scrum master resume example with 6+ years of experience

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Professional Summary

Demonstrative Scrum Master with background communicating effectively with and leading high-performance teams. Considered expert in prioritizing tasks and optimizing workflows. Mission-focused Scrum Master with extensive experience coaching and mentoring highly skilled teams. Certified Scrum Master with definitive leadership qualities and strong critical thinking and decision making skills. Well-versed in building positive relationships with customers and other stakeholders. Operate effectively in busy, deadline-oriented settings and work well with all stakeholders. Enthusiastic Scrum Master eager to contribute to team success through hard work, attention to detail and excellent organizational skills. Clear understanding of the scrum values.

  • Sprint Planning
  • Acceptance Criteria
  • Planning Meetings
  • Team Engagement
  • Team Meetings
  • Training Methodologies
  • External Communications
  • Scrum Methodology
  • Atlassian JIRA
  • Complex Problem-Solving
  • Deliverables Coordination
  • Proposal Writing
  • Collaborative Team Work
  • Agility Improvements
  • User Story Writing
  • User Story Mapping and Estimation
  • Backlog Management
  • Servant Leadership
  • Conflict Management
  • Kanban
Anoka Ramsey Anoka, MN, Expected in 05/2017 Associate of Science : Community Health - GPA :
Anoka Ramsey Anoka, MN, Expected in 05/2017 Associate of Arts : Art - GPA :
  • Certified Scrum Master
  • Led the change management training effort by delivering 58+ unique artifacts, reducing timeline to train new users by 60% and led the training for the help desk team so that they are equipped to train end-user support at Beaumont Health
  • Collaborate with and influencing all levels of the organization to empower and enable teams to execute Agile framework.
  • Trained three traditional waterfall teams transforming to agile scrum. Overcame challenges of distributed teams by creating best practices and increasing velocity by no less than 3% sprint by sprint between 2018-2019.
  • Coached 20+ teams to higher levels of maturity by improving their process and ensuring they adhered to the Scrum framework at Cvent
Work History
Highmark Inc. - Scrum Master
Irwin, PA, 07/2018 - Current
  • Facilitated Scrum framework – sprint planning, backlog grooming, daily scrums, sprint reviews and sprint retrospectives.
  • Led sprint reviews, daily scrums and planning meetings to realize full team engagement.
  • Managed product backlog and supported Scrum framework for monthly sprint releases.
  • Collaborated with product owners, team members, technologists and other scrum masters to define solutions and drive progress.
  • Coached teams in Agile practices and provided necessary training to create positive mindset to Agile methodologies.
  • Planned Agile best practices and encouraged team cohesion, overcoming impediments and hurdles to productivity.
  • Applied agile methodology to shorten cycle time and achieve target margins.
  • Worked effectively with multiple Scrum teams both internally and off-shore.
  • Provided extensive guidance on Agile scrum processes and methodologies to highly effective teams with goals of improving quality and productivity.
  • Applied creative techniques in scrum ceremonies to coach development teams transitioning to scrum in understanding and practicing agility resulted in increased team performance and overall product quality.
  • Ensure the development teams are practicing the Agile principles
Accessible Space - Program Specialist Scrum Master
City, STATE, 09/2014 - 08/2016
  • Worked with product owner to prioritize and groom user Stories in the Product Backlog in preparation of the sprint planning.
  • Proactive identification & escalation of risks to stakeholders.
  • Worked with development team to decompose the User Stories into tasks and assign hours to the tasks.
  • Emphasized on continual improvement by facilitated sprint planning, daily scrums, sprint reviews, retrospectives, and backlog refinements for 2-week sprint cycles.
  • Facilitated weekly backlog grooming sessions with the team, ensuring work items are estimated and 'ready-for-work' per the product owners’ priorities.
  • Worked closely with Product Owner in backlog management and continuous delivery of features to ensure that development team efforts on sprint backlogs are of maximum value to stakeholders.
  • Leveraged Burndown and team velocity charts to improve backlog estimates and product plans resulted in improvement estimations.
  • Enable the team practice of the core agile principles of collaboration, team accountability, self direction, business prioritization, and transparency, toward the consistent delivery of working product.
  • Removed impediments and protected team members from interruptions and distractions to maximize productivity.
North Memorial Hospital, Mn - Inventory Control Scrum Master
City, STATE, 03/2015 - 03/2016
  • Proactively identified and found ways to resolve issues to prevent distractions and keep projects on track.
  • Researched emerging technologies and current trends to stay knowledgeable in methods that could benefit Scrum team.
  • Evangelized Agile as strategic asset of culture and business value, inspiring teams in implementation of new tools and techniques.
  • Anticipated impediments to team delivery involving cultural barriers and logistical challenges.
  • Planned and arranged meetings with external organizations and individuals, enabling parties to meet and discuss project progress.

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  • Anoka Ramsey
  • Anoka Ramsey

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  • Scrum Master
  • Program Specialist Scrum Master
  • Inventory Control Scrum Master


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