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Manager Project

Suwanee, Georgia, 30024, United States
October 06, 2016

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Suwanee, GA – *****

Ph.: 770-***-****


A dynamic, analytical, and passionate IT leader known for driving accomplishments and challenging objectives. More than 22 years’ experience in software development and implementing practices

Strong expertise in implementing processes and project delivery as Project / Program Manager, Agile Coach or Scrum Master

16 years of project and program management with 9 years of experience as agile practitioner, coach, and scrum master focusing on agile transformation and talent development through training

Coaching teams, managers and executives to integrate agile values, principles and practices at portfolio, program or team levels

Experience in managing and leading agile engagements in distributed on-site/off-shore environment

As a Project / Program Manager, proven track record of accomplishing project goals within scope, time and cost

MBA & PMP, ITIL, Certified Scrum Master (CSM), SAFe Agilist (SA) certified. Working towards CSC


PEOPLENET, Atlanta, GA Feb 2015 – present

Agile Coach/ Principal Scrum Master

As an Agile Coach/Program Manager, manage multiple project deliverables, guide and coach teams on agile transformation

Guide the organization for Scaled Agile adoption and maturity

Support teams to implement value streams, release trains, capacity and release plans aligned to organization goals

Coordinate and coach onsite and offshore teams on Agile, Lean, Scrum, Kanban, XP, Rally & SAFe

Monitor and support daily activities of multiple scrum teams to keep process aligned with Agile manifesto

Wear additional hat of System Development Manager to manage offshore team deliveries and billing

COGNIZANT TECHNOLOGY SOLUTIONS, Systems Development Director, Atlanta, GA Sep 2013 – Jan 2015

Agile Coach/Scrum Master, First Data, Atlanta

Facilitated and coached teams to transition towards a full Scrum framework model

Coordinate and Lead onsite/offshore team to implement Clover POS application utilizing scrum model

Provide support and coordination to leadership of multiple teams to implement Agile in program and portfolio levels

Partner with executive team to create roadmap and drive initiative to deliver First Data Unity application delivered to 3 million plus POS terminals for payment processing with EMV function (to implement liability shift compliance)

Coach and mentor agile teams, managers to enhance lean practices and continuous integration and delivery practice

XEROX STATE HEALTH CARE, Atlanta, GA Apr 2007 – Sep 2013

Systems Development Director / Scrum Master - Data Warehouse/Business Intelligence (DWBI)

Lead for onsite and offshore data-warehouse business-intelligence team across healthcare, commercial and transportation LOB’s to design, architect and develop BI solutions using IBM and Microsoft stack

As the lead Enterprise coach, involved in training transformation teams, individuals and leaders to move to a rapid delivery process through agile

Educate teams from basics for Agile delivery utilizing Scrum and Kanban model

Lead development team to deliver working components in iterative model and establish continuous improvement process

Played a successful role in rolling out 3 major DWBI projects to state Medicaid clients with roles in proposal, design, architecture, development, offshore/onsite team management and QA

Technical Environments: IBM Cognos 10 Suite, SAP Business Objects XIR3, Microsoft SSIS/SSRS, Informatica 10, OLTP, ODS, OLAP, EDW, Oracle 11, Hadoop, SPSS, Netezza, Tivoli, IBM Rational Suite, SharePoint, JIRA, EDMS

ACCENTURE, Lansing, MI Sep 2005 – Apr 2007

Systems Analyst, Michigan Child Support Enforcement System

Led BI team developing document generation reporting solution using Exstream, Dialogue and Business Objects v5

Evaluate products and vendors to provide services to Child Support document generation scope

Design and architect BI reporting solution using Business Objects 5

Review project deliverables to adhere for CMMI Level 4 standards

Assisted in employee’s career development, mentor and training


Team Lead, Project Accounting & Billing

Served as an architect on logical data models

Worked with state clients during design, development and operation support phases


Project Lead

Evaluated application for HIPPA compliance

Led a group of 8 developers and 2 BA’s to develop a client server based healthcare application using PowerBuilder and Oracle

AQUILA, Omaha, NE June 1999 – Nov 2000

Team Lead

Led a team of 5 developers to design and develop a 3 tier GUI utility application in PowerBuilder and Sybase

Worked with Business Analysts to develop test cases and test scripts

RYDER SYSTEM, INC., Denver, CO Dec 1998 – June 1999

Team Lead

Designed and developed a Point of Sales (POS) application using PowerBuilder, UNIX, and Oracle to accept payments for truck rental process

Support post-production activities including bug fixes and managing defect tracking system

LOGICA, INC., Houston, TX June 1998 – Nov 1998

Programmer Analyst

Designed and developed a client server application for the major utility company using PowerBuilder and Oracle

EXPERIENCE (1993 – 1998)

ANDERSON CONSULTING, Kualalumpur, Malaysia 1996 - 1998

METRO COMPUTER SERVICES, Marketing Manager, Coimbatore, India 1994 - 1995

APTECH COMPUTER EDUCATION, Business Development Manager, Salem, India 1993 - 1994


PhD, Kennedy Western University, 2001 – 2004

MBA, Kennedy Western University, 1998 – 2001

B.S. Geology Madras University, India 1990 – 1993

Higher Diploma in Software Engineering, Aptech, India

Post Graduate Diploma in Business Administration, Annamalai University, India


PMP Certification #1035380, PMI

Certified Scrum Master (CSM), Scrum Alliance, 2014

Certified SAFe Scaled Agilist (SA), 2016


SCPDBA (Sybase certified PowerBuilder Developer Associate), Sybase Corp


Part Time Faculty for Bachelors in Project Management @ ITT Technical Institute

Provide PMP & Agile Training for Senior Executives & IT Teams

Drumming, Flying

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