Boingo Wireless Inc, Manager, Quality Assurance
July 2012 - Present, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Project lead supporting PCI DSS v2.0 compliance including but not limited to coordinating with QSA vendor for penetration testing and assessment, building document repository in Confluence to support evidence collection, developing all progress reports, leading technical remediation initiatives, assisting with decision making on PCI technology, cutover and migration planning for in scope systems, cost/benefit analysis.
Leading project to implement wireless services for major retailer. Tasks include but not limited to project coordination with client and multiple vendors, developing project plans and progress reports, leading meetings and presentations, project risk management, interdepartmental coordination for technical initiatives (QA, load testing, hardware scaling).
Leading and supporting all production operations tasks and projects for Systems, Network, and DBA teams. This includes all project planning and task management (JIRA and Agile/Kanban planning boards), meeting coordination/facilitation, leading strategic and tactical initiatives, SOX/PCI audit support, collaboration with QA/Development teams, cost analysis and budgeting.
Agile coach, mentor, and project leader for select web development projects and initiatives including assisting with developing Agile enterprise framework, capacity planning, leading scrum ceremonies (backlog grooming, sprint planning/reviews/retrospectives)
Sleepy Giant Entertainment, PMO Director
December 2011 - June 2012, Newport Beach, CA, United States
Supervisory role with team of 8 Web PMs/Producers supporting gaming infrastructure and web services for customers such as Disney, Fox, ABC
Led the charge in transforming SGE into a Scrum/Agile organization, leading to significant impact on overall product delivery velocity
Ensured there is full transparency in status of all projects, resource allocation & investments in the SGE project portfolio at any point in time for executive consumption
Coached Project Managers and project teams on the application of Agile principles and practices and ensure there is sufficient consistency in execution of all projects
Partnered with engineering in driving best practices for agile software development like unit testing, test-driven development, continuous integration and continuous deployment
Expert at risk management and mitigation planning while managing the project portfolio ensuring that executives are presented with specific decision options related to risks
Meteor Games, LLC, Technical Project Manager / Scrum Master
September 2010 - October 2011, Beverly Hills, CA, United States
Working in the PMO to implement Agile/Scrum based ceremonies and practices
Supporting Platform Engineering group by facilitating daily scrum meetings and helping to guide strategic services initiatives and projects
Supporting Data Warehouse team though project planning and coordinating with technical engineering groups for task assignment and completion.
Supporting systems engineering and project tasks in a dynamic LAMP environment
Creating and executing project work plans to meet changing needs and requirements
Ensuring all projects are complete by their deadlines
Facilitating communication about relevant projects to the team and superiors
Motivating coworkers to attain their goals.