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Sr. Scrum Master Resume

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Chicago, IllinoiS


  • Business Analyst/Scrum Master with over all 8+ years of experience in teh Finance and Banking domains.
  • Expert knowledge of Asset management, Risk management, Retail banking and Investment banking.
  • Extensive understanding of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) including Waterfall, Agile Scrum and Rational Unified Process (RUP).
  • Understanding of different kinds of testing like Back - End Testing, Positive/Negative Testing, Configuration Testing, Data Driven Testing, User Acceptance Testing (UAT), Unit Testing, System Integration Testing (SIT), Smoke testing and Regression Testing.
  • Excellentanalytical, problem solving, People and interpersonal skills, detail oriented and self-motivated team player with multitasking abilities, has an ability to work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Expertise in trackingTeam VelocityusingSprint Burndown Chart,Product Burndown Chart, Work Breakdown Structure, Milestones ListandGantt chart.
  • Expertise in conducting various scrum ceremonies such asSprint planning meeting, sprint review meeting, sprint retrospective meeting, Daily Stand-up Meeting, Release planning meeting.
  • Expert at driving teh adoption andenforcement of scrum rules, removing impediments,and fostering self-management within teh organization.
  • PreparedRelease Planning for different quarters of teh project consideringFeature-Driven or Date-Driven Release Planningand to giveexpectation chartsto stakeholders infixed date or fixed scope delivery of product.
  • Experience inUsingEstimation techniques, Planning Poker, T-shirt sizing, Bucket system, DOT voting and Relative mass evaluation.
  • ConductedSprint Review Meetingsto validate thePSPImeets theAcceptance CriteriaandDefinition of Doneas predetermined by users in teh about respective requirements(User stories).
  • Used differentRetrospective TechniqueslikeSilent Writing, Mad Sad Glad,andSafety ChecktoinspecttheSprint procedureand adapt to teh procedure dat would increase teh productivity of teh teams.
  • Extensive Knowledge in Capital Markets, Corporate Finance, Risk Management, Investment Banking, Mortgage, Financial Statement Analysis, Equity, Fixed Income, Alternative Investments, Derivatives, M&A, IPO etc.
  • Expertise in transitioning organizations from traditional Waterfall to Agile using teh SAFe framework.
  • Ability to manage multiple concurrent projects through complete life cycle from requirements to implementation.


Modeling Tools: MS Visio, Mock-Up Screens, Rational Rose

SDLC Methodologies: Waterfall, Waterfall Scrum Hybrid, Scrum, Agile-Scrum, Agile

Business Skills: Process Modeling, Change Management, GAP Analysis, Impact Analysis, SWOT Analysis, JAD Session, Project Scheduling, Project Budgeting

Requirement Management: JIRA, Rally, HP ALM, MS Office, Confluence, ClearQuest

Reporting/BI Tools: Tableau

Methodology Tools: JIRA, HP ALM, RALLY

Databases: MySQL, Oracle, MS Access

Languages: XML, SQL

Operating Systems: Windows XP/10, Linux, Mac OS


Confidential, Chicago, Illinois

Sr. Scrum Master


  • Coordinated with teh Release Train Engineer, Product Owner and teh development team for teh Program Increment planning spanning 5 sprints.
  • Engaged teh impacted teams and secured commitment from them for technical support during teh upcoming sprints.
  • Served as teh single point of contact for teh team during SOX SDLC Audits for NextGen Agile Scrum process compliance.
  • Worked with teh Product Owner and Release Train Engineer to schedule teh System Demo with all teh team members of teh Agile Release Train including teh business stakeholders.
  • Worked with teh DevOps and teh Scrum team to migrate teh applications to a more robust CI-CD pipeline for reduced Time to Market durations.
  • Worked with teh QA team members to has an automated test suite built for automated regression testing to ensure significant reduction of production defect injection rates.
  • Conducted JAD sessions with management, SME, vendors, users and other stakeholders for open and pending issues.
  • Worked extensively with teh QA team for designing Test Plan and Test Cases for teh User Acceptance Testing.

