A result-oriented digital media professional with 16+ years of experience in software development lifecycle. Skilled in developing and testing multiple web-based application incorporating a range of technologies.
Dubai Media Incorporated (August 2009 – Present)
· Proficiently managed and worked on the relaunch of the leading Arabic newspapers in UAE using new content management infrastructure, and substantially contributed to the success. Website links : www.albayan.ae , www.emaratalyoum.com , www.emirates247.com, www.dubaipost.ae
· Built, developed and contributed all major development customization of the new content management system in compliance with overall system requirements.
· Troubleshoot technical problems, monitor web traffic, maintain and update websites.
· Communicating with internal/external clients to determine specific requirements and expectation.
· Working closely with other developers, UX designers, end users/clients.
· Innovative use of technology and SEO to drive traffic and engage users.
· Currently working on integrating websites with Amazon Affiliate Program.
· Handling various tools including ATEX Polopoly (Java based Content Management System), Apache HTTPD, MySQL, Apache Tomcat, Vendor API, CDN, NodeJS, Python, Maven, Java Server Pages, Apache Velocity,
· Marketing analytics tools like Google Analytics, SEMRush, Hootsuite.
Sapient Corporation, Bangalore, India (November 2006 – May 2009)
Associate Technology L2
· Associated in Projects, Epson Europe, Hilton International.
· Core member in planning, requirement gathering and the development activities.
· Lead a four-member team during User Acceptance Testing.
· Technologies used include Java, ATG 2007.1, Apache HTTPD.
Adrash Solutions, Bangalore, India (September-2005 to October-2006)
· Created models within an MVC application that implements the business logic necessary to satisfy business requirement.
· Packaged and supported the deployment releases.
Bits ‘n’ Bytes, Calicut, India (August -2004 to July -2005)
· Designed, developed and unit tested application in accordance with established standards.
· Master of Computer Application 2-year Master’s Degree (July 2002 – July 2004) under Sikkim Manipal University, India.
· Bachelor of Science in Computer Science (BSc. Computer Science), 3 year Bachelor’s Degree (August 1999 – May 2002) under Calicut University, Kerala, India.
Sun Certified Java Programmer (SCJP 1.5 )