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Dan Ebert


Location: Seattle, WA


Certified ScrumMaster
Certified Scrum Product Owner



Dan Ebert: I’m Software Developer and Agile advocate/coach. I am a strong proponent of Agile development practices, especially Scrum, continuous integration with comprehensive unit testing, TDD, integrating QA into the development team, and pair programming.

Work experience

Solutions IQ, Senior Software Engineer / Agile Coach
April 2011 - Present, Redmond, WA, United States
Training: Deliver the CSD course which focuses on best practices at the delivery team level (pair programming, unit testing, TDD, CI, and design principles). Coaching: Work with teams to improve their Agile skills, including: core Scrum practices, backlog grooming, estimation, team collaboration, retrospectives, Definition of Done, and XP skills. Embedded Development: Join teams on-site as a Developer or ScrumMaster, to deliver high quality software and teach Agile practices by example.

Speakeasy / Megapath, Software Developer Lead
March 2005 - April 2011, Seattle, WA, United States
MegaPath, Speakeasy, and Covad merged in August 2010 under the MegaPath name. I started at Speakeasy. While there, I worked on a two year, 20 million dollar project to develop a new residential voice platform. We started out with a group of six people, grew the team to about 25 developers/QA and pioneered the company’s adoption of the Scrum methodology for managing the project.

AT&T Wireless (Cingular), Perl Developer
July 2004 - March 2005, Bothell, WA, United States
Worked on integrating Cingular's phone number inventory into the AT&T Wireless billing system to enable free mobile-to-mobile calls between the two customer bases.

VeriSign, Engineer III
September 2001 - May 2004, Seattle, WA, United States
VeriSign Purchased eNIC in September 2001. At VeriSign, I continued to work on the eNIC systems as a Perl developer. Duties included: Designing, enhancing, and maintaining CGI shopping carts, e-mail forms, database reporting tools, and account management tools. I also designed, wrote, and maintained a web based database interface for internal customer support. I worked on integrating eNIC's and dotTV's (another company purchased by VeriSign) systems into VeriSign.

eNIC Corporation, Perl Developer
July 2000 - September 2001, Seattle, WA, United States
eNIC was the authorative Registry for the .CC Top Level Domain (TLD). eNIC was purchased in September 2001 by VeriSign. I continued working for VeriSign after the purchase. I worked with a team to develop, maintain, and enhance code for .CC RRP servers, retail web sites, and internal customer service tools.


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