Arun Ravindran

Bangalore • +91 (0) 94800 55920 • arunvr+cv@gmail.com
Solutions and Portfolio Manager in Unisys for SOA and API Management solutions. Has 9 years of domain knowledge in Banking, Retail and other verticals. Worked closely with Fortune 500 clients in delivery of SOA and BPM solutions.

Professional Achievements

Skills

Languages Python, C, C++, Haskell, Lisp
Databases MySQL, SQLite, MsSQL, Oracle
Software Emacs, LaTeX, Eclipse, Django, Apache, Git, Blender, Photoshop

Education

T.A.Pai Management Inst 2002-2004
PGDM (Finance and IT) GPA: 3.1
GEC Thrissur 1998-2002
B.Tech, Computer Science First class (Honors)

Experience

Business Analyst 3 months
Deutsche Bank Bangalore, India
Assessed changes in the business process lifecycle for the bank's TIBCO BPM platform.
  • Enhanced the Advisory Business workflow and rules for better compliance.
  • Client appreciation for several exceptional scenarios identified in Analysis phase.
  • Analysed business requirements and designed functional test cases.
Lead Functional Analyst 18 months
UBS AG London, UK
Elicited business requirements for a global payment solution based on Microsoft BizTalk.
  • Modeled a flexible payments business process which was replicated for rapid rollouts across geographies cutting implementation time by 75%.
  • Prepared over 2000 functional test cases to rigorously test compliance and legacy requirements
  • Instituted a structured deployment process for rollouts involving a global team spread across Singapore, London and India
Lead Consultant and Marketing Manager 24 months
Pegasystems, TIBCO, IBM Bangalore, India
Evaluated BPM/Integration business value benefits for numerous consulting assignments. Nurtured partnerships.
  • Identified key client business benefits to key BPM projects such as Telecom Lead-to-Cash process, Insurance CRM and CPG Fleet Management .
  • Revitalized corporate blog to increases viewership from Fortune 500 companies by 200% and on-boarded distinguished external bloggers
  • Strengthened B2B alliance connect with key partners like Pega, TIBCO with joint-marketing
SOA Consultant and Lead 4 months
Avaya Inc. Bangalore, India
Led a team of developers to migrate to a SOA-based integration platform on Aqualogic Service Bus.
  • SOA exposition of legacy SAP ERP customer data in an aggressive deadline of 8 weeks.
  • Ramped up 8 member team on Aqualogic Service Bus (ALSB) and SOA
  • Refined scope definition and integration architecture.
Integration Consultant and Project Manager 11 months
GAP Inc. Bangalore, India
Led delivery of a high-volume IBM Datastage solution managing a team of over 30 DataStage consultants.
  • Delivered a brand independent solution to support Brand/Geography specific business strategy achieving 70% re-use.
  • Met stringent SLA requirements of 900 million records a day to support business continuity
  • Excellent Customer feedback of 7/7 with project executed at CMMI 5 winning several awards.
Onsite Integration Consultant 10 months
BP p.l.c. London, UK
Designed a set of golden template interfaces integrating multiple vendor applications.
  • Streamlined the purchase order process to seamless integrate in excess of 15 non-SAP systems like Documentum and Informatica.
  • Convinced architects to adopt a Common Information Model based on IDocs enabling faster supplier onboarding
  • Built-in extensibility and extraction for an MDM implementation.

References can be provided on request