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Agile Transformation Coach/ Agile Coach/ Senior Scrum Master Resume

SUMMARY

  • Around 10 years plus of active involvement in the I.T. industry with intensive software product and projects development, operations - support on various domain-technologies: Financial services, Insurance, HealthCare, Retail, Manufacturing, Services and Consulting Industries. across Agile PMO’s.
  • Past 9 years on agile space, proven track record as Agile Delivery Lead, transformed organizations on agile and digitalization through agile and digital strategies.
  • Natured agile leaders and agile teams through training, coaching, and mentoring. As a passionate Agile Delivery Lead - applied Agile mindset to cultivate the Agile PMO's, Agile COP’s, Agile teams and Agile delivery to sustain the Organization Business Agility.
  • Excellent in Servant Leadership and Interpersonal Skills for Scrum Maturity to a team’s self-organization.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential

Agile Transformation Coach/ Agile Coach/ Senior Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • Equipped multiple cross-functional Scrum Teams of 9 devops,developers,and full stack engineers within an organization that never witnessed a team transfer from “Following the rules” to “Self-organizing and shaping the rules” to Scrum maturity.
  • Mentor and Coach the Product Owner to clearly define project scope and objectives. Successfully guided the Scrum teams to increase sprint velocity by 30%. Conducted agile training, mentoring and coaching with Product Owners, Scrum Masters, teams and 1-on-1. Implement Agile Community of Practice initiatives for continuous improvement and alignment.
  • Provided guidance on the formation of long-lasting cross-functional self-organizing teams Assisted the team in the early identification of impediments & faster resolutions. Participating in SOS (Scrum of Scrum) for Inspect and Adapt by working alongside scrum teams. Using Agile tools like JIRA & Confluence to track team progress and delivery performance.
  • Facilitating crucial team conversations aiding in conflict resolution and empowering delivery teams.
  • Tracking key metrics via burn-down, burn-up, & team velocity and radiating progress to our stakeholders Responsible for facilitating scrum events for multiple cross functional teams (sprint planning, daily scrum, sprint review and retrospective) at regular cadence and ensuring full engagement until the team reached a point where it was self organizing, managing and able to conduct ceremonies autonomously.

Confidential

Agile Transformation Coach/ Agile Coach/ Agile Delivery Lead

Responsibilities:

  • Equipped multiple cross-functional Scrum Teams of 9 devops,developers,and full stack engineers within an organization that never witnessed a team transfer from “Following the rules” to “Self-organizing and shaping the rules” to Scrum maturity.
  • Provide servant leadership throughout full software development lifecycle to 4 cross-functional, off-shore, on-shore, virtual, and co-located technology teams assembled to deliver multi million dollar web-based and mobile, financial industry compliance and regulatory.
  • Guided cross functional team using Scrum, Agile best practices to complete an E-Commerce Shop with React, Node.js, Java, and AWS for a billion dollar Retail company for their International clients to have a way to buy their products online via mobile or web app.
  • Led team of new Coaches to provide leadership in terms of vision, goals setting & objectives of successful transformation. Experienced at managing project teams up to 70 and ART sizes of 100 - 140 people. Acted as Change-Agent/Catalyst to remove organizational impediments in order to develop high performing organization.
  • Successfully guided the Scrum teams to increase sprint velocity by 30% while developing estimation models for software and IT infrastructure projects. Prepared the scrum teams for the pre-planning sessions in Preparation for the PI planning (Program Increment).
  • Able to lead large project teams and known for high-quality deliverables that meet or exceed timeline and budgetary target Responsible for the growth of new and existing Scrum Masters, Mentor and guide multiple teams on a day-to-day basis Responsible for identifying organizational impediments towards agility and conducting successful workshops to leadership to overcome, which intern help and promote Agile maturity across the organization.
  • Facilitated Infrastructure Developments of React E-Commerce Platform, Beacon App and a Banking Financial Solution through the Acquisition of high level technical projects. Led team of new Coaches to provide leadership in terms of vision, goals setting & objectives of successful transformation.
  • Acted as Change-Agent/Catalyst to remove organizational impediments in order to develop high performing organization. Responsible for the growth of new and existing Scrum Masters, Mentor and guide multiple teams on a day-to-day basis. Expertise in Cloud platforms like Amazon AWS and integrating applications to the cloud services. Extensively managed implementation of AWS, PAAS, SAAS services. Responsible for DevOps, Engineers and Performance process optimization.

