Soni - Technical Manager - Bangalore, Karnataka, India

Mukesh Soni

Bangalore, Karnataka, India


I am a multi-skilled, hands-on Technical Manager with over 12 years of experience in different phases of software and hardware product development and research. I have proven ability in collaborating with multi-disciplinary, cross-cultural and distributed teams for on-time and with-quality delivery. I have 4 patents and couple of publications to my credit.

< Engineering Domains >
* e-Learning, Test and Measurement, Automotive Electronics, Medical Electronics, software and embedded systems

< Key Contributions >
* Technical management, vendor management, people management / team building and small-scale program management
* Research and development, unit & round-robin testing / peer reviews, technical consultancy, conducting workshops, documentation tool development, product usability enhancement and evaluation

< Value I bring >
* Multi-disciplinary, system-level problem-solving approach to product development
* Multi-domain experience that adds value
* Quality-process and customer orientation to develop 'solutions' not merely a product
* Innovation, passion, flexibility

** In my current role as Senior Manager at Wipro Technologies, Bangalore, I look after the development of Unified Learning Kits (ULKs). ULKs are aimed at updating the engineering laboratory infrastructure and course-ware in accordance with industry-relevant technology to inculcate practice-based-learning in Indian engineering institutions. Wearing the hat of a trainer, I also conduct workshops on Engineering Pedagogy for the engineering faculty across Indian universities.

** I enjoy:
> Networking, sharing knowledge
> Developing process improvement / utility tools
> Blogging, reading / writing articles
> Cooking
> Photography

** On Linkedin for:
> Networking with industry experts to enhance my knowledge
> Career/business opportunities matching my skills & aspiration


Technical Manager

  • Full time
  • Part time
  • One time
  • Contract
  • Temp

Work History

Senior Manager

Wipro Technologies

July 2010 - July 2010

Excited to be a part of 'corporate-reaching-out-to-academia' initiative of Wipro.

Independent Technical Consultant


July 2008 - July 2010

Started technical consultancy from Germany (I accompanied my spouse on her long term delegation to Siemens in Germany from June-08 to Dec-09) where I developed:
* Energy-trading application software in
* based office automation tools
* Electronics engineering courseware & technical articles

Since Dec-09, I am workign with Prodigy-Technovations (Bangalore, India) on development of software solutions in Test and Measurement domain – Automatic Test Equipments, Serial data analysis and physical layer signal measurement.

Technical Lead (Performance Oscilloscope Group)

Tektronix (Danaher)

April 2005 - June 2008

At Tektronix I worked in the area of advanced measurement and signal processing algorithm development as domain engineer for their technology specific measurement solutions.

While working here, I submitted three patent applications and published two articles. I won several awards for my performance. Recently I won the Grand Prize in the Innovation Contest (Jan-2008) at Tektronix India. In another Innovation Contest, a global one, held in April-2008 at Tektronix USA, I was one of the five member team who won the grand prize.

Freelance Technical Writer (SME / Author / Reviewer)


October 2003 - October 2008

As a part-time freelance technical writer, I was associated with NIIT since 2003 as Subject Matter Expert (SME), Independent Technical Reviewer and Author. I worked on contents creation of their e-learning modules and books / courseware for technicians/engineering students related to:
- Digital Electronics,
- Principles of Electricity and Electronics, and
- Digital Communications.
I also worked on validation of 'Soutions book' for Irwin & Nelm's book on Circuit Analysis.

Senior Hardware Engineer

Robert Bosch

October 2003 - April 2005

I worked in the ECU hardware development (customer group) team and was on a deputation for an year to Bosch Germany.

I worked closely with platform team and customer group testing and development team to develop Engine control ECU's for Euro 4 passenger vehicle (Hyundai Motors, Korea). I was involved in functional and component level testing of ECU's. I participated in summer test of ECU (in vehicle temperature test) at Spain as well.

Apart from ECU development, I led the team who developed Labcar (vehicle simulator for testing of ECU's) in India.

Electronics research engineer

GE Global Research Center (JFTWT), Bangalore

July 2001 - September 2003

I worked in the global R&D team, supporting innovative solution to different GE businesses (Medical systems, Aircraft engines, Industrial systems, Security systems, Transportation systems etc.) in the area of electronics and signal processing.

At GE, I got the opportunity to work on multiple domains - while maintaining the quality of the deliverables. I got exposed to hardware and software development, 6-sigma quality tools and means to generate innovation.

I am co-inventor for two patents while working in GE.

Associate Software Engineer

L&T Emsys

January 2001 - January 2001

I worked for a brief period - mainly on development of signal processing algorithms and ECG acquisition module.

Qualifications & Certifications

Master of Technology

Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay


Awadhesh Pratap Singh Vishwavidyalaya

Engineering Diploma

Govt. Polytechnic Durg (Chhattisgarh)

S.S. Kalibadi H.S. School, Raipur (C.G.)

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