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Technical Project Manager, Scrum Master, Agile Coach Resume

Bentonville, AR

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

Results driven Agile professional with over 15 years of proven leadership experience in the Military and IT industries. Highly organized and efficient in fast - paced multitasking environments. Serve, build, and empower teams to accomplish objectives with creativity, enthusiasm, and humor. Trained in Agile Methodology and transitioned from military leadership to civilian leadership to be a servant leader and change agent.

TECHNICAL AND BUSINESS SKILLS:

Agile Processes and Mindset

JIRA Expert

SAFe 4.5

Mentoring / Coaching

Confluence

Scrum

Servant Leadership

Microsoft Office Suite

Kanban

Critical Thinking

Visio

Project Management

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Bentonville, AR

Technical Project Manager, Scrum Master, Agile Coach

Responsibilities:

  • Regularly support 20+ UX designers/researchers with over 10+ projects in 10+ business areas
  • Function as a project manager and Agile consultant for the UX team
  • Evangelize Agile mind-set and practices for fast UX research-led design results
  • Facilitate Scrum/Kanban practices for team alignment
  • Track metrics for value driven decision making
  • Lead relentless improvement through onsite Agile workshops/
  • Conduct workshops on best Agile practices

Confidential, Lafayette, LA

Scrum Master Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a change agent for the organization in adopting and transitioning to the Scaled Agile framework from Waterfall methodologies to build high quality products and high performing teams.
  • Lead Agile teams at different maturity levels to identify areas for continuous improvement to include: automated testing, quality code reviews, backlog grooming improvements, and process delivery improvements.
  • Serve as a leader and coach through standing up new Agile teams and achieving 100% committed vs. completed Program Increment Objectives.
  • Took the initiative to create a collaboration and visual platform for integration developers across 17 teams to break down dependencies and elevate the program velocity by using retrospectives, team agreements, knowledge sharing repositories.
  • Create standardized information radiator used across the program for total transparency into the program health to inform decision making.

Confidential, Bentonville, AR

Scrum Master Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Lead teams through 5 complex projects consisting of 50 - 60 team members (Onshore and Offshore).
  • Liaise between the business stakeholders and the development team managers and directors.
  • Provide guidance to troubled teams struggling with meeting tight deadlines on critical deliverables.
  • Provide project direction as a Servant Leader to teams with consistent leadership turnover.
  • Protect development team from outside distractions, impediments or team conflicts, and maintain focus on product backlog, project timeline, and deliverables.
  • Tracking performance issues through routers, firewalls, and network servers.
  • Manage the lifecycle of code development, from ideation to sprints to deployment.

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