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Scrum Master Project Manager

Location:
Houston, TX
Posted:
October 24, 2022

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LEKE AKANJI, CERTIFIED SCRUM MASTER

HOUSTON, TX. 401-***-****

ads59u@r.postjobfree.com

Certified scrum master, Professional Scum Master

Professional Summary

Professional certified scrum master with over 4 years of experience. Extensive experience in lean agile environments including team maturity, scope management, regulatory gap analysis, and budget management. Exceeds expectations by building valuable relationships and valuable partnerships, with all levels of an organization including stakeholders, subject matter experts, senior leadership, agile team members and customers. Provided servant leadership in fast paced cross matrix environments. Exhibited ability to motivate, organize, lead, and coach scrum teams across multiple locations, with realistic track record of managing complex projects. Currently seeking a position as a Scrum Master, bringing 4+ years of experience. Area of expertise

• Scrum values & principles

• Backlog Grooming

• Coaching/Mentoring

• Conflict resolution

• Team empowerment

• Budget Management

• User Story Decomposition

• Sprint Planning

• Sprint Retrospective

• User Story

• Scale Agile Framework (SAFe)

• SDLC

• Gap analysis

• Estimation

Technical Skills

Jira, Azure dev ops, rally, confluence, jira align, work front, niro, mural, Microsoft white board, Microsoft teams Work History

Scrum Master/Project Manager 1/2021 to 05/2022

Sitiji Inc (Health care Industry)– Houston, TX

• Facilitating daily scrum meetings, Backlog refinement, spring planning, sprint review and sprint retrospective.

• Performing the role of a servant leader for multiple scrum teams on agile good practices.

• Ensuring all scrum practices are followed and scrum metrics are gathered in order to track team progress using Jira.

• Providing coaching and training in Agile methodologies as well as facilitating standard Scrum ceremonies.

• Supporting Product Owners and team with backlog grooming, prioritization, and planning as well as resolving conflicts

• Revolutionizing company culture to introduce Agile processes and incorporating methodologies across the enterprise

• Actively serving and supporting product owners and development teams in their quest to deliver technology solutions

• Coaching Scrum team in Agile best practices, consulting, creating training documents, and facilitating training workshops

• Monitoring Scrum processes and meetings in a fast-paced, cross-matrixed environment to increase team efficiency

• Removing any impediments that hinder progression of team member goals and completion of assignments

• Implementing all scrum processes including sprint planning, daily scrums, sprint reviews and sprint retrospectives

• Ensuring the definition of done is followed including managing spins and arguing for quality/timeliness changes

• Developing strategic plans/roadmaps in collaboration with internal/external stakeholders for new division partners

• Using continuous learnings and insights to drive quick development and change management with leadership and teams

• Collaborating with leadership to identify project needs and allocate resources in order to execute projects

• Actively engaging with business partners and external organizations during development, test, and launch stages. Scrum Master/Project Manager 01/2020 to 9/2020

Alert Inc. (Health care industry) – Providence, RI

• Led teams of developers, data analysts, software analysts, project business systems analysts, and project managers

• Converted project area to a product platform enabling work intake, development, and delivery for multiple projects

• Served on the Health Services Platform Core Team to advise on Agile/Scrum best practices and tactical delivery strategy

• Contributed to risk management, release management, resourcing, and planning with reporting to C-level leadership

• Acted as primary escalation point for any impediments blocking work across delivery teams in the platform portfolio

• Assisted in coordination of work across over 8 external shared services teams and data governance resources

• Tracked Scrum work in Azure DevOps and gathered/reported metrics using custom built Azure DevOps dashboards

• Contributed as a Scrum Master for a Scrum team to help them become a highly functional and effective team

• Organized daily standups, regular sprint planning, and retrospective meetings on multiple client projects

• Tracked and removed impediments or barriers that could interfere with team members completing assigned goals

• Helped team and individuals within the team clarify goals and assisted product owner with prioritization and planning Scrum Master 01/2018 to 12/2019

Divine Agency (Retail Industry) – Providence, RI

• Organized and facilitated daily standups as well as assisted product owner with planning and prioritization of tasks

• Helped team with clarifying goals, ensured “togetherness” of scrum team, and coached team in Agile best practices

• Implemented Agile methodology including best change management practices with 2 new scrum teams

• Trained Scrum Masters and Product Owners in building Scrum/Kanban board workflows and applying Agile principles

• Initiated cross-functional team processes and knowledge-alignment efforts with Product Owners across the enterprise

• Provided continual training, ensured proper flow of production, and collaborated with other Scrum Masters

• Removed impediments and interruptions faced by delivery team members by guiding the team to resolve them

• Anticipated and identified process-harming issues or events, executed impact analysis, and offered mitigating solutions

• Acted as Product Owner/Project Manager and worked closely with embedded Business Analysts and Tech Leads

• Worked with stakeholders to plan/prioritize work, gather and verify requirements, and deliver highest value possible. Training, Licenses & Certifications

Scrum Master Certification 2021

Education

Walden University – 2020

Master of Science

Rhode Island College – 2017

Bachelor of Science



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