Arya rs

Lead Consultant

Sector: IT-Software

Member Since, August 24, 2023

About Me

  • Academic Level Degree Bachelor
  • Experience 13
  • Gender Female
  • Industry Development
  • Date of Birth 1987 05 04

Description

I am a seasoned professional with 160 months of diverse IT experience spanning
Business Analysis, Solution Design, Quality Assurance and Product management. I
am experienced in leading teams, driving innovation and championing end-to-end
delivery. Furthermore, I am passionate about agile, innovative engagement
initiatives, digital transformation and the creation of impactful products.

Education

  • International Certificate in Product Mnaagement (2023 - 2024) Institute of Product Leadership

    I completed the course with distinction which included capstone project and assignments on Learning and approval products , Restaurant POS etc

  • Bachelor of Technology: Applied Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering (2005 - 2009) University of kerala

    Bachelor of Technology: Applied Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering with distinction

Work & Experience

  • Allianz Technology India and Hungary (2020 - Present ) Lead Consultant ABS Product

    >Identify client needs, define requirements and user stories, prototype and implemented bespoke solutions for ABS,the insurance Product by collaborating with a global squad from Thailand, EU and India. >Working on building a Global sustainability product, by partnering with startups and mentors. >Subject-Matter Expert (SME) for the Access Management module, guiding successful implementations and tracking progress for a rapidly growing 250+ global test user base >Increased team efficiency by 15% by optimizing workflows and developing reusable tools for teams >Mentored new team members and delivered a highly-rated knowledge-sharing session on product features using storytelling techniques to engage 135+ team members across multiple geographies >As the Lead for Global Agile Center of Practice, grew the team from 1 to 5 active (+ 10 occasional) volunteers, spearheading initiatives to accelerate agile transformation in Allianz Technology Hungary >Cultivated strong client relationships through exceptional service, leading to increased customer retention and the generation of new business opportunities

  • H &R Block , Trivandrum,India (2018 - 2020 ) Lead Business Analyst

    >Served as Business Analyst and Scrum Master on a strategic project, designing crucial KPIs (time-to-market, cycle time, etc.) and developing a Business Intelligence platform to monitor DevOps adoption across 50+ teams >Conducted in-depth business analysis to identify performance drivers >Delivered insightful presentations, release plans, and comprehensive training for successful platform rollout to stakeholders, including senior management >Led an 11-member team in the successful end-to-end testing and launch of a ground-up Instant Cashback platform for H&R Block Canada >Acted as Scrum Master, creatively facilitating scrum ceremonies, proactively monitoring team dynamics, identifying risks, and developing mitigation strategies for optimal process and resource management

  • ICICI Lomard General Insurance Company, Mumbai,India (2017 - 2018 ) Lead Business Analyst

    >Managed end-to-end project delivery for the Fast Track claims platform (Motor Insurance), securing business approvals and overseeing cost sign-offs for successful quarterly releases. >Won Tech novation campaign which automates the claim process leading to efficient claim settlement. >Drove project success by authoring BRDS, securing business user and lead developer sign-offs, reviewing test scenarios, configuring production releases, conducting smoke testing, and resolving production issues

  • Majesco , Navi Mumbai,India (2017 - 2017 ) Senior Test Engineer

    >Achieved 100% on-time project delivery by generating daily development outcome reports, ensuring timely updates and issue identification. >Improved system uptime by {15%} by identifying and rectifying {12} critical defects in Majesco's insurance product.

  • Allianz Technology (2012 - 2017 ) Test Analyst

    >Achieved BCS Certification, executed 2500+test cases, documented test strategy and test plan for approx 6 projects. >Developed test plans/strategies for policy and claim products (Guidewire),RCA ,test execution and tracked bugs for optimal software quality. >Chaired Testing COE PITSTOP , leading initiatives to foster collaboration and excellence within a 150+ member testing community.

  • Magna Infotech (SAP LABS India) (2011 - 2012 ) Test Engineer

    • Performed automation and maintenance of SAP Netweaver7.0 using tool ECATT, QTP of old regression test suite to suite new landscape

Expertise

• User needs assessment ,Solution design ,data modelling and implementation
• Strong planning ,presentation and communication skills
• Excel in Driving Employee engagement and change management
• Coaching Training ,building capability
• Natural facilitator, negotiator and decision-maker
• Excellent Stakeholder management

Honors & awards

  • 2020 Top 10 Innovation in Allianz technology across Global delivery network

    Awarded for innovative employee hiring product prototyped during the Allianz Technology Global Hackathon 2021

  • 2020 Going Xtra Mile

    • Honored with the \Going Xtra Mile\ Award in February 2020 for significant project contributions at H&R Block TVM, showcasing dedication and extraordinary effort.

  • 2019 Star of the Month

    • Bagged the Star Inventor award in July 2019 along with a cash prize, being recognized for contributing three innovative ideas at H&R Block TVM\'s Block Inventor initiative.

  • 2018 Runner-up in Technovation 2018

    • Achieved the runner-up position in the Technovation 2018, an esteemed annual Technical Innovation contest held at ICICI Lombard GIC, Mumbai, demonstrating a knack for technical innovation.

  • 2016 Star of the Month

    • Named \Star of the Month\ in Q3 2016 and received the \Admire Achiever\'s\ recognition in Q2 2015 at Allianz Trivandrum, reflecting consistent performance and significant contributions