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Kiran Alatgi


Last update: 15.06.2021

Software Quality Manager, Sr. ASPCIE Consultant, Process Expert- Automotive SPICE

Graduation: BE Computers
Hourly-/Daily rates: show
Languages: English (Full Professional)


Cyber security agile ASPICE CMMI ISO26262 (Automotive) Automotive Quality Consultant ASPICE Freelancer IATF 16949 VDA 6.3 Auditor


Resume Kiran Alatgi_18_May_2021.pdf


  • INTACS Certified ASPICE Provisional Assessor, IATF 16949 Lead Auditor, VDA 6.3 Process Auditor, Lead Auditor ISO 9001: 2015
  • More than 11 years of experience in Automotive domain
  • More than 11 Years of Experience in definition, Training & Implementation of Automotive SPICE Standards
  • Conduct Trainings- ASPICE, Supplier development and Quality
  • Perform Gap Analysis w.r.t. Standards
  • Define Processes or Develop Quality Management System as per Standards (ASPICE/CMMI)
  • Implement Defined Process effectively in Project
  • Knowledge of Functional Safety -ISO 26262 & Cyber Security- ISO 21434 Standards
  • Implementation of Processes as per need of Functional Safety -ISO 26262 & Cyber Security- ISO 21434 Standards
  • A skilled communicator with good leadership, team building & mentoring capabilities
  • Experience in implementing Scaled Agile, Agile Framework, SAFe, SDLC, RAD, prototype Model, etc.
  • Develop & Manage continuous process improvements cycle in Organization
  • Train and prepare Organizational Unit for Automotive SPICE assessment and achieve Automotive SPICE certification
  • Define process using Process management tool- Callis, Eclipse Process Framework
  • Ensure process adherence across projects with focus on Automotive SPICE, CMMI and ISO 26262 certification
  • Plan project activities viz. scoping, estimation, tracking, change management, delivery management & post implementation support

Project history

03/2019 - Present
Automotive SPICE Sr. Consultant
Qualigile Technologies (< 10 employees)
Automotive and vehicle construction
ASPICE Consultant:
Have Been working with Multiple client Organizations in Automotive Domain (OEM’s, Tier-1, Tier- 2 Companies) to prepare Organizational Unit for:
• Development of Organizational Processes from Capability Level 0 to Capability Level 3 of ASPICE
• Prepare Organizational Unit for ASPCIE Certification from Capability Level 0 to Capability Level 1/2 /3
• Conduct ASPICE Trainings
Clients in India:
Spark Minda Technical Centre Minda Stoneridge Instruments Ltd.
Nappino Auto & Electronics Ltd.
Rapid Global Business Solutions India Pvt. Ltd.
Detailed Activities as listed below:
• Develop Quality Culture in Organization by Defining Processes & Implementing best Practises for Organizational Unit
• Perform Gap Analysis to Identify Gaps with Respect to ASPICE Standards
• Perform AS-IS Analysis of Existing Process
• Define Organizational Process as per standards (ASPCIE/ CMMI) and create foundation for successful implementation of Functional Safety-ISO26262 & Cyber Security-ISO 21434
▪ Flow Charts & Process Description ▪ Create Templates, Checklists, Guidelines, etc.
• Implementation of Processes as per need of Functional Safety -ISO 26262 & Cyber Security- ISO 21434 Standards
• Conduct “Process Awareness & Introduction to ASPICE Training” in Client Organization
• Conduct Role Based Trainings for implementation of defined process in Projects
• Create Implementation Plan
• Implement Processes in Projects-
▪ Handholding/ Coaching to team members3
▪ Identify Process Improvements ▪ Perform work product reviews
▪ Perform Process Compliance checks ▪ Conduct Internal Audits
▪ Highlight Risks, Issues, Red Alerts & gaps
• Conduct Pre-Assessments & check whether all Gaps identified in Gap Analysis are Closed
• Conduct Mock Audits and prepare Team members for Final ASPICE Assessment
• Create Continuous Improvement culture in Organization
• ASPICE + Agile Implementation in Client Organization wherever necessary
• Identify best fit solution for the gaps with minimal change to existing process. This will help implement change minimum change to existing process and with minimum efforts
• Identify waste- duplication of process steps in existing process
• Create a lean process to eliminate waste or duplicate process steps
• Identify Value Chain Supplier Development:
• Perform Supplier Capability Assessment
• Identify Gaps and create Plan to close the gaps along with Organization
• Supplier Monitoring- Monitor Implementation of ASPICE & Guide team to Implement ASPCIE Successfully
• Supplier Development & Trainings for ASPICE implementation
• Improve Quality with implementation of best practises

04/2017 - 03/2019
Software Quality Engineer
Intel Deutschland Gmbh.
Role Description:
* Definition of Process:
* Perform Gap Analysis of as is processes with ASPICE Standards and report gaps to Quality Director
& entire Management to make decisions on ASPCIE Implementation
* Lead a working group for definition of processes as per Automotive SPICE standards for Level 3
Automotive SPICE certification for Automotive department
* Create Plan of activities, schedule, estimation and team requirement for working group for creating
* Include right stakeholders for definition, review and approval of processes
* Monitor, control and report status of Working group to higher management regularly
* Involved in working group for definition of processes as per IATF 16949 & Integration of ASPICE
* Train Project team members on ASPICE & organizational processes
* Define Processes in web-based Process management tool- Callis for easy definition, communication
and maintenance of process and process assets.
* Create process diagrams in Microsoft Visio
* Implement new/ updated processes in the project
* Supplier Monitoring:
* Supplier capability assessment as per Automotive SPICE Standards
* Definition of Quality criteria and acceptance Criteria of customer deliverables
* Review Supplier's performance and deliverables against commitments
* Monitor and Control and report to higher management

