Sharadha Jayaraman

  • Mumbai, India                                    E:                                  M: +91 91676 75410

Recent Graduate

Work History

Work History
Apr 2014 - Jun 2014

Software Tester

CMC Limited, Mumbai, India
  • Worked in a team of 5 to test, using Selenium IDE, a web portal application called Innovista.
  • Gained extensive experience in web testing, theory behind automation testing and test documentation.
  • Developed transferable skills such as team working, negotiation and report writing skills.
Jul 2013 - Feb 2014

Web Developer 

Acumen Synergy, Sheffield, UK

Worked as an ASP.NET/C# developer intern for 8 months undertaking the following activities:

  • Developed web solutions for the Manufacturing industry: full stack developer.
  • Worked in a team of 3 to design core system architecture and implementing the various elements associated with it.
  • Experienced working with elements in each layer of an N-tier application: from data modelling, and UML to the front-end design.
  • Developed great passion and admiration for designing interactive UIs and encapsulating logic between layers to develop a robust product.
  • Developed core transferrable skills such as problem solving, communication and negotiation skills being a part of an agile Scrum development team.
Nov 2012 - May 2013

International Student Ambassador

Aston University, Birmingham, UK
2011 - 2012

Amway Business Owner

Amway India, Mumbai, India
  • Sold units of Amway (an American multinational company manufacturing health, cosmetic and home-care products) products to interested customers through clear understanding of their requirements.
  • Developed listening, communication, negotiation, organisational and analytical skills, as a result.


Sep 2012 - Jun 2015

MEng Software Engineering

Aston University, Birmingham, UK
  • Received £3,000 scholarship for 2 years.
  • Attained First Class Honours in BSc Software Engineering with an overall Upper Second Class Honours for the course.
  • Studied courses such as Enterprise Application Technologies, Enterprise Computing Strategies, Human Computer Interaction, Information Security, Professional and Social Aspects of Computing, Software Architecture, and Software Project Management.
  • Gained extensive work experience during a year in the industry.
  • Active member of the Computer Science Society at university. Engaged actively in technology seminars to update my knowledge.
Aug 2010 - May 2012

BSc Software Engineering 

Vidyalankar Institute for International Education, Mumbai, India
  • Joined international collaborative course for integrated Masters in Software Engineering with Aston University, Birmingham in United Kingdom. 
  • Qualified in Spanish Language first and second (A1 and A2) levels with 83% and 71% respectively at institute level in 2012.
Sep 2008 - Jul 2010

Higher Secondary Certificate Examination

S.I.E.S. College of Arts and Science, Mumbai, India
  • Obtained First Class degree in Science albeit preparing for SAT, TOEFL, IIT, CET, and AIEEE examinations.
Jul 2003 - Jul 2008

Indian Certificate for Secondary Education

Villa Theresa High School, Mumbai, India
  • Obtained distinction (overall) with highest score (90%) in English.
  • Actively participated in Children's Movement for Civic Awareness (CMCA), leprosy control program for Alert India, and other social activities.
  • Obtained various certificates at inter-school levels for Mental Math Abacus program held in several schools across Mumbai.




  • Proficient in all components of the Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Proficient in coding in Java (using Swing GUI toolkit & developing Web Applications) and handling database interactions with MySQL.
  • Proficient in coding in C# using ASP.NET framework 4.5 and other core Microsoft technologies such as SQL Server, Visual Studio 2013, Entity Framework, LINQ and Team Foundation Server (used as the core Agile Scrum management software).
  • Adequate knowledge of coding in C++, Scala and PHP.
  • Adequate experience in testing applications using Selenium IDE (front-end web applications), N-Unit, Moq, JBehave and JUnit frameworks.
  • Designed web pages in HTML coupled with CSS, Javascript, JQuery, AJAX and JSON.
  • Well versed with concepts of MVC (model-view-controller) in Java (using Java Beans, servlets) as well as in ASP.NET/C#.
  • Worked extensively with Java frameworks such as Java EE6 (J2EE) in Eclipse and NetBeans as well as Scala in Apache Hadoop.
  • Developed strategic understanding of the importance of IT in driving business needs through studying a business module whilst in university.
  • Well versed with Windows 7 and Ubuntu 14.04.

Project Experience

  • Designed websites with Java and HTML.
  • Designed “Traffic Simulation” in Java in first year of university.
  • Created “Time Table Scheduler” in Java in second year of university.
  • Developed a SnowBoarding website using MVC concepts in final year of university.
  • Worked on a project “Automated extraction and presentation of patient scenarios from a database for research into health inequalities” using Java and Java Swing technologies. Please find the presentation online on:
  • Developed a random password generator using HTML, CSS and JavaScript for a University coursework.
  • Worked on research project centred on ‘Big Data Analysis on Cloud’ using Scala, Java and Amazon AWS Elastic Compute Cloud as core technologies. Please find presentation online on:


  • Given presentations to supervisors and module tutors as part of degree coursework. Used PowerPoint presentations and responded to tutor feedbacks.
  • Communicated verbally with peers at all levels whilst in university.
  • Used listening skills to understand and meet the needs of Amway customers as a part of Amway, an American multinational company manufacturing health, cosmetic and home-care products, campaign.
  • Demonstrated good report-writing, presentation, organisational and communication skills through projects.


  • Worked in team of 5 for Computing Science projects in first and second years of university.
  • Developed as a team player, improved listening skills and took up the role of mediator when situations arose and enhanced my communication skills.


  • Led project group and used leadership skills to organise presentations, allocate roles to team members.
  • Ensured that the team could reap maximum knowledge from the experience.
  • Scheduled frequent client meetings helping the team get a deeper understanding of client requirements.


Jul 2013 - Present

Subject Group Prize– Best Performance by BSc Software Engineering Student

Aston University, Birmingham, UK

Awarded certificate for standing first among peers in the 3rd year of the course (BSc Software Engineering degree) with 1st Class (Hons.).

May 2013 - Present

International Student Ambassador

Aston University, Birmingham, UK

Awarded certificate for successfully completing part-time role at Aston University.

Aug 2012 - Present

Advanced Java Professional

NIIT, Mumbai, India

Awarded certificate for successfully completing course encapsulating advanced Java concepts such as Java MVC, Enterprise Java Beans, Java Server Faces & Pages, etc.

Jul 2012 - Present

Core Java Professional

NIIT, Mumbai, India

Awarded certificate for successfully completing course encapsulating core Java concepts & Swing toolkit.

Jul 2012 - Present

Dale Carnegie - Generation Next

Dale Carnegie, Mumbai, India

Awarded certificate for successfully completing personality training course.

Jul 2011 - Present

Certificate of Merit

Vidyalankar Institute of International Education, Mumbai, India

Awarded certificate for standing 3rd overall in the 1st year of University.