Simon Prior has a degree in Computer Science from the University of Hull. He started out as a Research Assistant at the University, researching into Cyber Crime Profiling. After the funding ran out, he joined McAfee as a Graduate Software Engineer, since then he has worked in both Development and QA, whilst being an advocate for Agile/Scrum processes and techniques.
McAfee, Software QA Lead / Scrum Master
March 2007 - Present, Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire, United Kingdom
Originally worked as a Graduate Software Developer, took an interest in learning Scrum, became a certified Scrum Master in 2011, even though had worked as a Scrum Master since 2009. Have facilitated 5 long term project releases (6-9 months) with cross geo teams in this time, I have also faciliated improvements in automated test frameworks, streamlined team processes and helped improve product quality.