Blandine Fongué

Senior Software Engineer Proactive, organized, dedicated and enthusiastic Technical Project Manager Goal: Looking for opportunities in software development in various industries (Automobile, Telecommunication, Healthcare, ...) where I can us my experience and learn new skills to become a better project manager or Scrum Master. skills: - Software Development life cycle - Fluency in both French and English (oral and written) - Willing to learn new skills as required (currently training to become a Scrum Master) - Strong positive work ethic - Great communication skills including the ability to create explicit guidelines for team members and facilitating communication between teams - Computer skills: Microsoft Office Suite, software development, collaboration and management tools, Coordination and representative experience: - Coordinated international cross-functional project teams (India, USA, England, Canada) - Managed multi release projects (planning, team building, execution, reporting) - Collaborated with customers to deliver expected solution (PSP Reports) - Developed new partnerships and followed up on existing ones with national and international institutions (Cameroon, France, Brazil) - Represented company at internal, national and international forums - Evaluated protocols and procedures, and initiated improvements in areas such as: Non-destructive testing, Software development, team efficiency
Last Resume Update January 13, 2016
Address 1606 Caille avenue - Belle River, On
Degree Doctorate
Experience 10+ to 15 Years
Category Other
E-mail blandinefongue@gmail.com
Phone Number 519-727-6319

Experience

POLYTECH LYON - Engineering School at Claude Bernard University - Lyon, France
Feb. 2014 - Aug. 2015
International Relations Coordinator

- Organized incoming and outgoing students mobility projects: Counselling – Applications – Integration – Academics - Scholarships
- Managed current partnerships and developed new partnerships with international institutions
- Promoted and represented the school at national and international forums

NORTEL NETWORKS - Ottawa, Canada 1997–2009
Senior Software Engineer – Release Management, Team building, Continuous improvement 2007–2009
- Feature/Release planning and management – Content definition, risk assessment, change request, reporting to upper management, lab coordination, helped team to stay focused and organized, impediments & conflicts resolution, retrospect meeting planning – cross-functional, multi-site projects sized from 3 to 40 people (MEM 3.1 patch release, MEM 4.0 MERS vertical, MEM 5.0/5.1 releases)
- Initiated and Led team efficiency initiave through Own-It process – Communicated action plan to upper management - Continuous improvement initiatives prime
- Documentations and Product Verification prime: planning, review, approval request, training
- Transition prime – from Wipro (outsourcing partner) and internal teams – Coordinated knowledge transfer from a team of 120 down to 12 in 5 months
- PSP team ESAT (Employee SATisfaction) prime - Liaison between design team and upper management, Editor of the first ESAT newsletter
- Member of the ESAT committee for the Metro Ethernet Network business unit President Award recognition process

Senior Software Engineer – Customer engagement, Project coordination, Process improvement 2002–2007
Reported and shadowed British Telecom at the Nortel ATS (Advanced Technical Summit) in Ottawa
Led and coordinated projects to find medium and long-term solutions to better support on-site customer servers' upgrades. Upgrade time reduction by around 50%, significant reduction of data loss, increase of customer (Bell Canada) trust and satisfaction
Led and worked closely with Bell Canada on the Reports project - Gained customer trust back as expected solution was delivered on schedule
Collaborated on process improvement projects - Outsourcing, defect tracking tools, team efficiency
PSP French version (internationalization) prime – Team coordination – worked with customer and cross-functional teams for design, translations, user manual reviews, tests, demos

Software Development Engineer – Switching, Network Management and Provisioning tools 1997–2002

Development, test and support of software applications for DMS switches and network
management and provisionning tool

CENTRE TECHNIQUE DES INDUSTRIES MECANIQUES (CETIM) - Senlis, France 1992–1996
PhD Candidate
Developed a computerized test bench based on the European standardization project
CEN / TC 138 N 230, for the verification of ultrasonic devices used in non-destructive testing.

Education

University of Valenciennes, France 1992–1996
Doctorate in Electronics and Instrumentation
Thesis: “Analysis and application to its metrology of the ultrasonic system used in non-destructive
testing”

University Henri Poincaré Nancy I, France 1988–1989
Post-graduate Diploma in Metrology, Automation and Electrical Engineering
Major: Process Control and Regulation

Other training:
Online Training
scrumtrainingseries.com, scrumstudy.com - Scrum Master 2015
coursera.org - Learn How to Learn, University of California San Diego 2015

Nortel Learning Institute, Canada 1997–2009
Essential of Project Management (ESI International) - Problem Solving and Decision Making -
Speaking to Influence Others - Control and Coordination - Building Loyal Customer Relationships -
Interpersonal Effectiveness and Listening – 7-Habits of Highly Effective People