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Igor Kosoy

  

Program Manager, Guidewire

Location: Foster City, CA


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Certified ScrumMaster
Certified Scrum Product Owner

Credentials


Groups I belong to

Scrum San Francisco

Biography

Igor Kosoy, PMP, CSPO

 

 

Director of program management with a proven track record to deliver on-time, on-budget software Programs and Project releases by leveraging 15 years of experience in software development. Experience introducing, implementing, and promoting Program and Project Management tools and technologies like Salesforce, MS Project, RallyDev, SharePoint, Confluence Wiki, JIRA, GreenHopper, PlanView to improve operational efficiencies. I can utilize the Agile software development life cycle experience, Time Management Process and resource/staff Team Management skills to ensure a unified software delivery Program from capital budgeting to QA to release.

Specialties: Program and Project management. Designing and implementing best practices in the Agile SDLC and PMO process management that will provide customers with solutions that meet their needs on an ongoing and changing basis. Working with Engineering and Product management to define and document the short and the long term roadmaps. Lead team so that software projects are completed on time, on budget, and according to quality standards. Preparing and analyzing the Program resource financial forecasting.

Work experience

Guidewire, Program Manager
June 2014 - Present, Foster City, CA, US
Managing the overall release from a holistic perspective that includes engineering, quality, documentation, curriculum development and post release support. Responsible for ensuring that Guidewire deliver software to customers on realistic timelines, working with product management on scope, engineers and testers on quality and making data driven decisions. Acting as the central point of contact for the ClaimCenter and ContactManager applications, I am involved in cross application initiatives, coordinating with the platform team and other parts of Guidewire, including sales and services.

Axolotl part of Optum Insight, Director of Program Management
January 2011 - March 2014, San Jose, CA, US
• Facilitating and making trade off decisions between quality, costs, resources, scope and time. • Working with all the stakeholders to define and execute the engineering program. • Managing all the changes and issues with the stakeholders. • Providing project plans that include scheduling cost inclusion. • Planning for risk and developing strategies for dealing with potential risks as well as covering them. • Making sure that the execution of all projects is carried out as much as on schedule.

Axolotl part of Optum Insight, Development Program Manager
January 2010 - January 2011, San Jose, CA, United States
Introducing and implementing Agile development methodology on the development and organization level. Managing the migration from the old legacy product management system to the Agile Rally Enterprise solution. Responsible for managing developing plans (process architecture), and driving and tracking progress against them; analyzing impact of technical hurdles faced and recommending possible courses of action to take; interfacing with project teams and upper management to provide status updates

ICW Global, Sr Project Manager
May 2007 - January 2010, Sr Project Manager, Select a State, United States
Managing simultaneous, high-priority projects for the global software team with short and long project life cycles. Initiate the business analysis, project investigation and scope definition phase with the client team.

 

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