PROFILE

SUMMARY

• 8.5 years of experience in Software development, Agile Training, Coaching and Consulting. Roles played– Business Analyst, Product Owner, Agile Evangelist and Coach – for architecture, design and development of Java, Ruby, mainframe based software product implementations using Agile methodologies

EXPERIENCE

Ford Motor Company

2012 November - Present

Agile Coach

Gurgaon , INDIA

• Consulting Organizations on Agile Adoption and Transformation • An avid speaker in industry agile conferences http://agilenoida.com/speakers-2/ • Conducted workshops/training on agile topics in the project teams. • Conduct Agile / Scrum Training and Workshops for Product Owners, Scrum Masters and Scrum Team Members • Define and deploy Product Owner, Scrum Master and Scrum Team roles within the organization context • Navigate the team in conducting release & sprint plans, demos, releases and retrospectives. • Coaching in writing effective user stories with well defined acceptance criteria and Done definition • Coaching on Product Backlog, Sprint Backlog and Burn down Chart patterns, techniques and tips • Coaching team to embrace Agile values and principles, maintaining focus factor on team goals, prevention on team burning, focus on impediment listing and work on improvements.

Aon Hewitt

2005 October - 2010 October

System Analyst

Gurgaon , INDIA

• Analyzing client, data and calculation Requirements for new automations and converting them into analysis artifacts using the SDLC defined templates. • Completing detailed module and unit analysis for system configuration. • Generating flow maps for new functionalities to be added to the Calc Engine Environment for automating pension calculations. • Programming complex pension calculation provisions in a proprietary, data driven environment. • Providing ongoing support and maintenance of System. • Completing detailed breakpoints and scenario lists for calculation testing on the system. • Identifying, researching, and evaluating complex issues and enhancements to provide effective solutions • Coaching the Calc Engine Analyst (CEA) and reviewing the work of CEAs and System Configuration Analyst (SCA) both in virtual environment and local environment. • Coordinating the work with CEAs, monitoring task completion, and communicating team schedule. • Interfacing with remote associates and overseas partners. • Work and knowledge transition

Tata Consultancy Services

2010 November - 2012 November

Product Owner

Gurgaon , INDIA

• Extensive experience as business analyst developing software solutions in various SDLC methodologies like Waterfall, V-Model and Agile. • Articulating the product vision and business strategy to the team and defining goals that realize the product vision. • Leading the Gate reviews during the entire lifecycle of the project. • Writing and evolving user stories from the requirements to a suitable level of detail so that the development team can understand the desired functionality. • Communicating the details of the user stories so that it can be captured as acceptance tests. • Prioritizing user stories in the Product Backlog by business value. • Helping the team to estimate the user stories in the Product Backlog and deriving the cost of project. • Managing the Product Backlog in response to changes. • Identifying the gap in the requirements and doing the GAP analysis to document the additional information required from client • Helping the team plan the content of each iteration given costs (estimates) and risks. • Communicating the progress to the Product Sponsor and stakeholders. • Collecting customer feedback and transforming it into new features or enhancements. • Providing feedback and makes decisions that steer the team based on what's delivered every iteration/sprint. • Leading transition to the support teams and making sure that the user manuals/training video clips are updated with the latest release.

PROJECTS

Skills

  • Vendor Management
  • Waterfall
  • Business Analysis
  • Requirements Analysis
  • Business Strategy
  • DB2
  • Requirements Gathering
  • Global Delivery
  • Project Management
  • Team Management
  • Oracle
  • Outsourcing
  • PL/SQL
  • Test Planning
  • PMP
  • Software Project Management
  • Programming
  • Scrum
  • SDLC
  • Web Services
  • SQL
  • Testing
  • User Acceptance Testing
  • Agile Methodologies
  • Agile Project Management
  • Analysis

EDUCATION

  • Agile Coaching Institute

    2014-2014

    Agile Facilitator

  • Bal Bharti Public School

    1998-2000

CERTIFICATION

  • CSPO
  • ICAgile Certified Professional - Agile Coaching (ICP-ACC)
  • ICAgile Certified Professional - Agile Team Facilitation (ICP-ATF)