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Umer Pasha

eMail: mail@umerpasha.com

Irvine, CA

Phone: 949 910 6357

Objective

To secure a challenging and rewarding position as an IT Professional.

Profile

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Software Development Skills

Experienced in Microsoft Technologies (ASP.NET, VB.NET, C#, SQL, ASP, VB) with sound grip of whole SDLC including the requirement analysis, design, coding, testing and deployment Versatile IT Professional with over 15 years of progressive, innovative, technical, managerial Information Technology. Driven by new challenges and a desire to be successful in all endeavors, a keen interest to deliver critical initiatives in business transformation and to create successful systems. Outstanding achievements in process management, business process outsourcing, off-shore development, technology integrations across complex large scale enterprise applications. Proven successful track record in a trusted advisor role establishing credible working relationships and providing counsel and solution options to senior executive sponsors and stakeholders. Ability to direct complex projects from concept to fully operational status. Goal-oriented individual with strong leadership capabilities. Organized, highly motivated, and detail-directed problem solver. Proven ability to work in unison with staff, clients, and board of directors. Multilingual proficiency – able to communicate in South Asian language, along with English fluently. Open to travel and at ease with different cultures essential in offshore project management.

Development Technologies:  Web Development and E-Commerce development using ASP.NET 2.0/3.5/4.0 and Classic ASP 2.0/3.0  Desktop and Client/Server Development using C#/VB.NET 2.0/3.5 and VB 3.0/4.0/5.0/6.0  Designing and developing various web pages using HTML-5, JQuery, HTML-4, XML, XSD, XHTML, DHTML, CSS, INC, Web Parts, AJAX, and various third party controls  Developing Mobile and tablet applications using Android SDKs using Java in Eclipse Indigo, HTML5, JQuery for mobile etc.  Developing Web Services using WCF and latest .Net framework  Adept in using Microsoft Visual Studio.NET 2010 back till InterDev 6.0  Developing websites using Dot Net Nuke  AJAX , JavaScript and VBScript for client side programming  COM/COM+/DCOM and transaction based development  Microsoft Transaction Server and Internet Information Server  Business Objects, SSRS, Crystal Reports  Development for hand held devices using Microsoft Visual Embedded Tools (EVB) and WAP/WML  Using Microsoft Team Foundation Server and integration with Sharepoint Services.  Adept at using Microsoft Visual Source Safe and SVN. Databases:  Using MS-SQL Server Enterprise Manager 6.5-2008, Table Normalization, Query design, stored procedure, trigger, views and query optimization etc. along with database administration, SSRS, SSIS, DTS, Self executing jobs, profiler etc.  Using OLEDB, ADO.NET, MDAC, MS Access Jet Engine, Visual FoxPro XBase and Pervasive Btrieve. Web Enhancement Tools:  Experience in working with Sharepoint 2013/2010/2007 and WSS 3.0.  Experience with Adobe Omniture API, Google Maps API and Google Analystics for SEO optimization analysis  Multifaceted in using Microsoft FrontPage, Microsoft Sharepoint Designer, Dreamweaver etc. Environments:  At ease using a large number of operating environments including Windows 3.1/3.11/95/98/2000/ME/NT/XP/2003/Vista/7/8, Windows CE, DOS, Novell NetWare. Development Methodologies:  Experience as a Software Architect creating, defining, choosing application frameworks and creating component design  Data modeling, UML design, Object Oriented Programming etc.  CMMi and ISO 9001:2000 methodologies  Software development processes and methodologies (Waterfall, AGILE, JAD, RAD, XP, Scrum etc)


Projects Xelleration Inc., Irvine, CA.

TAMS (Toshiba America Medical Systems) Sharepoint 2013 Migration Project Overview:

Duration: Dec. 2009–Present

Technologies:

Migrating WSS 3.0 enterprise intranet portal for TAMS to Sharepoint 2013. Technologies used for the system include MS Dot Net 4.0, C#, SQL Server, ASP.NET, Windows SharePoint Services 2007 WSS3.0 , SharePoint 2013, Web Services etc.

Responsibilities: 

Responsible for the migration of the marketing site collection. Migration includes custom dot net applications, scheduled task applications, event handlers to manage security based on lists. Form Based Authentication setup.

