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Scrum Master Resume

Minneapolis, MN

SUMMARY

  • Scrum Master promoting over 4 year career in Agile principles and project management with background in mentoring.
  • Guided teams of mobile developers as a servant leader and trained 2 teams to achieve project goals and meet deadlines in the Agile development environment.

TECHNICAL SKILLS

  • Agile Methodologies
  • Scrum
  • Waterfall
  • Kanban
  • Software development LifeCycle (SDLC)
  • Servant Leadership
  • Conflict Resolution
  • Team Building
  • Microsoft office suite
  • Teams
  • SharePoint
  • Good Communicator
  • Process improvement
  • Change Management
  • User Stories
  • Jira
  • Trello
  • Rally SAP
  • Continuous Testing
  • Automated testing

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Scrum Master

Confidential, Minneapolis, MN

Responsibilities:

  • Empowered teams to self - organize and grow cross-functionality, increasing team delivery by 10 story points per sprint
  • Facilitating daily scrum stand-ups and Agile development sprint planning meetings for two concurrent projects
  • Enacted change and continuous improvement increasing the productivity of scrum teams by up to 20%
  • Collaborated with scrum team to develop user stories and story point using planning poker
  • Guided product owners to prioritize and groom user stories in the product backlog to achieve enough READY items for the next sprint and reduce time of sprint planning by 80%
  • Set up two dashboards for sprint review and defects tracking using Jira
  • Coordinated a team of developers to implement different types of payment options in the mobile application within 6 months
  • Facilitated discussions between technical teams to analyze and solution issues with search functionalities and expanding the search options, resulting in 10% increase in search functions efficiencies
  • Ensuring the team and company achieves SMART goals

Scrum Master

Confidential, Minneapolis, MN

Responsibilities:

  • Facilitated all scrum events and related meetings like Sprint Planning, Daily Standup, Sprint Reviews, Retrospectives, and Backlog refinement
  • Tracked and communicated team velocity by interpreting the burndown charts which improved the team's sprint planning, reducing the time spent in planning by 30 minutes
  • Coached the advantages of Scrum values and Agile principles with development teams and stakeholders resulting in 20% increase in the attendance of stakeholders at sprint reviews
  • Increased team efficiency by 40% by inspiring motivation, spins, and changes for quality and timeliness
  • Facilitated discussion and conflicts resolution while empowering team to self-organize
  • Facilitated discussions to resolve dependencies between mobile application developers and API developers which led to a 1-hour reduction in story refinement sessions
  • Coordinated efforts to closely monitor the development cycles to identify and fix defects before every major release, reducing defects reported on mobile applications by 50% within the first 6 months

Snr. Project Coordinator/ Scrum Master

Confidential, Minneapolis, MN

Responsibilities:

  • Planned, coordinated and directed projects to optimize processes, systems which increased achievements of business objectives by 10%
  • Developed methods for requirement definition, process and workflow design and data modeling, increasing deliveries by 20%
  • Developed best practices, techniques, and tools for project planning, execution, project management, ongoing milestone/deliverable tracking, communication, and key performance metrics
  • Strategize ways to understand complex problems and focus on bringing issues to resolution or escalating as necessary to meet timelines, increasing product deliveries by 20%
  • Drafted project plans and budgets, ensuring that all funds and timeline for project deliveries are sufficient with a track record of 100% on-time deliveries
  • Created and delivered presentations to senior level management on project goals and plans, including progress reports and score card

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