I am working as Senior Software Engineer with Mimecast having 10+ years of hands-on experience. I have worked extensively on text analysis and multilingual search and have written several extensions and improvements to query parsers and analyzers. I have worked extensively on projects involving using and extending different technologies like Apache Lucene, Elasticsearch, etc.I hold MSc (Applied Computer Science) from University of Freiburg, Germany and MCA (Master - Computer Applcations) from University of Mumbai, India. I speak fluent English and German along with three Indian languages. Besides search technology, I like to travel to different places with my wife.