Bio-Rad Laboratories, Enterprise Agile Coach
December 2015 - Present, Irvine, CA, United States
Agile coach for the enterprise
cPrime, Agile Team Coach
September 2015 - December 2015, Santa Monica, CA, United States
Team coach and trainer for cPrime engagement at Cornerstone On Demand (CSOD) in Santa Monica.
PICS Auditing, Scrum Master and Coach
July 2014 - May 2015, Irvine, CA, US
Served as ScrumMaster for one team and as one of three Agile coaches for the organization. I advised on Scrum procedures and best practices. My domains of expertise included: root-cause analysis, Rally/JIRA administration, team culture improvements, and backlog grooming oversight. In addition, I coordinated department-wide trainings, tech-talks, guilds and hackathons.
SendGrid, Inc., Agile Coach / Scrummaster
May 2011 - May 2014, Anaheim, CA, US
Initially hired as the company's first Agile coach, my first project was to coordinate the transformation engagement. I've trained development teams and scrummasters on their responsibilities, and I wrote & led our annual Scrum refresher workshops.
As job evolved, I became Scrummaster for multiple teams and formed our internal Agile Center of Excellence to share best-practices amoung other SMs/teams. I've continued to facilitate/lead demos/plannings/retros (as well as other meetings) and provide instruction on Scrum values to all new employees.
Trident University (formerly TUI), Senior Developer / Scrum Master
July 2009 - May 2011, Cypress, California (CA), US
Introduced Scrum / Agile processes and methodologies to manage and monitor all development activities, including integration architecture, release planning and DevOps duties (eg. server administration)
- Led teams of developers in utilizing Scrum methods (standups, sprints, burndown, etc.).
- Architected and built applications to approve and disburse federal Financial Aid payments, manage email campaigns, route and store eFiles, and track school-wide Helpdesk tickets.