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Dallas, TX


  • Around 8+ years of IT experience in all the phases of software development life cycle.
  • 6+ years of experience as a Release Coordinator.
  • Strong experience in all the phases of software development cycle (SDLC) including UI design, architecture, identification of corporate needs, user interaction, deployment, testing, documentation and maintenance.
  • Developed and managed the end to end test strategy throughout the software development lifecycle.
  • Managed Off - Shore & On-Shore teams to provide a successful Global Delivery Experience.
  • Worked independently and collaboratively with all levels of staff, management and external clients and across multiple vendor partners to build successful team synergy.
  • Demonstrated strong financial budget forecasting, planning, tracking, reporting, finance, analysis, innovation and communication skills
  • Monitor release package design, build and configuration and ensure all release artifacts delivery
  • Support Release Management policies, standards and procedures. Coordinate roll-out planning, including method of deployment and manage all aspects of the end-to-end Release Management process.
  • Facilitate communication among all parties associated with a Release in order to ensure Releases are implemented according to the approved timeline.
  • Provide input to Release entrance criteria and participate in decisions regarding scope in and out of the Release.
  • Expertise with build automation tools such as Jenkins, GIT.
  • Have strong understanding of OOPS, MVC Spring Frame work, ORM framework and Web services concepts like SOAP and RESTFUL web services.
  • Experience in Web servers such as IBM WebSphere 5.1/6.0/7.0, Oracle WebLogic 10g, 11g, JBoss, Glassfish, Apache Tomcat and good knowledge in deploying the web applications using these servers.
  • Strong knowledge Front End Technologies like HTML, DHTML, XHTML, JSTL, JSP, AJAX, JavaScript.
  • Developed applications in environments of Agile(Scrum), Waterfall methodologies.
  • 2 years of experience as Python Developer using development software’s like Python, Django.
  • Responsible for ensuring that the changes meet the business objectives and promoting employees professional and personal development.
  • Experience in all the aspects of Change and Release management as well as utilizing and maintaining company’s procedures and meeting the Organizational expectations.
  • Developed web based applications with MVC architecture using Frameworks - Django, Flask and Pyramid.
  • Worked with Client side scripting languages like JavaScript, jQuery and web Page developing technologies like HTML and CSS.
  • Hands-on experience in working version control system (SVN).
  • Involved in code installation as well as SVN implementation for version control of code and configuration files.
  • Worked with the software development methodologies like waterfall, Agile, Scrum.
  • A good team player, excellent communicator, creative and skilled problem solver.


