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Sandeep Bedi


Last update: 06.09.2022

Senior IT Project Manager, Sr. Business Analyst/Solution Architect, Manager, Payment Solution Design

Graduation: Bachelor of Computer Engineering
Hourly-/Daily rates: show
Negotiable depending on the project
Languages: German (Full Professional) | English (Full Professional)




  • Experienced in working on multiple roles - Project Manager (6 years), Business Analyst (7 years), Solution Architect/Design (4 years), Developer.
  • Experienced in working on both traditional Software Development Life Cycle and Agile Methodologies.
  • Successful in leading development, testing, support, and migration projects with a capacity to analyze business processes and lead innovative projects. Handled large sized applications/projects (20+ apps/$20-30 Million annual budget).
  • Proficient in analyzing and translating business and functional requirements to working software solutions.
  • Supported sales, pre-sales, and products teams for various initiatives.
  • Established long term rapport with the clients, communicate regularly with management and customers on C-level.
  • Expended business opportunities and managed large teams’ size of approximately 80 resources.
  • Contributed to setting up the offshore development, testing and production support model for the client.
  • Bachelor of Engineering (Computers) from North Maharashtra University, India in 2006.
  • Certified Project Management Professional (PMI-PMP) issued in December 2016.
  • Certified Professional Scrum Master (PSM) issued in June 2020.
  • Certified Manage Successful Programmes (MSP) issued in July 2020.
  • Pursuing Certified Scrum Product Owner targeted to complete by February 2021.
  • Proficient in English and German (A2 Level). PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Project history

01/2017 - Present
Project Manager
Network International LLC (500-1000 employees)
Banks and financial services
  • Managed end-to-end project execution from ideation through to completion, intensively using the project management skill, knowledge, tools, and techniques. Utilize industry best practices, techniques, and standards throughout entire project execution.
  • Managed requirement gathering, project workshops, writing business/functional or non-functional requirements, user stories, designing solutions, cost estimations, defining operational processes, and financial reporting.
  • Ensured adherence to project management processes to deliver quality projects within stipulated budget and time duration, and to manage change request.
  • Ensured consistent reporting to various stakeholders about strategy, adjustment, progress, and risk as per project governance.
  • Engaged with sales team for new initiatives or projects and with products teams for product related enhancements.
  • Involved in new business proposals, contributed to enhancement of PMO framework, project trainings, vendor management, and defining service level agreements. Measured project performance to identify areas for improvement.

06/2016 - 10/2016
Senior IT Project Manager
Sabre Travel Technologies Client of NetConnect Pvt. Ltd.
* In line with the company's vision, managed multiple projects with crossed functional and multiple location teams to enhance the
existing products' feature.
* Introduced the process for PMO team, to track multiple projects using Microsoft Project for effective resource utilization and capacity
* Re-structured the risk management template for effectively capturing and managing the risk throughout the project execution.
* Applied agile project methodologies to ensure quality project deliverables within stipulated budget and time frame.

06/2014 - 06/2016
Sr. Business Analyst/Solution Architect
Attra Infotech
Business Analyst/Solution Architect for large complex Migration project for the Cembra Money Bank from onsite location in Zurich,
Switzerland (September 2014 till November 2015)
* Worked as a Business Analyst/Solution Architect to migrate their credit card platform from legacy system to new platform.
* Involved in requirement gathering, cost estimations, solution preparations, writing user stories, functional and technical
documentations, test cases preparation, migration, and project implementation activities.
* Provided support for the User Acceptance Testing, liaising between technical and business teams to ensure the clarity on the defects
raised and its corresponding resolution.
* Assist the team in India with functional and technical queries for the project delivery.
* Track and monitor all change control request.
* Involved in setting up the offshore-based delivery model for the client. Worked as a credit card domain solution architect for the endto-end
delivery based out of India.
* Participate in status, delivery review and steerco meetings.

07/2012 - 05/2014
Manager, Payment Solution Design
Attra Infotech
Work in the Pre-sales team for Network International (client), one of the biggest payment solution services providers in the Middle East. In
client location, Dubai, for 4 months to get the hands-on experience and introduction with relevant teams from various banks (30+ Banks
in the MEA region).
* Involved with business development managers or sales team during the initiation phase of the project to draft the business
requirement documents, prepare the solution design and gap analysis documents, perform feasibility and risk analysis, work on cost
estimations and deliver the final proposal for the new projects.
* Intensive use of elicitation techniques to gather and finalize the requirements. Worked with approximately 30+ banks in Middle East
and Africa for their new initiatives.
* Cost negotiations with vendors to execute the project in budgetary limits.
* Understanding and setting up the project priorities. Handover of the requirements to project managers or technical teams for the
software delivery

07/2010 - 06/2012
Project Lead
Attra Infotech
Manage multiple projects planning, execution, design, execution, monitoring, controlling and closure from Development, for one of the
biggest payment service providers in Middle East.
* Managing the development project team of approximately 20 to 30 members with the assistance of 4 team leads.
* Liaise with Quality Assurance and CMMI team to ensure delivery of optimum standards and zero process deviations.
* At high level, day to day activities includes preparing technical solutions, cost estimations, SOW preparations, project planning,
resource allocation, project walkthroughs, deliverables review (Functional Specification, Technical Specification, Code, Unit test plan
/Unit test results, Operational documents, Implementation documents etc.), internal project tracking and controlling, manage risks
and issues impacting project deliverables, oversee UAT technical support and defect coordination, quality planning, assurance &
control, project implementation & closure, and conducting meetings

07/2007 - 06/2010
Software Engineer
Attra Infotech
Worked in the development and production support team for Network International, one of the biggest payment service providers
located in Middle East.

* Involved in software development activities, functional and technical specification preparations, supporting testing activities and
defects resolution, project implementations.
* Resolved production defects, performed root cause analysis, project implementation support and execution of production batches.


Dynamic, independent, forward-thinking financial services professional having more than 13 years of experience in working with leading Banks and Payment Processors from various locations including Europe, USA, India, Middle East, Africa, Kuwait, Bahrain, and Saudi Arabia. Proven track of delivering small to large sized projects and managing the variable sized teams. Dedicated, Hardworking, Proactive and Enthusiastic person eager to meet challenges and quickly assimilate newest and latest technologies, skills, concepts, and ideas.

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