711 West Belmont Ave # 506 email@example.com
Chicago, IL 60657 (312) 735-6486
Objective To obtain a FT position where I can apply 2+ years of IT hands-on experience which includes programming,
technical support, database design and development, web development and design, as well as proven team
player and organizational skills.
Education Master of Science in Computer Science - DePaul University, Chicago, IL November 2010
Bachelor of Science in Computer Engineering - University of Aleppo, Aleppo, Syria October 2004
Software: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Visio, Eclipse, NetBeans
Operating System: Windows, UNIX
Databases: Access, MYSQL, Oracle SQL Developer, DB4O
Coursework Algorithm Distributed Systems Concepts of Programming Languages
Database Design Database System Implementation Object Oriented Software Development
Database Technology Advanced Database Concept Object Oriented Enterprise Computing
Database programming Document Interchange/Processing Cryptology
Enterprise component Architecture
Course Projects Software Application for Hotel Reservation Project (Object Oriented Software Development)
Developed a class diagram for the product design using Factory method, Abstract Factory, and Decorator
design patterns; developed the application using Java.
Web application for Amtrak's FareFinder reservation system (Object Oriented Enterprise Computing)
Applied the application using JSP as middleware and validation for data.
Web application for Airline registration system (Object Oriented Enterprise Computing)
Programmed the application using MYSQL as a database, and JSP to create 5 pages login, register, search,
display, and confirmation pages.
Web application for shopping card system (Object Oriented Enterprise Computing)
adjusted the application using MYSQL as a database, and JSP actions, tag, expression language to create 5
pages homepage, kid, book, order, and checkout pages; did the design using the MVC architecture.
Research on PostgreSQL database (Advanced Database concept)
Researched PostgreSQL and the implementations of different concepts on it such as inheritance,
polymorphism, binding to C++, indexes, interaction with the client application (JDBC), type behaviors, and
OID; provided the research with examples for each concept.
Video Store Database implementation (Database Programming PL/SQL)
Designed and created 4 tables’ members, video_titles, video_copies, and rentals and insert the information
Created procedure and functions to print the rentals and unreturned videos, check the membership, add a
new member, cancel a member, search for the videos titles, check out and return the videos.
TransUnion LLC, Chicago, IL
Java Developer (Internship) June 2010 – August 2010
Developed an application for reading emails from Exchange sever on Windows operating system and from
UNIX operating system using POP3 service; Applied the application using Java.
Applied an application for creating a ticket for a specific request and email it to the requester; adjusted the
application using Java.
DePaul University, College of Computing & Digital Media, Chicago, IL September 2010 – November2010
Tutor (Full Time Graduate Assistantship) October2009 – June2010
Helped students with their courses and assignments in java, SQL, algorithms, and many database courses.
Also, improved student’s skills in tackling the problems they face in their courses.
Awarded full tuition assistantship based on academic excellence.
DePaul University, Document Services Department, Chicago, IL
General clerk April 2009 – May 2009
Maintained and repaired photocopy machines and provided them with supplies.
Business Optimization Consultants BOC, Aleppo, Syria
Web Developer October 2007– July 2008
Developed and updated web sites using PHP and MYSQL for the Syrian higher education ministry and the
Aleppo horse club www.horseclub-alep.com, www.mhe.gov.sy www.minerva-tours.com .
Created accounts for administrative staff to enable them to update and view reports.
Syrian Web Solution Company, Aleppo, Syria
Web Developer April 2007 – October 2007
Developed web sites using PHP and MYSQL for Orthopedic Syrian Association and Dermatology Syrian
Association. www.sasderm.com , www.orthopaedic-syria.com .
Created dynamic websites to allow the administrators to access the databases and updated information.
Tectronics Company, Aleppo, Syria
Supervisor April 2006 – April 2007
Conducted weekly meetings with Sheraton executive management to update them on progress.
Maintained inventory of audio visual equipment.
Supervised a staff of 6 to install the audio visual equipment in the Sheraton hotel.
Computer Office, Aleppo, Syria Jan 2005 – Sept 2005
Maintained and performed troubleshooting of hardware; installed windows OS and Microsoft applications.
Certificates Advanced SQL Program, DePaul University, Chicago, IL January 2011
Languages Fluent Arabic; Intermediate French
Affiliations Member, PHI KAPPA PHI, DePaul University, Chicago, IL March 2009 - Present