Annie George

  

Scrum Master, Xerox Services

Location: Kochi


Certifications

Certified ScrumMaster

Biography

Certified Scrum Master (CSM) with over 8 years of experience in Software Industry. Extended expertise in Software Development, Object Oriented Analysis and Design, Project Development, Coding, Testing and Maintenance;

 

  • Excellent problem solving and analysis
  • Deep understanding of technology with focus on delivering business solutions
  • Persuasive communicator with exceptional relationship management skills with ability to relate to people at any level of business and management
  • Skilled and innovative team player with proven ability to lead and motivate teams to maximize productivity
  • Good practical Knowledge about Agile Process like Scrum and Kanban

 

PROFESSIONAL CHRONICLE

 

Xerox Services, Kochi                   (June 2005 - Present)

Scrum Master

Key Responsibilities:

  • Facilitating Release planning, Daily scrum meetings, sprint planning, sprint review, and sprint retrospective.
    • Working with Product owner  to groom Product Backlog
    • Publicizing the team's progress and successes to make sure they are highly visible to product owner / stakeholders.
      • Sprint Burndown
      • Release Burndown
      • Bug Metrics
    • Managing projects in both Agile and Waterfall development environments.
  • Working with Agile Coach to provide Coaching on TDD, BDD
  • Working with Agile coach and other Scrum Masters to improve the Agile awareness and  adoption
  • Working with Team and Agile coach to increase the Velocity by reducing waste and improving efficiency.
  • Facilitating the Kanban mode of execution for maintenance projects

 

KEY TECHNICAL SKILLS

 

Technologies:                  C#, ASP.Net

Database:                       SQL Server 2005/2008/2012

Reporting Tools:              SQL Server Reporting Services 2005/2008

Version Control:               TFS,SVN, Team Coherence

Unit Testing Tool:             NUnit, MS Test, SpecFlow

 

Work experience

Xerox, Scrum Master
November 2013 - Present, Kochi, Kerala, India
Currently working as a Scrum Master with Xerox Services. Have experience working in projects with Microsoft technologies.

Xerox, Lead Engineer
June 2005 - October 2013, Kochi, Kerala, India
Was a Lead Engineer/ Team member for various Scrum teams.