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Release Train Engineer/ Agile Transformation Coach Resume

SUMMARY:

  • Highly accomplished team leader, with 25 years’ experience in IT industry; worked on all phases of SDLC life cycle.
  • Expertise in working/ managing waterfall Projects as well as Agile teams as Scrum Master/coach.
  • Passionate about motivating the team members on their strength and work thru the weakness.
  • Broad in - depth knowledge in managing Global / onsite offshore projects.
  • Demonstrated skill in budget preparation, technical support oversight, quality assurance, and resource allocation.
  • Expertise in managing large scale Data warehouse, Data Integration and Application development initiatives.
  • Total 10 years’ experience in Agile/Scrum.
  • 5 years as Scrum master
  • 2 years as Agile / scrum coach along with Scrum Master
  • 3 years as Agile coach/RTE - mentored and coached about 30+ Agile teams
  • Conducted /workshops and mentored about 6 Product owner/Managers teams
  • Trained 4 sessions of Senior Management on Do’s and Don’t of Scrum, Why Agile?
  • Worked with senior management on why and how to have cross with teams to improve flexibilities in resources.
  • Worked as RTE for a Program of 7 Scrum teams in an Agile Release Train. I have coached, trained and mentored teams and other stakeholders develop and conduct with Agile Mindset , Courage, Servant Leadership, and Integrity. I have helped them negotiate and bring critical thinking in team interaction and problem solving. I have facilitated various SAFe events including PI Planning, Scrum of Scrums, and Inspect and Adapt events such as Demo, Retrospective and Problem-Solving Workshop.
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Certified Scrum Practitioner (CSP) and Working experience with SAFe development methodologies as ‘RTE and SAFe Agilest (SA 4.0)

DATA WAREHOUSE/ BI SKILLS

  • Data Integration, Data Mapping and ETL process
  • Business Intelligence and Analysis services
  • Insurance, Clinical/Healthcare, Retail, Financial and Marketing, Manufacturing
  • Data Warehouse / Informatica/ SAP/ SQL Server Analysis Services
  • Agile Development, certified Scrum Master (CSM), Certified Scrum Professional (CSP), SAFe (Scaled Agile Framework at Enterprise) /Rally/JIRA/Version one/RUP / RAD / JAD

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Release Train Engineer/ Agile Transformation coach

Responsibilities:

  • Working with 7 scrum teams as one release train
  • Guiding the team on how to improve velocity
  • Working with senior management to transform multiple teams towards Agile development project.
  • Managing 4 Program teams (total 18 scrum teams) for Agile-Safe . Working with program teams for Safe program planning, to manage dependencies who are working with Waterfall projects.
  • Conducting workshops for POs towards User stories, INVEST model, splitting user stories; working with POs to write good Acceptance criteria.
  • Work with business in understanding visionary goals and help in groundbreaking thinking.
  • Working with Senior Management to implement Cross functional and brining flexibilities in team members

Confidential

DW Manager and Agile Coach

Responsibilities:

  • Helping the organization in transformation process towards Agile/Scrum.
  • Working with senior management to transform multiple teams towards Agile development project.
  • Working as DW Manager - help them to port data and ETL process from Sybase to Oracle/ Informatica.
  • Helping to Sunset Sybase data base and associated application to Oracle.
  • Conducting agile boot camp for the teams.
  • Conducting workshops for POs towards User stories, INVEST model, splitting user stories; working with POs to write good Acceptance criteria.
  • Work with business in understanding visionary goals and help in groundbreaking thinking.
  • Working with Senior Management to implement Cross functional and brining flexibilities in team members

Confidential

Scrum Master/Agile coach

Responsibilities:

  • Working with team towards CD/CI - continuous delivery and integration and automated testing.
  • Help the team with front end (Jasmine), Backend (Junit) and selenium for functional/regression automated
  • Testing - test automation.
  • Working with team towards to improve on code coverage and regular build and test data management.
  • Track and manage the budget.
  • Helping the organization in transformation process towards Agile/Scrum.
  • Mentoring, coaching with team towards KANBAN and Scrum Ban systems
  • Dos and Don’ts about Kanban Vs Scrum.
  • Accountable for the entire project lifecycle, including roadmap planning, sprint planning, Story mapping, story slicing backlog grooming and sprint review.
  • Release management. Ensure projects are successfully
  • Delivered on-time, within budget, and to customer specifications/satisfaction.
  • Work with business in understanding visionary goals and help in groundbreaking thinking.
  • Providing metrics and graphs to measure productivity to the senior management.

