Hassan D. Falou


Mobile:   (713) 732-7531
Fax:   (713) 396-3500
Email:   hfalou@dnzh.com
URL:   http://www.dnzh.com




OBJECTIVE

  “Highly motivated and committed senior software analyst developer with over 13 years of professional experience. Managing complex projects end-to-end, in a cross-function environment, from conceptualization to launch. Experienced analyst, able to translate business and product requirements into technical solutions and feature specifications. Deeply responsible person for the design, and delivery of high quality, reliable, sustainable, high performance software to satisfy technical designs and architects for customer solutions and problems.”



KEY STRENGTHS

 
  • Software Development Life Cycle (SDLC)
  • Requirement Gathering, user requirements and business process
  • Functional Specification Design
  • System Design and Development
  • Great Problem Solving Skills
  • Good communication Skills
  • Fast Learner of New Technologies
  • Excellent Trouble Solving and Shooting Skills
  • Creativity
  • Design Prototypes
  • Coach Junior Programmers
  • Work independently with little or no supervision
  • Ability to work across teams
  • High quality standards
  • Work Under Pressure
  • Strong Code Techniques
  • Self-Motivated
  • Great Team Player
  • Interested, passionate and exited to produce tangible results
  • Deconstruct Problems in a series of simple instructions
  • Analytical mind
  • Organize and prioritize work load



TECHNICAL PROFICIENCY

  Database
 
  • Microsoft Access (97 / 2000 / 2003 / 2007 / 2010) 11 years
  • Microsoft SQL Server (2000 / 2005 / 2008 R2) 11 years
  • MySQL (4.x / 5.x) 7 years
  • OODB Technologies 2 years
  • Oracle 2 years

  Operating Systems
 
  • Linux 2+ years
  • Microsoft Windows NT 4.0 / 2000 / XP / Vista Business & Ultimate / 7 Professional & Ultimate (32-bit, & 64-bit) 13 years
  • Microsoft Windows Server (NT 4.0 / 2000 / 2003 / 2008 R2) 10 years
  • MS-DOS (3.x - 7.x) 3 years
  • PalmOS 4.x 1 year
  • Unix (SUN Solaris) 2 years
  • WAP 3 years

  Programming Technologies
 
  • Ajax 3 years
  • C (ANSI, Unix, Borland) 3 years
  • Cobol 3 years
  • C++ 4 years
  • C# 5 years
  • Foxpro 2 years
  • Java:
    • Apache Tomcat 5 years
    • ApacheSOAP 5 years
    • Applets 2 years
    • COBRA 2 years
    • J2SE 1.4.x 3 years
    • JDBC 2 years
    • JSP 2 years
    • Servlets 2 years
  • JQuery 4 years
  • Microsoft .NET Framework SDK (v1.1 / v2.0 / v3.0 / v4.0) 5 years
  • Microsoft Sharepoint (2007 / 2010) 1 year
  • Microsoft Visual Studio (2000 / 2005 / 2008 / 2010) 10 years
  • Pascal 7.x 2 years
  • Perl 4.x / 5.x (Unix / ActivePerl) 5 years
  • SQL Plus (Unix) 2 years
  • UML 10 years
  • Visual Basic (4 / 5 / 6 / .NET) 10 years
  • XML 7 years

  Internet Client-side
 
  • DHTML (JavaScript 1.x / CSS) 5 years
  • HTML 13 years / WML 3 years
  • Microsoft Front Page (97 / 2000 / 2003 / 2007) 3 years
  • MSIE / Netscape 11 years

  Internet Server-side
 
  • ASP 11 years / ASP.NET 6 years/ CGI 5 years / C#.NET 6 years/ SSI 3 years/ Jave Servlets 2 years / JSP 3 years / PHP 7 years / Perl 5 years / VB.NET 6 years
  • FTP 11 years / HTTP 13 years / HTTPS 13 years / SMTP 9 years / TCP/IP 3 years / WAP 3 years
  • Tomcat (6.x / 7.x) 3 years
  • Web Services 6 years

  Multimedia
 
  • Adobe Master Collection:
    • Acrobat Professional (6 / 7 / 8 / 9 / 10) 7 years
    • Dreamweaver (2004 / CS3 / CS5 / CS5.5) 7 years
    • Fireworks (2004 / CS3 / CS5) 7 years
    • Flash Professional (2004 / CS3 / CS5 / CS5.5) 7 years
    • Flash CS5 Video Encoder 2 years
    • Photoshop Extended (2004 / CS3 / CS5) 2 years
  • Microsoft Software:
    • PowerPoint (97 / 2000 / 2003 / 2007 / 2010) 10 years
    • Visio (2000 / 2003 / 2007 / 2010) 5 years

  Reporting Software:
 
  • Crystal Reports 2008 1 year



EDUCATION

  Graduate Programming & Database courses in Computer Science @ UHCL.
  Advanced Courses in Computer Science @ WCJC Sugar Land.
  M.S. in Computer Science @ University Of Science in Beirut, Lebanon.



PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

PERMANENT JOBS (May 1995 - Up to now)

  1- Software Engineer (February 2011 - Current)
  ContentACTIVE LLC ( http://www.contentactive.com )
Designed & implemented Web database applications with fully CMS integration for both web and mobile users:
  Live Yard Web Site
Redesigned & develop Live Yard website - full CMS integration (UNDER DEVELOPMENT)...
*(currently under development!)*
List of software used:
 
  • Ajax
  • ASP
  • ASP.NET
  • JQueries
  • SQL Server 2008 R2
  Houston Pavillions Mobile Site
Mobilize the Houston Pavillions website - created both mobile and pad formats (LIVE/PUBLIC)...
*(view mobile site!)*
List of software used:
 
  • ASP.NET
  • JQuery
  PKF Texas Mobile Site
Mobilize the PKF Texas website - created both mobile and pad formats (LIVE/PUBLIC)...
*(view mobile site!)*
List of software used:
 
  • ASP.NET
  • SQL Server 2008 R2
  Greater Houston Partnership Mobile Site
Mobilize the Greater Houston Partnership website - Membership & Events fully integrated for mobile users registration (LIVE/PUBLIC)...
*(view mobile site!)*
List of software used:
 
  • ASP
  • SQL Server 2008 R2
  • Web Services / SOAP
  Greater Houston Partnership Web Site
CMS integration for both Events & Committees for Greater Houston Partnership website (LIVE/PUBLIC)...
*(view web site!)*
List of software used:
 
  • ASP
  • SQL Server 2008 R2
  • Web Services / SOAP
  PBK Web Site
Redesigned & develop PBK website - full CMS integration (UNDER DEVELOPMENT)...
*(currently under development!)*
List of software used:
 
  • ASP
  • JQueries
  • SQL Server 2008 R2

  2- Computer Programmer & Systems Analyst (June 2001 - February 2011)
  Accurate Control Co., LLC ( http://www.accuratecontrol.com )
Performed various technical activities including programming, system administration, and database management; developed of programs for American standards equivalency to Saudi Arabian standards for electrical products and controls and vice versa; also designed & implemented Web database applications:
  Servers / Desktops / Laptops / Printers maintenance
Maintain updates/upgrades...
List of devices used:
 
  • Dell PowerEdge, and IOMEGA (StorCenter ix4-200d) Servers
  • Dell Dimension/OptiPlex/Vostro Desktops
  • Dell Inspiron/Latitude/Precision/Vostro Laptops
  • Canon iR5020, Dell Color Laser 1320c, HP LaserJet (1320n, & P1505n) Printers
  Activant Prophet 21
Maintain software updates/upgrades, and build from the simple to the complex reports...
List of software used:
 
  • Microsoft Windows Server 2003
  • Microsoft SQL Server 2000
  • Microsoft Office Access 2003
  • Microsoft Office Excel 2003
  • Adobe Acrobat Professional v7
  Data Management System
This program has been designed for the purpose of having all Products, Projects, & Services online for our customers to have overall pictures of all what we offer, and to navigate from the Product Group Categories down to a single product and vice versa...
List of software used:
 
  • ASP
  • Microsoft Access 2000
  Item Number Configurator
This program has been designed to help our salesman generating quotes (Item Number and Prices) on the fly based on customizations provided by the customer...
*(view snapshot!)*
List of software used:
 
  • ASP.NET (C#.NET)
  • Microsoft Access 2000
  Online Shopping Store
This program has been designed to help our company's clients making orders in a very convenient way right from their home/business computers; no more hassle waiting on the phone for the next representative. Based on the same concept of any other shopping store, customers can add/modify/delete items from their carts, and finally procced to check out when they are ready...
List of software used:
 
