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Gurtej Pal Singh

  

Lead Consultant (Agile), Infosys

Location: Bangalore

Biography

•    A Focused,Facilitative leader working as an Agile Process & Engineering Coach who is passionate about building self organizing delivery teams 
•    A proponent of servant leadership
•    Expert in agile software development with around 10 years of experience 
•    Skilled at leading teams, mentoring team members and establishing lightweight software configuration management and release processes to enable organizations to build stable products quickly. 
•    Accustomed to working well with internal and external stakeholders at multiple levels 
•    Well versed and hands on in Agile development methodology (Scrum).

Specialties: 
Agile Process & Engineering Coach,
Agile Project/Program Management,
Agile Software Development, 
Scrum Master,
Enterprise agile transformation,
Cross-functional multi-location Project Management;

Work experience

Infosys, Lead Consultant
August 2014 - Present, Bangalore, Karnataka, IN
I am part of EQS (Consulting) group at Infosys. This coveted group helps in driving business agility across the enterprise. My main responsibilities are: Domain and Process Consulting Project and Program Management Agile Process and Engineering: Coaching and Mentoring

GlobalLogic Inc., Scrum master - cum - Project Manager
November 2012 - August 2014, Noida, Uttar Pradesh, IN

As a facilitative Agile Project Manager / Scrum Master I ensures that the team adheres to its chosen process and removes blocking issues.
My duties include the following: 
Enables close cooperation across all roles and functions;
Removes barriers;
Shields the team from external interferences;
Ensures that the process is followed, including issuing invitations to daily scrums, sprint reviews, and sprint planning;
Facilitates the scrum rituals;

Pitney Bowes Software, Scrum Master - cum - Tech Lead
July 2008 - November 2012, Noida, Select a State, India

As Scrum Master, my duties include the following: 
Enables close cooperation across all roles and functions;
Removes barriers;
Shields the team from external interferences;
Ensures that the process is followed, including issuing invitations to daily scrums, sprint reviews, and sprint planning;
Facilitates the daily scrums;

I was part of team , who is responsible for Windows based Mobile interface of a vast desktop application. I was involved in Analyzing, development and testing of functionality after coding it in C# using MS.NET Compact framework. This application works on Windows CE based handheld devices and supports all the platforms of Windows Mobile till Windows Mobile 6.5.3.

Headstrong Inc., Consultant
June 2007 - June 2008, Noida, Uttar Pardesh, India
Consultant (Technology)

Accenture, Software Engineer
May 2005 - May 2007, Bangalore, Karnataka, India
Software Engineer

Drish Infotech, Programmer Analyst
July 2004 - May 2005, Chandigarh, Chandigarh, India
Programmer Analyst

Articles I've written

Agile: What and Why?
A brief look at the main characteristics of Agile, and its specific forms that are widely used today. . . .

Managing Risk on Agile Projects with Engineering Practices
Although there is extensive information available on risk management, very little has attempted to rigorously apply effective engineering practices as tools for risk management in Agile development projects. The purpose of this article is to name some engineering practices that, when aligned to Agile product development, will empower overall risk management. . . .

 

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