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Varun Vontimitta

Varun Vontimitta

Engineering Manager at Facebook

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Hello 👋

Unfortunately, I don't have any available slot for the next 4 weeks

    Over 14+ years industry experience building mobile sdk's, micro-services and cloud applications. Currently, at Facebook I lead a team of amazing Partner Engineers working on diverse set of initiatives which are in different stages of product life cycle. My team strongly believe in not having to repeat the same kind of work and as a result we push ourselves to get out of the job by scaling, automating and making all our work get to cruise mode. Strong experience in building high performing teams from scratch, hiring top talent, growing and mentoring engineers & managers, partnering on product roadmap & strategy, defining technology vision and strategy, influencing across many cross-functional and remote teams.

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    5 Years

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    Manager of Managers

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    Experience

    Staff Software Engineer

    Qualcomm Inc.

    Oct 2010 - May 2014

    Coming right out of school with specialization in Mobile Application development in Android and iOS started building Location Based Application called NEER. This app allowed users to share location information automatically with their loved ones privately and automatically. Bought in lot of expertise in Android app development to the team. My experience in building applications and deploying to the market was valuable to the team. Creative minds & feedback from NEER users inspired us to develop Location SDK for android and iPhone platforms. SDK provides a 3rd party developer to create applications around location based alters. Using Manager, a campaign manager system a developer can deliver ads to users at the right time and right place o Continuous Integration, Clean Code & Test Driven Development drove our team to developing a superior location based product for android & iPhone o Followed SCRUM methodologies in the team & test driven development as our main motto o Designed android jobs framework using Intents, AlarmManager & Schedulers o Setup acceptance environment across ruby on rails and java web server o Strived towards increasing the test coverage both on client and server o Wrote simple shell/bash scripts that automated the process for setting up development environment for new comers o Developed end-to-end stories on both client and server o Created directional antenna and a demo android application using wireless routers, to demonstrate place events within 10 X 10 area for CES (Las Vegas 2011)

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