Project / Program management professional with 11+ years of experience in all forms of software development with profound exposure in leading & coaching distributed Scrum teams towards meeting release level objectives with repeated success.Coming from a strong engineering background, I have had hands on experiences on .NET Architecture,Large scale relational and non-relational database development, Continuous Integration & Deployment, UX Frameworks.
Over 3 years of working experience on the Project/ Program Management activities primarily around partnering with internal and external development teams to deliver on time and with the quality required, Serving as the product owner in Agile / SCRUM development process; writing user stories, grooming the backlog, and leading sprint planning, Managing each release through a continuously integrating and deploying launch process, Anticipating problems and complications and helping formulate solutions making sure that progress of the program in not impeded.As a technically passionate product development professional, I have contributed towards laying down product roadmaps, working closely with product owners in requirements and technology assessments, Writing product requirements and use scenarios, Define user personas for individual products & Analyzing the competitive landscape.
A strong believer in "Change is the only constant" & super focused towards Agile methodologies (Certified Scrum Master, Certified Scrum Professional, Certified Scrum Product Owner & SAFe Agilist) have set me apart in all deliveries ranging from domains including but not limited to Digital Marketing, Insurance, Travel & infrastructure
Working as an Agile Program, Product and Engineering leader towards developing and enhancing Dell eCommerce products.Technically Involved and Engaging with the team to understand the deliverable and suggesting various engineering best practices for customer benefit. Switching roles to play Senior Scrum Master and facilitating (and not managing :)) agile ceremonies of Product backlog grooming, Sprint Planning, Daily scrum, Sprint Retrospectives and Product Demos. Continuously working with the product team suggesting newer ideas to the evolving eCommerce product and working towards release planning and scope estimation. Also coaching scrum masters towards Dell agile adoption and successful sprint execution strategies. Actively involved in working with Internal and External dependent teams to facilitate feature and story development across teams for meeting annual product roadmap level objectives thus contributing to dependency management and interlocks solutioning. Taking lead in running a major revenue oriented strategic program involving various internal and external stakeholders and accountable for deliveries for the financial year. Maintaining, Improving and Projecting team level metrics including but not limited to story execution, defect leakage, grooming completion percentages & various other release metrics.
Successfully managed the Offshore .NET development team for Adbuyer.com (formerly Soothware.com) towards making a comprehensive demand side platform involving Paid search and Display. Worked with Google, Yahoo and Bing to leverage the API's and make features like API based Campaign management, Reporting, Account Synchronization, Keyword Suggestion Services Worked with Rightmedia and Doubleclick API's to leverage the display platform and develop Campaign management over Rightmedia platform with integration to multiple audience profiling systems like targusInfo, Rapleaf, BluKai
Lead an off shore team of .NET developers on Search Marketing Product named "SearchAdNetwork" from Location3Media Group. "SearchAdNetwork" involved working on various search engine API's like Google Adwords, Microsoft Adcenter, Search Feed, Goclick, mamma.com, findwhat, ASK , Looksmart to make a single unified Paid search marketing platform The Development was in .NET and SQL Server 2005. Had great exposure of managing a large database (>100GB) efficeiently with query optimization techniques. Started leading another .NET team towards a startup "Soothware.com" aimed at paid search marketing platform involving Google, Yahoo & Bing API Developed in ASP.NET & SQL Server 2005.