Joel Reisler

  

Senior Manager, Research & Development, Sage

Location: Richmond, B.C.


Certifications

Certified Scrum Professional
Certified ScrumMaster

Biography

Joel Reisler has been working in Quality Assurance for Simply Accounting at Sage since July 2000, and managing the Quality Assurance team since 2004.  He has been a Certified Scrum Master since 2007, a Certified Scrum Professional since 2010, and working in an agile/scrum environment since being certified.  He's also delivered several training and presentation sessions to software and quality engineers as well as writing an internally-distributed Scrum Discussion Board due to the company-wide interest and movement towards scrum and scrum-inspired development methods.

Work experience

Sage, Sr Manager, Research & Development
July 2000 - Present, Richmond, British Columbia, Canada

I spent 2 years in a QA Analyst position after which time my product knowledge and leadership skills were rewarded with the additional responsibility of being a project leader. I managed projects from a scheduling and resource allocation perspective for 2 more years and was promoted to manager in 2004. Since then, I have helped to transition our high-performing development team into an even higher performing one through scrum practices and plain old common sense.