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Scrum Manager

Location:
Cumming, GA
Posted:
October 31, 2019

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Keerthi Kommaraju

313-***-****

adap4g@r.postjobfree.com

SUMMARY

I am an Agile enthusiast Scrum Master & Coach, Process Manager, Servant Leader, colleague etc.

I have more than 5 years’ experience in the IT Software industry where I facilitated, lead and trained various teams of people from junior to executive level on various software projects & systems.

I also implemented systems, processes, and managed change within various industries.

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

Collaborate, facilitate, lead and coach Scrum teams responsible for developing software products and automated tools.

Assisted with prioritization and resolution of software defects.

Built relationship with Product owner and other stake holders to facilitate team's interaction with them.

Worked on tools like Jira, Trello etc.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Infinite Solutions Inc., Atlanta GA

Scrum Master Feb ‘19 – Till Date

Infinite Solutions Inc. (ISI) serves many health care clients where the company provides health insurance to individuals through government programs such as Medicaid and Medicare clients. Infinite solutions is responsible to provide insurance claims and evaluate requests for appeal actions. Coordinate coverage information between the company and worker’s compensation carriers.

Responsibilities:

Organized and facilitated sprint planning, daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, release planning, demos and other Scrum-related meetings.

Migrated few projects from waterfall to agile.

Taught the team to create clear and concise epics/stories.

Instructed and modeled core Agile principles of collaboration, prioritization, team accountability and visibility; ensured consistent application of scrum methodologies across the enterprise

Worked with the engineering managers to identify cross-team dependencies and manage inter-team tasks.

Evangelized the benefits of Scrum to ensure its smooth adoption

Assisted team with making appropriate commitments through story selection, sizing and task definition and participated proactively in developing and maintaining team standards, tools and best practices reducing development time.

Coaching and mentoring other Scrum Masters on our program team.

Provided technical assistance during project planning and demonstrations.

Gathering and updating project materials, project documentation and assist in defining and deploying new product development processes.

Remove obstacles for developers and testers and leads the teams efforts towards continuous improvement.

Formulated, implemented and maintained tools and practices.

Department Of Transportation, Atlanta, GA

Agile Scrum Master Sep - 2015 to Jan – 2019

The Georgia Department of Transportation is the organization in charge of developing and maintaining all state and federal roadways in the U.S. state of Georgia. In addition to highways, the department also has a limited role in developing public transportation and general aviation programs

Responsibilities:

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

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

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

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

Addressed problems through risk management and contingency planning.

Tracked and managed product backlog, burndown metrics, velocity, and task breakdown.

Supporting and ensuring the successful delivery of Agile and DevOps software delivery.

Identify Agile Anti patterns and areas of improvement to get a work plan in place for myself to guide the teams to be more confident in their journey towards becoming High Performance teams (work plan, project plans, definition of ready and done, etc)

Subtly coaching them according to the agile values and principles and Scrum Principles to commit and focus on their work at hand through analyzing each team’s strong points, weaknesses and understanding around Agile.

Visibility to everyone with Jira and physical boards being accessible to everyone within

Vector.

Collaborating with Key Stakeholders to identify and suggest improvements where needed.

Be as open and honest with everyone involved in the company.

Protecting the teams where needed.

Track and communicate team velocity and sprint/release progress.

Evaluated information radiators and Scrum issues on daily basis.

Facilitated sprint planning, retrospective and sprint demos

Helped team to solve problems rather than provide solutions

Interfaced with Program Management Office to ensure project goals and requirements are being met.

Organized and facilitated project planning, daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, sprint, release planning, demos, and other Scrum-related meetings

Provided all support to the team using a servant leadership style whenever possible, and led by example

Removed impediments by finding the right personnel to remove the impediment

Took responsibility of delivery and management of the tasks

Tracked and effectively communicated team velocity and sprint/release progress to all affected teams and management

Updated Agile tracking systems to provide transparency on product and sprint backlogs

Worked with the Scrum Team and the Product Owner to negotiate the minimum viable product for delivery.

Prepared and coordinated project proposals and schedules.

Education:

Associate Bachelors in Computer Science from Georgia Perimeter College.



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