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Agile Coach/release Train Engineer Resume

SUMMARY

  • Over 20 years of experience as Release Train Engineer, Agile Product Manager/Owner, Coach, SCRUM Master, and Systems Architect primarily for medium to large IT companies. Is very strong in Agile Development Methodologies (SCRUM), Internet of Things (IOT), Business Intelligence/Analytics, Software Development, Infrastructure, Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP), Testing and Quality Assurance, Building Teams, Product development and Implementation of IT Business Applications.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Confidential

Agile Coach/Release Train Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Leading the program Subscription Billing program as Release Train Engineer/Program Manager by collaborating the effort between different teams in various geographies. The SaaS product from vendor Zuora is integrated with SAP, Salesforce, Forge and Tridium platforms. This program received a lot of accolades for launching the billing platform on time under budget. Responsible for delivery, ART events, putting together budgets, forecasts, soliciting/reviewing SOWs from vendors, etc
  • Actively helped and coached in quickly standing up an agile PMO to facilitate the deliverables required by various SBGs from Forge Platform.
  • Closely worked with the Product Management group to establish the work - in take process for Forge platform and established the Prioritization framework using safe WSJF.
  • Actively involved in setting up the interlock calls between Forge platform and SBGs so that the services developed by the platform would be adopted and leveraged by business groups.
  • Instrumental in working with the various vendors in the evaluation of agile delivery tools such as Agile Craft, Agile Central, Version One, Planview across HCE.
  • Actively worked within HCE PMO in simplifying the Z21 delivery framework to customize for HCE so that teams realize the benefit of quick delivery.
  • Responsible for leading cross functional teams, identifying key deliverables and driving teams to meet those deliverables and discerning when to escalate in order to achieve the stated objectives.
  • Very knowledgeable in facilitating discussions and Business/Technical meetings in reaching decisions that support the enterprise objectives as well as buy-in from the individual teams.
  • Promoted self-organization and collaboration and team work in the teams by being open and continuously inspecting/adapting.

Environment: ZUORA, SAP, Apigee, Sales-Force, Jira, Confluence, MS Teams, SAFE, Accolade, SAP/Fiori, IOT Technologies, Visio, PowerPoint, Informatica, Python 1.3, Various Data-stack Technologies, Cloudera, Hive, HBase, AWS cloud, Azure Cloud, Influx DB, PeopleSoft, SAP.

Confidential

Release Train Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Actively helped and coached in quickly standing up an agile program called DVE (Dealer Value Experience) to meet the needs of Dealer sales. Also led the DVE program as Product Manager in building the product backlog. Effectively directed the program to complete the backlog in a couple of quarters by effective prioritization.
  • Actively involved on the on-boarding of teams on Cox proprietary SAFE Agile frame work called Café.
  • Actively participated in DASH not only as a scrum master but also helped the program to groom the backlog and their prioritization to fill the needed gap for the role ambiguity of product owner.
  • Responsible for leading cross functional teams, identifying key deliverables and driving teams to meet those deliverables and discerning when to escalate in order to achieve the stated objectives.
  • Very knowledgeable in facilitating discussions and Business/Technical meetings in reaching decisions that support the enterprise objectives as well as buy-in from the individual teams.
  • Promoted self-organization and collaboration and team work in the teams by being open and continuously inspecting/adapting.

Environment: Rally, VersionOne, SAFE, COX PPM, Clarity, Visio, PowerPoint, Box, HP ALM 11.52, Informatica Power Center 9.6.1, Informatica BDE 10, Python 1.3, Cloudera, 50 Node Hadoop Cluster, Hive, HBase, AWS cloud, ORACLE 10g/11g, Salesforce, Oracle Apps, PeopleSoft, IBM Netezza 7.2, ICO Funnel, Responsive Design, Dependency Injection/Annotations, JSF 1.3, React 0.14, Redux, Java Script, JQuery, JSON, Restful Services

