Andreea Nicoleta D.

Scrum master

Outsourcing
Senior
Bucharest, ROMANIA
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Endava01.06.2019 - Present

Project Manager within a company specialized in the design, implementation and management of business-critical systems and digital services for the financial services, telecommunications, media & entertainment and professional services sectors.
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Tremend Software Consulting01.01.2018 - 01.06.2019

Agile Project Manager / Scrum Master for a leading global manufacturer and provider of essential components and solutions.
- The project consists in defining, developing and testing a multi-site/multi-language e-commerce application.
- Team size: 20.
- Project Manager and Scrum Master of the team (sub-teams: backend/front-end/integration/devops/QA/BA).
  • Project setup: preparing the team, analyzing the requirements, preparing the kick off meeting, workflow setup, PID preparation.
  • Managing project budget.
  • Focusing on building and maintaining a strong relationship with the client.
  • Resource allocation management.
  • Steering committees coordination.
  • Risk management.
  • Roadmap management.
  • Ensuring good communication between team members.
  • Providing visibility to the client on the team's progress.
  • Facilitating SCRUM events: daily, groomings, demo, retrospective, planning.
  • Unblocking fast any blocking situation.
  • Focusing on ensuring that the team members are reaching their goals in order to provide quality solutions to the customer in the assumed time.
  • Proposal of solutions for a continuous improvement process.
  • Mediator between team and stakeholders.
  • Agile coach for client and team.
  • Providing quality indicators for stakeholders (Burndown Charts, Sonar Analysis, Velocity, Improvement actions defined at retrospectives for each iteration).
  • Organizing all the meetings, sending meeting minutes, identifying the critical parts and involving all the needed persons in the right discussions.
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PENTALOG CLIENT : Telecom security and simulation solutions manufacturer01.01.2017 - 01.01.2018

Scrum Master and Team Leader of the team (Development and QA).
  • Project setup: preparing the team, analyzing the requirements, preparing the kick off meeting, workflow setup, collaboration framework preparation, preparing the technical environment (GIT, preprod, Jenkins, Sonar, PyCharm).
  • Ensuring good communication between team members and also with the Product Owner.
  • Providing visibility to the client on the team's progress.
  • Unblocking fast any blocking situation by involving external people from Pentalog.
  • Focusing on ensuring that the team members are reaching their goals in order to provide quality solutions to the customer in the assumed time.
  • Proposal of solutions for the continuous process of improvement.
  • Moderation of Scrum specific meetings (daily, review, retrospective and planning).
  • Mediator between the team and the Product Owner.
  • Agile coach for Product Owner and the team.
  • Providing quality indicators for the management (Burndown Charts and Sonar Analysis for each iteration, and internal monthly indicators to measure the performance of the project).
  • Organizing all the meetings, sending meeting minutes, encouraging the team to analyze the Backlog and prepare  estimations before Sprint Planning; providing constructive feedback at the retrospective.
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PENTALOG CLIENT : Telecom security and simulation solutions manufacturer01.06.2015 - 01.10.2016

Scrum Master and Team Leader of the Validation Team.
  • Focusing on ensuring that the team members are reaching their goals in order to provide quality solutions to the customer in the assumed time.
  • Involvement in the process of improvement with the Product Owner and being an interface between him and the team by discussing with the team to identify the weak and blocking points.
  • Proposal of solutions for the continuous process of improvement.
  • Participation in all Scrum specific meetings (daily, review, retrospective and planning).
  • Mediator between the team and the Product Owner.
  • Providing quality indicators for the management, like Burndown Charts for each iteration, organizing all the meetings and encouraging the team to analyze the Backlog and prepare an estimation before Sprint Planning.
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PENTALOG CLIENT : Telecom security and simulation solutions manufacturer01.06.2015 - 01.10.2016

Scrum Master and Team Leader of the Development Team.
  • Focusing on ensuring that the team members are reaching their goals in order to provide quality solutions to the customer in the assumed time.
  • Involvement in the process of improvement with the Product Owner and being an interface between him and the team by discussing with the team to identify the weak and blocking points.
  • Proposal of solutions for the continuous process of improvement.
  • Participation in all Scrum specific meetings (daily, review, retrospective and planning).
  • Being a mediator between the team and the product owner.
  • Providing quality indicators for management, like Burndown Charts for each iteration, organizing all the meetings and encouraging the team to analyze the Backlog and prepare an estimation before the Sprint Planning.

C/C++ under Linux Software Engineer in L3 Team.

  • Working within the development team to implement the specifications from L3 LTE standard (RRC/S1AP/X2AP) in order for the product to be compliant with the latest 3GPP releases R12 and R13.
  • Working to update the customer’s specific tools to R12 and R13: OSS and Wireshark.
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Semiconductors producer01.06.2011 - 01.06.2015

Embedded Systems Engineer for 2G/3G mobile platforms and Work Package Leader of the L1 2G and HWL 2G/3G Teams.

