Brian Voller – Bio Born and raised outside of Chicago, IL; attended college in Minnesota, Wisconsin and Germany. Strong interest in the sci... Read More
CSM/CSPO/IS App Development Consultant at Staples, Inc.
ScrumMaster on Staples' top priority Customer Pathway project to move legacy Corporate Express customers to Staples' eCommerce systems. Major multi-year effort. 40,000 accounts with approx. 400,000 active users.Formal training in Business Analysis, 2009. Transition to Principle Technical Analyst on Salesforce team on loan to "Customer Pathways" project to move legacy CE customers to Staples systems. Work as Data Analyst, eCommerce SME, Solution Architect, and ScrumMaster.
Principle Quality Analyst at Staples, Inc
June 2008-May 2011
Principle Quality Analyst for Staples eCommerce Group “West”. Lead eCommerce Test Engineer and SME for “Four51” project to extend eCommerce product line to include custom print products. Assist Process Architect with business analysis. Project involves integrating 5 separate systems and data exchange/synchronization across 3 domains, finishes on time and on budget. Transition to Customer Pathway project as eCommerce SME. Certified ScrumMaster 2010.
eCommerce Test Architect at Corporate Express, Inc
June 2002-June 2008
Promoted 2002 to Test Architect. Establish process improvements. Participate on UAT and Test Management Task Forces. Authored numerous technical documents detailing eCommerce functionality and integrations with CE backend systems. Developed and proposed interface-driven SOA test methodology. Test Lead on numerous high-risk, mission-critical development projects, e.g. security and PCI enhancements. Actively mentor and train other testers in test approaches and methodologies.
Development Quality Analyst at Corporate Express, Inc
October 2000-June 2002
Joined the eCommerce development team at Corporate Express as Development Quality Analyst. Assumed responsibility for managing and maintaining CE's B2B eCommerce test environments while leading major project test efforts. Certified 2002 as Software Test Engineer. Developed, documented and implemented systematic test planning tool, leading to sustained quality improvement across all eCommerce projects.
Systems Support Engineer at Lumin, Inc
October 1998-October 2000
Used background and skill set in Digital Imaging to bridge into IT full-time, taking position at Lumin, Inc, 1998-2000 as Systems Support Engineer. Built, configured, tested, and maintained mission critical server for Fortune 500 client running workflow application used to track provisioning of voice mail hardware and software systems. Unfortunately, Lumin is unable to move into the digital imaging arena due to the end of the dot-com bubble.
Self-employed/Owner at The Pixel Mill, LLC
June 1996-June 2000
Third career in IT begins. Founded Digital Imaging Consultancy - The Pixel Mill, LLC 1996-2000. Work as external consultant to HP assisting with development of their digital camera line, and other clients.
Digital Imaging Specialist at Robert Waxman's Photo/Video
September 1993-October 1998
Second career in specialty retail technical sales working for small, family-owned but industry-leading photo/video store chain, Robert Waxman's Photo Video, 1993-98. Anchored Digitial Imaging Division 1996-98, providing 40% of gross sales and 50% of profits. Developed unparalleled reputation for marrying product capabilities with customer's needs and interests.
International Market Researcher at GfK AG
Nuremburg, Select a State
May 1988-May 1993
First career in International Market Research, working for GfK, Nuremburg, Germany, 1988-93, specializing in longitudinal consumer studies, life-style based consumer market segmentations and social trend analysis. Lived in the old city a few blocks from the "Burg". Fully bilingual.