Romin Joseph, Software Developer in Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Romin Joseph

Software Developer in Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Member since June 3, 2020
Romin is a developer with deep expertise in the function, features, and applicability of complex legacy software products in the healthcare and oil industries. He has 15 years of global experience, including in regulated environments like GE Healthcare. He writes high-quality, well-tested, and maintainable code, using the Microsoft technology stack, primarily .NET and SQL Server. Romin delivers and advocates for technical excellence everywhere he works.
Romin is now available for hire

Portfolio

Experience

Location

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

C#, Microsoft SQL Server, Visual Studio, .NET, SQL, Windows, Databases

The most amazing...

...project I've delivered is a customized 2D laying tool for DIY paneling solutions, including benchmark graphics algorithms for user interface and optimization.

Employment

  • Senior Engineering Lead

    2022 - 2022
    Nuchange Informatics
    • Implemented SonarQube/SonarLint quality gates for clean and safe code and fixed many potential bugs and vulnerabilities. Shared best practices with the team with extensive documentation and analyzed the projects.
    • Developed Postgres scripts to fast-track testing of different clinical configurations.
    • Refactored codebase bug fixes, improving performance. Executed load testing using Apache JMeter and JSON files with random values and CSV files.
    • Created user stories and Kanban cards for smooth project execution.
    Technologies: Java 8, Hibernate, PostgreSQL, SonarQube, Apache JMeter, GitLab, JavaScript, HTML, OOP Designs
  • Senior Software Developer

    2021 - 2021
    Pearl Global Solutions, Cochin, India
    • Performed query optimization of the data model to predict likely destinations, trajectories, stop locations, speeding, and braking events at different times and days of the week for individual drivers.
    • Optimized PostgreSQL database functions and indices to load data into a dashboard, won customer confidence by running essential SQL procedures under 20 seconds.
    • Increased client satisfaction in safekeeping the driver and re-routing the fleet to avoid traffic. Achieved fuel efficiency, optimized resources, and planned maintenance based on usage patterns, thereby adding value to the business while making profits.
    Technologies: pgAdmin, DBeaver, RDBMS, Query Optimization, PostgreSQL
  • Senior Database Developer

    2021 - 2021
    Al Nab'a Holding LLC, Muscat
    • Archived close to 25 million business-critical database records. Wrote procedures, views, and SQL jobs for a seamless archiving process and ensured the availability of archived records for reporting.
    • Optimized over 50 SQL procedures via code modifications and performance indexing, which reduced the execution time of critical SQL jobs, such as payroll processing and the month-end account close, up to 90%.
    • Built SSRS reports, including drill-through reports and sub-reports, and added required SQL procedures and views for crucial business data.
    • Strategized and configured backup, restore automation, and transaction log shipping for faster reports and load optimization.
    Technologies: SQL, SSRS Reports, Database Backups, Database Design, Relational Databases, Database Performance, SQL Architecture, Microsoft Report Builder, SQL Views, Data & Backup Management, DB, SQL Server 2019, ANSI SQL, Finance Reports, Reporting, Data Handling, SQL Server Agent, SQL Server DBA, Microsoft SQL Server, SSRS, SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS), T-SQL, Reports, Architecture, Database Architecture, Database Migration, Database Optimization, Git, Log Shipping, RDBMS, Data Architecture, Query Optimization
  • Senior Software Developer

    2015 - 2020
    Greenergy Fuels Pvt Ltd, Cochin, India
    • Designed and developed core business services, using C#, WCF, XML, and T-SQL for a high level of asynchronous communication with a logistics system, supporting the enterprise data warehouse system and downstream applications.
    • Provided production support for existing applications. Owned the support process, documentation, and implementation, creating a knowledge base and training.
    • Debugged and optimized legacy SQL-stored procedures and Microsoft Access front-end applications as part of support and maintenance, significantly reducing the support workload.
    • Built a SQL-based alert application with a single-page UI, using C# for internal IT teams, reducing alert support requests.
    • Developed Excel macros and VBA to email daily job schedules to drivers and site leaders, automating the daily communication processes.
    • Managed five developers in their support and development activities, prioritizing tasks and ensuring deliverables with an excellent entrepreneurial mindset. Won team members’ respect by organizing and motivating the team.
    Technologies: Indexing, Stored Procedure, Relational Databases, ETL Development, Data Migration, Databases, Remote Work, Data, Windows Services, SQL Server 2014, Database Modeling, Analytical Thinking, Writing & Editing, .NET Core, Microsoft SQL Server, Master Data, Product Support, Team Mentoring, SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS), ETL, C#, IIS, Level 3 Support, Requirements & Specifications, Oil & Gas, Altova XML, Debugging, Visual Studio, .NET, TFS, Visual Studio .NET, SSRS, SQL Stored Procedures, SoapUI, SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS), XML, SQL, Windows, Microsoft Access, Excel VBA, T-SQL, C#.NET, WCF Web Services, Data Modeling, Database Design, SSRS Reports, Database Performance, SQL Architecture, SOAP, SQL Views, DB, SQL Server 2015, Visual Basic for Applications (VBA), ANSI SQL, Finance Reports, Reporting, CSV File Processing, Excel Expert, CSV, Data Handling, Finance, SQL Server Agent, SQL Server DBA, Excel 2013, Excel 2016, Reports, Architecture, Database Optimization, Database Migration, RDBMS, Excel Macros, Data Architecture, Query Optimization, Microsoft Excel, WinForms, C#.NET WinForms, HTTP REST, IIS SQL Server, VB.NET WinForms, HTML, OOP Designs
  • Lead Program Integrator

