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Profile Id: 138746    16-Feb-2019
Title:   Engineering Project Manager
Location:   Chennai - Tamilnadu -
Software Programming / Database Development  
  • Project Management
  • Analog/Digital card design and development
  • Assembly language programming
  • Networking (Layer2/3) Software design and programming
  • Maintenance of switch/router software
  • MS-Excel
  • MS-Powerpoint
  • MS-Access
  • Finance Management - Tally
  • Embedded System Design / Programming
  • IT Training
  • Java
  • Other Programming
  • Quality Assurance
  • Telephony Software
  • Wireless Programming
  • Technical Support

Dear Patron ,

I prefer type of work - Part-Time Basis. .

My prefered location for assignment - Anywhere, Agra, Allahabad, Amritsar, Bangalore, Chennai, Coimbatore, Karnataka, Portblair, Pondicherry, Tamil Nadu, Trichy

Jobs handled -

• Good experience on Digital board design (Microprocessor based)/ development / software product development, production and deployment with optimal BOM cost.

• Extensive knowledge as systems engineer – analysis, design, architecture, development and management of software solutions in the layer 2 and layer 3 networking technologies.

• Proven success in coaching, mentoring and motivating the team to achieve organization-wide and project goals.

• C and Assembly language skills for embedded product design and development specifically onto Ethernet IP products and industrial products.

• Networking Software Design, Development and Testing of Networking stacks for Datacom switches, routers, internet gateways, IP DSLAMs.

• Proven ability in

o Fastpath programming in network packet processors (Broadcom, Marvell, Greenfield, Intel’s IXP, LSI’s APP, Ikanos) for Layer2 and Layer3 protocol packet forwarding

o Layer 2 VLAN (IEEE802.1q), LACP, IPv4 Multicast, IPv6 Protocols, WAN Access protocols (PPPoE), Security Protocols (IPSec), SNMP and WEB Network Management.

o Good knowledge on board design and assembly language programming

• Driven technically to deliver new software features on IP Products that includes architecting the IP software stacks to work with new packet processors, multiple instance support for Layer 2 protocols (VLAN, xSTP, LACP, 802.1x, IGMP snooping), new option support for DHCP clients, software upgrade and other RAS features.

• Good experience in R&D Production support for Protective relay production /Test shop floor by advising the test instructions for seamless production, new component validation and new model request closure.

• Hands-on technical experience on (Hardware and Software) product development in product industry as well as in software services for customers across the globe with involvement in proposal responses, pre-sales, production, post sales and product management at various times during the career.

• Have good understanding on the system architecture of any networking equipment including SOHO device, L2/L3 switch, Service Router, Converged Access Business Gateways that includes Voice over IP and Security appliances.

I give you few of the references as below:
Reference 1
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HCL Technologies.

HCL TECHNOLOGIES since Sept 2010

Group Project Manager

• Have been working with Cisco / Brocade/ Ericsson Off-shore development centres driving critical project engagements.

• Instrumental in finalization of project requirements and resource planning. Playing a key role in strategic planning to assure achievement of agreed business objectives.

• Providing thought leadership in overall project management, project planning, budgeting, resources deployment & utilization, monitoring & reporting and risk identification & mitigation.

• Proficiently directing, defining and coordinating program issues also establishing objectives, developing requirements, planning schedules, estimating costs, reviewing proposals, monitoring technical issues and also preparing reports.

• Providing technical guidance on the projects and its requirements also communicating to the clients over the technology, processes and applications while updating them on the regular project related developments.

• Quick induction of new /fresh hires into the team through strategic mentoring

• Personally involved right from hiring, understanding the product requirements, continuously enhancing the team expertise and strategizing the new engineer induction methodologies for quickly become online.

• Delivering multiple features which have got successfully deployed across the globe. Proposing and implementing few engineering innovative ideas for quick debugging field issues and tools that would reduce the development time.

• Setup of the lab infrastructure planning for the project needs.

• Ensuring Senior Management Connects with the customers through monthly reviews over remote or in person.

Key Highlights

• Ownership of platform components for Cat3k switches for Cisco systems, Inc. for sustaining and ongoing software releases.

• Built the Fast Iron development/sustaining team of size 35 from the scratch for Brocade Communications Inc. with strong technical leads and developers.

• Contributed to high level design of DHCP, RAS, SNMP MIB features for Brocade Enterprise products software releases.

• Ramped up the team to complete ownership of Network Management features (SNMP, DHCP, NTP, WEB, SSH/TELNET, SCP/TFTP) for Enterprise IP products.

• Handled RFP (Request for Proposal) responses and involved in defense during software contract bids.

• Built a new team of 35 engineers to develop/sustain Layer2/3, Security, Platform and Network Management features for a US based customer (Brocade) and ramped them up to the speed and expectations.

• Handled RFP responses, supplier presentations and defense during bidding


Senior Engineering Project Manager

• Responsible for managing major software releases for Aricent ISS (Intelligent Switching Software) Product releases.

• Architected new software product (CAS) that converges data and voice stacks with security at IP and application levels.

• Provided time-to-market by productizing Aricent ISS stack for customer requirements on their own hardware platforms.

• Efficiently provided Post-sales support of Aricent ISS in assisting the customers by resolving the reported defects for quick deployment.

• Played Technical Manager for networking projects that include Layer2 (IEEE802.1D, IEEE802.1q/p/s/x, IEEE802.3ad/3af) Layer3 (IPv4/6, OSPF, BGP RIP, PIM, DVMRP)/ Metro Ethernet networking technologies for Network routers and switches that are embedded platforms which runs on RTOS and Network Processors

• Executed several fixed price projects for customers to go to market in short time with Aricent’s Proprietary products Intelligent Solution (ISS)

• Implemented Software Development Life Cycle for Software Engineering Projects that includes Aricent’s Software Products (ISS, CAS) and its customization.

• Involved in Proposal making for the product/customer requirements to using the Aricent’s ISS product. Involved in post-sales support by training the customers at their site after sales.

• Instrumental in continuous improvement of procedures, guidelines for CMM and ISO procedures.

L&TOUBRO INFOTECH LTD. Sept 2001 – Jul 2003

Project Leader - Communications & Embedded Group

• Involved in Micro code programming (Fast path) for VLAN, IP Routing, QoS features in Paion Network Processors.

• Responsible for the development of control plane software using Zebra OS for Paion reference platform.

• Accountable for Bluetooth Protocol stack development specifically HCI and SDP layers.

• Involved in design, firmware (VLIW Assembly) coding and testing for Data plane in Network Processors for VLAN,MAC, ARP, IP routing and QoS forwarding tables.

• Instrumental in the development of Bluetooth protocol stacks for embedded platforms that are based on MPC860 running VxWorks RTOS.


Software Consultant

• Handled the Software Development of Device Drivers for embedded platforms (Set Top Boxes) that works on SGS Thompsons ST20 and OS/20 RTOS.

• Managed driver software development for settop box specifically loader device which downloads the application software at the background.

ALSTOM & OTHERS Nov 1992 – Sept 2000

Executive - R&D