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Oleksandr Lutsaievskyi


Agile Coach, EPAM Systems

Location: Toronto, Canada


Certified Scrum Professional
Certified Scrum Product Owner


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Oleksandr Lutsaievskyi, Agile Coach, Project Manager, specializing in working with distributed and offshore teams.

Upcoming talks, trainings:

Patterns for Effective Stand Up Meetings. EPAM Software Engineering Conference, Kyiv, Ukraine. October 24-25th, 2013.


Past talks, trainings:

Get Up! Stand Up! Agilee Season 5. Kyiv, Ukraine. October 4th, 2013.

Testing with no requirements. Testers Meet Up, Ciklum, Kharkiv, Ukraine. September 19th, 2013.

Agile/Scrum Training. EPAM, Grodno, Belarus. September 11-12th, 2013.

How to build a superstar self-organizing team. EPAM IT Week, Kyiv, Ukraine, August 5th, 2013.

Agile/Scrum Training. EPAM, Kyiv, Ukraine. July 9-10th, 2013.

Make your Stand Up meeting effective. Ciklum Agile Saturday, Dniepropetrovsk, Ukraine. April 27th, 2013.

Agile Requirements in Brief. EPAM, Kharkiv. March 1st, 2013.

Agile Requirements Training. EPAM, Kyiv, Ukraine. February 12-13th, 2013.

The Kama Sutra of Retrospectives. EPAM IT Talk, Kharkiv. February, 22nd, 2013.

Measure your Agile! EPAM SEC 2013, Minsk, Belarus. February 2nd, 2013.

Cultural Differences when Working with Offshore Teams, PM Zone, Kharkiv. December 12th, 2012.


Agile Fevers. Agile Fan Club. Kharkiv, Ukraine. November, 2012.

Lightning Talk at Agile Eastern Europe 2011, Kyiv, Ukraine. September 26-27th, 2011.

Many other talks on Project Management, Agile, Scrum.



Work experience

EPAM Systems, Agile Coach
November 2012 - Present, Kharkiv, Kharkivs'ka Oblast, Ukraine

• Setting up the development processes for new and existing teams.
• Tuning the existing processes for the teams.
• Ad hoc consulting and coaching for the teams.
• Holding educational sessions.
• Facilitating Agile Community gatherings.
• Maintaining the company's process knowledge base.

CHI Software, Head of Delivery
January 2012 - November 2012, Kharkiv, Kharkivs'ka Oblast, Ukraine

• Project coordination and account management
• Scrum/Agile coaching, acting as Scrum Master during key projects start up
• Legal aspects
• Marketing planning/sales coordination
• Operations management, process establishment and support

Ciklum, Program Manager/Agile Coach
February 2011 - January 2012, Kharkiv, Kharkivs'ka Oblast, Ukraine

• Teams start-up, clients' and teams' methodological support.
• Accumulating and evangelizing best practices (tools/processes).
• Ad-hoc technical solutions identification, technical issues mitigation.
• On demand consulting/coaching/training.
• Project management processes assessment and improvement.

GlobalLogic, Project Manager, Scrum Master
July 2009 - February 2011, Kharkiv, Kharkivs'ka Oblast, Ukraine

• Scrum Master at the medical device localization project.
• Mentoring new PMs, team leaders.
• Responding to RFIs and RFPs, preparing case studies for completed projects, presentations for vertical and horizontal expertise, preparing proposals, participating in exhibitions (HIMSS10) and sales for technical support.
• Managing the team of market researchers.

MWDN Ltd., VP Project Management
October 2007 - July 2009, Kharkiv, Kharkivs'ka Oblast, Ukraine

• Acting as Project Manager, Scrum Master during projects start up.
• Coaching and consulting teams. Evangelizing best practices.
• Developing new clients: identifying potential customers, telemarketing, participating in exhibitions in US (HIMSS 08, HIMSS 09).

MWDN Ltd., Project Manager, Scrum Master
February 2007 - September 2007, Kharkiv, Kharkivs'ka Oblast, Ukraine

• Scrum Mastering for the development team to deliver PHR and PACS solutions.
• Managing FDA 510(k) clearance for Class II device.
• Market and product research on misc. projects.

Telesens, SAP Consultant
July 2006 - August 2007, Kharkiv, Kharkivs'ka Oblast, Ukraine

• Requirements analysis and documentation writing.
• SAP R/3 customizing.
• Correspondence with customers/headquarters/consultant partners.
• User training.

Telesens, Oracle PL/SQL Developer
June 2005 - June 2004, Kharkiv, Kharkivs'ka Oblast, Ukraine

• Development of business logics for T-Interconnect billing system.
• Database performance tuning in T-Interconnect billing system.
• Development reports in Crystal Reports for billing system.
• Gathering and analyzing requirements for MRP system.

KNURE, Oracle PL/SQL Developer
January 2003 - May 2004, Kharkiv, Kharkivs'ka Oblast, Ukraine

• Business logics development of document management system for universities.
• Business logics development of document management system for the ministry of emergency situations.


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