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Sameer Jain

  

Program Manager, Scrumlink

Location: Cupertino


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Biography

Sameer Jain

Professional Summary

 14 years of exp. dedicated to planning, designing developing and implementing Enterprise IT solutions.

 Core competencies include the following: Project/Program Management, Product management, Vendor Product management, Business Analysis, programming  ,strategic planning, Technology evaluation, managing projects on Onsite-offshore model, Application development management, change management, Business case development/user stories, Performance Tuning and Optimization management, Capacity  management, Resource planning, Roadmap manager, negotiation, process reengineering, Work Flow & Process Flow Implementation, risk/IT Security management/analysis ,Application migration Management, DW & BI,  Web 2.0 ,Budgeting /Planning/Forecasting  and Client Relations management.

 Experience in cross-functional industries like Manufacturing, Web applications/E-Commerce (B2B/B2C) Telecom-wireless, and Healthcare, Financial Services, Insurance, Credit card, Mobile and Retail.

 Extensive experience in designing, architecting, developing, implementing and maintaining SharePoint site for various business teams.

 More than seven years of experience in managing projects  specializing in e-commerce(web project management), Infrastructure project, Mobile, Business Intelligence (BI), Reporting and Data Warehousing (DW) while working for clients  such as VMware, CISCO, Paypal, Netapp ,Capital One, Kaiser Permanente, EBay, Virgin Mobile, Eli Lilly, GE capital, Walgreens, HSBC in US and UK.

 13 years experience on different SDLC methodology like waterfall, spiral, RUP and Agile.

 Over 6 years experience on managing development projects end to end on Agile methodology.

 Extensive experience in handling e-commerce applications for different business requirements.

 Over Ten years of experience in developing/managing and business analysis for projects related to Cloud Engineering/BI/DWH/E-Commerce/Infrastructure projects.

 Ten years’ experience on onsite/offshore model while working with cross-functional teams across various geographical locations (like UK, India, China, Bulgaria and Israel) and time zones.

 Result-oriented team player, mentor and motivator with strong interpersonal and leadership skills.

 Experience in handling projects of budget in range of $5- $10 MM.

 Experience in handling teams of size 2-30.

 Extensive expertise in project portfolio management, project management, process improvement and risk /Security management, experience in working and establishing PMO organization.

 Extensive experience  in gathering and analyzing and documenting business requirements and working with IT in  designing, architecting, developing, implementing, QA and maintaining IT  solutions to meet business needs.

Education

 MBA from California State University, East Bay, USA in 2007.

 MS (Computer Information System and Quantitative Business Methods) from California State University, East Bay, USA in 2008.

 Post Graduate Diploma In Business Administration (P.G.D.B.A) (Equiv to M.B.A) in Information Technology from Icfaian Business School Hyderabad, India in 2001.

 BS (Electronics Engineering) from Nagpur University, India in 1999.

Certifications

 Working towards CISSP and PMI-ACP certifications.

 ITIL Foundation certification from BCS,UK in 2013

 Six Sigma Green Belt certification in 2013.

 CloudU certification from Rackspace  in 2013

 Certified Scrum Professional (CSP) from ScrumAlliance, U.S.A in 2010.

 Certified Scrum Master  (CSM) from ScrumAlliance ,U.S.A in 2008

 Project Management Professional (PMP) from Project Management Institute, U.S.A in 2005.

 Certified Software Quality Analyst (CSQA) from Software Certification administered by QAI, U.S.A in 2003.

 Certified Base SAS programmer from SAS Institute, U.S.A in year 2005.

Technical Skill Summary

MS word/ Excel/PowerPoint/Project/Visio/Sharepoint,HTML,JavaScript,SQL,PL/SQL,BOXI(SAP BI), UNIX/Linux,OS/390,,SOA, WebSphere, Informatica, Datastage ,Mac OS,AS400,MS SQL Server, Oracle 10g, Oracle 9i,TOAD,Data Integrator, , J2EE, .NET, Web Services, Teradata, Data Mover, Golden Gate, TD Unity, Hadoop, SAP HANA OBIEE, Essbase, Hyperion SAS 8.0/9.0,RUP Agile, Scrum Methodology, Rally management software., Six Sigma (DMAIC), WEB 2.0(Wiki, Blog, RSS and social bookmarking), Remedy, Clarity, Niku ,cloud, Mobile,

 

 

 

 

Professional Experience

 

VMware, Palo Alto, CA                                                                                                                                  Jul 2014- Till Date

Sr. Program Manager – vCloud Hybrid Service (R&D)

  Responsibilities:

 Lead 5 programs Object storage as a Service, Disaster Recovery as a Service, vCloud Government service , Vcops certification and Identity Access Management as a service.

 Managing project involving global cross functional team size of 50+ people spread across onsite/offshore locations at United States and India.

 Plan and conduct project kickoff meetings, Sprint planning meeting, reviewing product backlog , iteration planning, define project concept/ scope, facilitate technical (ERD review)/operational requirements (ops PRD), daily scrum meeting, Develop detailed project plans using MS project; Communicate status, Sprint burn-down chart, issues and risks to project stakeholders and senior management; provide leadership to cross-functional project teams (sales, finance, marketing), Sprint Demos, Sprint retrospective, Sprint lesson learned and maintain project documentation on regular basis, manage project from start to completion.

