Cole

Senior Agile Coach

New Orleans | CST

Experienced Agile Coach with extensive Project Management experience with 11+ years of IT experience. Cole has a history of reducing operation costs by streamlining employed processes through research and analysis. His sweet spot is leading enterprise and SaaS projects to completion.  Other verticals include project planning, market research, and operations oversight experience. His agile project management methods are well applied in dynamic environments where innovation, education, and a sense of ownership are valued and encouraged.

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Cole is now available for hire

Super Powers

  • Strategic Planning
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Agile Mentoring
  • Agile Delivery Lead

Techstacks

  • Jira
  • Confluence
  • MS DevOps
  • MS Project

New Orleans | USA

Weekly Availability

  • 20 hours +

Project Types

  • Enterprise Applications
  • Website Applications
  • Agile Transformation

Credentials

  • PMP
  • CSM
  • CSPO
  • Certified SAFe Agilist

Employment

Senior Project Manager - ScrumMaster
Exigo Technology Services, LLC
  • Assessed the Operational Maturity of the Applications Development Business Unit which informed the development and creation of Team Working Agreements, best practices, and organizational Agile Implementation Roadmap
  • Demonstrated Leadership by influencing Agile Adaptation utilizing Scrum and Lean Methodologies to generate KPI’s ultimately bringing projects into budget and providing higher client satisfaction
  • Coached executives, business owners, team members, clients, and stakeholders of varying influences on the roles, responsibilities, and key actions necessary to build collaborative, functional and High-Performing Scrum Teams
    Implemented and Manage Azure DevOps PM tool to support team working agreements while facilitating Scrum Ceremonies
  • Collaborated directly with clients to understand and create high-level product road maps, business problem statements, user stories, and acceptance criteria that would then be translated into technical requirements for the development team
  • Demonstrated Entrepreneurship mindset by transcribing Project Management Operations Manual that would be used to inform client engagements at the contractual level
Technologies: Jira, Azure DevOps
ScrumMaster
DXC Technologies (NYSE: DXC)
  • Led Scaled Agile adaptation with DevOps Integration to drive delivery for a first of kind GCPsports industry platform in partnership between an NBA Team, Google and DXC
  • Defined requirements for new and existing system modifications, exceeding expectations, that resulted in program expansion of 3 geographically distributed teams totaling 20+ members and over 500K in generated revenue
  • Developed and Piloted an Auto Industry MVP to capture ROI for mergers and acquisitions which was then presented to Toyota Executives and sold utilizing a SaaS model
  • Contributed and Led Scrum Team to administer center-wide governance implementation in adherence with Agile and JIRA best practices for COE Organizational Tower
  • Managed a Cross-Functional Scrum Team of 7 members spanning Data Scientists, DBA’s, Developers, and BA’s to pilot a Proof of Concept for GDPR market research and analysis
  • Demonstrated Enterprise Business Architecture competency through building and aligning corporate strategic goals in identified revenue streams to establish a maturity model for ERP systems and workplace mobility
  • Proactively introduced and led a monthly Conference Series to intrinsically motivate and educate colleagues on Agile best practices and other various professional work-related topics
  • Encapsulates positive mindset reinforcement through team coaching and 1:1 mentoring to create a positive, trusting, expressive culture throughout daily interactions
  • Identified risk early to lead Change Management working closely with Product Owners in backlog management to educate Key Stakeholders and reinforce Agile Framework
  • Coached and Implemented product teams’ transition to Agile Development reducing program cycle Times to increase quality throughout the program within three months
  • Spearheaded intern program revitalization – mobilized a team to deliver an MVP for a hurricane Preparedness use case

Prepared status reports, presentations, and project demonstrations for senior managers, partners, and stakeholders while managing client expectations and relations

ScrumMaster
Trendsic
  • Instituted and controlled Project Schedule Management Concepts company-wide to organize and streamline the development workflow process utilizing key Agile concepts 
  • Displayed communication skills while coordinating with product owners for the planning and scoping of project deliverables accelerating project feedback 
  • Administered all Agile/Scrum processes including sprint planning, daily scrums, sprint reviews, and sprint retrospectives; coached team members and clients on Agile process 
  • Restructured Organizational Process Assets – implementing policies and procedures utilizing Quality Assurance processes and versioning