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Scrum Analyst

Location:
Atlanta, GA
Posted:
February 25, 2020

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Sindhu Kolipaka

Contact – 719-***-****

Email – adbzec@r.postjobfree.com

Senior Business Analyst and Scrum Master with 7+ years of experience in all phases of SDLC including Planning, Execution and Delivery. Passionate about Quality and Customer Satisfaction with excellent Communication, Analytical, Coordination, and Interpersonal skills.

Highlights

Agile/Scrum

Business Analysis

Quality Assurance

Release Management

Summary

Experience in facilitating projects in an Agile fashion

Proficient in facilitating Scrum ceremonies - Sprint Planning, Daily stand-up, Sprint Reviews, and Sprint Retrospectives

Expertise in writing user stories and associated detailed requirements

Expertise in creating business workflows using MS Visio

Experience in closely working with development team to break down stories into tasks and assign, identify technical and functional gaps, and facilitate necessary trainings

Experience in closely working with development team to define Definition of Done for each user story in a sprint

Experience in assisting development team in testing user stories prior to the product demo

Expertise in defect triaging and prioritizing

Experience in closely working with Product Owner to refine Sprint Backlog

Experience in closely working with Product Owner/Stake holders to assist with Acceptance signoff

Experience in tracking team’s progress (burndown charts), velocity, release forecasting, and publish status reports

Experience in Functional, UI, Integration, Regression and UAT testing

Prepare project release plan to align with program timelines and other interlocks

Coordinate release activities with Project Managers and Cross functional teams - DBAs, Production Support teams, QA, DevOps to ensure smooth roll out of releases

Experience in GAP analysis, KANO analysis, SWOT analysis and PARETO analysis

Tools & Technology

Tools –Jira, VersionOne, MS Visio, HP Quality Center, Unfuddle, Bugzilla, Red Mine, Zuora, SoapUI, Cognos, Essbase, Share Point, Eclipse, GIT, Putty

Test Automation Scripting – JMeter, Selenium

Database - PL/SQL, MySQL, SQL Server, ORACLE 8i, TOAD

Certifications

Certified Scrum Master (CSM)

Education

Master of business administration (MBA) from Badruka institute of foreign trade, India

Bachelor of business administration (BBA) from kakatiya University, India

Professional Experience

NCR CORP

June 2018 – Present

ATLANTA, GA (USA)

Roles: Senior Business Analyst / Scrum Master

Prepared documentation at each of stage of the requirements phase

Facilitated all the SCRUM meetings- Conducted Sprint Planning, daily Stand-up, Story Writing.

Analyze business/functional requirements and work with the project team to define functionality and solutions

Involved with all the phases of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) methodologies throughout the project life cycle.

Followed a systematic approach to elicit, organize, and document requirements of the system.

Reviewed the Joint Requirement Documents (JRD) with the cross functional team to analyze the high-level requirements.

Planned and documented procedures for data processing and prepared data flow diagrams for the application.

Created customized dashboards for teams and team specific Agile process flow in JIRA to move tasks from one activity to another.

Prepared Demo for various businesses to get new approvals.

Performed User Acceptance testing and documented detailed results.

Performed 100 point system in prioritizing use cases

TD BANK

April 2016– March 2018

COLUMBIA, SC (USA)

Roles: Business Analyst / Scrum Master

Prepared documentation at each of stage of the requirements phase, including deliverables like Vision and Scope, Business Requirements Documents, Use Cases, Process Flows, Functional Design Documents.

Facilitated all the SCRUM meetings- Conducted Sprint Planning, daily Stand-up, Story Writing.

Analyze business/functional requirements and work with the project team to define functionality and solutions.

Involved with all the phases of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) methodologies throughout the project life cycle.

Used MS Visio to carry out the Business Use Case Modeling

Followed a systematic approach to elicit, organize, and document requirements of the system.

Interacted with client and the Technical Team for requirement gathering

Planned and documented procedures for data processing and prepared data flow diagrams for the application.

Prepared Functional Design Specifications (FDS) employing Use case scenarios, sequence diagrams and class diagrams.

Prepared Demo for various businesses to get new approvals.

Performed User Acceptance testing and documented detailed results.

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Humana

Feb 2014 – Dec 2015

LOUISVILLE KY (USA)

Roles: Business / UAT Analyst

Facilitated meetings with Product Owner and other stakeholders in order to define and prioritize scope

Analyze business requirements details and work with the project team to define functionality and solutions

Prepared Functional Requirement Document and process flow diagrams using Microsoft Visio

Actively involved in effort estimation, prioritization, resource planning and coordinating testing activities

Served as liaison between business users and application service providers

Track and publish project status reports

Created structured/detailed Test Plans, Test Scenarios and RTM at the beginning of each Sprint

Developed and executed UAT test scripts

Actively involved in demoing/walkthroughs to the Product Owner

Prepared activity diagram and use case diagram

Performed Pareto analysis

eBay

June 2012 – Dec 2013

Chicago, Illinois

Roles: Junior Business Analyst, / Project Coordinator

Requirements analysis, developing and executing Test Cases

Participated in Test Plans and Test Cases walk through and peer review

Creating test data and executing test cases to validate business use cases and user interface elements on different browsers

Reporting, triaging, and tracking defects

Coordinating with vendors for installing the tool on various environments and setting up test data

Analyzing business requirements

Performing Impact analysis and BCG matrix for analyzing new product line

Testing and reviewing deliverables. Involved in Application Regression Testing

Addressing and resolving assigned tickets within specified time frame

Reporting applications status to the management

Performed GAP analysis



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