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Vijay Williams


Assistant Manager, SMS M&T

Location: Canberra, ACT


Certified ScrumMaster
Certified Scrum Product Owner


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Work experience

SMS M&T, Consultant
May 2012 - Present, Canberra, ACT, Australia
Consulting : Sytems Integration

Civil Aviation Safety Authority, Scrum Master
February 2011 - February 2012, Canberra, ACT, Australia
I led and managed application development and support teams to ensure high availability, reliability of business critical systems. I mentored, trained and coached staff in the lean/agile approach and successfully led the Application Team’s transition to Scrum. I organised and facilitated Daily Scrum meetings, Sprint Planning, Release Planning, Sprint Retrospectives and maintained Product Backlogs, Sprint Backlogs, Release Burn-down and Sprint Burn-down charts, tracked Team velocity and release progress. I coached and helped the Product Owners in multiple projects write and order User Stories. I successfully transformed the Team to self-organise, promoted transparent communication, and encouraged the team to seek opportunity for continuous improvements.

Department of Innovation, Industry, Science and Research , Assistant Project Manager
August 2010 - February 2011, Canberra, NSW, Australia
I designed and developed e-commerce application for the sale of National Construction Code products, providing user-friendly, feature-filled and efficient site affording customers a better shopping experience. I was also responsible for application development, lead requirements gathering meetings with key stakeholders and documented requirements through User Stories. Features of e-commerce site: • Access to purchased NCC Online and downloadable products available immediately • Secure online payment via credit card and immediate provision of Tax Invoices. • Customers details stored in database for re-use for future purchases. • Delivery charges automatically calculated based on delivery location and weight.

ActewAGL, Senior Developer
March 2008 - August 2010, Canberra, NSW, Australia
I successfully implemented a streamlined system to improve the process of remotely assigning jobs to field staff working on Canberra’s streetlights by playing a lead role in the full SDLC of project. Stakeholders included TAMS (Territory and Municipal Services), Northrop, Canberra Connect and ActewAGL Electricity and Networks. Notable achievements included: • Improved duration of reporting job status from over a week to few minutes. • Ability for field staff to work in connected or disconnected mode. • Ability to display jobs on Google Earth, on ArcGIS tablet application and as POI on GPS.

Aepirence IT, Software Consultant
August 2007 - March 2008, Albury, NSW
Aspirence IT is the largest Microsoft Gold Partner in regional NSW with small to medium size business clients. I worked in partnership with the client to provide solution to their business challenges through the application of technology. I worked with clients to determine their requirements, analyse challenges, recommend solutions, define scope of the project, developing solutions and implementing new systems. I developed SharePoint templates using custom workflows and pages and also developed custom applications that integrated Ciso telephony, SharePoint and a SQL database.

Rivalea Australia, Analyst Programmer
February 2003 - August 2007, Corowa, NSW, Australia
Rivalea Australia is one of Australia’s leading integrated Agriculture-food companies including grain production & farming, stockfeed manufacturing, pig farming, meat processing, sales, marketing & distribution. I was accountable for all phases of software development life cycle with hands on experience in requirement gathering, system design, application development, testing, implementation, administration, and support of business critical application services. I was involved in successfully delivering numerous cost effective and innovative solutions to business to improve efficiency, accuracy of data and reduce time for reporting.


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