  • ASP
  • JavaScript
  • Microsoft Access 2000
  • VB
  Database Search
The simpliest Web Database Search that helps our company's clients finding the products they are looking for in a very convenient way. This search is based on products information which are updated frequently to provide more accuracy...
List of software used:
 
  • ASP
  • JavaScript
  • Microsoft Access 2000
  • VB
  AccuBuck
Online customers are asked to apply for AccuBuck accounts; however only the qualified ones receive an account id. Qualification are determined by the managments. Any account holder will be able to check his/her account balance online after being authenticated. The more they buy, the more money will be added into their balances; once the balance reaches a specific amount, the account holder will be eligible to receive a gift card...
List of software used:
 
  • ASP
  • JavaScript
  • Microsoft Access 2000
  • VB

  3- DBA & Webmaster (February 2001 - Up to now)
  Gulf Greyhound Park ( http://www.gulfgreyhound.com )
Redesigned & converted all Access 2000 databases to SQL Server 2000 databases. Upgraded & converted Access 97 databases to Access 2000 databases. Designed & implemented Web database applications for both internet and intranet:
 
  Les Bois Park ( http://www.lesboispark.com ) (May 2011 - Up to now)
Created & designed a new web site using the advantage of ASP.NET, JQuery and SQL Server 2000 database. Maintaining & updating the Gulf Coast Racing web site.
Designed & implemented Web database applications:
 
  Gulf Coast Racing ( http://www.gulfcoastracetrack.com ) (July 2009 - Up to now)
Created & designed a new web site using the advantage of ASP.NET and SQL Server 2000 database. Maintaining & updating the Gulf Coast Racing web site.
Designed & implemented Web database applications:
 
  Gillespie ( http://www.racebarn.com ) (May 2003 - Up to now)
Created & designed a new web site using the advantage of ASP and SQL Server 2000 database. Maintaining & updating the Race Barn web site.
Designed & implemented Web database applications:
 

  4- Programmer & Web Designer (August 1999 - May 2001)
  CNS Systems, Inc. ( http://www.cans.net )
Used of Microsoft databases such as Access and Excel to create some intranet database applications. Also developed and produced Web sites for clients:
  Sunnami Co.
List of software used:
 
  • Macromedia Flash 4.0
  GP Technical Services Inc.
List of software used:
 
  • DHTML
  • FrontPage 2000
  • JavaScript
  Holiday Express Hotel
List of software used:
 
  • DHTML
  • HTML 4.0
  • JavaScript

  5- Programmer & Software Analyst (October 1996 - March 1997)
  Computer Island ICC, Inc.
Designed and implemented commercial software programs for Payroll, Inventory and Sales Management. Trained the stuff of corporate clients on these programs
...
List of software used:
 
  • C++
  • FoxPro2.6

  6- Data Management & Trouble Shooting (May 1995 - September 1996)
  Tabbara Co. ( http://www.stcitabbara.com.lb )
(STCI - Société Tabbara Pour Le Commerce Et L’Industrie S.A.L.)
Created complex reports, in addition to redesigned some of the old reports layout to satisfy special needs.
  Food Storage
This program has all the information of all food products (i.e. Butter, Cheese, Honey, Margarine, Mild and Vegetal) which are stored in multiple refrigerated warehouses according to different temperature storages and certain categories...
List of software used:
 
  • C++
  • FoxPro2.6

SIDE(PART-TIME) JOBS (May 2003 - Up to now)

  1- Webmaster (March 2011 - Up to now)
  L&V Ultimate Style ( http://www.lvultimatestyle.com )
Created & designed the LVultimatestyle.com website...
 

  2- Webmaster (October 2009 - Up to now)
  eVisa Center ( http://www.evisacenterco.com )
Created & designed the eVisaCenterCO.com website...
 
  • Main Website - (Adobe Acrobat 9 Extended, and Adobe Dreamweaver CS5)

  3- IT Manager (June 2009 - Up to now)
  Energy Holdings International, Inc. ( http://www.energyhii.com )
Created & designed the EnergyHII.com website...
 
  • Build/Maintain Documents Management System, and maintain Backups/Files/Printings Servers - (Microsoft Windows Server 2008 R2, and IOMEGA StoreCenter ix4-200d)
  • Main Website - (ASP.NET, SQL Server 2008 R2, Microsoft Office Professional Plus 2010, and Adobe CS5 Master Collection)

  4- Webmaster (January 2009 - Up to now)
  SA International ( http://www.sainternational.us )
Re-designed SA International website...
 

