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Ajay Deolia

Head of Environment Services @ Centrica

Head of Environment Services at Centrica

London, United Kingdom

Ranked #873 out of 17,460 for Head of Environment Services in United States

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Ajay Deolia's Work Experience

Centrica

Head of Environment Services

September 2013 to Present

Sainsburys Supermarkets Ltd

Programme Release & Environments Manager

November 2012 to August 2013

Bupa

Configuration & Release Team Manager

January 2012 to October 2012

London, United Kingdom

Ajay Deolia's Education

Kingston University

2.1 Software Engineering

1998 to 2002

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About Ajay Deolia's Current Company

Centrica

Managing a department of 50+ technical and managerial staff. Mapping out and controlling the strategic direction of improvements in the environments area. Driving and managing the move of the development and test landscape to the Cloud via the Environments as a Service approach. Major Deliverables Finalist for UK IT Industry Awards 2014 & 2015 in the category...

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About Ajay Deolia

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Over ten years experience working for high profile clients. Creative, analytical professional with a demonstrated ability to design, implement and validate effective solutions to achieve strategic business objectives. Exhibits strong technical capabilities with a focus on delivery and implementing industry standard methodologies. Extensive experience of working within all areas and at all levels of the business. Possesses the ability to create effective delivery teams to realise real business benefits. Specialties: Retail, Public Sector Technology, Deployment Processes, Management & Leadership. Certified in: Prince 2 Methodology, ITIL v3.0 Framework, Release Process, MCSE, CCA, ISEB & Agile.Head of Environment Services @ Managing a department of 50+ technical and managerial staff. Mapping out and controlling the strategic direction of improvements in the environments area. Driving and managing the move of the development and test landscape to the Cloud via the Environments as a Service approach. Major Deliverables Finalist for UK IT Industry Awards 2014 & 2015 in the category of Best Use of Cloud Services. Winner of the "Best Cloud Automation" award at the global Cloud Awards 2015 (http://www.cloud-awards.com). Reduced cost of SAP non-prodction landscape by over 50%. Implementing Service Virtualisation within the quality assurance landscape. From September 2013 to Present (2 years 4 months) Programme Release & Environments Manager @ Key Responsibilites: • Ensured environments were managed and available for development, functional testing, volume and performance testing and deployment rehearsal for projects of £10m to in excess of £100m. • Coordinated change and release activities with the programme and project managers. • Managed onshore and off shore application support teams and test teams. • Developed project plans for environment builds and refreshes. • Created financial forecasting for allocation of resources to projects and the operation of the team. • Process engineered the capability of the release management team to ensure it aligned with the business-operating model. • Worked with the change management team to raise, review and valid requests for change (RFC) relating to releases and support. • Created key management information dashboards for the programme and project teams. • Managed code releases via PVCS version control. • Reported progress and environment statistics on a weekly basis to all stakeholders. • Managed technical resources to ensure timely deployments against critical deadlines. • Provided recommendations on solutions to ensure that the environments and infrastructure are continually able to meet business demands. • Tracking and managing environmental defects through Quality Centre. From November 2012 to August 2013 (10 months) Configuration & Release Team Manager @ Managing key delivery team for Bupa IS Change Plan. Reduced cost for delivery of go live releases by 60% through continuous integration and delivery implementation (Nolio -now known as CA LISA) Delivering the release management approach for the organisation. From January 2012 to October 2012 (10 months) London, United KingdomProgramme Release & Environments Manager @ Same details as latest Sainsbury's role. From October 2010 to November 2011 (1 year 2 months) Release Manager @ Crafting various business solutions and provisioning environments for the development, integration testing and transition of software in pre-production and production environments. Managing various technical teams to ensure project deliverables are met. Major Projects worked on: IPOS Global Financial system using websphere technologies. BusinessObjects XI 3.0 business intelligence software implementation. Creating various IBM Websphere software environments and rolling out applications on them. Episys Enterprise software implementation. From May 2007 to October 2010 (3 years 6 months) Technical Specialist @ Worked within the IDN (Integrated Data Network) Implementation and Support team. IDN is the technology that provides Reuters real-time financial information services. Major project - implement BigFix patch management software through various assembly and production environments. Working with and matrix managing the network team, hardware team and management to ensure successful implementation. From December 2006 to May 2007 (6 months) Technical Consultant @ Technical consultant for various projects and supporting the infrastructure. Original estate consisted of a Windows 2000 active directory environment. Migrated to a Windows 2003 environment. Major Project for Met Police to implement Data Centre Enhancements. From February 2005 to November 2006 (1 year 10 months) London, United KingdomTechnical Consultant @ Developing & Delivering Solutions Designs. Key deliverables on CfH (Connecting for Health - previously know as NPfIT) From 2003 to 2004 (1 year) London, United KingdomSystems Support @ From 2002 to 2003 (1 year) Infrastructure Engineer @ From 2002 to 2003 (1 year) 2.1, Software Engineering @ Kingston University From 1998 to 2002 Ajay Deolia is skilled in: PRINCE2, Agile Methodologies, Management, Retail, Release Engineering, Release Management, ITIL, Project Delivery, IT Service Management, Test Management, Configuration Management, SDLC, Agile Project Management, User Acceptance Testing, Technical Architecture


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