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Scrum Master

Aurora, IL
September 11, 2018

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Accomplished servant-leader, capable of delivering large-scale Projects facilitating, leading and coaching multiple Scrum teams with 15 years of IT Experience.

Expert at driving the adoption and enforcement of Scrum rules, removing impediments and fostering self-management.

Coached, Trained and Mentored high performing Scrum Teams for more Valuable agile practices

Capable of bringing overwhelming enthusiasm and awareness to Agile projects, applying expert judgment to keep teams focused and delivering success in rapidly evolving and dynamic environments.

Coached Product Owners and Business in creation and maintenance of Product Backlog and Engaged with other Scrum Masters to increase the effectiveness of the application of Scrum in the organization

Areas of Expertise

Agile Principles



Business Analysis

Conflict Resolution

Business Intelligence


System Analysis


Data warehousing

Servant Leader


DOD/Acceptance Criteria

Data Analysis

Domain Experience:

HealthCare, Asset Management, P&C Insurance, Manufacturing, Credit Card, Software, Finance, Banking, Energy, Retail, Telecommunications, Funding, Online food Ordering and Automobile


Scrum, SAFe, Spotify, Business Analysis, Data Analysis, Business Intelligence, System Analysis, Product Owner, MS Project, MS Visio, MS Office, Rally, Visio, JIRA, HP ALM, CLARITY, Share point, Quality Center, Version One, KANBAN, Excel, Power Point, Dimensional Modeling, ITIL Process, Use cases, Requirements Gathering, Agile, Waterfall, SDLC, User stories, Process Flows, ETL, DWH, Oracle BPM, BRD,DRM, MDM, EPM, FDM11.x, Hyperion Financial Management 11.x, Financial Reporting, Hyperion Essbase 9.3.1.x Clear Quest, Soap UI, Change Management, Web Analysis, OLAP, Smart View, Test Plans, RFP’S,RFC’S, JAD Sessions, Business Objects XI R3, 5.1,6.2, Visio and Word.


DISCOVER FINANCIAL SERVICES (River Woods, IL) July 2018 to Till Date

Scrum Master

Scrum Master for an API Development and Developer portal project. Working with Implementation partner resources as well as the client resources with end to end Iterative delivery of SCRUM framework. Working with Product Owner and Program owner at Discover with product backlog and sprint backlog.

BMW Technology March 2018 to July 2018

Scrum Master

End to end Iterative delivery of project as per SCRUM framework. Worked with Product Owner’s in Germany and in Chicago to prioritize the product backlog and sprint backlog. Trained FTE of BMW Scrum Masters to run the process. Facilitated Scrum Ceremonies for both onsite and German teams and made Sure the teams are Empowered and self-organized.

GRUBHUB (Chicago, IL) March 2017 to Mar 2018

Scrum Master/ Process Manager

Trained, Mentored and Coached teams of LA Bite and EAT 24 as Scrum Master that are new to GRUBHUB Environment. Put in Process and trained the teams and had been servant leader so that they can align to the compliance and scrum process.

DISCOVER FINANCIAL SERVICES (River Woods, IL) June 2016 to Feb 2017

Scrum Master

Collaborate, facilitate, lead and coach 5 Scrum teams. Responsible for Mentoring and Coaching Marketing, Rewards,Compliance and Portfolio BU’S with Agile and Scrum by empowering teams to understand self-organizing and Empowerment.

BCBSA (Chicago, IL) Aug 2015 to June 2016

Scrum Master

Responsible for guiding and transforming the Federal Survey Program development teams for this top rated health care Insurance provider from Waterfall to Agile methodologies.

USG (Chicago, IL) Apr 2014 to May 2015

Scrum Master

Responsible for guiding the Business from Waterfall to Agile process of planning, tracking of day-to-day activities of development team, Testing teams for this $5 billion dollar manufacturing Company.

HP (Austin, TX) Oct 2013 to Apr 2014

Scrum Master

Responsible for transformation of ONE BASED REPORTING from Waterfall to Agile process for this huge Data driven Initiative for this Major Software Company.

STATEFARM INSURANCE (Bloomington, IL) Sep 2012 to May 2013

Scrum Master

Responsible for transformation of one of the largest Planning and Customer Interaction Project in the Insurance History. As a Scrum Master/PM. Closely worked with Design team and Business Users with Requirement Gathering and writing User stories and transforming waterfall projects to Agile Projects.

CISCO (Milpitas, CA) Apr 2012 to Aug 2012

Sr. Business Lead

Responsible for Cisco’s DRM and integration that with Oracle Hyperion Financial Management (HFM) consolidation system. Cisco needed added Dimensionality and Easy to use Web-Interface. Worked as liaison between the business and the BI technical team.

ZADCO Oil& PETROLEUM (Abu Dhabi, UAE) May 2010 to Jan 2012

Sr. Business Analyst

Responsible for analysis and gathering the requirements for the Financial Management application and Load data through FDQM to generate Reports through HFR for their Budget Cycle. Trained Business users on Business Analysis and made them understand the functionality of BI Applications and Reports.

DAIMLER FINANCIAL SERVICES (Pune, India) Dec 2009 to Apr 2010

BA Lead Analyst @ HP

Responsible for providing reporting solutions for financing, leasing, fleet management, insurance and innovative mobility services to the customers. I supported for their Issue based systems and different server systems for their financing group.

NISSAN AUTOMOBILES (Pune India) Dec 2008 to Dec 2009

Lead Engineer @ HP

Nissan has three production plants in the United States - in Smyrna and Decherd, Tennessee, and Canton, Mississippi. The vehicle assembly plant has an annual production capacity of 550,000 vehicles and represents a capital investment of $2.5 billion/year. As Lead engineer I was responsible for business processing and reporting for all the segments of Nissan and ensuring all the 50 reports were delivered on time.

BIG-CORP CORPORATION (Bangalore, India) Aug 2008 to Dec 2008

Hyperion Business Analyst @Oracle Corporation

Bigcorp manufactures hard drives .It distributes and sells the hard drives through out U.S and the world. We as team had done Analysis and planning for Bigcorp. We built block storage database that provides the information that they require and that uses data extracts from their existing systems.

21st CENTURY INSURANCE (P&C) (India) Jan 06 to Sep 08

Consultant @ Intelli Group

21st Century Insurance is the seventh largest personal auto insurance company in California and insures over 1.2 million automobiles. Responsible for company's data from different operational sources and stored in a data mart for transformation

Business Objects Consultant @ Intelli Group Sep 04 to Jan 06

Kennedy Funding Loan and Bank Inc. (Hyd India)

KF deployed Business Objects for Analytical and Reporting purposes for their Home Equity Loan, Banking Process and Sales forecasting and Business needs. The project was to audit their current deployment and performance and to create complex reports involving sub-reports based on custom database queries.


Completed Bachelor’s in Information Technology, Madras University, with an Aggregate of 74% in 2004.

Skills, Certifications

Certified Scrum Master (CSM), SAFe 4.5 Agilist and Certified Hyperion Analyst

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