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Scrum Master Resume

Mclean, VA

SUMMARY

  • Certified Scrum Master with extensive understanding of agile principles, coaching team members on agile values and principles such as collaboration, self - organization, cross-functionality, prioritization, team accountability and transparency.
  • Oversees and manages implementation of various agile techniques such as TDD, BDD, Automated Testing, Continuous Integration, Continuous Delivery, Support all inter and intra team communication.
  • Actively addresses blocking issues dat are beyond teh team’s authority, or require support from other teams, so dat teh team can remain focused on achieving teh Sprint Goal
  • Strong inter-personal and leadership skills to address issues with team dynamics, excel at coaching team members around agile concepts
  • Supports and coaches teh Product Owner in their efforts to manage teh backlog, educating teh Product Owner, with respect to grooming and maintaining teh product backlog.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Agile PM Tools: Jira, Rally.

Software Applications: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint.

Databases: Access, SharePoint.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, Mclean, VA

Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • Excellent skills and noledge of servant-leadership, facilitation, situational awareness, conflict resolution, continuous improvement, empowerment, and increasing transparency
  • Builds a trusting and safe environment where problems can be raised without fear of blame, retribution, or being judged, with an emphasis on healing and problem-solving.
  • Coaching teh team to higher levels of agile maturity, especially focusing on Agile engineering practices, within a sustainable pace of change.
  • Facilitating discussion, problem-solving, decision making, conflict resolution, and delivery of committed work goals.
  • Working with and/or coaching other Scrum Masters to increase teh effectiveness of teh application of Agile within teh organization.
  • Demonstrating leadership ability to coach and empower teh team to reach their highest potential. Excellent team player and team builder.
  • Creates an environment of collaboration within teh teams dat allows for open dialogue and productive solutions for resolving conflicts. Champions continuous improvement activities to reduce waste and increase productivity; coaches teams to conduct continuous improvements projects.
  • Embraces teh concept of continuous learning in my journey and instills teh same in teh team(s) as coach.

Confidential, Bethesda, MD

Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • Maintained a close working relationship with teh product owner, scrum team, and other stakeholders such as product end users.
  • Created an environment of collaboration through strong servant leadership capabilities within teh team as well as with other scrum masters and teams.
  • Monitored and tracked project progress and performance against project plans, reporting status to project stakeholders through structured communication.
  • Facilitated reviews of software requirements specifications with a cross functional team of engineers.
  • Ensured dat teh there is good relationship between teh team and product owner as well as others outside teh team (stakeholders).

Confidential, Aberdeen, MD

Management Analyst/Junior Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • Managed teh development of reports dat communicate process performance and compliance and present/deliver to various levels of management
  • Facilitated backlog refinement meetings using planning poker to provide story points and estimates
  • Held retrospectives, provides managers with team feedback and suggestions to resolve concerns
  • Supervised front line controls testing and support for all process audits and support management in quarterly risk control assessments
  • Advanced computer operating techniques related to administrative and financial record, and database report(S).
  • Documented requirements as needed for process improvement initiatives and/or application enhancements
  • Participated in recurring and Adhoc Enterprise Service Management governance meetings (e.g. Major Incident Reviews)
  • Supervised teh delivery of communications and training to drive process adoption.
  • Measured project performance using appropriate systems, tools and techniques

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