PROFILE

SUMMARY

An Agile enthusiast, Leader and a net worker through passion. Life for me is full of opportunities and believe every person is capable of achieving their dreams.

Mahendra is an innovative leader in Agile, evoking discovery and actualization of a client’s “Authentic Agility”. He leads a true transformational , challenging and championing leaders, teams and individuals to become remarkable. Mahendra’s unique approach combines his positive, empathetic, and dynamic energy, for an engaging leading/coaching experience.

Mahendra is a passionate champion of Agile as a vibrant transformational engine for individuals and communities to thrive.

Mahendra brings a vast knowledge to lead the transformation, including: SAFe, PMI-ACP, CP-MAT. He possesses expertise in Scrum, Kanban, Lean, product design, group facilitation, and positive psychology.

Mahendra believes in continuous learning, pick up a topic, explore it and make a learning out of it. The way things are getting developed and innovated, it is must for every professional to have a touch in every field and contribute with the flow. The moment, I realized the power of learning, I picked up many things.

EXPERIENCE

InTimeTec

2012 July - Present

Agile Coach / Scrum Master

Jaipur, ,

Scrum Role: Agile Transofrmation (from traditional to Scrum) Scaling Agile by implementing Scrum of Scrum in the enterprise level project Product Delivery Role: Delivering project with Product Owner using Release Train concept. Vision, Roadmap and Release planning for 3 months release train Organization Leadership: Suggesting any other IT related programs for Strategic development of the organization Creation and maintenance of e-learning modules for Agile Kanban Scrum Trainings inside organization. Defining test questions & test papers for Agile Scrum Trainings at organizational level. Creating and implementing innovation games, demos and hands-on exercises for the organization training programs Process consultant: Evolving process and delivery frameworks, Gap analysis, pilot and execution. Setting up of tools & technology by analysing various tools available and reporting its available benefits. Reporting the various metrics, current sprint status, milestones planned, risks & issues to the senior management, both internally as well as to the customer. Resource Management, Financial Management and Change Management in the project/program. Risk & Issue Management with preparation of the mitigation plan and highlighting the risks in the appropriate forum Appraisal, KRA defining and Goal Setting for the team internally.

Saxo Bank

2011 October - 2012 July

Agile Consultant

Gurgaon , INDIA

Automation & Continuous Integration in Agile Tools & Techniques used for Agile Planning, Estimation & Testing. Responsibilities: Helping PO and team to write spec flows in gherkin language (domain language). Coordinating with onsite team to write step definitions for user stories. Delivery and customer specific test evaluations. Running user persona programmes during the sprint to gather user experiences. Banking Finance and Investment- back end REST based services, trading services, APIs.

Birlasoft

2008 January - 2010 August

Senior Software Engineer

Noida , INDIA

Web app design, implementation and test in media domain. Onshor-Offshore project coordination.

Cerner Corporation

2006 December - 2008 January

Software Engineer

Bangalore , INDIA

I worked here in healthcare domain and invests most of the time in Firstnet and Surginet healthcare applications. Roles and responsibilities development (J2EE) and helping test team to define the critical patient scenarios.

InterGlobe Technologies

2010 August - 2011 October

Senior Agile Test Engineer

Gurgoan , INDIA

Implemented 4 quadrant approach of agile testing Automation Testing- Selenium tool Exploratory Testing using Touring techniques BDD and TDD using Spec Flows Planning, estimation and Management using Agile Methodology Web based application automation. Senior SOA project initiation. SOA Test architecture setup

PROJECTS

Skills

  • TFS
  • Waterfall
  • XML
  • Requirements Gathering
  • Microsoft SQL Server
  • MySQL
  • SDLC
  • Web Services
  • SOA
  • Visual Studio
  • System Testing
  • Web Applications
  • Quality Assurance
  • Test Automation
  • BDD
  • Black Box Testing
  • ClearCase
  • Functional Testing
  • Software Quality Assurance
  • Test Planning
  • Software Project Management
  • Scrum
  • Testing
  • User Acceptance Testing
  • Agile Project Management
  • Agile Testing
  • Agile Methodologies
  • Requirements Analysis

EDUCATION

  • Developing the Leaders around you

    2013-2014

    Developing the Leaders around you, How to Help Others Reach Their Full Potential

  • Succeeding With Agile

    2012-2013

    Scaling Agile, Implementing Scrum in Distributed team environment, A

  • Professional Scrum

    2011-2013

    Certified Scrum Product Owner, Essential Scrum: A Practical Guide to the Most Popular Agile Process, Superior

  • Agile Testing

    2012-2013

    Agile Testing, Software testing in agile team, A

  • Developing the Leader Within You

    2012-2013

    Developing the Leader Within You, Self Discovery, A

  • Agile Alliance

    2012-2013

    User Stories Applied, Business development using user stories, A

  • Agile Alliance

    2012-2013

    Agile Estimating anf Planning, Planning and estimations, A

  • Agile Alliance

    2012-2013

    The Art of Agile Development, Extreme Programming, A

  • Lean Startup

    2013-2014

    Lean implementation in agile development, Validated Learning, A

  • Simplilearn

    2013-2014

    Salesforce Admin and Developer, Salesforce Development and Training, A

  • The Human Side of Agile

    2013-2014

    Agile Leader, Agile

  • Coursera

    2014-2015

    Inspiring Leadership through Emotional Intelligence, Leadership, Distinction

  • Udemy

    2014-2015

    JavaScript and jQuery, Complex Projects in Java Script and jQuery, A

  • Lead the Change

    2013-2014

    Lead the Change, Agile Transformation at enterprise level, A

CERTIFICATION

  • Coach the Coach
  • Inspiring Leadership Through Emotional Intelligence
  • SFDC- Certified Salesforce Developer
  • SAFe
  • CSM
  • PMI_ACP
  • CSPO
  • SELENIUM_Automation
  • CP-MAT