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Summary

Has over 5 years of experience, I Managed and coached SCRUM team using Agile Methodology to deliver software on time and within budget. Spearheaded migration from Waterfall process to Agile (SCRUM, TDD, Kanban and Continuous Integration) for 2 development team. Implemented Agile Scrum Methodology throughout the factory to improve communications between Engineering, Product Management, and Business; to provide more transparency across the 3 departments; and to obtain great business value with short turnarounds. Lead daily stand-ups and scrum ceremonies for scrum teams. Track burn down, issues and progress in JIRA.

Work History

Sep 2015Present

Agile Coach | Product Owner

Accenture
  • Setup of the sprint processes and coach the teams to transform from legacy process to Agile way of delivery
  • Mentors and Coach the team to be more cross-functional and self-dependent
  • Guides in setting up the Agile tools and help the team to arrive at the story point estimations
  • Educated the team in Continuous Integration which is an extremely important development practice and is central to the build process in Agile projects
  • Guide the team in usage of collaboration tools which helps the team to improve internal collaboration as well as with the clients
  • Coaching team to build up a suite of automatable scripts to perform functional testing (including regression), which is highly recommended in Agile
  • Guide the team in communication & collaboration practices
  • Regular Product Backlog Refinement - including clarification of requirements, decomposition of large Product Backlog Items (often called “epics”) into smaller ones (such as “user stories”) and size estimation
  • Adding new stories to Product Backlog as they are discovered
  • Re-prioritizes the Product Backlog Items when required
  • Provide feedback to the development team during the Sprint Review
Jan 2014Dec 2015

Agile Project Manager | Sr. Scrum Master

Accenture

Responsibilities

  • Facilitate the execution of Agile including planning, tracking, work allocation, metrics and some other key Agile practices using Agile Project Management Tools
  • Managed 2 scrum teams, each team has 7 members and total 14 Members
  • Liaison with the stakeholders to manage expectations and reports to Project Stakeholders
  • Created Definition of Done, [DoD] and Definition of Readiness, [DoR] Checklist as part of process improvement
  • Improved team productivity by incorporating capacity planning into sprint planning sessions
  • Implemented Issues Tracking in SharePoint to effectively track impediments against user stories
  • Conducts daily stand-up meetings, notes down the impediments identified by team and works toward eliminating them also conducts sprint review and sprint retrospective meetings
  • Metrics collection and publishing, Measures Sprint progress in terms of metrics captured at Project, Release and Sprint level
  • Participates in Release Planning and conducts Scrum of Scrums meeting between clusters of teams
  • Resolves and tracks impediments to closure and Identifies the training needs of the team
  • Guide the team to analyze and estimate the changes
  • Highlights the impact of change to the concerned stakeholders and provides various risk mitigation options
Aug 2012Dec 2013

Business Analyst | Jr. Scrum Master

Accenture
  • Developed crucial functional requirement specifications, creating detailed use cases and process flow diagrams to support functional specifications.
  • Conducted meticulous GAP analysis while successfully re-engineering key business processes to increase operational efficiency and alignment of business unit objectives
  • Facilitated Daily Scrum Meetings and Monthly Reviews meetings. Conducted sprint retrospective and followed up on action items for continuous improvement
  • Prepared extensive cost - benefit analysis to support system and process changes
  • Meticulously analyzed complex data, staffing plans and variances to recommend solutions to improve revenue per call and customer satisfaction/retention
  • Analyzed Business, Data Contracts, SOW (Statement of Work) & RICEFW
  • Designed the Build Phase using Mapping sheets and Functional & Technical Specific Documents
  • Involved in review meetings with the scrum development team
Jun 2011Jul 2012

Scrum Team Java Developer

Accenture
  • Ability to handle a team of developers and co-ordinate smooth delivery of the project
  • Training the new members in the team and getting them productive quickly
  • Strong client facing skills
  • Problem solving capability peered with strong communication skills
  • Involved in web development projects and developing the code as per the requirements
  • Involved in accurately providing estimated development times
  • Developing new functionalities, both back-end and front-end
  • Analysing data and conducting compatibility and quality assurance testing
  • Investigating alternate configurations & implementing better solutions

Awards & Achievements

  • Received Accenture’s No.1, Accenture Celebrates Excellence Award for High Performance, 2015
  • Outstanding Service Award from My Factory Lead for Increasing Business, 2013 and 2015
  • Accenture’s Performance Monetary Award for Developing self and others, 2015
  • Received Appreciations from Accenture Leadership for zero defect delivery in 10 client projects
  • Created a Macro tool to generate Language Translations and saved $10K for Portal, 2015
  • Created a Macro tool to generate SQL Scripts and saved $6,720 for the Portal Projects, 2014
  • Received feedback rating of 4.8 / 5.0 for training 40 students from MIT university, 2013