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Manager Scrum

Location:
Atlanta, Georgia, 30331, United States
Salary:
Open
Posted:
June 27, 2019

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C. DOUGLAS WHALEN

**** *********** **** -***, ** 30344 404-***-**** ac9pkx@r.postjobfree.com

SUMMARY

Having accumulated 20 years of experience in various aspects of SDLC including: Programming, Testing, Environment Management, I have focused the last 7 years on Project Management with the last five focused on Agile, specializing in the Scrum framework. Therefore I am well prepared to help a team use this LEAN methodology to help improve their delivery efforts.

COMPUTER SKILLS

Languages: Java, ETL, SQL and JavaScript

Software: Rally, IBM RTC, SQL Server, TOAD, Quality Center

Methodologies: Agile, Scrum, Kanban

EXPERIENCE

9/2014 – 11/2015

Scrum Master/Associate Manager, Accenture

·Helped team to save time and effort by improving overall collaboration by introducing and running the Scrum Ceremonies.

·Helped team identify and maintain team standards and best practices.

·Exercised good judgment in removing impediments

·Used various methods to improve Retrospective and other ceremonies.

9/2012 – 9/2014

Scrum Master/Associate Manager, Accenture

·Successfully migrated “Agile-like” team to fully implementing Scrum practices.

·Facilitated Scrum Ceremonies (backlog grooming, sprint planning, daily stand-ups, sprint retrospectives)

·Evangelized Agile principals (continuous improvement, self-organized teams, transparency and open, clear and effective communication)

·Assisted PO in learning to write clear concise User Stories using the as a, I want, so that model, resulting in less confusion and aligned expectations

·Tracked and managed product backlog, burn-down metrics, velocity and task break-downs

·Enacted changes and continuous improvement resulting in 40% drop in defects, 20% increase in productivity and quality of deliverables.

11/2002 – 9/2012

Other Roles, Accenture

·Defect Manager.

·UAT Lab Manager: Provided Data Quality Support, Improved Processes, compiled metric and reporting data.

·Environment Manager: Responsible for all test environments for large scale project

·Java Programmer: Team Lead on several Accenture projects

CERTIFICATIONS AND EDUCATION

Certified Scrum Master, Risk Management, Estimating using ADM, Scope Management, Project Planning, Client Relations

Bachelor of Business Administration, University of Connecticut



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