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Scrum Master Resume

Atlanta, GA

SUMMARY

  • A value driven Servant Leader wif over 10 years of experience and 5+ years of extensive experience coaching and mentoring multiple on and off shore teams to adopt Agile best practices.
  • Expertise in continuous integrations & delivery, continuous process improvement, managing software development projects.
  • Product development & accelerated adoption, release management, maximizing teams to become more customer - centric by becoming a high performing team and delivering high-quality software on time and wifin budget in a fast- paced problem-solving environment
  • Facilitate Scrum Event meetings as recommended, resulting in improved communications and better overall work relationships among the scrum team.
  • Champion continuous improvements in processes and development techniques applied by the development team
  • Assisted my Release train engineer in facilitating the SAFe ceremonies, including the PI planning event, the Inspect and Adapt session, The Scrums of scrums, The ART Sync to aid success.
  • Recognized as an Agile Champion wifin Confidential in driving the transformation plan wifin the organization in adopting an Agile Mindset
  • Helped teams to create PI objectives and set SMART goals to achieve in dat PI Cultivate long-term relationships wif product Owner, development team, and stakeholders through dynamic listening and communication skills
  • Used techniques such as Bruce Tuckman's technique, 5'Cs, ShuHaRi, and other methods to drive the adoption and implementation of Agile best practices to halp deliver the highest value to customers.
  • Helped in creating Release Plan, Project strategy document, and Statement of Work for API (backend); this reduced scope creeps and fostered proper engagement wif business users, external vendors, and teams.
  • me am highly experienced in Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), including Agile best practices and Waterfall methodologies, emphasizing the Analysis, Design, Testing phases, and its documentation.
  • me Served as a critical liaison between Product Owners, developers, device quality assurance, software quality assurance, DevOps, management, and other stakeholders.
  • Strong knowledge and hands-on experience wif various other agile Methodologies such as Kanban, SAFe, Lean Agile thinking, and eXtreme Programming (XP).
  • Successfully guided multiple teams simultaneously through the transition from Waterfall to Agile development approach wifin six months working at Confidential .

TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • Project Management
  • Presentation skills
  • Software process management
  • Backlog management
  • Jira/Confluence/Slack/Microsoft teams/Microsoft ProAgile best practices
  • Risk analysis
  • Lean-Agile Thinking
  • Scrum methodology
  • Requirements gathering
  • Interface Management
  • MS Office

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • Use Test Driven Development and Pair programming development technique, resulting in team collaboration and reduce defects found in code by 40%
  • Successful guide multiple teams through continuous integration and delivery wif accelerate time to market and improve code quality by 30% increase versus 20% six months prior in an enterprise environment
  • Coach Product owners and scrum teams write good stories representing vertical slices of value using INVEST criteria, The SPIDR technique, MoSCoW method, and various other techniques of splitting stories
  • Experience working wif modern technology such as web service, XML, iOS, SAP, and Android Platform features
  • me assisted my Release Train Engineer to facilitate all the PI ceremonies, including the PI planning, Inspect and Adapt session, Scrum of Scrums, and Art Sync, respectively
  • Ensured teams were ROAMing (Resolve, Own, Accept, Mitigate) risk and dependencies identified during our PI planning session
  • Helped in transitioning the teams from using Jira to TEMPeffectively using the Azure devops tool (ADO) to track the progress of work
  • me collaborated wif product owners, development teams, technologists, and ther scrum masters to define solutions and drive progress
  • Assisted Product owner wif story writing to ensure the user stories are complete and appropriately mapped to epics to enable automated generation of release documentation and test case creation
  • me coached the development team on process and product innovation in SaaS and real-time production environment
  • Use JIRA to track projects and release progress and TEMPeffectively communicate the update to all customers and stakeholders
  • me Worked TEMPeffectively wif multiple Scrum teams, both collocated and distributed
  • Facilitate the release of a minimum of 10 projects each year while maintaining adherence to budget, schedule, and scope requirements
  • Work to provide continuous improvement for product development lifecycle, realizing an 80% reduction in technical debt in 3 months.
  • Resolve conflicts and negotiate mutually beneficial agreements between parties
  • Evangelize Agile as a strategic asset of culture and business value, inspiring teams to implement new tools and techniques, including relative estimate and user story
  • Facilitate sprint reviews, daily scrums, and planning meetings to realize full team engagement and collaboration
  • Operate under Scrum and Kanban frameworks to efficiently organize and carry out project tasks
  • Shield scrum team from external interference for optimal productivity and success of the Agile process
  • Coach teams in Agile practices and provide necessary training to create a positive mindset for Agile methodologies.

