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Muzammil Rajpurkar
Muzammil Rajpurkar

Muzammil Rajpurkar

Systems / Business Analyst at The Corporation of City of Brantford

City of Brantford


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Ensuring success
Always keep up to date with the technology, Attend various meet ups and conferences whenever I get a chance from the busy schedule, read latest white papers as well as play with the latest technology tools.
At times I take courses on technology and management.
More about myself
In year 2008 I was in Brantford Expositor newspaper, had won award for the best integration project using Talend Open Studio tool for the city.
Influenced by
Well it all started with Mr. Likhite was my C++ professor at VIT pune, moving ahead I met Mr. Ashish Atre Project Manager in my first job, then Mr. U. V. K. Kumar and Mr. Abid IT Heads at Doha Bank, all these did make a solid impact on my career. I did learn a lot from them, and am now applying it to achieve my goals.
Important decision
Immigrating to Canada, and taking the citizenship oath.
Couple of years from now
I am looking forward to manage complex systems integration and design projects
Initiative to develop a country
Contribute their skills and leadership in a team. Study, analyze and open needed projects which will benefit India, and start accomplishing it by involving all the skilled contributors by forming teams and setting deadlines and benefits.
My role model
I admire Dr. Abdul Kalam. I admire him for all contributions which he has made for India as a scientist and as an administrator. I admire his dedication and his vision which he has dreamed for India in his book India 2020.
My strongest skill
IT professional with vast knowledge of Enterprise Project Life-cycle methodology. Results-oriented and high-energy professional with a talent for leading by example and inspiring peak performance. Well-versed in analyzing and mitigating risk and finding cost-effective solutions. Excels at boosting performance and productivity by establishing realistic goals and enforcing deadlines.

Skilled in Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC), Business and System Use Case Study, Data Modelling, Collaborate in Research, System Design and Server Setup, Interviewing, Job Shadowing, Functional and Non-Functional Requirements, Test Cases, Exploratory Testing, Manual Performance Testing, Leadership, Coaching, Mentoring, Project Planning and Estimation, Statement of Work (SOW), Scope Management, Change Management, Project / Program Management, Drive Multiple Concurrent Projects, Support and Operate Complex Integrated System Solutions, Product Evaluation, Vendors Selection.
Brief description about me
Canadian National of Indian Origin from Mumbai, Maharashtra. Graduated as Bachelor of Engineer in Computers from Vishwakarma Institute of Technology from Pune, Maharashtra, in May 2000.

In September 2000 started working the field of IT in Mumbai as Programmer Analyst. By year 2002 I joined Doha Bank as System Analyst, in Qatar a small peninsula on the Arabian Gulf. Cracked some very challenging projects for the Bank like Internet Banking, ERemittance and SMS Banking.

In year 2007 Fall, a big change came to my life, and I landed in Canada as an immigrant with my wife Ameera and 2 adorable kids Rida & Rahil.

With the blessing of God, with in 2 months I had got the job opportunity to work for the Municipal Govt. of City of Brantford Ontario, and since Nov 2007 I am serving the city's IT Sevices Department as Systems / Business Analyst.

I am skilled and experienced in - Software Development Life Cycle, Business and System Use Case Study, Data Modelling, Collaborate in Research.
My achievements
As a Technical Architect, implemented eGovernment portal for City of Brantford, Designed infrastructure to Manage ESRI GeoDatabase platform for the City of Brantford, Designed and implemented Real time Integration between Municipal Infrastructure Data System to Work Order System.

Other achievements I had for Doha Bank were implementing and managing these system:

● SMS Banking System
● Online Electronic Remittance System
● DBank Payment Gateway
● Mastercard's MIGS Payment Gateway
● Livelink Workflow System
● Doha Souq - eCommerce Portal
● MIS Reporting with Business Objects
Thoughts on Education system of our country
I believe the educational system in India should be made more realist looking at the skills required at the workplace. I still have no clue what I learned in grade 11th and 12th science is of any use to me now and where am I applying it. First year of BE Computers had subjects related to Civil and Mechanical engineering..Why?

The courses and curriculum must be assembled so someone can pick up a program as per their interest and the job trade they are trying to target.

I admire the study system in Canada, and would love to see India adopt it.
Degree that I recommend
Bachelor of Engineering in Computers

Course in IT Project Management from PMI
ISO/IEC 20000 Auditor Certificate from itSMF
Sharepoint Administration
Database Administration
Software Engineering
ESRI GeoDatabase Administration and ADF.Net programming
Business Objects (Business Intelligence Reporting Tool)
Qualities needed to become a successful leader
Think, listen, plan, act, implement, and then re-think and the cycle continues. If you can bring any goodness in anybody's life then I see myself that I am a good leader.
Important lesson learned
Yes, Never say "Yes" to bullshit, even if they are your seniors.
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