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Software Developer Engineer

New Delhi, Delhi, India
November 08, 2018

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Harshal Soni

I am a Big Data Solution Architecture Consultant at ZS with close to 7 years of experience in developing, leading and designing end to end award winning Data Lake & Analytics Platform solutions for multiple US based Pharmaceutical clients. I have expertise in building solutions in Big Data Ecosystem, Amazon Web Services, Python and Search technologies (SOLR, Elastic search). With focus on Enterprise level solutions architecture design within Big Data Ecosystem, I want to be part of a premier firm that promotes mutual growth opportunities. LinkedIn (0091) 987-***-**** New Delhi, India

Professional Summary




Jun’18 – Present

ZS Associates, New Delhi

Strategy & Architecture Consultant

Jun’16 – Jun’18

ZS Associates, New Delhi

Senior Technology Analyst (Big Data)

Jan’15 – Jun’16

ZS Associates, New Delhi

Technology Analyst (Big Data)

Oct’14 – Dec’14

Media Agility, Gurgaon

Software Engineer Level-II

Oct’ 12 – Oct’ 14

Athena Information Solutions, New Delhi

Software Developer

Career Profile

ZS Associates (Jan’15 – Present) – Strategy & Architecture Consultant

ZS is a global management consulting firm focused exclusively on helping companies improve overall performance from customer insights and strategy, to analytics, to operations and technology. URL –

Technology Lead & Design Architect of Research & Development Excellence practice area of ZS which includes all Real-World Evidence projects and spans multiple clients.

Led a team of 10 software developers to build an Oncology Data Analytics Hub as well a cutting-edge Patient Level Data Analytics solution which personalize the treatment of cancer patients by helping doctors to take informed treatment decisions for their patients. In 6 months of its release, this project helped increasing the drug sale thereby generating millions of dollars of profit for my client.

Won Best Design/ Open Source Contribution award from OHDSI Summit in Washington in 2017, for one of my whitepapers published on Common Data Model convertor. Awarded with Project Champion & Best Innovation of the year within ZS for the for 3 consecutive years (2015-2017)

Subject Matter Expert of Big Data Centre of Excellence in ZS responsible for providing design & solution architecture consultation in Big Data projects implemented for multiple Pharmaceutical companies.

Part of Solution architecture team of EDL (Enterprise Data Lake) and developed RWE Analytics Platform for a Pharmaceutical client which reduced the research period of their Data Scientist/ Epidemiologist/ from weeks to merely hours which saved millions of dollars in Clinical Trials and Adverse Drug event detections. My Client also won Bio-IT award 2016 (Media Coverage – Yahoo Finance) for this project.

Technology Expertise

Spark Hadoop HDFS Hive Map-reduce YARN Cloudera Distribution Impala Sentry Kerberos HBase MongoDB Kafka Sqoop Oozie Airflow Python Amazon Web Services – EC2, S3, EMR, Lambda, Redshift, Glue, Athena Shell Script Elastic Search SOLR Oracle Django

Media Agility Private Ltd. (Oct’14 – Dec’14) – Software Engineer Level-II

Digital consulting firm focussed on providing Technological and Analytics solution to the clients.


Responsible for writing, editing and debugging solutions in Python/Django/ Zope for assigned projects, including necessary records and desired outputs. Review code of the peers and mentor them if required.

Technology Expertise

Python Zope Django SQL Server HTML JavaScript jQuery Angular JS

Contify (Athena Information Solutions) (Oct’ 12 – Oct’14) – Software Developer

Market Intelligence start-up with focus on enabling enterprises & teams to track their competitors, markets & customers along with critical market variables that impact their business.


Part of core design team and provide inputs keeping an eye on performance and maintainability. Revamped the backend of the platform from scratch for better performance & scalability with more additional features which also helped cracking some sales deal for few clients.

Designed/ Developed/ Deployed multiple modules/ projects using the below mentioned technology stack to add more features to the Contify product

Technology Expertise:

Python Natural Language Processing (NLP) Natural Entity Recognition (NER) Django SOLR PostgreSQL MongoDB HTML JavaScript jQuery Angular JS



Qualification Name

Score 2008-2012

Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra, India

Bachelors of Engineering (Major: Computer Science & Information Technology)


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