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Project Manager Scrum Master

Hanover, New Jersey, 07981, United States
January 21, 2018

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Radha Nellutla

* ****** ** **** *******, New Jersey

973-***-**** Mobile


•18+ years of progressive experience in technical roles starting as a developer and currently Program Manager for key Corporate and Investment Banking Systems.

•Well versed in entire gamut of SDLC in requirements analysis, design, development, testing, deployment of complex banking and financial applications.

•Lead projects. Build and maintain strong relationships with internal/external teams, senior management, business stakeholders and C-level executives.

•Experience in leading global distributed teams and managing Agile projects

•Certified Scrum Master, Working towards PMP Certification

•Knowledge of SAFe methodology

•Recognized for technical excellence and was assigned consistently the most complex technical problems in the group.

•Effectively communicate status, progress and issues to stakeholders and senior management.

•Well versed in technologies like OOPS, C#, .NET 4.5, ASP.NET Web MVC, Web API, HTML5, jQuery, Angular 2, Bootstrap, CSS3, TFS 2015, SSIS, SSRS, Selenium, Cucumber, TDD, BDD, CI/CD, Git, Design patterns, unit tests

•Knowledge of NoSQL,MongoDb, Docker, Micro services, RabbitMQ, AWS

•Adept at using tools like MS Excel, PPT & Project, Clarity, JIRA, ALM

•Exposure to Agile development model and practices

•Excellent written and verbal communication skills; excellent planning and organizational skills; and the ability to master new concepts quickly

•Ability to work independently and within a team environment to plan and accomplish goals.


05/2017 – Project Manager/Scrum Master at JP Morgan Chase & Co

•Define and deliver programs that have broad cross organizational impact

•Define technology roadmap for JPMC Internal Audit applications

•Coach the teams to transition from waterfall to agile methodology

•Act as customer voice and Product owner

•Participate in release planning and define product roadmap

•Manage the execution of initiatives from idea to launch, while managing expectations from all stakeholders

•Regularly review metrics and seek out new and improved mechanisms for ensuring that the program stays aligned with organization objectives.

•Run the various scrum ceremonies

•Identify project risks and manage them to resolution or escalate.

•Work with Ops and cross functional technology partners to plan deliverables and set milestones

•Provide guidance, motivate and mentor junior team members

•Plan the resources (people, budget, activities, etc.) required to complete the project

•Foster Teamwork by working cooperatively and effectively with others to set goals, resolve problem, and make decisions that enhance organizational effectiveness.

•Make use of existing technology in the organization to drive collaboration, foster automation and efficiency, and track results.

•Passion for quality and continuous improvement of process using latest Engineering excellence practices

02/2010 – 05/2017 Citigroup, Warren, NJ

VP, Scrum Master/Project Manager/Program Manager

CIB Risk Management Systems

•Work with stake holders to capture requirements, prepare functional specifications document and flow diagrams

•Lead technical design sessions with global Scrum Teams

•Manage project backlog, timelines and estimates

•Run daily standup meetings

•Manage 2 scrum teams of 4 developers each

•Write user stories and establish acceptance criteria

•Identify project risks and manage them to resolution or escalate.

•Complete all Citi mandated project documents and artifacts

•Work with Ops and cross functional technology partners to plan deliverables and set milestones

•Provide guidance, motivate and mentor junior team members

•Stewarding the project from design to final implementation

•Determine the resources (people, budget, activities, etc.) required to complete the project

DevOps Champion - Continuous Integration and Continuous Deployment,

TDD, BDD, Cucumber, Selenium Web Driver,SonarCube

•Implement version control using TFS 2015

•Streamline, simplify and automate delivery pipeline using TFS 2015

•Serve as SME for continuous integration and continuous deployments in the group.

•Implemented automated functional testing using Selenium.

•Reduce technical debt to increase responsiveness and reduce cost

•Continually evaluate and improve current software engineering practices in Deployments, Unit testing, Regression testing and Code quality metrics.

