FRANKLIN TODD BURTON
Clearances: Active Secret (DOD), Public Trust (DHS) and Cleared NCIC (DEA)
DECEMBER 2018 – PRESENT
SCRUM MASTER, TrinTech
Responsible for leading multiple teams in dynamic environments with rapid timelines, while applying innovative approaches to ensure high quality product deliveries.
Applied SAFe® and Agile methodologies to multiple teams with differing functions to include feature development, automation, and UX/UI resulting in sustainable and highly predictable velocities.
Managed a portfolio of multiple offshore contractors, totaling four separate organizations, over 20 personnel with a financial responsibility of more than $500,000.
Owned release management and regression testing of 7 applications, briefing engineering stakeholders of progress and ensured timely release of more than a fifteen versions of software by establishing detailed timelines and coordinating dependency resolution.
Served as the engineering manager for a software architecture team and a feature development team while providing sound mentorship, career progression guidance and ensuring the morale and welfare of all team members.
Leader of the Quality Control Chapter and Definition of Done Chapter with the goal of standardizing processes and practices across all of engineering.
Assisted a SAFe® Program Consultant in multiple team training evolutions to align engineering on SAFe® practices.
Skilled in conflict resolution while applying logic and reason to achieve superior results and ensured forward progress and mitigation of program risk.
Responsible for Statement of Work (SOW) creation, adherence and invoice management on more than a dozen projects.
SEPTEMBER 2001 - PRESENT
ARTILLERY OPERATIONS CHIEF, UNITED STATES MARINE CORPS
Supervised, trained, and mentored 300+ junior enlisted personnel while fostering leader development over the course of 19 years of service.
Organized, planned, and implemented direct support logistics for various units, acting as primary liaison official and point of contact.
Designed and implemented Fire Support plans, with Target Engagement Matrices,
Target precedence and Target List worksheets.
Developed and continuously refine a detailed Standard Operational Procedure, trouble-shooting procedure, and mitigation plans.
Conducted periodic evaluations of junior personnel and provided guidance on methods to improve overall performance and personal wellbeing.
Advised higher echelon and command personnel on mission accomplishment and forecasted timelines while accounting for equipment valued over 30 million dollars.
Superior knowledge in the employment and operation of the Raytheon AN/TPQ-48v2 Light Weight Counter Mortar Radar and the AN/TPQ-46B Radar.
Superior knowledge on the employment and limitations of indirect fire platforms to include HIMARS, 155mm cannon, 81mm mortar and counter battery assets.
In-depth knowledge on C2PC systems to include the Advanced Field Artillery Tactical Data System (AFATDS).
Supervised the establishment and operation of multiple digital communications platforms, trouble-shooting conductivity issues and ensured successful operations.
Completed multiple combat deployments to include Iraq in 2004 and Afghanistan in 2009 and 2011.
JANUARY 2012 – NOVEMBER 2018
PROTECTIVE SECURITY OFFICER, PARAGON SYSTEMS
Contracted by Department of Homeland Security (DHS) to secure federal property, maintain order, and enforce laws and regulations under Title 18 of U.S. Code.
Served as an emergency first responder to disorder, fire and criminal actions as needed and ensured the safety of federal employees, property, and civilian clients.
Screen visitors and employees entering federal property; acting in a high sense of awareness and deterrent of any hostile event.
JANUARY 2017 - PRESENT
BACHELOR OF ARTS IN CRIMINOLGOY, The university of Texas at Dallas
Expected graduation: December 2021
ASSOCIATE OF ARTS, rICHLAND cOLLEGE
THE STAFF NONCOMMISSIONED OFFICER ADVANCED COURSE, mARINE cORPS uNIVERSITY
Curriculum focuses on advanced leadership principles and operations planning.
Focal aspects include ethical leadership, sound decision making and challenges in leadership development.
THE STAFF NONCOMMISSIONED OFFICERS CAREER DISTANCE EDUCATION COURSE, MARINE CORPS INSTITUTE
Curriculum focuses on intermediate leadership and administration.
Focal aspects include unit cohesion, compliance to values and diverse decision making.
SERGEANTS DISTANCE EDUCATION, MARINE CORPS INSTITUTE
Curriculum focuses on leadership and communication skills.
Focal aspects include personal action, impacts to operations and effective conveying of information.
Certified SAFe® 5 Scrum Master
Knowledgeable on Atlassian – Confluence
Knowledgeable on SAP Concur
Knowledgeable on PowerBi
Professionally educated in leadership and ethics
Knowledgeable of Azure DevOps
Knowledgeable on QuickBase
Knowledgeable on RemedyForce
Navy and Marine Corps Achievement Medal
Certificate of Commendation – Marine Corps
Marine Corps Good Conduct Medal
Presidential Unit Citation
Certificate of Appreciation – DHS
Operation Iraqi Freedom Campaign Medal
Operation Enduring Freedom Campaign Medal with three stars
Navy Unit Commendation