Hyattsville MD, *****
Certified Scrum Master with a proven track record of delivering software projects in all phases of the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC). Offering a proven track record with over 5 years of hands-on Agile experience. Strong ability to lead cross-functional and self-organizing teams. Experienced working with multiple (distributed and co-located) agile teams in healthcare and logistics projects. Skilled professional with great servant leadership skills, excellent communication, critical thinking and in-depth technical analysis skills.
Certified Scrum Master (CSM) &
Professional Scrum Master I (PSM1)
AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate
Software Development Lifecycle
Scrum, Kanban & other Agile methodologies
Planning and implementation
Excellent problem-solving abilities
Release Planning/QA tools
JIRA and Confluence
Microsoft Office: Excel, Word, Visio, Outlook
Washington Suburban Sanitization Commission (WSSC) 03/2018 - Present
Senior Scrum Master /AWS Engineer Trainee Laurel, MD
●Enabled business customers to pay by using a simple and intuitive platform by creating a web based and mobile application.
●Recommended changes and utilized Scrum and Kanban methodologies to improve efficiency and productivity of scrum team.
●Increased understanding of projects for team members and organization by coaching on user story creation. Identified dependencies and coordinated with product owner, dev team, and stakeholders to support release planning
●Enhanced knowledge of the Agile team by organizing training sessions on agile software development practices, such as pair programming, TDD, FDD, CI, CD, XP and Agile games.
●Facilitated effective communication across teams, product owners and external vendors/stakeholders
●Participated in a scrum of scrum meeting to discuss cross team dependency and blockers
●Worked closely with business leaders to ensure alignment and visibility within the project.
●Facilitated the Inspect and Adapt ceremony with other Scrum Masters
●Organized and facilitated agile scrum ceremonies, sprint planning, daily stand-ups, sprint reviews, sprint retrospectives and bug triage meetings.
●Tracked, escalated and removed impediments daily to allow the team to deliver on committed sprint goals.
●Performed measurement and risk analysis to minimize risks and optimize returns.
●Worked with product owners to prioritize and validate User Stories.
●Helped teams improve velocity by incorporating capacity planning during sprint planning and helping team members improve estimation with planning poker.
●Successfully coached and mentored teams to be self-organizing and deliver product increments with little supervision.
●Proficiency with using the internet and with Microsoft Office products including e-mail, Word and Excel.
●Provisioned EC2 instances in both public and private subnets
●VPC peering with other Accounts allowing access and routing to service and users of separate account to communicate.
Kaiser Permanente 01/2017 – 04/2018
Scrum Master Rockville, MD
●Develop a web application to facilitate members in searching for doctors and clinics, finding dental providers by state, and locating providers for mental health while working as a scrum master.
●Devise and define Quarterly team requirements aligned with departmental and organizational goals.
●Collaborated with stakeholder groups across the organization to ensure business and technology alignment.
●Participated in PI, Scrum of Scrum meetings and Communities of practice trainings to find new ways of increasing performance of my team and keeping up to date with industry trends.
●Provided coaching and guidance for 2 teams ensuring they were constantly adhering to agile best principles and practices.
●Facilitated and scheduled sprint ceremony meetings, demos and decision-making processes to ensure that the proper collaborative processes were in use.
●Utilized and implemented key agile metrics such as the burn-down/burn-up charts, to measure team performance and ensure team members were working at optimum capacity.
●Worked with Product Owners in defining and managing action items, identifying issues and risks, adjusting scope, and identifying tasks necessary to complete planned work.
●Planned and coordinated testing environment deployments and application / system integration testing.
Artelye Marble & Granite 03/2015 - 11/2016
Business Analyst Baltimore, MD
●Documented digital transformation strategy; current state of the business operations, marketing, sales, support
and storing documents in SharePoint.
●Drafted and maintained business requirements and aligned them with functional and technical requirements.
●Recommended operational improvements and established an effective management control and reporting
system based on tracking and analysis.
●Worked with Management and staff to ensure Projects were carried out following PMP guidelines and
established effective execution strategy and alignment
●Increased productivity and overall performance of project delivery and standard and by consequence revenue
● University of Maryland, College Park
● Bachelor of Science in Forensic Psychology - Enrolled