Experience

  • Journey Manager at Tamm (Abu Dhabi Digital Authority)

    at Apps Integra

    December 2018 - at Present

    Abū Z̧aby

    · Work with the ADGEs (Abu Dhabi Government Entities) to package the services provided by them into end-to-end journeys for the Abu Dhabi residents. · Coach the team including the BAs, Designers, Devs, QAs, and the PO on Agile/Scrum · Facilitating the Scrum events · Ensuring stakeholder engagement by providing up-to-date reports on the progress, risks, and opportunities · Conducting reviews with the teams to monitor progress, identify impediments, and device actions to prevent/mitigate them · Share knowledge and learning with the guild of Scrum Masters working on the Tamm project · I have been responsible in making Find a Job in Abu Dhabi journey the most used product on Tamm platform · The Social Services journey provides over 50 social services proactively to the Abu Dhabi residents from a single window.

  • Program Manager

    at Sophos

    September 2017 - August 2018

    Ahmadābād - Gujarāt

    · Represent the business in planning and execution of various products of Network Security Group (CROS, SFOS, SFM, CFM, iView, CCC, etc.) · Work with the product management, engineering, sales, and support stakeholders to plan the product releases · Consult the product management on value driven delivery · Conduct reviews to monitor and control the product releases · Manage external contractors on the project(s) from RFQ to delivery · Conducting reviews with the teams to monitor progress, identify impediments, and device actions to prevent/mitigate them · Coach the team on Agile/Scrum/XP/Kanban · Lead the ISO 9001:2015 certification effort · Part of the team to ensure Sophos compliance to GDPR

  • Scrum Master

    at Sophos

    March 2016 - August 2017

    Ahmadābād - Gujarāt

    · Coach the team on Agile/Scrum · Servant Leadership. Leadership by example. Leadership with empathy. · Drive Continuous Improvement · Improve team productivity by identifying and eliminating wastes · Lead the Scrum Master Community of Practice at Ahmedabad to share best practices and learning across the site · Impediment Resolver in Chief · Introduced the Scrum Maturity Assessment as a tool to measure and improve team agility · Introduced the T-Skill assessment in the team to eliminate module knowledge silos and improve team agility · Introduced Kanban in the team and influenced other teams to adopt Kanban during bug-fix-only releases · Introduced adherence to the Definition of Ready in the team to serve as a tool to avoid ambiguities and the associated rework thereby increasing productivity

  • Lead Software Engineer

    at GE Oil & Gas

    October 2012 - March 2016

    Mumbai - Mahārāshtra

    · Liaise with the team, product owner(s), architecture, support, and sales stakeholders to define and manage the various product releases including System 1® · Ensure the delivered features are always value driven · Drive Scrum/Kanban in the team leading as a Scrum Master to realize process excellence · Measure team productivity using metrics such as velocity, CPI, SPI, etc. Regularly retrospect to find ways to constantly improve productivity · Mentor the team on domain/technology/architecture/design. Conduct design and code reviews · Collaborate across different teams building on the NextGen Platform with respect to requirements, design, UX, architecture, and dependencies · Prioritize incoming Customer Reported Defects (CRDs) and disposition them in a timely manner to maintain 80% test coverage in the product · Filed 9 patent disclosure letters of which 2 patents were granted

  • Advanced Software Engineer

    at GE Energy

    November 2009 - October 2012

    Mumbai - Mahārāshtra

    · Drive Agile Scrum/Kanban in the team. Conduct daily stand-up meetings · Lead a team of 3-5 engineers as a Scrum Master cum Lead Developer · Design and develop new features in System 1® 6.7, 6.75, and 6.81 · Collaborate with the remote team in New Zealand to integrate Ascent™ into System 1® · Participate in code reviews and pair programming sessions · Delivered both System 1® 6.7 and 6.75 on time, in budget, and with zero known Severity 1/2 defects · Contributions made towards System 1® 6.75 resulted in Direct Material Productivity worth $1M · Received 4 awards for contributions to System 1® 6.7, 6.75, and 6.81 · Contributed major changes in integrating Ascent™ in System 1® 6.81 · Fixed critical defects in Wireless Device Service module

  • Software Engineer

    at GE Energy

    February 2006 - November 2009

    Mumbai - Mahārāshtra

    · Design, develop new features, and contribute bug fixes for existing defects in System 1® 6.11, 6.12, 6.5, and 6.52 as well as Kn3™ 1.5 and ADOE 1.0 · Mentor new engineers joining the team on C# and condition monitoring domain · Gather and build feature backlog for Kn3™ 1.5. Played a major part in gathering requirements as well as demonstrating prototypes to internal customers (Commercial team) · Technical Lead for a team of three engineers for developing new features in Decision Support module in System 1® 6.52 · Received Management Award for greatly improving the quality of System 1® 6.52 Decision Support module · Singlehandedly created the RulePak ReImport Tool that was projected to save between $13K to $26K in services cost · Contributed immensely to the overall business goal to reduce 1000 defects to 10 million lines of code · Received 3 GEAR awards for contributions in Kn3™ 1.5 and System 1® 6.5 · Received GEAR award for System 1® 6.0 testing efforts

Education

  • Masters of Computer Science

    at University of Illinois - Urbana Champaign

    2008 - 2012 (4 years) Illinois

  • Bachelors of Engineering in Information Technology

    at University of Mumbai

    2001 - 2005 (4 years) Mumbai - Mahārāshtra

Languages

  • Arabic Elementary

  • English Negotiation

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