Member of Technical Staff III @ VMware From March 2014 to June 2016 (2 years 4 months) Palo AltoSoftware Engineer @ Wize Commerce From February 2013 to February 2014 (1 year 1 month) San MateoSoftware Engineer @ GlobalLogic Inc Developed application for smart cards and SIM cards on Java Mobile Platform. Designed dynamic memory allocation schemes for...
Member of Technical Staff III @ VMware From March 2014 to June 2016 (2 years 4 months) Palo AltoSoftware Engineer @ Wize Commerce From February 2013 to February 2014 (1 year 1 month) San MateoSoftware Engineer @ GlobalLogic Inc Developed application for smart cards and SIM cards on Java Mobile Platform. Designed dynamic memory allocation schemes for cell phone contacts and apps. From February 2004 to August 2004 (7 months) Noida Area, IndiaSenior Member of Technical Staff @ VMware Storage Policy Based Management (SPBM) and automation, self-optimizing for load and demand, based on usage and capabilities exposed by different vendor providers such as EMC, NetApp, Dell.- Rewrote SPBM build system in Maven from scratch with my own initiative without prior knowledge of Maven. - Developed customized frameworks for logging, exception handling, remote service management, thread pool factory. - Optimized several existing major workflows in Storage Policy area for VM provisioning for placement and compliance.- Took several initiatives for constantly improving the product and introducing new tools and utilities.- Introduced domain layer framework in SPBM to optimize and simplify all existing workflows. - Mentored three interns for full-time hire.- Interviewed NGC candidates at hiring events for VmWare. - Developed prototype for AI based automated bug detection and triage tool in Borathon (Hackathon) which got converted to full-time project. Authored paper for Vmware Radio event for the same.. From April 2016 to November 2016 (8 months) Palo AltoSr. Software Engineer @ Unity Scientific, LLC Unity Scientific is a global leader in the design and manufacturing of near infrared instrumentation and automated wet chemistry analyzers. Near infrared technologies include scanning monochromators, Diode Array, filter photometer and FT-NIR instruments that are used at-line and online for quality control analysis. These systems are used in the food, agricultural, dairy, chemical, pharmaceutical and general industrial markets. Responsibilities include:Working closely with engineering management and product managers to determine software requirements for the Infrared instruments. Architect new softwares into final application from inception to deployment including the user interface, language, protocols, workflow and system architecture. Primarily working with J2EE, MySQL and C#.Provide leadership, guidance and assistance to other software team members. Independently developed 3 new software products already in market within 10 months on J2EE platform and C#Projects:UNET: A Web Service based networking software designed primarily to network infrared instrument in different locations and provide managerial control through a user interface including but not limited to audio conferencing, instant messaging, remote diagnostics, user and instrument management, access control, file uploads and downloads and backup scheduling of important files on the instrument to the UNET server. Primarily written in Java and C# with SOA architecture including REST web services, MySQL, Eclipse Java Persistence, Jersey, JMS. Duration: 10 months, LOC: 30000+ULock: A software product to support AES encrypted calibration with expiration time which works only on the given system. Licensing controlled by unique hardware fingerprint and salt generated and controlled by the software itself. Duration 3 months, LOC 4000. From September 2011 to February 2013 (1 year 6 months) Brookfield, CTPrincipal Software Engineer @ Expedia Group Austin, Texas, United StatesPrincipal Engineer @ HomeAway From March 2019 to March 2019 (1 month) Austin, Texas AreaLead Software Engineer @ HomeAway From November 2016 to March 2019 (2 years 5 months) Austin, Texas AreaResearch Assistant @ University of Florida Telecenter for CIRP: A web based collaborative tool designed to assist experts from medical, automobile, insurance and engineering fields to study motor vehicle crashes and improve upon the design of roads and safety restraint systems in vehicle to minimize injuries. Being used to collaborate and study several cases by the children hospital of Philadelphia. Provides a Services Oriented Architecture (SOA) for improved agility and enhanced flexibility. Some of the modules include chat service, audio conferencing, desktop sharing, online presentation services using VNCs, SMS services and customized content management. Uses Glassfish, Java Web Services, Java Persistence API and MySQL at the backend. Visit http://cyberg.acis.ufl.edu/ for more detailsCovert Channel across Mix Firewall:Designed and implemented covert channel through a Mix-firewall as part of Naval Research Lab sponsored project. The idea is to pass low bandwidth secret information to the outside world across a secure channel using the number of outgoing packets as the communication medium across the firewall. Used to study and detect the security flaws in a mix firewall. Uses convolutional error correction coding along with Viterbi decoder for the noisy channel. Spatio-Temporal Access Control:First in the research community to propose and design a role based access control model which uses time and location constraints in addition to roles to grant users access to given resources. Distributed Conferencing Services:Design and implementation of distributed conferencing services which involved distributed file systems, access control policies, trust and voting issues and workflow models.Steganography:State of art JPEG based information hiding scheme which uses histogram compensation and cover file estimation techniques to embed data at a high rate with low detection rate. 40% lower detection rate compared to some of the popular algorithms like F5, Outguess and Steghide, MB1, MB2 and PQ. From January 2005 to August 2011 (6 years 8 months) Gainesville, Florida AreaTeaching Assistant @ University of Florida Programming Language Concepts: Spring 2009Operating Systems: Fall 2007 and Spring 2008Programming in C and C++: Fall 2008 From August 2007 to May 2009 (1 year 10 months)
Member of Technical Staff III
March 2014 to June 2016
February 2013 to February 2014
February 2004 to August 2004
Noida Area, India
Senior Member of Technical Staff
April 2016 to November 2016
Unity Scientific, LLC
Sr. Software Engineer
September 2011 to February 2013
Principal Software Engineer
Austin, Texas, United States
March 2019 to March 2019
Austin, Texas Area
Lead Software Engineer
November 2016 to March 2019
Austin, Texas Area
University of Florida
January 2005 to August 2011
Gainesville, Florida Area
University of Florida
August 2007 to May 2009
What company does Mahendra Kumar work for?
Mahendra Kumar works for VMware
What is Mahendra Kumar's role at VMware?
Mahendra Kumar is Member of Technical Staff III
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Mahendra Kumar works in the Internet industry.
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