Sanjay Das

  • Team-lead/ Architect with experience in Start-ups as well as Fortune-100 companies.

  • Managed small/ medium sized teams.

  • Crypto/ Blockchain/ Smart-contracts enthusiast

  • Architected / built horizontally scalable Big-data platforms, distributed services.


BITS, Pilani, India. M. Sc (Tech) Computer Science. First Class. (5 Year consolidated program)

Work Experience

Director - Data Engineering/ Team Lead: AdMarketplace, Oct, 2020 – now, New York

  • Manage and Architect a Big-Data platform to provide access to Live/Historical Metrics to Internal Users, External Clients via Dashboards/APIs, Anomaly Detection, Cloud Migration.

  • Lead multiple teams of on/off-shore Architects, Data/Test Engineers

  • Coordinate Internal/ External stake-holders, Hiring

  • Java/Scala/Python, Spark, Kafka, Vertica/ Snowflake, ElasticSearch/Clickhouse, Parquet, Airflow, AWS (Athena, EMR, Lambda), Tableau

Consultant: Cigna/ CVS-Health, Oct, 2019 – Sep, 2020, New York / Remote

  • Developed, Deployed and Monitored a Big-Data platform to provide internal/external access to Med/Rx Claims

  • Handled high-volume data (100M Transactions), Throughput / Latency issues

  • Developed Python modules and enhanced Java Kafka-Connectors

  • Mentored Junior engineers, Code reviews

  • Kafka, Hadoop/Hive/Impala, CDC, Python, Spark, Docker/Kubernetes, Splunk, Git, Jenkins

Architect/Principal Software Engineer: ETrade, Apr, 2017 – Oct 2019, New Jersey / New York

  • Engineered a Big-Data platform to provide internal/external access to Transactions, Portfolios, Live/Historical Data, Customer Profile and Behavior

  • Handled near-live market-data and ingested event-stream from external vendor

  • Developed Java Kafka-KStream modules

  • Mentored junior engineers, Code reviews

  • Kafka, Kstream/KSQL, CDC, Cassandra, Oracle, Java 8, OpenShift, Prometheus, Git, Jenkins

Consultant/Architect/Developer: Jun, 2014 – Jan 2017, New Jersey / New York

  • Dun & Bradstreet, Designed and prototyped a new Big Data platform to ingest and process massive amounts of data (via event-driven Microservices) both in Batch and Streaming.(Spark, NoSQL, Kafka, Avro, Docker, Mesos and AWS / EMR, Git, Java 8)

  • Citi Bank, Designed, Developed solution for Ingestion and Processing of massive amounts of Batch Data from an external source. (Java 8, Spring Boot, Spring Batch, Spring Integration, PCF)

  • esPronto, Managed, Deployed and Maintained consumer facing Android / iOS Apps and Responsive-web Front-end. Lead high-functioning agile team with heavy emphasis on rapid deployment based on continuous customer feedback. Hired and Managed a team of 10 UX Designer, Engineers and Testers.(MongoDB / NoSQL, Redis, AWS),

Software Architect/Back-end Developer: Symphony Fintech, Apr, 2009 – Mar, 2014, New Jersey/India

Symphony provides on-line stock trading and back-testing solutions to professional traders.

    • Architected and Developed an on-line Stock Trading and cloud based Algo Trading System. Notable achievement - Each trader can spawn off an Amazon EC2 container with private access to Market Data Cloud, Virtual Exchange and suite of Algorithms.

    • I had multiple roles – Architect, Team-Lead, Back-end Developer, Implementation at Client-sites and Day-to-day troubleshooting for live deployments. (Java, Web-Services, AWS, Maven, Jenkins, JCache, MySQL, JSP / Servlets, WebSocket, Market Data Cloud, FIX Order Router)

Consultant: Investment Bank / Hedge-fund, New York, Mar, 2005 – Mar, 2009

  • Citi Bank, Consultant to an Investment Bank to gather business requirements and implement a Credit Derivative front office solution.. Followed up with the users to test the implementation and achieved sign-off towards go-live. (Java, Tibco)

  • Archeus Capital, Consultant to a Hedge-fund to develop the front-end for a trading platform based on a generic security model to support daily trading and hedging activities for both front/middle office handling a wide range of products. Mentored & handed over to Junior Staff. (Java, Flex)

Lead Developer: Morgan Stanley, New York, Jul, 2003 – Mar, 2005

  • Enhanced server-side of PassportWeb - a web based Equity/Futures/FX Trading platform.

  • Responsible for delivery, deployment, major performance optimizations (concurrency both via processes and threads), continuing enhancements and day to day issue resolution. (Java, Sybase)

Senior Technologist: Wit SoundView (Start-up Broker), New York, Apr, 1999 – Jun, 2001

  • Developed Vostock - a web-based continuous Auction System for Secondary stock offerings.

  • The customer-facing web-site entertained thousands of persistent (via applets) and HTML clients to participate in a live auction. The back-end was entirely developed in Java on NT platform and deployed on a Unix platform. Interfaced the Auction System with US Clearing Corp’s Order Execution System & ADP’s BPS Advantage. I was responsible for technical design decisions, scalability, deployment, stress testing, coordination with outside consultants and every other conceivable server-side technical issue. (C++, Java, JSP, Weblogic, Websphere, DB2)

Lead Developer (Consultant): Goldman Sachs, New Jersey, Sep, 1997 – Aug, 1999

  • Hired to architect next generation distributed real-time trade reporting system from multiple databases and setup an infrastructure for future Web-Based projects.

  • My achievements are: Came up with a basic underlying design that is highly scalable & portable. It can scale to multiple Web-Servers, multiple Application Servers and access multiple Data-Bases. Business objects running in Application servers can be interfaced with both web & non-web clients. (C++, Java, Weblogic, Informix, Solaris).