Anurag Sharma

  

Associate Program Manager, Sapient Consulting

Location: Gurgaon

919818958999

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Certified ScrumMaster

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Agile New Delhi

Biography

Anurag Sharma (PMP,CSM)

Tel: 09818958999 (M) Location: Faridabad, HaryanaE-mail: anurag.vashist@rediffmail.com Nationality: Indian


Seeking an opportunity in managing mid-large IT projects with leadership responsibilities including problem solving, planning, organizing and managing budgets to achieve the business goals.


SYNOPSIS:- A certified Project Management Professional (PMP), Certified Scrum Master (CSM) and logically sound & stable professional with over 7 years of experience in project management, designing, coding and testing of software applications & web based solutions. Currently associated with Sapient Corporation as Sr. Associate, Program Management.

? Possess functional knowledge of ASP 3.0, HTML, CSS, Java Script, Adobe Photoshop and Agile methodology.? Team Player with strong leadership, problem solving, planning, team building and project management skills

? Expertise in managing the complete SDLC; gained functional skills in analyzing the client requirements: translating new ideas into clients’ solutions including opportunity identification, requirements development, delivery, support & analysis and documentation.

 ? Abilities in interfacing with clients, suggesting viable software solutions, cultivating relations with them for securing repeat business

CAREER RECORD

? Apr’12-Till date with Sapient Corporation as Sr. Associate Program management.

? Sep’08-Mar’12 with McKinsey & Company as Project Lead.
? Jan’06-Aug’08 with Agilent Technologies International as IT Associate.

AREAS OF EXPERTISE

Planning? Identify business core / critical system / processes and priorities.? Develop, implement & provide all kinds of support for business application software.? Achieve customer satisfaction by ensuring service quality norms and building the brand image by exceeding customer expectations.
Relationship? Serve as Single Point of Contact / interface for supporting Client.? Reporting project progress to the client / senior Management.? Meeting deadlines without compromising quality norms.? Developing competency among the team members; conducting interviews to recruit the right talent and resources and developing employee competency.?
ORGANISATIONAL DETAILS
Since April‘12 working with Sapient Corporation as Sr. Associate, Program Management.
Responsible for the successful delivery of a project track through effective program management to ensure that all deliverables in terms of time and quality are met.
Responsibilities at Sapient Corporation
? Planning and Estimation:-Develop project plans for individual tracks of work & undertake estimation of the project in terms of effort and staffing required on the project.? Stakeholder Management:-Manage third-party partner and/or vendor relationships, Assist Delivery Managers in managing client relationships and preparing for client meetings.? Issue & Risk Management: - Constantly be updated of all track issues and risks. Proactively report the track status, risks and issues to project leadership. Suggest issue and risk resolution solutions to ensure effective delivery? Quality: - Track and report track metrics to ensure compliance to quality. Work with the team members towards compliance of the SLAs and gather data around SLA compliance. Initiate corrective measures proactively if non-compliance is observed in the track? Team Management: - Provide leadership to a track of 10 individuals in terms of people growth and mentoring. Provide purpose, direction and motivation to the track. Clarifies and communicates track objectives and success criteria. Ensures key track roles and responsibilities are defined for the team
Sep’08- March’12 worked with McKinsey & Company as a Project Lead.
Working as Project Lead for web surveys (Market research, Benchmarking etc.) for McKinsey Clients that includes top fortune 500 companies.
Special achievement: Won Employee of the year award (2009-2010)
Responsibilities at Mckinsey & Company
- Proposes technical solutions on the architecture and design of the web applications/surveys - Take project ownership responsibilities for all types of applications- Work as a thought partner with client/consultants to understand and discuss application objective and provide suggestions- Estimate effort, cost and turnaround time and provide detailed project schedule and estimation sheet for complex/ongoing projects- Work with the project manager to align for any process changes and any other issues- Ensure that all processes are adhered to within the sub team (QA, change control, RT/Handover Tool, escalations to CI/RAD, time logging, etc)- Adheres all processes involved in the development life cycle of the application- Participate in highly complex pilot projects as and when required- Identify opportunities for improvement in technical areas and drive mini projects for raising the technical capability of the team- Provide coaching to senior developers for complex projects as and when required

