Pramod Kasam

  

Associate Manager, Accenture

Location: Bangalore, India

9849184737

Certifications

Certified ScrumMaster

Groups I belong to

Agile AP

Biography

I am a Computer Science graduate with 8.5+ years of experience in IT /Software industry, of which around five years have been as a QA lead/ Project Manager. Having strong technical & Management knowledge and hands-on experience on live projects and exposure to product life cycle, equip me to have an understanding of the management concerns and what is needed to keep a balance between scope, effort and time constraints.Worked on Agile Product development for ~6 months.

Work experience

Accenture Services Pvt Ltd, Associate Manager
August 2010 - Present, Bangalore, karnataka, India
My role as member of Delivery Performance team, is to •Provide knowledge of execution and quality process to project teams. •Review the Project Plan, Quality Plan, Configuration Management Plan and changes thereof. •Consult project teams on topics related to estimation models, peer design or code reviews, project management, configuration management, quality assurance and defect prevention. •Conduct reviews of projects to understand process related issues / risks, share best practices and create work plan for improvements including effort and defect analysis. •To ensure that verification and validation activities for work products of the project are carried out as per the Quality Plan.

SumTotal Systems, Inc, Project Manager
January 2003 - August 2010, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
My Role as Project Manager involved •Focus on Project - scope, schedule & effort. •Analysis of the requirements, Effort Estimations, Resource scheduling. •Work with client, Implementation Consultant and Engineers to identify and fulfill the requirements •Prepare the preliminary scope statement, PM work book. •Simplify solutions for technical problems. •Validating the migrated system & seeking the approval of migrated data. •Monitoring the work done by implementation consultant, Dev/QA engineers. •Participation in finalizing FS/DS by rigorous, intellectual questioning and lateral thinking. •Status Reporting to Client & stakeholders. •Control/monitor change management & issues reported. •To perform Project reviews/Audits. •Provide the solution/findings for client reported issues & to do project post mortems •To support customer go-live plan.

Cognizant Technology Solutions India Pvt Ltd, trainee-s/w testing
May 2002 - January 2003, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
My role involved preparing test plans, test cases and test data from the requirements definition documents and use cases. Used the TestDiector tool of Mercury Interactive for document management. At the fag end of the project, involved in automating the testing using WinRunner. And then involved in preparing and execution of WinRunner scripts from the test cases and test data provided by QA Analyst.