Varun Chopra

Mittelstrasse · Witten, Germany 58454 · +49-15219403388 ·
Rohini · Delhi, India 110089 · +91-9654236433 ·
varunchopra.apj@gmail.com
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I am hardworking and dedicated technology enthusiast loves C# .NET and coding, an avid follower of SOLID principles and a firm believer in Design Patterns. I had overall 5+ Experience in C# and SQL Server Technology Stack and served both Product and Service based companies with rational and inquisitive attitude. I am grateful to work with top leaders in their respective fields, Teradyne - Leader in Semiconductor Testing, FLIR - Leader in Thermal Imaging Security Systems, Idera - Leader in SQL Server monitoring.

Experience

Senior Software Engineer

Idera (for Accolite)

I am involved with Idera's product SQL Diagnostic Manager's evolution from 10.2 to 10.4. Idera SQL Diagnostic Manager uses to monitor SQL Servers and is used by DBAs to assess the health of their servers. It allows me to stay updated with latest technology trends in SQL and model the product based on requirements around it. I have implemented the collection of Query Monitor and Query Waits using Query Store. Also, added the support for monitoring SQL Server hosted on LINUX. Also worked on an exciting project which requires to understand current architecture and introduce the feature to allow minimum privileges support for the entire tool.

Accolite

I lead a project for developing Visual Studio Extension to provide IntelliSense for SQL files. I have taken training sessions on Threading and File handling in C# and actively participated in recruitment drives. Also during ideation, I have undertaken a project of integrating Eduthrill, a leading Quiz application, with Amazon Alexa using Java API and Google Home using NodeJs.

December 2016 - Present

Software Engineer

FLIR Systems (Working for FLIR)

I learnt about various aspects of dealing with Product based development. Involved with a significant project of Archiver Migration with Backup and Recovery support in case of any failures.

March 2016 - December 2016

Software Engineer

Teradyne (Working for HCL)

I have the keen interest in Multithreading related concepts in C#. I had designed and implement C# Module for supporting backgrounding (parallel background execution) of functions defined in VB.NET assembly from VBA code behind excel using COM calls. I had designed and coded reverse compiler for converting VBA code into custom defined UTSL Language. Earlier it was one-way code generation from VBA to UTSL. I also performed the automation of updating the project status using Selenium from Excel to Portal.

June 2013 - February 2016

Software Engineer

TARLABS Automation

I had implemented Process Automation so that we can schedule and automate commands and created Index creation software for e-books.

May 2013 - June 2013

Education

Apeejay College of Engineering

Bachelor of Technology
Electronics and Communication

Score: 70.49%

I had a keen interest in Voice Recognition and Matlab and implemented a self-explanatory prototype explaining how voice recognition works. Also assisted and collaborated with Kawthar Yasmine Zergat (the University of Science and Technology Houari Boumediene | USTHB· Department of Electronics) on GMM Model for Voice recognition.
Designed and prototyped a location-based Android application - LOCATRING.
I had attended training in Spectrum Management from Wireless Monitoring Organization. Completed training course in embedded systems & Robotics from Appin Technologies and completed Certification Course in C++ from F.Tech.
Online Coursework: Machine Learning; Computer Architecture; Algorithms; Statistics.

August 2008 - September 2012

Skills

Programming Languages & Tools
Workflow
  • C# .NET and Microsoft SQL Server Stack
  • Amazon Alexa Java Skills Kit and Google Home NodeJs SDK
  • Hands-on SDLC Processes
  • Agile Development & Scrum

Interests

Apart from being a software developer, I enjoy most of my time being outdoors exploring new places.

When forced indoors, I follow a number of sci-fi and fantasy genre movies and television shows, I am an aspiring Guitar and Flute player, and I spend a large amount of my free time exploring the latest technolgy advancements in the software development world.

Awards & Recognition

  • iGeek award - Accolite - High-quality deliverables for most complex features.
  • Live Wire and Spot awards - HCL Technologies - High-quality deliverables for most complex features.
  • 1st Place - HCL Technologies - Techno Quiz 2013.
  • 1st Place - Apeejay College of Engineering - College Football Tournament 2012
  • 1st Place - Apeejay College of Engineering - E Quiz 2012
  • 1st Place - Apeejay College of Engineering - Shot-put Sports Meet 2012
  • 2nd Place - Apeejay College of Engineering - Robo Opus Zonal Round 2010