Confidential

Product Manager/SCRUM Master

Responsibilities:

  • Actively involved in managing the projects around ERP with SAP Logistics and Oracle Apps.
  • Actively managed the program backlog so that business requirements are understood and implemented. Identified the gaps and addressing them by working with technical teams.
  • Actively participated in the transformation of governance processes and the implementation of new SDLC processes (Agile and Hybrid) not only in PMO but also across the enterprise by volunteering the State Farm program as a pilot. Provided valuable input in streamlining governance and SDLC processes.
  • Actively promoted a collaborative environment between Business, Operations and Project teams (including BA, DEV and QA Teams) for smooth delivery.
  • Responsible for building the required infrastructure which includes hardware and networking components for new initiatives
  • Facilitated negotiation of the scope and the scheduling of product features between Business and IT to ensure the smooth delivery of releases.

Environment: VersionOne (Agile tool), TopTeam, SAP Logistics, Oracle Apps, SharePoint 2010, Clarity, Visio, PowerPoint, HP ALM 11.52, Mobile Apps iOS/Android, Informatica Power Center 9.6.1, Informatica MDM/HM, ORACLE 10g/11g, MW, SOA, AIA, OSB, OSM, ODI, BPEL, Siebel, Oracle ERP, BRM, OBIEE 11g, EDI Gentran GIS, JBOSS, VMware Virtualization.

Confidential

Agile SCRUM master

Responsibilities:

  • Instrumental in the delivery of infrastructure projects such as Data Center Relocation and Consolidation, Active Directory Refresh, Customer Care (KANA IQ, EdgeHealth), Advertising (Cox-Media Middleware Upgrade), Digital Network Administration and Monitoring (Infinera) using Cox proprietary delivery model from inception to closure.
  • Engaged in defining and implementing release management processes for a large program that interfaced with other functional groups, both external vendors and various internal programs.
  • Extensively worked on defining various change management procedures that relate to release management such as project change control process, Environment change control process, software change control process, etc.
  • Co-ordinated the efforts among 3rd party vendors, Cox Internal groups, NetCracker Managed Services Team for various testing activities towards a successful release. Audited the various processes in various groups, identified gaps, and filled them with appropriate measures.
  • Responsible for project planning, cost and schedule estimation, and the guidance of technical teams through implementation. Also responsible for defining project scope, preparing project plans, Change Management, Vendor Management, and cost management.

Environment: MS Project Server 2010, SharePoint 2010, PPM, WorkEntry, Rally, Cox UPF ECM, Oracle Solaris 11, Visio, PowerPoint, HP Quality Center, NetCracker TOMS ver9, Oracle 11g, Informatica 9.5, Oracle GoldenGate, Oracle Exadata, OBIEE 11g, My SQL, Red Hat 5.7, Web-Methods, JBOSS, VMware Virtualization, ESXi architecture.

Confidential

Senior Technical Project Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Executed data warehousing and business intelligence projects which had budgets of more than 5 million and were integrated with multiple source systems. Very strong in data modeling and database technologies.
  • Responsible for Production Environment, Configuration Management, release calendar, Release Capacity Management, and working with internal/external vendors on large scale major releases.
  • Responsible for project planning, budgeting in terms of cost and schedule, guiding the technical teams through implementation, change management, risk management, preparing project and release plans, project scope, and the successful execution of projects.
  • Built and fostered high performance matrix teams by identifying needed resources and implementing a management plan to ensure successful delivery of the overall program.
  • Responsible for tracking and capturing program metrics and perform analysis. Excellent in identifying and resolving impediments/Issues.
  • Responsible for implementing change management process, which is in line with PMO, to carry out the changes and enhancements that surfaced after development.

Environment: MS Project, Primavera, Ecosys, ReqPro, Visio, PowerPoint, HP Quality Center, Ab Initio, Cognos, QRM V16, Oracle Reveleus, Essbase, Oracle 11g, DB2, Toad, CA-7, IBM AIX.

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