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Engineering Project/Program Management, Scrum Master/Product Owner

Houston, Texas, United States
February 23, 2018

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An analytical, results-oriented information technology professional with extensive experience in project management, software/hardware, production scheduling, programming/applications development, budgeting, strategic planning, customer relations, and risk management. An adaptable leader who learns new skills quickly and encourages professional development in staff members, ensuring continuous growth for a company. Leverages keen eye for detail to create thorough, realistic plans of action, solving problems quickly and introducing new processes to drive corporate achievement.


People Skills: customer management, consensus building, problem solving, prioritizing/organizing Software: MS Office Suite, MS Project, OpenOffice, Thunderbird Operating Systems: Windows XP, 98, 7, Vista, 95, 3.x; OS/2, DOS, UNIX, Android 2.2/2.3, Blackberry OS 5/6 Programming: Basic, Pascal, Assembly, C, C++, SPARCS, HP-UNIX, Silicon Graphics IRIX, TMS320C30, Hypercube EXPERIENCE


Senior Project Manager 2012-2017

Drive alignment with management and partners on project plan for a Real-Time Asset Location System under contract to VA hospitals.

Serve as the primary point of contact on the project to customer, partners, and vendors (resulted in improved relationship with customer, partners, and vendors).

Identify product deficiencies, detailing them for future enhancements (established internal bug/feature request tracking system and saw it implemented).

Lead product enhancement as both product owner prioritizing and detailing user stories and scrum master keeping the team focused and eliminating roadblocks to progress. ADDITIONAL EXPERIENCE

TEXAS INSTRUMENTS, Stafford, Texas, Customer Program Manager, 2001-2012. Provided TI interface to customer for multiple simultaneous million-dollar application-specific integrated circuit (ASIC) device development projects from award to beyond production. Championed customer. Drove scope, schedule, and resource alignment among management/multiple execution teams within company as well as to customer via influence and escalation. Qualified products by completing JEDEC-compliance test, interpreting and dispositioning results. Obtained next-generation ASIC from Cisco for first time in ten years, based on program management. Managed qualification and conversion of 95% of C035, C027, and C021 flip chip portfolio from leaded to lead-free bump. Drove production release of over ten ASICs. TEXAS INSTRUMENTS, Stafford, Texas, Product Engineer, 1998-2001. Led initiative to ramp new device to acceptable yield. Created and executed debug experiments for complicated phase-lock loop circuitry. Drove cost-reduction initiative on mature product by moving silicon verification to less expensive equipment. Guided qualification work to qualify C05 technology to second and third fabrication facility. SCOTT D. SCHEUFLER, P. E., PMP, CSM


Team Leader, 1996-1998. Managed conflicting staffing priorities. Built team cohesion and set execution goals, removing roadblocks and increasing team effectiveness. Documented job requirements for subordinates, tracked performance, and reviewed for improvement.

Electrical Designer, 1990-1996. Mentored new hires. Ported host software to SunOS, HP-UNIX, PC Windows, and Silicon Graphics IRIX. Researched, planned, and developed new software technology, Scan Manager, to enable control of multiple emulated devices by single hardware interface where previously only one IC could be controlled. Established coding standards and performed first code review within the organization. Performed Capability Maturity Model survey of our practices to set baseline and plan/judge improvements. LICENSURE

Texas Registered Professional Engineer #81133

Project Management Professional #1489314

Certified ScrumMaster

Lean Six Sigma



M.E.E, Electrical Engineering, Parallel Processing B.S., Electrical Engineering, B.A., Computer Science ADDITIONAL EDUCATION

Macroeconomic Analysis

Financial Accounting

Engineering Project Management


Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

Texas Registered Professional Engineer

Project Management Institute


Scheufler, S. “Lessons on the People-side of Project Management from the StarTrek Franchise.” PMI-Houston Conference & Expo (June 2015)

Scheufler, S. “Debugging DSP Systems.” DSP Spring Design Conference (April 1998). Scheufler, S. “Meeting Time-to-Market Emulation Needs for New DSPs.” Proceedings of the 1995 DSPx Technical Program, 561-566 (1995).

Varman, P., Balakrishna, I., and Scheufler, S. “Merging Multiple Lists on Hierarchical-Memory Multiprocessors.” Journal of Parallel and Distributed Computing 12, 171-177 (1991).

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