Gurtej Pal Singh

  

Senior Lead (Engineering), GlobalLogic Inc.

Location: Noida

Biography

A Focused,Facilitative leader working as an Agile Process & Engineering Coach and Scrum Master,skilled at leading teams, mentoring team members and establishing lightweight software configuration management and release processes to enable organizations to build stable products quickly.I have experience teaching Scrum to multiple groups that evolved into Agile teams delivering quality software with around 9.5 years of experience in software development using MS.NET technologies and practicing Agile (Scrum,XP) since 2008. My area of interests is facilitating and executing team's work using Agile methodology and achieving better results for our customers.

Work experience

GlobalLogic Inc., Scrum master - cum - Project Manager
November 2012 - Present, Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India

 

 

As a facilitative Agile Project Manager / Scrum Master I ensures that the team adheres to its chosen process and removes blocking issues.
My duties include the following: 
Enables close cooperation across all roles and functions;
Removes barriers;
Shields the team from external interferences;
Ensures that the process is followed, including issuing invitations to daily scrums, sprint reviews, and sprint planning;
Facilitates the scrum rituals;

Pitney Bowes Software, Scrum Master - cum - Tech Lead
July 2008 - November 2012, Noida, Select a State, India

As Scrum Master, my duties include the following: 
Enables close cooperation across all roles and functions;
Removes barriers;
Shields the team from external interferences;
Ensures that the process is followed, including issuing invitations to daily scrums, sprint reviews, and sprint planning;
Facilitates the daily scrums;

I was part of team , who is responsible for Windows based Mobile interface of a vast desktop application. I was involved in Analyzing, development and testing of functionality after coding it in C# using MS.NET Compact framework. This application works on Windows CE based handheld devices and supports all the platforms of Windows Mobile till Windows Mobile 6.5.3.

Headstrong Inc., Consultant
June 2007 - June 2008, Noida, Uttar Pardesh, India
Consultant (Technology)

Accenture, Software Engineer
May 2005 - May 2007, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Software Engineer

Drish Infotech, Programmer Analyst
July 2004 - May 2005, Chandigarh, Chandigarh, India
Programmer Analyst

Articles I've written

Agile: What and Why?
A brief look at the main characteristics of Agile, and its specific forms that are widely used today. . . .

Managing Risk on Agile Projects with Engineering Practices
Although there is extensive information available on risk management, very little has attempted to rigorously apply effective engineering practices as tools for risk management in Agile development projects. The purpose of this article is to name some engineering practices that, when aligned to Agile product development, will empower overall risk management. . . .