Profile

Summary of QualificationsSolutions architect / Developer / Manager (read below to find out more)
 
Work Experience

Imbibe Technologies Pvt Ltd, Karnal (India)
Director & Chief Software Architect, August 2010 - Present

Software engineer responsible for architecting, development, deployment, documentation, and maintenance of various custom solutions and online Portals.  Utilizing the following technologies within the front and back end systems; SQL Server, T-SQL, HTML, CSS, Javascript, ASP.NET, AJAX, DotNetNuke, VB.NET, C#.NET, PHP, MySql, Drupal and other technologies as needed.

The custom solutions are typically developed for clients providing end-to-end management of Business processes (list is available below).

Portals include duringcollege.com, arpana.org, tcmengineering.com, narainigroup.com, drvksingla.com among others.

Imbibe Knowledge Enterprise, Karnal (India)
Director, February 2008 - Present

Teaching various courses covering a diverse range of technologies including "Website Development", ".NET". "Java", and "C/C++" etc. 

  
Portfolio

Prosperoware Zone
Architected and developed the core and critical modules of Prosperoware Zone. Zone is a universal client for corporate intranets providing seamless access to various repositories including Microsoft Exchange, Microsoft SharePoint, Autonomy WorkSite, Windows Active Directory, NetDocuments, SVN etc. through a common integrated interface, allowing data access and drag-and-drop data/content transfer between all these repositories. The complete core framework which is extensible to support any other data source/repository has been exclusively written by me, together with critical modules for Exchange, Active Directory, WorkSite etc. Further responsible for overseeing and guiding the development of various add-on modules.
Also implemented a full mobile version of the same application with complete features from regular PC interface, as well as full Class-2 WebDav support allowing exposing all supported repositories through the WebDav protocol.


Travel CRM
Working as a Freelancer on a very large CRM for Travel industry (details withheld on client request) for a large Canadian client (since late 2009). Developed critical modules for the CRM, and provided flexible integration with external data sources and data exchange with external Vendor sites. The CRM is in production for Who's Who of Travel Industry in N. America.


CRF
Exclusively developed and deployed a custom application for a prominent Govt. of India central ministry involving managing international delegations. The application allowed online payment of fees by delegations through any of the supported payment gateways (including CitiBank payments and NetBanking among others).


iMLM
A specialized solution for Multi-Level Marketing firms providing end-to-end connectivity for managing routine operations, payout cycles, etc.
Design Architect and Team Leader for the product at Imbibe Technologies.


DotNetNuke migration
Helped a large N.American provincial IT department in migrating their existing 20,000+ page static HTML/ CSS site to DotNetNuke 4.9. Wrote a spider to crawl existing pages and download them locally. Then coded the complete ETL scripts in .NET and as Sql Server scripts to extract, transform and load relevant sections of web pages into a DotNetNuke database, automatically creating Tabs (DNN pages) in the database, and enforcing policy-defined DNN-compatible access restrictions on individual tabs.
The migration aimed and succeeded in maintaining cross-page references as well as links to static files on existing pages, and no major broken links were reported after migration.


iClinic
A Clinic Management solution for private Medical Practitioners and small-to-medium Hospitals, providing end-to-end connectivity and integration for processes like Reception Management, Consultation Chamber, Treatment Administration, Dispensary Integration, Account Management etc.
Design Architect and Team Leader for the product at Imbibe Technologies, with coveted international clients for this product.


iInstitution
A web-based comprehensive integrated Educational Institute Management Software, developed during the last stage of my PG education, and commercialized later under Imbibe Technologies.


iLib
A Library Management solution developed during Post-Graduation. Implemented in my PG College, completely digitizing the library data and automating transactions through Bar Codes. Commercialized later and now sold under Imbibe Technologies suite of products.


Drupal/DotNetNuke/Ext.Net/ExtJs consultant
Working as consultant in various capacities for multiple clients (including IIT, Bombay).


Website Development
Developed and maintaining various sites across industries including http://www.narainigroup.com/, http://keona.in, http://www.drvksingla.com/, http://hivfshealth.org/ (for a South African client), http://arpana.org, http://spectrum-consulting.ae, http://sfab.in, among many others.

  
Contributions
  • Leading the Drupal technology under the "Talk to a Teacher" initiative of Ministry of Human Resource Development, Govt. of India, and contributing wiki articles and tutorials on Spoken Tutorials.
  • CVS maintainer at drupal.org publishing popular open-source modules
  • Open Source Modules for DotNetNuke at CodePlex & this site
  • Technical Editor for the book "Building Websites with DotNetNuke 5" published by Packt Publishing
  • Consultant to IIT, Bombay advising on and writing code for various initiatives funded by Govt. Of India
  • Articles at CodeProject.com
  • Articles and White Papers at ike.co.in

 
Education

2005 - 2008  Doon Valley Institute of Engg. & Technology  Karnal

Master of Computer Applications

  • Achieved Ist position in the University Merit List of Kurukshetra University in First Sem. and continuously in Merit List thereafter.

2002 – 2005  Dyal Singh College    Karnal

Bachelor of Science (Computer Sc.)

  • Achieved 7th, 6th & 5th positions in the University Merit List of Kurukshetra University in successive years.
  
Career Skills

Operating Systems

Windows 9x, 2000, XP, Vista, Windows 7 (with PowerShell Scripting)
Windows Server 2003
Linux

System Administration

Windows Server 2003 (Active Directory, IIS)
Linux (Shell Scripting)

End User Software

MS Office 97, 2000, XP, 2003, 2007
PageMaker 6.5
Photoshop 10, Microsoft Expression Design 2
Adobe Captivate 4, BarTender 7.75

Databases

FoxPro 2.6
MS Access 97, 2000, XP, 2003, 2008
MS SQL Server 2005, 2008
Oracle 8i
MySQL 5.x

Programming/Scripting/Markup Languages

Assembly Language (for x86 family)
C/C++, Visual C/C++, Ruby
Visual Basic 6.0, Visual Basic.NET
C#, Java (JSE, JME)
ASP.NET, PHP, JSP, CGI (Perl)
JavaScript (+ AJAX), Silverlight 2, Flash
HTML, CSS, XML
Pascal, COBOL, Fortran

.NET Framework Components

LINQ, ADO.NET, WPF, WF, GDI+

CMS/Application Frameworks/Libraries

DotNetNuke, Drupal, WordPress, osCommerce
Autonomy Worksite
Microsoft Enterprise Library, Microsoft Foundation Classes (MFC)
Coolite/Ext.Net/ExtJS, jQuery, HighCharts, Sencha Touch

Version Control Systems

CVS, SVN, Git, VSS

Development Tools

Visual Studio 6, 2003, 2005, 2008, 2010, Expression Blend/Web
JCreator, NetBeans
Dreamweaver 8.0, Zend Studio 5.5, 6.1, 7

Cloud

Amazon - Managing Elastic Compute Cloud, Elastic Block Store, Elastic Load Balancing and CloudWatch services.

  
APIs

Amazon Product Advertising API
Google Maps APIs (including Directions API etc.)
Google Translate API
iTunes API (Apple)
MasterCard API/Other Card APIs
CitiBank Payments API/NetBanking APIs in India/Various Payment Providers
Tropo API

Have integrated numerous proprietary APIs (e.g. ones that provide availability of Hotels/Cruise Ships worldwide) also, but which cannot be disclosed here.