Karthiga Anand

  

Senior System Analyst, Accenture

Location: Chennai,TamilNadu


Certifications

Certified ScrumMaster

Groups I belong to

Agile Chennai

Biography

KARTHIGA ANAND

Mobile: +91-9791075565 ~ E-Mail: karthigaa@gmail.com


 

~ Senior IT Professional ~

Certified Scrum Master , Project Management & Software Testing & Quality

 


 

An Overview

 

1)Technically Sound & Certified Scrum Master with 13 years’ experience in Project Management, Software Quality & Testing and Relationship Management.

2) Expertise in concepts of end-to-end project planning & implementation as well as test management activities i.e.:

  • Scope management, to activity sequencing, effort & cost estimation, Risk analysis to quality management in adherence to international guidelines and norms.
  • Scrum Master, to Handle Agile Project Management that includes Sprint Planning, Sprint Review and Sprint Execution.
  • Development of test strategies including creation of test scripts / cases, execution of testing procedures; tracking of defects using various tools.

3) Capable of leading & motivating individuals to maximise levels of productivity; a customer-centric professional and knack for motivating large workforces for exceeding customer expectations in delivery of committed services.

4) Possesses good experience of working in USA / UK.; anchored Project Requirements, prepared solution delivery of projects, developed test strategy, reviewed test plans & test cases and validated defect prevention plans with an objective of delivering effective testing solutions for clients.

5) Domain Expertise: Finance & Banking, Telecom.

6) Exposure in executing Testing Projects on Agile Methodology and Waterfall Model.

 

Areas of Excellence Included:

Strategy Planning                                                Project Management                                          Software Quality & Testing

Auditing & Operations                                          Technical Specifications Development          Service Delivery Management

Processes Improvement / Enhancements              Risk Management                                               Agile Project Management

Client Interaction                                                 Requirement Gathering                                     Leadership / Training


 

~ Senior IT Professional ~

Certified Scrum Master á  Project Management á Software Testing & Quality

 

An Overview

 

1) Technically Sound & Certified Scrum Master with 13 years’ experience in Project Management, Software Quality & Testing and Relationship Management.

2)  Expertise in concepts of end-to-end project planning & implementation as well as test management activities i.e.:

  • Scope management, to activity sequencing, effort & cost estimation, Risk analysis to quality management in adherence to international guidelines and norms.
  • Scrum Master, to Handle Agile Project Management that includes Sprint Planning, Sprint Review and Sprint Execution.
  • Development of test strategies including creation of test scripts / cases, execution of testing procedures; tracking of defects using various tools.

3)  Capable of leading & motivating individuals to maximise levels of productivity; a customer-centric professional and knack for motivating large workforces for exceeding customer expectations in delivery of committed services.

4)  Possesses good experience of working in USA / UK.; anchored Project Requirements, prepared solution delivery of projects, developed test strategy, reviewed test plans & test cases and validated defect prevention plans with an objective of delivering effective testing solutions for clients.

5)  Domain Expertise: Finance & Banking, Telecom.

6)  Exposure in executing Testing Projects on Agile Methodology and Waterfall Model.

 

Areas of Excellence Included:

Strategy Planning                                                Project Management                                          Software Quality & Testing

Auditing & Operations                                      Technical Specifications Development          Service Delivery Management

Processes Improvement / Enhancements      Risk Management                                               Agile Project Management

Client Interaction                                                Requirement Gathering                                     Leadership / Training

 

Skill Set

 

Managerial

1) Planning project activities viz. scoping, estimation, tracking, account level profitability, proposal making, resource planning, change management, delivery management & post implementation support.

2)  Understanding client needs, requirements & expectations and devising solutions accordingly.

3)  Implementing short/long-term plans for achievement of process objectives.

4)  Preparing, compiling & presenting various weekly / monthly reports pertaining to staffing needs to process capability, and productivity.

 

Functional:

1)  Writing the project lans, report, metrics and test objectives and individual test cases.

2)  Interacting with clients for requirement gathering, system study & analysis.

3)  Documenting, tracking, and communicating bugs, enhancements, analysis, and unresolved problems.

4)  Accountable for full end-to-end process for the user acceptance testing phases of the project, executing testing and working within deadlines.

6)  Identifying, analysing defects, questionable functions, errors, and inconsistencies in software program functions, outputs, online screens, and content.

7)  Defining guidelines for product, performing GAP Analysis that helps to align team to provide appropriate solutions.

8)  Coordinating in developing and implementing processes in line with the pre-set guidelines.

9)  Monitoring the overall functioning of processes, identifying improvement areas and implementing adequate measures to maximize customer satisfaction level.


 

Work experience

Accenture, Scrum Master
August 2006 - Present, Chennai, TamilNadu, India
 Responsible for managing off-shore / on-shore group project management.  Efficiently managing around 60 resources in On/offshore on 12 application areas that are related to Mainframe Technology.  Developing a means to track the progress of the relationship profile.  Planning and managing the execution of quarterly team efforts, including day-to-day project management, issue and risk management, scope management, statement of work acceptance, order fulfillment and regular status reporting.