Dear Suvanaket is an experienced Scrum Master with a well-rounded 10 years of experience working in Agile environments from many aspects; as a developer, leader, Scrum Master and trainer. She currently has the Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Master and PMI-ACP certifications. Seasoned with working with cross-functional teams that include engineering, QA, product management and stakeholders to complete successful projects.
Dear has experience scaling Scrum across multiple teams. She has worked across different industries that include a multi-million dollar startup, government and defense, and publishing in New York City, Chicago and San Diego.
September 2014 - November 2015,
Scrum Master at a Chicago Tech Innovation winner startup paving the way in building an online marketplace for B2B corporate events booked real-time.
Worked closely with the CTO, technical leads and product owners to drive projects to completion
Gathered and analyzed metrics on team throughput and project states to coach agile teams
Administered tools to increase productivity and transparency on projects that include JIRA, Rally, Confluence Wiki, team collaboration chat.
Facilitated scrum ceremonies (grooming, sprint planning, retrospectives, daily stand-ups, etc.)
Tracked and communicated team velocity and sprint/release progress
February 2012 - June 2014,
Reported directly to the Director of Technology and Channel Managers on project metrics, status, schedules and risk assessments.
Coordinated between product management and development teams to clarify requirements for development and drive daily development work.
Coordinated between various department dependencies and escalation of issues to keep project schedules on track, utilizing JIRA for online issue tracking.
September 2006 - June 2011,
Certified Agile Scrum Master that led project for the U.S Marine Corps creating a Battle Command Display for mobile tactical command units and an application marketplace for Marines.
Led sprint and release planning and coordinated with stakeholders on clarifying user stories and prioritization of the product backlog.
Worked directly with Marine Corp Subject Matter Experts to design battle planning software and capture requirements.