Jan’06-Oct’08 worked with Agilent Technologies as Web Developer
The Projects HandledTitle : Scorpio- Material Composition Data Tracking System Role: Web Developer Team Size: 3- Create a database for the company to store RoHS data for Agilent parts once the data collection team obtained it from the suppliers and then make this information available to the engineers through the internal data tracking system.- Develop a robust inhouse database to store Agilent Restricted Materials data as received from industry suppliers.- Write scripts for storage, retreival and maintenance of the data from excel files.- Develop a web application through which users can easily extract/search this information any time.Environment: ASP 3.0, SQL Server, VbScript, JavaScript, FrontPage 
Description- The Restriction of Hazardous Substances Directive (RoHS) 2002/95/EC [1] was adopted in February 2003 by the European Union. This directive restricts the use of six hazardous materials in the manufacture of various types of electronic and electrical equipment. - The web application is used to keep track of the entire manufacturer’s contact information, there part information and some other details related to their product. It has the capability of storing documents, communicating with the manufacturer through email and keeping track of old communication. Make the information search as less time consuming as possible and give the engineers the right information, at the right place, in the right time, in the right way.- This Web Application was one of the entries in Agilent Innovation Awards 2007.
Title : Six Sigma Track Plus – Web Application to keep track of White, Green and Black Belt ProjectsRole : Web Developer Team Size: 4- Automating the process within the group to ensure that processes are optimum and improve the productivity of coworkers which in turn enhances customer satisfaction. - Design, Development and Deployment of a web based system that facilitates the dissemination of Six Sigma methodology across Agilent Technologies.
Environment : C#, Asp.net 1.1, SQL Server 2000, Visual Studio 2003Description- This web application is used by the all the employees within Agilent for submitting their projects and by their concerned champions to review their projects. - This web application provides a common, secured but very efficient platform to keep track of all White, Green and Black Belt projects in Agilent globally. This tool has the capability of uploading documents, sending emails and searching data through a very efficient search engine.
Title : Gemini- A Web based tracking system for reporting and managing Disco & PCN processes.Role : Web Developer Team Size: 3- Automating the process within the group to ensure that processes are optimum and improve the productivity of coworkers which in turn enhances customer satisfaction. - Design, Development and Deployment of a web based system that facilitates end-to-end tracking of individual requests and also simplify the lengthy process of reviewing, organizing, data entry for tracking, notifying, most importantly improve intra and inter team cooperation. Environment : C#, Asp.net 2.0, SQL Server 2005, Visual Studio 2005This Web Application was one of the entries in Agilent Innovation Awards 2008.
Title : Customer and Quality Web ApplicationsRole : Website Administrator Team Size: 5- Part of global team, spread over the US, Malaysia and India. - Webmaster for the Customer and Quality Services group within the Agilent organization. - Creating web tools, setting up websites, basic IIS web server administration, supporting and maintenance of legacy web tools used internally, supporting and maintenance of website. Environment : ASP 3.0, Visual Studio, SQL Server 2000, MS Access 2003, Adobe Photoshop CSDescription- Designing the framework, and implementing the following tools and web applications for our group: Component Quality Alert system, Component Safety Alert System, Performance Metrics roll-up project.- Involved in the implementation of an e-Learning Six Sigma White Belt online training module with an external company for Agilent’s employees. This training is now being used actively in the company worldwide. 
TRAININGS ATTENDEDAttended training on:- ASP/ SQL Server 2000 - .Net Framework (Asp.net)- Software Engineering - Six Sigma White Belt Training (India) - Lean Workshop (Lean Thinking) - Problem Solving & Creative Thinking- Project management (PMP)
ACADEMIA & Special Achievements? Certified Project Management Professional (PMP) from Project Management Institute (PMI)? B.Tech (Honors) in Computer Science from Kurukshetra University, Haryana? Completed D.S.S.E (XII) from C.B.S.E Board, Delhi with 70.4% marks.? Completed 10th   from C.B.S.E Board, Delhi with 72.4% marks.? First Position in B.Tech Computer Science Batch.? Cleared Staff Selection Board (SSB) exam and interview for Indian Air Force for the position of Flying Officer.? Won Employee of the year award (2009-2010) at Mckinsey & CompanyIT

SKILLSOS : Microsoft Windows 2000/XP/7Databases : SQL Server 2000, MSAccessLanguages : VBScriptFamiliarity : JavaScript, HTML, ASP 3.0, SQL Other S/W : Adobe Photoshop CS4, Visio 2010, Project 2010, Excel 2010GUI : MS Visual Studio 2005, Adobe Flex Builder 4.0Survey Dev Tools: Confirmit professional, Inquisite 7.5, Feedback Server, Benchmark Horizon 
PERSONAL DETAILS

Date of Birth : December 3, 1982
Address : Villa No 4585, Achievers Villas, Sector 49, Behind Sainik Colony, Faridabad, Haryana   121003, India