Justin Petite is an Information Technology Manager with the Boeing Comapany in North Charleston, SC. Justin is a PMI and Scrum Alliance Certified Scrum Professional with experience implementing Agile software development methodologies, and leading and coaching Scrum teams on enterprise government projects since 2009.
Justin began his agile career as a scrum master for two development teams on a scaled agile project of 12 teams. He advanced to chief scrum master and led the scrum of scrums for the project. Next, he stood up a scaled agile project as Lead Systems Engineer, and again led the project and scrum of scrums as chief scrum master.
The invaluable experience of operating in these roles on such large projects, as well as his tendencies towards continuous learning and improvement; servant leadership; and collaboration.
The Boeing Company, Project Management Specialist
September 2014 - Present, North Charleston, SC, US
Develops and manages information technology (IT) project plans and deliverables. Assists with determination of project scope, schedule and budget baselines based on an understanding of the system development lifecycle. Supports incorporation of quality management systems for IT projects. Identifies and negotiates for necessary resources to meet project goals. Develops and executes project communication plans. Identifies project risks and develops mitigation plans. Coordinates and oversees supplier activities. Coordinates priorities and activities of project support team. Integrates cost, schedule and technical data/metrics into information to aide in decision making and corrective action. Provides project status. Ensures proper documentation of project deliverables
Life Cycle Engineering, Lead Systems Engineer
October 2012 - Present, Charleston, SC, US
My role is a hybrid of an Agile Coach and Project Manager ensuring that core agile principles are understood, adopted and implemented by the 3 development teams on a scaled agile government software development program.
• Lead the adaptation of the agile practices and SDLC processes for the program; identify and propose solutions to inefficient, ineffective, or problem areas; and respond to project level feedback from team retrospectives
• Act as a point of escalation to remove team and project impediments
• Coordinate and oversee Release roadmapping and planning efforts across the project
• Configure, maintain, and use Version One as an effective agile project management tool
• Coach, and mentor three Scrum Masters and two Product Owners on the project
Life Cycle Engineering, Scrum Master
August 2010 - October 2012, Charleston, SC, US
I was a Scrum Master for two development teams on a scaled project of twelve Scrum teams, and led the Scrum of Scrums.
• Started up two brand new scrum teams at project inception
• Coordinated the removal of cross-team impediments
• Facilitated project release planning
• Led the project’s overall adoption and adaptation of Scrum
Prior to the Scrum Master role, I was on the team that developed the initial Release Management, Defect Management, Configuration Management, and Requirements Engineering processes as part of a larger overall agile Systems Engineering strategy for VBMS