    2005 - 2012
    GE Healthcare, Bangalore
    • Led the engineering team to design a global ultrasound product, providing holistic leadership in product engineering across software, mechanical, electrical, and electronics disciplines.
    • Developed maintenance software releases that met FDA requirements and allowed the radiology engineering team to address customer complaints and product safety, avoiding product recalls.
    • Served as a global project leader to manage and deliver cardiology software maintenance programs. Drove cross-functional execution to meet milestones and program targets.
    • Implemented hardware obsolescence projects without a production gap for a critical customer go-live by developing integrated program plans that delivered business commitments.
    • Managed a global healthcare product, keeping knowledge and information flowing seamlessly, and directed team members to the finish line, keeping the global launch dates ahead of schedule.
    Technologies: Data, Windows Services, Regulatory Compliance, Regulatory Reporting, Work Breakdown Structure, Medical Imaging, Medical Devices, ClearCase, Analytical Thinking, Writing & Editing, Product Support, Team Mentoring, C#, Testing, Microsoft Project, Level 3 Support, Requirements & Specifications, Visual SourceSafe, Healthcare, C++, Debugging, Visual Studio, .NET, XML, Windows, Project Leadership, Design Verification Testing, Microsoft Visual C++, Documentation, Excel Expert, CSV, Manufacturing, Medical Software, CSV File Processing, Technical Writing, Microsoft Excel, WinForms, OOP Designs
  • Senior Systems Analyst

    2004 - 2005
    Sonata Software Ltd, Bangalore
    • Conducted testing for performance and functional quality assurance of Centura Team Developer, an IDE tool to develop applications and connect with ODBC.
    • Analyzed the requirement specifications, executed manual and automated testing, and prepared test plans.
    • Executed functional, compatibility, and regression tests by writing applications in Centura and Microsoft Visual C++.
    Technologies: Relational Databases, Microsoft Foundation Class Library (MFC), Microsoft Visual C++, Linux, Excel Expert, CSV, CSV File Processing, RDBMS, OOP Designs
  • Software Engineer

    2000 - 2004
    AEB Software Systems, Cochin, India
    • Designed the user interface, developed benchmark graphical algorithms, and coded graphics modules for Profi-graphics—a customized 2D graphical laying software tool for a DIY paneling solution, using Java, Visual C++, and MFC.
    • Developed and designed a module to add the euro column in a legacy invoicing application running on Windows CE, programmed in C.
    • Built GUI modules and shared libraries using Centura Team Developer for Elan, an ERP solution.
    Technologies: Relational Databases, Analytical Thinking, Windows CE, C++, Debugging, Visual Studio, Windows, Microsoft Visual C++, 2D Graphics, Algorithms, MySQL, Java, Microsoft Foundation Class Library (MFC), Data Modeling, Database Design, RDBMS, HTML, ASP, OOP Designs

Experience

  • Greenergy Logistics System

    A logistics solution for faster and cheaper transportation of fuel. Greenergy acquired an off-the-shelf logistics system from a third-party software firm.

    ROLE AND KEY ACTIVITIES
    • Worked with a business analyst to understand the business processes, gather and document project requirements, and translate them into functional and non-functional specifications.

    • Developed WCF web services and T-SQL procedures to fetch data from the third-party logistics software and make it available in an SQL Server-based schema for consumption by downstream applications and data warehousing.

    • Developed diligent alert mechanisms using Windows services to maintain data integrity.

