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Shantanu Dev

  

Principal Program Manager, Veritas

Location: Pune, India


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Certified ScrumMaster

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Agile Pune

Biography

An Agile enthusiast and practitioner, having more than 13 years of experience in the IT industry. Currently working as a Principal Program Manager in Information Intelligence group, Veritas, Pune.
A Certified Scrum Master with extensive exposure to agile development methodology, I have guided many teams transition from waterfall into Scrum way of thinking and working. I have a good agile coaching experience at program and team levels.
As a Program Manager, I have also proficiently led release life cycles of enterprise products, coordinating closely with multiple groups. As a People Manager, have led big development teams (>15 members) towards successful, multiple product releases.
I am adept in coordinating with multi-cultural, global, cross-functional teams, delivering world class products with right quality and on right time.
Enriching managerial experience based on a strong technical foundation, I am having in-depth understanding and experience in: Problem solving, Requirements elicitation, Quality management, Risk management, Client/Partner engagement, Onsite/Offsite coordination, Schedule/Cost management.
My technical experience has been in BPMS-SOA domain on Java, XML, Web Services & UI development.

Work experience

Veritas, Program Manager, Agile Coach
January 2016 - Present, Pune, India
As a Program Manager, steer releases of the product eDiscovery Platform (powered by Clearwell). Guide and coach the teams transforming into agile. Coordinate, facilitate and guide global Scrum teams into release/milestone/sprint planning, reviews and retrospectives.
Enable teams move to the next level of being agile.
Highlights:
o Was part of the process of devising many activities to build team cohesion, improve collaboration, effectiveness and efficiency within Scrum teams.
o Successfully launched multiple releases of these products, with detailed eye on quality and customer delight.
o Initiated and volunteering for the Veritas Agile Community. Conduct monthly conferences where various topics, best practices are discussed. Basically, a share and learn program.

Symantec Corporation, Senior Program Manager
November 2010 - January 2016, Pune, Maharashtra, India
As a Program Manager, I was responsible for development life cycle of multiple world-leading product lines in Enterprise Security domain (Message Filter, Protection for SharePoint Servers, Content Scanning API, Live Update Administrator, and Next Generation Network Protection). The strength of the group was more than 150 members.
Later, took up a responsibility of the content part of Control Compliance Suite (CCS). Here my responsibility apart from program management was to guide team into agile transformation.
Highlights:
o Successfully launched multiple releases of these products, with detailed eye on quality and customer delight.
o Planned and executed successfully early adopter Beta programs for many of these products which resulted in early feedback, helping us deliver robust products.
o Established and maintained excellent relationships with vendors and partners (OEM engagement) as necessary to support program objectives.
o Appreciated by Support team for significant reduction in call volumes for these products.
o Initiated horizontal activities spanning multiple groups Eg. Metrics identification, assimilation, computation and inference.

Cordys Software (Ind) Pvt. Ltd., Engineering Lead
October 2002 - November 2010, Hyderabad, Andhra Pradesh, India
Joined as an Associate Software Engineer, then moved on to become an Engineering Lead responsible for development and delivery of certain core components of the product.
Started my Scrum journey here. Became the Scrum Master apart from being a technical contributor.

 

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