Some of the Brightest Minds in Tech
Jigish is a Software Consultant by profession. He has worked across a range of businesses in domains like Travel, Banking, Customer Services and Home Automation. He brings with him an experience of helping teams apply Agile methodologies and development practices like TDD, Pair Programming, and Continuous Integration. Additionally, Jigish has acquired extensive technical experience in mobile application development, successfully delivering enterprise projects to production. His penchant for exploring new frameworks, development paradigms or non-technical stuff allows him to share the knowledge through global tech conferences and conduct boot camps.
His non-working hours are occupied with reading, travelling, trekking, indoor and outdoor climbing, practising Yoga and of course, lots of good sleep.
Currently, his areas of learning are containers (LXC), protobuf and grpc.
Pei Xuan is a responsible and resourceful individual who continually seeks for areas where she can improve on herself be it in the form of soft or hard skills. During her time in Mavericks, she wishes to learn more about people relations and the hiring processes.
Pei Xuan especially loves to watch Korean dramas during her free time, in particular, those with a very unique plot twist within it.
Abhinav is a product management professional with more than 10 years’ experience as part of product teams in the areas of Healthcare, Payments, Billing and Enterprise Communication.
He is proficient in defining product strategy, detailing product requirements, identifying user needs through extensive market research & analytics, maintaining comprehensive product backlogs, and ensuring that the product vision is clearly translated to all the stakeholders, including engineering and design teams. He has worked in Agile – Scrum, Kanban, XP and Waterfall methodologies, but prefers using a hybrid approach to ensure quick and successful software delivery.
When he is not working – he is mostly spending time with his son, reading a book on his Kindle, playing FIFA or binge-watching something on Netflix with his wife.
The Dark Horse
Mark is a software developer with a passion for writing clean, elegant and efficient code, and is experienced with multiple languages, technologies and frameworks, with a particular interest in back-end development. He strives to refine his ability as a developer by keeping up to date with the latest technologies, and sharpening his problem-solving toolkit with online coding problems.
Prior to joining Mavericks, Mark worked in economic consulting, developing strong capabilities in critical thinking, communication, and conveying technical concepts and data-driven insights to both non-experts and experts. As an Agile software developer, Mark utilises these capabilities on a daily basis.
When not desk-bound at Mavericks, Mark enjoys strategy games, Latin dancing, having interesting debates, and reading up on the latest energy and technology news.
Julia is keen and determined to learn as much as possible during her time with Mavericks. An eager learner, she is excited to broaden her knowledge as she interacts with and learns from the people she meets.
In her free time, Julia enjoys binge-watching Korean dramas and occasionally practices embroidery. She aspires to pick up new languages such as Malay and Cantonese, and she regularly engages in volunteer work with children.
George is an industry veteran with over 25 years of experience working in leading global technologies companies and with many industry verticals. He was active in IT planning, consulting, project delivery and business development roles across the Asia Pacific and Australia. He brings with him a wealth of domain and IT experience working with top companies around the world.
George is always keen to explore new stuff and loves good food, rock music, travelling and playing with his kids. He loves to push his limits, which includes his car tires vs roads/corners, and chasing younger players around the soccer pitch while avoiding heart attacks. Still a fan of sci-fi, fantasy and comedy movies, he is currently struggling to beat his son on the PlayStation!
Faiçal is a software engineer with more than 5 years of professional experience in IT, where he had hands-on software design and development to create high-quality and scalable software applications with industry best practices.
He enjoys being challenged to play outside his comfort zone, and learning a new thing every day.
Faiçal is known among his friends and colleagues by his love of coffee and his passion for watching anime.
A seasoned full-stack developer, Ashish combines his hands-on development expertise with his passion for Agile best practices to partner with clients in creating superior business value.
He has extensive experience working with large multinationals spanning business domains such as banking, e-retail, management consultancies and gaming. He brings a full range of on-shore and off-shore experience, guiding the development of holistic IT solutions right from inception to deployment.
He is an active advocate of Agile methodology and guides teams in implementing development best practices. He is also actively involved in spearheading community meet-ups and other knowledge-sharing forums.
Ashish is a passionate biker who combines his love for motorcycles and adventures to explore new places. He is also a snooker enthusiast, experimental cook, gamer and dog lover.
Michelle has learnt much under the wings of Mavericks. She looks forward to her next assignments and might just have grown to be a bit of a workaholic!
At times, Michelle can be highly competitive, especially in games with her family. She loves watching anime, reading books and listening to music from a variety of genres. Michelle is also a devout follower of the mala trend, loving all things that add some spice to her life!
Deepak is a Software Engineer with more than 8 years of experience in the IT industry. He has worked on various domains such as Banking, Air Traffic Control, Cloud and IoT. During his career, he has worked as a Senior Developer as well as a Scrum Master.
He likes new challenges in any area. In Mavericks, he is looking forward to work and learn with a young and energetic team.
Apart from work, he likes to play football. He also plays FIFA on his PS4 with his friends. During the Covid pandemic, he started playing chess a lot and now has a chess.com rating of around 1800!
