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Jessica Claire
Montgomery Street, San Francisco, CA 94105
Home: (555) 432-1000 - Cell: - - -

Software Engineer, offering over 3.5 years of experience in the field of Computer Science. Adept at application development, testing and well versed with SDLC.Efficient in developing Windows & Web Applications using ASP.NET. Proficient and extensive work experience in Agile Scrum methodology. Quick learner, motivated team player and individual contributor.

Expected in 2017
Master of Science: Computer Science
University of Illinois at Chicago - Chicago, IL
  • Recently completed first semester studying Distributed Engineering for Cloud Computing objects and Software Engineering 
Expected in 2011
Bachelor of Technology: Computer Science
Malla Reddy Engineering College,Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University - Hyderabad, AP
  • Computer Science Industry Oriented Projects- Effective Key Agreement for Large & Dynamic Multicast Groups (NIIT Institute) and Data Mart Management System (Nexxoft Software Solutions)
  • Technical Papers- "Digital Watermarking: Applications & Techniques" ,"Grid Computing, Present Day Applications"
  • Joint Committee Vice President in Computer Society for India (CSI)-Student Chapter
  • Top 2% of class in all semesters, Highest percentage for the academic year 2007-2011 
Skill Highlights
  • Technologies: ASP.NET 3.5, ADO.NET
  • Design Patterns: MVC,MVVM(basics)
  • Programming Languages: C#, Java
  • Application Programming Interfaces: WCF, WPF(basics)
  • Databases: Oracle, SQL Server 2005/2008
  • Reporting Services: SSRS
  • Scripting Languages: XML,XAML .HTML
  • Programming Tools: Visual Studio,Eclipse
  • Version Control Systems: SVN, Synergy, Perforce
  • Microsoft Office-Excel, Word, PowerPoint 
  • Brain Bench Certification: .NET Framework 3.5(Score : 3.81/5),C#3.0 (Score: 4.10/5)
  • Microsoft Certification: Programming with HTML5 with JavaScript and CSS (MS) 
Professional Experience
09/2015 to Current
Graduate Research Assisstant Cox Automotive Bridgeton, MO,
  • Working part time as a Graduate Assistant for University of Illinois at Chicago RRC centre
  • Technical Support for existing applications (UICore,MyData) and customer support for billing issues of various facilities
  • Building a automatic reporting application using SQL Server Reporting Services for external and internal customers to view common invoices of all instruments used from different facilities
2015 to 06/2015
Software Engineer II Magna International Inc. Spartanburg, , India
  • Worked closely with stake holders to understand business requirements in Mergers & Acquisitions, Private Equity & Venture Capitals
  • Designed intelligent solutions which communicated with existing legacy tools to process deal information
  • Developed tools using ASP.NET (C#) supported with Entity Framework and WPF to process and correlate complex banking and financial data acquired from different sources.
09/2011 to 2015
Programmer Analyst Cognizant Technology Solutions City, , India
  • Driving continual improvement to system architecture by refactoring old legacy code and collaborating with product teams to engineer smart solutions to automate existing safety and control workflows
  • Migrated entire code base to support .NET version 3.5 and Visual Studio 2010 from older versions
  • Extensively used XML to parse information to tools built upon .NET (C#), built client-server environments using WCF, designed and improved UI for tools using WPF
  • Headed Scrum meetings, Client Demos, Sprint Planning, Retrospective, Peer & Code Reviews
  • Proposed and designed new plans to develop and maintain all project artifacts and cover any knowledge gaps
  • Identified as "Knowledge Management champion" for the project of CLASS: Engineering Workbench & Software Asset Manager (SAM)
  • Developed Knowledge Transfer tutorials which passed Quality and Process Audits and is being used for new hire training
  • Led a team of 30 members in developing a prototype project "Document Management System"
  • "Merit-Academic Excellence in Bachelors of Technology" (March 2010-2011) Academic Achievement Award
  • "Catapult Hyderabad-Titan of Titans Award" for Best All Rounder Campus Associate Trainee among 250 new hires in Cognizant (March 2012) for excelling in academic and extra curricular events
  • "Kohinoor"– Engineering & Manufacturing Solutions, Cognizant Monthly RnR (July 2012) for being the only new hire to work on two simultaneous projects while meeting expectations. Including learning and implementing a new skill of Windows Presentation Foundation.
  • "Darya-e-Noor"- Engineering & Manufacturing Solutions, Cognizant Quarterly RnR (December 2012 & August 2014) for implementing features that increased user adoption, delivering 80 hours estimated task in 10 hours 
Leadership Roles
  • HR Champion – Core Committee Member (Representative for Systems & Equipment) :Organized monthly fun & sport events for over 2800+ employees
  • Batch Buddy-Cognizant Academy: Mentored a team of 26 new joiners through their training and provided guidance in their first real-time project work
  • Batch Representative- Cognizant Academy: Represented a batch of 27 members from Cognizant Hyderabad among various location offices
  • AIESEC- World's Largest Youth Organization (Team Lead): Led 4 new hires in building new corporate relationships, promoting AIESEC in new avenues and interacting with a global network
  • AIESEC- World's Largest Youth Organization (Team Member): Promoting AIESEC's Global Internship Program, interacting with NGO's and promoting its initiatives to increase awareness and sensitizing the youth towards the issues affecting society,core organizer of BALAKALAKAR – (District level Painting competition for 2000+ underprivileged children) 

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  • University of Illinois at Chicago
  • Malla Reddy Engineering College,Jawaharlal Nehru Technological University
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  • Graduate Research Assisstant
  • Software Engineer II
  • Programmer Analyst
  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Technology

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