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Pekka Kokkonen

Software Project Manager

Summary

Experienced software professional with over 10 years of experience in agile project management and software engineering. Recognized leading skills and awarded customer-oriented attitude with eye to small details. Proficient in web technologies with emphasis on Java stack. 

CORE SKILLS:

  • Project management, Agile and Lean methodologies including Scrum and Kanban
  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Team leading
  • Java backend software design and development, Web technologies, UX

Work History

2014Present

Project Manager

Solita Oy, Finland

Project Manager, Team Leader and Software Engineer.

20102014

Software Designer

Solita Oy, Finland

Team leader, Scrum Master and Software Engineer.

  • Volunteered to lead a subproject, built agile team of 6 developers. 
  • Helped the customer to manage the product development by acting as the product owner.
  • Managed project goals, risks, schedules and priorities.
20062010

Software Engineer

Sasken Finland Oy

Full-stack Software Engineer, Technical Lead and Scrum Master

  • Design and implementation of a distributed mobile content solution, backend server design and implementation using Java, client software design and implementation with Symbian S60 / C++, administrative user interface design and implementation,
  • usability enhancements, database design and administration.
20032006

Co-founder

Pirkanmaan DataServices T:mi

Co-founder, providing on-site IT support for consumers and small businesses.

  • Consulted small businesses with IT purchases and technical issues

Education

20022008

Master of Science (Technology)

Tampere University of Technology
  • Institute of Software Systems: Software Engineering / Advanced studies including software architectures, database design, distributed systems and usability
  • Institute of Mathematics: Hypermedia / Advanced studies including usability, accessibility and web service design and evaluation

Skills

8
Project Management

Team leading and building

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Agile, Lean

Certified Scrum Master (CSM)

9
Java

Spring Framework, Hibernate

9
Databases

PostgreSQL, Oracle 11g

Certifications

2009

Cerfitied Scrum Master (CSM)

Scrum Training Institute