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Adrian S.

Scrum Master

Outsourcing
8 years
Bucharest, ROMANIA
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  • Superior technical and people skills
  • 8 years of industry experience
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Industrial and Scientific ExpertJanuary 2022 - June 2022

Scrum Master.

Coaching & Improvement & Team Building
  • Coaching the team and ensuring Agile Values and Principles are lived in the team's culture.
  • Coaching and supporting the team in planning and organizing agile events that they become autonomous and focus on continuous improvement.
  • Building a productive, self-organizing and cross-functional team.
  • Supporting the
    development team in their day-to-day work by removing impediments,
    protecting from external interference, clarifying questions, etc.
  • Ensuring the Scrum Team have all the needed resources available (infrastructure, software, etc).
  • In charge of monitoring and improving team's performance.
  • Onboarding/offboarding of a new joiner in the team.

Facilitating & Organizing
  • Facilitating scrum events and maximizing their value.
  • Facilitating internal cross team's events.
  • Leading the
    cross-products release preparation: release meetings facilitation,
    creation of the release page and follow-up on the completeness of the
    release tasks, etc.

Reporting
  • Creating visibility around the status of work, blocking issues, and opportunities for improvement.
  • Reporting and monitoring the KPIs and defining action plans together with the team where needed.
  • Follow up on the team capacity: vacations planning, management of time reporting.
  • Offering visibility for OKRs progress, work close to the POs to ensure decreasing the cycle time and avoid waste.

Documentation & Maintaining
  • Updating the Onboarding plan with the feedback of the new joiners.
  • Reviewing the Confluence/Jira space and actively organize the structure, create required pages for gap areas.
  • Ensuring all the agreed processes are respected, implemented, maintained.
  • Ensuring visibility over the product roadmap by preparing with the Product Owner and presenting to the client.
  • Shielding the team when needed and making sure that everyone has their focus on the sprint goal.
  • Ensuring that the ways of working are well defined, agreed and applied by the team.
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Deloitte Digital RomaniaJuly 2018 - December 2021

Team Lead & Scrum Master for one of the leading professional services organizations.
  • Worked closely with Senior Leadership team to achieve the expected results and assured that all risks were addressed in time and had the proper owners and mitigation documented.
  • Identified dependencies and potential blockers across multiple streams and mitigated risks by closely collaborating with architects, tech leads and QA leads.
  • Facilitated Scrum meetings for the team and removed any impediments that come up.
  • Reported project status, achievements and risks to the right stakeholders creating visibility and trust.
  • Creation of weekly release notes. (i.e review tickets, dependencies, commits & ensure they are part of the appropriate release).
  • Responsible for creating RFC's and presenting to CAB.
  • Coordinated release management processes and managed deployments in Azure DevOps throughout higher environments as well as production.
  • Provided strategical and operational guidance on future release proposals.
  • Coordinated the development team and assured that everyone is aligned to the ways of working.
  • Led by example and motivated the team through coaching and mentoring, creating transparency and enabling feedback sharing across all team members.
  • Provided assistance with project management activities - managing delivery, upskilling and empowering teams to become self-organized.
  • Shaped teams and successfully scale up internal projects while also coordinating the client project.
  • Focused on people management, wellbeing and creating opportunities for learning and development.

Business Analyst / Scrum Master (July 2018 - July 2019).
  • Acted as a liaison between the business and the development department.
  • Built up requirements for upcoming sprints in collaboration with developers, architects and technical leads.
  • Ensured that the requirements were well understood and accepted by all stakeholders.
  • Owned and developed relationship with partners, optimized and enhanced our deliverables.
  • Facilitated Scrum events and team collaboration while making sure that entire team understands and respects the framework.
  • Assisted as a business users, project managers and IT leadership in optimizing the scope, benefits and risks of the project. 
  • Helped to manage expectations of users and management.
  • Analyzed the impact of change requests and assured projects stay within budget and target dates.
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OptymyzeJanuary 2017 - July 2018

Business Analyst Consultant PS for a company that provides a unified, no-code platform as a service for data, analytic, planning, and business process automation.

Business Analyst (January 2017 - January 2018).
  • Working in a global environment with teams from US, Romania and India for large US clients.
  • Gathering business requirements and documentation for business solutions.
  • Maintaining and updating the existing business processes based on new client requests.
  • Creating the data-flow design, physical data model, high level design and the configuration level design (modeling ETL flows) for the Optymyze ETL tool.
  • Configuring the ETL tool: setting data manipulation processes such as joins, aggregations, calculation formulas, filters, dynamic dashboards.
  • Identifying root causes of uncovered issues in data and reports to continuously improve client business processes.
  • Creating user guides and performing component testing and system testing.
  • Determining the functional impact of change requirements and calculating reasonable LOEs.
  • Delivering software trainings to new employees.
  • Identifying opportunities for improvement and making constructive suggestions for changing processes and improving the ongoing workflows.
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BCRSeptember 2015 - January 2017

Auditor for one of the most important financial groups.
  • Ensured successful completion of assigned audit engagements.
  • Applied risk and controlled concepts to scenarios encountered and identified any potential issues.
  • Identified and communicated issues, offering solutions relevant to the business and Risk.
  • Obtained and reviewed evidence ensuring audit conclusions are well documented.
  • Ensured that audit conclusions are based on a complete understanding of the process, circumstances and risk.
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KPMG RomaniaSeptember 2014 - September 2015

Assistant for one of the world’s leading international networks of service organizations in the fields of Audit, Tax and Advisory.
  • Preparing and assisting to drafting reports IFRS, US GAAP, statutory in Romanian and English.
  • Performing audit activities and reviews (all sections of profit and loss and balance sheet).
  • Participation in the planning phase of the audit. 
  • Understanding significant processes of the audited companies (cash, acquisitions, investments, sales, inventory, personnel) and controlling tests for these processes.
  • Analysis of Financial Statements.
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BCRAugust 2013 - September 2013

Internship
  • Advising clients on the available banking products.
  • Archiving files.
  • Maintaining clean and accurate records.
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Voinea Business DevelopmentMarch 2013 - June 2013

Internship.
  • Participated in strategy and management training, law, entrepreneurship, accounting, business finance, energy.
  • Developed and presented a business plan.
  • Developed negotiation techniques.

My education and trainings

Master's Degree in Business Management Projects - The Bucharest University of Economic Studies.2014 - 2016

Bachelor's Degree in Business Administration and Management - The Bucharest University of Economic Studies.2011 - 2014