Adace Gabriela

  

Scrum Master, SIEMENS PSE

Location: Cluj Napoca, Cluj


Certifications

Certified ScrumMaster
Certified Scrum Product Owner

Groups I belong to

Romania

Biography

Adace Gabriela

AGILE related activities:

 Founder&Organizer of the Agile Community in Cluj starting with 4 october 2010;

             - http://agileworks.ro/category/cluj-napoca/

             - http://www.meetup.com/The-Cluj-Napoca-Agile-Software-Meetup-Group/

Certifications:
- Sun Certified Java Programmer for the Java 2 Platform, Standard Edition 5.0;
- Certified Scrum Master (CSM);
Attended courses within Siemens PSE:
- System Engineering Methods (stdSEM – 06/2007)- Presentation of the development method
stdSEM; The phases of the development life cycle;
- Management Training (Self-management – 05/2008, Communication – 06/2008);
- Component testing (11/2007) - Foundations of component testing, Testability and architecture,
Methods of component testing, Exercises with tools: JUnit, HtmlUnit, DBUnit, Cactus and Emma
- Requirements engineering(4/2008) - Basic terms and principles of Requirements Engineering,
Requirements Development (including the application of most important methods)
- UML (4/2008) - The most important diagram types of UML V2.1 are introduced and will be applied
practically by the participants in accompanying exercises by means of a continuous case study: - use
case diagrams - class diagrams - activity diagrams - sequence diagrams - state machine diagrams -
package diagrams - component diagrams - deployment diagrams The possible fields of application of
each diagram type in the different phases of the software development process.
- MS Project 2003 User Training (3/2008) - Planning Basic Terms; -Structure Planning; -Network
Planning &Scheduling; -Resource Planning; -Project Monitoring & Controlling; - Multi Project
Management;
- Junior Project Management;


Other:

 Had an ERASMUS scholarship for 3 months master at Linz, Austria;

Social skills and competences:
Team player, experience with working in multicultural environments, willing to learn, self-motivated and motivate other team members.
Artistic skills and competences:
- painting;
- design;
- reading;
Other skills and competences:
- involved in teamwork;
- organizer;
- coordinator;
- ambitious;

Work experience

Siemens IT Solutions and Services - PSE Romania, Internal Trainer - Agile and Scrum Methodology
June 2009 - Present, Cluj Napoca, Cluj, Romania
- Prepare materials for training; - Organize training sessions; - Present materials; - Training agenda: - The beginning of the Agile Methodologies + First steps to Agile; - Survey (Adaptation rate of Agile in 2008) + Typical errors (lesson learned) especially in extremely spread teams; - Details concerning history of scrum and comparison scrum with waterfall; - Scrum – skeleton and heart, terminology, artefacts, roles + discussion based on examples like: untrained Scrum Master - situation presented, what was wrong, lesson learned + conclusions); - Scrum – artefacts + meetings (discussion based on examples like: how Scrum helped TC project) + the team (discussion based on examples like: learning to Self-Organize - the transition phase: situation presented, lesson learned and conclusions) - Scrum – how estimates improve with Scrum + discussions regarding what happens if actual are compared to estimates + scaling project using scrum+ basic rules in Scrum rocess + how to have fun using Scrum; - Scrum – flow - planning a Scrum project+ project reporting - keeping everything visible + discussion based on examples like: new project reporting at ME project (presenting the situation , solving the problem, lesson learned and conclusions) + different situation presented like: bringing order from chaos - example of a situation, application of Scrum, lesson learned + conclusions); - Scrum - adaptive project management + extended usage (product development, marketing project management methodology);

Siemens IT Solutions and Services - PSE Romania, Scrum master
March 2009 - Present, Cluj Napoca, Cluj, Romania
- managing Scrum process and ensure that the project team is following the process; - remove impediments/obstacles for all the team members; - organizing daily scrum meeting (stand-up meeting) with three questions for each team member: - What did you do since last Scrum Meeting? ; - Do you have any obstacles? - What will you do before next meeting? - organizing sprint reviews, retrospectives and planning's; - realizing together with Scrum team Sprint Backlog based on the Product Backlog items: - using planning poker cards for estimations; - ScrumWorks Basic desktop application and ScrumWorks Basic Web Client application as automation tool; - generating for each Sprint review and retrospective different Scrum Metrics for Sprint: Sprint Burn down, Sprint Velocity; - updating for each Sprint review, retrospective and planning different Scrum Metrics for Product: Enhanced Product Burn down, Number of Running Tested Features; - execute automatic tests using Perl script; - create Perl script for extracting the results of automatic tests performed and update statistics; - keeping informed each week our client with statistics regarding results of automatic tests performed;

Siemens IT Solutions and Services - PSE Romania, Project leader
February 2009 - April 2009, Cluj Napoca, Cluj, Romania
- Organize work based on client request; - Elaborate project plan and set milestones; - Identifying, tracking managing and resolving project issues; - Managing the overall schedule to ensure work is assigned and completed on time; - Ensuring that the solution is of acceptable quality;

Siemens IT Solutions and Services - PSE Romania, Scrum master
June 2008 - March 2009, Cluj Napoca, Cluj, Romania
- management of project team and Scrum process; - remove impediments/obstacles for all the team members; - organizing daily scrum meeting (stand-up meeting) with three questions for each team member: - What did you do since last Scrum Meeting? ; - Do you have any obstacles? - What will you do before next meeting? - organize presentations about Agile Technologies for other colleagues; - organize sprint reviews, retrospectives and planning; - realizing together with Scrum team Sprint Backlog based on the Product Backlog items: - using planning poker cards for estimations; - ScrumWorks Basic desktop application and ScrumWorks Basic Web Client application as automation tool; - generating for each Sprint review and retrospective different Scrum Metrics for Sprint: Sprint Burn down, Sprint Velocity; - updating for each Sprint review, retrospective and planning different Scrum Metrics for Product: Enhanced Product Burn down, Number of Running Tested Features;

Siemens IT Solutions and Services - PSE Romania, Software developer
February 2006 - September 2008, Cluj Napoca, Cluj, Romania
- system design and development; - project specific documentation (Solution Description) and reviews using Review Tool; - user and customer documentation handling (User manuals, online help with RoboHelp); - graphic user interface design and implementation; - working with Bug reports using as tool Bugzilla;

S.C. RO-PLANET SRL, Software developer
August 2005 - February 2006, Cluj Napoca, Select a State, Romania
- Participation in software development; - For one project functional requirements development, business process design and modelling, interface design, requirements traceability, business requirements identification and prioritization; - Analyze software market for administration products, public administration, on-line services

ARXIA GROUP, Volunteer
May 2005 - February 2006, Cluj Napoca, Cluj, Romania
Management of "Clujul in Europe" section on the www.cluj.info site, consisting in articles publication on the integration in the European Union field.

GDI Associations, Volunteer
May 2005 - October 2005, Cluj Napoca, Cluj, Romania
Active participation in elaboration, implementation and technical assistance of database programming