Daniel Jones

  

Technology Coordinator, Tulalip Data Services

Location: Tulalip, WA


Certifications

Certified Scrum Developer
Certified ScrumMaster

Biography

Daniel Jones has been working with technology in education and training for the past seven years with the past two years working with the Tulalip Data Services Software Engineering Group involved in Quality Assurance of TDS software projects for this period, Scrum development team member and developer at times. He also spends time involved in developing www.pluralverse.com (responsive web design) and other software projects. He has establishing an online training center and works on many other software projects at this time. He has introduced his Pluralverse team members to Scrum and Agile principles.

In the late 70's Daniel began a series of computer science training including courses in Basic, Fortran, Cobol, and Assembly languages with over 200 hours of classroom and study hours on mainframe computers at the University of Wyoming, Pensacola Junior College and the University of West Florida. One private project in the 80's included developing an operating system for early personal computers, which ended in lack of funding after over 200 hours of effort.

In the 80's Daniel spent time testing early Internet functionality at UWF with a computer science student. He spend many hours testing the more local version of instant messaging. Later, at a local utility company, Daniel spent hundreds of hours programming a combination of wordprocessors, spreadsheets and other applications to automatically calculate large customer rates and rate changes. Through the late 80's and the 90's he spent many hours tasked with developing computer systems for government and business organizations including over 200 hours developing a relational database for a Skagit County business.

Since 2000 he has worked thousands of hours with classroom technologies including Polycom telecourse and computer classroom software and websites in WebCT and Moodle. Up to the year 2008, Daniel had participated in thousands of hours of planning and development of computer systems and software development and usage including teaching basic computer usage and software programming (including robotics).

Since 2008, he has programmed in C, C#, HTML, CSS and Java for well over 2000 hours on personal projects including video game development. With Tulalip Data Services (TDS) he has been involved with developing websites and Scrum development with a primary role of Quality Assurance, but spending time in other roles including development. Since early 2010 he has been an active member on the Software Engineering Group Scrum team with nearly 100 hours of classroom training in Scrum development and SharePoint.