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Project Manager/scrum Master - Pmo Resume

SUMMARY:

  • MBA in Supply Chain and finance
  • 5 years experience in project management working in both Agile and waterfall methodology for Software Development
  • Assisted in transitioning teams from waterfall to Agile
  • 5 years experience working as Scrum Master in projects with the budget of more than 2 Million dollars
  • 2 years experience managing projects in Scaled Agile Framework environment with XP and continuous integration
  • 1.5 years of experience managing infrastructure projects
  • Strong 1.5 years of experience in Rally and JIRA
  • 1 year experience managing .Net framework project for Internationalization of cubes and SQL projects for reporting dashboard
  • Experience managing budget and financials using MS Excel and Clarity for projects over $2.0 million
  • Experience in coordinating the implementation of web based applications and Business Intelligence projects
  • Experience in managing geographically dispersed SCRUM teams of 10 - 12 members positioned in different time zones
  • Utilized SharePoint 2013 to upload, update, share, and retrieve documents between various departments
  • Experience working in projects from initiation to Deployment
  • Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously with high quality delivery and within budget
  • Experience in completing the audit requirements for Releases by facilitating the creation and approval for various documents such as Testing Summary, Deployment plan, Requirements Specifications, and Design Documents
  • Experience in facilitating the development of Continuous Integration pipeline using Jenkins Server
  • Competent in leading QA and UAT testing of software features and projects
  • Apt in running the SQL queries on databases
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong team-work skills with multi-tasking abilities
  • Results oriented and thorough with detail
  • Exceptional analytical abilities with problem-solving attitude
  • Highly proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, and Outlook
  • Strong Data Analysis skills utilizing the features of MS Excel-Sort, filter, and pivot tables
  • Strong presentation skills utilizing MS PowerPoint
  • Strong understanding and working knowledge of Microsoft Project, Microsoft Visual Studio-Team Foundation Server, SharePoint, JIRA, Rally, Lotus Notes, Trello, and Confluence
  • Proficient in setting up project, assignment of resources, baseline the project, linking the tasks / dependencies, and track the critical path utilizing MS Project
  • Experience creating the Dashboards by employing Confluence and integrating that with JIRA
  • Highly apt in creating Cost plan utilizing Clarity.

EXPERIENCE

Project Manager/Scrum Master - PMO

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Manage NextConnect Program working with device groups and NextConnect platform team
  • Conduct meetings to gather requirements from the device groups and work with the Business Analysts to consolidate the requirements and setup approval meetings for requirements with PO’s of the NextConnect program and device group PO’s.
  • Facilitate workshops for architecture discussions, process formalization for Good Automated Manufacturing Practice (GAMP 5), and technical discussions with Tech Leads regarding the features to be released for the customers to get their buy-in for the release
  • Working with Development team to ensure that Non-functional requirements such as performance, security, resilience, Integrability are in accordance with Industry Internet consortium (IIC) and Industry internet Reference Architecture (IIRA)
  • Documentation of action items from the Stakeholder discussions, follow up with various team leads regarding the progress of POC’s, architecture formalization, and requirements approval, and provide status to all the teams regarding the headway made in the completion of action items
  • Setup meetings to understand the integration requirements between the device groups and Next Connect platform
  • Conduct Scrum meetings with offshore and onsite team to track the progress of software development for Next Connect core requirements and unique features for the customers
  • Facilitate Sprint Planning, Demos, and retrospectives
  • Conduct Scrum of Scrums with Platform and Device teams
  • Facilitate the Legal compliance, post-deployment support, Disaster Recovery workstreams for NextConnect
  • Produce Weekly reports and weekly accomplishments Power point presentation for higher management
  • Development of Industry Internet of Things (IIOT) NextConnect Platform to enable device connectivity, consumables ordering, reporting, and data storage for various lab equipments for both on-premise and cloud deployment
  • Platform to have various capabilities such as Device Authentication, Device provisioning, local storage, cloud storage, Consumable ordering, Analytics, User management, Alerts and Alarms

