Roger L. Loghry
Software Development Agile Manager
IT Management – Product Development - Agile Methodology
Web & App Development
Goal-focused and dynamic IT manager with 15+ years of experience leading teams to exceed project objectives while launching innovative technical infrastructures.
Proven success serving as Scrum Master, dedicated to innovating user-based solutions that support long-term goal fulfillment while adhering to timelines, budgets, requirements, and specifications.
Adept at motivating and uniting high-performing teams across all phases of the product lifecycle while seamlessly balancing multiple priorities and projects within fast-paced, high-pressure environments.
Talent for quickly comprehending and employing new technologies and processes to achieve optimal outcomes.
Capacity to cultivate strong relationships with IT staff, cross-functional teams, users, and stakeholders while encouraging transparent communication at all levels.
Independent contracts Multiple Locations 2017-2018
Provided technical consulting services to a diverse client base. Completed network and system installations and upgrades based on business needs. Selected projects include…
Plumas Lake Golf Course: Directed network and server upgrades and led integration of new POS system with accounting system. Introduced online billing capabilities. Installed firewall, VPN, and secure WiFi for club members.
Vardell Heating and Air: Oversaw installation of Windows Server 2016 and converted data to Quickbooks. Launched an online billing system.
SunGard Public Sector Chico, CA 2015-2017
Product Engineering Manager
Directed a team of developers supporting HR/Payroll Modules while functioning as a Scrum Master. Spearheaded requirements gathering from stakeholders across the organization. Conferred with clients to create custom modules and distilled epics, themes, and user stories. Oversaw and maintained product and sprint backlogs to effectively manage user stories.
Repeatedly completed 80-90% of user stories over multiple sprints.
Developed and delivered new Affordable Care Act reporting application within six months on time and on budget.
Strategically cleared product support issue backlog from 500+ to less than 50 in 14 months.
Built and enacted a new web-based UI framework.
PrepMO (G8 Rocket) Sacramento, CA 2013-2015
Partnered with the founder to develop and implement short- and long-range business development strategies to procure startup funding. Established scalable technical infrastructure for the app-based, digital ticket sales marketing platform for schools and grassroots organizations.
Established an online ticketing system based on Ruby on Rails, introducing online event setup, ticketing, and marketing.
Launched IOS app to enable online ticket purchasing and support partner advertisements; allowed events and organizations to predict sales while accounting for funds electronically.
Yoursphere Media Davis, CA 2012-2013
Director of Technology
Led full reengineering of existing Drupal-based products, ensuring on-time and within budget delivery. Spearheaded migration of existing user profile data and subscriptions to a new architecture. Developed, designed, and launched accompanying IOS app. Oversaw hiring for in-house technical support and maintained a long-term contract with third-party programming firm.
Slashed overall infrastructure expenses 50% while enhancing site performance and user experience.
Increased site subscriptions 30% by developing long-term roadmap to encourage marketing and business development.
Enabled partners to track data usage of featured content by creating and introducing the “Partner Connect” feature.
MaxPreps, Inc. El Dorado Hills, CA 2001-2012
Director of Technology
Oversaw development and IT infrastructure for MaxPreps sports database tracking scores, statistics, and school information, for 4M+ contests and 6M athletes annually across 34K high schools. Led staffing initiatives for a team of 20 staff across multiple functions, including overseeing recruitment, performance management, and coaching. Kept abreast with UI and design trends to maintain a competitive advantage. Led social network integration to increase referral traffic. Directed launch of company mobile website and iOS apps. Played a key role on the transition team integrating MaxPreps into CBS Corp. operations following the acquisition.
Boosted site traffic referrals 50% while increasing monthly page views by 2M by introducing SEO framework.
Continuously enhanced the user experience by implementing web analytics, enabling an ongoing analysis of user trends, SEO success, and site-usage patterns.
Successfully streamlined team management by applying agile Scrum practices; significantly increased productivity 54% within the first year of adoption.
Uncovered $750K in annual revenue by designing and executing a new photo sales system enabling users to customize photos to their preference.
Additional experience as Project Manager at Carrera Consulting/Maximus Inc. and Operations Manager at Pacific Access Computers.
SCRUM, Project Management Tools, Visual Studio, Jira, Confluence, Slack, Trello
Operating Systems / Software:
MS Windows, Linux/Unix, Apple IOS, MS Office Suite, Visio, Project, Oracle, MS SQL Server, Adobe Creative Tools, FileMaker, Drupel, AWS, Azure
SQL, C, C++, .Net, HTML, CSS, Java, J2EE, PHP, Python, Ruby, Angular
EDUCATION AND CREDENTIALS
BS, Computer Science Academy Business College, Sacramento, CA
AS, Business Administration Yuba Community College, Marysville CA
Agile Scrum Manager Training, Agile Scrum Kanban/Lean Soft Dev (LSD), Drupal Level 1 Training, Microsoft Certified Professional – Server 2008/Active Directory, CBS Corporation – Advanced Management Training, CBS Corporation – Leadership/Mentorship Training, Oracle 10 System Admin/DBA, Citrix/VMWare Admin, Project Management Professional Training (PMP)
Board of Directors – Plumas Lake Golf Course (2012 – 2018), Advisory Board – PrepMo (G8 Rocket) (2013 – 2016)