Education

Education
2005 - 2009

Bachelor of Engineering

Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering

University: Visveswaraiah Technological University (VTU), Belgaum.

Aggregate: 60.89%.

Branch: Information Science & Engineering.

Year of Passing: 2009

May 2005

12th/Pre-University

Stracey Memorial Composite Pre-University College

Board: Department of Pre-University Education.

Percentage Score: 74.33%

Combination: Physics, Chemistry, Mathematics, Computer Science.

Year of Passing: 2005

Mar 2003

10th Standard

Stracey Memorial High School

Board: Karnataka Secondary Education Examination Board.

Percentage Score: 68.32%

Year of Passing: 2003

Skills

Skills

Enterprise Mobility Management & BYOD

Currently part of the IT IS Mobility Centre of Excellence - Emerging services team specializing in various Enterprise Mobility Management tools like MobileIron, Fiberlink’s MaaS360, Boxtone, Airwatch, Good for Enterprise, BlackBerry Enterprise Server, SCCM 2012, Windows Intune with exposure to platforms which include Apple iOS, Android, BlackBerry & Microsoft Windows for mobile handheld devices such as smartphones and tablets.

Distribution & Deployment using Microsoft SCCM 2007

Did a project for Cognizant’s internal Client NSS supporting for its infrastructure. The process includes repackaging the legacy application using Wise Package 7.0 and the MSI packages are deployed/pushed through Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) 2007.

Application Virtualization using Microsoft App-V

Involved in project for making the business applications of John-Hancock organization to sequenced packages with the clients packaging standards. Microsoft App-V was used to sequence the applications. The applications were first being reviewed on the various client builds provided. In all the builds, these applications need to function as per the client requirements before and after sequencing. Later on the applications were reviewed for Quality process as per the client standards and functionality testing is also performed.

Application Virtualization using Enteo Net-Installer

Involved in making the business applications of the EnBW Bueko-Germany organization to MSI packages ready for deployment with the clients packaging standards. Enteo Net Installer was used for executing the application for captures or sequencing. The applications were first being reviewed on the various client builds provided. In all the builds, these applications need to function as per the client requirements before and after packaging. Later on the applications were reviewed for Quality process as per the client standards and functionality testing is also performed.

Application Repackaging using Wise Package Studio

Involved in a project from Cognizant’s Internal Client NSS as well customer/clients like Merck & EnBW supporting for its infrastructure, It’s a process of repackaging the legacy application to be compliance with the client’s standards, it is done offshore. The process includes repackaging the legacy application using Wise Package 7.0 and the MSI packages are deployed/pushed through Microsoft System Center Configuration Manager (SCCM) 2007.

Android Platform

J2EE

Java Server Pages, Servlets, JDBC, Enterprise Java Beans

Core Java

Java Beans, Collections, Packages, Interfaces, Exception Handling, I/O Handling

Technical Seminars

Work History

Work History

Relevant Project Experience

Organization:Cognizant Technology Solutions

Domain:Cognizant IT Infrastructure Services Technology Office - Mobility Centre of Excellence.

Project Summary

Title                            Enterprise Mobility Management Services

Client                           Internal

Project Type                Asset Management, Operations Management, Security & Compliance, Policy &  

Application Management, Staffing, Solutioning & Sizing for customers & drafting proposals.

Operating System        Apple iOS (4.x) & (5.x), Android (2.x), (3.x), (4.x)

Tools                            MobileIron, Boxtone, SAP Afaria, Airwatch, Good, BES, SCCM 2012, Intune

Period                          September 2011 – Till Date

Project Objective:

Enterprise Mobility Management provides Enterprises Mobility BYOD Consulting and Managed Services Support for Blackberry, Apple, Android and Windows Smart-Phones and Tablets.

Project Description:

Enterprise mobile device management (MDM) is a policy and configuration management tool for mobile handheld devices, such as smartphones and tablets based on smartphone OS’s.

It helps enterprises manage the transition to a more complex mobile computing and communications environment by supporting security, network services, and software and hardware management across multiple OS platforms.

This is especially important as bring your own device (BYOD) initiatives become the focus of many enterprises. It can support corporate-owned as well as personal devices, and helps support a more complex and heterogeneous environment.

The primary delivery model is on-premises, but it can also be offered as software as a service (SaaS) or through the cloud.

Role and Responsibilities:

·        Platform & MDM Tool Analysis.

·        Setting up the Infrastructure & troubleshooting related issues.

·        Performing Use Case Testing on different platforms & different MDM Tools for POC.

·        Creating Issue Log trackers, RCA & KEDB Docs for future reference.

·        Creating Platform & Tool specific Run Book’s, SOP’s, Service Definition & Operational Guideline, Device Lifecycle & Testing documentations.

·        Developing & Updating the practice specific Mobility Consulting & Service Capabilities.

·        Interacting with various vendors for clarifications & technical support.

·        Involved in intense Research & Development & being updated with the latest technology happenings in the enterprise mobility space and conveying the same to the team.

·        Staffing, Solutioning & Sizing for clients & drafting proposals.

·        Creating Capability Matrix on EMM, Containerization Solutions & Tool highlights.

