PROFILE

SUMMARY

True Lean and Agile practitioner with 16+ years of experience in IT industry, currently playing Enterprise Agile Coach role in ADP, a world leading HR & Payroll organization. In the course of my extensive association with renowned companies, have executed high valued projects and delivered business value to the enterprise, successfully led and transitioned organization’s process model, pioneered change management initiatives, managed engagement framework, executed PMO, implemented quality norms through structured processes to ensure compliance with standard norms and Agile transition. Gained hands on experience in agile coaching ranging from training, coaching, mentoring, maturity assessment, SDPI metrics program implementation to value delivering through excellent understanding of global business environment.

EXPERIENCE

ADP Solutions Pvt ltd.

December 2014 - Present

Enterprise Agile Coach

Chennai Area , INDIA

Leading 220+ team members in agility transformation from multiple fronts ranging from cultural changes, Innovation drive through metrics awareness program and incremental maturity improvement by implementing VFQ Education framework and holding enterprise and team level workshops and events to make paradigm shift and sustain the market leadership in its domain. • Be a part of the Agile Development Center of Excellence (Agile CoE) in sharing, adopting and implementing Agile / Scrum best practices. • Collaborate with rest of the Agile CoE to establish training, processes and tools suitable for distributed teams. • Train and coach engineering & product management teams in Agile/Scrum management, cultural and development practices. • Serve as an expert on Scrum software principles to engineering managers, developers, quality engineers, UX engineers, software designers, and architects. • Maintain a knowledge base of software process, development and implementation best practices. • Identify and extract process improvements that will result in measurable quality, predictability and efficiency improvements. • Establish metrics and tools to achieve predictability and high quality of software in a fast paced, challenging, and creative environment. • Be a "practitioner-coach" • Champion the transformation, inspire teams to move to new approaches and transform existing development processes.

Grundfos Pumps India -R&D - Software Division

February 2008 - December 2014

Technical Leadership Role

Chennai , INDIA

Internal agile coach as part of an agile transformation :: Seasoned guiding hand to help accelerate the agile adoption and transformation with ability to handle both side of spectrum on adoption curve from “jump starting” to “tune up” and “assessment”. Instrumental on tooling and technical practices - CI/CD, TDD -VersionOne, Jenkins, MCTAP.. Public speaking and most challenging “Agile Culture” in pairs and small groups. Implemented “Living agile” culture across organization– the concept to shift from “Doing” to “Being” agile Enterprise Process Assessor :: Played key role in “Organizational Process Model” transformation from “Bootstrap 3.2 to SPICE-ISO15504. Secured “Provisional Assessor –ISO 15504” credential from ISO. Played Lead Assessor/Assessor/Observer role in multiple projects assessments – more than 150 hours of experience in assessing projects. Instrumental in development of “Enterprise level Assessment plan” Mentor :: Enabling projects in establishing Project management process. Training & Mentoring Projects in Project management skills – Risk, Quality and Delivery management

CitiXsys Technologies (P) Ltd.

February 2006 - January 2008

Sr Consultant

Delhi , INDIA

Enhanced deliverables by developing FI & RV, a centralized unit to pass all the deliverables. Successfully maintained the Company’s Certification for SAP Business One partner ??Appreciated and rewarded for providing excellent support for retail products delivery & client appreciation for extra ordinary functional support. Managed matrix organization projects - Test Teams working on multiple technologies and SDLC models.

Etisbew Technology Group, Inc.

November 2004 - January 2006

Sr. Engineer -SQA

Hyderabd , INDIA

Developed Test architecture (Test framework, Test Planning & Strategy, Scheduling, Effort Estimation etc.) Responsible for handling Sign off for GO LIVE on production servers, providing client support in UAT Environment.

Savitr Software Services

May 2002 - October 2004

Software Engineer

Hyderabad , INDIA

Requirement Gathering and Documenting Software Developer

PSL Holdings Ltd

October 1998 - January 2000

Engineer Trainee - Production

Kandla , INDIA

Worked as Production engineer trainee

PROJECTS

Skills

  • ERP
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • C++
  • OOP
  • JavaScript
  • Core Java
  • Process Management
  • Software Quality Assurance
  • C
  • .NET
  • Business Process
  • Business Analysis
  • Test Automation
  • MS Project
  • Business Process Improvement
  • Test Management
  • Risk Management
  • Stakeholder Management
  • Change Management
  • Integration Testing
  • Product Development
  • IT Strategy
  • Test Planning
  • Vendor Management
  • Agile Project Management
  • Project Portfolio Management
  • Strategy
  • Resource Management
  • PMO
  • CMMI
  • Leadership
  • Project Delivery
  • User Acceptance Testing
  • Program Management
  • Software Development
  • Requirements Gathering
  • Management
  • Requirements Analysis
  • Agile Methodologies
  • Quality Assurance
  • Business Intelligence
  • Project Management
  • PMP
  • Software Project Management
  • Quality Management
  • Scrum
  • SDLC
  • Testing

EDUCATION

  • ICFAI University

    2009-2012

    MBA, International Business

  • A level 2001 CEDTI,

    2001-2002

    PGDCA, Computer Programming

CERTIFICATION

  • Certified Assessor - ISO/IEC 15504 Process Assessment
  • Certified Software Quality Analyst - CSQA
  • PMI-ACP
  • Project Management Professional