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Deepak Arora

Software Professional, National Oilwell Varco

Summary

Accomplished & motivated software professional with 15 years of experience in architecting software, development and project management. Strongest strength lies in development using C++. Aspiration comes from blending new technologies to create products which could simplify life and improves HSE. Knowledgeable in sustainable design techniques, applications and code construction. Ability to deliver projects within strict time deadline and budget constraints without scarifying creativity. Never give up attitude. Proven mentor and trainer.

Work History

Mar 2016Present

Product Champion

National Oilwell Varco, Oslo, Norway

Responsible for creation and development of various products in a systematic fashion. Involved in decision making to invest, sell or promote products. Market research, developing a marketing strategy, setting a pricing strategy, dealing with co-workers and managing others.

Jun 2013Present

Software Developer

National Oilwell Varco, Oslo, Norway

Responsible for analyzing user requirements; researching, designing and writing new software programs; testing new programs and fault finding; evaluating the software and systems that make computers and hardware work; developing existing programs by analyzing and identifying areas for modification; integrating existing software products and getting incompatible platforms to work together; creating technical specifications and test plans; writing and testing code and then refining and rewriting as necessary; writing operational documentation with technical authors; maintaining systems by monitoring and correcting software defects; working closely with other staff, such as project managers, graphic artists, UX designers, other developers, systems analysts and sales and marketing professionals; investigating new technologies.

Achievements:

  • Successfully devised, solution architected, and implemented commercial products:
    • DORS, Dynamic Optimal Routing System, to automate Mud Control Systems. Patent pending on DORS.
    • ARMS, Advance Resource Management System.
    • Mud simulator and tools.
  • Awarded the Innovation of the Year for DORS in NOV global.
  • Commissioned DORS successfully on four Maersk rigs and one Stena rig.
Feb 2010Apr 2013

Desktop Software Developer

Opera Software, Oslo, Norway
  • Investigated and proposed binary raw patching techniques.
  • Prototyped print and print-preview features in the desktop browser.
  • Supervised integration of software modules and tasks.
  • Handled and resolved both customer and internal reported issues.
  • Rewrote portion of the browser UI to have  contemporary look and feel.
Nov 2009Jan 2010

Architectural Consultant

Opera Software, Oslo, Norway
  • Presented Opera as a solution architect for technical discussion with Ericsson to deliver a mobile solution to Telefonica group.
May 2008Oct 2009

Project Manager

Opera Software, Oslo, Norway
  • Supported customer to attain achievable development plans, schedules, and project outcomes.
  • Developed project plans and ensured milestones were met according to schedule. Tracked issues, facilitated resolution and provided weekly status report to senior management.
  • Managed the day-to-day operations filling many roles to support growth and add to the bottom line.
  • Achieved 23% increase in page load performance compared with the native browser, pIE, on Windows Mobile platform.
Dec 2005Apr 2008

Mobile Software Developer

Opera Software, Oslo, Norway
  • Recognized as a key project contributor whose participation enabled faster customer deliveries.
  • Ported browser to Windows Mobile platform for OEMs like HTC, Samsung, Motorola, Sharp, and Willcom.
  • Participated in a workshop organized by Samsung for Vodafone as a technical adviser in interoperability testing.
Mar 2003Nov 2005

Software Engineer

Comviva Technologies, India
  • Implemented MMS Client for OEMs like Motorola and Samsung.
  • Implemented WAP browser on Windows Mobile and BREW platforms.
  • Worked with telecom esteemed operators like Dhiraagu from Sri Lanka, and Aircel and Airtel from India.
  • Trained onsite staff to maintain and operate units.
Apr 2000Jan 2003

Lecturer

M.S. Ramaiah Institute of Technology, India
  • Earned scholarship to pursue Masters in Computer Science.
  • Conducted 3 days of training program for engineering graduates. Invited to deliver corporate training at Future Techno Software situated in Bangalore, India. Delivered hands-on experience in C, C++, Data Structure and Linux (Signal, Process, Pipe and FIFO, and File and Directory).
  • Delivered lectures on subjects Java Programming, Data Structures, System Software, Operating System, Microprocessor (8086 and 80186).
  • Kept abreast of developments in engineering field by reading literature and participating in professional conferences.

Education

Certifications

Oct 2012Feb 2013

Certification in C# Fundamental, C# 4.0, and C#

Microsoft
Aug 2010Dec 2010

APM Introductory Certificate in Project Management

APM - ILX Group
Aug 2009Feb 2010

Norwegian Language (Writing and Speaking)

Rosenhof skole, Oslo