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Jagadeesh Gowda


Technical Project Manager, AMERICAN EXPRESS

Location: New York City, NY



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Jagadeesh Gowda







Having a highly successful IT carrier with over 10 years of experience in developing Web-based solutions on multiple domain applications and systems.



Expert in Agile Methodology and SCRUM framework working models and managing complex Agile projects.

Extensive experience with release management First-hand knowledge of Industry Standard Release Methodology Working knowledge of testing and defect tracking processes and tools Knowledge of Rational tool, deployment, integration, and support Proficient with Java and J2EE development

Good understanding of change and deployment controls with considerable project and people management skills, which I have professionally developed.


A team player with excellent communications skills, strong analytical,


Work experience

American Express,
April 2016 - Present, , United States
Master’s degree in Information Technology followed by 12 years of progressively responsible technical delivery experience. Experience with design and coding across multiple platforms and languages. Experience in facilitating Agile, Scrum, SAFe or other rapid application development teams to deliver technology solutions on time, on budget, and to specification.

Equifax Inc, Scrum Master
November 2013 - April 2014, Alpharetta, GA, United States
As a Scrum Master, I have been responsible for providing strong technical leadership to cross functional teams working on major end user projects that the customer(Equifax) will implement in their organization. I work closely with other Scrum Masters and Product Owners to initiate projects, break down user stories into tasks, code some of the most complex components, and be a coach/code reviewer for the developers on my team.

Equifax Inc., Release Manager
February 2012 - November 2013, Alpharetta, GA, United States
Equifax Inc. – Release Manager Feb 2012 - Present Project Manager for UST Global Managed and tracked releases of all system products. Tracked individual solution releases. Managed and identified release impacts with internal solution teams. Defined release packages for deployments across environments. Assisted with risk identification and tracking of components. Provided regular management reports. Coordinated and managed Release Management Audits. Deployed application used J2EE, clear server/presentation tiers separation; ability to use Web based clients as well as rich UI clients. Supported architecture, designed and developed proof of concept application which was successfully released to the business operation and received positive feedback. Spotted and fixed several inefficiencies in development and management processes: Improved code quality and reduced number of bugs by introducing and mentoring code reviews and test-first methodology. Reduced features release time by introducing iterative development methodology, introducing and moderating SCRUM meetings, managing release scope and creating requirements gathering and management process.

Hewett Packard (HP), Associate Consultant
January 2009 - January 2012, Greenville, SC, United States
Hewett Packard (HP) - Associate Consultant Jan 2009 – Jan 2012 Project Lead for UST Global Management of the Client • Carried out risk analysis, identify risk areas for given project • Handled the schedules, assets expenditures, cost expenditures, and physical resource provision • Produced monthly or weekly development report to the higher authority and the supporting staffs. • Formulated various operational features. • Created project status for presentation purpose. • Provided necessary coordination to contractors and subcontractors developers. • Offered essential quality assurance measures for various ongoing projects. • Provided supervision to onsite team and other offshore associates. Technical Overview of the application systems – Visual Studio DOT.Net Development with Oracle 10G DB The M5 Studio is a system of retail business oriented and customized for store operations of the vendor service requests. The maintenance activity involves the service order generation and work performance of those repair orders. The application is managed and supported by the Clients outsource partner, with who UST interacts on a contractual basis for performing technical development activity on on-shore & off-shore model.


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