Vishal Kumar, Software Developer in Atlanta, United States
Vishal Kumar

Software Developer in Atlanta, United States

Member since October 10, 2014
Vishal is a JavaScript and Angular/Node expert with over 18 years of full-stack web development experience. He has led UI teams with a focus on best practices to deliver complex, mission-critical apps at companies like Delta Air Lines, ADP, Deloitte, VMware, CarMax, and State Farm. He has also done extensive back-end work on Node and .NET platforms.
Vishal is now available for hire

Portfolio

  • Delta Air Lines
    Angular, AEM, Node, Express, Typescript, Visual Studio Code, TrackJS...
  • ADP
    Angular 1.5, Angular, TypeScript, Grunt, Karma, Protractor, Jasmine...
  • Deloitte
    AngularJS, D3, JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3, .NET MVC 5, SSL, SAP HANA, oData...

Experience

Location

Atlanta, United States

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Visual Studio Code, Node

The most amazing...

...public open-source project I've created is an app builder on MEAN stack, used by companies and colleges.

Employment

  • UI Lead/Architect

    2018 - PRESENT
    Delta Air Lines
    • Made architecture decisions, created frameworks and reusable components, did code reviews, and provided daily mentorship and guidance to the 200+ person team to created high-quality applications at scale.
    • Raised awareness in the development community about Delta‚Äôs Angular development and helped hire the best UI talent.
    • Led the Delta Flight Search UI Team and the User Profile UI Team to build and deliver new user experiences using Angular and Node. Built a traffic segmentation engine in Node to slowly meter the new experiences that is now being used enterprise-wide to solve similar metering and A/B testing problems.
    Technologies: Angular, AEM, Node, Express, Typescript, Visual Studio Code, TrackJS, Sumo Logic, Jenkins, GitLab, Ansible, Nexus, Dynatrace, Slack, Microsoft Teams
  • Senior Developer/Architect

    2016 - 2018
    ADP
    • Contributed to building the UI framework that will support ADP's payroll processing system and created interfaces for different types of users like payroll practitioners, onboarding teams, and service reps.
    • Created framework-level components in Angular and developed UI screens.
    • Put together the framework pieces for the UI, including managing packages, creating tasks and build jobs, creating a framework for unit testing, and conducting component and integration testing.
    • Collaborated with designers, strategists, and the back-end developers. Helped with usability testing and product research.
    Technologies: Angular 1.5, Angular, TypeScript, Grunt, Karma, Protractor, Jasmine, CucumberJS, Pickle, D3, JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3, Less, REST, Swagger, Node.js, Express
  • Senior Web Architect

    2015 - 2016
    Deloitte
    • Built a cutting-edge responsive website that enables the talent team to analyze their workforce data through a web interface. Responsibilities included architecting the web application.
    • Hired and worked with a team of 10-12 front-end developers.
    • Laid out the infrastructure and built core components.
    • Gave daily guidance and code reviews, as well as troubleshooting issues.
    • Managed scrum board and deployments, working with the back-end HANA team, who provided the RESTful APIs that we needed. Working with analysts, giving them guidance on technical feasibility and estimates on requirements.
    Technologies: AngularJS, D3, JavaScript, HTML5, CSS3, .NET MVC 5, SSL, SAP HANA, oData, REST, Node.js, Express.js, MongoDB
  • UI Architect

    2015 - 2015
    Airwatch by VMware
    • Collaborated with developers on this project to increase performance and usability.
    • Identified UI issues, creating reusable user controls and helping the design team in their endeavor to create a consistent design for all the different web-based applications at Airwatch.
    Technologies: AngularJS, jQuery, JavaScript, Node.js, HTML5, CSS3, .NET MVC 4, jQuery, SSL, Docker, Vagrant, Linux, SQL Server
  • Consultant

    2014 - 2015
    JDA
    • Created web interfaces for customers to view labor demands and employee shift generation based on the forecast, available workforce, contracts, and employee time off requests.
    Technologies: AngularJS, CSS3, HTML5, Node.js, Express, Mongoose, MongoDB
  • Web Architect

    2013 - 2014
    Ipswitch
    • Developed a new single-page application UI framework for their network monitoring product WhatsUp Gold.
    • Created services and directives in AngularJS that the team could use to port over existing legacy pages.
    • Handled all UI issues that the team encountered and provided guidance and support.
    • Worked with the UX and UI design team, collaborating on the UI design.
    • Supported and guided the QA and Docs teams in understanding the product functionality.
    Technologies: AngularJS, CSS3, HTML5, Node.js, Express, Mongoose, MongoDB
  • Senior Web and Mobile Developer

