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Senior Scrum Master Resume

Mclean, VA

SUMMARY

  • Experienced scrum master with 10+ years agile project management experience
  • Very good noledge of teh Scrum Guide and Agile methodologies, having executed multiple SDLC projects with scrum and other agile frameworks
  • Detailed oriented and engaged in requirements gathering and project walkthroughs with development team, QA team, and other relevant stakeholders to ensure business needs and user requirements are fulfilled with project delivery
  • Skilled in coaching and leading co - located and offshore cross-functional teams in effective collaboration and communication while on projects.
  • Experienced in teh use of Microsoft, Excel, Word, Power point, Microsoft teams, Confluence, Gitlab, Access, Visio, Jira, Jira Align, Scrum Board, AWS cloud services.
  • Experience with IaaS (Infrastructure as a Service), SaaS (Software as a Service), PaaS (Platform as a Service) and solutions.
  • Collaborated with application developers, Project Managers and QA analysts to ensure proper testing, configuration and deployment.
  • AWS experience including EC2, VPC, Identity and Access Management (IAM), EC2, Elastic Beanstalk, Kinesis, S3, Elasticsearch, Cloud Front, API Gateway, AWS Lambda, RDS, Dynamo DB, ELB, Auto Scaling, Elastic ache, Route 53, Cloud Watch, Cloud Formation, Cloud Trail, OpsWorks, SNS, SQS, EFS, UML, Agile and SAFe, Microservices.
  • A servant-leader with excellent problem solving, conflict-resolution, analytical, communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Authorized to work in United States for any employer.
  • Solid interpersonal skills - able to establish strong working relationships
  • Assess Scrum Maturity of teams and teh organization and coach teams to higher levels of maturity, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable
  • Scrum as an asset; strong noledge of all teh concepts: tasks, backlog tracking, burn-down metrics, velocity, user stories
  • Highly organized with teh ability to multitask
  • A proven ability to quickly understand teh business strategy and objectives
  • Ability to set clear performance standards, and hold team members accountable, while keeping team engaged and on task
  • Excellent team player and team builder with strong interpersonal skills
  • Understand basic fundamentals of software development processes and procedures.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • Scrum
  • XP and Kanban
  • SPC (SaFe Program Consultant)
  • SAFe
  • C
  • C++
  • JIRA
  • Confluence
  • Slack and Trello

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential, McLean, VA

Senior Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • Scheduling and allocating work, providing advice and guidance, and resolving problems to meet technical performance and financial objectives.
  • Coordinate all Scrum Ceremonies including Sprint Planning, Daily Standups, Sprint retrospectives, Sprint Demos, Story Grooming, and Release Planning.
  • Coaching and mentoring other Scrum Masters on our program team. Partnering to ensure that our ways of working are consistent across teams.
  • Sets and runs effective recurring status meetings with teh product, portfolio and delivery managers.
  • Used SAFe as a set of organization and workflow patterns to implement agile practices.
  • Provides a single point of contact for projects.
  • Manages teh health of teh team.
  • Worked with application development and DevOps teams to develop, refine, and mature a continuous integration and development (CI/CD) pipeline using Ansible and Jenkins to automate deployment and testing activities, shortening delivery timelines from months to weeks and/or days
  • Worked on teams to implement AWS solutions using IAM, Security groups, NACL, EC2, S3, RDS, EBS, Elastic Load Balancer, and Auto scaling groups for Consumer Permissions & Privacy, Consumer Data Platforms, and Analytics.
  • Optimized volumes and EC2 instances.
  • Works with Product Owner to define project scope and objectives.
  • Works effectively with others to remove delivery team roadblocks.
  • Guides team through continual improvement process.

Confidential, Dallas, TX

Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • Bring ideas from professional facilitation, coaching, conflict management, and mediation to halp teh team become a high-performance team
  • Empower teh team to make system and process improvements captured in sprint retrospective meetings
  • Assist in defining and deploying new product development processes and in facilitating teh continuous improvement of existing processes
  • Worked with teams to design, both technically compliant and secure Cloud solutions, as well as value-based, on-demand services to facilitate teh effective transition and migration of projects and programs into unique and adaptive cloud environment.
  • Coaching and mentoring other Scrum Masters on our program team. Partnering to ensure that our ways of working are consistent across teams
  • Liaising between developers and project stakeholders; fostering quality communication between engineering disciplines
  • Remove obstacles for developers and testers
  • Use key Scrum metrics (burndown, velocity) to halp deliver committed work
  • Manage sprint backlog items and tasks
  • Manage all Scrum boards (physical or virtual)
  • Leads teh teams efforts towards continuous improvement

Confidential, Kansas City, MO

Scrum Master

Responsibilities:

  • Enforced principles as a scrum master that resulted in reduction of cycle time by 20% thus increasing team's throughput in less than 8 weeks.
  • Enabled improvement in team delivery commitments and capacity planning for sprints by identifying & tracking hidden tasks that increased customer satisfaction.
  • Facilitated agile adoption retrospective for teh organization with teh leadership and guided teams with outcome resulting in enhanced performance.
  • Removed obstacle for teh team by escalating an issue to leadership resulting in early delivery of customer issue solution. Customer provided positive feedback.

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