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Owner / Operator Resume

Nashville, TN

SUMMARY:

Established Agile Coach, SAFe Agilist, Scrum Master and Application Development Manager with over 34 years of proven Team Management, Individual development, Large corporate delivery, Agile / mentoring, Servant leadership, and Resolving conflict in both Agile and Waterfall environments. Seasoned communicator and Leader with strong risk identification and mitigation skills. Experienced facilitating effective retrospectives which influence and drive change.

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Owner / Operator

Confidential, Nashville, TN

Responsibilities:

  • Agile Scrum, XP, and Kanban Certified Scrum Master
  • Agile Coaching (Scrum, Kanban, XP BDD TDD and Essential SAFe)
  • Agile Transformations
  • Domain Management consulting services:
  • Supply Chain, Fulfillment and Store Replenishment Domains
  • Small to medium Enterprise Automation services:
  • Low cost web site development / management.
  • Business process automation and tuning solutions.
  • Pro C and Pro Cobol development on UNIX, Linux, Windows, Wang, IBM platforms
  • Staff augmentation and site team building.
  • Develop project approach, work plan, staffing plan, and budget in concert with the key resources, resource managers, and sponsors

Agile Coach / Sr. Scrum Master

Confidential, Nashville, TN

Responsibilities:

  • Agile Transformation(s) (Scrum, Kanban, XP BDD TDD and Essential SAFe)
  • Stewarding change
  • Understanding organizational and project management culture and affecting practices
  • Agile Coaching / Mentoring on prescribed SDLC and related frameworks (Scrum, Kanban, XP BDD TDD and Essential SAFe)
  • SAFe Agile and pre - implementation
  • Scrum and Essential SAFe framework ceremony facilitation
  • Adapting XP concepts to the Scrum framework (Pairing, BDD, TDD)
  • Facilitating creative retrospectives to affect change

Agile Coach / Sr. Scrum Master

Confidential, Nashville, TN

Responsibilities:

  • Understanding organizational and project management culture and affecting practices
  • Coaching/mentoring on methodology as it is implemented and used during the project development life cycle
  • Removing team impediments while promoting self-management
  • Drive agile based SDLC for software development creating necessary standards, tools, and best practices
  • Perform planning - Sprint, Capacity - and execute
  • Understanding team dynamics in order to improve productivity efficiency of Scrum teams
  • Coaching Teams on Agile practices (Scrum, Kanban, XP BDD TDD)
  • Participate proactively in developing and maintaining team standards, tools, and best practices
  • Assist with internal and external communication and improving transparency
  • Ensure the teams are practicing the core agile principles of collaboration, prioritization, team accountability, and visibility
  • Partner with all project team roles and stakeholders.
  • Coach and support project team members as needed.
  • Empower the team to self-organize where possible
  • Constantly improving our standards of work
  • Ensure sprint resource stability
  • Schedule and prepare for demos with team
  • Schedule and run Sprint retrospectives
  • Protect team from distractions
  • Facilitate discussion and conflict resolution (no triangulation)
  • Facilitate the prioritization and resolution of defects/bugs
  • Continue in related disciplines.
  • Host daily stand-ups
  • Product backlog grooming in liaison with Product Owners (BA's)
  • Ensuring user stories are well formed and have clear and concise acceptance criteria in liaison with Product Owners (BAs)
  • Measuring sprint performance and escalating issues as needed
  • Track and communicate team velocity and sprint/release progress
  • Monitor task completion (and RTC compliance)

Agile Coach/Sr. Scrum Master

Confidential, Columbus, Ohio

Responsibilities:

  • Perform Agile coaching to further help define Wendy’s overall Agile approach and best practices (Scrum, Kanban, XP - Pairing, BDD, TDD)
  • Train Business Analysts to be Scrum Masters
  • Train Business Analysts to be Product Managers
  • Serve as liaison with Product Owners / Sr. Leadership on SAFe practices and Agile implementations (Scrum, Kanban, XP - Pairing, TDD, BDD)
  • Develop transparency of the Agile operation to the Business Partners through Iteration / Project Reporting and Reviews
  • Serve as Senior Scrum Master for multiple App Dev Teams
  • Guide Product Managers to clearly define Acceptance Criteria
  • Guide the Scrum Teams toward team maturity
  • Influence Scrum planning towards best planning practices
  • Facilitate daily Scrum activities and meetings

