PROFILE

SUMMARY

Ricardo started his IT career in 2003 and he has performed roles mainly as Agile\?Lean Coach, Scrum Master, Programme\?Project Manager and Software Developer. He has delivered critical and complex projects mostly for clients in finance, telecommunications, government, healthcare and transportation.

He is an enthusiastic Agile and Lean practitioner since 2006. He has experience using several frameworks (XP, Scrum, Kanban, DSDM, SAFe and LeSS) and led both onshore and offshore teams. He is able to train and build up new teams from scratch, to improve and scale existing Agile\?Lean practices and to create an Agile bridge between development and business/management.

Having both management (agile and traditional waterfall) and technical expertise, he is able to link strong leadership skills with knowledge about IT enterprise architectures, driving projects towards success. He has been a servant leader for multiple teams between 3 and 45 people.

EXPERIENCE

Lloyds Banking Group

2015 August - Present

Agile Coach

London , UNITED KINGDOM

Eccentric Limited

2015 August - Present

Founder and Director

Londan , UNITED KINGDOM

TAP Portugal

2009 November - 2012 October

ECM Consultant

Lisbon Area , PORTUGAL

Accedo Interactive Agency

2003 May - 2004 April

Software Developer

Lisboa , PORTUGAL

Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA)

2013 July - 2014 January

Agile Coach & Scrum Master

Swansea , UNITED KINGDOM

TalkTalk

2014 January - 2014 April

Agile Coach & Scrum Master

London , UNITED KINGDOM

University Hospitals of Leicester NHS Trust

2013 January - 2013 June

ECM Consultant

Leicester , UNITED KINGDOM

IBM

2012 December - 2014 January

IT Consultant

London , UNITED KINGDOM

IDW2

2009 August - 2012 November

Project Manager

Lisbon Area , UNITED KINGDOM

Thomson Reuters

2014 April - 2015 August

Agile Coach & Scrum Master

London , UNITED KINGDOM

Pararede

2004 April - 2004 June

Software Developer

Lisboa , PORTUGAL

PROJECTS

Skills

  • Software Development
  • Java
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Project Management
  • .NET
  • Agile Methodologies
  • Coaching
  • Kanban
  • Scrum
  • Agile Project Management

EDUCATION

  • Instituto Superior de Gestão

    1998-2003

    Information Systems

  • Escola Secundária de Linda-a-Velha

    1992-1998

    Economics

CERTIFICATION