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Scrum Master / IT Project Manager

Location:
Sugar Land, TX
Posted:
March 15, 2018

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OJASWITA PRADHAN, Scrum Master / Business Analyst

***** * ******* ****, ***** Land, TX – 77498 ac4tng@r.postjobfree.com 832-***-****

SUMMARY

Certified Scrum Master (SMAC)

Certified Product Owner (SPOAC)

Engineer (Computer Applications)

Over 8 years of experience in complete SDLC including Agile Scrum, Waterfall, SAFe, Lean-Agile, RUP, Kanban and DevOps methodology.

Strong experience in Oil & Gas, BFSI, BI, Life Science and Construction domains.

Proven experience working on Products, E-Commerce (B2B and B2C) and Real-Time applications.

Confident Servant Leader with strong focus on team communication and team building.

Highly experienced in leading onsite-offshore teams, in Agile Scrum and Scrum XP model with ability to multitask, while maintaining highest quality with attention to detail

Excellent communicator with ability to build and sustain good rapport with internal and external stakeholders

Positive, Energetic and Self-Motivated with ability to remediate challenging situations.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES

Agile scrum, SAFe, DevOps, Kanban, Project Management, Team Leadership, Business Analysis, Requirements Elicitation, Communication Management, MS Project, MS Visio, Product Development, INT GeoToolkit, Ecommerce

EXPERIENCE

Scrum Master / Onsite Coordinator

Halliburton

Aug 2017 – Feb 2018

Facilitate sprint planning, daily scrums, retrospectives, stakeholder meetings, and software demonstrations.

Lead multiple teams that are located in different geographical regions and facilitate scrum-of-scrums to manage the work effectively.

Adopt Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) to address management of huge teams resulting in increased productivity and reduction in defects.

Shield development team from outside distractions, impediments or team conflicts, and maintain focus on product backlog and project timeline.

Work closely with project owner in backlog management and continuous delivery of features.

Educate and reinforce scrum methodology and agile framework to team members and key stakeholders.

Direct and lead development team from project initiation through delivery of final product.

Environment: Angular 2/4, Bootstrap, Html5, CSS3, SCSS, C# .Net, Cassandra, SQL Server, Kafka, Agile Scrum, TypeScript, TFS, Jira, Visual Studio, NodeJS, Jasmine, Karma, Gulp, TFS, Jira, DevOps, SAFe, Continuous Integration (CI)

Agile Coach

NDR Impex – Ecommerce Application

Dec 2016 – Jul 2017

Guided application development incorporating the latest frontend framework

Educate and reinforce scrum methodology and agile framework to team members and key stakeholders.

Increased client’s online sales and visibility by developing a cutting-edge commerce application targeting various modern devices.

Managed issues through risk management and contingency planning

Environment: ASP.Net C#, Html5, CSS3, Bootstrap, SASS, Angular 2, Agile Scrum, TypeScript, Git, NodeJS, Jasmine, Karma, Webpack, Visual Studio

Scrum Master

TD Bank

May 2016 – Jul 2016

Facilitate sprint planning, daily scrums, retrospectives, stakeholder meetings, and software demonstrations.

Shield development team from outside distractions, impediments or team conflicts, and maintain focus on product backlog and project timeline.

Work closely with project owner in backlog management and continuous delivery of features.

Work Closely with the UX team to create visual designs, mockups and wireframes.

Environment: ASP.Net C#, Bootstrap, Html5, CSS3, SASS, AngularJS, Agile Scrum, Git, Bower, Grunt, Jira, CMS

Scrum Master

SunLife Financials

Nov 2015 – May 2016

Guide and mentor junior team members to help them understand the agile methodology to achieve high quality deliverables.

Facilitate daily stand-up, planning poker, sprint review and retro meetings

Facilitate communication between the front end and backend teams using effective communication management.

Work with multiple teams to facilitate the scrum-of-scrums to effectively manage the project execution.

Managed issues through risk management and contingency planning.

Environment: ASP.Net C#, Bootstrap, Html5, CSS3, SASS, Agile Scrum, AngularJS, Scout, Dimensions, CMS

Scrum Master

Mphasis Limited

Jan 2015– Oct 2015

Facilitate scrum meetings including daily stand-up, sprint planning, sprint review and retrospective.

