<![CDATA[The Armada Group: talent_showcase]]> https://TALENT.THEARMADAGROUP.COM/ en-us <![CDATA[Liam - Skilled Front End Engineer]]> Areas of Expertise: Web/UI Development, Client facing/Internal web & mobile applications

Key Accomplishments: Optimized the layouts and content for mlb.com and added key features and functionalities to better demonstrate native as well as sponsored contents and deliver a user-friendly interface. Provided full support for the team regarding issues, discussions and enhancements to help achieve business goals.

Technical Skills: 

  • Web Technologies: HTML, HTML5, CSS3, SASS, Stylus, XML, JavaScript, AJAX, jQuery, JSON, Bootstrap, React JS, React Native, Redux, Node.js, GitHub, JAVA, J2EE
  • Development tools: Eclipse, Sublime, Notepad++
  • Debugging tools: Chrome Developer Tools
  • Frameworks: React JS, Vue JS, Node JS
  • Database: SQL Server, MySQL, MongoDB, IBM DB2
  • Testing Tools: Jest, Enzyme, Jasmine
  • Programming Languages: JAVA, C++, PHP, Python
  • Management Tools: Git, NPM, Webpack 

Location: Bay Area

Availability: Direct Hire, Contract & Contract to Hire opportunities

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<![CDATA[Saran - Sr. SRE with Kafka Expertise]]> Areas of Expertise: SRE, Middleware Management

Key Accomplishments: 

  • Accomplished IT leader with over 15 years of experience in delivering scalable technical solutions and leading diverse technology projects in complex business environments; excellent communication skills, Customer focus and Problem-solving skills; Strong Hands-On Technical skills in high available middleware application environments and soft skills to work with cross-functional internal and external teams.
  • Oracle certified professional; Kafka certified, trained in IPS project Management Mastery (PMI), IT Service Management (ITIL), SAP MDM, SAP Basis Administration, WebLogic and ExaLogic Administration.

Technical Skills: Kafka, AWS, WebLogic, Python

Fun Fact: Likes to run half marathons

Availability: Contract, Contract to Hire and Direct Hire opportunities.

Locations: SF Bay Area, Anything BARTable, doesn’t want to be driving a long distance

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<![CDATA[Subhash - Sr. Director and Program Manager]]> Areas of Expertise: High Level Management, SaaS, Banking/Payments, Healthcare, Product Development

Key Accomplishments: Held numerous leadership positions from Program Management to Sr. Director.  Has PMP, CSPO, OCA, and IBM SOA Associate Certifications

This is what his former coworker had to say about him: Subhash has that unique mix of knowledge, from the design and development of the service, to the front end and customer experience and knows how to impact both. He was great to work with as a peer, from the technical design and architecture through the development process and deployment. Clearly Subhash can build consensus across the teams and move things forward in a highly matrixed organization with both the technical and business acumen to succeed in different groups. I would love to work with him again and would highly recommend him to any team.

Technical Skills: 

  • Technology: Technology Strategy, Big data, Hadoop, Hive, Java J2ee, Jira, Confluence, Radar, Tableau, Micro Strategy, Oracle, WebLogic, Cloudera, Mongo DB, MS Project, Scaled Agile Framework, ISO 8583
  • Product/Program: Digital, e-CommerceUser experience, onboarding customers and system integrations, GTM (Go-To-Market),Performance KPIs, PaaS (Platform as a Service), SOA (Service Oriented Architecture), Software as a Service (SaaS), solution architecture, UI/UX, CX, web & mobile application development both B2B & B2C
  • Compliance: HIPPA, PCI, GDPR, HL7, ICD, CPT 

Location: South Bay Area

Availability: Direct Hire, Contract & Contract to Hire opportunities

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<![CDATA[Afshan - Project Manager]]> Areas of Expertise: Leadership, Problem Solving, Motivation, Team Building, Human Resources, Communication, Procurement, Quality, Risks, Scope Estimation, Milestones and Dependencies, Guiding the team, Conflict Resolution, Project Planning

Key Accomplishments: 

  • Project Management/Coordination: Won award at Kaiser Permanente for reducing times to close projects from >30 days to 100 projects at the same time, including IT upgrades and process improvements. Also helped improve QA projects at a manufacturing company in the aerospace industry.
  • User Relations: Managed and coordinated projects for several Fortune 500 customers and a major university. Worked as a key point of contact for internal users throughout Kaiser. Fulfilled requests for system upgrades and process improvements on short notice. Prevented many issues from escalating to management.
  • Leadership: Managed developers in several locations at the same time during critical projects. Assigned projects and tasks to them—several won company awards.
  • Communication: Wrote procedural documents and timelines. Organized and led meetings between departments. Interfaced with upper management. Regularly functioned as the go-to person for ensuring that teams cohered and met all project deliverables. Consistently provided clear and comprehensive documentation about projects. Fluent in Urdu and Punjabi.

