Alin Traian Ohota

Alin Traian Ohota

In my quest for innovation I'm often challenging the status quo while helping people discover passion, enthusiasm and meaning in their work.

Work History

Work History

Leader/business Analyst

Siveco FORTUNE World's Most Admired Companies
COMPONENT LEADER/BUSINESS ANALYST SIVECO Romania is the leading Romanian software house and one of the most successful regional leaders in eLearning, eHealth, eAgriculture, eCustoms, eGovernment and eBusiness from Central and Eastern Europe. The company develops and exports software products and high value added consultancy projects to countries within the European Community, The Middle East, North Africa and the CIS area. Founded in, SIVECO Romania has now 1, 000 employees worldwide. Addressing large companies and public agencies, SIVECO Romania is specialized in developing large and complex IT projects. During its 22 years of activity, SIVECO Romania has built a solid reputation, receiving more than 180 national and international recognitions and prizes. Organizational context: Leading a team of 3 to 5 Reporting strong line to: Project Manager-Department Manager-CEO

Test Manager

SIVECO
Reporting dotted line to: Project Manager(as Test Manager): Created a vision & strategy for the department testing Led the component & testing team to final acceptance for one of the biggest European Union founded projects in Romania(IACS. RO), Campaign. Obtained founding from the European Union and started 2 projects in the POSDRU programme Responsibilities as a Department Test Manager: Coordinate testing effort at department level Drive the project team to meet necessary quality standards Prepare project plan and test plan Plan tests to be run, team work allocation and responsibilities Analyze test results and test issues Monitor test deliverables Perform risk management Authorize releases and patches delivery to customer's environment Prepare synthetic test report for management Responsibilities as a Project Manager: Lead the planning and implementation of project Facilitate the definition of project scope, goals and deliverables Define project tasks and resource requirements Develop full scale project plans Assemble and coordinate project staff Manage project budget Manage project resource allocation Plan and schedule project timelines Track project deliverables reports defining project progress, problems and solutions Implement and manage project changes and interventions to achieve project outputs Project evaluations and assessment of results Tools used: Microsoft Project Server, JIRA, SIVECO proprietary PM tools, MS Office

Department Test Manager/project Manager

SIVECO FORTUNE World's Most Admired Companies
DEPARTMENT TEST MANAGER/PROJECT MANAGER SIVECO Romania is the leading Romanian software house and one of the most successful regional leaders in eLearning, eHealth, eAgriculture, eCustoms, eGovernment and eBusiness from Central and Eastern Europe. The company develops and exports software products and high value added consultancy projects to countries within the European Community, The Middle East, North Africa and the CIS area. Founded in, SIVECO Romania has now 1, 000 employees worldwide. Addressing large companies and public agencies, SIVECO Romania is specialized in developing large and complex IT projects. During its 22 years of activity, SIVECO Romania has built a solid reputation, receiving more than 180 national and international recognitions and prizes. Organizational context: Leading multiple teams Reporting strong line to: Department Manager-CEO

Coach

FORTUNE World's Most Admired Companies
Founded in, Adobe has now more than 11000 employees worldwide and has generated a revenue of US$4. 055 billion during fiscal year 2013. Approximately half of Adobe's annual revenues are generated outside the U.S. Industry recognition: 14 years on FORTUNE magazine's" 100 Best Companies to Work For" list 5 years on Ethisphere's" World's Most Ethical Companies" list(Ethisphere Institute,) #9 on" Top 95 Workplaces in the Bay Area" list(Bay Area News Group, 2013) #21 on" Bay Area's Top Corporate Philanthropists" list(San Francisco Business Times, 2013) 2012: #2 Top 100 Best Global Brands(Interbrand, 2012) #14 greenest company out of 500 publicly traded companies in America(Newsweek Green Rankings, 2011) 2011 Forrester Research Voice of the Customer Award World's first corporation to achieve four Platinum-level Certifications for Energy and Environmental Design Excellence by the U.S. Green Building Council Organizational context: Leading a team of 6 to 8 people Reporting strong line to: Senior Engineering Manager-IT Manager-CIO-CEO Reporting dotted line to: Project Manager: Contributed in the Agile adoption inside IT organization by actively promoting agile practices Successful and on schedule delivery of 2 IT strategic projects Led a geographically distributed SCRUM team from yearly releases to monthly releases Implemented an agile risk management methodology Submitted a patent related to QA work and processes Drove QA initiatives that brought the quality engineers closer to the developers and advanced them from black box testing to" gray box" testing Responsibilities as a SCRUM Master: Promote Agile practices into the IT organization Coach the team on SCRUM related topics Identify, track and remove impediments Planning, estimation and forecast Support the Product Owner in backlog maintenance, release planning, communication Represent the team in front of stakeholders and management Facilitate all the SCRUM related meetings Risk management Responsibilities as a Sr. Quality Engineer: Lead the Quality Assurance effort on IT strategic projects Interact with the customers and promote Customer Centric Thinking across IT Develop small applications to use for testing or demo purposes Create and execute test strategies and plans for Visual Design, Front End and Back End implementation validation Design and write manual or automated tests Run manual or

