Balamurugan Rajangam

  • Technical Specialist, Senior Lead Software Engineer
  • Irvine, California, United States
  • Information Technology and Services

Previous positions

  • Technical Lead at HCL Technologies Ltd.
  • Software Engineer at Rockwell Collins


Government College of Engg., Bargur, B.E, Electronics and Communication Engineering



Highly accomplished Senior/Lead Software Engineer with the background of system software and application development, having excellent multi-disciplinary skills and desire to work in new technologies and environment. • Having 14 years of experience as software professional • Knowledge on all phases of the software development life cycle (SDLC) • Good knowledge in object-oriented programming concepts • Work experience in different programing languages like C/C++, Qt, Qml, Core Java, C# .NET • Work experience in Waterfall, Agile/Scrum methodologies • Very good knowledge in the domain of In-Flight Entertainment (IFE) System and Automotive Infotainment System • Work experience in system and software used in the IFE, CMS products of major aviation producers • Work experience in system and software of Infotainment product used in automotive vehicle • Self-motivated, results-oriented with strong process, execution skills and other interpersonal skills • Ability to work independently as well as mentor the team with necessary support • Demonstrated ability to develop high quality software for use in production • Demonstrated ability to lead multi-function teams and perform as a technical expert and source of information • Ability to multi-task and handle large workloads under time constraints • Ability to prioritize and work under shifting deadlines in a fast-paced environment • Excellent analytical skills for continuous evaluation of ways to improve performance, efficiency and quality • Identify opportunities for process and procedure enhancements to drive efficiency and customer service levels • Proven ability to lead and work within geographically distributed engineering team • Support customer programs and strive to resolve any field issues immediately • Quick learner with the ability to adapt to new environment and explore new technologies


  • Technical Specialist

    Collins Aerospace

    September 2015 – Present(4 years 1 month)Irvine, CA

    1) Design, development, integration, build and testing of the various software tools for Inflight Entertainment system application. 2) Involved in all the phases of SDLC starting from writing the functional specifications, requirement analysis, software design and development, software integration and testing support, Issue fixing, software release and training to the tool users. 3) Environment : Core Java, Eclipse, XMLSpy, Clutter, iOS, Android, Visual Studio .Net, C#, XML

  • Technical Lead

    HCL Technologies Ltd.

    January 2012 – September 2015(3 years 8 months)Chennai, India

    Client – Panasonic Automotive, Mercedes Benz, Nippon Seiki 1) Development of the In-Vehicle Information System that provides the passenger services like audio, video entertainment, Map Navigation, Bluetooth, WiFi Connectivity, Radio and Media (USB, SD) Access in the automotive vehicles. 2) Design and development of the software modules for HMI Application using Qt-Qml, C++, SCXML, and DBUS Interface protocol. 3) Environment : Ubuntu 12.10, Qt-QML framework, C++, Qt Creator, DBUS IPC, SCXML, Bluez 5.0, Pulse Audio, Wi-Fi (WPA Supplicant), Valgrind tool.

  • Software Engineer

    Rockwell Collins

    March 2007 – December 2011(4 years 9 months)Tustin, CA

    Software development, configuration, problem troubleshooting and issue debugging for InFlight Cabin Management System. Environment: Visual Studio (2005) .Net, C#, XML, OrCAD tool, SVN, ClearQuest

  • Software Engineer

    HCL Technologies Ltd.

    February 2005 – February 2007(2 years)Chennai Area, India

    Client – Rockwell Collins Inc. Involved in design and development of the software module for the Audio Video Distribution Unit using C,C++, VC++, COM, MFC and Win32 API.


  • Government College of Engg., Bargur

    B.E, Electronics and Communication Engineering

    2000 – 2004

Skills & Expertise

  • Qml
  • Qt
  • Software Design
  • Core Java
  • Automitve Infotainment
  • Team Leadership
  • Visual Studio
  • Human Machine Interface
  • QML
  • Troubleshooting
  • C
  • Requirements Analysis
  • Inflight Cabin Management System
  • Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • C++
  • Java
  • Inflight Entertainment System
  • Software Development
  • .NET Framework
  • Ubuntu
  • Scrum
  • SQL