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Passionate about startups, internet and media -- and areas where these intersect. I will fit best in small teams, companies that are fast-paced, build products and components as micro-services, and tend to use open source technologies.

HackerRank 2013 —

Technical Lead

Joined the startup early, and implement multiple projects. Ownership all across the product-line. I have a hand in all parts of the project given the speed with which we built multiple products as we expanded.

Highlights

  • Write and maintain the enterprise-app of the company, including having initially ported it to RoR
  • Write and maintain the candidate side app, used thousands of times a day.
  • Built SudoRank, a framework to vet for DevOps roles.

Trelby 2011 —

Co-author

Noting a lack of good open source screenwriting options, I rebooted the Blyte screenwriter with it's original author, and renamed it Trelby. I implemented major UI modifications, import/export of the industry standard FDX format and HTML, binary installers for Windows/Ubuntu, undo/redo logic for the custom Text control, scene navigator, PDF watermarking, smooth scrolling, and multiple bugfixes. Currently also working on building a user and developer community around the project and taking on the incumbents.

Nexenta 2008 — 2013

Software Engineer

Joined the startup early, among the first few employees, allowing me to implement multiple projects across the organization.

Highlights

  • The lead of the Nexenta Core Platform, the open source storage centric distribution by Nexenta. Oversaw development of OS, online community outreach.
  • Prototyping: Developed applications, tools and technologies from ground up for internal research and development.
  • Global Outreach: Spoke and represented the project at multiple conferences spanning DebConf (New York), OpenSolaris conferences (Mountainvew, Germany, France), and Foss.in (India).
  • Operations: Oversaw the Indian storage business. Worked on scouting new VARs, partners, and clients.
  • Web and IT: Maintained all web properties for the initial years including, corporate website, partner outreach and CRM. Implemented licensing technology and management for commercial product. (Joomla/Wordpress/elgg/php/python).

Sun Microsystems/OpenSolaris/Beleix 2007 — 2009

Software Engineer

Served as the technical lead for Sun's Campus Ambassador program, and lead students worldwide. Also made significant contributions to the open solaris and Belenix projects

Highlights

  • Ported Belenix operating system to boot via USB. Received international coverage for this work.
  • Served as the technical lead of the campus ambassador program for Sun Microsystems. Trained and evangelized open source technologies in OpenSolaris, including ZFS, Dtrace
  • Robotics: built a prototype wireless robotic car, using the embedded SunSpots platform.

Yukti/Nirmukta 2011 — 2013

Organizer

I was an organizer for Nirmukta, an organization with a focus on spreading rationality and critical thinking. We conducted workshops to figure out plans to root out super-station from civil society. Invited global personalities like Narendra Nayek and Babu Gogineni to participate and speak at the envent.

VTU 2004 — 2008

Computer Science
Bachelor

Web Development

  • HTML
  • CSS
  • Javascript
  • Coffeescript
  • Git
  • CI

Frameworks

  • Ruby on Rails
  • NodeJS
  • Backbone
  • WxWidgets

Operations

  • Linux
  • AWS
English
Native speaker
Hindi
Very Good
Kannada
Good

Filmmaking

Photography