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Agile Scrum Master Resume

Westlake, TX

SUMMARY

  • 5 Plus Years on Agile Scrum Workspace - as a scrum master
  • Working experience in financial, automobile industries (Lending, servicing etc.), Audit & Compliance and home lending/foreclosure
  • Extremely detail-oriented with Ability to support multiple teams and projects simultaneously,
  • Work effectively in a leadership role, as an individual contributor or a team player, facilitating all Scrum ceremonies, including Sprint Planning, daily Scrum Meetings, Sprint Reviews, and Sprint Retrospectives
  • Guides cross functional teams in executing the principles of the Scrum framework and working with non-scrum team(s) to ensure successful sprint execution.
  • Accomplished servant-leader capable of delivering large-scale software and Web development projects on time by effectively collaborating, facilitating and leading multiple Scrum teams.
  • Excellent team player with the ability to influence and drive through issues.
  • Expert at driving the adoption of Scrum practices, removing impediments and fostering self-organization and conflict free environment.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential - Westlake, TX

Agile Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • Encouraging Agile behaviors, reinforcing practices, norms, ceremonies, and supporting the overall Squad performance and efficiency
  • Identifying team improvement opportunities and looking externally for best practices to support continuous improvement
  • Leading and coordinating logistics for Agile ceremonies and practices, e.g., backlog maintenance, sprint planning, daily stand-ups, and retrospectives
  • Ensuring all work is tracked in the backlog and accurately balanced across team members
  • Maintaining and updating the Squad's process metrics and artifacts to ensure accurate and clear communications to partners
  • Driving a collaborative and supportive team culture through team building and engagement practices
  • Advise and oversee Squad/Team performance against agile values, practices and processes.
  • Working with the squad leader (or product owner) and supporting the work of the Squad/Team by maintaining a healthy backlog
  • Facilitating agile ceremonies like Stand ups, Backlog Grooming, Sprint Planning and Retrospectives.
  • Monitor team performance through the squad’s dashboard and help identify continuous improvement opportunities to help the team work better and smarter.

Environment: and Technology: JIRA, JIRA Align, Confluence, SharePoint and Microsoft Suite.

Confidential - San Antonio, TX

IT Scrum Master Sr.

Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate Iteration planning, daily stand-up meetings, Iteration Reviews/Demos, Retrospectives, sprint and release planning, demos, and other activities as needed
  • Attend all PI planning events, applying my knowledge of Agile & Scrum to help the team on their journey to continuous improvement.
  • Mentors and coach teams (including the Development Product Owner) in Agile practices and mindset. Fosters a growth mindset and spirit of continuous improvement and learning.
  • Work with the RTE to facilitate the release planning and process
  • Removes impediments to team progress whether internal to the team or organizational in nature. When necessary, escalates impediments to facilitate rapid resolution.
  • Supports and educates product owners, especially with respect to refining and managing the product backlog and decision making, and prevent distractions as the teamwork to provide members with exceptional products
  • Coach other Scrum Masters on individual topics during the Scrum Sync (Scrum of Scrums)
  • Ensures effective communication within and across teams. Influences and facilitates the empowerment of a self-organizing team. Schedules and facilitates cross-functional meetings. Ensures appropriate progress tools, information radiators, and reports effectively provide transparency on the team's progress/productivity.
  • Performs risk, issue, and dependency management for their team. Ensures release management practices align with enterprise standards.
  • Assist with prioritization and resolution of defects/bugs
  • Acts as Agile SME to teams, product owners, and management. Learns from participating in Scrum Master Community of Practice
  • Track and communicate team velocity and sprint/release progress, track and communicate team velocity and sprint/release progress.

Environment: and Technology: JIRA, Agile Central, Box, SharePoint and Microsoft Suite.

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