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Kamakshi Subramanian


Professional Summary 

I have more than 12+ years of experience as lecturer in OOP, a Software Engineer and Full Stack developer. I have 10+ years’ experience in mentoring junior developers, designing and developing scalable and testable solutions in both multi-tier and client/server applications. I have worked with various languages such as C#, VB, Scala, Java, R, JavaScript and can learn any new languages. I have more than 8 years of experience in handling large amount of data sets and tuning and optimizing data for better retrieval. I have worked extensively with multiple databases such as Oracle, MySQL and MSSQL and have experience writing complicated queries and optimizing them. I was also a part time lecturer at Oakland University and have taught OOP concepts. I have worked in multiple sectors such as Ad-Tech, Automotive, Logistics, HR, Health Care, Hospitals, Robotics, Financial, and Manufacturing. Currently, I have been engaged in working with big data framework primarily proposing optimal ETL solutions. In my previous positions I have been involved in determine the most effective resolution for a problem and ensuring that it is within budget, highly decoupled, scalable, easy to maintain, testable, and is effective both is terms of value and performance. I have been involved in contributing to the architecture and design discussions, conducting research to choose the right tools, developing proof of concept, and presenting it to the team. I am fluent in Scala and I have programmed in R


Technical Skills 

  • Big Data: Talend, Drill, Phoenix, HBASE, Cassandra, Hue, Oozie, YARN, ZooKeeper, Impala, Hive, Pig, Spark, R, HDFS, Flume, kafka, Sqoop, Map reduce, Content extraction and web scrapping tools such as Apache TIKA, JSoup, Crawler4j, Solr, HBASE, MongoDb, Sqoop and HDFS shell commands
  • Big Data Frameworks: Hive shell, Pig shell, Impala shell, Spark shell, Cloudera framework, Hue, Oozie, Cloudera Manager, Apache Solr UI, Scala Eclipse, R studio and compiler
  • Databases: MS SQL, Oracle, MySQL
  • Web/Big data Languages: SQL, Java, Scala, R, VBScript, VBA, C++, C#, HTML, DHTML, XML, XSL, XSD, XSLT, CSS, UML, HQL, Pig Latin
  • Web:  JavaScript, JQuery, JSON, AJAX, Angular.JS, Drools, Eclipse, Web Services, CMIS Web, NUnit, JUnit, JIRA, Web Forms, Twitter, Bootstrap, SOAP, Weblech, Crawler4j, JSoup, node.js


Professional Experience

Antuit: Big Data Solution Architect                                                                                               April 2018 – Current

•Drive the architecture/design decisions needed to achieve cost-effective and high performance results.

• Mentor big data engineers in Spark software development, technology and processes.

• Cultivate sustained innovation and thought leadership to deliver exceptional products to customers.

• Act as technical escalation lead for customer-related issues relating to Spark and supporting dependencies.

• Troubleshoot complex issues discovered in-house as well as in customer environments.

• Conduct feasibility analysis, produce functional and design specifications of proposed new features.



Cigna: Senior Big Data Engineer                                                                                                    Sept 2017 – April 2018

I am currently working for a medical insurance company creating analytics with the pharmacy claims engine data with tools such as Oracle,, Drools, Hive, Impala, and Spark in Cloudera framework. I am involved in building models to detect depression and substance abuse as part of Narcotics therapy management using Scala, Spark engine, Drools, Impala, and Hive


Freelance: Big data Engineer                                                                                                         Mar 2017 – Jul 2017

While on a break for personal reasons (health issues related to close relative), I obtained my big data analytics certification at Cornell University and got the opportunity to freelance as a big data engineer. I worked with big data tools such as Flume and MongoDB consuming data for their ingestion pipeline. Data was to be transferred to their MongoDB cluster. I was given the task of helping the company import very large csv files into MongoDB. The project was designed with Scala as the programming language using libraries such as Avro4s and Reactive Mongo


Fanuc Robotics: Senior Big Data Engineer                                                                            July 2016 – March 2017

