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Engineering Manager

Fremont, California, United States
February 01, 2019

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SUDEEP KAUSHIK 408-***-**** LINKED IN: WWW.LINKEDIN.COM/IN/SUDEEPKAUSHIK Seasoned engineering management professional in technology industry offering a broad range of technical management expertise. Dynamic personality with 20+ years of overall experience, offering decade plus years of experience in solid engineering management skills. Demonstrated ability in motivating and leading individuals to maximize levels of productivity, while forming cohesive and collaborative team environments. Result oriented with proven ability to implement standards, procedures and processes that has improved business agility. Exceptional communicator and problem solver with perfect blend of hard and soft skills to get the job done right and maximize the bottomline ROI.


Strategic Planning and Execution Business Transformation Vision and Execution Technology Delivery Process Improvement Budget Management Program and Project Management Value Engineering Engineering Management Team Building & Leadership Quality Assurances Client Relationships


Chickku LLC, Fremont, CA 2015 - Present

Role: Head of Engineering

Direct project initiatives providing technology focused strategy expertise, strategic marketing, branding, research services, customer services and technology consulting. Interface with client’s business units to define project requirements and translate business objectives into tactical plans. Manage development, design and delivery of end-to-end solution. Lead cross-functional teams through development, testing and product market launch. Manage engineering and the operations budget, planning and roadmap.

Built a nineteen people team from scratch through practical hiring strategies.

Planned and executed engineering roadmap from scratch of 3 concurrent product developments, 4 service clients, associated resources, budgeting and timeline successfully.

Delivered the first beta release of the product on Android and iOS platforms in less than 6 months.

Released full featured, 1.0 version of our product on all platforms in less than a year. Continental, Santa Clara, CA 2013 - 2015

Role: Engineering Management

Handpicked as the 2nd member in the newly founded startup group called ITS within Continental umbrella to craft and execute technology strategies and bring in engineering direction and expertise into the startup group. Worked in exciting and cutting edge space of Intelligent Transportation Systems

(ITS), IoT and Driverless Cars.

Successfully managed global Engineering Programs and initiatives spanning 5 regions (NA, EU, APAC, Singapore and China)

Managed $200+ million budget, planning, estimation, and execution.

Built an elite engineering team from scratch growing from 2 to 20 people team hiring top talent from companies like Google, Microsoft and Ivy league institutes.

Accredited with two patents for inventing and architecting solutions in the field of security, geo-proximity and intelligent transportation system. AT&T Interactive (now YP), San Francisco, CA 2010 - 2013 Role: Engineering Lead

Managed overall software development life cycles (SDLC) and responsible for leading an engineering team of developers. Planned and managed schedule, budget/cost, resources and risks mitigation plans.

Initiated several process improvements in overall development processes that effectively increased the team’s productivity and overall efficiency of the team. Microsoft Corporation, Mountain View, CA 2008 - 2010 Role: Senior SDE/Individual Contributor

Provided senior leadership on technical matters with in the team and developed technology solutions in the Cloud environment.

Designed and developed several massively scalable and high-performance tools in Cloud environment while working for Microsoft Exchange group.

Made several improvements in complex data-migration/replication strategies that improved the migration rate (from 200 mgs/sec to 500 mgs/sec) across Cloud based data centers around the globe.

Delivered development milestones on-time on an aggressive, customer driven business schedule.

Wolters Kluwer, San Francisco, CA 2006 - 2008

Role: Engineering Manager

Managed an engineering team of seven developers and supervised offshore teams. Delivered high quality milestones against aggressive targets. Managed all aspects of SDLC software development and release cycle with early adoption of Agile Scrum based and Test Driven Development (TDD) principles with focus on quality of deliverables and Rapid Application Development (RAD).

Maximised team’s productivity with 70% improvement in TTM by carefully planning and executing project work that is executed round-the-clock with the efficient use of onshore and offshore team coordination and project management process improvements.

Proposed architectural alternatives in SaaS to business executive team that altered the on-premise revenue model of the company.

Additional Experiences

McAfee Senior Software Engineer/Architect 2005 - 2006

Rapidigm Inc. Senior Solutions Architect 2000 - 2005

Tata Consultancy Services Project Manager/IT Analyst 1997 - 2000 PATIENT APPLICATIONS AND GRANTS

1. Hacker security solution for package transfer to and from a vehicle: Patent number: 9635006. Status: Granted.

2. Geo-proximity vehicle alert and access system for security and package exchange efficiency. Patent number: 9821768. Status:: Granted.

3. ON-DEMAND AND ON-SITE VEHICLE MAINTENANCE SERVICE. Publication number: 201********. Status: Applied


Project Management Professional (PMP)


Bachelor of Engineering: Four year engineering degree in Computer Science and Engineering TECHNOLOGY SKILLS

Process Methodologies: Agile/Scrum/DevOps/Jira Extreme Programming (XP) Test Driven Development (TDD) RUP/Waterfall

Design Methodologies: Cloud SaaS SOA OOAD

Cloud/Big Data:AWS EC2 Elastic Beanstalk Elasticsearch RDS NoSQL Hadoop MapReduce Pig Hive HBase MongoDB Amazon WS Windows Azure Salesforce Nginx Languages: Ruby Node JS Angular JS Swift Java C# C/C++ Databases: Postgres MySQL Microsoft SQL Server Oracle PL/SQL Frameworks: Ruby on Rails (RoR) Node JS Microsoft .Net Java/J2EE Platforms: Android iOS Ionic Cordova Ubuntu Unix/Linux Windows

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