Senior Member of Technical Staff

Led multiple teams located in US and India. Managed time zones and cultural / language differences for delivery of various software development projects simultaneously. Ensured deliverables, budgets, and deadlines were consistently met.

  • Developed multiple web applications using Java and web technologies, including latest front end technologies, such as Angular JS, TypeScript, HTML5, and CSS3, enhancing Pearson SuccessNet (PSN), an eLearning platform.
  • Saved Pearson licensing cost of $65K/year of a software product, by designing and leading development work in creating an application which replaced it.
  • Made PSN compatible with new Tin Can API (Experience API), resulting in lower operational costs by not creating new content compatible with old SCORM standards.
  • Analyzed and led work on PII (Personally Identifiable Information) data encryption & decryption, resulting in making PSN compliant with security and privacy laws.
  • Worked in a high visibility team (reporting directly to Senior Vice President) for enhancing PSN’s UI/UX, for a smoother transition of customers to newer eLearning platform, PSN+.
  • Analyzed PSN for Security Vulnerabilities & provided their resolutions, making it more secure.
  • Implemented SOAP and REST based web services integration, making PSN more modular.
  • Led multiple teams in multiple countries and time zones for software development, resulting in quick turnaround of projects, along with Pearson benefitting from cost savings.
  • Implemented Continuous Integration practice of Agile methodology, resulting in detection of issues early. Also, tracked and contributed towards various agile metrics via JIRA tool.
  • Led work for decreasing number of defects found in PSN’s production environment by customers, resulting in PSN having more than 99.9% uptime.
  • Implemented SOAP and REST based web services integration.
  • Trained and mentored developers ranging from college grads to experienced developers.

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