Florin B.

Scrum master

Outsourcing
Senior
Bucharest, ROMANIA
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Digital Services Agency01.04.2019 - Present

Scrum Master.
  • Creating and maintaining team workflow for handling incoming requests.
  • Facilitating Agile events (daily stand-ups, planning, demos, retrospective).
  • Reporting on the team’s activity, planning and performance.
  • Handling team impediments.
  • Managing team composition, priorities, planning and workload.
  • Providing team coaching and handling each team member’s objectives.
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ING Nederland01.08.2014 - 01.04.2019

Senior Team Member in Internet Banking for Companies Department / Scrum Master / Senior System Analyst CB within a Dutch multinational banking and financial services corporation headquartered in Amsterdam.

Senior Team Member in Internet Banking for Companies Department.

  • Attending meetings with local business users in order to obtain use cases.
  • Organizing, conducting, attending workshops with the local team and foreign development, analysis and consultants teams in order to clarify the business specifications, dependencies.
  • Creating the impact backlog to local systems (business logic, core banking etc.); common and local API layer design (REST services).
  • Analyzing the possibility/potential/resources to change applications and the impact of different implementations on existing systems and applications with the help of programmers, IT infrastructure, IRM and ORM, SCAD.
  • Providing technical assistance to users in order to achieve the business requirements document.
  • Providing clarification, assistance and feedback in the API design and implementation process.
  • Testing the API implementation.
  • Writing the functional specifications document based on the requirements.
  • Aligning and synchronizing the applications with the local and regional IT development strategy.
  • Using various technologies such as: Microsoft SQL, SOAPUI for SOAP and REST API, WSO2.
  • Proof of concept for the applications regarding automatic building and testing.
Scrum Master / Senior System Analyst CB.
  • Being part of a .NET team and, beside Microsoft and Oracle suites for development, we also developed SOAP APIs for the LG/Absolut application.
  • Scrum Master: playing the role of facilitator and acting according to the “servant-leader” approach to guide the team, to encourage self-organization in order to ensure smooth, efficient, and quality-oriented development process and collaboration so that the product evolution meet clients’ expectations.
  • Thinking and acting with customer satisfaction in mind.
  • Driving high-quality results/deliveries through discipline and effective communication.
  • Facilitating Scrum ceremonies and using them as a means to spot ways to help the team organize itself to deliver the sprint commitment.
  • Empowering the development team to make technical decisions as the best architectures, requirements and designs emerge from self-organizing teams.
  • Coaching the team into a process of constant and continuous learning, knowledge share and reaching a high level of efficiency in handling the tasks: understanding and adherence to the definition of “done”, best practices usage, collaboration.
  • Challenging the development team for continuous improvement and ensuring that improvement takes place.
  • Protecting the development team from any external interference.
  • Helping the Product Owner maintain a live Product Backlog (reviewed, updated), containing clear and concise user stories.
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ING Bank01.04.2011 - 01.07.2014

System Analyst CB within a Dutch multinational banking and financial services corporation headquartered in Amsterdam.
  • Attending meetings with business users in order to obtain use cases.
  • Providing technical assistance to users in order to achieve the business requirements document.
  • Writing the functional specifications document based on the requirements.
  • Analyzing the possibility/potential/resources to change applications and the impact of different implementations on existing systems and applications with the help of programmers, IT infrastructure, IRM and ORM, SCAD.
  • Providing technical assistance for new and existing applications, acting as 3rd line of support by creating the necessary procedures for the 2nd line support team.
  • Aligning and synchronizing the applications with the IT development strategy.
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Additional Experience01.03.2004 - 01.04.2011

- Senior Financial Accountant for Millennium Bank (April 2010 - April 2011).
- Financial Accountant for Millennium Bank (October 2008 - March 2010).
- NBR Reporting Officer for ING Bank (December 2007 - September 2008).
- Financial Accountant for ING Bank (February 2007 - November 2007).
- Financial Accountant for RCS & RDS (October 2006 - January 2007).
- Administrations Inspector for CNDPI Romsoft (February 2005 - September 2006).
- Administrator for CNDPI Romsoft (March 2004 - January 2005).

My stack

Spoken languages

ENGLISH: Advanced
ROMANIAN: Native speaker

Technologies

.NET

Web technologies

REST API, Rest Web Services, SOAP

DBMS

Microsoft SQL Server, Oracle

Other

Business Analysis

Open Source solutions

WSO2

Software testing

SoapUI

Miscellaneous

Agile, Scrum, Team management

My education and trainings

Master's Degree in Databases, Business Support - Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies.2008-2010

Bachelor's Degree in Accounting, Information Systems Management - Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies.2005-2008

Bachelor's Degree in Finance, Banking - Bucharest Academy of Economic Studies.2002-2005