Kanika Behl

  • ' Singapore'
  • +6592300769
  • kanika.behl@yahoo.com.sg
Kanika Behl

IT and Education Management Professional with over 10 Years of Experience

Objective and Summary

To find a role in an organization that enables me to leverage my experience as an IT and Academic professional to add value and provides opportunities to grow with the organization. With more than 10 years of experience in relationship building, technical coaching and recruiting, coding/programming, PR, and IT training. Having worked in both IT and education segments been in best of both worlds as an individual contributor as well as a group leader. Highly motivated, self-directed, and certified professional with a demonstrated track record of both leadership via team success and individual contribution at various levels in multitude of roles. Strong analytical thinker with excellent verbal and written communications skills.

Portfolio

Skill Set

  • Technical recruitment acumen
  • Internship and IT industry placements
  • Professional writing, Technical Editing and Content Review
  • IT Training, E-Commerce, Eclipse, Java, J2EE, Java Script, Computer Networking, Security and Cloud
  • Technical Writing and Editing of technical and academic literature
  • Project Management

Work History

Work History
Aug 2010 - Dec 2014

Assistant Professor IT

Jagan Institute of Management Studies(JIMS)

Working towards success of students with institution - contributing in academics and grooming of students. Responsibilities include (not limited to):

  • Member of recruitment board for college lecturer/instructor/part-time faculty recruitment.
  • Member of student placement team - helping placement of post-graduate IT students with industry's leading organizations.
  • Teaching introductory and upper level courses for IT students – such as Object Oriented Programming (OOP),  Operating System (OS), Java, Data Base Management System (DBMS) etc.
  • Develop and deliver engaging lectures to post graduate and graduate students.
  • Writing course materials such as syllabi, assignments, handouts. Plan, evaluate, and revise course content/materials.
  • Coaching students on public speaking and presentation skills.
  • Develop courses in line with the curriculum requirements of the Computer Science department.
  • Helping students to relevant information about academic and support services available at the college.
  • Authoring research papers published in Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), national and international journals.
Aug 2009 - Jul 2010

Senior Lecturer IT

Institute of Management Studies (IMS)

Computer and IT post-graduate course lecturer for students of Master of Computer Application course.

  • Helping recruit part-time faculty as member of recruitment team.
  • Placement of students with internship programmes and placement in IT organizations.
  • Taught introductory and upper level courses for Computer Science and IT students.
  • Fostered students' commitment to lifelong learning by connecting course materials to broader themes and current events.
  • Demonstrated a continued commitment to teaching through full participation in the college community.
  • Wrote course materials such as syllabi, homework assignments and handouts. Wrote, administered and graded midterm and final examinations.
  • Guided students in using technology to support educational research.
Mar 2009 - May 2009

Business Analyst

Professional Access

As a business analyst:

  • Created design documents for the upcoming technical projects.
  • Built detailed use cases and requirements through virtual meetings and customer advisory board sessions.
  • Tested and implemented new technology-based global projects. Created innovative and intuitive product features for E-Commerce.
Jun 2005 - Feb 2009

Senior Technology Associate

Sapient Corporation

As Senior Technology Associate was responsible for driving the team involved in coding, implementation, and testing of software turnkey projects.

  • Participated actively in hiring of programmers and system analysts as a member of talent recruitment team.
  • Created, delivered and maintained scalable system architecture to support a high-available internet site with various internal applications.
  • Implemented innovative systems for data collection, storage and management of customer orders.
  • Worked closely with clients to establish problem specifications and system designs.
  • Designed intuitive graphical user interfaces using knowledge of serial communications and database design.
  • Evaluated multiple software solutions during early software architecture plotting and system migration planning stage. Built databases and table structures following n-tier architecture methodology for web applications.

Certifications

  • ATG Certified Platform Developer: E-Commerce certification.
  • CCNA: Cisco Certified Network Associate.
  • SCJP and SCWCD: Sun Certified Java Programmer and Sun Certified Web Component Developer.

Educational Qualifications

Education
2002 - 2005

Post Graduation - Computer Science Application

Fore School of Management
1999 - 2002

Graduation - B.Sc Chemistry Hons

Miranda House College Delhi University

Key Accomplishments

  • Performed techno-managerial role in multiple projects, representing as project coordinator. Onsite Coordinator for Vodafone.
  • Author (and co-author) of multiple research papers Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE ) on Security, Cloud, and Distributed Computing. Multiple research papers published in national and international journals.
  • Contributed towards technical editing for multiple books.
  • Received above-average teaching performance evaluations in all categories  year on year.
  • Contributed to editorial board of books and chaired conferences. Active contributor to course material revision and new introductory concepts.

Personal Strengths

  • Good understanding of technology and the Information industry. A zeal to excel in coaching/training by being result oriented and being updated with latest industry innovations.
  • Continual desire to learn new technologies and put them into practice.
  • Understanding of a team environment specifically the importance of being a team player.
  • Share the knowledge on an ongoing basis.

Personal Information

  • Singapore Work Visa Status: DP holder
  • Expected Salary: Negotiable.

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