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Re: Introducing Shruthi Rajaram, Mifos Community Engineer

Hi Shruthi, 

Warmest welcome to the community. 

> On 5 Jul 2018, at 6:24 AM, Ruphine Kengne <ruphinekengne@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> Welcome shruthi to the community
> On 4 July 2018 at 21:58, Ankit Sharma <ankit@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> Hi Shruti,
>> Welcome to the community.
>> On Wed, Jul 4, 2018 at 3:47 PM, Ed Cable <edcable@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>>> Hello Mifos and Fineract communities,
>>> I wanted to formally introduce Shruthi Rajaram of Conflux Technologies
>> who
>>> is just starting out her role as Mifos Community Engineer as of
>> yesterday.
>>> You'll hopefully be seeing a lot of her on the lists as she's stepping
>> into
>>> the role that Nazeer once filled in presiding over the community. I'll
>> let
>>> her introduce herself and her background.
>>> The Mifos Initiative as fortunate enough to secure funding from DIAL
>>> through one of their catalytic grants to get the Dirty Jobs work done.
>> Her
>>> role is made possible by this grant.
>>> As you've seen over the past several months, there have been delays in
>>> shipping releases, merging pull requests, fixing bugs, building new APIs.
>>> Having a dedicate person in this role will certainly help with these
>> delays
>>> but I don't want it to reduce the pressure or remove the need for our
>>> committers and community at large to be helping with these vital duties
>>> because our aim is to help make the Fineract and Mifos communities
>>> self-functioning without intervention of funded dedicated developers.
>>> For the near immediate future, she'll be working on the APIs that our
>>> students need and getting the outstanding pull requests merged for
>> Fineract
>>> 1.2.
>>> Her scope of focus across Fineract and Mifos will include:
>>> * - Review and merge pull requests from interns, partners, and volunteers
>>> in our community to the Apache Fineract platform- Review and merge pull
>>> requests from interns, partners, and volunteers in our community to the
>>> Mifos X web and mobile apps- Guide the QA process and release management
>>> process as part of the Apache Way to publicly release Apache Fineract-
>>> Prepare and package corresponding Mifos X web and mobile app releases
>> that
>>> consume the stable Apache Fineract platform. - Triage incoming bug
>> reports
>>> and feature requests. - Fix critical and show-stopping bugs and security
>>> vulnerabilities that arise and release them promptly as hot fixes.  - Fix
>>> outstanding P1 bugs and feature requests from our backlog that requires
>>> deep platform-level knowledge that volunteers can’t take on. - Develop
>> new
>>> APIs, integrations, and minor features which are dependencies for other
>>> projects which will be developed upon by interns and volunteers.-
>>> Architectural Design and Technical Onboarding - as new external
>>> contributors come to the project, we need an expert on our platform to
>> give
>>> them an initial technical onboarding and help them properly design new
>>> features they’d like to build - Dev Ops to maintain continuous
>> integration
>>> servers and build pipelines to push merged code to our staging server and
>>> push stable releases to our demo servers. *Join in welcoming Shruthi to
>>> our communities!
>>> Cheers,
>>> *Ed Cable*
>>> President/CEO, Mifos Initiative
>>> edcable@xxxxxxxxx | Skype: edcable | Mobile: +1.484.477.8649
>>> *Collectively Creating a World of 3 Billion Maries | *http://mifos.org
>>> <http://facebook.com/mifos>  <http://www.twitter.com/mifos>
>> --
>> Thanks and Regards
>> *Ankit Sharma*
>> *Upscale Consultancy Services Pvt Ltd*
>> *Contact - 9999654097,02026880401*
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