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About me

Certified Salesforce.com developer with 3+ years of professional experience in USA. Masters Degree in Computer Science with a wide skillset gained from working at startups. Known for quality of work, efficiency and large scale thinking. 

Professional Experience

Sep 2016Present

Salesforce Development Engineer

Evariant Inc, USA

As a part of the Salesforce Product team at Evariant, I worked on new product features built on the latest Salesforce Lightning Framework. Built API integrations with a lot of third party apps including Marketing Cloud, OpenStreetMaps, Cisco CTI, Cybersource payment solutions etc. I worked closely with BigData developers to leverage the power of Hadoop, MongoDB and Netezza databases to store and process millions of records and stream the results back to Salesforce. Experienced in source control, JIRA, continuous integration using Jenkins and Salesforce product lifecycle. I also manage source control, continuous integration using Jenkins and packaging.

Aug 2014Sep 2016

Software Developer(Salesforce)

Think Tech Labs, USA

As a Software Developer at Think Tech Labs, I helped build the new version of their Residential and Commercial CRMs using the Lightning Design Systems Framework. Being a part of a very small team, my responsibilities were wide spread. I was responsible for scoping the product roadmap, architecting new features, splitting them up into sprints, collaborate with stake holders, build it, do code reviews and manage deployments. I also worked on one-off client customizations, bug fixes and support items. I helped the Salesforce Admin with maintaining our internal Salesforce instance and link it to the company website's career portal.

Jun 2013Dec 2013

Software Developer Intern

My Open Jobs LLC, USA

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 My major contribution was in revamping their outdated product with the latest MVC4 architecture and mobile responsive UI designs from Zurb.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, USA

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, USA

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

AngularJS, Javascript, jQuery, JSP, HTML5, CSS, Responsive UI

Salesforce.com

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

Project Management

Confluence, JIRA, Bitbucket, Agile, Kanban, Scrums

Other Cool Stuff

Jenkins, AWS, Marketing Cloud, Ant, Okta, Slack

Certifications

2015N/A

Salesforce Platform Developer I

Salesforce

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

References

        - "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" - Eric Kingston, CTO at ThinkTechLabs

       -"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." - Eric Kingston, CTO at ThinkTechLabs

Immigration Status

I am currently living in USA and my Canada Permanent Residency application is in progress.