Solution Architect – Rational Software, SVA System Vertrieb Alexander GmbH

Providing enterprise modernization solutions for System z, SAP test automation solutions and other software engineering solutions using various IBM Rational methodologies and tools.

Founder & Managing Director, Astra Infotech Private Limited

Implementing strategic initiatives and propagating the value of software engineering as a software engineering evangelist.

An entrepreneur deeply involved in software engineering evangelisation in the domestic & international IT industry

IBM Rational trained and certified consultant & instructor

21+ years of experience in information technology and software development

8+ years of experience in delivering software engineering consulting, mentoring and training services for software development companies

Speaker at various IBM Rational Software Conferences: USA(2009), Germany(2009, 2008) & India(2006)

Successfully provided software engineering automation & consulting solutions for various customers in India & Germany, associating with IBM Rational as an advanced level partner

Recent success case studies published in IBM web site

Associated with many universities and colleges in India & overseas for incorporating software engineering automation as a part of their engineering curriculum. Conducted hands-on software engineering automation sessions as “Train the Trainer” program for universities and colleges

Conceived and implemented many innovative initiatives & strategic partnerships to evangelize software engineering among industry and academia

Identified major opportunities to improve the productivity in software development using various IBM Rational tools. Developed add-on plug-ins Astra Model Creator and Astra Test Automat with “Ready for Rational Software” certifications from IBM, to address specific needs extending beyond tool capabilities

Worked as presale & technical consultant to make Astra Infotech, the first worldwide reference IBM partner for SAP test automation using IBM Rational Functional Tester in association with IBM SAP International Competence Center at Walldorf, Germany

Solution architecting for various business challenges leveraging software engineering and automation

Professional Certifications:

  1. IBM Certified Solution Designer – Rational Unified Process V7.0
  2. IBM Certified Solution Designer – Rational Functional Tester for Java
  3. IBM Certified Deployment Professional – Rational RequisitePro
  4. IBM Certified Specialist for Rational Requirement Management w/Use cases

IBM Rational Technical Sales Mastery Certifications:

  1. IBM Rational Quality Management
  2. IBM Rational Team Concert
  3. IBM Rational Change & Release Management
  4. IBM RDi SOA
  5. IBM Rational Quality Manager

IBM Rational Sales Mastery:

1.  IBM Rational Foundational (IT) Sales Mastery Test

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