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114, Pocket H-17, Sector 7
Rohini, New Delhi 110085 INDIA
Tel: (91)-11-7046202

Objective Seeking a position that would provide challenging opportunities in the software-engineering field to utilize my strong analytical, computer and communication skills.
Education Bachelors of Architecture (Honors) ( July 1994 -May 1999)

Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur, India GPA: 8.51/10.0 (Rank: 2/10)

Recipient of Jagadis Bose National Science Talent Search Scholarship

Recipient of Best Thesis Award and Kabre Memorial Award for Excellence in CAD.




Tata Consultancy Services, New Delhi, India

Assistant Systems Engineer

Project: Device driver development and test, validation and sustenance of Red Hat Linux 6.1 on Dell PowerEdge computers (Client: Dell Computers)

  • Design, development and testing of multi-threaded PERC2/CS device drivers for Dell PowerEdge (2300/43X0/63X0) platforms using C in Red Hat Linux 6.1
  • Creating system test plan and writing test scripts in Tcl/Tk for testing device driver. 
  • System testing of "process management" in Red Hat Linux 6.1 on Dell PowerEdge platform by writing test scripts in Tcl/Tk and C.
  • Implementation of web-based defect logging, testing and approval system (to be put up on Dell website) using HTML, DHTML and Java.
  • Unix network programming in C: wrote multi-process and multi-threaded clients and servers employing TCP/IP, datagram and Unix socket protocols.
Project: Resource Utilisation System 

Team Leader (Team size: 4 members)

Wrote distributed client server (multi-process) software in C to monitor resource utilisation. It involved filling up timesheets by employees, approval by IT Manager, task and time allocation by Project leader, and report-generation based on criteria specified by user. The software utilized the ncurses library of C to give it a user-friendly and interactive interface.

Oct’99 - Present Tangent Software, Mumbai, India

Web-based Software Consultant 

Implementing web based repository of architectural data using XML and Java where architects, building material suppliers and contractors can receive and upload information (using TAD)

May’98-Nov’98 Jasbir Sawhney and Associates, New Delhi, India

Trainee Architect

  • Wrote AutoLISP routines to speed up and automate AutoCAD.
  • CAD modeling (both 3D and 2D) using AutoCAD R14, rendering stills and walkthroughs using 3Dstudio-4 and 3Dstudio Max
  • Handled Architecture Projects: Hyatt Regency Hotel, Calcutta; IGNCA, New Delhi (Design Development and Computer Presentation Drawings using AutoCAD R14 and 3D Studio)
July’97-May’99 Dept. of Architecture and Planning, 

Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India

Webmaster and System Administrator

  • Designed, developed and maintained the web site of the Department using HTML, JavaScript and Java. Installed and maintained the department web server.
  • Was the System Administrator of HP9000-712 (Web and Mail server of my department.)
May’98-Oct’98 Tangent Software, Mumbai, India

Team Leader

  • Formed and led a team of engineering students who tested "The Architects Desktop"(a CAD Software) developed by Tangent Software, Mumbai.
  • Developed sample CAD models in TAD, and rendered them in POVRay. (The samples were included with the software)
Relevant Courses
  • Introduction to Computing (Numerical Analysis and programming in Fortran and C)
  • Computing Laboratory
  • Programming Languages (C and Java programming)
  • Computer Aided Design in Architecture(Graphics using C++)
Computer Skills
  • Languages: Extensive programming experience in C, Java, C++, GTK(X11 programming), Fortran77, Pascal, HTML, AutoLISP
  • Operating Systems: Red Hat Linux 6.0, HP-UX 9.3, Windows NT4 ,Windows-98, MS-DOS
  • Extensive use of AutoCAD (Release 14) for drafting and designing purposes, and proficiency in using 3D-Studio for Architectural Spatial Modelling, creating walk-throughs. 
  • Packages: Corel Draw 6.0, Adobe Photoshop, MS Office, Symantec Visual Café
Applications developed: 
  • "Super Telnet"- A Telnet client in Java, which can connect outside a firewall, using HTTP protocol.
  • "Chop-Stick" - An application in Java to split and join large files.
Papers Published
  • "Internet GIS and Privacy", Geo Info Systems, a leading magazine that covers applications and trends in GIS and related spatial technologies(accepted for publication)
  • "Virtual Reality in Architecture", Sthapati ‘99 (Dept. of Architecture and Planning, IIT Kharagpur, in-house publication)
  • Member of The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers(IEEE)
  • Member of Council of Architecture, India
Awards and Scholarships
  • BEST THESIS AWARD by Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur
  • KABRE MEMORIAL AWARD by Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur for topping the COMPUTER AIDED DESIGN course.
  • JAGADIS BOSE NATIONAL SCIENCE TALENT SEARCH (JBNSTS) Scholarship for the whole undergraduate course period. 
  • Certificate of Excellence for being identified as a DISTINGUISHED CHILD IN THE COUNTRY POSSESSING EXTRAORDINARY TALENT by Children's Education Trust of India
  • Given the title of 'THINK CAP' by Erehwoh Thinking Program
  • Marians Old Students Association (MOSA) Shield for being the Topper in High school in Science Stream.
  • General Secretary of the Department of Architecture and Planning, IIT Kharagpur (1994-95)
  • Represented my Institute in National Conference on Vastu Shastara, held at Chennai (1996)
  • Represented Delhi at National Karate Championship held at Agra, (1992)