SolutionsIQ, Agile Consultant & Scrum Master
August 2013 - Present, Redmond, WA, United States
Scrum Master and coaching responsibilities including helping teams be highly effective, self-organizing and encouraging them to continually improve. Responsibilities also include facilitating team ceremonies and cross-team collaboration, acting as liaison for invested parties and removing impediments to feature delivery and making systemic problems visible. Coaching people inside and outside the team to improve processes and to remove systemic impediments.
Revolution Analytics, Sr. QA Engineer
May 2010 - July 2013, Seattle, WA
Lead QA engineer and Agile advocate in an Agile environment for RevoScaleR, a Big Data package for the R language which is distributed with Revolution R Enterprise.
Scrum/Agile Responsibilities includes advocating for and improving Agile culture and processes, team and cross-team communication, collaboration, facilitating sprint and cross-team product retrospectives, assisting Product Owner with prioritization, backlog grooming, sprint acceptance, development of user personas and sprint stories, creating user and acceptance demos, facilitating cross-team planning and integration.