Arvind
Hariharan

Contact

115 Neerim Road
Glen Huntly
Victoria, Australia 3163

https://arvindhariharan.com

Work experience

FreelanceOct 2013 — Present

Web Developer

Some of my works include

  • https://metasquare.nyc - IT firm based in New York - I have developed their website and a complete back end to monitor their activities, Log sheets and project management.
  • https://hronboard.me - A HR & Payroll Software Company based out in Ringwood, Victoria. I assisted them with a complete redesign and website optimisation.
  • https://lexulo.com - Australian startup focusing on the use of artificial intelligence in common law legal software. I designed their website and web application interface.

My web development expertise includes:

  • Strong front end development skills especially concerning accessibility, extensibility, client side computing, object oriented design patterns, and object oriented CSS.
  • Expert Knowledge in PHP, Bootstrap and CMS systems - Wordpress & Drupal
  • Strong database knowledge - Oracle 11G, MySQL, CouchDB and Cassandra.
  • Extensive knowledge in CSS3, SASS, LESS, (X) HTML and HTML5
  • Strong knowledge of consuming services (XML, JSON, SOAP) using Ajax
  • Automated Build Systems - Grunt, Ant, NAnt
  • Version Control - Git, Mercurial, SVN

Deloitte AustraliaMar 2017 — Present

Consultant, Platform Engineering

Platform Engineering is an exciting new service line within Deloitte that is focussed on building platforms for our clients, helping them to disrupt their industry, before they get disrupted.

My responsibility is to deliver innovative solutions to Australia’s most prominent companies using a combination of open source software, cloud-native application architectures, thought leadership and a focus on business value. By utilizing web APIs, microservices, infrastructure as code, SaaS integration, continuous delivery, containers and container PaaS, real-time analytics and DevOps practices.

SI SystemsFeb 2016 — Sep 2016

Software Developer & Marketing Consultant
SI Systems is a technology company based in Melbourne, Australia that provides IT services to a wide range of customers. We specialise in IT infrastructure, Data Protection, Software Development and building custom technology solutions to meet the requirements of the changing business needs. As a Software developer and manager, I was responsible for leading a team of engineers in design, development, test, and deployment of a range of products on mobile platforms.

Technology Stack
Amazon AWS, Java, Python, PHP

My key responsibilities included:
  1. Responsible for the overall systems development life cycle
  2. Management and execution against project plans and delivery commitments; Manage the day-to-day activities of the engineering team within an Agile/Scrum environment
  3. Management of departmental resources, staffing, mentoring, and enhancing and maintaining a best-of-class engineering team
  4. Work closely with the engineers to architect and develop the best technical design and approach
  5. Report on status of development, quality, operations, and system performance to management.

HROnboardJul 2015 — Aug 2015

Marketing Developer
HROnboard is an Australian, cloud-based application that is revolutionising the world of employee onboarding and offboarding. As a Marketing Developer at HROnboard, I was responsible to create a new design and refresh outlook to their existing website.

Technology Stack
Frameworks: Bootstrap, Django
Scripting: JQuery, Express
Languages: HTML, PHP
My Responsibilities and Tasks
  1. Managing a JavaScript framework for accurately tracking site analytics events and feeding these to the appropriate vendor analytics tools
  2. Creating standards compliant HTML and CSS markup
  3. Execute on developing front-end code for design specs with attention to detail
  4. Develop JavaScript and CSS to support client-side UX functions and animations
  5. Deliver reusable code and base templates for others to be able to implement pages or elements rapidly
  6. Assist in further developing a company specific bootstrap for web UIs which conforms to branding
  7. Deliver responsive HTML5 websites and apps Performance Outcomes
  8. QA maintained to ensure web analytics tracking and lead capture is not hindered by bugs and coding errors

Johns Hopkins UniverisityNov 2014 — Mar 2015

Data Science Specialist
I got an opportunity to work together for a team of data scientists at John Hopkins Bloomberg School of Public Health. There was an ongoing research on studying the trends of user behaviour to interactions on mobile devices. This was in association with Coursera and SwiftKey, award-winning developer of leading keyboard apps for smartphones. I was working remotely providing support and performing analysis on regular data sets from user behaviours.