Confidential, Richfield, MN

Program Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Working with Data Warehouse project and work involving; developing and unifying multiple data warehouses and building APIs (Service oriented architecture - SOA - COM-API).
  • Working with business and Product capability team to identify the need for Agile/Scrum projects.
  • Plans all aspects of Scrum; organizational change; guidance on standard practices, and mentoring the teams.
  • Responsible for team performance review and recommendations.
  • Track and manage the budget; help the team in bringing visibilities like Burndown chart, team velocity and other Scrum charts/ graphs.
  • Mentor, and coach Scrum teams towards Agility, helping them towards better Scrum practices. Mentor and motivate the teams to be self-organized and self-motivated.
  • Responsible for regular Scrum team performance review and recommendations
  • Working with team in coaching, mentoring for Story sizing, writing and story mapping.
  • Working with team to implement SAFE - Scaled Agile Framework.
  • Working with SAFE Scaled Agile Framework as scrum Master for about 1 year. Worked as ‘Value Stream Engineer’ and ‘Agile release Train Engineer (ART)’ at Program level.
  • Worked with team on SAFE - team on Program Increment (PI) and Program level Chartering session.
  • Worked as Release Train Engineer (ART) - with 7 teams; Established program level cadence and drive program level ceremonies (e.g. PI Planning, Product Management Council, Scrum of Scrums, release train retrospectives, HIP Sprint)
  • Leading the team to develop the DW and BI application, managing multiple technical projects.
  • Worked with data architect, and dba team ensuring it meets the business requirements.
  • Helping the team to be transparent, open and helping towards automated testing and TDD, helping team to host/organize the road shows.
  • Working on Scrum, Kanban, TDD (test Driven development), and SAFe. Agile methodologies
  • Worked with Deployment team in Performance, Security testing, and Release management.

Confidential, St. Paul, MN

Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Worked with stakeholders/ users to discuss and document requirements, project schedules, and cost.
  • Responsible for deployment, coordination of SAP implementation for 18 locations, 4 instances.
  • Responsible for manage and control cost/quality/schedule of the program.

Confidential, Minneapolis, MN

DW Manager/Scrum Master (DW/BI).

Responsibilities:

  • Worked as Evangelist for Agile/Scrum process; worked as Scrum master and Scrum coach.
  • Leading the team to develop the application, managing multiple technical projects using Scrum, Agile.
  • Responsible for feasibility study of the project through analysis, estimation, budget management and approval.
  • Responsible for end-to-end project management, demonstrating ownership of the entire process from beginning to end. Worked through all phases of SDLC life cycle.
  • Responsible for building strong relationships, being flexible, providing timely responses, having strong listening skills and a big picture mentality.
  • Developed, revised complex project plan, and budgets; worked with stake holder, business users to understand problems, focused on bringing issues to resolution, and escalated as necessary to meet timelines.
  • Worked with data architect team for data base design; ensuring it meets the business requirement for EHR.
  • Data modeling, Logical and Physical design for DW projects.
  • Responsible for team performance review and recommendations.
  • Worked with business owner/product owner in marinating and prioritizing product and sprint back log.
  • Initiated and worked on implementing Testing/Quality control automation (Test automation) using WinRunner, Test Director and later on upgraded to Quality circle and QTP.

Environment: VB, IIS, C#, .Net, Oracle, Informatica, SSIS, Webstrat, Rate Manager, and Easy grouper, ICD-9, ICD-10, COSMOS, Galaxy, and TOPS, MyMedica.com - web portal

Confidential, Minneapolis, MN

Data Warehouse Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Lead the direction and implementation of SAP projects for the Filtration group, role: Scrum Master.
  • In conjunction with Senior Management, define and produce reports and dashboards regarding the current and future states of our business including production, Order, Inventory and forecasts.
  • Developed, revised complex project plan, and budgets; worked with stake holder, business users to understand problems, focused on bringing issues to resolution, and escalated as necessary to meet timelines.
  • Manage development team both Onsite and Off shore team
  • Responsible for end-to-end project management, demonstrating ownership of the entire process from beginning to end. Worked through all phases of SDLC life cycle.
  • Worked as technical Architect and also with SOA architecture.

Environment: Visio, MS Projects, Informatica, SQL Server 2005,SSIS, Oracle, JDE, Mapics 2000, Mange 2000,SAP R/3, Oracle Financials, SharePoint.

Confidential

Data Architect /Team Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Prepared Data base design, Data Flow diagram,
  • Participated in JAD session for gathering user and business requirements.
  • Prepared ETL process and documented Business rule, Data mapping between source and targets.

Environment: Visio, Oracle, SAP R/3, Business objects, SharePoint.

Confidential, Minneapolis, MN

Project leader/ Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Developed project plan, project cost, budget and getting approval from stake holder.
  • Facilitate JAD sessions for gathering user requirements and working with RUP process.
  • Managed two projects and team size of eight.
  • User presentation of Process flow, requirements and wire frames (mockup screen) for review.

Environment: RUP, Use case, VB/ASP, Db2, SQL server, MS Project, Data Stage and Crystal reports

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