Senior Member of Technical Staff
Timothy A. Chick is a senior member of the technical staff at the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) where he works on the Team Software Process (TSP) initiative.
In this role, Chick is responsible for defining, developing, and transitioning into practice high-performance software and systems engineering practices based on the principles and concepts in TSP, Capability Maturity Model Integration (CMMI), and Agile principles. His work includes applied research, product and training development, education/training delivery, and consulting in the domains of software engineering and systems engineering process improvement.
Chick is currently an SEI-Certified CMMI Instructor, for both Services and Development, and TSP Mentor Coach. He also holds a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certificate and is a Senior Member of IEEE. He has published numerous technical reports and bylined technical articles in top industry publications on TSP, CMMI, and Agile principles.
Prior to joining the SEI, he worked for Naval Air Systems Command (NAVAIR), as a project manager, leading software development projects and software process improvement efforts for the E-2C Hawkeye Program. He also worked as the Software Acquisition Team Lead for PMA-263 VTUAV, an unmanned autonomous air vehicle. Mr. Chick has a Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Engineering from Clemson University and a Master of Science degree in Computer Science from Johns Hopkins University.