PROFILE

SUMMARY

• NIT Graduate with 13 years of experience in IT Industry mainly in Product Development, BFSI/Investment banking Domain.
• PMP & PMI ACP & CSP certified Agile Transformation Coach helping organizations to become more efficient and productive using Agile Methodology. Specialized in Scrum/XP adoption.
• Seasoned and dynamic Project Management professional offering a distinguished career of over a decade donning leadership roles with insightful exposure to Program Management, across industry verticals such as Banking, Legal and services.
• Demonstrated excellence in leading and managing multiple project teams having varied skill sets spread across different geographical locations such as Australia, London, Singapore, US
• CFA Level 2 completed.

EXPERIENCE

Thomson Reuters

2009 June - Present

Agile Coach, Project Manager

Bengaluru , INDIA

100 year old product company offering software services across healthcare, legal and finance Playing the role of Scrum Master for Bangalore team working on Bankruptcy project Working with Product Owner on Release planning, creation of Business stories and their prioritization. Creating the iteration plan for the Bangalore team and monitoring the health of iteration using various tools like iteration burn down/up charts, cumulative flow diagrams. Working with the Technical team to resolve road blocks and improve the iteration velocity and product quality Coordinate with Quality testing and Performance testing team to lay out the test plan and improve the quality of software. Facilitate iteration review meetings and iteration retrospective meetings Reporting the project status to senior management team periodically. Worked in Agile based projects from last 3.5 years in different roles like Lead Software engineer, Project Manager, Scrum Master, Project Coordinator. Entrusted with the responsibility to manage, lead a 30 + resources team directing the overall project Operations of the Division. Involved in setting project goals and ensuring successful and smooth completion of the projects within the approved Budget. Formulated robust business strategies and establishing scope of work and budget forecast computations. Significantly contributed in people development and ensuring their career enhancement through regular interaction with the team members. Interacted with the Clients to facilitate smooth communication to understand and analyze the business requirements as well to identify appropriate solutions for the Clients, thereby ensure repeat / referral business.

Headstrong

2005 May - 2009 June

Lead Consultant

INDIA

Headstrong is a global IT consulting firm with a specialized focus in financial services. Grew from Business Analyst to Lead Consultant to Project Lead in 3 years time Understood the requirements of the Clients, created Project Proposals, delivered Presentations & Developed Prototypes for the Clients. Prepared detailed project scope statements, identified key project resources from various functional & business areas of the organization and determined milestones & deliverables. Led team of 10 from design to deployment. Script writing using UNIX and Oracle Database, Pl/Sql. Bagged a repeat order of COAS, with revenue of 0.5M USD.

IFLEX SOLUTIONS

2001 July - 2005 May

Software Engineer /Project Leader

INDIA

I-Flex provides consulting and application software IT solutions to the financial sector. Grew from Software Engineer to Onsite coordinator to Team Lead in 3 years time. Worked on Unix Shell Scripting and Oracle Database extensively. Involved in designing of a database for Credit Risk management from scratch. Implemented project-management methodologies to manage projects through to completion. Executed I-flex's first project for Simth Barney, Australia successfully ensuring repeat business from "Simth Barney Acted as SPOC for 11 teams across 13 Apac countries Attained customer recognition for superior project- implementation talents. Utilized full-lifecycle development methodologies to manage software integration project that reduced inter country loan processing time from 6 days to 2. I-Flex Project Details | Duration 4 years, 2 years at Singapore and 8 months in Melbourne | Citibank: This project fetched one million dollars of revenue and enabled global risk exposure of clients to Citibank, reducing loan application processing time.

PROJECTS

I-Flex Project

July 2001 - May 2005

Developer

Citibank: This project fetched one million dollars of revenue and enabled global Citibank to reduce corporate loan application processing time. Worked as Developer primarily in Oracle Database, Unix Shell scripts, Perl, Oracle Forms, Pro*C * Pro*Cobol. Worked as Onsite Coordinator/Lead at CitiBank Singapore for about 2 years

Skills

  • Oracle
  • PMP
  • Software Project Management
  • Scrum
  • SDLC
  • Unix
  • Analysis
  • Business Strategy
  • Databases
  • ITIL
  • Test Planning
  • Project Portfolio Management
  • Agile Methodologies
  • Business Analysis
  • Integration
  • Project Management

EDUCATION

  • Scrum Alliance

    Certified Scrum Professional (CSP) Certified Scrum Master (CSM)

  • CFA Institute

    2006-2007

    Chartered Financial Analyst, Level 2

  • KORA Junior College

    1995-1997

    Intermediate

  • PMI (Project Management Institute)

    2009-2009

    PMP Certification, Project Management

  • PMI (Project Management Institute)

    2012-2012

    PMI-ACP (Agile Certified Professional), Project Management

  • National Institute of Technology Calicut

    1997-2001

    B.Tech, Mechanical Engineering

CERTIFICATION

  • Certified Scrum Professional
  • Certified Scrum Master
  • Project Management Professional
  • PMI-Agile Certified Practitioner