General Information

Full Name Raja Sekhar Reddy Mekala
Date of Birth 20th March 1997
Languages English, Hindi, Telugu


  • 2021-2023
    University of California, Irvine, USA
    • Computer Science (MS CS)
    • Relevant Coursework - Distributed Systems, Operating Systems, Transaction processing, Algorithm analysis, Networks Natural language processing, Machine Learning, Image understanding, Deep Generative Models, Probability and Statistics
  • 2014-2018
    Bachelor of Technology
    Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur, India
    • Electrical Engineering with minor in Computer Science


  • Aug 2023 - Present
    Software Engineer
    • Engineered efficient microservices to handle real-time data from IoT trackers, ensuring seamless data management.
    • Devised end-to-end solutions to track remote driving and enforce safety and regulatory HOS compliance among truckers.
  • Jun 2022 - Sep 2022
    Software Engineer Intern
    • Created applications to certify HOS compliance of drivers by working on Bluetooth, Wired ELD, DashCam, and various other IoT devices. Liaise with key stakeholders to identify project status/progress for effective decision-making. Create and conceptualize solutions to enhance consumer quality of life and automate error-prone procedures. Provide completely documented and automated code as a member of the team.
      • Set up Cloud Infra and developed/created microservices to live stream asset trackers feed.
      • Delivered corresponding analytics on React-native android and iOS applications.
      • Executed new features from conception to completion while estimating monetary value.
  • Jun 2022 - Jul 2022
    Deep learning Engineer Intern, Bangalore, India
    • Worked on providing high-resolution segmentation services using deep learning models for geospatial images, area estimation for private properties
    • Set up the docker images, cloud infrastructure, and MLOps for frequent experimentation with computer vision models
  • 2018-2021
    Software Engineer I-II
    Adobe, Noida, India.
    • Integrated Adobe Robohelp with external knowledge portals, such as Salesforce Knowledge Base, Zendesk Help Center, and ServiceNow. Created "Documentation Help center" on Adobe Experience Manager from scratch and implemented analytics microservices as REST-APIs for client applications. Coordinated and co-mentored teams on Natural Language Machine Learning applications. Redesigned Adobe Robohelp and Server to React, reducing reliance on Adobe Flash and Adobe Torq in five months.
      • Received Special Contribution award in April 2020 and Spot award in Feb 2021.
      • Promoted from Software Engineer I to Software Engineer II due to exceptional performance.
      • Improved search latency by 27% and relevance by 31% relevancy on Adobe Robohelp-generated documentation.
      • Set up JSON-based framework from scratch for webpages in React with products of TechComm and PPBU at Adobe.
  • May 2017 - Jul 2017
    Big Data Research Intern
    Adobe Research, Bangalore, India
    • -Used machine learning approaches to identify, detect the cause and mitigate the phenomenon of interference among virtual machines in the cloud environment - Worked with distributed computing frameworks like Apache Spark and Hadoop for experimentation with memory, network bandwidth intensive jobs


  • Jan 2023 - PRESENT
    Teaching Assistant (course - GDIM 25)
    • Game Design and Interactive Media
  • Sep 2022 - Dec 2022
    Teaching Assistant (course - INF 133)
    • User Interaction Software
  • Jan 2022 - Jun 2022
    Teaching Assistant (courses - INF 191A, 191B)
    • Senior Design Project
  • Sep 2021 - Dec 2021
    Tutor (course - INF 191A)
    • Senior Design Project

Awards & Honors

  • 2017 – 2022
    • Active member and collaborator at KWoC (“Kharagpur Winter of Code”) open-source community
  • 2020 – 2021
    • Mentored incoming college interns at Bright Idea, Adobe
  • Feb 2021
    • Received Spot award for spontaneous resolution of customer issues, by the director of PPBU, Adobe
  • Apr 2020
    • Awarded Special contribution award for innovative implementations in Adobe Robohelp Server
  • Jun 2017
    • Received best intern project award among all 23 intern projects at Adobe
  • Apr 2014
    • Secured All India Rank 481, 120 in IIT JEE Advanced, Mains respectively among 1.5 million applicants
  • Apr 2013
    • Selected for one-month training program to represent India at International Maths Olympiad
  • Mar 2013
    • Awarded the prestigious KVPY Scholarship from Department of Science and Technology, Govt of India

Technical skills

  • Programming Languages: Java, Python, C/C++, SQL, Bash, Matlab, & Scala
  • Web Development: React, Node.js, HTML, CSS, JS, Jquery, Django, Flask, FastAPI, & GraphQL
  • Databases: MYSQL, Oracle SQL, PostgreSQL, & MongoDB
  • Infrastructure: Docker, Kubernetes, GCP, Azure, & AWS
  • Other: Git, Spring-Boot, Maven, VS Code, Visual Studio, IntelliJ, & Eclipse