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Sr. Agile Coach Resume

Washington, DC

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Washington DC

Sr. Agile Coach

  • Mentored and Coached senior leadership, director and managers to promote and adopt agile principles within the agency.
  • Established strategy and approach to transform Federal software development teams from traditional SDLC to Agile methodology.
  • Conducted scrum team training and workshops for product owners, scrum masters and agile team members.
  • Coached 6 + team simultaneously and led agile adoption from product discovery, agile training, sprint execution and product delivery.
  • Developed metrics to align with larger enterprise goals and track adoption of agile framework within the enterprise.

Confidential, Columbus, OH

Sr Scrum Master/Agile Coach

  • Transformed agile delivery teams through coaching and defining scaled agile practices.
  • Developed and implemented strategic roadmap for adoption of Agile methodologies.
  • Successfully delivered complex programs by implementing scaled agile practices, influencing stakeholders, building relationships,
  • Coached Scrum masters, product owners and other stakeholders to adopt agile best practices.
  • Facilitated sprint planning, retrospective, backlog grooming, daily standups and other sprint events.
  • Coached business product leaders and business stakeholders about backlog grooming and prioritization to plan product development cycles.
  • Facilitated conversations with business and technical teams for buy - in of proposed solutions.
  • Coached teams for continuous improvement, continuous delivery and elevation to higher agile maturity.

Confidential, Columbus, OH

Agile Program Manager

  • Defined strategy, execution and delivery of complex technology programs from concept to launch.
  • Led 10+ cross functional Agile teams to successfully deliver Security Program to product enhance security for educators and students.
  • Partnered with 10+ internal teams & 3rd party vendors for successful launch of Program.
  • Expert at using data to solve complex business and technical problems and data driven decision-making.
  • Worked with internal stakeholders like Senior Leadership, Engineering Teams, Academic Design, Product Marketing & Sales to deliver technically robust solutions to deliver large programs from initiation to delivery.
  • Defined program metrics and reporting process targeted towards senior leadership.
  • Led multiple Agile teams and communicated with multiple stakeholders.
  • Identified program dependencies, risks and created mitigation plan.
  • Worked with technical and non-technical stakeholders to deliver program objectives.
  • Planned and facilitated discussions for solving complex technical and business problems.
  • Collaborated with cross functional teams in multiple locations to deliver results.
  • Juggled multiple competing priorities to deliver business deliverables within time constraints.
  • Strong ability to look at the big picture as well as execute day-to-day operational details.
  • Built strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders.

Confidential, Columbus, OH

Technical Program & Project Manager

  • Managed 15+ projects related to application development, infrastructure and ERP systems to align technology operations to business strategy.
  • Developed detailed project plan to monitor and track project progress. Maintained up-to-date project plans during the complete project life cycle to track accomplished work, resources, scope and costs.
  • Managed planning, execution and delivery of several IT projects on-time, on-schedule and within budget.
  • Defined project scope, gathered requirements, collaborated with business users and senior management to create and validate project scope.
  • Coordinated all available cross functional internal resources for project execution.
  • Created Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) and sequencing activities for several large-scale IT projects to support medical device manufacturing.
  • Measured project performance using appropriate tools and techniques.
  • Worked with business users and other stakeholders to gather critical IT project requirements to manage successful launch of several external facing products.
  • Managed budgets, resources and worked with senior management to develop and revise project schedule.
  • Created and updated project plans and business case for initiation of IT projects. Presented regular updates to key executives about project progress, trends and performance.
  • Applied cost-benefit analysis and project selection techniques to update project portfolio.
  • Worked with product owners to prioritize product backlog. Ran daily project scrum meetings.
  • Facilitated daily standups and retrospective meetings to encourage continuous improvement.
  • Managed team velocity, budgets, and other KPI to track and report project progress to senior management.

Confidential, Montvale, NJ

Manager, Tax Technology Consultant

  • Managed global application architecture for IFRS reporting system with 5 cross-functional teams.
  • Defined architecture governance, best practices and standards within enterprise.
  • Managed communication with business users, multiple offshore teams of 6-10 members, developed technical specifications and performed requirements gathering.
  • Mentored junior managers to improve performance and delivered monthly client presentations.
  • Designed and executed data integration and migration strategy.
  • Designed and developed application database and data model using SQL Server 2008 for GAAP to IFRS conversion tool. Designed and developed OLAP database solutions for reporting.
  • Designed and developed complex T-SQL queries, stored procedures, Common Table Expressions (CTE), functions, indexes, triggers, views and service broker.

Confidential , Los Angeles, CA

Software Engineer

  • Designed and developed applications for product marketing analytics.
  • Responsible for requirement gathering, software development, unit testing, code reviews, refactoring and performance testing.
  • Leveraged developments standards, best practices and design principles to create innovative products.

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