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Algil Appukuttan Erady, PMP

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Hewlett Packard
11445 Compaq Center Dr W
Houston TX USA 77070
Email: algilerady@hotmail.com
Home phone: 011-281-303-5298
Office phone: 011-281-518-5096


Summary:

  • 12+ Years Of Experience in Software Development
  • PMP certification on Project Management
  • 3+ Years of Overseas consulting Work Experience  (USA, Germany, Scotland, UK, Kuwait)
  • Very Good exposure to  ISO Procedures & their Implementation in projects
  • Received Compaq Excellence Award for Outstanding Performance to EMEA Customer Services in Q3 2001
  • Received Hewlett Packard Spot Award in Q4 2001 for Migrating CSN-EMEA-WENT module to DOT NET
  • Work Exp: on latest technologies like WAP,  VoXML,  COM,  dotNET etc

Technical Expertise:

  • RDBMS : SQLServer2000, Postgres, Oracle 7.3 Workgroup server on Windows NT 4.0
  • Languages : ASP, HTML, JavaScript, VBScript,  Java, Servlets,  WML, WMLScript, XML, XSL
  • GUI : VisualBasic - COM, VB.NET, ASP.NET
  • OS/Environment : WindowsXP, WindowsNT 4.0, Linux, IIS
  • Concepts : Software Engineering, COM

Professional Work Experience :

Company Designation Period
Hewlett Packard, USA Project Manager 24 July 2000 - Till Date
Indsoft Infotek & Services, Technopark, Kerala Software Engineer 16 Dec 1999 - 05 Jul 2000
Guildsoft, Technopark, Kerala Software Engineer 28 Oct 1998 - 30 Mar 1999

Professional Consulting Experience: (Deputation)

Company Designation Period
Wataniya Telecom, Kuwait Consultant 03 Nov 2002 - 03 Feb 2003
Compaq Computer Corporation, Reading, UK Consultant 12 Feb 2001 - 01 May 2001
Compaq Computer Corporation, Scotland Consultant 29 Jan 2001 - 09 Feb 2001
Compaq Computer EMEA BV, Munich, Germany Consultant 08 Nov 2000 - 26 Jan 2001
Microsys Information Technologies, Bangalore Technical Consultant 09 Apr 1999 - 29 Oct 1999
Arbitron, Maryland, USA Contractor 01 Jan 1999 - 30 Mar 1999

CB-Encore2

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Hewlett Packard Corporation, Houston, USA
Hewlett Packard
24 May 2004 - Till Date
Lead Web Developer / Architect


Summary:
Custom Builder provides users with a powerful web-based service for configuring one or many racks. Using either a simple guided interface or build it yourself mode, rack configurations are created for HP ProLiant servers and StorageWorks. .


Tools Used:
ASP, C# web Services, c#, Javascript, XML and SQLServer2000


Roles & Responsibilities:
Worked on Analysis, Design and implementation of maxkits and promotions in custom builder as well as implemented Fusion Order management line sequencing rules in CB.


eCo-Encore

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Hewlett Packard Corporation, Houston, USA
Hewlett Packard
28 Apr 2003 - 21 May 2004
Business Analyst / Lead Web Developer


Summary:
This online tool enables users to configure a wide range of systems, including servers and storage systems. By answering a series of guided questions, with recommended answers, the users can configure a system, complete with bill of materials (BOM) and rack diagrams within seconds! Currently the configurator provides configuration support for ProLiant servers, StorageWorks, Alpha Servers, HP 9000 Servers and HP Integrity Servers.


Tools Used:
ASP, C# web Services, Javascript, XML and SQLServer2000


Roles & Responsibilities:
Worked on gathering Business requirements by having regular meetings with business, Analysis, design, construction and implementation of a subset of Maxkit part-numbers (Maxkits), which are used today to sell through todayís transactional eStores in the US, as well as through Telesales with fulfilment through the VISTA Order management system


Account Receivables System

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American Habilitation Services Inc, Houston TX
Hewlett Packard
04 Feb 2003- 20 Apr 2003
Lead Web Developer


Summary:
American Habilitation Services, Inc. (AHS) is one of the largest providers of person-centered supports to people with developmental disabilities in the United States. AHS has been a pioneer in providing specialized service options to individuals requiring various levels of support since 1976.


Tools Used:
ASP. Net, VB.Net, JavaScript, Crystal Reports and SQL Server 2000


Roles & Responsibilities:
Worked in design and development of reports using dot net crystal reports. Mainly involved in coding of ASP.Net & VB.Net pages, writing queries for the report and did client side validations using JavaScript. This site was designed on 3-tier architecture.


