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Project Manager/scrum Master Resume

SUMMARY

  • Focused and driven professional seeking a Project Manager/Scrum Master role. Skilled in the consistent delivery of value driven IT solutions through scrum/agile teams, that meet or exceed business needs.
  • Agile/Scrum practice advocate pursing continuous team improvement and development by using effective coaching and facilitation activities to enable scrum teams reach their optimal potential to become self - organizing.
  • Expert collaborator and communicator with proven ability to manage cross-functional teams in multiple geographic locations. Strong servant leader with ability to influence and engage people at all levels.
  • Skilled at eliminating waste and maximizing resource allocations using effective project planning, budget, schedule, cost and scope control mechanisms in projects. Consistent high performer and team player, constantly seeking new challenges to positively influence and coach others to be and do their best.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • Project Management and Execution Project Planning and Budgeting Leadership
  • Peer development and Mentoring Innovative/Self Starter People/Stakeholder Management
  • Vendor Management Facilitation/Training Consistent Execution & Delivery
  • Agile/Scrum/SAFe ALM Tools Highly Adaptable
  • IT Analysis Strategic Negotiation Org. Change Management
  • Issue and Risk Management Multi-Cultural Experience Servant Leadership
  • Collaboration Process Management Scaled Agile
  • Continuous improvement Organizational Communication Project Tracking/Reporting

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

PROJECT MANAGER/SCRUM MASTER

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Increased project leadership’s confidence to provide additional funding and support needed to complete the committed scope by new the plan, budget and schedule proposed
  • Decreased monthly costs and spend by more than 50% by defining and implementing a predictive resource plan to assess all required resources and remove all un-accounted resources
  • Increased leadership visibility and interest to complete the project by setting up weekly leadership retrospective meetings to review progress, issues and challenges as well as establishing required escalation points and levels
  • Within a year, 78% of the scope defined was implemented in production. Remaining 22% is planned to be completed by Q1 2020
  • Improved partnership and increased engagement with business team by streamlining testing activities while working with each business product owner to define required scope
  • Improved ability for team to self-organize by working with them to define and commit to project timelines and required development activities thereby ensuring buy in and engagement
  • Revived project objectives and goals by passing the selected PQA audit and returned the project status from red to green
  • Increased transparency across all levels of project team engagement by providing weekly status reports including deliverable progress, timelines, cost plan, project forecast and budget
  • Increased turnaround time for issue resolution by 60%, thereby boosting business and development team’s confidence to continue their testing activities needed to see the project through to completion
  • Facilitated sprint activities including sprint planning, backlog grooming, sprint progress, retrospectives and product demos

SENIOR CONSULTANT

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Change Management champion that lead team to expect and embrace necessary constant change
  • Successfully managed scrum process to stand up and close out 32 sprints throughout project lifecycle
  • Facilitated sprint activities including sprint planning, backlog grooming, sprint progress, retrospectives and product demos
  • Reduced technical debt and delivered a valuable product by coaching the team to follow and apply proven and effective agile practices and standard development practices
  • Drove team engagement by improving the existing new team member onboarding process and ensuring everyone participated in the activities voluntarily
  • Improved team efficiency by 40% by creating and implementing an efficient way of preparing story cards for play on the agile VSM (Visual Management Methodology) board
  • Contributed to team cohesion to become a high performing team by managing expectations to management demands and bridging knowledge and information gaps across both levels.
  • Ensure that the scope of the project is managed closely and adherence to sprint goals are maintained.
  • Implementation of Agile and Scrum practices and Processes
  • Gathering and documentation of business and technical requirements using scrum and agile methodology
  • Experienced in using requirements management and reporting tools (JIRA)
  • Management of communications and collaboration between cross-functional teams
  • Member of Toastmaster group at g2o

Requirements analyst/Solution analyst

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Successfully completed and closed project, impacting up to 33,000+ associates, on schedule and within budget with a budget of $5 million over a 2-year period, managing a team of analysts and testing resources using the PeopleSoft/Oracle technology platform.
  • Assisted Project Manager with execution of the NBSG - Stable Value Wrap Project, with a budget of $2 million spanning 18 months while leading 3 Agile (scrum) team of analysts and testers with the objective of creating an innovative application enhancement to an existing life insurance management tool, with forecasted revenue of $2 Billion in June 2016 and incremental annual revenue of $5 Million ongoing.
  • Trained meeting facilitator with over three years’ experience.
  • Drove adoption and implementation of enterprise processes, techniques and tools across the Investments IT Business Solution Area (BSA).
  • Co-facilitated several thought leadership trainings for sharing ideas and best practices and skill development of peers.
  • Co-authored quality guidelines on the role expectation delivery with the Requirements Quality team; exposing the skill gaps and providing training opportunities for Requirements Analysts within the organization.
  • Member of the selected associate advisory group to the Senior VP and Chief Information Officer of the IT organization, representing ‘voice of the associate’.
  • Member and mentee participant of the ADS mentoring program.
  • Mentored agile line analysts on improving the requirements processes.

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