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Certified Scrum Master  Resume

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE:

  • Project Planning, Scope & LOE
  • Test Plans, Cases & Documentation
  • Functional Requirements
  • SQA Testing & Methodologies
  • Mountain Goat Scrum Master Certification
  • Scrum Best Practices
  • Test Lead, Mentor and Trainer
  • UI, Compatibility & Performance Testing
  • Agile Process
  • SQL Experience
  • Defect / Bug Tracking
  • Regression & Negative Testing

TECHNOLOGY:

Technology Experience: Rally Agile Software, Microsoft Office, SQA Rational Robot, Lotus Notes, LoadRunner, Mercury QC/Test Director,Team Foundation System, SQL Server Management Studio, Microsoft Visual Studio

Testing Environments: Java, Win 7, C Sharp (C#), Delphi, Visual Basic (VB), ASP.Net 3.5 and 4.0, SSIS, SSRS, Taleo, Oracle, SOAP

Testing Methods: Agile, Waterfall, White\black box, Regression, Performance, UAT, Manual\Automated
PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:Confidential

Certified Scrum Master

Responsibilities:
  • Led 7 successful Production Releases, on time or ahead of schedule and achieved a reputation for never missing a deadline, all released with no show stopper prod-down issues.
  • Restructured team meetings to be more effective and streamlined. Tasks are now more cohesive and team focused vs. individualized.
  • Iteration Sprint Planning – Meeting to discuss the plan to accomplish iteration goals by defining tasks, estimate hours and velocity. Daily Scrum Stand-Up – Quick meeting to ensure the team is on track, identify roadblocks, burndown metrics and address PO questions. Retrospective – Meeting to discuss team success, improvements, feedback and things to avoid. Backlog Grooming – Technical meeting to discuss priority, estimates, level of effort, point size and scope for future work items.
  • Established an informal, open-door relationship for stakeholders. Implemented a new meeting; Stakeholder Demo Planning that occurs after each Iteration is complete to ensure smooth, informative presentations and allows every team member to shine.
  • Collaborate with department heads, stakeholders and the Executive team to establish scope, project goals, priorities and timelines.
  • Established “One Team” mentality and encourage the team to be more cross-functional.
  • Provide leadership and direction for project teams to thrive, become more self-organizing and grow to be successful.
  • Expert at identifying impediments, bringing issues to resolution and escalating them as needed.
  • Effectively manages and controls project risks and changes to ensure successful product releases.
  • Proactively report progress to the Product Owner.

Sr. Quality Assurance Engineer

  • Led major SureCheck and RelyID security projects for high profile clients such as: Careerbuilder, Match and eHarmony.
  • Entrusted with extremely sensitive criminal data for National, State and Sex Offender database information.
  • Led successful testing effort for the calculation of the Veteran Tax Credits, EZ and WOTC (Work Opportunity Tax Credit) tax credits.
  • Expert at presenting high level technical demonstrations to senior-level audience.

Confidential

Sr. Quality Assurance Engineer

Responsibilities:
  • Created functional and regression test plans and test cases.
  • Reviewed detailed requirement and design documents.
  • Analyzed, documented and verified system change requests.
  • Collaborated with development staff to derive test design and specifications.
  • Worked with team to recreate problems encountered by users.
  • Lead the testing effort for IVR (Interactive Voice Response) Outreach project and coordinated all test plans and test cases.

Confidential

Sr. Tax Software Consultant

Responsibilities:

  • Provided resolutions to out of balance tax returns as large as $40 billion dollars.
  • Delivered training workshops for clients and colleagues in business\product requirements with classroom size of 15-20 students.
  • Facilitated classroom environment, lead hands-on exercises and demonstrated product performance.
  • Evaluated proposed product changes and enhancement requests from clients.
  • Remained current on latest tax trends, tax law and product development.

Sr. Quality Assurance Engineer

Responsibilities:
  • Discovered over 30 showstopper inconsistencies in the product before the delivery date, thereby saving Confidential 20% of revenue in client retention.
  • Was a top QA Tester recovering over 500 irregularities in 1 year.
  • Selected to perform on-site training at a top client site, Exxon Mobil.
  • Developed control data and structured test plans for newly implemented features.
  • Regularly performed regression\integration testing of assigned projects and assisted product development in problem resolution.
  • Built automated smoke test scripts utilizing Rational Robot software.
  • Wrote functional specifications and detailed design definitions.
  • Lead complete testing of Vision-Scope RS State Taxable Income Workpaper Redesign: State Allocation & Apportionment, State Modifications and consolidated state returns.
  • Coordinated the testing of a brand new product, InSource RS which Confidential now utilize for 90% of their client base.

Confidential

Sr. Tax Software Consultant

Responsibilities:
  • Composed support material, training curriculum and supplemental documentation.
  • Trained new team members in tax theory and system knowledge.
  • Led a group of 30-35 tax support technicians to resolve escalated and complex inquiries.

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