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Rhishikesh Savadikar

Pune, India
Senior Software Engineer at EPAM Systems
Joined July 24, 2023



With a Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering, I am a hands-on full-stack .Net developer with over a decade of experience in application design and development. I have developed desktop and web applications using Microsoft technology stacks such as C#, SharePoint 2010/13/16, ASP.Net MVC, MS SQL Server, and Web Services and other technologies such as TypeScript, Angular, JS, and its various frameworks, REST, NoSQL, etc.
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EPAM Systems
Apr 2022 – Present
Senior Software Engineer
Worked closely with product managers, development teams, and stakeholders to gather and translate technical requirements into actionable user stories and tasks. Assisted in managing the product backlog, prioritize technical features and improvements, and collaborate with the development team to ensure that technical aspects are implemented. Contributed to sprint planning, participated in agile ceremonies. Played a vital role in project planning and execution, collaborating with cross-functional teams, communicating with stakeholders, and ensuring the successful delivery of projects on time and within budget. Driven technical excellence, led by example, and ensure the effective execution of projects while fostering a collaborative and innovative team environment. ● Collaborate with product managers, stakeholders, and cross-functional teams to define requirements and deliverables ● Create sprint plans, product backlogs, backlog refinements, set timelines, and allocate resources effectively ● Present technical solutions and progress updates to non-technical stakeholders in a clear and concise manner ● Monitor project progress, identify risks, and proactively address any issues that may arise ● Ensure that projects are delivered on time, within budget, and according to specifications ● Collaborate with other teams, viz. product management, design, and quality assurance, to ensure smooth project execution ● Identify opportunities for process improvements, efficiency gains, and technology advancements ● Drive initiatives to enhance development methodologies, tools, and workflows ● Conduct code reviews to ensure quality, scalability, and maintainability of the codebase ● Act as a subject matter expert and provide solutions to complex technical challenges ● Communicate project status, updates, and challenges to relevant stakeholders
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Intezine Lifestyles Pvt Ltd
Aug 2017 – Mar 2022
Co-Founder and Product Owner
Formulate the company's vision, goals, and objectives for continuous growth. Direct a team of architects, interior designers, visualizers and contractors across different areas, with various levels of specifications & technical details and assign roles & responsibilities to a team of 15+. General management, creating new revenue streams by implementing new financial and marketing strategies. Spearhead business development and create potential revenue opportunities. Forge relationships with clients, collaborating on marketing, business, and strategic planning efforts. Provide qualified leads to the Sales team for generating new business/revenues. Monitor and follow up on project status/progress regularly and keep stakeholders and clients updated. Assess and mitigate risks across projects and implement solutions for resolution. ● Researched market competitors and industry trends to identify potential new products and services category ● Formulated a comprehensive business plan complete with clear and actionable sales goals and targets ● Simplified the corporate and residential interior delivery eco-system by creating a software system ● Saved man hours and streamlined/optimized several processes like rate analysis, supply chain, orders, measurements, and billing by designing simple Excel formats, generated required reports, and solved bottlenecks ● Made changes to the visualization processes and presentations activities by providing a cloud hosted virtual experience solution to clients – a revolutionary contribution across the industry ● Appointed by an MNC as Design Consultant team for >500K sq. ft area and closed projects valuing INR 20 Mn+ successfully ● Analyzed rates, negotiated agreements/contracts worth INR 300 Mn+ with multiple vendors/suppliers across various areas, and procured required material ● Handled all imports and material logistics-related activities, ensuring strict adherence to all regulations and standards
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Microcom Solution Pvt Ltd
Jan 2016 – Jul 2017
Technical Lead
Role involved creating Proof of Concepts to help the Sales & Marketing team on latest technologies. Full accountability for client communication, understanding requirements, and recommending viable solutions to the 8-member team. Set goals and KPIs for the team and ensured adherence to best practices and standards. Tracked progress of assigned projects and shared the same with stakeholders. Conducted regular code, design & process reviews, code profiling, and process adherence for source code control and builds. Participated in architectural sessions and provided solutions to complex problems. ● Saved time in repetitive tasks by implementing automated pipelines for code integration and deployment. ● Expanded account strength by ~2x in terms of the number of resources and brought down the delivery timeline by developing technical and non-technical competencies of team members. ● Current infrastructure cost saving of >$100K YoY for the client, which led to generating cloud migration assignments for the company worth $150K by presenting detailed analysis with the Microsoft team. ● Handled around $40K invoices per month and provided cross-functional support. ● Implemented core design components with software development best practices.
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Nitor Infotech Pvt Ltd
Jan 2011 – Dec 2015
Lead Analyst
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Orange Centre
Jun 2009 – Jan 2011
Software Engineer