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My passion is to be part of the digital future and use my creativity to build tools that make a difference. Making the career switch into digital 5 years back has been the best career decision I have made, enabling me to work in some great teams and delivering great outcomes. I have recently made the switch to management from an engineer and am really enjoying the role. My dream has been to work Atlassian and I feel I have the right skill set to bring to the table to be a successful engineering manager.

I also have an accounting and entrepreneurial background spanning over 10 years through which I posses a unique skill set in working as an employee and also as a business owner. 


Sept 2021Current

Engineering Manager

National Australia Bank, Melbourne, Australia

Currently working as an engineering manager in the Internet Banking domain managing 2 squads

  • Delivery of Mobile login uplift which was a security driven project to tighten up the mobile login process through event driven micro services, impacting millions of logins every day
  • Managing 2 agile squads currently - 1 in Melbourne and 1 in Brisbane
  • Delivering outcomes for the UI and backend uplift of the widely used transaction history application
  • Delivering outcomes in managing maintenance and uplift work across the platform
  • Managing over 12 direct report across teams which includes engineers, testers and business analysts
  • Enabling team members to perform efficiently and create a safe, fun and inclusive work environment
  • Managing team member performance through goal setting and individual  development plans
  • Stake holder engagement for projects and managing expectations
  • Good understanding of a product life cycle
  • Providing technical input in solutions
  • Overseeing and co ordinating regular deployments
Jan 2019August 2021

Full Stack Developer

National Australia Bank, Melbourne, Australia

Worked as a senior analyst engineer in the NAB Internet banking platform.

  • Promoted to senior engineer after 9 months
  • Part of a highly collaborative and cross functional team
  • Write clean, testable, secure and reusable code
  • Documentation of work done
  • Experience in working with React
  • Create fortnightly sprint reports
  • Mentor junior and mid level developers
  • Contribution to NAB's internal open source
  • Provide technical input on solutions
  • Cross team/channel collaboration
  • GraphQl - Apollo client in the front-end(we also use this as our primary state management tool)
  • Back end experience in Node Js
  • GraphQl - Apollo server in the back end as a micro service aggregation layer
  • Heavy unit/e2e testing with RTL, enzyme, jest and testCafe
  • Familiarity with modern front-end tools and workflows (npm, yarn, gulp, grunt, webpack, GIT)
  • Knowledge in building accessible multi browser compatible web pages
  • Log monitoring with splunk
  • Working knowledge in CI/CD of micro services 
  • Experience with AWS
  • Limited experience with JAVA - spring and KAFKA event streaming
Sept 2017Jan 2019

Front End Developer

Australia Post, Melbourne, Australia
  • Experience in working in Angular(1x and 6)/NGRX with and communicating with APIs
  • Experience in working with statically typed javaScript(TypeScript)
  • Knowledge in building responsive and beautiful UI's
  • Excellent knowledge of testing solutions (Karma, Protractor, Jasmine)
  • Experience in one of Australia's leading agile trains(Certified SAFe 4 Practitioner)
  • Solid understanding of development best practises, patterns and principles

Aug 2018Aug 2018

Full Stack Developer (CodeMaster Scholarship)

Myagi, San Fransisco, USA

I was awarded the code master scholarship for graduating top of my class at Coder Academy and got to intern with Myagi at their San Fransisco office for a month. I delivered a key feature for them during my time there mostly working in the front end using React and React Native. I also got the opportunity to get a taste of their back end using Python(Django).

Aug 2017Aug 2017

Intern Web Application Developer

Australia Post, Melbourne, Australia

I interned at Aus Post as a web app developer upon completion of my IT diploma.

  • Exposure to various aspects of working in an agile environment
  • Working on production code in es6 modules  and Angular applications
  • Exposure to micro services and continuous integration
  • Deployment to AWS platforms
Feb 2017July 2017

Education in Programming (Diploma in IT )

Coder Academy, Melbourne, Australia

My education in programming started as early as July 2016, but I received my formal education from Coder Academy in a fully immersive full stack programming curriculum.

  • Graduated top of my class and awarded a 1 month scholarship in San Fransisco
  • Gained strong understanding of programming concepts
  • Learnt 2 different programming languages - Ruby and JavaScript
  • Knowledge of designing User Interfaces using Sketch and Figma
  • Gained exposure to frameworks such as Node, React & Rails
  • Exposure to TDD/BDD  - Rspec, Jasmine, &Mocha  
  • Working with SQL(MySQL, Postgres) and NoSQL(MongoDB, FireBase)
Sept 2016Dec 2016

Service Manager

Mama's Buoi group of restaurants

Mama's Buoi is a trendy Vietnamese restaurant chain owned by the Roll'd Australia group.  I worked here as a service  manager for 3 months prior starting to my programming course.

  • Oversaw the launch of Mama's Buoi flagship store in the Chadstone dining precinct
  • Managed every aspect of operations in front of house, bar and financial reporting
  • Underwent a 2 week manager training program after which I recruited and trained over 25 staff
Dec 2010Aug 2016

Founder/Owner/Operator/Financial Manager

RDV Holdings Pty Ltd, Adelaide, Australia

CHOCOLATREE I December 2010 - August 2016

With a turnover of over $1.5 Million Chocolatree is an award winning market leader in the dessert cafe industry

SWEET AS BAKERY PATISSERIE I September 2013 - August 2016

Sweet as Bakery specialises in preparation and wholesale supply of Petit Gateaux, Cakes and handmade chocolates to local Adelaide cafes

HOLY GUACAMOLY/POCO PICANTE I December 2013 - October 2015

A successful Mexican Quick Service Restaurant providing fresh, exciting and quick food

COFFYLOSOPHY I March 2014 - March 2015

A very popular boutique café specialising in house brewed coffee, breakfast, brunch and lunch

My role involved but not limited to:

  • Business set up and multi-store operations
  • B2B sales and maintaining Vendor relationships
  • Sales increase and growth
  • Team building, leadership & mentoring                                         
  • Budgeting, cost control, accounting and financial reporting
  • Quality control and assurance
Jan 2008Nov 2010

Junior Auditor /Assistant Accountant

Accounting & Business Consulting Pty Ltd, Adelaide, Australia

Accounting & business consulting is a mid size public practice based in Adelaide. I had secured a graduate position as a junior accountant and auditor after my masters degree. 

  • Administered new and existing accounts in the Practice Manager software program by invoicing, maintaining, preparation of end of year financial accounts and PAYG statements for clients
  • Preparing and lodging quarterly BAS for clients
  • Assisted senior accountants in various trust account audits


Diploma of Information Technology

2017 - Coder Academy

Melbourne, Australia

Master of Business (Accounting)           

2005 - 2007 University of South Australia

Adelaide, Australia

Bachelor of Business (Management)

 2002 - 2005 Bharathiyar University

Coimbatore, India


  • Successfully changed careers to become a programmer
  • Volunteer at local meetups and teach/mentor budding  programmers
  • Successfully set up 4 businesses within 6 years
  • Won multiple accreditions for chocolate making in the Royal Adelaide and Melbourne food awards
  • Maintained a negligible attrition rate in all businesses
  • Set up a chocolate kiosk at Westfield Marion over Christmas periods
  • Chocolatree has been also been part of the Adelaide fringe festival as a vendor
  • Supported the local community by funding/sponsoring important social causes
  • Completed BUPA challenge(long distance cycling) 3 years in a row 
  • Played cricket at school, University & club levels


Available upon request