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Scrum Master

Calumet City, IL, 60409
65 to 70 dollars per hr
October 24, 2021

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Taiwo Lawal PSM*, CSM.

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Phone Number: 773-***-****

Professional Summary

I am an experienced Agile/Scrum Master with over 5 years of experience in software development. Excellent reputation for resolving problems, improving customer satisfaction, and driving overall operational improvements. Consistently saved costs while increasing profits. Mission-focused Scrum Master with extensive experience coaching and mentoring highly skilled teams. I planned & tracked projects and also tracked the team's completion of tasks using Jira.

Agile Framework

Scrum, Kanban, XP, APM, CICD, DeVops, and Release Management.

Professional Certification(s)

Professional Scrum Master (PSM}1 Certified.

Certified Scrum Master (CSM)

Certified PMP

Technical Skills & Projects


Enhancement, Access Management, Identity Management Projects, Production Projects, Platform E.T.C.

Tools and Utilities

JIRA, Rally, MS Projects, Azure Devops (ADO).

Collaboration Tools

Zoom, Confluence, Slack, Microsoft Teams.


Waterfall, SDLC, Team Building, Team Player, Capacity Planning, Estimation, Product Backlog, Sprint Backlog, Demo, Task Breakdown, User Stories, PBI, invest Model, Definition of Done, Definition of Ready, Working Agreement, Roadmap Planning

Professional Experience

Client: Pioneer Concepts Thornton, Illinois

October; 2018 - Till Date

Role : Scrum Master

Facilitate all Agile ceremonies, including daily stand-ups, sprint planning

Sprint Review and Sprint Retrospective.

Partner with leadership to build collaborative teams and enhance communication across key stakeholders and teams.

Track performance of projects, analyzing the successful completion of goals and objectives.

Planned and tracked project and tracked team’s completion of tasks

using Jira.

Supports Product Owners, especially ensuring that the scope of the product is

understood by the team.

Excellent client and stakeholder engagement and presentation skills.

Guides teams in adhering to Scrum Concepts and Agile methodologies.

Supports Product Owners and development team in understanding how user stories and tasks are utilized in the backlog.

Coaches’ teams on self-organization best practices and cross-functional communication.

Assisting the Senior Scrum Masters to ensure that goals, scope, and product

domains are understood by everyone on the Scrum Team as well as possible.

Facilitate resolutions to impediments, & complex issues.

Assist in developing the definition of DONE, gathering training materials.

Coaching and mentoring other Scrum Masters on our program team.

Partnering to ensure that our ways of working are consistent across teams.

Servant-leader for the Scrum.

Client; Prairie Green SLSC. Chicago Heights,

September; 2016 – October; 2018

Role; Scrum Master

Planned & tracked projects and team’s completion of tasks using Jira.

Provide insights & actively engage in Sprint planning, Story assignment, decision making,

oversight and guidance on successful execution of the stories.

Socialize daily inputs to and from the development team to the client and vice-versa.

Facilitate resolution of impediments and/or roadblocks to execution of sprints and

overall program objectives.

Guide teams to be cross functioning, self-organizing organs of the company.

Escalate issues, concerns, or conflicts to the leadership team.

Mobilize Development resources to complete program deliverables on time.

Execute the project in Agile methodology.

Support the product owner when it comes to product backlog.

Manage all Scrum boards (physical or virtual)

Lead the teams in efforts towards continuous improvement.

Facilitate any need the teams may have such as meetings with stakeholders, decision

making and discussions.

Serve the teams through leadership (servant leadership)

Coaching and mentoring other Scrum Masters on our program team. Partnering to

ensure that our ways of working are consistent across teams.

Education & Training

University of Ibadan Ibadan, Nigeria. ( 1997)

BSc Geology.

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