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Hugo Waigand


Software Development Manager, Grimmway Enterprises, Inc.

Location: Bakersfield, CA, USA


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Born in Germany, American citizen since 2006, 35 years experience as Software Engineer and IT Project Manager, PMP certification since 2004, PMI-ACP, practizing SCRUM techniques since 2003, certfied in all major Microsoft technologies as MCSE, MCDBA, MCAD.NET and MCSD.NET. Manager of Software Development at an agricultural and food processing company with over 5000 employees, developing client server software based on WIndows, WEB, Mobile and CITRIX technologies for 600+ users. Manager of a team of 6 Software Engineers and two Software Testers. Private Pilot flying for charity for Angel Flight West and as Search and Rescue Mission Pilot for Civil Air Patrol California Wing. Avid reader, most interested in history, especially American history and aviation. Open minded conservative, bi-lingual German/English, speaking also some Italian and French, likes to listen to country music and believes that our country is the best place on earth. Motto: German by birth - American by choice. Married, four grown up children and seven grand children. Wife retired since 2010 after 25 years with a utility company. We love our yard our Tehachapi valley and the surrounding mountains and deserts.

Work experience

Grimmway Enterprises Inc., Software Development Manager
July 2001 - Present, Bakersfield, California, United States

Software Development Manager and engineer developing inhouse client server software on WINDOWS and CITRIX platform, managing team of 6 engineers and one tester supporting 600+ users. Certified in most major Microsoft Technologies as MCSE, MCDBA, MCSD.NET, MCAD.NET since 2003, PMP certified since 2004, CSM certfied, JAVA certified, ITIL certified, Six Sigma certified.

Waigand International, Network & Software Engineer, IT Project Manager, Owner
January 1997 - July 2000, Wuerzburg, Bavaria, Germany

Software developemnt, Hard- and Software sales, network design and sales. Telecommunication systems design and sales. IT Project Management.

PW Datentechnik Pfenning & Waigand OHG, Partial Owner, Software Engineer, Network and Systems Engineer
January 1986 - December 1996, Wuerzburg, Bavaria, Germany

PC Software development and IT Project Management, Network Systems engineering, installation and maintenance. Telecommunication systems design, installation and Management.

Waigand Electronics, Owner
January 1979 - December 1985, Wuerzburg, Bavaria, Germany

Owner and Operator, PC and Software sales, development, troubleshooting and maintenance. Software Engineer and IT Project Manager. Telecommunication systems.


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