Vish Murugesan

Vish Murugesan


Specialisations:   Business Analyst     Data Architect     Designer     Product Manager     Technical Architect    

| Thursday, September 19th, 2019

• 14+ years of solid solution architecture, SOA, business architecture, software development, business change/transformation, stakeholder management and agile delivery experience
• Extensive experience in TOGAF enterprise architecture framework
• Extensive experience in assessing the current state of infrastructure and systems and in creating to-be solution design following DRY/SOLID principles.
• Solid understanding of REST, SOAP and experienced in designing APIs using Swagger and RAML. Also experienced in creating JSON and XSD (XML Schemas).
• Expert knowledge in AWS architecture principles and best practices
• Experienced full stack application architect – extensive experience in designing and delivering frontend, integration and backend applications.
• Years of experience in working as a main technical interface between the project and management team and ensure alignment and adherence to business requirements, enterprise architecture principles, practices and roadmaps
• Critically reviewed and evaluated any proposed solutions, identified alignment with business strategies, made recommendations to key stakeholders and ensured that they are fully aware of key risks and assumptions
• Hands-on experience in developing POCs using Javascript, Angular JS, React JS, Node JS, Java, WSO2 and MULE
• Excellent knowledge of Java and open source technologies and frameworks
• Good experience in DevOps, CI, configuration management, environment management and release management
• Experience in infrastructure as code, AWS cloud formation and Hashicorp Terraform.
• Continually evaluated the quality of all deliverables, including those of 3rd parties, to ensure the end product is fit for purpose and are acceptable to all stakeholders
• Managed software implementation/deployment [Prepared implementation plan for approximately API implementations over six-month period, coordinated change approval by following change management process, coordinated various stakeholders for live User Acceptance Testing, performed high-level user testing, managed deployment/implementation activities on the live deployment/implementation night, managed rollbacks and reattempts by following change management process]
• 7+ years of Agile/SCRUM project experience, good experience with JIRA and Confluence

Client summary: HMRCTelefonica O2Ace Software (Royal Bank of Canada, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, Commerzbank, BNP Paribas, HSBCKale Consultants (Scandanavian Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Vietnam Airlines)National Grid
HMRC (Jan 2016 - Present)
  • Engaged with projects during the discovery phase and contributed to initial high-level architecture
  • Created Technical Impact Document covering project impact to the integration platform
  • Participated in solution design workshop and contributed to CTO solution design
  • Created swagger specification for APIs
  • Created AWS infrastructure design and worked with the team to deliver DEV, CI and higher environments
  • Evaluated CI tools available in the industry and created end to end DevOps architecture design and recommendation. Also created POCs for Kubernetes, Docker and Ansible
  • Created data map and ERDs
  • Created schemas – JSON, XSD
  • Worked with backend and digital teams to design field structure
  • Triaged defects raised by programme test team
  • Worked with product owner and assisted in business in end to end demos
  • Reviewed and signed off test cases created by test specialists
Telefonica O2 (June 2012 - Dec 2015)
  • As part of O2 refresh programme, engaged with the programme teams during the discovery phase to understand requirements and impacts
  • Created Impact Analysis document
  • Identified reuse/modify/new services for the requirements
  • Worked with the delivery manager and offshore teams to plan the service delivery and testing
  • Created high-level solution design document
  • Worked in multiple projects simultaneously
  • Participated in the daily scrum calls to provide status and clarify questions from offshore development teams
Ace Software (Royal Bank of Canada, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation, Commerzbank, BNP Paribas, HSBC (March 2011 - May 2012)
  • Lead early review and evaluation of business ideas and proposals
  • Undertook feasibility, scoping and analysis of requirements for solution design at all stages of a project life cycle
  • Outlined design, order of magnitude costs and effort estimates
  • Participated in planning and definition activities with the Product Owner and the team as part of the iterative agile delivery process
  • Developed solution designs based on requirements (functional and non-functional) gathered by client business analysts
  • Worked closely with the Project Manager to provide regular status reporting and recommend options for contingency plans
  • Owned resolution of issues, and identified and managing mitigating actions against risks
  • Managed issues reported during client testing by coordinating with development team and client testing team
  • Managed senior stakeholders
Kale Consultants (Scandanavian Airlines, Cathay Pacific, Vietnam Airlines) (July 2009 - January 2011)
  • Delivered revenue accounting solution for leading airlines
  • Worked with project architect and created high level and low level designs
  • Developed reconciliation module
  • Performed code reviews, design review and sign-off process
  • Prepared Implementation Plans ensuring business-readiness for acceptance of change
  • Represented Project at Change Approval Board as necessary
  • Supported the IT Test Analyst with test planning, execution and user acceptance
National Grid (2003 - June 2009)
  • As a technical lead delivered metering solution that maintains asset information for more than 20 million meter-points in the UK
  • Managed a 6 member team directly that includes developers and testers located globally
  • Understood the requirement by participating in requirement workshops and prepared high level and low level design documents
  • Presented high level design to the stakeholders for design approval
  • Coordinated and resolved any issues raised by the team in the status call/outside the call
  • Planned implementations by preparing implementation plans, presented and gained approval for deployment from change advisory board, managed rollbacks and reattempts, coordinated testers from client teams to perform user acceptance testing post deployment
  • Managed issues reported during client testing by coordinating with development team and client testing team
  • Managed stakeholders from National Grid team
  • MS in Software Engineering from Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, India – CGPA: 7.33/10
  • Certified TOGAF 9 professional – part 1 and part 2
  • Certified AWS Solutions Architect
  • Certified BCS-ISEB Business Analysis Practice Practitioner
  • Certified BCS-ISEB Requirements Gathering
  • Certified BCS-ISEB Modelling Business Processes
  • Certified BCS-ISEB commercial awareness
  • Certified AGILE Project Management Practitioner
  • Certified PRINCE2 Practitioner
  • Yammer Power user certified
  • Business Architecture Guild member