Dealer Activation System

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Wataniya Telecom, Kuwait
Hewlett Packard
10 Sep 2002 - 02 Feb 2003
Lead Web Developer / Architect


Summary:
Wataniya(National Mobile telecommunications company), which has more than 8 lakh subscribers is the most leading telecom company in kuwait. This secured website Offer the Dealer an integrated front end, to maintain their respective customers. Some of the major functionalities offered by this system are -allow the Dealer to accept payments against invoices or fees associated with services which is updated on-line in the backend systems, Change of mobile number, Sim number, add additional services to customers, remove services from customers, Allow the Dealer to raise an invoice for sale of items such SIM, special mobile numbers etc Allow the dealer to accept Deposits such as General deposit, roaming service deposit, International Call Deposit. These will have to be updated to BSCS, which has an interface to ORACLE financials for required updating. MIS reports, Administration modules, interfacing with different other systems like AQMS, BSCS etc.


Tools Used:
ASP, VB/COM, HTML, Javascript and Oracle 9i


Roles & Responsibilities:
Worked on analysis, design and development of this secured site. Was mainly involved in coding of ASP pages, VB-COM components and client side Java Scripts for validation. Also written some oracle stored procedures and functions which were called from COM. This site was designed on 3-tier architecture.


Excalibur Reporting

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Hewlett Packard Corporation, Houston, USA
Hewlett Packard
25 May 2002 - 30 Aug 2002
Team Member


Summary:
Excalibur is a Rapid Application Development Architecture Solution for Data Warehousing, Web/Batch Reporting and Messaging. Excalibur presents a development architecture that can be deployed by web application initiatives across the Corporate. Excalibur provides a content management solution for its deployments across Hewlett Packard. As many as seven deployments of Excalibur exist today within Hewlett Packard with abilities to serve dynamic reports to Channel Services and provide complete Warranty Solutions in Hewlett Packard. Excalibur takes pride of the being the reporting arm for Compaq Services Networks. .


Tools Used:
ASP, VB/COM, HTML, XML, Javascript and SQLServer2000


Roles & Responsibilities:
Worked in developing a new site for extracting contents to a shared folder in the users machine in the form of flat files, where editing can be done and uploaded back to the database. Apart from this an automation with VSS has been provided using API's exposed by microsoft


BetaSolutions & Early Evaluation

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Hewlett Packard Corporation, Houston, USA
Hewlett Packard
06 Mar 2002 - 18 May 2002
Team Member


Summary:
This site is intended to provide a repository for Beta software, which includes the following features.
The Projects page contains downloadable files for projects for Desktops, Industry Standard Server Division (ISSD), Portables and Workstations. Technical feedback, Bulletins, and file specifications are also available.
The User Profile page lists your current profile settings. Your name, company name, and email address can be updated at any time.
The User Help page is designed to give you short, concise information that will help navigate through the site.
The Admin Home page is intended for administrators. Here, is where the administration of each of the projects are managed. Site access requests can be viewed and approved. New or existing Users, Companies, Projects and Operating Systems can all be viewed/edited. .


Tools Used:
ASP with Javascript, GPS2.2 and Oracle 8


Roles & Responsibilities:
Worked in migrating Betasolutions and Earlyevaluation web sites to Windows 2000, Oracle environment and authentication process has been changed from CIA to GPS. In addition to this worked on several enhancements like providing userfriendly registration process for both external and internal users,  provide admin people with tools to search GPS records by email,  streamline password change process as supported by GPS etc.  This project was completed successfully and now live in production at www.compaq.com/betasolutions


CSN-EMEA WENT .NET Migration

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Compaq, Germany
Hewlett Packard
14 Jan 2002 - 01 Mar 2002
Team Member


Summary:
The .NET Framework is a new computing platform that simplifies application development in a highly distributed environment of the Internet. As part of the migration exercise, the Warranty module of CSN EMEA has been converted to run on .Net Framework. The existing CSN EMEA application was built on three-tiered architecture that has the Presentation layer built on ASP, middle layer built on VB components and the database layer built with Oracle 8i. Only the Presentation and Business Layers of the Warranty Module of CSN EMEA required the modifications for migration. The database layer continues to function as it exists today. The Migrated .NET Framework, will have the ASP.NET as hosting environment, VB.NET classes as the middle layer and Oracle 8i as the database.


Tools Used:
ASP.NET, VB.NET and Oracle 8


Roles & Responsibilities:
Worked in migrating ASP to ASP.Net and VB components to VB.Net.  Intensive study has been done on the new technology and technical presentations has been given to the CSN-EMEA and CSN-US team.


GSO Reporting

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Compaq Computer EMEA BV, Germany
Hewlett Packard
08 Nov 2000 - 07 Jan 2002
Team Member


Summary:
Global Supply Organization Reporting is a web-based application with a reporting and Inquiries module for GSO users in the Compaq Services Network. Different reports include options to see top 60 orders, Total detail and summary of aged orders in backlog, Planners up-to-date stock, Locating dispositioned parts etc. All database operations are done using VB Components to improve the performance.


