Varaprasad Imandi

  • Boston MA

Sr. Engineering Advisor - Technology Integration


Varaprasad possesses more than 10 Years of IT experience with over 5 years as a successful and effective professional services manager and client executive implementing multimillion, multi-year technology transformations for global Finance, Insurance, Telecom, Media and Healthcare clients. His global experience includes defining, aligning and executing technology strategy, architecture and data governance for Tier-1 clients across United States, Europe and Middle East. He possesses hands-on experience in all phases of the software life cycle including responding to RFPs, performing system and functional analysis, technical architecture assessments, formulating solution architecture, building solution blueprints, road map planning, competitive edge analysis, operational process improvement, vendor selection and change management.

Varaprasad possesses exceptional customer relationship skills including the ability to see and present "the big picture" to offer solutions better, recommend alternative technical and business approaches, and lead engineering efforts to meet aggressive timelines with optimal solutions. He has experience working with C-level executives, Business analysts, Developers, QA teams and End–Users to conduct requirement gathering workshops, formulate IT strategies and delivery roadmaps.

Varaprasad has a "get it done" attitude and a background of delivering superb work again and again. He has strong collaboration, teaming and mentoring skills along with the ability to influence without authority, flexible with work timings, travel and relocation as well.

Work History

Work History
May 2014 - Present

Senior Engineering Advisor

Dell USA
  • Worked with professional services account teams, develop and win sales opportunities for solutions integrating multiple services with TCV of $2m and over
  • Driven architectural decisions for software engineering teams by collaborating with Engineering, Quality Assurance, Project and Product Management teams for architectural, planning, and tracking
  • Communicated with C-level executives and senior leadership on recommendations, analyses, and project progress in order to obtain buy-in on process improvement recommendations
  • Conducted in-depth analyses of qualitative and quantitative results to uncover actionable insights relevant to client business and research objectives
  • Presented recommendations and lead discussions regarding project design and the insights they generate with an eye toward impact on the client’s business
  • Defined the strategy and provided oversight to business strategy and budget planning for FY16
Apr 2011 - May 2014

Technical Project Manager

Deloitte Consulting LLP

Consulting Development Manager

  • Structure and price complex client engagements and monitor financial performance
  • Lead customer/vendor analysis, and client interviews and workshops
  • Managed programs of work in line with projected timelines, budgets and quality standards
  • Active participant within a community that provided thought leadership, project support artifacts and analytical concepts for use within the practice
  • Lead financial analysis and business case development, applying new conceptual frameworks and analytical approaches
  • Defined future solution architecture with workflows of all client systems that interact with billing along with impacts to other upstream/downstream systems along with phased roadmaps for development
  • Identified approach to and system of record for key data elements and overall data architecture
  • Lead secondary research, data collection and evaluated the data conversion and migration approach including extract, transform and load from the source systems into the new biller
May 2008 - Apr 2011

Member of Technical Staff

Oracle India Private Limited
  • Wholly responsible for the Pre-sales and POC activities that include setup of environments, system configuration and Web services deployment
  • Developed UML, Visio, System interface and Dataflow diagrams and presented them to the senior executives at the client locations in Ireland and London
  • Built Hybrid automation framework using Opensource Marathon tool, Jython scripting and ‘Selenium’
  • Modeled functional requirements into Business scenario for UIM
  • Worked with the scrum master to align deliverables as per product Roadmap
  • Involved in building and unit testing the web services of the application using an Open source SoapUI Tool
May 2005 - May 2008


Convergys Information Management Ltd
  • Worked with QA lead to develop the Test plan and Test schedule
  • Worked closely with the team of testers to identify new enhancements, updated the E2E business scenarios, test cases, reviewed test scenarios, cases and executed tests on schedule with expected quality
  • Prepared lessons learned and Post Project analysis that helped close the gaps during Requirements gathering


Nov 2001 - May 2005

Bachelor of Technology

  • First Class with Distinction in B.Tech (Bachelor of Technology) in Computer Science and Engineering



Technology Skills

  Development Languages/Tools: Java, C++, XML, Python, Jython, PERL, Web Services, Eclipse IDE, SQL Developer, UNIX Shell scripting, SVN, Cruisecontrol, Hudson, Jenkins, Jira, Jmeter, SOAPUI, SOATEST, JUNIT, Selenium IDE & Webdriver,, Loadrunner, Weblogic, JBoss, Emma, Corbetura, Bugzilla, HP ALM QTP

Software Applications: Billing and Revenue Management(BRM), Singleview, Infinys Rating and Billing, Mediation Manager, Activation Manager, Unified Inventory Manager(UIM), Order and Service Management(OSM),, Loan Processing System(LPS), Allscripts Sunrise Clinical Manager(SCM), Oracle Health Insurance(OHI), AMISYS-C Pricer, Cerner Pathnet, AS400 Mainframe, Oracle E-Business Suite R12

Databases/OS: ORACLE 11g R2, SQLLITE, MYSQL, ORACLE FUSION, UNIX, Linux, AS400, AIX, HP-Itanium

General Tools: Rational Clearcase, Rational Clearquest, Remedy, Clarity, Rally, Spider, Microsoft Project, Microsoft Visio, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Power Point, Microsoft Word and UML


Technology Strategy, Competitive Edge Analysis, Operational Process Improvement, Roadmap planning, Vendor Selection and Change Management

Agile Development

Development Sprints, Scrum and Kanban Dashboards

Project Delivery

Project Planning and Execution, Risk Management,  Communication Plan, Resource Management, Project Closure

solution Architecture

Architecture Models (eTom, TOGAF) and Data Governance Frameworks,

Technical Architecture Assessments, Formulating Solution Architecture, Building Solution Blueprints

Awards and Accolades

  • Gold Award – Dell September 2015 (Top Client Satisfaction award at Dell Services)
  • Client Award – Deloitte September 2012 (Top Client Satisfaction award at Deloitte)
  • Outstanding Performer Award – Deloitte August 2011 (Top Individual Contributor award at Deloitte)
  • Outstanding Achiever Award –Oracle India Development Center April 2010 (Best Innovation award)
  • Best Project Contributor Award – Convergys IMG September 2007
  • Best Project Contributor Award – Convergys IMG April 2006