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Scrum Master Resume

San Diego, CA

PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY:

  • QA Engineer / Scrum master with 14+ years of work experience in scientific research, product development & management, Automation testing.
  • Extensive background in agile methodologies in project and product management, software release, performance analysis, design, integration and verification of electrical components, equipment and systems.
  • Highly motivated, driving success and growth with exceptional problem solving skills and proven capability to manage multiple projects.
  • Skilled in Scrum, Agile project management, Data analysis, Instrumentation, System Engineering.
  • Management experience of the full project life cycle including requirements gathering, creation of project plans and schedules, obtaining and managing resources, managing budget, and facilitating project execution, deployment, and closure.
  • Proven record of migrating the entire team from traditional waterfall to agile by coaching and mentoring.
  • Very transparent in communications also keeps the stakeholders informed about the progress by sharing scrum notes, sprint review reports, project retrospective, and regular snap shot of burn down chart and project velocity.
  • Strong engineering professional with a doctorate focused in instrumentation and Automation data analysis.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Operating System: Windows

SKILL: Scrum, Project Management, Information Technology, Hardware & Software Development, Problem - solving, Critical Decision.

Languages: Java, Selenium, Maven, WinWrap Basic Script, Visual Basic, Python, COBOL, DB2, IBM OS/390.

Tools: Trello, Scrumboard, Rally, MS Planner, HP Quality Center, Jira.

Software: LabVIEW, Mindjet, MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint, VISIO, MS Project, MATLAB.

EMPLOYMENT DETAILS:

Confidential, San Diego, CA

Scrum master

Responsibilities:

  • Introduced & taught Scrum, functional testing, performance testing, test case management & product backlog management.
  • Scrum Master & Project Manager for 5 products. Met goals for quality, schedule & cost.
  • Utilized Agile Scrum practices to help the team increase their velocity by 63% within the first year of Agile adoption.
  • Facilitated Release Planning, Sprint Planning, Backlog Grooming, and Retrospective meetings.
  • Lead a team of engineers and scientist to design & develop AC Susceptibility Measurement device for milli Kelvin temperature, used agile project management practice to successful completion.
  • Removed team impediments on a daily basis to allow the team to deliver the sprint goals and deliverables.
  • Enforced Kanban principles as a scrum master that resulted in reduction of Cycle time by 20% thus increasing team's throughput in less than 8 weeks.

Confidential

QA Automation Research Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Reviewing the Test Reports using TestNG framework.
  • Prepared and execution of test suite using Selenium.
  • Worked in Agile environment, I attended daily standup meetings, provided daily status on manual and automation test results. Attended sprint plan meetings to review the user stories and story points.
  • Coordinated the overhaul of the PPMS Dilution refrigerator software UI which contained legacy Delphi, C++ and Windows WPF elements; removed unnecessary framework elements, streamlined new user interfaces, redesigned the UX framework, and improved stability and aesthetics.
  • Worked with programmers to test the daily builds and reported bugs.
  • Collaborated with development on test automation efforts to ensure that development supports the testing solutions.
  • Performed functional, compatibility testing on different browsers like IE, Firefox & Chrome.
  • Prepared XML and Excel files for collection of data and Element Locators using object repository, used this in test suite with the help of APACHE POI library files.
  • Developed the Automation Test Scripts in Selenium WebDriver using Java based on the design pattern Page Object Model for reusability.
  • Developed black box, regression, unit testing frameworks for software QA, wrote test plans for system acceptance, and developed workflows to ensure test plan compliance for all customer deliverables.
  • Used GitHub, source code management tool for code re-usage, high portability extending scope of Automation Testing.

Confidential

Project Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Manage a team of multi discipline engineers to design & develop software and hardware design closed cycle refrigerators.
  • Led the development and implementation of the Dilution Refrigerator, which uses a Cryogen free liquid Helium cryostat to probe the magnetic response of materials to an applied field in milli-kelvin temperature.
  • Researched and demonstrated the application of a magnetic property characterization method for product development, and implemented the method using an original algorithm, enhancing noise rejection and signal quality and greatly improving speed and accuracy.
  • Managed the deployment of the magnetic property characterization system to 140 worldwide research university installation sites by coordinating the commissioning of systems, creating material for all service staff, key members of each region, and creating supporting software tools.
  • Created a set of materials to assist the global technical staff on how to service and maintain the device. Led the initial seminars while the next set of instructors enabling the effort to scale beyond myself. Successfully reduced the number of issues escalated to the development team by 35% in the first 6 months of .
  • Integrated modified Turbo molecular pump to Dilution and He-3 refrigerator systems.
  • Designed and developed an automated calibration setup to calibrate the pressure sensor.
  • Improved the process and productivity for Dilution refrigerator system’s heat exchanger.
  • Responsible for the completion of all documentation .

Environment: SolidWorks, AutoCAD, HPView, MultiVu, C, MATLAB, MS-Excel, MS-Visio, MS-Project, LabView, Origin, proFit.

Confidential

Postdoctoral Researcher

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate the research scholar to design and develop the pressure device.
  • Mentor the PhD students in data automation techniques using LabView and MATLAB.
  • Establish the fundamental on high pressure physics and device engineering knowledge to internal visiting professors and international exchange students from all around the world.
  • Work with the lab members to publish the pressure device design and materials studied using the pressure device.

Environment: MATLAB, LabView, AutoCAD, SolidWorks, Origin, MS Project, Windows, MS Office, MS Excel, Agile, MS Visio, SharePoint, MS Visual Studio.

Confidential

Research Fellow

Responsibilities:

  • Write and update the data collection subroutines in C & C++ language for the cubic anvil device.
  • Mentor PhD and Postdoctoral in automation techniques using LabView and MATLAB.
  • Establish the basic fundamental on high pressure physics and device engineering knowledge to internal visiting professors and international exchange students from all around the world.
  • Automate Tests scenarios using primarily LabVIEW and MATLAB.
  • Publish the results from the study to peer reviewed Journal and proceedings.

Environment: MATLAB, LabView, AutoCAD, SolidWorks, Origin, MS Project, Windows, MS Office, MS Excel, Agile, MS Visio, SharePoint, MS Visual Studio.

Confidential

Senior Research Fellow

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for the delivery of my own research programs.
  • Automate Tests scenarios using primarily LabVIEW and MATLAB.
  • Plan, co-ordinate and deliver research, consultancy or similar programs ensuring resources are available and required income levels are achieved through:
  • Managing the use of research resources and ensure that effective use is made of them.
  • Managing research budgets
  • Helping to plan and implement commercial and consultancy activities.
  • Planning and managing own consultancy assignments.
  • Engage in enterprise activities with a wide range of partners within and outside the University including knowledge generation, knowledge exchange and knowledge transfer activities.
  • Be involved in Faculty level strategic planning and contribute to the University’s strategic planning process.
  • Act as research team leader including:
  • Provide academic leadership to those working within research areas, for example by coordinating the work of others to ensure that research projects are delivered effectively and to time or organizing the work of a team by agreeing objectives and work plans.

Environment: SolidWorks, AutoCAD, HPView, MultiVu, C, MATLAB, MS-Excel, MS-Visio, MS-Project, LabView, Origin, proFit.

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