Verónica Musso, Project Manager in Córdoba, Cordoba, Argentina
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Verónica Musso

Verified Expert  in Project Management

Project Manager

Location
Córdoba, Cordoba, Argentina
Toptal Member Since
February 14, 2019

Veronica is a project manager and scrum master with more than ten years in the IT industry, most of them working with Agile methodologies. She has participated in transitions from Waterfall to Agile, as well as, on scaling Agile processes for larger projects. She has hands-on experience of multiple and geographically distributed teams’ coordination and strong knowledge of software development and engineering management.

Project Highlights

Endpoint Detection and Response Solution for Advanced Threats
Managed initial and subsequent releases of a product for finding and responding to advanced cybersecurity threats.

Expertise

Work Experience

Software Engineering Project Manager

2017 - PRESENT
McAfee
  • Managed a team of professionals who deliver results over many areas of the software life cycle: design, developing, debugging, testing, optimization, customer engagement, and product support.
  • Developed and led the engineering team, ensuring the best processes and practices were implemented, providing direction, and goals to the group.
  • Worked as the uber scrum master of eight teams.
  • Resolved teams' and project's impediments, dependencies, and risks.
  • Participated in the performance appraisal process, salary increases, and bonuses assignations.

Senior Software Engineer and Scrum Master

2010 - 2017
Intel
  • Planned and coordinated the entire software release cycles.
  • Defined and prioritized tasks and scope with engineering and product management teams.
  • Resolved dependencies and risks.
  • Supervised development and testing progress of several scrum teams.
  • Addressed production issues with the support team in order to meet clients’ SLA.
  • Participated in process and tools forums to define practices to be applied across eight scrum teams.
  • Managed geographically distributed and culturally diverse teams, including outsourced ones.
  • Elaborated reports and presentations to communicate project status and results.

Software Engineer

2010 - 2010
Siemens
  • Developed web application for Santiago de Chile public transportation tracking, statistics, and reporting.

E-commerce Project Manager

2008 - 2010
Gameloft
  • Began in the company as a developer, responsible for integrating billing and messaging systems of South American mobile carriers and creation of sites for games sale and distribution, until my promotion to a project management role.
  • Supervised projects from a technical perspective, supporting engineering and business teams.
  • Led a team of up to eight software developers and testers.
  • Coordinated projects schedule and scope with the business area.
  • Helped the eCommerce area to transition from Waterfall to Scrum.
  • Participated in recruiting processes, personnel management, bonuses, and compensation policies.

Endpoint Detection and Response Solution for Advanced Threats

Managed initial and subsequent releases of a product for finding and responding to advanced cybersecurity threats.

Managed a project of 20+ developers, testers and dev-ops delivering several releases of a cybersecurity tool which provides continuous visibility into enterprises' computers, identifies and remediates breaches faster, targets high-priority threats and centralizes the management through visual dashboards.

Technologies and tools used include Java, C++, JavaScript, TeamCity, AngularJS, Selenium, Jira, Git, Bugzilla, Black Duck, and Amazon Web Services.

OpenStack

Contributed to OpenStack project helping to position Intel in the top ten contributors list.

OpenStack is a cloud operating system that controls large pools of computing, storage, and networking resources throughout a datacenter, all managed through a dashboard that gives administrators control while empowering their users to provision resources through a web interface.

Implemented bug fixes and documentation mostly on Horizon, Python Cinder, and Nova clients components.

Technologies and tools used include Python, Git, Launchpad, and Gerrit.

Applications Store

Had different roles during the life of the project, contributing as a developer, tester, scrum master, and project manager.

Developed content features over an eCommerce platform.

Led as scrum master an automation testing team focused on the creation of system test cases and an in-house framework to orchestrate them.

Planned, tracked and ran integration testing cycles, coordinating teams from Argentina, the United States, and India.

Technologies and tools used include Selenium web driver, TestNG, Maven, SVN, Squish, HP Quality Center, SAP Hybris, and Java.

Public Transportation Tracking and Reporting Tool

Developed web application for buses tracking, including features for creation of reports about scheduling and billing.

Technologies and tools used include PHP, Java, JavaScript, HTML, Oracle Data Base, and Linux servers.

Mobile Games eCommerce Sites

Manage eCommerce team activities and helped them to transition from Waterfall to Scrum.

Communicated with company business area for coordination of projects schedules and scope.

Led development and QA team, including projects analysis, assignment, and supervision.

Integrated billing and messaging systems of South American mobile carriers.

Developed mobile sites for games sale and distribution.

Technologies and tools used include PHP, CSS, HTML, MySQL, and SVN.
2016 - 2019

Master's Degree in Business Administration

Catholic University - Córdoba, Argentina

2017 - 2017

Graduate Course in International Business

IÉSEG School of Management - Paris, France

2014 - 2014

Graduate Course in Machine Learning and Big Data

National University - Córdoba, Argentina

2012 - 2013

Graduate Course in Project Management

Siglo 21 University - Córdoba, Argentina

2002 - 2008

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science

National University - Córdoba, Argentina

SEPTEMBER 2012 - PRESENT

Certified Scrum Master

Scrum Alliance

Tools

Jira, Microsoft PowerPoint, Microsoft Word, Bugzilla, Microsoft Excel

Paradigms

Scrum, Agile, Agile Project Management, Kanban, Software Testing, Testing

Industry Expertise

Games

Platforms

Windows

Other

Release Management, Engineering Management, Software Project Management, Sports Project Management, Programming, Technical Project Management

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