This is what her former coworker had to say about her:

  • "Afshan is a hard working individual who thrives to excel on her assignments, and works well with others. She is conscientious to perform her assignments on time and is a valuable contributing member of a team." - Professor
  • "Afshan worked as a Project Manager in the Infrastructure Management Group and excelled in handling small to large projects. end to end. She is customer focused and works very efficiently with cross functional teams. Afshan is a quick learner and goes above and beyond to learn new technologies involving her projects. I would highly recommend her for organizations looking for Project Managers working in matrix teams." - Colleague
  • "Afshan worked on my team as an Assistant Project Manager for over a year. During this time she exhibited many positive aspects of her attention to detail, positive attitude and a great personality all of which made for a great experience having her on our team.
  • "I would recommend Afshan for any position that she feels confident in doing and applying for. It was a real pleasure to work with her." - Supervisor
  • "I have worked with Afshan for over 2 years in Solution Design and Engineering team at Kaiser Permanent. She single-handedly managed many design projects for our customers. Her positive attitude and willingness to collaborate with different teams helped resolve roadblocks and complete projects on time. She is one of the smartest and dedicated project managers with whom I worked. Her attention to details and the amount of due-diligence put in planning and execution are really admirable. I strongly recommend her for project management or business analysis positions and will be a great addition to the team." - Project Manager Senior

Technical Skills: Project Management • Project Planning • Project Coordination • Project Scoping • Scheduling

Resource Analysis • Risk Analysis • Prioritizing • Project Tracking • Cross-functional Management

Mentoring • User Relations • Presentations • Negotiating • Cost Reduction • Operations

Agile • Waterfall • Multitasking • Problem Solving • Written and Verbal Communication

MS Project, Excel, & PowerPoint • Visio • SharePoint


Location: Silicon Valley (open to re-location)

Availability: Direct Hire, Contract & Contract to Hire opportunities

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<![CDATA[Jerry - Experienced Full Stack Developer]]> Jerry is a highly talented Full Stack Developer with experience working on embedded systems for Network Hardware. His strongest languages are Java and C/C++.

Mon, 04 Nov 2019 00:00:00 PST Middle ware, embedded systems, full stack development.

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<![CDATA[Rajshree - A Writer who can do it all]]> Rajshree is an extremely talented writer who has a background in writing everything from Marketing Copy to Technical Documentation.

Mon, 04 Nov 2019 00:00:00 PST "Raja is a passionate motivator who brings people together and sees projects through to their successful end without fail."

Writing, editing, content strategy

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<![CDATA[Sal - Skilled Program Manager]]> Areas of Expertise: Program and Project Management, Cross functional communication, SW & HW Projects

Key Accomplishments: Gained PMP & CSM Certification. Has 2 publications. Successfully partnered with and led Product, Engineering, Regulatory, Security, Commercial and other cross functional teams

This is what his former coworker had to say about him: I had the pleasure to work with Sal on a customized solution to tackle complicated problems in IDC operations and technology departments. Although the project wasn't easy, it ended up being extremely successful and Sal certainly deserves a great deal of credit. Hope we can work together again in the future!

Technical Skills: 

  • Team Foundation Server (TFS)
  • JIRA & Confluence
  • Rally
  • Project Management
  • User Acceptance Testing
  • SharePoint
  • Software Project Management
  • Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • Quality Assurance
  • Agile Methodologies
  • MS Project
  • Scrum
  • SQL

Location: Bay Area

Availability: Direct Hire, Contract & Contract to Hire opportunities

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<![CDATA[Ashok - Data Expert]]> Ashok is a Data expert with over 20 years of experience as a Database Administrator, Database Architect, and Senior Member of Technical Staff. He is located in the East Bay and has extensive expertise with Oracle, Cassandra, MongoDB, and Hadoop databases. 

Mon, 21 Oct 2019 00:00:00 PDT Testimonial:

"Ashok has been excellent colleague of me in various roles. He is an excellent team player and always open to collaborate and discuss new ideas. Ashok has multi disciplinary knowledge in Oracle Databases, Oracle Middleware platforms, No-SQL databases, ERP Applications, infrastructure of Databases and Applications Architecture and Big Data. Ashok has unique skill combination of Database/Applications Administration, Design, Architecture and also the various kinds of large business critical applications architecture and management. Coupled with technical skills Ashok’s inter personnel skills will be a huge asset to any team that he will part of."


- Oracle

- Cassandra 

- MongoDB

- Hadoop

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<![CDATA[Vijay - Versatile Cybersecurity Architect]]> Areas of Expertise: Cybersecurity, Management, IAM, Architecture, Cloud

Key Accomplishments: Hands-on lead for over a dozen large scale Cybersecurity / IAM transformation programs that included integration with n-tier app architectures and migration of apps to the Cloud

This is what his former coworker had to say about him: Vijay was invaluable by providing support on a major initiative that involved meshing of multiple Technologies in global environments. His dedication to insuring deadlines and goals were met enabled us to achieve success under a demanding schedule. He is gifted with the ability to bridge cultural continuity which provided us the fast paced flow needed to complete our project.

Technical Skills: 

  • IT Compliance
  • Cloud Security
  • IT Strategy
  • Information Security Management
  • Web Services
  • Product Management
  • Infrastructure
  • Information Security
  • SAML
  • SSO
  • IAM

Location: Bay Area

Availability: Contract & Contract to Hire opportunities

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