IT consultant with 11 years of experience in project management, requirement analysis and software test management.
Key result area includes setting up project specific processes and enrolling team to follow the same thus enabling virtual teams to collaborate seamlessly and ensure timely quality delivery.
Fast learner, adopts to ever-changing technology landscape. Brings along a horizontal exposure working with multiple clients in range of industries including Banking, Capital markets, Learning Management, Employment portals, Content Engagement and entertainment portals and mobile Applications.
In short a project manager who has hands on the product.
Areas of Expertise
Sep 2014 to Present-Freelance IT consultant
Working as project manager, requirement analyst and software test manager for multiple clients through online portals.
I help startups establish project requirements, define process, enroll team to follow process, manage work allocation and delivery. I facilitate the virtual teams to collaborate seamlessly. In short, I'm a project manager who is hands on.
As a requirement analyst, I translate complex business requirements into functional stories and then into high level requirements which can be easily understood by multinational teams. I think through the requirements as different stakeholders and resolve ambiguities before penning them down.
Jul 2011-Mar 2014-BankofAmerica -Sr.Business & tech Analyst
In capacity of functional project coordinator, managed multiple IT development projects for corporate tax office.
I ensured that business needs are fulfilled effectively by development team by studying the business, requirement gap analysis, improved communication and constant review of projects from design to delivery.
Considerable reduction in defect slippage to production
Slashed project delivery time as ambiguities were resolved in earlier phases
Improved confidence on domain knowledge of IT team
Jan 2010-Jun 2011 Bank of America Merrill Lynch - Sr.Business and tech Analyst
I was test manager for a front office Enterprise system specializing in client reporting.
There was a major planned migration of data source feeding the system. I studied the system, established a test plan, and mobilized resources in-house and from vendors. Guided test pack preparation and monitored execution.
Built effective test plan
Ensured flawless migration with no impact to Business
Aug 2007 - Dec 2009 Bank of America Merrill lynch –
Test Manager and SME
I was assigned to a middle office enterprise trade processing system .The system had very little documentation and was processing huge amount information. I comprehended the business flows quickly and worked with multiple business stakeholders and vendors to enhance the test suite to improve coverage. The defect slippage reduced considerably saving cost and time.
Decreased defect slippage
Facilitated continuous delivery
Increased Team visibility
Improved domain knowledge
Jul 2004 -Jul 2007 Infosys technologies Software engineer
Software tester and test team lead for multiple clients including AOL, Comcast
IT requirement Analysis
Test team Management
User acceptance testing
Agile and water flow methodology
In-depth knowledge of SDLC
BE Information technology,2004
Shanmuga College of engineering, Tanjore, India
PG Diploma in International business,2009
SCDL Pune, India
HP Quality centre
Concepts of NoSQL
Work experience in client locations
Committed and involved