Rajesh Parikh

  

Scrm Master/Scrum coach, Accenture

Location: Minneapolis, MN, USA

763-577-5541

Certifications

Certified Scrum Professional
Certified ScrumMaster

Biography

Consultant at Best Buy Richfield, MN                                                              May ’10 to to-date

Role: Scrum coach, Program Manager for Agile projects                              

  • Working with business and Product capability team to identify the need for Agile/Scrum projects. 
  • Provide directions, guidance to deploy Agile/Scrum methodology over Waterfall methodology.
  • Working as Scrum coach, mentor and proof of concept (POC) for Agile/Scrum methodology.
  • Provide issue tracking / management & risk management / mitigation.
  • Track and manage the budget.
  • Mentor, coach Scrum teams towards Agility, helping them towards better Scrum practices.
  • Responsible for regular Scrum team performance review and recommendations
  • Responsible for Developing guidelines and procedure for onsite, off shore model and necessary identification measures for resource teams for Scrum/ Agile implementation.
  • Helping the team to be transparent, open and helping towards automated testing and TDD, helping team to host road shows.  

Medica Health systems - Minneapolis, MN                                                          Sep ’07 till Oct ‘09                                             

Senior Project Manager; Role: Scrum Master: Application development (Web and DW projects).

Key Responsibilities:

  • Worked as Evangelist for Agile/Scrum process; worked as Scrum master and Scrum coach.
  • Leading the team to develop the application, managing multiple technical projects using Scrum, Agile.
  • Responsible for building strong relationships, being flexible, providing timely responses, having strong listening skills and a big picture mentality.
  • Responsible for team performance review and recommendations.
  • Worked with business owner/product owner in marinating and prioritizing product and sprint back log.
  • Initiated and worked on implementing Testing/Quality control automation (Test automation) using WinRunner, Test Director and later on upgraded to Quality circle and QTP.

Work experience

Best buy, Scrum coach, scrum master
May 2010 - Present, Richfield, MN, United States
Role: Scrum coach, Program Manager for Agile projects • Working with business and Product capability team to identify the need for Agile/Scrum projects. • Provide directions, guidance to deploy Agile/Scrum methodology over Waterfall methodology. • Working as Scrum coach, mentor and proof of concept (POC) for Agile/Scrum methodology. • Provide issue tracking / management & risk management / mitigation. • Track and manage the budget. • Mentor, coach Scrum teams towards Agility, helping them towards better Scrum practices. • Responsible for regular Scrum team performance review and recommendations • Responsible for Developing guidelines and procedure for onsite, off shore model and necessary identification measures for resource teams for Scrum/ Agile implementation. • Helping the team to be transparent, open and helping towards automated testing and TDD, helping team to host road shows.

Medica, Scrum Master and Scrum coach
September 2007 - October 2010, Minnetonka, MN, United States
Scrum Master: Application development (Web and DW projects). Key Responsibilities: • Worked as Evangelist for Agile/Scrum process; worked as Scrum master and Scrum coach. • Leading the team to develop the application, managing multiple technical projects using Scrum, Agile. • Responsible for feasibility study of the project through analysis, estimation and approval. • Responsible for end-to-end project management, demonstrating ownership of the entire process from beginning to end. Worked through all phases of SDLC life cycle. • Responsible for building strong relationships, being flexible, providing timely responses, having strong listening skills and a big picture mentality. • Developed, revised complex project plan, and budgets; worked with stake holder, business users to understand problems, focused on bringing issues to resolution, and escalated as necessary to meet timelines. • Worked with data architect team for data base design; ensuring it meets the business requirement for EHR. • Data modeling, Logical and Physical design for DW projects. • Responsible for team performance review and recommendations. • Worked with business owner/product owner in marinating and prioritizing product and sprint back log. • Initiated and worked on implementing Testing/Quality control automation (Test automation) using WinRunner, Test Director and later on upgraded to Quality circle and QTP.

Pentair, Scrum Master
November 2005 - August 2007, St Louis, MN, United States
• Lead the direction and implementation of SAP projects for the Filtration group, • In conjunction with Senior Management, define and produce reports and dashboards regarding the current and future states of our business including sales, Order, Inventory and forecasts. • Developed, revised complex project plan, and budgets; worked with stake holder, business users to understand problems, focused on bringing issues to resolution, and escalated as necessary to meet timelines. • Manage development team both Onsite and Off shore team