Information Technology professional with over six years of progressive experience in the automotive industry, including: Project management, Application Development, Associate Training and Business Analysis. Professional success is due to the balance of skills possessed in technical business analysis and experience ranging from analysis, design, programming, testing, and following Strategies like Six Sigma for System Development and Project Management. Communicate effectively with all levels of management as well as peers. Self-starter, goal oriented, and a conscientious strategist with confidence, perseverance and vision to promote success. Reliable and detail-oriented professional who would be a valuable addition to any team.
Project Management, Business Analyst, Organizational Skills, Oral & Written Communication, SDLC Experience, Customer Oriented Consulting, Team- Building, Presentation Skills, Reporting, Meeting Facilitation, Training and Development
Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
Mitigation plan development
Business System Analyst12/2008 to 04/2011 Ford Technology Services – Cincinnati,
Two years of relevant IT Project Management/Business Analyst experience within the automotive industry including; Inventory, Supply Chain Management and Dispatch.
Implemented IT projects that focused on the application development, in addition to projects that crossed multiple IT platforms (including Mainframes and Web based applications).
Served as Business Analyst for multiple projects within the Project Management and Software Development area.
Managed Projects according to the System Development Life Cycle (SDLC) process while meeting the business areas requirements and timelines.
Managed project scope and resources, worked with other project leaders to select project team and determine project plan.
Monitored and tracked project task, timeline and cost to ensure the project milestones and ultimate deployment date were met.
Communicate project status to project sponsors, upper management, and stakeholders.
Coordinated and conducted project meetings.
Gathered detailed use cases and requirements through regular on-site visits, virtual meetings and customer advisory board sessions.
Led bi-weekly Scrum planning meetings to develop team strategies and define project goals.
Established criteria for each milestone within the product roadmap as a means to measure developmental progress.
Collaborated with the sales, marketing and support teams to launch products on time and within budget.
Translated business goals, feature concepts and customer needs into prioritized product requirements and use cases.
Provided guidance and managed utilization.
Associate Business Systems Analyst03/2007 to 11/2008 Nissan North America Inc – Smyrna,
Consulted with project sponsor and business user to develop a scope statement, high level and detail level requirements, from either a Business System Analyst or Project Manager Perspective.
Collaborated with technical team to resolve daily issues associated with projects as they arise.
Managed various automotive projects including the Automation of Supply Chain Management Researched, defined, and communicated complex functional requirements for the migration of legacy systems to Natural and ADABAS framework.
Streamlined the project request process within IT by implementing an automated project request application for all IT request.
Formal and written presentation to project sponsors and upper management of current project status.
Leveraged the performance of SCM by applying Six sigma techniques.
Developed and evolved the consumer-facing, multi-channel roadmap for web applications.
Software Systems Analyst06/2005 to 02/2007 Nissan North America Inc – Smyrna,
Perform software application development using Natural and ADABAS to design, develop, test, implement, maintain and document software and systems in support of Nissan's automotive business
Collaborated with the seasoned offshore project manager and clients at onsite while completing assigned projects
Prepared required SDLC documents for projects under 100 and over 500 hours Implemented the Supply chain management modules for Nissan North America's automotive Dispatch Process Successful testing using the Six sigma project techniques.
Gained Exposure to complete SDLC with CMMi Level 5 standard Extensive exposure Onsite-Offshore working model
Partnered with other teams to design a seamlessly integrated application.
HR- Consultant08/2004 to 05/2005 Satyam Computer services Ltd
Initiated the ASTD ( American Society for Training and Development) award winning program - "Re-Skilling", for nearly 200 employees equipping them with advanced/latest skill set matching client requirement
Avoided hiring 584 employees saving the hiring cost for the organization through Re-skilling program
Recruited employees using DISC behavioral model and proven success of the same
Reduced payroll cycle time using Six Sigma management strategy for to-be-allocated employees
Optimized employee allocation time as part of pre-training team that trained college recruits before they joined the organization
First level mentor/counselor to campus recruits and thus responsible for inculcating organizational branding along with corporate interpersonal soft skills.
Well trained in quality processes of SEI CMMI level 5standard Propagated the idea of "Train the Trainer" utilizing internal resources for training programs effectively resulting in significant cost reduction for the organization.
Analysis and Management Expertise
Analyzed the business
processes related to the automation of Supply Chain Management.
Analyzed project requirement data and translated the same into
action points, use cases, documentation and timelines for effective resource
management and successful yet timely execution
Analyzed and mapped the
current business process across multiple IT areas for the application
Analyzed resource forecasts
and skill set demands of upcoming projects to efficiently plan employee
Results: Reduced Payroll cycle time
using Six Sigma management strategyand successfully
implemented the automation of Supply Chain Management system which served as a milestone
for the automation of subsequent modules like Inventory management and
Managed a major
corporate initiative to improve cost effectiveness by cross platform training of associates
Mentored and guided a team of newly hired Business Analysts
through the organization structure, goals of the initiative, working model
internal and external partners, stakeholder expectations and individual roles
Managed the effort to migrate
the application across the different environments; which include Mainframe and
Web based application.
Organized and delivered sessions on Communication Skills development, Email
etiquette, Cross Cultural Adaptability, Time Management etc.
Results:The Business Unit
gained significant revenue ($29 million) through cross platform training and
project allocations that eventually led to winning the ASTD award.
automation of Supply Chain Management for Nissan North America Inc. and
migrated modules from legacy platform to Natural and ADABAS environments.
Followed the System
Development Life Cycle (SDLC) process to implement automation and migration
Successful deployment of
several application modules from the Test environment, Pre-Prod environment, to
Coordinated with technical
resources to create implementation plan and coordinate application integration
Planned and Coordinated with
other IT areas to identify possible implementation risk and determine the
impact of the project migration on other IT environments.
the quality of migration activity, team effort and developed business logic
which adhered to CMMi level 5 standards meeting exact business requirements and
coordinated deployment activities across various environments.
Bachelor of Engineering:
Recipient of MARIANS Scholarship
Master of Business Administration: Human Resource Management
Coursework in Business, Management and Marketing
ASTD's (American Society for Training and Development) STAR Performer award for the Year 2008