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Scrum Master/ Project Manager Resume

Woodcliff Lake, NJ

EXPERTISE SUMMARY:

  • Proven abilityto work in an extremely fast paced environment, meet deadlines, andperform at high standards with limited supervision, including an ability to manage project teams located across multiple delivery sites
  • Thorough understanding of software development methodologies such as Waterfall, Development Life Cycle process, Agile/Scrum iterative development and Hybrid Model
  • Professional expertise in working with multiple teams on different levels of Scaled Agile Frameworks (SAFe)
  • Have guided new and existing teams through the ‘Forming, Norming, Storming and Performing’ stages to reach and maintain ‘High Performing’ status
  • Facilitated scrum ceremonies such as Product Backlog meeting, Daily Scrum meetings, Sprint Planning meeting, Sprint Review meeting and Retrospective meeting and Extensive knowledge in maintaining Product backlog, Burn down chart and Team Velocity.
  • Good knowledge on Devops on continuous integration/continuous Deployment
  • Experience with scrum techniques such as Poker planning, MoSCoW, INVEST, T - shirt size, Silent writing, Modelling behavior, Relative Mass Valuation
  • Experience in SAFE environment with portfolio, value stream, program and team level
  • Knowledge and experience on Agile techniques like User Stories, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Integration, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games
  • Experience on Agile approaches like XP (Extreme programming), Kanban, Scaled Agile (SAFe), Crystal, FDD, CDD and agile tools like JIRA, RALLY, Visual Studio Team Services
  • Extensive experience in Change Management, Participating in Change Control & Impact Analysis.
  • Good Knowledge and Experience on API’s for integrating applications for SOAP Webservices and REST Webservices and Enterprise Service Bus integration
  • Proficient in using MS Visio, and UML for generating Use Cases, Class Diagrams, Entity relationship (ER), Sequence Diagrams, Activity Diagrams and Collaboration Diagrams
  • Experience in Webservices such as Web methods, XML, JSON, Web Orchestration
  • Extensive implementation knowledge of Databases, Data table structures, Data warehousing, Schemas, Data Marts, OLAP operations like rollup, drill down, slicing/dicing using BI tools
  • Sound Knowledge on WSDL, WADL, JAX-WS, UDDI, Business rules and XML Schema’s integrating with the service provider and the consumer
  • Solid understanding of SOAP & REST protocol and other internet protocol suite like HTTP, TCP, FTP
  • Extensively interacted with the designers, developers to ensure functional implementation of business requirements and the QA team in executing Test Plans, Test Case scenarios, Test Logs, Test Objectives

TECHNICAL SKILLS

SDLC: Waterfall, Agile, Scrum, TDD, SAFe, Kanban

Modelling tools: MS Visio, Balsamiq, Tableau, Toad Data Modeler

Business Analysis tools: JIRA, Rally, MS Project Clear Quest, JIRA-greenhopper, TFS, Visual Studio Team Services

Operating Systems: Windows, Unix, Sun Solaris and Linux

Languages: C# & JAVA, SQL, PL SQL, Nunit, MS SQL, .Net

Web Technologies: XML, HTML, SOAP, Web Services

Defect Tracking Tools: HP ALM QC 11.0, Team Foundation Server, JIRA, Bugzilla

Testing Tools: CODED UI 3, QTP, UFT, Selenium, Microsoft Test Manager 2013

Internet Technology: XML, HTML & PHP, Firebug 2.0.14

Framework: Data Driven, Keyword Driven, Hybrid, BPT, Linear

Documentation: Adobe Acrobat9 Professional, Microsoft Visio, Microsoft Office

Protocols: Http, Https, SMTP, FTP, SOAP

ETL: SAP Data Services, SAS Data Management, Informatica

Databases: SQL Server Management Studio, Oracle 8i-9i, MS SQL Server 2012, SQL Dev