TAMS (Toshiba America Medical Systems) Marketing project Overview: 

Developing dot net applications for TAMS, which. markets, sells, distributes and services diagnostic imaging systems throughout the U.S. The applications are related to their marketing department and include management of their sales, inventory and marketing campaigns. The applications are integrated into their SharePoint portal and uses SP lists and libraries as data holders.

Technologies: 

Technologies used for the system include MS Dot Net 3.5, C#, SQL Server, ASP.NET, Windows SharePoint Services 2007, SharePoint 2010, Web Services etc.

Responsibilities: 

Responsible for conducting business requirements analysis, managing tasks, suggest architecture, develop code, advise fixes, coordination with offshore teams and on-site client services and training to case managers.

TAMS Event Management System Overview: 

Developed dot net application to manage event and show registration management. The application is available on TAMS intranet portal to invite employees, register them and send out customized enterprise emails.

Technologies: 

Technologies used for the system include MS Dot Net 3.5, C#, SQL Server, ASP.NET, Windows SharePoint Services 2007, SharePoint 2010, Web Services etc.

Responsibilities: 

Responsible for conducting business requirements analysis, managing tasks, suggest architecture, develop code, advise fixes and on-site client services and training to case managers.

TAMS ThumbMRI for Android project Overview: 

Developed an Android application to run on Android phones, tablets and other devices. Application loads RSS feeds from SharePoint server that gathers MRI photographic images from medical equipment into SharePoint lists. Application then reads the RSS XML and displays the images for different categories on screen with an intuitive user interface using image galleries and list view for navigation allowing for user to swipe to next and previous images.

Technologies: 

Technologies used for the system include Google Android Version 3.2. (API 13), Eclipse Indigo IDE using Java, RSS feeds, XML.

Responsibilities: 

Responsible for research and development, gathering business requirements, analysis, coding, coordinate with on-site case managers.


Xelleration Inc., Irvine, CA. Duration: Dec. 2009–Present

Benefit-Bridge project Overview:

Leading a team to maintain, supporting and developing application for a large medical insurance brokerage in Torrance, CA. The application is developed using multiple technologies and platforms that need to be seamlessly integrated together.

Technologies: 

Technologies used for the system include MS Dot Net 3.5, C#, SQL Server, SSIS, SSRS, nHibernate, ASP.NET, Classic ASP, VB COM objects, Web Services, XML.XSLT transformations etc.

Responsibilities: 

Responsible for managing tasks, assigning tasks to resources, suggest architecture, develop code, advise fixes, coordinate with offshore teams and on-site client services and case managers.

TAMS Custom Omniture Dashboard Overview: 

Developed a web based dashboard for senior management to display custom data including trend reports, forecasting reports based on site visits and page view count data from Adobe Omniture. Reports are hierarchical to 3 levels and allow for multi page views horizontally for monthly trend charts and forecasts.

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Technologies used for the system include MS Dot Net 3.5, C#, SQL Server, ASP.NET, Windows SharePoint Services 2007, Adobe Omniture API, Web Services, Telerik RADGrid and RADChart etc.

Responsibilities: Responsible for research and development, gathering business requirements, analysis, coding, coordination with on-site case managers.

LincTube project Overview:  Worked as a software developer on LincTube Project. LincTube provides customized on-line web pages featuring user-defined information, which includes videos and documentation relating to the education, training, operations, sales, executive communication and general information for customers, partners and corporate employees Technologies: 

LincTube is developed using Dot Net 3.5, C#, Web Services, Microsoft Expression, MS Smoth Streaming technologies, Silverlight, FFMPEG, SOAP, XML, MDAC, ADO.NET and the development environment in Visual Studio.NET 2008. Microsoft SQL Server 2008 is used at the backend as database.

Responsibilities:  Worked on the real-time video file conversion process. Files from various formats are uploaded to the web server and put in a queue to be converted into Microsoft Smooth Streaming format. Once the files are converted, their thumbnails are generated and video files are showcased on the website shown to the requester using Microsoft Silverlight.


Flytime Tours & Travels Inc., New York, NY.

System Analyst  Manage multiple project efforts 

Research current business needs

Duration: May. 2009–Nov.2009

Code and maintain the company’s website and internal automation systems.

