Stefan Becker

Management Consultant

Tel +49 611 20 50 80

Curriculum Vitae

Stefan Becker (born 1965) is a computer scientist and has been working in the IT industry since 1987. His professional career as a software developer, architect and project manager led him via user and consulting companies to the management of a listed system house.

His professional activities focus on coaching in the area of scaled agility, the development of IT strategies and IT architectures in large companies, including as development manager of one of the largest Java-based software development projects in Germany.

Stefan Becker is SAFe® 6 Practice Consultant (SPC), Scrum Master as well as Certified PRINCE2-Practitioner and regularly conducts employee coaching and management briefings on relevant innovations in the IT sector.

Skills and focus areas

  • Scaled Agility
  • Project Management
  • IT Strategy
  • IT Architectures
  • IT Organization and Management
  • Technology Consulting 

Project experiences (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.

Automotive (Germany) - Agile Check Up of a SAFe-bases product development (SAP context)

  • Agile Coach 
  • Coordination of the scope of action
  • Check up of the curent status quo of the SAFe implementation
  • Conducting method frech ups for the SAFe organization 
  • Agile workshops
  • Prioritization and mentoring of measures 

Leading Non-profit association with focus on inclusion (Germany) - Introduction of SAFe for product development 

  • Agile Coach 
  • Coordination of the framework for action with the management 
  • Presentation of agile values and principles 
  • Design of the introduction along the SAFe implementation Roadmap
  • Preparation and implementation of a Value Stream and ART Identification Workshop according to SAFe
  • Preparation and implementation of the first PI Planning event
  • Coaching the ART after first PI Planning

IT service provider for social insurance carriers (Germany) - data quality and data management for an industry solution

  • Project management for technical conception, development, test, migration of inventory data and introduction
  • Release Train Engineer and Scrum Master

IT service provider for social insurance carriers (Germany) - Support of the service manager of an industry solution

  • Coaching of the service manager for an individually developed industry solution in an ITIL-certified company organization with regard to the integration of the process worlds from ITIL and RUP

IT service provider for social insurance carriers (Germany) - Conversion of an industry complete solution to SEPA

  • overall project management for technical conception, development, test, migration and introduction (mandate management, direct debit procedure, conversion of bank interfaces)

IT service provider for social insurance carriers (Germany) - Introduction of a complete industry solution

  • Project management for the commissioning of the complete industry solution for 9 clients
  • Conception of the commissioning schedule, survey of the activities within the schedule together with the clients, execution of dress rehearsals, control and execution of the productive commissioning (specialist areas members & contribution)

IT service provider for social insurance carriers (Germany) - development of a complete industry solution

  • Development management for a complete industry solution with coverage of the specialist areas members & contribution, performance, occupational medicine and safety service, recourse, finance
  • Budget responsibility approx. 30 Mio €, team strength up to 150 persons

Transaction banking (Germany) - IT architecture

  • Development of a medium-term development plan for the core application system of the transaction bank

Social insurance carrier (Germany) - Redesign of the entire IT infrastructure

  • Actual analysis, redesign and implementation planning of the entire IT infrastructure in the run-up to the introduction of a new application system (replacement of Token Ring, Introduction of Ethernet)

Paper manufacturer (Austria) - IT strategy

  • Development of an IT/eBusiness strategy for a leading European group in the paper industry
  • Assessment of the current situation, evaluation, strategy development, derivation of recommendations for action

Internationally active telecommunications company (Germany) - Audit of technical infrastructure

  • Evaluation of the technical infrastructure (computer centre, network, service provider)
  • Analysis of the current situation, evaluation, recommendations for action, implementation planning

National energy supplier (Germany) - Development of IT architecture topic complex

  • Contents, organizational and technical structure of an architecture team
  • Process and organizational design, implementation support

IT service provider in the financial sector (Germany) - Various projects

  • Design of organizational and operational structures in the context of mergers
  • Concept and implementation of process optimizations
  • Crisis management and restructuring of application development
  • Concept and development of a group-wide user help desk

Insurance company (Germany) - Expert opinion

  • Audit of a standard software introduction at an insurance group under methodical, technical and organisational aspects

Financial service provider for an automobile group (Germany) - IT organisation

  • Conceptual design of the European IT services

Sparkasse (Germany) - Introduction of a money and foreign exchange trading system

  • Technical and IT design of the application system
  • Introduction planning and migration of inventory data