My Informal Resume
Wrote this for company wiki and seems to read nice. So posting on the
Work at Chatimity
Started on 2011/05/07. Chatimity was incorporated as Private Limited
Company on 2011/09/09.
- Worked on all projects except iOS (Aravind) and Windows (Prateek).
- B. Tech. (CS), IIT Delhi, 2000 batch, CGPA 8.13.
- 10+2 (Maths+Bio), JNV West Champaran (Bihar), 1995, 89.8%.
- 10th, JNV Nizamsagar (AP), 1993, 91.3%.
Software Engineer, Tavant Technologies, 2000-2002
One of the first engineers at Tavant India and of first-30 at Tavant US. Wrote lot of code for the time based transaction platform (main usecase rentals), the core of Tavant before 2000 crash led the company to become a services player. Main areas of work: infrastructure & performance, search, inventory and catalog management.
Team Lead, Nagarro Software, 2003-04
(Came back to India for personal reasons. Prepared for Civil Services Exam for a year. Made it till interview.) While waiting for Civil Services results joined Nagarro Software in Gurgaon. Led a team and managed projects for two e-commerce clients.
Senior Member Technical Staff, Oracle, Sep 2004-Mar 06
Once realized that Civil Services was not for me :), joined back as software engineer at Oracle in Enterprise Manager product group. Company moved very slow. Wrote may be 2000 lines of code during the stint. On the bright side, had enough free time to pick up few life skills: Programming Competitions, Stock Markets and Age of Empires :)
Senior Software Engineer, Google, Apr 2006-May 2011
Moving from a dysfunctional large company to a functional large company was a pleasant change. Worked on diverse small to medium projects initially in areas of ads, maps, local, google trends and hot trends, machines infrastructure and finance onebox. Later was lead on Social Search based on Orkut social graph, one of the first social initiatives in Google and Music Search for India.
Before Chatimity became an obsession, used to read books, mostly non-fiction, learn about businesses and stock markets, watch abnormally high number of movies and play Chess and AoE.
Date of birth: 1978/04/24 (Shares birthday with Sachin Tendulkar!)
Happily married with Ranjeeta since 2005. Have a 5 year old son Yash.