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Manager Data

South Windsor, CT
October 15, 2020

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Contact No.: +1-860-***-****

Current Location: Hartford, CT, USA


A seasoned technical leader with 17+ years of experience in leading & managing Data Lake, Data warehouse & Business Intelligence engagements in Healthcare, Telecom and Energy & Utilities domain

4+ years of experience in SAFe agile as Scrum Master and completed Program Increment Planning, Sprint Planning, Backlog grooming, Daily stand-ups for two scrum teams from multiple vendors

Demonstrated excellence in monitoring delivery of high-quality customer experience, elevating customer satisfaction, while adhering to SLAs and work processes and managing cost-effective operations.

Demonstrated leadership ability in delivering complex projects in a multi-vendor environment involving US & India based IT companies

Proven success in providing on site leadership for project team by building and motivating team members to meet project goals, adhering to their responsibilities and project milestones

Trained on Big Data Technologies available on Azure Cloud Platform with broad understanding in Python and Spark programming languages

Reengineered Legacy data processing processes written in SAS & Oracle PL/SQL

Hands-on experience in developing and testing Data-warehousing applications using Ab Initio, Informatica, SQL, Oracle PL/SQL, and Unix Shell Scripting

Possesses strong analytical, client servicing, negotiation & presentation skills

USA Permanent Resident (Greencard Holder)


Agile & Waterfall Methodology

Budget Planning & Administration

Project Planning & Forecasting

Tactical/Strategic Planning

Stakeholder Management

Requirement management & prioritization

Scope Management

Data Analysis & Architecture

Vendor Management

Technical Troubleshooting

Risk Management

Team Mentoring & performance evaluation


Oct’14-till date with Cognizant Technology Solutions, India/USA as Senior Manager


Single point of contact for escalations on all deliverables across different modules from Cognizant Delivery team

Client Relationship management, in particular partnering with the Client Managers to assist in decision making in implementation of new initiatives / projects

Managed a portfolio of complex initiatives that span one or multiple lines of business

Monitored project risks and scope creep to identify potential problems and proactively identified solutions to address them in advance

Monitored, tracked and controlled outcomes to resolve issues, conflicts, dependencies and critical path deliverables

Partnered with client other vendors to manage integration interdependencies and ensured decisions to optimize effectiveness and drive goal achievement

Ensured effective implementation of agile process and trained staff to maximize benefits

Closely worked with product owner to ensure understanding of project requirements and maintenance of product backlog

Developed and delivered progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation and presentations to various audiences, including project team, sponsors, CIO and key stakeholders

May’14-Oct’14 with L&T Infotech Limited, Mumbai as Project Manager


Overall planning and team formation for ETL CoE (Centre of Excellence) for client to drive the Data Integration for all Global projects across geographies, taking end to end ownership, beginning with definition of the Data architecture till the end state deliverable, with implementation support.

Single point of contact for escalations on all deliverables across different modules from the offshore team.

Leveraged the knowledge and experience of the application and data model, playing the role of an SME; providing analytical as well as business inputs to the offshore team. Guided the team through every stage of SDLC.

Coordination with different vendor/teams for the testing cycles, as well as with regional teams for support on deliverables from the ETL CoE.

Client Relationship management, in particular partnering with the Client Managers to assist in decision making in implementation of new initiatives / projects.

Responsible for Creating Project management plans, Resource plans and sharing them on a timely basis with clients.

Regular status reporting to senior management and senior client managers

Nov’13-May’14 with Wipro Limited, Mumbai as Project Manager


Overall planning, budgeting, resource allocation, design, development, project management for new client engagements and phases.

Develop and manage project plan, identify risks and create mitigation plans

Manage project operating costs and profitability

Manage operational issues and escalations

Dec’04-Nov’13 with IBM India Private Limited, Pune as Project Manager


Overall planning, budgeting, resource allocation, design, development, project management for new client engagements and phases.

Developed and managed project plan, identified risks and created mitigation plans

Managed project operating costs, profitability, operational issues and escalations

Creation and re-engineering of data warehouse models (ODS, data warehouse, data marts, scheduled/batch reporting database, security, operational measurement)

Collaborated with client business leaders, executives, SMEs, information technology, business users on full life cycle engagements

Managed the development and communication of data management strategies, principles, standards and best practices

Provided project level design & data modelling support, identified opportunities for data alignment & re-use of data constructs

Partnered with Business Analysts and Solution Architect to gather business, data and reporting requirements and translate the business needs into logical data structures

Provided status reporting regarding project milestones, deliverable, dependencies, risks and issues, communicating across leadership

Involved in eliciting and decomposing high-level business and user requirements into functional requirements and quality, specified in an appropriate level of detail suitable for use by those must base their work on the requirements

Pro-actively participated in requirements prioritization, peer reviews and inspections of requirements documents

Participated in peer reviews of work products derived from requirements specifications to ensure that the requirements were interpreted correctly.

Managed requirements traceability information and track requirements status throughout the project

Awards & recognitions

oReceived six Bravo awards in various assignment for delivering the quality work to the clients

oIBM GBS GD Top Achiever award for year 2006 & 2007

Dec’03-Nov’4 with TERI, New Delhi, India as Research Associate (Centre for Information Technology & Applications)


Provided application support for Finance & HR module of ERP System

Gathered the business requirement of Automated Cheque Printing & Leave System

Developed and Implemented Automated Cheque Printing System in Finance Department


Bachelor of Engineering in Production from Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh: 2001


Certified Scrum Master (CSM)

Professional, Academy of Healthcare Management (PAHM)

Certificate Course – “Emerging Program Managers”

IBM Certified Database Associate (DB2 Universal Database V8.1 Family)


Underwent trainings on:

oDP-200: Implementing an Azure Data Solution

oDP-201: Designing an Azure Data Solution

oGlobal Blue Consulting by IBM Academy

oAb Initio 1.13.1 (15 Days)

oProject Management Professional Certification

oBig Data & Hadoop Fundamentals



Waterfall, Agile (Scrum & SAFe)


Python, Spark, SQL, PL/SQL, Unix Shell Scripting, JavaScript

Cloud Technology

Azure - ADLS, Data Factory, Cosmos DB, Data Bricks, SQL DB, Synapse

ETL Tools

Ab Initio 1.13.1, Informatica 7.1 Advanced Edition, MS SSIS

Databases & Tools

Oracle 9i, DB2 10.5.7, MS SQL Server 2005, MySQL, Netezza, Teradata

Project management

MS Project, IBM Rational Team Concert (RTC), Rally

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