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Payal S.

Release train engineer/Scrum Master/Agile Coach

Can work in or around Paris, Toulouse, Antony

  • 48.858705
  • 2.342865
  • Suggested rate €600 / day
  • Experience 7+ years
  • Response rate 100%
  • Response time 12 hours
Propose a project The project will begin once you accept Payal's quote.

This freelancer is available part-time (4 days per week) but hasn't confirmed their availability in over 7 days.

Part-time, 4 days per week

Propose a project The project will begin once you accept Payal's quote.

Location and workplace preferences

Paris, France
Can work onsite in your office in
  • around Paris and 50km
  • Around Toulouse and 100km
  • Around Antony and 100km


Project length
  • ≤ 1 week
  • ≤ 1 month
  • Between 1-3 months
  • Between 3-6 months
  • ≥ 6 months


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Verified email


  • English

    Native or bilingual


Skills (15)

  • Methodologies
  • Beginner Intermediate Advanced
  • Beginner Intermediate Advanced
  • Beginner Intermediate Advanced
  • Project Management
  • Beginner Intermediate Advanced

Payal in a few words

I am certified scrum master CSM, PSM II and SAFe Advanced scrum master.
I have 10 years of experience as a Scrum master and Product manager.
Proficient in software life cycle management. In my current organizaton I am working as an RTE handeling 13 teams across the globe

I have good understanding of SDLC and posses a strong business analysis skills.
I can also act as Scrum master, Product Owner.

My main objective is to allow teams to switch from Project mode to Product mode, with a strong customer orientation and continuous improvement.


Listen Value- Sonepar

Digital & IT

Release train Engineer

Paris, France

February 2022 - Today (1 year and 1 month)

• Facilitated product visioning, road-mapping, story mapping, story writing and slicing, release planning with 10+ distributed Agile teams (Scrum, SAFe & Kanban)
• Contributed to restructuring the Data Office platform with cross functional teams, DevOps, Data Scientists, QA, Power BI, etc working on competency centers, projects.
• Engaged Architectures, Business Owners, ART team, Infra & multiple vendor teams to deliver application functionality
• Handled the migration process by coaching teams on successful migration of the projects from Scrum to SAFe framework.
• Helped team prepare for and participate in Program Increment planning, forming PI objectives and represented the team in SoS (Scrum of Scrums).
• Jira Agile Lead – Key support for Jira, restructuring Jira, teams, structure boards, user accounts, projects, sprint board creation, time tracking and reports.
• Supporting PO, PM and Domain managers in agile planning with remote resources in Netherlands, Germany, Canada and Belgium holding daily scrums, scrum of scrums,
program planning and reporting.


Digital & IT

Scrum Master

June 2016 - May 2019 (2 years and 11 months)

• Utilized Scrum which helped team members to enhance their velocity by 70% within the first year of adoption. • Coached the team of 8 team members, and new joiners, removed impediments and facilitated the development team. • Facilitated team to be cross-functional & self-organized making multi-fold changes in the efficiency of the product development team raised from 33% to 72%. • Organized and improved Scrum practices and values that led to team satisfaction and productivity improvement by around 9%. • Led sprint, sprint planning, sprint review, sprint retrospective, and daily scrum with the scrum team resulting in product development that reached 1.3 billion users. • Owned the product roadmap and met 97% of all the product feature deadlines by proactively identifying and mitigating any engineering roadblocks. • Encouraged more open communication between stakeholders, the scrum team, and the marketing team resulting in 24% of annual increasing the pace of the feature development cycle. cycleucted A/B testing to understand user preferences.

Deutsche bank

Banking & Insurance

Product Manager

July 2015 - June 2016 (11 months)

Proficiently organize and facilitate daily scrum, sprint reviews, retrospectives, sprint and release planning.
• Effectively track team’s progress using different metrics, including burn-down, velocity, and release forecasting.
• Coaching multiple teams to understand and adopt Scrum.
• Collaborate closely with the product owner on backlog grooming to keep product backlog relevant and prioritized, ensuring acceptance criteria are agreed upon and stories are
ready for sizing.
• Utilize the abilities and skills of individuals and foster a feedback culture to support team building and development.
• Proactively collaborate with other Scrum Masters and Agile Coaches across the bank.

Nestlé - Nestlé

Health & Wellness

Product Marketing Manager

January 2013 - June 2015 (2 years and 5 months)

• Collected and analyzed data of established and prospective customers, competitors, and marketing channels and sources in Mumbai region.
• Identified product gap, understand the customer journey, and suggested solutions for product improvement.
• Co-ordinated marketing plans and projects for different markets executed go-to-market strategy.
• Worked with advertising managers to formulate new marketing policies that resulted in 40% year-on-year increase in sales.
Jan 2013 – June 2015 India
• Negotiated contracts with distributors, resulting in an average 10% reduction in expenses while establishing effective distribution networks in key markets.
• Built a product (coagulation of NAN product) strategy comparing the competitor brand at the seminar which increased the sales by 65% .
• Managed the budget of INR 150 million for the baby nutrition segment.
• Developed a marketing program for Cerelac Shishu Ahar that brought an additional revenue of $10 million.

Amrut Battuwar - Acube AI


Payal is a very professional person who knows her strengths well & utilises them fullest. She gave training to our first project team and helped them to transition from Waterfall to Scrum framework at Acube AI. She seems to be a good human being. I am happy to have Payal's contribution for our Internal team training. Wishing her great success.