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Scrum Master/product Owner Resume

Denver, CO

SUMMARY

  • Highly skilled, motivated 8 years of experience in the Scrum Master/Product Owner / software quality assurance field seeking a challenging and rewarding position. Experience in Government and Healthcare domain.
  • Developed Strategy and direction for the Project and set long and short - term goals. Gathered, Prioritized and managedproductrequirements.
  • Worked with the development team on daily basis to answer questions and make decisions.
  • Conducted Sprint Planning, Backlog Refinement (Grooming), Sprint Demo, Sprint Retrospective.
  • Lead the scrum team in Program Incremental (PI) Planning and Prioritized User Stories per business needs.
  • Managed well with theproductdashboard and Communications to internal teams.
  • Coordinated withProductManager to understand the features and changes inProductrequirements and supported the release planning and sprint planning activities.
  • Adept in end-to-end development of software products from requirement analysis to system study, analysis, designing, code testing, de-bugging, documentation and implementation using various SDLC project management methodologies (Waterfall, Agile/SCRUM/SPRINT Planning, SAFe etc.).
  • Hands on Experience Scaling Agile practices, specifically using the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe).
  • Mentor and pair with Teams to become True Agile and SAFe Champions.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Key Skills: Agile Methodologies, Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC), Requirement gathering, Data Products, Product Management, Product Roadmap, Strategic planning, Team Management, Competitive analysis Stakeholder Management, Iterative development, Product Launches, Competitive analysis, Designed and developed Test Plans, Test Suites and test scripts, System Integration testing, Functional testing, Regression testing, Smoke Testing, UAT and end to end testing

Technical Skills: JIRA, Web Services with Rest (Ready API Tool), POSTMAN, Selenium Web driver, QuickTestPro, ALM, TFS, Azure DevOps, Dockers, AWS

Languages: JAVA

Scripting Language: VB Scripting, HTML, Microsoft Office Tools, CSS, XML, Team Foundation Server, IBM, Rational Clear Case, GIT, SQL, TestNG, JUNIT, Maven/ANT and continuous Integration tool Jenkins, Test Rail, Toad-Oracle

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, Denver, CO

Scrum Master/Product Owner

Responsibilities:

  • Lead teams on the train to committing to PI objectives during PI planning.
  • Took the role of a servant leader and helped remove impediments.
  • Responsible for defining Stories and prioritizing the Team Backlog.
  • Facilitated distributed project team and all aspects of Agile/Scrum development, including daily stand-ups, iteration and release planning, retrospectives, demos and daily work.
  • Analyze complex cross-functional business processes and defines integrated user stories using industry standard techniques and is able to apply modified approaches and techniques to meet different circumstances.
  • May have responsibility for some technical/configuration work on third party product solutions. Provides backlog management, iteration planning and elaboration of user stories.
  • Acts as customer proxy and works with product management and other POs to prepare for the PI Planning meeting. Act as the customer proxy between the business and Product Manager and the Agile Team.
  • Refines the team backlog and ensures its visibility to stakeholders to prioritize user stories. Displays a strong understanding of targeted business operations and assists in the analysis of related business processes.
  • Participates in Team Demos and Retrospectives. Plays a key role in producing the System Demo for program and Value Stream holders.
  • Drives the story elaboration process for the Team and ensures there is always a minimum of 2 sprints worth of ready stories in the backlog. Ensures the team understands items in the team backlog to the level needed.
  • Attends and actively participates in Team Ceremonies: Iteration Planning, Daily Scrum, Iteration Review and Iteration Retrospective.
  • The PO attends and actively participates in Agile Release Train (ART) Ceremonies: PI Planning, System Demo, ART Sync, Inspect & Adapt
  • PO manages day-to-day scrum needs, serving as the voice of the user while unblocking issues and driving delivery.
  • Participates in the development of story acceptance criteria. Reviews all user stories to ensure inclusion in product backlog.
  • Foster productivity, visibility, predictability, team empowerment, continuous improvement, success and happiness of the team to deliver quality software product and improve business value.
  • Foster team morale, sustainable velocity, quality and incremental value delivered.

Environment: Agile Methodologies, SAFe, Azure DevOps, VB Scripting, Microsoft Office Tools.

Confidential, Denver, CO

Scrum Master/Product Owner/QA

Responsibilities:

  • Responsibilities included leadership, planning, communication and coaching to ensure process and system improvement needs of Assortment planning, Demand planning and Replenishment capabilities are met.
  • Coached teams to SAFe Lean Agile principles.
  • Provide insight of the team’s progress towards achieving PI objectives during ART syncs.
  • Guided teams in Fostering innovation with the Lean start up cycle.
  • Encouraged team members to adapting to the continuous delivery pipeline and adapting feature toggles.
  • Facilitate daily stand-ups, backlog refinement, story sizing, sprint planning, demo and retrospectives.
  • Resolve impediments and protect the team from distractions and changes from sprint execution.
  • Empowered the teams to self-organize and grow cross-functionality.
  • Attends relevant Product Management meetings about planning and backlog/Vision refinement. As a member of the extended Product
  • Management team, the PO may be involved in Program Backlog refinement.
  • Displays an engineering mind-set and systems thinking while understanding the economic view. Only person on the Agile/Scrum Team empowered to accept stories as done and thereby fulfills a quality assurance function.
  • Drives iteration goals and iteration content via prioritized stories.
  • Generated the PDF letters for multicultural project and automate the letters
  • Prepared the test data (Keywords) for PDF letters in the Excel spread sheet for automation
  • Created 200 consumers and business customers with different coid, branches, locations in the excel spread sheet for regression testing
  • Created different types of accounts to the consumers and business customers in the excel spread sheet for regression testing
  • Executed the Excel spreadsheet in the Hogan in different environments such as IT, UAT and validated the test results.
  • Manually created Consumers and different accounts like JOF, JOO, JOD, JOA, IND etc.,
  • POSTMAN: Sending POST request parameters using JSON and Validating/Asserting JSON response
  • Created Collections in Postman

