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Scrum Master Resume

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Seattle, WA

SUMMARY

  • Certified Scrum Master since 2008. Seasoned Agilist with extensive experience in software development. Passionate about process improvement.
  • Ten years of experience in Agile adoption and standing up Scrum teams. Twenty years of experience in quality assurance, software development, project management.
  • Proven contributor and leader thru many successful software releases, as team member and scrum master.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • Emphasize sound communications practices before, during and after projects and at all levels
  • Requirements and estimation, pre - planning (determining priority, creation of backlog)
  • Sprint planning (Criteria and User Stories, breakdown of Epics, user stories that are sizable to meet sprint cycle)
  • TDD, Q/A criteria, common component & Definition of done
  • Daily Standup, Scrum of Scrums
  • Sprint reviews, demos, MVP (minimal viable product)
  • Sprint retrospective, action items at end of retrospective
  • Release planning, release retrospective
  • Identifying risk, risk mitigation planning
  • Capacity planning, forecasting
  • Product Backlog
  • Committed Backlog
  • Sprint Backlog/Task Backlog
  • Impediment List
  • Burn-down, Velocity calculation
  • TDD (test driven development)
  • ATDD (acceptance test driven development, StoryTestIQ)

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, Seattle WA

Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • Introduce Agile methodology to company and coach existing Scrum teams. Improve current process and engineering practice. Facilitate scrum team’s day-to-day activities and interactions, coach product owner on planning, execution of app release.
  • Facilitate senior management’s understanding and role in Agile transformation

Technologies: Jira, Confluence, Office

Confidential, Bothell WA

Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • Introduced Agile methodology to transform a waterfall development team who had problem deliver on-time with quality. Improved mobile application delivery by 3+ months, more accurate project forecasting, better quality thru integrated QA team.
  • Provide Agile, Scrum training to development and PMO
  • Stand up remote and co-located scrum teams. Coach teams on Scrum ceremonies, sprinting, self-organization
  • Collect performance metrics, monitor progress, manage and report on capacity, release planning, forecasting. Initiate release train coordination, essential SAFe implementation.
  • Work with product owner, stakeholders to define product vision, roadmap, develop epics, requirements and product backlog

Technologies: Jira, Confluence, Office

Confidential, Bellevue WA

Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate and advocate for Agile adoption and process improvement. Help team members and PMs unfamiliar with Scrum adhere to sprint ceremonies. Create TFS sprint data, monitor sprint progress. Serve as backup scrum master for other teams. As result PMO changed its practice to rely on PM to facilitate agility, hired 2 additional scrum masters.
  • Review applicants for team expansion project, managed interview loops and facilitated hiring decision. Introduce Scrum principles to team members. QA org expanded from 4 to 12 members, ~60% of manual test cases were converted to automated tests that are also leveraged for performance testing.
  • Evaluate and update existing automated test suite. Reorganized test suites and help develop in-house test framework. Help design unattended testing and continuous integration.
  • Create coding standard. Organize brown bag training. Contribute to test planning and process improvements. Worked with peers to complete test deliverables. Mentor junior team members on test framework.
  • Own and complete day-to-day QA tasks for feature testing, defect resolution.

Technologies: C#, .Net, Visual Studio, Nunit, Selenium WebDriver, SQL Server, VersionOne, TFS, Azure portal

Confidential ., Issaquah WA

QA Analyst 3

Responsibilities:

  • Contributed to Scrum skills and capability, tools selection project. Advocated for process improvement, Agile adoption
  • Test costco.com website and various in-house IT, data warehouse applications
  • Created automation scripts to verify reports and data accuracy for Cognos BI integration. Maintain test suite, report test progress using Quality Center.
  • Created quality gate, test planning for SOA roll out.
  • Recommend test automation solution for team. Worked with peers to complete test deliverables. Mentor junior team members.

Technologies: VB Script, QuickTest Pro, Quality Center, C#, .Net, SQL

Confidential ., Bellevue WA

Agile Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Assist in Agile introduction, team building, scrum master practice by Dev and PM
  • Work closely with developers to track problems in teh software applications throughout teh development cycle.
  • Work on teh following Microsoft projects: MSN Smart Tool Version 1X - 2.0, ITAlerts, AccMan, TabletPC SDK, IPdB, License Position Service, Xbox Live title “1 vs. 100”, BizTalk server integration and data mapping.
  • Effectively communicated testing status through written and oral communication.

Technologies: C++, C#, .Net, VSTS, SQL Server, WCAT, Rhino TCM, VSS, SourceDepot, RAID, JIRA, Rally, Product Studio

Confidential, Bellevue WA

Software Design Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Enhanced functionality for Web-based network management console.
  • Supported sales team and customer’s development effort. Updated product specification based on customer requirements.
  • Written C++ code to encapsulate C API
  • Conducted brown bag sessions on technology under development.

Technologies: C, C++, Windows 2000, IIS 5.0, Linux, CVS

Confidential, Redmond WA

Software Design Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Designed and implemented server extensions and custom ISAPI filters in C++
  • Designed and Implemented website services and class objects in C++ (merchant categorization, web forms, zip code search engine, encryption, email/fax, payment processing)
  • Designed database schema. Wrote stored procedures, database access interface, and data storage class objects.
  • Managed merchant category expansion as part of V2 release. Led small team of contractors to meet aggressive schedule.

Technologies: C++, ISAPI, HTML, Windows 98-2000, IIS 5.0, SQL Server 6.5, VSS, TestTrackPro

Confidential, Bellevue WA

Software Design Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Maintained Sprynet ISP membership software and Internet In A Box retail product.
  • Created account registration client and dial-up configuration applet for PocketPC using Winsock and Inetinfo. Enhanced AirMail email client with drag-and-drop address book.
  • Managed InstallShield script and customized installation for integration projects.
  • Mentored junior team members.

Technologies: C/C++, Windows 3.1, Windows 95, InstallShield

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