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Samir Chhibber

  

President, Agility Technology LLC

Location: Arlington, VA


Certifications

Certified Scrum Trainer
Certified Scrum Professional
Certified ScrumMaster
Certified Scrum Product Owner
Registered Education Provider

Credentials


My Courses

Certified ScrumMaster®
25-26 July, 2016
Location: Washington DC, DC, United States

Certified ScrumMaster®
8-9 August, 2016
Location: Columbus, OH, United States

Certified ScrumMaster®
11-12 August, 2016
Location: Kirkland, WA, United States

Certified ScrumMaster®
15-16 August, 2016
Location: Washington DC, DC, United States

Certified ScrumMaster®
18-19 August, 2016
Location: Atlanta, GA, United States

More Courses

Biography

Samir is a Certified Scrum Trainer and Agile thought leader with extensive experience in training, coaching and implementing the Agile framework for both commercial and government organizations. He has trained numerous teams, arming them with the skills needed to apply classroom theory to operational success at the team and project level. Samir has more than 20 years of experience in managing programs, including serving as ScrumMaster for one of Cisco’s largest Unified Communication programs and Virtual Desktop Solutions, and working with multiple government agencies on implementing the Agile Framework to more rapidly achieve their missions.
 

www.agilitytechnology.com

Approved Courses

CSD

  • Agile Developer Skills (Technical)

CSM

  • Certified ScrumMaster

CSPO

  • Certified Scrum Product Owner

Work experience

Agility Technology LLC, President
December 2014 - Present, Arlington, VA, US
Samir is a Certified Scrum Trainer and Agile thought leader with extensive experience in training, coaching and implementing the Agile framework for both commercial and government organizations. He has trained numerous teams, arming them with the skills needed to apply classroom theory to operational success at the team and project level. Samir has more than 20 years of experience in managing programs, including serving as ScrumMaster for one of Cisco’s largest Unified Communication programs and Virtual Desktop Solutions, and working with multiple government agencies on implementing the Agile Framework to more rapidly achieve their missions.

Agilex Technologies,
February 2014 - December 2014, Chantilly, VA
• Trained and created material for multiple day long Agile training sessions for Agilex and Custom and Border Patrol (CBP) personnel. • Introduced Agile concepts and coached CBP and Agilex teams on Scrum Methodology for consolidation and moving of databases to the new data center. • Scrum Master for multiple infrastructure and database move programs for CBP. • Worked with the CBP business process team at the Office of Information Technology (OIT) to adapt existing waterfall program metrics to Agile-based metrics i.e. burn down charts, release planning. • Initiated Agile Development Lifecycle (ADLC) process blueprint for OIT to provide a standardized process of initiating projects using Scrum methodology across the organization.

Harris IT Services, Program Manager/Agile Coach and SME
October 2012 - January 2014, Sterling, VA, United States

Scrum Master/Coach/Trainer and SME
Agile trainer and coach for Harris teams on Agile implementation for the Department of State (DoS) programs.
Agile SME at Harris Information Technology Services (HITS) for programs at Department of State, Department of Defense, Veteran Affairs, Department of Homeland Security.
Scrum Master for DoS, Bureau of Consular Affairs for the updates to the Visa systems.
Assisting Department of State, Bureau of Consular Affairs in the following areas
Evaluate programs for Agile implementation. 
Evaluate success of Agile adoption at an organizational level
Adapt the the SDLC (Software Development Lifecycle) to include more Agile based artifacts, like sprint planning, daily stand-up, backlog grooming sessions, burndown charts and retrospective.
Work towards making the process less heavy and more iterative and Agile friendly.

Agilex , Scrum Master
October 2011 - October 2012, Chantilly, VA, United States

Trained and created material for multiple day long Agile training sessions for Agilex and Custom and Border Patrol (CBP) personnel.
Introduced Agile concepts and coached CBP and Agilex teams on Scrum Methodology for consolidation and moving of databases to the new data center.
Scrum Master for multiple infrastructure and database move programs for CBP.
Worked with the CBP business process team at the Office of Information Technology (OIT) to adapt existing waterfall program metrics to Agile-based metrics i.e. burn down charts, release planning.
Initiated Agile Development Lifecycle (ADLC) process blueprint for OIT to provide a standardized process of initiating projects using Scrum methodology across the organization.

Cisco Systems Inc, Scrum Master
October 2009 - May 2011, Herndon, VA, United States

Scrum Master, Virtualization Experience Client                (April 10-May 11)
Managed a team of 50 for the delivery of Cisco’s first Cloud Computing desktop initiative -VXC. Managed teams responsible for various aspects of the program, starting from concept to delivery.
Implemented customized Scrum methodology for the development of VXC to ensure a faster turn around time for solution/feature implementation.
Managed vendor relationship for product deliverables. Facilitated the of resolution of technical issues among various vendors and cross BU teams.
Responsible for triaging, assigning, testing  and delivery of all field escalations for the program.

Scrum Master, AI-VOS                                        (Oct 09-May 10)
Managed the first VTG wide implementation for a common Application Independent Voice- Operating System amongst various  products under the UC portfolio.
This was the first cross business unit, geographically dispersed Scrum methodology based program implementation with in the Voice technology group.
Managed the overall prioritization, development, testing and documentation of feature development among various scrum teams.
Introduced multiple best practices based on this pilot program including Agile Concept Process of teams moving towards Agile way of planning versus committing everything in one go.

 

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