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Edwin Gardiner is a Sr Scrum Master with over 10 years of professional experience, including a heavy focus on Scrum Master duties for the past 5 years. Edwin is a Certified Professional Scrum Master (Levels 1 and 2) and also has certifications in SAFe 5 and SMC/SPOC. He has deep knowledge and understanding of Agile Software Delivery and focuses on optimizing outcomes of value. He has a customer-centric mindset and always involves their input when creating optimal solutions. Edwin is a passionate Scrum Master that is looking for a great technical team to work with!

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Florence Healthcare

Lead Scrum Master

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Work Experience : 2021 - present

Main Responsibilities:  Coach new scrum master, Implement agile across the organization, Act as a team coach on agile, Help teams reduce risk
Report on the health of dev teams.

  • Helped establish Scrum Master Role at the organization.
  • Coached team on Tuckman’s 5 Stage of Group Development to assess team’s development.
  • Coached Multi-national and multi-regional Teams on Scrum Practices and processes.
  • Lead the adoption of Essential SAFe incorporating PI planning and IP Iteration concepts into our Scrum Framework to increase the alignment of business teams and technical teams.
  • Used virtual team builders for remote teams as a method to develop the team comradery
  • Assisted other teams where needed on best agile approach specific to their workflow
  • Facilitated Scrum Events such as sprint planning, daily stand-ups, sprint reviews, and sprint retrospectives.
  • Assisting Organization in Agile Transformation and improvement of processes.
  • Facilitated sprints with a two-week cadence
  • Helped Lead initial transition from hours to relative estimation using Fibonacci sequence and coached the team on scrum poker to engage the team in collaborative user story estimation.
  • Coached the team on the importance of writing user stories alongside product owner for better understanding and transparency between business needs and technical limitations.
  • Jira workflow design and issue management
  • Jira User and Group Management
  • Created custom JQL searches for the purpose of team analytics and reporting.
  • Developed reports to track Throughput, Velocity, Commit Hit Percentage, Time in status, Commit Hit Dispersion and Created vs Resolved Bugs.
  • Placed an emphasis on Sprint Goal Success and simplifying our goals to be focused on product delivery.
  • Explored Lagging vs Leading Metrics/KPIs to understand past performance and gain insight into potential/future outcomes.
  • Coached new Scrum Masters on current Scrum Implementation and worked with them to collectively improve our scrum processes.
  • Developed Templates for scrum events to use as training for new scrum masters.
  • Supported customer-support to development escalation (CS-Dev) team with managing their work using a Kanban approach.
  • Help setup boards and workflows for our DevOps and Core Systems teams to help manage their work using a Scrum-ban approach to delivery.

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EnvisionWare Inc.

Technical Scrum Master

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Work Experience : 2017-2021

Main Responsibilities:  Lead agile ceremonies, Coach team on best practices, Act as technical liason between dev and business.

  • Facilitated Sprint Planning, Daily Scrum Meetings, Sprint Reviews and Sprint Retrospectives. This mitigated the need for excess meetings and enabled the team to regularly inspect and adapt our work.
  • Using scrum framework for agile implementation the team was empowered to be self-organized and self-al
  • Coached the team on the importance of the scrum pillars of transparency, inspection, and adaptation.
  • Aligned team on the core values of commitment, respect, focus, courage, and openness.
  • Work with the Development Team to improve interpersonal and intra-team communication through the use of icebreakers, weekly acknowledgments, and team games.
  • Lead Agile Estimation Sessions with teams using a Fibonacci Sequenced Scale.
  • Collaborated with Product Owner and scrum team during backlog refinement sessions to ensure PBIs are prioritized based on business value and estimated based on amount of the work, complexity, risk and uncertainty of the work needed to get done.
  • Held parking lot meetings for more detailed discussions and impediment mitigation.
  • Attended scrum team sync sessions with onshore and offshore teams to enable inter-team transparency amongst multinational teams.
  • Acted as Technical Liaison Between Management and Development Team
  • Assisted IT Department with hardware deployment, management, tech support tickets, and network troubleshooting as needed
  • Configuration and creation of AWS Elastic Cloud (eC2) Instances & AWS Identity Access Management (IAM) as needed.
  • AWS S3 Bucket creation as needed
  • Configuration of Load Balancer and Auto-Scaling Groups (ASG) as needed.
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Cole Family Entertainment

IT Admin/Scrum Master

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Work Experience : 2014-2017

Main responsibilities:  Lead agile ceremonies, Teach organization about scrum, Develop training, and Report on team metrics.

  • Worked closely with marketing to help manage and track initiatives and campaigns using agile delivery
  • Facilitated planning, stand-ups, reviews, and retrospectives for proper inspection and adaptation of work.
  • Attended brainstorming sessions with the team to identify areas of weakness and to improve current processes.
  • Utilized Metrics such as Burndown Charts, Velocity, and Committed vs Completed to see team’s performance.
  • Helped the team better collaborate through the use of Google apps and office apps.
  • Server Maintenance and updates
  • Point of Sale (P.O.S) Management. Made sure items in P.O.S were updated and priced correctly
  • Coordinated syncs with P.O.S Vendor for custom design and development of POS system.
  • User Account and Access Management using windows active directory
  • IT Asset Management & Network troubleshooting
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