Resume

Bharadwaj Parthasarathy

Email : star at bharad dot net
Website : http://bharad.net

Objective:

Be a part of an innovative web based startup where I can apply my expertise to create valuable solutions.

Overview:

  • Proficient in developing database driven web applications with Python/PHP/J2EE. Beginner in Rails, Node.
  • Strong appreciation of algorithms, data structures, performance, scalability, code readability in various web stacks.
  • Practical working knowledge with various APIs – Twitter, Google, Amazon, Youtube, Buzz, etc.
  • Strong understanding of version control, database management and infrastructure.
  • Experienced in designing user interfaces and quickly implementing working prototypes.
  • Good experience with HTML, CSS, JavaScript, iOS programming.
  • Technology meetups, conferences, hackathon enthusiast.

Experience:

Software Engineer, Path (startup), San Francisco [Nov 2013 to Current]
  • Working on the Path API, making it better for millions of users.
Software Engineer, BrightScope (startup), San Diego [Jul 2011 to Aug 2013]
  • Developed the Question and Answer platform, several components in financial advisor pages directory.
  • Enhanced search (using Solr), built several new features to the enterprise SAAS financial platform.
Software Engineer (Intern), Residential Science Resources (startup), Minneapolis [Jan 2011 to May 2011]
  • Built several web components using DOOPHP, MySQL and also handled cloud migration.
Software Engineer, Antarctic Geospatial Information Center, University of Minnesota [Oct 2010 to Jan 2011]
  • Architect and Developer of the Imagery management system, built using Django and PostgreSQL.
Software Engineer (Intern), Devhub [Startup, funded 1.5M USD], Seattle [Jun 2010 to Sep 2010]
  • Built several modules, themes and components of this gamified website builder using Django.
Software Engineer, IBM [May 2006 to Sep 2008]
  • Built applications in Java and web services for a leading telecom giant in US.
  • Received best year end evaluation ratings twice [approx top 5%], IBM Asia-Pacific award 2008 Recipient.

Projects (view entire list here):

AskFriends (beta) – Ask your friends what to buy! (askfriendsfb.com)
  • Facebook application built using python, Flask, Mysql and hosted on AWS EC2.
AZStore (beta) – Amazon List creator (Open source – http://github.com/t20/azstore)
  • Built using amazon API via Cloudfront, Azstore is a simple CMS to manage lists of amazon products.
Super Events WordPress Plugin – [Creator and Developer] Event management and RSVP (open source)
  • Uses WordPress custom post types to create events and uses WordPress API hooks for ajaxified RSVP.
WebhostingAngel.com – Webhosting Information and services Portal [Jan 2010]
  • Built using Drupal and Ubercart, wrote custom Drupal modules for search, listing functionality.
Gootweets.com & Waatis.com – Twitter Google search mashup & AI answering engine [Dec 2009]
  • Uses the Google APIs to search for answers to given questions in Google search results programatically.
Mac OSX Dashboard Widgets [Twitter search, Amazon search, Amazon total]
  • Designed the three widgets [accepted by apple and made available for download in apple.com]

Education:

Degree Year CGPA University
M.S., Computer Science Fall 2009 – Spring 2011 3.61 / 4 University of Minnesota, Twin Cities
B.E., Electrical and Electronics 2002-2006 7.99 / 10 Coimbatore Institute of Technology, India

Research:

  • Social influence in Wikipedia – Social web, Dec 2009.
  • Social media Q&A response analysis, Case study with Twitter and Facebook, May 2010

Selected Course Work:

Social web, Human computer Interaction and UI Design, User Interface Design, Applied technology entrepreneurship, Advanced algorithms, Architecture and Implementation of Databases, Electronic Commerce.

Skillset:

Operating Systems Mac OS X, Unix, Linux
Programming Languages Python, C, Obj-C, Java, JavaScript. Beginner in Ruby, Rust, Lisp.
Web Technologies Django, Flask, PHP, JSP, Servlets, CakePHP, DooPHP. Beginner in Node.
Markup Technologies HTML, CSS, XML, XSLT
Databases MySQL, PL/SQL, Solr, MongoDB, Redis
Content Management Systems WordPress, Drupal, Joomla, Magento

Certifications:

Certification Provider Date
Sun Certified Java Programmer, 1.4 Sun Microsystems December 2006
IBM eServer Certified Specialist – AIX Basic Operations V5 IBM February 2007
Introduction to Oracle 9i SQL Oracle May 2007
Sun Certified Web Component Developer, J2EE, 1.4 Sun Microsystems December 2007