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Project Software Engineer

Pleasanton, California, United States
January 26, 2018

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Ashutosh Chandra


** ***** ** ** ******** experience encompassing a wide range of skill set, roles and industry verticals.

Extensive hands on experience in web, mobile application and software development in e-Commerce, m-Commerce, Retail, Wholesale, Home-Shopping Industry and experience in architecture & development of Android mobile platform based applications in retail business with exposure to the server-side configurations & applications.

Experience on service integration, SOA integration, WebSphere Commerce Server, Sterling Order Management, Data Stax (Cassandra DB), Spring, Rest, Play Framework and used Deployment & Development using Microsoft Azure Cloud platform through his overall work experience.

Proficient in analyzing and translating business requirements to technical requirements and architecture.

Involved in understanding the requirement through communicating with client and onsite coordinator and involved in estimations of e-commerce design, High level /Low Level Design (functional and technical) and testing documents.

Good experience in technologies like WebSphere Commerce 6.0/7.0, WAS, JAVA, J2EE.

Good communication skills, interpersonal skills, self-motivated, quick learner, team player.

Skill Set

Websphere Commerce: Websphere commerce 5,6,& 7, FP 5.0/Fix Pack 6.0/7.0,Java,J2EE

Functional Modules: Payment System, Distribution/Order Management system, Delivery Choice, Call Center Management, Inventory System, Member and Catalog system.

RDBMS: Oracle 10G, DB2 UDB 7.1/9.0/11.0, MS-SQL Server 6.5/7.0


Web: Tomcat, Oracle WebLogic 11(10.3.4), HTML, Maven, Jenkins, AJAX, JSF, Spring, Struts, Hibernate,

Other Tools: RAD, WAS 5.1, CVS, SVN, Soap UI 3.0, Git, Stash, Kibana, SolarWinds, Postman, VersonOne

O/S: Windows /2000 XP, Windows 7/8, UNIX, Microsoft Azure Cloud


Bachelor of Engineering in Information Technology, Bharti Vidya Peeth Deemed University, Pune (MH), India, 2005

Professional Experience

Aug- 17 – Till Now, Senior Software Developer IBM India Pvt. Ltd USA

Project 1 Name : Reward & Loyalty Management

Client : Safeway (Albertsons Company), Pleasanton, CA USA

Start Date : Sept-2017

End date : TILLDATE

Role : Senior Software Developer – Java/J2EE/WCS

Currently working at client end as Senior Software Developer at Pleasanton CA for Safeway (Albertsons Company)

Project Name: - Reward & Loyalty Management, Grocery works is one of the very few players in the grocery eCommerce and delivery space. Managed software development and delivery of eCommerce website and content portal.


•Interact with the cross functional team and translate Business requirements to technical requirements by analyzing current code and create Technical Specifications (high & low-level design).

•Conduct gap analysis for the features that the existing eCommerce product does not provide and create Technical Specifications (high & low-level design).

•Effort estimation for design deliverables in each sprint on multiple projects using VersonOne based on Agile methodologies and responsible for regular client interaction and sending status report.

•Involved in development of checkout, catalog, order processing, user management, promotion and marketing module using WebSphere commerce Server (WCS 7.0).

•Involved in development of Web services (Consumer/producer) for external third-party systems.

•Developed JUNIT test cases and code coverage.

•Work on JMS MQ setup and listener development.

Key skills: Java 6.0/7.0, WebSphere Commerce 7.0, RAD, Soap UI, Junit,DB2, Rest API, WAS, SVN, OMS, Azure cloud.

Project 2 Name : 406 Application Management Services (AMS)

Client : Universal City Studios LLC, Orlando USA

Start Date : Aug -2016

End Date : Aug -2017

Role : WebSphere Commerce Tech Lead-WCS

Project Description

In TIA, anonymous user/guests can browse, purchase and process the order that is buying tickets. There are two segments of users one is Florida resident and other is outside USA which is called Point of origin.

WCS will provide the selling platform for cross-channel (Web and Mobile) commerce related features and functions uses “Authoring” instance related environment to enable business users to create and manage promotions/taxes and catalog/store setup.

Enabling a Guest to plan their visit to Universal Orlando by providing sleek, accurate and fast functions related to - Catalog browse, planning and purchase process - are important and central functionalities for ICE 0.5 release. IBM® WebSphere Commerce shall provide the selling platform for cross-channel commerce related features and functions.

Project Responsibilities

Leading the offshore team and implementing and supporting the new releases of different sprints.