    • Designed and developed SSRS reports based on user needs; for example, a daily report to proactively confirm the availability of customer contracts.

    • Implemented effective logging, trained the support team, and authored a detailed troubleshooting guide to ensure technical support during out-of-office hours.

  • GE Healthcare | Cardiology

    Cardiology ECG management software is a solution that delivers advanced, easy-to-use ECG review tools and analysis programs to office practices and clinics.

    ROLE
    • Managed changes in priorities, formulated and executed strategies to resolve customer complaints, and deployed software releases on time.

    • Consistently provided full transparency to management on the installed base landscape, which resulted in a significant reduction in complaints.

    • Developed integrated program plans to meet business commitments.

    • Communicated project status and timelines to upper management and the global core team for all the software maintenance releases.

  • GE Healthcare | Radiology

    Digital mammography review systems provide a set of powerful review tools that enhance the diagnostic process for early breast cancer detection and a non-invasive software solution for measuring and reporting coronary artery calcification scores.

    ROLE
    • Delivered the maintenance releases for these products to address customer complaints and software issues through coordinated efforts with cross-functional teams and on-time program execution.

    • Developed maintenance design change plans and formal design reviews to ensure the projects were delivered with quality and met FDA-stipulated regulatory requirements.

  • AEB Profi Graphics

    Customers in Germany used this product to draw building plans and purchase wood panels based on different types of panels, laying patterns, and cost.

    ROLE
    - Designed and developed a 2D graphical laying software tool.
    - Designed a GUI for freehand drawing of basic geometrical shapes and coding graphics modules.
    - Developed algorithms and coded complex 2D geometric operations.

Skills

  • Languages

    SQL, T-SQL, C#, C, Stored Procedure, Visual Basic for Applications (VBA), C#.NET, XML, C++, Excel VBA, Java, Java 8, HTML, JavaScript
  • Frameworks

    .NET, .NET Core, VB.NET WinForms, Hibernate, ASP
  • Tools

    Microsoft Visual C++, Microsoft Access, Excel 2013, Excel 2016, Microsoft Excel, Visual Studio .NET, SSRS, TFS, SoapUI, Visual Studio, Altova XML, C#.NET WinForms, Visual SourceSafe, Microsoft Project, CAD, ClearCase, Microsoft Report Builder, Git, pgAdmin, SonarQube, Apache JMeter, GitLab
  • Paradigms

    Testing, Database Design, Design Verification Testing, HIPAA Compliance, DevOps, Continuous Delivery (CD), Continuous Integration (CI)
  • Platforms

    Windows, Ubuntu, Windows CE, Linux
  • Storage

    SQL Stored Procedures, Microsoft SQL Server, SQL Server 2014, Database Modeling, Database Architecture, SQL Server 2012, Databases, Relational Databases, Database Performance, SQL Architecture, SQL Views, DB, ANSI SQL, SQL Server Agent, RDBMS, MySQL, SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS), SQL Server DBA, Database Migration, PostgreSQL, IIS SQL Server, SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS), Database Backups, DBeaver
  • Other

    WCF Web Services, Debugging, Requirements & Specifications, Level 3 Support, Algorithms, Validation, Analytical Thinking, Medical Devices, Remote Work, Data Migration, Data Modeling, Documentation, SQL Server 2015, SQL Server 2019, Finance Reports, Reporting, CSV File Processing, Excel Expert, CSV, Data Handling, Reports, Medical Software, Architecture, Database Optimization, Data Architecture, Query Optimization, OOP Designs, Oil & Gas, Project Leadership, 2D Graphics, IIS, Team Mentoring, Product Support, Master Data, Geometry, Writing & Editing, Regulatory Compliance, Windows Services, Data, Indexing, SSRS Reports, SOAP, Data & Backup Management, Finance, Excel Macros, Technical Writing, HTTP REST, HL7, DICOM, Civil Engineering, Medical Imaging, Work Breakdown Structure, Regulatory Reporting, Information Technology, Log Shipping, Private Banking, Manufacturing, CI/CD Pipelines
  • Libraries/APIs

    Microsoft Foundation Class Library (MFC), WinForms
  • Industry Expertise

    Healthcare

Education

  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Technology
    1996 - 2000
    Cochin University of Science and Technology - Cochin, India

Certifications

  • DevOps, CI/CD(Continuous Integration/Delivery) for Beginners
    AUGUST 2021 - PRESENT
    Udemy
  • Certified C Programmer
    NOVEMBER 1998 - PRESENT
    Brainbench

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