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Arunkumar Subramanian Natarajan

  

Senior Manager - Projects, Cognizant

Location: Stevens Point, WI


Certifications

Certified Scrum Professional
Certified ScrumMaster

Credentials

Biography

Arunkumar Subramanian Natarajan has 13 years work experience in the Insurance Information Technology area for enablement and delivery of software systems for Insurance Carriers in the United States. He was a team member in his first Scrum project in 2007. Since then he has constantly enabled himself to play bigger roles on Agile Scrum Projects. He played Scrum Master role starting in 2011 with what was originally a collocated team. He then led and executed the proof of concept to engage a geographically distributed scrum team in a complex technology transformation project. He collaborated with a small team to adapt Agile Scrum to a geographically distributed team to enable large scale program delivery. He has since been instrumental in evangelizing the model and has been a thought leader within Cognizant in the area. Arun is a Certified Scrum Master is constantly encourages his team members to take up Scrum certifications.

Work experience

TMNA Services,
June 2015 - Present, Philadelphia, PA, United States
Engaged as Scrum Master/Release Manager for a Billing Product Implementation effort.

Sentry Insurance Madison, Team Member
September 2007 - August 2016, Madison, WI, United States
As a team member on a project executed using Agile Scrum methodology Arun was part of a Scrum team engaged in delivering enhancements to a Policy Administration system. Attended daily stand up meetings.

Sentry Insurance,
October 2010 - May 2015, Stevens Point, WI, United States
Started as Team Member on a Scrum Team, then took on Scrum Master responsibilities. Partnered with other experts to create a hybrid methodology specifically adapted for large scale COTS product customization for Insurance carriers.

Consulting for Travelers Insurance, Application Architect
January 2010 - October 2010, Bethlehem, PA, United States
Part of the Product Development Team, envisioned and documented new features for a Policy Administration Product - Adaptik Policy Writer.

Consulting for Hanover Insurance Group, Project Lead
August 2009 - January 2010, Worcester, MA, United States
Project lead for Policy Administration enhancement project to implement ability to prefill insured information from publicly available information through a 3rd party vendor. Executed using waterfall methodology.

Consulting for The Hartford , Senior Developer
August 2008 - August 2009, Hartford, CT, United States
Implemented several key modules as part of a multi-year Data Management and Optimization effort for the large Insurance carrier.

Consulting for Sentry Insurance - Chennai, Project Lead
February 2007 - September 2007, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
Worked with development team. Led a team of developers to develop several modules of a complex policy administration platform technology transformation project.

Consulting for Sentry Insurance Madison, Senior Developer
November 2005 - February 2007, Madison, WI, United States
Implemented and enhanced several modules of a Policy Administration System for the Insurance carrier.

Consulting for Sentry Insurance Madison, Developer
November 2003 - November 2005, Chennai, India
Developed and enhanced several Policy Administration system modules for a Insurance Carrier.

Self Employed in a Ecommerce Initiative,
May 2003 - November 2003, Coimbatore, Tamil Nadu, India
Self employed in a dotcom development effort. Web development to take a website from concept to implementation with a partner.

 

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