Resume

This is my current resume. It can be downloaded in PDF format via this link (you may need to right-click and choose saved linked file as option) – Current PDF Resume

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Sandeep Koorse

2849 Eastlake Ave E, Apt 432
Seattle, Washington 98102
(206) 390-7864
sandeep@koorse.com

 

Summary

Sandeep is a business analyst at the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation. He has previously worked as a ColdFusion engineer for NASA, e-commerce advisor for IBM, business teacher in the US Peace Corps, and a customer relationship management consultant for Accenture. His blend of business process fundamentals and technical background is underscored by excellent communication skills and a passion for the community.

 

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Experience

 

Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (Seattle, WA; Jun 2008 – Present)

Business Analyst supporting IT projects requested by the foundation’s grant-making and operational program areas

  • Analyzing/ documenting current business processes and recommending process improvements
  • Develop the business, functional, and technical requirements needed to ensure that the technology solutions delivered meets the needs of the business
  • Work with project managers, technical resources, and other stakeholders to scope and define projects

 

Accenture (Seattle, WA; Sep 2004 – May 2008)

Consultant specializing in Customer Relationship Management systems with a focus on Siebel

  • Executed projects for diverse clientele: project management for a large software company in Washington, large scale testing for a retail chain in California, data migration for a pharmaceutical firm in Pennsylvania, and end-to-end quality management implementation/training for a major telecommunications giant in Australia
  • Drove requirement gathering sessions for complex existing systems and potential projects
  • Coordinated volunteer activities for the Seattle Office including participation in the flagship Seattle Works Day event
  • Collaborated with a team on training for new hires and introduced successful employee retention programs

 

United States Peace Corps (Nuku’alofa, Tonga; Feb 2002 – Jun 2004)

Business Diploma College Teacher in the Kingdom of Tonga, South Pacific

  • Taught business and computing to over 200 students as part of the New Zealand Diploma of Business Program
  • Managed and performed troubleshooting on a network of 150 computers in Tonga’s Wesleyan School District
  • Developed and implemented children’s computer camps, hardware maintenance workshops, educational software presentations, and grant-writing sessions throughout Tonga
  • Assisted in the management of a computer business and the creation of additional educational literature for classes
  • Served as the elected representative to the committee overseeing Tonga’s Peace Corps grants while advising volunteers on writing successful proposals

 

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Education

University of Texas at AustinClick here for more collegiate details such as internships and organizations (Austin, TX; Dec. 2001)

BBA in Business Honors and Management Information Systems with a Finance minor

  • University Honors (3.7/4.0), GMAT 720 (95%), SAT 1540 (99%), Golden Key Honors Society, Fluor Daniel Scholarship Award, Silver Spurs Volunteer Award, Barbara Jordan Leadership Award Finalist (1998-2000)
  • Leadership positions in Student Government, Student Volunteer Board, Texas Blazers, Men Against Sexual Assault, Cabinet of College Councils, Undergraduate Business Council

 

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Additional Information

  • Fluent in web design with HTML, CSS, ASP, Cold Fusion, and PHP using Microsoft, Adobe, and open source software
  • Conversational in Tongan, French, Arabic, and Kannada
  • Serve on the board of Seattle Works, work on the Simplicity web project for the Queene Anne Help Line, and offer assistance to Seattle’s homeless youth population as a volunteer with Stand Up for Kids
  • Share multicultural experiences and enlist volunteers through US Peace Corps Recruiting

 

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