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Ajit Kumar P.V. Email: Phone: 98840 15769 8712227927 ___________________________________________________________________ Experience Summary: o 14.3 years of Consultancy experience in many assignments covering Insurance and Financial, Retail & Distribution and Telecom Industry o Responsibilities include relationship management, Account management, Delivery management, Program/Project Management, pre sales, Due diligence and transition and technical analysis. Employment Summary Jan 1995 - Mar 2009 : Tata Consultancy Services Ltd Projects Managed: Member of Insurance Innovation lab, one of the labs in the cluster of 18 labs doing research in the New Insurance experience room setup with Admin and other vendors. I was also technology and domain spaces as part of CTO R&D initiatives. Insurance Innovation lab is a domain centric lab using latest technologies to arrive at innovative solutions to Insurance customers. It works in conjunction with Strategy group of insurance complementing strategy with innovative solutions from the lab. I was responsible for telematics solution of pay as you drive and for Sanlam Innovation workshop conducted at South Africa. I also coordinated involved in setting up of an new innovation lab at Siruseri facility for insurance in terms of vendor management, getting quotes, design aspects and the hardware software required for the lab . Program manager/Engagement manager for USAA for the availability command centre which supports entire suite of applications of USAA's enterprise division. Responsibilities include meeting client expectations in terms of quality, metrics and day to day running of ACC which is manned 24*7 with 100 resources supporting 300 odd applications. The program started from ground zero and ramped up to 100 resources, managed the transition from USAA and stabilized the steady state phase as well as moved resources to offshore. Account manager/Group leader for Bear Stearns, an investment banking firm. Responsibilities include Overall account management interms of resource development, financials, meeting client deadlines with quality, meeting the ODC Security audit requirements. The team size is 150 people with a revenue of 8 million. Worked in Corporate Insurance Group (CIG) for various proposals like Jackson national, General motors and Thrivent financial systems. Responsibilities include preparation of proposal material, technical and functional proof of concept notes as well as due diligence activities both at onsite and offshore. Project Manager at offshore for Prudential financial, NJ, and USA. Responsibilities include Setting up of offshore component for this project. Setting of hardware and software, Application server, network and database connectivity. Setting of quality procedures and quality records and transition plan. Monitoring of Knowledge transition and modeling of offshore environment equal to client environment. Project leader at onsite/Offshore for American international group, NY, USA. Responsibilities include for meeting schedule, deliveries and quality standards of clients and complying with CMM requirements. Project Leader at onsite for US WEST Technologies, DENVER, USA. Responsibilities include for meeting schedule, deliveries and quality standards of clients and complying with CMM requirements. Business development: o Worked on MVD2 Solution preparation for Tenneco corporation o Worked on proposal review and due diligence preparation for General motors Acceptance Corporation at Detroit, USA. o Worked on due diligence and proposal preparation and review for Thrivent financials at Minneapolis USA o Worked on due diligence preparation for Jackson national life insurance o Worked on proposal preparation for Ministry of Interior, Government of Saudi. Domain/Areas/Applications: o Fixed Income, Securities, Global clearance, trade processing o Underwriting life and general insurance, Auto insurance o New business entry application for general insurance underwriting o Telecom billing and rating of different plans o Retail merchandising systems o Provident funds and pensions processing o Life assurance actuarial processing Clients worked with: o United states automobile association (USAA), USA o Nationwide Insurance , USA o Bear Stearns & Co , USA o Prudential financial , USA o American international group, USA o US West