* Perform Audits on Suppliers Processes to highlight areas of Risk, strengths and area of
* Acceptance of deliverables by ensuring the criteria that was defined for delivery milestone has
been met
* Project and product Qualification:
* Create and maintain a quality plan for department
* Define Qualification criteria and Quality goals for the product
* Perform process compliance checks on project
* Perform product qualification checks
* Create Quality report with current status, risks, red alerts, etc.
* Decide on release Go/ No-go based on the Qualification criteria
* Conduct root cause analysis
* Perform internal Audits on other projects
* Conduct retrospection meetings

05/2014 - 02/2017
Sr. Software engineer/ ASPCIE Consultant
Jaguar Land Rover U.K.
Role Description:
Project involved preparing (Hybrid, Chassis) Organizational units of JLR for ASPICE Certification from Level 0 of
ASPCIE to Level 3 of ASPICE & get assessment done from External Assessor. These 2 Organizational Units of JLR
were successful to get ASPCIE Level 3 certification in the year 2015. This project was done in a very short span of
time with strict timelines.
In the entire duration of my work with JLR I was involved with all the activities of preparation, assessment &
certification of ASPICE and after certification I have successfully completed 2 cycles of ASPCIE Surveillance Audits
for the same Organizational Units.

Detailed roles and Responsibilities are as given below:
* Management:
* Plan activities and milestones in the department
* Create Quality plan, release plan, schedule
* Bridge communication gap between offshore team, onsite team and customers
* Create Sprint backlog, sprint plan, release plan
* Estimate efforts
* Plan resources
* Create Microsoft project plan (mpp.)
* Get project plan and timelines approved by management and Customer
* Monitor Progress as per Plan
* Create Status reports
* Communicate Status to higher Management regularly
* Identify and manage Risks/ red alerts/ Issues
* Technical:
* Gap analysis as per ASPICE Standards
* Recommend tailored solution to the gaps
* Prepare department for Automotive SPICE assessment and achieve Level 3 Automotive SPICE
* Involved in Automotive SPICE surveillance assessments

* Develop hierarchy of Project management in projects
* Implement Scaled Agile Framework (SAFe) in department
* Define Process and develop Quality management System (QMS)
* Train team members on process updates or new processes
* Definition, training and implementation of entire process for project management, change
management, problem management, metrics management, risk management, supplier
management, configuration management, etc.
* Provide tailored solution, re-define, train and implementation of engineering processes
Requirements management, design, Matlab and Simulink models, Auto-coding, Coding, etc.
* Definition, training and implementation of entire validation and verification process
* Create process flow diagrams using Microsoft Visio
* QMS development in Eclipse process framework
* Plan and conduct supplier process audits and Internal Audits
* Train team members of project for ASPICE assessment
* Supplier monitoring
* Responsible for planning and conducting training all team members of Chassis, Hybrid, Power train
and ADAS department

05/2010 - 02/2017
Process Expert- Automotive SPICE and Functional Safety
KPIT Technologies
In KPIT technologies I have been involved in development & preparation of organization for multiple cycles of
assessment of Certification, Re- certification & Surveillance Assessments for ASPICE, CMMI & ISO Standards. KPIT
was successfully assessed to Level 5 of CMMI & ASPICE. I was involved with all the activities of Definition,
Training & Implementation of Processes.

Detailed roles and Responsibilities are as given below:
* Technical:
* Process definition CMMI 1.2 Level 5 and implementation
* Gap analysis as per Automotive SPICE (V2.5 and V3.0) and CMMI standards
* Provide consultancy to re-define the processes for all the process areas defined in CMMI and
Automotive SPICE, review the process and recommend improvements
* Experience in ISO 26262 implementation
* Support Item definition, HARA- hazard analysis risk analysis, FMEA, FTA, writing Safety
requirements, Assign AISIL level
* Create flow charts to explain processes using Microsoft Visio
* Experience in implementation of processes
* Experience of training the project teams on processes
* Responsible for Conducting Corporate training for Process & Quality (based on ASPICE, CMMI &
ISO standards)
* Experience of Automotive SPICE audit
* Completed project in Six Sigma
* Risk analysis, identifying and defining process for the project
* Report project health to all stake holders
* Conduct monthly project status review with project manager & delivery manager.
* Conduct root cause analysis & metrics analysis.
* Define and implement metrics for organization and metrics procedure
* Create and define project management structure for better control and governance of projects

* Responsible in project releases, verification and approval
* Active involvement in project deliverables review
* Submit metrics and KPI to management regularly
* Customer feedback analysis and preventive and correction action planning
* Conduction project analysis (post-mortem), arrive with corrective and preventive actions
* Create change management and configuration management procedures
* Tracking and monitoring changes in project scope
* Worked as configuration controller for few projects
* Co-Ordinate with technical leaders and different teams to create functional safety artefacts
* Participation in project status meetings to understand project tasks status, dependencies, risks,
issues in the projects
* Carry out the analysis of software process tools in use for all the process areas (like configuration
management, requirements management, Change Management, Risk Management etc.) and
propose a suitable new process or tool for the usage
* Functioned as the primary liaison between the business line, operations and technical areas
throughout the project cycle

09/2009 - 04/2010
* Role Description:
* Analysis of the requirements and customer change requests
* Implementation of customer and internal change requests
* Create process for Validation and verification of the tasks
* Verify and validate implemented tasks
* Achieve agreed SLAs related to accuracy and timeliness of RT updates
* Create guidelines and checklists for team
* Implementation of Kanban board
* Send weekly status report to the management

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