Nadeem Sarwar

Nadeem Sarwar

Work History

Work History
Oct 2007 - Present

Functional Analyst

United Bank Ltd.

Plays major part across Middle East Hub branches in the creation of a new system or a significant enhancement to an existing system; while facilitating to consensus-driven solutions, working with the technical team to determine the scheduling and distribution of development, creating and running a comprehensive testing strategy, new user training and post implementation support.

  • Elicit requirements using interviews, document analysis, requirements workshops, surveys, site visits, business process descriptions, use cases, scenarios, business analysis, task and workflow analysis.
  • Critically evaluate information gathered from multiple sources, reconcile conflicts, decompose high-level information into details, abstract up from low-level information to a general understanding, and distinguish user requests from the underlying true needs.
  • Ensures issues are identified, tracked, reported on and resolved in a timely manner while validating the implemented solution against the created functional specifications.
  • Assists project team throughout the project life cycle. As well as communicate and applies project standards.
Mar 2001 - Jun 2007

I.T Manager - Projects

Oman National Engineering & Investment Co (SAOG)

Administrated comprehensively an in-house developed client-server processing platform to handle Consumer’s Utility System (Electricity/Water) and Financial Management System. Worked with various business units to get their business modules customized most effectively for delivering customer services. Conducted data analysis & migration strategies to determine the best way to upload legacy system data into new system, saving 40% of total project costs by reducing contract programming.

  • Collaborated directly with business client to assess the technical impact of business requirements and to reach consensus on alternative solutions when necessary in an effort to maintain a consistent yet flexible architecture. Worked with and mentored several developers during the development of Utility & Financial system from a Microsoft (VB/.NET) platform to Oracle development tools (Forms/Reports/Graphics) platform.
  • Assess information security risk periodically while conducting functionality and gap analyses to determine the extent to which key business areas and infrastructure comply with statutory and regulatory requirements.
  • Maintains a thorough knowledge of the organization and adheres to all organizational standards. As well as keeps immediate administrators well-informed of activities and recommends corrective actions. Also design and maintain technical project documentation.
Jan 1995 - Feb 2001

Computer Programmer

Oceans Traders

Developed different applications for the clients using Oracle Tools (Reports/Forms). Consults with System Analyst to resolve problems during development & designing phase. Supporting all running application Systems, Installation of software and troubleshooting of applications on the client side.

  • Designed and documented software architecture using UML in Microsoft Visio and ERWin for the clients as well as create technical manuals for the clients.
  • Responsible to conduct different training sessions for the clients and acknowledged for great quality of customer service.
  • Provide comprehensive support on software. Monitor trends and proactively work to prevent client and staff complaints and issues.

Education

Education
Nov 2002 - Dec 2003

Master of Science

American University of Hawaii

GPA 3.75

Coursework include like Managing Information technology, Modern database concepts & designs, E-Business, Software project management, Network & telecommunication concepts, and Research project thesis.

Feb 2001 - Dec 2002

Masters

Karachi University

First Division

Coursework include like Digital computing, Programming languages & Advance models, Operating systems, Database management system, Software engineering, Project management, Artificial intelligence, System modeling and simulation.

May 1998 - Apr 2000

Bachelors

Karachi University

Second Division

Coursework include like Computing in business, Business communication, Advance accounting, Management, Economics, Statistics, Business mathematics & Social sciences.

Skills

Skills

Business Analysation

A discipline to identify business needs and determine solutions to business problems. Often include strategic planning or policy development and process improvement, that are required to achieve strategic goals, including changes to strategies, structures, policies, processes, and information systems. organizational change or strategic planning and policy development.

Database Design & Administration

A discipline which includes development and design of database strategies, monitoring and improving database performance and capacity, and planning for future expansion requirements. They may also plan, co-ordinate and implement security measures to safeguard the database.

Project Management

To achieve the project goals and objectives while honoring the preconceived constraints. Typical constraints are scope, time, and budget. The secondary and more ambitious challenge is to optimize the allocation and integrate the inputs necessary to meet pre-defined objectives.

I.T Management

A discipline through which the value creation is made possible by technology in accordance with its needs and priorities in an organization. This requires the alignment of technology and business strategies. While the value creation for an organization involves a network of relationships between internal and external environments, technology plays an important role in improving the overall value chain of an organization.