Scrum Master wif over 5 years of experience in coaching and leading both new and high performing cross - functional software development teams both onshore and offshore to adopt teh Agile mindset.
I am passionate about problem solving and finding solutions to resolve impediment as quickly as possible so teh team can accomplish teh sprint goal on time.
A resourceful team leader wif teh ability to hold team members accountable, while keeping team engaged and on task.
Experience in providing exceptional servant leadership that meets teh organization's needs, requirements, and goals.
Strong knowledge in Jira and confluence, I am a highly motivated individual and can quickly adapt to a new and constantly changing environment.
I have a solid technical background as well; having worked as an Oracle database administrator prior to transitioning into a scrum master role.
AREAS OF EXPERTISE
Software development life cycle (SDLC)
PI Planning (PI)
Agile Project Management
Scrum and Kanban
Team Foundation Server
SCrum MAster/Agile Project manager
Collaborating, facilitating, leading, and coaching 2 Scrum teams responsible for developing software products and automated tools that enable customers to successfully execute missions across all domains of operation.
Organizing and facilitating scrum ceremonies and backlog refinement for two distributed scrum teams
Coaching teh teams on agile processes and principles
Educated teh team on story estimation by introducing t-shirt sizes and planning poker along wif teh Fibonacci sequence.
Collaborating wif product owner and development team in backlog refinement to ensure any open question is clarify and stories are estimated.
Ensuring that teh team stay focused by helping them to remove obstacles, minimizing distractions, and making sure team meetings are well-organized
Supporting and educating teh Product Owner, especially wif respect to grooming and maintaining teh product backlog and planning releases.
Organizing and facilitating backlog refinement so questions can be answered, stories are estimated and can be ready for teh upcoming sprint.
Clarifying roles and responsibilities and offers motivation and support, as necessary.
Assisting teh team to become self-organize to accomplish sprint goal
Participating in cross team activities such as Scrum of Scrums
Working wif other Scrum Masters during across teh organization to find ways in managing risks, issues, and dependencies between teams
Providing support to teh team and leading by example
Attending Scrum of Scrum wif other scrum master to find TEMPeffective ways in helping each other grow professionally
Removing impediments/blockers and work wif team members when those impediments need escalation
Providing weekly status reports to teh Management to provide transparency of sprint status.
Scheduling and attending one on one session wif team members to build relationship and ensuring they are following teh scrum processes correctly.
Scheduling and facilitating sprint review sessions wif team members and stakeholders.
Participated and supported 2 weeks iterations for development and software delivery for 2 distributed teams.
Organized and facilitated daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, release planning and other Scrum-related meetings.
Tracked and communicated team velocity and sprint/release progress to program manager and product owner.
Ensured teh development teams are practicing teh core agile principles of collaboration, prioritization, team accountability, and visibility.
Updated agile tracking systems to provide transparency on Product & Sprint Backlogs.
Recommended improvements and assisted in changes to agile best practice.
Supported teh development managers and project leads as necessary.
Protected teh team from over-commitment, manage backlog, and prioritize resolution of defects/bugs as evidenced by teh on-time delivery of major initiatives.
Assisted wif internal and external communication, improving transparency, and radiating information.
Assisted teh team wif making appropriate commitments through story selection, task definition during sprint planning.
Identified and removed impediments, prevent distractions that interfere wif teh ability of teh team to deliver teh sprint goal.
Empowered teh teams to self-organize, improve teh productivity of teh sprint teams.
Ensure teh team strives to make each increment of functionality potentially releasable.
Collaborate wifin and across teh agile teams to TEMPeffectively manage risks and dependencies.
Consult wif teh RTEs and Product Managers on TEMPeffective ways to utilize agile techniques.
Created and maintained teh appropriate channels for open communication wifin teh scrum team to create a trusting and safe team environment.
Ensured that goals, scope, and product domain are understood by everyone on teh Scrum Team.
Oracle DBA/AWS ENGINEER
Working wif EC2 and creating instances using company’s AMI’s.
Provide administrative support for instances hosted in government cloud environment.
Creating AMIs and volume snapshots as backup for instances.
Configure VPC wif subnets, security groups and NAT instances manually as well as wif teh VPC creator.
Perform web application installation and configuration such as Tomcat on RedHat, Ubuntu and Amazon Linux instances needed for website development.
Build servers using AWS, importing volumes, launching EC2, RDS, creating Security groups, Auto-Scaling, Load balancers (ELBs) in teh defined virtual private connection.
Create roles and policies using AWS IAM tool.
Strong experience in migration to AWS platform.
Worked wif various AWS component such as EC2, VPC (NAT, VPC Peering and VPN), Identity and Access management (IAM), S3, RDS, Route 53, Cloud Watch, Cloud Formation, and Cloud Trail.
Migration of on premises data to Amazon RDS using teh amazon Data Migration Service.
Knowledge of networking and system security, including firewall management and VPNs.
Experience in Oracle 12C, 11g, and 10g Database Administration in Production and Non-Production Databases on Different Platforms.
Experience in installation and configuration of Oracle 11g/12C Data guard, switchover and failover.
Installed Data guard standby databases and performed disaster recovery testing.
Configuring teh physical & logical standby databases using sqlplus & RMAN.
Experienced in configuration of ASM for RAC and NON- RAC environments.
Configured Repository and clients for Oracle Enterprise Manager (OEM 12C GRID Control) and also implemented DB Control for some databases.
Migration from on-premise data center to AWS cloud
Database security Transparent Data Encryption (TDE) and Data Masking
Unix Shell scripting and programming in PL/SQL, sql*plus, Bash shell scripting, cron jobs for database operation, and database security.
Excellent Interpersonal communication, customer care/billing and Documentation Skills.