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Scrum Master Resume

Green Bay, WI

SUMMARY:

  • 12+ years’ experience in Agile Development, Design and development with Deadline driven environment.
  • Proficient in implementing Agile Practices (Scrum, Kanban, TDD) practices in the Org.
  • 4+ years of experience as Scrum Master for implementing Agile methodologies.
  • Experience in Requirements Gathering, Development, Testing, Implementation, Product & Domain Training and Post Implementation onsite - support
  • Excellent knowledge of SDLC methodologies, AGILE, ITIL& Waterfall.
  • Working with Product Owner On Artifacts Such as Product Backlog, Spring Backlog, Sprint Burn down, Release Burn down
  • Organized and facilitated project planning, daily stand-ups, reviews, retrospectives, sprint/release planning, demos and other Scrum-related meetings
  • Excellent in gathering, drafting reviewing requirements with business for publishing as product backlog.
  • Managed Fixed price and Managed service projects.
  • Knowledge about Agile techniques like: User Stories, Continuous Integration, ATDD, TDD, Continuous Testing, Pairing, Automated Testing, Agile Games.
  • Expert in drafting Business cases, Product Backlog and User Stories, UAT test cases and test data requirements, and Post production validation
  • Handled multiple scrums at onshore as well as offshore during tight deadlines
  • Experience in large-scale projects requiring the integration of 3rd party software.
  • A proactive planner with expertise in technology plan execution,productroadmap visualization.
  • Well-balanced leadership skills to build and nurture high quality teams.
  • Well versed with offshore - onsite models with various countries, India, US, UK, Australia.
  • Expert in provision project/service delivery model while balancing risks and mitigation with engaging stakeholders.
  • Knowledge of SAFE framework.
  • Understanding of what is scrum and what is not scrum and how works and ability to distinguish between different agile methodologies scrum.
  • SCRUM / Agile Methodology strong understanding and implementation.
  • Experience in Design, Development and deployment of enterprise applications.
  • Working with business stake holders and PMO to formally plan sprints.
  • Knowledge on HP Open View, Service Now ticketing systems, TWS
  • Knowledge of defect tracking systems e.g. QC, MTM (MS Test Manager)
  • Health Insurance, Finance, ERP, Mobility, P&C Insurance, Knowledge of investment banking.

TECHNICAL SKILLS:

Tools: VSTS 2010/12, MS Project,, TFS Product Studio, Quality Center, JIRA,SVN, GIT Hub, MS Visio, Quality Center, MTM, C# .Net, Confluence, Release Management, Unix, Oracle Database

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Green Bay, WI

Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • Attend PI planning event (PIPE) to understand backlog items for entire PI iteration.
  • Conducting breakout sessions during PI event with scrum team
  • Identifying dependencies during PI planning event.
  • Organized and facilitated project planning, daily stand-ups, reviews, retrospectives, sprint/release planning, demos and other Scrum-related meetings
  • Track and communicate team velocity and sprint/release progress with, and to all affected teams and management
  • Attend PI retrospective meeting to understand what went well and what didn't go well during entire PI event.
  • Schedule meeting with business and SME's and the team to create user stories.
  • Worked closely with the Product Owner, Project Manager, and Technical Lead to assure that the work is strategically prioritized for value, risk mitigation and timely delivery
  • Helped the team stay focused by removing impediments, protecting them from distractions and keeping team meetings lean and efficient
  • Attending scrum of scrums (SoS) conducted by RTE to update about any dependencies between different teams.
  • Coordinate with RTE for any impediment or any change in scope of features.
  • Working with Product owner/BAs to get Business requirement
  • Coordinated software testing and deployment activities with other development teams
  • Extensive use of Rally to monitor agile artifacts like Sprint burn down chart and velocity charts and release burn down and burn up charts.
  • Split user stories in rally during sprint planning event.
  • Mentoring team of implementing best agile practices

Confidential, Monterey, CA

Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • Organized and facilitated project planning, daily stand-ups, reviews, retrospectives, sprint/release planning, demos and other Scrum-related meetings
  • Track and communicate team velocity and sprint/release progress with, and to all affected teams and management
  • Worked closely with the Product Owner, Project Manager, and Technical Lead to assure that the work is strategically prioritized for value, risk mitigation and timely delivery
  • Helped the team stay focused by removing impediments, protecting them from distractions and keeping team meetings lean and efficient
  • Managed team of around 8-10 people offshore and onshore.
  • Working with Product owner to get Business requirement
  • Coordinated software testing and deployment activities with other development teams
  • Extensive use of JIRA to monitor agile artifacts like Sprint burn down chart and velocity charts.
  • Coordinating different vendors (ISO, CCC) for Integration of CMS system using Web service and SOAP rest API.
  • Mentoring team of implementing best agile practices
  • Tracking project activity using Clarity for PMO reporting
  • Creating user stories using JIRA
  • Make sure Integration system is integrated using VSTS/Visual studio team foundation service.