Alyna has a passion for gaining new knowledge. She wishes to better herself and grow under the guidance in Maverick. Being a committed individual, she is willing to face any obstacles and challenges.
During her spare time, she likes to perform alongside external orchestras and does community services with different organisations.
Kenneth is a software developer and avid follower of Economics and financial new of the world. Kenneth loves getting lost on a holiday because that gives him a chance to talk to the locals and understand the culture and personality of the local population. Kenneth's idea of a holiday involves going on a road trip for rock climbing with a tent to sleep in and the excitement of making a few friends along the way!
Apart from that Kenneth loves to work and likes trying out new language and framework and patting dogs.
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Jia Qi Hing
Jia Qi, being an enthusiastic and eager learner, hopes to take away new experiences and lessons from her time at Mavericks. She strives to do her best and overcome future challenges ahead.
In her free time, she enjoys playing mahjong and binge-watching the latest American TV series. She enjoys a good cup of coffee and just chilling with her friends over brunch.
Jaspal is a product management professional with over 14 years of experience.
He has worked in both large and small distributed teams, across many interesting domains including Search engines, Life insurance, CRMs and equity analytics.
Passionate about solving problems in daily lives of people using technology, data & intution, he strongly believes in "Sit besides your user is at the core of build products that yield value".
Recent interests of Jaspal include exploration of "Lean + agile" product development and "no-code tools" for product idea validation.
Recently he has been honing is skills in Street photography. An Avid non-fiction reader, an "Age of empires" fan (strategy game), and sometimes found immersed in deep writing and playing acoustic guitar.
Foo Shing Yee
Shing Yee is a driven and organised worker who seeks to learn as much as she can during her time in Mavericks. She aims to broaden her knowledge and persevere through any challenges that come her way.
During her free time, she loves to binge-watch dramas (Korean, Chinese, English) and Netflix. She is also very passionate about performing and performs at concerts almost every year.
Alex sure does love learning new things at his own time. Though he does tend to get distracted or fall off track, he still tries anyway. Alex sets high standards for himself and does tend to pick up things quickly, no matter how mediocre he is at it.
Alex enjoys socialising with friends and reading webtoons, manhua, and mangas; in that order (sleeping and eating too). He is real simple-minded (and real bad at socialising).
P.S. He also can't spell his name properly...
Ramesh Baskara Subramanian
Ramesh is a seasoned Quality Advocate with over 17 years of experience spanning across different domains. He is passionate about Agile methodologies and believes in cross-functional collaboration to be the key to successful software development. During his career, he has also played the roles of Delivery Manager, Scrum Master and Agile Coach helping several enterprises embrace Agile and Lean practices.
Ramesh loves vegetarian food and always joins his wife in cooking different recipes when possible. He likes to read up on bikes and cars from around the world and enjoys traveling. He loves listening and singing Tamil retro music. A big fan of comedy movies, he often ends up hurting himself laughing out loud!!
Brenda is an award-winning Creative Director who spent over 30 years in the entertainment & media industry and the OTT space. She brings expertise in creative marketing, branding, team leadership, change management, and working with the product teams on new launches. Following a career pivot after stacking up on skills in design-thinking and UXUI, she is now applying her experience to finding solutions at the intersection of emerging technology & design.
In her free time, she loves all things outdoors. She is always in search of creative inspiration through new experiences, travel, and watching or reading random stuff on the internet. She also has a voracious appetite for documentaries. During the pandemic lockdowns, she can often be found escaping into virtual worlds via her VR headset.
Rahul is a well-rounded software engineer with more than 8 years of experience. The larger part of his experience is in the Finance domain. He has worked across different technologies and frameworks and is an inquisitive learner who is always up for a new challenge. His thirst for knowledge and determination to turn data into action has contributed a lot to his past successes.
He strongly believes in the quote "When you stop learning you stop growing." In Mavericks he aims to continue his learning journey through effective collaboration and teamwork.
Rahul spends his free time playing strategy games. He is an avid DOTA2 player, his favourite hero is Luna. Apart from games, he listens to songs and sometimes binge-watching a series on Netflix.
Jia Yee Hoong
Jia Yee is a driven individual who is always up for challenges. Jia Yee loves taking risks because it helps her to achieve goals, which she believes will help her grow as a person. At Mavericks, Jia Yee hopes to gain valuable knowledge and develop skills to achieve her future objectives.
Jia Yee has a strong love for coffee, which has grown over the years. You will never catch her without a cup of Joe!
Abbirami J P
Having pursued HR in both her diploma and degree, Abbi hopes to become a holistic HR professional, develop connections with her peers and gain meaningful experiences at Mavericks.
Abbi’s hobbies include freelance makeup (thanks to YouTube tutorials) and singing (thanks to 15 years of Indian Classical singing training)!
Guru is an experienced Full stack QA engineer with 9 years of experience. He loves to take ownership of the E2E testing from requirements gathering to after release support. He has worked with different cross-functional teams in multiple roles. He loves this role because QA can support the engineering teams in a wider way.
Personally, he enjoys long drives and watching movies. He is also interested in visiting new places and adventures.