Saurabh Daftary

Saurabh Daftary

Senior Engineering Manager at Twilio

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Seniority

3 Years

Hierarchy

Manager of ICs

Management Experience

Company Culture
Conflict solving
Diversity
Coaching / Training / Mentorship
Motivation

Hi All! Excited to be a part of the Plato Mentor Group! I lead few engineering teams in the messaging organization at Twilio. Always had a passion for mentorship but until now was involved with a few initiatives within my company. Plato seems a great platform to give back to the community. Truly looking forward to learning and sharing experiences with everyone here. Feel fee to hit me up - always up for a coffee, hangout or a slack conversation

Sorry, I am not currently available for mentoring sessions.

Experience

Software Engineering Lead

Altisource Labs

Jul 2013 - Jan 2015

As a part of the "foundation" team we are working on creating PaaS layer for our suite of applications in Altisource wherein I am working as Software Architect in the platform team. Following are the highlights of my responsibilities: Leading the effort in building a distributed and secure search and analytics platform to be delivered in a SaaS operating model. Led the effort for capacity planning, performance engineering, and HA deployments for our "foundational" services. Developed features to support high resilience, scale and elasticity. Implemented deployment automation with full-stack HA and DR capabilities for all foundational services components using chef. Technologies and Tools: Lucene, ElasticSearch, Cassandra, RabbitMQ, Spring, Hibernate, Chef, Vagrant, Bamboo, maven etc.

Software Engineer

Wellington Management

Jan 2012 - Jul 2013

Development, delivery and 24/7 support of application suites supporting fixed income portfolio construction workspace. Led development of application to compute and monitor P/L based on live pricing data from multiple sources. Released within 6 months and used by over 50 PAs and PMs with 99.99% uptime. Demonstrated strong project management and leadership skills while managing a team of 3 engineers. Improved and automated existing build and deployment process within fixed income systems team using Maven, Hudson, and Nolio ASAP. Reduced manual, daylong release processes to just 10 minutes.

IT Analyst - Corporate Banking

Sovereign Bank

Jun 2011 - Dec 2011

Created extensive database of customers, prospects and referral sources involving profiling, modeling and segmentation for Mortgage Warehousing, Asset Based Lending and Auto Finance Groups. Involved ETL across multiple data sources from Excel spreadsheets to databases such as MySQL and Oracle. Involved in elicitation of business requirements (for creation of above mentioned databases) by conducting interviews, storyboarding, and preparing questionnaires.

Depatment Assistant, Academic Technology Center

Bentley University

Jan 2011 - Dec 2011

Responsible for integrating use of technology in academia. Successfully trained and managed a team of around 15 teaching technology assistants. Conducted hybrid learning classes using Saba Centra 7.7 (online learning management system) Provided technical support to the teaching technology assistants and online hybrid students.

Research Intern

University of Hyderabad

May 2007 - Jul 2007

Studied Mimicry attacks (malicious exploit code, which evades an Intrusion Detection System (IDS)) and implemented a prototype of an attack against an I/O data oblivious IDS (System call monitoring IDS).

Corporate Project Intern

ArcelorMittal

May 2006 - Jun 2006

Implemented the automation of two processes using Programmable Logic Controllers at Cold Rolling Mill Division of ArcelorMittal, Kazakhstan. Analyzed the processes within the objectives of the plant supervisor, conceptualized the most optimal design solution, and developed the code to implement the proposed design. One of the design solutions was actually put into effect in the plant.

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