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About me

Seasoned software developer with a Master's degree in Computer Science. Experienced in building custom apps on the Salesforce platform, third-party API integrations, enterprise solutions.

Professional Experience

Aug 2014Present

Software Developer

Think Tech Labs

As a leader of technology in the commercial and residential real estate sectors, Rethink(product of Think Tech Labs) is making day to day activities of real estate agents seamless. Being a prominent member of its engineering team, I help transforming its roadmap into the product we are now by architecting solutions, doing mockups, streamline the development process using confluence, JIRA and BitBucket, establish best practices, do code reviews and manage product deployments. Apart from our product, I help with a lot of internal initiatives, website maintenance, usage tracking and Salesforce administrator tasks.

Jun 2013Dec 2013

Software Developer Intern

My Open Jobs LLC

Interning in a small development team, I played a key role in building and maintaining their blue collar job portals www.gradcast.com and www.godirecthire.com. My major contribution was in revamping their outdated product with the latest MVC4 architecture and mobile responsive UI designs using Zurb. That involved redoing queries(MySQL), refactoring code to improve website load time(C# and Asp.net) and enforcing security using Oauth.

Aug 2012May 2013

Teaching Assistant

University of Texas at Dallas

As a teaching assistant at the Department of Computer Science, my responsibilities were providing class lectures, evaluating homework assignments, conduct project demos, mentor students and tutor them during lab hours. During this period, I was the teaching assistant for programming courses that taught undergraduate students about Java, C++ programming and data structures.

Education

Aug 2012Aug 2014

Master of Science - Computer Science

University of Texas at Dallas

GPA 3.7

Aug 2008May 2012

Bachelor of Engineering - Computer Science

Anna University, India

GPA 3.66

Skills

Object Oriented Programming

Java, C#, Apex

Front End Technologies

Visualforce, Javascript, jQuery, JSP, HTML, HTML5, Bootstrap

Databases

SQL, SOQL etc

SFDC

Apex, Visual Force, Lightning Framework, SOQL, SOSL, Lightning Design Systems

Agile Methodologies 

Scrum, Kanban, JIRA, Confluence

Certifications

2015N/A

Salesforce Platform Developer I

Salesforce

Certified in building apps on the Salesforce platform using Apex and Visualforce.

References

Manager feedbacks from earlier performance reviews

        - "Rahul has made an impressive number of contributions. He is usually available to tackle any size task, from small updates to complex projects. The stability and overall quality of the solutions Rahul produces are superior"

       -"Rahul is incredibly determined as a developer. When a problem blocks him from accomplishing a task, he always, to the best of his ability, tries to solve it on his own through research. He also discusses his found solutions with senior developers."


Personal references available upon request.

Visa and Availablity

Currently in my F1 OPT STEM Extension. Would require sponsorship for H1 visa.

Available to start after a 2 week notice to my current employer.