communications, USA o Dayton Hudson corporation, USA o Sommerfield Y2K Conversion UK.., o Scottish Equitable Life Assurance Society. UK, o National provident institute plc, UK Computer Systems : PC AT 386 , HP UNIX, IBM ES 9000, IBM ES 3090 , IBM OS/390 Programming Languages : C, Assembly, , META-COBOL , MANTIS , COBOL, MQ SERIES , VB, SQL server, JAVA, Web sphere , web methods Special Software : Intel DB 86 Debugger ITOS'S a Distributed , real time operating system similar to IRMX 86 from Intel's., DB2, CA-DATACOM/DB, CA-IDEAL.,IMS, MQ series Education Summary : o Master of Technology in Digital Electronics of Communication Systems from Mysore University, Hassan o Bachelor of Technology in Electrical & Electronics Engineering from Tirupati Projects in M Tech. Design and Implementation of Device Driver for HSCX 82525 (Serial Communication Controller) and Link interface module for IPX - 64-Packet Switch. Affiliations IEEE professional Membership Career Profiles Project 1 Project Title Delivery manager - Insurance innovation lab Period SEP 2008 - MAR 2009 Position Delivery manager Responsibilities Setting up on new insurance experience lab, Responsible for various client visits to Insurance innovation labs and giving demos of products to Various senior management clients of ranks CEO's , CXOs. Responsible for conducting workshops at onsite locations for various insurance clients, Delivery of Product based Insurance domain centric solutions to clients in High end consulting space. Project Member of Insurance Innovation lab, one of the labs in the cluster of 18 labs doing research in the New Insurance experience room setup with Admin and other vendors. I was also technology and domain spaces as part of CTO R&D initiatives. Insurance Innovation lab is a domain centric lab using latest technologies to arrive at innovative solutions to Insurance customers. It works in conjunction with Strategy group of insurance complementing strategy with innovative solutions from the lab. I was responsible for telematics solution of pay as you drive and for Sanlam Innovation workshop conducted at South Africa. I also coordinated involved in setting up of an new innovation lab at Siruseri facility for insurance in terms of vendor management, getting quotes, design aspects and the hardware software required for the lab . Hardware Dell PC, web sphere Operating System Windows NT, SOLARIS Language JAVA, JAVA swing, Web methods, EJB Special Software Web sphere Project Locations Chennai, India Project 2 Project Title USAA - United states automobile association Period FEB 2007 - AUG 2008 Position Program manager/Delivery manager Responsibilities Setting up of Enterprise ACC team , Ramping of resources to 100 persons at onsite, transitions applications from client, meeting client expectations in terms of Quality, metrics and 24*7 manning of ACC, smoothly transition to offshore part of team . Project Enterprise systems forms a core of USAA systems supporting all the different LOBs of USAA like, banking, financial services, auto insurance , investment management. This involves a suite of applications spanning across technologies from mainframes to web sphere/JAVA and web methods. Availability command centre was designed keeping in mind that the target application availability to be 100% and thus supporting these applications 24*7 with three teams manning 8 hrs . Hardware Dell PC, web sphere Operating System Windows NT, SOLARIS Language JAVA, JAVA swing, Web methods, EJB, web methods, mainframes, IMS/DB2, MQ, USAA presentation services framework Special Software Web sphere Project Locations San Antonio, USA Project 3 Project Title Nationwide AG sales Period OCT 2006 to JAN 2007 Position Testing manager Responsibilities Setting up of testing team , setting up of testing process and coordination between various internal modules, Ensuring testing quality for unit, integration, system and quality testing Project Nation wide AG sales is the new entry of auto insurance into the system having interfaces with more than 30 system internally in nationwide. The project involves testing of components and is a joint development with nation wide developers. The testing environment is controlled by clients and is a common environment where both TCS and other interface testers will be testing different components simultaneously. Hardware Dell PC, SOLARIS SERVER, Operating System