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Jonesboro, Georgia, United States
Posted:
April 11, 2018

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Akshay Patel

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678-***-****

ac43y3@r.postjobfree.com

US Citizen

Professional Summary:

Executed and delivered many IT projects. Possess thorough knowledge of Agile, SCRUM, KANBAN, waterfall and PMBOK methodologies.

Advanced Education:

Master of Science in Electrical Engineering (Polytechnic University of New York, N. Y. USA)

Training - Project Management (PMP – PMI PMBOK) Bootcamp – 2015

Training – SCRUM Alliance – SCRUM Master Certificate / Agile

Certification:

Certified SCRUM Master (CSM)

Skills:

Epic/User Stories /SDLC/Agile/Waterfall

KANBAN/SCRUM/Backlog Grooming

PMBOK/PMI Project Management

SCRUM MASTER

Data migration / integration / implementation

SaaS & SOA

Professional Work Experience

Clarion Expositions, Kennesaw, Ga. Data Analyst Feb. 2017 – Sept. 2017

Interview users, brainstorming sessions, demo and business process / function workflow workshop to understand AS-IS and TO-BE process with stake holders to collect the requirements, analyzed data, data mapping for the data migration

Extracted Transformed and load CRM data from different sources, Data cleansing, mapping, verifying, validating data for enterprise Salesforce CRM data migration and integration

Worked close with Sr. Manager to prioritize requirements, planning, product backlog and product features for the Epics and user stories with test and user acceptance conditions for scrum/daily standup/agile methodology

Support the Product Owner, with respect to grooming and maintaining the product backlog

Developed, design SQL scripts for ETL packages and batch jobs, mapping legacy data to target, identifying data gaps, data extraction, standardization, conversion, transformation, loading, data cleansing, validation, data reconciliation, automation solutions for data migration, data transformation (ETL), and data import projects, using SQL queries, XML and XML Schema.

FIS Global, Orlando, FL Project Manager / SCRUM MASTER Aug. 2016 –Nov. 2016

Led successful SDLC project with Sr. Project Manager to roll out of Military Lending Act (MLA) rules, new features and enhancements to implement enterprise commercial lending/loan processing software, for the 10 + largest banks throughout US, size of 15 team member’s (BAs, QAs, Technical Analyst, implementers, PMs) and budgeted over $2.0 million using agile/waterfall methodology

Products effected eOrigenate, LexisNexis, LeadTrack, Underwriting, contract processing, bureau credit check processing, and ACH processing.

Managed project planning, resource planning, scope planning, control & monitoring, risk management and risk mitigation, change management throughout the product delivery

Remove impediments, or guide the Development Team to remove impediments, through communication and transparency of impediments.

Support the Product Owner, with respect to grooming and maintaining the product backlog

Coordinating activities and tasks among project team members, other internal departments and client as needed to meet project goals and ensure project completion is on schedule, within budget constraints, and of the appropriate quality standards for the project scope

Conducting project closure activities to formalize and communicate the project acceptance, handover documentation and ongoing activities to accountable teams and complete a post-implementation review to identify areas of improvement

Tracked and reported on project and deliverable status and manage variances to PMO and c-level Executives

Served as liaison between technical and non-technical teams, in internal organizations as well as in client and vendor organizations, to ensure all project targets and requirements are meet

Project management tools used – Planview, JIRA, CMS, MS Project Plan, SharePoint Libraries, lists and team collaboration tools for JIRA ticketing system

Edenway Partners LLC, Roswell, Ga. Business Analyst Oct 2015 – Aug. 2016

Interview users, brainstorming sessions, demo and business process / function workflow workshop to understand AS-IS and TO-BE process with stake holders to collect the requirements for the mobile ios application to collect data for data science and data matrix

MDNet Solutions Alpharetta, Ga. PM / SCRUM Master Feb. 2015 – Oct. 2015

•Planned, managed and directed SaaS enterprise EMR, Patient Management, patient engagement and patient web portal projects ranging from 50K to 1M budgets

•Led mobile wellness and exercise patient EMR web portal http://www.themanplan.com development SDLC project for a giant pharmaceutical company from initiation to closeout.

•Followed agile, SCRUM framework and PMBOK methodology. Mobile application used on iPhone and Android development, text messaging and automation process of routing the patient enrollment forms to next level of approval.

Managed and executed project definition, planning, execution, risk management, risk mitigation, issues, work estimates, task breakdown, scheduling, resource allocation monitoring and controlling.

Provided leadership to the onshore and offshore project team by providing consistent, clear project communication and ensured project deliverables are on-track through daily stand-ups and scheduled weekly status meetings following agile/SCRUM methodology

Remove impediments, or guide the Development Team to remove impediments, through communication and transparency of impediments.

