Vamsi Krishna Cheekatimalla

  • Software Engineer at Facebook
  • San Diego, California, United States
  • Internet

Previous positions

  • Software Development Engineer at Microsoft India R&D pvt. Ltd.
  • Software Development Engineer Intern at Amazon Development Centre


University of California, San Diego, Master’s Degree, Computer Science



I have experience of more than two years in Software Development. During my time at Microsoft and Amazon, I worked on technologies like C#, Java and several web technologies. I am currently pursuing my masters in Computer Science with specialization in Artificial Intelligence.


  • Software Engineer


    February 2017 – Present(2 years 8 months)San Francisco Bay Area

  • Software Development Engineer

    Microsoft India R&D pvt. Ltd.

    July 2013 – August 2015(2 years 1 month)Hyderabad Area, India

    Release Only Quality (ROQ) : Developed a Windows service that helped in exposing ROQ on Azure. Added encrypted release and market place feature capabilities in ROQ that provided smooth flow for respective releases to market. Developed module for USB tool integration with ROQ that was used by several products like windows 10 for their releases. Integrated DLM(Data Lifecycle Management) that helped in reduction of ROQ database from 2TB to 170GB. Call Logging Tool: It is an incident tracker request creation tool that is used by many of Microsoft IT’s internal applications for creating tickets on various issues experienced in the application. Implemented IT authentication as Microsoft Operations authentication is being retired. I worked on automating CLT taxonomy test cases reducing week time to 7 hours. I also developed a tool that acts as a prototype for CLT which can be used for validations instead of querying database. This tool helped testers/Ops in reducing manual effort of 90 hrs to 12 hrs for complete validation of test cases. Data Lifecycle Management (DLM) : DLM is the practice of applying certain policies to effective data management. DLM policy consists of overarching storage and data policies that drive management process that is designed to address these issues, with a combination of processes, policies and software so that the appropriate technology can be used for each phase of the lifecycle of the data. I also worked on DLM V2.0 by which DLM was migrated to azure.

  • Software Development Engineer Intern

    Amazon Development Centre

    January 2013 – June 2013(5 months)Hyderabad Area, India

    -Developed template libraries with Dust JS for a multi purpose website rendering engine Seller Store. Added the flexibility for sellers to add their own templates in their preferred positions. It reduced the dependency on Ext JS and improved latency. -Worked as POC for Online Return Centre for webstore Germany.

  • Software Engineer Intern

    Inside View

    May 2011 – July 2011(2 months)Hyderabad Area, India

    Performance Log Analyzer: There were plenty of mathematical analysis to be done on the output files of JMeter/ Performance testing. Implemented Performance Log Analyzer (PLA) to take these files, process them and generate the outpt files in the required format. It substituted 5-6 hrs of work of an employee with just few clicks.


  • University of California, San Diego

    Master’s Degree, Computer Science

    2015 – 2016

  • BITS Pilani

    2009 – 2013

  • Narayana College

    Higher Secondary School certificate, Maths Physics Chemistry

    2007 – 2009


  • English

    Native or bilingual proficiency

  • Hindi

    Native or bilingual proficiency

  • Telugu

    Native or bilingual proficiency

Skills & Expertise

  • JavaScript
  • CSS
  • Microsoft Excel
  • English
  • Microsoft Office
  • PowerPoint
  • Linux
  • Photoshop
  • PHP
  • C
  • MySQL
  • C++
  • HTML
  • Microsoft Word
  • Programming
  • Java
  • AutoCAD
  • SQL
  • Windows


  • Querying Microsoft SQL Server 2012 (070-461)

    Microsoft India, License
  • Developing Windows Azure and Web Services (070-487)

    Microsoft India, License

Volunteer Experience & Causes

  • Teacher

    Hyderabad Council for Human Welfare

    January 2014 – June 2014(5 months)

    Taught HTML and CSS basics to school students.

  • Volunteer

    National Service Scheme

    August 2009 – May 2010(9 months)Social Services

    Taught basic mathematics and sciences to rural school students.

  • Member

    DEPP, BITS Pilani Hyderabad

    August 2011 – May 2012(9 months)Science and Technology

    Done publicity activities as a member of Department of Publicity and Public relations (DEPP) for Pearl.

Causes Vamsi Krishna cares about:

  • Education
  • Science and Technology