Shivam Patel

Programmer, Computer Security Professional

[email protected]
412-721-6252

I am a computer engineer by profession and a hobby web developer. I work in the information security team at Bloomberg.

I review code, write tools, review network architectures, write some awesome web code - sometimes all of this in a single day.

Please take a look at my resume. Though, I am not looking for a job right now.

Education

MS - Information Security Technology and Management
Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, USA
2008 - 2010
GPA: 3.53/4.00
Bachelor of Technology - Computer Science and Engineering (CSE)
Institute of Engineering and Technology, Lucknow, UP, India
2008 - 2010
GPA: 3.53/4.00

Work Experience

Senior Security Engineer
Bloomberg LP, New York, USA
Jun 2010 - present
Responsibilities as a security engineer at Bloomberg included source code reviews, security architecture and penetration testing of various disparate software systems. Had a good hands-on testing code for a variety of languages like C/C++, Ruby, Python, Java and web frameworks like Rails.
Intern
Bloomberg LP, New York, USA
Jun 2009 - Aug 2009
Worked with the product security group to help design and develop a security review process. Wrote a review tool which helped the reviewers manage and track their review projects more efficiently.
Research Assistant
Computer Emergency and Response Team (CERT), CMU, Pittsburgh, PA
Sept 2009 - May 2010
Various security stuffs. From nessus plugins to specific security utilities that would help forensic examiners in their job.
Senior Software Developer
Wipro Technologies, Bangalore, India
Jul 2006 - Jul 2008
Responsibilities included coding, unit testing and deployment of various web based applications for Nationwide Insurance, Ohio, USA. Technologies: ASP, ASP.NET, COM, Javascript, HTML
Web Application Faculty
Infozen Varsity, Lucknow, India
Mar 2005 - Aug 2005
Taught a summer semester class on web application security. Class Size: 12 Topics Included: Secure coding practices, ASP.NET, AJAX and MS-SQL server

Achievements

Was selected for the prestigious NTSE (National Talent Search Examination) Award and Scholarship in India which is awarded to 750 students across the nation.
Was awarded the coveted ‘Feather in My Cap’ award by my employer - Wipro Technologies for superlative performance in my project.
Was awarded a tuition scholarship by Information Networking Institute, CMU.
Ver 2.0 (MCP ID: 6269132) Passed 070-305 with score 906/1000

Projects

Document Search Engine
Developed a document engine to searh the RCV1 corpus. Implemented Vector Space, Query Likelihood and Indri retrieval algorithms and compared the results using TREC eval format.
Unix Like Kernel
Developed a UNIX like kernel that supports multiple virtual memory address spaces via paging, preemptive multitasking, and a small set of important system calls.
Websites
Developed the placement website and the alumni website for my undergraduate institute.

Skills

Languages

  • C / C++
  • Ruby
  • PHP/ASP script
  • Python literate

Frameworks

  • Web frameworks - Rails, Django, Springs, Hibernate
  • Metasploit
  • Burp Suite

Software/OS

  • Unix and other *nix variants
  • Windows, Solaris