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Director, Agile Center Of Excellence Resume

SUMMARY

  • Globally recognized Agile Leader / Program & Project Manager with a highly successful 20+ year career guiding organizations in defining and implementing new processes, models, and standards that have reduced costs, reduced timelines, improved quality, improved customer satisfaction and alignment of investments with business goals.
  • Multiple years coaching remote Agile teams utilizing exceptional remote collaboration, virtual meeting facilitation skills
  • Certified Project Manager in SAFe (SAFe Program Consultant (SPC5)), Scrum (Certified Scrum Professional (CSP) and traditional (Project Management Professional (PMP)) methodologies

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Scrum
  • Agile Project Management
  • Large Scale Scrum (LeSS)
  • Project Lifecycle Management
  • Requirements Definition & Analysis
  • Project Scheduling
  • Team Building & Leadership
  • Project Budgeting & Cost Controls
  • Microsoft Project
  • ZenHub
  • Rational Team Concert
  • CA Agile (Rally)
  • Jira / Confluence
  • Microsoft Office
  • Mac OS X
  • Apple iOS

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential

Director, Agile Center of Excellence

Responsibilities:

  • Perform management responsibilities (hiring / terminations, coaching / development, performance)
  • Oversee Agile expansion in the organization through engaging leaders and stakeholders
  • Support Agile coach onboarding and training
  • Support Agile coaches by providing strategic guidance, issue escalation and resolution, and thought partnership

Confidential

Enterprise Agile Coach

Responsibilities:

  • Coached multiple geographically disbursed teams through the Agile transformation
  • Coached the organization on adapting LeSS (Large Scale Scrum) framework
  • Conducted several workshops
  • Mentoring and training Scrum Masters and Product Owners
  • Championed cultural change by collaborating with the teams to create plans and develop techniques to accelerate the transformation

Confidential

Agile Transformation Lead / Agile Coach

Responsibilities:

  • Coached leaders and teams as they began the Agile transformation
  • Created and conducted several workshops on Agile values and principles as well as how the organization will adopt them
  • Mentored and trained Scrum Masters, project managers, and senior managers
  • Championed cultural change by collaborating with the teams to create plans and develop techniques to accelerate the transformation

Agile Coach / Program Manager

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Managed several programs with more than a dozen project managers in each that delivered workstations, mobile devices, and services to a worldwide organization
  • Coached over two dozen worldwide project managers on progressing projects around capital procurement to Agile methodology
  • Coached project managers in my programs as well as various other teams on Agile
  • Contributed to the release of than a dozen products to market through collaboration with key functional areas

Help Desk Team Lead / Fixed Asset Program Manager

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Information and process leader for fixed asset management
  • Team Lead for Confidential Pittsburgh Lab Computing Services team
  • Achieved highest rating when asset verification process underwent Corporate Audit

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