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Location:
Knoxville, Tennessee, United States
Posted:
March 18, 2019

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RUPALI MAHAJAN, Certified SAFe Agilist, Certified Accredited Scrum Master

Phone (m): 502-***-**** E-mail: ac8trm@r.postjobfree.com Green Card Holder, USA Permanent Resident

Summary:

Over 19 years of Exp. In IT as a Program Portfolio Engagement Account Manager, Agile Coach, Sr. PM. Successfully Transformed Waterfall projects into Agile at an Enterprise and Team Level as a Trusted Client advisor Successfully coach teams to embrace and adopt the agile mindset for continuous improvement and business growth. Delivered projects on time and within budget by estimating, planning resources and task Aligned business goals with technology solutions for competitive advantage using lean process and other tools. Run innovation campaigns with team, Involved with Sales, Marketing and Alliance groups for strategic planning Over 10 years of successful hands-on experience in agile and waterfall project management in diverse industries: Led cross functional multi location project teams to deliver high-quality products / services. Outstanding and Excellent Performance Award from Cisco Systems and Cognizant Innovation Award Possess Good Domain Knowledge in Retail, Banking and Finance, Telecom, Healthcare, Life science, Insurance Expertise in Client Relationship Management and Playing Multiple Diversified Commercial and Delivery Roles successfully

Education and Professional Certification:

Certified SAFe Agilist – Scaled Agile Framework

Brainbench Project Management, Requirement Management Certified Accredited Scrum Master

Certified Program Manager

Certified Trusted Client Advisor

Certified Client Service Executive

Certified Devops Aware Program

Skills:

Microsoft SharePoint

Jira Agile (Atlassian)

Leankit Kanban

CA Clarity PPM (Project Portfolio Management)

Advanced Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Project, Visio, Publisher and Power Point) Salesforce CForecast, Winzone

Experience:

Cognizant Technology Solutions, USA March 2008 - Present Sr. Agile Program Portfolio Manager/Coach, Engagement Account Manager Transformed waterfall projects into Agile with Devops awareness successfully with enablement of automation, process. Manage Large Global Distributed Teams Delivery programs with On Time, Budget no escalation. Run multiple RFPs/Proposals, Presentations in Agile and DevOPS and work upon contracts / sows, negotation Coach cross functional development teams on how to use agile practices and values to accelerate and smooth delivery. Assess the development team’s maturity and help teams to adopt the agile devops mindset. Guide the product owner to maintain the product backlog in a way that ensures the project is well defined and the team can continually deliver valuable increments throughout iterations with well-defined user stores and acceptance Facilitate timely delivery of product increment by proactively helping development teams to removing roadblocks. Encourage user's involvement in the development process throughout iterations for testing and quality assurance. Coach teams to execute and release value at the program level through enterprise agile release trains. Lead PI meetings across all teams by tracking dependencies with multi large cross functional groups Maintain PI Backlog, Follow Agile Rituals with the team, Deliver planned task with no/minimal slippage and less production defects. Run Agile workshops with the team. Handled Account for client. Helped to build CI/CD Pipeline. Manage Issues, Escalations, Stakeholder Expectations, Run Governance SoS Meetings by producing status report. Plan, Forecast and Mange Opportunities, Resources, Budget, Revenue of account, Strategic planning with alliances Lead innovations by collecting ideas jointly with business and teams and successfully implemented some with PoCs RUPALI MAHAJAN, Certified SAFe Agilist, Certified Accredited Scrum Master Phone (m): 502-***-**** E-mail: ac8trm@r.postjobfree.com Green Card Holder, USA Permanent Resident

AIT Global / Cisco Systems, USA Jab 2007 - Feb 2008 Java Consultant Scrum Master

Facilitate timely delivery of product increment by proactively helping development teams to removing roadblocks. Participated in Code Reviews, Onshore-Offshore co-ordination, User Acceptance Testing, Monthly Planning Manage Build, Release and Deployment for projects

Facilitate collaboration and simulation of collocation for distributed teams with the use of tools like Webex, Skype, Jira and Team-forge for real time idea exchange as well as information radiation. Lead cross functional and virtual teams (different locations, time zones and multiple scrum teams simultaneously) to develop applications using JAVA.

Tech Mahindra, India Feb 2006 - Dec 2006

Java Lead Scrum Master

Coach agile teams on how to use Agile/Scrum practices and values to achieve consistent incremental business value. Guide the product owner to maintain the product backlog in a way that ensures the project is well defined and the team can continually advance on the project at any given time. Ensure timely delivery of product increment by tracking scrum artifacts like sprint burnt-down chart, release burnt- down chart and proactively removing roadblocks.

Manage the Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and the software build and version release process using iterative processes, engineering practices (like TDD, Aggressive Refactoring and Continuous Integration) and VersionOne Agile ALM tool.

Assess teams' maturity and coach teams to adopt the agile mindset, at a pace that is sustainable and comfortable for the organization.

Zensar Technologies/Cisco Systems, India Nov 2003 - Jan 2006 Java Sr. Developer

Responsibilities:

Manage Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC) and the software build and version release process using the Iterative Agile/XP principles and tools like VerisonOne ALM tool, Trello, Slack and InVision (for prototyping). Lead cross functional and virtual teams (different locations, time zones and multiple scrum teams simultaneously) to develop applications using JAVA, .Net and C#.

Develop, Deploy and Maintain Java Applications and Lead the Team, Participated in Code Reviews, Releases Evolveware Information Technologies Jan 2000 - Nov 2003 Java, .Net Sr. Developer Lead

Responsibilities:

Developed E-Commerce Websites in .Net, Java web application with Frontend UI Development in HTML, Javascript, Middleware in JMS,EJB and Backend in Orace, SQL Server. Conceptualize and Architect projects

Drive cross-functional project teams to deliver on project objectives in line with project timeline, cost and resource constraints.

Manage the lessons learned register for the whole department. Education

• Master’s in Computer Management – University of Pune, India



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