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Ketan Verma

22 y.o.   •   New Delhi, IN

Summary
Seeking a challenging career with a progressive organisation that provides an opportunity to capitalise my technical skills and abilities in the field of Computer Science. Using the skills I acquired while working in the startup industry, I would like to help a new organisation grow to its fullest potential and help establish a career for myself.
Education

Bachelor of Technology in Computer Science & Engineering

Amity University, Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India

2013-17 – First Division with Distinction – CGPA: 8.82

  • Scholarship holder for all 4 years
  • Received Achiever's Award in "Excellence in Knowledge Creation"
  • Received 2nd best project award in the Annual Projects and Posters Technical Competition 2017
  • Received Best Summer Training Award 2016

All India Senior School Certificate Examination

Bhatnagar Internation School, Vasant Kunj, New Delhi, India

2013 – Science with CS – Percentage: 88.2%

  • Awarded "Computer Wizard" for excellent computer skills

Languages

  • English (bilingual proficiency)
  • Hindi (bilingual proficiency)
  • Spanish (limited working proficiency)
Work Experience

Ernst & Young, LLP

Risk Analyst   •   26 June 2017 – Present

EY is a multinational professional services firm headquartered in London, England. EY is one of the largest professional services firms in the world and is one of the "Big Four" accounting firms.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Interviewed clients to understand their IT systems and find vulnerabilities that affect their business
  • Performed Service Organization Control Reporting (SOCR)
  • Performed HITRUST self-assessment for one of the clients
  • Wrote a Python script to parse Oracle DB dumps into an Excel workbook
  • Worked simultaneously on 3 engagements
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Beatbook

Co-Founder   •   September 2016 – Present

Beatbook is India’s one and only music learning app to learn, play and master your favourite musical instruments via a level-wise arrangement of video lessons.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Co-founded this company and have been there through its early rising stages
  • Handled the entire tech process of the company
  • Single-handedly developed the entire platform – including the Android application for student and mentor as well as the whole backend
  • Responsible for the major part of the UX/UI design
  • Set up AWS Elastic Compute Cloud (EC2) instances, Amazon Simple Notification Service (SNS) and Amazon Simple Storage Service (S3)
  • Set up self-hosted Parse.com server including the dashboard
  • Wrote the entire backend code in Node.js, Express, Handlebars and Socket.io
  • Integrated email services from SendGrid
  • Developed 2 mobile apps for student and mentor for the Android platform
  • Integrated Paytm payment gateway to receive payments from the student
  • Created OAuth2 Login polyfill for Google & Facebook login for Parse
  • Integrated Agora communication API for one-to-one video chat between student and mentor. Created triggers for starting the recording on the recording server (C++) and then transcoding the stream (Python + ffmpeg) and uploading it to Amazon S3
  • Also designed the app-landing page and performed SEO
  • And many more things that would make this list too long
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ZipZap Deals

Technical Lead   •   May 2016 – July 2016

ZipZap Deals is an e-commerce startup that provides university students exclusive deals right inside their university campuses.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Single-handedly redesigned the entire platform from scratch to incorporate the changing user requirements
  • Completely developed their mobile app for the Android platform from scratch including UX/UI design
  • Set up an AWS EC2 instance to self-host their private server
  • Set up a self-hosted Parse.com server on the EC2 instance
  • Wrote the entire backend code from scratch; imported old data into the new format
  • Developed a frontend dashboard for vendors which replaced the manual process of purchasing a vendor subscription and listing out deals
  • Added analytics in vendor dashboard to allow vendors to track trending deals and generate store reports
  • Set up a payment gateway to accept subscription fees from vendors
  • Integrated app with Algolia.com hosted cloud search to improve search functionality for deals
  • Integrated app with Cloudinary to host images for on-the-fly image manipulation
  • Designed app-landing website and performed SEO
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Miscellaneous Projects

Self-Employed & Self-Motivated   •   Birth – Present

My work is not just limited to working for others. I have worked on many projects of my own. Have a look at my portfolio to get to know more.

See my portfolio
Additional Skills

Since the first spark that ignited my interest in Computer Science, I have been picking up skills along the way as the technology progresses.

  • Android developer with live apps on the Google Play Store
  • Polyglot programmer – Fluent with C, C++, Java, JavaScript, Node.js, PHP, Python
  • Experience of both Relational (MySQL) and NoSQL (MongoDB) databases
  • Great understanding of Machine Learning and Deep Neural Networks and experience of working with Keras with TensorFlow backend
  • Excellent understanding of UX/UI design with ability to work with tools like Photoshop, Illustrator and Sketch
  • Excellent web designing skills – HTML5, CSS3, JS, jQuery
  • Familiar with using Git version control and executing common UNIX commands from Terminal
Algorithms
Data Structures
Android
C
C++
Java
JavaScript
jQuery
HTML5
CSS3
MySQL
MongoDB
PHP
Python
Encryption
TensorFlow
Keras
Machine Learning
Neural Networks
Slim Framework
Composer
npm
Node.js
Web App
Arduino
Google App Engine
AWS
WordPress
socket.io
ExpressJS
UNIX
Git
See all the technologies I've worked with

It's not over yet! I believe that learning never ends, so I'm always keen to acquire more skills along the way that help me get my tasks done.

Contact Me

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