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October 08, 2018

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Ruby Madathil

Scrum Master/Product Owner

Mobile: 914-***-**** E-mail: ac7bh0@r.postjobfree.com

Professional Summary

Over 8+ years of comprehensive experience as a Product Owner/Scrum Master in product ownership, product development, requirements gathering and business processes management with a strong knowledge of Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) using Waterfall and Agile methodologies

Strong experience in Business and Data Analysis, Data Profiling, Data Migration, Data Integration and Metadata Management Services.

Defined the product roadmap based on strategy and vision

Managed prioritization and trade-offs among customer and operational support load

Provided complete and detail-oriented product requirement documents, specifications and user stories; ensuring clear communication of those to the business, design, usability and development teams

Managed the release plans for scrum teams including developing and gaining acceptance for yearly sprint cadence

Worked closely, as a partner, with scrum teams and the architecture team throughout the product life cycle

Developed quarterly metrics on the progress for scrum teams to be presented to the Senior Management

Collaborated with Product Managers, Product Owners, Customer Implementation Teams and Client Engagement Managers

Assisted with the elaboration of Epics, Themes and Features into user stories that are granular enough to be achieved in a single sprint.

Ability to collaborate with peers in both, business, and technical areas, to deliver optimal business process solutions, in line with corporate priorities.

Extensive experience in various types of UML diagrams including Activity diagram, Use Case diagrams, Behavior Diagrams (Sequence diagrams and Activity diagrams), and Data Flow diagrams

Productive contributor to team projects and self-managed tasks with the ability to successfully deliver multiple concurrent projects under the tightest deadlines.

Proficient with test plans and test cases, generating test scripts for multiple projects and proficient in User Acceptance Testing (UAT).

Strong Analytical skills to understand the Business process, functionality and requirements and to translate them in to system requirements.

Assisted QA team in developing testing documents and performing various types of testing- Functional, Regression, Progression and Integration using Defect Tracking tool to address bugs/issues as required by the project.

Experience in conducting Joint Application Development (JAD) sessions with end-users, Subject Matter Experts (SME’s), Development and QA teams.

Good understanding in database and data warehousing concepts.

Extensive experience with data modeling techniques, logical and physical database design.

SQL Server 2008/2005 RDBMS database development including T-SQL programming.

Responsible for interacting with business partners to identify information needs and business requirements for Reports.

Good Knowledge of Kimball and Inmon data warehouse design approaches and considerations

Good understanding of dimensional models, slowly changing dimensions, star & snowflake schemas.

Facilitate sprint planning, daily scrums, retrospectives, refinement sessions, stakeholder meetings etc.

Educate and re-enforce scrum methodologies and agile framework to team members and key stakeholders as needed.

Technical Skills

Databases

Oracle 10g/9i/11g, SQL server 7.0/2000/2005/2008, MS Access 2000/2005, MySQL, Teradata 13.10

Languages

Transact- SQL, PL/SQL, HTML, C, PERL, XML

Operating Systems

Windows, Linux, Unix

OLAP/Reporting Tools

SQL Server Analysis Service(SSAS), SQL Server Reporting Service(SSRS)

Data Modeling Tools

Microsoft Visio, ER Studio

SQL Server Tools

SQL server Management Studio, SQL server Query Analyzer, SQL server profiler

Web Technologies

MS FrontPage, MS Outlook Express, FTP

Other Tools

Microsoft Office, Informatica Analyst, Visual Basic Team Services

Educational Qualification

Master of Technology (M.Tech) – Mumbai University

Certifications

Certified Scrum Product Owner

SAFe POPM

Professional Experience

Pearson (Formerly Connections Education)

Columbia, MD.

Role: Product Owner/ Scrum Master August 2015 – Present

Pearson’s Online & Blended Learning K-12 group provides high-quality, highly accountable online education solutions to schools, school districts and students in grades K-12. It serves families and schools with a variety of digital learning and online school solutions including Connections Academy, International Connections Academy, and Pearson Connexus, delivering online learning to over 400,000 students in the U.S. and 48 countries.

