Madhu Kopparapu


Fifteen years of progressive experience in the Information Technology industry highlighted by a demonstrated track record in software product delivery. Advanced experience in implementing software methodologies and processes for iterative and rapid systems development. Builds strong teams, implements organizational and process improvements that ensure the on-budget and on-time delivery of application software with a philosophy of working to exceed customer expectations. Proficient in all aspects of information technology, including functional and technical architecture, software development, systems integration, operations, and project management. Have developed a professional reputation as the “go-to” person when management needs to make sure that high profile application projects gets completed successfully.

  • 7 years of experience as a Senior Technical Manager and Lead Java/J2EE Architect for commercial software products. Experience in managing and leading large teams of software engineers.
  • 15 years of experience in architecting, designing, and developing software applications.
  • Specialized in Electronic Commerce domain, Internet based applications, Business-to-Business and Integration technologies, and distributed applications.
  • Experienced technical leader with excellent oral and written communication skills, and technical and personnel problem-solving capabilities. Particular strengths include mentoring and motivating staff members, recruitment, and team building.
  • Proven success at adapting and performing in intense and demanding environments.



Work History

Work History
Dec 2002 - Present

Technical Manager/Architect

Sprint Nextel

Senior Technical Manager and Architect for the eCommerce Online Store and Aisle Setup Tool (AST) applications.  The Online Store, a web based application, enables customers to purchase Sprint Nextel’s Products and Services over the internet. AST, also a web based application, provides the functionality for creating customized eCommerce stores with special products, promotions and pricing for Sprint Nextel’s corporate and government customers.Involved in the full Systems Development Life Cycle (SDLC) including requirements gathering, architectural and design development and reviews, code and unit test case walkthroughs, packaging and defect analysis, implementation and post-production support.

  • Currently leading the effort in business and systems requirements analysis and design for building the Integrated Online Web Store to integrate and support legacy Sprint and legacy Nextel customers in one unified web store application and billing platform.Lead the development teams of Online Store and AST applications through several major enhancements, including: enabling Online Phone Upgrades; Browse and Shop redesign; Checkout Process redesign; and Ariba cXML Punchout capability.  Lead all architectural, design and code reviews.
  • Lead the development effort for Store Integration release. This release primarily integrated the legacy Nextel and legacy Sprint Online Web Stores, along with processing the Online orders for new and existing Nextel Ensemble customers and Sprint P2K customers.
  • Lead the development effort to add Ariba cXML Punchout capability to the Online Store application. This will facilitate the customers’ using the Ariba Buyer application to create, edit and transfer shopping carts between the Online Store and the Ariba Buyer application via the Ariba Supplier Network and to process the approved orders.
  • Lead the development effort in migrating the Online Store and AST applications from iPlanet Application Server to IBM WebSphere 5.0 Application Server.
  • Online Store and AST applications are developed on WebSphere 6.0 Application Server using various Java/J2EE and Web technologies including Struts 1.1, Spring Framework, JSPs, Servlets, AJAX, Hibernate, EJBs, JDBC, JNDI, and Java Web Services with Oracle 9i as the backend database server. These applications utilize various GOF and J2EE Design Patterns such as Front Controller, Business Delegate, Session Façade, DAO, Service Locator, Factory Method, Singleton, Composite, Decorator etc.


Mar 2008 - Present

Certified Scrum Master (CSM)

Jun 2006 - Present

PMI Certified Project Management Professional (PMP)

Project Management Institute
Mar 2006 - Present

SUN Certified Enterprise Architect (SCEA)

SUN Microsystems