Arun Professional Summary LogoProfessional Summary

  • 5+ years of experience in leading high-impact engineering teams
  • Agile, DevSecOps and CleanCode Evangelist
  • 9+ years of experience in Enterprise Application Design and Development (Java, Go and Python)
  • 8+ years of experience as DevOps Subject Matter Expert (Design of CI/CD pipeline and implementation)
  • 7+ years of experience Architecting Enterprise ApplicationsCloud Native, Microservices
  • Good knowledge and interest in ProcessesAlgorithms, Data Structures, and Design Patterns.
  • Experience in designing gRPC/RESTful microservices using
  • Multi-domain experience - Telecom Domain (Optics), Storage Domain (Virtualization), Social Media Analytics and Corporate Travel.
  • Experienced in large scale data engineering with knowledge in steaming engines (Kafka) and search engine databases (Elasticsearch)
  • Strong knowledge in Requirements gathering, Security Assessment, Estimation, and Resource planning.
  • Member of the technical recruitment team at TCS, DELL EMC and DEEM Inc (current).

Arun Technical Skills LogoTechnical Skills

Technologies / Domains

Natural Language Processing

Machine Learning


Data Analytics


Cloud Computing

Programming Languages

Operating Systems




Cloud Tech

Arun Achievements Thumbnail LogoAchievements

  1. Recognised as Github Artic Code Vault Contributor for contributions to open-source projects (2020).
  2. Led a team of 12 at DELL EMC as Architecture Delegate taking care of Design, Review, andDelivery and successfully delivered two major projects bringing in savings of ~ $3 Million(2018).
  3. Two-time DELL EMC Bronze Award Winner(2017 & 2018).
  4. Business English Communication -Higher certified by Cambridge English Assessment.
  5. Nation Wide Winner (Mentor)under the Ministry of External Affairs in Smart India Hackathon (2017).
  6. Awarded the Technical Excellence Award by Tata Consultancy Services(2016).
  7. Led a team of 10 people at Tata Consultancy Services mentoring them, planning the day to day work and ensuring on-time delivery winning revenue of ~$1.7 Million(2016).
  8. Awarded Star Performer of the Yearby Tata Consultancy Services (2015 & 2016).

Arun Research Activities LogoResearch Activities

  • On-going research on Event and Actor Oriented Sentiment Analysis (2021, 2022)
  • Research on ‘Intelligent Summarization: Leveraging Cohesion in Text’, ‘Impact of Noise on Machine Learning Algorithms’ and ‘Impact of Data Pruning on Machine Learning Algorithm Performance’ (2018, 2019, 2020).
  • Research and Development Subject Matter Expert at FÍOSÍN, Trinity College Dublin working on Social Media Analytics for Emergency Management in the pre-commercialization phase (2019).
  • Distinguished Member of Technical Staff at DELL EMC (VPlex) Architect’s Teamworking on numerous Research and Development Projects (2017-2018).
  • Research Assistant at the Tata Consultancy Services Innovations Lab and worked on Legacy Network Virtualization for OpenStack Based Cloud (2015-2016).
  • Co-Author of the Cloud Security Journal publication titled ‘A Secured Proof of Ownership and Enhanced Deduplication Scheme for Cloud Storage’ and published in Asian Journal of Information Technology(2016).
  • Participated as an Intern in the research work of the paper titled ‘A pragmatic approach to predicting hardware failures in storage systems using MPP database and big data technologies’ and published in IEEE International Advance Computing Conference (IACC)(2014).

Arun Work Experience LogoWork Experience

Employment Period: May 2022 – Present

Designation: Staff Engineer - Research and Development - Office of the CTO

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Engineering leader in the domain of multi-cloud secrets management and IAM,
  • Senior Member of the architecture committee.
  • Agile, Golang and DevOps evangelist.
  • Leading teams of highly skilled engineers building enterprise security software.
  • An active member in formulating the process and setting the development guidelines for the team.
  • Part of the technical recruitment team and part of technical hiring process.
  • Mentor and guide for team members and college graduates.

