Galyna Mostova, Product Manager in Wrocław, Poland
Galyna Mostova

Product Manager in Wrocław, Poland

Member since December 25, 2020
Galyna has been in the software industry since 2007. Before she became a product owner, managing and delivering innovative software products in the medical sector, Galyna worked as a senior software developer, test developer, and Certified Scrum Master. In addition to leading SDLCs in Agile environments, Galyna excels in multinational and globally distributed teams, working on complex projects with many dependencies. Her professional experience is backed by a master's degree in computer science.
Galyna is now available for hire

Project Highlights

  • As a product owner, led the design and development of a software application used by thousands of hearing care professionals to fine-tune hearing aids.

Expertise

Employment

  • Product Owner

    2017 - PRESENT
    Demant
    • Built a product roadmap and set project milestones.
    • Organized workshops with stakeholders and technical specialists to define the project scope and built the project backlog.
    • Managed the project backlog, taking into account business value and technical and cross-functional dependencies.
    • Managed stakeholders and implemented project communications.
    • Led two cross-functional, globally distributed Scrum teams.
    • Worked with the following technologies: Atlassian Jira, Confluence, Microsoft 365, and IBM Rational DOORS.
  • Software Test Developer and Scrum Master

    2010 - 2017
    Demant
    • Analyzed and reviewed system and platform requirements.
    • Created test artifacts to ensure sufficient coverage of requirements.
    • Coordinated system and platform test execution and created test reports.
    • Reviewed and contributed to test plans, test execution plans, and testing process improvements.
    • Supported a product owner in backlog refinement, task analysis, and status tracking.
    • Collaborated with a release manager on development progress, identification of risks, and coordination of task-related issues and dependencies.
    • Facilitated Scrum events and Scrum artifacts, removed impediments that blocked the team from achieving sprint goals, and coached the team on Agile/Scrum practices.
    • Introduced story point estimates in a Scrum team, resulting in more realistic sprint planning.
  • Senior Software Developer, SME

    2007 - 2010
    Amdocs
    • Analyzed customer requirements and wrote detailed design and impact analysis documentation.
    • Led project development from the design stage to production for MetroPCS.
    • Provided product support in system tests, user acceptance testing, and production phases at a customer's site in the united states.
    • Performed knowledge transfer sessions and wrote best practices/lessons learned documents.
    • Mentored and assisted team members.

Project History

  • Software for Fine-tuning Hearing Aids
    As a product owner, led the design and development of a software application used by thousands of hearing care professionals to fine-tune hearing aids.

    Led two distributed Scrum teams and collaborated with multiple stakeholders to develop and deliver a complex medical application. The software is
    used worldwide by hearing care professionals and audiologists in clinics and private cabinets to fine-tune the newest models of bone conductive hearing instruments.

Education

  • Master's Degree in Computer Science
    2000 - 2005
    National University of Oil and Gas - Ivano-Frankivsk, Ukraine

Certifications

  • Change Management
    JULY 2019 - PRESENT
    INPROGRESS
  • Project Management Tools and Methods
    MARCH 2017 - PRESENT
    Peak Consulting Group
  • Certified Scrum Master
    JUNE 2015 - PRESENT
    Scrum Alliance
  • ISTQB Certified Tester
    MAY 2012 - PRESENT
    ISTQB

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