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Scrum Master

Location:
Houston, TX
Salary:
$60
Posted:
February 25, 2020

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Quinta Forka

Professional scrum master

adbzp6@r.postjobfree.com

Phone: 832-***-****

SUMMARY

Over 5+ years IT experience at small and large organizations. Performed pure SCRUM Master Role for 4+ years at Motorola Solutions. Role lead and mentor for SCRUM Masters (Agile Transformation Coach) and Project Coordinator (Waterfall). B.S in Accounting, Professional SCRUM Master Certified (PSMI). A focused individual with a constant, willingness to learning and continuously improve my agile skills and knowledge.

Professional Skills

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SCRUM Master for three teams:

Worked with multiple product owners and architects to ensure stories are ready for refinement.

Jira / Confluence experience, Kanban / SAFe 4.0

Led daily standups with corporate teams and team in India.

Performed planning sessions and retrospectives with teams.

Eliminated roadblocks for developers and quality engineers.

Coordinated end of sprint reviews/demos.

Developed and distributed end of sprint results including velocity charts and burn down charts.

Coordinated program meetings and communications with stakeholders.

Assisted with Release Planning and Deployments.

Represented the team at Change Advisory Board meetings.

Managed new team member on boarding.

Owned issues, risks, and dependencies.

Ensured teams follow SCRUM best practices.

Motivated team to achieve results and make improvements each sprint.

Continually built relationships with other departments.

Held monthly one on one meeting with team members to build close relationships.

Worked with other SCRUM masters to share information and develop processes to achieve consistency among teams.

Documented processes and procedures.

Assisted and presented at quarterly Engineering hands on meetings.

Monitored resource workloads.

Automated Testing, Agile Games.

Set up physical SCRUM / Kanban boards.

Proficient Knowledge with DevOps, Cloud, and Amazon Web Services (AWS) which supports DevOps by providing services to build, store and deploy applications, as well as configuration management tools such as Chef (communication Pathway)

Was been used for deployment in my environments, and other CI systems.

Troubleshooting problems with builds, automated deployment systems and tools.

Publishing Software Releases and Hotfixes.

Use TFS for board improvement, Team autonomy, and to build and track roadmaps on the Kanban board.

Track the progress of work across the board capabilities for the end-to-end development and testing.

Assist with UAT and deployment of the applications.

Transition applications to the support team.

Coordinate weekly meetings with other SCRUM Masters to discuss Agile Best Practices.

Assist with gathering information for prospective new projects. This includes determining ROI and prioritizing upcoming work for the teams.

Maintained a physical story wall and utilized RTC (Rational Team Concert) for burn down charts and velocity, which is an open multi-platform tool for my team collaboration.

Updated statuses and assisted with resource allocation and budgeting.

Assisted in coordinating work with Offshore Team.

Work Experience

Scrum Master – Chicago, IL

Motorola Solutions, June 2016 – Present

SCRUM Master for three teams:

Work with three teams of developers, architect, testers, BA’s and quality engineer to create unique applications for the manufacturing plants.

Agile Analytics design, adapting and enhancing Analytics to adjusts the perfect amount of formality and structure towards an adequate measure of adaptability, with a continuous aim of building the right solution

Work directly with the client Team Members to gather requirements to build applications.

Coordinated and participated in weekly estimation meetings to provide high-level estimates (Story Points) for backlog items

Manages day-to-day operation aspects of a project and scope.

Effectively applies our methodology and enforces project standards.

Ensures project documents are complete, current, and stored appropriately.

Develops cost-effective plans and schedules for completion of projects following a logical pattern for utilization of resources.

Maintain strict adherence to the budgetary guidelines, quality and safety standards.

Develop user stories and prioritize in Jira.

Coach the team using full SCRUM. (Planning Meetings, Stand-ups, Refinement Sessions, Sprint Reviews/Demo’s and Retrospectives)

Ensure the applications are of high quality and tested appropriately.

Work with three teams of developers, architect, testers, BA’s and quality engineer to create unique applications for the manufacturing plants.

Work directly with the client Team Members to gather requirements to build applications.

Develop user stories and prioritize in Jira.

Coach the team using full SCRUM. (Planning Meetings, Stand-ups, Refinement Sessions, Sprint Reviews/Demo’s and Retrospectives)

Ensure the applications are of high quality and tested appropriately.

Assist with writing procedures and training plant employees on the new applications.

Manage issues, risks, and dependencies.

Provide statuses to all levels of management.

Maintained team efficiency pertaining to average velocity and optimal velocity for each sprint helping the team to deliver consistent story points for each sprint.

Facilitated PI planning meetings along with program management and RTE to make teams understand PI objectives necessary for the release.

SCRUM Master/Agile Transformation Coach for two teams: Boston, MA

Liberty Mutual Insurance, Sep 2014 – June 2016

Work with three teams of developers, architect, testers, BA’s and quality engineer to create unique applications for the manufacturing plants.

Assist with gathering information for prospective new projects. This includes determining ROI and prioritizing upcoming work for the teams.

Maintained a physical story wall and utilized RTC (Rational Team Concert) for burndown charts and velocity, which is an open multi-platform tool for my team collaboration.

Collaborated with stakeholder groups across the organization to ensure business and technology alignment. Proposed solutions meeting defined specifications and needs.

Updated statuses and assisted with resource allocation and budgeting.

Assisted in coordinating work with Offshore Team.

Worked with a business team to implement project work through excellent communication, risk mitigation and teamwork

Translate complex business and technical requirements into project requirements

Worked with a business team to implement project work through excellent communication, risk mitigation and teamwork

Translate complex business and technical requirements into project requirements

Coordinated with other teams and participates in the Scrum of Scrums meeting with Release Train Engineer (RTE) to define, reinforce and maintain a consistent practice across the organization.

Education; University of Buea, B.S Accounting (2013)

Certifications; Professional Scrum Master (PSMI)

Skills

Agile Scrum & Waterfall, Communication, Issue & Risk Management, Kanban, Mentoring, Off-shore Coordination, Requirements, SAFe, Team Leadership, Training, Servant Leadership, Jira, Meeting facilitation PL/SQL, SQL, Oracle, Strong Understanding of ETL, Principles of Data Modelling, basic Unix.

Experience with Apache Camel, ActiveMQ, FTK, WinHex, forensic tools, EnCase, Windows Detour, Pentaho, Linux, Windows and Apple OS, WinZip and RAR, Aspera, Big Data XFER, or Logicube Omniclone Xi.

Continuous Development and Integration Microsoft Word, Excel, Visio and Power point

Tools: Rational Team Concert, Jira / Confluence, SharePoint, XP, ALM



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