Vasili Shymanski, Project Manager in Warsaw, Poland
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Vasili Shymanski

Verified Expert  in Project Management

Project Manager

Location
Warsaw, Poland
Toptal Member Since
June 3, 2021

A highly committed and value-oriented Agile coach, Vasili's passion is to build powerhouse teams and deliver unparalleled products while embracing Agile principles. He has served different types of teams engaged in product creation—from artificial intelligence to hardware and software development. With a focus on mindset and values, Vasili's coaching has helped Scrum teams achieve optimal performance and deliver outstanding products with the best possible value.

Project Highlights

Agile Transformation with Scrum@Scale Framework
Facilitated an Agile transformation in Medicalgorithmics with the Scrum@Scale framework.
Agile Transformation with Scrum@Scale at Softvoya
Worked directly with the executives on the creation of the Agile transformation strategy and later assisted them during its execution.

Expertise

Work Experience

Agile Coach | Scrum Master

2021 - PRESENT
Demant
  • Established and led basic scaling patterns, enabling seven scrum teams to stably deliver integrated increments—all in one value stream—each sprint.
  • Fostered a culture of experimentation and continuous improvement on a scaled level.
  • Established impediment escalation processes to enable quicker decision-making and reduction of process waste.
  • Collaborated with the leadership team on establishing goals and ways to achieve them.
  • Facilitated the transformation using the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe).
  • Coached and mentored other scrum masters through leading by example and individual coaching sessions.

Agile Consultant

2019 - 2021
QAgile
  • Provided agile training and coaching services to QAgile clients.
  • Formed and executed Agile transformation strategies.
  • Promoted the Scrum framework and developed the Scrum community.

Scrum Master

2018 - 2021
Medicalgorithmics
  • Facilitated an Agile transformation in the company.
  • Served as a scrum master of the executive action team, team of executives, and leaders responsible for leading and executing an Agile transformation.
  • Coached the organization on the importance of the limitation of the technical debt.
  • Ensured scrum framework was understood and enacted.
  • Acted as a coach, servant leader, and change manager.
  • Represented scrum and agile values as a fundamental part of agile software development as a scrum master.

Scrum Master

2016 - 2018
Tricore.io
  • Acted as a servant leader for development teams, product owners, and others.
  • Removed process impediments to optimize team performance.
  • Coached the organization to define and measure performance indicators for scrum teams (OKRs).

Agile Transformation with Scrum@Scale Framework

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mCEpHApaAFE&t=1715s

Facilitated an Agile transformation in Medicalgorithmics with the Scrum@Scale framework.

Being the first scrum master in a company, I had a chance to start the Agile transformation. I served the team of the executives and directors that drove and led an Agile transformation of the entire organization. My skills in navigating the conflict and removing impediments helped the team get on track and build alignment.

Agile Transformation with Scrum@Scale at Softvoya

Worked directly with the executives on the creation of the Agile transformation strategy and later assisted them during its execution.

Consulting services for Softvoya company related to the Agile transformation:
• Worked with the company CEO (Valery Semilitov) to establish the vision and desired state of the Agile transformation.
• Assisted with establishing the strategy for Agile transformation execution.
• Set up value streams and their prioritization.
• Conducted one-to-one coaching sessions with scrum masters and product owners dedicated to their development.
• Provided professional training for scrum master and product owner.
FEBRUARY 2023 - PRESENT

Certified SAFe 6 Scrum Master

Scaled Agile

DECEMBER 2021 - PRESENT

Professional Scrum with User Experience I (PSU I)

Scrum.org

DECEMBER 2021 - PRESENT

Professional Agile Leadership I (PAL I)

Scrum.org

DECEMBER 2021 - PRESENT

Professional Scrum Developer I (PSD I)

Scrum.org

DECEMBER 2021 - PRESENT

Professional Agile Leadership - Evidence-Based Management (PAL-EBM)

Scrum.org

NOVEMBER 2021 - PRESENT

Certified SAFe 5 Scrum Master

Scaled Agile

JUNE 2020 - PRESENT

Professional Scrum Product Owner II (PSPO II)

Scrum.org

JANUARY 2020 - PRESENT

Professional Scrum Master Level III (PSM III)

Scrum.org

AUGUST 2019 - PRESENT

Professional Scrum Product Owner I (PSPO I)

Scrum.org

JUNE 2019 - PRESENT

Scaled Professional Scrum

Scrum.org

MARCH 2019 - MARCH 2023

Scrum@Scale Certified Practitioner

Scrum Inc.

DECEMBER 2018 - PRESENT

Professional Scrum Master Level II (PSM II)

Scrum.org

JUNE 2017 - PRESENT

Professional Scrum Master Level I (PSM I)

Scrum.org

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