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Management Engineer

San Jose, CA, 95138
August 07, 2012

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Vaseem Aziz

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San Jose, CA ****8

Phone: 408-***-****

Cell: 408-***-****


Career Overview


In quest of a career in Software Configuration / Build / Release Management with a reputed organization

Snapshot An accomplished skilled professional with 15 years of experience in the areas of IT Infrastructure Management, Software Configuration Management, Build & Release Management, Process Management, ITIL Implementation with reputed organizations. Proficient in running successful process oriented operations, entailing implementation of cost cutting strategies as well as initiatives for business excellence through process improvement. Refined existing build processes and automated as per best practices; streamlined handover process and documentation according to ITIL standards; excellent in Java/J2EE server deployment automation. Extensive experience in service consolidation, change management, migration operations and broad understanding in planning, design, deployment and management of enterprise IT. Skilled in the areas of Incident Management, Configuration Management, and Process Management; proven abilities in handling and successfully resolving corporate escalations. Possesses over 7 years of on-site USA experience. Extensively with Virtualization Software like VMware and with "Amazon Web Services"; managed and administered over 30 large and extra large servers simultaneously. Resolved network connectivity, cloning and handled software installation & configuration. An effective communicator with strong team management, leadership, relationship management skills; good interpersonal skills as well as ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced environments. IT Infrastructure / Operations Management Heading IT Operations / Infrastructure comprising of globally spread locations; monitoring, analyzing, tuning and implementing necessary changes in resource utilization as per business priorities. Establishing relationship with various internal / external stakeholders to garner support required for the projects; keeping a close track of the developments in the field of IT Infrastructure and updating the top management about the developments and other changes in the industry. Formulating strategic plans for Information Systems & Technology Solutions for products; extending ITIL Service Support in Incident, Problem, Change, Release and Configuration Management. Configuration Management Maintaining and agreeing the configuration management strategy and policy; reviewing the effectiveness and efficiency of the configuration management process. Establishing procedures for configuration management; developing SCM policy by working with all the stake holders; enabling reporting of metrics. Developing and implementing configuration management processes and steering maintenance in a fast-paced, aggressive environment for multiple projects and multiple-branches environment. Release Management Managing and tracking release cycles and handling software configuration management & integration activities; liaising with Global Release Managers and teams. Reviewing the effectiveness and efficiency of the Release and Deployment Management process; establishing procedures for Release and Deployment Management. Establishing and communicating the process roles and responsibilities; securing any necessary funding and providing the strategic direction for the Release and Deployment Management process.

Work Experience

NetDynamics Application Server

Overview : Acquired by Sun, it was a high performance, multi-threaded Java application server built on an integrated CORBA infrastructure.

It managed all application services, and provided each service with maximum scalability & high availability.

Environment : Java, Java Beans, Visual C++, Visual Basic, COM/DCOM, MFC, Win32, NetDynamics, Oracle, Sybase, Informix, MS SQL Server, Installshield, CORBA, IDL, Visibroker, CVS, Unix shell scripts, GNU Make, Windows NT 4.0, Sun Solaris, IRIX, HP-UX, Purify, Quantify.

Role : Involved in writing IDLs & wrapped the existing services as CORBA services to use the immense power of CORBA on the server side.

Designed and developed applications using Java and NetDynamics API, performed Release Engineering and Installation Development for NetDynamics software; created the build programs in Java with a user friendly GUI to show the progress of the build and indicated through diffe.

Aug'07 ? Apr' 08 Commerce

Senior Release Engineer

It is a subsidiary of Wal-Mart Stores with a goal to provide the best shopping experience on the Internet, featuring a great selection of high-quality merchandise, friendly service and Every Day Low Prices.

Environment : ITIL, Shell Scripts, Perl, Linux, Solaris, CVS, Subversion, Perforce, Java, Apache Tomcat, ANT, Maven2, AntHillPro, Oracle, VMware Role : Developed new tools to bolster SCM process; evaluated new Version Control Tools for specific requirements.

