Focus of Interest: Project Manager/SCRUM MASTER /QA Analyst
Solutions-focused, multifaceted IT professional offering 7 years of experience as a project manager and scrum master and more than 4 years of hands-on experience in quality assurance and automation testing,
Scrum Master (CSM)
discipline Agile Scrum Master (PMI-DASM)
AWS Cloud Practitioner
Key Areas of Expertise
Software Development Life Cycle
Project Management: Possess skills at ensuring all quality standards are met, strong leadership, effective communication, negotiation skills, excellent risk management, organization, and planning skills.
Agile: Strong understanding of four core values of agile, transparency, alignment, build in quality, program execution
Scrum And Kanban Methodologies: Ability to differentiate and successfully implement both methodologies separately or together
SAFE Framework: Working within a cross-functional team ensures that the team should have deep grasp of the four primary bodies of SAFE framework, agile development, lean product development, system thinking and DevoOp.
AWS /Azure: Working knowledge of AWS and Azure services and infrastructure. Design, develop, execute manual and automated test using selenium/subject7 and ALM tools in AWS Virtual Private Network (VPC).
Negotiation, Organization, Prioritization and goal setting, Project planning, Budget management, Change management, Risk management, Quality management, Vendor management
Communication, Transparency, Adaptability, People skills, System thinking, Creativity, Complex problem solving, Teamwork, Motivation, Leadership
Oracle MS Access DB2 MS SQL Server
HTTP HTML5 XML CSS
MS Visio MS Project MS Office MS Excel
HP ALM/Quality Centre Jira AWS web services HP UFT/QTP Selenium
Postman SOUP UI UFT
Scrum Master Navy Federal Credit Union OCT2019-Present
Serve as a scrum master leading 3 teams consisting 9 members in each with a focus on aligning the teams go agile
Facilitated sprint planning, daily scrum, retrospective, and sprint demos
Performed Cadence management
Maintained relevant metrics sprint, epic, release burn down and burn up chart and velocity that helped the team see
How they are doing
Employed servant leadership tactics to help the team self-organize and build confidence among team members
Work closely with product owner in backlog management and continuous delivery of features
Educate and coach scrum methodology and agile framework to team members and key stake holders
Introduce Kanban board as an agile metric to improve the team progress by visualizing and improving workflow
Implemented the use of process checklist in all areas of project management to analyze and improve adherence to
Used Jira tool for managing scrum artifacts and team performance
Help and guide product owner in creation of user stories in gherkin language from requirements
Protected development team from outside distractions, impediments and team conflicts and help them to maintain
Focus on product backlog and project timeline
Performed cadence management
QA Lead Dovel Technologies, Rockville Sept 2017 – 2019
Analyze test requirement and automation feasibility and create Automation Test Scripts using selenium web driver.
Scheduled and executed manual test cases through HP ALM; involved in defect reporting in HPALM.
Drive automation development, execution, and reporting to meet stakeholders’ expectations
Strong knowledge of OOPS (Java) concepts.
Manage and lead the design and development of keyword driven TDD and behavioral driven BDD automation frameworks
Creation of testing documents ex. Test plan, Test specification report
Defect tracking and reporting
Hands on experience with designing, creating, executing, and debugging the test cases with HP ALM; involved in defect reporting in HPALM.
Developed Requirements Traceability Matrix (RTM) using business requirements and test cases.
Checked data flow from front-end to back-end and used SQL queries to retrieve data from database.
Manipulated database for testing using SQL server
Backend testing with PostgreSQL, Amazon RDS(AWS).
Used Object Oriented Programming Concepts for automation testing
Scheduled and performed positive as well as negative manual and automation testing.
Working in Agile methodology using SCRUM (2 Week Sprint).
Reporting defects in JIRA after running test cases and verifying test results.
Perform REST web service testing using SOAP UI tool. Validate WSDL, Request and response XML Added assertions to validate response.
Project Manager /Agile Scrum Master TD Bank May 2012—July 2017
Lead geographically and culturally diverse cross-functional teams for medium size and complex projects across departmental and business units.
Plan and monitored project spending/budgeting, Guided project to completion on time within scope and on budget.
Addressed issues and risk through risk management and contingency planning.
Accountable for creating and maintaining the appropriate vehicles for open communication within the scrum team (e.g. tracker boards) to create a trusting and safe team environment
Continuously seek to improve team performance by promoting joint accountability for results and solving productivity issues
Implemented many process improvements to streamline system development life cycle and mentored others on new procedures.
Engage in and facilitate business analysis, user experience and technical conversations across platforms and multiple levels of influence
Building, leading, and mentoring cross functional teams
Monitor task completion by using Kanban board and other agile tools
Provide proactive coaching to the team and recommend continuous improvement of processes and tools to optimize team productivity, quality, and time-to-market
Embrace change, influence, and coach team members with an agile mindset
Bachelor of Science