Bogdan H.

Scrum Master

Outsourcing
Senior
Bucharest, ROMANIA
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My experience

TROX GmbHJanuary 2020 - Present

Leading provider of solutions for temperature measurementDecember 2019 - Present

PROVIDER OF PAGING SERVICESDecember 2019 - Present

Messer Cutting SystemsDecember 2019 - Present

CircuitByte GmbHDecember 2019 - Present

Distributor of healthcare productsNovember 2019 - Present

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Company Specialized in Stroke Rehabilitation SolutionsOctober 2018 - August 2019

Scrum Master.
  • Agile training and coaching for the team.
  • Communication with the client.
  • Helping the team deliver work to the Product Owner.
  • Making sure that the team can meet its commitments by removing any impediments they face, managing dependencies and escalating blockers that they cannot remove themselves.
  • Facilitating processes & meetings (e.g. Reviews, Stand Ups, Planning, Estimation, Scheduling, Prioritization).
  • Making sure that the team is fully functional and productive.
  • Improving the overall quality.
  • Shielding the team from distractions and interferences (including the Product Owner).
  • Enabling a close cooperation across all roles and functions and removing barriers.

Product Owner.
  • Analyzing the client's needs and translating them into comprehensive user stories.
  • Communication with the client regarding the functionalities of the product and regarding the status of the analysis / development.
  • Training the Client PO.
  • Refining the user stories in the refinement and planning meetings.
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Software PublisherJune 2018 - July 2019

Scrum Master.
  • Agile training and coaching for the team.
  • Communication with the client.
  • Helping the team deliver work to the Product Owner.
  • Making sure that the team can meet its commitments by removing any impediments they face, managing dependencies and escalating blockers that they cannot remove themselves.
  • Facilitating processes & meetings (e.g. Reviews, Stand Ups, Planning, Estimation, Scheduling, Prioritization).
  • Making sure that the team is fully functional and productive.
  • Improving the overall quality.
  • Shielding the team from distractions and interferences (including the Product Owner).
  • Enabling a close cooperation across all roles and functions and removing barriers.
  • Evaluating the team, acting as a team manager.
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Raiffeisen BankFebruary 2017 - April 2018

IT Project Manager within a top universal bank on the Romanian market, offering a complete
range of products and services of superior quality to individuals.
within a top universal bank on the Romanian market, offering a complete range of products and services of superior quality to individuals.
  • Responsible for the coordination of the NetBanking implementation project.
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Product Owner - eMAG IT ResearchAugust 2016 - January 2017

Product Owner within a company commercializing software and hardware products and specialized IT equipment.
  • Defining the strategy of multiple products and coordinating the development team accordingly in a high-pressure environment.
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IT Manager / Team Lead - Self-employedMarch 2016 - August 2016

IT Manager / Team-Leader within a start-up.
  • Coordinating the development team and the strategy of the product.
  • Planning the customization of processes in order to support all activities and daily operations.
  • Implementing procedures for incidents handling.
  • Preparing the company to obtain the EuroCloud certification.
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Product Owner - EveryMatrixJuly 2015 - March 2016

Product Owner within an independent company which offers high quality solutions to the e-Gaming industry.
  • Preparing, coordinating and aligning the product backlog in compliance with the business needs, the vision and the strategy of the company.
  • Supervising the development Scrum and Kanban-based activities.
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Project Manager / Head of Department - bwin.party ServicesJuly 2013 - March 2015

Project Manager / Head of Department within an Austrian online gambling company.
Participation in multiple projects focused on the the creation from scratch or re-designing of mobile (native and web-based) applications for different markets, like Italy, Belgium and France.
  • Projects coordination.
  • Collaboration with virtual teams located in Ukraine, Romania, India, Gibraltar, UK, and USA.
  • Coordination of cross-located teams from Poland, India and Austria of over 30 FTEs (5 FTEs in Poland, 24 FTEs in India, 2 FTEs in Austria, 1 FTE in Germany.
  • Planning budgets and expenditures of over 5 million EUR.
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Sourcing Process / Project Manager - Erste GroupOctober 2007 - June 2013

(Sourcing) Process and Project Manager / Business Analyst / Mortgage Loans Specialist within an Austrian group providing a wide range of financial services mainly in Central and Eastern Europe.

Sourcing Process & Project Manager:
  • Identifying potentially source-able applications and proper team members.
  • Preparing the project plan, launching it and delivering the plan to another project manager for coordination.
  • Negotiation of T&M contracts concluded with the external FP provider.
  • Providing advice and coaching to other project managers with relation to an efficient collaboration with virtual teams.

Responsibilities as a Project Manager:
  • Coordination of multiple projects within the Risk BI Area (BI improvements, RWA decrease, Cognos upgrades).
  • Managing cross-departmental teams of 8 to 12 persons involved in business and IT projects.
  • Collaboration with the management department.
  • Concluding reports related to the projects according to the management communication plan.

Responsibilities as a Project Manager / Business Analyst:
  • Coordinating the development of a critical banking app - the Loan Analysis and Granting App.
  • Managing cross-departmental teams - Risk, Marketing and Legal departments.
  • Collaborating with the external provider.

Responsibilities as a Loans Specialist / Credit Analysts:
  • Customer profile analysis.
  • Granting loans.

My stack

Spoken languages

ROMANIAN: Native speaker
ENGLISH: Advanced
GERMAN: Average

Miscellaneous

Scrum, Project Management, Kanban, Strategic Planning, TOAD for Oracle, PMI, Product Ownership, Agile, Business Analysis, Financial Management, Remedy

Languages

JavaScript

Analysis Methods and Tools

MS Visio

Software Testing

JIRA

Networks and Systems

Mac OS X, Linux, Windows

Computer Tools

MS Office

Web Technologies

HTML, CSS

My education and trainings

Master's Degree in Project Management, Faculty of Communication and Public Relations - The National School of Political and Administrative Studies, Bucharest.2009 - 2011

Master's Degree in Finance, Faculty of Finance, Insurance, Banking and Stock Exchange - The Academy of Economic Studies, Bucharest.2007 - 2009

Bachelor's Degree in International Economic Relations, Faculty of Economics and Public Administration - “Stefan cel Mare” University, Suceava.2003 - 2007

My tests

Name
Score
English reading quiz medium level
19/30
63%
English language placement quiz
102/120
85%
Scrum quiz medium level
18/20
90%
Compréhension écrite langue française quiz
17/20
85%
German language quiz C1
29/45
64%
Product Owner quiz medium level
15/20
75%
Compréhension écrite langue française quiz
20/30
67%