Facilitated backlog grooming, release planning, sprint planning, retrospective follow up, removing impediments and driving team for successful SCRUM / Agile deliveries

Served as technical liaison between business owners and technical consultants to collect requirements, functional requirements, design, UI specs with visuals and wireframes, use case, business processes and rules, data dependencies, and back end workflow processing

Used share point, MS Office, Basecamp and Google doc to support project activities and communication.

CoStar Group, Atlanta, Ga. ETL / SCRUM Master Oct.2012 – Dec. 2014

Led daily stand-ups and scrum ceremonies for team. Worked with product owners to groom the backlog and plan sprints. Tracked, escalated and removed impediments. Tracked burn down, issues and progress in share-point.

Enforced Kanban principles as a scrum master that resulted in reduction of Cycle time by 20% thus increasing team's throughput in less than 4 weeks.

Enabled improvement in team delivery commitments and capacity planning for sprints by identifying & tracking hidden tasks that increased customer satisfaction.

Facilitated Agile Adoption Retrospective for the organization with the leadership and guided teams with outcome resulting in enhanced performance.

Removed obstacle for the team by escalating an issue to leadership resulting in early delivery of customer issue solution.

Responsible for data migration and ETL development project planning, project scope, execution, risk management, risk mitigation, issues, work estimates, task breakdown, scheduling, resource allocation monitoring & controlling, and deliverables.

Ensured that projects completed on time, within budget and conforming to the specification. This effort improved productivity and team efficiency while mitigating risks of time/budget overrun.

Used share point for issue/ticketing (like JIRA) and SCRUM status reporting

Verint Systems Inc. Alpharetta, GA Technical Lead Dec. 2010 – Aug. 2012

Interviewed external stakeholders to document business requirements; led business impact analysis sessions with SDLC teams to estimate work efforts and serve as functional SME for other groups.

Developed business process flows, data flow diagrams to represent requirements, gap analysis for new and conversion projects for contact management; cost estimates, document statements of work (SOW), lead kickoff meeting, review design, test (QA & UAT) strategy and document release notes.

Build integration solution for Oracle CRM system by mapping legacy data to target, identifying gaps, data extraction, standardization, conversion, transformation, loading, data cleansing, validation and data reconciliation. Using Microsoft Biztalk, SSIS and ASP.NET software.

Served as technical liaison between business owners and technical consultants to collect requirements, design, UI specs with visuals and wireframes, gap analysis, business processes and rules, data dependencies, and back end workflow processing

Design and developed interface and ETL process for enterprise Oracle CRM and contact management system using Microsoft technology like BizTalk 2006 R2 (schemas, mappings, messages, pipeline components, adapters orchestrations, business activity monitoring, health & activity tracking), business rules / process management and back- up / restore procedures, ASP.ADO, ASP.NET, SQL scripting, queries and stored procedures, SSIS and ETL Data extract tools like DataStage

American Cancer Society, Atlanta, GA. Tech Lead Developer Oct.2005 – Nov. 2010

COPS system builds for complete automation of the process of eCommerce shopping cart from researching, selecting, adding to cart, price checking, payment processes, order processing from warehouse and order management update

Collaborated with members of the Product, Business and Engineering Teams to develop and maintain Product Backlogs

Served as technical liaison between business owners and technical consultants to collect requirements, design, UI specs with visuals and wireframes, gap analysis, business processes and rules, data dependencies, and back end workflow processing for project budgeted $5 Million and 30 team members with more than 1.5 yearlong project

Researched Clients problems/issues to increase personal knowledge and familiarity with the supported Client’s configuration and to provide the highest level of support possible. Kept current on most recent changes

Remove impediments, or guide the Development Team to remove impediments, through communication and transparency of impediments.

Participated project planning of resources, time, schedule, software delivery on time by consultant, managed full life cycle development of Constituents order processing system (COPS system) to process order of cancer related material, books, research, clinical trials built on .NET 3.5 framework, interfacing SIEBEL CRM system and Pitney Bowes ware house system using web api, and BizTalk middleware

ADP, Inc. Atlanta, Ga. Analyst/Programmer Feb. 1999 – Apr. 2005

Design, developed, enhanced, maintained and supported enterprise Sales Force Automation Lotus Notes database for 250 sales associates of ADP, which included Lead Tracking, Marketing Encyclopedia, Order Tracking and Customer Service database to include Help Desk with Knowledge Base, Customer Configuration, Bug Tracking, Product Quality and Field Service Dispatch.



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