I have worked daily on agile projects for the last 10 years, initiating/utilising the use of both Scrum and Kanban frameworks. Coached & mentored individuals, teams and organisations to continuously improve their processes and output.
Scrum Master for a team of nine engineers in two time zones that were building a data pipeline for multiple data sources across the EMEA region. Assisted and facilitated in the day to day running/coaching of the Scrum team
Agile Consultant & Jira Global/Project Administrator
Implemented the first digital change request process within Chanel using Jira, moving away from a paper based system. Introduced Kanban framework for Infrastructure teams as part of a task management initiative, which helped improve lead/cycle times
Devised and implemented a new Scrum framework for a distributed team which included training team members & stakeholders that were unfamiliar with agile working practises. Implemented Jira workflows, transitions and statuses .
Lead 3 cross-functional teams (located across 3 countries) which built widgets across multiple platforms that allowed JLR customers to book test drives and service their vehicles. Moved one of the teams from Scrum to Kanban, as it fitted more naturally.
Worked on a digital transformation project for The Times newspaper, consolidating 12 different codebases (web, iOS, Android, Tablet etc) into one using React Native. Assisted in the day to day running/coaching of two agile teams.
Played a pivotal role in implementing the scrum framework within the Wealth Management division that was using a waterfall based approach. Mentored and coached multiple distributed teams, helping them to deliver high quality code into production
Scrum Master & Test Consultant/Manager
Started as a Test Manager and evolved into a Scrum Master, working on the Sun Mobile and Sun Football apps on iOS/Android devices. Lead scrum ceremonies and refined processes through inspection and adaption. Delivered app into production on time
Sony Computer Entertainment Europe
Lead Test Analyst
Built and managed a team of 7 testers which delivered new functionality for a multiple language (playstation.com) website across multiple devices (Android/iOS/Desktop, Smartphones, PS4).
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