Gorav Bhootra

Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India

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Gorav Bhootra

hands-on RoR Solution Architect (dabbling with Elixir on Phoenix) / CTO-on-demand / Developer

"It doesn't make sense to hire smart people and tell them what to do; we hire smart people so they can tell us what to do." - Steve Jobs
If you are looking for somebody smart, who can not only tell what to do but also get it done, continue reading...

Freelance Consultant - Solution Architect, Sr. Developer (Ruby on Rails, playing with Elixir on Phoenix) with management skills
Helping Startups and growing enterprises build technology teams that combine local and remote resources to maximise access to talent while controlling costs.

Expertise in:
Revamping existing legacy apps
Redesigning monolith apps as scalable distributed apps
Converging disparate systems on unified integrated app
RoR version porting
Building products - MVP, scalable enterprise-grade apps
Go-to guy for feasibility study, product validation, team building/expansion

Be it launching your next big business idea, porting existing business application or rescuing a project in distress, I am your Go-to guy, who can make it happen. My forte is designing and building enterprise-grade web-based solutions.
Skill in action and a technologist at heart is what defines me. Progressive IT experience spanning over 10 years and non-IT business experience spanning over 5 years helps me bridge the gap between business and technical teams. Having worked in various capacities like CEO, CTO and Solution Architect, I have the right mix and experience required to manage demanding and complex projects.
Major strengths:
• Managing teams spread across time zones and geographical locations.
• Quick-learner adept at picking up new technologies, innovative-thinker. Expertise in Ruby on Rails (RoR) and Postgres.
• Problem-solving attitude, ability to remain calm and composed under stressed conditions.
• Dedicated, self-motivated achiever
• Proven track record in customer engagement and growing existing customers account.
• Experienced in IT infrastructure management and open source applications.

Work Terms

Interested in long-term relation, flexible to work as per preferred time-zone of the customer. Keen on working on good projects over making more bucks. Can work as lone contributor to being part of the team to managing the team.

Proven track record in managing teams across different time-zones and led some sizable projects for customers primarily in US.