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Ganesh Murugan


Agile Coach, Niche Consulting LLC

Location: Washington, DC


Certified Scrum Professional
Certified ScrumMaster


Ganesh Murugan Email: Summary

A versatile result - oriented Certified Scrum Professional, Certified LeSS practioner, Scrum Master and Agile coach with 19 years of experience in guiding teams to improve efficiency of systems, delivering on time, budget and business value to clients.

  • As an Embedded Agile Coach supported clients in delivering quality software earlier and often
  • Conducted experiments to increase CI/CD pipeline build success rate, improve code coverage in critical components, reduce Technical debt and escaped defects
  • Improved DEVOPS CI/CD pipeline build test success to 90+ percent pass rate from low 30’s by identifying areas of improvement and working collaboratively with DEV and OPS teams to address issues.
  • Facilitated and Assisted in Release Planning, Sprint Review, Sprint Retrospectives and Release Retrospective agile ceremonies
  • Improved code quality by providing insights into components with highest defect rate, least code / branch coverage and providing examples of good development practice followed within program
  • Increased transparency within ELIS program to provide Insights into Progress, Challenges and Accomplishments by developing Program, Product, Release, Team level dashboards, Release Burn Up charts and Kanban boards in JIRA
  • Identified source to target data for successfully migrating to JIRA from Rally and Redmine, Validated data migration and addressed data gaps for effective tool utilization
  • Trained Agile Leads, Product Owners and Development teams on JIRA agile tool best practices so that tool can be better utilized
  • Successfully implemented ATDD and BDD so that business users can create acceptance scenarios in Gherkin format which is utilized by development teams to create automated Cucumber tests

Work experience

Niche Consulting, ScrumMaster, Project Lead and Sr, Developer
December 2000 - May 2013, boyds, MD, US
● As a Certified Scrum Master, I was instrumental in transitioning the software development practices into very effective scrum development process. ● As a Scrum Master, Managed Team Relationships, Identified and resolves impediments, tracked progress, Team velocity, worked with Product owner and scrum team to prioritize the backlog, facilitated user demos and planning meetings

DMR, Technical Consultant
October 1998 - October 2000, Chicago and Birmingham AL, IL, United States
- Worked for clients Bell South,GE Rail and Click Ship Direct - Developed intranet web application EDDIE for B2B Company providing storage, shipping and handling services for Etoys, Gazoontite. - Architect-ed, designed and developed e-commerce applications for GE's Rail car division. - Provided technical leadership and analysis for development and maintenance of web applications. - Involved in the development of various web interfaces for LENS (Local Exchange Navigation System) for BellSouth


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