BHUSHAN SHAH**** ******** ****, #**
San Gabriel, California 91775
TEAM LEAD / TECHNICAL LEAD / SOFTWARE DEVELOPER
Analyzing & Enhancing Systems & Processes to Meet Business Needs
Versatile Technical and Team Lead with 5+ years of experience spanning a full range of IT operations, software development, system analysis, and database design and management across multiple platforms, languages, and environments.
- Software Development & Engineering
- Programming & Coding
- Requirements Definition
- Website Development & Maintenance
- Team Motivation
- Project Leadership
- Report Development
- Systems Analysis
- Mobile Application Development
- IT/Technology Deployment & Upgrade
- Incremental & Spiral Development Methodologies
- Web-Based Gaming Technology
> Well-equipped with M.S. in Computer Science and solid background developing, enhancing, and supporting high performance back-end, database, and web-based applications.
> Practiced in executing C/C++/C#, Java, and .NET programming.
> Experienced in analyzing and defining complex processes and requirements, creating functional specifications, and delivering scalable architectures and system enhancements.
> Organized, take-charge professional with exceptional follow-through abilities and detail orientation, able to plan and oversee projects from conception to successful conclusions.
> Superior communication and interpersonal skills. Regularly noted for ability to build relations with executives, managers, peers, users, clients and vendors.
USC KECK SCHOOL OF MEDICINE – LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - 2008-PRESENT
Oldest medical school in Southern California; 1200+ FT faculty and 1270+ students.
WEB DEVELOPER II, OFFICE OF RESEARCH ADVANCEMENT (2009-PRESENT)
Promoted to fulfill multiple mission critical roles including website/application development and support, systems analysis, and report generation. Develop and enhance departmental web applications while maintaining and updating content for Research section of overall school website. Collaborate with managers, stakeholders, and users to document business and technical requirements, establish project goals, and provide integrated technology, software, and enhancements. Perform monthly database updates and customize management reports for grants, proposals, expenses, etc.
> Automated and streamlined numerous manual processes, driving significant improvements in office/staff efficiency and productivity by championing new projects and delivering fully functional, scalable websites and applications.
> Noted for maintaining high levels of stability and reliability through skillful management of development lifecycle and definition of repeatable process methodologies.
> Won promotion in less than 1 year by consistently exceeding corporate expectations for leadership, productivity and performance.
> Developed back-end website for critical equipment inventory management utilizing MVC and Entity frameworks.
> Designed back-end application for grant specific data entry and report generation.
> Architected database-driven RSVP application to optimize event management processes.
WEB DEVELOPER (2008-2009)
Co-developed, updated, and maintained university website and web pages for 20 departments, impacting thousands of users including faculty, staff, and students. Designed and developed numerous web applications and enhancements based upon faculty requests and university requirements.
> Acknowledged for engineering Faculty Portal for USC PIBBS, providing staff with capability to efficiently edit and update individual profiles. Subsequently adopted as the standard and benchmark for future development of a new Keck School website.
> Credited with transforming static web pages into dynamic, interactive website for Biomedical and Biological Science Programs (http://www.usc.edu/pibbs/). Triggered dramatic increase in website traffic and user satisfaction.
> Created application portal enabling 1st year medical students to input profile/applicant information on university website while allowing advisors and administrators to evaluate and rank applications on the back end, based upon scores automatically generated by the system.
> Won enthusiastic praise from managers and users for accelerating, streamlining, and increasing accuracy of application and acceptance processes.
> Earned reputation as top performer, consistently delivering large-scale projects, application innovations, and full-functionality on time and within budget.
CHASE COMPUTING LIMITED – SAN GABRIEL, CALIFORNIA - 2009-PRESENT
Small IT consulting and software company specializing workflow and lifecycle process management.
SOFTWARE DEVELOPER / CONSULTANT
Personally recruited by corporate CEO to develop and implement web-based software innovations for internal and external client projects. Executed and monitored solution architecture across all stages of software development life cycle, from initial concept and requirements definition through functional/technical specifications, design, and implementation.
> Designed and implemented proxy server required for large-scale landscaping project encompassing identity location on map with total sq. ft. of surrounding area. Seamlessly supported 800 clients simultaneously and authenticated each request.
> Devised innovative multi-pass template to enable creation of web forms.
> Built Google Mesh-up application to accurately display locations based on specific coordinates.
> Key contributor to design and development of Windows mobile application, “Better BlackJack”, to assist and educate players in game strategy and optimum moves.
Additional experience includes role as Software Developer for DataMatics Technology Ltd. In Mumbai, India (2006-2007). Led team of 3 developers through year-long project focused on development of corporate website allowing vendor partners to perform data entry tasks.
EDUCATION & CREDENTIALS
MASTER OF SCIENCE, COMPUTER SCIENCE
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHERN CALIFORNIA
BACHELOR OF ENGINEERING, COMPUTERS
UNIVERSITY OF MUMBAI, INDIA
Software: Dreamweaver, Eclipse, Fireworks, Editplus, Visual Studio, MS Project, SharePoint
RDBMS: MySql, SQL 2005 & 2008, MS Access
Operating Systems: Windows, Mac, Unix