Sr. Project Manager

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Retrieve Level of Effort and resource plan from the team members for their projects to determine the cost of the Project
  • Created Cost Plan using Clarity by populating from task assignments
  • Track project budget and financials using Clarity and MS Excel
  • Track project scope, resources, and schedule on a regular basis
  • Analyze resource costs and its impact on budget for the project
  • Conduct Weekly Status Meetings for five projects to track project status
  • Provide status updates to Program Management and Business Sponsor
  • Act as Point of Contact for the releases, ensure timelines for QA, UAT, and PREP phase are followed
  • Create Scope request for Production deployment and secure commitments from Tech and QA leads for the release
  • Work with pertaining teams to ensure the dependencies for the releases have been completed
  • Work with team members to create artifacts and send them out for approval for releases including Requirements specifications, Design Template, Test Strategy and Plan, Requirement Traceability Matrix, and Test case Results required for Compliance and Express One Methodology audits
  • Provide assistance in removing impediments for the project/release so the team can deliver smoothly
  • Conduct Risk mitigation meetings to determine the resolution
  • Employed SharePoint 2013 to upload, update, delete, share, and retrieve documents such as for the projects and retrieve various documentation from Enterprise project management Office.

Project Manager/Scrum Master

Confidential, St. Louis, MO

Responsibilities:

  • Worked as Scrum Master on Agile Release train (ART) and followed Scale Agile Framework with 2 week iterations and similar release schedule for all 8 teams part of ART.
  • Participated in Program Increment Planning for Agile Release Train spanning over 2 days to plan 3-5 sprints and presented the project scope, risks, and dependencies for the increment to the Senior Management
  • Provided update on the project and impediments/risks in Scrum of Scrums for SAFe.
  • Utilized XP with code reviews, unit testing, and UAT testing as part of user story “Definition of Done”
  • Conduct Daily Stand ups to track project status
  • Employ Rally to monitor the status of user stories, team velocity, capacity, and send out the Daily Burn down charts to the stakeholders and team members
  • Hold Backlog grooming session with PO and Analyst and align the user stories with priorities and work with the team members to enter acceptance criteria and description followed by estimation of story points for each story
  • Coach the team on Agile best practices
  • Conduct Sprint Planning sessions and plan the sprint based on the capacity of team members
  • Conduct Demos to keep our senior management apprised of the progress we have made and get the feedback of our PO
  • Provide status updates to Program Management during Scrum of Scrums regarding Sprint progress of the team and blockers
  • Facilitate the creation and completion of Deployment Plan, Test Results and Summary, Requirements Document and Technical Specifications for Deployment to Production and to complete audit requirements
  • Utilized MS PowerPoint to present Reports to Senior Management/Stakeholders
  • Act as Point of Contact for the releases and facilitate the deployments to production
  • Work with pertaining teams to ensure the dependencies for the releases have been completed
  • Send out Post-deployment email to the stakeholders
  • Provide assistance in removing impediments for the project so the team can function smoothly
  • Utilized SharePoint 2013 to upload and retrieve documents from various departments
  • Successful Code migration to new AML UCM Prod Environment
  • Successfully loaded 260,000 Orgs, 6 million contacts, and 16 million child records from Old application Legacy UCM to AML UCM to test the code developed for address cleansing and deduplication

Scrum Master/Project Manager

Confidential, St. Louis, MO

Responsibilities:

