Results-driven Technology Solutions Architect with strong management skills and 16 years of experience in diverse industries, including banking & finance and retail. Expertise includes team leadership, technical architecture strategies and roadmaps, training and development and information protection analysis. Dynamic, resourceful, and extremely driven individual with a deep passion for creating and delivering programs and solutions that empower team, company, and customer to meet and exceed desired expectations.
As a Solutions Architect
Spearheaded an API strategy program for credit platform. Led the implementation (built on Mule Enterprise, RAML & REST , oAuth2.0) which became the reference model in the organization for other teams.
Led the SOA transformation program by implementing a local service bus (built based on the reference model) which significantly reduced technical debt and increased organizational agility for changes.
Maximized operational efficiency by introducing & implementing ALM tools and coached project team on the same.
Consulted and worked closely with information architects and domain architects to drive out enterprise data management and data integration strategy,
Ensure projects align with company processes, tactical planning, and strategic vision by re engineering applications and implementing process improvements.
Presented complex technology solutions across differing audiences including technical, managerial, business executives, and/or vendors. Led design for multiple, complex projects; direct activities of teams related to special initiatives or operations.
Drafted approaches and transition plans in areas that have architectural issues or gaps, to include coordination between business capability leads, solutions, information, strategic/domain and engineering.
Reviewed design feasibility relative to strategic architecture, project time lines, and project cost parameters in the context of continuous planning & estimation (CPES), release slating & rescheduling, impact analysis, and issue/risk resolution.
Spearheaded end-to-end design at all levels (strategic and initiative) and lead technical design reviews to ensure LLD items align with HLD.
Created and maintained Solution Architecture Document (SAD) depicting the blueprints along with current , interim & target state in consultation with management, technology and stakeholders.
Build and support proof of concepts in coordination with application development and platform executives.
As a Technology Delivery Manager
Managed the delivery for one of the biggest release for Online Portal for Commercial customers . Project budget was 4.5M USD.
Led and managed other projects with varying complexities with project budget ranging from 1M to 10M.
Mentored team to produce high quality outputs and keeping them motivated about the same .
Introduced traceability matrix monitoring & reporting using the ALM tool which provided significant value in terms of process improvements.
Assisted the technical team in their design and development tasks.
Ensure effective quality control processes are in place to monitor deliverables produced.
Drove all project processes related to scope, estimation, design, execution, quality, risk & control .
Polaris Software (www.polaris.co.in) is the world's most sophisticated banking and insurance software company mainly focusing on state-of-the-art, comprehensive solutions for core banking, corporate banking, wealth & asset management and insurance. Over the last two decades, Polaris has implemented its solutions and services among 200 of the world's largest financial institutions.
As a Technical Consultant
Drove out a technical strategy with respect to aligning Orbi financial suite of products to existing credit line of business for client based in Breslau, Poland.
Led the requirement gathering process onsite thus performing GAP analysis and aligning appropriate product capabilities to existing business functions.
Designed and developed an independent internal service bus which was intended for communication between various banking & financial products. This ESB was used for outside communications also.
Performed comparative analysis of several open source and third-party technologies for the product development, which resulted in the strategic development plan.
Ensure design and development process is in alignment with organizational CMMi Level 5 processes.
Led a team of developers , efficiently mentoring them throughout the project life cycle.
Designed & developed customized solutions of product suite to meet client needs which included Citibank UK, Shinsei Bank Japan, Commercial Bank of Kuwait and AIG Poland.
Consulting service provider company, focusing on small business ERP solutions.
As a Developer / Lead Developer
Led the development of first integrated CORBA based solution for element management system built on an application server platform. Purpose was to enable management service providers with greater integration features, better scalability, security and efficiency.
Designed & developed a web based email client with an instant messaging system, primarily user for internal communications which was featured in Sun Solutions CD and was deployed as part of ERP suite in more than 15 different Client locations.
languages : C, Java , Python , Ruby , Scala
Frameworks : Spiring , Struts , .Net , J2EE
EAI / ESB : Mule ESB , Apache Camel , WESB , Websphere MQ , WS02, Active MQ , RabbitMQ , WS02
Protocols : TCP/IP, HTTP , HTTPS , SSL , SMTP , POP3 , IMAP , FTP , SOAP , AMQP, oAuth2.0
Data definition languages : XML , JSON , HTML , XHTML, HTML5
BPM : Appian , Activiti , WPS
IDE : eclipse , Netbeans , Microsoft Visual Studio.Net , Web Sphere Application Development Studio (WSAD) , SPARX Enterprise Architect, Splunk
Testing tools : Cucumber (Selenuim), QTP , Load Runner
Database : Oracle , MySQL , MongoDB
UI Framework : Backbone,js , Angular,js , Node,js
Web service definition language : WSDL , RAML , Swagger
Browser technologies : Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox , Chrome , Safari
Application Servers : Internet Information Server (IIS) , iPlanet , Websphere , Oracle Weblogic Server, Tomcat JBoss
ALM / Source control : Rational Team Concert (RTC) , JIRA , GIT , Team Foundation Server (TFS)
ETL / Data warehousing tools : Informatica
Monitoring tools : Introscope , Sitescope , Dynatrace, Tivoli, Foglight
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