  • Played the dual role of the big data and analytics engineer and also as a full stack developer for the company’s web portal.
  • I was hired to redesign the big data platform and to use the right tools to optimize the process of Robot analytics such as predicting the health and maintenance details concentrating on areas such as motor health, emergency wear and tear analysis caused by various torque forces applied during an abrupt e-stop, servo off analysis (servo motors stable health during power off), health of the servogun in welding robots, and the general health of painting robots. I have used various tools such as MySql, Sqoop, Hive, Impala, HBASE. MongoDB, and Solr to improve the processing time on very large data sets.
  • I have also created prototypes of analytics with loosely defined complex ideas and to transfer then into quality solutions using tools such as Drools, Spark and Talend to improve the severe bottle neck in the existing batch processing framework.
  • I have written mapreduce code in both Java and scala. I have also written Flume sinks and sources in Scala using tools such as avro4s, JSON4s and Reactive Mongo with play framework to insert and query MongoDb.


Meridian Health Plan: Senior Software/Big Data Engineer                                                   Oct 2015 – June 2016

  • Hired to be an integral part of the team that is making a paradigm shift to Big Data in order to migrate the current Pharmacy Formulary Drugs Management System to the Big Data space. The project also supported tools such as NHibernate and design patterns such as Inversion of Control and Dependency Injection, Query Object Pattern, REST API calls, and MVC.
  • Building proof of concepts using languages such as Scala and C#


Oakland University: Part Time Lecturer                                                   Jan-Apr 2008, Jan-Apr 2014, Jan-Apr 2015

  • Taught OOP concepts in Java and C# programming languages



Quantum Information Systems: Lead Architect/Senior Systems Engineer                             Apr 2012 – Aug 2015

  • Worked with multiple devices, including barcode scanners, RFID devices, and mobile phones and implemented both back-end and front-end functionalities for devices communicating with each other.
  • Interfaced with clients, offering customer support, creating technical documents, and performing customer training
  • Provided leadership support to junior employees and I was Involved in requirement gathering and product architecture
  • Lead Architect and the Lead Software Engineer for all the projects
  • Implemented the Agile Software Methodology using the Scrum approach
  • Interfaced with clients at a global level, including France, Germany, Vietnam, and Mexico
  • Worked with C# and Java extensively to develop applications
  • Developed the user interface in JavaScript, JQuery, JSON, AJAX, HTML, CSS, Bootstrap
  • Worked with Visual Studio 2012, WCF, Zebra, ZXing, RFID Devices, Oracle 11g, SQL, MySQL, SQL Server 2008, and ASP.Net
  • Participated in training and development of other junior employees


Team Detroit: Technical Lead                                                                                                    Aug 2011 – Apr 2012

  • Worked as a part of a team in maintaining and upgrading legacy systems written in classic ASP and updated and maintained the .Net applications and created similar applications in Java
  • Worked extensively with complex SQL queries in SQL Server, and helped with customer support. I was involved in interacting directly with the end users
  • Involved in requirement gathering and analysis and working with Business Analysts and QA Engineers
  • Interfaced with an off-shore testing team based in Argentina
  • Worked with Visual Studio 2010, Eclipse, C#, Java, ASP.Net, and SQL Server 2010
  • Developed the application using C# and Java and UI using JavaScript, JQuery, JSON, AJAX, HTML, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), Bootstrap, and Angular.JS
  • Worked with Oracle 11g and SQL Server and enhanced the application using Quality Center


Strategic Business Partners: Senior.Net Developer                                                               Nov 2010 - Jul 2011

  • Involved in building a comprehensive Document Management Systems, with a back-end workflow built with a Java-based tool called Open Text
  • Created applications where Open Text integrated with front-end ASP.Net applications
  • Involved in requirement gathering and analysis and worked with Business Analysts and QA Engineers


Urban Science: Senior .Net Developer                                                                                                Feb 2010 - Nov 2010

  • Worked as a part of a team responsible for delivering Agile projects. I was involved in building a solution that provided dealers, manufacturers, and field staff officers with the financial reporting, analysis and forecasting tools required to make critical business decisions and involved in requirement gathering and analysis
  • Part of the Agile Software Team to help in the migration process to an Agile-based engineering process


Clear Mechanic: Senior .Net Developer                                                                                   Aug 2009 – Dec 2009