  • Manage Cloud Network Services Automation for Network Team (infrastructure) and enabling of Intrusion Prevention Service on Confidential Cloud for Security Team
  • Conduct Daily Stand ups to track the project on a constant basis and update JIRA board
  • Employ Jira board to monitor the status of user stories, team velocity, and capacity
  • Hold Backlog grooming session with PO and Analyst and align the user stories with priorities
  • Coach the team on Agile best practices
  • Utilized XP with pair programming, code reviews, unit testing, and UAT testing as part of user story “Definition of Done”
  • Facilitated the development of Continuous Integration pipeline utilizing Jenkins server
  • Played an active role in Agile Office Community Confidential Technology Solutions by providing ideas which would benefit Agile Teams
  • Conduct Sprint Planning sessions
  • Schedule and manage Demos to keep our senior management apprised of the progress we have made and get the feedback of our PO
  • Provide weekly status updates to senior management
  • Conduct Retrospectives to determine the pain points and remove inefficiencies by having an action plan on the improvements required
  • Document Retrospectives, Demo recordings, Working Agreements, 30-day goals, 60-day goals, and Definition of Done on Confluence and SharePoint 2013
  • Remove impediments for the team to ensure timely completion of projects
  • Facilitate Technical discussions between cross-functional teams to arrive Confidential resolutions
  • Support the Development/Engineering team, PO, and business analyst to determine the project plan and update the Trello Board with the Project Scope
  • Work with Release management and team members to facilitate deployments, pre-deployment notifications, and post-deployment communication
  • Conduct risk mitigation meetings with cross-functional teams to determine the plan of action and time of delivery for the resolution
  • Facilitated the completion of Deployment Plan and Requirements documents for audit of releases.
  • Cloud Network Services Automation for Managed Services and Colocation Customers
  • VLAN Allocation automation
  • IP Allocation automation
  • Infrastructure - Automation of Configuration of IP and VLAN on switches and devices- VTS, DCS and DAS
  • Managing Product development, upgrade and code enhancements for IPS and DDoS and providing support to Managed Firewall products which produces revenue of $50 million per year
  • Enabling Intrusion Prevention Service on Confidential Cloud
  • Develop API for creation, update, read, and deletion of Security Policy
  • Develop infrastructure for customer to install blueprint to communicate with DSM
  • Call API to create, read, update, and delete a security policy
  • Add the info to CMDB
  • IPS Services on Sourcefire eStream Protocol integration with existing MSS IPS infrastructure
  • Portal and monthly reporting testing
  • Put into place Health monitoring for infrastructure
  • Define capacity planning for scalable infrastructure
  • Delivered IP allocation automation, VLAN allocation automation, and automated the configuration of IP and VLAN on Switches and devices within 2 months of project inception
  • Delivered SourceFire upgrade for IPS services in time
  • Earlier the standup was running longer than 15minutes, ensured that team members stick to 3 question format for Standup and take the technical discussion to “Collab” session
  • For one week sprints, we were earlier conducting all 4 ceremonies every week which was creating lot of overhead for the team so I suggested that team members do their due diligence by working with Business Analyst and enter the stories needed for their development with acceptance criteria and description and we meet once in two weeks for backlog grooming and planning session and plan two sprints in advance This process improvement reduced our meeting time to only 30 minutes from 2 hrs which was a big time saving for the team.

Scrum Master/IT Project Manager

Confidential, Carlsbad, CA

Responsibilities:

  • Manage the delivery of four teams-content management, image storage, Experimentation framework, and testing for Walmart.com website
  • Conduct Daily Stand ups to ensure successful completion of projects in time
  • Application development conducted using SDLC for content management UI and services and image storage
  • Worked closely with Product Owner to understand the roadmap and facilitate the delivery of requirements mentioned
  • Hold Bug triage sessions twice a week for different teams to prioritize the bugs for the sprint and resolve them in time to prepare for new site launch in July.
  • Worked on resolving the blockers in association with external teams for smooth delivery of features
  • Facilitated the development of Continuous Integration pipeline utilizing Jenkins server
  • Coordinate Scrum of Scrums for four teams to identify stories Confidential risk, blockers, and conduct risk mitigation meetings to resolve the risks and dependencies
  • Create checklist for releases after conducting meetings with the Tech leads and coordinate the deployments
  • Utilized JIRA to create Scrum boards for different teams and track the status of epics/features/bugs through Burn down and velocity charts
  • Utilized MS Project for Project Objectives
  • Provide weekly status reports to senior management
  • Follow Agile best practices by conducting backlog grooming sessions, Sprint planning, and Sprint retrospectives with the development team
  • Create Team Space on Confluence for different projects and integrate that with JIRA to capture metrics
  • Utilized Kanban method to track the status of user stories for QE team
  • Development of API’s to add, update, and delete the images in image store
  • Development of UI and Services for Content Management for Site Merchandising team to create and publish modules for the images which is then utilized by the Front End team to publish the images on Walmart.com website by executing the .json file
  • A/B Testing project to carry out segmentation and determine its impact on the revenue
  • Testing of API’s for Object Store, UI and Services for Content Management, and Experimentation Framework.
  • Streamlined Releases with deployments conducted in time for the Site Merchandising team
  • Drastic improvement in scrum process
  • Strictly adhered to 3 week sprint cadence with QA deployments every other week and Production deployment every third week
  • Resolved bugs that had been pending for past 4-5 months in order to prepare for new site launch in July
  • Completed environment setup for performance and bug fixes and as a result teams were applauded for their hard work and style of collaboration

