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Agile Coach/sr. Scrum Master Resume

PROFILE:

  • Sr. Scrum Master, Agile Coach, and Product Owner leadership roles.
  • SAFe, Scrum, Kanban and Lean wizard.
  • Adept at forming high - performing teams, diagnosing team dynamics, optimizing work flow, resolving conflicts, and optimizing ceremonies.
  • Proven ability to take Scrum Masters to the next level of excellence.
  • 15 years Project Management experience in enterprise class systems - focusing on Confidential, mobile data, e-commerce and customer care systems.
  • Excellent problem solving skills, and better yet, an innate ability to “see around corners” to identify/mitigate project impediments.
  • Natural ability to translate complex technical scenarios to multiple audiences.

EXPERIENCE:

Confidential

Agile Coach/Sr. Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • I am leading Agile product delivery teams through a large-scale, transformational initiative to replace a monolithic WAPI platform into various microservices.
  • This transformation is in conjunction with the replacement of the Sabre reservation system with Confidential.
  • Leading Agile teams ranging in size from 10 to 18 members through various initiatives from project initiation through Production delivery using Scrum and Kanban methodologies
  • Negotiating team priorities and delivery timelines with Confidential Product Owners, Release Project Managers and functional managers
  • Cultivating Agile methodologies with a regular cadence of daily standups and breakout huddles, weekly refinement sessions, bi-weekly showcase demonstrations and retrospectives.
  • Mentoring teams on approaches to slicing work into S.M.A.R.T. and I.N.V.E.S.T. deliverables; and on resolution approaches to address ongoing process problems.
  • Facilitating face-to-face discussions and process improvements to remove impediments within Agile team, between Agile teams and across functional domains
  • Driving ownership and resolution of WAPI defects across five teams (crossover to RTE role)
  • In addition to leading WAPI Agile teams, led a group of Release Project Managers through monthly release cycles (crossover to RTE role)
  • Information radiator guru
  • Adept at Agile Games and Exercises
  • Championed team spirit by initiating team building activities
  • Selected by management to mentor junior team members

Confidential

Sr. Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Recruited to Confidential to coach at client Confidential, to a team leading an Agile Transformation effort and coaching eight Agile teams.
  • Developed and delivered Agile, User Story, Sprint Planning and JIRA training modules to 300 IT employees.
  • JIRA Administrator and Information Radiator guru.

Confidential

Agile Coach/Sr. Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • Leading ten Scrum Masters thru a mix of 3Q strategic releases - key mobile data offering, SEO, KMS, and BOPIS.
  • Excelled at training and taking Kanban and Scrum teams to the next level of performance.
  • Facilitated Adoption Roadmap.

Confidential

Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • Managed end-to-end product development of digital media delivery to mobile devices, NCR kiosks and Confidential set top boxes, and reporting solutions to Confidential 200 customers.
  • Led industry and competitive analysis to ensure product viability.
  • Drove product roadmaps in accordance with business.
  • Managed a team of five project managers.
  • Developed Master Schedule, accountable for on-time delivery.

Lead Program Manager

Confidential, San Francisco

Responsibilities:

  • Recruited by the EVP of Product Engineering of a Mobile Data research startup to drive prioritization and implementation of complete product and development infrastructure pipelines.
  • Managed platform implementation from initial client requirements gathering thru production deployments.
  • Developed Master Schedule, accountable for on-time delivery.

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