State of Purpose

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Statement of Purpose

“Education is the manifestation of perfection already in man” has been an unwritten motto of my academic life and career. En route to stating my motives, towards gunning for a privileged seat in your prestigious institution, my purpose for pursuing graduate study is to secure a managerial position in which I can apply Information Technology to device solutions for business problems. I want to work in an organization where I can deal with challenges and apply my knowledge and innovative ideas to deal with the problems. I do not want to be ‘just another employee’ in the organization but the main factor behind its success.

During my undergraduate studies, I undertook projects, Image Stream Transfer Using Real Time Transmission Protocol using JAVA Technologies and Network Functionality in Perl/TK. After my under graduation, I was recruited by one of India’s leading IT firms, Infosys Limited where I was exposed to an interesting world of technology and corporate functioning. Currently, I am in Data Warehouse Production Support team of a reputed Australian bank in Infosys Limited as Analyst Programmer. During these years, I encountered numerous obstacles and unforeseen challenges. Owing to my analytical abilities along with my leadership and decision making skills, I was instrumental in rectifying many problems in the production cycle before they caused any service impact. I believe that being in a Production Support team helped improve my thinking and on my feet skills.

To cite an example, we had a high severity issue, in December last year, when 3.5 million accounts were accidentally closed in the warehouse. All the reporting, including the reports to be sent to the regulatory authorities, was affected as a result. I was one of the two team leads who were assigned the task of data recovery. I was leading a team of five members and was responsible for interacting with the stakeholders and SMEs, understanding their SLAs and requirements...
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