Pega Systems Worldwide India Private Limited, Senior Manager - Software Engineering
January 2013 - Present, Hyderabad, Telangana, IN
Product / Program Management:
Leading multiple Agile Project Development initiatives across all phases of Software Development; including: Business Case Preparation for Strategic Goals, Prioritizing Portfolio backlog, Budget Prep for Agile Release Programs, Release Planning from the ‘concept’ phase of initiatives till they are EA/GA
Steering the successful roll out of Programs with globally distributed teams, with accountability of defining scope, setting timelines, analyzing requirements, prioritizing backlogs, identifying dependencies and evaluating risks & issues as per pre-set budgets
Defining and ensuring that all milestones are communicated and delivered on time, to budget and to the required quality standards (within agreed specifications)
Monitoring project progress and performance providing Program Health Reports to all stakeholders
Ensuring projects in the release are adequately resourced and all gaps/risks/issues/cross functional dependencies associated with a release have been identified and communicated to all stakeholders
Establishing healthy relations with internal and external stakeholders to provide support for various issues
Facilitate Workshops on Agile Coaching, Value Stream mapping, Building Self Organizing/Self Directing teams, Maximizing Value Delivery by building High performance Teams, etc
Participating in Scrum maturity Assessments from time to time. Also going to the Scrum Ceremonies of Key team meetings like Daily Scrum, Sprint Backlog Grooming, Sprint Review, Retrospective, etc
Applabs - a CSC Company, Agile Program Manager
August 2011 - December 2012, Hyderabad, Telangana, IN
Program Manager for Agile/Scrum Delivery of SAP Projects. Responsible for facilitating Scrum of Scrums across multiple dependent Scrum Teams.
Ca Technologies India Pvt Ltd, Senior Engineering Project Manager
March 2009 - August 2011, Hyderabad, Telangana, IN
-Spearheading Agile Program Management for R & D Projects for the Clarity PPM business group, covering multiple portfolios in the On Premise and On Demand Product Lines.
-Leading Program delivery, risk management, global CA Clarity PPM stakeholder management, financial, people & vendor account management.
-Lead PPM’s FY11 and FY12 initiatives using Agile and Iterative Methodologies for Projects with budgets upto 15 Mn USD, 3-18 months in duration both On Demand and On Premise Programs.
NTT Data, Manager
May 2005 - March 2009, Hyderabad, Telangana, IN
- Project manager - ERP (SAP ECC 6 HCM) Implementation; HR to Finance System Interface Build
Program, Application Rationalization Program Management.
- Managed the Transition & Integration of the company’s IT Services Centre from UK, US to India.
Operating Cost Savings of ~65% demonstrated and better SLA’s realized.