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, WoodCliff Lake, NJ

Scrum Master/ Project Manager

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • As a Project Manager, my job was to take full responsibility to implement the projects with in the given technical Go Live date, team formation (On Shore and Off shore) with cost saving plans, update the business in Munich (Germany) frequently and create a Project plan, development plan and execute the same.
  • Coordinate with offshore project and vendors to get the required resources and form the team
  • Make sure the team is well aware of project, deadline, create all the required access to infrastructure
  • Make sure to have sufficient resource allocation to execute project within deadline
  • Create a project plan and development plan
  • Make sure team has sufficient documents for references in Confluence
  • Set up multiple meetings with Business owners and update the project status
  • Set up meetings with Architect to identify interfaces and sort out confusions
  • Make sure team is performing in alignment with project plan
  • Coordinate with data suppliers - third party vendors and make sure they execute the project in alignment with our project plan
  • Assign major part of development work for offshore resource as part of cost saving strategy
  • As a Scrum Master, my job was to take complete ownership of Epics and stories, organize and facilitate multiple meeting (including ceremonies), fill the gaps within the team, execute the project in alignment with Agile principles, coach the team on scrum, become a buffer zone against by identifying and removing impediments and blocker dat effect team performance.
  • Make sure stories are groomed, team has sufficient documents in confluence, prepare Definition of Ready, take consensus of product owners to start the sprint
  • Conduct sprint planning, create agenda, prioritize and estimate the stories (with development team), plan what needs to be done within the sprint, update the same in JIRA and assign the tasks
  • Conduct daily scrum calls, make sure it is time boxed, make sure only the development team gets to talk, take updates from development team on their task yesterday and today and identify impediments or blockers
  • Conduct other meetings with offshore resource and sort out any kinds of doubts and confusions
  • Conduct sprint review/demo to show the increment to business and product owners
  • Conduct a retrospective to discuss the mistakes and identify performance measures
  • Take complete responsibility of sprint success/failure and keep the team collaborated

Environment: JAVA JDK, SVN, Junkins, Automation testing (Selenium), JIRA, Confluence, MS Project, MS Visio, REST API’s

Confidential - Greater Boston Area, MA

Scrum Master/ Project Manager

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Was initially hired as a Scrum Master/PM and voluntarily took up the role of BSA due the bottlenecks of having one BSA for three teams off shore.
  • Have written user stories, detailed descriptions for those stories, criteria’s to be met, maintained backlog, involved in refinement various meetings with business apart from carrying the scrum master role for multiple teams and the details does not confine only to the following:
  • Involved in identifying the problem definition as part of continuous process improvement using Define, Measure, Analyze and Improve to support the business community of the organization
  • Effectively communicated weekly project status, burn down charts to executive and business leadership
  • Worked with Program Leaders and key executive stakeholders to drive ongoing clarity of strategy, decisions, and execution alignment
  • Made sure User Stories are fulfilling INVEST criteria, SMART Criteria and assisted the Product Owner in prioritizing the Product Backlog Items (PBIs) using techniques like MoSCoW, Paired comparison and estimated Story Points using Planning Poker
  • Facilitated all scrum ceremonies such as Sprint Planning, Daily Scrum, Sprint Review, Sprint Retrospective and Backlog Grooming
  • Used TFS to create and manage sprint and product backlogs, to track issues, trace requirements and team collaboration
  • Constantly monitored development work, SPIKE Stories, TECHNICAL DEBTS and worked on removing the impediments to improve team’s performance to meet sprint goals
  • Was an advocate and educator of Agile and SAFE best practices. Maintained a strong connection with resources outside the organization to bring in recent research, data, and tools dat can continue to mature Agile at Audible
  • Had various retrospective techniques such as Silent writing, MAD/SAD/GLAD, Happiness Histogram to understand team opinion on improvements

Environment: Agile-Scrum, TFS, MQTT, XMPP, Docker Registry, HA Gateway Clusters, SSL/TLS, HP-Quality Center, Bit Bucket, Junit, JAVA, Jenkins, MS Excel, MS Visio, XML

