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Project Manager Quality

Fremont, California, United States
September 24, 2018

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Archana Reddy

Fremont, California *****

312-***-**** •

Scrum Master / IT Project Management

Multifaceted technical career with 10-year track record of delivering high-quality software products

IT Project Manager and Scrum Master offering 10+ years of total experience with an impressive record of delivering and implementing projects as per scheduled deadlines; extending post-implementation and maintenance support to the technical team and clients. Proven track record of on time delivery of high quality products in a fast paced agile environment, strong strategic vision and demonstrated ability to lead QA teams. Highly skilled and successful in coaching, mentoring, and leading technical, project management, and leadership teams in adopting Agile/Scrum best practices with strong business results. Adept with quality assurance with experience performing QA activities throughout the SDLC.

Core Competencies:

Full Life Cycle Project Management

Certified Scrum Master


Client Relationship Management

Quality Assurance and Testing

Requirements Gathering & Review

Problem Resolution / Troubleshooting

User Training and Support

Professional Experience

E*TRADE, Menlo Park, CA

Scrum Master / QA Lead, 2/2014 – Present

Critical member of Scrum teams and often served as the Scrum Master. Responsibilities include participating in sprint ceremonies and collaborating with product owners to help breakdown epics into user stories and ensure all aspects are delivered efficiently and exceed expectations. Serve as a mentor and leader by educating other associates on Scrum methodologies and Agile frameworks. Also responsible for training new members on applications and tools. Lead an offsite QA Team for mobile application testing that delivers quality releases below budget. Ensured that all high-quality software releases were completed on time and within budget. Develop test plans that involve effort estimation and resource allocation.

Key Achievements:

Regularly served as Scrum Master for E*TRADE Agile transformation.

Coordinate with Scrum teams and product owners to negotiate minimum viable products for delivery.

Present application demonstrations to Scrum teams and stakeholders regularly.

BlackBerry Finance LLC, Chicago, IL

Quality Assurance Analyst / QA Lead, 12/2008 – 1/2014

Supervised a team of QA engineers that were accountable for testing WallStreet systems fixed income trading platform used by BlackBerry for treasury related activities. Designed and developed complex test plans and test cases always ensuring requirements were exceeded. Coordinated with business analysts and developers to clarify requirements while simultaneously attending status update meetings with upper management on a weekly basis.

Key Achievements:

Hosted training and knowledge sessions to bring new employees up-to-date on QA methodologies.

Crucial member of QA team performing functional, integration, and UAT testing.

Promoted to a leadership role over the course of tenure.

BlackBerry Finance LLC, Chicago, IL

Systems Analyst / Treasury Operations Analyst, 12/2007 – 12/2008

Solely responsible for all SAP production issues, maintenance, and addition of new features to the module. Directed day-to-day trade entry, confirmations, settlements, and other business facets with respect to investment transactions. Consistently generated reports on treasury transactions and cashflow forecasts which was used for investment planning and management.

Key Achievements:

Created application that was used to import records from excel to access database using C#.

Designed and implemented a portfolio analysis model that allows analysis of portfolio concentrations across and within product types.

Developed a Fixed Income Trading System for items such as commercial paper, asset back securities, and fixed/variable interest rate bonds.

Education and Credentials

Master of Science in Information Technology Management (2008)

Illinois Institute of Technology, Chicago, IL

Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science (2005)

Vishveswaraiah Technological University, Bangalore, India


Certified Scrum Master, Scrum Alliance

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