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Software Engineer Management

Tustin, California, United States
August 29, 2017

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Experience Summary

• More than ** years of experience as a Software Engineer with expertise in technical leadership, system analysis, design, development, testing and support of Client Server and distributed applications

• Excellent interpersonal skills with demonstrated successes as Technical Lead, Onsite Coordinator, Technical Analyst, Assistant Software Engineer with hands-on Technical Leadership and Team Building, Release and Change Management.

• Expertise in developing applications in PowerBuilder using PFC, Distributed PowerBuilder, Sybase 15.x/12.x/11.x/10.x, Informatica Power Center, Sybase Replication, PowerBuilder Designer, InfoMaker, SQL Server 2008/2005/2000/7.0/6.5, Oracle 11g, T-SQL, PL/SQL, MS-Access, C, C++, Sun Solaris, Crystal Reports 8.5/8.0, UNIX, Linux and Perl Scripting.

• Designed and developed base and custom classes architecture frameworks using PowerBuilder Foundation Class (PFC) libraries for various projects

• Good knowledge of n-tier architecture.

• Good experience in various diversified sectors including Investment Banks, corporate actions, Trade Processing, Portfolio Management, Asset Setup and Maintenance, Retail Industry, Net Asset Value, Securities Lending.

• Well versed in Object Oriented Analysis, Design Methodologies and Business Objects, Business Analytics, Resource Planning, requirement elicitation, resource allocation

• Have 4 years of experience in Agile Methodology, successful scrum master as well as SDLC.

• Worked closely with the business to gather requirements, resolving issues and attending meetings with business, propose effective solutions to business, troubleshooting technical issues, resolving and fixing issues, reviewing code.

• Good experience with managing offshore and onsite teams and expertise in mentoring junior developers

• Worked with various IT units for deployment of applications in the Production and supporting Production issues.

• Critically involved in the release and change management, production deployment and verification after deployment.

• Involved in auditing, quality assurance activities, Integrated Process Management activities, Defect Prevention and Casual Analysis, Disaster Recovery procedures, have helped in Final Inspection of projects and also analyzed the Customer Satisfaction Survey Index of projects.

Technical Expertise

Operating Systems AIX 5.3 on RS-6000, Windows 2000 (and lower versions), XP, Windows NT, Sun Solaris (UNIX), HP Unix, Linux

Data Bases Sybase, UDB 8.1, SQL Server 7.0, DB2, Qracle 11g

Tools PowerBuilder version 10 and onwards, IPMS, PPMC, Perforce 2013.1, Autosys, Informatica PowerCenter, SCCS

Languages PowerBuilder Foundation Classes, C, C++, Perl,ASP, VBScript, Embedded SQL

Applications BMC Remedy, Lotus Notes

Software Packages Visual Basic 6.0, MS-Office, Open Office, Sharepoint

Scripting Unix and Perl Scripting

Professional Experience

Infosys Technologies Limited, California 2010-Present

Business System Analyst, Capital Group of Companies– Irvine, CA (Jan, 2017- Present)

• Currently working on moving all the legacy applications like “Asset up and Maintenance”, ”Trade Processing system”,” FORAS”, ”Net Asset Value” etc. to Cirrus private cloud which include migration of all the legacy application from PowerBuilder 12.0/12.1 to PowerBuilder 12.6, from Unix to Linux, Sybase to Oracle.

• Have worked extensively on SQL queries, joins, stored procedures to get the data mapping between various vendors and the system.

• I work closely with the business and technical team and get the bridge built faster and efficiently to achieve optimal results.

• Lead a technical team of 25 people offshore and 20 people onshore and also support end to end implementation, release management activities, defect fixing and SLA compliance and meeting the deadlines of the project.

• Worked closely with business and end users to analyse & understand business requirements; gathered User, Functional and Non-Functional requirements & translated the requirements into user stories for scrum process using JIRA, identified gaps in current process and analysed the root cause for existing system defects.

• Involved in writing Use Cases and Test Cases based on the Business narratives, Functional requirement specs (FRS), and Design specs.

