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Madu Irondi


Certified Scrum Master, OBI Solutions

Location: NY, MD and Va


Certified ScrumMaster




I am a highly skilled professional with 20+ years in the technology space, team development and process improvement. My focus has been primarily in coaching traditional SDLC teams through the transition to Agile using SCRUM and LEAN principles. As my approach continues to evolve, i am specializing in helping teams in the financial services market modify behaviors around all aspects of software engineering based on team centric activities and value focused ideals.






Work experience

Electronic Arts, SR Manager, Tools and Automation
October 2014 - Present, , US
Electronic Arts Inc. is a leading global interactive entertainment and gaming software company. EA delivers digital gaming, content and online services for web enabled consoles, PCs, mobile devices and tablets. I am responsible for leading a team of 450+ quality and engineering professionals from a variety of backgrounds and skill sets towards the goal of delivering on a high quality player experience on critically acclaimed titles and content such as: o FIFA o MADDEN NFL o THE SIMS o ORIGIN Environment & Tools: JIRA, DevTest, Selenium, Clarity, WebDriver, SQL, VISO, XMIND  Provide operational leadership, technical expertise and professional development of QA leaders and individual contributors across a portfolio of projects and technical platforms  Mentor and coach organizational leaders in the art of adopting and applying product development practices driven by the core principles of Agile/SAFe at the enterprise level  Drive transition from a traditional waterfall delivery method to a KANBAN development model across all projects and central delivery teams within my portfolio  Responsible for driving a culture of collaboration, continuous improvement and execution on a vision of progressive quality engineering practices and ideals  Ensure fiscal responsibility through highly interactive relationships with project and Finance partners along with diligent oversight of an annual operational budget of $7M+  Cultivate lasting relationships with business and technology partners to understand their operational, resourcing and financial needs in order to support shared organizational goals  Employ quantifiable yet lightweight processes for measuring project and organization level performance metrics/KPIs geared towards data driven decision making and risk assessment  Uphold the importance of core quality values and culture through team building and encouraging strong communication amongst all team members

FINRA, Director/QA Practice Manager
September 2010 - September 2013, Rockville, MD, United States
Primary focus is increasing the effectiveness QA teams through changing of mindsets and behaviors in addition to infusion of continuous integration tools and practices.

CitiGroup, ScrumMaster
April 2006 - September 2010, Baltimore, MD, United States
Was accountable for removing impediments to the ability of the team to deliver on our committed Sprint Goals


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