Amit Gaur

Technical Lead at Red Ant

Hello, my name is Amit Gaur. I have a Master’s Degree in Computer Science from University of Cincinnati.

Currently, am working as a Technical Lead at Red Ant technical agency, Sydney.

Before my move to Sydney, I worked as a Development lead at Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, Northwestern University, Chicago.

Things that I am really good at:

Setting up processes and workflows for smooth development and deployment of software. Writing well tested, performant and modular application logic in Ruby / Ruby on Rails, JS frameworks such as React. Designing scalable/reusable systems.

Things that I am good at:

Managing client expectations and translating requirements into usable software features.

Technical Lead | September 2018 - current

Working as Technical lead on multiple client projects. 

Responsibilities include:

* Performing peer code reviews.

* Maintaining, extending with new features and modernising legacy applications.

* Implementing standard backend APIs for green field projects.

* Application health monitoring and site reliability engineering.

NU Biomedical Informatics Center, Northwestern University.
Senior Systems Analyst/Programmer | July, 2012 - Sept 2018

Worked as development lead of Oncology Clinical Trial Management System and its subsystems for the Robert H. Lurie Comprehensive Cancer Center, Chicago.

Responsibilities include:

- Setting up long term development roadmap of the projects.

- Perform peer code reviews, and contribute in constantly improving the development process.

- Mentoring junior developers.

- Planning and designing database schema for extending existing functionality and refactoring legacy code.

- Implementing new full-stack features after gathering requirements from the stakeholders.

- Implementing standard API interface for interaction with external systems.

- Optimizing legacy code and removing bottlenecks for increasing system performance.

- Running adhoc sql reports for administrators.

- Developing standard reporting functionality for Grant submissions and administrative workflows.

Played key role in Cancer Center achieve "Outstanding" score for National Cancer Institute re-designation as Comprehensive Cancer Center; making it among the select few in entire country.

Convergys Inc, Cincinnati, OH.
Summer Intern | July, 2007 - September, 2007

Developed a demo application in VB which illustrated Emotion Detection abilities of third party software and also worked as a Java developer for an ongoing project ASRK (Agent Screening & Rating Kiosk).

University of Cincinnati
Masters in Science, Computer Science | January, 2006 - January, 2009 | GPA: 3.8

Awarded UGS (University Graduate Scholarship) at University of Cincinnati for graduate studies.

Bharati Vidyapeeth
Bachelor's in Technology, Computer Science | January, 2002 - January, 2006
St. Vivekanand School
High school
Ruby on Rails
Crystal Lang
March 2013 - current

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