When did you join Dell and what roles have you held in your time here?
Joined Dell in Austin - November 1998. Played IT Management roles in Data Warehousing, Database Administration, Sales & Marketing Applications development, Manufacturing & Supply Chain Management Applications Development. Moved to Bangalore in 2007. Managed Manufacturing & Supply Chain Management solutions development.
What responsibilities are included in your current role?
Leading Applications Development and Maintenance team for Banking Financial Services & Insurance (BFSI) customers within the Dell Applications Services & BPO Business unit.
How would you describe the Dell culture?
It is about - Winning with Integrity, Driving hard for results, Openness in communication. A culture of disciplined execution.
What do you think people interested in working here would need to know?
It is a large company, but still has the dynamism of a startup. Change is constant, be always prepared.
What keeps you here at Dell?
Candid communication and engagement efforts of our top leadership, I always know where they are taking the company which helps me know where I can make a difference. Challenging assignments you can rotate into. A no-nonsense culture.
What positive effects have you seen as a result of Dell’s strategy transition?
Sustained investment in strategic pillars. Clear alignment between strategy and acquisitions. Improved margins.
What are some projects that you have recently been involved with and some of your career highlights at Dell?
IT Projects related to Dell’s new Supply Chain Management and IT Transformation.
What role have you played in helping your customers grow and thrive?
Developed quality solutions on time to enable the needed business capabilities.
How does Dell differentiate itself when it comes to being an employer of choice?
Offers careers across many businesses. Provides flexibility where appropriate. Less bureaucratic. Respectful workplace. Promotes right values.
Describe your Dell experience using 5 words.
Opportunity to learn, grow, and contribute.