About me

Syamantak Mukhopadhyay.

I’m a software developer, currently working as a Senior Backend Engineer for Schibsted, London. Prior to that I was at Yahoo, building Yahoo Gemini. I have over 9 years of professional software development experience, mostly with Java and JVM based languages, and have moved my focus to scala lately.


  • Extensive knowledge of Java, including Java EE, TestNG, JUnit, Maven, Spring Framework, Hibernate.
  • Experience with Big Data technologies such as Hadoop, Hive, Pig, Storm and Oracle Coherence.
  • Competent programmer in Perl, Python, Ruby on Rails & Scala.
  • Good knowledge of database technologies (Oracle and MS SQL Server & MySQL). SQL experience.
  • Good Knowledge of Web technologies: HTTP, HTML, XML, JSON, Web services, OWL, RDF(S), RDF Store.
  • Proficient user of IntelliJ and Eclipse.
  • Experience with software engineering processes and tools (UML, MVC, Agile, TDD).
  • Hands on experience with SCM/Version Control tools such as Git, Mercurial, SVN and Perforce.


Past Experiences