• Have also worked for various change requests involving change in workflows and creation of new workflows in ETL PowerCenter

• Have worked in SOAP implementation with numerous PowerBuilder enhancements.

• Fixed and performed troubleshooting for many issues while migrating systems from lower PowerBuilder version to newer PowerBuilder versions, Soap calls, embedding soap calls and dlls issues etc.

• Facilitated Scrum planning meetings to coordinate between Clients, Product Owner, Dev and QA teams.

• Supported business/functional requirement review, approval, and sign-off sessions

Technical Lead and Onsite Coordinator, Capital Group of Companies– Los Angeles, CA (Jan, 2015 – Dec, 2016)

• Helped migration of various PowerBuilder projects from 12.0 to 12.6, Sybase to oracle and Unix to Linux migration.

• End to end support and implementation of various Power Builder version 10 and above projects, C, C++, scripting projects to new platforms.

• Have worked in development and testing, defect fixing, releases and migration of all PowerBuilder version 10, 12 and above as GUI and Sybase as backend projects for more than 9 years.

• Have created, tested, verified numerous SQL queries and stored procedures for various projects I have worked on. Was extensively involved in performance tuning of various joins and stored procedures, triggers, queries.

• Lead development and testing team for various releases including requirements gathering, impact analysis, coding, testing, code reviews and various estimations for optimization.

• Responsible for deploying and testing the PowerBuilder application Package in multiple environments like Dev, ITE, QA, UAT and production.

• Involved in designing solutions to various requirements and was responsible for end to end implementation till it went live in production.

• Incorporated agile methodology and SCRUM techniques to manage requirements and enhance Reference Data Manager Application.

• Shadow and assist some of the Product Owner activities by providing high level estimates, prioritizing stories for the sprint, capturing user story points and maintaining backlogs and release plans and defects.

• Directly interacted with clients to elicit the requirements and translate them into terms that development team can comprehend.

• Captured requirements for around 20 user stories in various sprints. Generated user story Acceptance Criteria and depending impact analysis documents.

• Due to constraints on developer resources, researched technical solutions, channelized team process improvements to ensure business continuity is maintained with optimal solutions.

• Gathered specifications and requirements, created demos, and developed workflow designs, lead initiatives to improve processes in business, organizational, and operational areas.

• Facilitate optimal internal communications by serving as liaison between services organization and product development, product management, and technical teams.

• Proactively contributed to several implementation projects; leveraged communications skills to establish and maintain successful client relationships.

• Worked closely with development team and business teams to scope projects and estimate / maximize utilization of human resources.

• Assisted with research and reviews of the projects’ scope in order to understand why the project has been initiated

• Communicated requirements with direction and guidance from senior, consultant staff, and/or manager

• Created basic models and user prototype interfaces to identify and validated business processes and solutions when appropriate

• Demonstrated a basic level of working knowledge with business methodologies and processes (i.e. Project Life Cycle, System Development Life Cycle and Change Management processes)

• Gathered detailed requirements and verified with team that requirements completely define the project, identified and understood issues, problems, and business opportunities

• Identified solutions to the development and technical team based on approved business and functional requirements.

Onsite Coordinator and Technical Analyst, Capital Group of Companies– Irvine, CA (Nov, 2013 – Dec, 2014)

• Performed the role of Onsite coordinator and leading a team of 8-9 developers at offshore to support enhancement and maintenance of the existing Power Builder version 12.0 code of NAV and TPS.

• Performed Unit testing and coordinated with QA team and guiding them through new enhancements and bug fixes and trouble-shooting and fixing defects on PowerBuilder code.

• Created custom libraries and PB objects like windows, datawindows, user objects and functions using PFC.

• Wrote interfaces between Oracle and Sybase ASE using PowerBuilder code

• Translated business and technical requirements between the users and developers and also participated in design sessions.

• Reviewed numerous code for end to end implementations, upgrades and requirement changes for PowerBuilder projects as well as Sybase stored procedures, optimizing SQL queries, complex joins and designing new views and tables etc.

• Provided on call coverage and support to business operations

• Motivated the team to move towards the completion of goals with efficiency and effectively using different tools.

