Rajini Karthik, Cloud Developer in Austin, TX, United States
Rajini Karthik

Cloud Developer in Austin, TX, United States

Member since December 10, 2020
Rajini is a passionate and highly motivated software developer and an architect with strong experience in building a broad range of software solutions. She has deep expertise from contributions to developing distributed enterprise applications, cloud-native applications, open-source cloud development, and automation of infrastructure and software deployment development projects. Rajini has a strong ability to innovate and lead teams to make an impact while learning from new challenges.
Rajini is now available for hire


  • Dell EMC
    C#.NET, JavaScript, Web Services, REST, SOAP, RabbitMQ, AWS S3...
  • Rackspace
    Jakarta EE, Web Services, JMS, Apache Tomcat, Hibernate, Spring, Maven...
  • Borland
    Apache Tomcat, Hibernate, Spring, Velocity.js, Ext JS, Ajax, XML, JavaScript...



Austin, TX, United States



Preferred Environment

Amazon Web Services (AWS), AWS, Ansible, Agile Software Development, Linux, Docker, Kubernetes, OpenStack, Cloud, Java, Python

The most amazing...

...project I have worked on is open-source OpenStack cloud development.


  • Technical Staff

    2011 - PRESENT
    Dell EMC
    • Worked on end-to-end provisioning, deployment, configuration, and automation software for RedHat OpenStack Platform stack on Dell EMC hardware platform and storage systems for service providers and telco engineering.
    • Contributed to the development of Cinder, Ironic, and TripleO projects as an OpenStack cloud upstream developer.
    • Designed, implemented, and maintained the Ironic third-party CI system for the Dell iDRAC Ironic Driver plugin.
    • Developed OpenStack Cinder storage drivers for Dell PS and SC series storage.
    • Contributed to development and architecture in the Crowbar open source project, an automated operation for deployment and management of OpenStack cloud and Cloudera Hadoop distribution.
    • Delivered object storage-based storage-as-a-service (STaaS) platform and VMWare vCloud infrastructure-as-a-service (IaaS) service delivery platform.
    • Developed the API for the back end, contributed to cloud services provisioning software workflows, integrated an audit data store (flume, Hadoop), and integrated the Dell identity management component.
    • Deployed and integrated with OpenStack (Swift and Keystone), vCloud, Caringo CAStor, Salesforce.com, and Zuora.
    Technologies: C#.NET, JavaScript, Web Services, REST, SOAP, RabbitMQ, AWS S3, vCloud Automation Center, Entity Framework, LINQ, Microsoft SQL Server, JUnit, Apache ZooKeeper, MongoDB, Puppet, Ansible, Shell Scripting, Kubernetes, Docker, Dell EMC, Servers, OpenStack, Java, Python
  • Lead R&D Engineer

    2009 - 2011
    • Designed and developed software components for the cloud platform for Rackspace, a cloud service provider that manages a large scale of customers and large cloud infrastructure.
    • Automated provisioning, billing, account management, product catalog, cloud usage services API, and integration with third-party systems on the ServiceMix platform.
    • Helped re-factor the legacy application that deals with usage and other cloud service data.
    Technologies: Jakarta EE, Web Services, JMS, Apache Tomcat, Hibernate, Spring, Maven, Ruby on Rails (RoR), Python, PostgreSQL, MySQL, JavaScript
  • Senior Software Engineer

    2007 - 2009
    • Served as a full-stack senior software developer on the front end and back end for Borland’s management solution that enabled customers to better track, measure, predict, and improve the performance of their software delivery organizations.
    • Designed and developed an API framework for the software.
    • Deployed in several customer locations and performed the migrations and upgrades successfully.
    Technologies: Apache Tomcat, Hibernate, Spring, Velocity.js, Ext JS, Ajax, XML, JavaScript, Web Services, Ant, JUnit, Cacti, Ruby, Watir, Oracle 9g, Oracle 10g, Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, Jakarta EE
  • Lead Software Developer

    1998 - 2007
    Computer Associates (formerly Hyperformix)
    • Played the role of an architect and a key developer of the Capacity Manager tool. Hyperformix provided software solutions for efficient data management, performance modeling, optimizing, and predictive capacity planning.
    • Developed support for heterogeneous data sources, including Oracle, SQL, and XML.
    • Onboarded new hires, developed guidelines, and mentored onsite and offshore developers.
    Technologies: JavaScript, Perl, C#, C++, Apache Tomcat, Apache Struts, Spring, JSP, XML, JDBC, ODBC, Oracle 10g, Oracle 9g, JUnit, Jakarta EE


  • Automation And Integration of RHOSP deployment

    As a technical SME, I owned and delivered Dell EMC Storage Systems integration for OpenStack.

    As a developer, I worked on end-to-end provisioning, deployment, configuration, and automation software for the RedHat OpenStack Cloud Platform Stack on Dell EMC Hardware Platform and Storage systems for service providers and telco engineering.


  • Languages

    Python, Java, C#, PHP, JavaScript, SQL, XML, C++, Perl, Ruby, C#.NET
  • Paradigms

    Agile Software Development, REST
  • Platforms

    Linux, OpenStack, Kubernetes, Docker, Jakarta EE, Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Other

    Cloud, Shell Scripting, AWS, Ant, Web Services, Ajax, vCloud Automation Center, SOAP
  • Storage

    MongoDB, Oracle 9g, Oracle 10g, MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server, PostgreSQL, AWS S3
  • Frameworks

    JUnit, JSP, Spring, Apache Struts, Ext JS, Hibernate, Ruby on Rails (RoR)
  • Libraries/APIs

    ODBC, JDBC, Velocity.js, JMS, LINQ, Entity Framework
  • Tools

    Ansible, Apache Tomcat, Watir, Cacti, Maven, Apache ZooKeeper, Puppet, RabbitMQ


  • Master's Degree in Computer Science
    2000 - 2003
    Texas State University - Austin, TX
  • Bachelor's Degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering
    1990 - 1994
    University of Madras - Madras, India

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