Work Package Leader of the L1/ HWL teams:
- Management of the L1 and HWL teams;
- In charge of handling the assignment issues to team members according to their skills;
- Responsible for providing status on the ongoing issues;
- In charge of assuring that every solution is provided to the customer on time;
- Supervision of the quality of the work in the teams.
  • Analysis of Layer 1 GSM/GPRS/EDGE customer issues, providing fast feedback.
  • Solving of the detected issues in the embedded software and presentation of the solution to the customer.
  • Testing of the modifications made on the physical layer software using a real time tester.
  • Testing of the modifications made on the physical layer software using reference design boards.
  • Generation of tools for the automation of the solving process enabling faster delivery and making them available to the entire physical layer team.
  • Code implementation for optimizations and unit test implementation for the validation of these optimizations.
  • In charge of providing support for other teams (Customer Support Level 1, High Layers, System, Integration).
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Pentalog01.10.2013 - 01.11.2013

Participation in an extensive Java EE Training.
  • Study of the capabilities that Struts 2 Framework, based on MVC model, provides to Java web developers:
    - Working with Struts 2 actions;
    - Struts 2 interceptors;
    - Data transfer: OGNL and type conversion.
  • Configuration of Apache Tomcat server to be able to run locally the web applications implemented during the training.
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Pentalog01.10.2013 - 01.11.2013

Participation in a VHDL Training.
  • Attending VHDL presentations covering the following chapters:
    - Types of programmable logic circuits;
    - VHDL hardware description language;
    - Instantiating VHDL dedicated logical and physical components;
    - Testing VHDL code;
    - Synthesizing VHDL code;
    - Implementing VHDL code;
    - Post implementation testing modes.
  • Implementation and simulation of an Accumulator, Multiplier and Divider in VHDL.
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Pentalog01.10.2013 - 01.10.2013

Participation in a Project Management Training.
  • Attending Project Management presentations about:
    - Project Manager role;
    - PQP;
    - WBS and Planning;
    - Estimation, Commitments, Constraints and Scope;
    - Risk Management;
    - Change Management, Traceability and Coverage.
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Pentalog01.09.2013 - 01.10.2013

Participation in an extensive Java SE training.
  • Study of Java SE components and principles:
    - Object Oriented Programming Concepts;
    - Language Basis;
    - Classes and Objects;
    - Interfaces and Inheritance;
    - Number and Strings;
    - Packages;
    - Collections;
    - Exceptions;
    - Threads;
    - Object serialization;
    - Streams, Files and I/O.
  • Development of a Vending Machine Java application: design, implementation, debugging using breaking points and testing of the business logic using Eclipse IDE.
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Semiconductors producer01.08.2010 - 01.06.2011

Embedded Software Engineer for 2G mobile platforms.
  • Analysis of Layer 1 GSM/GPRS/EDGE customer issues, providing fast feedback.
  • Solving of the detected issues in the embedded software and presentation of the solution to the customer.
  • Testing of the modifications made on the physical layer software using a real time tester.
  • Testing of the modifications made on the physical layer software using reference design boards.
  • Generation of tools for the automation of the solving process enabling faster delivery and making them available to the entire physical layer team.
  • Code implementation for optimizations and unitary test implementation for the validation of these optimizations.
  • In charge of providing support for other teams (Customer Support Level 1, High Layers, System, Integration).
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Pentalog High Tech01.07.2010 - 01.08.2010

Trainee.
Participation in an internship
including several training sessions:
- WCDMA  generic training;
- ARM training;
- C/C++ Programming  training.
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Beia Consult International01.07.2008 - 01.09.2008

Telecom Training.
Study of the Telecom equipment and the Project Management.
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Orange Roumanie01.07.2007 - 01.09.2007

Telecom Training.
Study of the mobile telecommunications networks.
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Romtelecom01.07.2006 - 01.09.2006

Telecom Training.
Study of the public switched telephone network.

My stack

Spoken languages

FRENCH: Advanced
ENGLISH: Advanced
ROMANIAN: Native speaker

.NET Web Services

Networks and systems

Linux, Windows

Languages

C/C++, JAVA, JavaScript

Technologies

Apache Camel, Spring Web

Analysis methods and tools

MVC, OOP, Sonar

Development Environment

ClearCase, Eclipse, Visual Studio, GIT, SVN

Software testing

Locust

Embedded and Telecom

2G/3G, LTE, ARM, Embedded C

Mobility

J2ME

Miscellaneous

Agile, Scrum, Management, Broadleaf Commerce, Confluence, JIRA, Magnolia CMS, Project Management, Redmine, Wercker

My education and trainings

"Pentalog Foundations" Training: Estimation; Work Breakdown Structure (WBS) and Planning; Commitments, Constraints and Scope Management; Change Management, Traceability and Coverage; Risk Management.2013

"PM Tools" Training: PQP Light.2013

"SCRUM Management" Training.2012

"Security Awareness" Training.2012

Master’s Degree in Digital Signal Processing in the Telecom Systems, Faculty of Electronics, Telecommunications and Information Technology - “Politehnica” University, Bucharest.2009-2010

Bachelor’s Degree in Networks and Software for the Telecommunications, Faculty of Electronics, Telecommunications and Information Technology - “Politehnica” University, Bucharest.2005-2009