Worked on Troubleshooting, debugging and resolving high priority production issues.

Worked on Kibana for triage the different issues on production server based on different search Query.

Worked on integration of WCS with third party systems for inventory (Galaxy), Fraud Check (Acertify), Payment System (ACI) and Sterling Order management system (OMS).

Worked on changes related to order transfer customization based on business requirement.

Worked on customization of Rest services used during check out flow

Experienced creating and supporting IBM PMRs

Experienced with non-production environments and worked on custom alerts through Kibana and Solarwinds monitor.

Experienced with troubleshooting live production eCommerce Systems

Experience on UNIX and window system.

Environment: Web Sphere commerce 7.0, Java .0, J2EE, XML, DB2 9.0, GIT Stash, RAD, Soap UI 5.1, Rally, Postman

Team Size : 5

Project 3 Name : Staples Personalization (B2B)

Client : Staples, Boston USA

Start Date : Nov -2014

End date : JULY-2016

Role : Offshore Tech Lead-WCS

Project Description

This project was done for Staples Inc. for their B2B space. The scope of work is majorly associated with ecommerce Personalization where different third-party recommendation engines were integrated with the staples advantage. There are visible across the entire site as horizontal and vertical carousels.

Staples recently launched a strategic initiative known as “Premium Customer Savings Program”. This initiative is focused on delivering cost reductions and margin Improvement for Premium Customers.

Project Responsibilities

Leading the offshore team to get the work done timely and coordinate with onshore lead for our daily work.

Involved in development of Sparx Integration into PDP page for Cross/Up Sells, Recommendations and Integration with Eccentrica for Replenishment Strategy.

Worked on data load activities for loading the offer & offer price for premium customers.

Involved in design document, unit test case document and code review activities.

Involved in development of Premium Customer Saving Program and display of premium Icons into PDP.

Worked on presentation layer of the application which includes web page creation, worked on

presentation layer of the application which includes web page creation,

Validation and completing the workflow with writing controller and task commands

Environment: Web Sphere commerce 7.0, Java .0, J2EE, XML, Ajax, DB2 9.0, GIT Stash, RAD

Team Size : 4

Project 4 Name : David Jones

Client : David Jones E-tail Solutions (Web and Mobile Store)-Australia

Start Date : June- 2014

End date : Nov - 2014

Role : Application Developer -WCS

Project Description

The David Jones e-tail project initiative is one aspect of David Jones’ mulch-channel strategy that is aimed to increased profitable sales and expand David Jones’ loyal customer base.

Project Responsibilities

I worked as senior WCS developer for implementation of delivery choice module.

Involved in the creation of design document as per the client requirement along with unit test case document based on WCS implementation.

Involved in writing technical design of delivery choices module & related sub task and worked on task breakdown and estimation.

Worked on development and defect fixing for Mobile and Web delivery choice at service and UI end.

Involved in developed of delivery services (SVC38) which is common for both (Mobile/Web) and involved in the integration of service with third party.

Worked on cache implementation for related to delivery choice module.

Involved the build activity, defect and technical call related to our project.

Environment: Web Sphere commerce 7.0, Java 5.0, J2EE, WAS, XML, Ajax, DB2 9.0, SVN, RAD

Team Size : 5 to 8

Jul 10– Jun-14, Software Engineering Team Lead, Accenture Service Pvt Ltd

Gurgaon, India

Project 1 : Name : Argos Retail chain -Multichannel – UK

Client : Argos UK

Start Date : July 2010

End date : June 2014

Role : Software Engineering Team Lead-WCS

Project Description

Argos is one of the largest retail chain in UK. Argos have an existing e-commerce site for guest users and

registered users. This site basically for the purchasing products online with an option of home delivery as well as reserve. This project is more of enhancement of the existing e-commerce. The same UI and functionality needs to be implementing on different channels like mobile, Apps and tablet etc. So overall this project is a multi-channel.

Project Responsibilities

Involved in Understanding the Requirement through communicating with client and onsite coordinator.

Worked on estimations of e-commerce design, High level /Low Level design (functional and technical) and testing documents.

Involved in development of WebSphere commerce 6.0/7.0 for different subsystems (Order, Member, Messaging and Inventory).

Worked on configuration related to Email/ESpot/Promotions and different email configuration with Sterling order management.

Worked on Outbound/Inbound messaging for integration with external systems (Aura/Sterling OMS).

