Nishant Palvankar

  

Project Manager/Agile Consultant, IT / Healthcare- Medical Devices

Location: Waukesha, WI


Certifications

Certified ScrumMaster

Biography

 

  • Decisive, action-oriented, and results focused Project Manager offering 14 years of experience in Healthcare, Medical Devices, Telecom, Insurance, Manufacturing, Engineering and Informational Technology managing complex IT and software development projects of budget responsibility up to $4 million.
  • Talents include demonstrated success in consulting, management, coaching, possesses strong interpersonal skills, communication, team building, along with expertise in planning and executing project work for teams and executive level staff to deliver quality solutions on time and within budget.
  • Adept in leading and facilitating planning, requirements and design analysis sessions, deliverables hand-offs, test management and defect triaging sessions.
  • Strong background in Project Management in multi-vendor environment as well in global delivery model managing scope, schedule, risks, cost, resources and communication management.
  • Managing client expectations and building relationship through delivery
  • Expertise in technology domains like Web-Based Internet/Intranet Applications, e-Commerce B2B/B2C, Web-Service Oriented Architectures, OSGi, Microsoft .NET Environments, Java Stack-Core Java,J2EE, Java Swings, Java 2D, Enterprise Application Integration, QA, V&V
  • Comprehensive knowledge of industry best practices, processes and methodologies SDLC- Waterfall and agile software development methodologies (XP & SCRUM), ITIL and CMMI.

 

Work experience

Wipro Technologies@ GE Healthcare, Project Manager/Agile Consultant
July 2011 - Present, Waukesha, WI, United States
As part of Wipro's Product Engg. Services group, working with GE Healthcare in FDA regulated Medical Device Domain on one of the cutting edge and revolutionary NPI of Radiological Imaging device.

Technisource- Client State Farm, PM/Scrum Master
April 2008 - Present, Bloomington, IL, United States

Oversee multiple concurrent on-shore and off-shore strategic IT projects ranging between 500K - $4.0M in labor costs annually. Supervise teams of 100+ vendor consultants (offshore and offsite) and internal employees. Responsibilities include management of the complete project life-cycle, from Inception/Initiation to deployment of software to a production environment, utilizing traditional project management (PMBOK), Waterfall or Agile/Scrum methodology.

CIBER, Sr. Consultant - Project/Program Manager
March 2011 - July 2011, Bothell, WA, United States
Responsibilities include management of the complete project life-cycle, from Inception/Initiation to deployment of software to a production environment, utilizing traditional project management (PMBOK), Waterfall or Agile/Scrum methodology in an enterprise scale environment with distributed teams of vendor consultants (offshore, offsite and onsite) and internal employees.