Company’s old website is developed as static website using HTML. New website is being developed using latest ASP.net technologies with SQL server at the backend. It employs technologies like ASP.NET, AJAX, Dot Net Nuke for content management, Web Services for exposure of data, XML, ADO.NET, and using MVC/REST methodology. The development environment used is Visual Studio.NET 2008. Microsoft SQL Server 2005 is used at the backend as database.

The new website uses the Dot Net Nuke web application framework. It features extensible content management through the use of skins and modules. Company’s internal automation system is being developed using VB.NET, C#, Dot Net Remoting, SOAP, XML, MDAC, ADO.NET, Assemblies and the development environment in Visual Studio.NET. Microsoft SQL Server 2005 is used at the backend as databases.

MarketQA (MQA)

Defining operating procedures for project/program along with all project related documentation including Requirement specifications, Use cases, Activity diagrams, Use case models, Vision documents etc.

Provide program content expertise, which may include delivering in-service training and direct programming.

Overview:  MarketQA is a research tool enabling quick and easy tests of both simple and complex financial concepts. 

Client: Thomson Reuters Financials Chicago, IL

Train staff and work as a Software Architect creating, defining, choosing application frameworks and creating component design using UML. Recognize and solve potential problems and evaluate project/program effectiveness

Combining the highest quality normalized financial database with the most powerful research capabilities, MarketQA is the platform of choice for quantitative back testing of fundamental data, building and benchmarking portfolios, and full attribution and optimization.

Technologies: 

MQA was developed using VB.NET, C#, Web Services, SOAP, XML, MDAC, ADO.NET, Assemblies and the development environment in Visual Studio.NET. Microsoft SQL Server 2005 and Pervasive 9 is used at the backend as databases.

Used MS DTS/ MS SQL Server Integration Services for data transformation.

Duration: Aug. 2008–Apr. 2009

Responsibilities:  Worked as a Team lead to devise technical implementations of fixes against tickets generated by the client, after thorough understanding of Business and needs and system architecture. 

Responsibilities also included communication with the client, requirement gathering, system analysis, system design, architecture design and business flow design. Recognize and solve potential problems and evaluate project/program effectiveness.


GREAT Title and Escrow System

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GREAT is an automated title and escrow information management system.

Client: Philip F. Greco Title Mount Clemens, MI

GREAT expedites order entry, document preparation, closing, escrow accounting, file tracking, policy registering and reporting.

Duration: Jun. 2002 – Jul. 2008

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GREAT was developed with the latest .NET technology using VB.NET, Web Services, SOAP, XML, MDAC, ADO.NET, Assemblies and the development environment in Visual Studio.NET. Microsoft SQL Server 2005 is used at the backend as the relational database. Some of the work related to the web was done in ASP.NET.

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Worked as a Technical Project Manager, supervising timelines and resource usage along with designing application architecture. Managed a team of 25+ resources.

Responsibilities also included communication with the client, requirement gathering, system analysis, system design, architecture design and business flow design.

Visited client for deploying prototypes of the system, train people and acquired domain knowledge rapidly to correctly assist the development team in the right direction.

Developed project documentation, Specification documents, UML case designs, Use cases, Sequence diagrams, Activity diagrams and Process flow charts.

Played an active role in actual development of the dashboard application and conducted research work for the new platform.

Developed numerous forms and web services for the front and middle tier, as well as all the stored procedures and triggers at the backend. Designed and implemented data structures, triggers and stored procedures at the backend using TSQL.

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Bug Tracking System (BTS) Client: Descon Information Systems Houston, TX

Duration: Feb. 2002 –May. 2002

Created online business intelligence reports, and charts using Crystal Reports and Dot Net Reporting Services.

Overview:  Bug Tracking System is a powerful, web-based, multi-user program, designed for software development professionals to track error reports and feature requests from initial report through resolution. 

Bug Tracking System includes multi-user security and permissions, a powerful search, robust filtering capabilities, automated email notifications, and more.

It has a powerful, easy-to-use web-based platform that enables instant submission, update and management of bugs, defects and enhancement requests.

Advanced query and reporting features provide development teams with the latest project information and status updates no matter where they may be.

Technologies:  Bug Tracking System was developed using technologies like Active Server Pages 3.0, Visual Basic 6.0, Microsoft SQL server 2000, COM/DCOM, Microsoft Transaction Server 5.0, Internet Information Server 5.0, JavaScript, VBScript and SMTP server. Responsibilities:  Conducted complete System Analysis of the product and designed the application architecture 

Developed various features of the BTS website.