  • Created a web-based project for a startup company called Clear Mechanic and also was part of the team that created extensive support documentation
  • Performed Acceptance testing phase at the client site
  • Generated the necessary metrics to validate and verify the overall efficiency of product
  • Involved in requirement gathering and analysis
  • Communicated with Business Analysts and QA Engineers during the entire process


Wireless Ronin Technology (Ad-Tech) .Net Developer                                                           Aug 2008 - Jun 2009

  • WRT is an Ad-Tech company, focused on bringing marketing technology solutions to the food service, retail and automotive markets; orchestrating marketing technology solutions including digital signage, kiosk, mobile, social and web.
  • I built software for digital menu board, sales support kiosk, promotional signage systems, and web campaigns using technologies such as Java, C# for building Service-Oriented applications, along with XML, XSLT, XSD, Object Serialization, LINQ, Stored Procedures, Triggers, T-SQL, JavaScript, Cascading Style Sheets (CSS), Skin Files for data rich tools, and AJAX. Extensively used XSLT, XSD, LINQ, complex and nested Object Serialization (to convert object data into an XML format), and multiple Web Service calls to connect to the back-end database, and built multi-threaded applications
  • Generated log files to track errors in the operation and created flashed based XML format from scratch in order to effectively share information between disparate systems in the most efficient manner
  • Used XML and XSTL extensively to communicate with a front-end kiosk running Flash-based applications


Smart World Business Systems: Part-time.Net Developer at Henry Ford Healthcare Systems         Jan 08 - Jun 08

  • Hired as a freelancer to design, develop, and launch a database driven Internet Paging System using SQL Server 2005, ADO.Net, XML, C#, external SNPP Libraries and TCP/IP Socket Libraries to send messages to surgeons, nurse practitioners, and physician assistants
  • Developed business as well as data access component layers as part of 3-Tier Architecture and I was actively involved in requirement gathering and analysis
  • Interfaced directly with clients
  • Communicated with Business Analysts and QA Engineers during the entire process


Real Estate Investor Services/V2Spoft: Part-time Search Engine Optimization Consultant                      Jun 07 – Sept 07

  • Served as Search Engine Optimization (SOE) Consultant
  • Involved in building an Intranet product for a real estate company designed to capture and manage information regarding real estate listings


Growth Point:  .Net Developer                                                                                                                          Aug 06 - Nov 06

  • Designed software to kept track of customers’ requirements and other imperative transactions, including sales and warranty
  • Facilitated data mining via Crystal Reports
  • Involved in requirement gathering and analysis
  • Interfaced directly with clients
  • Communicated with Business Analysts and QA Engineers during the whole process
  • Interfaced with an off-shore testing team based in Argentina


George P. Johnson: Programmer/Analyst                                                                                          Feb 06 – July 06

  • Built a system to cumulate the help desk tickets generated from the company employees
  • Involved in requirement gathering and analysis
  • Communicated with Business Analysts and QA Engineers during the whole process


Hino Motors Sales (Toyota Trucks): .Net Developer                                                                            Jul 05 – Dec 05

  • Designed and developed a system from ground up that kept track of technician training requirements, the courses that are being offered, and allowed them to register for specific courses
  • Involved in requirement gathering and analysis
  • Communicated with Business Analysts and QA Engineers during the whole process



Cornell University, Certification in Data Analytics 2017 (GPA- 4.00)

Oakland University- Masters’ Degree in Information System Engineering 2004 – 2008 (GPA- 3.87)

University of South Alabama -Bachelors’ Degree in Information Technology 2000 – 2004 (GPA- 3.62)



Awarded the outstanding student award at University of South Alabama, 2004

Awarded the outstanding service award at University of South Alabama, 2004

Awarded the NSF research grant to complete a poster presentation, 2004


A Heuristic Approach to Trust Management in Vehicle Infrastructure Integration, by Kamakski Subramaniam, Vanitha Sathyanayanan, Radhika Katamneni, Ye Zhu, Huirong Fu - Oakland University. Accepted by IEEE International Conference on Wireless Access in Vehicular Environments (WAVE 2009)