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Scrum Master Resume

Ashburn, VA

SUMMARY

  • Highly a ccomplished and bi - lingual Certified Scrum Master with 13 years of experience and a proven track record of success in Enterprise project and program initiatives.
  • Leadership ability to introduce Agile innovation, DevOps, and best practices that resultin on-time delivery andconsistent, high-quality deliverables from geographically distributed development and testing teams.
  • Expertly led the implementation of a very large-scale HRIS vendor integration for Confidential, improving development velocity to meet an aggressive deadline of just 9 months.
  • Serves as a bridge between Operations and IT in highly successful collaborative efforts with product owners, vendors, and senior management.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Agile/Scrum ProjectManagement
  • Waterfall Methodology
  • Large-scale SDLC
  • Business Process Improvement
  • Agile Coach
  • DevOps
  • Requirementsand Functional Analysis
  • Quality Assurance Management
  • OperationalMetrics/KPIs/ SLAs
  • JIRA/ Kanban/Confluence
  • Trusted Advisor
  • Redmine
  • Team Leadership
  • Enterprise Testing
  • SystemsIntegration
  • Mentor/Trainer
  • Release Management
  • ERP-PeopleSoft 9.1

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, Ashburn, VA

Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • Leads a team of software engineers, Test Engineers and Business Analysts, in multiple Scrum teams, guiding the team on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values with the goal of getting the most out of self-organization.
  • Facilitates getting the work done by the scrum team, decision making, and conflict resolution. Assists with internal and external communication and improves transparency.

Confidential

Agile Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • Selected by management to lead this global integration effort, capitalizing on cross-functional knowledge and experience in HR, PY,and QA testing to serve as a bridge between Operations and IT in a highly successful collaborative effort with the product owner, vendor and senior management.
  • Oversaw the integration of Scrum methodology with the vendor’s Waterfall modelto efficiently track IT code deliverables through agile sprints and align them to the vendor’s date driven test plan.
  • Devised an effective communication strategy for sprints that included organizing daily meetings and an innovative accelerated sprintthat reinforced valuable learning techniques andgeneratedquick results.
  • Introduced additional structure by leveraging JIRA & Confluence tools to develop a workplanto handle a project with many integration points and 3 workstreams with the necessary focus to build and maintainrapidvelocity through the delivery dates for each sprint.
  • Incorporated a “Kanban” board for daily standups to visualize work and optimize the flow of work among the team.
  • Reduced risk exposure to 80% through recalibrating test plans to meet new dates in the workplan.

Scrum Master

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Introduced Agile structure and a defined process that recast the PM/Scrum master’s role within 60 days,resulting in meeting 100% of release dates and project deadlines anddelivered quality deliverables into post-production with defect rates at less than 5%.
  • Coordinated functional and technical validation with IT and Business leads to more efficiently identify the required sequence of deployments tasks (code, configuration, schema change, etc.)
  • Decreased customer complaints 50% and increased customer satisfaction by 60% by championing theuse of DevOps model and Agile best practices.
  • Accelerated release cycles from 4 weeks to 1-2 weeks while increasing quality, managing releases for VZTIME module supporting the $40M+ HR and Payroll Services business lines in continuous delivery mode.
  • Capitalized on the customizable visual workflow capability in JIRA to improve system issue and defect tracking.

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