NILESH KULKARNI

  

Senior Project Manager, Allscripts India Pvt. Ltd.

Location: Pune, India


Certifications

Certified Scrum Professional
Certified Scrum Product Owner
Certified ScrumMaster

Groups I belong to

Agile Pune

Biography

Experienced program management professional and agilist , certified CSM, CSPO, CSP, PMP and  PMI-ACP with extensive experience in program management, project management. Nilesh has 13+ years of experience with strong expertise in Project Management, Program Management, Agile Development and Scrum. Nilesh has worked during various phases of SDLC such as Requirements and Analysis, Design, Development, Testing and Implementation. Nilesh is also a firm believer of agile methodology and principles and helps several teams to adopt agile. Well Proven Leadership, Excellent Project Management Skills, Continuous Improvement Practices and Strong Customer Focus are his strengths. 

 

Work experience

Allscripts India Pvt. Ltd., Senior Project Manager
March 2008 - Present, Pune, Maharastra, India

  • Help Product management teams to build product roadmaps and product release planning
  • Develop program schedule using agile development methods and framework
  • Create and manage release plans and sprint plans with multiple geographically distributed teams 
  • Build high performance feature teams and help teams to implement various agile practices and provide roadmap for continuous improvement
  • provide agile coaching to feature teams to adopt and improve their agile practices
  • Mentoring scrum masters, leads and teams to create and manage large projects and programs.
  • Project performance measurement and reporting, executive reports and dashboards in agile way
  • Issues and risk risk management, Resource forecasting and capacity planning,  
  • Product launch and software commercialization activities planning

Patni Americas Inc. (now iGate), Software Specialist
March 2005 - March 2008, Bloomington, IL, United States

·         Requirements Review,  System Design, Development and Testing and review of major deliverables

·         Project Planning and Estimation, Risk and impact analysis for various projects, Status reporting

·         Proposal Writing, Writing Case Studies and Management status reporting

·         Onsite-offshore co-ordination for successful delivery of various projects with multiple teams

·         Develop and execute Systems Process Improvement Plan , Knowledge Management Plan , Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Plan for client

·         Metrics analysis and reporting of service oriented projects

·         Implementation of six sigma techniques to improve on time delivery and call turn-around time metrics

Patni Computer Systems (now iGate), Software Specialist
April 2003 - March 2005, Pune, Maharashtra, India

  • Requirements Review,  System Design, Development and Testing and review of major deliverables
  • Project Planning and Estimation, Risk and impact analysis for various projects, Status reporting
  • Proposal Writing, Writing Case Studies and Management status reporting
  • Onsite-offshore co-ordination for successful delivery of various projects with multiple teams
  • Develop and execute Systems Process Improvement Plan , Knowledge Management Plan , Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Plan for client
  • Metrics analysis and reporting of service oriented projects
  • Implementation of six sigma techniques to improve on time delivery and call turn-around time metrics

SKF India Ltd., Quality Engineer
September 2001 - September 2002, Pune, Maharashtra, India

Quality Engineer

 

  • Planning and execution of statistical process control, measurement system analysis, control plans and failure mode and effective analysis.
  • Customer complaints analysis, Preparation of audit report
  • Planning, identification and execution of corrective and preventive action