Reliable professional with 10+ years of experience in various engineering and management roles in the IT industry. Strong communication and negotiation skills proven by working in a lead role in international distributed teams spread across different time zones. Recognized leader with abilities to guide, motivate and develop employees. Wide technical background gained through exposure to the complete
Reliable professional with 10+ years of experience in various engineering and management roles in the IT industry. Strong communication and negotiation skills proven by working in a lead role in international distributed teams spread across different time zones. Recognized leader with abilities to guide, motivate and develop employees. Wide technical background gained through exposure to the complete product life cycle of multiple complex software products in both enterprise and medium-sized internet business, with traditional and agile approach to project management.
Strong and empathic team player. Focus on customer experience. Excellent communication skills. Creative, with good analytical skills, broad scope and enthusiasm for new technologies.
Specialties: IT management, large scale web applications, data center management, system integration
Principal Engineering Manager @ Responsible for the Skype web portfolio. From September 2013 to Present (2 years 2 months) Prague, The Capital, Czech RepublicSoftware Development Manager @ Managed the Mobile and Advert Systems division of the software development organization at Seznam.cz, Czech largest internet player. Product portfolio included: Sklik PPC advertising system (direct competition to Google AdWords), banner ad serving platform, CRM, analytic tools, mobile applications. From September 2012 to August 2013 (1 year) Prague, The Capital, Czech RepublicHead of Software Development @ Member of company's senior management, responsible for all operational aspects of the Software Development organization with more than 30 direct reports. People management and development, recruitment and outsourcing, responsibility for technical direction. Closely cooperating with Product Development, Project Office and IT Operations. Reporting into top management. From September 2011 to August 2012 (1 year) Senior Software Engineer, Team Leader @ Responsibilities as a leader: act as a liaison between the team and different management functions, identify potential problems in their early stages and help address them. Represent the team in organization leadership meetings. Closely watch all activities happening across the organization and make sure the team acts in sync with them. Participation in project scheduling activities.
Technical responsibilities: analysis and architecture of products in the area of server systems management. Member of the Security Leads responsible for implementing corporate security policies across a subset of products. From September 2010 to August 2011 (1 year) Technical Lead - System Management ISV Integration @ Technical oversight over an integration program with the goal to enable the Sun server product line to interwork with various 3rd party tools and suites in the area of data center management and automation.
Responsible for the translation of customer requirements into technical terms, providing technical direction to the development team, watching the market state, performing technical analysis of in-house solutions and competitive offerings. Product architecture definition, review of project proposals. Responsible for identifying gaps in the current offerings, advisory function (at the director level). Ownership of the technical roadmap. Primary engineering contact with respect to customer requests and problem escalations. From July 2008 to August 2010 (2 years 2 months) Software Engineer, Team Leader @ As a founding member of a new team, played a key role in the process of the team setup, interviews and candidate selection. Later acted as the liaison between the team and various management functions. The team had proven itself as a successful engineering team and was recognized by peers and higher management.
Technical responsibilities: analysis, design and development of system integration components in the area of enterprise systems management with focus on managing server hardware.
Designed and developed several products including Sun Servers Integration for BMC Patrol Enterprise Manager (Perl), Sun x64 Servers Integration for Altiris Deployment Solution (.NET Framework, C#, VBScript), Sun ILOM PET MIB. Architected and built a heterogeneous test lab (50+ x86 and SPARC servers, entry-level through high-end), developed an in-house lab provisioning framework capable of fully unattended server deployment incl. on-demand network service configuration (DHCP/PXE), VLAN configuration (Cisco IOS), power control (IPMI), Windows, Linux and Solaris deployment. From August 2006 to July 2008 (2 years) Software Quality Engineer @ Founding member and leader of a quality engineering team of 10 testers. Responsible for work planning and resource allocation, test design and specification delivery, test environment definition. Technical responsibilities include test development, execution, problem analysis and reporting in the areas of black box validation and regression testing. Responsible for the assessment of tester performance and quality of work.
Product portfolio includes enterprise-class software and technologies - Java, Solaris, storage management tools, IT service delivery and management tools.
Key technologies used: Java SE, Unix shell, C, Solaris, Linux, MySQL; in-house test management and problem tracking suites. From June 2003 to July 2006 (3 years 2 months)
Electrotechnics and Informatics @ České vysoké učení technické v Praze From 2001 to 2006 High school diploma, General Studies @ Gymnasium Cheb From 1993 to 2001 Martin Cizler is skilled in: People Management, IT Management, Team Leadership, Agile, Scrum, Kanban, Agile Project Management, System Architecture, Software Development, UML, Written & Oral..., Agile Methodologies, Web Applications, Public Speaking, Java, Management, Linux, Solaris, Test Automation, Shell Scripting, Subversion, Unix, Git, Testing, Integration, Enterprise Software
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