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Project Manager Service

Lisle, Illinois, 60532, United States
January 15, 2019

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Sowmitri Swamy

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Seasoned IT/Application Project Manager with proven experience providing direction, establishing priorities, and overseeing full-lifecycle of software development projects from requirements to deployment phases

Adept at aligning technology with changing business requirements, while defining and managing project schedules, resources, and delivery commitments

Experienced in driving project execution and managing project risk identification and mitigation

Technical knowledge in the full SDLC – Java/Spring (Eclipse), Jira

All projects completed had budgets in the range of $1.5M - $2.5M

Professional Experience

Reputada, Inc., Chicago, IL Feb 2015 – Present

IT Project Manager and VP, Channel Development

Technical project management and channel development. B2B service industry startup with a product focused on business reputation. Service provider requests feedback from customers which is then scored to calculate a reputation ranking. Feedback and reputation ranking can be made public, and is searchable.

POJO implementation running on Apache/Tomcat on Amazon AWS.. Implemented in Java platform 7/Spring 4.2, MySQL, JavaScript library (web 2.0),

Challenge was to overcome reluctance of service managers to ask for feedback from their customers, because it meant a change in their business process. Business model is a subscription service so another challenge was to design the product such that key features could be used with no on-boarding assistance and minimal training.

Identified a market and a technical strategy based on automating feedback requests triggered by service tickets to create a seamless business process service.

Integrated with third party tools (Jira, ConnectWise, Service Now)

Solarwinds, Inc., Austin, TX 2012 – 2014

Development Lead

Responsible for overseeing product development of firewall analysis product. Analysis of Cisco PIX, ASA, FWSM Checkpoint NG/NGX and IPSO, Juniper Netscreen SSG firewalls.

Led team of Software Engineers in Europe, India, and Chicago

Responsible for integrating with SolarWinds NCM product.

Responsible for preparation of technical documents and technology briefing to marketing team.

Followed Agile process of development

Athena Security Inc., Lombard, IL (acquired by Solarwinds, Inc.) 2005 – 2012

IT Project Manager

Oversaw desktop product development in Java.

Led application architecture and algorithm design of network policy analysis system used for optimization and compliance. Policy calculation was very complex and involved path analysis, K-D tree optimization, routing analysis. Resolved very severe performance and memory issues.

Managed a team based in Chicago and India

Re-architected product for new market focused on a single firewall. Developed new features such as firewall rule optimization, PCI compliance calculations, object rationalization, firewall migration..

Responsible for technical and marketing presentations and literature

Aligned the product for acquisition.

Made technical presentations leading to acquisition.

Lisle Technology Partners, LLC, Lisle, IL 1999–2012

IT Project Manager

Developed Java/J2EE -based turnkey infrastructure products for telecom and ecommerce

Responsible for architecture, technology choices, and customer interface

Projects included a high throughput rating system for call data records, a cruise booking website, an XML-based transaction engine.

Performed technology due diligence to venture capital firms as a prelude to investment.

Responsible for cost planning, technology development, and delivery


Ph.D., Computer Science

Brown University, Providence, RI

B.Tech, Electronics/Electrical Communication

Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai, India


2012, “Assessing network security risk using best practices”

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