Sandeep Ingale MS (PM), PMI-ACP, CSP, CSM, PMP, 6 Sigma

Basking Ridge, NJ, 07920

(908) 219-7742, ingales@gmail.com

 

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Looking for an opportunity to work in an agile friendly organization, willing to relocate, Open for travel. Job Sponsor Visa is not required.

 

Certified Motivated Agilest & Technologist, successfully worked as change agent to implement agile in non-agile world. Facilitated global product/project teams to drive them towards business goals. Successfully created high performance teams by motivating them through emotional intelligence. Engaged with product owners & mid to senior-level management to understand current practices, processes, release strategies, tools etc. Mentored key personnel in the development team & helped them groom themselves to the agile world/manifestoes to become coaches for their product teams. Strong background in technology complemented with leadership positions in managing multiple on-shore, offshore projects teams simultaneously.

 

Skills Summary:

Agile Adoption/Coaching/Practices

Program/Project Management

Global teaming

Project Recovery

Continuous Improvement

Team Building

 

Areas of expertise as a Scrum Master:

Successfully implemented & enforced Agile Scrum/XP principles & practices

Facilitate continuous improvement, & identify & remove team impediments

Facilitating the teams progress toward the organizational/business goal defined by the product owner/business unit

Managed multiple projects, Front-End development & backend service side using Agile/Scrum

Detailed experience in working with business/product owners, technology teams & customers in defining requirements & managing deliveries

Good listening & communication skills with a strong ability to communicate business problems, alternatives & project strategy to a project team & customer groups

Collaborate with Business/Product & software teams to define project deliverable

Overseeing the preparation & dissemination of project communications including escalation of project issues & risks

 

Education

 

2005-2007                             Boston University                                                  MS-Project Management (Information Technology Specialty)

 

2012-2015                             Project Management Institute                    PMI-ACP-PMI Agile Certified Practitioner (License 000140073)

 

2012-2014                             Scrum Alliance                                                        CSP-Certified Scrum Professional (License 1485815)

 

2011-2014                             Scrum Alliance                                                        CSM-Certified Scrum Master (License 000140073)

 

2005-2015           Project Management Institute                    PMP-Project Management Professional (License 246967)

 

2010-2010                             Six sigma green belt with Lean                     6sigma-6sigma USA.

 

Employment

 

UHG, UnitedHealth Group, 2011-Present

One of the fortune 500 companies, ranked 17 (2013).

UnitedHealth Group Incorporated is a diversified managed health care company headquartered in Minnetonka, Minnesota, U.S. UnitedHealth Group offers a spectrum of products & services through two operating businesses: UnitedHealth care & Optum.

 

Selected projects: (3 projects)

Healthcare exchange for retirees

Product / consumer / plan development

Communication exchange for Healthcare experts / doctors

 

My role:

 

       Gathering & updating project materials, completing budgeting, forecasting, project documentation, business flows, & lessons learned documents

       Speaking to details of the project to both the business & technical teams from beginning to end of all projects

       Managing cross-functional interdependencies

       Improving processes to optimize performance & value over time

       Providing risk management & issue/problem resolution as required

       Serve as liaison between technical & non-technical departments

       Communicate with other management, developers, product managers & technical support specialists on product issues

       Organize & facilitate project planning, daily stand-up meetings, reviews, retrospectives, sprint & release planning, demos & other Scrum-related meetings

       Track & communicate team velocity & sprint/release progress

       Ensure the development teams are practicing the core agile principles of collaboration, prioritization, team accountability, & visibility Support the Product Owner

       Assist with backlog maintenance

       Assist with internal & external communication, improving transparency, & radiating information

       Assist with prioritization & resolution of defects

Support the Product Team

       Assist team with making appropriate commitments through story selection, task definition

       Participate proactively in developing & maintaining team standards, tools, & best practices

       Identify & remove impediments, prevents distractions

    Empower the team to self-organize

 

UPS (Scrum Master / Project Management)  May 2000 – Aug 2011

One of the fortune 500 company, ranked 52 (2011).

