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Coppell, TX
January 13, 2020

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Divya Sripathi

Professional Summary

Dynamic, hands-on, Senior Scrum Master with experience managing large enterprise software development projects that meet demanding time restraints and exceed all expectations. Demonstrated ability to motivate, organize, lead and coach Scrum teams across multiple locations, with a verifiable track record of managing complex projects while delivering on time, under budget and above expectations. Ability to manage many projects at once while working within strict deadlines and maintaining professionalism. Skilled in providing effective leadership in fast-paced, deadline-driven environments, with outstanding oral and written presentation and communication skills.

Work History

Slalom Consulting - Senior Scrum Master

Dallas, TX

03/2019 - Current

• Bring ideas from professional facilitation, coaching, conflict management, mediation and so on to help the team become a high-performance team

• Facilitate scrum ceremonies; grooming, sprint planning, retrospectives, daily stand - ups and DEMO meeting

• Empower the team to make system and process improvements captured in sprint retrospective meetings

• Guides team through continual improvement process

• Coaching and mentoring other Scrum Masters on our program team. Partnering to ensure that our ways of working are consistent across teams

• Responsible for the planning and execution of the project deliverable's within a virtual organization called an Agile Release Train (ART), which consists of multiple development teams

• Facilitating PI Planning readiness

• Encourage collaboration between teams and with shared resources

• Work with Product and Solution Management, Product Owners, and other stakeholders to help ensure strategy and execution alignment of projects.

• Create an environment of continuous improvement by helping the team identify areas of the development process that can be improved and helping the team commit to and deliver improvements in those processes.

• Document and manage user stories/acceptance criteria, enhancements, tasks and bugs within the agile methodology to ensure clear understanding of the requirements and process.

Bank Of America - Senior Scrum Master

Dallas, TX

01/2017 - 03/2019

• Help teams apply Scrum framework and principles of agility to benefit the team & business.

• Remove impediments that are preventing teams from accomplishing their goals.

• Facilitate scrum ceremonies; grooming, sprint planning, retrospectives, daily stand - ups and DEMO meeting

• Lead daily stand-up calls for multiple scrum teams.

• Embody agility using a servant leadership approach and leading by example.

• Engage with other Scrum Masters to increase the effectiveness of the application of Agile Scrum.

• Ensure teams are performing at a sustainable pace and making sure they don't burndown before reaching the finish line.

• Assist team in making appropriate commitments through story selection, sizing, task definition and participate proactively in developing and maintaining team standards, tools, and best practices.

• Extensively working on JIRA, Confluence- Certified Scrum Master and Kanban agile methodologies.

Sabre Holdings - Scrum Master

Southlake, TX

09/2013 - 01/2017

• Coordinated and participated in daily scrums, Backlog refinement, grooming, sprint planning meetings, Sprint reviews, and retrospectives.

• Worked on creating issues like epic, stories, task, bugs and new projects.

• Created Burn-down charts, Velocity charts, Average age charts, pie charts for analysis and reporting.

• Created dashboards and used gadgets to track and monitor the project/sprint status.

• Worked on reports and customized dashboard for clear visibility of projects to stakeholders.

• Involved in creating and finishing the sprint using Jira with demo and lesson learned.

• Proactively prioritize and estimate the issues for sprint planning.

• Excellent knowledge of keeping team self-organized, team coaching, motivation and to follow agile practices.

Greyhound - Senior Scrum Master

Dallas, TX

07/2010 - 09/2013

• Proficiently organize and facilitate daily scrum, sprint reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning.

• Collaborate closely with product owner on backlog grooming to keep product backlog relevant and prioritized, ensuring acceptance criteria are agreed upon and stories are ready for sizing.

• Effectively track team's progress, including burn down, velocity and release forecasting.

• Work with Scrum Masters across four sites to prepare for and facilitate potentially shippable increment planning sessions.

• Expertly promote continuous improvement and help teams increase productivity and foster innovation.

• Streamline development and QA processes and Agile/Waterfall process whenever needed.

• Built a QA team of manual and automation testing from ground up.

Sabre Holdings - Supervisor of QA Engineering

Southlake, Texas

04/2008 - 07/2010

• Responsible for costing, estimating and planning projects across several teams with Airline solutions.

• Preparing Project Initiation documentation for the upcoming releases.

• Responsible for ensuring best value is obtained for the project including supplier base, use of internal and external resources.

• Maintaining and completing Project Key Performance Indicators for several projects across all releases.

• Writing detailed and summarized project progress reports to give the upper management an overall view of the projects.

• Develop departmental policies and standard operating procedures, as needed, to effectively execute the principles and responsibilities of software quality assurance.

• Responsible for the selection and development of people, resources, and budgets necessary to perform the functions of software quality assurance.

Accenture - QA Lead

San Francisco, CA

03/2004 - 04/2008

• Manage the Quality Assurance daily effort for all CW digital experiences.

• Review research and analytics to provide insights to product team roadmap.

• Tested different functions of the POS system like scanning, payments and returns. Moreover, make sure that the system met the requirements and expectations.

• Developed a strong ownership for the team to deliver Test Plan s and Test Scripts

• Worked with the tree view structure to create test cases and managed them

• Established new and improved QA processes by developing test processes, test cases and assigning and executing tests.


Irving, Texas 75039


• Agile Framework

• Scrum, Kanban, XP

• Defect Analysis Project management

• Powerful negotiator

• QA Project Management

• Team Leadership

• Conflict Resolution

• Strong verbal communication

• TFS, JIRA, Rally

• Release Management

• CSM Certified

• SAFe Certification

• Agile Transformation



California State University - Fresno

Fresno, CA

Bachelor of Science: Management Information Systems


Certified Scrum Master

SAFE Certification


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