Columbus, IN

Position Desired

Computer Engineering
Anywhere in the U.S.


KPIT Technologies, Columbus, IN Jul ’12 – Present

Project Manager/Business Analyst, PLM (Product Lifecycle Management)

•Led a project using Cummins IT Project Management methodology to migrate highly complex CAD (Computer Aided Design) data from Pro/Intralink, a source CAD Data Management system to eMatrix
•Conducted Voice of Customer interviews with Brazil customers by overcoming language barriers to understand expectations and perceptions to accurately define project scope and requirements.
•Collaborated with senior leadership team, vendors, project core team members, cross-functional teams to formulate project plans taking into consideration corporate level program timelines.
•Analyzed internal IT and vendor capabilities, and business processes to streamline decisions.
•Conducted risk analysis to drive and execute mitigation plans on time.
•Developed test plans, as-is and to-be process maps, architecture diagrams, to ensure the system meets functional and performance requirements.
•Went the extra mile – Developed a Java module to automate validation of 17,000 files based on business requirements. Automation eliminated time-consuming manual process and resulted in 90% reduction in processing time and drove right-first-time results.
•Provided monthly financial and project updates to senior leadership – from technical leaders to the VP.
•Worked effectively with geographically and culturally diverse team-members (US, UK, Brazil, and India). Built on relationships, leveraged resources, and managed conflict to ensure projects success.
Technology & Tools used: MS Office, MS Project, MS Visio, ITPM, VOC

Business Analyst, SPEED (Smart Powered Enterprise wide Electronic Distribution)

•Serve as a liaison between business and technical team. Gather and analyze business requirements, perform Gap-Fit analysis to determine technical and business feasibility.
•Interface with SMEs (Subject Matter Experts) to prepare business requirement documents.
•Review functional specifications and design documents to validate technical designs created by IT developers.
•Developed user training and user manual documentation in collaboration with software development team.
•Traced test cases to business requirements document and performed User Acceptance Testing (UAT).
•Chaired Change Control Board (CCB) to review and manage software change requests. Prioritized critical change requests and system problems, ensuring accuracy and deadlines were met.
Technology & Tools used: MS Office, ClearQuest, ClearCase, 6 Sigma

SunGard Trading Systems, India Aug ’06 – Aug ’08
Software Engineer, BRASS Interface Team

•Developed and enhanced Order Management Systems software involving complex business rules using C, Unix/Solaris, and MySQL queries.
•Applied concepts of software development life cycle (SDLC), industry recognized best practices and coding standards to enterprise software development.
Technology & Tools used: C, Unix/Solaris, MySQL, SDLC

Indiana University, Bloomington Aug ’10 – May ’12

System Analysis & Design

•Performed system analysis on product failure reporting system at Cummins Inc. by gathering, analyzing and documenting existing business and process workflows.
•Built work models (cultural, flow, sequence, and artifact) and Affinity Diagrams (Kawakita Jiro diagrams) for existing processes to determine system inefficiencies.
•Identified and recommended three solutions to minimize existing system inefficiencies with accompanying cost-benefit analysis; developed work models for improved processes.
Tools used: VOC, KJ, Work flow Models, MS Project, MS Visio

Information Architecture for the Web
•Gathered, negotiated, and documented requirements for website design and development project for a graduate level course at IU.
•Created website wire frame diagrams and sitemaps, conducted design walkthroughs to rank concept designs, and held focus groups to understand user experience (UX).
•Designed and implemented a dynamic website by applying principles of information architecture and incorporating end user p...

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