Pierre-Luc Gagnon

  

Lead Scrum Master, TC Media

Location: Montreal, Canada


Certifications

Certified Scrum Professional
Certified ScrumMaster

Groups I belong to

Montréal

Biography

Pierre-Luc Gagnon Application IT Scrum Master in a wide variety of business applications. Particularly interested in web based applications. Specialties JSP, JSF, JSTL, JAVA, JavaScript, AJAX, SweetDEV, RIA, STRUTS, SPRING, Servlet, SQL, SYBASE, CSS, XML, HTML, JUnit, JEE, iBATIS, Selenium, Maven, Tomcat, Websphere, RSA / RAD (Rational Software Development Platform), CVS, Squirrel SQL, MS Office, Sidma, Oracle, XITI, ASP, PHP, JIBX... and much more...

Servant Leader - Protect the team and keep them focused on the tasks at hand, removing barriers, building a self-organizing, cross functional, collaborative and motivated team, solving problems and keeping a consistent record of ‘on time” delivery and customer service.
Communicative and social - Have excellent written and verbal communications skills and work well within a team.
Facilitative - Lead and demonstrate value-add principles to a team as well as organise and facilitate backlog planning.
Assertive – Ensure Agile/Scrum concepts and principles are adhered to, being mindful of internal and external constraints that may exist.
Situationally Aware – First to notice differences and issues as they arise and elevate them to management
Continual improvement - Continually be growing ones craft learning new tools and techniques to manage oneself and a team
Attitude of transparency – Good communicator who improve transparency, facilitate project, create documentation and report required information.

Talents and Experience:

Hands on experience working with the Scrum framework/agile project management methodologies;
Understand basic fundamentals of iterative development;
Contagious enthusiasm with a positive outlook;
Understand other processes and methodologies and can speak intelligently about them and leverage other techniques to provide value to a team/enterprise;
Understand basic fundamentals of software development processes and procedures;
Understand the value of commitments to delivery made by a development team;
Understand incremental delivery and the value of metrics;
Understand backlog tracking, burndown metrics, velocity, and task definition;
Familiarity with common Agile practices, service-oriented environments, and better development practices.

Work experience

Bell Canada, Scrum Master
August 2012 - Present, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Scrum Master on team responsible for delivering a new website for TC Media company (www.autogo.ca)

Nurun, Scrum Master
March 2009 - August 2012, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Scrum Master on team responsible for delivering all evolution of the products Jobboom, Reaseaucontact and Autonet. www.jobboom.com www.autonet.ca www.reseaucontact.com