- Birthday: April 15
- Marital: Single
- Nationality: Indian
“In a conference call, if you hear somebody taking a proactive initiative to suggest something or to ask certain follow-up questions, be rest assured, it’s Nikhil Patil” – said one of my colleague.
Hi, I’m a Senior Software Engineer who keeps his code clean and a strong believer of KISS and DRY principles.
When I’m not busy clacking on my magic keyboard, you’ll find me producing sounds from my mouth to create Music (known as Beatboxing). I also occasionally go out on a photoshoot to capture the beauty of nature and love to click portraits of awesome people.
(Current Position)Persistent SystemsGoa
Senior Software Engineer
- In his new role, Nikhil is helping build an automated system which deploys and manages patches on the registered endpoints using IBM BigFix Patch Management.
(2 YEARS 3 MONTHS)Persistent SystemsGOA
Nikhil played a key role in a diversified team of engineers from around the globe from building UI components to testing the application end-to-end. He developed EmberJS components in a large distributed cognitive automation system which installed middleware on any endpoint on demand.
As a DevOps person, He worked on automating end-to-end Ruby based Cucumber test automation framework for an EmberJS application following Behaviour Driven Development. He also authored Chef Recipes to reset the system’s state after every test execution.
Nikhil was highly rated for his cross team-communication with both the in-house and the Singapore client teams and was known for his code-debugging skills in the project.
Impressed by my exemplary academic performance and by the support I provided to my fellow learners in the Ruby on Rails Course forums, I was given the unique opportunity to become a volunteer Coursera Mentor for a Ruby on Rails Course. My responsibilities as a mentor included answering learner questions in the discussion forums, posting new threads to spark discussion and provide feedback to Coursera staff.
(1 YEAR)Advanced Byte TechnologiesBelagavi, India
After evaluating the niche market and customer acquisition techniques, we approached local clients and provided them with Web Design & Development services.
7 MONTHSShreshta IT TechnologiesBelagavi, India
Played around with Nagios monitoring tool and monitored different hosts using the NRPE plug-in in a test environment. I used Squid proxy server for content filtering, caching and also added firewall rules in a Linux system. This internship helped me learn various keyboard shortcuts and ever since, I barely use the mouse to navigate around even in a windows system.
Gogte Institute of Technology
Information Science Engineering
Pratibha Jr. College
Intermediate College Degree
Sri Sathya Sai Vidya Kendra, Muddenahalli
The Forbes Academy, Gokak Falls
SKILLS & LANGUAGE
- Kannada: Mother Tongue
- English: Proficient
- Hindi: Advanced