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Peter Simon


Manager, Actualize Consulting, LLC

Location: New York, NY


Certified ScrumMaster


Work experience

Consolidated Edison, Scrum Master / Business Analyst
February 2012 - April 2012, New York, NY, United States
Acted as business analyst to fill in for recently retired Product owner. Created User Stories and Acceptance Criteria. Performed Scrum Master duties by facilitating Release Planning meetings with lead developers. Helped educated and guide the user story estimation process during the Release Planning meetings. Continue to promote Agile and Scrum practices at Con Ed. If the company decides on an in-house custom build solution, will make every effort to utilize the Agile development lifecycle.

MBIA, Scrum Master / Business Analyst
June 2011 - March 2012, Armonk, NY, United States
Performed the duties of Scrum Master for two custom-build software development projects. facilitated daily stand-up, Release planning, Sprint Planning, Sprint Review, and Sprint Retrospective meetings throughout the lifecycle of each project. Managed a single War Room for both projects, with spearate product backlogs for each. Additionally, ensured the Product Owners and the Project Stakeholders were enageged throughout both project lifecycles. Managed the budget and resource allocation of both projects. Continue to coach both project managers and executive team on implementing Agile firmwide.

MSRB, Scrum Master / Business Analyst
July 2010 - June 2011, Alexandria, VA, United States
Worked in Agile intensive software development environment. Assisted IT and Business with improving Agile methodology and Scrum framework integration across both departments. Increased transparency between Business and IT. Implemented User Story development and prioritization process among product owners. Assisted with Release Planning, Sprint Planning, and Backlog Prioritization Meetings. Became point person for maintaining an active list of user stories for all product backlogs.


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