Employment Period: Aug 2019 – May 2022

Designation: Principal Software Engineer - Research and Development

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Agile, Golang and DevOps evangelist.
  • Member of the architecture committee.
  • Leading a team of highly skilled engineers building game-changing corporate travel software.
  • Working on the design and development of state-of-the-art niche search engine for hotel content.
  • An active member in formulating the process and setting the development guidelines for the team.
  • Part of the technical recruitment team and part of technical hiring process.

Employment Period: Feb 2019 – August 2019

Designation: Research Software Engineer

Role:R&D SME

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Member of the Architecture Team for FÍOSÍN Emergency Management Suite.
  • Research work in the field of Natural Language Processing, and Social Media Analytics.
  • Actively participate in thedesignand development of Social Media Analytics Platform for Emergency Management.
  • Ensure that the processes are followed and actively suggest improvements.
  • Peer review of application code written by other developers.
  • Induction and knowledge transfer to new members joining the team.

Employment Period: Jul 2016 – Sep 2018 (2Yr 2Mo)

Designation: Senior Software Engineer

Role: Architecture Delegate

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Design, own and ensure delivery of Architecture Working Products (Architecture Document Records).
  • SME (subject matter expert) in the area of DevOps, Microservices and Web Applications (ReST).
  • Participate in Nexus meetings representing the teams you are responsible for.
  • Ensure cross-geography synchronization among dependent teams.
  • Keeping in mind the technical debt and desired enhancements, so that new work can move the needle in a positive direction.
  • Participate in Architecture review meetings and Architect's working meetings.
  • Development, Documentation, Stub Design and Code Review.
  • Groom team members in the required skills and help as and when required.
  • Member of the technical recruitment team.

Employment Period: Jan 2014 – Jul 2016 (2Yr 6Mo)

Designation: Systems Engineer

Role: Technical Lead

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Manage project activities and provide technical guidance to the teams.
  • Requirement analysis, feasibility analysis, estimation and solution designing.
  • Customer Management with regards to operational aspects of the project such as solution/service delivery, process design.
  • Point of Escalation for resolution of technical matters.
  • Ensuring the quality of requirement analysis, design, development, and solutions being delivered.
  • Solution architecture of medium scale enterprise projects.
  • Grooming, identifying and assigning roles to team members.

Employment Period: Mar 2012 – Dec 2013 (1Yr 10Mo)

Designation: Freelance Engineer (Not on Payroll)

Role: Developer

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Design and develop applications in the field of Search Engine Optimization, Content Engineering and Web Hosting.
  • Participate in high-level design discussions with cross-geography teams.
  • Verify working, validate functionality and ensure the quality of the applications developed.
  • Peer Review Code and suggest improvements.
  • Actively contribute to the product roadmap by suggesting improvements and putting forward new ideas.



Breeks Memorial Anglo-Indian Higher Secondary School (1997 – 2009)

Grade: 89.75%

Core Subjects: Maths, Physics, Chemistry, Computer Science

B.Tech Information Technology

Anna University, Chennai, India (2009-2013)

Grade: 1.1 (Graduated with a First-Class and Distinction. Overall CGPA: 8.52/10)

Final Year Project: Failure Prediction And Solutioning For Servers And Disks Using Big Data Technologies

Core Modules: Software Engineering, Data Structures, Design and Analysis of Algorithms, Object-Oriented Programming, Computer Networks, Cloud Computing

MSc Computer Science

Trinity College Dublin, Dublin, Ireland (2018-2019)

Grade: 1.1 (Distinction)

Dissertation: Intelligent Summarization: Leveraging Cohesion in Text

Core Modules: Natural Language Processing, Text Analytics, Machine Learning, Data Analytics, Scalable Computing, Security and Privacy, Distributed Computing, Advanced Software Engineering