Confidential

Scrum Master / Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Organized and facilitated sprint planning, effort estimations, daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, release planning.
  • Implemented Best practices from different agile methodologies like Scrum and Kanban.
  • Coach and mentor other scrum masters in our product team. Ensure that our ways of working are consistent across the teams.
  • Managed dependencies between our team, other scrum teams, state agencies and federal government and third parties.
  • Work closely with Business and Product owner(s) for understanding current and future requirements and help them prioritize the backlog
  • Maintain the burn down chart to understand the pace and velocity of the development
  • Updating the Program Manager regularly on the Sprint plan, Sprint Backlog and outcome of Sprint Reviews etc.,
  • Liaising between cross functional teams for issue resolution and seamless delivery
  • Coordinates testing and deployment of deliverables and products
  • Delivered stories related Web service and SOAP rest API integration.
  • Delivered rebranding project which involves rebranding multiple large scale enterprise level multi technology stake systems before stipulated deadline helping Confidential successfully migrate to new Brand within months.
  • Creating EPIC's as and when required using VSTS/TFS.
  • Identified and performed the Gap Analysis to implement the DevOps process within the Organization
  • Actively involved in the implementation of DevOps practices within IT Operations in coordination with development and test functions
  • Maintaining artifacts in TFS.
  • Monitoring scrum board to make sure team is on right track.

Confidential

Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • Lead full lifecycle development of client delivery and company-wide strategic projects across the full spectrum of software development activities.
  • Successfully completed cloud migration of on premise application to cloud
  • Successfully implemented iterative monthly delivery model (Agile-Scrum) to customers to gather feedback early in development cycle
  • Performed Scrum Master role - facilitated daily scrums, partnered with Product owner for backlog grooming, sprint planning and release planning
  • Maintain Burn down chart to keep the pace of development.
  • Liaising between cross functional teams for issue resolution and seamless delivery
  • Coordinates testing and deployment of deliverables and products
  • Coordinate Daily standup calls, Sprint Planning, and Sprint Review meetings
  • Update the Stakeholders on the iteration development regularly
  • Getting application deployed in azure
  • Make sure Integration system is integrated using VSTS/Visual studio team foundation service.

Confidential

Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • Lead full lifecycle development of client delivery and company-wide strategic projects across the full spectrum of software development activities.
  • Did One on One client meetings to generate the exact requirements so that design and development process can be as modular as possible.
  • Successfully implemented iterative monthly delivery model (Agile-Scrum) to customers to gather feedback early in development cycle
  • Performed Scrum Master role - facilitated daily scrums, partnered with Product owner for backlog grooming, sprint planning and release planning
  • Maintain Burndown chart to keep the pace of development.
  • Liaising between cross functional teams for issue resolution and seamless delivery
  • Coordinates testing and deployment of deliverables and products
  • Coordinate Daily standup calls, Sprint Planning, and Sprint Review meetings
  • Update the Stakeholders on the iteration development regularly
  • Make sure Integration system is integrated using VSTS/Visual studio team foundation service.
  • Actively involved in the implementation of DevOps practices within IT Operations in coordination with development and test functions

Confidential

Senior Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Supporting the application development and handling defect fixing.
  • Providing viable technical solutions to the various problems faced during development.
  • Carrying out Application change requests (change in business logic etc)
  • Closely working with the user to get the requirements and implement them in the application.
  • Working with other developers to understand requirements, design and developing a technical solution
  • Successfully handled coordination activities onsite.
  • Assisting the onsite team during the pre & pro application release activities.

Environment: VB.Net, C#, NUnit, Web Service, WCF Service, NUNIT

Confidential

Application Support Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Working on production defect scrum in Kanban mode
  • Escalation issues to senior management as appropriate.
  • Updating share point site with up to date information about resources and VM details.

Environment: VB.Net, C#, NUnit, Java

Confidential

Senior Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Supporting the application development and handling defect fixing.
  • Providing viable technical solutions to the various problems faced during development.
  • Carrying out Application change requests (change in business logic etc)
  • Closely working with the user to get the requirements and implement them in the application.
  • Working with other developers to understand requirements, design and developing a technical solution
  • Successfully handled coordination activities onsite.
  • Assisting the onsite team during the pre & pro application release activities.

Environment: VB.Net, C#, NUnit

Confidential

Sr. Developer

Responsibilities:

  • Designing of the Front End as per the Design Document
  • Designing &Coding of the business logic for the system.
  • ADO.NET programming.
  • Designing of various reports using Crystal Report 9.0
  • Working on System test as well as UAT defects.

Environment: C#, ADO.NET Entity Framework, Crystal Reports

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