Scrum Master/senior Quality Engineer

ADOBE Systems AGILE FORTUNE World's Most Admired Companies
SCRUM MASTER/SENIOR QUALITY ENGINEER Bucharest, Romania Adobe is the global leader in digital marketing and digital media solutions. Our tools and services allow our customers to create groundbreaking digital content, deploy it across media and devices, measure and optimize it over time, and achieve greater business success. We help our customers make, manage, measure, and monetize their content across every channel and screen.

Coach

AGILE FORTUNE World's Most Admired Companies
Moreover, Teamnet is the only Romanian company included in the“ Big 5″ category of the“ Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Central Europe” top in, holding the third place in the ranking. Teamnet also recorded a spectacular evolution as regards the number of members in the Teamnet team-from 7 people in to 600 people in 2013. Organizational context: Leading multiple teams of 4 to 9 people Reporting strong line to: Solutions Manager-CEO: Created and executed an Agile transformation strategy across the organization Led more than 5 teams in adopting Agile methodologies Successfully delivered a high impact project using SCRUMBAN while working with 2 different teams Responsibilities as a Software Governor: Act as the company's Agile Transition Leader Standardize the software development process Introduce new tools and drive their adoption to improve efficiency Introduce and promote industry best practices Assess and improve business units compliance with software governance standards Develop Proof of Concept projects and set-ups Responsibilities as an Agile Coach: Assist the company in transitioning towards Agile practices Promote Agile software development methodologies and drive their adoption Customize the Agile Framework to work best for every team Develop new Product Owners and Scrum Masters in the organization Coach and mentor Organize Agile workshops Create and maintain a common Knowledge Base

Coach

AGILE FORTUNE World's Most Admired Companies
COACH/SOFTWARE GOVERNOR TeamNet Solutions-Bucharest, Romania In its 12 years of experience, Teamnet has evolved into a group of companies mastering the integration of state-of-the-art technologies which could underpin the transformation of public and private organizations. The Group conjoins companies which are specialized in IT&C integration, Project Management and Consulting and IT&Business, Medical Software, Engineering and Cloud Computing. Teamnet's turnover exceeded 50 million Euro at the end of 2012, which accounts for an increase of 639% in the last five years. The Group has been included for six years in a row in the“ Deloitte Technology Fast 50 Central Europe” ranking that lists top companies according to their revenues growth rate.
Jun 2013 - Present

Senior Agile Coach / Scrum Master

zooplus AG

With over 1 million active customers zooplus AG is the leading e-commerce company in the European online market for pet supplies. With over 330 million euro revenue zooplus AG ranks among the top 25 mail order companies in Germany.

Organizational context: Leading a team of 4 to 7 people

Reporting strong line to: Software Development Center Manager-CIO-CEO: Created the Vision, Strategy and Working Principles for the Software Development Center Delivered a Team, Process and Working model Agile Transformation Proof of Concept to be used across the whole company Delivered and implemented a‘ helper guide' for choosing the right Agile Methodology for different projects and environment contexts Implemented a performance appraisal system suitable for the IT Development Center Introduced‘ no estimates' in Scrum and Scrumban projects Provided a lean CIO reporting Responsibilities as an Agile Coach: Assist the company in the continuous quest for Lean Agile practices Promote Agile & Lean software development methodologies and drive their adoption Customize the Agile Framework to work best within the company environment Coach and mentor Responsibilities as a SCRUM Master: Coach the team on SCRUM related topics Identify, track and remove impediments Planning, estimation and forecast Support the Product Owner in backlog maintenance, release planning, communication Represent the team in front of stakeholders and management Facilitate all the SCRUM related meetings Risk management Tools used: JIRA/Greenhopper, Confluence, iPersis, Team City, MS Office, Podio

Education

Education

Skills

Skills

PROCESS OPTIMIZATION

Lean

QA

test description

FACILITATION

PRACTITIONER

communications