It says here "I am passionate about..." which is potentially a long posting, so I shall keep it simple - I'm passionate about getting the best, highest quality, results from teams of people working co-operatively together. I have a background in computer science, communications, life critical real-time systems, world class new media solutions, engineering and project management.
It says here "I am passionate about..." which is potentially a long posting, so I shall keep it simple - I'm passionate about getting the best, highest quality, results from teams of people working co-operatively together. I have a background in computer science, communications, life critical real-time systems, world class new media solutions, engineering and project management. I'm passionate about ensuring all of our best efforts lead to success.
Development Manager @ Responsible for TCO and Fitness For Purpose regards dev&test functions across the myBBC portfolio.
My role sets standard development approaches and tooling across the myBBC architecture leading 8 internal development teams (of approx 4-6 developers apiece) ad controlling the development activity of a large 3rd party supplier.
During portfolio initiation (first 12 months) I also provided leadership to the test teams and line management support to the architects. This has been a very broad range of responsibilities that speaks to my deep and varied experience across the SDLC.I have a strong foundational understanding of all engineering disiciplines (Dev, Test, Project Management).
I am agile master who knows how to adapt to the peculiarities of an organisation in a world where the delivery paradigm typically needs to operate in a very waterfall type world.
Responsibilities include: Day-to-day management of the team including mentoring, coaching, training and career development. Reviewing and approving work at a high and detailed level. Recruiting and building the team. Assisting with project management and test management. Promoting engineering best practice.
Technologies and methodologies used include Java, Jenkins, AWS Cloud, TDD, BDD, Agile, Scrum, Kanban.
Projects include iPlayer AV Recommendations, News Recommendations, Comments, COntacts, Tweets, Identity Management, Profile Management, Notifications, Single Customer View, Analytics, and Location Services. From April 2014 to Present (1 year 9 months) London, United KingdomDevelopment Manager @ Ensuring TCO and QoS can be achieved given the quality of development delivered by my teams From May 2011 to Present (4 years 8 months) Technical Project Manager @ Meeting the inevitably challenging delivery deadlines with a strong control of risk and dependency From 2006 to Present (9 years) Technical Project Manager @ Agile team management (Scrum, Kanban) MIXED with classic Project Management ACTIVITIES (risk, dependency, delivery, comms, stakeholder interfacing) leading to relaunch of BBC R4 website, the In OUr Time 10 year archive and the Sony award wining A History Of The World in partnership with The British Museum. From 2006 to Present (9 years) Technical Project Manager @ From May 2006 to May 2011 (5 years 1 month)
Master's degree, Playwriting and Screenwriting, Pass @ The University of Birmingham From 1995 to 1995 Bachelor of Science (BSc), Computer Science, 2:2 @ TEESSIDE UNIVERSITY From 1989 to 1993 Antony Smith is skilled in: Agile Project Management, Scrum, Project Delivery, User Experience, Agile Methodologies, Stakeholder Management, Software Project Management, Project Management, Certified Scrum Master CSM, Web Project Management, Test Driven Development, Mobile Applications, Content Management, Digital Media, Mobile Devices
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