Practice Overview:

·        We provide technical expertise with business insights - Provide advisory and technology expertise to Cognizant’s customers and develop/implement cutting edge mobile technology solutions

·        We create turnkey solutions - Products, frameworks, solution accelerators and best practices, and help Cognizant’s industry focused teams to develop domain specific mobile technology solutions

·        We nurture partnerships & alliances - Technology partnerships with other mobile technology solutions providers (like MEAP, MCAP & MDM players)

·        We thrive on the cutting edge - Track and investigate the latest mobile technologies.

Managed Service Offerings:

Being part of Managed Services, we provide end-to-end solution right from selection of hardware (mobile devices), managing the devices, device rollout support and upgrading of OS upgrades etc.

Offerings:

·        Identify, Procure, Manage and Retire Mobile devices

·        Define Enterprise Mobility Management Requirements and Priorities

·        Develop the Mobile End User Policy Guidelines

·        Evaluate Mobile Device Management Platform

·        Design structure of organization profiles and rules on MDM Platform

·        Setting up Hardware & Software Infra to host mobility solution (Dedicated or SaaS Model)

·        Setting up & Provision Mobility devices on MDM Platform

·        Integrating with AD for policies

Domain:Manufacturing & Logistics (ManLog)

Project Summary

Title                            Mobile Communication Platform Services

ClientAn European based leading global manufacturer & supplier of building materials.

Project Type                Client co-ordination, Monitoring, management & Transition of the Good for Enterprise & BES Server Infrastructure from onsite (Germany).

Operating System        Apple iOS, Android, Blackberry

Tools                            Good for Enterprise, BlackBerry Enterprise Server.

Period                          May 2013 – December 2013

Project Role                Team Leader

Project Objective:

Mobility Services Team will manage and provide support to Smartphones and Tablets using Good for Enterprise and BlackBerry Enterprise Server Device Management solution

Project Description:

Monitoring and management of the Monier’s MCP Mobility Infrastructure, which includes Good for Enterprise, Blackberry Enterprise Server for end user’s Blackberry, Apple & Android Smart-Phones and Tablets.

Role and Responsibilities:

·        Prepare Reference Architecture diagram of the customer’s Infrastructure, Responsible for all the design documents.

·        Setting up the Infrastructure & troubleshooting related issues.

·        Performing Use Case Testing on GFE & BES Server for POC.

·        Creating Issue Log trackers, RCA & KEDB Docs for future reference.

·        Creating Platform & Tool specific Run Book’s, SOP’s, Service Definition & Operational Guideline, Device Lifecycle & Testing documentations.

·        Interacting with various vendors & partners for clarifications & technical support for resolving issues requiring L4 Support.

·        Coordination with client & vendor for upgrades.

·        Providing basic Training to End Users on Device Handling and Administration.

·        Asset Management which includes: Device configuration, activation, deactivation, Asset Tracking & Management, On Demand Reports Generation etc.

·        Policy Management: End to end user policy definition, enablement, enforcement & updates.

·        Application Management: support application enablement, discovery, synchronization and OTA provisioning & distribution of applications.

·        Security and Compliance: security services to protect corporate data on a device, corporate back-end systems and preserve compliance with regulations.

Domain:End User Computing – Global Shared Services Application Packaging Centre.

Projects Summary

Title                             Application Packaging, Remediation, Virtualization & Deployment Services.

ClientNetwork, Life Sciences, Insurance, Retail.

Operating System          Windows XP, Windows 2003/2008 Server, Windows 7

Tools Used                    Wise Package Studio 7.0, SMS 2003, SCCM 2007, App-V Sequencer, Enteo Net Installer, VMware ThinApp, Radia, Microsoft App-V 4.5 SP1

Period                          Feb 2010 – August 2011

Project Objective:

·Application Packaging and Deployment of vendor applications using Wise Packaging Studio 7.0, Enteo Net Installer, Installshield, HP Radia and Microsoft SCCM 2007 Tool.

·Sequencing vendor applications using Microsoft App-V tool, VMware ThinApp & Microsoft App-V 4.5 SP1.

Role and Responsibilities:
  • Analyzing the Package request documents provided by the clients.
  • Repackaging legacy installations into Windows installer format using various packaging tools in XP, Server 2003/2008 and Windows 7 Environments.
  • Worked on various stages of the packaging process workflow including Requirements gathering, Packaging, Testing and Quality Assurance.
  • Creating transforms (MST) for vendor MSI'S, embedding transforms, applying patches (MSP) for software updates, and silent installations of the source.
  • Performed custom actions using VB Script, Batch Script as per enterprise requirements.
  • Define & create guidelines for standard packaging methods & for peer reviews of packaged applications.
  • Develop applications to match the Best Practices and Customizing to the requirements.
  • Deploying the package using Microsoft SCCM 2007 Tool & HP Radia.
  • Verification for the standards using Checklist.
  • Bug Tracking and Reporting.
  • Part of Service Improvement Program team.
  • Interact with the customer & provide complete support based on their requirements.