Owner / Operator

Confidential, Columbus, Ohio

Responsibilities:

  • Served as Agile Scrum, XP, and Kanban Certified Scrum Master
  • Performed Domain Management consulting services:
  • Supply Chain, Fulfillment and Store Replenishment Domains
  • Performed small to medium Enterprise Automation services:
  • Low cost web site development / management.
  • Business process automation and tuning solutions.
  • Performed Legacy Development Services:
  • Pro C and Pro Cobol development on UNIX, Linux, Windows, Wang, IBM platforms
  • Provided staff augmentation and site team building.
  • Develop project approach, work plan, staffing plan, and budget in concert with the key resources, resource managers, and sponsors

Iteration Manager/Solution Architect

Confidential, Columbus, Ohio

Responsibilities:

  • Provide an Agile collaborative environment utilizing TDD/BDD, Pairing, Xtreme Programming and SCRUM techniques. Coach Agile concepts and benefits to team members and peers.
  • Develop project approach, work plan, staffing plan, and budget in concert with the key resources, resource managers, and sponsors as a member of the project Lead Team.
  • Facilitate and empower self-organizing onshore/offshore Scrum teams (team sizes 9-24) through DONE on project stories and iterations.
  • Facilitate daily stand up meetings / iteration planning meetings.
  • Track team daily, next commitment, blocker status.
  • Track project velocity and story status metrics to provide project level burn up / iteration level burn down metrics to Leadership.
  • Drive solid acceptance criteria/back log mgt. with Product Manager.
  • Drive team member engagement through Agile concept awareness coaching and team building exercises.
  • Recommend cross functional coordination/pairing opportunities.
  • Provide management of story backlog tracking tool.
  • Provide direct feedback / recommendations on project resources.

Sr. System Analyst / Replenishment Domain SME

Confidential, Knoxville, TN

Responsibilities:

  • Project Manager of multiple projects with budgets ranging from 750k to 1.3 mil and team size(s) up to 15 people.
  • Develop project approach, work plan, staffing plan, and budget in concert with the key resources, resource managers, and sponsors
  • Build / Lead cross departmental teams through maintenance and development projects.
  • Recommend resource development opportunities.
  • Provide team member engagement incentives and team building exercises.
  • Provide direct feedback on resource performance to resource Director for annual performance reviews / increases / promotions.
  • Provide project health and status metrics to Directors / CIO.
  • Provide Domain SME services for the Confidential ’s Replenishment Domain.

Owner / Operator

Confidential, Columbus, Ohio

Responsibilities:

  • Project Management consulting services
  • Domain Management consulting services:
  • Supply Chain, Fulfillment and Store Replenishment Domains
  • Small to Medium Enterprise Automation services:
  • Low cost web site development / management.
  • Business process automation and tuning solutions.
  • Legacy Development Services:
  • Pro C and Pro Cobol development on UNIX, Linux, Windows, Wang, IBM platforms
  • Staff augmentation and site team building.
  • Develop project approach, work plan, staffing plan, and budget in concert with the key resources, resource managers, and sponsors

IT Manager of Distribution Systems

Confidential, Columbus, Ohio

Responsibilities:

  • Manage multi-budget(s) ranging from 250k to 500k plus a department budget of 450k and team size(s) of 6-15
  • Develop project approach, work plan, staffing plan, and budget in concert with the key resources, resource managers, and sponsors
  • Resource management and team building.
  • Departmental budgeting
  • Work with HR recruiting / Consultant staffing for new hires.
  • Annual performance reviews / promotion and salary increase recommendations.
  • Recommend resource development opportunities.
  • Provide team member incentives and team building exercises.
  • Drive excellence in the distribution engineering team through various phases of development of the new Enterprise Suites ERP software package / provide project(s) reporting.

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