Rishu Shrivastava

I design and build enterprise grade analytics solution.

I'm Solution Architect based out of London, United Kingdom specializing in Enterprise Data & Engineering, AI/ML, Cloud, Automation and Industrialisation with exposure to Banking and Financial Services, Media and HR domain.

Currently employed at Cognizant


Solution Architect

Cognizant, United Kingdom

  • Part of the architecture team in designing end to end analytics solutions for leading investment banks.
  • Engineered robust and scalable data pipelines for critical business use cases for clients leveraging big data and AI/ML technologies.
  • Acted as onsite team lead for delivering critical and regulatory reports to the business clients.

July 2018 - Present

Associate Developer

Cognizant, India

  • Designed and architected in developing robust data models to handle frequent changing requirements.
  • Developed and shipped critical ETL pipelines catering to lambda architecture using industry standard BI tools and frameworks.

July 2015 - June 2018

Programmer Analyst

Cognizant, India

  • Part of the team to develop and ship robust and scalable ETL pipelines and OLAP systems for critical business areas within Cognizant. It included Finance and HR.
  • Developed dashboards using industry standard BI tools which provided critical business insights.

January 2012 - June 2015

Technical Skills

I primarily works with data and building systems that are scalable and robust. Most of the effort in projects is to ensure i use the industry standard tools to design and build solutions to cater to business requirements.


Cloudera Data Platform (Bigdata stack), Hive, Impala, Spark, AWS, Kafka, Tableau, Pentaho, Alteryx, Enterprise Architect, MySQL, MongoDB

Programming Language

Python, Java, Scala, SQL, SHELL, HTML, CSS

Libraries & Frameworks

Springboot, Flask, Boto, Scikit-Learn, NLTK, Tensorflow, Seaborn, Docker, Terraform

Workflow / Platform

Github, BitBucket, Jira, Confluence, IntelliJ, Visual Studio Code, Jupyter Notebook, Google Colab


  • AWS Solutions Architect - Associate
  • Machine Learning - Stanford Certified (Coursera)
  • Oracle Certified Java Programmer (OCJP 6)
  • Cognizant Certified Pentaho Developer


Topic Modelling : Latent Dirichlet Allocation, an introduction

Published on: June 11, 2020 | Posted in AI Machine Learning NLP Python Scikit-Learn Spacy Topic Modelling Word2Vec

IaC – Terraform: Provisioning AWS

Published on: May 13, 2020 | Posted in Amazon AWS Big Data Business Intelligence Cloud Computing InfrastructureaAsacode Terraform

Cloud Adoption CAN be bad for you … if not done right

Published on: January 19, 2020 | Posted in Amazon AWS Azure Cloud Computing Cloud Services GCP OpenSource

Extracting Tables from PDF

Published on: July 6, 2019 | Posted in Business Intelligence Datawarehousing Java OpenSource PDF Tabula


I enjoy a lot of other activities other than my usual job of being a Solutions Architect. I love taking photographs as an hobby whenever i am outside. You can see some of my clicks on and .

When accompanied with friends and people, i do love playing football, cricket and badminton.

When i am indoor, i enjoy playing guitar and practise some songs. I love Indian music, rock and metal songs. I enjoy watching sports too. I am a fan of Indian Cricket Team and Manchester United Football Club. Having played sports since childhood, i always have a love for the sports.

Contact Me

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