Responsibilities:

Lead several features from inception to market in the international release of an online Learning Management System (LMS)

Closely strategized with Architecture and User Experience groups to come up with solutions to maximize business value and return on investment while driving customer engagement in shaping the product.

Worked with Product Managers to ensure the individual solution group product vision is understood and translated into a product backlog in form of user stories and acceptance criteria.

Translate the operational needs of the business into technical requirements for implementation in the Education Management System (EMS).

Lead the development team in daily Scrums, Sprint Planning, Sprint Reviews, Retrospectives, Backlog Refinement, and Product Demo.

Cultivate cross-functional partnerships across Pearson OBL (curriculum, UX, shipping, sales, school program representatives, etc.) to build a K-12 online learning platform that best serves the customers' needs.

Create, prioritize, and own the product backlog for the EMS with respect to business value created and ROI.

Oversee the entire product development life cycle including story acceptance, release note writing, release management coordination, and user validation.

Responsible for identifying and prioritizing internal business needs and implementing solutions.

Work directly with stakeholders in order to translate business needs into software requirements.

Worked as a liaison between business and technical teams to communicate requirement prioritization and implementation level of effort to make sure highest value features are given higher priority

Provide week-to-week tactical objectives to scrum team

Drive and groom backlog grooming and management, prioritize the iteration and drive acceptance testing and delivery of iteration

Work closely with counterparts in Product Management to align on the vision, program backlog and roadmap.

Educate and re-enforce scrum methodologies and agile framework to team members and key stakeholders as needed.

Tracking and maintaining product backlog, burn-down metrics, velocity and task breakdown.

Facilitate the transition of our application from waterfall to agile as a coach.

Environment: Visual Studio Team Services (VSTS), Team Foundation Server (TFS), MS Project, MS SQL Server 2008, Oracle 11g, XML, Microsoft Visio, TOAD, Microsoft Office, Teradata.

SVK Systems Inc. [Client: Geisinger Health System, Danville, PA]

Mumbai, India

Role: Business Analyst/Product Owner January 2014 – June 2015

Geisinger Health System (GHS), teamed with Caradigm, which is a joint venture between General Electric Co. (GE) and Microsoft Corporation, to develop the Health Services Information System (HSIS) application. The application is aimed at presenting a 360o, patient-centric view to Health Services and Pharmacy stakeholders who manage patient’s care. It would integrate systems from both the payer and provider sectors of health care to deliver functionality for Case Management, Medical Management, Wellness Programs, Pharmacy, Appeals, and Quality Improvement as well as a patient’s personal health record (PHR), an employer view of that subpopulation, and access for providers of care.

Responsibilities:

Involved in interacting with on-site business users for requirements.

Worked as a liaison between on-site business users and off-shore technical teams to communicate requirement prioritization and implementation level of effort to make sure highest value features are given higher priority

Translated Business Requirements into functional and non-functional requirements using industry standard documentation processes like Data Flow Diagram (DFDs) and UML Diagrams (Use Case, Sequence and Activities Diagrams).

Prepared the Functional Design Specifications employing use case diagrams, sequence diagrams, and Data Flow Diagrams (DFD's).

Worked with SMEs to ensure data providers in compliance with the published data standards, validating data from the providers and monitoring and reporting on the quality of the data

Worked closely with end users to gather report requirements and ensure proper testing/validation

Recorded business requirements, functional specifications and business process information via interactions with key stakeholders/ business users

Analyzed data flow and business requirements to create High Level Design document.

Acquired substantial knowledge with respect to the different source systems in healthcare

Interpreted logical and physical data models for Business users to determine common data definitions.

Created implementation plan and deployment groups to ensure successful migration of the code from the Development environment to the Integration, Certification and Production environments.

Actively involved in successfully resolving high priority defects with very tight timelines.

Involved in Data Validating, Data integrity, Performance related to DB, Field Size Validations, Check Constraints and Data Manipulation.

Used Informatica Analyst for Data Profiling.

Created mapping documents to outline data flow from sources to targets.