 Worked as scrum master and lead backlog grooming, sprint pre-planning, sprint planning, part of scrum of scrums team, daily scrums, and lead sprint review and Demo, lead sprint retrospectives.

 Participated in quarterly budget /resource capacity planning/forecasting meeting and allocating budget/resources across multiple projects under one program.

 Organize project stakeholder meetings and presentations to set expectations and to manage responsibilities, requirements, issues, risks, budget, cost estimates and initiatives.

 Worked on projects to

 Worked to send out Weekly/Monthly newsletter to senior management including (Sr. Manager, Director and VP level) to report the status of program and Key initiatives.

  Design and deliver strategic plans, stakeholder analysis, and communication strategies to facilitate the execution of change management initiatives taken by architecture team.

 Act as interface between IT and Business (User) group and facilitate requirements gathering, Analysis aiding in Implementation of better optimization techniques for improved performance in BI (Business Infrastructure) applications.

 Worked with cross functional team within a program including business stakeholders, IT architects, project manager, business analyst, IT/Dev developers, QA and Operations team.

 Responsible for completion of project through budget, Timeline, resource capacity management across projects, negotiation, scope and risk management, budget management / approvals /allocation across multiple projects.

 Ensured project team deliverables are done within Time, budget and cost estimates.

 Worked with various team like PD, Release Management, Change management, QA, Infrastructure/OPS team and other Application Support teams to complete project successfully.

 Allocating, managing resources across various project teams.

 Responsible managing documentation in the project for SOX compliance.

 Maintain full awareness of project status, assigned resources, operational issues /risk/Security and budget through project reporting, weekly status reports, weekly project tracking, and monthly budget tracking to senior management on regular basis.

  Manage multiple conflicting priorities; re-prioritize deliverables and respond to unexpected changes as required across multiple projects in a program.

 Helped in driving project team to destination by helping them in clearing the roadblocks due to dynamic changes in business environment by working through matrix organization.

  Responsible to train/ mentor junior project managers, business analyst, IT analyst etc.

 

 

CISCO, San Jose, CA                                                                                                                                      Jan2013- Jun 2013

Sr Program Manager (Consultant)

  Responsibilities:

 Leads from CVC IT/BIDS Architecture team perspective to execute BI/DW/Infrastructure projects.

 Managing project involving global cross functional team size of 50+ people spread across onsite/offshore locations at United States and India.

 End to end management of enhancement and Maintenance of DW (Teradata) and BI environment ( Essbase, Hyperion, Business objects, OBIEE , Hadoop, SAS,Tableau  etc.) and ETL (Informatica)

 Managed programs/projects of budgets $1-$10 million.

  Responsible for managing Architecture programs like PROD replacement at RCDN datacenter, PROD2 replacement at Allen data center, ODS and GDCP migration to RCDN and RTP data center from MTV and San Jose data center, Mobile projects

 Managed projects involving Replication (Golden Gate, Data Mover and implementation of Dual load thru TD UNITY product)

 Managed POC projects involving utilization of new technologies like Hadoop, TIDAL, Dual Load etc.

 End to End management of projects involving performance tuning and Optimization.

 Managed TTU 13.10 upgrade project involving 350+ servers (Informatica, BO, OBIEE, Golden gate, Atan suite, SAS etc.) across multiple cross functional team.

  Managed Implementation of SFDC (Salesforce.com) and integration with DW/BI platform.

 Managed projects involving Capacity planning involving Dev, Test and Prod environment for DWH and supporting ecosystem involving Informatica, OBIEE, BO, SAS etc.

 Plan and conduct project kickoff meetings, Sprint planning meeting, reviewing product backlog , iteration planning, define project concept/ scope, facilitate technical (ERD review)/operational requirements (ops PRD), daily scrum meeting, Develop detailed project plans using MS project; Communicate status, Sprint burn-down chart, issues and risks to project stakeholders and senior management; provide leadership to cross-functional project teams (sales, finance, marketing), Sprint Demos, Sprint retrospective, Sprint lesson learned and maintain project documentation on regular basis, manage project from start to completion.

 Worked as scrum master and lead backlog grooming, sprint pre-planning, sprint planning, part of scrum of scrums team, daily scrums, and lead sprint review and Demo, lead sprint retrospectives.

 Participated in quarterly budget /resource capacity planning/forecasting meeting and allocating budget/resources across multiple projects under one program.

 Organize project stakeholder meetings and presentations to set expectations and to manage responsibilities, requirements, issues, risks, budget, cost estimates and initiatives.

 Worked on projects to

 Worked with ERMO (Enterprise Release management) to align Program/Projects to enterprise releases.

 Participated in strategic planning, organizational design, change management, and strategic communications for key initiative.

 Worked to send out Weekly/Monthly newsletter to senior management including (Sr. Manager, Director and VP level) to report the status of program and health metrics of Key initiatives.

  Design and deliver strategic plans, stakeholder analysis, and communication strategies to facilitate the execution of change management initiatives taken by architecture team.

 Managed weekly/monthly/quarterly performance /capacity utilization metrics collection for Architecture team.

 Act as interface between IT and Business (User) group and facilitate requirements gathering, Analysis aiding in Implementation of better optimization techniques for improved performance in BI (Business Infrastructure) applications.

