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Joseph Lawson



Location: Austin, TX USA


Certified ScrumMaster



Professional Summary

Project Management Experience

· Certified Scrum Master (CSM) with two years experience with scrum and agile.

· Development lead role for .net development initiatives

· Experience Project initiation and planning creating Software development Plans and Project management Plans.

· Creating project schedules, WBS and ensuring adherence to milestones

· Capturing requirements and working with Business Analyst resources to gather the requirements

· Selected and managed contract resources according to applicable HR policies of organization.

· Controlled and managed a project budget to meet project objectives.

· Use of Microsoft Project and Office to track and communicate project information.

· Project management best practices

· Software development life cycles and process knowledge

Agile/Scrum Experience

As Scrum Master I was responsible for ensuring that Scrum values, practices and rules are enacted and enforced.

· Running daily standup meetings.

· Facilitating and running sprint planning and review meetings.

· Facilitating sprint retrospective meetings.

· Managing the product, impediment and sprint backlogs.

· Authoring User stories, Burn charts and artifacts

· Coaching Team to accomplish sprint goals

· Experience implementing the enterprise

· Experience with Test driven development and training others in its use.

Development Experience

  • Eight+ years of strong development experience programming features and enhancements to new and existing .NET applications.
  • Proficient in object-oriented design and programming techniques and creating applications using technologies such as: C#, .NET 2.0/3.5,VB.NET, WCF Service Oriented architecture, SQL Server 2005, SQL Server Reporting Services.
  • Service-oriented applications development with .net 3.5 WCF to implement webs services and distributed architecture.
  • Experience designing object oriented applications using inheritance, polymorphism, and generics.
  • Requirements gathering experience conducting interviews, workshops, and creating requirements documents and artifacts.
  • Experience developing Thick client applications using win forms and the smart client design.
  • Release management experience including packaging applications with Microsoft Click-once and Setup tools.

· Familiar with ORM tools and practices – LLBLGEN, Code smith Net Tiers, And Entity Spaces

  • Report Development with SQL server Reporting services Experienced SQL Developer within depth understanding of T-SQL stored procedures, triggers, functions and strong database design skills.
  • Experience converting legacy systems to web based applications.
  • Experience with data migrations and data conversions using SSIS, DTS, and XML to develop ETL processes
  • Software configuration manage experience with Visual Source Safe, Subversion, TFS source control, Build Scripts and Code promotion Rules.

Please email me at to setup a phone interview.

Respectfully Yours,

Joseph Brent Lawson, MBA,CSM,MCAD, CAPM


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