SENIOR DIRECTOR, BIG DATA ENGINEERING - DATA & ANALYTICS
leader in an ever-evolving technology landscape with a track record of inspiring
excellence, creating team culture based on performance and innovation. A dynamic strategist who is highly adaptable
to the current trends of disruptive technologies. Dedicated to creating a smarter
workforce by encouraging and supporting non-status quo thinking, therefore improving
sustainability in this ever-changing domain.
An enthusiast who possess a commitment for defining practical but
powerful strategies for long term success of the organization.
Trusted member of senior executive
team, influencing focus on core data management competencies. Honors a ‘Customer First' attitude towards every
background for software, hardware, vendor, product and service negotiations,
saved around 11 Million in yearly operating costs and few millions in cost
avoidance during the career at HCA.
Established enterprise-wide Big Data
infrastructure at HCA, resilient, secured, encrypted and fire-walled, an
exemplary model infrastructure that Cloudera uses for client references.
Proposed new methods and transformed existing methods to achieve operational excellence.
Advocated many modern methods based on the
industry adoption standards and facilitated standardizing the same in order to
reduce the time to market any product.
Renowned leader, created many high
performance teams that promotes disruptive thinking and awards the innovative
minds with challenges to boost the success of the individual, the team and the organization.
Promoted into roles of increasing
complexity, that requires continuous improvement, and ongoing automation.
Demonstrated ‘doing things right the first time' throughout the career.
Senior Director, Big Data Engineering - Data & Analytics, 05/2015 to Current HCA Healthcare – Nashville, Tennesee
for unified platform delivery for Big Data, enabling data analytics that save
lives, generate revenue, optimizes
assets, increases productivity, etc. Committed to the success of the business
owners and product owners by partnering with them in finding sustainable
unified Big Data infrastructure that provides platform solutions for HCA and
its affiliates a shared / multi-tenant infrastructure that leverages economies
Committed to enable data science community by providing resilient infrastructure
that cater to their elastic demands.
Supported streaming, optical character recognition, natural language processing,
machine learning and other cutting edge technologies.
the Big Data organization with talent that could support distributed computing
customer loyalty and goodwill by performing strategic duties with focus on high
quality and reliability.
a strong foundation for a self service Big Data use case support model.
Director of Data Management, 07/2013 to 05/2015 HCA Healthcare – Nashville, Tennessee
for corporate data infrastructure, providing high quality development service
and operational support for hundreds of applications serving clinical,
financial, and operational business functions. Accountable for budget planning,
staffing, vendor selection, etc.
committed to a management style that embraces continuous improvement and
the Hermann Brain Dominance Instrument to understand the thinking preferences
of the team members and placed them in the right roles while challenging them
to perform at a level above their norm.
Transformed operational support teams into teams that are innovation
centric. Hired college graduates and have turned them into high performers in
agnostic; architected complex systems. Designed infrastructure for high performance,
cost optimization and rapid delivery.
Embraced newer methodologies such as DevOps and Agile Operations that yield faster and
a multiplier effect that enabled each member of the team to understand the
tasks conceptually, perform smarter work, and be a leader within their job functions.
Result: 94% reduction in problem tickets within a year in the SQL Server domain;
also completed 6 Simplify IT projects that are cost centric and performance
Manager - Data Managment, 12/2005 to 06/2013 HCA Healthcare – Nashville, Tennessee
Managed a team of Database
Administrators, both onsite and offshore.
Responsible for project planning, budgeting, software acquisition,
resource planning for projects.
Analyzed, defined, recommended and implemented various cost saving
Oversaw all aspects of
routine database administration tasks such as production support, migration,
backups, restores, disaster recovery and replication.
Oversaw technology improvement initiatives within the DB2 Data Management
Responsible for developing software roadmaps, evaluating
and recommending software and utilities like Recovery Expert and Performance
Expert, replication server, etc.
Lead Systems Analyst - Tennessee Child Support Enforcement System, 05/1998 to 08/2002 Symphony Corporation – Nashville, Tennessee
Lead the development effort for Case Management module
of the TCSES system.
Responsibilities include interacting with the project
management, state personnel, and application personnel; establishing business
entities, designing and developing an Entity-Relationship Model, etc.
EDP Manager, Systems Analyst, Programmer Analyst, 02/1993 to 05/1998 Associated Autotex Ancillaries P. Ltd. – Coimbatore, India
Analyzed, designed, and developed various applications
like Payroll Generation, Inventory Management System, Financial Accounting etc.
MBA: Executive, Current Vanderbilt University - Nashville, Tennessee
Bachelor of Science: Computer ScienceSuguna Polytechnic College - Coimbatore, India