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Tom Austin


Scrum Manager (CSP, CSM), DST Systems, Inc.

Location: McKinney, TX


Certified Scrum Professional
Certified ScrumMaster



Tom Austin has worked in the IT area for over 30 years in many different industries including wholesale, retail, and the financial services area.  The last 21 years has been invested with DST Systems.  The first 17 years at DST, Tom developed and managed in the waterfall environment.  The last 4 years, he has worked and learned a great deal in the Agile/Scrum environment.

In this new area, he has worked as a ScrumMaster for multiple teams both domestically and offshore.  Currently, he is working as a Scrum Manager with 11 teams, 4 in Kansas City and 7 in Bangkok.

He has his CSM and CSP certifications.

Work experience

DST Systems, Inc., ScrumMaster, ScrumManager
November 2011 - Present, Kansas City, MO, US
Worked as a ScrumMaster for several different teams and then as a ScrumManager for 12 teams. These teams were located in Kansas City and Bangkok.

DST Systems, Inc., Developer, Manager
September 1994 - November 2011, Kansas City, MO, US
Worked as a developer for a few years and then as a project leader/manager for several years in a variety of areas throughout the company.


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