PROFILE

SUMMARY

To work in a fast paced environment and provide better solution to the stakeholders and company in terms of solution, process and management. Go-getter who excels at turning vision into reality while helping to aggressively builds the leadership and integrity necessary to propel an organization to success.

EXPERIENCE

Virtusa

2012 February - Present

Agile Coach/Scrum Master/Project Manager

Chennai , INDIA

• Contributed to multiple projects in terms of Client meetings, architecture meetings, weekly status update, monthly review meeting, worked on POC (proof of concept). • Project tracking, Project creation, resource allocation, project schedule and status, maintaining resource timesheet, taking care of all process from project creation to Invoicing for FP projects. • Worked on Agile transformation initiative • Being CSM (Certified Scrum Master) and CSPO, attending scrum calls, Define sessions, Grooming sessions, hand Off session, attending release planning meeting. • Maintain burn down chart, task estimates and regular updates in RALLY, setting up retrospectives, sprint reviews or sprint planning sessions • Work closely with Product Owner to improve Sprint back log • Encouraging collaboration between the Scrum team and product owner • Working with Service team, architect team on new POC and technical problems. • Issues management and escalations, Risk management and mitigation, Track project plan milestones and deliverables. • Attending release calls, Production calls, handling escalations, tracking, fixing and responding to production issues • Mentoring team members in analyzing the problems, worked on estimation and supporting team to deliver on sprint.

Paypal

2014 September - 2015 March

Project Manager/Scrum Master

Chennai , INDIA

• Worked on Agile transformation initiative by Paypal. • Provide ongoing services for minor, major enhancements and production defects to PayPal's existing Risk Compass product and services • Being CSM (Certified Scrum Master) attending scrum calls, Define sessions, Grooming sessions, hand Off session, attending release planning meeting.Maintain burn down chart, task estimates and regular updates in RALLY.Setting up retrospectives, sprint reviews or sprint planning sessions • Work closely with Product Owner to improve Sprint back log. • Encouraging collaboration between the Scrum team and product owner • Contributed to multiple projects in terms of Client meetings, architecture meetings, weekly status update, monthly review meeting, worked on POC (proof of concept).

Sword Global India Pvt Ltd

2004 October - 2005 August

Programmer analyst

Chennai , INDIA

HP Enterprise Services

2008 November - 2009 December

Scrum Master\? Lead Analyst

Columbus , UNITED STATES

Scrum Master with following responsibilities: • Leading by example (servant leader) as an Agile Lead or Agile Coach, preferably with large organizations. Coaching multiple teams and ensure cross-team coordination. • Expert knowledge of the practices, concepts and procedures related to coaching and facilitating development teams in the adoption and practice of agile principles. • Assist an organization in learning the agile process and implementing agile within their corporate software environment. • Facilitate scrum calls, Release planning, backlog grooming with PO, sprint planning, sprint Demo and retrospective. Lead Analyst • Lead collection of possible project engagements, documenting project scope objectives, tracking deliverable, timelines, and resource requirements. • Principal responsibilities include - Requirement Gathering & Analysis, Team Management and Execution, establishing business processes, user interaction, system design, co-coordinating with offshore and onsite team. Contributed to projects in terms of Client meetings, architecture meetings, weekly status update, monthly review meeting, worked on POC (proof of concept). • Facilitated Joint Requirement Planning (JRP), Joint Application Development (JAD) and Rapid Application Development (RAD) sessions.

Enmasse Technologies

2002 May - 2004 September

Sr. Software engineer

Chennai , INDIA

CLAIRVOYANT TECHNOSOLUTIONS INC

2008 January - 2011 December

Scrum Master\Agile Coach\Lead Analyst\Onsite Coordinator\Project Coordinator

New York, California, Ohio , UNITED STATES

Scrum Master\Agile Coach with following responsibilities: • Leading by example (servant leader) as an Agile Lead or Agile Coach, preferably with large organizations. Coaching multiple teams and ensure cross-team coordination. • Expert knowledge of the practices, concepts and procedures related to coaching and facilitating development teams in the adoption and practice of agile principles. • Maintain relevant metrics on team’s performance and Align business requirements with IT implementation. • Assist an organization in learning the agile process and implementing agile within their corporate software environment. • Facilitate scrum calls, Release planning, backlog grooming with PO, sprint planning, sprint Demo and retrospective. Lead Analyst\Onsite Coordinator\ Project Coordinator: • Lead collection of possible project engagements, documenting project scope objectives, tracking deliverable, timelines, and resource requirements. • Principal responsibilities include - Requirement Gathering & Analysis, Team Management and Execution, establishing business processes, user interaction, system design, co-coordinating with offshore and onsite team. • Deep understanding of all software life cycle development disciplines - Requirements Management, Analysis & Design, Quality Assurance (Testing), Implementation, Deployment, Configuration and Change Management. • Contributed to multiple projects in terms of Client meetings, architecture meetings, weekly status update, monthly review meeting, worked on POC (proof of concept). • Facilitated Joint Requirement Planning (JRP), Joint Application Development (JAD) and Rapid Application Development (RAD) sessions.

Farmers Insurance

2009 December - 2010 December

Scrum Master\Lead Analyst\Onsite Coordinator\Project Coordinator

California , UNITED STATES

• Contributed to multiple projects in terms of Client meetings, architecture meetings, weekly status update, monthly review meeting, worked on POC (proof of concept). • Work closely with Product Owner to improve Sprint back log • Encouraging collaboration between the Scrum team and product owner • Working with Service team, architect team on new POC and technical problems. • Issues management and escalations, Risk management and mitigation • Attending release calls, Production calls, handling escalations, tracking, fixing and responding to production issues • Mentoring team members in analyzing the problems, worked on estimation and supporting team to deliver

Cognizant Technology Solutions

2005 August - 2007 December

Programmer Analyst

Chennai , INDIA

Dress Barn

2008 April - 2008 October

Programmer analyst

New York , UNITED STATES

PROJECTS

Skills

  • Data Warehousing
  • Software Development
  • Java Enterprise Edition
  • SOA
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • .NET
  • Oracle
  • PL/SQL
  • SDLC
  • Web Services
  • Enterprise Architecture
  • Solution Architecture
  • Agile Methodologies
  • Requirements Analysis
  • Integration

EDUCATION

  • University of Madras

    1997-2000

    BSC, Computer Science

  • Bharathidasan University

    2000-2003

    MCA, Computer Application

CERTIFICATION

  • Certified Scrum Master (CSM)
  • Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO)
  • Certified Scrum Professional (CSP)