 Worked with cross functional team within a program including business stakeholders, IT architects, project manager, business analyst, IT/Dev developers, QA and Operations team.

 Responsible for completion of project through budget, Timeline, resource capacity management across projects, negotiation, scope and risk management, budget management / approvals /allocation across multiple projects.

 Ensured project team deliverables are done within Time, budget and cost estimates.

 Worked with various team like PD, Release Management, Change management, QA, Infrastructure/OPS team and other Application Support teams to complete project successfully.

 Allocating, managing resources across various project teams.

 Responsible managing documentation in the project for SOX compliance.

 Maintain full awareness of project status, assigned resources, operational issues /risk/Security and budget through project reporting, weekly status reports, weekly project tracking, and monthly budget tracking to senior management on regular basis.

  Manage multiple conflicting priorities; re-prioritize deliverables and respond to unexpected changes as required across multiple projects in a program.

 Helped in driving project team to destination by helping them in clearing the roadblocks due to dynamic changes in business environment by working through matrix organization.

  Responsible to train/ mentor junior project managers, business analyst, IT analyst etc.

 

PayPal, San Jose, CA                                                                                                                         July 2011-   Dec 2012

 Program Manager-Strategic Technology Planning, Merchant and UED PMO (Consultant)

  Responsibilities:

 Worked in Strategic technology planning group for key initiatives like QTP, Agile transformation, Central Planning etc.

 Managed Merchant/UED PMO projects for Merchant product line including Merchant unified On-boarding, Merchant Reporting, Merchant Partner Program, and Merchant Gateway initiatives.

 Managing project involving global cross functional team size of 10+ people spread across onsite/offshore locations at United States and India.

 Plan and conduct project kickoff meetings, define project concept/ scope, facilitate technical (PRD review)/operational requirements , develop detailed project plans using MS project; Communicate status and risks to project stakeholders and senior management; provide leadership to cross-functional project teams .

 Participated in quarterly budget /resource capacity planning/forecasting meeting and allocating budget/resources across multiple projects under one program.

 Organize project stakeholder meetings and presentations to set expectations and to manage responsibilities, requirements, issues, risks, budget, cost estimates and initiatives.

 Participated in strategic planning, organizational design, change management, and strategic communications for UED initiative.

 Plan and conduct Project kickoff meetings, Sprint planning meeting, revising product backlog , iteration planning, define project concept/ scope, facilitate technical (PRD review), daily scrum meeting, Develop detailed project plans using MS project; Communicate status, Sprint burn-down chart, issues and risks to project stakeholders and senior management; provide leadership to cross-functional project teams , Sprint Demos, Sprint retrospective, Sprint lesson learned and maintain project documentation on regular basis, manage project from start to completion.

  Worked as scrum master and lead backlog grooming, sprint pre-planning, sprint planning, part of scrum of scrums team, daily scrums, and lead sprint review and Demo, lead sprint retrospectives.

 Managed weekly/monthly/quarterly metrics collection for team.

 Worked with cross functional team  within a program including business stakeholders, UXM, UI Designer, Content, Visual Designer, Web Dev, project manager,  IT/Dev developers, QA , Release team.

 Responsible for completion of project through budget, Timeline, resource capacity management across projects, negotiation, scope and risk management, budget management / approvals /allocation across multiple projects.

 Ensured project team deliverables are done within Time, budget and cost estimates.

 Allocating, managing resources across various project teams.

 Responsible managing documentation in the project for SOX compliance.

 Maintain full awareness of project status, assigned resources, operational issues /risk/Security and budget through project reporting, weekly status reports, weekly project tracking, and monthly budget tracking to senior management on regular basis.

  Manage multiple conflicting priorities; re-prioritize deliverables and respond to unexpected changes as required across multiple projects in a program.

 Helped in driving project team to destination by helping them in clearing the roadblocks due to dynamic changes in business environment by working through matrix organization.

  Responsible to train/ mentor junior project managers, business analyst, IT analyst etc.

 

NetApp, Sunnyvale, CA                                                                                                                Sep 2010- Jul 2011

 Program Manager (Consultant)

  Responsibilities:

 Managed EBI team projects involving BI/DW , Infrastructure and Salesforce Implementation projects.

 Managing project involving global cross functional team size of 50+ people spread across onsite/offshore locations at United States and India.

 Managed project of budgets $500k to 1 million.

 Plan and conduct Project kickoff meetings, Sprint planning meeting, revising product backlog , iteration planning, define project concept/ scope, facilitate technical (PRD review), daily scrum meeting, Develop detailed project plans using MS project; Communicate status, Sprint burn-down chart, issues and risks to project stakeholders and senior management; provide leadership to cross-functional project teams , Sprint Demos, Sprint retrospective, Sprint lesson learned and maintain project documentation on regular basis, manage project from start to completion.

 Worked as scrum master and lead backlog grooming, sprint pre-planning, sprint planning, part of scrum of scrums team, daily scrums, and lead sprint review and Demo, lead sprint retrospectives.

 Participated in quarterly budget /resource capacity planning/forecasting meeting and allocating budget/resources across multiple projects under one program.

 Worked on ramp project Scrum cycles involving Salesfore.com implementation.

