Health Care Service Corporation (BCBS Texas), Scrum Master
August 2011 - Present, Richardson, TX, United States
In the last 2 years worked on 2 Programs, divided among 6 Project teams. Below are the high level day to day responsibilities-
• Assisted product owner in defining, grooming, and prioritizing user stories and maintaining the
product backlogs. Worked with product owner to derive the project cost per release.
• Facilitated planning poker estimation meetings to do high level user stories estimation in terms
of story points.
• Conducted Scrum workshops and ensured business that the Scrum team was well
adhered on Scrum processes and the best practices. Ran Scrum of Scrums to scale the project
in multi-geography global teams.
• Maintained Sprint backlogs and conducted various meetings including
daily stand up, Sprint planning, Sprint review, release planning, and retrospective.
• Worked on team impediments and developed the burn down/up charts to monitor the releases
and Sprints progress on a daily basis.
Health Care Service Corporation (BCBS Texas), Product Owner (Lead Business Analyst)
November 2010 - August 2011, Richardson, TX, United States
Product Owner on 3 different projects over the period of time.
•Identifying Measurable Product Goals
•Identifying and Modeling Users
•Modeling Product Usage
•Interacting with the Team
•Organizational Adoption & Scaling
•Resource & Portfolio Management
Excellus BCBS (BCBS New York), Product Owner
May 2010 - October 2010, Rochester, NY, United States
Product Owner in 1 project. Roles & responsibilities included-
Effectively manage the product backlog
Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Product Owner (Sr. Business Analyst)
June 2009 - May 2010, Detroit, MI, United States
Product Owner (Sr. Business Analyst)
The Regence Group (BCBS Oregon), Sr. Enterprise Analyst
January 2009 - May 2009, Portland, OR, United States
Sr. Enterprise Analyst roles & responsibilities.
Independent BlueCross (BCBS of Pennsylvania), Sr. Business Analyst
May 2008 - December 2008, Philadelphia , PA, United States
Sr. Business Analyst roles & responsibilities
DataScan Technologies, Business Systems Analyst
May 2007 - April 2008, Atlanta, GA, United States
Business Systems Analyst roles & responsibilities.
BlueCross BlueShield of Florida, Business Systems Analyst
January 2006 - May 2007, Jacksonville, FL, United States
Business Systems Analyst roles & responsibilities