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Brad Rains

  

Certifications

Certified ScrumMaster
Certified Scrum Product Owner

Credentials

Biography

Focused and motivated professional with extensive experience supporting Department of Defense, Homeland Security, and Intelligence Community mission areas. Comfortable interacting with the highest levels of Corporate and Government leaders. Proficient in resolving challenges affecting these domains through innovative solutions, leading teams, and establishing new lines of business to accomplish an organization’s goals.

Certified Scrum Master and Product Owner proficient in coding and leading solutions development using the latest web and client technologies such as ASP.Net, C#, SQL, JavaScript, XAML, MVC patterns and MVVM architectures, using Visual Studio, SQL Server and Team Foundation Services.

Work experience

FGS-LLC, SCRUM MASTER/SOFTWARE ENGINEER
February 2014 - Present, , US
• Performs functions as both Scrum Master and Team Member. Team rotates Scrum Master responsibilities per release to ensure everyone has experience in this role. Analyzes requirements, designs and develops software supporting the US Department of Homeland Security mission areas • Codes applications in an agile (Scrum) environment using .NET, C#, MVC, SQL, JavaScript, JQuery, and Team Foundation Services • Manages Backlog Items, Sprint Schedules, and related processes, develops analysis, estimates and other metrics • Interacts with customers and senior leadership; coordinates technical solutions

TASC, SOFTWARE ENGINEERING MANAGER
July 2009 - February 2014, , US
• Supervised a team of Engineers, Testers, and Analysts in an agile development environment responsible for product initiatives, “Go to Market” strategies, and Research and Development efforts, and web and mobile development operations. Managed a budget of nearly $2 million • Instrumental in developing new capabilities for TASC’s Intelligence Operations Unit, a $1.2B line of business • Reported to Corporate Vice President, executing product strategies, defining new lines of business, and commercial product operations. Instrumental in infiltrating new markets such as Commercial, Intelligence, and Law Enforcement • Proficient in coding applications using .NET, C#, SQL, WPF, Web API, SOAP, REST, MVC patterns, ASP.Net, Razor, HTML, CSS and JavaScript MS Windows, Visual Studio, MS SQL Server, MS Internet Information Server (IIS), and MS Office. • Managed projects including full lifecycle of software systems, R&D projects including requirements development, prototype, testing, fielding and operational planning and deployment • Scheduled and defined milestones, executed as required to accomplish program objectives, and coordinated across organizational teams to enable strategic goals • Maintained familiarity with corporate capabilities and established new capabilities to satisfy gaps in customer mission areas • Defined job requisitions, conducted interviews, and hired personnel. Evaluated subordinates.

 

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