 Managed Salesforce implementation project integration with DW and BI.

 Managed Siebel based DW projects for Marketing and Sales organization.

 Managed Migration of servers’ project from Sunnyvale to RTP data center for DW group.

 Managed projects for multiple clients involving re-hosting engagements, client re-architecture, new implementations, H/Wand S/W upgrades and Decommission.

 Managed Enterprise Applications projects involving Oracle Apps, Siebel, and Salesforce.com

 Organize project stakeholder meetings and presentations to set expectations and to manage responsibilities, requirements, issues, risks, budget, cost estimates and initiatives.

 Participated in strategic planning, organizational design, change management, and strategic communications for EBI initiative.

  Design and deliver strategic plans, stakeholder analysis, and communication strategies to facilitate the execution of change initiatives taken by EBI.

 Managed weekly/monthly/quarterly metrics collection for EBI team.

 Worked with cross functional team within a program including business stakeholders, IT architects, project manager, business analyst, IT/Dev developers, QA and Operations team.

 Responsible for completion of project through budget, Timeline, resource capacity management across projects, negotiation, scope and risk management, budget management / approvals /allocation across multiple projects.

 Ensured project team deliverables are done within Time, budget and cost estimates.

 Worked with various team like PD, Release Management, Change management, QA, Infrastructure/OPS team and other Application Support teams to complete project successfully.

 Allocating, managing resources across various project teams.

 Responsible managing documentation in the project for SOX compliance.

 Maintain full awareness of project status, assigned resources, operational issues /risk/Security and budget through project reporting, weekly status reports, weekly project tracking, monthly budget tracking to senior management on regular basis.

  Manage multiple conflicting priorities; re-prioritize deliverables and respond to unexpected changes as required across multiple projects in a program.

 Helped in driving project team to destination by helping them in clearing the roadblocks due to dynamic changes in business environment by working through matrix organization.

  Responsible to train/ mentor junior project managers, business analyst, IT analyst etc.

  

Kaiser Permanente, Pleasanton, CA                                                                                      Jan 2010- Sept 2010

 E-Business Program Manager -PMO

  Responsibilities:

 Leads from both a business and IT perspective with the purpose to build strong partnerships with all customers (IT & Business) to raising the overall perception of the PMO through efforts that increase value and support projects delivery.

 Managing projects related to E-business/web 2.0/infrastructure projects for meet the company wide KPI /Dashboards.

 End to End management of B2B and B2C projects for business.

 Managed Resource allocation, planning, forecasting by coordinating with project managers to forecast the resource requirements across the program using Clarity/Niku.

 Worked with UI developers in designing the Pharmacy center for R1 release.

 Managing project involving team size of 50+ people spread across onsite/offshore locations at United States and India.

 Managed IT security project s for implementing new firewall rules, Identity Management, Encryption etc.

 Managed projects on web 2.0 applications like transaction processing, revenue reconciliation, rewards, promotion etc.

 Managed programs/projects of budgets $15-$18 million.

 Managed project to set up end to end analytical environment.

 Responsible for implementing Web 2.0 projects for teams like EIS ,AIS, UNIX team , DBA team etc

 Managed infrastructure projects on involving load testing, setting up UAT /Prod environment for portal etc.

 Plan and conduct project kickoff meetings, Sprint planning meeting, revising product backlog , iteration planning, define project concept/ scope, facilitate technical (ERD review)/operational requirements (ops PRD), daily scrum meeting, Develop detailed project plans using MS project; Communicate status, Sprint burn-down chart, issues and risks to project stakeholders and senior management; provide leadership to cross-functional project teams (sales, finance, marketing), Sprint Demos, Sprint retrospective, Sprint lesson learned and maintain project documentation on regular basis, manage project from start to completion.

 Participated in quarterly budget /resource capacity planning/forecasting meeting and allocating budget/resources across multiple projects under one program.

 Managed multiple complex projects on Agile methodology.

 Managed 15+ development projects end to end on Agile methodology.

 Helping product owners /business users with writing user stories, filing new concept etc.

 Managing projects related to Web 2.0/E-commerce applications for meet the company wide Dashboards.

 Managed migration projects of different business teams from legacy system (wiki, ideabook, docushare) to MS share point.

 Managed projects involving designing, architecting, developing, implementing and maintaining SharePoint site for various business teams in Kaiser.

 Helping product owners /business users with writing user stories/ business cases, filing new concept etc.

 Organize project stakeholder meetings and presentations to set expectations and to manage responsibilities, requirements, issues, risks, budget, cost estimates and initiatives.

 Managed weekly/monthly/quarterly metrics collection for PMO using the DMAIC methodology.

 Worked with cross function IT teams like UNIX/NT team, Security; Networking (LAN & WAN); Data Services, QA. and CRM team.

 Worked with cross functional team  within a program including business stakeholders, IT architects, project manager, business analyst, IT/Dev developers, QA and Operations team

 Responsible for maintaining project documentation using Wiki, ideabook, docushare, MS project, SharePoint.

 Responsible for completion of project through budget, Timeline, resource capacity management across projects, negotiation, scope and risk management, budget management / approvals /allocation across multiple projects.

 Managed project team deliverables/tickets thru REMEDY.

