PROFILE

Vishal  Venkatesan

Vishal Venkatesan

Agile Coach, Agile Next Gen Devops Consultant

Bengaluru, INDIA

SUMMARY

Working in Tech Mahindra, India, Australia for Large Banking & Insurance Provider in Australia
In capacity of Agile Process Consultant and Principal Scrum Master.
Job Description (Sr Agile Coach, Agile The Next Gen Devops Consultant)
a) Agile Coaching and support to a cross border team of 200 plus)
b) Agile Devops Consultancy
c) Iteration Manager(Scrum Master) for Automation Endeavor at Enterprise Level
d) Business Analysis in Business Intelligence

Worked in Jeddah for NCB,leading Bank in KSA
In capacity of Agile Process Consultant and Senior Business Analyst.
Job Description (Agile Coach, Sr Business Analyst)
a) Agile Coaching and support to project.
b) Business Analysis in BFSI domain (Islamic Banking)

Worked in Copenhagen for Danske Bank, leading bank in Scandinavia
Job Description (Scrum Master, Sr Business Analyst)
a) Scrum Master & Techno functional Manager BFSI - Investment Banking
b) Ramped up a cross border team from scratch to 6 scrum teams

Areas of interest
a) Agile Best Practices.
b) Agile in BI
c) Agile Devops
d) Use of Agile in Business Analysis
e) Online contributions to forums and initiatives
f) Interested in opportunities mutually beneficial

Certifications :
SAFe Agilist
Certified Scrum Master,
Certified ITIL,
Certified IIBA(Banking Certification).
Trained CBAP (Certified Business Analyst Professional),
Trained CSQA
Specializations :
Agile Coaching,
Agile Next Gen - Devops consultant
Data Warehousing in Agile
Scrum Master,
Business Analysis,
Project Management,
People Management,
Agile Transformation Consultant
Legacy System Development/Testing,Test Management.

Domains : BFSI(EU,Middle Eas, APAC),
Health Care(US),T
Telecom (Transmission Testing)

EXPERIENCE

Tech Mahindra

September 2014 - Present

Agile Coach, Agile Next Gen Devops Consultant, Scrum Master

Bangaon , INDIA

Agile Coach, Agile Next Gen Devops Consultant

ITC Infotech

July 2007 - September 2014

Agile Coach, Senior Business Analyst (Denmark, Saudi Arabia, India)

INDIA

Worked as Agile Coach,Scrum Master, Sr Business Analyst for two different clients namely Danske Bank,Denmark from 2007-2013 NCB(National Commercial Bank),KSA 2013-2014

Accenture Services India Pvt Ltd

March 2005 - June 2007

Senior Software Engineer

São Paulo Area , BRAZIL

Module Lead Setting up near shore development center in Brazil

PROJECTS

UHG near shoring initiative to Brazil, Sau Paulo

March 2005 - June 2007

Module Lead

• Mainframe Analyst (From Design to Deployment) • Involved in Initial Mainframe Infra setup with IBM at Sau Paulo • Built a Near Shore Development Centre In Brazil, Sau Paulo (for UHG) • Mentored team of 8 cross cultural resources (India , Brazil)

Money Market Deposit Agile Enabling

July 2007 - December 2012

Scrum Master, Agile Coach

Scrum Master • Servant Leader for Money Market Deposit Project • Transitioned a team of 9 associates from Denmark to India in Agile Setup • Hands On contribution in Legacy (Mainframe) Analyst and Business Analyst • Defining the Product Backlog with Product Owners • Conducting Agile Ceremonies • Monitoring and Tracking the Agile Way

Business Banking Information Technology

January 2012 - January 2013

Agile Coach, Scrum Master

Agile Coach • Agile Coaching (Boot Camp and On Job) with teams • Ceremony Support At Delivery Unit Level (Scrum Of Scrums, Retro Of Retros) • Scrum Master Grooming • Agile Knowledge Forums with in Delivery Unit Scrum Master  Agile Ceremonial Support  Agile Quality Management  Stakeholder Management  Agile Test Management  Servant Leadership  Support team a Business Analyst

Agile Transformation of Enterprise Project Delivery

January 2013 - September 2014

Agile Process Consultant, Sr Agile Business Analyst

 Agile Business Analyst for key transformation project (Soft Token)  Defining Agile and Waterfall Business Analysis templates in tune to CBAP for Business Analyst Group  Agile Leadership Grooming  Agile Enterprise Project Grooming

Agile the Next Transformation of Business Intelligence Unit

September 2014 - January 2016

Principal Iteration Manager, Enterprise Agile Coach

Key Responsibilities Agile Coach – Coaching distributed team is Doing and Being Agile Responsibilities • Agile Just In Time Design Coaching • Just In Time Coaching in pain areas of Teams • Agile Scaling At Program & Portfolio Level using SAFe or Spotify Model • Agile Maturity Assessment And Road mapping with Teams • Dev ops Maturity Assessment And Road mapping with Teams • Agile Request For Interest & Request For Proposal for potential clients • Agile White Papers & Industry Seminars • Internal Agile Certification Framework Creation At Organization Level • Tracking Agile Teams on Quality Front at Enterprise Level • Agile The Next Gen & Dev ops Mentoring • Leading Dev ops CoE at Account Level • Co-ordination Automation Endeavour at Account Level Agile Project Manager (Principal Iteration Manager) Project Cloud on BI Pilot program with client (Large Bank in Australia and New Zealand) to move their legacy Data Marts to AWS Sydney • Agile Program Charter and Delivery Sliders of program • Stakeholder Management with Vendors • Conduct Agile Ceremonies and Servant Leader To program • Cost and Risk Management at program level • Agile Planning & Estimation at program level • Agile Metrics at project and program level

Skills

  • Consulting
  • Software Development
  • Business Intelligence
  • Testing
  • SQL
  • Agile Process Consultant
  • Business Analyst
  • HC 101 CERTIFIED
  • BFSI CERTIFIED
  • PEOPLE MANAGEMENT
  • EGL
  • PL1
  • Software Project Management
  • Requirements Analysis
  • Agile Coach
  • CBAP
  • Toad
  • Stakeholder Management
  • SDLC
  • Fileaid
  • Management
  • Certified Scrum Master
  • Requirements Management
  • COBOLII
  • Project Management
  • PL/1
  • JCL
  • IBM Mainframe
  • Scrum
  • COBOL
  • VSAM
  • Business Analysis
  • Test Management
  • CICS
  • Agile Methodologies
  • DB2

EDUCATION

  • Nationl Public School Rajajinagar Bangalore

    1997-2001

    Bachelor's degree, Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering

CERTIFICATION

  • CBAP trained
  • Learning World Certificate Of Appreciation - Contribution To Organization Learning
  • ITIL Service Transition
  • ITIL Foundation Certication
  • Lean Sigma Yellow Belt
  • Big Data With Hadoop
  • SAFe Agilist
  • Certified Scrum Master