We provide IT Staff Augmentation Services!

User-centered Design Resume

Bellevue, WA


Compassionate Technical Leader, helping teams turn piles of to - do’s into prioritized queues to deliver maximum value at a sustainable pace. Seasoned Project Manager, helping teams navigate through the “Cone of Uncertainty” common to early-stage projects. Trained in Agile, Scrum, PMP, Kanban, Lean, Earned Value Management (EVM). “Office Emissary,” breaking down silos through cross-team communication. Well-versed in verbal and written communication, comfortable public speaker . Prolific inventor with ten patents and ten published research papers.


  • JIRA
  • GitHub 3D Simulation
  • VR Agile
  • Scrum
  • EVMPowerBI
  • Tableau Windows
  • Linux OSX AWS
  • Azure
  • GCP Python
  • Pandas
  • Kafka



User-Centered Design


  • Combined skills from all classes to host a website on AWS S3, embedding a PowerBI-based Movie Broker Dashboard, which in turn visualized Twitter sentiment analysis coming from an Azure HDInsight pipeline driven by Azure Machine Learning.
  • Lead a Team of five with no Big Data experience to deliver a sentiment analysis system based on Hadoop, Hive, Ni-Fi, Apache Solr, and Tableau in three months.
  • Same team produced a Moscow Real Estate Forecaster in Azure Machine learning, and a Kafka pipeline to stream weather and traffic data from public Web API’s to a Pandas Dataframe for a community of civic-minded data scientists known as Data for Democracy.
  • A Movie Broker Dashboard in PowerBI
  • Streaming Weather/Traffic Data from Web API’s to Python/Pandas with Kafka
  • Predicting Moscow Real Estate Prices with Azure Machine Learning
  • Twitter Sentiment Analysis During an Episode of Saturday Night Live

Confidential, Bellevue, WA

Scrum Master


  • Lead multiple distributed teams on multiple software projects using Agile Development Methodologies.
  • Worked with Product Owners to develop and prioritize product backlogs; with development teams to establish sprint durations, release plans, and select backlog items for each.
  • Established and maintained task boards and burn-down charts at the sprint and release levels.
  • Kept daily standup duration down to acceptable levels.
  • Conducted sprint reviews with team and stakeholders to review features; sprint retrospectives with team alone to focus on process improvements.
  • Gathered metrics from Agile management artifacts, recast them into Earned Value Management when needed.
  • Adept user of JIRA, Trac, Trello, Confluence, Github.
  • Began applying Agile with a distributed team suffering from scope-creep and running out of budget & schedule.
  • Instituted daily scrums, maintained task boards and burn down charts, monitored work velocity.
  • Achieved successful execution, secured follow-on work.
  • Served as a Panelist for Agile Leadership of Distributed Teams for an audience of over 200 at a corporate-wide symposium.
  • Completed Confidential for Project Management Institute Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP) and Project Management Professional (PMI-PMP).

Hire Now