  5- DBA & Webmaster (October 2008 - October 2010)
  Sharia Academy Of America ( http://www.shariaacademy.com/Houston )
Designed/Created Sharia Academy Of America Houston Branch website...
 

  6- DBA & Webmaster (April 2008 - January 2010)
  Buy PC Soft ( http://www.buypcsoft.com )
Designed/Created/Setup the following applications/programs for the buypcsoft.com web site...
*(website is currently offline!)*
 
  • RSS Feeds - (ASP and SQL Server 2000)
  • Ads Manager - Setup server, install all required software "Perl, PHP, and MYSQL" to run the application, and configured the Ads Manager application - (PHP and MYSQL)

  7- DBA & Webmaster (April 2008 - June 2008)
  Elkour Movers ( http://www.elkourmovers.com )
Designed/Created Elkour Movers website...
*(website is currently offline!)*
 

  8- DBA & Webmaster (December 2007 - June 2008)
  Coastal Orthodontics ( http://www.coastalorthodontics.org )
Designed/Created Coastal Orthodontics website...
 

  9- DBA (September 2007 - May 2008)
  PSC ( http://www.pscnow.com )
Designed/Created Tank Tracking System database fully integrated with forms / queries / reports...
*(view snapshots!)*
 

  10- DBA & Webmaster (February 2007 - April 2008)
  Beyond Eleganza ( http://www.beyondeleganza.com )
Designed/Created Beyond Eleganza website...
*(website is currently offline!)*
 

  11- DBA & Webmaster (April 2006 - April 2008)
  Marrakech Arts ( http://www.marrakecharts.com )
Building and Designing marrakecharts.com E-Commerce web site...
 

  12- Webmaster (October 2006 - December 2006)
  Apartment Bunny ( http://www.apartmentbunny.com )
Redesigning the apartmentbunny.com web site...
*(website is currently offline!)*
 

  13- DBA & Webmaster (January 2006 - August 2006)
  Quick Wait ( http://www.quickwait.com )
Building and Designing quickwait.com using the latest .NET framework technology...
 

  14- DBA & Webmaster (January 2006 - June 2007)
  ABC Diamond Exchange ( http://www.abcdiamondexchange.com )
Building and Designing abcdiamondexchange.com E-Commerce web site...
*(website is currently offline!)*
 

  15- DBA & Webmaster (December 2005 - January 2006)
  SESSION ( http://www.evpest.com )
Converted the EVPest web databse application to SESSION, and fixed some bugs in both ASP codes and SQL Server 2000 database...
*(latest updated version! This application has been discontinued due to lack of security!)*

  16- DBA & Webmaster (December 2005 - Up to now)
  Maxim Agent ( http://www.maximagent.com )
Built and Designed maximagent.com web site using the .NET framework technology...
*(currently under development phase!)*
 

  17- Webmaster (September 2005 - October 2005)
  MSA @ TX State - San Marcos. ( http://www.txstatemsa.org )
Building and Designing txstatemsa.org web site...
 
  • MSA - (PHP, Flat Text Database, C#.NET and XML Webservice)

  18- DBA & Webmaster (August 2005 - Up to now)
  eFloors2GO ( http://www.efloors2go.com )
Building and Designing eFloors2GO.com E-Commerce web site, and configuring PayPal & Google Checkout as payment methods ...
 
  • Administrator Menu - (PHP and MYSQL)
  • Main Website - (ASP and MYSQL)
  Floors By Armstrong ( http://www.floorsbyarmstrong.com )
Building and Designing eFloors2GO.com E-Commerce web site...
*(website is currently offline!)*
 
  • Administrator Menu - (PHP and MYSQL)
  • Main Website - (ASP and MYSQL)

  19- DBA & Webmaster (February 2005 - Up to now)
  Castle Furniture ( http://www.castlefurniture.com )
Redesigning castlefurniture.com from the ground up to bring it to top level using the latest web technology...
 
  • Administrator Menu - (ASP and MYSQL)
  • Main Website - (ASP, Flash CS4, PHP, and MYSQL)

  20- DBA & Webmaster (October 2004 - June 2007)
  Cobait ( http://www.cobait.net )
Designed & implemented Web Database Applications for Cobait.net, and some of its clients:

  E-Commerce   [LPR Services ( http://www.lprservices.net )]
The "E-Commerce" system will be implemented to sell software online based on licenses / services / supports. MediSoft software will be in particular the first one to be used in the "E-Commerce" system; more software will be added in the future...
 
