- Sr. Delphi developer

    Abhijeet Patil

    Summary

    Action-oriented and results-focused professional offering total 13 years of IT experience. Out of which 9 years in software application development, support and maintenance phase and 4 years in technical support in IT industry. Since last 3 years; focused on team management & technical lead, design and implement software solutions. Active involvement in delivery process improvements, compliance audits, status meetings. Self-driven, highly motivated and willing to take new challenges and the desire to be successful in all endeavours.

    Also has 2 years of non IT experience and worked as production in charge, procurement officer, installations and demonstration in institutes like military colleges; universities and engineering colleges at all India level.

    Current Role / responsibilities

    * Working as a senior team lead (recently promoted as manager).

    * Can work within team as well as senior developer.

    * Handling team of 5 associates.

    * Code review, design review and work estimation.

    * Delivery process study and suggesting improvements.

    * Conducting compliance audits, BCP activities.

    * Knowledge improvements within teams by conducting technical sessions.

    * Work allocation, status tracking for deliverables.

    Technical Skills:

    * OS & H/W : Win-95,98,XP,7,Win-NT, Win Server 2003 on Intel processor & UNIX

    * Programming Languages: C#, Visual Basic, Delphi, Centura.

    * Web Technologies: ASP.NET, ADO.NET, HTML, WCF.

    * Databases & Tools: Oracle, MS SQL Server, Paradox, Interbase.

    * Version Control Utilities: Clear case, VSS.

    * Operational Support / Defect Management: AMDOCS, Clear-Quest.

    * MSBI ETL/Reporting Tools: SSIS, SSRS.

    * Project Tracking & scheduling/ Office tools: MS Project 2010, MS Office 2012.

    Professional Background

    Cognizant Technology Solutions

    3 years, April 2010 till date - Project Manager

    1. Project - Account specific web portals.

    Project Description:

    This project is set of internal account specific portals which caters account specific needs from operation point of view. These contains GPIN portal, PMO KR Site, iThink site and CSEdge.

    GPIN portal is meant for tracking account specific pre and post hiring checks, GPIN information for an associate, MIS reports for compliance in BFS account with graphical information, email notification to the managers and associates.

    PMO KR Site holds allocation information for account, CPR summery, Headcount data, Pinnacle Metrics, Task Order tracker, Non billable tracker etc.

    iThink is an ideation tool used by associates allocated to account. Any idea which can improve customer deliverables and reduces cost can be entered in to this tool. Then the idea is sent to a sector SPOC who will review the idea and based on the review comments it will be sent to the customer for approval. Once approval is received from customer, it can be then implemented. Later on we have to share the numbers ($ saved) by implementing the idea with customer.

    CSEdge site is one stop shop of account related activities starting from resource tracking, billability, on-boarding, allocation report, forecasting and daily reporting for compliance.

    Activities:

    Presently I’m working with a leading BFS account and handling a 5 member team. Work with project stake holders on requirements, analysis and design of the application. Allocate tasks to team members, tracking progress of the work stack, conducting code reviews, database and day-to-day activities on application support, production deployments. Co-ordinate with other departments like HR shared services, third party service providers of back ground checks for resources and compliance audit team for location specific induction training programs.

    Technologies Used:

    * User Interface: ASP.NET, C#, Jscript

    * Backend: MS SQL Server 2008 on Windows Server 2003.

    * Communication: SMTP Server for email notifications.

    * ETL Tools: MS BI using SSIS and reporting using SSRS.

    2. Project - Test Data Management Process

    Project Description:

    The project Test Data Management is study advanced version of existing tool named Mine-X which is meant for extraction of data required for different software test cycles for test teams within this account.

    Proposed system is detailed study for existing test data creation techniques, new proposed solution and gaps found in system.

    Most of the data requirements will be catered by extracting the existing live data information. For new functionality for which client has no data, Test Data provisioning team will manufacture the data and then delivers to the testing team.

    There are 15 plus different platforms in this account in which testing is carried out by Cognizant testing teams which includes functional testing, nonfunctional testing, SIT and UAT.

    Activities:

    * Involved in building test data into QA test environment either manually or via an in-house built automated tool.

    * Post the master data loads are available, test data will be selected to replicate a production-like environment & facilitate cross-team processing.

    * Maintain copy of test data among multiple non-prod environments, so that sharing across the testing team becomes easy.

    * Coordinates the execution of test cases crossing multiple process threads.

    * Provides system expertise to identify and report system bugs.

    * Completes own work as per the standards; defined schedules and quality expectations to satisfy project priorities with little direction from lead/manager.

    * Contributes to the development & implementation of team and group process improvements.

    Technologies Used:

    * User Interface: ASP.NET, C#, Jscript

    * Backend: MS SQL Server 2008 on Windows Server 2003.

    * Communication: SMTP Server for email notifications.

    * Advanced Excel utilities for test data generation.

    * Oracle, PL/SQL for data cleansing.

    Tech Mahindra Limited

    3 years & 4 months, Dec 2006 to Apr 2010 - Sr. Technical Associate

    3. Project - MAGNET: Telecom N/W planning & design tool.

    Project Description:

    The goal of this project was to provide users seamless access to network planning and design tool across UK. Various applications like Magnet Plus, Magnet Lines and Magnet IPD were integrated as part of this project which takes care of telecom network line, cell and transmission tower configurations across UK.

    Activities:

    * As Level-III support, interacting with clients for daily activities and solving application and data related issues.

    * Technical skills involved coding in Delphi and working on stored procedures, triggers in Oracle.

    * Debugging, unit testing and logging the activity log against support service management tool “AMDOCS” for daily support activity.

    * Involved in deliverables to production and pre and post deployment support activity.

    Technologies Used:

    * User Interface: Delphi 7.0

    * Backend: Oracle 10g on Windows Server 2003.

    * Communication: SMTP Server for email notifications.

    * Toad 9.0 and PL/SQL for data cleansing.

    * AMDOCS for service requests and issue resolution.

    4. Project - LORS: For UK Based telecom giant.

    Project Description:

    As part of this project a number portability process for BT customers UK wide is handled using this application. This application involves three main modules for BT customers for home users, service providers and admin.

    Activities:

    * As UI team member, designed the UI of the BT retail directory services for telephone number portability system.


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