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Madhumita Sen

  

Senior Scrum Master/Coach, BMC Software

Location: Lexington,MA/USA


Certifications

Certified Scrum Professional
Certified ScrumMaster
Certified Scrum Product Owner

Groups I belong to

Agile Boston

Biography

Name: Madhumita Sen (Alias: Mita)
Phone: 978-319-0871
Email: senmadhumita@hotmail.com

Key Skills

  • A seasoned Scrum Master and Scrum coach/mentor with over 6 years of experience across a wide spectrum of industries.
  • Collaborating with Product Management to arrive at the Product Delivery roadmap for the year (Product Feature Release Plan). Release Planning.
  • Experienced in facilitating Scrum ceremonies in cross-functional (UX/UI/Backend Services) Scrum teams in a distributed team scenario (onshore/offshore and multiple time zones).

Certifications

  • CSP (Certified Scrum Professional) – 2015 | Scrum Alliance. , Boston, MA
  • CSPO (Certified Scrum Product Owner) – 2015 | Scrum Alliance. , Boston, MA
  • CSM (Certified Scrum Master) – 2012 | Scrum Alliance. , Boston, MA
  • Scrum@Scale - 2015 | Scrum Inc. , Boston, MA
  • PMP (Project Management Professional) – 2008 | PMI, Newtown Square, PA
  • CAPM (Certificate in Applied Project Management) – 2006 | Boston University, MA

Employment History

BMC Software, Lexington, MA (2015 – present)
Title/Role
: Senior Scrum Master/Scrum Coach, Software Development

Agile Project Management Tool: Rally + JIRA

  • Solely responsible for the facilitation of Scrum ceremonies of four teams on three different Product lines.
  • Solely responsible for continuous Product Backlog grooming and refinement with Product Managers/Product Owners.
  • Lead on the Agile Release planning process on all four teams.
  • Sharing Sprint metrics with the team to review performance and productivity and reporting the same to management.
  • Coaching and mentoring the teams towards Agile transformation and adoption of Scrum.

UnitedHealth Group (Optum), Waltham, MA (2013 –2015)
Title/Role
: Senior Scrum Master/Scrum Coach, Software Development

Agile Project Management Tool: Rally

  • Performed Product Backlog grooming with the Product Team.
  • Facilitated collaboration between the Product team and the Technical delivery team to chalk out the Release Plan for the year.
  • Performed Sprint Backlog grooming with team level Scrum Masters.
  • Coached Scrum team members towards Agile/Scrum adoption.
  • Tracked Value Stream delivery across multiple scrum teams using Rally Product Roadmap Reports and Variance reports.
  • Lead scrum-of-Scrum meetings and facilitated collaboration sessions between front end UI and back end web services development teams.

 

Mevion Medical Systems Inc., Littleton, MA (2012 –2013)
Title/Role
: Scrum Master, Software Development
Agile Project Management Tool: JIRA/GreenHopper

  • Solely responsible for training the Software Engineering team on Scrum and successfully implementing the Scrum framework.
  • Partnered with Business/Product Owner(s) to assist in grooming and determining the Product backlog.
  • Organize and Conduct Sprint Planning Meetings, Daily Scrum Stand-Ups and Sprint Retrospectives. Identify and eliminate impediments. Facilitate team resolution.
  • Sprint tracking and reporting using JIRA.
  • Manage Sprint progress, maintain Burn down charts, and report status.
  • Conduct Agile workshops and Scrum Health checks periodically to evaluate and assess the progress of the Scrum process within the team.
  • Administration of JIRA.


PC Connection Inc., Merrimack, New Hampshire (2011 – 2012)
Title/Role: Scrum Master/Agile Project Manager

Agile Project Management Tool: Microsoft Team Foundation Server

  • Manage cross functional software development Scrum team comprising of Product Owner, QA Engineers, UI architects, network Operations and cross platform software developers.
  • Partner with Business/Product Owner to determine Product backlog.
  • Perform Release Planning by partnering with cross functional team leads.
  • Organize and Conduct Sprint Planning Meeting. Lead Daily Scrum Stand-Ups. Identify and eliminate impediments. Facilitate team resolution.
  • Organize Technical Walk-through of user stories. Lead Sprint Retrospective Meetings.
  • Manage Sprint progress, Maintain Burn down chart, and report status.

 

Staples Inc., Framingham, MA (2010 – 2011)
Title/Role: Scrum Master/Agile Project Manager

Agile Project Management Tool: JIRA/GreenHopper

  • Lead the planning of all software development activities from a technical project management perspective.
  • Conduct technical meetings with project team to determine project deliverables, milestones and commitments by defining clear, attainable objectives and milestones.
  •  Facilitation of release planning and iteration planning meetings (Agile).
  • Develop and manage project schedule plans and work with project teams to determine and refine estimates based on departmental abilities and constraints.
  • Track software development progress and report schedule variance metrics, risks and drive outstanding issues to closure. Track development team velocity using burn down charts.
  • Ensure that software development schedule is on track and meeting the planned deliverable dates.
  • Provide weekly software development status reports on all active projects to stakeholders.
  • Manage and co-ordinate the offshore software development teams based in India.

 

NEC Corporation of America Inc., Littleton, MA (2003-2009)
Title/Role: Web Applications Management Consultant

 

NEC Systems Inc. Littleton, MA (1999-2003) | Title: Senior Software Engineer

NEC Technologies Inc. Littleton, MA (1997-1999) | Title: Software Engineer

Mastek Inc. Mumbai, India (1993-1996) | Title: Associate Software Engineer

Education

B.S. (Computer Engineering) | 1993 | University of Mumbai, Mumbai, India.

Work experience

BMC Software , Senior Scrum Master/Coach
January 2015 - Present, Lexington, Massachusetts, United States
Agile Project Management Tool: Rally & JIRA

UnitedHealth Group (Optum), Senior Scrum Master/Coach
October 2013 - January 2015, waltham, Massachusetts, United States
Agile Project Management Tool: Rally

Mevion Medical Systems Inc., Scrum Master
March 2012 - October 2013, Littleton, Massachusetts, United States
Agile Project Management Tool: JIRA/GreenHopper

PC Connection Inc., Agile Project Manager/Scrum Master
March 2011 - March 2012, Merrimack, New Hampshire, United States
Agile Project Management Tool: Microsoft Team Foundation Server

Staples Inc., Agile Project Manager/Scrum Master
January 2010 - February 2011, Framingham, Massachusetts, United States
Agile Project Management Tool: JIRA/GreenHopper

 

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