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Sameer Panda

  

SCRUM Master

Location: Charlotte, NC

7814724779

Certifications

Certified ScrumMaster

Credentials


Groups I belong to

Agile New Delhi

Agile-Carolinas

Biography

Sameer Panda

  • 17+ years of IT experience in all phases of Software Development Life Cycle, which includes Analysis, Design, Development, Testing and Implementation with the main focus on the IPTV , Media, Power, E-learning, E-Commerce, Healthcare and Banking domains.

  • Accomplished Solutions Architect and proficient in development and support with expertise in the architecture of n tier web applications. A proven technical leader, mentor and problem solver. Over a decade experience in architecting, designing, developing and implementing web based applications, with a focus on developing his skills as part of the Software Craftsmanship movement.

  • Have strong Object Oriented Concepts and extensive experience in conceptualizing, designing and implementing MVC Architecture across various projects.

  • Effective conflict management, requirement estimation, problem solving, negotiations, communication skills, study and analysis of project requirements through customer interaction, preparation of Functional Specifications and design documents.

  • Demonstrated ability to prioritize and work on multiple tasks in a fast paced environment and Ability to manage time effectively and meet deadlines.

  • Have good exposure on projects with Agile methodologies and TDD.

  • Proven ability to interact successfully and professionally with cross-functional, remote teams and clients to work productively within a team environment and independently.

  • Have excellent communication and inter personal skills.

Work experience

AT&T, SCRUM Master
July 2014 - Present, Charlotte, NC, US
 Responsible for removing impediments to the Development Team’s progress.  Responsible for time boxed (3 weeks) sprint planning and execution.  Responsible for conducting Daily Standup/Sprint Planning/Sprint Retrospective meetings.  Responsible for interacting with other dependent groups to remove impediments of the team.  Updating the Product Owners on the progress of the Stories.  Responsible for working with Data Analyst to gather requirements and prioritizing the Stories.  Helping in preparing the overall planning of the project by providing various ideas, suggestions, and strategies.  Performing mentorship role for team members new to Agile.  Conducting the SCRUM of SCRUMS with other Scrum Masters.  Helping the team to create user stories and estimating the stories.  Keeping in touch with every stakeholder regularly and providing them with regular updates.  Exchanging knowledge/thoughts constantly with other Scrum masters in the organization.  Monitoring the progress of the development using the Rally tool.  Being a contact person for everyone in the team and the stakeholders regarding Agile.

Bank Of America, SCRUM Master
April 2013 - June 2014, Charlotte, NC, US
 Responsible for removing impediments to the Development Team’s progress.  Responsible for periodically check up on teams, help them stay on track with agile techniques, and fine-tune behavior as needed.  Responsible for providing training to the team on the agile process.  Responsible for time boxed (3 weeks) sprint planning and execution.  Responsible for conducting Daily Standup/Sprint Planning/Sprint Retrospective meetings.  Responsible for interacting with other dependent groups to remove impediments of the team.  Updating the Product Owners on the progress of the Stories.  Helping Product Owners in prioritizing the Stories.  Helping in preparing the overall planning of the project by providing various ideas, suggestions, and strategies.  Supervised and streamlined the daily delegation of SIT/UAT defects using defect tracking system.  Helping scrum master to plan meetings like preplanning, planning, daily scrum, Review & Retrospective.  Responsible for identifying process issues and improve them.  As an Agile coach was responsible for identifying project risks and raising them immediately.  Helping the team to write or split user stories.  Helping the team with the release planning.  Keeping in touch with every stakeholder regularly and providing them with regular updates.  Exchanging knowledge/thoughts constantly with other Scrum masters in the organization.  Successfully mediating through conflicts.  Successfully overcame the challenges of working with an off-shore scrum team.  Took charge of representing the team in weekly status meetings held by product teams.  Monitoring the progress of the development using the V1 tool.  Being a contact person for everyone in the team and the stakeholders regarding Agile.

PatientKeeper Inc, SCRUM Master
October 2011 - March 2013, Waltham, MA, US
 Participated in coaching the Development Team in self-organization and cross-functionality consisting of 10 Team Members.  Participated in Teaching and leading the Development Team to create high-value products.  Responsible for removing impediments to the Development Team’s progress.  Responsible for time boxed (2 weeks) sprint planning and execution.  Participated in facilitating Scrum events as requested or needed.  Participating in organizing Standup/Sprint Planning/Sprint Retrospective meetings.  Responsible for understanding the priority of tasks from the Product Managers.  Represented the organization in customer-facing communication pertinent to Company’s technical expertise on the specific platform.  Helping in preparing the overall planning of the project by providing various ideas, suggestions, and strategies.  Helping scrum masters to plan meetings like preplanning, planning, daily scrum, Review & Retrospective.  As an Agile coach was responsible for identifying project risks and raising them immediately.  Responsible for identifying process issues and improve them.  Responsible for periodically check up on teams, help them stay on track with agile techniques, and fine-tune behavior as needed.  Updating the Product Managers on the status of the various tasks.  Interacted with multiple clients (client senior developers and architects) to create technology specifications from the business issues/requirements at an application level.  Responsible for creating new DB Schema for DEV and QA Environment.  Responsible for creating new QA Environment locally for QA Testing for new branches.  Handle the tasks of providing technical leadership and guidance to other SW Engineers.  Responsible for software design reviews, peer code reviews and software acceptance test activities on a regular basis.  Responsible for identifying Training Needs, involved in doing appraisals, Manpower Analysis, coach/ counsel the team members act as a coordinator between the management and the team.

 

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