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Agile Scrum Master Resume

SUMMARY

  • A result - focused servant leader with over 6 years’ experience leading cross-functional teams to deliver large and complex projects in fast-paced software environments. I am highly passionate about coaching scrum teams to become high performing and cross-functional while consistently adding value by fostering a trust-based environment that promotes transparency, collaboration, innovation, a willingness to take risks, and creativity towards achieving scrum goals.
  • As an agile coach, I have demonstrated expertise at training, coaching, and mentoring individuals, teams, scrum masters, product owners, and leaders towards increasing business agility which raised the number of products launched by 33% per year and fostering sustainable working environments for agile transformations.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential

Agile Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinates and facilitates daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning meetings, demos, and other scrum-related meetings.
  • Communicates project and program progress to key stakeholders through visual radiators and roadmaps.
  • Collaborates with executive management and scrum team­ to clearly communicate and clarify program and project release goals.
  • Coordinates scrum team and managed dependencies among projects within a program.
  • Collaborates with Product Owner with regards to cadence in order to manage the product backlog and sprint activities.
  • Supports the creation of project user-stories and ensures successful completion within scope, budget, time, and acceptance criteria parameters.
  • Mentors and coaches scrum team in effective implementation of scrum values and agile practices.
  • Fosters organization’s agility initiatives by Integrating Agile & Lean principles into the team and organizational practices .
  • Coaches teams on making appropriate commitments based on capacity during story selection and task definition at sprint planning meetings.
  • Ensures scrum activities are tracked and kept up-to-date and reported daily using appropriate metric-based tools.
  • Identifies and removes impediments, prevents distractions that could interfere with the team’s ability to deliver the sprint goal.

Confidential, Chandler, Arizona

Project Manager | Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • Coordinated and facilitated daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning meetings, demos, and other scrum-related meetings.
  • Coached teams on making appropriate commitments based on capacity during story selection and task definition at sprint planning meetings.
  • Leveraged appropriate tools to ensure scrum activities are tracked and kept up-to-date and reported daily.
  • Proactively identified and removed impediments, prevented distractions that could interfere with the team’s ability to deliver the sprint goal.
  • Coached and supported Product Owners in effective techniques for backlog creation, management, and refinement.
  • Interfaced with Product Owners with regards to cadence in order to manage the product backlog and sprint activities.
  • Coordinated cross-functional teams working towards a common objective to gain alignment on scope, assumptions, approach, risks, and dependencies.
  • Promoted healthy collaboration and a culture of continuous improvement based on metrics such as team velocity and release progress, which highlighted areas that need improvement within the teams and the organization.
  • Coordinated with all stakeholders and dependent projects to develop detailed program schedules or agile release plans.
  • Communicated project and program progress to scrum teams, executive management, and external stakeholders through visual radiators and roadmaps.
  • Supported quarterly planning and facilitation activities across multiple teams towards the creation of program roadmaps and value stream objectives.
  • Managed the approved program and projects from initiation to product launch, including issue management, risk management, change requests, and status reporting.

Confidential, Chandler, Arizona

Project Manager, Standard and Assessment

Responsibilities:

  • Led project teams from project initiation through the delivery of the final product by maintaining a focus on project goals, scope, budget, quality, and timeline.
  • Collaborated with key stakeholders and project teams to identify project requirements, define project objectives, create project plans, and align resources with scheduled work to achieve project goals.
  • Created schedules and managed risks/impediments towards meeting projected milestones.
  • Provided visibility to projects health in terms of scope of work, budget, timeline, quality, risks, strategy, and resources through periodic updates to the executive management and key stakeholders.
  • Estimated budget using historical data for executive management approval, managed project finances, and handled vendor relationships.

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