David Gnanasekaran

Full stack Azure developer specialized in .NET, React, Angular.

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I have 15+ years of experience in DOT NET-based web application development. My current focus is on designing and developing cloud-native applications in Azure.

As a Technical Lead at FE fundinfo for 6 years,

  • Providing technical solutions for developing in-house products on Microsoft Azure.
  • Managing multiple product-level initiatives from design to implementation making sure the deliveries were on time and as per the quality expectations.
  • Managing cost optimization, improving reliability and High Availability of the systems.
  • Make sure the BCDR setup is done in Azure to adhere to the product SLA.
  • Product support and maintenance.
  • Managing communications with stakeholders from multiple geographical locations.
  • Advocating the improvements in the development process, quality and technology growth within the team.
  • Mentoring multiple team members on their technical journey.

Previous experience

Prior to my current company, I was associated with Tech Mahindra for 9.2 years. I have played different roles as a software developer, senior developer and Project Lead. During this tenure, I was involved in designing DOT NET-based web applications that are rich in UI design and functionalities. As a project lead, I was involved in all phases of the software development cycle right from

  • the requirement gathering stage,
  • project Estimation,
  • project high-level planning, scrum meetings, execution & coordination of project activities,
  • code implementation & integration,
  • code reviews,
  • end-to-end communication with all stakeholders and coordinating handover to the maintenance/support team.

My primary contributions were to

  • Design solutions,
  • Analyse & select suitable technologies/frameworks for the team,
  • Mentor team members,
  • Code reviews and help in Research and development.

I have learnt a lot during my tenure in TechM (formerly Satyam) working for clients like Keyence Ltd., Brothers Ltd., Applied Materials, MARS etc..,

Currently working on...
Angular 13, , , .NET 6, Asp.Net MVC, .Net Core, Entity Framework, MS SQL Server, SqlLite, MySQL, Bootstrap, HTML 5, CSS3, JavaScript, jQuery, Typescript and Sass.
Developing cloud-native applications for Azure.
Project management & execution in an Agile way, Technical analysis of problems, product framework selection, Mentoring team members and Code Reviews.
Have worked on...
Telerik Data Access, Sitefinity CMS, Asp.Net web forms, jQuery Mobile, OpenText Reddot CMS, Classic ASP, Android (0.3 ~ 0.5), Windows Application & Hybrid Mobile Apps.
Frequently used dev. tools...
Visual Studio, Visual Studio Code, Adobe Photoshop CS6, Microsoft Office Tools, Windows (1998 ~ 10), SQL Server Management Studio, Eclipse.
While working with different clients, I've used different SCM( Software Configuration Management) tools like VSTS, TFS, SVN, Git and VSS.
Monitoring systems like Graphana, PRTG, Pingdom and Azure Monitors.
Programming Communities...

I participate in programming contests under the handle 'davidsekar' on the following favourite sites

Contribution to Communities...
Github, StackOverflow, MSDN forums.
Fun fact!!

This website is powered by a custom Content Management System (D@ve CMS), which I've built during my leisure time. I use this site as a platform to learn, try-out new things and share interesting programming tips.