Programming Languages: Python, C, C++, HTML 5, SQL, CSS

Data Interchange Formats: XML, JSON

Frameworks: Django, Flask, Bootstrap

IDE: IDLE, PyCharm, Sublime Text

Web Servers: Apache Tomcat, WebSphere, WebLogic

SDLC: Agile (SCRUM), Waterfall

Version Control Tools: SVN, JIRA, GIT

Python Libraries: NumPy, SciPy, Beautiful Soup, Pandas

Operating Systems: Windows, Mac OS X, Linux

Databases: Mongo DB, MySQL, Oracle


Confidential, Dallas, TX

Release Coordinator


  • Provide analysis and insight to release management teams planning, lead the release planning meetings for multiple platforms and project releases, prepare and publish release notes and communicates success or failure of the release to management.
  • Worked in Agile Methodology using Scrum based implementations for the entire module.
  • Used SVN repos, HP Operations Orchestration, CA RA, RAS, and ACDS for release and deployment activities.
  • Expertise in UML which includes creating Use-Case diagrams, Class diagrams, Interaction diagrams using Designer tools like MS Visio, Rational Rose.
  • Expertise with build automation tools such as Jenkins, GIT.
  • Leads lessons learned meetings to improve the release planning process and facilitate process improvement and establishes/defines standards and procedures for release statistics reporting and documentation.
  • Interacting with project and functional teams to determine release requirements
  • Managing risks and resolving conflicts and issues that affect release scope, schedule and quality of each deployment
  • Identifying, documenting and implementing release process improvements and worked on Major, Minor and Emergency Releases
  • Provide direction for developing project release plans specifying goals, strategy, staffing, scheduling, identification of risks, contingency plans, and allocation of available resources for large scale program releases which include maintenance releases and special dedicated project releases.
  • Meet with other Healthcare Analytics and Business programs to align release schedules and timeline to minimize outages and/or production risks to ensure successful implementation of all release components to meet the company commitments.
  • Escalate any Changes which are damaging the quality of the service
  • Ensure all Changes comply with internal/customer regulatory controls
  • Ensure agreed Requests For Change (RFC) are entered correctly in the Change Control System and include a clear reason for the change
  • Liaise with all internal/external parties to ensure that information and approvals for changes are communicated and understood by all stakeholders
  • Organize and chair Change Advisory Board meetings (CAB), ensure agenda and reports issued to participants in good time
  • Review, monitor and communicate the progress and final outcome of changes to all relevant parties
  • Ensure that full approval is granted prior to implementing changes;
  • Ensure Configuration Items (CI) are linked to the Change
  • Plan, document and publish high level release schedules
  • Drives Go/ No go calls and rollback decision meetings with release stakeholders
  • Scheduling and conducting production deployment planning, implementation and post-release meetings
  • Plan, document, publish and train IT development, engineering and quality teams on company CM policies and standards
  • Manage the source code repository between all programs
  • Establish and enforce standard best practices between all teams
  • Produce a deployment plan for complex multi-team production migrations and publish deployment results to leadership team
  • Establish environment configurations to support systems including managing environments effectively and maintaining the baselines within the environment
  • Perform installation, setup, configuration, and maintenance of configuration management tools
  • Document issues and lessons learned for each deployment and drive process improvement
  • Own the release calendar, produce detailed release plans, control release scope
  • Responsible for defining, owning and reporting on relevant Key Performance Indicators to ensure that the leadership teams and stakeholders can accurately assess the health and performance of the applications portfolio
  • Works across the IT organization to improve and enforce development, testing, release and documentation standards.
  • Ensure deliverables are completed within target timeframes and are consistently high-quality.
  • Prepares activity and progress reports for the section.
  • Implements solutions consistent with the overall IT plans and objectives.

Environment: Production and DR (Disaster Recovery), JIRA, Jenkins, SVN, Automic UC4, Flex Deploy, Apache Maven, Windows, Oracle CC&B.

Confidential, Grand Rapids, MI

Release Coordinator


  • Manage product schedules, deliverables and release cycle in the agile development environment.
  • Worked in Waterfall based implementations for the entire module.
  • Used SVN repository for release and deployment activities.
  • Expertise in overseeing enterprise program projects.
  • Used JIRA Tool for Bug, issue Tracking, assigning task among the Team
  • Holding overall responsibility to plan, develop, coordinate and lead software release activities with application and support teams.
  • Manage all continuous build and deployment of software packages to multiple non-Production and Production environments.
  • Acting as the gatekeeper in facilitating all agreed entry/exit criteria in the production environment.
  • Monitoring and reporting success/failure of changes.
  • Developing and managing the roll out schedules, implementation plans and activities/tasks for and across all functional groups involved in the release and work across functional groups involved in the release.
  • Managing multiple worldwide end-users teams.
  • Managing multiple high profile projects including project planning, scope management, risk management, issue and action tracking, status reporting and meeting facilitation.
  • Providing Management with visibility to project state on a weekly basis through status reporting.
  • Anticipating and removing obstacles that slowing down or preventing projects from being delivered on time.
  • Product Owner of developer teams to support customer bug fixes using TFS online tool.
  • Conduct weekly product release meeting, keeping status information up to date for upper management
  • Coordinate build/deployment schedules between Product, Engineering and Infrastructure teams.
  • Conduct weekly Support meeting to identify customer issues that need to be escalated to Engineering.
  • Partner with the Engineering, Product team teams to create and maintain automated build systems that can deploy continuously during work and non-working hours. Troubleshoot and debug build processes, tools and server configurations.
  • Manage multiple software packages and build versions. Designs and implements repeatable processes for defect-free software deployment.
  • Provide critical input into the design, build, test and delivery of software. Work across multiple onshore and offshore teams, with continuous release cycles.
  • Manage release processes in specification, design, knowledge base, and implementation of new product features and enhancements on storefront.
  • Support blogs and community.

Environment: HPPPM, JIRA, BI APPS, Microsoft SharePoint, Oracle 12C, Flex Deploy, MS Office Tools, Automic UC4, HP QC, Microsoft Visio, MS Project.

