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Founder/partner/scrum Master/agile Coach/project Manager Resume

Lakeville, MN

SUMMARY:

Facilitator of globally - disbursed agile teams that support the development and delivery of strategic technology products and services. Leads project teams to improve agile best practices. Tackles organizational challenges from business and people points of view, advocating for both company and customer. Exceptional interpersonal and communications skills. Quickly develops positive and productive relationships as well as facilitates discussion and conflict resolution. Brings a style of leadership to all of my assignments that involve: competence, character, a sense of duty, a strong values system, ethics, integrity, morality and a sense of fun. I help individuals become a team.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE:

  • Senior Scrum Master
  • Global team leadership
  • Process engineering
  • Lean/Six Sigma Black Belt
  • Project strategy
  • PMI and Agile Certified
  • Value stream mapping
  • ISO 9001:2000
  • SDLCs - define, train and manage
  • Audit, regulatory compliance
  • Process improvement
  • Requirements creation/analysis

EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, LAKEVILLE, MN

Founder/Partner/Scrum Master/Agile Coach/Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Work with three friends to start an agile-based software products and services company.
  • Coach a team of 35 software engineers based in India in the adoption/use of agile methodology.
  • Plan and manage projects using agile methodologies.
  • Help the company find new projects/client-partners.
  • Work closely with business partners (product owners), developers, testers, operations, and other groups (cross-functional scrum teams) to estimate, plan, schedule, develop, deliver new products, enhance existing products and maintain and support products.

Confidential, EAGAN, MN

Project Manager/Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • Plan and manage projects using agile methodologies.
  • All project work within Legal Technology at Confidential has been agile-based for the past 10 years.
  • Work closely with business partners (product owners), developers, testers, operations, and other groups (cross-functional scrum teams) to estimate, plan, schedule, develop, deliver new products, enhance existing products and maintain and support products using iterations and sprints.
  • Lead virtual teams of developers and testers in India, Belarus, and multiple US national offices, ensuring engagement and clarity of schedules, priorities and project status.
  • Acquires the resources to do the work (build the team), create the product backlog of requirements, work with product owners to prioritize the backlog according to the “value” each item is expected to generate, plan releases, plan iterations, manage team capacity/velocity per iteration, oversee demos, run retrospectives (continuous improvement activities).
  • Oversee teams and work that moves fast based on value with continuous improvement built into the workflow.
  • Manages the product/project scope, reports on the project status and problem solve issues and challenges.

Process Quality Engineer

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Documented software testing procedures for transitioning software testing activities from teams in Minnesota to teams in India.
  • Owned and managed the Online Services’ Process Asset Library. Identified, defined and documented processes and procedures for implementing the Capability Maturity Model Integrated, Maturity Level 2.
  • Developed and improved the processes and procedures for Project Management, Requirements Management, Configuration Management, Process & Product Quality Assurance, Project Monitoring & Control, Supplier Agreement Management and Measurement and Analysis. Trained staff on CMMI Process Areas.

Confidential

Manager, Engineering Quality Assurance and Senior Process Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Defined, monitored and improved engineering processes used in the Confidential, achieving its CMMI for Software Engineering Maturity Levels 5 and 3. Chaired the Engineering Quality Review Board and the ASD EPG Change Control Board.
  • Led a Kaizen team at a missile canister manufacturing facility.

Senior Software Quality Engineer and Quality Auditor

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Applied software engineering design and test methodology to create, plan, and perform software analysis, design, development, documentation, test and product assurance tasks.
  • Performed audits to attain SEI SW-CMM Level 4.
  • Prepared the Crusader organization for its successful ISO 9001:2000 .

Manager, Software Quality Assurance

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain a Software Quality Program Plan and audit schedule.

Confidential, DAHLGREN, VA

Systems Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Developed and tailored quality assurance plans, processes, procedures and forms for multiple projects.
  • Performed process and product audits, inspections and reviews.

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