Klaus-Dieter Jäger

Management Consultant

Tel +49 611 20 50 80

Curriculum Vitae

Klaus-Dieter Jäger (born 1975) is a graduate engineer in technical computer science (FH) and has been working in the IT industry since 1997. His professional career has taken him to various consulting and development companies as an application developer, architect, project manager and coach.

The focus of his professional activities is coaching around scaled agility, the development/implementation of IT strategies at the interface between development and operations.

In addition, he has extensive experience in the development and testing of IT architectures, application performance management, monitoring and DevOps in the area of conflict between development, testing and operations.

Knowledge and main topics

  • DevOps
  • Software Architectures
  • Enterprise Architectures
  • Project Management
  • System Integration (SOA)
  • Scrum-Master
  • Monitoring/Profiling
  • IT Operations
  • Performance- Load Testing (incl. Hardware Sizing)

Project experience (selection)

Various trainings and workshops at different customers, mostly focusing on the Scaled Agile Framework, Product Management and Organizational Development

Preparation and execution of standard trainings of Scaled Agile Inc.; design, preparation and execution of customer specific trainings and workshops in the context of several SAFe Transformations.

Agile coach in a major German bank during the transformation to a digital tech company

  • Agile Coach
  • Organisation und Coaching von interdisziplinäreren Agile Team-of-Teams
  • Interim Release Train Engineer
  • Konzeption und Coaching im Lean Portfoliomanagement
  • Coaching von Führungskräften (Key Area und Cluster Lead Ebene)

Coach and Consultant for the implementation of the Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) at a manufacture for Air Traffic Control Radar solutions

  • Coach and Consultant for Scaled Agile Framework, Agile and Lean
  • Release Train Engineer coaching (Hard- and Software)
  • Support for PI Planning Meetings preparation, execution and postprocessing with more than 80 attendees 
  • Support for preparation, execution and post-processing of SAFe Inspect & Adapt workshops incl. large group retrospectives
  • Consulting in terms of the adaption of the Scaled Agile Framework to a customer context

Subproject management "DevOps" for the introduction of a new development of a transport management system in a shipping company

  • Subproject/Teamlead Core Application
  • Planning and conception of the IT landscape in cooperation with the Enterprise Architecture Team
  • Planning and organization of the operation of the Dev & Test systems (use of KANBAN for transparent, self-organized control)

Sub-project management "Performance" during the introduction of a new development of a transport management system in a shipping company

  • Leadership of the application Performance Management Taskforce
  • Conception and implementation of performance, scaling and load tests
  • Verification of the application architecture with regard to non-functional requirements
  • Development of optimization options and coordination of these with offshore development in India

Systematic testing of an application (technical, framework and external components) for suitability in the production environment for a social insurance carrier

  • Employee in system test design and execution of load tests including testing the limit load
  • Implementation of various performance optimizations
  • Implementation of the production hardware sizing