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Angelo Ivan Rossi


QA Lead, Indipendent IT Professional/Consultant

Location: Verona, Italy


Certified ScrumMaster



Angelo Ivan Rossi IT professional grown up from passion for Software Development, evolved & specialized in Software Quality Assurance, Agile methodologies, Project Management 10+ years in delivering and collaborating to complex IT projects for multiple domains: Pharma, Banking, Insurance, as implemented by multicultural, distributed Teams from Europe, Unite States and Asia by small/medium IT Companies as well as global Corporates. Resumed skills and professional roles: - IT Test Manager, providing governance and delivery for Functional / Non-Functional Testing services in both in-sourced (Waterfall, Agile) and outsourced models. - IT Project Manager & Team Lead, supporting Human Resource management, implementing full ALM / Rel. Management disciplines. - Agile expert and coach for Scrum and Lean methodologies. As Certified Scrum Master professional I see values from Agile Manifesto & Principles, SCRUM and Lean methodologies where applicable. I do like applying myself as part of Agile Teams and advocate related Project Management practices for pushing individuals being self-motivated and aware of their importance as part of a collective / team work. Well aware that Team-Work is essential and strategic for achievement of planned objectives and milestones in complex projects, I perform my Team Lead & coaching job with passion, driven my personal belief that proper Team leading comes from personal motivation & commitment, allowing to inject enthusiasm for changes and courage for challenges. Thanks to my experience in technical and software development domains, I have good knowledge of several Software Development & Testing technologies, tools, engineering practices and architectural patterns, by constantly seeking to discover most up to date technologies and methodologies.

Work experience

TCS - Tata Consultancy Services , Test Manager – Italy Insurance
January 2016 - Present, , Italy
Test Manager for TCS Italy - Insurance domain

Open Innovation s.r.l. , Quality Manager, Lean Expert & Analyst
August 2015 - December 2015, , Italy
Quality & Project Manager for Leanplan software: an innovative Lean tool supporting medium-sized manufacturing businesses. • Quality Manager and Analyst supporting main Product Owner quality management and design. • Full support to company Scrum Application Lifecycle Management, implemented via Atlassian toolset stack (Jira, Confluence, HipChat, Service Desk) • Technical Writer with regards of product’s System & User’s manuals. • Lean Analysts supporting Business Relationships Management for product & correlated methodologies (Lean e Kanban.) Customer presentations and consultancies. • Conf. Manager responsible for User Requirements gathering and processing.

Openinnovation for BEE Team in Unicredit group, Agile & Software Quality Assurance full-stack Consultant
July 2014 - July 2015, , Italy
Agile Coach & Software Quality Assurance Lead under Unicredit CEE2020 Programme, delivering renewed multi-channel Internet Banking. • On/off site Head Scrum Master, managing overall Scrum framework applied by the BE Software Factory including 5+ Scrum Teams, delivering from final Customer infrastructure as distributed Teams between Romania, Italy and Austria. • Management & Configuration of used Toolsets: Atlassian Jira & Confluence, HP Quality center. • Coaching regarding Agile & Testing methodologies. • Overall management of Software Quality Assurance strategies required by the Project. Support to recruiting & supervision of Test Teams and individuals. • Project Governance support and Stakeholders coordination

SCICORD LLC, Quality Assurance Manager & Test Leader
July 2014 - April 2015, , United States
Direct IT Consultant for SCICORD LLC SciCord LLC general Quality Manager and Software Test Lead for “SciCord” product, delivered in USA & Italy as Validated system. SciCord is an innovative, lightweight cloud Laboratory Notebook for small, medium sized Pharmaceutical, Chemical companies. Main responsibilities: • Company Quality Manager and Technical writer for Standard Operative Procedures (SOP) and Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) regarding Company governance & Software delivery. • Full stack support to SciCord product Application Lifecycle Management in compliance with Agile methodologies and required Pharm standards & regulations. • QA Team Test Lead, including HR management support. Coordination support for Development, Delivery e Customer Care groups. • Project governance support to CEO e CTO.

GlaxoSmithKline, Software Quality Assurance Leader as remote Contractor
April 2011 - June 2014, Research Triangle Park, North Carolina, United States
Leadership in all aspects of application testing and quality assurance for 1Y+6M “eLNB .Net Project” with the following Key Responsibilities: - Ensure effective and compliant applications are being developed and delivered from development partners - Lead matrixed test teams and proactively identify issues and seek resolutions - Provide leadership and consultation on test and quality matters to a variety of Corporation colleagues - Work with Customer Quality (IT and Business) to ensure compliance to GSK policies and procedures

GlaxoSmithKline Italy S.p.A., Software Quality Assurance Test Manager
January 2007 - March 2011, Verona, --- Select A State ---, Italy
Test Manager in Verona R&D IT Department; QA Lead with .Net Software development responsibilities for E-Notebook v9 Project

GlaxoSmithKline Italy S.p.A., Java/J2EE software Developer & Test Engineer
January 2004 - January 2007, Verona, --- Select A State ---, Italy
Java/J2EE software Developer (JSP, Ajax, Tapestry, Servlet, JavaBeans), Test Engineer (Manual via Mercury QC, Automated via WinRunner, QTP).

Computer Science department of University of Verona, Analyst and Visual C++/Matlab Software developer
December 2003 - March 2004, Verona, --- Select A State ---, Italy
Analyst and Visual C++/Matlab Software developer. Implementer of Computer Vision algorithms. Expert of Stereo and Acoustics cameras interfacing. Contributor to European project A.R.R.O.V. (Augmented Reality for Remotely Operated Vehicles,


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