– Areas of expertise: Agile process, Website and web app development, APIs, Cloud platforms
– Language Skill: English, Dutch, Hindi
Tech lead / IBM / Feb 2017 – Sept 2017
Worked with the executive and business teams to ensure that the registration requirements can be met. Provided regular updates to the executive team. Led the implementation of a unified registration system across IBM and its acquisitions, managing teams in China, India and US. Architected a micro-services based architecture with micro services in NodeJS and Java and registration forms in ReactJS. Multi-location customer facing clustered deployment environment with 100% uptime requirement and over 15,000 daily registrations. Planned move to Docker containers and Kubernetes or Swarm based environment. Agile methodology used to manage project with biweekly sprints and daily scrums. Jira and Slack used for stories and team communication. Continuous Integration using Jenkins and rapid deployment with Urban Code Deploy. Responsible for managing services for the authentication interface for ibm.com.
Product Owner / IBM / Jan 2016 – Jan 2017
Product owner for a team that designed, developed and support an API platform for multiple groups and apps in IBM with 100% availability. Java, OpenAPI (previously Swagger) based design and architecture for APIs. Agile methodology with bi-weekly sprints and daily scrum using Jira as the collaborative tool. Used Stash and Git repos to manage code versioning Responsible for working with the business owners and technical teams to understand their API requirements. Responsible for ensuring that data connections and APIs are made available in a timely manner to allow teams to quickly consume data from multiple sources. Worked with analytics teams to fine-tune data needed for APIs to guarantee quick response time for APIs.
Sr. IT Architect / IBM / May 2010 – Jan 2016
Part of Enterprise Architecture team working on multiple IBM projects. Responsible for coordinating implementation of cookie consent manager across IBM websites to ensure EU law compliance. Co-Owner of IBM cookie standard. Architected and was responsible for design and development of a new campaign planning tool for all of IBM. Involved in privacy protection across ibm.com websites. Architect for a tablet based mobile app to manage marketing assets.
Consultant / IBM / Apr 2000 – Aug 2000
Team Lead / IBM Global Financing / May 1996 – Mar 2000
> Mumbai University, Bachelors in Physics/Mathematics
> Certified Lotus Notes development