•Champion for emerging technologies and standards.

02/2005 – 01/2010 Citigroup, Warren, NJ

VP, Application Dev. Manager/Project Manager

Compliance Framework System

•Design of common security framework which is used across multiple CRM systems. This system allow users to be granted CRM Coverage and functional roles across different LOB and in turn it is used to secure coverage, call, wallet, revenue and expense data in online search, SQL reports and BO analytical reports

•Worked with Business Owners across multiple systems to capture requirements and develop specifications document

•The system was developed using combination of C#, ASP.NET, WCF, stored procedures, views and UDF in SQL server 2005.

•Collaborate across multiple teams to consolidate coverage data in one database and map the data elements across multiple systems into a consolidated view.

Client Insight

•Design, development, testing and implementation of Client Insight system. This is an Outlook Add-In that integrates CRM data into MS Office.

•It is built using .Net 3.5, C#, Web services, ASP.NET, design patterns, XML/XSL and SQL server 2005.

•The system is built to work in multi-threaded and high concurrency environment. It is deployed to all of Capital Markets trading workstations.

•Lead the project and was responsible for the final implementation and manage client expectations.

•Collaborated across multiple teams to enhance the system over a period of 3 to 4 years to make it a generic platform.

•Led team of 4 developers to build Framework that deploys the Outlook Add-In and Desktop based applications to all Trading workstations.

•Used SQL optimization techniques extensively to generate high performance reports.

Client Analytics

•Lead the effort to build a data warehouse which holds data from external and internal data vendors like Fact set, Cornerstone, Option metrics, Reuters, Thompson etc.,

•Used a combination of technologies like SQL server integration services (SSIS), C# windows services and scripts to very build large data warehouse spread across multiple databases and servers.

•Worked extensively on SQL stored procedures, functions, and views etc., to massage and prepare the data so it can be used to write high performance reports.

Market Share

•Developed windows services using C# which process hundreds of Deal API queries in real time and concurrently using combination of multi-threading, remoting and web services to generate excel reports.

•Analyzed requirements and developed interfaces to bank’s accounting and reporting systems

•Analyze and evaluate requirement and design documents to determine gaps.

•Balance schedule, scope, and risks across various development projects.

•Able to be flexible, organize, and prioritize work according to project demands.

•Created and maintained design document as well as user acceptance test plans, conducted weekly reviews

•Facilitated User Acceptance Testing with business users

•Managed scope and requirements throughout the development lifecycle.

•Based on project requirements evaluate tools and technologies which can be used across department to improve efficiency and productivity.

01/2000 – 01/2005 Citigroup, New York

AVP, Sr. Programmer Analyst

•Developed centralized portal using ASP.NET and C# which is used across entire banking to view internal and external data.

•Developed key components of the portal like Exception handling, Market data integration, Authentication and validation, DB helper utilities etc.,

•Developed Deal Management system which captures the workflow and life cycle of a deal using C# and .NET.

•Developed Information Services management system which captures info share requests from bankers to IS group. The system captures the workflow of this request and sends out approval emails to appropriate parties.

•Worked in team setting and individual roles.

•Managed scope and requirements throughout the development lifecycle

•Evaluated software requirements to create comprehensive technical design document and test plans.

•Developed many re-usable utilities and libraries which were used across departments for common tasks like employee lookup, P&L search, geography maintenance tool etc.,

06/1999 – 12/1999 Cigna, New Jersey

Programmer Analyst

•Developed an internal IT helpdesk management system. Specifically worked on adding web interface to the system so users can open tickets by them self and monitor its status.

•Development of a middle tier component to generate, monitor, and distribute reports in 3 tier environment

•The system was implemented using ASP in the front end, Visual Basic in the middle tier.


BS in Electrical Engineering from Osmania University, India

Software Architecture certification course from Carnegie Mellon University

Certified Scrum Master

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