Ravichandran J.V.

  

Freelance Consultant, Consultancy

Location: New Delhi, India

918860363483

Biography

Ravichandran JV

Postal address: 22 A/9, Upper Ground Floor, Kishangarh, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi 110 070.

Blog: http://ravichandranjv.blogspot.com

LinkedIN: http://in.linkedin.com/in/ravichandranjv

Email: jv.ravichandran@gmail.com

Mobile: +91-8860363483

Overall Experience

  • 20+ years of experience in the IT industry.

Agile Experience

  • 7+ years

Agile Related Information

  • Agile Evangelist
  • Ex-Board Member – Agile Software Community of India (ASCI)
  • Ex-Moderator of the Agile India Yahoo Group and the Agile Software Community of India (ASCI) website – www.agileindia.org

Work Experience

  • Worked with JK Technosoft Ltd., Noida, as Group Manager – Microsoft Technologies since March, 2007 to September, 2011.
  • Worked as Technical Trainer for Quark Media House India Pvt Ltd from June 2005 to February 2007.
  • Worked as Assistant Manager – Corporate Training for STG, New Delhi from January, 2004 till May 2005.

Role as Agile Mentor/Trainer/Coach

Mentored JK Technosoft's Agile initiatives (2007 - 2011)

  • Mentored off shore-onsite interactions 
  • Enabled an Agile Infrastructure 
  • Monitored team confidence levels, Stand-Ups, Retrospectives
  • Initiated ScrumMaster certifications for senior managers and an organization-wide Agile awareness program for a year.
  • Provided training materials on Unit, Mock and Acceptance Testing. (NUnit, JUnit, Fitnesse, EasyMock, RhinoMock)
  • Trained new recruits on achieving code coverage, continuous integration, and team velocity.
  • Introduced team artefacts like planning poker cards, story cards and Agile games into the project life cycle.
  • Helped in setting up an Agile academy in JK Technosoft Ltd. 
  • Formed an Agile Foundation Program for new recruits into Agile Projects. Key goals to establish Agile principles, values and standard engineering practices across the entire team.
  • Devised various day-to-day interactions between Agile ad non-Agile project teams.
  • Conducted many internal evaluation projects before deploying Agile-ready teams.
  • Trouble-shooting Code Integration problems across teams.

Process Metrics, Audit guidelines (ISO - CMMi - Agile)

  • Helped to establish an Agile Estimation process metrics for a CMMi/ISO/ISMS based process model
  • Helped to lay down audit measures of Agile projects for CMMi conformity.
  • Helped to  establish training guidelines to conform to CMMi requirements.

Platform(s) - .Net, Java

Team size - 15 - 25

Agile Evangelism - (2006 - 2012)

  • Helped ASCI in initiating an ASCI Noida chapter 
  • Helped ASCI to organize the Agile Tour 2010 conference in Noida, Delhi NCR
  • Associated with ASCI as a moderator for the Agile India website, and as a board member.
  • Speaker at various ASCI conferences since 2006.
  • Recently presented on Game Testing for VodQA at Thoughtworks, Gurgaon, 2012.

Current Status

  • Freelancer

Open Source

  • An active contributor to the NUnit Open Source Developers Community.

https://lists.launchpad.net/nunit-dev/msg00170.html

Conferences

http://www.agileindia.org/uploads/Agile_NCR2010/index.html

Specialization Areas

  • Agile Methods – XP, Scrum
  • BDD – Behaviour Driven Development
  • UADD – User Acceptance Driven Development
  • Unit Testing with NUnit & Junit & Jasmine
  • Acceptance testing with Slim

Certifications

  • Certified Scrum Master
  • Certified Internal CMMi Auditor
  • Certified ISO Internal Auditor
  • Certified ISMS Internal Auditor
  • Microsoft Certified Professional
  • Brainbench Certified in Project Management 2005
  • Brainbench Certified in C# 2.0 & 4.0
  • Brainbench Certified in VB.Net
  • Brainbench Certified in .Net Framework

Client(s) List – Software Solutions & Corporate Training

  • Grundfos, New Delhi
  • Fastbooking, Gurgaon
  • HCL Technologies, Chennai/Noida
  • Xansa, Noida
  • Birlasoft, Noida
  • CTS, Chennai
  • Wipro, Bangalore/Noida
  • Cariator, Bangalore
  • Symphony, Bangalore
  • Fidelity, Gurgaon
  • Microsoft
  • Quark, Chandigarh
  • Universal Power Transformers, Bangalore
  • NIIT, Greater Noida

Date of Birth – 06/05/1966 

Marital Status- Single

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Work experience

JK Technosoft Ltd, Group Manager
March 2007 - September 2011, Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India
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