 Worked with various team like PD, Release Management, Change management, QA, Infrastructure/OPS team and other Application Support teams to complete project successfully.

 Managing documentation in the project for SOX compliance.

 Maintain full awareness of project status, assigned resources, operational issues /risk/Security and budget through project reporting, weekly status reports, weekly project tracking, and monthly budget tracking to senior management on regular basis.

  Manage multiple conflicting priorities; re-prioritize deliverables and respond to unexpected changes as required across multiple projects in a program.

 Responsible to train/ mentor junior project managers, business analyst, IT analyst etc.

 

 

Capital One, Richmond, CA                                                                                                                Sep 2009- Dec 2009

SAS Platform Manager (Consultant)

  Responsibilities:

 Managed SAS platform for Credit card, Banking and other Financial services area for Capital One across United States, Canada and UK.

 Managing project involving global cross functional team size of 50+ people spread across onsite/offshore locations at United States and India.

 Managed project of budgets $5 to $20 million.

 Plan and conduct project kickoff meetings, define project concept/ scope, facilitate technical (BRD review)/operational requirements , develop detailed project plans using MS project; Communicate status and risks to project stakeholders and senior management; provide leadership to cross-functional project teams .

 Participated in quarterly budget /resource capacity planning/forecasting meeting and allocating budget/resources across multiple projects under one program.

 Worked on ramp project Scrum cycles involving Salesfore.com implementation.

 Worked with SAS platform team to design new SAS environment to meet 1500+ SAS user environment.

 Worked extensively with SAS institute to determine key SAS products for capital one and help in reducing SAS licensing fee from $42 million to $25 million over span of 3 years.

 Managed projects involving re-hosting engagements, client re-architecture, new implementations, H/Wand S/W upgrades and Decommission.

 Organize project stakeholder meetings and presentations to set expectations and to manage responsibilities, requirements, issues, risks, budget, cost estimates and initiatives.

 Participated in strategic planning, organizational design, change management, and strategic communications for EBI initiative.

  Design and deliver strategic plans, stakeholder analysis, and communication strategies to facilitate the execution of change initiatives taken by SAS platform team.

 Managed weekly/monthly/quarterly metrics collection for EBI team.

 Worked with cross functional team within a program including business stakeholders, IT architects, project manager, business analyst, IT/Dev developers, QA and Operations team.

 Responsible for completion of project through budget, Timeline, resource capacity management across projects, negotiation, scope and risk management, budget management / approvals /allocation across multiple projects.

 Ensured project team deliverables are done within Time, budget and cost estimates.

 Worked with various team like PD, Release Management, Change management, QA, Infrastructure/OPS team and other Application Support teams to complete project successfully.

 Allocating, managing resources across various project teams.

 Responsible managing documentation in the project for SOX compliance.

 Maintain full awareness of project status, assigned resources, operational issues /risk/Security and budget through project reporting, weekly status reports, weekly project tracking, and monthly budget tracking to senior management on regular basis.

  Manage multiple conflicting priorities; re-prioritize deliverables and respond to unexpected changes as required across multiple projects in a program.

 Helped in driving project team to destination by helping them in clearing the roadblocks due to dynamic changes in business environment by working through matrix organization.

  Responsible to train/ mentor junior project managers, business analyst, IT analyst etc.

 

 

 

EBay Inc.                                                                                                                               Aug 2008- Sept 2009

Program Manager/Sr.Project Manager (Consultant) – PMO

  Responsibilities:

 Leads from both a business and IT perspective with the purpose to build strong partnerships with all customers (IT & Business) to raising the overall perception of the PMO through efforts that increase value and support projects delivery.

 Managed 3 programs including 18 projects simultaneously under technology initiative for in PMO.  

 Managed team size of 25+ people spread across onsite/offshore locations at United States, China, Germany and India.

 Worked as Portfolio manager for PMO (GPP) to handle projects under technology initiative.

 Managed programs/projects of budgets $10-$12 million.

 Managed Resource allocation, planning, forecasting by coordinating with project managers to forecast the resource requirements across the program as Roadmap manager

 End to End management of B2B and B2C projects for ebay.com

 Responsible for implementing technology initiative based projects for eBay to meet business requirements from PMO perspective.

 Managed projects on web 2.0 applications like transaction processing, revenue reconciliation, rewards, promotion etc.

 Managed infrastructure projects on involving enhancing security of web applications by building new firewall rules, enhancing identity management, fraud tracking etc.

 Plan and conduct project kickoff meetings, Sprint planning meeting, revieing product backlog , iteration planning, define project concept/ scope, facilitate technical (ERD review)/operational requirements (ops PRD), daily scrum meeting,Develop detailed project plans using MS project; Communicate status, Sprint burn-down chart, issues and risks to project stakeholders and senior management; provide leadership to cross-functional project teams (sales, finanace, marketing), Sprint Demos, Sprint retrospective, Sprint lesson learned and maintain project documentation on regular basis, manage project from start to completion.

 Participated in quarterly budget /resource capacity planning/forecasting meeting and allocating budget/resources across multiple projects under one program.

 Managed multiple complex projects on Agile methodology.

 Helping product owners /business users with writing user stories, filing new concept  etc.

 Managing projects related to Web 2.0/E-commerce applications for meet the company wide KPI /Dashboards.

