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Agile Coach And Scrum Master Resume

Costa Mesa, CaliforniA

TECHNICAL SKILLS

Project Methodologies: Agile development methodologies, Scrum, Scrum Coaching, Scrum Training, Lean, Six Sigma, Kanban training and execution, Scrumban, Test Driven Development (TDD), Behavior Driven Development (BDD), DevOps, Continuous Improvement/Deployment (CI/CD), RUP, XP, Waterfall and PMBOK( PMP) methodologies.

Project Software Suites: Broadcom Agile Central (Rally), JIRA, MS/TFS/Azure DevOps, MS Project, AHA

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Agile Coach and Scrum Master

Confidential, Costa Mesa, California

Responsibilities:

  • Delivered over 200 hours of online training across teams on Agile Fundamentals for non - collocated teams.
  • Provided extensive training on Agile Leadership as teams were being held back from achieving true agility due to dated leadership mindsets.
  • Introduced concepts of team Vision to support roadmap and planning efforts. Teams went from scattered to an aligned vision across organization leading to a focus on green dollar savings through internal campaigns on teams’ services offered.
  • As Scrum Master, introduced “One thing at a time” to focus on deliver and “Getting to Done” to eliminate sprint over sprint carryover of work.

Associate Director - Agile Coach - Scrum Master

Confidential, Englewood, Colorado

Responsibilities:

  • Lead Agile transformation for Automotive Mastermind division, 250-person transformation over four domestic and international locations.
  • Lead Agile Transformation for Markit Digital office of 500+ employees. Created all learning materials from C Level to Team member. Delivered 70+ training classes for impacted resources. Created over 40 new cross functional scrum teams.
  • Delivered new Security Access systems using scrum teams. Converted a group of dysfunctional individuals into a high-performance Agile team. Changes resulted in successful deployment of new hardware and software platforms dat reduced customer’s access times by over 40 percent.
  • Lead Kanban conversion programs for mature teams wif a focus on workflow and delivery. Implemented release automation in conjunction wif a DevOps model, resulting in $800K annual savings.
  • Created Scrum Guild for local scrum masters. Introduced Agile Community of Practice to IT to allow for sharing of ideas across programs and lines of business.
  • Introduced and implemented DevOps concepts of automated testing, continuous improvement and deployment models for IT teams along wif test driven development. Through dis ongoing effort we are seeing teams move from quarterly to daily deployments wif near zero outage windows.
  • Created multi day custom training materials for Scrum Master, Product Owner, Agile Leadership, and Agile Teams aligned wif certification bodies in support of obtaining Certified Scrum Trainer (CST) certificate.
  • Provide ongoing mentoring and training across organization for Scrum Masters, Product Owners and Development Leads.
  • Scrum Master for multiple teams across organization. Supported difficult and failing scrum teams turning them into high preforming teams.

Scrum Master

Confidential, Englewood, Colorado

Responsibilities:

  • Converted existing waterfall team to Cigna approved Kanban and Agile Scrum methodologies as scrum master through a phased transition approach. Wif each integrated release additional Scrum ceremonies were introduced to team easing transition for team and increasing buy in from key stakeholders.
  • Provided executive level leadership training and metric based reporting for program managing $3.9MM annual budget under a three percent variance to baseline.
  • Lead parallel efforts for two waterfall projects during leadership transitions supporting critical HIPPA compliance enhancements for the Pharmacy claims program.

Scrum Master

Confidential, Englewood, Colorado

Responsibilities:

  • Delivered new billing message collection and distribution system dat reduced the order time for Comcast cable customers who order a premium channel from two hours to meeting a <10 second SLA 98 percent of the time resulting in greatly improved internal and external customer satisfaction.
  • Converted development and quality assurance project teams from Waterfall to new Agile ‘Scrum’ methodology, providing a leadership role for team to teach and guide resources on ‘new’ methodology for the resources.
  • Lead infrastructure development projects to deliver new network and hardware to support two new test environments and one new high availability disaster recovery sites in support of Comcast “X1” program.
  • Lead creation of OBIEE data warehouse and reporting tools

Project Manager

Confidential, Englewood, Colorado

Responsibilities:

  • Successfully recovered three-million-dollar project from failing project manager. Turned project around and lead it to a on time and under budget delivery through proactive management of resources.
  • Lead efforts to migrate developer level development organizations to PMBOK standards
  • Introduced PM team to benefits of use of the CA Project Workbench to manage projects and assigned resources, resulting in a 60 percent change in booking of project hours allowing for a better understating of work effort required.
  • Utilizing proprietary tools created extensive ROI analysis for requested projects to support secondary merchants. Results was cost avoids of over $1MM annually.

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