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Steven Archer

  

Sr. Project Manager and Agile Team Coach, Kaiser Permanente

Location: Aurora, Colorado / USA

720-633-3407

Certifications

Certified ScrumMaster

Credentials


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Agile Denver

Biography

High-performing, strategic-thinking Agile Coach with over 20 years of Information Technology and business management experience in both the public and private sectors, with key emphasis on Agile team and organizational coaching, client service, infrastructure administration and management, vendor management, software development life cycle management.

Skilled at relationship-building with clients across organizations and teams; exceptional presentation, and interpersonal communication skills. Adept at assessing needs, generating options, and implementing solutions in collaboration with teams and client stakeholders.

Work experience

Kaiser Permanente, Sr. IT Project Manager and Agile Team Coach
November 2015 - Present, Aurora, Colorado, United States
I'm currently serving as an Agile Coach / Sr. Scrum Master for Business Intelligence and Analytic teams, teaching them new agile methods and best practices in the Data Warehousing and Predictive Analytics space. I also report to Executive Leadership on the status of the Colorado Business Information Office - Business Intelligence programs and projects, and track the monthly budgets of those BI projects and programs to ensure they are tracking according to the quarterly plan.

Pearson, Sr. Technology Agile Project / Program Manager
September 2013 - November 2015, Centennial, Colorado, United States
Responsible for the overall planning, management and completion of Agile system architecture and software development projects - on a wide variety of global technology and operational programs. Worked with systems development teams to define project scope of work, appropriate documentation and project plans, within the confines of the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe). Directly managed a Technical Solutions Program that implemented consistent monitoring of Amazon Web Services and assisted in the design and scope for a Platform as a Service implementation.

Douglas County Government, Project Manager - Scrum Master
September 1996 - September 2013, Castle Rock, Colorado, United States
Created, managed and executed infrastructure and software development project plans in an Agile Scrum environment, to support the ongoing needs of the organization. Coordinated resources, established deadlines and assigned responsibilities. Tracked the progress of projects from the requirements gathering / needs identification phase through to project closure. Compiled status reports for senior management, project sponsors, and stakeholders. Built working relationships with team members, vendors and other department representatives involved in projects, with repeated success in coaching and mentoring Agile Scrum teams.

 

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