 Managed complex projects to protect online content on eBay websites from intellectual / copyright violations.

 Worked with cross function IT teams like UNIX/NT team, Security; Networking (LAN & WAN); Data Services, QA. and CRM team.

 Responsible for maintaining project documentation for projects using MS project, Sharepoint.

 Act as interface between IT and Business (User) group and facilitate requirements gathering, Analysis aiding in Implementation of better optimization techniques for improved performance in BI applications.

 Worked with cross functional team within a program including business stakeholders, IT architects, project manager, business analyst, IT/Dev developers, QA and Operations team.

 Responsible for completion of project through budget, Timeline, resource capacity management across projects, negotiation, scope and risk management, budget management / approvals /allocation across multiple projects.

 Worked with PMO to formulate strategy for company wide programs and initiatives.

  Ensured project team deliverables are done within Time, budget and cost estimates.

 Worked with various team like PD, Release Management, Change management, QA, Infrastructure/ops  team and other Application Support teams( like Billing/SCM/Shipping) to complete project successfully.

 Allocating, managing resources across various project teams.

 Responsible managing documentation in the project for SOX compliance.

 Maintain full awareness of project status, assigned resources, operational issues /risk/Security and budget through project reporting, weekly status reports, weekly project tracking, and monthly budget tracking to senior management on regular basis.

  Manage multiple conflicting priorities; re-prioritize deliverables and respond to unexpected changes as required across multiple projects in a program.

 Helped in driving project team to destination by helping them in clearing the roadblocks due to dynamic changes in business environment.

  Responsible to train/ mentor junior project managers, business analyst, IT analyst etc.

 

Virgin Mobile USA, LLC                                                                                                                 January 2006 – Aug 2008

 Senior Project manager (Consultant)

Responsibilities:

 Managed multiple complex projects including 10-15 projects simultaneously for DW/BI/E-commerce/web2.0/infra program.  

 Managed projects in range of $5-$10 million.

 Managed team size of 20+ people on onsite/offshore model distributed across India and United states.

 Worked on e-commerce application to support sales for handset through web application.

 Plan and conduct project kickoff meetings, Sprint planning meeting, revieing product backlog , iteration planning, define project concept/ scope, facilitate technical (ERD review)/operational requirements (ops PRD), daily scrum meeting, Develop detailed project plans using MS project; Communicate status, Sprint burn-down chart, issues and risks to project stakeholders and senior management; provide leadership to cross-functional project teams (sales, finanace, marketing), Sprint Demos, Sprint retrospective, Sprint lesson learned and maintain project documentation on regular basis, manage project from start to completion.

 Participated in quarterly budget /resource capacity planning/forecasting meeting and allocating budget/resources across multiple projects under one program.

 Managed projects involving designing, architecting, developing, implementing and maintaining SharePoint site for various business teams.

 Organize project stakeholder meetings and presentations to set expectations and to manage responsibilities, requirements, issues, risks, budget, cost estimates and initiatives.

 Managed IT security project s for implementing new firewall rules, Identity Management, Encryption etc.

 Acted as product manager for business various Virgin mobile like Sugar mama, Stash card, OTA etc .

 Act as interface between IT and Business (User) group and facilitate requirements gathering and aiding in Implementation of better optimization techniques for improved performance in web2.0 applications.

 Worked with cross functional team (like Sales/Finance/Rating/Billing/Supply chain) within a program including business stakeholders, IT architects, project manager, business analyst, IT/Dev developers, QA and Ops team.

 Responsible for completion of project through budget, Timeline, resource capacity management across projects, negotiation, scope and risk/Security management/analysis, budget management / approvals /allocation across multiple projects.

 Ensured project team deliverables are done within Time, budget and cost estimates.

 End to End management of B2B and B2C projects for virginmobile.usa

 Managed projects to using Vignette to enhance UED experience of virginmobile.com.

 Helping product owners /business users with writing user stories , filing new concept  etc.

 Managed complex projects to protect online content on Virgin websites from intellectual / copyright violations.

 Worked with various team like PD, Release Management, Change management, QA, Infrastructure/ops  team and other Application Support teams( like Billing/SCM/Finance) to complete project successfully.

 Allocating, managing resources across various project teams.

 Managed infrastructure projects on involving enhancing security of web applications by building new firewall rules, enhancing identity management, fraud tracking etc.

 Managed projects involving migration of applications from one data center to another.

 Managed  complex projects involving web  related technologies like .NET,ASP,J2EE,Ajax, Drupal,Joomla etc.

 Managed complex projects to protect online content on eBay websites from intellectual / copyright violations.

 Responsible managing documentation in the project for SOX compliance.

 Maintain full awareness of project status, assigned resources, operational issues /risk /Security and budget through project reporting, weekly status reports, weekly project tracking, monthly budget tracking to senior management on regular basis.

 Managing complex Web 2.0 project portfolio impacting company wide KPI /CEO Dashboards.

 Helped in driving project team to destination by helping them in clearing the roadblocks due to dynamic changes in business environment.

 Managed multiple complex projects on Agile methodology.

 Managed 10+  development projects end to end on Agile methodology.

  Orchestrate activities between various multiple complex projects within a program.