Confidential - Tampa, FL

Scrum Master/PM Budget

Responsibilities:

  • Facilitated Sprint Planning, Release Planning, Daily Stand-Ups, Product Demos and Sprint Retrospectives. Removed impediments/blockers to keep teams productive
  • Managed burn down chart, monthly budget and reported project status to PMO and higher management
  • Plan and lead scrum ceremonies and facilitate Story and Task entries in JIRA
  • Make sure dat team is following agile processes in each sprint at user story level as per the Definition of Done (DoD)
  • Made the winning strategy according to the ground conditions for continuous improvement on velocity, quality and processes

Environment: Agile-Scrum, JIRA, Confluence 5.1, Changepoint, Devops, MS Excel, MS Visio, XML, SOAP UI, HTML, UML, HP-Quality Center, SQL, Git Hub, Junit, JAVA EE, Jenkins

Confidential - Pennington, NJ

Scrum Master/PM

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Working in a team environment, my activities include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Managed burn down chart, monthly budget and reported project status to PMO and higher management
  • Accountable for driving the strategic, organization wide execution of the SAFE construct and the PI Flow
  • Plan and lead scrum ceremonies and facilitate Story and Task entries in JIRA
  • Make sure dat team is following agile processes in each sprint at user story level as per the Definition of Done (DoD)
  • Collaborated with ourDevOpsteam to define standard practices for continuous integration and delivery using Jenkins
  • Driven the transformation to Agile methodology, including development of processes, templates, artifacts, training materials, and lessons-learned. Recommended tools to be implemented to support agile software development processes

Environment: MS Word, MS Excel, MS Visio, MS PowerPoint, MS Project, Agile/ Scrum, SAFe, JIRA-green hoper,SQL, HP Quality Center 10.0, JIRA

Confidential, Cleveland, OH

Business Analyst/ Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • Developed high-level and low-level documents like Business requirements documents (BRD) and System requirements specification (SRS)
  • Organized and facilitated sprint planning, daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, release planning, demos and other Scrum-related meetings
  • Instructed and modeled core Agile principles of collaboration, prioritization, team accountability and visibility; ensured consistent application of scrum methodologies across the team
  • Evangelized the benefits of Scrum to ensure its smooth adoption and tracked velocity and sprint progress

Environment: Java/J2EE, Oracle11g, RESTFUL Services, HTML5, CSS3, object-oriented JavaScript, Data Caching Services, Fault Tolerant architectures, zero downtime systems, PL/SQL, RALLY

Confidential

Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Working in a team environment, my activities include, but are not limited to the following:
  • Gathered requirements, functional specifications, designed, tested, and enhanced business systems
  • Developed technical solutions tobusiness problems, Created Vision and Use case documents
  • Developed and implemented comprehensive test plans to ensure dat systems and programs are tested.
  • Designed wireframes and mockups and designed the Catalog management process
  • Analysed detects, identified and corrected technical problems and deficiencies

Environment: MS Team Foundation Server/Team Edition, HP QTP 11.5, HP ALM QC, SharePoint, XML, HTML, MS Test Manager 2010, SQL Server, PL/SQL, Crystal Reports, Informatica

Confidential

Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Performed extensive feasibility study and a detailed GAP analysis in the efforts of understanding the existing system and prepared the GAP analysis document
  • Prepared the Business Requirements Document (BRD) after analyzing the requirements and translated the business requirements into Technical Design Document
  • Extensively used MS Visio for UML modeling - use case diagrams, sequence diagrams, activity diagrams, and business process flow diagrams in designing the document life cycle
  • Facilitated UAT by setting up the test environments, identify the test data and provided guide lines and required training to conduct testing

Environment: VB, MS Team Foundation Server/Team Edition, HP QTP 11.5, HP ALM QC, SharePoint, XML, HTML, MS Test Manager 2010, SQL Server, PL/SQL, WSDL, SOA, Crystal Reports, Web Services.

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