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Krishnan Vairakannu Raja


Project Manager, Standard Chartered Bank

Location: Singapore



Certified Scrum Professional
Certified ScrumMaster



  • 18+ years of IT & Software development experience in custom applications development, maintenance and enhancement combined with 8+ years of Project Management experience. Managed medium to large scale application development projects in a Agile environment for 3+ years
  • Project Management Professional (PMP), Agile Certified Practitioner (PMI-ACP), Certified Scrum Master (CSM) certified, competent in the areas of Scrum, Kanban, Scrumban, Feature Driven Development (FDD), Test Driven Development (TDD), Large Scale Scrum (LeSS), Distributed Agile, Extreme Programming (XP), Lean Project Management and Waterfall Project Management
  • Domain expertise in Digital Banking, Mobile Banking Systems, Investment Banking Solutions, Anti-money Laundering System, IT & Mobile Software Development, E-Commerce Systems, Payment Gateway and Web Portal Development
  • Experience in mapping business requirements, designing customised solutions with strong analytical skills and ability to analyse business practices and define optimal procedures
  • Experience in forming communities of practice to spread agile processes through the organization
  • Excel at communicating with stakeholders to provide accurate reporting and information regarding the ongoing projects and initiatives.
  • Seasoned professional, with outstanding project planning, execution, monitoring and resource balancing skills with ability to support multiple simultaneous projects 

Work experience

Helius Technologies Pte. Ltd. , I.T. Project Manager
May 2014 - September 2016, , SG
▪ SDLC phases covering business requirements, functional specification, solu-tion designing, code development, code quality, testing and implementation ▪ Responsible to execute the agile plan, ensure effective delivery of project ac-tivities within approved scope, schedule and budget, while ensuring stake-holder satisfaction. Manage the financials and budget to track execution, making adjustments as required ▪ Monitor and track progress of projects and stay on top of the projects to en-sure smooth execution ▪ Participate in pre-project activities such as estimation of project efforts, prep-aration of high level project plan including project timeliness and resource re-quirements, and staffing of project teams ▪ Maintain project health via early identification, and mitigating of risks and de-fining resolution plans for addressing issues. ▪ Manage performance of project teams, comprising of onshore and offshore resources, and resolve conflicts within the project teams ▪ Conducting regular impact analysis in order to assess the consequences of the project deliverables on other sections of the business. ▪ Coaching and mentoring the Scrum Teams to follow Agile best practices such as Large Scale Scrum, Feature Driven Development, Lean Project Manage-ment.

FALCOM Financial Services, I.T. Product Manager
October 2007 - April 2014, , SA
▪ Establish project plans, resources, budgets and time-frames, and assign tasks ▪ Identify, track and communicate project progress, milestones, deliverables changes and dependencies within the schedule, costs, issues and risks ▪ Coordinate project activities across multiple development, product manage-ment, user experience and QA teams ▪ Acting as a Scrum Master for the Scrum Teams and guiding them towards im-proving the way they work ▪ Coaching and mentoring Scrum Masters and the team ▪ Facilitating Daily scrum meetings, sprint planning, sprint review, and sprint retrospective. ▪ Working with Product owner On Artifacts Such as Product Backlog, Spring Backlog, Sprint Burndown, and Release Burndown.


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