Vijay Sureddy

  

Project Manager, Cognizant

Location: San Antonio, Texas

210-232 3260

Certifications

Certified ScrumMaster

Biography

Vijay SureddyProfessional summary: ·         A result-focused professional with 10+ years of increasing responsibility in software quality assurance as Quality Manager.·         Strong Quality management skills including planning, testing scheduling, work breakdown structures, size resource and effort estimates, monitoring and reporting.·         Successful execution in multiple multimillion programs, different domains (banking, insurance and retail) as a Test Manager.·         Proven track record of delivery, strong strategic vision and demonstrated ability to inspire/mentor/manage QA teams.·         Providing senior management with an overview of QA status and trends using Charts and Graphs.·         Exceptional ability to maintain and build client relationships, frequent meetings one on one with clients, able to comfortably converse with all facets in the clients organization.·         To ensure that project QA deliverables are produced within Schedule, Cost, and Scope as per the quality standards.·         Agile- proven track record of leading and motivating Scrum teams in fast paced organizations at USAA.·         Maintaining offshore leverage and monitoring $ burn rate for center of excellence.·         Managing multiple vendors, monthly invoicing and provides associated reports, including monitoring and tracking expenditures to budget, in relation to deliverables·         Identifying and solving problems faced during project execution, providing ongoing services to ensure that problems are resolved and do not recur. ·         Monitor Program/project schedules and timelines to identify and meet critical milestones with reference to QA timelines.·         Part of business plan strategies and involved in recruitment process.·         Periodically meeting with the team to share best practices, lessons learnt and cross functional trainings across program.·         To perform initial estimation based on the budget allocated to the project and resource alignment.·         Define processes for QA team for effective implementation of program/Project ·         Implement risk management strategy to mitigate risk and reduce project cost.·         Effective communication skills and record for coordination between globally located teams.·         Experience in working in projects involving offshore/onsite teams preferably in a role where coordination with offshore team was performed on daily basis.