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Thank you for visiting my HQ of web-presence. I envision this page as a list of all things I have done, currently doing and need to do. To read about my experiments proceed to my medium blog (using the link above). To know more about my professional life, scroll down and continue reading.
  • Avid Android developer (Developing applications since 2014)
  • Extensive Java development knowledge
  • Worked with Enterprise grade Java applications (Spring, Hibernate, JPA)
  • Experienced in Swift, Python
  • Worked on teams exercising with SCRUM, TDD, Pair programming
  • Fan of Design Sprints (also Design Thinking)
  • Student Entrepreneur of the Year 2017 (Dalhousie Impact Awards)


IT Developer (CS02) Sept 2017 - PRESENT

Canada Revenue Agency - IT Branch
  • Developed features for enterprise Java application used by CRA tax centers to generate tax correspondence
  • Tech Stack: Java (1.8), JEE, JUnit, TDD, JPA, IBM DB2, Message Queue, Weblogic, Git
  • Worked in a fast-paced Agile SCRUM environment
  • Responsible for adding new features, task breakdown, reviewing pull requests, mentoring peers

Lead Technical Architect & Co-founder May 2017 - Oct 2017

  • RovBOT was built under the guidance of Shiftkey labs at the Faculty of Computer Science, Dalhousie University
  • A project taken forward at the NS Innovation Bootcamp 2017, funded by Nova Scotia Department of Labor and Advanced Education
  • Awarded student entrepreneur of the year 2017 by Dalhousie Impact Awards
  • Won a seed funding of $10,000 for incubation by Nova Scotia innovation bootcamps

Graduate Teaching assistant Jan 2017 - May 2017

Faculty of Computer Science, Dalhousie University
  • Responsible to create, deliver and mark Android development tutorials in the lab sessions for a class of 60 students
  • Created 25 hours content of Android tutorial videos for the course
  • Tech Stack: Android, Java, Google Maps API, Flavours, REST API, Git, Jenkins, Gradle, Maven, GraphQL

Student Developer Oct 2016 - Dec 2016

Chebucto Community Developer, Halifax
  • Developed a Proof of Concept to migrate e-mail server from legacy mainframe system to Postfix
  • Tech stack: Unix, Perl, Postfix, Apache James, HTTP, Dovecot, Horde, SSL


Dalhousie UniversityAug 2016 - Dec 2017

Master of Applied Computer Science
  • Notable courses include: Mobile Computing, Natural Language processing, Data Warehousing and Analytics, etc
  • Research fellow - Graphics and Experimental Media (GEM lab)
  • Contributed to women's safety research for experimentation of personal safety device in collaboration with Herriot Watt University, Edinburgh
  • Presented a directed study on cognitive computing platforms in collaboration with IBM Watson Research group

SRM University June 2012 - May 2016

B.Tech - Computer Science and Engineering
  • Notable courses include: Data Structures, Algorithms, Artificial Intelligence, Virtual Reality, Parallel computing
  • Contributed to automotive research group in routing VANET
  • Worked under AI research group and published articles in areas of Business Intelligence systems, Recommendation engines
  • Founded Android development group for the University
  • Won Innovative technology award - SRM University, Konvolve 2014

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