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Re: Introducing Shruthi Rajaram, Mifos Community Engineer

I am also excited to work with you Shruthi, Once more you are welcome

On Thu, Jul 5, 2018 at 7:57 AM Shruthi M R <shruthi@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>

> Thanks everyone for the warm welcome.
> I wish to take few moments to say hello and to introduce myself as a
> newest member of the team.
> I have been working as a Senior Software Engineer since March 2017 with
> Conflux Technologies, which gave good insight of fineract. Prior to Conflux
> I have worked with  Accenture for 3 + years.
> I am excited about the projects we will be working on together in the
> future and will genuinely try to fulfill the responsibilities of the Mifos
> Community Engineer.
> Sincerly,
> *Shruthi M R*
> * <shruthi@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>shruthi@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
> <shruthi@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>  | Skype: Shruthi Rajaram | Mobile:
> +91-8277012716*
> On Wed, Jul 4, 2018 at 7:17 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
>> GSOC 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
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