PROFILE

SUMMARY

Software Project/Program/Dev Manager
Use of Agile Methodology to lead and drive business - Agile planning and estimating - User Stories


Specialties:
- Agile, Scrum, Embedded Software, Web, Network services, ATDD, BDD, DDD
- Visual facilitation, associate of the napkin academy
- (Smart) Simplicity

EXPERIENCE

Experis

2015 April - Present

Coach agile

SWITZERLAND

From impact mapping to sprint planning, from writing good user stories to acceptance testing, coaching a team to get up to speed on agile.

Altran Group

1997 September - 2000 July

Consultant Software Engineer / Tech Lead

FRANCE

Technical Lead for Windows CE for Analog/IP TV (VBI, I2C bus, Video driver) Other projects around these technologies & protocols: HP OpenView, MIB, WinCE, TCP/IP/UDP, and DECT.

Symbian

2001 October - 2004 March

Project Manager

London , UNITED KINGDOM

Managing full software life-cycle projects within a CMMi-3 framework and PROPS model: budget and project reporting, quality objectives and follow-up, project scheduling and estimation. Managing 3 teams: Kernel, Peripherals and System Libraries (up to 30 people).Using inter-personal and listening skills to create team spirit and improve communication and efficiency. Recruiting and setting up Test Team (2 people) to improving testing and quality of deliverables. Creating and managing cross-functional Base Porting Kit Documentation Project Establishing partnerships with 3rd parties; involved in contractual agreements, Invitation to Tender, etc.

Symbian

2001 October - 2004 January

Development Project Manager

London , UNITED KINGDOM

Symbian Software Engineering: Project manager for S/W engineering Kernel (EKA2) and Peripherals teams, project manager for System Libraries

Visto

2007 November - 2008 January

Consultant Senior Project Manager

UNITED STATES

Managing feature projects for mobile push email applications (3 teams across UK, US and China) Test Automation, Build and Release and development of a client and server (IBM). Introducing Risk and Issue Management

Canton de Vaud (DSI)

2013 March - 2015 September

Consultant - Agile Project Manager / Agile Coach

Lausanne , SWITZERLAND

Managing product delivery and overall quality of deliverables Improving test strategy to deliver faster with better quality Reviewing design to capitalise on business inputs and incorporate DDD Helping product owner take ownership of the product backlog and write good user stories

Symbian

2006 March - 2006 July

Project Manager

UNITED KINGDOM

Symbian OS Product development support for DoCoMo smartphone series (Mitsubishi and Fujitsu) Establishing a trusted relationship with customers. Supporting customers: managing implementation of functionality, defect fixes, Q&As, weekly teleconference calls, providing roadmap and setting up workshops and roadmaps meetings. Writing and negotiating SoWs for both regular support and additional commercial product development including legal negotiations. Managing interface between Symbian Software Engineering group and Symbian Product Marketing team on behalf of my customers. My group received team award 2005: first ever Symbian real-time OS smartphone was shipped by my customers, ahead of Nokia & on time.

Finance

2012 June - 2013 January

Agile project manager

London , UNITED KINGDOM

Coaching scrum teams (Data Migration, BI and IT/SiteOps) Scaling scrum: facilitating release planning (big room days) for company flagship program; facilitating scrum of scrums Keywords: specification by example, DoD, user story mapping, scaled agile framework (training with D. Leffingwell)

Injazat Data Systems

2009 July - 2010 November

Project Manager

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Project management - Intranet portal

CSR

2008 February - 2009 May

Consultant Senior Project/Program Manager

UNITED KINGDOM

Introduction of Agile/Scrum Methodology to their Firmware Group Running projects using Agile/Scrum Methodology Raising awareness of Agile through presentations and success of a first project (resulting in 2 group leaders to want to use Agile for their projects). Coaching group leaders and team members Managing continuous improvement process (user stories, poker planning, stand-up meetings etc) Writing Project Management Plan for Scrum project plan, Risks & Issues log register & Release Burn-down Chart. Continuous Integration: encouraging daily build and testing & changing their codeline management. Firmware Program Management (2 projects, 3 groups, 20 people). Structuring project management approach: set up resource planning, project plan, test plan, Risk & Issue management and software estimation. Negotiating resource, scope and timeframes and managing dependencies with other groups. Introducing Defect Monitoring. Tracking and reporting progress (Gantt chart), risks & issues Fixing overall resource planning across groups Giving confidence to group leaders and team members that it is possible to improve Quality while still delivering projects to committed dates and move away from panic modes.

TomTom

2010 December - 2012 May

Senior Project Manager - Scrum Master - Agile coaching

Amsterdam , NETHERLANDS

Running Android UI based software development projects using Agile and Scrum methodology Supporting Agile development (providing scrum guidelines and draft governance process) and project management practices Coaching and helping other project managers Setting up and using internal keyword test driven tool Team lead in PMO (4 direct reports)

du

2006 August - 2007 September

Project Manager

UNITED ARAB EMIRATES

Value Added Services: - Push to Talk - Instant Messaging - 3G data card Project Management, Architecture review

Altran Group

2000 August - 2001 September

Consultant Project Manager Altran Group

FRANCE

Project-managed implementation of J2ME: CLDC and MIDP for mobile phone manufacturers. Recruiting team members.

Wandel

1997 April - 1997 August

Software Engineer

FRANCE

Future Engineering Department: Driver development (LCD, Touch Screen, Memory flash). Implementation of an IrDA stack for printing (including PLC HP commands)

PROJECTS

Skills

  • Agile Methodologies
  • Agile Project Management
  • Business Analysis
  • Android
  • Business Intelligence
  • Cross-functional Team Leadership
  • Mobile Devices
  • Embedded Software
  • Software Engineering
  • User Experience
  • Requirements Gathering
  • Integration
  • ITIL
  • Program Management
  • Test Planning
  • PMO
  • Software Project Management
  • Scrum
  • SOA
  • Testing
  • UML
  • Vendor Management

EDUCATION

  • Campostal Rostrenen

    1986-1989

    BAC, Maths

  • Mike Cohn - CSM

    2008-2008

    Certified Scrum Master, Project Management

  • Association of Project Management (APM)

    2005-2005

    APM Certified, Project Management

  • Euromaster France Telecom

    1996-1997

    Master, Telecom

  • Université de Rennes I

    1989-1994

    Master's degree, Applied Mathematics

CERTIFICATION

  • ITIL v2 fundation
  • Scrum Master