Lakshminarayanan Balasubramanian

Technical Project Manager/Engineering Manager

Experienced technical manager with software development, delivery, systems design and people management experience. Skilled in designing, building and delivering products using .NET and AWS. Tinker with self-hosting applications on personal servers in the free time.

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C#(.NET/.NET Core), Java (Spring Boot, Quarkus)


Lambda, API Gateway, CloudFront, DynamoDB, CloudFormation, S3, CodeBuild, CodeDeploy


REST APIs, Microservices


SQL Server, DynamoDB, ORMs (Entity Framework, JPA)


SQL Server Integration Services (SSIS), REST APIs


SAP Crystal Reports, SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS)


GitHub, TFS, AWS CodePipeline, GitHub Actions


Maintain backlog, grooming, sprint execution, sprint reviews, sprint retrospective

Project Management

Estimation, Planning, Risk & Issue management, Status reporting & communication

People Management

1-1 meetings, performance reviews, skills development


Ivy Mobility, Chennai, India — Technical Project Manager

Dec 2020 - Present

Managed implementation and delivery of Sales Force Automation (SFA), Distributor Management System (DMS, Trade Promotion Management (TPM)  solutions to global consumer packaged goods companies on web, iOS and Android platforms with below responsibilities.

  • Maintain project backlog for change requests, enhancements and defects
  • Work with customer and business analyst to groom user stories in the backlog and estimate
  • Work with product team to translate customer requirements into user stories for product backlog
  • Design and develop integrations with external systems using APIs  and file transfers
  • Sprint planning and prioritization
  • Execute sprint by running daily standup meetings, provide technical guidance
  • End of sprint reviews and demos with stakeholders
  • Sprint delivery to UAT and Live
  • Manage team of developers and testers, conduct 1-1 meetings, performance reviews

Capgemini India, Chennai, India — Technical Project Manager

Sep 2016 - Nov 2020

Built and ran a suite of complex web and native applications for a Media & Entertainment customer. In addition, managed a team of 25+ developers across locations and varied technical skills and experience.

  • Participated in product planning and roadmap discussions
  • Maintained product backlog with customer business analyst
  • Backlog grooming and sprint planning
  • Worked closely with architects on design and architecture of the system as a AWS native cloud application
  • Built POC and framework for the backend Java microservice APIs for developers to build on top
  • Reviewed pull requests from developers, code merges and hands-on coding of comple
  • Setup DevOps pipeline using GitHub and AWS CodePipeline

Capgemini Inc., New York, NY — Technical Lead

Mar 2011 - Aug 2016

Technical lead responsible for building and running an in-house scheduling system for a media & entertainment client

  • Worked directly with business users, engagement directors and managers, architects, designers and offshore teams on implementation of major features and upgrades to the system
  • Prioritized requirements and break them down into easily accomplishable features
  • Translated requirements into technical design and provided walkthrough and guidance to developers
  • Performed code reviews and  code merges
  • Responsible for delivery status reporting to client management including  SVPs, VPs and Directors.
  • Designed and built a set of reliable and fast API for accessing  TV scheduling data used by 50+ internal and external customers several times a day
  • Support to operations teams for system incidents on technical issues

iGATE, Chennai, India Developer

June 2007 - Mar 2011

Developer for enterprise software product

  • Frontend/backend developer responsible for building several application modules and  features using  WPF, ASP.NET and SQL Server
  • Built reports using SAP Crystal Reports and SSRS, batch and ETL jobs using SSIS
  • Designed and built a reliable and fast API/Web service for accessing scheduling data used by 50+ internal and external customers several times a day
  • Performed code reviews, reviewed and approved code changes


PSNA College of Engineering & Technology (Anna University) Tamil Nadu, India — Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science & Engineering

Aug 2003 - May 2007