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Certified QuickBase Builder and Expert

Clarksburg, Maryland, United States
May 27, 2018

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Certified QuickBase Builder and Expert, Software Architect/Data Analyst with over 20 years of experience in the United States.

Experienced in several vertical industries such as Law Firms, Government agencies, Financial, Manufacturing, Transportation and Insurance.

Software Architecture, Software Development, Data Analytics and Cyber-Security.

Expertise in different technology platforms: Cloud Computing, SaaS, BaaS, Web development, Mobile and Client/Server.


09/17 – Present CH2M, Cincinnati, OH

QuickBase Architect/Data Analyst.

Streamlined and redesigned CH2M’s legacy Procurement and Invoicing applications to QuickBase in 2 months helping CH2M retain a multi-million-dollar contract with General Electric.

Redesigned the business processes to handle all invoices, batching, billing and the payments through QuickBase for all the various types of Invoices and the different Purchase Order systems that the Invoices are dependent on.

Served as the technical in-house expert on third party tools and system to procure – provided cost benefit analysis and security analysis.

Developed multiple applications including Procurement and Accounting and Vendor Management.

Led multiple contractor teams that work on different modules, providing leadership and technical guidance, with a complete hands-on technical approach to application development in QuickBase.

Performed data analysis to provide insights of Vendor attrition using Python scripts to create artificial neural network and deep learning.

Technologies Used: QuickBase, Ruby on Rails, Bootstrap, QuickBase Ruby SDK, jQuery, JSON, AJAX, JavaScript, Python, Machine Learning, QuickBase Connected Tables, QuickBase SDK for JavaScript, Ruby Mine, SQLite, JSON, Linux, Thin, Passenger, QB Actions and Webhooks, Python, Deep Learning, Artificial neural networks

01/16 – 09/17 US Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS), Washington, DC.

Lead Secure Code Review Auditor

Improved the security posture of over 150 web applications at USCIS by over 80%.

oConceptualized and managed a Secure Code Review Plan that tracks the scans, audits and the number of vulnerabilities across a portfolio of over 150 applications across over 10 enterprise-wide programs, written in a variety of languages such as Ruby on Rails, Java, .NET, Node.js and so on.

oImplemented OWASP TOP 10 2013 categories of security vulnerabilities.

oLead over 10 teams of DEVOPS professionals in installing and scanning code using HPE Fortify and Brakeman-Pro using Jenkins as well as from IDEs.

oServed as technical expert and project manager for the team.

01/10 – 01/16 Federal Labor Relations Authority, Washington, DC

QuickBase Architect/Developer (SaaS)

Developed the Case Management system within 10 months reducing Total Cost of Ownership to agency by more than $5 Million.

Seamless integration of 5 components including data available anywhere (including cases being argued in front of the Supreme court)

Enabled 1.1 million Federal Employees worldwide represented by 2,200 bargaining units to be able to file their cases via the Internet. Designed and developed, eFiling 1.0, a QuickBase application.

Provided predictive analysis of Case arbitration success using Python scripts to create artificial neural networks and machine learning.

Technologies Used: Ruby on Rails, Bootstrap, QuickBase Ruby SDK, jQuery, JSON, AJAX, JavaScript, QuickBase, QuickBase Sync, QuickBase SDK for JavaScript, Ruby Mine, SQLite, Oracle, JSON, Linux, Thin, Passenger, Python, Machine Learning, Artificial neural networks.

07/09 – 12/09 Govt. of District of Columbia, Washington, DC

QuickBase Developer - III

Developed "DCPS-IMPACT Assessment System", the key tool for the DCPS Chancellor to grade and assess the teachers to ensure the DC Public Schools identify and retain the best teachers for their Schools.

Gathered and documented business requirements, designed Use Cases, the application, developed and implemented the application using Intuit cloud computing platform, QuickBase.

Handled one of the largest and most complex applications in QuickBase, with over 7000 users, across 400 schools, 6500 Educators over 20 functional groups and several geographical regions.

Created separate dashboards with dynamic reports and charts meant for top level management as well as the Assessors and the Educators themselves.

Developed custom pages with QuickBase HTTP API calls, Perl and JavaScript.

As Technical Lead, led a team of QuickBase developers, providing them with technical specifications, monitoring work progress and mentoring the junior members of the team.

Technologies: QuickBase, HTML, JavaScript, QuickBase HTTP API, Access, Excel, Mercury Quality Center, Exact Forms, JavaScript.

12/08 – 06/09 Professional Services Group, New Brunswick, NJ

QuickBase Consultant

Developed a Job Tracking Application using Intuit QuickBase to help job seekers keep track of their job search efforts. Managed project task of providing dashboard and reports relevant to the requirements of the Dept. of Labor Work Force Development.

