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Scrum / Agile Coach / Java Architect/ Solution Architect Resume

Topeka, KS

SUMMARY:

  • To seek a senior - level opportunity in projects division of a reputed IT organization. Willing to travel domestic and international
  • Desired Position(s): Project Manager, Delivery Manager, Release Manager, Agile Scrum Master, Program Manager, Solution Architect, Product Manager, Agile Coach
  • More than two decades of extensive experience in Waterfall, Agile/Scrum Methodologies, Team building, Budgeting, Product/Application Development, FCAPS, Architecture, Market Research, Professional Services, Complex Negotiations, Business Consulting
  • Industries Served: IT, ITES, IS, Telecom, Wireless, Mobile, Media & Entertainment, Cloud, Education, Healthcare, Logistics, Construction, Manufacturing, Insurance

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Scrum / Agile Coach / JAVA ARCHITECT/ Solution Architect

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for mentoring and managing multiple technical teams to launch a world-class eCommerce Website and Mobile App to match the owners of the heavy equipments with end clients seeking those equipments, in the most efficient way
  • 1-2 week Sprints
  • Significant Challenges in coordination between web and mobile solutions spread among teams in India and USA
  • Team strength: 25+ members (Distributed)
  • Created presentation templates for Budgetary, Investment and Franchise functions. Also, created Financial models for all business functions
  • Performed frequent Vendor Management services including,
  • Vendor Selection
  • Liaison activities
  • Vendor Interviews
  • Chaired Scrum of Scrums, JAD sessions and other Agile Ceremonies
  • Mentored the Digital Marketing and SEO teams for achieving best and most optimized reach of customers and end-clients
  • Customized a special Hybrid model and devised numerous work-flows to support various complex project scenarios in a crude Start-up environment
  • Mentored Sales, Technical and other Project teams and guided them in Agile methodologies and operational excellence

Technologies Used: Amazon EC2, Amazon Route 53, GITHUB, Redhat Linux, MySQL, Java, JSF, Yii MVC, JSP, HTML, RESTful, Basecamp, Microsoft Office, GoDaddy Cloud Services, L.A.M.P, Asana, JIRA

Scrum / Agile Coach / JAVA ARCHITECT/ Solution Architect

Confidential, Topeka, KS

Responsibilities:

  • Program-managing an onsite/offshore model to develop and deliver new complex Insurance products to customers all over USA
  • Dynamic project scope management through NetSuite’s OpenAir
  • Complex Hybrid model(s) of Waterfall and Agile
  • Two-week Sprints
  • Aggressive timelines
  • Team strength: 50+ members (KS, NJ, NY, Ireland and India)
  • Responsible for timely in-take of the projects from customers using Microsoft Sharepoint, TFS, JIRA and OpenAir
  • Coaching the Project Management teams to transform Waterfall models to Agile environment
  • Mentoring the project teams to showing accurate burn-downs and achieve better scrum velocity
  • Meticulously planning projects of 12,000+ hours each, to deliver new insurance products in agile methodologies
  • Engaging Customers and other support organizations in regular meetings in order to keep up with changing scope and timelines
  • Leading teams and peers to adhere to PMO processes and recommendations

Technologies Used: Netsuite OpenAir, Microsoft TFS, JIRA, MS Project, MS Office, Angular JS, JQUERY, Java, SERVLETS, Oracle, Tomcat, JSP, Sharepoint and Other Agile tools

Scrum / Agile Coach / JAVA ARCHITECT/ Solution Architect

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Program-managing the 24x7 maintenance and management of performance measuring applications in the Hosting Operations division of IBM Global Business Services
  • Phased approach and Project Management
  • Technical and Operational Strategies
  • Fault & Performance Management
  • Incident/Trouble Management
  • Analytics and Trends
  • Leading the global teams (USA, Mexico, Philippines, India, Brazil, Etc) to put together comprehensive global Trouble Management and Incident Management workflows
  • Mentoring Operational teams to make sure IBM’s Business Processes are properly aligned and group’s SLAs are successfully met
  • Using Agile and Scrum methods to make sure all goals are captured and the demands of all Stakeholders are addressed
  • Coordinating with vendors and monitoring their deliverables in terms of timelines, quality, budgets and other project guidelines

