Ilian Gueorguiev

  

Head of TIR Applications for Associations, Intarnational Road Transport Union (IRU)

Location: Geneva, Switzerland


Certifications

Certified Scrum Product Owner

Groups I belong to

Scrum Bulgaria

Biography

Ilian Gueorguiev is a Certified Scrum Product Owner with Agile Requirements Certificate with over 28 years expirience in the software industry.

Starting his career in Bulgaria as software developer in 1986 he designed and developed one of the best Bulgarian softaware at this time called TRANSCAD and TRANS-EXPERT which were awarded with the GOLD MEDAL from PLOVDIV EXPO in 1989 and as THE BEST BULGARIAN SOFTWARE in 1990.

Ilian was awareded with the presigious title "THE ENGINEER OF THE YEAR" in 1991 by the FEDERATION OF SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL ALLIANCES.

After that he obtained a management certificate by AOTS Japan and start working as a Software Manager in AEBTRI, Bulgaria. At this time Ilian has been responsible for one of the most inovative IT system in Bulgaria called TRANS-INFO together with his coleagues from AEBTRI.

In 1998 he recieved proposal to be transfered to the International Road Transport Union (IRU) in Geneva, Switzerland and since than he has been responsible for some of the largest IT soluttions for international road transport undustry as a Project Manager and Head of TIR Applications for Associations in the International Road Transport Union (IRU)

Work experience

IRU - International Road Transport Union, Head of TIR Applications for Associations
January 2010 - Present, Geneva, CH, Switzerland
Certified Scrum Product Owner with Agile Requirements Certificate implementing SCRUM in order: • To lead the management of the staff in charge of international software applications and to oversee the performance of each staff member; To define clear roles and responsibilities for each team member; To manage the team from a day-to-day basis but also to coach the team from a long term and career development as well as from a performance appraisal perspective; • To master existing applications and technology landscape under own responsibility; • To analyse and understand business goals, to participate to meetings and workshops where needs and operations are discussed so to capture all information influencing the development of related IT Applications and to be translated into proper development plans; To coordinate & to validate development roadmaps; • To manage the implementation of new applications and the replatforming of legacy applications. To manage the capture of the functional scope & the execution of blueprint phases, to follow up development phases (especially if externalised), to ensure appropriate quality level and to prepare deployments (including localisation and data migration aspects); • To optimise IT operations so to ensure the appropriate level of availability, scalability, reliability, responsiveness while keeping the cost down; To support and maintain deployed applications so to offer a high quality level of service to users as relevant; • To carefully plan activities and orchestrate work, to proactively anticipate issues, to identify potential risks and to define mitigation strategies, to track and to proactively report on progress to the Management; • To stay in-tune with external initiatives with potential impact; • To manage external partners involved in externalised development activities

IRU, Project Manager
August 1998 - December 2009, Geneva, CH, Switzerland
IT Project manager, responsiple for development, deployment and support for the key international transport software applications deployed in more than 31 countries • Ensure that all technical deliverables are made to the latest IT standards • Communicate the technical costs/time, and alternatives for all functionality requested. • Articulate (in detail) how the application works technically • Plan and manage the technical aspects of implementation in support of the overall implementation plan. • Document the functional specifications • Document the design and technical specifications for features or enhancements • Plan and manage technical testing. • Provide an appropriate environment for user testing. • Manage the production of technical and operational documentation. • Manage the archiving of all technical deliverables • Manage the resolution of all technical and business problems. Where appropriate, include these in the enhancement cycle. • Create and update the project plan. • Understand any third party contracts.

AEBTRI - Association of the Bulgarian Enterprises for International Road Transport and the Roads , Software Manager
January 1993 - July 1998, Sofia, Bulgaria
Software manager, responsiple for: • Development, deployment and support for the key internal and external software applications related to the international transportation • Supporting its members, securing their interests at national and international levels. • Suggests areas for improvement in internal processes along with possible solutions. • Leads internal teams/task forces. • Manages the development of team by ensuring, when possible, that project tasks are in line with each Innovator's career interests. • Inspires coworkers to attain goals and pursue excellence. • Identifies opportunities for improvement and makes constructive suggestions for change . • Manages the process of innovative change effectively. • Remains on the forefront of emerging industry practices.

TIMO Microprocessor Lab , IT Engineer
June 1994 - December 1997, Sofia, Bulgaria
juin 1984 – janvier 1988 (3 ans 8 mois) Sofia, Bulgaria Designed and developed softaware called TRANSCAD which were awarded with the BRONZE MEDAL FROM TNTM SOFIA 1988

SPS - Software Products & Systems Corporation, Software Manager
January 1991 - December 1992, Sofia, Bulgaria
Software manager, responsiple for the development, deployment and support for the software applications related to the international transportation and CAD systems for one of the leading software corporation in Bulgaria. Awareded with the presigious title "THE ENGINEER OF THE YEAR" in 1991 by the FEDERATION OF SCIENTIFIC AND TECHNICAL ALLIANCES

SPS - Software Produdcts and Systems Corporation , Senior Developer
January 1988 - December 1990, Sofia, Bulgaria
Designed and developed one of the best Bulgarian softaware at this time called TRANS-EXPERT which were awarded with the GOLD MEDAL from PLOVDIV EXPO in 1989 and as THE BEST BULGARIAN SOFTWARE in 1990.

TIMO Microprocessor Lab, IT Engineer
June 1984 - December 1987, Sofia
Designed and developed softaware called TRANSCAD which were awarded with the BRONZE MEDAL FROM TNTM SOFIA 1988