Steve Ropa

Steve Ropa

Master Craftsman
Rocky Mountain Programmers Guild
location_on United States

Member since 5 years

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Steve Ropa

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Steve is a Certified Scrum Master and Certified Product Owner who has over 30 years of experience as an agile developer and coach. He has a strong ability to move teams forward with flexibility, dynamism, knowledge and creativity. Steve has experience in multiple industries including GIS systems, telecommunications, SAAS internet security solutions, and database/modeling solutions.
For the past three years, Steve has focused solely on providing technical and agile craftsmanship consulting to large teams delivering high quality, high value software. He has assisted organizations in all aspects of standing up highly functional teams including helping to create a strategy around DevOps and CI/CD and coaching teams in planning, implementing and delivering high quality software utilizing modern Agile practices and principles.
Steve has provided leadership, guidance and coaching for teams that are either moving to Agile or merely want to reach a higher level of craftsmanship in their Agile shop. He has also helped organizations create and implement a vision and strategy for furthering their development practices and developed course material for training around technical and non-technical topics. Steve also enjoys working with senior leadership to help them understand how best to utilize the enhanced productivity provided by an Agile work environment.
Steve has been an active participant in the Agile community since 2000. He has presented at Agile and Software Development conferences around the world, including Agile 2014, 2015 and 2016. He is an active blogger and has been published in Better Software magazine.