PROFILE

SUMMARY

10 years of extensive experience in Agile PM(Consulting ->Implementation ->Benefits Realization).
Has diverse experience as Agile Architect, Agile Transformation Consultant, Agile Coach, Scrum Master.
Coach key roles such as SM, PO, DL to become more effective problem-solvers.
Build a community of agile champions, practitioners and enthusiasts that promotes learning by sharing (CoP's and CoE's)
Proven ability to quickly earn the trust of sponsors and key stakeholders; mobilize and motivate teams; set direction and approach; resolve conflict; deliver tough messages with grace; execute with limited information and ambiguity.
Very much Solution and Delivery focused and works towards Benefits Realization
Estimation using Planning poker and Lego blocks.
Emphasis on client and employee engagement by facilitating a culture of openness, transparency, experimentation, honest introspection, continuous improvement, learning and sharing.
Focus on improving productivity, increasing efficiency and on time solution delivery.
Proficient in writing project plans, maintaining product backlog, sprint planning, release planning, user stories, test strategies, test plans, procedures, triggers, packages, and sql optimization.
Have worked in multiple Agile techniques: Scrum, DSDM, SAFe
Champion in bringing disruptive approach and quantifying benefits realization
Technical in-depth knowledge of ETL process, SQL loader, Oracle 10g, Oracle11i, Toad, UNIX scripts, Oracle scheduler, and SQL optimizer,Core Java.
Has in depth knowledge and hands on Agile tools such as Rally and Version One
B1 Visa, US Valid till Dec 2023


Key strengths : Agile coaching, Agile Architect, Agile transformation consulting, SAFe, Scrum, DSDM, Mobbing,Kanban,CI/CD, On time solution delivery, Product Planning, Client Engagement, Stakeholder Management, Conducting Workshops, Self-Starter and Able to build strong, sustainable relationships with internal and external stakeholders,Version One, Rally.

EXPERIENCE

AKSH Consulting

2014 May - Present

Agile Coach at Confidential (Scrum, SAFe)

Bengaluru , INDIA

1.Working as an Agile Architect, Agile Transformation Consultant, Agile Coach, Scrum Master. 2.Providing and keeping alive Agile Project charter, BVIR, Agile G&O 3.Keenly observe and critically analyze and understand the situation of the team on the ground and take a decision on its continuation or not. 4.Managing multiple teams across Line of Business along with charting out the ‘How’ strategy for the teams along with conducting Onshore-Offshore Agile workshops to identify and analyze key challenges and best practices. 5.Defined and implemented a “Distributed Agile” model for US Financial & Banking major. 6.Maintaining and radiating key metrics to both upstream and downstream stakeholders 7.Metrics include AEI, AMM, BVIR, MBR and QBR, Roadmaps 8.Coach key roles such as SM, PO, DL to become more effective problem-solvers. 9.Build a community of agile champions, practitioners and enthusiasts that promotes learning by sharing (CoP's and CoE's) 10.Work on Agile Pm Auditing and provide reports to help teams become self-sustaining, self-organizing. 11.Removes the barriers between the Scrum team and the Project Management team. 12.Worked as a bridge between the two school of principles (Agile and the Traditional) 13.Emphasis on client and employee engagement by facilitating a culture of openness, transparency, experimentation, honest introspection, continuous improvement, learning and sharing. 14.Focus on improving productivity, increasing efficiency and on time solution delivery.

ITeB Limited

2011 October - 2012 January

Associate Project Manager

London , UNITED KINGDOM

•Led multi-functional cross cultural teams in an onshore-offshore environment for Web based BI solution. •Worked in an agile project management framework (Writing and assigning points to stories, handling iterations and releases, setting priorities, conducting retrospectives). •Responsible for identifying appropriate resources, assembling project teams, assigning individual responsibilities, and developing plan and schedule to ensure timely completion of projects. •Migrated multisource data and legacy system data into Oracle 10g Database •Created multiple programs to ensure correct data transfer and communications between Oracle10g. •Contributed and lead on the development and delivery of exception plans where project objectives were at risk of not being met. •Created Test Cases and developed Tractability Matrix and Test Coverage reports. •Performed complex data manipulation and analysis in coordination with the PM to provide key information and metrics on project progress, variance and trends. •Worked as SPOC to provide the smooth communication between the internal customer, development team and third party regarding software functionality, throughout the development lifecycle.

Infosys Technologies Ltd

2006 October - 2010 May

Technology Analyst

Bengaluru , INDIA

•Led a team to develop and implement the BI solution while using the agile/Waterfall project management. •Participation in release planning and keeping track of the product development progress. •Worked on GAP analysis, setting up the standards along with writing use cases, FSD, BRD, and HLDD. •Role includes advising on improvements in the productivity and efficiency, requirement gathering, planning and estimation, Data management, Data Analysis and Business understanding. •Developed ETL framework based on in-house recommendation using SQL loader, Oracle 10g, Toad, UNIX scripts along with Autosys. •Worked on SQL scripts to load data in the tables in Oracle11g environment and validated the data movement and transformations. •Dealt with excel, flat file, xml source/target for data extraction or loading in the Oracle 11g db. •Development of BO XI R2 Reports, universe / SQL Server Stored Procedures. •Wrote PL/SQL module to migrate and reconcile data from different data sources into database. •Interacted with developers, Business & Management Teams and End Users. •An active member of the Scrum team and written a white paper on delay data analysis. •Developed Test Plans, Test Cases, and Test Scripts for SIT and support for UAT tests along with validating data movement and transformations. •Reviewed manual testing methods and created and implemented an automated test strategy and generated automation scripts. •With focus on process improvement, worked proactively on finding and reporting issues and identifying solutions alongside with other project activities. •Provided the research paper on the Delay Data Analysis while working in the off-shore onshore model and applying the Agile PM methodology.

