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Alexandru-Vlad L.

Scrum Master

Outsourcing
8 years
Cluj, ROMANIA
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PentalogJune 2021 - Present

Scrum Master within the Pentalog group.
  • Following an internal roadmap, oriented on best practices and close collaboration.
  • Internal integration by understanding the organizational culture.
  • Adjusting to the business practices.
  • Proper alignment with the company's vision.
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NTT DATA RomaniaMay 2020 - May 2021

Project Manager within a nearshore IT Service Provider in Romania.

Projects
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1. Migration of an old application built in AEM to a new platform built in Strapi with Angular.

2. MyVM - web and mobile application for UKs top telecommunication company, which allows the users to see their monthly costs, benefits, upgrades, payments, etc.

3. CRO - improving user experience and traffic on specific web pages using alb tests.

4. AEM producers - team in charge of creating and customizing the platform according to customer preferences. 
- Working very closely with the development team.

5. AEM development - presentation and sales platform build in AEM - adobe experience manager, with dedicate and custom build components).

6. Platform accelerator - automation QA team, focused on testing web applications with Selenium Webdriver and BE services with Jmeter / Soap Ul and Postman.
  • Managing multi cross functional teams (size ranging from 5 to 30) through the entire software development lifecycle using Agile methodologies (Scrum/Kanban).
  • Tracking progress via various KPls, identifying and mitigating risks so that project objectives are met and budget is in expected margin.
  • Managing scope and adapting to continuous client changing priorities.
  • Creating and maintaining E2E project delivery plans and forecasts.
  • Calculating the project budget.
  • Managing relations with all Stakeholders.
  • Involved in team growth (involved in feedback sessions, approved technical trainings/certifications, organized social gathers to strengthen the team).
  • Leading interview sessions for possible candidates.
  • Managed team bids.
  • Participated in preparing initial RFPs.
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NTT DATA RomaniaDecember 2017 - May 2020

Scrum Master.

Participation in the development of the following main projects within the company.

1. Agile coach - created from scratch a 4 month demo project in which a team from Japan learned what it means to have an Agile mindset and work with Scrum/ Kanban frameworks.

2. MyWeb app - ioS/ Android app in which the user can track and make changes to his services at VM): 
- 2 scrum teams, with a total of 14 members (7 developers, 4 testers manual + automation, 1 Business Analyst and 1 Product Owner, 1 Scrum Master.

3. AWS - created promotion campaigns for Virgin Media products): 
- 1 scrum team (5 developers, 1tester, 1 business analyst, 1 product owner and 1 scrum master.

4. Digital QA - conducting the last layer of smoke testing on the live Virgin Media environment.

5. Cronos / Timekeeping In house time management mobile app): 
- Internal project composed out of 3 developers and 1 tester. My role here is Scrum Master and proxy Product Owner.

6. giffgafi - income management mobile app for both Android and iOS): 
- 3 Scrum teams, with a total of 19 members (10 developers, 5 testers, 2 Business Analysts and 1 Product Owner, 1 Scrum Master.

7. AEM development - presentation and sales platform build in AEM - adobe experience manager, with dedicate and custom build components.
  • Serving and supporting the product owner, business analysts and development teams in their quest to reach their goals.
  • Guiding and coaching development teams on how to use Agile/Scrum methodologies in meeting customer requirements.
  • Removing impediments or guiding the teams on how to remove them.
  • Building a safe and trusting environment where problems can be solved without the fear of blame or being judged with an emphasis of problem solving.
  • Facilitating discussions, conflict resolution and decision making.
  • Assessing the Scrum maturity of teams and coaching them to a higher level, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for them and the organization.
  • Leading, guiding and facilitating scrum ceremonies.
  • Motivating and inspiring cross functional teams in delivering every feature at the desired pace.
  • Assisting with internal and external communication, improving transparency and radiating information.
  • Monitoring and reporting key Agile performance metrics to leadership team.
  • Creating and managing the Scrum board in Jira, each board with specific particularities.
  • Mentoring the team when they made the transition from Kanban to Scrum.
  • Monitoring and improving teams processes when following the Scrum framework.
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EvozonJanuary 2016 - December 2017

QA Team Lead within a software development and consulting services company in Cluj-Napoca.
  • Managing the testing team.
  • Setting testing priorities.
  • Reviewing test cases and test data.
  • Participating in features planning and requirements meetings.
  • Leading test planning sessions.

QA Automation Engineer (Jan 2016 – Dec 2017)

Projects:

I. EvoTalks (Meetings planner platform): 
- Scrum team, composed out of 7 members (5 developers and 2 testers) on which I did manual and Automation testing.

II. iPost (Online Marketing Platform): 
- Kanban team composed out of 23 members (15 developers, 5 testers, 2 business analysts and 1 project manager).
  • Contributing to test planning, by giving estimates on testing tasks.
  • Analyzing and reviewing available documentation/specifications.
  • Identifying, writing and reviewing test cases based on specifications.
  • Identifying and creating test data.
  • Implementing the automatic test architecture.
  • Implementing automation tests.
  • Along with the client prioritizing the test and after that executing them according to plan.
  • Identifying and reporting defects.
  • Tracking and retesting defects.
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Ve InteractiveJune 2015 - September 2015

Junior Software Developer within a personal shopping assistant for websites, a digital assistant that helps sell products and support customers.


Project

VeBoot (add platform to uplift product engagement): 
- Scrum team composed out of 4 members (1 tester, 2 developers and 1 half scrum master half developer).
  • Worked on an adds platform. 
  • Integrated social platforms sharing mechanism in the shopping cart on various retailers which partnered with our platform.
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Other WorkAugust 2012 - June 2013

Design Engineer.
  • Worked on different small project which ranged from building small custom car parts to home

    bits and bobs.
  • Engaged with the clients to discover their needs.
  • Presented a concept of proof and sought approval for production.
  • Designed the product using SolidWorks, AutoCad, SolidEdge and then produced it on a CNC Machine.

My education and trainings

Industrial Engineering - Technical University of Cluj-Napoca2008 - 2012