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Jason D. | Elance
 
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Last Sign-in: Oct 9, 2014

Jason D.

Technical Project Leader
   United States
  |   Chico, California
  |  12:39 am Local Time

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Iím a project leader and software engineer with over 15 years of industry experience. Iíve seen firsthand the challenges faced by small, growing businesses.

Itís my goal to help small businesses build on the experiences of others, work out their answers to the hard questions, and evolve more rapidly to the next level of success.

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Technical Leadership
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Service Description

Many small software businesses face similar problems and have to answer similar questions. I can help.

Iím a project leader and software engineer with over 15 years of industry experience. Iíve seen firsthand the challenges faced by small, growing businesses. Every organization has the potential to be successful, but they often struggle and flounder their way through the same pitfalls time and again. Questions of leadership, product strategy and development process like:

-How and why should the leadership team craft a shared vision for the organization?
-How can the organizationís overall vision be used to craft shared goals for the product?
-What are strategies for balancing deadlines, requirements and costs for the project?
-How can the engineering team architect a secure, scalable product without doing everything in version 1.0?
-Whatís the best way to use Agile methodologies to take a product from inception to release?
-How can shared values of ownership and continual improvement be instilled in every member of the organization?
-And many more...

Itís my goal to help small businesses build on the experiences of others, work out their answers to the hard questions, and evolve more rapidly to the next level of success.

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Employment

Self-Employed - Consulting Services
Independent Consultant
2014 - Present
An Independent Consultant specializing in Small Business Evolution and Agile Project Leadership.
11 Main
Lead Architect
2014 - 2014
-Resumed a leadership position with Auctivaís eCommerce marketplace platform; product revealed as ď11Main.comĒ in January 2014. -Applied Agile development methodologies, Scrum and Kanban, and led...
Auctiva Corp
Lead Architect - eCommerce Marketplace
2012 - 2014
Resumed a leadership position with Auctivaís eCommerce marketplace platform; product revealed as ď11Main.comĒ in January 2014.
Auctiva
Lead Architect - Marketplace Platform Applications
2009 - 2010
-Took a leadership position in a new company product area: an eCommerce marketplace platform and associated applications. -Led 12+ person group of development team leads, engineers, and QA...
Auctiva
Lead Architect - Auction Management Tools
2008 - 2009
-Led the software architecture and design efforts to transform our flagship product from free to fee-based. The success of this conversion allowed the company to remain solvent. -Met frequently...
Auctiva
Team Lead - Auction Management Tools
2006 - 2008
-Led a team of developers working on the company's flagship product, a .NET web application for eBay auction management. -Interviewed, managed and mentored developers; responsible for task...

Education

California State University-Chico
B.S.
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project management
agile
consulting
small business
architecture
leadership
continuous improvement
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