Windows NT, SOLARIS Language JAVA, JAVA swing, Web logic, EJB, Special Software Web sphere Project Locations Chennai, INDIA Project 4 Project Title Bear Stearns & CO Period Sep 2003 TO Sep 2006 Position Account manager Responsibilities Overall responsibility for Bear Stearns account interms of Financial, process, people development, Audit compliance leading a team size of 150 people. I also used to coordinate for All Three ODCs' at offshore interms of audit requirements and operations of data centre etc. Project Bear Stearns is the seventh largest investment banking firm in US and is ranked no 1 in its global clearance operations. Three ODCs operate between Chennai, Mumbai and Noida. Chennai used to work on fixed income, operations, and global clearance business units of Bear Stearns and also hosed the primary servers for links and other repositories as well as network detection software. Hardware Dell PC, SOLARIS SERVER, Unix Operating System Windows NT, SOLARIS Language JAVA, JAVA swing, Web logic, EJB, Tibco, Mainframes, Db2, CICS, .Net software. Special Software Web sphere Project Locations Chennai, INDIA Project 5 Project Title GEMP Web hosting and CIG Activities. Period AUG-2002 TO SEP 2003 Position Project Manager Responsibilities Designing of User interface with Mastercraft , unit testing, system testing and User acceptance testing , Proposal preparations for Thrivent financial, General motors, Zurich north America, UK pension funds Project General electric Medical protecte' is a project where the user interface was designed using master craft to the standards of general electric for a web hosting of software for insurance of its employees. The coding and testing was done at offshore Hardware Dell PC, SOLARIS SERVER Operating System Windows NT, SOLARIS Language JAVA, JAVA swing, Web sphere, EJB, Tibco Special Software Web sphere Project Locations Chennai, INDIA Project 6 Project Title Automatic underwriting Engine (AUE), Prudential financial , NJ Period April -2002 TO July 2002 Position Project Manager Responsibilities Setting up of offshore component for this project. Setting of hardware and software, Application server, network and database connectivity. Setting of quality procedures and quality records and transition plan. Monitoring of Knowledge transition and modeling of offshore environment equal to client environment. Project Automatic Underwriting Engine ("AUE") is a rule driven Graphic User Interface ("GUI") that will allow applications for life insurance, which meet certain business defined parameters, to be automatically underwritten. The Rules Engine will automatically apply underwriting rules to client information captured through the Life New Business process, referring only complex cases to Risk Underwriters for assessment and/or the pertinent support area (e.g. Business Quality). The automated underwriting process consists of evaluating business rules against data gathered into an online rules engine during the specific drill down interview process. Further, the capture and analysis of the Lab One input file, Paramedical Exam results, ECG data, Motor Vehicle Report and source information from the Medical Underwriting Manual (MUM) are incorporated into the AUE risk analysis and decision making process Hardware Dell PC, SOLARIS SERVER Operating System Windows NT, SOLARIS Language JAVA, JAVA swing, Web sphere, EJB, XML , VC++ Special Software Web sphere, Trilogy's Needs analysis Project Locations Chennai, INDIA Project 7 Project Title AI-START, American international group , NY Period SEP -2000 TO MARCH 2002 Position Project Leader Responsibilities AS A project Leader overall responsibility for meeting schedule, deliveries and quality standards of clients and complying with CMM requirements. Project AI-START is the single interfacing system for Any new business entering into AIG. It helps in Eliminating unhealthy competition among competing AIG companies for the same client. The front End consists of Vb screens and thru shadow gets connected to the Mainframe DB2/CICS. Work mainly consists of Enhancements to the system as well as online production support. Hardware Dell PC, IBM OS/390 mainframe, VB, COBOL, SHADOW, VB Demo, SQL Server Operating System MVS Language VB, COBOL, SHADOW, VB Demo, SQL Server Special Software File-aid Project Locations AIG NY, Chennai, INDIA Project 8 Project Title US WEST