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About Me

I am an experienced professional with a long experience in high tech industry, from small start-ups to large-scale companies.
Certified Scrum Master and Product Owner.
Working in multilingual multicultural environments and managing geographically dispersed teams are among my specialties.

Experience

R&D Manager

Xura (Formally Comverse)
May 2006 to November 2015
Responsibilities completed
  • Manager of the Comverse France Integration and Validation Team
  • Certified Scrum master
  • Certified Scrum Product Owner
  • Overseas Team Manager
  • Documentation Manager
  • Quality Representative
Detailed Description
  • Managing the Comverse France Integration and Validation Team.
    Handling all traditional managerial functions including, but not limited to, Time and Attendance, Annual Compensation Review, Year-End performance evaluations, work load scheduling, performance management, setting and tracking team objectives and organising training programs.
    Ensuring the correct application of the integration and validation procedures
    Tracking the alignment of feature tests with technical specifications
    Supervising the preparation of Test Plan Overviews, Defect Tracking & Reporting.
    Participating in Project Follow Up meetings with development and deployment teams
    Planning and Supervising Test Campaigns on latest releases and maintenance releases.
    KPI reporting. On- site initiator of Agile Methodologies.
  • Scrum master - Certified
    Daily management of the scrum meetings (multi site). Reporting in the form of burn down charts. Managing and preparing Agile milestones: Planning Game, Sprint review, Sprint Retrospective. Mentoring and training teams in Agile methodologies
  • Product Owner - Certified
  • Overseas teams management
    Managing a team of five engineers in Kuala lumpur, Malaysia.
    Training, weekly conference, Project advancement via daily scrum.
  • Documentation management
    Single point of contact for our documentation team based in Tel Aviv, Israel.
    Ensuring the correct application of the corporate style guide. Developing and maintaining new procedures for documentation.
    Validating the source information and preparing for final integration.
  • Quality Representative
    Senior member of the Comverse France Internal Auditing Team.
    Monitoring the on-site application of R&D procedures (ISO 9000).
    Active participation in improving existing procedures and alignment with CMMI
Company website

http://www.comverse.com/