frog, Sr Manager
January 2012 - Present, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
frog provides design consultancy to clients where the programs will be delivered between 6 weeks to 3 months. I am playing a role of a program manager who helps teams to deliver the designs and we strictly follow agile methodologies. I help teams in facilitating retrospectives, Definition and so on.
Nokia India Pvt Ltd,
January 2005 - January 2012, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
I am part of Smart Devices Unit and Heading MeeGo Bangalore site R&D Delivery and Quality organization. As a site program manager, my role is to ensure that development entities in MeeGo Bangalore site have DRD-wide consistent delivery approach towards delivery and software quality through best-practice specialist competence.As a Agile coach for Bangalore site and stakeholder in agile enterprise definitions like DOD, Release Planning, incremental planning and so on.
I have been using Scrum for close to 6 yrs in Symbian and Nokia. I have worked as Scrum master, Product Owner and Coach. Prior to this i have experience in Extreme programming and Pair programming. I am primary responsibility was working as Agile Coach along with Program Manager responsibility. Building, Coaching the teams in moving towards agile way of working and helping them various facets of scrum framework.
Program managing one of the Sub areas in an ODM windows phone program (external vendor).
As an Engineering Manager i was heading few engineering teams and was responsible for Product Engineering, Delivery, Resource planning, Budgeting, technology transition across sites, team building and Test process improvement. The teams which I was handling were responsible for providing generic Sensor framework (Acceleration, Proximity & Electronic compass), Sensor Plugin’s, OS level service API’s, Symbian SDK Tools ( ROM Build tools, Test Framework, Binary compability tools, Emulator) & Symbian Developer Documentation. I played a role of Product Owner and Scrum master during forming stages
Hewlett Packard , Technical Solution Architect
January 2003 - August 2005, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
I was primarily as a Product owner and for a while i was Scrum master.My primary goal was to define product backlog and help teams in adapting Agile. I implemented few of XP engineering principles like TDD,
• Managed and Lead Revenue assurance product development end to end from inception through customer deployment with team of close to twenty Engineers
• Architect ed and developed V1.0 of product completely
• Driving and managing the product engineering , delivery teams and pre sales
• Handled several POCs and installations of the product for Tier 1 customers.
• Imparted Technical Training to different regions like EMEA, APAC, and Latin America.
IBM Global Services Pvt Ltd, Technical Lead
September 2002 - September 2003, bangalore, Karnataka, India
Credit & Collections Management System (CCMS) provides Credit Collections and Accounts receivable (A/R) Reporting functionality for all AT&T accounts. I was part of team who was leading the technology upgrades like HP UX upgrades, MQ Series solution deployment across mainframe and UNIX system. My delivery team of size 12 was spread across Bangalore and USA.
Subex Systems, Senior Systems Analyst
March 1998 - August 2002, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
During my stint in Subex, we experimented with XP, Pair programming. After POC, we followed many extreme programming principles, short cycles. We are one of early company who adapted XP and was sharing our experiences with other companies to adopt it.