Jenny Gosher Mehandru

Senior Director, Technology at MySpace

Location
Greater Los Angeles Area
Industry
Entertainment

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Jenny Gosher Mehandru's Overview

Current
  • Senior Director of Technology at MySpace
Past
  • Manager of Database Development & Architecture at Outlook Amusements
  • Director of Technology at Myspace
  • Director, Data Technology at Myspace
  • Lead SQL Server Database Developer at Myspace
  • Assistant Vice President, Application Development at Countrywide Financial Corporation
  • Student Computer Consultant at Information Services Division, University of Southern California
  • Software Developer at Iventa Corporation
  • Software Developer Intern at Merrill Lynch
Education
Connections

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Jenny Gosher Mehandru's Summary

Over 10 years of a broad array of experiences in managing senior software development teams with a strong focus on Data in large-scale social media and financial organizations.

Managed cross-platform audio & video content engineering team serving the largest premium and user generated music & video catalog on the web.

Passionate about learning and implementing data technologies for building highly scalable and distributed solutions for large-scale and highly concurrent web environments.

Exceptional organizational and communication skills that go beyond the day-to-day team management and lend to overall integrity and team building in an organization.

Acted as a liaison between Business, Product and Technology teams and led agile development of various projects across the stack using Scrum methodology.

Led a cross-geographic development team for building reporting and analysis applications for statistical projections on multiple terabytes of financial data.

Jenny Gosher Mehandru's Experience

Senior Director of Technology

MySpace

Privately Held; 201-500 employees; Internet industry

August 2012Present (2 years 2 months) Beverly Hills

Managed cross-platform audio & video content engineering team serving the largest premium and user generated music & video catalog on the web.

Manager of Database Development & Architecture

Outlook Amusements

Privately Held; 51-200 employees; Internet industry

20142014 (less than a year)

Director of Technology

Myspace

Privately Held; 201-500 employees; Internet industry

August 2011July 2012 (1 year) Beverly Hills

Managed the technology team for Audio & Video Content

Director, Data Technology

Myspace

Privately Held; 201-500 employees; Internet industry

April 2010July 2011 (1 year 4 months) Beverly Hills

Managed the data team for Audio and video content vertical

Lead SQL Server Database Developer

Myspace

Privately Held; 201-500 employees; Internet industry

June 2008March 2010 (1 year 10 months)

Led the database team for audio & video content vertical. Implemented the Joint Music Venture in 2008 and Video Re-arch in 2009.

Assistant Vice President, Application Development

Countrywide Financial Corporation

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; BAC; Banking industry

September 2003May 2008 (4 years 9 months)

Working at Countrywide Financial Corporation as AVP, Application Development with Fixed Income Research, I have developed core whole loan trading applications used for collateral analysis. For almost five years, my primary responsibilities here have been to develop and enhance collateral analysis, whole loan trading, securitization and due diligence applications, design and maintain the whole loan trading database and optimize heavy data-driven business processes.

I have worked closely with the business side on a daily basis and acted as a primary point of contact between the business users and my development team for translating business requirements into our highly customizable in-house developed tools.

These tools are developed with Visual Basic 6.0, COM, XML and a heavy use of T-SQL with SQL Server 2000 and 2005.

Recently, I worked on some C#.Net, OLAP and business intelligence tools as well.

Student Computer Consultant

Information Services Division, University of Southern California

October 2001May 2003 (1 year 8 months)

Job comprised of troubleshooting problems regarding software, mail accounts, network problems, etc for all students and staff at USC Campus and Housing facilities.

Software Developer

Iventa Corporation

May 2002December 2002 (8 months)

Developed the Fan club web-based software for music bands like Chophouse, Metallica

Developed the Full E-commerce software for Metallica which handles memberships, shopping cart, secure online payments, admin software for entering products, handling orders, shipping, payments

Technologies used were ASP, VBScript, JavaScript, XML, SQL Server, Microsoft IIS.

Software Developer Intern

Merrill Lynch

Public Company; 10,001+ employees; BAC; Financial Services industry

August 1996May 1997 (10 months)

Developed an intranet that automated the workflow of various departments such as corporate services, Administration, Technology and Human Resources

Technologies used were ASP, VBScript, Oracle, Windows NT, Microsoft IIS/Exchange Server.

Jenny Gosher Mehandru's Skills & Expertise

  1. Analytics
  2. T-SQL
  3. SSRS
  4. Software Development
  5. XML
  6. JavaScript
  7. SSIS
  8. Microsoft SQL Server
  9. .NET
  10. Agile Methodologies
  11. C#
  12. Web Applications
  13. ETL
  14. IIS
  15. HTML
  16. People Skills
  17. Oracle
  18. SQL
  19. Databases
  20. E-commerce
  21. MySQL
  22. Visual Basic
  23. SQL Tuning
  24. Database Design
  25. Project Management
  26. Scrum
  27. People Development

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Jenny Gosher Mehandru's Education

University of Southern California

MS, Computer Science

20012003

University of Mumbai

BE, Computer Engineering

19972001

Activities and Societies: Founder and Active member of Genesis, the Debating And Literary Society of Fr Agnel, New Mumbai

Ruia College

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