Santosh Ahuja

Director of Engineering, Director of Architecture,  Team  Builder , Practice Director

 

Phone:

409-609-7749

 

Email:

santosh@santoshahuja.com

 

Address:

1851 N Greenville Ave, Apt 4202

Richardson, TX 75081

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Santosh brings about 20 years of experience in leading architecture and development of large distributed systems. He has built carrier grade telco products that scaled to millions of users even before the emergence of cloud. Having started programming since the age of 15 with GW BASIC , he has knowledge encompassing wide programming platforms from C++ to modern programming languages like Java, C#, Python and JavaScript.


His experience as an architect ranges from Service Oriented Architecture design paradigms to modern day multi-tenant SAAS based cloud architectures and Mobile Architectures. He is passionate about staying afloat of technology and today spends most of his time consulting with North American customers and spearheading his inhouse AI and ML based products.


His area of delivering solutions has possibly encompassed every platform from Java , .NET , PHP to Mobile platforms such Android and iOS. He is also constantly sought after for speaking on wide variety of topics. He is often looked as a great bridge between top level executives and high performing development teams.

EXPERIENCE
 
2016 - Current

Senior Director, Architecture

IMPIGER CONSULTING SERVICES

Bootstrapped and head the consulting arm of the Digital Transformation business  in North America. Grew the company to a revenue of  $5 million dollars in 3 years , and finding a spot in Inc 5000. Estbalished leadership in the area of Cloud Enablement, Migration and Automation. Created roadmaps and led execution in newer areas such AI, ML. Chatbots.

2013  -  2016

Director, Enterprise Architecture

IMPIGER TECHNOLOGIES 

Led the Enterprise Architecture practice in the company. Forayed in to the Cloud practice early with AWS and Rackspace. Transformed the company from a boutique Web/Mobile App company to a dominant player in Enterprise Architecture. . Played CTO for a startup solving many performance bottlenecks and helping it scale to a successful business. 

2009  -  2013

Director of Embedded and Application Mobility

IMPIGER MOBILE

Managed the GOOGLE account for QuickOffice suite of products on iOS and Android. Ported custom versions of the Android Kernel to custom tables locking up several options to provide a hardened OS for secure business applications. Wrote a custom protocol for a Mobile Application for mealtime status updates for an Application for Intel that was battery and bandwidth efficient. 

2009  -  2013

Director of Software Development

SALESDIALERS - IMPIGER TECHNOLOGIES 

Architect and lead the award  winning voice campaigns running CRM - SALESDIALERS.  Wrote the core engine in C and as the load of the system grew, moved the work load to cloud making it fully scalable , high available and high performing SAAS Application. 

2006  -  2009

Director of Software Development

2016 - Current

Senior Director, Architecture

IMPIGER CONSULTING SERVICES

Bootstrapped and head the consulting arm of the Digital Transformation business  in North America. Grew the company to a revenue of  $5 million dollars in 3 years , and finding a spot in Inc 5000. Estbalished leadership in the area of Cloud Enablement, Migration and Automation. Created roadmaps and led execution in newer areas such AI, ML. Chatbots.

2013  -  2016

Director, Enterprise Architecture

IMPIGER TECHNOLOGIES 

Led the Enterprise Architecture practice in the company. Forayed in to the Cloud practice early with AWS, Azure & Rackspace. Transformed the company from a boutique Web/Mobile App company to a dominant player in Enterprise Architecture. . Played CTO for a startup solving many performance bottlenecks and helping it scale to a successful business. 

2009  -  2013

Director of Embedded and Application Mobility

IMPIGER MOBILE

Managed the GOOGLE account for QuickOffice suite of products on iOS and Android. Ported custom versions of the Android Kernel to custom Tablets Devices,  locking up several options to provide a hardened OS for secure business applications. Wrote a custom protocol for a Mobile Application for realtime status updates for an Application for Intel that was battery and bandwidth efficient. 

2009  -  2013

Director of Software Development

SALESDIALERS - IMPIGER TECHNOLOGIES 

Architect and Technical Lead of the award  winning voice campaigns running CRM - SALESDIALERS.  Wrote the core engine in C and as the load of the system grew, moved the work load to cloud making it fully scalable , high available and high performing SAAS Application. 

2006  -  2009

Director of Software Development

PRODEA - IMPIGER TECHNOLOGIES 

Architected, leading a team of 60 engineers in developing the next generation carrier grade residential Media/Voice/Home Automation device. Played a crucial part in platform engineering.

2005  -  2006

Chief Technology Officer

PACKETERA NETWORKS - ITOKK INC

Guided and led a company of 10 members in developing the next generation SIP Framework and Soft phones which got acquired by ITOKK INC , a leader in IP Communications. 

2004  -  2006

Technical Architect

MERCK -  PRIME TECHNOLOGY GROUP 

Architected and led a team of 20 engineers in developing a system for MERCK pharmaceuticals using Microsoft Content Management Servers, Active Directory for migrating 20 portals for clinical studies and research

2000  -  2004

Senior Software Engineer

NUERA COMMUNICATIONS -  TBN NETWORKS

FCAPS modules based on realtime distributed sytems for Network and Element Management Systems. C++, CORBA and RMI Java 

EDUCATION
 
1997 - 1998

Diploma In Network Centered 

NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY

Advanced course on OOAD , Databases and Algorithms  

1993 - 1997

Bachelors Accounts, Minor in Computer Science and Mathematics 

BHARATHIAR UNIVERSITY

 

1998

 

SUN CERTIFIED JAVA PROGRAMMER

 

2005 

MICROSOFT CERTIFIED VISUAL C++ PROGRAMMER

 

 
CLIENTS
SKILLS
 

Cloud Computing, VM's , Containers, PODS, Serverless Computing, Edge Computing 

Platforms - GCC Toolchains and Compilers, .NET CLR , MVC Core, J2EE, Struts , Hibernate and Spring 

Continuous Integration and DevOps, Chef , Puppet , Jenkins , Bamboo, TFS, Github Flows

Programming Languages - C++, Java, Python , C#, Javascript, Swift

Development Methodologies - Agile , Scrum

Contracts , Negotiations and Vendor Management and Customer Relationship Management 

EXPERTISE
 
Strategic

  • Project Management and Budgeting

  • Account Management and Growth

  • Project P & L 

  • Team Development  & Mentoring.

  • Customer Relationships and Partnering

  • Vendor Management.

  • Sales Operations and New Customer Acquisitions

Technology

 

  • Infrastructure as  Code.

  • Containers, PODS,  Dockers

  • Serverless Computing

  • Edge Computing and IOT

  • Mobility - Native , Hybrid and PWA's

  • Databases  RDBMS and NoSQL

  • Machine Learning

  • Cognitive Thinking

  • Deep Learming

  • Artificial Intelligence 

Domains

  • Digital Transformation across verticals

  • Logistics

  • Health Care

  • Learning Management Systems

  • Telecommunications 

  • VOIP 

  • Digital Media Gateways

 
CONTACT ME

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Santosh Ahuja

VP Engineering,Director Architecture/CTO

Phone:

409-609-7749

 

Email:

santosh@santoshahuja.ccom

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