Sonja Schurig

  

Product Owner, Allegiance

Location: Salt Lake City, Utah


Certifications

Certified Scrum Professional
Certified ScrumMaster

Groups I belong to

Scrum Utah

Biography

Customer driven and consultative manager with 12+ years of experience driving product development through agil development methodologies. Highly organized multi-tasker with detailed understanding of technical aspects, involved components, and system integration.  Ability to broker communications between stakeholders and engineering staff. Experienced team leader with demonstrated record of removing cultural barriers to effectively coordinate and integrate offshore development teams. Proven excellence in cross team collaboration with testers, developers, product management, documentation, and support for the development and improvement of product quality.

 

Work experience

Allegiance, Product Owner
September 2012 - Present, South Jordan, UT, United States
Agile Software Product Owner.

Fusion-io, Inc, Manager, System Level Test
May 2010 - September 2012, Salt Lake City, UT, United States
Recruited to start-up solid-state storage company to manage system-level test team. Oversee quality of driver, firmware, management software, and server compatibility. Manage 21-person team that conducts all system qualification testing for company OEM partners and large customers and administer software QA lab with 200+ servers.

Landesk Software, Manager, Software QA
October 2004 - May 2010, Salt Lake City, UT, United States
Managed quality assurance team for large-scale projects; oversaw all quality control aspects. Delivered product and project management support – wrote all customer stories and customer acceptance tests in Agile development processes as product owner which led to refinement of product requirements.

IBM, Advisory I/T Specialist
September 2001 - October 2004, Boulder, CO, United States
Recruited into company performance testing team for business unit, which created custom software for customers; worked on-site at customer locations to expedite software builds to precise client specifications.

Whizbang Labs, INC. , Quality Assurance Tester
December 1999 - September 2001, Provo, UT, United States
Joined start-up company and provided quality assurance for Flipdog.com which was largest online recruiting website. Verified data extraction algorithms by web crawlers.