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Summary

Offering 16+ years of experience in IT, currently serving as a VP R&D group at Evolving Systems.

Exposure to handling medium to large programs in Telecom domain managing inter-disciplinary team comprising Mobile Application Developers/UX Designers/Testers/App publishers/Tools/Technical writer team with tight deadlines, schedule, quality and cost parameters. Adept in managing end to end development, test and support teams across India, UK and USA.

Skilled in defining product roadmap, aligning development plans, creating and taking business plan to productize and delivering creative solutions.

Transitioned multiple teams to Agile methodology based on SCRUM. Efficient team leader, adept in training and motivating engineers, developers and technicians to achieve organizational objectives.

Work History

2013Present

VP Software Development and Deployment

Evolving Systems Network India Private Limited

Reporting to the SVP Products, UK and managing the core engineering group of 5 product lines (Web and Mobile Apps(iOS/Android/Cross platform technologies), Number Management, Activation- Tertio/Dynamic SIM Activation, MDE, IOT/eSIM) across Bangalore, London, Bath and San Francisco with a team of 50 and numerous stakeholders.

20082013

Project Manager

Evolving Systems Networks India Private Limited

Reported to the Programme Manager, managed a team of 20 and ensured successful delivery of engineering projects within the assigned time, budget and engineering key principles.

Minimized process overheads related to documentation/work flow model between development and system testing in the team; ensured 20% reduction in schedule and 10% reduction in effort

20062008

Software Release Manager

Alcatel-Lucent India Private Limited

Worked in OmniVista 4760 Network Management System (NMS/NMD) project involving set of management application suite(Windows technologies) for PCX, network and LDAP directory and handled security, quality, analysis, design and implementation aspects of the system.

Reported to the Senior Project Manager, managed a team of 17, ensured release management of all NMS (NMD) applications

Interacted with team leaders, set milestones, gathered and analyzed metrics and released product to the customer within quality, cost, content and schedule

20052006

Team   Lead

Alcatel-Lucent India Private Limited

Reported to the Project Manager, led a team of 7 members for the server part of OmniVista 4760 application and managed Alcatel Configuration API for providing API for all applications for PCX.

Managed overall security aspects, maintained security guidelines for the application and released all work-products from the teams as Security Correspondent

20042004

Senior Software Engineer

Alcatel-Lucent India Private Limited

Reported to the Project Manager, ensured knowledge transition of Alcatel’s proprietary tools including knowledge transfer from Alcatel France to Alcatel India development center.

Set up infrastructure and processes for starting the development and release of tools from Chennai center

20042004

Senior Software Engineer

HCL Technologies India Limited

Reported to the Project Manager, worked in Pachyderm project involving off-shoring maintenance of panelist activities to different vendors including recruitment, data gathering, equipment maintenance and incentive management.

  • Project: Pachyderm - Maintenance of Panelist

Client: Information Resources, Inc. (IRI), Chicago

Handled system analysis, design, development and implementation activities including database analysis and design as well as technical analysis of the system

19992004

Software Consultant

DWS Advanced Business Solutions, Melbourne, Australia

Reported to the Project Manager, worked in the utility sector, led system design and development, analyzed & designed database and prepared business specifications.

  • Project: Citipower - Aggregation (Billing) System (Mar 03 – Feb 04)
  • Project: Meter Data Management System (Apr 02 – Feb 03)
  • Project: Full Retail Contestability – Meter Data Management System (Jun 01– Mar 02)
  • Project: Powercor Retail/Network Energy System - Support (Dec 99 – May 01)

        Client: Powercor Australia; ETSA, Adelaide; Citipower, Melbourne, Origin Energy