Managed internal websites for ticketing system.

Perform Designs and Analysis on business systems applications, systems interfaces, databases, reporting, or business intelligence systems

Conducted stand-up meetings to provide a status update to the team members.

Assisted the project manager in PM tasks like preparing scope statements, templates and status reports

Deliver new systems functionality supporting corporate business objectives

Environment: Informatica Analyst, MS Project, MS SQL Server 2008, Oracle 11g, XML, Microsoft Visio, TOAD, Microsoft Office, Teradata.

Indian Railways – Central Zone

Mumbai, India.

Role: Business Analyst May 2011 – December 2013

Founded in 1853, Indian Railways is the world’s second-largest railway network with nearly 7,000 stations and 72,000 miles of track. The primary objective of this project was to create a sales and service data mart required for Business Intelligence and reporting purposes, working in tandem with the newly redesigned IRCTC e-ticketing system.

Responsibilities:

Performed data profiling in the source systems that are required for the CRIS System

Involved in interacting with business users for requirements.

Documented the complete process flow to describe program development, logic, testing, and implementation, application integration, coding.

Worked with internal architects and, assisting in the development of current and target state enterprise data architectures

Worked with project team representatives to ensure that logical and physical data models were developed in line with corporate standards and guidelines.

Involved in defining the source to target data mappings, business rules and data definitions.

Responsible for defining the key identifiers for each mapping/interface.

Responsible for defining the functional requirement documents for each source to target interface.

Documented, clarify, and communicate requests for change requests with the requestor and coordinate with the development and testing team.

Reverse engineered all the Source Database’s using Erwin.

Documented data quality and traceability documents for each source interface.

Designed and implemented data integration modules for Extract/Transform/Load (ETL) functions.

Involved in data warehouse design.

Experience with various ETL, data warehousing tools and concepts.

Documented the complete process flow to describe program development, logic, testing, and implementation, application integration, coding.

Worked with internal architects in the development of current and target state data architectures

Worked with project team representatives to ensure that logical and physical ER/Studio data models were developed in line with corporate standards and guidelines.

Used data analysis techniques to validate business rules and identify low quality missing data in the existing EDW.

Worked as a liaison between business and technical teams to communicate requirement prioritization and implementation level of effort to make sure highest value features are given higher priority

Environment: Informatica Analyst, MS Project, MS SQL Server 2008, Oracle 11g, XML, Microsoft Visio, TOAD, Microsoft Office.

Exel Constructions

Navi Mumbai, India.

Role: Business Analyst (Intern) November 2009 – April 2011

The Document Management Solution project was created to develop an application that would manage the documentations, invoices, permits and registrations needed, during a purchase of a developed property, in an efficient way and thus reducing the processing time of a new apartment/office purchase. The main objective of this project was to eliminate the paper based documentation tasks and provide a platform for the customers to track the status and processing in a systematic manner.

Responsibilities:

Involved in all the phases of a System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) to ensure that business objectives were met.

Gathered Business Requirements by interacting with the Users, Designers and Developers, Project Manager to get a better understanding of the Business Processes.

Evaluated solutions for business problems/bottlenecks and evaluated alternate methods to increase efficiency and improve control. Analyzed and documented information system requirements and the corresponding impact on business processes.

Maintained the Requirements Traceability Matrix (RTM) across the deliverables of a project.

Conducted Joint Application Development (JAD) sessions and well experienced in interacting with individuals at all levels.

Performed daily data queries and prepared related reports.

Routinely used advanced Excel functions to generate spreadsheets and pivot tables.

Generated daily, weekly, monthly and quarterly reports.

Assisted the testing team in preparing Test Plans and Test cases, detecting bugs in the system.

Conducted functional walkthroughs, User Acceptance Testing (UAT) sessions, and supervised the development of User Manuals for customers.

Prepared reports and presentations for weekly management meeting to update senior management staff on project deliverables, progression and timelines.

Trained team members with project knowledge and business processes.

Environment: Oracle 10g/11g, MS Access, MS Office, Erwin, Crystal Reports, SharePoint



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