PROFILE

SUMMARY

• Specialization in Agile scrum processes and XP practices.
• Expertise in technical, functional and management aspects of the projects. Domain expertise spans across a wide range of areas of Manufacturing, Credit and Finance, Investment Banking, Product Engineering and Telematics domains.
• Experience in full life cycle management of project using Agile as well as the Waterfall model.
• Strong client interaction skills with experience in working with customers, business people in North Dakota (U.S.A.) and Iowa (U.S.A.) on short as well as long term assignments.
• Exposure to interact with customers, business people to get proper requirements and understanding their expectations.
• Hands on experience with Java technologies like Core Java, J2EE, Spring, Hibernate, Oracle, Design Patterns. Analysis, designing, planning and implementation of various web applications using.
• Represent the team and prepare a report the overall project status and upcoming risks & suggest solutions.
• Design, development, maintenance and configuration management (product) of software.
• Impediment removal, identify and facilitate the needs of the team.
• Facilitating various scrum ceremonies like, Daily Scrum, Release planning, Sprint planning, Backlog grooming, Mid sprint reviews, Sprint Reviews and Sprint retrospective etc.
• Maintaining complete lifecycle of the product beginning from the design till the end of maintenance.
• Working across projects, both Development & Maintenance, and handling product releases Product Data Management activities.
• Understand project time plans/roadmaps and educate team upon this and plan deliveries.
• Provided exceptional service as Scrum Master for scrum teams, keeping the groups focused and productive.
• Evaluating the performance, managing the sprint burn down chart and statistics of the team velocity, as well as checking the progress of releases
• Setup of project plans and effort estimation for the delivery of development sub-projects.

EXPERIENCE

Cognizant Technology Solutions

2014 December - Present

Scrum Master & Agile Consultant

Pune , INDIA

Have rich experience as a Scrum Master in Agile methodology and currently handling two teams comprising of 20 members. • Working with the world’s leading banks to understand requirements, create designs, development using Java best practices and latest technology. • Release planning, sprint planning, retrospectives, estimating the efforts required, tracking the schedules. • Ensures that the team is fully functional and productive. • Escalating relevant issues and managing the risks • Helping team: ? To reach consensus for what can be achieved during a specific period of time. ? With the best Java coding practices and design principles by pairing with them, ? In development using XP practices like TDD, ATDD and CI through pair programming, Help business units in Agile project management for continuous delivery with quality. • Facilitate scrum ceremonies, Educating business units on Agile practices an set the right expectations, Help customer in their seamless Agile transformation without impacting product delivery. • Removing obstacles that are impeding the team's progress. • Protecting the team from outside distractions.

John Deere

2010 September - 2014 December

Technical Lead & Scrum Master

Pune , INDIA

• End to end software development and automated testing, in all aspects of requirement gathering, solution design, development, testing, validation, implementation, and support • Release planning, implementing user stories using TDD/ATDD, deployments and continuous integration, Code Reviews, Estimation and Risk assessment • Coaching junior resources with emergent technology and Agile best practices, Managing Technical risks, identify technical impediments and resolve them • Facilitate PSI planning, Sprint planning, Retrospective meeting, Track different metrics. • Conducted a technical training session regarding Agile development methods. • Prepared and coordinated project proposals and schedules.

John Deere

2005 October - 2007 April

Software Engineer

Pune , INDIA

• Requirement gathering, Design, Coding, Review, Testing, Point of contact for Client for multiple projects. • Estimation and Risk assessment. • Planning project tasks. • Collaborate with others to design and implement features • Create and document software tools required by artists or other developers. • Debug existing source code and polish feature sets • Contribute to technical design documentation. • Attention to detail is essential and all tasks must be carried out to the highest standard • Requirement & Solution Analysis (RSA) methodology for Requirement Analysis. • Preparing Budgetary Guidance Estimation. • Writing System and Functional Design • Preparing Solution Estimation. • Conducting Design Walk-throughs with different stakeholders. • Proposing changes and supporting Development and Testing teams. • Post Implementation Support.

Saama Technologies

2005 January - 2005 October

Software Developer

Pune , INDIA

• Design, Coding, Testing and CR handling. • Reviewing current systems • Presenting ideas for system improvements • Producing detailed specifications and writing the program codes. • Testing the product in controlled, real situations before going live • Preparation of training manuals for users • Maintaining the systems once they are up and running.

John Deere

2007 April - 2010 September

System Analyst

Pune , INDIA

• End to end software development and automated testing, in all aspects of requirement gathering, solution design, development, testing, validation, implementation, and support • Release planning, implementing user stories using TDD/ATDD, deployments and continuous integration, Code Reviews, Estimation and Risk assessment • Coaching junior resources with emergent technology and Agile best practices, Managing Technical risks, identify technical impediments and resolve them • Facilitate PSI planning, Sprint planning, Retrospective meeting, Track different metrics. • Conducted a technical training session regarding Agile development methods. • Prepared and coordinated project proposals and schedules

PROJECTS

Skills

  • SOA
  • SQL
  • Agile Application Development
  • Test Driven Development
  • Software Project Management
  • XML
  • JSP
  • Oracle
  • Scrum
  • SDLC
  • Software Development
  • Design Patterns
  • Web Services
  • Requirements Analysis
  • Java Enterprise Edition
  • Spring Framework
  • Hibernate
  • Java
  • Agile Methodologies
  • Agile Project Management

EDUCATION

  • Government Polytechnic College

    1998-2001

    DE, Computer Technology

  • Bharati Vidyapeeth

    2008-2010

    MBA, Financial Management

  • Shivaji University

    2001-2004

    Bachelor of Engineering (BEng), Computer Science

CERTIFICATION

  • Certified Scrum Master
  • SUN Certified Programmer for Java 2 Platform Standard Edition 1.4 (SCJP)
  • SAFe Agilist (SA)