Diligent IT professional with vast experience in managing and coaching Software Development teams using Lean IT and Agile practices. Delivery focused with a reputation for turning around business-critical projects and program leading to substantial business improvements and reduced operating costs for clients in a range of sectors including Legal Services, Telecommunications, Insurance, Financial Services and Export Houses.
Strong experience in Agile/Scrum and has been catalyst for agile rollout by working in conjunction with Global Teams. Experience on different Agile methods such as Scrum, XP, Kanban, SAFe(Scaled Agile Framework) and others. Having served different Agile roles such as Scrum Master, Product Owner, RTE(Release Train Engineer), Lean Agile coach and Agile mentor.
Experience in facilitated multiple Big Room Planning sessions for ARTs(Agile Release Trains). Experience in coaching the teams on establishing XP practices like Automated Unit Testing, Peer Programming, Test Driven Development and Continuous Integration. Guiding and coaching the teams on Iterative Development process following standard cadence - Iteration Planning, Execution, Backlog Refinement, Iteration Demo and Iteration Retrospectives
Experience in establishing DevOps practices via Continuous Delivery, Continuous Integration and Test Automation. This has led to 45% reduction in overall cycle time from Development to Production. Vast experience in establishing the Application Lifecycle Management (ALM) processes to manage the end-to-end delivery of the projects in a standard and organized manner. This has led to elimination of 40% non-value-add activities from overall release cycle
Strong experience in Design Patterns, Service Oriented Architecture, .Net, SharePoint, Data Analytics, Enterprise Service Bus, Master Data Management and Windows Azure
Experience in Web Applications, Business Intelligence, Office Solutions, Mobile Applications and Content Management System
Lead and manage the team of 25+ Developers and Testers to deliver the IT Applications across multiple business portfolios. Key Contributions • Successfully Managing the Development & Testing of Clifford Chance enterprise applications for close to 7 years • Successfully led the initiative to upgrade Clifford Chance enterprise applications over to SharePoint • Established the Project Delivery framework comprising of different stage of project, starting from requirement gathering, design, build and development, deployment, training and roll-out. This led to elimination of 40% sub-processed which were non-value-adds in overall value stream • Formulated the Functional Points (FP) and Story Points (SP) driven estimation methodology to drive consistency in estimates - leading to 60% reduction in estimation errors • Facilitated multiple Big Room Planning sessions for ARTs(Agile Release Trains) • Coach the teams on establishing XP((Extreme Programming) practices like Automated Unit Testing, Peer Programming, Test Driven Development and Continuous Integration • Coach the teams on Iterative Development process following standard cadence - Iteration Planning, Execution, Backlog Refinement, Iteration Demo and Iteration Retrospectives • Established DevOps practices for Clifford Chance which has led to 45% reduction in overall cycle time from Development to Production. • Established the ART(Agile Release Train) teams as per SAFe(Scaled Agile Framework) and led them as RTE(Release Train Engineer) to deliver successful results • Established various Agile based matrices at Team, Programme and Portfolio level to measure the performance • Led the continuous improvement groups for continuously evaluation the technical practices and development processes to identity and implement the improvements • Rewarded thrice with Significant contributor of the year and twice with Performer of the quarter • Rated the outstanding contributor for 5 successive years
Extenstively involved in Design and Development of Insurance Product for client like Brit Insurance(UK), Fidelity, MerrilLynch etc. Developed XML/XSLT driven engine over .Net to deliver content management capabilites to client allowing dynamic upload and rendering of new insurace product. Key Responsibilities: - Extensively involved in working with clients like Merrill Lynch, UBS and RBS to review the business requirements and priorities to be agreed for the next engine release of Annuity product - Constituted a technical gateway between developers, business experts (SMEs) and Management - Extensively involved in Design and Development of Insurance Product for clients like Brit Insurance(UK), Fidelity, MerrilLynch etc - Used Visual Studio Tools for development, testing and deployment - Defined the solution architecture independence with regard to API/framework design (Best suitable to the application) - Promoted generality (generic) and abstraction (with regard to reusability and coding standardization).
• Developing Web Transaction Wizard, DAO, ASP.Net and developing business logic processed in action classes. • Provided support to production applications • Creating database calls through Business class-Session Beans-DAOFactory-DAO. • Using Visual Studio Tools for development, testing and deployment • Implementing FTP process. System imports the Transaction Data on daily basis from the different channel partners system through FTP and put it into database. This process is automatically done by the system early in the morning on each business days