Technologies: QuickBase, HTML, JavaScript.

08/08 – 11/08 Atlas Systems, Princeton, NJ

Practice Head

Provided leadership to a team of 11 Technical Recruiters and 2 Managers to hire 33 Oracle DBAs in a record 45 days’ time.

Served as the Hiring Manager, and used my professional strength salary negotiation skills and saved the company about $250,000 a year.

Served as the main liaison between Atlas Systems and Intuit QuickBase to negotiate a contract for an Enterprise account.

Led the CEO's initiative to customize and implement a Project Management Portal in QuickBase that is used by 300 employees of the company and customer representatives. Implemented a role based, division based and customer based security system so a customer or a team member can see only their projects, and project managers and Practice Heads can see a wider view of the projects data. This saved the company up to a year in employee salaries because the portal would send updates to the customers automatically that these employees would have to otherwise, while improving customer service.

10/07 – 07/08 Avantsa Inc., Edison, NJ

CEO and President

Started my own firm with the mission of providing quality technical services to customers with the goal of achieving 99.99% customer satisfaction.

Prepared a business plan with Mission and Vision statements, Financial plans, Quarterly and annual goals.

Planned, designed and implemented business processes on "How to handle a Customer's sales or inquiry call", "How to create a new order", "How to fulfill a customer order", "How to make a purchase" etc.

Marketed the firm via various channels such as through partners in the trade, advertising, City and State Chambers of Commerce etc.

Identified costing and resources necessary to complete these business processes. Managed the budget, created scheduled and corresponding deliverables with dates to complete these tasks identified in each of the business processes mentioned above.

Performed organizational and strategic planning, Budget management, issues tracking, Administrative Service Level Agreements (SLAs) and human resources.

12/06 – 09/07 IDOLA Infotech LLC, Iselin, NJ

Project Manager/Product Expert

Avoided several millions of dollars in penalties for various financial institutions by completing multiple projects on time, within budget and scope, for implementation, configuration and enhancement of anti-money- laundering compliance software from Metavante®.

Led a team of business analysts, developers, database administrators and testers in the requirements gathering, development and implementation of the software enhancements.

Managed a software development team to migrate and enhance “Swift Message Director”, a product meant for small and medium sized banks.

02/02 – 11/06 MTA Bridges and Tunnels, New York, NY

Embedded Pocket PC Architect.

Increased annual revenue by $120 Million and reduced the delays at the E-Z Pass lanes for MTA, by developing a SOA based application to run on Pocket PC (Windows Mobile devices).

Increased the application availability to 90% and improved customer service by identifying the root causes for the deluge of support calls coming from the users of the Pocket PC application. I envisioned and spearheaded the usage of modern enterprise-level technologies such as CEFusion, to solve these issues and to create foolproof, self-healing, and “bullet-proof” solutions.

Increased profits by $5 MM each year by re-engineering the business process for replacing defective Pocket PC Devices with repaired ones and reduced the turnaround time from 3 weeks to 1.

Modernized and improved the maintainability of two major Fiscal Control System (FCS) applications by upgrading them to the latest version of Visual Basic, ADO, Crystal Reports and COM components for the Windows XP SP2 platform.

07/96 – 02/02 Data-core Systems, Philadelphia, PA.

Software Consultant

Wearbest Sil-Tex Mills, NJ: Developed a highly visible thin-client ASP based database driven web- application for tracking Yarn movement in their ware house. Implemented some of these transactions on Handheld Intermec PC that interacts with the same business logic as the ASP application only with a different User Interface.

Pfizer Inc, Groton, CT: Upgraded a Laboratory Screen Reporting System from Power Builder version 6.5 to 8 both using Oracle 8i and 7.3 databases.

MSN.COM: Developed an n-tier application ASP Web site that publishes editorial content for the Channels, using Visual Interdev 6.0, VBScript, JavaScript, Visual Basic 6.0

Multiplan Inc. a NY city based Health Insurance Network Provider: Built a "Client System" in Power Builder 6.0, Oracle 7.3.

Merrill Lynch: Developed SQR 4.0 programs to generate letters and reports that read an ORACLE 7.3 database for their Defined Benefits System (DEFBEN).

EDUCATION M.S. in Information Management, Stevens Institute of Technology - Hoboken, NJ, Dec 2007

B.S. in Information Systems, BITS, Pilani, Dec 1994

DTM (Distinguished Toastmaster award from Toastmasters International), Mar 2015.

CERTIFICATIONS PMI Certified PMP®. From May 2008 to May 2018.

ITIL V3.0, June 2008.

2018 Certification - Builder and Expert from QuickBase University

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