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(555) 432-1000,
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Professional Summary

Seasoned Engineering Director with strong technical leadership and people management skills having 12+ years of industry experience in enterprise grade multi-tenant cloud products with 20+ patents. Having a track record of delivering revenue generating projects from incubation to multi-million dollar valuation, believer in organic career growth, practices self-reflection and encourages result driven approach. Built several technically and culturally strong teams across global time zones. Effective communicator with business acumen, customer experience focused, leader with analytical approach, and ability to identify incremental solutions, decision maker, and problem solver.

  • Software Engineering and Agile Methodology
  • Roadmap Planning
  • Program Management
  • Process Improvement
  • Quality Engineering
  • Team Development/Coaching
  • Individual Career Development
  • C#, SQL, GoLang, Ruby, HTML, Javascript, jQuery
  • .NET, .NET Core, SpecFlow, gRPC
  • AWS,, Kibana, WaveFront, Hashicorp tools
  • GIT, Visual Studio, SQL Server, JIRA, Confluence, Bamboo, BitBucket
  • DotCover, dotMemory, dotTrace
  • RESTful services
  • CI/CD
Clemson University Clemson, USA, Expected in 08/2010 Master of Science : Computer Science - GPA :
Birla Institute of Technology And Science (BITS) Pilani, India, Expected in 06/2006 Bachelor of Science : Computer Science - GPA :
Birla Institute of Technology And Science (BITS) Pilani, India, Expected in 06/2006 Master of Science : Economics - GPA :
Work Experience
Aimbridge Hospitality - Director, Engineering
Pomona, CA, 01/2017 - Current
  • Successfully executed multiple product and engineering roadmaps by partnering closely with product management teams and cultivating the culture of accountability
  • Accomplished the business goal of growing the Win10 UEM business right from inception to multi-million dollar value in 2 years.
  • Transformed the engineering practices to embed the testing thought process into the execution mindset to ensure that product quality is not an after-thought
  • Empowered engineers to drive the designs by identifying and focusing on the importance of proof-of-concepts for technical feasibility which is very critical for an effective project plan
  • Formalized the process of creating solution architecture with enterprise ready expectations as guardrails by leveraging customer experience and feedback.
  • Promoted the automation of repeatable tasks across engineering and product teams for a better consistency and velocity
  • Optimized the execution efficiency and quality of the overall end to end solutions by moving the Win10 client application teams into server organization's charter
  • Partnered with Dell Engineering leadership to deliver business critical products targeting BIOS attestation and desktop provisioning processes
  • Re-designed end-to-end testing frameworks to be able to decouple with specific infrastructure needs, deployment plans and run as "Infrastructure as Code" using Terraform and Docker
  • Integrated osquery libraries to improve the coverage and efficiency of the device data sampling modules using C++
  • Designed desktop functional flows in a unified way for both Win10 and macOS so that the user experience is consistent
  • Designed the next generation Win10 client framework to support plug-in architecture, SKU based packaging/deploying including support for third-party applications which uses cross-platform technologies like gRPC.
  • Lead the engineering teams to design and implement products based on micro-services architecture using .NET core, C#, and AWS native services with CI/CD pipeline
  • Fostered the learnings of the continuous integration approach by introducing effective test strategies covering unit, integration, and end-to-end testing methods across phases of CI/CD pipeline using BDD methodology, Selenium for Web and WinApp driver for client side tests.
  • Championed the business unit wide customer experience improvement initiatives by introducing easy and impactful RCCA processes into the engineering life cycle
  • Authored several patents and encouraged the engineers to focus on securing the IP
  • Modified the development processes in terms of design, code reviews, test plans to align to the Blue-Green deployment strategies
  • Integrated the deployment strategies (SAAS, dedicated SAAS, on premise) into the product design templates for better success rate with feature delivery
  • Integrated engineering teams into the product discussions to understand the business strategy and direction which helped in creating the refined execution tactics
  • Accelerated cross business unit integrations such as Carbon Black/Horizon by architecting simple and incremental solutions without disrupting the individual business unit roadmaps and visions
  • Created a dedicated channel with the deployment teams and sales engineers for faster feedback there by improved the design quality
  • Facilitated engineering teams to participate in the company wide technical presentations to enhance and showcase their skills
  • Partnered with human resources team advisors to enhance the individual career building plans
  • Campaigned hiring initiatives that inspired managers to be inclusive and diversify the key talent across the organization
  • Augmented staffing needs by working directly with vendors and hiring contractors for selected projects
  • Conceptualized and implemented the team organization strategies to cater the business and engineering roadmaps without compromising the quality and overall velocity
  • Guided the smooth transition for quality engineering individuals to full stack developer roles by creating an effective transition program and was successful in doing so for 10 engineers
