I am writing to inquire into a position on your development team. As a skilled .NET developer, I possess 5 years of hands-on experience as a key contributor to all stages of the software development lifecycle - including requirements gathering and analysis, technical specifications, front-end and back-end programming, software implementation, post-implementation support, and end user training. My involvement in numerous major projects has been instrumental in ensuring that final deliverables met and exceeded client expectations for performance and functionality. I am also an excellent problem solver, able to use my analytical skills to identify the source of software and systems issues and implement quick solutions. While I specialize in .NET programming, I am also a talented Oracle expert, and possess extensive knowledge of other technologies such as Java SE, SQL, and AJAX. Just a few of my achievements: Reduced time necessary to document business requirements by introducing simplified processes using wireframes. Adapted to new technologies in record time to meet project requirements and deliver ahead of schedule. Ensured seamless delivery of a major cross-departmental upgrade with minimal errors by leading team collaboration and workflow intersection to ensure flawless completion of key milestones. Acted as the company's subject matter expert on Oracle database programming and complex Oracle procedures for the Life Insurance System project. Please review my resume for more information on my background and skills, and contact me at your convenience. Thank you for your time and consideration; I look forward to hearing from you soon. Sincerely, Tareq Khalaf Resume
Tools: MS Visual Studio 2005 / 2008 / 2010 / 2012, Visual Source Safe, MS Team Foundation Server, SQL Server Management Studio, IIS 6 7 and 8 Crystal Reports, SSRS, SSIS, Ultimus BPM Suit, Toad, Netbeans, Eclipse
Platforms: Windows XP / 7 / 8, Windows Server 2003 / 2008
Provided support to faculty and students in computer science classes, including preparing course materials, maintaining records, developing presentations, and assigning coursework and homework.
Reviewed and graded assignments.
Oversaw tests and examinations.
Coordinated discussion sections.
Monitored laboratory activities.
Assisted students in understanding class topics through personal tutoring and mentorship.
Maintained an environment of open collaboration and support via the inter-campus communication system.
Senior Software Engineer / Analyst January 2012 to January 2013SSSPROCESS － Amman, Jordan
Regional consulting and technology firm.
Contributed to the software development lifecycle for applications based in MVC 3 (C#), SQL Server, NHibernate, and REST, liaising between users and team members to compile, analyze, model, validate, and verify business requirements.
Adapted requirements into software requirements and functional specifications.
Built wireframes via FlareBuilder and Microsoft Visio.
Identified underlying business needs, communicating with stakeholders to pinpoint critical information regarding product and project requirements.
Reduced time necessary to document business requirements by introducing simplified processes using wireframes.
Adapted to new technologies in record time to meet project requirements and deliver ahead of schedule.
Development Specialist January 2010 to January 2012ARAB BANK － Amman, Jordan
Leading middle Easter financial institution, with more than 600 branches in 30 countries worldwide.
Key member of the workflow team under the IT Global division, with roles including third-level support specialist, sin-house developer, implementation specialist, and system owner liaison.
Contributed to development of workflow, archiving, and signature systems using ASP.NET, VB.NET, and SQL Server.
Participated in on-site deployment, end user training, and application system training.
Managed vendor contacts, RFC preparation, SRS, SDS, and required documentation.
Key Projects include: the Sigcap signature verification system upgrade, documentation, and training; development of the Financial Institutes Limits Management System; Business Process and Workflow Analyzing, Modeling, Automating, Managing and Optimizing using Ultimus BPM Suite, ex.: Trade Finance processes.
Ensured seamless delivery of a major cross-departmental upgrade with minimal errors by leading team collaboration and workflow intersection to ensure flawless completion of key milestones.
January 2008 to January 2010ESKADENIA SOFTWARE － Amman, Jordan
Multinational software vendor developing world-class telecommunications, internet, and enterprise applications.
Developer Handled front-end and back-end development of major products using ASP.NET, C#.NET, and Oracle PL / SQL.
Communicated with customers to gather business requirements.
Handled software and new build implementation.
Provided customer training and support.
Key Projects include: client communications, requirements gathering, development, and deployment for a Life Insurance System; and, development and modification of Crystal Reports based on user requirements.
Selected Achievements: Acted as the company's subject matter expert on Oracle database programming and complex Oracle procedures for the Life Insurance System project.
Commended by the client and the manager for taking over a project after the departure of a colleague to successfully go live with the company's largest client within 9 months.
Master of Science : Computer ScienceMaharishi University of Management － Fairfield, IowaComputer Science In progress via distance education; expected completion 2015
Modern Programming Practices Advanced Software Development Parallel Programming Algorithms
Web Application Architecture OO Domain Modeling
Bachelor of Science : Computer Science, 1 2008Princess Sumaya University of Technology － Amman, JordanComputer Science
Data Structures Databases Systems Analysis Software Engineering Internet Programming Algorithm Design & Analysis
Networks Digital Logic Design Object-Oriented Programming Assembly Language Operating Systems Numerical Analysis
Computer Design & Organization Theory of Computation Java Programming .NET Programming E-Business Project Management
Intelligent Stack Emission Video Analysis (ISEVA), Princess Sumaya University: Won the 2008 Microsoft Imagine Cup Middle East for building a smart system that uses video images to detect and analyze emissions in order to determine the values of polluting gases based on color attributes.
Programmed the ability to determine amounts over acceptable values, with built-in data for factories about burning processes and recommendations for improving emissions.