Ali Rizvi

  

Head of Software Project Management Department, easyAd Group AG & Interworxs GmbH

Location: Oberursel, Germany


Certifications

Certified Scrum Professional
Certified Scrum Product Owner

Biography

Ali Hasnain Rizvi is the Certified SCRUM Professional, Information Technology Expert and is in the field of Information technology for the last 17 years. Educated at the Quaid-e-Azam University, he has served at Multi Nationals, Semi Government and Government organizations world wide for Product Management (Onshore, Offshore & Near shore), Project Management (National and International), Embedded Systems Development (Driver Development etc…), MRTD, Biometrics, Software License Systems, Financial Systems etc

Work experience

easyAd Group AG, Head of Software Project Management
November 2010 - Present, Langen, Hessen, Germany

Tasks:

·         Head of a Department in Group and additionally Country Head for Group’s South East Asian development office

·         Established Off shore Software Development House for easyAd Group in South East Asia

·         Lead Software Development Department

·         Lead Software Quality Assurance Department

·         Technical (both internal and external) and non-Technical Resource Management (Hiring, Career Path Planning, Goals Definition etc…)

·         Product Roadmap Owner

·         Multiple trainings delivered on SCRUM & process standardization

·         Reporting and Analysis of Progress

·         Management Tools (JIRA, MS Project, MS Visio)

·         Areas covered:

o    Internet Advertisement Software Systems (User Profiling)

o    Data Centres Analysis and Monitoring

Methods:

SCRUM

how to organize GmbH (Karlstorz GmbH), Head of Project Management
March 2010 - September 2010, Berlin, Berlin, Germany

Orchestrion:

Tasks:

·         Lead Project Management team

·         Product Roadmap Owner

·         Resource Management (Re-structuring of Software, QA and Documentation teams)

·         Trainings delivered (Introduction to SCRUM, Practice SCRUM, Testing in SCRUM, Introduction to Open Source Software Licenses)

·         Software Development Process Standardization

·         Member of Technical Resource Hiring Committee, responsible for final decision and salary negotiations

·         Reporting and Analysis of Progress

·         Tools (JIRA, MS Project, MS Visio, Celoxis)

Methods:

SCRUM

Zigron Inc., Director IT Operations EMEA
November 2009 - December 2009, Frankfurt, Hessen, Germany

Customization & Solution Services Service Platform (Alcatel-Lucent)

Tasks:

·         Analyzed RFP from Alcatel-Lucent (Brest, France)

·         Prepared Business Proposal against RFP

Business Solution presented to Decision Committee of Alcatel-Lucent in Brest, France

IMPAQ AG, Consultant
March 2008 - July 2009, Eschborn, Hessen, Germany

Allianz Online Private Property Insurance Project for Poland:

Tasks:

·         Multinational Team Management (Germany, Poland and Czech Republic)

·         Tools (JIRA, MS Project, MS Visio)

·         Technical Writing

·         Software Development (J2EE, JSF, EJB, Maven, Ant, SVN, Oracle)

Methods:

·         SCRUM

IMPAQ Kredit Bank (Online Home Loan Application):

Tasks:

·         Project Management (Project planning using MS Project)

·         Technical Resource Management (Task distribution, monitoring etc…)

·         Define Development Standards (Coding Conventions, Documentation Standards)

·         Define Release Standards (Software Acceptance Criteria)

·         Software Development (Java, SWT, AWT, EJB, PostgreSQL, Maven, Ant, CVS)

Methods:

V-Model XT