United Parcel Service of America, Inc., typically referred to as UPS, is an American global package delivery company headquartered in Sandy Springs, Georgia, United States in Greater Atlanta.

 

The goal of this project was to:

Manage Incentives. Manage accounts, Zone based rating / pricing. Portal for cost management.

 

My role:                

 

       Defined project scope & objectives through internal project management methodologies.

       Facilitated the daily scrum meetings, spring planning, spring review, & spring retrospective.

       Established effective communication for the department with consistency across development & business management.

       Presentations, recommendations & updates provided regularly to the Director office.

       Provided visibility to team impediments/risks & helps eliminate them

       Coached & mentored agile team members & provides constructive performance feedback

       Trained & coached a development team of 6-8 & management team of 12 to utilize Agile Methodology with Scrum

       Encouraged team for self-organization to boost the efficiency & coordination

       Worked with stake holders / product owners to prioritize the requirements for sprint.

       Encouraged team to come up with reusable elements & use the best practices.

       Helped product owners to come up with set of stories for better understanding for estimate & development.

       Motivated team to come up with quality shippable product & meet the product goals.

       Tracked & reported status & other metrics against goals on an ongoing basis

       Managed offshore teams in different geographical places.

       Ensured task completion to specification, on time & within budget with zero defects.

       Represented the team to report overall project status & upcoming risks & suggest solutions about it.

 

 

New York Power Authority (Project Lead / Project Management)  March  2000 – May 2000

Country's largest state public power organization, producing some of the cheapest electricity in North America

 

The goal of this project was to:

Create Waste Management System, manage Waste into recyclable energy.

 

My role:

 

       Technical / Project lead (led team of 8 business analysts, testers, & Waste Management specialists).

       Designed and planed a Software tool to manage hazardous and non-hazardous

       Assisted in planning project, resources, budget, and time schedule and risk analysis chemical that are used during power generation

       Managed Java / C++ development and QA teams with SDLC to deliver features

       Planned, developed and carried out product development strategy

       Delivered numerous on-site customer presentations

       Tools: Java, C++, XML, Power Builder.

 

 

SIEMENS (Associate Manager) May 1999 – March 2000

One of the fortune 500 companies, ranked 53 (2013).

With over 4,500 employees, Siemens Technology and Services Private Limited (STS) combine four units: Corporate Technology India, Siemens Corporate Finance and Controlling, Global Shared Services, and Siemens Management Consulting.

 

The goal of this project was to:

Create supply chain management system for Indias Venky's (India) Limited, which is a subsidiary of V H Group, an Indian company that specialises in chicken meat processing, and pharmaceutical products for both poultry and human usage.

 

My role:

 

       Established and maintained strong relationships with project team and staff.

        Implemented/deployed projects for multiple divisions spanning across functionality and releases.

       Facilitated planning, communication, training, technology configuration, and measurement for each deployment.

       Served as a point of contact for client issues.

       Participated as a part of a team developing effective implementation strategies to deploy our software across large and complex organizations with thousands of users.

       Directed the onboarding and training of resources.

       Monitored software usage and adoption reports to identify trends and issues.

       Assisted client in measuring the value and the process outcomes of our implementations.

       Assisted organizations in identifying new areas to drive value using our software.

       Synthesized client and end-user feedback to help prioritize our product development roadmap.

 

 

K. Raheja Constructions (Senior Programmer Analyst - Lead) May 1998 – May 1999

K Raheja Constructions is a success story spanned across decades and continues to achieve higher targets relentlessly for quality performance and service in diverse fields of real realty business, hospitality sector and retailing outfits.

 

The goal of this project was to:

Create Hospitality/ Property management software

 

My role:

 

       Analysed problem areas, designs and implemented system improvements.

       Analysed documents, files and reports related to work flow.

       Organized data files and prepared flowcharts of data movement.

       Documented procedures and operation methods.

       Trained and prepared instructional material for operations and users.

       Designed, programed, tested, implemented and documented program logic.

       Was subjected to call 24 hours, 7 days a week, to cover software failure on production programs and to support new applications behind schedule.