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Senior Agile Coach/safe Trainer Resume

Springfield, MA

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PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Springfield, MA

Senior Agile Coach/SAFe Trainer

Responsibilities:

  • Works with Agile teams to assist them to implement and improve Agile mindset.
  • Acts as a mentor to Scrum Masters and Product Owners.
  • Standing up new teams including providing initial and ongoing Agile coaching
  • Works with teams increase maturity and become efficient in their use of Agile practices.
  • Assess the Agile Maturity of the teams and coaches them to higher levels of maturity at a sustainable pace.
  • Coaching teams on how to remove complex roadblocks, handling conflict management and developing high performing teams.
  • Drives teams' continuous improvement through transparency, balance, flow, respect, customer focus, collaboration, and agreement.
  • Influencing and coaching senior leaders in new ways of working.
  • Facilitates classroom/workshop training for all levels in the organization on Agile, principles, tools and processes.

Confidential, Windsor, CT

Agile Coach/Release Train Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Agile competency leader and evangelist - modeling collaboration, communication and people interaction while using working software as the measure of success
  • Facilitated two Program Increment (PI) releases as Release Train Engineer for Retirement Digital program
  • Mentored two project managers through initial transition to Scrum Master and later to novice Agile Coach
  • Drive cross-team coordination to consistently satisfy our customers by identifying and acting on opportunities to improve the efficiency and effectiveness of project deliverables
  • Liaise between the developers and User Experience/Visual Designers. Foster better communication between the disciplines, specifically regarding risks, issues and associated mitigation plans
  • Strengthen the presence of our team as an Agile center of excellence (COE). Actively contributes to the company’s Agile and Lean Communities of Practice (COP)

Confidential, Dublin, OH

Agile Coach

Responsibilities:

  • Initiate several new scrum teams from various business units in implementing the agile process
  • Identify the teams’ maturity level and customize the learning content and process appropriately
  • Conduct training sessions and workshops
  • Communicate and remove impediments across the organization
  • Monitor and advise 4 teams (25 people, distributed teams, 20% offshore)

Confidential, Wakefield, MA

Senior Scrum Master/Agile Coach

Responsibilities:

  • Champion best practices of Scrum methodology and support change at the individual, team and organizational levels in a transition to agile software development
  • Act as Release Train Engineer (RTE) for Digital Experience Release Team for PI value streams and eight teams
  • Organize and facilitate sprint planning, daily stand up meetings, release planning for projects
  • Track and communicate team status and progress via burn up and burn down charts
  • $7.5 Million budget, 15 people directly supervised (2 Confidential, 13 contractors; 6 domestic, 9 offshore), indirectly monitor and supervise 5 teams (45 people)

Scrum Master

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Brought in to fix project in recovery by using Agile/Scrum methodologies to clarify requirements, properly align resources, create realistic velocities for sprints, manage and mitigate risk.
  • $12 Million budget, 20 people supervised (10 Confidential, 10 contractors)

Confidential, Greater NYC

Agile Coach, BI/Data warehouse

Responsibilities:

  • Recommend, develop and deliver the optimal systems of record, information architecture, technology infrastructure, and security for the data warehouse.
  • $2 Million budget, 10 people supervised (5 Confidential, 5 contractors)

Confidential, Greater NYC

Agile Program Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Manage multi-disciplinary and highly complex initiatives at the program level.
  • As Program Manager, act as coach and mentor to project teams that have aggressive timelines using Agile approaches to ensure business value is achieved.
  • Teach and enforce the rules of Scrum and Kanban, removing impediments for project teams and act as interface with executive leadership.
  • $12 Million budget, supervised 30 people (5 Confidential, 25 contractors)

Confidential, Hartford, CT

Senior Project Manager/Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • Manage all aspects of Project and small Programs, regardless of type, from Initiation through Closure, requiring little direction.
  • Leverage deep understanding of Agile and Scrum methodologies to lead project teams as both a scrum master and project manager
  • $5 Million budget, supervised 24 people (12 Confidential, 12 contractors)

Confidential, Hartford, CT

Senior Project Manager/Agile Program Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Project manager for software system development and integration projects in end-to-end e-billing, matter management, document management, budgeting and analysis, and reporting solution.
  • $20 Million budget, supervised 40 people (10 Confidential, 30 contractors)
  • Use distributed Scrum methodology with six remote teams located in USA, Canada and Russia to effectively execute multiple priorities, including projects that span multiple locations.

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