Experienced senior level technical manager with over 19 years as a technology leader with extensive hands-on experience. Proven history of optimizing information management approaches through an understanding of evolving business needs and technology capabilities. In-depth interest in developing large-scale innovative solutions and leading customer and solutions-driven teams to implement projects while increasing profits and reducing costs.
Unix and Network Administrator, Sun certified Advanced Java Programming and Architecture, Sun certified JDA Performer, Annual Peer to Peer Recognition Program, 2008, 2011, 2013 JDA Certified Enterprise Architect, Retail Planning Solutions BravoZulu" Award, Outstanding Performance, FedEx Type text]
SENIOR TECHNICAL MANAGER/ENTERPRISE ARCHITECT, 01/2004 to CurrentJDA SOFTWARE GROUP － Dallas, TX
Determined career development goals and built and mentored talented teams in Global Technology Services, including a new center of excellence in India.
Liaised between business and technical teams to ensure understanding of project requirements and oversee design and build of the applications.
Delivered cloud based, end to end retail solutions to global customers.
Oversaw two major acquisitions as part of a strategic team in the selection and technology due diligence process which accounted for 48% of the company's total revenue.
Led a solutions-focused team of 15 to improve efficiency of a mid-range retailer and reduce overall time in creating price triggers from corporate to all stores from 24 hours to two hours.
Managed techno-functional resources in an on-site and offshore model to ensure successful delivery of sophisticated back-end pricing and promotions solution for the client.
Collaborated with corporate to establish business roadmaps and IT strategies while managing a $9 million budget during multi product Omni-channel implementation at a large retailer.
Achieved a sales increase of 15% over the client's existing $3 billion in revenue by creating effective financial buying plans and smart localization of assortments.
Continuously improved project management methodology through implementation of agile development practices and Prototyping concepts for faster deployment of enterprise level software solutions to customers.
Led successful project implementations at retailers with budgets from $1 million to $10 million, including Wal-Mart, Kohl's, Sears, Neiman Marcus, CVS Pharmacy, Target, and Ralph Lauren.
SENIOR SOFTWARE ARCHITECT, 01/1999 to 01/2004ENGAGE SYSTEMS － Andover, MA
Delivered cross platform technical solutions, including development of core modules for an advertising and promotions planning software and building enterprise level software tools using J2EE technologies.
Managed a team of 5 developers to design a robust analytical and reporting module for a large grocery retailer.
Coordinated with the project management team to perform requirements discovery and roadmap planning and with the onsite consulting team to provide product support and expertise for customers.
Developed a customer-centric promotion planning module to create targeted ads and promotions using J2EE technologies, OLAP techniques, analytical and integration services, Apache tools, MS based XML, XSD technologies, Oracle advanced SQL and PL/SQL.
Ensured development of high quality software through participation in design and code reviews, design documentation and implementation of SDLC methodologies.
SOFTWARE DEVELOPER, 01/1997 to 01/1999FEDEX － Memphis, TN
Member of the development and maintenance team for the Claims, Approvals and Payments System (CAPS) for Air Operations Division (AOD).
Maintained claims module application which auto generated employee claims using C++, Oracle and Shell scripting.
Defined architecture of CAPS system by performing analysis of business rules definition, system framework and database infrastructure.
SOFTWARE DEVELOPER, 01/1996 to 01/1997SATYAM COMPUTERS
Member of an offshore development team.
Analyzed, planned and developed database driven Internet and Intranet-based solutions.
Education and Training
Bachelor of Technology:Computer ScienceNagarjuna UniversityIndiaComputer Science
.Net J2EE architecture XML technologies JIRA Various IDE's Ajax JQuery SOAP Servlets
Spring Hibernate SSIS/SSRS/SSAS Various application servers Linux Oracle Sybase
Cognos Informatica MicroStrategy Business Objects TIBCO EMS DataStage Control-M