PROFILE

SUMMARY

An experienced software development professional with specialist knowledge of software solution design and agile coaching with advanced knowledge of agile methodologies, team building and continuous delivery acquired over 20 years in the industry. Demonstrates strong leadership skills along with extensive understanding of high availability solutions, system performance, database theories and designs, information security, service-orientated architectures as well as Scrum and XP practices. Adept at coordinating highly complex technical projects working with inshore and offshore teams and can build talented and highly skilled T-shaped self-organised development teams. Able to implement agile principles and practices to provide a continuous delivery environment using continuous integration, automation build, automation test and deployments and applying continuous improvement culture within the teams.

• Contributed to the work of Continuous Delivery in Distributed Teams while undertaking studies toward the achievement of a Masters Degree in Computer Science at the University of Oxford
• Secured Certified Scrum Professional by the Scrum Alliance after Certified Scrum Master and acquisition of adequate points
• Instrumental in the implementation of Continuous Delivery to transform the existing laborious system of manual releases every three weeks which significantly increased release rates to several times a day a few times a week
• Established high performing, motivated and self organised development teams, applying the Agile delivery culture
• Worked in partnership with multiple organisations to facilitate the transition from Waterfall to Agile
• Delivered comprehensive tuition to students studying Scrum Master qualifications

Specialties: SOA, SCRUM, Design Patterns, Continuos Delivery, Continuous Integration, TDD, TSQL, C#, EF, LINQ, Refactoring, Dependency Injection, Nunit, TeamCity, JIRA, XP.

EXPERIENCE

ASOS.com

2015 July - Present

Agile Development Manager

London , UNITED KINGDOM

The Knowledge Academy

2015 January - Present

Part-Time Scrum Trainer

London , UNITED KINGDOM

Faratar az Danesh

2014 December - Present

Professional ScrumMaster Guest Instructor

London , UNITED KINGDOM

Greenlight

2011 September - 2012 February

Senior Software Developer

London , UNITED KINGDOM

UK Ministry of Justice

2015 May - 2015 July

Agile Project Manager

London , UNITED KINGDOM

Dollar Finance Group

2014 May - 2015 April

Software Development Manager

London , UNITED KINGDOM

Coordinated multiple teams both onsite and offshore tasked with the responsibility of designing, developing and implementing solutions with very short turnaround times.Worked in close collaboration with multiple teams to provide ongoing coaching to improve their software product lifecycle and agile practices .Instrumental in the development of high calibre teams of .net developers, database developers, business analysts and quality assurance developers. Actively involved in project and performance management as well as completing regular project appraisals and personal development plans.Successfully implemented agile methodologies and practices to enable the provision of a continuous delivery environment utilising integration, automation build, test and automated deployments. Arranged various workshops, developer challenge days, brownbag technical talks and lightening talks to improve team working culture, developers morale and raise efficiency and productivity. Worked collaboratively on the design, planning and implementation of an enterprise global platform with teams in Finland, Canada, India, North America and Poland

Autoprotect

2012 March - 2014 May

IT Development Manager

Harlow , UNITED KINGDOM

I've built a new talented software development team based in Harlow. Same time I work closely with another two teams in South Africa and Ukraine to build and implement our back-end office application and our B2C and B2B web applications.

DHL Supply Chain

2006 December - 2011 September

Senior Software Architect

London , UNITED KINGDOM

Analyzing and Designing database and interfaces for warehouse applications DHL needs for receiving, loading, moving, delivering medias between airports, warehouse areas and retailers using SQL Server database and in some different platforms as winforms, webforms and mobile devices. Giving some solutions for best performance in SQL Server tables, indexes and Queries. Giving my some new technical ideas for user interfaces for more user friendly and more application performance. Involving developing some applications on web platform and .net compact framework and MCL. Using SQL Server 2000/2005,ASP.net 1.1/2.0,C#,Web Services, VB.net, Compact framework,VB6,XML,HTML,Javascript,CSS,Ajax,MCL

PROJECTS

Skills

  • Agile Methodologies
  • ASP.NET
  • Software Development
  • Test Driven Development
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • .NET
  • Scrum
  • Web Services
  • VC#

EDUCATION

  • University of Oxford

    2008-2011

    Master's Degree, Software Engineering

  • FIREBRAND

    2011-2011

    MCPD: Web Developer 4

  • Shahid Sattari Aviation University

    1990-1994

    BS, Electronics

CERTIFICATION

  • Certified Scrum Professional
  • Scrum Development with Jira & JIRA Agile
  • OWASP Top 10 Web Application Security Risks for ASP.NET
  • MCPD: Web Developer 4
  • AutoProtect FSA and Other Regulations
  • Certified ScrumMaster