Rohit "Ray" Sood

Indianapolis,IN (317) 572-Sood rohitsood at

Results driven expert technologist, leader and creator of scale and growth who modernizes enterprises to unlock business value.

Two decades of experience in delivering business results through people leadership, application portfolio modernization, solution architecture, cloud-native and hybrid cloud engineering, and full-stack application development.

At the nexus of people leadership, cloud engineering and application porfolio modernization with experience across energy, insurance, parking, high-tech and medical industries.


Senior Director, IT Strategy and Architecture

Midcontinent Independent Service Operator (MISO)

Developed Architecture Technology Standards and Digital Guiding Principles. Developed architecture models into a new modern EA tool with processes, organization, training and enterprise-wide rollout.

Conducted application portfolio modernization by assessing critical applications against standards and making archiectural recommendations as trusted advisor.

Transformation to agile for architecture including developing various architecture runways to modernize and rationalize solutions in the IT landscape such a Cloud modernization.

Directly managed staff of ten comprised of a Manager, Enteprise, Domain and Solution Architects.

June 2019 - February 2023

Architect, Technologist and Principal Software Engineer

Liberty Mutual

Designed, developed and delivered modern Serverless Architecture training using AWS, API Gateway, Lambda, S3, DynamoDB, SQS and SNS across 9 locations. Catalyzing change in application development company-wide.

Architected highly scalable microservices based commercial underwriting platform.

Designed and developed highly scalable automated policy renewal system.

Defined, designed and developed decouple architecture for enterprise integrations using domain-driven, highly scalable, and resilient publish-subscribe architecture.

2002 - 2019

Software Engineer

ART Technology Group (ATG)

Member of a highly coveted and accomplished Software Engineering team behind the development of the Dynamo suite of products. Customers were able to easily manage their architectures using Dynamo Control Center that I helped develop.

2000 - 2001


Purdue University

Master of Science

GPA: 3.93


Maharishi International University

Master of Science
Computer Science

GPA: 3.56


Nagpur University

Bachelor of Engineering

First Division



Management | Cloud Engineering | Solution Engineering

  • Portfolio modernization: architecture assessments, target state and roadmap development.
  • Staff performance, budget, talent, and organization management.
  • Servant leadeship, vision, mission, and OKR management.
  • Digital transformation, agile development, and process development.
Cloud Solution Engineering
  • Domain Driven Design
  • API-First and Event Driven Architecture Design
  • 12-Factor Application Modernization
  • Well-Architected Cloud Applications - Serverless Lens
Software Engineering


Apart from being a technologist and leader, I enjoy most of my time being outdoors. In the winter, I play USTA and other tennis leagues indoors at the Indianapolis, Carmel and other racquet clubs. During the warmer months here in Indiana, I enjoy hiking, tennis, and kayaking.

I like to read on my Quaderno A4, watch various ATP tennis matches on television and a variety of recommended streaming shows and movies, and I spend a large amount of my free time tinkering and exploring the latest technology advancements in the application modernization, serverless cloud engineering and modern solution architecture areas.

Awards & Certifications

  • Cloud: AWS Certified Cloud Practitioner.
  • Agile: SAFe Agilist.
  • NoSQL: MongoDB Certified Developer.
  • Software Engineering: Software Engineering Institute, Carnegie Mellon: Certified Software Architect, Certified Architecture Tradeoff and Analysis Method, Certified Service Oriented Architect, Certified Software Architect Professional.