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • Planned Agile best practices and encouraged team cohesion, overcoming impediments and hurdles to productivity
  • Coached two scrum teams working on the IOS and Mobil app platform to follow agile best practices and become a high performing team
  • Drove Scrum team progress to overcome obstacles and realize success throughout the life of each sprint
  • Helped scrum teams analyze team metrics such as WIP Limit, Cycle time,
  • Burn-down, and Burn-up charts to identify improvements to the team's development practices and use of Agile tools
  • Evangelized Agile as a strategic asset of culture and business value, inspiring teams to implement new tools and techniques, including Pair programming and Test Driven Development
  • Coached teams in Agile practices and provided necessary training to create a positive mindset for Agile methodologies
  • me anticipated Technical and operational impediments to team delivery, including cultural barriers, logistical challenges, and resources
  • Worked to provide continuous improvement for the product development lifecycle, realizing a 50% reduction in defect errors over the course of 2 months
  • me facilitated the Scrum framework - sprint planning, backlog grooming, daily scrums, sprint reviews, and sprint retrospectives
  • me shielded the scrum team from external interference for optimal productivity and success of the Agile process.

Confidential, Atlanta, GA

Project Manager/Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • Practice Agile principles, which led to improvements in workflow quality and waste reduction
  • Support the dev team by collaborating wif other internal/external groups on infrastructure and service delivery areas such as Digital Security and User Provisioning
  • Technical Readiness, including dev/CI/Test/SIT/Pre-prod and Prod environments, CMS configurations, Service Model, SLA agreements, network infrastructure assessments at the rigs, and streamlining data sources location, rigs and wells data, and establishing stakeholder agreements and signoffs
  • Proactively resolve upstream dependencies and facilitated discussions on reducing technical debt
  • Coached and supported the Product Owner and Dev team in delivering end to end mobile (IoT) solution, which includes understanding and gathering business requirements, research on tablets & smartphones, determine device configurations and Intrinsic Safety requirements for iPads & Android tablets/ smartphones (and Class1/Div2, ATEX cases), and import logistics, procurement from vendors, Mobile Device Management setup (Air Watch/Intelligent Hub), App onboarding to BP app store, multi-user mobility solution, testing of the devices/solution to ensure Digital Security (DS) compliance, Support Setup for mobile devices and coordination between vendors, product owner, logistics supervisor, mobile service line, mobile device management team and DS team
  • Worked wif the product owners, dev team to agree on the Definition of
  • Done, Definition of Ready, types of testing, UAT planning & execution
  • Facilitated the breakdown of the PBIs to be mapped to the product's value statements to enable measurement of value delivered at the end of releases
  • As a Scrum Master delivered sprints and ran scrum ceremonies such as Sprint
  • Planning, Daily Standups, Sprint Review, and Sprint Retrospectives in an appropriate and time-boxed manner
  • Managed and resolved impediments
  • Implement Extreme Programming (XP) practices such as User Story format for the backlog, Planning Poker as the estimation technique, Continuous Integration, etc.
  • Used scrum board to make work visually available to all
  • Used lean practices to get end-to-end views of improvement of project development and continuously identify and remove non-value-adding steps to reduce waste and increase quick value delivery and team's learning
  • me worked wif the product owners to create burn-up & burndown charts, prioritize the product backlog, and write user stories
  • Coached and supported Product Owners in TEMPeffective techniques for backlog creation, management, and refinement
  • Collaborated wif team members to develop, identify and accomplish assigned goals and objectives

Confidential, Irving, TX

Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Worked TEMPeffectively wif cross-functional design teams to create software solutions dat elevated client-side experience and significantly improved overall functionality and performance
  • Derived conceptual designs from business objectives to deliver software and applications according to specifications for usability, performance, and functionality
  • Created an improved intelligence resource to facilitate consistent delivery
  • me built a library of models and reusable knowledge-based assets to produce consistent and streamlined business intelligence results
  • Met wif developers to understand the requirements, clarify the questions dat developers might has, test the functionality of the output, and sign the requirements
  • Assessed the impact of current business processes on users and stakeholders and evaluated potential areas for improvement
  • Wrote specifications and standard guideline documents to maintain the organization's standards and supervised the process and functional design activities
  • Collaborated wif all business unit team members to design a new application system to enhance client requirements for mobile computing capabilities
  • Reviewed files, records, and other documents to obtain business information and key data to respond to development requests
  • Developed and execute marketing programs and general business solutions resulting in increased company exposure, customer traffic, and sales
  • Credited for playing a pivotal role in generating over $5 million per year in revenues through the business solution and stakeholder commitment.

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