Scrum Master / Project Manager
PMP and PSM I Certified, Innovative and Solutions focused IT Professional, specializing in leading high-performing and multi-disciplinary teams. Energetic and eager to learn new skills.
Experience in managing multiple projects in fast paced environments. Total experience of 12+ years with 6 years of Scrum Master experience and 2+ years of Project Management experience.
PSM I (Professional Scrum Master) Certified
Results Oriented and highly organized
5+ years of experience in Financial industry
Good knowledge in LOANS in Banking domain
Worked in Insurance and Health Care domain
Strong understanding of Agile Methodologies and principles
Worked as PM using waterfall model
Experience in BRMS Tools – offering more than 10 years of experience in BRMS tools like Jrules, ODM (Operational Decision Management)
Experience in managing CRM Applications
Technical hands-on knowledge in Java, IBM ODM, XML, Microsoft Dynamics
Advance knowledge in version control systems, JIRA, Rally, Microsoft Project
Proficient with Microsoft suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Project)
Assistant Vice President (Scrum Master) United Overseas Bank, Singapore Apr 2017 – Aug 2019
(United Overseas bank is a Singaporean multinational organization headquartered in Singapore with branches mostly in Southeast Asian countries.)
As part of Business Banking team, I acted as Scrum Master for various Loan origination projects
Facilitate daily Scrum, Sprint Planning, Sprint Demo and Sprint Retrospective meetings
Experience in collaboration with various stakeholders including Vendors, work stream leaders, technical architects, business analysts, developers and testers.
Provide guidance to the team; help them along the process of self-governance so they can realize the impact of Agile Scrum frameworks.
Facilitate grooming sessions with Product Owners, to build Product backlog.
Manage Product owner’s expectations and tracking project status and documenting key decisions
Plan for Go-Live activities
Technologies Used: IBM ODM, JAVA/J2EE, Microsoft Dynamics, SVN, XML, Web Logic, JIRA
Senior Software Engineer (Project Management) Comtel Solutions, Singapore Apr 2014 – Mar 2017
(Comtel Solutions is a leading IT services provider in Singapore. The client I worked for as part of Comtel was United Overseas Bank)
Was part of Global Technology Operations Group (GTO) responsible for delivery of Loan Origination Application
Involved in end to end requirement analysis
Project Planning and mentoring the team on the daily activities
Update/Review Status/issues with stakeholders
Prepare and maintain all the metrics for the project
Ensure KPI/SLA compliance
Manage change requests
Technologies Used: IBM ODM, JAVA/J2EE, Microsoft Dynamics, SVN, XML, WebLogic, JIRA, SQL, Microsoft Project
Senior Associate (Project Management) Cognizant Technology Solutions, India Feb 2007-May 2014
(Cognizant is an American multinational corporation that provides IT services, including digital, technology, consulting, and operations services)
Have moved the traditional route from programming to project leading and Project Management at Cognizant
Have worked in different projects in different domains including Healthcare, Communications, Insurance
Experience of working within outsourced IT departments and using an onshore/offshore model.
Worked for an Insurance client in London (onsite) as Scrum Master for a period of 15 months.
Involved in the Sprint Planning Sessions as part of the Insurance Projects
Facilitated knowledge sharing sessions within and across teams to acquire application knowledge
EDUCATION & PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT
Bachelor’s Degree in Telecommunications Engineering, VTU
Certified Professional Scrum Master I (July 2019)
PMI Certified Project Management Professional (June 2015)
IBM Certified Application Developer-WebSphere ILOG JRules BRMS V7.1