Arijit Ghosh

  

Consultant, Betfair

Location: London, UK


Certifications

Certified Scrum Product Owner

Biography

ARIJIT GHOSH

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

  • Over 10 years of experience in IT Industry
  • Expertise in Program Management as part of working within PMO – successfully managed and implemented large programmes across multiple locations through Agile methodology (SCRUM)
  • Delivered large scale & multi-location, Data Warehouse implementation and BI integration / reportingfor the whole organisation
  • Delivered Integration projects (3rd party vendors) with expertise in API Integration and Product Migration
  • Experience of working with different industries - Telecom, R&D, Gambling and Services
  • Delivered SaaS based solutions for real-time enterprise organisations
  • Experience of successfully managing limited (and shared) resources across multiple projects through skilful negotiation with the Stakeholders
  • Experience of managing Mobile and Web projects within emerging markets like VAS in Telecom for countries like Ukraine, South Africa, Belgium
  • Delivered RFPs for new client acquisitions
  • Responsible for rolling out Agile practices throughout the company including transformation of business and senior stakeholders in dealing with timelines, scope and projects.
  • Experience of full software development life-cycle including client requirements, PIDs (for Waterfall projects), customisation, delivery and UAT
  • Delivered maintenance projects with zero down-time for real-time and business critical projects through hosted services.
  • Experience of using tools like Basecamp, Microsoft Project, Visio, JIRA, Bugzilla, MySQL, Oracle SQL Developer (SQL queries for reporting), ArgoUML, CruiseControl, Eclipse, IDEA, WSDD
  • Technologies worked with J2EE, Web, J2ME, WAP Multimedia (small scale) projects including projects based on SOA
  • Technology expertise : Java, J2ME, Mobile Middleware solution, JSP, XML, Multi-agent system, EJB (Administration), UML, HTML
  • Experience in porting new and existing products across different mobile handsets like Sony Ericsson, Motorola, Windows Mobile based, Palm OS based and Nokia of varying screen sizes

Work experience

Betfair, Consultant
October 2012 - Present, London, United Kingdom
Initially has been responsible for migrating existing product data. This was followed by integration with new 3rd party vendor. I am currently responsible for delivering product jurisdiction variances i.e. customised product feature compliant to different country regulations. • Facilitating stand ups, retrospectives, show and tells, backlog grooming and sprint planning meetings • Working with product owners across the business to ensure continuity of prioritised user stories as per company objectives • Delivering product backlog • Working closely with offshore team to deliver the projects

Tyche Consulting, Head of Project Management
February 2011 - September 2012, London, London, United Kingdom
• Responsible for defining the full Project Life Cycle and standardise processes across all projects in London Office - Agile methodology (SCRUM) • Responsible for aligning project priorities as per the Global initiatives • Responsible for identifying and planning for project resources and co-ordinate with recruitment team to get the right talent • Responsible for rolling out company-wide centralised Real-time Data Warehouse system for all locations • Responsible for rolling out Agile practices and train up teams in London and other global locations of the company