Tools Used:
ASP, VB and Oracle 7.3


Roles & Responsibilities:
Worked as a team member for the GSO related functionality of the reports.


WebMARMS

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Compaq Computer Corporation, UK
Hewlett Packard
25 Jul 2000 - 27 Oct 2000
Team Member


Summary:
Webmarms is an application, which leverages DCOM and connects to the business object through a client and updates information as the client enters through his browser. The services managed via MARMS application, with permitted allowances are : Hardware support,Software support,License subscription and Other (one other local service offered) The company is required and has put in place the following business rules : Not sell below the competition,Not sell below the cost and Get consistent pricing within EMEA Geography.The current Allowance System (MARMS) has been implemented for ensuring business obligations are met and allowance authorization process followed.The Sales persons are managing the input to the system. Sales Managers, Country Managers, Territory Managers or European and Corporate Vice-President may be involved according to the approval process.


Tools Used:
ASP, VB and SqlServer6.5


Roles & Responsibilities:
The Project is still at its enhancement stage of the modules.Worked in setting up an environment in India so that we are able to work the project offshore for further enhancements and worked as a team member for two enhancements.


mmm.Wapway.net

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Wap Portal
Indsoft Infotek & Services, Technopark
06 Mar 2000 - 28 Jun 2000
Team Leader + QA representative


Summary:
WAP Portal is used for easily accessing interactive information services and application through wireless devices. WAP Portal includes the following facilities : Account Creation, Page Creation, Email, Search Facility, Shopping Cart, Movie Reservation, FAX, Pre formatted messages, Weather, News headlines, Shopping bargains, Remainder, To do lists,Preformatted lists, Restaurant and Hotel Reservation, Train and Flight timing, Traffic information, Horoscope, Advertisement, Jobs and Stock Information


Tools Used:
WML, WMLScript, ASP with IIS, Nokia Wap Toolkit, UP SDK Simulator, Nokia Wap Server.


Roles & Responsibilities:
Worked as Team Leader & QARepresentative till the successful completion of the project and the Wap site/Website is available on wapway.net


Total Operations Management System (TOMS)

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ADS, Canada
Indsoft Infotek & Services, Technopark
17 Dec 1999 - 03 Mar 2000
Team Leader


Summary:
It aims to automate a software-based enterprise and includes Quality control procedures, Office administration functions, Company Asset tracking and Management,Project implementation control, Project documentation and Employee Appraisal & evaluation


Tools Used:
Servlets, JavaScript, Microsoft FrontPage and the server used is Apache in Linux platform. Postgres is used as backend


Roles & Responsibilities:
Worked on one module(Company Asset Tracking and Management) as Team Leader


Accounting Package

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Prototype
Microsys Information Technologies, Bangalore
09 Apr 1999 - 29 Oct 1999
Technical Consultant


Summary:
The software has been developed for a travel agency which does all the tracking of operations in the office.It is mainly an accounting package which maintains all the accounts properly and generate reports based on the calculations done in the backend.


Tools Used:
Servlets, Microsoft Front Page, JavaScript, Oracle7.3


Roles & Responsibilities:
Worked in database design and creating the user interfaces.


Electronic Diary Storage & Retrieval (EDSR)

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Arbitron, USA
Guildsoft, Technopark
28 Oct 1998 - 30 Mar 1999
Team Member


Summary:
Arbitron is an international media and marketing research firm serving radio broadcasters, cable companies, advertisers, advertising agencies and outdoor advertising companies in the United States, Mexico and Europe. Arbitron's core businesses are measuring network and local market radio audiences across the United States; surveying the retail, media and product patterns of local market consumers; and providing application software used for analyzing media audience and marketing information data.


Tools Used:
VB, Oracle7.3, C, Pro*C, SQL, PL/SQL, Shell Scripts on DEC Unix


Roles & Responsibilities:
Responsible in the remediation process for Y2K compliance of the SMS Module and participated in the acceptance testing and provided programming support to the IT team in Arbitronís office and Involved in creating user interfaces for EDSR modules as per consulting agreement #01-1999 at the clients site in Maryland, USA.


Education:

  • Bachelor of Technology,   Civil Engineering.
    T.K.M.College Of Engineering,   Kerala University   (1993 - 97)

  • Diploma in Advanced Computing,   Computer Science.
    CDAC,  Pune   (6 Months)

  • PMP(Project Management Certification)
    Project Management Institute   


References:

  • Malini Rao, Practice Manger, Hewlett Packard,  Bangalore - 560 001
    malini.rao@hp.com, Tel:91-80-2268003
  • Mr.Leons, Business Unit Head,  Indsoft Infotek & Services,   Technopark,  Kerala - 691010
    leons@isinfotek.co.in  Tel:(91)-471-527344
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