Piyush Santwani

This Homo Sapien is called Piyush. Originating from India, this human has traveled territories like Iceland, Thailand, the United States, Western Europe in search of interesting fellow species and labor.

Besides migration, this two-armed male spends ample time programming, writing, lifting heavy things, creating music, and public speaking.

The mortal has trained under masters like Uber, VMware, and BookMyShow. What will be his next adventure? Only Time will tell.

What I Do

Build at Scale

Build at Scale

Processing a million transactions/day for Bahubali tickets at BookMyShow, or building Uber Maps from scratch with over 2 million places, these systems were no free lunch.

Local Apps

Local Apps

I developed apps like Browse By Voice, Unshakespeare, etc. to bridge the accessibility gap between the Internet and the elderly. Why should the young have all the fun?

Learn by Teaching

Learn by Teaching

Former teaching assistant in the university, a tech evangelist in the local meetups, and a prospective Youtuber - Yours sincerely, Prof. Piyush.

Mini Startups

Mini Startups

Some days I evolve into an Entrepreneur. I do not have a success story yet, but a lot of learnings - Airbük, being the latest.

Testimonials

Resume

7 Years of Experience

Education

2013
University of Mumbai

Bachelor of Engineering

Degree with distinction in Electronics and Telecommunication. Subsequently, I lectured on several subjects in the Computer Engineering department as a teaching assistant.

Experience

2020 - Current
Uber

Software Engineer 2

Backend Engineer in the Uber Maps team, powering places data to Rides, Eats, and Freights.

2018 - 2020
VMware

Member of Technical Staff 3

Backend Engineer in projects like JMP and Multi-cloud workflow, that developed the first hyper-converged VDI solution that works across multiple cloud platforms. It was packaged along with VMware Horizon.

ESXi Certification training and hands-on work on vSphere and vCenter.

2016-2018
BookMyShoow

Senior Software Engineer

Engineered real-time performance tracking of all payment processors - Banks, Cards, and Wallets to recommend customers to use better-performing payment options. Improved the overall success ratio of transactions by 10%.

Contributed to payment integrations like PayPal, Stripe, AmazonPay, and Visaco.

2016
Drivezy

IOT Engineer

Engineered an Onboard diagnostic system to track approximately 200 vehicle parameters like realtime GPS location, trip mileage, trip fuel consumption, speed, overspeeding & fatigue alarms, etc.

This Special Vehicle Technology earned Drivezy early investments from YC.

2014-2016
Deloitte

Business Technology Analyst

Backend developer in the Eligibility Determination Benefit Calculation team for one of Deloitte's biggest public sector projects, The ObamaCare project for the state of Kentucky.

Topped the Information Technology Infrastructure Library certification exam.

2012-2013
Larsen & Toubro

Intern

Designed a Human Machine Interface for a Degaussing system with SCADA to protect the Indian naval submarines against modern sea mines.

Published a research paper in the Intl. Journal of Applied Power Engineering.

Coding Skills

Java, Node.js

85%

.NET, Python

70%

React, Vanilla JS, WordPress

85%

React Native, Android

75%

Chrome Apps, Electron

85%

Ruby, Go, WebAssembly

60%

Infrastructure Skills

SQL, NoSQL, In-Memory DBs

90%

TSDB, ElasticSearch

75%

AWS, Kubernetes, Jenkins

80%

Kafa, Spark, Hive

70%

Docker, Hypervisor, VDI

80%

IOT, Web Scraping

60%

Portfolio

Passion Projects
Browse By Voice

Browse By Voice

Frontend
Unshakespeare

Unshakespeare

Backend, Frontend, Mobile
YouTube Bookmarker

YouTube Bookmarker

Frontend

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Lets talk about... Anything

Contact

Get in Touch

816-915-7667

Bengaluru, India

Freelance Available

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