Steve Wood

  

Software Development Manager, SA Home Loans

Location: Durban, South Africa


Certifications

Certified Scrum Product Owner
Certified ScrumMaster

Groups I belong to

South Africa

Biography

Steve Wood

I have over 12 years experience in the technology sector and specialise in identifying business value and leading technical teams to new levels of success in complex and fast changing environments.

With a strong background in technical project management I have worked with all aspects of the SDLC and collaborated effectively with stakeholders at all levels of the organisation.

I believe in using the right tool for the job and that enjoyment is an important part of productivity. 

Team motivation and excellence are of particular interest to me.

Skills include: Agile Development and Management Methodologies, SCRUM, Scrum Master, Product Owner, Kanban, Extreme Programming, User Stories, Development Team Leadership and Management, Collaborative Management, Effective Team Dynamics, Change Management, Problem Solving.

 

Work experience

SA Home Loans, Software Development Team Manager
April 2012 - Present, Durban, South Africa

Software Development Team Manager

SA Home Loans, IT Project Manager
April 2007 - April 2012, Durban, South Africa

IT Project Manager

Computers and Programs Africa, Consultant
November 2003 - April 2007, Cape Town, South Africa
Computers and Programs (CAP) Africa was a small consultancy that specialised in utility billing systems. My work as a consultant at CAP Africa including working in South Africa, Tanzania and Malawi .

Euler Hermes, Project Manager
August 2001 - October 2003, London, United Kingdom
I worked primarily on infrastructure projects in a project manager role at Euler.

London Energy (now EDF Energy), Project Leader
February 2000 - March 2001, London, United Kingdom
Worked as a project leader running infrastructure projects at LE. Graduated from previous role as a LAN Administrator.

London Energy (now EDF Energy), LAN Administrator
October 1997 - January 2000, London, United Kingdom
LAN Administrator.