Experienced Software/Firmware Engineering Professional, very passionate about designing and building software for high quality products.
Vio loves to be involved in innovation, design and implementation of state of the art products and technologies.
Very experienced and very effective in coaching and training teams of software professionals on the application and use of Agile and SCRUM principles.
With more than 30 years of software engineering and development under his belt, Viorel is very passionate about software architecture, design, implementation and testing of software. This is a passion that started during High School years and continued during University and through a very challenging and successful working career that started in Europe and continued in North America.
During these very interesting times, Vio had a great interest of working with, leading and creating very efficient teams of software engineers. Products that incorporate code developed by these teams include: Telecommunication systems, Highest Quality Video Processors and Video Processing Systems, Smartphones and Tablets, Video Communications Systems, Infotainment Systems and High Performance Intelligent Motor Control Systems.
Rockwell Automation, SCRUM Master
March 2014 - Present, Cambridge, ON, Canada
SCRUM Coach and SCRUM Master for 2 Scrum Teams working on Software Engineering for High Performance Control Products. Software Engineering Coach, training and coaching the teams in Firmware design and development for Medium Voltage Intelligent Motor Control Drives.
General Motors, Sw Engineering Group Manager
January 2013 - January 2014, Warren, Michigan, US
Used SCRUM in Software Engineering Group working on Infotainment 3.0 Project. Coached Supplier working on Infotainment project on how to better apply scrum principles in their product development teams.
Research In Motion, Sw Engineering Manager
February 2010 - December 2012, Waterloo/ Mississauga, ON, CA
Software Engineering Manager for Sw Engineering team working on VideoChat (BBM Video).
SCRUM Master for 2 teams working on Mobile Voice Services and Video Chat products.
Convergence Devices, VP of Software Engineering
December 2008 - January 2010, Toronto, ON, CA
VP Software Engineering
Silicon Optix , Senior Manager Sw Engineering
May 2002 - December 2008, Toronto, ON
Senior Software Engineering Manager, Development of High Performance (HQV) Video Processing Systems.