Scrum Master/Agile Coach at Alla Prima Ltd
Welwyn Garden City, Hertfordshire, United Kingdom
What company does Sam Smith work for?
Sam Smith works for Alla Prima Ltd
What is Sam Smith's role at Alla Prima Ltd?
Sam Smith is Scrum Master/Agile Coach
What industry does Sam Smith work in?
Sam Smith works in the Computer Software industry.
Scrum Master/Agile Coach @ Alla Prima Ltd is my contract company where I am currently consulting for Connected Homes, British Gas. From October 2015 to Present (3 months) Scrum Master @ Scrum Mastered for multiple teams across the IT function, including web, back-end and mobile. Presided over all ceremonies and Implemented scrum practices including Scrum, Kanban and Scrumban. Helped teams adopt an agile methodology from the ground up. Helped grow the IT department from one development team to six, maintaining good practices. Worked with teams to try new approaches to development. Demonstrated measurable efficiency improvements across teams. Run workshops of story writing techniques. Empowered teams to develop self management and own control of their delivery through to customers. Implemented Continuous Delivery project with fellow scrum master to bring releases down from 2 days to 15 mins. Advised other scrum teams in our sister businesses on their working practices to help them become more efficient. Been a point of contact for business functions, including Marketing, Creative, Customer Service, Commercial and Operations teams, and helped those teams transition to working with agile development teams. From February 2013 to Present (2 years 11 months) London, United KingdomTeam Leader / Scrum Master @ Development Manager, Scrum Master and Tech Lead for the development teams maintaining and improving a £2bn e-commerce website in the UK and ROI. Co-ordinated development with various other technical and business teams across the company. Work closely with, and built relationships with, offshore teams where we there was a large development centre contributing to the development of the product. Co-ordinated the work of multiple development teams, helping them to evolve and improve how they work with the help of metrics and workshops as well as the usual sprint ceremonies. Certified as a Scrum Master with Mike Cohn of Mountain Goat Software. Established a Technical Lead community to drive quality and standards in the entire engineering department, looking at tools, standards and ways of working. Managed approximately 8 direct reports at any one time, including coaching and mentoring junior team members. From January 2008 to February 2013 (5 years 2 months) Lead Developer @ From 2008 to 2010 (2 years) Sam Smith is skilled in: Agile Methodologies, Scrum, .NET, Agile Project Management, REST, Visual Studio, TFS, ASP.NET MVC, C#, Microsoft SQL Server, Web Services, WCF, Test Driven Development, Software Development, ASP.NET
Introversion (I), Sensing (S), Thinking (T), Perceiving (P)
2 year(s), 7 month(s)
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