    2012 - 2013
    Macromatix
    • Developed an iOS app (Digital Red Book) using a PhoneGap build of a single-page web application. This would be used for managing operations and keeping logs in a restaurant.
    • Created a highly responsive web-based mobile application which can be viewed over all tablet and mobile devices and on all modern desktop browsers. The application is used for managing inventory and sales in restaurants.
    Technologies: jQuery, Knockout.js, Media Queries, Sass, CSS3, HTML5, C#, MVC 3, MVC 4 Web API, jQuery Mobile, JavaScript, Microsoft Visual Studio 2010, SQL Server 2008, NHibernate, WCF Services, IIS, Team Foundation Server
  • Senior Web Developer

    2010 - 2012
    CarMax
    • Developed a web- and mobile-based application for iPad using jQuery Mobile and MVC3 with C#.NET 4.0 and WCF services. The application is used for store operations.
    • Created an MVC3 site with MongoDB and WCF services to help customers appraise their vehicles online.
    • Built a MVC2 site with WCF service that gives CarMax users the ability to apply for financing and do paperwork for their cars over the web.
    Technologies: C#, ASP.NET using MVC 3, HTML, jQuery, jQuery Mobile, Knockout.js, JavaScript, Microsoft Visual Studio 2010, SQL Server 2008, NHibernate, WCF Services, MSMQ, IIS, Subversion, Team City, Test-driven Development, NUnit
  • IT Consultant

    2008 - 2009
    Bostwick Laboratories
    • Rewrote and enhanced the Renaissance application utilizing the latest available versions of ASP.NET and SQL server while taking advantage of third-party tools. This is their main application to access patient and pathologists and to diagnosis information.
    • Developed an application in ASP.NET utilized by third-party labs to store the stages of diagnosis done at their location.
    • Created a standalone console-based application to retrieve Hl7 information on flat files, convert them to a certain format, and import the relevant information to the database.
    Technologies: C#, ASP.NET, HTML, Microsoft Visual Studio 2005 and 2008, SQL Server 2005 and 2008, Ajax, Silverlight, JavaScript, Source Gear Vault, IIS, Custom and Web User Controls, Web Service, Crystal Reports, HL7, Windows Services
  • IT Consultant

    2005 - 2007
    LandAmerica Financial Group
    • Developed an ASP.NET application used by realtors and property buyers to search and research property details, access related legal documents, check comparable sales, and view various types of property reports.
    • Created an ASP.NET-based title and escrow tool used for requesting, creating, managing, and tracking orders for title search products, loans, and other miscellaneous products delivered to the user as online documents.
    • Built an ASP.NET application integrated with Windows Active Directory used to grant network or specific application access to particular users.
    • Programmed an ASP.NET application and reporting tool for online skill assessment of employees.
    Technologies: C#, ASP.NET, HTML, JavaScript, ADO.NET, SQL Server, Microsoft Reporting Services, Rational Tools, IIS, Web Services, Windows Applications, Visual Studio 2005
  • Senior Software Developer

    2002 - 2005
    State Farm Insurance
    • Developed a distributed .NET application used as a content replication tool for internet and intranet websites. It uses a Zip utility to compress/decompress the files and WinHTTP component to transfer the files over the network showing the progress status in real time to the user.
    • Built an ASP.NET application to manage the network of contractors that work with State Farm on claims.
    • Created an ASP.NET application for managing large teams working on catastrophe sites.
    Technologies: C#, J#, ADO.NET, ASP.NET, VB, HTML, JavaScript, SQL Server 2000, XML

Skills

  • Languages

    TypeScript, JavaScript, HTML5, C#, Python, CSS3
  • Frameworks

    Angular, ASP.NET Web API, AngularJS, ASP.NET MVC 4, Express.js, Ext JS, Knockout.js, Compass, Jasmine
  • Libraries/APIs

    jQuery, jQuery Mobile, Node.js, PhantomJS
  • Storage

    Microsoft SQL Server, MongoDB, MySQL, IBM DB2, Sybase
  • Other

    Software Development, Front-end Development, Freelance Developer, Front-End Developer
  • Tools

    NPM, Mongoose, Microsoft Visual Studio, Yeoman, Bower, Grunt, Git, Mocha
  • Paradigms

    Agile Software Development, Test-driven Development (TDD), Pair Programming
  • Platforms

    MacOS, Windows, Android, iOS

Education

  • Bachelor of Engineering degree in Metallurgy and Material Science
    1998 - 2002
    MNIT - Jaipur, India

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