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Scrum Master Resume

San Ramon, CA

SUMMARY

  • Certified Scrum Master professional leveraging 7+ years of IT Industry experience specialized in managing technology products from concept to completion with remarkable deadline sensitivity.
  • Seasoned project manager with Agile Scrum methodology - Release planning, sprint planning, managing sprint backlog and facilitating scrum events for multiple scrum teams.
  • Program leadership - working with wide range of cross-functional teams, multi-location teams including product management, Business architect, engineering, user experience, quality, operations, marketing, support, infrastructure and release management team.
  • Leadership & People management skills - Continuous engagement with the teams (around 20 members), assessment and keeping them focused as per vision and mission.
  • Experience in mentoring and supervising the technical team members to have smooth transition phase from traditional waterfall to Agile Scrum and experience in handling multiple scrum teams.
  • Experience in translating the customer requirements into technical solutions
  • Deployed continuous development model with 9 processes to 850 test engineers for product delivery test (PDT) customer focused testing, feature test, regression test, and beta early customer evaluation.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Scrum Master

Confidential - San Ramon, CA

Responsibilities:

  • Handling day to dayScrumactivities- Daily scrum, planning, demo, retrospectives and review meetings
  • Maintaining and updating the team’s Scrum/Kanban boards for better visibility along with the defect’s management board
  • Facilitating story mapping, user stories and conducted estimation workshops, also helped the teams identify and document the Acceptance Criteria, DoR and DoD
  • Engaging with the Product Owner on planning scope, prioritization, product backlog and continuous delivery of features
  • Tracking and creating reports on relevant metrics of sprint (Burn up, Burn Down & Velocity metrics), also accountable for protecting development team from outside distractions, impediments and maintained focus on sprint backlog and project timeline
  • Helping in coordinating testing activities throughout the various development stages & production support
  • Monitoring and performing analysis of risks and issues, and created mitigation plans

Scrum Master

Confidential - San Francisco, CA

Responsibilities:

  • As a Scrum Master, facilitated and time-boxed the Scrum ceremonies Sprint Planning Meeting, Daily Stand-ups, Sprint Review Meeting, Sprint Retrospective Meeting and Grooming Sessions
  • Coached the team to improve their velocity over time by adopting best engineering practices.
  • Helped the Product Owner to Prioritize the Product Backlog items for developing Sprint tasks
  • As an experienced Scrum Master anticipated and removed impediments from the project team’s path and pushed them to deliver quality results based on schedule.
  • Drive the adoption of agile process by the team and do the agile maturity assessments and take the actions for improvements. Also helping and guiding other scrum masters in the team.
  • Responsible for organizing, managing the artifacts in Rally. Also configuring the custom fields, apps in Rally
  • Publish, execute and track the Go-live readiness and deployment plan.

Scrum Master

Confidential - San Diego/ San Francisco, CA

Responsibilities:

  • Facilitating all the scrum ceremonies - daily stand-ups, sprint planning, Story grooming, sprint review and sprint retrospective.
  • Manage /track the action items from the scrum ceremonies and follow-up on the closure
  • Work with PO, UE, business architects and Technical team to groom, size and prioritize the user stories for future sprints. Validate and certify the user story readiness with readiness DOR checklist
  • Identify, remove the impediments quickly and sheltering team from outside interference.
  • Work with PO and other scrum masters for the cross-functional dependencies and their deliverables.
  • Work with team to triage the open issues and defects.
  • Share the progress/status with management/stakeholders/PMO.
  • Analyze and present the metrics report (CFD, burn down, velocity, resource capacity allocation, defects etc.) to management /team and work with team on the improvements.
  • Track and manage the cross-functional dependencies. Also participate in scrum of Scrum.
  • Work with the release management and the other services engagements like performance testing.

Scrum Master

Confidential - Chicago, IL

Responsibilities:

  • Facilitating all the scrum events - daily stand-ups, sprint planning/pre-planning, sprint review, sprint retrospective
  • Sprint planning and release planning - prioritize, estimation, task allocation, story points & velocity, monitoring.
  • Provided the team with a vision of the project objectives.
  • Assist teams in removing impediments and by sheltering from outside interference. Also Handel cross-functional communications between all the stakeholders including internal and external.
  • Promote self-organization within teams through collaboration and effective communication.
  • Elicit well-defined user stories from Product Owners and internal business owners in order to ensure the delivery of high-business value products.
  • Ensured that Product Management and Engineering are fully aligned on the product roadmap, customer requirements, scope, resources, schedule, and QA acceptance criteria.
  • Managed communication of progress/status/metrics with customers and management.
  • Provide risk management plan to optimize the project success.

Scrum Master

Confidential - Palo Alto, CA

Responsibilities:

  • Managed end-to-end project management using agile methodology -sprint planning, sprint backlog, user stories and release planning.
  • Client management experience - requirements gathering, handling customer queries & issues, demos, UAT, deployments and vendor interaction. (onsite at client’s place Tampa, Florida)
  • Managed communication of progress/status within the core team and external to the team (customers, partners, etc.); escalate issues as necessary.
  • Collaborating with QE & other stakeholders and driving UAT. Final release to customer followed by training and hand over to support team.
  • Provide risk management plan to optimize the project success.
  • Hire, mentor, coach and supervise technical team members and helped them take on.

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