Confidential - Portland, OR

Release Coordinator


  • Experience in the execution of the deployment plans, release reviews and reaching milestones.
  • Experienced in handling go and no-go decision.
  • Responsible for communicating release status, notes, issues, risks, and plans to the stakeholders.
  • Experience in the maintenance of release, change, migration trackers with Microsoft SharePoint.
  • Responsible for making certain that appropriate approvals are in place and all the activities are done by the designed process.
  • Coordinate with Project Managers & Program Managers to monitor and track project and release risks and issues
  • Collaborate with QA Manager and Application Development Directors in ensuring proper Release Plans, Test Plans, and Acceptance Criteria are set
  • Collaborate with Change Management to ensure effective and efficient handling of all changes using standardized methods and procedures
  • Collaborate with Incident Management and Problem Management teams in resolving issues and analyzing root cause
  • Drive consistent and measurable processes that will ensure the quality of the change is assured, and fallback options are clearly identified and delivered in the event they are required.
  • Be responsible and accountable for meeting the expectations of the business partners
  • Seek, suggest and when appropriate, implement initiatives for improved processes, additional business benefits, reduced costs, etc.
  • Define, implement, and manage the build, integration, and release process
  • Define, implement, and manage processes and procedures for source management
  • Follow/maintain procedures to ensure compliance
  • Review and validate deliverables
  • Create, document and publish implementation plans

Environment: SDLC, Java applications, SQL, SharePoint, HTML, XML, Agile Scrum Methodology, TFS online, Office 365, MS Project.


Release Coordinator


  • Coordinated all the aspects of end to end release process.
  • Provided the management reports on release progress.
  • Managed and monitored the performances of all release activities.
  • Responsible for tracking and communicating team velocity and sprint/release progress.
  • Aided the Release manager in create, update and store Release documentation and Procedure.
  • Assisted the Release manager for maintaining release schedules.
  • Organizing resources needed to implement at each phase of SDLC.
  • Updating the Release Dashboard regularly.
  • Coordinating with various teams to handle Release process, policy and procedures & communicate with the teams to provide training as necessary.
  • Worked along with project manager and technical team for planning and implementing the automation of mainframe and open system operations.
  • Expertise with Linux/UNIXenvironments, scriptingfor Build & Release automation.
  • Gathering and submitting Release metrics to all the team members.
  • Updating the plans, schedules and reports for the project.
  • Monitoring and reporting the project spending.
  • Provided information to project team members and stakeholders regarding schedules and any changes.
  • Handled SVN repositories for branching, merging and tagging.
  • Responsible for tracking, updating and maintaining project requirements, documents, issues, funding, risks and support the project deliverables under the guidance of the project manager.
  • Worked with the Release manager on Post-implementation data analysis.
  • Gathered release information from reporting emails related to project status from internal reporting tool.
  • Organizing and facilitating project planning, daily stand-up meetings, reviews, sprint, release planning and various Scrum-related meetings.
  • Implementing activities to ensure products meet the required quality and performance standards within the defined time and expected budget targets.
  • Involved in migrating projects from Waterfall to Scrum.
  • Worked with Hp QC for tracking and maintaining software defects.

Environment:MS Office Tools, Microsoft Visio, MS Office Tools, Windows 7, HP PPM, BI APPS, Oracle EB Suite, JDE, JIRA, HP QC, FlexDeploy, Remedy, Microsoft TFS, Web Method Services, Oracle 12C, Automic Uc4, Linux.


Python Developer


  • Responsible for gathering requirements, system analysis, design, development, testing and deployment by participating in complete SDLC process.
  • Enhanced existing automated solutions, such as the inquiry Tool for automated Asset/Department reporting and added new features and fixed bugs.
  • Developed views and templates with Python and Django’s view controller and templating language to create a user-friendly website interface.
  • Created the backend application using Python, Django and MySQL.
  • Performed server side application using Django framework.
  • Developed a chat application using Django and integrated with the main application by server-client architecture.
  • Implemented RESTful Web Services for the data transportation between multiple systems.
  • Used several python libraries like wxPython, NumPY and MatPlotLib.
  • Performed Unit testing, Integration Testing, GUI and web application testing using Rspec.
  • Expertise on writing UNIX shell scripts as well as the automation of the ETL processes using UNIX shell scripting and SQL.
  • Created the environment specific settings for a new deployment and update the deployment specific conditional checks in code base to use specific checks.
  • Worked on Jenkins for continuous integration tool for deployment of project.
  • Used JIRA in creating and developing new and unique features in the project.
  • Improved the application by designing and developing it using HTML and JavaScript.
  • Created web application prototype using jQuery and Angular JS.
  • Worked on cross browser compilation and Responsive Web Design using HTML5, CSS3 and Bootstrap.
  • Worked on python modules to extract /load asset data from the MySQL database.
  • Designed and implemented a dedicated MySQL database server to drive the WebApps and report on daily progress.
  • Involved in development, performance testing & defects fixing.
  • Update, maintain and change the current web applications as per the project requirement.

Environment:Python 2.7, Django 1.6, Pandas, REST APIs, HTML5, CSS/CSS3, Bootstrap, XML, JSON, JavaScript, JQuery, Restful Web services, Apache, Linux, Git, Amazon s3, Jenkins, MySQL.

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