Environment: Agile, Microsoft Office Tools, JSON, Dockers, AWS, TFS, JAVA.

Confidential, Englewood, CO

Scrum Master/QA Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate and guide iteration planning, retrospective, and other agile ceremonies with the project team.
  • Facilitating a Daily stand up and play an active role in removing impediments impacting successful team completion of release/sprint goals
  • Responsible for facilitating high-performing, self-managing Agile development teams
  • Support teams and Product Owners to prioritize/refine backlogs and build focused, efficient environments where the focus is on goals and delivering value.
  • Collaborate across the IT team to share best practices, knowledge and provide thorough leadership on agile adoption and continuous improvement.
  • Strong communication skills with a proven ability to listen effectively to all team members and foster strong links across teams to everyone informed on important issues, priorities, developments.
  • Developed Manual and Automation Test Suite, Test Cases and Test Data based on Business Requirements and Technical Specifications.
  • Created a new REST service and Service Endpoints, Resource and Methods GET, POST, PUT and DELETE requests
  • Developed Data driven framework
  • Execution of Test Cases manually and automated using ReadyAPI tool and tract defects using defect tracking software JIRA and tracking the status of those on daily basis
  • Performed Sanity and Smoke test after every build. Functional testing for new endpoints and regression testing for every release to check all the existing software applications to make sure that a change or addition has not broken any existing functionality and publish the detailed reports with the bugs detected.
  • Sending POST request parameters in message using JSON and Validating/Asserting JSON response with JsonSlurper and XMLHolder using Groovy scripting
  • Validated the response results using the tool SPLUNK and Payfex(database)
  • Participated in monthly releases and deployments in different environments
  • Demonstrated the functionality to the Product owner before Sprint signoff
  • Created new Release branches for every release in Git Repository and store work in the folders in the local repository.
  • Prepared the documentation for End points in JIRA

Environment: Web Services with Rest (Ready API Tool), POSTMAN, JIRA, SPLUNK, JsonSlurper, XMLHolder, Groovy scripting

Confidential, Lakewood, CO

Scrum Master/QA Automation Tester

Responsibilities:

  • Acted as Scrum of Scrum master, coordinating four distributed teams
  • Facilitated distributed project team and all aspects of Agile/Scrum development, including daily stand-ups, iteration and release planning, retrospectives, demos and daily work
  • Identify and remove impediments, prevent distractions that interfere with the ability of the team to deliver the sprint goal
  • Maintained and published Agile metrics, regularly reporting to business leadership
  • Coached and mentored team members, stakeholders and leadership on Scrum
  • Responsible for coordinating bi-monthly release of software, including planning and quality assurance
  • Created Agile Center of Excellence to share and implement agile processes and best practices
  • Extensively involved in creation of Test Plan, Test Cases, Test Data, Test Scripts and project related documentation.
  • Identifying Automation Scenarios from the set of Test cases from use cases/user stories identified in cycle
  • Work independently and Co-ordinate with development team and Business team.
  • Extensively worked on multiple platforms like Web-based application on different environments.
  • Running Full Automation suite for every Release and analyses the root cause of failed scripts.
  • Reporting the defects through Defect Management using Clear Quest
  • Hands on with extensive SQL queries and populate tables according to the functional and specifications.
  • Documented test cases, test results, test procedure and reported to the client.
  • Tickets are created by Users, Test the ticket after fixing of errors in each subsequent build during the process of development
  • Give walkthroughs about the application to new hired testers
  • Worked on multiple projects of MSHA.

Environment: Clear Quest, Rational Clear Case, Selenium Web driver, ALM, JAVA

Confidential, Westminster, Co

QA Analyst

Responsibilities:

  • Participated in Requirement meetings (RSD) and Detail Design meetings (DDD) to understand the functional requirements of the application to come up with test scenarios, test flow and test procedures.
  • Worked on different applications like Empower, Lender Office, Consumer Portal, and Seller Portal etc.
  • Developed Functional and Regression test Scripts, executed Regression tests, and functional testing.
  • Created FHA, VA, Conventional and Fixed Loans and Designed and executed the System (End-to-End) Test Cases and UAT Coordinator
  • Reported the defects through Defect Management using Trax and created SCR's for bugs, MTM, and TFS.
  • Involved in database testing by writing and executing SQL queries to ensure that data entered has been uploaded correctly into the database.
  • Executed test cases for manual testing procedures carried out test data for positive and negative test scenarios for functional testing
  • Manual testing in Bank of America CRM Application.

Environment: IBM, Rational Clear Case, GIT, SQL, Selenium Web driver, QuickTestPro, ALM.

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