PROFILE

SUMMARY

Hands on experience on running Scrum Project for suite of Applications in a Multivendor, Multi location environment. Transition experience from waterfall to Agile Methodology.Hands on experience in rolling out SCRUM implementation for mid-sized projects.Responsible for SCRUM/KANBAN rollout for a product delivery team. Implement Agile in virtual team. Lead one of the tracks in Agile practice Recommend industry best practices and improvements Contribute actively to training and certification programs. Own and setup successful agile delivery teams
Participate in maturing agile practices and delivery processes .Conduct agile maturity assessments and recommend improvements . Participate in creating delivery models for projects during the solution phase .Foster trust and collaboration across all team members to help them work as one unit. Support agile education within the team, reinforcing practices and renewed adoption. Publish white papers and participate in Agile forums .Work with product owners and teams closely in building release plans and sprint modifications where needed. Practice and improve servant leadership. Self-improvement to obtain mastery of agile techniques and practices . Identify and introduce opportunities for the team to improve through coaching and questioning.Develop simple agile training materials based on the target audience. Basic, Intermediate and advanced training materials. Train team members, product owners, and functional managers one-on-one in agile techniques .Train and coach Scrum Masters and teams on agile techniques for projects of all sizes
Assist and mentor Scrum Masters and other agile roles. Observe team activities (agile elements such as Sprint planning, etc.) and provide constructive feedback to Scrum Masters. Assist teams and Scrum Masters in executing agile practices in a way consistent with continuous improvement
Serve as a mentor to Scrum Masters and other members of agile teams.

EXPERIENCE

Syntel Inc

2014 March - Present

Agile Coach

Pune Area , INDIA

Overall 14+ years of comprehensive experience in software development and client relationship management. It span across delivering software services, product development and delivery. Initial 10 years’ experience with complete application development life cycle including sow, requirement gathering, analysis and design, coding, testing and deployment. Last 4 years I am responsible for managing product deliveries in Agile Methodology. This involves managing product roadmap, planning, scope management, estimation, scheduling, tracking and communicating project work. Rollout of Agile practices across Business Unit and provide Agile coaching to various teams Played Different roles – Software Developer, Team Leader, Architecture Designer, Scrum Master and Agile Coach. Experience of managing the team in distributed locations. Effectively handle the distributed challenges. Experience in configuring the Agile Work Space for distributed agile teams Experience in developing the tool for doing the Agile readiness assessment Good working exposure in transforming the project teams from a traditional waterfall methodology to Agile methodology. Experience in handling these transformation challenges. Experience in implementing XP engineering practices Experience in conducting the external audit for the XP practices Knowledge about execution of Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) at Enterprise level. Have worked across SDLC. Experience in handing end to end project management with excellent experience in making timely decisions in rapidly changing and high-risk situations. Experience in working effectively with stakeholders (business and technical) within large organizations. Coach the team in active participation in all the elements of agile as well as keeping their information on work items up to date. Consistent high performer, have received awards and customer appreciations throughout the career journey.

Triple Point Technology

2004 February - 2004 August

Sr.Software Engineer

Pune Area , INDIA

The service is specifically designed to streamline, automate, and simplify mid- and back-office functions for participants in the Midwest's electricity market. With Midwest ISO module, Market Responsible Entities (MREs) use the Web to create schedules and bids for automatic submission directly to the ISO. Based on final schedules, uploaded meter data and dispatch instructions, and public market information available through OASIS, the service provides shadow settlements with the necessary supporting details to substantiate disputes

CAPGEMINI INDIA PVT LTD

2001 August - 2013 March

Technical Lead

Pune Area , INDIA

PROJECTS

AVIALL

June 2012 - March 2013

Agile Coach

Responsibility: •Estimation and Planning of various releases (T-shirt sizing, relative sizing using planning poker affinity estimating) •Planned Sprint 0 to discuss with business about overall business needs, develop user stories, estimate high level project schedule and plan following sprints •Facilitated

KPN

January 2010 - May 2012

Technical Lead

Responsibility: • Help product owner to write user stories. (Story writing workshop , Role modeling prototyping) • Help team on the estimating of the user stories and prepare them for the same • Help scrum master to plan meetings like o preplanning, o planning, o daily scrum, o Review & Retrospective • Management of the complete project life-cycle, from Inception/Initiation

Skills

  • Agile Project Management
  • Solution Architecture
  • CRM
  • Data Migration
  • Distributed Systems
  • Oracle
  • PL/SQL
  • SAP
  • Testing
  • Unix

EDUCATION

  • Bachelor of Engineer, Pune University, India

    1992-1998

    Bachelor of Engineering (BE)

  • University of Pune

    1992-1996

    BE, Electronics

CERTIFICATION

  • Agile Certified Practitioner
  • ITIL
  • Oracle Certified Associattes
  • Microsoft Certified Solution Developer