Susan Strain

  

Manager, Program Management, Sapient

Location: New Orleans, LA


Certifications

Certified Scrum Professional
Certified ScrumMaster

Groups I belong to

Agile NOLA

Biography

Agile Project Manager / Scrum Master / Agile Coach who facilitates Scrum projects. Work directly with client Product Owners and proxies, facilitate existing Scrum teams, and train new employees on Agile principles and the Scrum methodology. Highly experienced in information technology, with a concentration on implementation, documentation, training, and interfaces in the client/server environment. Proficient across the systems development lifecycle from business requirement definition, business process reengineering, systems analysis, data conversion, software implementation, and system testing to training and education, documentation, and end-user support. Provided expert technical advice, guidance, recommendations, and implementation services for clients throughout the world as an employee of Software Consulting Services, LLC and Atex.

Work experience

Sapient Global Markets, Agile Coach
July 2012 - Present, New York, NY, United States
Agile coach

Geocent, LLC, Project Manager
May 2010 - July 2012, New Orleans, LA, United States
• Project Manager and Scrum Master for a development team for the Naval Integrated Tactical Environmental System Next Generation (NITES-Next), a network-centric solution that is designed to provide mission-planning and command-and-control technologies with tailored meteorological and oceanographic information for the U.S. Navy. • Scrum Master for three teams of software developers delivering Post-9/11 GI Bill educational benefits for the Veteran’s Administration allowing them to process about 10,000 claims per day, compared with about 2,000 claims per day the previous year. • Teach internal Agile Scrum classes. • Currently hold an active Secret Clearance.