BUSINESS VALUE PROPOSITION
DRIVING PROJECTS, PEOPLE, AND OPERATIONS
Result oriented Military Veteran with 10 years of experience as a Commissioned Officer (IN TECHNICAL ARM) and demonstrated achievements in Technical Projects and operations management using AGILE methodology.
Have Organized and facilitated project planning, daily stand-ups, reviews, retrospectives, sprint/release planning, demos and other Scrum-related meetings.
Have performed the duties of Servant Leader in which I have learnt the subtle ART to garner respect of my team and make them willing to get their hands dirty to get the job done
Have undergone a PG Programme in Business Management from IIM-Lucknow to fine-tune existing knowledge and management capabilities.
KEY CAREER HIGHLIGHTS
5+ years of experience across multiple Information Systems disciplines demonstrating strong technical acumen and infrastructure technology experience.
4+ year of professional experience as a Scrum Master handling mission critical and classified Military Technical Projects.
By virtue of my unique technical and military experience, have Understanding of project/program escalations paths and proactively and effectively log/track/communicate Issues (escalate), risks (mitigate), assumptions (clarify), actions (track to closure), decisions (help arrive at & communicate).
Understanding and working knowledge of JIRA, KANBAN which helped in Assisting staff users with workflow documentation, improvement, & solutions; helping them select the right tools for their jobs.
Worked closely with Software Engineering team to oversee and manage change control by managing updates and ever changing stake holder requirements and ensured timely release of packages in Mission Critical Military Projects.
By virtue of leading multiple teams spread over large geographical areas with different ethnicities, have ability to set clear performance standards, and hold team members accountable, while keeping team engaged and on task with an eye on meeting the Customer’s delight and meeting ever changing demands.
ORGANIZATIONAL LEADERSHIP TEAM BUILDING TECHNICAL TRAINING AND SUPPORT STRONG COMMUNICATION SKILLS RESOURCE MANAGEMENT OPERATIONS QUALITY IMPROVEMENT SELF DISPLINE AND MOTIVATION INFORMATION SECURITY CONFLICT MANAGEMENT EFFECTIVE NETWORKING TRUST& TRANSPARENCY
2007 – 2018 Indian Defence Services(IT & Telecom)
Developed mechanisms for monitoring project progress and for intervention and problem solving with project managers, line managers, clients and other stakeholders.
Overseen and managed the operational aspects of ongoing projects and served as liaison between project management and planning, project team, and line management.
Managed to understand the nuance of leadership by leading teams under extreme stress with limited technical resources and manpower.
Hands on experience of Managing and Motivating project teams and supported collaborative working, with team members distributed over many locations and belonging to different cultures.
Served as a senior team member, responsible for facilitating the adoption, implementation and sustainability of Agile processes, principles, and practices.
Have ensured Agile adherence and consistency while maintaining teams' abilities to be self-directed.
Helped teams continuously reflect and improve, becoming more effective in their roles and increasing their efficiency by collaboration and using quality practices.
Hands-on experience of team guidance, support, and coaching in close cooperation and collaboration across all roles and functions, to facilitate increasing maturity at a sustainable pace.
Accountable for strategic utilization and deployment of scarce technical resources in most economic ways to achieve organizational objectives while implementing the plans in conduct of projects and keeping all stakeholders engaged and satisfied.
In Pursuit PMP Certification from PMI (PDUs Received)
2018 PG Business Management Programme Indian Institute of Management(L)
2013 Bachelor of Technology (IT & Telecommunication) JNU,New Delhi
2006 Bachelor of Science (Physics, Chemistry & Mathematics) Panjab University,Chandigarh
2006 Executive Training and Development Programme in Business Management Synetic Business School, Ludhiana
TECHNICAL/ DEFENCE QUALIFICATION
Certified Team Manger Course (Company Commander Tactics) from Army War College, Mhow.
Qualified Diploma Certificate in Communication Technology from Military College of Telecommunication Engineering, Mhow.
Military Training in Management and Operations, Officers Training Academy, Chennai.
2018 Certified Lean Six Sigma Green Belt KPMG
2018 Certified Scrum Master Scrum Alliance, USA
Date of Birth: 14Sep 1986 Interests : Travelling, Listening Music, Reading Books