CoreLane Technology, Software Development Manager /Team Coach
March 2015 - Present, Santa Ana, CA, United States
Hands-on Development Manager/Team Coach reporting to Senior Vice President-Technology, for a start-up engaged in building complete Greenfield, multi-tenant SaaS solution in Auto Finance domain, primarily in Microsoft stack, Angular JS and nService Bus
Responsible for building, mentoring and leading talented engineering teams globally (onshore/offshore) of Senior Software Engineers, Senior Database Engineers, QA & Automation Engineers, DevOps Engineers and DBA while ensuring the software delivered is consistently of the highest quality.
In charge of hiring the right talent for the job and ensuring that the engineers consistently write amazing software that work.
Responsible for implementing Agile development process, building a customer support environment and procedure, implemented an employee review schedule, documented testing procedures, created staging server environments, building the source control repository in GIT, and continuous integration using Atlassian Bamboo.
Managed multiple scrum teams located in the US and India for major concurrent releases
Evangelized scrum/agile organization-wide. Coached teams located worldwide on scrum and agile methodologies
CBS, Enterprise Solution Delivery Manager /Technical Lead
June 2013 - March 2015, Los Angeles, CA, United States
Hands-on Enterprise Solution Delivery Manager/Technical Lead reporting to Vice President, with a successful combination of leadership, business and technical strengths. Experienced in building and leading large teams in design, development and deployment of applications and systems in the entertainment industry.
Successfully managed multiple projects in CBS Global Distribution & Studio Services Portfolio including, sales and licensing, marketing, manufacturing operations, distribution, royalties (i.e. participations and residuals) while building strong teams, identifying and retaining talent, and mentoring and training personnel.
Banker's Toolbox Inc, Head of Offshore Development & Agile Coach
August 2001 - May 2013, Austin, TX, United States
Designed, implemented and directed development of major products for Banker’s Toolbox, used by 700+ financial institutions in United States
- Start from ambiguous requirement
- Conceptualization, UI design, development, user feedback, delivery and support.
Established offshore development unit in Mumbai, India from ground-up to full blown R&D with all necessary infrastructure and facilities
Hired, coached and inspired cross-functional team of 30 Developers, Business Analyst, Architects and Scrum Masters in geographically distributed environment (Mumbai, India, Austin, TX & Los Angeles, CA).
Transitioned Los Angeles, CA team to Austin, TX and India which included hiring, training, and agile coaching.
Train and coach teams in Agile methods/frameworks (Scrum, XP, Kanban, Lean), and the associated Agile engineering practices, such as Test-Driven Development (TDD), Acceptance Test-Driven Development (ATDD), pair-programming, Continuous Integration (CI), and Emergent Design