Germantown, Maryland *****
Organizational operations through adoption and implementation of lean agile best practices, as well as boost team collaboration, communication and performance while increasing return on investment.
●Development: Agile Methodologies (Scrum, Kanban, Extreme Programming, Feature Driven Development, Scrumban, SAFe, DevOps and LeSS)
●Tools: Jira, Visual Studio Online, TFS, Rally, VersionOne
Certified Scrum Master /Business Analyst, with well-rounded experience in development of IT projects and programs. Specialties include: Agile/SCRUM Methodology, Rapid Application Development, Kanban and XP and good knowledge of SAFe. Capable of bringing overwhelming enthusiasm and awareness to projects, applying expert judgement to the removal of impediments, keeping teams focused and delivering success in rapidly evolving and dynamic environments.
CIGNA – Maryland March 2016 - Present
●Empowered teams to self-organize and grow cross-functionally
●Facilitate scrum ceremonies (grooming, sprint planning, demo, retrospectives, daily stand-ups, etc.
●Track and communicate team velocity and sprint/release progress
●Efficiently managed Issues/Risk resolution, follow ups and escalation
●Prioritized the backlog to meet the expectations of stakeholders
●Managed a team of development engineers, architect and lead personnel within a technical team environment
●Facilitating Scrum of Scrum and Daily Stand-ups for offshore Scrum teams in Cameroon and India.
●Met goal of addressing and resolving issues within 24 hours
●Coordinate and manage code releases and shared APIs with other IT groups
●Publicizing the team's progress and successes to make sure they are highly visible to product owner / stakeholders.
●Successfully lead the development of projects from conceptual to prototype to product release
●Used visual studios to track the burndown and progress status for the teams
PNC Bank - Wilmington, DE June 2013 – March 2016
Role: Scrum Master
●Servant Leader responsible for facilitating Scrum Ceremonies (Daily Scrum, Grooming, Sprint Reviews, Retrospectives, and Sprint Planning).
●Facilitated Scrum ceremonies (Daily Scrum, Grooming, Sprint Reviews, Retrospectives, and Sprint Planning).
●Provide coaching on agile methodologies.
●Responsible for providing metrics, project estimations and timelines to client.
●Manage development on java and ETL platforms.
●Responsible for escalating impediments to Sr. Management.
●Managed dependencies between other scrum teams (Scrum of Scrums), third parties, and other non-agile waterfall teams
●Managed the work of consultants, allocating, and utilization of resources in an efficient manner by maintaining a cooperative, motivated, and successful team
●Resolved cross-functional issues at project level by active communication
●Tracked and reported status and metrics throughout the project
Kaiser Permanente – Rockville, MD March 2011 – April 2013
Role: Business Analyst
●Defect tracking prioritize outstanding defect in reporting system.
●Coordinate between development team and the management team to resolve any conflicts/defect in team of requirements.
●Expertise in developing test cases, Test plans and procedures in manual and automated test environments.
●Motivate team players with excellent business, analytical, communication, presentation, and management, technical and written skills.
●Capable in prototyping documents, models and attributes for consistency, completeness and risk minimization.
●Involved in client interaction and support to the marketing team.
●User meeting resolve implementation and performance issue.
●Excellent communication and partnership skills which are essential for interaction and communicating with key shareholders at all level across the company to manage, in front and influence outcome.
Bachelor of Science in Political Science (BSc PoS)
University of Yaounde 08/10 . Certified Scrum Master (CSM) – Scrum Alliance 03/19