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Senior Scrum Master Resume

SUMMARY

  • Experienced Scrum Master passionate about transforming teams into high performing self - organizing teams.
  • Certified and experienced Scrum Master with a track record of successfully coaching teams to create business intelligence products and solutions, including the creation of a software used to support data warehouse applications.
  • Results-driven professional with ten years of Scrum Master Experience and proven history of transforming reluctant organizations into healthy growing agile environments.
  • Strong experience coaching scrum teams to define and document BI product requirements, ensured all requirements were captured within a user story and that acceptance criteria were clearly defined.
  • Led teams to develop, test, implement, debug and support computer software used to create data warehouse applications.
  • Expert knowledge defining the project’s scope and schedule while focusing on regular and timely delivery of value, hands on experience organizing and leading project’s status, meetings, and preparing and distributing progress reports.
  • Strong experience utilizing JIRA to aid in facilitating agile ceremonies like sprint planning, sprint execution and daily stand up meeting, sprint review and the sprint retrospective with product owner and the team, Strong Experience coaching teams to transition from waterfall to Agile.
  • Experience working with SharePoint/Confluence to collaborate with other teams and share knowledge as efficiently as possible.
  • A focused individual, Familiar with motivating team members using advanced communication, presentation, management, technical and written skills.
  • Great communicator, self-starter with the ability to interact and engage with all levels of stakeholders in a diverse environment.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Agile PM Tools: Jira, Rally, VersionOne, TFS, Rational, Redmine, Confluence

Agile Methods: SAFe Enterprise, Framework TDD, Agile, XP, FDD, SDLC, Scrum, Kanban

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential

Senior Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • Worked on Project with application on Credit Card and Debit Card Alerts and Notification.
  • Work closely with the Product Owner to ensure product backlog is visible and prioritized towards business value
  • Protect the team from external interruptions from stakeholders or management
  • Influence team through the implementation of agile processes, practices, principles, and values.
  • Improve collaboration and self-organization of the team and company through the implementation of Agile processes.
  • Identify and help mitigate program and team level risks and impediments.
  • Work with other Agile and product teams to identify and address cross-team dependencies.
  • Facilitate timely delivery through effective team collaboration, dependency management decision making, and conflict resolution
  • Motivated the team to strive for continuous improvement by implementing action items identified during
  • Represent teams at program level events and clearly communicate team’s accomplishments, impediments and dependencies.
  • Coach the team on Agile & SAFE transformation through the stages of Team development, forming, storming, norming, and performing. Organize Release schedules for multiple teams
  • Coach teams to leverage DevOps tool stack to build, inspect, deploy, test and promote new or updated features
  • Protect the teams from outside disruptions, monitor progress, and provide reporting for teams
  • Utilize data, teams’ feedback, and other factors to make decisions and report on quality, delivery rate, throughput, productivity and velocity during Scrum of Scrums.
  • Align and integrate department goals with other departments by fostering partnerships that drives individual and business growth.
  • Coordinate system delivery with other scrum masters.
  • Develop a relationship with stakeholders to eliminate the gaps between the teams to ensure that the product we build meets customer needs through transparency and constant communication
  • Serve a Kanban teams and help facilitating the flow of value by visualizing workflow, establishing work in process (WIP) limits, and measuring throughput, and continuously improving the process.

Confidential

Senior Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • Supported estimations by teaching teams’ various estimation techniques, such as Planning Poker based on Fibonacci scale, Dot Voting and T-Shirt Sizing technique.
  • Worked collaboratively with product owners, cross-functional development teams and Project Managers to support development and software delivery.
  • Worked with the product owner in user story creation, prioritization and product backlog grooming through emergent requirement elicitation while supporting overall organizational goals.
  • Ensured relevant impediments and issues were addressed, resolved, communicated or escalated.
  • Facilitated sprint planning, daily scrum, demo, iteration review and retrospective meetings.
  • Promoted SAFe quality practices by assisting teams which constantly improved the quality of their deliverables and meeting the Definition of Done.
  • Coached scrum team to define and document BI product requirements, ensured all requirements were captured within a user story and that acceptance criteria were clearly defined.
  • Led team to develop, test, implement, debug and support computer software used to create data warehouse applications.
  • Led team efforts to improve and take responsibility for their actions, teach problem-solving techniques and to help teams become better problem-solvers for themselves.
  • Coached teams to interact in ways that ensured clear communication of product requirements and team commitments.

Confidential

Senior Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • Worked on treasury system such as Wire Processing, ACH/Payment and deposit Operating system.
  • Ensured relevant impediments and issues are addressed, resolved, communicated, or escalated
  • Coached Teams from reverting to waterfall practices by ensuring that the agreed processes are being followed
  • Coached two Scrum Teams to formulate concepts and develop solutions using defined user requirements, interpret requirements, and work with the customer to clarify requirements as needed.
  • Facilitated preparation and readiness for events including PI planning, system demos and the inspect and adapt.
  • Utilized JIRA to aid in facilitating agile ceremonies like sprint planning, sprint execution and daily stand up meeting, sprint review and the sprint retrospective with product owner and the team.
  • Helped identify and remove bottlenecks and identify and mitigate anti-patterns within teams.
  • Supported the adoption of the Agile Scrum framework and optimize the flow of value through the ART
  • Project Planning and Management Define project scope and schedule while focusing on regular and timely delivery of value; organize and lead project status and working meetings; prepare and distribute progress reports; manage risks and issues; correct deviations from plans; and perform delivery planning for assigned projects

Confidential

Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • Review the Vision & Scope, Labor Forecast, on-site notes, product documentation, and whatever other documentation is available.
  • Serve as coach to help guide the team on how best to use Agile/Scrum Practices such as Pair Programming, Kanban boards, INVEST model and other tools needed to deliver quality software.
  • Help the team in its self-organizing quest by removing impediments, facilitating discussion, decision making and resolving conflict.
  • Provide an interactive environment for the team to suggest ideas, and work through problems with a view at solving problems as a team.
  • Act as Servant leader making sure the team is comfortable and ensuring external influence doesn't affect the work of the team for each sprint.
  • Create a high-level Mind Map breakdown of the release plan, with detailed breakdown of the items in the current sprint.
  • Review User stories with team to ensure acceptance criteria match the expectation
  • Conduct group meeting with the developers to talk out the items, put estimates on them and assign tasks to developers.
  • Document project process, User Stories, Use Case, Bugs, Task, Work Item, and necessary documentation detailing how features work
  • Create a Sprint Summary spreadsheet with Task, Title, Assigned To, Estimated Time, Completed for each sprint
  • Coordinate User acceptance testing for product owners to sign off on user stories.
  • At the end of each phase, Schedule a meeting with the client and the Executive Sponsor to get the client's’ impression of how well the Phase went and to adjust the Labor Forecast for the next Phase based on what has been learned.
  • Capture metrics such as Average velocity, Project ETD (Estimated time of delivery), Burndown Rate, Task Estimating for management and status reporting.

Confidential

Business Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Designed Scope of Work and Concept of Project for the site.
  • Converted client’s requirements into functional & technical requirement for technical personnel.
  • Coordinated User Experience Testing.
  • Ensured Proper documentation and debugging of codes.
  • Prototyped E-commerce Application section of comparison website.
  • Worked with QA team in developing User Acceptance Testing and End user training guide.
  • Executed plan to revamp and re-design Web Portal.

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