Tony K John

Tony K John

Summary

Enterprising, hard-working and technically skilled professional known for accuracy, attention to detail and professionalism in managing projects and clients. Four years of experience in technology industry backed by solid credentials (MBA, Finance) and proficiencies in Information Technology & Services and Engineering fields. I am looking forward to contributing my international background and combination of Engineering, IT management and MBA skill sets to an organization that provides a stimulating working environment and fulfilling career path.

Interest

Work History

Work History
May 2011 - Jul 2011

Independent Consultant

KESZ Holding ZRT

KÉSZ Holding Inc is one of the decisive investors and asset management companies in Hungary and the CEE region.The company's portfolio consists of estate development, asset management, operations, enterprise development, and process control. + Functioned as an independent consultant for Kesz Holding group, Hungary as part of the MBA Action Learning Program. The assignment involved a study of economic growth potential of the city & feasibility study for the proposed commercial real estate development project.

Sep 2010 - Feb 2011

Research Assistant

CEU Business School

CEU Business School is a prominent management education institution in Central Eastern European region. I worked in the business school as a Research Assistant during my MBA program. + Research Assistant to Dr. Paul Marer. Main objective of the RA position is to device methods/tools to promote the existing MBA exchange program with partner universities around the world.

Sep 2009 - Apr 2010

Senior System Engineer

Infosys Technologies Ltd

Infosys Technologies Ltd is the second largest IT services provider in India that designs and delivers technology-enabled business solutions to Fortune 2000 clients around the globe. Infosys pioneered the "Global Delivery Model(GDM)" that became a disruptive force in the outsourcing business. I worked specifically for the client American Express. + Managed effort estimation, resource allocation and planning of individual projects. Successfully handled two small projects without any additional resources and delivered with zero defects.+ Provided expertise, guidance and support to new entrants in the project team though personal mentoring and training sessions. + Acted as a value adding interface between the project team and the client to work on issues and solutions ensuring timely product delivery.+ Played a pivotal role in organizing team building activities and ensuring participant engagement in the project team.+ Key player in the product development of Amex "Delta Companion E-Certificate" replacing the traditional paper certificate. + Managed team interaction with Data Architects & DBA for database modifications. + Extensive software testing experience (UT,SIT,UAT) with the support of Mercury Quality Center. + Designed and implemented quality practices in project via Defect Prevention Committee that I have anchored. The committee was responsible for root cause analysis of issues, creation of knowledge documents & ensuring knowledge dissemination in the project portfolio. + Developed a high sense of cross cultural sensitivity by working with clients and vendors from India, USA, UK, China and Philippines. Tools/ Technologies : Mercury Quality Center, Configuration Management Tools (VSS, CHGMAN), MS Office Project, MS Visio

Jul 2006 - Sep 2009

Software Engineer

Infosys Technologies Ltd

+ Received training in Infosys Technologies Ltd as an IBM Mainframe Professional specializing in Banking and Capital Markets domain.+ Gained valuable experience by working on projects with varying levels of complexity and all the projects were CMMI Level 5 compliant. + Well versed in all aspects of Software Development Life Cycle (Concept development, Requirement analysis, Design, Development, Implementation, Project Transition, Maintenance, Decommissioning) while ensuring total quality in all the stages.+ Took responsibility for implementing a new technology that radically improved the existing customer service interactive in American Express that served Co-branded card members.+ Instrumental in designing and implementing the Loyalty Awards Database & Application for consolidating all the bonuses and rewards of Co-branded card members. + Key player in product launch of "Hilton Premium" cards, that significantly improved American Express's preference by high value customers during the financial crisis. + Received “Infosys PRIMA Award” for quality project execution in year 2008. + Received “Infosys Excellence Award” for Project execution excellence in year 2008.Tools/Technologies : Programming Languages (COBOL, JCL, SQL, C & C++(basic knowledge)), Databases ( VSAM, DB2 ), Operating Systems ( MVS, Z/OS, Windows OSs ), Special Softwares ( Stored Procs, QMF, SPUFI, SDSF, BMCADM, IBM Stored Proc Builder )

Education

Education
Sep 2010 - Jul 2011

MBA

Central European University (CEU) Business School

Attended one year MBA program with Finance specialization in CEU Business School with a focus on Trans-national leadership modules. Also received training on CESIM Business Simulation tool.Generic MBA Skills: IT Management, Operations Management, Marketing Management, Micro & Macro economic Analysis, OB & HR Management, Quantitative Analysis, Strategic decision making tools, Negotiation skills, Understanding of Business Ethics, Understanding of Natural environment & Business sustainability, Understanding of the Legal-Political-Policy environment, Critical thinking skills, Transnational Leadership skills MBA Finance Specialization: Corporate Finance, Company valuation, Entrepreneurial Finance, Managerial Accounting, Investments & Capital markets

Activities and Societies:

+ Deputy student representative of Full-Time MBA program in CEU Business School Student Board.

+ Student representative of Full-Time MBA program in CEU Student Union+ Board member of CEU Romanian Club+ Member of CEU Badminton Club and winner of 2010 doubles tournament+ Research assistantship position with Dr. Paul Marer

Sep 2002 - Jun 2006

B.Tech (Bachelor's in Engineering)

Mahatma Gandhi University

Graduated with first class bachelor’s degree in Electronics & Telecommunications engineering from Federal Institute of Science & Technology (FISAT), affiliated to Mahatma Gandhi University, India.

Activities and Societies:

+ Founding member of IEEE student chapter.+ Board member representing Electronics & Communications department in Career service center (Academic year 2005-2006). + During studies developed a GPS based path tracking system for supply chain optimization

Skills

Skills

Technology Consulting

Professional Networking & Relationship Management

People Management

Project Management

Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)

Cross Cultural Sensitivity

Mainframe Application Development

IT & Services Management