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Agile Coach / Sr Scrum Master Resume

SUMMARY

  • Agile transformation lead with experience leading and setting up to multiple Teams with the agile framework examples of Scrum, Kanban, Devops.
  • Sound knowledge of Agile software development and implementation
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal, motivating, and problem - solving skills
  • Ability to train employees for Agile process and assist the team in navigating Agile tools
  • Skilled in convincing and motivating the management, employees, and stakeholders in adopting Agile concepts
  • Outstanding leadership, strategic planning, multi-tasking, and decision-making skills
  • Transformation of client from Waterfall/Non-Agile Methodology to Agile Scrum Framework,
  • Coached the Facilitation of Dependencies/Risks/Impediment Management between teams
  • Worked closely with Product Managers/ Product Owners in product backlog management and continuous delivery of features.
  • Designed and developed project metrics reporting templates based on the Agile Framework used.
  • Mentoring of teams to adopt continues Improvements practices
  • Proactively identifies and drives large improvement initiatives and change
  • Strong communication skills - Able to propagate information promptly, clearly, and unambiguously
  • Excellent problem-solving, organizational, and analytical skills, with the ability to coach and mentor Scrum Masters and Product Owners.
  • Meticulously work with architect, product owner, business analyst and developers to write User Stories that meet the INVEST models.
  • Enacted change and continuous improvement increasing the productivity of Scrum teams by 25% and the quality of deliverables by 40%, reduction of Project cost by 25%.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • Passionate Agilist
  • Strong communication
  • Excellent Problem solving
  • Passionate about improvement
  • Strong analytical skill
  • Transformational leader
  • Excellent coach and mentor
  • SCRUM/Kanban/Devops
  • JIRA Practitioner /JQL
  • Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe)
  • Agile Project Management
  • MS Suite (Office, Excel, Teams, Share point, Project, Azure)
  • Confluence/ Rally/ Candice/ Trello
  • Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) /// Salesforce.com (intended) write User Stories that meet the INVEST models.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential

Agile Coach / Sr Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • Facilitated the implementation of the Agile methodology to the teams, stakeholders, and enterprise, that led to the increase of ROI saving 20% of the project cost .
  • Provided guidance on the development of Agile teams to ensure effective outcomes for the organization
  • Responsible for guiding teams through the implementation process and are tasked with encouraging workers and leadership to embrace the agile method
  • Provided training and worked closely with Product Owners in gathering customer requirements
  • Training and assisting software development team in learning and adapting agile methodologies for increasing visibility transparency and productivity
  • Providing on-site and remote consulting and training to clients' employees
  • Conducting process assessments and establishing Agile adoption roadmaps, and assisting customers in validating, launching, and continuous improvement stage
  • Initiating and supporting Agile development of scrum multi-function teams
  • Helping teams in solving problems with efficient framework of patterns and practices
  • Assisting in enhancing the process of planning and development across teams
  • Guiding and mentoring the scrum teams in load balancing, story grooming, and story acceptance
  • Coached teams to adopt continues integration and pair programing for knowledge sharing and building quality codes

Confidential

Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • Enacted change and continuous improvement increasing the productivity of Scrum teams by 40% and reduction in defects by 25%.
  • Assisted with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information from team level to management level.
  • Provided training and worked closely with Product Owners in product backlog refinement and continuous delivery of features.
  • Introduced and facilitated team’s Agile Scrum Ceremonies (Iteration planning, Daily Scrums, retrospectives, stakeholder meetings, and software and System demonstrations) for scrum teams
  • Assisted with internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information from team level to management level.
  • Coached teams to adopt continues integration and pair programing for knowledge sharing and building quality codes
  • Directed and coached development team from project initiation through delivery of final product.
  • Developed and managed visual system to track progress of work during sprints and projects.
  • Provided leadership, direction, and coaching to the team to encourage adoption of good Agile practices

Confidential

Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • Empowered teams to self-organize and grow cross-functionality allowing teams to fully own commitments of finishing sprint backlog items within the time box
  • Partnered with the Product Owner, especially with respect to grooming and maintaining the product backlog.
  • Engaged with other Scrum Masters to increase the effectiveness of the of Scrum framework in the organization through Scrum huddles and forming communities of practice
  • Protected team from over-commitment, planning sprints according to team’s capacity
  • Managed the lifecycle of code development, from ideation to sprints to deployment
  • Coordinated and managed code releases and shared APIs with other IT groups
  • Tracked and communicated team velocity and sprint/release progress
  • Mentoring and coaching 2 collocated and 1 distributed agile team in their scrum adoption

Confidential

Agile Project Manager/ Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • Agile project manager in charge of designing project plan, project scope, and project baseline.
  • Managing all projects tasks to ensure that project gets delivered on time and on budget.
  • Facilitated scrum ceremonies, identified, and removed impediments to ensure continuous development of software.
  • Motivated team to maximize efficiency and delivery of quality software.
  • Functioned as Scrum Master for Product teams with a focus on guiding the teams towards improving the way they work.
  • Assisted team to remove impediments by having an understanding the control and release processes
  • Assisted with internal and external communication, improved transparency, and radiated information

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