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Saravanan Ganesan

Cloud Data Architect

Can work in or around Amsterdam, Rotterdam, Utrecht

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  • Suggested rate €900 / day
  • Experience 7+ years
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Amsterdam, NH, Netherlands
Can work onsite in your office in
  • around Amsterdam and 50km
  • Around Rotterdam and 20km
  • Around Utrecht and 10km


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  • English

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Saravanan in a few words

Saravanan Ganesan has more than 17 years of experience in IT and Architecture. Started as database programmer with OLTP reports designing. Then evolved as Business Intelligence and Data warehousing expert. During mid of his career, he worked in domains such as lifecycle management, data migrations and data pipelines design. Currently working as Cloud Solutions Architect to study and design enterprise studies in a multi-cloud environment comprising AWS, Azure and On-premise infrastructures. Looking out for opportunities in the Data domain for Architecture and design. Availability from end of January, 2023


SOCIETE GENERALE - Société Générale

Architecte Technique

Paris, France

March 2022 - Today (9 months)

-Mutli-Cloud Topics - FinOps & Inventory
-System Architect for Public Cloud
-Technical Strategic Planning
-Design by CSR

SOCIETE GENERALE - Société Générale

Function Head - Go To Cloud

September 2017 - February 2022 (4 years and 5 months)

Function Head - GSC Go To Cloud Responsible to add value to the organisation in the area of Cloud transformations programs. Professional Services : As Platform Professional Services Cloud Solutions Architect, instrumental in the cloud transformation journey for the bank as part of various transformation programs. Designed and implemented a factory model in replatforming, refactoring the applications to Cloud platforms at scale by focusing on CI/CD and infra provisioning. Regularly conduct trainings for the applications teams on our private cloud platform services to better utilise it to its strength. Public Cloud : Aligning to the compliance, security and regulatory requirements, we are implementing controls on the public cloud services(Azure, AWS) which are being used by the different business units. Product Management & Agile Delivery: With product management and agile teams, responsible to build products roadmap and work closely with all the product owners to ensure delivery through release train engineers. We operate in Agile (SAFE framework) Function Head - GSC Platform Architecture, Security and Transformation Designing new cloud platform services. Part of the agile team to develop and deploy the platform services. Conducting technical risk analysis for platforms. As product owner, Business case and value preparation for new products. Presenting the architecture decisions in global architecture board. Presenting the business value of new products in global product board. Leading the innovation committee for the local PaaS unit.

Mercedes Benz Research and Development India

Solution Architect

Bengaluru, Karnataka, India

February 2016 - September 2017 (1 year and 7 months)

1. Worked as a solution architect in the Data Management central services 2. Contribution to both technical architecture and implementation. 3. Worked on different Data Projects - Test Data Management(TDM), Master Data Management(MDM) and Digital Archival(DA) Projects. 4. High contribution in setting up the new TDM environment for Daimler Financial Services. Managed the Operational Physical Model(OPM) of Information classified platforms 5. Owned operational level agreement(OLA) with European data center on hardware/software services 6. Demand management and Consulting for all the Digital Archival Requests within Daimler AG Part of the committee to monitor the KPI's in SO and SD

Cognizant Technology Solutions

Technology Architect

October 2014 - February 2016 (1 year and 4 months)

Part of EIM-Data On Demand BU and working in Data Archiving solution for a life sciences client.
- Responsible for providing General Architecture for Enterprise Services of Data Archiving Solution through factory setup
- Supporting in factory set-up, configure & run of Governance Services for Data Archival Systems including definition of Data Archival Standard Catalog
- Participated in a scalable factory setup for Governance Services within the Data Archival area of responsibility – covering transition, processes, implementation, improvement according to needs of individual Operating Companies
- Contribution to the evolution, definition and implementation of the strategy for DA
- Carrying out Demand Management reviews with other Platform owners to evaluate demands coming in to Data Archiving platform
- Contributing to effectively run services within time, budget and quality
- Being part of DoD core team, providing solution to new proposals from other clients for Data Archival and Data Masking requests.


Project Manager - Technology

June 2010 - October 2014 (4 years and 4 months)

Working in Analytics for a worlds leading Bank. Worked for a Retail giant in Business Intelligence.


System Analyst

September 2008 - June 2010 (1 year and 9 months)

  • Develop and maintain Business Objects Universe and Reports, Administering the reports in CMC
  • Supporting the core-banking system(Flexcube)
  • Part of ICT which is responsible for high availability of IT Systems.

Mpasis an EDS Company

Senior Software Engineer

July 2007 - September 2008 (1 year and 2 months)

  • 24x7 Support and maintenance of Corporate Data warehouse for Ahold.
  • Design and develop the new requirements and enhancements in the extraction
  • Part of the Interface facility team which was responsible for the data flow between variety of systems such as IBM mainframe, Unix AIX and Windows servers for sometime.

HEWLETT-PACKARD - Hewlett Packard Enterprise

Software Engineer

October 2005 - July 2007 (1 year and 9 months)

Developing ETL solutions using Oracle/Unix Design and development of Repository(RPDs) using Siebel Analytics(OBIEE)

Ramco Systems

Analyst Programmer

February 2004 - July 2005 (1 year and 5 months)

-Working as an Analyst/Developer on a ERP Product for Aviation domain.
-Integrated various 3rd party components such as MS Project, Visual Activex Controls into Ramco ERP Application.
-Developing Crystal reports for new business requests and integrating them with Ramco Virtualworks framework.