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About Me

A tech savvy individual, with good fundamental knowledge of front-end engineering techniques and ability to learn new tools/frameworks quickly.

specialise in front-end work for internet products, but am comfortable being involved in other aspects of building a technology platform.

Key Highlights:

  • Been building websites since 2003.
  • Understanding of browser internals and the HTTP protocol.
  • Proponent of performant front-end optimisation techniques.
  • Code isomorphic web-platforms with responsive and elegant user experiences.
  • Security is a prime fundamental built into apps I work on.
  • Believe in thinking as the end user and building products which everyone would love to use.
  • Passion to write on technical topics including Front-end, UX, Management and Software.

Achievements & Recognitions:

Apps with my contribution as a team member are now live on the JioPhone being used by millions of Indians.

Projects I've worked on have previously been featured by Apple. They featured our website to demonstrate their products during keynote events and on their website.

Featured on TechInAsia talks twice now.

One of the top 10% users on StackOverflow by contribution overall. (as of 2018).

Occasionally blog about new technology and team management.

Work History

June 2018Present

Member of Technical Staff - User Interface

ThoughtSpot Inc.

Part of the team which is responsible for looking after the user facing enterprise dashboards and charting libraries.

Also involved with mobile development efforts.

Feb 2017June 2018

Sr. Manager - Frontend & App Specialist

Reliance Jio - Financial Innovation Group

Day to day -Built a high performance frontend framework and some libraries which power the next generation of financial services. Work includes a UI framework from scratch & an analytics SDK - custom built for KaiOS (JioPhone)

Results - Faster iteration cycle for apps built using the Cosmo framework for the JioPhone. We were able to move multiple components of other native apps to hybrid model to save on resources. 

Feb 2015June 2016

Lead Web Engineer

Wooplr.com

Built the complete eCommerce enabled platform from scratch on the web and mobile-web consumer facing front.

Employed performant practices to load pages quickly over various network conditions.

Implemented in-house dashboards to streamline internal processes and give clear visibility over key metrics affecting the business, fashion and marketing teams.

Built a configurable CMS in-house, to enable editors and content writers to create, schedule and publish content with ease.

Link: http://www.wooplr.com (consumer facing web-portal)

There are other internal dashboards and email templates which are proprietary.

May 2014Feb 2015

Senior Software Engineer - Frontend/UX

True Sparrow Systems - Hem.com & Fab.com

Core development member for the website Hem.com

Built the Hem.com website from scratch including a in-browser 3D-Configurator to easily customise and create furniture in real time with dynamic pricing.

The overall architecture of the website was lean, involving utilisation of jQuery, Bootstrap and modifications as needed. The entire website was build with a user-centric design.

Proudly for us, Hem's user experience has been featured twice in Apple keynotes separately.

Linkhttp://hem.com

Worked on the interface of Fab.com (featured at Apple Keynote Event.)

I was also a part of the on-boarding team for new recruits and lateral hires(front-end).

Linkhttp://fab.com

Jul 2012Nov 2013

Software Developer

Tavisca Solutions Pvt Ltd

Developed the entire travel platform from scratch using the latest technologies and adding more value to the company offering in the process.

Resulted in a direct impact on client conversions. A feature rich application which performed faster INCREASED the REVENUE generated for the company.

Link: http://tavisca.com

Education

Jun 2007Jun 2012

Bachelors Degree in Engineering

University of Pune

Graduated with First Class in Electronics and Telecommunications.

Open Source Development

20142017

jsLogger

A simple JS Logger with support to override and disable default javascript logging.

Conceived, developed and released the jQuery plugin which allows you to override the default JS console log.

Used in production environments on Fab.com & Hem.com

Repo: https://github.com/sunnykgupta/jsLogger

20142016

bootModal

An extended modal for BootStrap 3, with support for callback hooks.

This plugin was created due to the common need for a javascript library to create, invoke and control bootstrap modals.

It is completely extend-able and allows the programmer to capture various hooks.

Repo: https://github.com/sunnykgupta/bootModal