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Aminuddin Shroff

About me

Based out of Hyderabad. My background is in Computer Science, Programming, Technology Entrepreneurship, Cryptography, Analytics, Web security. Dynamic and diligent category leader with a career spanning predominantly in Strategic Procurement Services. Experienced in Strategic Sourcing, team management role, specializing in the large dollar, multi-site strategic supplier relationships. Exceptional communication and leadership skills to coach, manage and motivate diverse professionals in challenging environments. Valued for leading multi-sites cost savings benefits using strategic methods and skills adaptable to the business culture. A proactive, well-organized and successful professional having extensive experience in all aspects of the Source to Pay (S2P) process. Has broad negotiating & buying skills across multiple categories and experience of buying goods from around various regions. In my present role, I am responsible for the good governance of the S2P cycle. Expertise includes: - Input into and implement sourcing strategies for projects - Select and manage Suppliers - Drive annual productivity improvements in each spending category - Monitor strategy implementation and contract compliance - Monitoring stakeholder satisfaction - Develop expertise in the assigned spend categories - Drive best practices across all Company groups/segments/subsidiaries - Uphold internal and external policies, regulations and laws - Strategy development/driving initiatives - Contract Management - Continuous Improvement

My work

The core responsibility of this position is to improve the usability of the media uploading process to Wikimedia Commons, re-architect metadata, and create a tracking mechanism to measure impacts of media distributed from Commons. The successful candidate architects, develops, tests and deploys new features and improvements of the MediaWiki software for Wikimedia Commons by working closely with the interaction designer and peer developers of MediaWiki. Create implementation prototypes based on design concepts Propose software design solutions and obtain consensus from senior and peer tech teams. Develop, test, and deploy new features and improvements to the MediaWiki core and to MediaWiki extensions Collaborate in designing and implementing QA processes including multi-lingual and performance tests Work closely with operations staff to ensure proper integration with testing and production systems.

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