Scrum Master/Agile Project Manager

Confidential, Dallas, TX

Responsibilities:

  • Worked with the lead architect to come up with the data flow diagram to retrieve data from databases to Mobility and Billing UI Reporting Dashboard
  • Worked with Business Analyst to document the API requirements and functionality
  • Worked with UX team and provided valuable inputs regarding the design of the reporting dashboard
  • Coordinated the meetings with external technical leads and architects for the development team to understand the API requirements

Test Lead-ERP

Confidential, San Diego, CA

Responsibilities:

  • Employed MS Project to create the Project Plan, the timelines, resource assignments, and presented that to the Stakeholders
  • Utilized SharePoint to upload, update, share, and retrieve documents from various departments
  • Planned the deployment of ERP LN upgrade project to v.10.2.1 from Feature pack 7.
  • Planned and coordinated the design, build, and testing of 10-12 new requirements for the upgrade
  • Managed the code merge and deployment of ERP LN customizations to Test environment followed by successful testing
  • Updated MS Project plan with resources assignment, linked the tasks, and utilized critical path in Gantt chart to investigate the impact of project status on GO-LIVE
  • Defined the scope of testing through the utilization of Business Process Models
  • Analyze the BPM’s changed as result of the upgrade from FP7 to 10.2.1 and focus testing on those
  • Managed and lead the Regression Testing of ERP LN upgrade for the deployed business processes
  • Conducted Daily Stand up meetings with the Testing team
  • Track the progress of bug fixes by coordination with development team
  • Track the progress of bug fixes from INFOR supplied standard features for ERP LN by coordinating with INFOR
  • Delivered and presented the documents for phase gates
  • Worked with functional experts to facilitate the development of missing test scripts and revise the existing scripts based on quality guidelines
  • Collaborated end to end testing for different domains- Purchasing, Planning, Manufacturing, Warehousing, finance, and Engineering. Additionally, managed Integration Testing of 16 applications with ERP LN with the different Integration owners and Applications owners/Testers

Scrum Master/Project Manager

Confidential, San Diego, CA

Responsibilities:

  • Utilized SharePoint to upload, update, share, and retrieve documents from various departments
  • Worked as Scrum Master on Agile Release train (ART) and followed Scale Agile Framework with 2 week iterations and similar release schedule for all 8 teams part of ART
  • Participated in Program Increment Planning for Agile Release Train spanning over 2 days to plan 3-5 sprints and presented the project scope, risks, and dependencies for the increment to the Senior Management
  • Provided the update of the project along with any impediments in Scrum of Scrums held for SAFe.
  • Define the project scope, objectives, and timeline in collaboration with the project team and stakeholders
  • Collaborate with the business analysts/Product Managers to review and analyze requirements and assist with functional breakdown of specifications for the user stories
  • Create Backlog and prioritize the user stories based on their business value
  • Determine the hardware and software requirements for the project and thereafter facilitate the fulfilment of those requirements.
  • Tracked project status through Team Foundation Server
  • Upload the Minutes of Meeting and project documents, updated deployment calendar, and also tracked issues related to projects and deployments through the issue tracker on SharePoint
  • Lead the daily scrum calls with offshore teams situated in different time zones to monitor the progress of the deliverables
  • Utilized Kanban method to track the status of user stories as well
  • Identify risks and provide recommendations for risk mitigation
  • Conduct presentations and keep the senior management informed of Sprint progress and cross-dependencies
  • Report team progress by burn-down charts and by conducting Sprint demos
  • Created an Excel sheet to track Sprint velocity and capacity
  • Follow Agile best practices by conducting backlog grooming sessions, Sprint planning, and Sprint retrospectives with the development team
  • Record sprint metrics related to planned and completed story points, test cases, and bugs resolved
  • Test if the user stories developed by the team adhere to the enlisted requirements
  • Plan software release through RFP and get approvals for deployments from release management
  • Assist in resolving the deployment related issues by communicating with DBA’s and development team
  • Provide status update reports to the upper management
  • Attend meetings with architects
  • Lead the timely deployment of multiple projects
  • Increased the efficiency/delivery of products by more than 50%

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