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Nishant Billava

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Previous positions

  • Engineering Intern at TriTech Software Systems
  • Graduate Assistant at San Diego State University

Education

San Diego State University-California State University, Master’s Degree, Computer Science

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Background

Summary

Currently working as a Software Engineer at Nextgen Healthcare at San Diego. Pursued masters degree in computer science from San Diego State University. Completed bachelors degree in computers from Mumbai University with no backlogs and aggregate of 70%. AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate AWS Certified Developer – Associate Oracle certified associate in Java SE 7 Programmer.

Experience

  • Software Engineer

    NextGen Healthcare

    March 2017 – Present(2 years 7 months)San Diego, CA

  • Engineering Intern

    TriTech Software Systems

    September 2016 – February 2017(5 months)San Diego, CA

  • Graduate Assistant

    San Diego State University

    September 2016 – December 2016(3 months)

    • Working as Graduate Assistant in Computer Science Department of San Diego State University, grading the course assignment and assisting the professor in project demo.

  • Software Developer (Intern)

    Verizon Telematics Inc.

    June 2016 – August 2016(2 months)San Diego

    • Implemented a proof of concept using Hadoop to improve the customer experience and performance in delivering reports and analytics insights to the customer. • Exported data into HDFS and Hive using Sqoop, created Hive queries that helped generate the reports. • Designed and developed a web application to generate reports along with options to export and email. • Designed visualization options for the reports using Highcharts framework.

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  • Student Assistant

    San Diego State University

    January 2016 – May 2016(4 months)San Diego

    • Upgrading and maintaining Mechanical Engineering Department website. • Explain the various undergraduate/graduate forms and their use to students. • Distribute and collect course evaluation materials and type up handwritten course evaluation responses. • Miscellaneous department filing and maintain department bulletin boards.

  • Associate consultant

    Oracle financial services software ltd

    September 2012 – July 2015(2 years 10 months)

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Education

Projects

  • Marketing Intelligence

    March 2015 – July 2015

    Client: StateStreet Global Advisors. Developed on IBM Netezza Data Warehouse Appliance, Tableau software for report generation. • Created JAVA process to load files into application database table • Created Netezza stored procedures to query on the file data. • Validation rules framework handled.

    Team Members (2):
    • Nishant Billava,
    • Sujit Jalgaonkar
  • HiPerf

    October 2014 – February 2015

    Client: StateStreet Global Advisors. Project Description: * Replaced the existing VB tool which was used to feed Portia Data (Valuation and Transaction extracts) to HiPerf. * Added new screen on existing ‘GPAS Utilities’ web application, where user can schedule jobs, which then was picked up by new backend module for further processing. * Existing VB tool has following limitations – 1. Older technology (needs VB Support) 2. Tool hangs when a long running request is submitted; thereby forcing user to wait till existing request is completed before scheduling new request. This was an inefficient process and major bottleneck in productivity. * New GUI solved this issue by allowing user to schedule multiple requests at a time. * All those requests go in a queue, which was then picked up by backend process based on job priority. Developed on technologies like JSF, Hibernate, Sybase Database, Scrum Agile Methodology. • Created required GUI using JSF. • Handled business logic to store screen data into database using hibernate. • Followed Scrum methodology and attended daily client interactions for scrum meetings. • Handled deployment process on Jboss servers.

    Team Members (3):
    • Nishant Billava,
    • Sujit Jalgaonkar,
    • Abhijit Panse
  • Funds Access Platform (FunApp)

