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Rashmi
kumar@upstreamgs.com
781-313-8102
Lexington, MA 02421
Scrum Master
4 years experience C2C
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Summary

  • Have 8+ years of experience with IT industry in Infrastructure environment.
  • Certified Scrum Master (Scrum Alliance)
  • Domain knowledge of Banking & Finance and Healthcare & Insurance.
  • Accomplished Servant- Leader model as a Scrum Master helping teams enforce Scrum rules by coaching, removing impediments, and fostering self-management.
  • Knowledge of project life cycle, SDLC, project management, ITIL processes.
  • Facilitated team activities, including daily stand-up meetings, grooming, sprint planning, demonstrations, release planning and team retrospectives.
  • Managed sprint release deliverables and proactively identify and resolve impediments to ensure sprint releases stay on track and update sprint activities in Agile planning and execution tracking tool.
  • Participated in Sprint increment planning events and communicated Agile team’s progress, dependencies and impediments to the program owners and other stakeholders.
  • Ensured impediments are resolved and the team meets sprint objectives and that releases stay on track.
  • Tracked Agile metrics like Velocity, Sprint burndown and Release burndown using JIRA.
  • Collaborated with product owners and senior managers to prepare for the Sprint Planning events.
  • Promote a risk-aware culture, ensure efficient and effective risk and compliance management practices by adhering to required standards and processes.
  • Extensive experience in creating and maintaining source to target Data mapping documents. Strong documentation, assessing and analyzing skills in the business implications involved.
  • Participated in the review of system and business requirements for new projects.
  • Skilled in MS Office products like MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Excel and MS Project.

Experience
Scrum Master
Professional/Consulting Services
Nov 2017 - Nov 2020
  • Conducted road mapping, Sprint/release planning, backlog refinement, team retrospective meetings, daily standup meetings and demo sessions.
  • Facilitated the full software development lifecycle (SDLC) including analyses, design, development, testing, system integration, deployment and maintenance, system integration and user acceptance testing support
  • Assisted team to remove impediments by having an understanding the control and release processes.
  • Assisted with internal and external communication, improved transparency, and radiated information
  • Assisted with prioritization and resolution of software defects
  • Built relationship with Product owner and other stake holders to facilitate team's interaction with them
  • Worked with Product Owners and Scrum team members to practice backlog management and prioritization of backlog items using JIRA via emergent requirements.
  • Engaged with other Scrum Masters to increase the effectiveness of the application of Scrum in the organization
  • Facilitated getting the work done without coercion, assigning, or dictating the work
  • Facilitated sprint planning, retrospective and sprint demos
  • Helped team to solve problems rather than provide solutions.
  • Interfaced with Program Management Office to ensure project goals and requirements are being met.
  • Ensured all work is tracked in the backlog and accurately balanced across team members
  • Maintained and updated team’s artifacts to ensure accurate and clear communications to partners and stake holders.
  • Provided all support to the team using a servant leadership style whenever possible, and led by example
  • Addressed team dynamics, resolved conflicts and resource constraints
  • Tracked and effectively communicated team velocity and sprint/release progress to all affected teams and management using JIRA.
  • Updated Agile tracking systems to provide transparency on product and sprint backlogs
  • Worked with the Scrum Team and the Product Owner to negotiate the minimum viable product for delivery
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