Saji Pillai



Certified ScrumMaster

Events I'm attending

Scrum Coaching Retreat Thailand - DEC 4

Groups I belong to

Agile Chennai


Saji Pillai attended legacy event, "Scrum Coaching Retreat Thailand"


Targeting the technology-oriented, top reputed Organizations, at Senior Managerial position across functional sectors of Program/Project Management/System Development, Implementation and Support with a high technology oriented BSFI companies especially in Core Banking and Payments Systems, bringing the following transferable: Strategy, Vision & Mission Planning ,Systems & Procedures,Project Planning & Execution,System Design & Integration,Proactive Maintenance Procurement & Consumption Trouble shooting,Team Leadership,Performance Improvement,Technical Training & Development Relationship Management,Liaison & Coordination Core Banking Implementation and Migration Competent and dynamic professional offering a distinguished and insightful exposure of over 18 + years of experience across high-growth environments related to Project Planning & Execution, Business Analysis, Application Design & Development, Testing, Implementation & Support and Quality System Management in BSFI

Work experience

Polaris FT , Vice President (Payment COE)
February 2014 - Present, Chennai, Chennai, India
I am currently Heading the Payment Center of Excellence. I use scrum in process consultancy

Plintron Global Soln. Pvt. Ltd, Delivery Head
April 2011 - February 2014, Chennai, Outside US/Canada, India
DELIVERY HEAD, Plintron Global Service ( I ) Ltd, Chennai Key Responsibilities: - Tasked with the development of EFT Switch Product. Ensuring repeat business with existing client. - Accountable for managing the technical & functional up gradation of the solution. - Managing the Function, QA, SEPG and Development Team with responsibly for overall delivery of Switch and its allied products. - Actively involved in the Functional Specification and development of Issuer Switch. - Actively involv

Articles I've written

Agile Project Reporting and Metrics
I have written this article to address an issue I've recently run across in my work: The PMO is finding it difficult to adjust to the Agile process, and this is affecting the reporting of the R&D team. Management is in the process of moving the ALM (application lifecycle management) process into more of traditional process to align with the PMO. I would like to suggest an alternative approach.