A highly collaborative senior software development leader experienced in managing all aspects of Software Development life cycle from initial requirements gathering through design/development, testing, deployment, delivery, maintenance of enterprise and web applications along with core platforms.
Skilled in building, mentoring and training high performance distributed global agile teams focused on B2C, B2B, eCommerce, CMS and Web application development in Cloud & Client/Server technologies.
Implemented multiple high performance B2B & B2C web applications like ( Macy’s.com, Sears.com, Hpshopping.com, ShopToshiba.com, Bose.com, cosmomusic.ca, StarAlliance.com )
AREAS of expertise:
Program & project architecture, management & delivery.
Software Development - Solution Architecture, Application administration, Application development, support and maintenance.
DevOps. Infrastructure setup, Deployments, CI/CD.
On-shore/Off-shore teams, working with, and Managing.
Recognized for delivering multiple strategic Initiatives with different groups (Product Engineering, Development Team, PMO) at Vanguard Group while building excellent relationships across the organization.
Architect & implement major roll out of systems infrastructure to Linux servers ported from older Application running on Solaris(Sprint.com). The task is particularly recognized as the product (HP Teamsite) is fairly challenging when the content and code on a decade old application.
Summary of accomplishments include:
Lead Technical discussions- during review of architecture, Data/domain model discussions, RESTful service definitions, new feature design, work on architecture diagram, deployment diagram, integration details, software architecture, document, write runbooks and establish support etc.,
Technical Program management -Closely work with managers from Initiation, planning, execution, control, tracking/reporting & to closure of top programs from overall and day to day activities in many client projects at different sites. Prioritize and delegate tasks and regular tracking.
Proactively and aggressively managed expectations with both IT, stakeholders, to streamline scope, deliverables and features. Communicate & identify, assses, prioritize and manage program interests, risks to all audiences needed. Take charge where needed to ensure the project is moving forward as planned and business expectations are met.
Built and Coached: the core teams. Managed and run teams in Agile/Scrum framework. Managed multiple scrum teams, conducted scrum ceremonies - release/sprint planning, daily standups, sprint demos/perspectives, product backlog grooming. Identified and actively managed risks/dependencies. Ensure teams follow Agile practices.
Release process- Deployment architecture, detail verification and rollback plan, coordination with various teams for data center and Cloud deployments.
Worked with business representatives, IT management, Top level organizational team to support teams to ensure on time, on budget quality delivery of technical solutions and drive strategic decisions of business and IT interests.
At every opportunity, Championed cross utilization//reuse of technologies and resources resulting in Significant cost benefit.
Technology - Cloud Architecture/ Infrastructure, AWS: Web frameworks, Databases. Libraries.
Operating Systems:UNIX: HP, SCO-open, Solaris 10, Windows Servers, Linux ( RH, Ubuntu )
Application Programming: J2EE (Servlets, JSP), Apache Struts framework, Spring framework, Velocity, Hibernate, Web Services (soap & rest), Junit and OpenSSL, Angular 2.
Application Servers: TeamSite 6.7x-188.8.131.52, OpenDeploy 184.108.40.206 (DataDeploy) & MediaBin, LiveSite 220.127.116.11
(LSCS,LSDS), including IDOL search, TS/LiveSite-Cloud, Meta-tagger, Broadvision Enterprise 1-to-1, BVCommerce, BV Content, BVPortal, Tomcat. Also exploring Teamsite 16.2, Magento Commerce, Akeneo and Cloud friendly apps.
Databases : Oracle 8.x-9x.x, 10.x, 11.x, Informix, SQL-server, MySQL
Defect Tracking Tools: Rational ClearQuest, Bugzilla, Remedy, Jira (& Confluence)
Testing/Monitoring Tools: Winrunner, Mercury, Cucumber, A-TDD.
Configuration Tools : Rational Clearcase, CVS/PVCS/Visual Sourcesafe, SVN, GIT, Putty
Frameworks: Mozilla web developer tools, Google map and payment API's, Pay-pal API's, Yahoo API's (YUI, YAP, YQL), Velocity for template development, Social Engine 3.15. SDL WorldServer & Tridion.
Search Tools : Verity K2 Search, Fast Data Search, Lucene, IDOL, ElasticSearch.
Content/Document tools: Sharepoint
Deployment tools: Capistrano- for multi- server deployment, Docker instances, Jenkins with Nexus for CI,, CM tool- Chef.
Managed Services and Cloud apps: AWS ec2, s3, RDS. IAM, Google Compute. App Engine, Cloud SQL, Google API’s