Resume

 

 

AHMAD M. ALAM

1929 Randolph Ave.

St Paul, MN  55105

E-Mail: ahmadalam@yahoo.com

 

 

 

EDUCATION

University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, Minnesota

Bachelors Degree in Computer Science & Mathematics  -1991

Masters Degree in Software Engineering – 1999

 

LICENSES

Property & Casualty, Life, Accident & Health licenses – August 2013

 

 

WORK EXPERIENCE

 

Self Employed

  • Singer/songwriter, musician, composer, multi-instrumentalist

  • Released few cds of Bengali and Urdu songs

  • Recently awarded a grant from MN State Arts Board to come up with a recording of English songs addressing the importance of interfaith dialogue. About to release the album called Soldiers of Peace.

  • Played and sang for weddings, cultural shows and other concerts around Twin Cities. 

 

 

American Choice Lending, Minnetonka, MN

Mortgage Consultant

  • Worked with conforming and sub-prime loans from start to finish (that is talking to customers and finding out what they want, showing the best program for them, selling it, taking application, DO or LP application, sending app to appropriate lender, staying in constant touch with customer, sometimes taking care of processing issues myself to get the loan closed.)

  • Dealt with hundreds of lenders and programs to find the best program for the borrower.

 

Alam & Associates, Inc. St. Paul, MN

Real Estate Developer

  • Involved in many real estate assessment and procurement projects.

  • Acted as prime developer for several remodeling projects.

  • Among first to construct manufactured homes in North Minneapolis.

 

Mortgage Investors Corp, Bloomington, MN

Loan Officer

  • Loan officer of the month, the first month employed.

  • Top sales the second month (25 closed loans)

  • Consistently among top three in sales over the following months.

  • Had 3 “hat-tricks”; a hat-trick is 3 sales in one day.

  • Mentored new loan officers.

 

 

Revolution Consulting, Minnetonka, MN

Worked at Verifications, Inc., Minneapolis, MN

Software Engineer

  • Used APS, a proprietary application development tool, which uses OO methodologies, to develop background investigation applications.

  • Was involved with both the front and the back ends. · Was responsible for code, data review and documentation while making sure the application worked the way it should once in production.

 

HB Fuller, Arden Hills, MN

Programmer/Analyst

  • Analyzed and designed portion of the company’s Technical Knowledge Systems (TKS) with Rational Rose.

  • Did development in a Smalltalk integrated development environment.

  • Used Java to develop a company Systems Admin application.

 

eKnowlogie, Minneapolis, MN

Contractor/Consultant

  • Successfully completed a project in Java (Servlets, Javascripts) for Goldman Sachs, using servlets/JDBC.  

  • Modified application for Pfizer that interacted with store procedures in Oracle.

 

Talent Software Services inc., Minneapolis, MN

Consultant

  • Worked for Supervalu on a Gross Profit application with JSPs and Servlets on Weblogic server using Model View Controller architecture.

 

Ulysses Netsolutions, Minneapolis, MN

Software Engineer

  • Part of the team that successfully created the e-commerce website for Reliastar IHateFinancialPlanning.com utilizing Java (JSPs and Servlets) in Jakarta-Tomcat, iPlanet.

  • Used Rational Rose for design and was involved in the entire software life cycle.

 

IBM, Charlotte, NC

IT Specialist

  • Analyzed, designed, generated code, and implemented the presentation part of a banking application called Visual Banker using VisualAge for Java, Rational Rose, DB2, SQL.

  • Worked on application known as Corepoint Bank Transaction Framework creating the withdrawal application using external SGML files, worked  both on the client and  server side.

  • Mentored new hires. 

  • Successfully completed IBM approved Java and VisualAge for Java classes.