MANAGEMENT AND LEAD EXPERIENCE

Douglas P. Kent
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Montréal, Québec
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Revionics

Coordinated and helped train a team of seven developers located in India with daily scrums, code reviews, consultation and coordination.  The training part was ongoing, primarily in Agile and general development-related processes, and in the standards of code development quality upheld at Revionics.

ShiftWise

Interviewed prospective development hires. Coordinated and set priorities for developers. Set architectural direction, defined task priorities and team assignments, facilitated meetings, coordinated a geographically distributed telecommuting team of developers.

Microsoft

Managed team of 7 in code development and release to market of the Reader's Digest Complete Do-It-Yourself Guide multimedia CD-ROM title for Windows.  Technical design and coding, scheduling, risk reduction, hiring, performance reviews and technical documentation.

Lead engineer for the core GUI engine for Julia Child's Home Cooking With Master Chefs multimedia CD-ROM title for Windows.

ConnectSoft

Held a dual technical/management position requiring leadership, planning, team building, staffing, controlling and organizing of internal software development projects. Responsible for productivity and timely completion of quality software products. Also responsible for the corporate group health insurance program.

Lead a team of eight engineers from finished prototype to market release in an 9-month retail software project called Clip-Art Window Shopper™ for Windows.

Imagen

Lead and sole developer, designer, tester, documentation writer, build master in development of release to market of Windows NT Paymaster 2.0 and all ensuing minor releases.

Trilogy

Lead and sole developer, designer, tester, and documentation writer for Trilogy Commerce Bridge, a set of Java/COM objects that enable Trilogy and MS Site Server Commerce Edition products to leverage one another's capabilities, running on IIS web servers.

The Trilogy corporate culture was stringent in requiring individual initiative, self-management, and entrepreneurship;  most developers worked without managerial supervision, and were evaluated for their ability to lead and have an impact on the customer's success. 

Last updated:  September 11, 2011