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Portfolio, Program And Team Coach Resume

Riverwoods, IL


SAFe® Program Coach (SPC4) with eight years’ experience in Agile, Scrum, Kanban and SAFe approaches Nine years Agile Coaching from Team Levels to Enterprise Coached Enterprise Transformation in multiple industries: Aerospace, Finance/Banking, Insurance, High - TechHealthCare, Telematics, Big Four-Consulting Confidential and Confidential Have stood-up six Agile Release Trains (ART’s) as an Agile Coach Have mentored 70+ Teams as an Agile Coach Coached Functional, Component, Program, Architecture, Business/Operational, and Systems Teams Conducted Leading SAFe, SAFe-for-Teams, Safe role-based (Scrum Master, Product OwnerRelease Train Engineer, Product Manager); tool-based (Rally and Version One)


Agile, SAFe®, Scrum, Kanban, Lean

SAFe® Program Consultant (SPC4)

SAFe® Scaled Agilist (SA)

Scrum Alliance® - Certified Scrum Practitioner (CSP)

Scrum Alliance® - Certified Scrum Master (CWM)

Agile Lifecycle Management (ALM)

Version One ™

CA Rally ™

Atlassian Jira

Organizational Change

Organizational Change Management (OCM)

ADKAR - Awareness, Desire, Knowledge, Ability, Reinforcement

Business Process Reengineering (BPR)

Process Improvement (PI)

Project Management

MS Project, Leading Local, Remote, Distributed and Offshore teams

ITIL Foundations


J2EE, Eclipse 3.x, Spring Framework, Struts, JSP, JavaScript, JAXB, MySQL, J2EE Design Patterns, Enterprise Architect, SOA, IBM

Websphere, Jasper Reports, MQ, IBM RAD, Rational ClearCase and

ClearQuest, iBatis ORM Data Mapper, Oracle, Hibernate, AJAX and

SOAP, C, C++, VB, VB Script


Confidential, Riverwoods, IL

Portfolio, Program and Team Coach


  • Integrating Customer Engagement Platforms Messaging, Customer Relationship Management (CRM), and Interactive Voice Response (IVR) epics at the portfolio level to build their Portfolio Kanban and Backlog
  • Coaching two program level areas to build their Program Kanban and Backlog
  • Standing up multiple scrum teams in Shared Services space to reorganize teams for enhanced agility
  • Stood up three Campaign Management teams in Shared Services space and enhanced their agility
  • Building standard - work artifacts for the Confidential Lean/Agile Center of Excellence (COE)
  • Utilized Rally for Agile Lifecycle Management (ALM) Tool

Confidential, Twinsburg, OH

Enterprise Agile Transformation Coach


  • Responsible for overall delivery of engagement
  • Stood - up eight onsite scrum teams in Business Intelligence (BI) space
  • Stood-up twelve offshore scrum teams for delivery
  • Utilized Jira as Agile Lifecycle Management Tool

Confidential, Hartford, CT

Enterprise Agile Coach


  • Conducted six Two Day Agile Boot Camps for various Confidential facilities
  • Taught many Agile classes (Scrum, Kanban, Lean, Scaled Agile) to several groups of Confidential employees
  • Stood up four new agile scrum teams onsite and 16 offshore
  • Assisted in Content Generation for Confidential s Agile

Confidential, Alpharetta, CT

Enterprise Agile Coach


  • Portfolio Kanban and Release Planning
  • Worked with Concept Team on Breaking Down Portfolio Items into Consumable Work for Delivery Teams
  • Facilitated weekly Enterprise Wide SoS meetings (including client)
  • Facilitated weekly Scrum of Scrum(s) (SoS) for Agile Coaches
  • Coached eight program teams
  • Taught twenty Daikibo ( Confidential s scaled agile framework) s for various teams (on and offshore)
  • Conducted several Scrum and Kanban courses
  • Utilized Microsoft TFS as ALM tool

Confidential, Dunwoody, GA

Project Manager


  • Implement and manage multiple projects
  • Ensure consistent and integrated implementation of service initiatives across customer and business units
  • Collaborate with Executive management, senior management, functional managers
  • Identify, document, mitigate risks and issues, escalating as needed to assure crisp project execution
  • Coached several scrum teams (roles responsibilities of this is listed below)
  • Delivered LifeComm, AMP, VDMP and Layer 7 programs during tenure at Confidential

Confidential, Monroe, LA

Scrum Coach


  • Conduct on scrum, estimation, backlog grooming and forecasting
  • Facilitation of scrum practices across multiple scrum teams
  • Coach POs re product backlog generation, prioritization, estimation, release planning and forecasting
  • Coach SMs re Sprint Planning, Daily Standups, Sprint Demon, Retros and Continuous Improvement
  • Assess Scrum Teams re Scrum Maturity Assessments and provide feedback for relentless improvement
  • Guide SMs, POs and Teams on Agility, self organization and direction and overall Agile mindset
  • Facilitate organizational change in order to properly implement scrum and foster agile mindset
  • Guiding teams via demonstrating Servant Leadership
  • Facilitate Scrum of Scrums
  • Utilization of Version One Software Development Tool

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