scrum master resume example with 6+ years of experience

Jessica Claire
, , 100 Montgomery St. 10th Floor (555) 432-1000,
Professional Summary

I am a Servant Leader with an Agile mindset, a dynamic, and experienced Agile practitioner with over 5 years of project and product management experience 3 years of Scrum Master experience with a proven track record of successfully managing and delivering large-scale software development projects with high-performing teams, leveraging Scrum and Agile practices to guide projects throughout their entire lifecycle.

Successful engagements with clients and employers include healthcare, healthcare, and implementations of various infrastructure projects with multi-million-dollar budgets.

  • Active Listening
  • Attention to Detail
  • Analytical and Critical Thinking
  • Presentation ability
  • Development team trainings
  • Risk identification
  • Self-Motivated
  • Problem-Solving
  • Interpersonal Communication
  • Risk mitigation planning
  • Jira
  • Confluence
  • Team Player
Work History
11/2020 to Current SCRUM MASTER Avantus | Hurlburt Field, FL,
  • Worked closely with the Product Owner in defining the product goal & roadmap
  • Worked effectively with Scrum Team to remove impediments and track them in Jira
  • Guided team through continual improvement process and best practices
  • Facilitated scrum master community of practices
  • Ensured conducive environment which fostered self-organizing and self-managing team
  • Empowered Scrum team with regular inspect and adapt opportunities
  • Encouraged Dev team to keep sprint backlog up to date
  • Facilitated all Scrum Events including Sprint, Sprint Planning, Daily Scrum, Sprint Review, Sprint Retrospective, Product Backlog Refinement
  • Created Epics, Features & Stories for the team in Jira and assisted Product Owner
  • JIRA admin activities for teams (created boards, workflows, filters, dashboards, reports using JQL..)
  • Planned and tracked sprints closely and helped the team to focus on commitments & delivery
  • Communicated team velocity and sprint/release progress to teams and management
  • Organized & facilitate Team and organization Agile maturity
  • Facilitated retrospectives using innovation games techniques and closure of action items on improvements
  • Helped Product owner with effective management of Features, Epics, Stories and prioritization
  • Ensured INVEST criteria is met for all user stories in backlog
  • Effectively supporting Delivery Squad through changes in objectives and re-prioritization of requirements
  • Facilitated Scrum framework – sprint planning, backlog grooming, daily scrums, sprint reviews and sprint retrospectives.
  • Managed minimum of 10+ projects each year while maintaining adherence to budget, schedule and scope requirements.
11/2018 to 11/2020 SCRUM MASTER Avantus | Rockville, MD,
  • Effectively guided 2 Scrum teams
  • Creating working agreements, establishing and helping teams by all means to achieve their Sprint Goals
  • Facilitated retrospectives using innovation games
  • Educated and coached the teams on usage of Jira & Confluence tools
  • Took ownership to drive through resolutions of issues or blockers, coordinate directly with other development/product teams on inter-dependencies or through scrum-of-scrum ceremony
  • Helped Product owner with effective management of backlog
  • Ensured INVEST criteria is met for all user stories in backlog
  • Ensure teams are adhering to a holistic DOR and DOD criteria
  • Optimized workflow efficiency, lead ceremonies and ensured smooth delivery
  • Educated and ensured Agile/Scrum implementation methodology, practices, values and framework are adhered to by team members, while resolving impediments by coordinating and collaborating with cross-functional team
  • Coordinated with scrum team in Daily Scrum Meetings, Sprint Planning Meetings, Sprint Review Meetings, Sprint Retrospective Meetings and Backlog Grooming meetings
  • Close monitoring of Sprint Burndown, Burn-up and Release Burndown Chart to keep track of team’s velocity and sprint progress for forecasting, and any scope changes
  • Gather data and support build of early prototype models to demonstrate features
  • Coordinated with scrum team during each Sprint towards a shippable product release working closely with Product Owner to make sure each user story in Sprint Backlog was worked on
  • Tracked and managed all change requests taking them through complete change request lifecycle Backlog Items (PBIs) using techniques like MoSCoW and estimated Story Points using Planning Poker.
08/2014 to 09/2017 Project Coordinator Tri Pointe Homes | Denver, CO,
  • Tracked hours and expenses to keep project on task and within budgetary parameters.
  • Coordinated presentations for customers and project members to detail project scope, progress and results.
  • Supervised multiple projects from project start through delivery by prioritizing needs and delegating assignments.
  • Built strong relationships with internal and external stakeholders and devised strategies, initiatives and events promoting products and services.
  • Developed executive presentations and reports to facilitate project evaluation and process improvement.
  • Transitioned projects from estimation and pre-construction phase to well-defined project execution plan.
  • Arranged events by overseeing logistics, budgets, venue selection and activity planning.
  • Liaised between departments to facilitate communication and keep appropriate parties updated on project developments.
  • Tracked hours and expenses to keep project on task and within budgetary parameters
Expected in 2005 to to Bachelor of Science | Business Administration University of Lagos, Nigeria, GPA:
Expected in 2016 to to Fellow | Information Resources Management Institute of Information Management Africa, , GPA:

Professional PSM, PSPO and SAFe Agilist

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School Attended

  • University of Lagos
  • Institute of Information Management Africa

Job Titles Held:

  • Project Coordinator


  • Bachelor of Science
  • Fellow

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