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Senior Software Engineer

Rockset Inc, San Mateo, California

As a senior software engineer at Rockset, I helped build core features and launch the cloud service in early 2019. 

  • Led the product engineering team, building core features, APIs, authentication, resource management, multitenancy, role-based access control, billing and front-end systems.
  • Launched several integrations with cloud data services to effectively load data and perform analytics using Rockset.
  • Bootstrapped the customer success operation from the early days, channeling feedback from users into building new product features.
  • Several talks and technical presentations to highly technical audiences.

Software Engineer

Google Inc, Mountain View, California

As an early engineer on the Kubernetes and Google container engine team, I wore several hats - adding core functionality to Kubernetes , helping scale open source development, improving both internal and external processes, onboarding the SRE organization and eventually leading development on Big Data and Machine Learning applications in Kubernetes.

  • Critical role in graduating StatefulSets to beta - Statefulsets are an important Kubernetes construct that allow running stateful applications on containers.
  • Started and grew Spark on Kubernetes to a multi-organization effort and and eventually graduated into the Apache Spark project.
  • Led the SIG Big Data community to contributors from several organizations, helping create an ecosystem of Spark, Airflow, Tensorflow, Jupyter and HDFS on Kubernetes.
  • Scaled the Kubernetes project to contributions from a host of other organizations, rewrote Github automation, CLA infrastructure, etc.
  • Invited speaker at several conferences & meetups.


Parasol Laboratory, Texas A&M University

Multiple Selections with Touchscreen Devices

  • Carried out research on common UI interactions and their semantics with touch screen interfaces
  • Developed an early prototype Android GUI library implementing the formalism, allowing a better and
    faster way to carry out multiple selections.
  • Published work in NIK 2016.

Architect, Infrastructure & Tools

Infrastructure & Tools, NVIDIA
  • Implemented automation and tooling for NVIDIA's compute clusters used for hardware design and simulations.
  • Improved core scheduling and resource allocation algorithms.
  • Developed and maintained metrics and monitoring pipelines for clusters.
  • Created tools to track resource planning, forecasting and utilization metrics and scaled it across all GPU and Mobile SoC projects.



Masters in Computer Science

Texas A&M University

GPA: 4.0 


Bachelor of Technology in Electronics Engineering

Indian Institute of Technology, BHU

Graduated with First Class Honors

Notable Mentions

  • Kubernetes contributor and SIG Lead
  • Helm charts project maintainer emeritus
  • Apache Spark committer maintaining the Kubernetes Cluster Backend
  • Microsoft Award Winner at TAMUHack 2014
  • Top 0.6% worldwide on Stackoverflow with reputation over 40,000.
  • Author of several windows & windows phone applications with over 500k users.
  • Microsoft Certified Professional in CSS, Javascript and HTML5.

Publications & Talks

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