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Soumya Kanti Deb

Bangalore, India
Mobile : +91 738 770 5588
Email : ping@debs.io

Primary Experiences


DoSelect - Bangalore

[ Senior Software Engineer, Team Lead ]

June, 2018 - December, 2018 — Full-stack developer & team lead; performance, optimization & renovation.

Red Hat India - Pune, Bangalore

[ Software Engineer, Technical PM ]

August, 2012 - May, 2018 — Frontend lead of developer tools' R&D. Internal analytics tools, networked storage manager web-interface, mentoring interns etc. Frontend developer at openshift.io "Planner".

MQuotient Solutions - Pune

[ Lead Frontend Developer ]

November, 2011 - May, 2012 — Lead frontend developer of flagship enterprise solutions: GlyphX & Boxcite.

Olyvious Net Trading - Siliguri

[ Principle Webmaster ]

May, 2011 - July, 2011 — DevOp of 5 subsidiary e-commerce sites; technical recruitment & development team lead.

Nexshore Technologies - Mysore

[ Software Engineer ]

November, 2010 - February, 2011 — Implemented ffmpeg adapters in .NET C# to support 80+ multimedia formats for Transcend's multimedia streaming device, codenamed "RippleBox". Designed frontend UX for the phone app.

9 Dot 9 Media - Noida

[ Junior Writer ]

March, 2010 - November, 2010 — Technical analyst & featured articles writer for ThinkDigit.

Secondary Experiences


Applait

[ Co-founder, Director & CEO ]

2014 - 2018 — An unconventional startup, focused on the web platform, RTC & technological singularity.

NexVend

[ Co-founder, Director & CTO ]

2012 - 2016 — A tech consulting startup, offering web design, development, deployment & management services.

Mozilla

[ Volunteer, Speaker, Community Leader ]

2010 - 2016Developer Contributor turned Community Builder turned Tech Speaker, and a few other things.

Professional Skills


Programming

Polyglot programmer. 10+ years of experience with JavaScript. Well versed in Python, PHP, Ruby etc.

Designing

Autodidact UX minimalist. Proficient in both visual & programmatic design tools for print/screen publish media.

Speaking

Seasoned public speaker. 1000+hrs of experience in presenting talks & facilitating workshops across the globe.

Mentoring

For some reason, my peers believe I can help them grow, & for some reason, I enjoy pretending that I can.

DevOps

System assembly & administration. From baremetal to k8s server provisioning, automation & management.

Fine & performing arts

Sketch, paint & sculpt in both traditional & digital media. End to end multimedia & VFX production pipeline. Ex-stage-performer & semi-pro photographer. Co-produced indie sci-fi VFX films & animated shorts.

Academic Details


Post-Graduation [2010]
Master of Computer Applications, from WBUT
Certification [2009]
Advanced Diploma in 3D Animation+, Cambridge University
Graduation [2007]
B.Sc. with Honors in Physics, North Bengal University

Extracurricular Interests


Gaming

Previously fond of single player action/adventure/platformer games. Now mostly into competitive multiplayers.

Studying

I study a varied spectrum of subjects, consisting Philosophy, Psychology, Politics, Religions, Mythology et. al.

Photography

Mostly into experimental photography: high-speed/time-lapse, infrared/ultraviolet, abstract/minimalism. [Flickr]

Miscellaneous

I like building teams; amateur theater group, cricket team, even a music band. I like walking across cities that I visit - sometimes overnight. I like ardent debates, sick wordplays, pulling all nighters, and quite a lot of other stuff.