Technologies, DENVER,USA Period April 99 to Aug 2000 Position Project Leader Responsibilities AS A project Leader overall responsibility for meeting schedule, deliveries and quality standards of clients and complying with CMM requirements. The team size was about 20 people. Project Us west is the Basic line service provider in 14 states of USA. The project is concerned with rating of the Customer calls for the central region covering seven states. The messages or the Calls are rated based on different calling plans of the customers. I was also involved in another project called 4th Platform, where the three existing platforms in the central, eastern, and western regions are being integrated to create a single platform for service order, rating of messages and Billing. The project was worked with Anderson consulting's FLEXCAB architecture environment. Hardware IBM 390 Operating System MVS Language COBOL, DB2 Special Software File-aid, DB-PRO EDIT, VANTIVE, MQ series, FLEXCAB Architecture of Anderson consulting. Project Locations Chennai, INDIA, Denver, USA Project 9 Project Title Dayton Hudson corporation, Minneapolis, USA. Period Feb '98 to March 99. Position Module Leader Responsibilities Enhancements to existing system, testing and solving of production problems. Project Dayton Hudson Corporation is one of the retail chain business houses. I was involved in the maintenance of the target store systems. The project is concerned about the Global merchandising systems where the existing three systems namely target, Dayton and Mervyns are to be integrated into one single system. As part of this, worked in IMS to DB2 conversion of database and also in Y2K conversion. Hardware IBM 9000 Operating System MVS Language COBOL, DB2, IMS Special Software File-aid, Platinum, Softtech, Info/X, CA-7 Project Locations Minneapolis, USA and Chennai INDIA Project 10 Project Title Sommerfield Y2K Conversion. Period June '97 to Jan '98. Position Team Member Responsibilities Analysis, IQA & Conversion of Mantis Programs. Project Sommerfield Y2K is a Year 2000 Conversion project based at Bristol, UK. I was involved in the Analysis and Conversion of Mantis Programs and also IQA of COBOL programs. Hardware IBM 3090 Operating System MVS Language MANTIS, COBOL. Project Locations Chennai, INDIA Project 11 Project Title Scottish Equitable Life Assurance Society. Period Sep '95 to Feb '97. Position Team Member Responsibilities Analysis, Design, Coding, Testing of the Financial System of Scottish Equitable Plc. Project Scottish Equitable Plc. Is Insurance Company in U.K. The Project is concerned with enhancing and maintaining of the financial system of the company such of Accounting Pensions and Acturial of the various departments of this Company. Hardware IBM 3090 Operating System MVS Language META-COBOL Special Software CA-DATACOM/DB. CA-IDEAL. Project Locations Edinburgh, UK Project 12 Project Title NPI National Provident Institute Chinese Copy Conversion Period March '95 - Aug '95 Position Team Member Responsibilities DB Filtering DB & NDB JCL Preparation. NDB & DB Unit Testing. Link Testing JCL Preparation & Testing. Project NPI Chinese Copy Conversion is conversion project, from PSI Bull to IBM. (ES/9000). Conversion Involved Cobol 74 (Bull) IBM - (Bull) - DB2. TEX - REXX. I am involved in Batch Conversion. Hardware ES/9000 & 3090 Operating System MVS Language COBOL Special Software DB2 Project Locations Chennai, INDIA Training Attended Title Location Organised By C,COBOL,DB2,DB CONCEPTS, Software Engineering Concepts. Madras TCS CMM concepts, PCMM orientation Madras TCS MQ series Madras TCS Effective proposal writing Madras TCS Interviewing skills Madras TCS Estimation techniques Madras TCS CMM assessors training PUNE TCS Systems approach to consulting Madras TCS OOAD with UML Madras TCS TBEM faculty training Madras TCS Rational emotional behavior techniques Madras TCS Reaching for the stars -leadership training Madras TCS Training Conducted Year Title Presented To Location Organised By 1993 Study of Protocol ITI Switching R & D. Bangalore ITI 2001 TBEM AMB CENTER Chennai Training dept Personal Details Date of Birth 15-07-1969 Nationality Indian Passport Details Name as on passport Passport Number Date of Issue Expiry Date Place of Issue Paidigantam Venkata Ajit Kumar F0086545 13-May-2004 12-May-2014 Chennai
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