  • Introduced a role for technical program managers to operate the cross-team/ cross-geo workstreams effectively and successfully groomed individuals to transition to that role in 6 months
  • Mentored and enabled highly skilled and influential engineers to grow organically to other job roles within the team and across the organization
Livongo Health, Inc. - Senior Manager, Engineering
Goleta, CA, 07/2012 - 12/2016
  • Architected and designed the product features to enable the same day support for Apple and Android mobile platforms
  • Designed and implemented container mode device enrollments into WS1 cloud server with no dependency on the standard MDM protocols. This solution enabled WS1 co-existence with other competing products.
  • Accelerated the User Experience enhancements within WS1 products by designing solutions that enable BYOD scenarios
  • Designed and lead the team to build Windows Store apps for WS1 client features
  • Created a strong engineering team to build proprietary performance harness tools to verify the UEM server code path using Java technologies. The plugin architecture allowed the individual team to implement modules in performance efficient languages like GoLang.
  • Built an efficient and productive engineering team from 10 to 50+ in a short period spanning across platforms
  • Played a crucial and critical role in helping the AirWatch team processes transition to the VMWare process
  • Developed the release train concept along with other leaders in the organization to move to more frequent releases than traditional 4-5 month payload release
  • Partnered with other engineering leaders to design the feature onboarding process with necessary quality criteria
  • Designed a comprehensive plan to migrate source code from Team foundation services (TFS) to Atlassian Bitbucket (GIT).
  • Designed and developed custom tools to migrate tickets from the Team Foundation Service (TFS) to JIRA
  • Designed and created dashboards for tracking features, bugs, customer escalations across all engineering teams
  • Facilitated the adoption of agile scrum process for multiple engineering teams
  • Established quality focus initiatives such as monthly focused exploratory testing, targeted regressions, test automation to cut down the bug creation rate
Gigya - Senior Software Engineer
Boulder, CO, 08/2010 - 06/2012
  • Designed and implemented a device life cycle solution that implements standard MDM protocols from Apple, Microsoft, and Google as well as custom AirWatch protocols to manage devices
  • Designed and implemented device registration flows based on identifier to enabled features like allow/deny list, targeted tenant, and user owners, etc.
  • Designed and implemented offline device enrollments for the use cases that involve devices that have minimal or no internet access
  • Architected, designed, and implemented user identity provider within AirWatch/WS1 console products to authenticate users across different LDAP directories
  • Architected, designed, and implemented user directory groups for entitlements and managing user authorizations in AirWatch/WS1 console
  • Introduced a systematic caching layer using memCached libraries for frequently loaded configuration settings and policies in AirWatch/WS1 product flows.
  • Designed and implemented background processes to process heavy influx of device samples received using queues and windows services
  • Created customer troubleshooting tools and other innovative APIs to help unblock the support teams on deploying solutions to enterprise customers
  • Re-architected the legacy device enrollment code flows to a scalable, flexible, version enabled, testable and extensible modern enrollment solution which is still being used in the latest WS1 products
  • Introduced a shared development environment accessible to both US and India engineers for more secured feature development and testing. This has increased the productivity by 50% by reducing the load on the developer machines
  • Introduced a simple code review process and workflows using TFS at the time when the code reviews were not formalized in the company
  • Designed a solution to support desktop platforms like macOS and Win10 in the existing AirWatch/WS1 platform which was architected for mobile device platforms only
  • Responsible for code reviews, test strategies, test case reviews and design reviews
Nortonlifelock Inc. - Software Engineer
CA, State, 07/2006 - 07/2008
  • Designed and developed web applications using C# and ASP.NET
  • Created detailed technical specifications based on the business requirements and high-level design approach
  • Coding, unit testing, integration testing and end-to-end testing of all planned components using OOP concepts including creating UML, class and interaction diagrams
  • Developed and tested plans to validating product flows
  • Streamlined the development and testing process by introducing the automation using Cruise Contol.NET, C# and Ruby there by increasing the team productivity by 30
  • Supported the solution to be accessible from Pocket PC devices which enables users to use BRIX application at site project work and sync the data to the system.
  • Developing application core framework for BRIX Pocket PC Client which includes Authentication framework and Uploadable module management framework
  • Designing and developing customized uploadable forms to work with the Pocket PC Client.
  • Deployment and Setup of BRIX application integrated with the Pocket PC Client.
  • Documenting different aspects of the entire solution like Design, Logical Flow, Physical Diagrams, Process flows, Software Components, API Help for Customizations
Academic Projects and Certifications
  • Thesis and Publications - A Case Study in Verification of Embedded Network Software
  • Architecting on AWS, Docker Fundamentals and Enterprise Developer - ExitCertified
  • CSM Certified Scrum Master – Scrum Alliance

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