Mark Baker

  

Location: Atlanta, GA


Certifications

Certified ScrumMaster

Biography

Mark Baker is an experienced software engineering professional and Certified Scrum Master (CSM), I have directed teams of developers, QA, SMEs and managers, generating innovative products and web applications for Fortune 500 as well as smaller B2B and B2C firms. An expert in building and transforming teams and organizations from traditional software development methods to Agile frameworks.Specialties:▪ Agile/Scrum/KanBan Methodology▪ Full Software Life Cycle Management▪ Web Application Architecture▪ Quality Assurance Engineering▪ Product Backlog Creation and Management

Work experience

Consumer Source, Inc., Director of Software Development
February 2005 - October 2010, Norcross, GA, United States
Directed design and development of high-traffic websites including apartmentguide.com, rentals.com, newhomeguide.com utilizing Agile/Scrum methodology. Scaled websites to handle traffic up to 100,000 visits per day. Oversaw migration to Endeca Platform. Trained staff in Scrum methodology. Managed $2M budget and 20 employees.

Consumer Source, Inc., Manager of Software Development
November 2000 - February 2005, Norcross, GA, United States
Led software development for web applications. Implemented database-driven websites and established full lifecycle development standards. Set up version controls to ensure delivery of new applications while maintaining existing systems. Managed $1.5M budget and 15 staff.