BOSE OMOKOWAJO, MBA, PSM
An experienced and result-driven Agile/Scrum Practitioner with several years of demonstrated track record delivering successful multi-million-dollar projects for fortune 500 companies across digital transformation, web and mobile application, data and system migration with hands on experience and expertise in Agile Methodology.
•Agile Principles and Values
•Leadership and Influencing
•Web and Mobile Application
•Coaching and Mentoring
•Epics and User stories
•Successfully delivered a web application for an Analytics Training and Consulting Firm with clients across North America using the Agile Methodology and Scrum framework
•Successfully delivered a System Migration project that reduced cost for over 40% and improved processes by 34%
•Implemented a fraud reduction process that reduced loss due to fraud by over 35% within the first 6 months of implementation.
•Set up a Project Management framework that reduced error, improved documentation and reduced regulatory sanction by 45% within a year of its implementation.
Tools & Technologies
Jira, Confluence, Trello, MS Suite- (Word, Excel, MS Project, PowerPoint), Visio, office 365(SharePoint, Skype for business), Oracle Financial, Flexcube, Equinox, QuickBooks, Work Day, Slack and AWS.
Clients & Projects
Stacey & Lloyd Academy, Canada - SAP Website, Project 555 (Current)
Krest Insight (Consulting) - Website
HOPs (Not for Profit) - Website
P2 Consulting Atlanta GA, USA Dec 2017- Till date
•Organizing and facilitating Scrum Ceremonies like Sprint Planning, Daily Stand-up, Sprint Review, and Retrospective.
•Working with Product owner on artifacts such as Product Backlog, Spring Backlog, Sprint Burn-down, and Release Burn-down and Product Increment
•Making sure the Agile/ Scrum process is implemented effectively and provide coaching and training at the team and department to maximize its benefits.
•Identifying and removing impediments; preventing distractions that interfere with the ability of the teams to deliver the sprint goal; Facilitating discussion and conflict resolution.
•Ensuring that development teams practice core Agile principles so the team moves toward becoming a self-organized and self-managed.
•Writing user stories, ensuring that all prioritized user stories have defined acceptance criteria (Definition of Done), tracking and reporting Agile Scrum project metrics using daily burn down charts.
•Publicizing the team's progress and successes to make sure they are highly visible to product owners and stakeholders.
•Facilitating estimation sessions user stories using planning poker for planning releases and mapping the releases to roadmap.
•Provide strategic guidance (Coaching) as part of the Agile transformation steering committee to effect change at the team and Enterprise level.
Access Bank Plc Lagos, Nigeria Feb 2012 - Mar 2015
•Facilitated Scrum ceremonies for (Flexcube implementation) Agile teams including Sprint Planning, Daily Stand up, Backlog Refinement, Estimation and sizing efforts, Sprint Review and Sprint Retrospective.
•Coached Online Banking (Flexcube) team and organization in best Agile practices including user story writing, use of Agile tools (Jira/Confluence), managing capacity, and methods to manage external dependencies.
•Implemented Scrum Framework and Agile principles for Financial Application (Flexcube) Development teams inclusive of vendor support teams.
•Educated management and development team on significance of automation and continuous Integration in delivery of quality software.
•Coordinated with Compliance team for Validation testing of Flexcube Banking Package for compliance.
•Tracked Performance Indicators/Metrics and addressed issues as they arise. These metrics include Velocity, Burn-down charts, etc.
•Coached the Product Owners in understanding and practicing agility and the concept of MVP etc.
•Maintained all important project related documents in Confluence for accurate version control and updated them on a timely basis.
Access Bank Plc Feb 2010 – Jan 2012
•Conducted timely and accurate audits, and trained over 150+ staff across the bank.
•Prepared and issued audit reports and reviewed responses.
•Evaluated risks and internal controls and developing reports for management.
•Implemented financial controls compliance and ensured bank-wide adherence to compliance policies.
•Collaborated with external auditors during operational, functional, and financial audits.
•Performed all stages of audit planning, fieldwork, executive report and follow up.
•Conducted Audit reviews on service level agreement.
•Participated in team Kick-off meetings.
Education & Trainings
Bachelor of Science (B.Sc.), Marketing
Master of Business Administration (MBA)
AWS Certified Solution Architect, Cloudticians Inc.
Effective Agile and Scrum with JIRA, Confluence, Trello, Heirloom Investment LLC
Project Management, Heirloom Investment LLC
IT Security Audit, Yes-M System LCC
Business Analyst, Yes-M System LCC
Professional Scrum Master Certified (PSM)
AWS- Certified Cloud Practitioner (CCP)