Worked on Payment integration with PayPal and other existing payment methods (Master pass) with Data Cash.

Installation of RAD, WAS and WCS toolkit and worked on configuration related to MQ.

Knowledge of Web Analytics’ tools (Google Analytics) and integration with Bazaar voice for rating and review.

Worked Data Load Utility and involved in Deployment and Release notes of war.

Environment: Web Sphere commerce 7.0, Java 5.0, J2EE, WAS, XML, Ajax, DB2 9.0, SVN, RAD, MQ

Team Size: 8 to 10

May 09 – July 10, Assistant Manager, StarCJ Network India Pvt Ltd, Mumbai, India

Project 1 : Name : E-commerce Product (GTRUST)

Client : Star CJ

Start Date : May 2009

End date : July 2010

Role : Java Developer-WCS

Project Description

GTRUST is the complete ERP system from where we can manage all the item registration, call center management, customers order, warehouse management, quality control, settlement, and broadcasting.

Project Responsibilities

Development and implementation of micro website of Star CJ.

Involved in communication with different Koreans clients for different process for integration ERP system.

Implementation of warehouse, call center management and order process management.

Involved in development and maintenance of different subsystem.

Involved in deployment and Release notes of war.

Environment: Java 5.0, J2EE, WCS 6.0, IBM WAS 5.0, DB2 9

Team Size: 8 to 10

May 08 –May 09, Senior Software Engineer-Technology Reliance Big Entertainment


Project 1 : Name : BigFlix -Video on Demand (VOD)

Client : Reliance

Start Date : May 2008

End date : May 2009

Role : Senior Software Engineer

Project Description

The movie downloads division of offers access to around 1500 titles on its video-on-demand division. The portal offers the biggest, widest library of films; music and Indian entertainment content ranging that will be available through its broadband services at attractive prices

Project Responsibilities

Implementation of Tag cloud, SEO optimization of web portal.

Implementation of Payment gateway for different banks and Gift Card application for purchase movies.

Involved in implementation of new technologies and new process related to web application.

Environment: Java, J2EE, Struts, Java Script, Ajax, XML, JAXB, JBoss 4.2

Team Size: 8 to 10

Jan 06 –May 08, Software Engineer ANM Soft Technologies Pvt Ltd-Mumbai

Project 1 : Name : India Times Shopping –OMS (Order Management System)

Client : India Times

Start Date : Jan 2006

End date : Oct 2007

Role : Software Engineer

Project Description

OMS (Order Management System) is used for handling all kind of order and payment processing or transaction between the concerned parties which include the customer/client, the ASPs and merchants.

Project Responsibilities

Developed complete OMS application for shopping portal and worked on report generation.

Managing the assignments of task, trouble shooting Development and Release notes of war.

Developed XSD schema from xml and generate java code

Mentored other developers on Java, Java Servlets, Hibernate and JBoss 4.0.

Developed Web Pages using JSF, JSP and JavaScript

Managing the assignments of task, troubleshooting.

Environment: - Java 5.0, J2EE, JSF, hibernate 3.1, JSP, Eclipse, 3.1, IBM WAS 5.0, ANT 1.5, MYSQL

Team Size: 4 to 8

Project 2 : Name : Merchant System

Client : India Times

Start Date : Oct 2007

End date : May 2008

Role : Software Engineer

Project Description

Merchant Solution sets up a virtual trading arena for the merchants where in deals are settled between the e-merchant and the online buyer with just a computer screen separating them. All the inventory records of a merchant are kept by an electronic register that displays the list of all available stock in the shop and also tells the merchant about when and which product is out of stock.

Project Responsibilities

Developed complete merchant application for India Times where merchant/seller can deliver items based on status and payment completion.

Developed XSD schema from xml and generate java code

Mentored other developers on Java, Java Servlets, Hibernate and JBoss 4.0.

Developed Web Pages using JSF, JSP and JavaScript

Managing the assignments of task, troubleshooting.

Environment: - Java 5.0, J2EE, JSF, hibernate 3.1, JSP, Eclipse, 3.1, IBM WAS 5.0, ANT 1.5, MYSQL

Team Size: 4 to 8


IBM WebSphere Commerce Server V7 Customization at Accenture service Pvt Ltd India.

Attended 5 Days Hybris Learning Course & Customization – Accenture India Pvt Ltd.

Completed Intermediate Level for Sterling Commerce – IBM India Pvt Ltd.

Attended 2 Days Course IBM DB2 9.0 at IBM India Pvt Ltd.

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