Provided expertise and assistance for a lot of functionalities.

Developed COM/DCOM components using Visual Basic 6.0.

Designed and implemented data structures, triggers and stored procedures at the backend using TSQL.


CureMD.com Client: CureMD.com Inc. New York City, NY Duration: Jan. 2001–Jan. 2002

Overview:  CureMD.com is a Practice management System and allows the healthcare personnel to manage their practices with the power of the web. 

Patients can schedule and check their appointments in the comfort of their own home.

The system manages the patient’s demographics, appointments; check-ins, charges, payments and relations to different plans offered by various Insured parties.

The site features an extensive reporting engine permitting the printing of different profiles and claims.

Fully customizable solution also allows the transfer of Patient charges through the ease of EDI.

Technologies:  The site was developed using Active Server Pages 3.0, Visual Basic 6.0, COM/DCOM Components, Microsoft SQL server 7.0, Microsoft Transaction Server 4.0, Internet Information Server 4.0, JavaScript, VBScript, WAP 1.1, Microsoft Visual Embedded Tools (EVB) and various 3rd party tools. Responsibilities:  Managed a team to develop the website in an offshore environment 

Designed and developed various features of the site along with the system architecture. Provided expertise and assistance for a lot of functionalities.

Worked with the COM components and developed them using Visual Basic 6.0.

Designed and implemented data structures, triggers and stored procedures at the backend as well as the EDI portion which is the final output of the whole flow.

Worked on the version of the same PMS for the Pocket PC using Microsoft Visual Embedded Tools on the Windows CE Environment, making the application totally mobile and accessible. Providers are able to enter patient demographics, schedule appointments and input charges on the go.

Worked on the implementation of the site functionalities over the mobile phones using WAP 1.1 technologies.

As an R&D project, migrated the current ASP site to then newly introduced Microsoft Dot Net Framework 1.0 using ASP.net.


eHomes.com Client: eHomes.com Inc. Laguna Niguel, CA Duration: Jan. 2000–Dec. 2000

Overview:  eHomes.com is an e-commerce website dealing with Real Estate. 

The Internet part allows the user to buy or sell his home, search for a home, bid for a home, coordinate with an agent, browse the latest news about the homes, research a neighborhood, locate a home through interactive maps, upload pictures of his home, and dynamically generate virtual tours, appointment schedules coordinate with the representatives and various other features.

Visitors can communicate with agents, book appointments and even apply online.

The Intranet part deals with the administration of the site and includes a user friendly admin panel to edit, delete, update the features and pricing of the property and upload unlimited properties with photos, virtual tours and appointment calendar.

Powerful search engine lets website visitors find exactly the listing they want.

Different search methods to search for the right house

o Search for home by city, state and area. o Search by MLS # or ad # o Search for by agents and view all their listings o Search for home to rent or for sale o Use advanced search for precision Compare up to 3 listings within search criteria

Set adwatch to automatically send emails when a new listing matches criteria

Clip favorite listing for quick future access

Technologies:  The site was developed using Active Server Pages 2.0, Visual Basic 6.0, COM/DCOM Components, Microsoft SQL server 7.0, Microsoft Transaction Server 4.0, Internet Information Server 4.0, JavaScript, VBScript. Responsibilities:  Managed a team to develop the website in an offshore environment along with the communications and dealings with the USA office. 

Designed and developed various features of the site and facilitated in designing the application architecture. Provided expertise and assistance for a lot of functionalities.

Designed and developed various web pages for the eCommerce site including both WWW User and Admin Access pages, using ASP 2.0 and Visual Interdev.

Worked with the COM components and developed them using Visual Basic 6.0.

Designed and implemented data structures, triggers and stored procedures at the backend using TSQL.

Using the same engine, provided technical assistance to other project teams as well. This included projects like Easywireless.com and eindia.com


Expert Systems Pvt. Limited, PK Duration: Jan. 1997–Dec. 1999

Accomplishments:  Developed CurePlus(+) for CureMD Inc. New York, NY , a healthcare management system that offers integrated, stream-lined access to Practice Management, Medical Records, Business Flow, HealthCare Intelligence, Enterprise scheduling, Patient tracking, Integrated e-mails and Task Management. It offers user friendly Interface, Electronic claims, User Defined Security Levels, Scheduling and billing, multiple fee schedules, Patient demographics, Integrated General Ledger system, Active desktop for fast access to enterprise management, Intelligent reports generator, Custom screen wizards, and Interactive online Help. 

