Sergio Dominici, Project Manager in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
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Sergio Dominici

Verified Expert  in Project Management

Project Manager

Location
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
Toptal Member Since
October 4, 2021

Sergio is an IT professional with over 20 years of experience in the software industry. After 13 years of working as a developer, he continued his career in project and product management. As an expert in the sectors such as avionics, energy, oil and gas, healthcare, gamification, online gaming, and finance, he worked for companies in three countries, ranging from 10 to 60,000 employees, remotely and on-premise. Sergio excels in building products, teams, and new departments from the ground up.

Project Highlights

TYPEWISER—Collaborative Platform for Grant Writing
Launched a SaaS tool to write grant proposals and built the development team from scratch.
Bluehawk—3D Simulator for Emergency Services Training
Initiated the first version of the simulator and integrated the cutting-edge devices such as Oculus Rift 3D goggles, Igloo Vision 360° projection dome, and IP audio and video recording devices by IndigoVision.

Expertise

Work Experience

CTO

2019 - 2021
Alien Technology Transfer
  • Managed the implementation of the internal ERP platform, using internal and external resources.
  • Designed the career progression framework for the IT department.
  • Led a small R&D team, developed a concept for a new AI-based product, and applied for public grants.
  • Designed the hiring process for technical roles; created tests and assignments.

Technical Product Manager

2017 - 2019
Alien Technology Transfer
  • Launched a new SaaS product built internally from scratch.
  • Hired an entire team and set up methodologies and tools.
  • Managed the product roadmap and liaised with the stakeholders and vendors.

Agile Project Manager

2015 - 2017
FanDuel
  • Provided Agile coaching to four distributed teams developing a large web application with millions of users.
  • Helped the platform team transitioning to Scrumban to improve their efficiency and predictability.
  • Maintained the internal Jira instance by managing the customizations.
  • Managed a project for the implementation of a new payment processor.
  • Led the projects in a complex environment, with several teams working on one single product.

Implementation Consultant

2014 - 2015
Orion Health
  • Implemented healthcare solutions for the public sector in Scotland.
  • Assisted in the upgrade of a medical portal with hundreds of thousands of users.
  • Rewrote a component based on XML and XSLT that generates printable labels with QR codes for the patients.

Technical Team Leader | Project Manager

2013 - 2014
G2g3
  • Led the £2 million project to develop a 3D simulator for emergency services training, using cutting-edge devices such as Oculus Rift 3D goggles, Igloo Vision 360° projection dome, and IP audio and video.
  • Managed a cross-functional Agile team of 15 members.
  • Introduced Scrum and agile tools to the team and company.

Senior Developer

2007 - 2013
Credosoft
  • Assisted in several small and medium-sized projects for large corporate clients worldwide in the oil and gas industry such as BP, TotalEnergies, and Eni.
  • Developed software, created business analysis, carried out presales process, provided on-site consulting and training, and managed projects; acted as a tech lead for a team of five.
  • Built the integrations with the systems such as SAP, Oracle Enterprise Asset Management, and Maximo.

Software Engineer

2005 - 2006
Itaco
  • Developed the back end of a mission-critical system—wide area measurement system (WAMS)—for the Italian national electricity grid operator.
  • Introduced the Agile and XP practices such as pair programming and collective ownership to the company.
  • Developed software to implement the serial over IP on commercially available embedded systems.

Software Engineer

2001 - 2005
Leat
  • Developed an onboard device—based on a commercially available embedded system—for recording avionics data through RS232-485 and Arinc 429.
  • Extended an existing data visualization desktop application.
  • Participated in the research programs Mediterranean Free Flight and GBAS.
  • Developed software for an integrated cockpit video and audio recorder based on the Linux embedded system.

TYPEWISER—Collaborative Platform for Grant Writing

http://typewiser.com

Launched a SaaS tool to write grant proposals and built the development team from scratch.

Typewiser is a smart grant writing platform designed to help customers deliver expert-level funding proposals.

My role included hiring an engineering team, managing 15 developers, QAs, DevOps, designers, and support engineers. I defined the development process, tools, and workflow and coached the team on the Agile methods.
As a product manager, I owned the product roadmap.

Bluehawk—3D Simulator for Emergency Services Training

Initiated the first version of the simulator and integrated the cutting-edge devices such as Oculus Rift 3D goggles, Igloo Vision 360° projection dome, and IP audio and video recording devices by IndigoVision.

I managed a team of 12 developers, testers, and graphic artists to build a 3D simulator for emergency services training and introduced the team to Scrum. While working closely with the clients to create a bespoke product based on their requirements, I also liaised with vendors and contractors.

Inspection Management System's Implementation

Replaced SAP PM with a dedicated tool for inspection management in a European refinery.

I contributed to the inspection management system's implementation by deploying the new inspection management tool, migrating all the historical data from SAP to a new inspection management tool, and developing integration with Oracle Enterprise Asset Management (eAM) for asset management and preventive maintenance.
2002 - 2005

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Engineering

University of Trieste - Trieste, Italy

1997 - 2002

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science

Sapienza University of Rome - Rome, Italy

MARCH 2018 - PRESENT

Project Management Professional (PMP)

Project Management Institute (PMI)

MAY 2013 - PRESENT

Certified Scrum Master

Scrum Alliance

DECEMBER 2012 - DECEMBER 2015

PRINCE2 Practitioner certification

APMG International

MAY 2005 - PRESENT

LPIC-1

Linux Professional Institute (LPI)

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