Ascom Network Testing, R&D Product Owner
March 2012 - Present, Elstead, Surrey, United Kingdom
Working with long-established Agile (more recently Scrum) team in full-time Scrum "Product Owner" role to capture value and plan changes to a highly complex installed product for functional testing of mobile networks and related services.
The company background is also highly complex, and product direction is often shaped not only by the immediate needs of customers, but by the direction of other products in the portfolio, and also on shared architectural goals divisionally.
My primary customer is the PMO, although direct interaction with end-users also occurs regularly.
Ascom Network Testing, Development Manager
December 2006 - March 2012, Elstead, Surrey, United Kingdom
Working in a cross-functional team producing a highly complex installed product for functional testing of mobile networks and related services.
Responsibilities varied considerably, from coding, line-management, defining and maintaining team processes, architectural design and coaching, and managing work from an offshore development team.
Argo Interactive Ltd., Senior Developer
December 2004 - December 2006, Elstead, Surrey, United Kingdom
Working in a cross-functional team producing several products.
Mostly coding, but whatever else required to "get the job done", in a small start-up environment.
Significant amount of integration work resultant from M&A activities.