Developed Visual AccountMate Internet Ordering System which is a globally accessible virtual shopping cart for AccountMate Inc. Petaluma, CA.

Developed Visual Expert 98. A fully integrated business automation software, which enhances productivity by integrating all modules including Purchase Order, Accounts Payable, Sales Order, Accounts Receivable, General Ledger, Inventory Control and Bank Reconciliation.

Developed ESGL 2000, a small scale accounting system that offered management of Debtors and creditors, Chart of account management, voucher entry, and detailed analysis reports.

Technologies:  Active server pages, HTML, VB Script, Visual Basic 5, ActiveX, ADO, Visual FoxPro 5.0 and Microsoft SQL Server 6.5 Responsibilities:  Involved in Designing of specifications and application architecture. 

Assisted project manager in making strategic and technical decisions for the products.

Designed and developed the input screens using Visual Basic and Active Server Pages.

Implemented the Business Rules on the Database server and designed data structures, triggers and stored procedures at the backend using TSQL.

Designed and developed the visual and custom class libraries.


Other Skill Highlights Management Skills

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Honors & Awards

Performing the role of Manager PMO / Development Manager, integrating different projects. B2B and B2C assimilation. Adept at latest versions of Microsoft Project, PVCS, Test Director, Microsoft Office, Visio Vast number of projects supervised, including aspects of time planning, resource allocation, WBS and control. Familiar with in and outs of planning, providing and protecting Active member in development of proposals for various prospect projects. Expertise in managing offshore projects and bridging the gap between client’s business requirements and development team’s technical understanding, overcoming cultural and lingual differences. Part of the Software Engineering Process Group responsible for implementation of standard procedures for CMMi/ISO 9001:2000

Retained the Dean's Honor Roll for six semesters during the Bachelors Program Awarded by the Pak-American Institute of Management Sciences for “Excellence in Software Services for Corporate Sector” in 2002. Awarded by Federal Minister for Parliamentary Affairs and Judiciary for “Excellence in Software Development” in 2001.

Trainings

Received training for Effective Project Management based on guidelines of PMI, by a PMI Certified Representative. Received training for CMMi implementation at Descon Information Systems Inc. Received training for Implementing ISO-9001:2000 certification for Xavor Inc. Received training for Effective Communication Skills at Descon Information Systems Inc.

Certifications

Certified Capability Maturity Model (CMM) professional, authorized by Quality Assurance Institute of India. Certified Software Quality Manager (CSQM), authorized by Institute of Quality Control and National University of Science and Technology, PK Cleared eSkill online test for Microsoft Dot Net and MS-SQL Server 2005 Cleared ProveIt online test for Microsoft Dot Net Brainbench Transcript ID# 749957. Certifications include: Active Server Pages Programmer

E-Commerce Concepts Analyst

MS SQL Server Programmer

Visual Basic 6.0 Programmer

Visual InterDev 6.0 Programmer

Visual Basic 5.0 Programmer

Master VBScript 5.5 Programmer

HTML Programmer

High IT Aptitude

Written English

Master Computer PC Essentials User

Academics

2001-2005: B.Sc., Bachelors in Computer Sciences, Newports Institute of Communications & Technology, (CGPA 3.36) 2000-2002: M.Sc., Masters in Computer Sciences, LISSBA College of Computer & Management Sciences, (CGPA 3.40) 1994-1996: B.Sc., Bachelors in Computer Sciences, Institute of Management Sciences (Formerly PakAIMS), (CGPA 3.52)

Teaching Experience

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Conducted a Workshop on Machine Automation at Pro Life 2002. (2002) Assistant Lecturer at Institute of Management Sciences. (1998) Conducted a Workshop on AutoDesk 3D Studio at Institute of Management Sciences. (1996) Assistant Lecturer at Beacon House Informatics. (1997)

Only major projects mentioned; experience also includes several small scale projects.

References available on request.

Umer Pasha Resume (SE)  

Umer Pasha Resume as a Software Engineer

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