Technologies Used: Compuware APM tools, Gomez, Dynatrace, IBM Program Work Center, MandA systems, Unix, Linux, DB2, Oracle, FCAPS, MS Project, Jira, Excel, Agile/Scrum, eTOM, NGOSS, Incident Management methodologies, Webex, IBM in-house tools

Scrum / Agile Coach / JAVA ARCHITECT/ Solution Architect

Confidential, San Jose, CA

Responsibilities:

  • Facilitated Data Integration activities of Large Scale DB upgrades in their Enterprise Data Warehouse division
  • Ensured coherence and conformity among dozens of boundary teams and applications and also among other Scrum Masters
  • Actively participated in Scrum Ceremonies and helped plan Sprints (reviews, demos and retrospections) and manage the Product backlog in an efficient manner
  • Responsible for providing Visibility Indicators to all Stakeholders of the project
  • Mentored the Scrum teams to stay focused on the Sprint tasks

Technologies Used: Agile, Scrum, OpenAir, Oracle 11i, Oracle 12, Unix (Solaris), Linux (Redhat), Java, Jira, Excel, Clarity, WebEx Social, MS Project, JSP, JSF, SOAP, RESTful, BigData, Hadoop and a lot of Cisco in-house technologies

Scrum / Agile Coach / JAVA ARCHITECT/ Solution Architect

Confidential, Alpharetta, GA

Responsibilities:

  • Confidential (MMS) builds Cloud-based solutions and GoGreen remedies on iOS, Android and Microsoft mobile platforms in Education, Healthcare and Logistics verticals.
  • MMS also provides specialized Technical and Business consulting to various industry verticals, including IT, Education, Telecom, Financial etc.
  • Used Agile/Scrum methodologies to develop pioneering Mobile Applications that catered to customers’ needs and demands in ever-changing greenfield environments
  • Documented several Epics & User Stories to assess and analyze the customers’ business drivers and provided BRD & other comprehensive recommendations for their future sustainable success, increase in revenues, controlling costs and business transformation.
  • Advocated Scrum Diamond to customers & internal management, and organized Agile Ceremonies to effectively plan & manage IT projects and established processes to measure their progress on a daily/regular basis
  • Measured Scrum Velocity and mentored the Project Managers, Business Development teams, Professional Services teams and other stakeholders, to help proactively stay focused on Clients’ goals
  • Implemented traditional Waterfall philosophies to effectively manage large scale development and deployment projects
  • Worked and negotiated with various stakeholders in order to achieve operational efficiencies

Technologies Used: Cloud (Amazon, GoDaddy, iPage, Pinnacle), Linux, Microsoft Windows 7, 8, .NET (3.5), Visual Studio IDE, MySQL Server and Client, iOS, Android, Blackberry OS, Windows Mobile, SQLServer, Apache Tomcat (5 and 7), PHP, Java, Ajax, JBOSS, JSF, TOAD, Eclipse, HTML, CSS, JSP, Various SDKs, MS Project, MS Visio, MS Office, Plesk, VDS, MySQL Workbench, HADOOP, BigData, Tomcat, CodeIgniter MVC

Scrum / Agile Coach / JAVA ARCHITECT/ Solution Architect

Confidential, Bellevue, WA

Responsibilities:

  • Gathered market information and worked with Senior Management & members of the board to establish Sales targets for the Telecom Engineering division in Middle East, India and Sri Lankan regions. Applied Lean Six Sigma methods
  • Established processes and metrics for measuring the performance of Sales, Business Development teams via MBRs
  • Managed Bids for various telecom services projects
  • Largest Bid: $650 Mn, working with 17 business partners

Scrum / Agile Coach / JAVA ARCHITECT

Confidential, Bellevue, WA

Responsibilities:

  • Researched and Conceptualized a telecom management solution framework, “Scenario Based Service Assurance (SBSA)” and helped Infosys apply for a Patent for the same
  • SBSA estimated revenues during 2004-2006: $200 Mn
  • Traveled around the globe and drafted chronicles of Epics and User Stories and other Business requirements for various telecom companies’ needs to improve their operational efficiencies

Professional Services Manager

Confidential, Bellevue, WA

Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for profitability and effective management of Professional Services Teams
  • Managed multiple teams in multiple locations to ensure the company of successful implementations of OSI’s projects on multi-platforms at its dozens of customers’ sites in North America
  • Analyzed frequent customer data and provided feedback and suggestions for improvement back to company’s technical and business managers

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