leading onshore and offshore cross - functional resources in effective collaboration and communication while working on projects
  • Demonstrated ability with working in a fast paced and changing environment with short deadlines, interruptions, and multiple tasks/projects occurring at once.
  • Have in-depth knowledge working waterfall and agile projects. Facilitating successful implementation of various agile frameworks like: Scrum, TDD, Kanban, SAFE and XP.
  • Experienced in the use of JIRA, TFS, RALLY, Microsoft Project and Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint)
  • A great team player with excellent problem solving, analytical, communication and interpersonal skills.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Scrum: KanBan

SAFe: Servant Leader

Quality Assurance: Agile Coaching

Software testing: SQL proficient

Project documentation: JIRA

CA AGILE: TFS

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Scrum Master

Confidential - Dallas, TX

  • Facilitating the Scrum framework - sprint planning, backlog grooming, daily scrums, sprint reviews and sprint retrospectives.
  • Supporting the Product Owner with respect to grooming and maintaining the product backlog thus maximizing the value of the team's work
  • Removing any impediments that would prevent the team from achieving its sprint goals (internal to the team as well as external, dealing with all cross functional teams as appropriate)
  • Assessing the Scrum maturity of my teams and coaching team to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the team and organization
  • Always making sure my teams start sprints with the right objectives, committing to achievable goals with necessary acceptance criteria and proper understanding of the Definition of Done
  • Coaching 2 scrum teams during daily standup meetings to understand the scope of the work, assess optimism on meeting sprint goals and to understand their shared accountabilities towards delivering committed work
  • Guiding the teams on how to get the most out of self-organization
  • Ensuring all team members are adhering to scrum values and agile best practices.
  • Introducing agile games such as poker planning and affinity grouping to help them become better at estimating effort for completing work

Scrum Master

Confidential - Chevy Chase, MD

  • Established and organized high-performing development teams with onshore and offshore resources.
  • Conducted grooming meetings, Daily standup, Sprint Planning, Sprint Review & Sprint Retrospective meetings.
  • Used Burn-down and velocity charts to monitor project progress and radiate information to stakeholders and program managers
  • Identified risks and impediments such as blockers, issues, critical defects, resolve/mitigated them daily
  • Shielded my teams from external interference and distractions for optimal productivity and success in meeting sprint goals and deliverables
  • Worked with other scrum masters to Coordinate and synchronize project plans, activities, and dependencies of parallel projects, making sure work was continuously in sync.
  • Used consensus building approach to create strong team commitment to the project and each other.
  • Helped set-up and managed Kanban board configuration for one of the teams, enforcing WIP limits and making sure team members understood workflow.

IT PROJECT Manager/Scrum Master

Confidential - Rockville, MD

  • Responsible for the integration of a custom-made solution (BOLT) to integrate with billing and web systems (ICOMS, Hyperion and Kibana) from a newly acquired company
  • Responsible for facilitating Scrum ceremonies and ensuring teams are adhering to agile principles and doing scrum right
  • Coached development teams in self-organization and self-management, helping them remove blockers to work progress when required.
  • Engaged with Confidential IT SMEs to make sure LOEs are prepared and communicated as defined in WOTL (Work Order Tracking Log)
  • Managed project plans, budgets, schedules, requirements, and technical documents
  • Worked with product owners to manage requirement gatherings and prioritization
  • Tracked project metrics to judge project progress while managing risk, stakeholder communication plan, vendors, in-house and outsourced resources.
  • Provided status reports to stakeholders as well as buy in on new enhancements to the work product

SQL Server Database Admin

Confidential - Hanover, MD

  • Designed SSIS packages to Extract data from different sources like SQL server 2012, MS Excel, MS Access and transform and then load into Dimension and Fact tables in Data Warehouse using SSIS.
  • Developed SSIS packages using for each loop in Control Flow to loop all excel files within folder, File System Task to move file into Archive after processing and Execute SQL task to insert data into the SQL table
  • Interact with the Enterprise Data Warehouse team to facilitate and document the data mapping to the Reporting SQL Server environment.
  • Gathered report requirements and determined the best solution to provide the results in either a Reporting Services report or an Excel pivot table.
  • Performed operations such as Fine-tuning highly complex TSQL stored procedures for maximum efficiency and performance.
  • Produced operational reports in SSRS 2012 i.e. drill-down, drill-through, chart reports, parameterized reports and snapshot reports.
  • Produced operational reports in SSRS 2012 i.e. drill-down, drill-through, chart reports, parameterized reports and snapshot reports.
  • Worked on formatting SSRS reports using the Global variables and expressions.
  • Worked with project manager and technical leads for resolution of technical issues.

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