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I am an entrepreneur since the last 3.5 years. My technical experience extends 6.5 years. Following are some projects in which I have played a major role on the business as well as technical side as a co founder of BetaCentral:

NewsUp - Android app 

Plato - Online test taking platform 

Edmond's Cusine  - Europe based food subscription service

Chandon - International champagne producing, packaging & distributing company

Lunkad Realty - Indian real estate firm 

Indus Club -  Mumbai based recreational club

Euroalliance SA - Europe based PE and VC firm

Work History

November 2012Present (3 years 5 months)

Co Founder, Chief Technology Architect

BetaCentral Tech. LLP

I co founded this firm. Following are some of the key projects that we have completed.

NewsUp
An Android App which serves most popular news & videos from 200+ Hindi, Marathi & English papers, sites & YouTube channels. Along with that it also covers latest, local news across 120 districts from 16 states of India. Its current status is : ~3.9k downloads.

I was involved in the following stages of development:
- Idea conception
- Architecture design
- Database design
- Certain backend modules
- End to end life cycle of Android app.
- Improving the clustering algorithm which orders news articles
Technology stack of NewsUp in which I was involved:
- AWS- End to end server administration which involved setting up 2 environments i.e. test & production based on 2 separate EC2 instances. Day to day monitoring & management of the servers.
- MySQL- Defining all the tables
- Python/Django - Module involving communication with Android app via JSON
- Android native SDK- The entire product life cycle. UI/UX design, complete development, publishing the app to play store, introducing new features regularly & pushing them live.

Plato
An online test taking & analytics platform. It provides free online-tests for bank exams,CMAT, Campus & More!
I was involved in the following stages of development:
- Idea conception
- Architecture design
- Database design
- Backend development
- Frontend development
Following is the technology stack of Plato in which I was involved:
- AWS- End to end server administration which involved setting up 2 environments i.e. test & production based on 2 separate EC2 instances. Day to day monitoring & management of the servers.
- MySQL- Defining all the tables
- Python/Django - Backend modules. Writing queries
- HTML5/CSS3/JS/JQuery- Front end development

Edmond's Cuisine
Europe based food delivery site.
Following is the technology in which I was involved:
- JINJA2/HTML5/CSS3/JS/JQuery- Front end development. The development was done from scratch with initial designs being provided in the form of PSDs.

For the following projects I have worked extensively on their Front End development with technology HTML5/CSS3/JS/JQuery:

Chandon - International champagne producing, packaging & distributing company

Lunkad Realty - Indian real estate firm 

Indus Club -  Mumbai based recreational club

Euroalliance SA - Europe based PE and VC firm

March 2011October 2012 (1 year 8 months)

Programmer Analyst - Senior Java Developer

Cognizant

The job description entailed:

TechnicalStack:

- Working on Java/J2EE applications.

- Designing, Development and Unit Testing of Java/J2EE applications.

- Technical impact analysis and estimation of requirements.

- Working on Spring, Ibatis, Struts technologies.

- Working on Front End involving JSPs, HTML, CSS3, JS, JQuery.

- Developing proof of concept models using proprietary frameworks.

- Using automation build tools like Hudson and quality analysis tools like SONAR

- Developed a standalone desktop based utility, which eased the process of testing messaging queue business logic.

Domain Knowledge:

- Foreign Exchange domain knowledge gathering via specially curated tests and study material of an advanced level.

- Widening the technical scope by implementing a proprietary technical framework for a completely new project for the JPMorgan Chase client.

February 2010February 2011 (1 year 1 month)

Programmer Analyst Trainee -Junior Java Developer

Cognizant

Joined Cognizant as a Trainee on the Fx-Hub project. Which was part of the Foreign Currency Exchange Bay for JP Morgan Chase. The job description entailed:

- Foreign Exchange domain knowledge gathering via specially curated tests and study material Technical skills gathering and enhancement

- Studying the proprietary technical framework being deployed.

- Studying the existing technical modules and then planning, analysing and implementing, regular updates to the same.

Key Skills

Back End

Experience: 6.2 years

I have worked extensively on the following Back End stack:

Languages:

- MySQL

- Python

- Java

Frameworks:

- Django

- JINJA2

- Springs

- Struts

- Hibernate

Android

Experience: 2 years

I have handled the entire product life cycle of NewsUp. This involved:

- Working on native Android SDK.

- Integrating 3rd party plugins.

- Making regular updates to the app and publishing them on Play Store. 

Front End

Experience: 5 years

I have worked on the following Front End stack:

- HTML5

- CSS3

- Javascript

- JQuery

Server Management

Experience: 4 years

- End to end server administration which involved setting up 2 environments i.e. test & production based on 2 separate EC2 instances.

- Day to day monitoring & management of the servers.

- I have extensively used tools like WinSCP, FileZIlla, Putty for server management and file transfer.

Team Management

Experience: 2.5 years

I have managed a team of 10. I have worked alongside freshers and interns. Following are the key skills:

- Allotting tasks.

- Day to day feedback/ follow up on progress and problems faced.  

Education

20052009

B.E. Computer Science

Government College of Engineering, Aurangabad

Passed in First Division with Distinction

Score: 67%

- Represented the college at Cognizant's National level Transition '08 Event.
- Participated in the MUNA (Mock United Nations Assembly) session representing Germany.
- Represented the batch at intra-college quiz competition.
- Represented the batch at intra-college cricket competition.

19972003

SSC

St. John's High School

Passed with Distinction

Score: 87%

- NTSE (National Talent Search Examination) Scholar 2003, Head boy Batch 2001-02

- Represented the school at inter school debate competitions
- Represented the school at inter school essay competitions
- Represented the school at inter school skit competitions
- Represented the school at inter school elocution competitions
- Represented the school at inter school cricket competitions as an opening batsmen
- Contested the annual general intra-school elections for the esteemed post of Head Boy and won with a thumping majority, garnering more than 50% of the total votes polled.
- Was part of the city cricket club and played at various intra- district and inter city competitions.