Introduction & Background

I am a working as a Lead Engineer working at Target Corporation, and having spend over 10 years with Target Corporation.Over the years i have worn many hats in my career starting from Software Engineer, Senior Software Engineer, Team Lead, Project Lead , Technical Architect and Lead Engineer. I have managed multi-disciplinary projects and have handled complex challenges throughout my career.

I enjoy creating great products with great user experiences and working in a dynamic environment with a focus on good development practices, automation and shipping small, frequent releases.For over a decade have worked Mainframe technologies and currently working on various technologies associated with DevOps and CI/CD pipeline. Proven knowledge in design, coding, testing, debugging and production support of computer software.

Highly focused, Diligent and Meticulous, Efficient, Effective and result-oriented in all the roles and responsibilities.Excellent Communication Skills – Proficient in interacting with various teams and stakeholders, customer support teams and customers

Buzzwords

IBM Mainframe (COBOL, JCL , DB2 )   Unix, Linux   R   JAVA   Amazon Web Services   Git   Agile Methodologies  

Work Experience

Title Start Date End Date Company
Lead Engineer 2015 Ongoing Target Corporation
Project Lead 2013 2015 Target Corporation
Team Lead 2010 2013 Target Corporation
Senior Software Engineer 2010 2013 Target Corporation
Associate IT Consultant 2006 2007 ITC Infotech

Formal Education

Certification Subject Date Completed
PG in Information Technology and Management Systems Management 2004
Bachelor of Engineering (B.E.) Computer Science 2001

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Some projects I am Working On

Additional Information

IBM Mainframe: I am experienced in IBM Mainframe technologies. I have recently worked to create a decomission framework for decommissioning legacy applications as part of reducing Technical Debt. Excellent working knowledge in Core Application design, Development, Testing and Production support. Ability to multi-task work across different applications. Diverse work experience with different functionalities of the application, and with Development and Production Support projects. Experience in working on the projects executed using the Agile/Scrum Methodology. Involved in the estimate planning, design discussions and scrum meetings for the project. Well versed in tools like Ninjira and Version One.

Development Control: I have a good knowledge of application life-cycle management and have worked with SVN (Microsoft TFS), Git, Maven, CHEF. Support of application stacks from a mixture of technologies, including Apache, Tomcat, JAVA, Linux. Have experience in SFTP protocols and designed file transfer system for internal/external file transfers.

I have also gained experience and knowledge of other technologies from several side projects and research that I have undertaken in my free time, including Amazon Web Services, IBM DataStage, Control-M, Unix.

Enterprise Virtualization: Have migrated Windows servers from Hyper-V platform to VMWare platform. This invovled moving third party package application to virtual servers. This involved creation of application pool, creation of Windows services. Setup servers for different purposes. [Development, Testing, Staging, Production]. Have performed automated deployments to the different servers, using CHEF cookbooks.

Data Science: Pursuing Data Science course from Coursera, provided by John Hopkins University. Knowledge of R Programming, Exploratory Data Analysis.