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Kateryna Sushko

  

Project Manager, EPAM

Location: Kyiv


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Certified Scrum Professional
Certified ScrumMaster

Biography

Kateryna Sushko

 

Working in IT area starting from 2008. Working as Scrum Master since 2011.

During my work as a Scrum Master I: 
- Successfully set up Scrum process in more than 9 teams
- Worked with stakeholders from Denmark, Germany, UK, USA
- Participated in launching new development location (Mexico development center for Luxoft)
- Taught, mentored and coached people to become real Scrum team
- Collected requirements, analyzed risks, prepared release plans and was responsible for delivery

Work experience

EPAM, Project Manager
May 2015 - Present, Kyiv, UA
- Managing requirements - Managing resource allocation - Risk management - Set up sync and communication process between teams located in UK and Kyiv - Organize team meetings (Sprint planning, Daily Scrum, Sprint demo, Story sizing / splitting, Estimation, Retrospective) and leading those meetings - Reporting team status to upper management - Motivating and coaching team members - Assisting client while Release planning - Remove impediments

Luxoft, Scrum Master
February 2013 - April 2015, Kyiv, Kyiv

Inside the Hotwire project (Luxoft company)
- organize team meetings (Sprint planning, Daily Scrum, Sprint demo, Story sizing / splitting, Estimation, Retrospective) and leading those meetings
- Remove problems appeared in team's job
- Talking with PO and business to check priority of the tasks
- Tracking team performance during sprints
- Sending daily performance statistic to stakeholders
- Preparation Sprints BurnDown chart
- Motivating and coaching team members
- Confirming requests with business
- Risk management
- Preparing Scrum training for team mates
- Managing team structure
- Reporting team status to upper management
- Teaching stakeholders a Scrum methodology
- Organizing different team events and team building

Ciklum, Scrum Master
September 2012 - February 2013, Kyiv, Kyiv, Ukraine

Scrum Master in the Insurecom Project (company Ciklum)

Inside the Insurecom project:
- organize team meetings (Sprint planning, Daily Scrum, Sprint demo, Story sizing / splitting, Estimation, Retrospective) and leading those meetings
- Remove problems appeared in team's job
- Talking with PO and business to check priority of the tasks
- Tracking team performance during sprints
- Participating in Release planning
- Preparation Sprints BurnDown chart
- Motivating and coaching team members
- Confirmating requests with business
- Risk management
- Participation in Project and Release planning
- Managing jira settings to meet team needs
- Preparing Scrum training for team mates
- Managing team structure
- Reporting team status to upper management
- Jira administration (Keeping jira up to the team needs)

Ciklum, Scrum Master
July 2011 - September 2012, Kyiv, Kyiv, Ukraine

Scrum Master in the Berlingske media project (company Ciklum)
- organize team meetings (Sprint planning, Daily Scrum, Sprint demo, Story splitting, Estimation, Retrospective) and leading those meetings
- Remove problems appeared in team's job
- Talking with PO and business for clarification tasks
- Tracking team performance during sprints
- Participating in Release planning
- Preparation Release and Sprints BurnDown and BurnUp charts
- Motivating team members
- Confirmation requests with business
- Writing user stories
- Preparation and presentation Demo for Stakeholders
- Writing business requirements (Stories) based on communication with Stake holders and directly with business
- Writing business requirements (Stories) based on previous projects
- Risk management
- Participation in Project and Release planning
- Managing jira settings to meet team needs

Inside Ciklum:
- Participating in "Knowledge sharing" activity
- Preparing "Test techniques" workshop
- Creating Scrum training, based on game playing

 

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