Personal Interests

  • Music, Cricket, Travelling, Social Networking.
  • Computer Racing Games.
  • Enthusiastic reader of computer and automobile magazines.
  • Posting Blogs at http://usman-bluechip.blogspot.com

Academic Project

[1] Location Based Restaurant Finder Application for Google Android Phones

Team Size: 04

Role: Java Programmer, Handling Maps API, Project Troubleshooting & Documentation.

Environment:  JDK 1.5 (J2SE), Android SDK version 1.0 build r2, Eclipse Ganymede IDE version 3.4, ADT                                  Plug-in version 0.8.0 for Eclipse.

The prime objective of this project is to create an Android application which could locate a list of restaurants based on the location & type of cuisine entered by the user.

  • The user can map the location of the restaurant using Google Maps & could trace the direction from his current location to the restaurant.
  • The user can make calls directly to the restaurant & also obtain the detailed review of the restaurant he chooses.
  • The project is developed in Java by using the Eclipse Ganymede IDE.
  • The project uses the Android SDK which includes variety of custom tools. The most important of these are the Android Emulator & the ADT plug-in for Eclipse.

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[2] Developing students record using 'B-Trees with OOPS'

Team Size: 02

Role: C++ programmer, project definition, coordination, troubleshooting & documentation.

Environment: C/C++, Turbo C and Borland C/C++ compilers.

The main objective of this project is to utilize the knowledge of B-Trees & implement them with the C++ concepts.

  • In this project a class called STUDENT is designed. Each object of this class represents information about a single student.
  • Members should be included for STUDENT (like USN, NAME, ADDRESS, SEMESTER, BRANCH etc.).
  • Methods are included for assignment, initialization & modifying values.
  • Methods are provided to read member values to the output stream, and also to store objects as records in the file and load objects from file using buffering.

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Extra Curricular Activities

  • Vice secretary of Information Science & Engineering Club "Genesis".
  • Class Representative and Dept Library In charge.
  • Made contributions to the college and dept magazines "ICRIS" & "Genesis".
  • Active participation in events like Quizzes, Elocution & College cultural fests.
  • Actively participate on forums, seminars, webinars and group discussions.
  • Delivered a Technical Seminar on 'Cloud Computing' & 'Android Platform'.

Areas of Interest

  • Enterprise Mobility Management
  • BYOD (Bring Your Own Device)
  • Mobile Device Management
  • Mobile Content Management
  • Mobile Application Management
  • Cloud Computing.
  • Virtualization

Career Objective

4+ years of experience in the Information Technology Industry. As part of the assignments, have been in Application Repackaging/Remediation, Virtualization, Application Deployment, Wise Script & VB Scripting, Quality Reviews and Testing. Currently part of the IT IS Mobility Centre of Excellence - Emerging services team specializing in various Enterprise Mobility Management solutions like MobileIron, Fiberlink’s MaaS360, Boxtone, Airwatch, Good for Enterprise, BlackBerry Enterprise Server, SCCM 2012 with exposure to platforms which include Apple iOS, Android, BlackBerry & Microsoft Windows for mobile handheld devices such as smartphones and tablets.

Technical Skills

Hardware/Platforms:

Windows 98/XP/2000/2008Server/Vista/7/8, Android 2.x, 3.x, 4.x, Linux, Apple iOS 5.x, 6.x, 7.x

Technology:

SMS/SCCM, WISE Package Studio, App-V, Enteo Net Installer, VMware ThinApp, Citrix XenApp, Installshield.

MDM Tools:

MobileIron, MaaS 360, Boxtone, Airwatch, Good for Enterprise, Blackberry Enterprise Server, SCCM 2012, Windows Intune.

Databases:

PL/SQL, MySQL

Scripting Languages:

Wise Script, VB Script.

Personal Traits

  • Passionate about learning new technologies.
  • Possess good communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Ability to work both in an independent as well as in a team-based environment.
  • Good organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Multi-lingual: Fluent in English, Hindi, Kannada, Tamil & Urdu.

Rewards & Recognition

  • Nominated as the Best New Comer.
  • Ideation Contest Winner conducted as a part of TCG Technology Days.
  • Apex Award Winner in End User Computing Practice.
  • CognOrators Club – Most Active Member Award.
  • Customer Appreciation for Successful Onsite Transition.
  • Obtained Training Honorarium for being one of the Best Trainer on the Mobility & MDM Technology Space.

Certifications

Certifications

Good for Enterprise Certification

Good Technologies & AvidSys

MobileIron MDM Bootcamp Certification

MobileIron

BlackBerry Enterprise Server Certification

New Horizon Institute

Cognizant Certified Trainer for MobileIron Device Management Platform

Cognizant Academy
Dec 2010 - Present

IT Infrastructure Library version 3.0

Cognizant Academy
Nov 2010 - Present

Application Packaging - Cognizant Certified Professional

Cognizant Academy
Nov 2010 - Present

Yellow Belt Six Sigma - Cognizant Certified Professional

Cognizant Academy
Dec 2010 - Present

Process Space - Cognizant Certified Professional

Cognizant Academy
Oct 2010 - Present

Microsoft SMS-SCCM

Cognizant Academy