Solutions IQ, Senior Software Engineer / Agile Coach
April 2011 - Present, Redmond, WA, United States
Training: Deliver the CSD course which focuses on best practices at the delivery team level (pair programming, unit testing, TDD, CI, and design principles).
Coaching: Work with teams to improve their Agile skills, including: core Scrum practices, backlog grooming, estimation, team collaboration, retrospectives, Definition of Done, and XP skills.
Embedded Development: Join teams on-site as a Developer or ScrumMaster, to deliver high quality software and teach Agile practices by example.
Speakeasy / Megapath, Software Developer Lead
March 2005 - April 2011, Seattle, WA, United States
MegaPath, Speakeasy, and Covad merged in August 2010 under the MegaPath name. I started at Speakeasy. While there, I worked on a two year, 20 million dollar project to develop a new residential voice platform. We started out with a group of six people, grew the team to about 25 developers/QA and pioneered the company’s adoption of the Scrum methodology for managing the project.
AT&T Wireless (Cingular), Perl Developer
July 2004 - March 2005, Bothell, WA, United States
Worked on integrating Cingular's phone number inventory into the AT&T Wireless billing system to enable free mobile-to-mobile calls between the two customer bases.
VeriSign, Engineer III
September 2001 - May 2004, Seattle, WA, United States
VeriSign Purchased eNIC in September 2001. At VeriSign, I continued to work on the eNIC systems as a Perl developer. Duties included: Designing, enhancing, and maintaining CGI shopping carts, e-mail forms, database reporting tools, and account management tools.
I also designed, wrote, and maintained a web based database interface for internal customer support. I worked on integrating eNIC's and dotTV's (another company purchased by VeriSign) systems into VeriSign.
eNIC Corporation, Perl Developer
July 2000 - September 2001, Seattle, WA, United States
eNIC was the authorative Registry for the .CC Top Level Domain (TLD). eNIC was purchased in September 2001 by VeriSign. I continued working for VeriSign after the purchase.
I worked with a team to develop, maintain, and enhance code for .CC RRP servers, retail web sites, and internal customer service tools.