mokSa Technologies

2012 November - 2013 June

Senior Consultant

Gurgaon , INDIA

•Maintaining product backlog, sprint planning, release planning, user stories, test strategies •Articulated project goals and scope, translated business needs into technical terms. •Worked on efficiency improvement and was successful in maintaining on time delivery. •Managing business expectation, negotiating with the client, handling multiple projects in an agile environment. •Worked on requirement gathering documents (functional specification and mapping/transformational document). •Worked the PL/SQL ETL, Migrate and Reconcile module for different projects simultaneously. •Responsibilities include developing technical solution, mentoring team, optimizing the current solution, acceptance, functional, Integration and System testing. •Worked on developing ETL modules including procedures, triggers, packages, scheduler and sql optimization. •Designed and created webI and deskI reports using SAP BO XI R3. •Drove performance testing and delivered successful solution while working in liaison with the business users. •Managing and identifying change requests and analyzing impact of changes to the project for delivery, Project scoping and stakeholders management using PI matrix and conducting workshops. •Working as SPOC to provide the smooth communication between the internal customer, development team and third party regarding software functionality, throughout the development lifecycle. •Used Rally to manage the projects in agile environment.

NIIT Technologies Limited

2013 July - 2014 May

Consultant : Project Management - Agile(Scrum)

Greater Noida , INDIA

1.Worked as proxy RTE, Agile Transformation Consultant, and Scrum Master. 2.Actively coaches Scrum roles and responsibilities, framework, artifacts, meetings and assists teams in adoption and evolution of agile techniques along with empowering cross-functional self-organizing teamwork. 3.Managing and maintaining program backlog, product backlog, sprint planning, release planning. 4.Facilitating Scrum of Scrum across multiple teams located in different locations. 5.Worked on efficiency improvement and was successful in maintaining on time delivery. 6.Comfortably managed change management through influence, facilitative leadership and facilitation skills. 7.Managing business expectation, negotiating with the client, handling multiple projects in an agile environment. 8.Responsibilities include mentoring team and involvement in acceptance, functional and Integration testing. 9.Managing and identifying change requests and analyzing impact of changes to the project for delivery, Project scoping and stakeholders management using PI matrix and conducting workshops. 10.Articulated project and program goals and scope to team. 11.Worked on recognizing and implementation on areas for internal improvement wit in and outside the team. 12.Anticipated client needs on various occasion and proposed alternative business solutions. 13.Worked and led the team on web projects using Java, spring, web services, java script, CSS3, HTML5, XML and Rally.

KRS Technologies

2004 July - 2005 April

Software Engineer

Rohtak , INDIA

-Role includes designing, coding and testing of various small applications. -Coding and Unit testing of modules independently

iTradeNetwork UK

2012 February - 2013 April

Business Analyst Agile

Stokenchurch , UNITED KINGDOM

•Managing business analysis in an agile (DSDM) environment for a complex web based reporting solution. •Worked on requirement gathering documents (functional specification and mapping/transformational document). •Reviewed manual testing methods and created and implemented an automated test strategy and generated automation scripts. •Managing and identifying change requests and analyzing impact of changes to the project for delivery, Project scoping and stakeholders management using PI matrix and conducting workshops. •Worked on design of Universe and webI reports using SAP BO XI R2. •Developed Test Plans, Test Cases, and Test Scripts for SIT and support for UAT. •Validating data movement and transformations while working in liaison with the business users for successful UAT and solution delivery. •Interacted with developers, Business & Management Teams and End Users. •Oversaw the PL/SQL module to migrate and reconcile data from different data sources into database. •Worked on product backlog, sprint planning, release planning as per scrum guidelines.

Cognizant Technology Solutions

2005 April - 2006 October

Programmer Analyst

Hyderabad , INDIA

• Role includes designing validation framework and improvements in the productivity and efficiency. • Coding and Unit testing of modules independently. • Conducting training sessions on XML and its related technological areas.

PROJECTS

Skills

  • DSDM
  • ETL
  • SQL Loader
  • Testing
  • Unix
  • XML
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • Oracle
  • PL/SQL
  • Scrum
  • SDLC
  • SQL
  • XML
  • User Acceptance Testing
  • Business Analysis
  • Business Intelligence
  • Business Process
  • Databases
  • Agile Methodologies
  • Agile Project Management
  • Requirements Gathering

EDUCATION

  • Aptech computer education

    2000-2003

    ADSE, XML, Database, .net, Software Engineering

  • The University of Sheffield

    2010-2011

    MBA, Business Administration

  • Maharshi Dayanand University

    2000-2004

    BE Electrical, Electrical Engineering

CERTIFICATION

  • Certified scrum master
  • Prince2
  • SAFe Agilist