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Samuel Ranzato


Software Architect / Infrastructure Consultant

Location: Purmerend, Netherlands


Certified ScrumMaster
Certified Scrum Product Owner



My name is Samuel Ranzato, Software Architect and Infrastructure Consultant in the Netherlands. I mainly design, advice, coach in Microsoft technology dominated environments. My career began as a software engineer then lead developer, team lead, designer and technical projectlead. As a developer I promoted XP in the companies I worked at, mainly because I thought it brought the joy of developing software back from being only a code monkey. The last 2 years, I am trying to make the development process more fun and productive. In my opinion, this is where Scrum comes in. Well, I took the first step and got my CSM. Next will probably be a CPO, CSP while attending good courses on user stories, estimating, agile coaching.

Work experience

DigitasLBi, Technical Consultant
January 2015 - Present, Amsterdam, Not in USA, NL
As a technical consultant I am responsible for the technical side of projects and the company uses Scrum to do all their projects.

Handicare Stairlifts, Technical projectlead
January 2013 - December 2014, Heerhugowaard, Not in USA, NL
As a Technical Projectlead I transformed the current project approach to Scrum and with that ensured that a highly complex piece of software with a distrubuted team was delivered on time to full customer satisfaction.

Microsoft, Premier Field Engineer
October 2014 - December 2014, Schiphol, Not in USA, NL
While at Microsoft I used my Scrum experience with Team System and the process guidance it provides to developers as I was a Premier Field Engineer Application Development and assisted customers with all their development questions.

SourceTAG, Programme manager / Development Process Manager
February 2011 - December 2012, Amsterdam, NL
Starting out by defining the software development process, moved on to managing the different projects from a programme perspective and finally also becoming the designated Product Owner .

Virtual Affairs, Team Lead
December 2010 - February 2011, Amsterdam, Netherlands
As team lead I was responsible for a team of 12 developers using various aspects of the Microsoft Development Stack (.net, sharepoint, etc) as well as coaching the junior members of the team and setting down the development process and guidelines

Sogeti, Senior software architect / Infrastructure consultant
January 2005 - December 2010, Vianen, Netherlands
The first 4 years I was a software architect in the Application Services division and made the switch to Infrastructure Services during my last year


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