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Meghal Vasa Pmp

Technical / Development Manager PMP Agile

Work experience

Aug 2011Present

Team Lead

Emerson Innovation Centre - Pune

  1. Lead Embedded & Linux Application Development for Trellis DCIM Software.
  2. Establish and build strong innovative team, start from zero to fully functional capacity up to complete ownership of technology and product within 3 months.
  3. Developing Trellis support for Infrastructure Power, Cooling & IT equipments for remote monitoring & control on protocols like Velocity, Modbus, SNMP, OPC, BACnet, Telnet, LonWorks, ARCnet etc. (Total 2452 device families of different manufacturers)
  4. Built a diverse team & defined task assignments as per skill levels serving key motivation factor.
  5. Leading the Trellis Global data definition inception & implementation for Trellis.
  6. Leading the Tailor team to cater customer requirements & deliveries.
  7. Catering to growing global client base & diverse requirements.
  8. Innovating & initiating tools & techniques to speed up the customer deliveries.
  9. Deliver assigned use cases on time and meeting quality.
  10. Achieve Device Driver & Element Library delivery targets aligned with volume & turnaround time of  the deliveries.
  11. Daily Scrum Stand-up & Scrum of Scrums. Tracking & controlling Deliveries with Velocity based & capacity based planning. Effective use of Timeboxing, Sprint burn down charts for User stories/ Sprint Backlogs.
  12. Introduced & implemented the Kanban based ticketing system workflow for better visibility, tracking & control. Effective use of Cumulative Flow diagram to depict the quantity of work in a given state, showing arrivals, time in queue, quantity in queue, and departure time. Element Library Dashboard inception.
  13. Driving continuous product & process improvements.
  14. Created a strong database of Device research to facilitate quick monitoring support with tool automation.
  15. Drive the change for EL automation, TGDD automation, Master Data Automation, Build & package automation & automation of Chloride Element Libraries creation for Lifenet with a keen focus on technology trends & target delivery schedule.
  16. Training, grooming & leading QA to set up the Test environment for Modbus, Bacnet, Velocity & SNMP protocols testing tools & simulators / Browsers.
  17. Onboarding of new team members & offloading KT for departed ones. Facilitate smooth functioning of team in adverse resource crunch situations.
  18. Conducting regular “Services LIVE” training & awareness sessions for global professional services team to train & upgrade them on the new features released with the latest product release version.
  19. Strong focus on quality - Achieved zero bug count target for upcoming product release (3.4)
  20. Zero Attrition within team members on payroll for 3.7 years. (Team size = 8)
  21. Key player in developing talent, creating IPs, Invention disclosures. Drive the culture of Innovation to complement product to systems strategy driven from latest trends in the DCIM sphere.
  22. Awarded Certificates for TGDD invention (2012) & Continuous improvement & innovation (2014) by Emerson. Awarded Best Showcasing Team on Inspiration Day Innovation week 2014.
  23. Technical Writer for Emerson monthly newsletter "Technically Speaking”
  24. SEED 6.0 (SQA) auditor for 2014-15. (SEED is System for Excellence in Engineering & Design, a body of the Emerson Quality System)
Feb 2010Jul 2011

Manager (Product Delivery)

Powertech Automation Solutions Pvt Ltd
  1. New Design Centre setup & Project management at Pune Subsidiary.
  2. Lead Linux & Embedded Application Development for Telecom BTS monitoring Product at Powertech Automation Design Centre Pune.
  3. Establish and build strong innovative team start from zero to fully functional capacity – up to complete ownership of technology and products.
  4. Project management & Embedded software development on C, C++ & Linux. Board Support Package, Device Driver interface for COM, USB & UVC. Energy / Power meter reading on Modbus & SNMP Protocol Interfaces.
  5. RMS & GMS Telecom Project management for Clients like Airtel & BSNL.
  6. New concept & vertical induction & implementation. New product inception.
  7. Direct & manage project & product development from inception to delivery.
  8. Define project scope, goals, & deliverables that support business goals in collaboration with management.
  9. Develop full scale project plans & associated communication documents.
  10. Effectively communicate project expectations to team members in a timely & clear manner as a ScrumMaster & ensure that team follows scrum rules & practices.
  11. Estimate the resources & participants needed to achieve project goals.
  12. Draft & submit budget proposals, & recommend subsequent budget changes where necessary.
  13. Where required, negotiate with other department managers for the acquisition of required personnel from within the company.
  14. Determine & assess need for additional staff &/or consultants/contractors. Generate & liaise the appropriate requirements as necessary during project cycle.
  15. Set & continually manage project expectations with team members & mitigate risks.
  16. Delegate tasks & responsibilities to appropriate personnel.
  17. Identify & resolve issues & conflicts within the project team.
  18. Identify & manage project dependencies & critical path.
  19. Plan & schedule project timelines & milestones using appropriate tools.
  20. Track project milestones & deliverables.
  21. Develop & deliver progress reports, proposals, requirements documentation & presentations.
  22. Determine the frequency & content of status reports from the project team, analyze results, & troubleshoot problem areas.
  23. Proactively manage changes in project scope, identify potential crisis, & devise contingency plans.
  24. Define project success criteria & disseminate them to involved parties throughout project life cycle.
  25. Coach, mentor, motivate & supervise project team members influence them to take positive action & accountability for their assigned work.
    Build, develop, & grow any business relationships vital to the success of the project.
  26. Conduct project post analysis & create a recommendations report in order to identify successful & unsuccessful project elements.
  27. Develop best practices & tools for project execution & management.


Mar 1998Jun 2001

BE - Degree in Electronics Engineering

Veermata Jijabai Technological Institute, Matunga-400019. Mumbai
May 1995May 1998

Diploma in Industrial Electronics

Vivekanand Education Society’s Polytechnic (V.E.S.P) Chembur-400071. Mumbai
Apr 1982Mar 1995


Don Bosco High School, Matunga, Mumbai


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