Documented and trained on new processes; implemented with as less resistance and downtime as possible.

Attainments: Significantly improved Build & Deployment automation to reduce human induced errors and server downtimes.

n2N Commerce offers comprehensive on-demand cross-channel commerce platform that empowers large multi- channel retailers to innovate continuously, operate efficiently at any scale & integrate with enterprise systems.

Environment : Shell scripts, Perl, Ruby, Linux, Solar.

Nov'09 to Nov'10

Infrastructure & Release Manager

Since Apr' 11: Qvantel Software Solutions (, Hyderabad as It provides business Support Solutions (BSS) and software consulting services to telecom, e-invoicing and directory- search markets.

Qvantel provides software development services to independent software vendors and embedded product developers.

Role: Steering entire IT Infrastructure Set-up and Administration of over 30 simultaneously running environments; involved in Continuous Integration, Developer Integration, QA and Staging.

Used VMware and Cloud Computing Resources from Amazon Web Services.

Managing version control, build and deployment automation for more than 40 modules.

Ensuring coordination of development, test, IT teams and release team.

Monitoring, tracking and controlling various project parameters like cost, resource, timesheets, schedule, scope, quality, etc.

Attainments: Successfully implemented:.

Several efficiency improvement processes thereby saving time,.

May'08 to Nov'09

Oracle Corporation, Hyderabad as Release Manager It is one of the largest business software companies in the world, with more than 320,000 customers--including 100 of the Fortune Global 100--and supports these customers in more than 145 countries.

Environment : ITIL, Shell scripts, Perl, Linux, Solaris, Perforce, Hudson, Sonar, Jira, Java, Weblogic, Web Sphere, Apache Tomcat, Jboss, ANT, Maven2, AntHillPro, Oracle, Sql Plus, DB2, VMware Role : Functioned as Manager for the Infrastructure and Release Team in TUGBU Group (Tax and Utilities Global Business Unit).

Developed new tools for Build/Packaging and Release.


Various Dev Integration and QA Environments (including server's hardware and procurement).

Database Administration activities.

Improved the Build and Deployment automation to reduce human induced errors and server downtimes Attainments: Deftly implemented several developer efficiency improveme.

Nov'02 to Nov'03

Selectica Inc

Project Leader

It has a suite of products (10+ and growing) that transform the way companies sell, service and compete.

Selectica's Interactive Selling Systems is a comprehensive application suite that accelerates the process of selecting, configuring, pricing and purchasing complex products and services with great efficiency and accuracy.

Environment : CVS, ClearCase, Perl, Install Anywhere, Eclipse, Make, ANT and AntHill.

Role : Interacted with US team in setting up a process at the India branch.

Developed several Shell and Perl scripts for automating processes like Branching, Merging, Access Control, etc.

Competently led Release Engineering operations in India with a team of developers.

Analyzed, designed, build & maintained release engineering infrastructure and installers for all the products.

Attainments: Made process improvements in the build process, directory structures, installers and FTP processes in Release Engineering as well.

Feb' 0096 to Oct' 00001

Sun Microsystems Inc

Senior Software Engineer

Projects Handled Title : iPlanet Application Server Overview : The server came into existence after the Sun-Netscape alliance.

The products and features from Netscape and NetDynamics were molded to produce the iPlanet Application Server.

Environment : Java, J2EE, Win32, NetDynamics, Installshield, CVS, ClearCase, Unix shell scripts, Dos Shell Scripts, GNU Make, Windows NT 4.0, Sun Solaris, CORBA, IDL, Visibroker.

Role : Developed and customise a common build environment for all the products developed and each product's build.

Functioned as Release Engineer for iPlanet Application Server to build process and manage both Netscape's Application Server builds and NetDynamics builds.

Administered UNIX for Solaris and Hp-Ux on several occasions especially after NetDynamics team was moved to Netscape's campus and CVS build environment had to be set-up from scratch.


CVS branches for maintenance.

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