Confidential, Dallas, Texas

Lead Technical Scrum Master/Agile Coach

Responsibilities:

  • Successfully facilitated the technical development of an in-house software for a group of millionaires with a combined network of $2.6B. Coached Product Owners and Technical leads in JIRA management, story mapping, SMART OKRs, and other Lean Agile tools. Built and Coached an infrastructure to Real Estate portfolio execution as an operation project in a newly acquired enterprise.
  • Coached teams and new Scrum Masters in Agile and Scrum towards high-functioning and self-sufficient processes through continuous improvement. In one year, teams evolved from capturing some work, not tracking level of effort, and no roadmap or capacity planning, to fully enforced Definition of Ready and Done at the Initiative, Epic, and Story level.
  • Mentored the Product Owner to clearly define project scope and objectives. Assisted the team in the early identification of impediments & faster resolutions. Usage of Agile tools like JIRA & Confluence to track team progress and delivery performance. Facilitated crucial team conversations aiding in conflict resolution and empowering delivery teams.
  • Helped create a “fail fast and continuously improve” environment based on data-driven decisions Tracking key metrics via burn-down, burn-up and team velocity and radiating progress to our stakeholders. Responsible for facilitating scrum events for multiple cross functional teams (sprint planning, daily scrum, sprint review and retrospective) at regular cadence and ensuring full engagement.
  • Until the team reached a point where it was self-organizing, managing and able to conduct ceremonies autonomously. Responsible for identifying organizational impediments towards agility and conducting successful workshops to leadership to overcome, which intern help and promote Agile maturity across the organization.
  • Coordinating with software engineers and clients to optimize software performance, track defects, and complete change requests while adhering to the values & principles of Agile.

Confidential, Dallas, Texas

Agile Coach/Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • Successfully reduced the team’s technical debt by 18% saving the company $4K/sprint, $106K/year. Built an acquisition road map that worked closely with Developers and POs to clearly define the Definition of Ready (DOR) & Definition of Done (DOD) for the team’s scale at large.
  • Mentored Infrastructure projects defined by rigid configuration-driven by dependencies between tasks. Responsible for working with Agile Coaches to develop and deliver a comprehensive Scrum training program. Responsible for delivering 1:1 coaching sessions to resolve conflict within the team and Agile related guidance.
  • Co-Facilitated/co-trained Agile for Teams, Scrum Masters, Product Owners courses for 10+ participants, conducted the Kanban Workshop for 10+ participants, conducted the Agile/Scrum sessions for 30+ participants, trained 50+ users on Jira. SME and Coach for the office and configuration of accounts; working through technical and workflow impediments. Strong technical leadership and relationship building to create, reinforce, motivate and guide the office or remotely. Coordinated with engineers/clients to optimize site & software performance and manage defects/change requests.
  • Worked with teams to invest in continuous release infrastructure (Automation, CICD pipeline, Pre Approved Prod releases)

Confidential, Dallas, Texas

Full Stack Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Designed user interactions on websites, developing servers and databases for website functionality and coding for mobile platforms.
  • Worked closely with Scrum Master planning of projects to execute participation in a design and creation of scalable software. Wrote clean, functional code on the front- and back-end for success stories which were distributed via newsletter and posted on a SharePoint site to improve the Agile maturity level.
  • Developed and delivered team and organization training materials and workshop interactions, building knowledge and skills to facilitate the Agile transformation as the Lead FullStack Developer.

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