SRIKANTH KRITHIVASAN
2914 Oakland Street                                  
Ames, IA – 50014-3557                                
Ph: 972-800-1471


To obtain a full-time position in the field of Computer Science / Information Technology that helps me
enhance my skills and utilize them towards the betterment of the organization.


M.S in Computer Science – Iowa State University of Science and Technology, Ames, IA –
August 2005 – May 2007 – GPA: 3.81/4.0

B.E (Hons) in Computer Science – Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, India –
August 1999 – May 2003 - GPA: 8.98/10.00

Programming languages:                      C, C++, JAVA, PhP, ASP, PL/SQL, XQuery, HTML, XML
Programming Tools      :                    Microsoft Office, Visual Studio, JDeveloper, J2EE, Eclipse
Platforms             :                     UNIX, Linux, WINDOWS, IBM O/S-390
Databases              :                    Oracle, MS-SQL Server, IBM DB2
Microprocessors       :                     80x86 Architecture and Assembly Programming


    1.     Design and Analysis of Algorithms.
    2.     Theory of Computation.
    3.     Principles of Database Systems.
    4.     Implementation of Database Systems.
    5.     Formal Methods in Software Engineering.
    6.     Information System Security.
    7.     Advanced Topics in Database Systems.


Company:                   Yahoo! Inc., Sunnyvale, CA
Duration:                  May 2006 to August 2006
Designation:               Technical Intern
Project:                   A RESTful Web Service Application for Yahoo! Data Dictionary
Abstract:                  The project deals with designing and implementing a RESTful web service application. The
                           application allows users to query the database through a browser and involves HTTP + XML
                           technologies to accomplish the same.
Advisor:                   Samantha Bufton, Product Manager, Yahoo! Inc.
Company:                    Veritas Software India Ltd., Pune, India
Duration:                   July 2002 to December 2002
Designation:                Trainee
Project:                    Disaster Recovery Solution for Oracle Databases using Veritas Volume Replicator
Abstract:                   The project deals with the recovery of Oracle Databases in stand-alone and clustered
                            environments using VVR, a replication tool and Oracle Fail Safe.
Advisor:                    Mr. Mahesh Saptarishi, Team Manager, Veritas Volume Replicator,
                            Veritas Software India Ltd. (VSIL), Pune, India.

Company:                    Oracle India Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore, India
Duration:                   September 2004- July 2005
Designation:                Applications Engineer
Role(s):                    Team Member
Domain:                     HealthCare Technology
Technologies:               Linux, ORACLE, J2EE, JSP, XML
Responsibilities:           1) Preparing Functional and Technical Design documents for various proposals
                            2) Coding of modules pertaining to identifying similar patients’ data and linking them.
                            3) Identifying a set of attributes which characterizes the similarity between patients
                                and unlinking patients which have been linked accidentally.
                            4) Rigorous testing of the modules in the form of Unit, System and Integration Tests.
                            5) Documentation of the modules in a precise manner to promote usability of the same.

Company:                    Cognizant Technology Solutions Pvt. Ltd, Chennai, India
Duration:                   June 2003- August 2004
Designation:                Programmer Analyst
Role(s):                    Team Member, Module Leader
Domain:                     Financial Services, Credit Card Processing
Technologies:               IBM O/S 390, DB2, COBOL, JCL, VSAM
Responsibilities:           1) Analysis, Design & coding of merchants transactions complying to the business standards.
                            2) Unit, System and Regression Testing ensuring all the scenarios are completely taken care
                            3) Adherence to quality and business standards
                            4) Managing a team promoting acquaintance between the team members and resolving


Teaching Assistant – Iowa State University–Ames, IA                  August 2005 – till date
Professional Assistant – BITS, Pilani, India                         January 2003 – May 2003

                   Recipient of Teaching Assistantship at Iowa State University from August 2005-till date.
                   Recipient of the Institute Merit-Cum-Need Scholarship for all the 8 semesters of my undergraduate
                    study at BITS, Pilani, India.
                   Recipient of the “Best Trainee” Award in Cognizant Technology Solutions, Chennai, India.
                   Recipient of an “Appreciation Award” from the Director, Discover Financial Services for substantial
                    contribution to the project in Cognizant Technology Solutions, Chennai, India.
                   Recipient of the “Best Outgoing Student” of my school during my higher secondary education.
                   8th Highest total in the state in Higher Secondary XII grade in 1999.

REFERENCES: Available upon request.

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