Rakesh Pandey

  

Project Manager, Zones Inc

Location: Noida, India


Certifications

Certified ScrumMaster

Biography

RAKESH PANDEY PMP® 

Contact No.: +91- 9810112234,  Email: rpandeydelhi@yahoo.com

Linked In Profile: http://in.linkedin.com/in/rpandeydelhi

 

In quest of positions in areas of IT Program / Portfolio / Projects’ Management, Strategy Planning & Management, Solutions Delivery with a frontline organization.

 

PROFESSIONAL HIGHLIGHTS

³  Result-oriented technocrat with about 15 years in the areas of Project / Program  / Portfolio Management & Co-ordination, Strategy Planning, Solutions Architecting & Software Design & Development.

³  Currently associated with Zones Inc. as Project Manager.

³  Diverse IT Experience blended with professional education / training including Exec. Management Program from IIM Calcutta, PMP® Certification, Certified Scrum Master.

³  Vast experience of delivering multiple projects using various software development methodologies, i.e., Agile, Iterative, RUP, Waterfall.

³  Expertise in devising and implementing strategies aimed at achieving smooth project transition, implementation, stabilization and execution till final handover to client.

³  Comfortable in interacting with people across hierarchical levels under multinational environments for smooth project execution.

 

SKILL SET

 Functional

- Project/Program/Portfolio Management      - IT Roadmap & Development          - IT Infrastructure Management

- Risk/Contingency Management                    - Business Transformation               - Technical Deliverables                   

- Client Management                                         - Team Management                          - 3rd Party Liaison

- Staffing & Recruitment Support                     - Training                                               - Mentoring & Coaching

 

Technical Skills

³  Operating Systems: Windows NT/2000/XP/2003/2008, Red Hat Linux, WinCE.

³  Programming Languages: VB.Net, C#, ASP.Net, ASP, VB, Java/J2EE, C, C++, FoxPro, HTML/DHTML, Java Script, VB Script, Jscript, SQL, PL/SQL

³  Development Tools: VS.NET, Visual Studio, Crystal Reports, Eclipse, iReports.

³  Databases - Oracle, SQL-Server.

³  Hardware: Desktop PC, Pocket PC’s, Hand Held Terminals.

³  Network / Servers /Technologies: IIS, JBoss, Apache, AIDC Solutions, Bar-Coding, RFID, RFDC Solutions.

³  Web Technologies: ASP.NET 1.1/2.0/3.5 Frameworks, .NET Web Services, XML, ASP, Java Servlet 2.1, JDBC 2.0, JSP, HTML 4.0, EJB.

³  Project Management Tools: Microsoft Project, Microsoft Project Server.

³  UML & Design Tool: Enterprise Architect, Microsoft Visio.

³  CMS Tools: Sitecore, OpenCMS, SharePoint.

³  Design Patterns: Microsoft (WCF, WPF, WWF, Application Blocks), SOA, GOF.

 

PROFESSIONAL DOSSIER

Since Dec’08                                       Zones Corporate Solution Pvt. Ltd.                                               Noida, India

Project Manager

³  Pivotal in setting up offshore development team and managing the gamut of activities encompassing interaction with Clients, Vendors, and other stakeholder, Business System Analysis, and Requirement Analysis.

³  Used Agile Scrum Practices/Methodology for successfully delivering projects.

³  Working in Role of Product Owner and Scrum Master for teams in Scrum environment.

³  Oriented team to become Self Managed teams, and adopt team focus approach to problem solving.

³  Involved in Architectural Discussions and decision making and estimation of various projects.

³  Managing a gamut of Development Projects and Operations

o    Involved in management and Integration of the online content of the Zones.com website

o    Development and enhancement of various products, ZAC (Zones Activity Center), Content Manager, Webster, Zones.com

o    EDI Integration Projects and EDI operations involving interchange of various transactions including PO’s, Invoices, Catalogs, Inventory, Sales Out Reporting, etc.

o    Interacting with Vendors and Customers for establishing up trading partner relationship

o    MIS Reporting involving Business reporting to the Sr. Management, Sales, Warehouse, Products and other business divisions.