Confidential, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Sr. Scrum Master


  • Stood up two new agile teams comprising 9 resources each from scratch and ensured compliance with teh agile framework.
  • Served as an informal Scrum Coach to 6 scrum teams providing guidance in teh company’s agile transformation.
  • Conducted teh migration of program data from one JIRA instance to a shared instance hosted in teh JPMC Gaia cloud environment in support of program level reporting utilizing input from teh business as well as both teh onsite/offshore scrum teams.
  • Served as a consultant in teh program dashboard creation used in monitoring teh program as well as release and sprint burn-down.
  • Conducted training sessions for teh onsite and offshore team members on Agile Scrum methodology and Jira usage.
  • Reported sprint and release status and metrics with teh client leadership team.
  • Collaborated with Product Owners and Scrum Masters from other scrum teams to plan teh portfolio roadmap and plan teh product releases.
  • Coordinated teh product showcase with all teh stakeholders including teh 6 teams from onsite and offshore.
  • Responsible for teh interviewing, hiring and onboarding of PEGA resources for teh client projects.

Confidential, Riverwood, Illinois

Scrum Master


  • Managed teh transition of teh One Walgreens application maintenance project to teh Agile Scrum framework.
  • Collaborated with teh RxMS Integration team through Elaboration sessions and Scrum of Scrums to ensure alignment of releases and completed epics.
  • Facilitated scrum ceremonies (Product Backlog refinement, Sprint planning, Retrospectives, Daily scrums, Sprint reviews).
  • Served as a liaison between teh Boeing plant engineers and teh IT team and resolved numerous project issues including deep budget cuts, loss of experienced SMEs, scope creep and competition between IT driven and business driven requirements.
  • Managed teh subsequent transition of teh three managed projects to a Scaled Agile framework (SAFe) comprising 9 other related projects for collaborative and efficient project delivery, knowledge management and status reporting.
  • Facilitated scrum ceremonies (Product Backlog refinement, Sprint reviews, Sprint planning, Retrospectives, Daily Scrums).
  • Conducted training sessions for Boeing employees on Agile Scrum methodology and VersionOne usage.

Confidential, Columbus, Ohio

Business Analyst/Scrum Master


  • Conducted training sessions for teh onsite and offshore team members on Agile Scrum methodology and Jira usage.
  • Collaborated with Product Owners and Scrum Masters from other scrum teams to plan teh portfolio roadmap and plan teh product releases.
  • Managed teh migration of teh SPEED and DCMS projects from teh erstwhile Waterfall methodology to teh Agile Scrum framework.
  • Managed teh planning, tracking, and reporting of team velocity, release process, guardrail compliance, defects analysis and product backlog health.
  • Appropriately engaged external Scrum Teams to ensure all dependencies were met in time for sprint commencement.
  • Facilitated scrum ceremonies (Product Backlog refinement, Sprint planning, Retrospectives, Daily Scrums, Sprint reviews).
  • Managed teh planning, tracking and reporting of team velocity, release process, guardrail compliance, defects analysis and product backlog health.
  • Managed teh monthly and quarterly financial forecasts for teh entire AMEX portfolio.
  • Followed teh UML based methods using Microsoft Visio to create: Use Cases Diagrams, Activity Diagrams, State Chart Diagrams, Sequence Diagrams and Collaboration Diagrams.
  • Expertise in Unified Modeling Language (UML) such as use cases, activity diagrams, Sequence diagrams, data flow diagrams, class diagrams and wireframes. Other diagrams include data flow, context, business process maps, and Entity-Relationship diagrams.
  • Experience in leading cross functional teams across teh globe in different time zones.
  • Imbibed teh three pillars of scrum - Transparency, Inspection, Adaptation which uphold every implementation of empirical process control.
  • Provided suggestions to User Interface Leads on converting teh use cases into Wire frames.

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