IT Executive who draws upon an in-depth background, knowledge and a high degree of influence to setting the organizational direction, policies, targets, competence development, and talent transition for the improvement of the company. My abilities include re-architecting companies from older methodologies to Lean/Agile environments, project management with Lean/Agile, issue/risk management, time/budget management, release/build management, strategic planning and team leadership. I have overseen Agile Coaches, Product Owner/requirements, Scrum Masters and the object-oriented architecture/design/software development to increase the ROI, quality, flow/distribution and availability of information for organizations with E-Commerce markets in military/defense and commercial: aviation, oil&gas, gaming, telecommunications, health care, insurance, retail and financial.
Turnaround expert who utilizes Lean and Agile to optimize performance of the company, teams, organizational developments and code improvements on pure Agile environments and conversions from other environments.
? Spearheaded the use of Lean/Agile (Scrum/XP/Kanban) techniques and principles for the betterment of ROI, time/budget tracking, backlog, issue/risk management and coding techniques within companies.
? Oversaw the Scrum Masters on the implementation and incorporation of the Scrum principles (daily sprints, sprint review meetings, sprint retrospective meetings) for managing the projects.
? Successfully mentored, implemented and incorporated XP principles (TDD/JUnit, refactoring, continuous integration, collective code ownership, user stories, etc…) for the engineering teams that helped in productivity and management of their code.
? Oversaw the work of architects and engineers on the improvements to Continuous Integration to increase the turnaround for deployment of code to cut down on errors.
Critical thinker that is able to effectively synthesize deliverables for stakeholders to analyze and solve complex technical problems.
? Made improvements to architecture, coding and standards when requirements would change in mid stream of projects to keep the efforts on the projects advancing forward.
? Oversaw and mentored the Lean/Agile requirements management with the Product Owners.
? Oversaw and mentored Agile Coaches on implementing Agile technology into the transition processes.
Blue Agility Project Worked on the pre-game (Sprint 0) with the company to set the areas for the appropriate training for the different levels of the organization: executive, management, team. The company was base in New York, USA ? Planned for delivery dates, number of functional releases, project team structure, necessary tools and risk control. ? Reviewed the back log, analysis and re-define of the old product to solve problems with the implementing SAFe, Agile and Scrum. ? The work was located in New York, USA
Emirates Project Real time booking and monitoring of the flights for the Emirates airlines in Dubai, UAE. ? Worked with the executives and management on the implementation of Lean/Agile through SAFe across the business as a whole. The Lean/Agile techniques enhanced the Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI) processes across the three dimensions of Process Deployment. Worked on Gap Analysis, Tool Assessments, Design Framework, Coaching and Support. ? Implemented changes for continuous improvements that will lead to higher quality in productivity. ? Oversaw the Project Managers, Product Owners, Scrum Masters and Scrum teams processes.
Poker revenue increase from :-44.2 million (Swedish krona) in 2007 to :-58.7 mil in 2008. Member of Steering Committee that opened the flow of communication between the executive management and the engineers on the Agile / Scrum processes and implemented changes for continuous improvements that lead to higher quality in productivity for the company as a whole. Active participant in devising strategic and tactical business improvement initiatives. Drove and supported the projects SCRUM activities, issue & risk management, time & budget tracking and proper testing/verification toward satisfaction of the customer requirements. Reviews with Java/J2EE engineers and C#/.Net engineers on progress of their efforts for the sprints.
? Successfully created a fully functional 3 tiered product to manage and track the inventory and customers for the company. This was implemented in three stages of work utilizing SCRUM and the XP process for the Agile Development Life Cycle. OOA/OOD/OOP with Java/J2EE using VisualAge 3.5 in Windows environment. UML diagrams were created using Magic Draw. The database used was PostgreSQL. ? Worked and studied C#/.Net, ASP, JSP, XML and Servlets.
Veterans Administration Project. Successfully mentored, implemented and incorporated the SCRUM principles for managing the project from a Waterfall process to an Agile process. Insured that the engineers were utilizing the XP tools (TDD/JUnit, Refactoring, continuous integration, and collective code ownership) correctly in the development of the Java/J2EE code. Managed the backlog, coordination/training, documentation, project plan management, issue & risk management and time & budget tracking. MCSi3 project. Government contract with Java2, MyEclipse, XDoclet and JBuilder. Worked with the engineers on the middle tier with EJBs and UML diagrams utilizing Magic Draw.
Statoil Project Real time monitoring of the transportation, exchange, buying and selling of oil and gas products between nations. The company base was Stavanger, Norway. ? Member of the Steering Committee that resolved the problems with the companies and engineering teams procedures encountered within the combination of Lean/Agile principles implemented from SAFe, Kanban, Scrum and XP from the conversion away from the waterfall process. ? Implemented Scrum of Scrum with multiple teams. ? Implemented changes for continuous improvements that led to higher quality in productivity for the company as a whole. ? Active participant in devising Lean/Agile strategic and tactical business improvement initiatives for the teams and the company as a whole. ? Oversaw and mentored the Lean/Agile requirements management. ? Drove and supported the projects SCRUM activities, issue & risk management, time & budget tracking and proper testing /verification toward the satisfaction of the customer requirements from the IT Factory.
Knowledge Hut Project ? Instruction on Agile Estimating and Planning workshops. These workshops were held in Stockholm, Sweden and Berlin, Germany.
Informator Project ? Instruction on Agile, Scrum, XP and senior Product Owner workshops. The workshops were held in Stockholm.
Waited for approval from the Swedish Embassy in New York for the permanent work permit and was thus prevented from accepting positions in the USA. I received the permit and then entered Sweden. I attained my residency soon after.
Advised with the Object Oriented Paradigm and Agile Methodologies (SCRUM/XP). AFEMS D039 project. Architected the redesign to a 3-tiered architecture and a rewrite from PacBase Cobol to Java2. Mentored the engineers on OOA/OOD/OOP with Java2 using VisualAge 3.5. Created sequence diagrams and class diagrams with Rational's UML, and worked on EJBs. More details upon request.
Spearheaded the use of Agile and Scrum techniques that optimized time and code management which resulted in increases in performance. Result Viewer project. Successfully mentored, implemented and incorporated some SCRUM principles (daily sprints, sprint review meetings, sprint retrospective meetings) for managing the project from a Waterfall process to more of an Agile process. Insured that the engineers utilized WSAD and the XP tools (TDD/JUnit, Refactoring, continuous integration, collective code ownership) correctly in the development of the Java/J2EE code, the xsl files and the different tiers. SDR Project. Prototype project for Agile. Converted a 2 tier Waterfall system to a 3 tier XP/RUP Agile system with Java/J2EE. SCRUM was used for managing the project and XP used for developing the product. The responsibilities included team coordination/training, stakeholder facilitation, documentation, project plan management and issue & risk management. Started work on the backlog when the project was put on hold. Middleware Project. Worked with the engineers on the WID and MasterContent tools as well as a modified use of TDD, continuous integration and collective code ownership for SOA.
? Updated care tickets for all software versions using C++, Java, JSP and Java Script. ? British Telecom project. Managed the 7R/E Connection Gateway Performance Report which was written in C++ and tracked new pieces of data, oversaw the Java GUI work, verification and testing. ? Tandem Call Trace project. The project was written in C++ and my responsibilities were to provide on-demand requests, trap-directed requests and to format the retrieved logs. CORBA was used as the distributed object system.