  Tuscan Bid Site   [Cobait ( http://www.cobait.net )]
*(Queued!)*
 
  Work Tracking   [Cobait ( http://www.cobait.net )]
The "Work Tracking" system has been designed to help the company and its employees keep tracking of all work orders. The administrator can add/change access control/delete users (Employees). There are three types of Employees (admin, add or modify, view or read only); based on their access control, the Employees can be given access to certain actions (ie. Employees with "view or read only" access can only view the list of Customers; on the other hand other types of Employees can add/view/delete Customers)...
 
  File Systems   [Northwest Petroleum Lp. ( http://www.northwestpetroleum.com )]
Building an online "File Systems" system with all managment features (i.e. add, edit, delete, and search) included. Two types of users can use the system; some with "view access only", and others with "full access". The administrator can add, change access control, and delete users...
 

  21- DBA & Webmaster (August 2004 - November 2004)
  Executive Limousine Sedan Rental, Co. ( http://www.limosedan.com )
Designed & implemented Web Database Applications for Executive Limousine Sedan Rental, Co.:

  Executive Limousine Sedan Rental, Co.   [( http://www.limosedan.com )]
Redesigning limosedan.com using the .NET framework technology...
 
  • Limo Sedan - (ASP, Flash MX 2004, MYSQL, and VB.NET)
  Executive Limousine Sedan Rental, Co.   [( http://www.elsrental.com )]
Designed and built elsrental.com from scratch, and inhanced it with two web databse applications...
*(website is currently offline!)*
 

  22- DBA & Webmaster (August 2004 - October 2004)
  Perfumes Galaxy ( http://www.perfumesgalaxy.com )
Rewriting all VB codes for all the asp pages found on the web site including both the Root & the Catalog Administrator Menus; in addition to redesigning all the databases for perfumesgalaxy.com...
 
  • Root Administrator Menu - (ASP, JavaScript, and SQL Server 2000)
  • Catalog Administrator Menu - (ASP, JavaScript, and SQL Server 2000)

  23- DBA & Webmaster (June 2003 - January 2004)
  Houston Apartment Locating, Co. ( http://www.houstonapartmentlocating.com )
Designed and built houstonapartmentlocating.com from scratch, and inhanced it with a web databse application...
 

  24- DBA & Webmaster (May 2003 - Up to now)
  EpiConsults Inc. ( http://www.epiconsults.com )
Designed & implemented Web Database Applications for EpiConsults Inc., and some of its partners:

  Tropical Diseases Task Force   [TDTF ( http://www.tropicaldiseasestaskforce.org )]
Maintaining & updating tropicaldiseasestaskforce.org website...
 
  Mailing List   [Med-Expertise, LLC. ( http://www.med-expertise.com )]
Created a Mailing List system for "Med-Expertise, LLC." (EpiConsults Inc. partner), subscribers to Med-Expertise, LLC. Mailing List will enjoy a free weekly newsletter of all the latest headlines / top stories along with their direct links; they could also unsubscribe at any time if you are not completely satisfied...
 
  PayPal Payment   [EpiConsults Inc. ( http://www.epiconsults.com )]
In order to check EpiConsults Inc. archives, and have a COMPLETE access to ALL its articles; you have to fill in the requested form, and process your payment with PayPal for a 12 months subscription plan...
 
  Mailing List   [EpiConsults Inc. ( http://www.epiconsults.com )]
Subscribe to EpiConsults Inc. Mailing List, and enjoy a free weekly newsletter of all the latest headlines/top stories; you could also unsubscribe at any time if you are not completely satisfied...
 
  Daily Headlines Archives   [EpiConsults Inc. ( http://www.epiconsults.com )]
EpiConsults Inc. Daily Headlines Archives are cached in massive databases along with its related articles on a daily basis...
 
  Top Stories   [EpiConsults Inc. ( http://www.epiconsults.com )]
EpiConsults Inc. Top Stories are collected from different Medical-Law related web sites on a daily basis...
 
  Daily Headlines   [EpiConsults Inc. ( http://www.epiconsults.com )]
EpiConsults Inc. Daily Headlines are collected from different Medical-Law related web sites on a daily basis...
 




REFERENCES

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Last Revised: August 01, 2011