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Yangang Chen



Certified ScrumMaster


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Scrum Shanghai


I am a passionate software engineer, a quick learner and a proven effective problem solver. I also demonstrated strong leadership, excellent organizational and communication skills during my tenure as technical lead and program manager. Being a well-rounded software engineer, I am expert in the following areas: Project Management – PMP, Certified ScrumMaster. A seasoned software project management professional with over 10 years of experience; Active Practitioner of Agile methods such as Scrum, Kanban, XP, etc. Software Development – Over 15 years extensive experience in many areas of software development. Specialties: Architecture, OOAD, Database, Networking, Manageability, Web Services, XML, Java, C++, and JavaScript.

Work experience

HP, Software Engineering Program Manager
December 2007 - Present, Shanghai, China
• Managed and led daily development of HP Device Manager (HPDM), a major HP thin client management software product. • Coordinated projects of different teams in multi-site development environment. As of today, I have successfully led team to release 40 versions of HPDM, all with high quality and delivered on time. • Built a proven successful agile team by coaching the team Scrum and other Agile methods. • Created automated build system to facilitate team’s Agile software development. • Actively participated in customer supports to help HP win dozens of big deals from banking, communications, healthcare, retailing, and government customers. • Optimized HPDM performance to manage up to 100,000 thin clients simultaneously by:  Leading team to refine algorithms of data queries and updates, and  Redesigning cache system, notification system, and refreshing mechanism. • Improved HPDM stability, extensibility, and user-friendly by initiating and leading the infrastructure changes, including:  Using Hibernate ORM as HPDM backend database infrastructure.  Refactoring HPDM Console codes to use Model-View-Controller (MVC) architecture, and  Redesigning the installation GUI and workflow. • Supported worldwide marketing by designing the internationalization (i18n) framework. • Led the team to add all HP family thin clients support under very tight schedule.


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