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Manager Scrum

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Houston, TX
Posted:
May 16, 2020

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OLUWASEYI KEHINDE, BSC., SSM

+1-832-***-**** Houston, TX adc9ne@r.postjobfree.com AGILE TRANSFORMATION CONSULTANT

PROJECT MANAGEMENT PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT SERVICE DELIVERY ACCELERATED ADOPTION AGILIST Agile Transformation Consultant, with over 10 years expertise in Project & Program Management, experience in managing software development projects, change management, contract negotiations, talent acquisition, product development & accelerated adoption, to deliver business value, improve processes and maximize team potential as well as product quality and efficiency. NOTABLE ACCOMPLISHMENTS:

Guided multiple work-streams simultaneously through transition from Waterfall to Agile development approach.

Recognized Agile Champion on driving transformation agenda within the organization in adopting an Agile Mindset.

Coached and mentored lean agile principles as a scrum master that resulted in a 20% increase in team's throughput in less than 8 weeks (4 Iterations).

Restructured the project lifecycle process by adding check points to guide and improve project execution and communication to project stakeholders.

Team Lead in establishing the Project Management Office and creation of IT suite.

Serving in the United states Navy

EDUCATION:

Bachelor of Science (BSc), Computer Science, University of Ibadan – Abroad, Oyo State, Nigeria

United State Navy Engineering Core Course – Machinery Repairman, TSC Great Lakes, IL CERTIFICATIONS / TRAINING:

SAFe Scrum Master 4.6 (SSM)

Project Management Professional (PMP) – in training

AWS Certified Solutions Architect in training

SQL Trainning (Proficiency in DB monitoring, management, planning and implementation of database backup, disaster recovery)

Possess a valid Security Clearance and currently a US Navy Reservist.

US Navy Basic Engineering Certifications:- Safety Fundamentals Certified, CPR Certified, Hazardous Material Handling Certified, Maintenance and Material Management Certified, Quality Assurance Certified, Damage Investigation and Control Certified, Fire Fighting and Flood Control Certified.

SKILLS:

Expertise in SDLC methodologies – Agile, Scrum, Waterfall and Kanban

Strong technical command of project management tools – Rally (CA Agile Central), TFS, JIRA/Confluence, Version One, MS Project, MS Office Suite, SQL, Oracle, SAP, Java, Azure, DevOps, SharePoint.

Results oriented, focused with strong organizational and multitasking skills, adept at carrying out project management analysis in a timely and efficient manner.

Excellent communication skill, good problem solver, attention to detail and team player.

Strategic Planning & Execution, Process Optimization, Change and Release Management.

New Product Development & Continuous Improvement.

PMO Strategies/Best Practices.

2 P a g e o l u w a s e y i k e h i n d e 3 3 3 @ y a h o o . c o m PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Germania Insurance – Brenham, TX Jan 2020 – Present Snr Project Manager / Scrum Master

Coach and mentor teams on adoption and improving agile methods and practice.

Ensure agile team follows agile process and principles.

Help eradicate team impediments and dependency issues to allow the team to deliver on their sprint goals.

Facilitate team’s progress towards team goal.

Help foster an environment for high-performing team dynamics, continuous flow and relentless improvement

Schedule and facilitate Daily Stand-ups, Sprint Planning, Backlog Refinement, Sprint Review, Sprint Retrospective and Release Planning events.

Help Schedule meetings, resource capacity management, tracking agile team

Working closely with the Business, Product Owner, Senior Management, and Release Management to understand the vision of the product, prioritize the backlogs, and to develop the sprint release plan.

Partnering with development and cross-functional teams to define Continuous Integration and Continuous deployment strategy.

Support team rules by reinforcing the rules of scrum, Built-in-Quality, Work in Progress limits and other process rules the team agreed.

Lead team effort I relentless improvement

Help the team manage interpersonal conflicts, challenges and opportunities for growth, escalate people problems to management where necessary.

Coordinates with other teams to continuously improve communication and relationship with other teams and frequently represent team in Scrum of Scrum (SoS).

Support the overall adoption of Lean Agile across the enterprise by coaching stakeholders and other non-agile teams on effective interactions with agile teams participating in the scrum master community of practice and supporting the organization’s SPCs. Cameron a Schlumberger company –Odessa, TX Sept 2018 – Jan 2020 Snr Scrum Master

Coach and mentor teams on adoption and improving agile methods and practice.

Helping to remove team impediments to allow the team to deliver on their sprint goals.

Facilitate Daily Stand-ups, Sprint Planning, Backlog Refinement, Sprint Review, Sprint Retrospective and Release Planning events.

Working closely with the Business, Product Owner, Senior Management, and Release Management to understand the vision of the product, prioritize the backlogs, and to develop the sprint release plan.

Partnering with development and cross-functional teams to define Continuous Integration and Continuous deployment strategy.

Modaj Pro IT Solutions (MPIT) – Houston, TX Apr 2015 – Aug 2018 Project Manager / Scrum Master

Worked with the Business, Product Owner, Senior Management, and Release Management to understand the vision of the product, prioritize the backlogs, and to develop the release plan.

Facilitate Daily Stand-ups, Sprint Planning, Backlog Refinement, Sprint Review, Retrospective and Release Planning events.

Tracked and communicated the team status and progress to the business, product stakeholders, vendors, squads, and executives via JIRA Dashboards – task report, burn up & burn down charts.

Created and maintained project deliverables (WBS, OBS, SWOT risk analysis, Gantt charts, Timesheets, Budget, Schedule, Communications, and Dashboard). 3 P a g e o l u w a s e y i k e h i n d e 3 3 3 @ y a h o o . c o m Abbis Care Team– Houston, TX Jan 2014 – Apr 2015

Product Development Manager

Partnered with development and cross-functional teams to define Continuous Integration and Continuous deployment strategy.

Participated in the Change Management and Process Improvement initiatives as well as provide recommendations to improve/enhance existing procedures and controls.

Prepared and Managed Implementation/Release Plan, Business continuity, and Disaster Recovery plan documents using MS Project., Vesta.

Adopted agile methodology to keep track of projects and maintaining schedule by conducting daily stand-ups, facilitating planning, backlog refinement, sprint review and retrospective in a two week sprint cycle.

Apex Energy – Bonny Island, Nigeria Aug2009 – Jan 2014 IT Project Manager

Defined and Deployment of PMO Strategies that aligns with overall business objectives for vendor management, to include process improvements, and customer relationship management

(CRM).

Maintained excellent communication regarding project/program status and priorities with sponsors, driving planning and tracking of tasks, schedule, resources, dependencies and success criteria.

Managed the scope of operations by directly engaging with project owners, gathering and analyzing current business processes help identify process improvements, drive engineering, and technology solution implementations.

Working closely with the Business, Product Owner, Senior Management, and Release Management to understand the vision of the product, prioritize the backlogs, and to develop the sprint release plan.



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