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Arun Govind, Software Developer in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Arun Govind

Software Developer in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Member since April 25, 2017
Arun is a dynamic professional who offers +14 years of rich experience as a database developer on the MS SQL Server platform. He has extensive experience in database modeling, T-SQL programming, and performance-tuning. He also develops web services using C#, WCF, and the ASP.NET Web API. He's an excellent communicator and has worked on projects for varied domains like contact centers, wealth management, HR, sales, and marketing automation.
Arun is now available for hire

Portfolio

Experience

  • T-SQL, 14 years
  • SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS), 8 years
  • C#, 6 years
  • Windows Communication Framework (WCF), 4 years
  • SQL Server 2012, 4 years
  • Visual Studio 2015, 3 years
  • Test-driven Development (TDD), 3 years
  • ASP.NET Web API, 2 years
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Windows, VS .NET, SSMS, SSDT, TFS, Git

The most amazing...

...thing I designed and developed was a web service based on WCF and MS SQL technologies to cater RESTful interfaces for backoffice apps at Kotak Securities.

Employment

  • Development Lead

    2011 - 2016
    Kotak Seccurities Ltd.
    • Planned, designed, and developed application databases as per business requirements.
    • Developed application database code objects such as stored procedures, functions, triggers, and views.
    • Programmed in T-SQL, C#, WCF, HTML, Java Script, and CSS3.
    • Built and provided SQL scripts and complex queries for data analysis and extraction to the managed services team engaged in application support.
    • Suggested architectural improvements, design, and integration solutions, and formulated methodologies to optimize database and object-oriented software development.
    • Provided status updates to the project management team.
    • Monitored development activities.
    • Made timely risk assessment and mitigation.
    • Provided technical guidance/support to the project team.
    Technologies: MS SQL 2012, 2008, .NET, CS, WCF, ASP.NET Web API, HTML, Java Script, CSS
  • Associate Project Manager

    2005 - 2011
    Paramatrix Technologies Pvt. Ltd.
    • Placed at Kotak Securities Ltd.
    • Managed development projects for various client server applications.
    Technologies: MS SQL 2012, 2008, .NET, CS, WCF, ASP.NET Web API, HTML, Java Script, CSS
  • Software Developer

    2002 - 2005
    Mahatma Centre for Software Technology
    • Completed programming assignments to develop client-server architecture based software applications using Visual Basic 6 and MS SQL platforms.
    Technologies: Visual Basic 6, MS SQL Server 2000

Experience

  • I-Learn KS E-Learning Portal (Development)

    This project involved a deployment of a self-learning portal for the employees at Kotak Securities. The portal was designed to be accessed from both workstations as well as the corporate mobile application.

    Contribution:
    - I handled the complete database development part.
    - I communicated with the vendor for the presentation layer
    .
    Results:
    - Completed the project 3 weeks ahead of schedule enabling HR department to complete employees’ training on the “Prevention of Sexual Harassment” well inside the timeline mandated by the regulator.

  • AS Technology Migration | SOAP to REST (Development)

    I developed an authentication service (AS) is used by all back office applications to perform AD authentication for the employee users.

    Contribution:
    - The input from this project was taken up to transform an AS application from being SOAP-based to a RESTful-JSON architecture.
    - I worked on the development enhancements for the database side as well as WCF service.

    Results:
    - This initiative improved the application performance, and led to release of 2 application servers, brought down support incidents—reducing the support and maintenance cost.

  • CTI - IVR (Development)

    This project was taken up to automate the computer telephony integration and interactive voice response solution for the contact center.

    Contribution:
    - Worked on the development, UAT, and delivery phase of this project which involved managing and coordinating with 9 cross-functional and cross-cultural teams.
    - Designed and developed the database and all the DB objects required for addressing the business needs.
    - Designed and developed a RESTful WCF service named KSBO Services

    Results:
    - Saved INR 2.29 million in project costs while running the KS CTI-IVR project through an optimized utilization of resources.
    - Was pivotal in reducing the contact center's operations costs by INR 2.90 million annually through the KS CTI-IVR project.

  • Kotak LEAP | Mobile Application (Development)

    This project was taken up to deploy the first business-to-employee mobile application. I managed the complete SDLC of the project.

    Contribution:
    - Managed the development and production deployment phase of this project.

    Results:
    - This project was delivered 1 month ahead of schedule.
    - Saved INR 500,000 in project costs through an optimized utilization of resources.

  • Access Control Revamp for Sales Department (Development)

    A completely data-driven project to ensure data access control as per the client and employee mapping in an incentive calculation system.

    Contribution:
    - Managed the development, UAT, and production deployment phase of this project.
    - Developed the stored procedures and triggers required for the new access control setup.
    - The production release involved a huge data migration (running into millions of records). I prepared the complete deployment plan and got it approved from the stakeholders.

    Results:
    - This project was delivered on time and I ensured a defect-free release through careful planning, testing, and QA.

Skills

  • Languages

    T-SQL, C#, Visual Basic 6 (VB6), Visual Basic .NET (VB.NET), HTML5
  • Storage

    SQL Server Management Studio, SQL Server 2012, SQL Server 2008, SQLite, SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS)
  • Frameworks

    Windows Communication Framework (WCF), ASP, ASP.NET Web API, .NET, Bootstrap 4
  • Tools

    Visual Studio 2015
  • Paradigms

    Test-driven Development (TDD), Agile Software Development
  • Other

    Git GUI

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Commerce
    1997 - 2002
    Delhi University - New Delhi, India
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