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Computer Science Professional Experience

Pune, Maharashtra, India
March 02, 2018

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Viraj Deshaval

Pune, India

+91-730******* •

MFT Consultant

Talented and motivated professional ready to leverage experience in financial services with a degree in Computer Science to drive strategic initiatives and contribute to company growth

Demonstrated expertise with the IBM Sterling Commerce range of products on Mainframe, UNIX and Windows platforms, in addition to other utilities for large, blue chip companies. Adept at managing multiple projects, maintaining exceptional organization and supporting complex, deadline-driven operations. Engaging interpersonal and communication skills, able to develop relationships with internal and external stakeholders in order to meet organisational objectives.



UNIX, Linux, Mainframe, Windows


Service Now, BMC Remedy, Sterling Secure Proxy, EDI Developer, SharePoint 2008, 2009, 2010, CyberArk, FileZilla, PuTTY, Data File Express, Axway Data Mapper, SFTP distributions WinSCP, Sterling Commerce File Agent, Sterling Control Centre, Sterling File Gateway, Sterling Integrator, Connect: Direct for Windows, Connect: Direct for UNIX, Connect: Direct for Mainframe, Connect: Direct Secure Plus, Daffy, DFE, Unix Scripting, SQL


Bachelor of Engineering Computer Science, 2013

Gujarat Technological University

Technical Certifications

Certificate of Professional Excellence, ITIL V3 Foundation, 2018


MFT Consultant (March 2017 - Present) Tata Consultancy Services, Pune, India

Technical Scope: Connect: Direct, FTPS, SFTP, HTTPS, SWIFT File Act, EDI, Axway Data Mapper

Consultant for Barclays Technology Centre, India, providing engineering based services, managing a file transfer suite installation, Sterling integration installation, maintenance and business process development to enable Barclays to do internal and external file transfers using various protocols like SWIFT File Act, FTPS, SFTP, HTTPS and Connect: Direct; including the installation and configuration of Connect: Direct on Windows and UNIX environments.

Key Achievements:

Directed the design, development, and implementation of a new transfer solution called DTU File Express currently transferring 12TB of files per month.

Led the design, development, and implementation of an external file transfer solution called Data Transmission Utility currently transferring 6TB of files per month.

MTF Consultant (July 2014 – March 2017) Cognizant Technology Solutions, Pune, India

Technical Scope: Connect: Direct, FTPS, SFTP, HTTPS, SWIFT File Act

Provided comprehensive expertise across the IBM Sterling product range in order to support the infrastructure team. Acted as the subject matter expert for technical issues and all design, configuring, support, and troubleshooting inquiries. Managed all of these functions during a complex migration/system development project which included in depth configuration of the Sterling range (configuration of routes, access control, authentication, encryption, transformation, scripting, ciphers, monitoring and protocol bridging). Responsible for the design, installation and configuration of multiple products including Connect Direct, Sterling Secure proxy, IBM Control Center, PGP and SWIFT in Sterling B2B.

Key Achievements:

Key player in the development of MFT strategy and roadmap for Lloyds Banking Group, in addition to influencing other important technical design of MFT components.

Created and fostered strong vendor relationships (including IBM) to further ensure success and drive to exceed customer expectations.

Established innovative solutions by creating custom protocols and developing business process in SI for diverse requirements.

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