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    Sasikala Mahesh

    Designation
    Head Of Delivery (India)

    Company
    ThoughtWorks Technologies (India) Pvt. Ltd.

A born-to-be-Project Manager, with a dynamic personality and high energy, carry my heart on my sleeves. Currently play the role of Head of Delivery in Thou...

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Formulate guidelines for setting up distributed delivery engagements with clients spread across North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and India. Set up processes, diligence and governance for delivery f...unction and provide delivery oversight on high priority engagements. Being part of the India Operating Committee and Leadership Team, drive initiatives for growth and scale in the delivery organisation. Mentor and coach people, facilitate senior hire on-boarding and immersion programs.

  • Certified SAFe Agilist

    Scaled Agile Academy

    JUL 2015-Present

  • ThoughtWorks Technologies (India) Pvt. Ltd.

    Head Of Delivery (India)

    FEB 2010-Present

    Chennai, India

    Formulate guidelines for setting up distributed delivery engagements with clients spread across North America, Europe, Asia Pacific and India. Set up processes, diligence and governance for delivery f...

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    Skills acquired

    Distributed Agile

    Distributed Software Delivery

    Delivery Process

    Delivery Governance

    Delivery Assurance

    Agile Practices

    XP Practices

    Scrum

    Product Development

    Project Management

    Program Management

    Project Planning

    Cost Management

    Scope Management

    Deal Negotiation

    Stakeholder Management

    Expectation Management

    Risk Management

    Consulting

    Coaching

    Mentoring

  • ThoughtWorks Technologies (India) Pvt. Ltd.

    Head Of Delivery

    FEB 2010-JAN 1970

    Chennai

  • Home Sweet Home

    Homemaker, Family Manager, PTA President

    JUN 2007-JAN 2010

    Chennai, India

    Focused on setting up the home and family in India, providing best care and support for the kids to settle in India. Parent Teachers Association setup, initiate reading programs, development programs,...

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    Skills acquired

    Full-time Parenting

    Patience

    Afternoon nap

    Evening Playtime

    Multi-cuisine Culinary

    Driving in Chennai traffic

  • Return 2 India

    13 Years 1 Months

    JUN 2007-Present

    Chennai, India

  • 3 Weeks Early Delivery of Milestone 2 - Bundle of Joy 2

    15 Years 1 Months

    JUN 2005-Present

    Colorado Springs, CO

    Second pregnancy flew faster as there was a lot of running around with the first one. More water aerobics, walking, lamaz classes. Excitement from the big sister expecting the baby to be born. Did we ...

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    Skills acquired

    Patience

    Time Management

    Childcare

    Parenting

    Multi-Tasking

  • Progressive Insurance

    Project Manager / Project Lead / Senior Developer

    SEP 2004-FEB 2007

    Colorado Springs, CO

    Plan, execute and manage software application development to meet the business needs of the Auto Insurance business. Apply Agile practices in development and testing, Design and Develop software using...

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    Skills acquired

    Auto Insurance Domain

    Project Planning

    Project Management

    Scope Management

    Iteration Planning

    Iteration Management

    Iterative Development

    Incremental Development

    Prioritization

    Agile Practices

    XP Practices

    Software Architecture

    Software Design

    Quality Assurance

    User Acceptance Testing

    .NET

    Java

    C#

  • 2 Weeks Early Delivery of Milestone 1 - Bundle of Joy 1

    20 Years 0 Months

    JUL 2000-Present

    Colorado Springs, CO

    Worked and managed to self drive till a friday and delivered on Sunday without having a chance to handover my work to a colleague. She decided to come in to this world 2 weeks early. During pregnancy,...

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    Skills acquired

    Patience

    Multi-Tasking

    Time Management

    Childcare

  • MCI

    Consultant / Project Manager / Lead Developer / Senior App Developer / App Devel

    APR 1997-JUN 2004

    Colorado Springs, CO

    Gather requirements, design, develop, test, implement, maintain and support software applications to meet the business needs of the organisation. Domain was Telecommunications.

    Skills acquired

    Telecom Domain

    Project Management

    Requirements Analysis

    Design

    Development

    Testing

    Automation

    C

    C++

    Unix

    .NET

    Java

    JSP

    Javascript

    Oracle

    SQL Server

    HTML

    Object Oriented Programming and Design

  • Cant be single anymore!

    24 Years 0 Months

    JUL 1996-Present

    Dharmapuri, Tamil Nadu, India

    Wedding bells. Lifetime investment and partnership journey started.

    Skills acquired

    Maturity

    Cooking

    Family Management

  • Accel Computers Limited

    Programmer Analyst

    AUG 1994-JUN 1996

    Bangalore, India

    Develop applications according to the requirement and design specification provided. Test and implement in test, production environments.

    Skills acquired

    Software Development

    Testing

    Implementation

    Maintenance

    Support

    User Documentation

    Java

    VB

    VC++

    Shell Script

    UNIX

    DOS

  • Indhra Gandhi Center for Atomic Research (IGCAR)

    Trainee Project Engineer

    DEC 1993-MAY 1994

    Kalpakkam, India

    Develop application to analyse the programs used in the Nuclear Reactor, which cannot be tested much in real time.

    Skills acquired

    C

    C++

    Unix

    Development

    Testing

  • M.Sc. Computer Science

    Alagappa University

    JUN 1991-MAY 1994

    Karaikudi, India

    Skills acquired

    Information Systems

    Programming Languages

  • Post Graduate Diploma in Business Management

    Management Studies Promotion Institute (MSPI)

    JUN 1990-MAY 1991

    New Delhi, India

    Skills acquired

    Business Management

    Personnel Management

    Finance

  • B.Sc. Computer Science

    Vellalar College For Women (Bharathiyar University)

    JUN 1988-MAY 1991

    Erode, India

    Skills acquired

    Computers

    Programming

Skills


Work Experience

Cost Management

Delivery Assurance

Oracle

Support

Design

Distributed Software Delivery

VC++

Prioritization

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Life Experience

Multi-Tasking

Family Management

Patience

Cooking

Maturity

Parenting

Time Management

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Education,Courses & Certifications

Information Systems

Business Management

Personnel Management

Finance

Programming Languages

Computers

Programming

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