 Working closely with business  user from cross functional team in organization like sales, marketing , Finance, revenue assurance, analytics, supply chain etc on  day to day basis  to analyze the business  requirements and then work with IT in designing , architecting, developing, implementing and maintaining IT  solutions to meet business requirements.

 Handled number of projects on Web 2.0 both in-house and external partners like (Google, Best Buy etc.)

 Set up Web intelligence platform for business users to share company wide/department specific Dashboards.

 Reported status on regular basis to senior management (in capacity of Director, VP, CIO/CTO, and CEO).

 Account management of Patni resources at onsite under DW/BI/ETL/web program.

 Formulated and implemented web strategy for across various department company wide.

 Coordinating and monitoring onsite: offshore execution/coordination of DRR(s) serving as a single point of contact/escalation  for DW/BI program for Patni account.

 Managed/ trained / mentored new project managers/Business analyst/Developers within a project team.

 

Eli Lilly & Company, U.S.A.                                                                                                                May 2003 – January 2006
Project Manager/Module Lead (Consultant) – Decision Support Analyst

Responsibilities:

 Worked as  project manager for managing projects to meet requirement of business stakeholders.

 Business Analysis of existing version both functionally and technically and redesign DW/ BI/Web 2.0 application to meet new business requirement..

 Managed Web 2.0 based projects to set up clinical trial websites to meet the business requirements.

 Worked in capturing business requirements to integrate data of different clinical trials data in DW.

 Managing requirements of business user from cross functional team in organization like sales, marketing, Finance, supply chain etc on day to day basis.

 Reported to Senior management (in capacity of Director, VP, CIO/CTO, CEO) to report status on project on regular basis.

 Managed projects to using Vignette to enhance UED experience of lilly.com.

 Worked with business  for capturing data requirements to support clinical trial data requirements.

 Managed complex projects involving web  related technologies like .NET,ASP,J2EE,Ajax,Drupal, Joomla etc.

 Worked with user groups and business users in defining their new business requirements.

 Managed complex projects to protect online content on Lilly  websites from intellectual / copyright violations.

 Creating and analyzing standard ACDO (Automated Clinical Data Output) and custom reports for the statisticians using the analysis datasets.

 Responsible for coordinating with cross functional team including business stakeholders, information architects, visual designers, web developers, IT/Dev developers, QA and Operations team.

 Validating the report output for statistical accuracy against the data in reporting database.

 Annotating Case Report Form (CRF) as a step in study submission to FDA.

 Worked on e-commerce application to support sales for drug through web application.

 Managed infrastructure projects on involving enhancing security of web applications by building new firewall rules, enhancing identity management, fraud tracking etc.

 Creating data definition documents, annotated CRFs and transport files (files that are used to transport data from one platform to another) as part of submission to FDA for study label change.

 Worked with various team like development, Release Management, Change management, QA, Infrastructure/ops  team and other  application Support teams( like Supply chain) to complete project successfully.

 Working closely with business users in analyzing/gathering/documenting functional specs of business requirements to facilitate IT development.

 Plan and conduct project kickoff meetings, , define project concept/ scope, facilitate technical (ERD review)/operational requirements (ops PRD), , Develop detailed project plans using MS project; Communicate status, Sprint burn-down chart, issues and risks to project stakeholders and senior management; provide leadership to cross-functional project teams (sales, finance, marketing),manage project from start to completion.


Annuity Board-Southern Baptist, Dallas, U.S.A                                                                          February 2003 – April 2003
Project Manager (Consultant) – Migration from Cobol/400 to MF-COBOL

Responsibilities:

 Worked as project manager for managing projects to meet requirement of business stakeholders.

 Business Analysis of existing version both functionally and technically and redesign Web /e-commerce application to meet new business requirement.

 Responsible for Business analysis of new business requirements and then designing, architecting, developing, implementing and maintaining IT  solutions to meet enhancement requests.

 Plan and conduct project kickoff meetings, define project concept/ scope, facilitate technical(ERD review)/operational requirements(ops PRD),Develop detailed project plans using MS project; Communicate status, issues and risks/Security  management /analysis to project stakeholders and senior management; provide leadership to cross-functional project teams(sales,finanace,ops/marketing) and maintain project documentation  on regular basis, manage project from start to completion and quality management, conflict resolution and risk /Security management.

 Responsible for coordinating with cross functional team including business stakeholders, information architects, visual designers, web developers, IT/Dev developers, QA and Operations team.

 Worked on Migration of application from COBOL/400 to MF –COBOL to support web applications.

 Responsible in implementing/managing QA methodology in projects using concepts and techniques of CMMI, ISO, and/or Six Sigma (DMAIC).

 

Walgreens, Chicago, U.S.A                                                                                                          January 2003 – February 2003

Project Manager (Consultant) – Stores Call In

Responsibilities:

  Worked as  project manager for managing projects to meet requirement of business stakeholders.

 Business Analysis of existing version both functionally and technically and redesign Web /e-commerce application to meet new business requirement.

 Responsible for Business analysis of new business requirements and then designing, architecting, developing, implementing and maintaining IT  solutions to meet enhancement requests.

 Responsible in handling multiple projects through MS project 2003 server.

 Facilitation of meetings with different departments and conduct training sessions and presentations on new web changes after every release.