 

Jan’08 – Nov’08                                  EDynamic Softtech Solutions Pvt. Ltd.                                         New Delhi, India

Sr. Project Manager

³  Responsible for managing all aspects of delivery including Project Planning and Coordination, Estimation, Customer Management, Team management, Onsite/Offshore Coordination, etc.

³  Managed the Portfolio of Projects for American Express including CMS Accounting, DCP, Tenencias, Francesca, T2e, etc.

³  Managed the Portfolio of Projects for Max New York Life including Group Portal, Alternate Portal, myMoney.

³  Managed the development online portal for NYMagic (a leading Insurance Group in USA).

³  Member of core SEPG (Software Engineering Process Group), which is entrusted with responsibility of defining, reviewing and implementing processes.

³  Involved in IT Asset procurement and Implementation.

 

Apr’07 – Jan’08                                   InfoAxon Technologies Ltd.                                                             New Delhi, India

Project Manager

³  Interaction with Clients, Business Process Mapping, and Requirement Analysis.

³  Managed the project and administration teams for various customers, using Iterative & agile methodology besides estimation, project scheduling, production, deliveries & postproduction support.

³  Coached project teams for adopting Agile.

³  Spearheaded successful delivery of a portfolio of Projects for HDFC Bank Ltd.

³  Managed the execution of Event Management System for AOUK & the CMS project for UNDP.

 

Aug’06 – Apr’07                                  Qualtech Consultants Pvt. Ltd.                                                       New Delhi, India

Project Manager

³  Interacted with Clients for Business process mapping & Requirement Analysis.

³  Managing Projects and administration teams for various customers.

³  Pivotal in requirement gathering, analyzing & designing solution, onsite project management & interaction with clients.

³  Managed the estimation, project scheduling, production, and deliveries & post production support as well as involved into standardization of documentation & processes and quality standards.

³  Delivered a portfolio of projects at Hindustan Times; interacting with client for any project related issues; and gathering and initiating new requirements.

³  Involved in initiation, designing, development and implementation of projects at Qualtech Consultants.

 

Apr’02 – Mar’06                                  Orbit Infosys Pvt. Ltd.,                                                                       New Delhi, India

Project Manager

³  Managed/Lead heterogeneous teams of varying sizes.

³  Responsible for requirement gathering from the clients, onsite project management and client interaction, estimation, team management and allocation of tasks to team members, design and development, production support.

³  Pivotal in managing the development of application for Automobile Dealership & Workshops.

³  Involved in development of Various Customized Applications.

³  Responsible for Software development process definition and implementation.

 

 

PREVIOUS ASSIGNMENTS HANDLED

Nov’97 – Mar’02                  NupuSoft, New Delhi, India                                               Tech Lead / Tech Arch / Tech PM

Dec’96 – Aug’97                  Win-Medicare Pvt. Ltd., Modipuram, Meerut, India       System Officer

Jul’95 – Dec’96                    VRK Consultants Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi, India                  Software Developer

 

 

ACADEMIC CREDENTIALS

2009-10                 Executive Program in Business                                    Indian Institute of Management, Calcutta.

                                Management (EPBM)

2009                       Certified Scrum Master (CSM) Certification                Scrum Alliance

2007                       PMP® Certification                                                             PMI.

2007                       PMP Training Workshop                                                   AstroWix Corporation

1997                       Certification in Computing                                                IGNOU, New Delhi, India

1992-95                 Graduation B.A (with Industrial Relations &                  Delhi University New Delhi, India

                                Personnel Management)

1992 -94               Certificate Diploma                                                             Aptech Computer Education, New Delhi, India

1996                       Certificate Course in Oracle                                             Software Technology Group International Ltd.

1990                       Certificate of Merit at B-Level                                           National Mathematics Olympiad Contest, 1990

  

PERSONAL CREDENTIALS

Date of Birth         :               24th January 1975.

Passport No.         :             ***************

Address                 :              21, Naval Apartments, 14 Vasundhara Enclave, Delhi – 110096.