• Supported communication activities with end-user and Production Support L2 training for system implementation

• Appreciated and acknowledged by clients for my handling of ‘NAV’ project single-handedly while the application was being transitioned into another application called CSTAR.

• Coordinated various releases, deployments and have been involved in sketching the deadlines and SLA for various assignments.

• Involved in auditing and creation of various audit related documents for the projects I have been leading.

• Involved and responsible for many upgrades like Java patch upgrades and NAS Remediation Life Cycle Management projects.

• Critically involved in the end-to-end technology rationalization of applications like Linux Migration and have been part of the success stories of these applications.

• Meticulously performed development, testing, reviewing various codes, unit test cases and system test cases, fixing defects and finding optimized design solutions to support customer needs.

• Created numerous project related manuals and trained new employees in the applications I have been leading.

Technology Analyst, Infosys Technologies Limited – Pune, India (May, 2010- Oct, 2013)

• Involved in development, testing, code reviews and creation of unit test cases for various PowerBuilder 12.0 and Sybase and Unix projects.

• Responsible for single-handedly completing many assignments and releases when resource crunch prevailed in my projects.

• Lead numerous workshops and presentations for various other applications on PowerBuilder technology.

• Trained new employees about the functional and technical realm of my projects.

Tata Consultancy Services Ltd., Gurgaon, India 2006-2010

Assistant Software Engineer, Bank of New York Mellon – Gurgaon, India (Nov, 2008- Apr, 2010)

• Single-handedly developed many new requirements and updates as requested by business in my application which is PowerBuilder 12.0 and Sybase application.

• Ensured proper testing of new development objects in QA of various Change Management Requests before pushing to production environment.

• Interacted with clients and provided effective solution to their requirements.

• Developed, tested and implemented SSL successfully for NCS banking software for Bank of New York Mellon single-handedly.

• Integral part of various Change Management Requests and maintenance tasks and Production Log changes (end to end solutions).

• Involved in creation of UTS and STS and fixing of bugs, unit testing and regressive system testing of all the changes and releases in the system.

• Maintained correct version of source codes using SCCS tool.

Assistant Software Engineer, Fidelity Investments Ltd., Gurgaon, India (Dec, 2006- Oct, 2008)

• Involved in development and enhancement of my application on PowerBuilder 12.0, studying of bugs and unit, system and regression testing of all the Change Management Requests and other enhancements in projects, created high level and low level design documents like SS, STS, UTS, creation of induction manuals and release notes.

• Code walkthrough of various changes developed by team members.

• Development and maintenance of Bug Tracking Matrices, various monthly and status reports.

• Analysis of SLA, Client Satisfaction Surveys and providing corrective actions on low SLA.

• Attending teleconferences with the client to discuss development of ongoing assignments.

• Maintaining the correct version of source codes using SCCS tool.

• Involved in maintenance of Integrated Management tools and Quality Assurance and BCP activities of project.

• Coordinated various Final Inspections in various projects.

• Helped in increasing the SLA and Customer Satisfaction Index in my project.

• Presented various technical and functional seminars in various projects.

Assistant System Engineer Trainee -Citibank, Gurgaon, India (Jan, 2006-Jun, 2006)

• Involved in development of enhancements and production logs in my project in PowerBuilder 10 and Sybase.

• Integral part of development of various client reports.

• Engaged in system and integration testing of various modules and enhancement in the system.

• Developed various scripts and low level design documents.

• Attended various functional and technical presentations.


• Master in Computer Application (MCA), India 2003-2006

Achievements and Extracurricular Activities

• Have been awarded wall of fame in Capital Group of companies many times for commitment and hard work for the projects I have worked upon.

• Awarded star of the month many times in Infosys Technologies Limited while working for Capital Group of Companies (2010, 2011 and 2012) and also awarded bonus and certificates for being one of the highest performers in Infosys project teams.

• Participated in CPL (Cricket Premier League) organized by Infosys in Irvine, CA in 2014 and our team won the first prize.

• Presented a seminar on SMART DUST-a micromillimeter computer.

• Awarded first prize in State Level Group singing competition.

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