 Responsible to capturing requirements for new banded and zone based Executive Dashboards, Vertical Dashboards and Scorecards, using Report Services Documents.

 Managed complex projects to protect online content on Walgreens websites from intellectual / copyright violations.

 Prepared Documentation and User Guides as Business analyst to identify the various Attributes, Metrics and Reports needed from Business and to train Users and Power Users.

 Responsible in implementing/managing QA methodology in projects using concepts and techniques of CMMI, ISO, and/or Six Sigma (DMAIC).

 

GE Capital                                                                                                                                    January 2002 – December 2002
Module Lead (Consultant) – Maintenance Portfolio Migration

Responsibilities:

 Maintained communications plan and quality assurance for project sponsors and executive management regarding project development, design, and status.

 Working closely with business user to capture requirement as business analyst from cross functional team in organization like sales, marketing, Finance, supply chain etc to capture requirements to integrate data TIP and GE capital .

 Responsible to integrate  e-commerce /e-payment/e-business application to GE capital  and TIP

 Responsible for Business analysis of new business requirements and then designing, architecting, developing, implementing and maintaining IT  solutions to meet DW/BI enhancement requests.

 Responsible for completion of project through budget, Timeline, resource capacity management across projects, negotiation, scope, quality management, conflict resolution and risk/Security management.

 Analyzed and documented business process and assisted project sponsors in identifying process improvements.

  As IT analyst developed use cases, detailed business and technical requirements documents, and prototype.

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Scrumlink, Program Manager
July 2011 - Present, Cupertino, California, US
About Scrumlink Scrumlink is leading IT firm offering solutions in Mobile Apps development,Website design, Website Development and Web hosting, Internet Marketing service, UI design, Datawarehousing and Business Intelligence. Our services encompass an array of clientele in a variety of industry verticals. It was established in year 2011 in Cupertino,USA.It has currently offices in Cupertino, Santa Clara and Noida. Company is currently serving clients in US, UK, Japan, Canada,Australia, Middle East and South East Asia. Scrumlink is dedicated to provide high quality services with affordable price. We are here to build a long-term relationship with your customers. We place the benefits of our clients as priority to all business deals, huge or small, simply because we believe your growth is our own growth. Our Proficiency ◾ Mobile Apps Development ◾ Web Designing ◾ Web Development ◾ Search Engine Optimization [SEO] ◾ Social Media Optimization [SMO] ◾ Pay-Per-Click [PPC] ◾ Dedicated Resource We help our own clients and partners to reach their goals and aims by making use of our result driven strategies and software programs. We provide this by making use of our competence and approach that could integrate the company preference and system. Activities done in this organization to use Scrum Plan and conduct project kickoff meetings, Sprint planning meeting, reviewing product backlog , iteration planning, define project concept/ scope, facilitate technical (ERD review)/operational requirements (ops PRD), daily scrum meeting, Develop detailed project plans using MS project; Communicate status, Sprint burn-down chart, issues and risks to project stakeholders and senior management; provide leadership to cross-functional project teams (sales, finance, marketing), Sprint Demos, Sprint retrospective, Sprint lesson learned and maintain project documentation on regular basis, manage project from start to completion.  Worked as scrum master and lead backlog grooming, sprint pre-planning, sprint planning, part of scrum of scrums team, daily scrums, and lead sprint review and Demo, lead sprint retrospectives.

Technology Consultant Inc, Program Manager
January 2006 - June 2011, Farmington Hills, Michigan, US
Scrumlink is leading IT firm offering solutions in Mobile Apps development,Website design, Website Development and Web hosting, Internet Marketing service, UI design, Datawarehousing and Business Intelligence. Our services encompass an array of clientele in a variety of industry verticals. It was established in year 2011 in Cupertino,USA.It has currently offices in Cupertino, Santa Clara and Noida. Company is currently serving clients in US, UK, Japan, Canada,Australia, Middle East and South East Asia. Scrumlink is dedicated to provide high quality services with affordable price. We are here to build a long-term relationship with your customers. We place the benefits of our clients as priority to all business deals, huge or small, simply because we believe your growth is our own growth. Our Proficiency ◾ Mobile Apps Development ◾ Web Designing ◾ Web Development ◾ Search Engine Optimization [SEO] ◾ Social Media Optimization [SMO] ◾ Pay-Per-Click [PPC] ◾ Dedicated Resource We help our own clients and partners to reach their goals and aims by making use of our result driven strategies and software programs. We provide this by making use of our competence and approach that could integrate the company preference and system. Worked done to use Scrum Methodology  Plan and conduct project kickoff meetings, Sprint planning meeting, reviewing product backlog , iteration planning, define project concept/ scope, facilitate technical (ERD review)/operational requirements (ops PRD), daily scrum meeting, Develop detailed project plans using MS project; Communicate status, Sprint burn-down chart, issues and risks to project stakeholders and senior management; provide leadership to cross-functional project teams (sales, finance, marketing), Sprint Demos, Sprint retrospective, Sprint lesson learned and maintain project documentation on regular basis, manage project from start to completion.  Worked as scrum master and lead backlog grooming, sprint pre-planning, sprint planning, part of scrum of scrums team, daily scrums, and lead sprint review and Demo, lead sprint retrospectives.

 

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