Software Engineering Institute | Carnegie Mellon University
Software Engineering Institute | Carnegie Mellon University

Staff Profile

Timothy Chick

Timothy Chick

Senior Member of Technical Staff

Professional Background

Timothy A. Chick is a senior member of the technical staff at the Software Engineering Institute (SEI) where he works with both commercial industry and government organizaitons in helping them improve their overall performances based on their goals and objectives. 

In this role, Chick is responsible for defining, developing, and transitioning into practice high-performance software and systems engineering practices based on 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.

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.

Specialties: Chick is currently a certified Project Management Professional (PMP), Scrum Master, and TSP Mentor Coach. He also holds a Lean Six Sigma Black Belt certification and was a certified CMMI-DEV and CMMI-SVC instructor. He has published numerous technical reports and by-lined technical articles in top industry publications on managing and improving software organizations.

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  • MS, Computer Science, Johns Hopkins University
  • BS, Computer Engineering, Clemson University

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