Karen Lewis

  

Sr. IT Project Manager, Agile Scrum Solutions

Location: Redmond, WA.


Certifications

Certified Scrum Product Owner
Certified ScrumMaster

Groups I belong to

Redmond Scrum Users

Biography

Karen Lewis 

  • Certified Scrum Master, Certified Product Owner with 12+ years IT experience at well-known companies like Microsoft Corporation, Boeing and Intuit
  • Accomplished Sr.  IT Program Manager executing multiple software development projects simultaneously. Experienced in both waterfall and agile (SCRUM) with SDLC best practices
  • Demonstrated expertise in facilitating teams to deliver quality software frequently
  • Expert in removing impediments to allow teams to focus on delivering business value
  • Experienced with Cloud based SaaS Solutions for both Web and Mobile (android (java), iOS(objective C)), enterprise level  customer facing eCommerce Web Applications,  SOA & N-Tier Architecture, Microsoft BI Stack
  • Experience with project governance and policies including  SOX, PCI DSS, & PII
  • Exceptional communication skills working with all levels
  • Continually  promoting transparency by updating task board & tracking team progress on burndown charts
  • Quick Learner in new domain or technologies.  Gained domain knowledge in Microsoft OEM operations / Microsoft Licensing & Boeing Airplane Configuration Management
  • Seasoned expert in managing  geo-distributed Scrum Teams while minimizing cross team dependencies
  • Constantly promoting and encouraging  continuous improvement with a Servant Leadership mindset
  • Microsoft Certified Professional - MCP
  • Results oriented positive team player
  • Fostering teams by coaching them to be self-managing, self-organizing and more productive to produce higher quality  software