My responsibilities include:
1. Applying computer-aided statistical modelling to solve business problems
2. Machine learning, data mining and information retrieval.
3. Extracting information from a wide variety of sources including quantitative, qualitative and big data sources
4. Demonstrating your ability to adapt quickly and manage an environment of rapid change and development, and lead others through this process

Technology Stack
Modelling software packages: MATLAB, R, SAS
Scripting languages: C++, Java, Python.
Data visualisation using Tableau & D3.js

OCE Study AbroadDec 2014 — Mar 2015

Business Development Manager

Co-ordinating various work among interns. Delegating international visits from university representatives. Speculating growth and analysing short-comings to improvise the growth to the organisation. OCE Study Abroad is the one stop solution for all your international study needs. Established in 2007, the core activity lies in assisting students to make the right choice with regard to pursuing education in overseas educational institutions.

Audi IndiaDec 2013 — Jun 2014

Research Analyst

Responsible for performing research and providing insights regarding the market, trends, competitors, potential and existing customers, and conduct campaigns.

Duties and Responsibilities include:

  • Perform extensive market research.
  • Managing clientele information for CRM marketing system and internal database,
  • Setting up lists for campaigns and marketing communication activities.
  • Design and produce a range of reports using Excel and other MS Office Suite
  • Data visualization using various frameworks and tools such as Tableau
  • Determine brand perceptions and reputations.
  • Evaluate market penetration.

Technology Stack: R, Tableau, PowerBI, Excel

Volunteer experience

YOW! MelbourneDec 2015 — Present

Organizer, Conferences & Events

YOW! Australia runs a range of events for Australian software developers to help them stay up-to-date with the latest best practices and to network with their peers. We run conferences, workshops and nights in Brisbane, Sydney, Melbourne and Perth throughout the year that showcase the current and future direction in software development and delivery.


AIESECFeb 2013 — Jul 2015

Exchange Co-ordinator

Help in facilitating Global Exchange for Students.Giving them an opportunity to go to various countries abroad and help in enhancing their skills and knowledge. AIESEC is an international non-governmental not-for-profit organization that provides young people with leadership development and cross-cultural global internship and volunteer exchange experiences across the globe, with a focus to empower young people so they can make a positive impact on society.


Qualifications

  • Certified Java SE7 Programmer - Oracle Inc.
  • Certified Oracle 11G Administrator - O'Reilly Inc. License Number -610832001393216444
  • Certified PHP & MySQL Developer - O'Reilly Inc. License Number -630068001393216495
  • Google AdWords Certified Professional - Google Inc. Valid through March 2017
  • Google Analytics Certified - Google Inc. Valid through September 2017
  • Google Analytics Premium Certified - Google Inc. Valid through October 2017
  • Bing Ads Certified Professional - Microsoft Inc. Valid through April 2017
  • HubSpot Inbound Marketing Certified - HubSpot Inc. Valid through April 2017

Skills

  • Automation - Boto, Ansible
  • Scripting - ReactJS, EmberJS, Meteor, Express & JQuery
  • Platforms - Windows, Mac OSX, Unix and Linux
  • Stacks - Amazon AWS & OpenStack Instances.
  • Database Proficiency - Oracle 11G, CouchDB, MongoDB, GeoCouch, Cassandra, MySQL

Education

Master of Science
Computer Science
Jul 2014 — Jul 2016

The University of Melbourne

Master's in Computer Science, specialised in fields of Cryptography & Network Security, Cloud computing and Big Data mining. Pursued Research in fields of data mining, machine Learning and NLP. My thesis focused on studying the emerging trends of student sentiments over universities across Australia in correlation to their rankings and global index scores.

Graduated Honours - 30th July, 2016

Bachelor of Engineering
Computer Science
Aug 2010 — May 2014

Hindustan University, India

Majored in Databases Management, Distributed Computing and Machine Learning. Minored in Business Management and Graphic Design.

Summa Cum Laude - Graduated Honours with Distinction - 3.92/4.0.

Interests

  • All things web
  • Programming (I turn caffeine into code)
  • Photography (Landscape, Astro, Cityscape and Portraits)
  • Reading biographies and fiction novels
  • Love watching Sci-Fi & Horror films
  • Cooking (Thai, Mexican, Italian & Indian)
  • Cycling (10k's regularly)
  • Hiking, Trekking and Camping

References

References available upon request.
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