Mani Prabha

Senior Associate

I have been part of the technology and software world for quite a while now, having played a variety of roles during my career that has spanned over 18 years. I enjoy interacting with customers, understanding their problems and providing solutions that create value for them. I love travelling and cooking is my passion. My new found pastime is playing with my friend's pet dogs!

Career Summary

Experienced IT professional with unique skill-sets having played various roles in career. If I were to highlight a few key areas of my career, they would be my work with emerging digital capability development, delivery excellence and business development.


  • Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science, Mepco Schlenk Engineering College, Tamil Nadu, India. June 1996 - July 2000.
Work Experience

Senior Associate

November 2019 - present

  • Lead Developer and solution architect – cloud-based data-driven platform for a company that offers comprehensive revenue recovery services
  • Work closely with product team to ensure timely delivery of project
HCL Technologies

Senior Solution Architect

November 2018 - October 2019

  • Senior Solution Architect for IoT WoRKS: responsible for technical pre-sales and solution architecting for IoT engagements
  • Solution consulting for multiple IoT proposal submissions across various verticals
  • Solution envisioning and drawing a road map for Industry 4.0 transformation such as Edge Computing, IT/OT Convergence
Cognizant Technology Solutions

Senior Architect

March 2016 - October 2018

  • Senior Architect for IoT practice
  • Responsible for emerging technologies practice building
HCL Technologies

Technical Manager

August 2005 - February 2016

  • Technical Manager – played a variety of roles during tenure of 10 years with HCL Technologies. Exited as Technical Manager in Aerospace domain for Mobility solutions
  • Liaise between Globally Business, Functional, Technical, Sales and Customer stakeholders
  • Understand scope of project, client interaction, requirements gathering, design, architecting, on-site coordination and implementation of the solution
  • Research, ideate and provide solutions to various hardware and software issues raised as an outcome of different testing phases within an optimum period of time
Faster Information Systems

Software Programmer

November 2004 - July 2005

  • Understand scope of project, requirement analysis, high level Design and ¬†low level design
  • Developed GUI and middle tier components for database interaction using VB 6.0
  • Developed modules and ActiveX Controls
  • Developed complex stored procedures, functions in SQL Server 7.0
  • Preparation and execution of Unit Test Plans
Nawara Software Services

Software Engineer

July 2000- May 2002

  • Developed GUI & middle tier components for database interaction using VB 6.0
  • Used ODBC to connect to Oracle Database
  • Developed stored procedures in Oracle 8.0
  • Testing and defect fixing- preparation and execution of Unit Test Plans
  • UAT planning and execution
Technical Skills
Backend Technologies
  • C#
  • Microsoft Azure
  • Web API
  • Azure
Frontend Technologies
  • Javascript
  • Angular
  • Html
  • Xamarin
  • Objective C
  • Swift
  • Dot
  • Dot Net
  • Entity Framework
Webservices Tools
  • REST
  • MQTT
  • WebSocket
  • AMQP
  • MySQL
  • PostgreSQL
  • MongoDB
  • SQL
  • Couchbase
  • SQL Server
  • Azure DevOps
  • Git Lab
  • SVN
Technical Domains
  • Cloud Technologies
  • MVC
  • IOT