    August 2013 – September 2014

    Client: StateStreet Global Advisors. Project Description: * The FunApp business requirements were obtained through a global gathering process conducted with participation from Portfolio Managers, Shareholder Services and Operations and IT. * Automated solution that enable the users to handle the increased volume of externally managed trades by: – providing a means for electronically storing the external transfer agent trading criteria – automating the routing of trade instructions to/from the external transfer agents and custodians – generating transactions for these trades to the accounting systems in order to maintain accurate records. * Principal benefits derived from FunApp include: – Improved straight through processing through the ability to automatically generate the required trade messages to and from the external transfer agents. – Improved accuracy in the accounting system through the creation of automated trade transactions on trade date – Reduced financial risk of processing incorrect trades, missing trade deadlines or not adhering to other trade criteria through the automation of a trade configuration database Developed on technologies like Smart GWT(Google Web Toolkit), Resty GWT, JBoss Rest Easy Web Services, JSON, Core Java, Oracle Database. • Created GUI based on SmartGWT/GWT framework. • Validation framework handled for GUI. • Dashboard Screen build and maintained. • Handled business logic in JAVA using resty GWT, created restful webservices for writing the centralized core logic. • Created Oracle stored procedures and functions. • Implemented Junit testcases for developed modules. • Handled deployment process on Jboss servers.

    Team Members (4):
    • Nishant Billava,
    • Sujit Jalgaonkar,
    • Abhijit Panse,
    • Jaykishan(Jay) Kapat
  • Eware

    December 2012 – June 2013

    Client – BNP Paribas. Project Description: eWare was an electronic document warehousing solution which offers a comprehensive warehousing and payment solution for imports. Developed on technologies like JSF Framework using Rich Faces, Oracle Database, JAVA. • Handled code enhancement and issue fixes. • GUI changes handled. • Database related activities like procedures and functions. • Client Side Production and UAT Support.

    Team Members (4):
    • Nishant Billava,
    • Dipti Nasikkar,
    • Ronak Bhagat, CFA,
    • Ahraz Akhtar
  • Salient Object Detection and Tracking

    February 2016 – May 2016

    • Analyzed and implemented Normalized Cross Correlation (NCC) and Speeded Up Robust Feature Algorithm for detection of the template image in series of query image. • Used Kanade-Lucas-Tomasi tracker algorithm to track the salient object.

    Team Members (2):
    • Nishant Billava,
    • Akash Kengunte Jayachandra
  • Killer Tomato – Spatial Database

    February 2016 – May 2016

    • Designed and developed an application using JAVA Swing to implement spatial geometry objects of Oracle Database. • Described and implemented the structure of spatial objects on GUI in terms of point, line, polygons, polylines, circle and more.

    Team Members (1):
    • Nishant Billava

Skills & Expertise

  • PL/SQL
  • Netezza
  • Core Java
  • Spring Framework
  • JSP
  • Smart GWT
  • GWT
  • Struts
  • JUnit
  • RESTful WebServices
  • Web Applications
  • Hibernate
  • C
  • C++
  • Java Enterprise Edition
  • Java
  • Scrum
  • Oracle
  • SQL

Certifications

  • Oracle Certified Associate, Java SE 7 Programmer

    Oracle, License

    August 2014

  • Foundation Program in Finance

    Oracle Financial Services Software Ltd, License

    November 2012

  • AWS Certified Solutions Architect – Associate

    Amazon Web Services (AWS), License AWS00540011

    March 2019 – March 2022

  • AWS Certified Developer – Associate

    Amazon Web Services (AWS), License AWS00540011

    May 2019 – May 2022

Courses

San Diego State University-California State University

  • Big Data Tools Methods(CS 696)
  • Machine Learning(CS 596)
  • Programming for GIS(CS 537)
  • Database Theory and Implementation(CS 514)
  • Spatial Database(CS615)
  • Theory Of Parallel Algorithms(CS 662)
  • Adv Programming Langs(CS 520)
  • Advanced Computer Vision(CS696)
  • Advanced Robotics(CS 656)

University of Mumbai

  • Database Management Systems
  • Analysis of Algorithm and Design
  • System Programming and Compiler Construction
  • Advanced Database Management Systems
  • Computer Networks
  • Operating Systems
  • C++
  • Java
  • Data Structures
  • Object Oriented Programming
  • Distributed Computing
  • Introduction to Software Engineering
  • Theory of Computer Science

Volunteer Experience & Causes

  • One Day Volunteer

    San Diego Food Bank

    July 2016Social Services

    Volunteered along with Verizon Telematics San Diego Team

  • Volunteer

    Water Lantern Festival

    April 2019Environment

Causes Nishant cares about:

  • Arts and Culture
  • Children
  • Education
  • Environment
  • Human Rights
  • Science and Technology
  • Social Services