RESUME

 

SHAFIQUR REHMAN

 

(Brainbench Certified ORACLE DEVELOPER 2000 PROGRAMMER)

KFUPM BOX # 767, DHAHRAN 31261, SAUDI ARABIA

Tel.: 0096638606129 Fax: 0096638606129

E-mail: srehman@kfupm.edu.sa

 

PROFESSIONAL SKILLS

 

      Promising leadership and research skills

      More than 15 years programming experience

      In-depth knowledge of ORACLE 6, ORACLE 7.3, and ORACLE 8 database, Developer/2000 and Developer 6, PL/SQL, and WebDB (More than 6 years)

      Web pages development (2 years)

      Development of 2 and 3 tier database applications (More than 6 years)

      Technical reports, progress reports/letters, user manuals, and research papers writing (17 years)

      Possess excellent analytical and problem solving skills

 

ACCOMPLISHMENTS

 

      Learned Oracle (6,7, and 8) and its products (Forms, Reports, Graphics, management tools) by self study and used them to develop database tables, data entry forms, and output reports for different projects successfully and satisfactorily.

      Attended a week-long short course on SQL*PLUS offered by the Saudi Oracle.

      Designed and developed a management information system for the Research Institute of the King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia. The institute employs more than 350 employees (150 researchers and rest supporting staff). The system consists of more than 30 tables, an equal number of data entry forms and a number of reports supported by graphics.

      Developed a weekly time sheet report database used by the researchers to report their hours (regular and non-regular) used on different activities during the week. Also designed reports for the management to facilitate them about the time utility of the researchers on different activities.

      Wrote SQL text to create tables, users, and roles.

      Designed and developed applied research management support system for the Research Institute of the university. The institute consists of seven centers providing services to the industrial needs of the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. These centers carry out the research projects for the Kingdom. The system is capable of providing the accounting cycle of each project. It consists of more than 40 tables storing information about employees, project budgeting, commitments, revenue recognition, liability liquidation, laboratory services, etc. Reports were developed for centers and top management to provide project profitability, fiscal control, cash flows and many more.

      Provided training to Oracle database end-users.

      Completed many client funded projects for Royal Saudi Air Force, Saudi Basic Industries Corporation (SABIC), SAUDI ARAMCO to name a few.

      Involved in the write up of project related reports (25) (Details on request).

      Published research papers (35) in International Journals and conference proceedings (Details on request).

      Presented around 9 research papers at national and international conferences (Details on request).

      Secured OUTSTANDING or EXCELLENT grades in the personnel evaluation for entire period of association with the Research Institute.

 

WORK HISTORY

 

1999 Till date

Research Engineer at the Center for Engineering Research, The Research Institute, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.

         Designed and developed Applied Research Management Support System for the Research Institute of the university using ORACLE 8 and Developer 2000.

         Designed and developed a database for a private company in Riyadh on MS Access. Used Visual Basic 6.0 to develop data entry forms and design output reports.

         Designed and developed Web Site using MS FrontPage 98 for the Center of Engineering Research of the Research Institute.

         Completed a research study for SABIC industries related to steel rebar corrosion.

         Developed more than 15 research proposal based on request for proposal from various clients.

         Developed computer programs for project related data analysis.

         Wrote seven project reports submitted to clients.

 

1991 1999

IT Development Engineer at the Center for Communications and Computer Research, The Research Institute, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.

         Designed and developed management information system for the research institute of the university using ORACLE 7.3 and ORACLE*FORMS, ORACLE*REPORTS, ORACLE*GRAPHICS, etc.

         Developed personal home page using FrontPage 98.

         Collected and analyzed surface and upper air meteorological data at various meteorological data collection sites for anomalous propagation study.

         Wrote many progress and technical reports submitted to the clients.

         Published and presented many technical research papers in International Journals, Proceedings, and Conferences.

 

1986 1991

Mechanical Engineer at the Metrology, Standards, and Materials Division, The Research Institute, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.

         Developed FORTRAN application for the prediction of meteorological parameters in the planetary boundary layer on VAX mini computer.

         Collected and analyzed surface and upper air meteorological data at various meteorological data collection sites for anomalous propagation study.

         Wrote many progress and technical reports submitted to the clients.

         Published and presented many technical research papers in International Journals, Proceedings, and Conferences.

 

1983 1986

Research Assistant in the department of Mechanical Engineering, King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia.

         Completed M.S. in Mechanical Engineering

         Developed Fortran program for the prediction of dense jets trajectories discharged into water bodies for optimal dilution of salinity and temperature.

         Wrote many progress and technical reports submitted to the clients.

         Published and presented many technical research papers in International Journals, Proceedings, and Conferences.

 

EDUCATION

 

      Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from Mechanical Engineering Department of the King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals, Dhahran, Saudi Arabia (1985).

         Passed with 3.85 GPA out of 4.0.

         Assisted the department in teaching, research, and grading.

      Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering (Honors), Zakir Husain College of Engineering and Technology, Aligarh Muslim University Aligarh, India (1981).

         Passed with first division and second position in order of merit.

      Bachelor of Science in Physics (Honors), Faculty of Physics, Aligarh Muslim University Aligarh, India (1977).

         Passed with first division and first position in order of merit.

         Received university medal for first position.

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

 

      Member of Oracle Technology Network (OTN).

      Member of Database Technology Group at KFUPM.

      Member of International Solar Energy Society (ISES).

      Member of Solar Energy Society of India (SESI).

      Member of Saudi Environmental Society

      Member of Institution of Engineers India (Ltd.) (IEI).

      Member of American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME).

 

PERSONAL INFORMATION

 

      Indian National, Muslim, Married. Willing to relocate

      Date of Birth: 4th June 1959

      Interests: Reading & Writing, Playing Badminton

 

REFERENCES

 

Will be provided on request.