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Engineer Software

Herndon, Virginia, United States
March 07, 2019

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Yaditi Dave

Address: **** ***** **** **, *******, VA 20171


Tel (Cell):703-***-****

Current Visa Status: H1B

Academic Credentials

M.S. (CS) George Mason University, Fairfax, VA GPA 3.56/4 June 2008 B.S. (CS) S.N.D.T University, Mumbai, India GPA 7.79/10 June 2006 IT Skill set





Agile, Scrum, Waterfall

PHP, Python, Java

Web Technologies : Drupal, CKAN, AngularJS, Angular2, JavaScript, AJAX, JQuery, JSP, Solr

Database : SQL Server, PostgreSQL, Oracle

Reporting Tool


Web Server





JIRA, Github, Jenkins

Apache Tomcat


Certified Scrum Master (CSM)

Salesforce Certified Platform App Builder (SP16)

Work Experience

Principal Software Engineer / Tech Lead, REI Systems (November 2011 - Present) Responsibilities included

• Full life cycle development of application, implementing state of the art applications using SCRUM methodology.

• Review system specifications and oversee the installation of software, patches and upgrades.

• Recommend and provide technical guidance in implementation of open source technologies where appropriate.

• Design, develop, test and configure multi-tier web based enterprise software applications. Mid-Level Application Engineer/ Business Analyst, MicroPact Inc. (September 2008 – October 2011): Responsibilities included

• Facilitate Joint Application Development and Business Requirements documents sessions.

• Designing workflows and developing web applications using MicroPact’s proprietary system.

• Assist in primary QA of applications.

• Write reports using the iReport toolkit and write custom interactive web pages using JSP. Web Developer, College of Education and Human Development, GMU (August 2006 – August 2008): Work involved requirement gathering, analysis, design and development using PHP, MySQL, JavaScript and AJAX for the CEHD website and an internal course/resource management system. Professional Projects

REI Systems, Inc. November, 2011 – Present

Integrated Award Environment (IAE)

IAE is a platform to integrate the existing shared portfolio of ten electronic systems used for awarding and administering federal financial assistance and contracts. Project involves building robust UI to enable data entry for Assistance Listing, Opportunity and Collective Bargaining Agreement(CBA), implementing business validations and workflow.

Responsibilities include:

• Management tasks such as delegation, mentoring, backlog grooming with product owners, team velocity management and coordinate with different vendor teams to communicate any changes or concerns.

• Participate in sprint planning, daily stand-up and sprint retrospective meetings.

• Implement Front End UI using Test Driven Development (TDD) and Behavior Driven Development(BDD) using CI/CD pipeline.

• Implement Backend RESTful web services.

• Technologies used were Angular 2, SQL, jasmine, cucumber and Java. Business USA

Business USA is a portal that helps businesses quickly connect to the services and information like regulations and financial opportunities across multiple agency websites, call centers and offices. As Tech Lead, responsibilities include

• Management tasks such as delegation, peer reviews and mentoring.

• Technical tasks like coordinating with CGI Group to deploy and test releases successfully.

• Orchestrate server migrations, troubleshoot any issues on site and perform mobile app deployments.

• Participate in sprint planning, daily stand-up and sprint retrospective meetings.

• Propose solutions to accommodate several critical requirements.

• Develop microsite with a WISYWIG editor.

• Implement website performance optimizations that decreased load times by 70%.

• Perform UI enhancements to improve user experience.

• Technologies used were Drupal, PHP, JQuery, MySql.

This website provides offers access to timely and accurate federal information, exportable public data for analytics and self-serve analysis tools.

• Developed metrics section in for which I revamped the landing page.

• Added new functionalities and fixed bugs on many existing extensions.

• Developed AJAX sorting feature was appreciated by open source community and was up for integration in CKAN 2.4 core release.

• Technologies used were CKAN, Python and JINJA2.

MicroPact Inc., Sept 2008 – Oct 2011

USDA – NRCS, NEST (National Easement Staging Tool) - This is a web based application that tracks the progress of National Resource Conservation Service’s easements. It allows NRCS to manage their program application and agreement data.

Owned and managed the entire project and was the subject matter expert for this project. Responsibilities included

• Performing design, analysis and development of the site using Java and JavaScript.

• Interacting with clients and understanding complex process for all programs

• Translating requirements to business workflow.

• Creating various reports required for quick overview of fund allocations. US NRC, NRC Ethics Management - This is a web based system which tracks electronic filing of the financial disclosures and other records automating their legacy paper based process. Responsibilities included

• Interacting with clients and understand their process and business rules.

• Translating requirements into a web application.

• Creating tracked objects, workflows and business rules.

• Developing efile feature and printing capability for forms. US Census Bureau, Correspondence Tracking System (COTS) - This system manages census related communication, current surveys, inter-censal estimates etc. Responsibilities included

• Translating requirements to tracked objects, design workflow and business rules for the same.

• Creating business reports for the project.

George Mason University, Sept 2006 – June 2008

CEHD Official Website - This was a AJAX driven dynamic website built using PHP and ModX CMS for both student and staff use that displayed courses, events, staff lists and other information. It included sub sites for staff where they could edit the course information. Awards and Recognition

1st Prize Hackathon 2015

Developed prototype tool - Interactive Disaster Information and Volunteer Registration Portal with API data for REI in 4 day event using Angular JS and d3.js library. This tool provides a display of natural disasters on an interactive map with graphical summary of expenses and aid provided by FEMA along with a registration portal for volunteers.

As part of 6 people team responsibilities included

• Analyzing the data from various API.

• Designing the functional aspects and interpret data in visual format

• Massaging data in required format to showcase graphs using d3.js

• Dynamically change page content based on map selection e.g. showing top news from google/FEMA news based on disaster or map clicked on map.

Excellence Recognition Award – July 2016

Received Excellence Recognition Award from Executive Management in recognition of my contributions.

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