Aparna Venkatesan

Work History

Work History

Intern Business Division

Tata Consultacy Services

The internship stressed on understanding and acquiring the Insurance Policy domain knowledge and the software application platform. Review Code, Test Plans and apply software fixes.    * Acquired Insurance Policy application business knowledge    * Reviewed code in C++.    * Created and executed Test Cases    * Created, tested and fixed SQL statements    * Created database triggers to implement the business rules    * Performed system testing

Assistant Systems Engineer

Tata Consultancy Services

Work in TCS involved designing, developing and maintaining software applications. Create software specifications, test plans and review code. Provide inputs in improving business processes and support troubleshooting technical issues.    * Developed software programs using Visual Basic(mainly) , C++ and Java for an Insurance Policy Processing application.    * Designed and deployed objects in SQL Server 2005 databases.    * Created test cases using both black box and white box testing methodologies.    * Participated in team meetings in understanding the business requirements and operational needs.    * Worked cohesively with team to achieve team goals and shared information and credit.    * Received appreciation from onsite team and client for prompt delivery of requested information and efficient testing of software.

May 2008 - Aug 2008

Developer Programmer Intern

Infinite Energy Inc

Understand the wholesale and retail energy products domain. Perform system analysis, data manipulation and data repair on large volumes of critical data concerning business transactions using SQL Server 2005 Technology.    * Performed analysis of transaction management system of north east market.    * Performed research on cause of data errors and performed repairs.    * Worked in a team environment and participated in team meetings.






Dreamweaver , MS Front Page, Eclipse


DB2, SQL Server 2000/2005, Oracle,  MySQL  

Software Languages

C , C++ , Java, COBOL , PL/SQL


  • National Second, Volvo Adventure in partnership with UNEP                                               March 2006
  • Second Rank (Gold Medal), Undergraduate Level,                                                              April 2006
  • School Topper (Subject), School Level                                                                            March 2001
  • Best Project Award, School Level                                                                                    March 2001
  • Overall Topper Award (All Rounder),School Level                                                          March 1996-March 2002


Team Guide, Volvo Adventure in partnership with UNEP                                                    March 2006

Interdepartmental Representative, Undergraduate Level                                      July 2003-April 2006

Member, Editorial Board, College Magazine                                                      August 2004-April 2006

Placement Organizer, Undergraduate Level                  `                                January 2006-April 2006



To utilize my technical, analytical and inter-personal skills as a software developer.


Database Management Systems, Computer Networks, Network Security, Computer Architecture


Courses taken so far :

  1. Computer Architecture
  2. Software Testing and Verification
  3. Computer and Network Security
  4. Analysis of Algorithms
  5. Computer Networks
  6. Advanced Data Structures
  7. Programming Language Principles