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Matthew Reider


DevOps Engineer, Agile Coach, RadiantBlue

Location: Reston, VA


Certified ScrumMaster


Groups I belong to

Washington DC Scrum User Group


Matthew Reider has over a decade of experience applying agile principals to government software development efforts, from individual scrum teams of 5-10 developers, to Scaled Agile Framework for the Enterprise (SAFe) release trains of over 120 developers designing and building systems of systems. As an agile coach, SAFe Program Consultant (SPC), he has led efforts to develop and deploy software into public and government AWS cloud environments.

In the recent past, Mr. Reider was a task lead and ScrumMaster for a group of developers utilizing the agile Scrum methodology to develop prototypes of software that utilize various standards-based and geospatial web services. Mr. Reider has over 10 years of experience with increasing responsibilities in software development, focusing on XML content management, web services, and related technologies. 

In addition to participating as a software engineer and programmer, Mr. Reider has lead product teams responsible for designing, developing, and maintaining content management systems, web applications, web services and SOA-based software efforts.

For several years, Mr. Reider has participated as an instructor/facilitator at the University of Phoenix, and has recently been promoted to a campus chair for the Northern Virginia BSIT program.

Specialties: XML and XSL, Information and Configuration Management processes and tools, Documentum, Service Oriented Architecture, certified Scrummaster for agile development

Work experience

University of Phoenix,
May 2009 - Present, Reston, VA, United States
I was asked to join the NoVA faculty by a coworker, and have taught various IT courses at the Reston and Arlington locations. Last year, I was promoted to IT chair.

RadiantBlue, ScrumMaster, Product Owner
May 2016 - Present, Chantilly, VA, United States
ScrumMaster, product owner, agile coach for small team of 8 developers. Rollout of agile principals across entire company, provide training, lead Agile CoP

Solvarus, Agile Coach/SPC
April 2015 - April 2016, Chantilly, VA, United States
Supported the rollout and maintenance of a 120 person development team supporting a government organization for a major systems acquisition. Participated, led, monitoried agile program ceremonies, including Release Planning, Scrum of Scrums, Architecture and Design meetings, Reviews, demos, and Retrospectives.

Volant Associates, Senior Info Architect, Product Owner
September 2014 - April 2016, Chantilly, VA
Mr. Reider continued acting as the product owner for a service registry development effort after Volant and Fosgail merged.

Fosgail, ScrumMaster
March 2011 - September 2014, Chantilly, VA
At Fosgail, I am a member of a technical team that oversees various development efforts that are moving towards and integrated SOA framework.

April 2000 - March 2011, Vienna, VA, United States
At SAIC, I worked as a developer, analyst, and eventually Task Lead, Program Manager, Technical Lead, and Scrummaster.


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