Mentor and coach team to develop applications using Agile Scrum principles.

Manage issues through change control using preventive and corrective actions.

Develop release plans and facilitate release formalities including stakeholder demo.

Monitor work progress using sprint burn down charts and share weekly reports with higher management.

Work closely with the PO for backlog grooming and maintenance

Environment: Asp.Net (MVC), Bootstrap, Html5, CSS3, Agile-Scrum, Angular JS, SQL Server, Jira, Team Foundation Server (TFS)

Scrum Master / BA

Persistent Systems – ThermoFisher

Oct 2014 – Dec 2014

Facilitate daily scrum calls with strong focus on high quality deliverables on time.

Mentor and coach team to work in Agile XP programming model.

Work closely with the Usability team to help develop intuitive user interfaces.

Monitor project execution and control issues by using corrective and preventive actions.

Environment: Java Spring (MVC), Angular JS, Bootstrap, Html5, CSS3, LESS, GIT, Agile, MySQL, Scrum, Jira, Karma, Jasmine

Scrum Master / BA

Credit Pointe Services – Deloitte – Fidelity

Sep 2013 – Sep 2014

Lead product development team to help enhance existing application in BI space.

Conduct scrum meetings including IPM, Retro, Sprint Review Demo, daily stand up etc.

Mentor and coach team to adopt Agile Scrum methodology

Work with Sr. BA to write user stories

Managed issues through change control management and risk analysis.

Environment: Asp.Net (MVC), Java Spring(MVC), Angular JS, Bootstrap, Html5, CSS3, SVN, Agile, MySQL, Oracle, LESS, Scrum, TFS, Karma, Jasmine

Scrum Master / BA

Sainel Technologies

Feb 2012 – Aug 2013

Facilitate scrum meetings including daily stand-up, sprint planning, sprint review and retrospective.

Mentor and coach team to develop applications on Agile Scrum principles.

Manage issues through risk management and contingency planning.

Write user stories and create product and sprint backlog.

Monitor work progress using sprint burn down charts and share weekly reports with higher management.

Responsible for backlog grooming and maintenance.

Environment: Asp.Net (MVC), Bootstrap, Html5, CSS3, Tortoise SVN, Agile, SQL Server, TFS

Team Lead

Sears / Kmart – Technosoft Global Corporation

Aug 2011 – Feb 2012

Work on portals and e-commerce applications

Lead team to successfully deliver B2B and B2C applications for Kmart and Sears.

Collaborate with the BA to write user stories

Guide and mentor technical team to complete stories and do code review.

Address cross-browser compatibility issues.

Assist project manager in meetings with stakeholders through requirements elicitation phase

Work with the BA to elicit requirements using various elicitation techniques like interviews, JAD sessions, meetings etc.

Lead scrum planning and agile development (pair programming)

Environment: Ruby on Rails (MVC), Html5, CSS3, Sass, GIT, Agile, Ubuntu, MySQL, Scrum - XP, Mingle, Jira

Programmer Analyst

Z & A Infotek

Oct 2008 – Apr 2009

Work on product development using latest web technologies.

Implemented user interface and developed web applications

Maintained existing applications by providing support for minor modifications as required

Environment: ASP.Net C#, Html, CSS, SQL Server

Sr. Software Engineer

SoftTech Engineers Pvt. Ltd.

Oct 2003 – Feb 2005

Develop web ERP product ‘Opticon’

Develop, test and integrate code.

Write stored procedures and triggers

Lead web team to convert desktop application into web-based applications.

Provide maintenance support for ERP application

Environment: ASP, ASP.Net, Html, CSS, Oracle, SQL Server

Software Engineer

ImagePoint Technologies

Jan 2002 – Aug 2002

Develop applications using ASP

Create stored procedures and triggers

Work on web-based product applications for imaging

Environment: ASP, Html, CSS, SQL Server

EDUCATION

Diploma in Advanced Computing

C-DAC

Aug 2001 – Jan 2002

Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications

M.S.University

June 2000 – May 2001

Bachelor of Engineering

M.S.University

June 1995 – May 1999



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