Sr. Engineer @ Netflix San Francisco Bay AreaSr. Architect @ Yahoo Inc Architect for Yahoo Geoinformatics & User location platforms, which are key for all of yahoo systems offering geo based personalization, Ad targeting & analytics. The system is built to cater to both mobile and traditional non-mobile experiences. The systems are built to perform at 200-300k...
Sr. Engineer @ Netflix San Francisco Bay AreaSr. Architect @ Yahoo Inc Architect for Yahoo Geoinformatics & User location platforms, which are key for all of yahoo systems offering geo based personalization, Ad targeting & analytics. The system is built to cater to both mobile and traditional non-mobile experiences. The systems are built to perform at 200-300k requests/second.Architect for Yahoo membership systems providing trusted mechanism for 2 million registrations/day and 3 billion logins/day. Improved performance saving 1Million USD. Developing next gen Abuse detection & prevention platform. Conceptualized “Trusted Devices” initiative and a key member creating Device-ID initiative in mobile centric platforms and apps in yahoo.Architecture & Design of next gen personalization system for Yahoo!. The Product development was transitioned back to US development team after Architecture definition & first few sprints.Initial architecture, design & implementation of a multi-tenant platform critical to process every click at Y! ~100+ billion events a day which powers yahoo’s Personalization, Analytics & Revenue Realization systems.Delivered UGC Cloud product (Concept, Architecture & Design), a company wide initiative built on top of Y! Cloud & Grid technologies. This will replace 6 platforms used by 300+ internal customer globally. UGC Cloud is one of the largest apps to move from RDBMS to NoSQL Technologies in Y!. Improved visibility & adoption after successfully going through Product-Arch review by Y! Tech Council (Y! Chief architect & senior architect community). Complete business unit of 50 FTE re-aligned towards development of UGC Cloud across product, engineering, QA & service engineering functions. Identified gaps in core Y! technologies, driving cross-functional teams for implementing features required for UGC Cloud delivery. Guided & Mentored 35+ engineers for smooth transition to new development stack. From May 2008 to November 2014 (6 years 7 months) Architect @ Intuit Architect for Canada/UK business units at IDC Bangalore.Key responsibilities include globalizing Inuit products From 2007 to 2008 (1 year) Principal Architect @ Infosys Vision of the GroupBe a transformation partner for fortune 500 companies in ever changing competitive landscape, with principle focus areas being SOA, Enterprise Architecture, Performance Engineering, Building Architecture Offices and Technology Center of Excellence.Work Summary in Chronological Order 1. Responsible for “Service Delivery” a platform supporting Brokerage, Bank, Annuities business units for a large US financial services company. This portfolio consisted of 16 business critical applications. Significant responsibilities was to define portfolio roadmap and lead ongoing projects*a. J2EE, XML, MQ, COBOL, DB2, IMS, 250+ team across 4 geographic regions2. Defined roadmap for the entire IT portfolio fir the 4th largest Transportation & Logistics Company. Responsibilities include consolidating 600+ applications across 70 odd platforms and 58 countries to 250-300 centralized applicationsa. 600+ central and local applications, 70+ platforms, 30+ core team members in 2 geographic 3. Architected & designed an integrated solution that replaced 16 different applications across web, windows, Mainframe/COBOL platforms.a. J2EE, Oracle, XML, XSL, MQ, 30+ team members in 2 geographic locations4. Architected, designed and delivered application platform for a large mortgage insurance company in US to run their insurance and re-insurance lines of business for retail and wholesale markets. This new application replaced their entire middle office and back-office legacy systems**a. J2EE, DB2, SunOS, MQ, XML, XSL, 100+ team across 2 geographies5. Architected, designed & delivered web channel for a large content management company (J2EE, Oracle, MQ, XML, XSL)*** From September 2002 to November 2007 (5 years 3 months) Bay Area, CaliforniaSr. Software Engineer @ Lycos Inc Joined WhoWhere? Inc. (Incubated at IIT-Delhi) at very early stage developing their flagship product “Mailcity”. Was responsible for design, build and testing core pieces of the application. I had over 100k lines of code developed & managed across JAVA, C++, PERL languages.Due to budgetary constraint we had to build custom built web servers & application servers to suite the demands of the application. 1. C/C++, JAVA, PERL, SMTP, IMAP, POP3 2. 8 Member team including QA and production supportAchievements * Created a wrapper sandbox application to house the entire application using NSAPI (Netscape API), to aid detecting memory leaks and violations which was the major cause of the application instability. * Migrated the application to a custom multithreaded application server keeping NSAPI interface used by application intact, realizing scalability needed for growth and saving cost to sustain the $ burn rate. From September 1997 to September 2002 (5 years 1 month) Sr. Software Engineer @ Motorola India Electronics Limited Provide system tools for Motorola chips like Assemblers, Linkers, debuggers & chip simulatorsTeam lead and expert developing debuggers for VeCOMP (Vector Computer) a very large instruction set chip mainly aimed for mobile devices. Extended debugger standard (DWARF 2.0) to accommodate unique requirements of the application development team and feature set required by the debugger. From 1996 to 1997 (1 year) Bangalore
San Francisco Bay Area
May 2008 to November 2014
2007 to 2008
September 2002 to November 2007
Bay Area, California
Sr. Software Engineer
September 1997 to September 2002
Motorola India Electronics Limited
Sr. Software Engineer
1996 to 1997
What company does Praveen Ramachandra work for?
Praveen Ramachandra works for Netflix
What is Praveen Ramachandra's role at Netflix?
Praveen Ramachandra is Sr. Engineer
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