Zeeshan Zaffar | Elance
Last Sign-in: Aug 1, 2015

Zeeshan Zaffar

Microsoft Certified SharePoint/ASP.NET Developer
   United States
  |   Hoffman Estates, IL
  |  4:21 pm Local Time


I have 5+ years of administration and development experience of SharePoint 2007/2010 and O365. I also have 10+ years of experience in designing and building ASP.NET/C#/SQL Server custom web applications. I have multiple Microsoft Certifications in both SharePoint and ASP.NET development and architecture. I have been serving my clients, ranging from large enterprises to a medium size companies, in the Chicagoland area for over 15 years and has built a strong reputation for being an extremely professional and a competent consultant.

Working knowledge of object oriented concepts and all phases of software life cycle; requirements gathering, designing, building, testing, production implementation and support.

Highly productive and responsible individual who focuses on delivering high quality work with honesty and credibility that meets and exceeds clients expectations.

Service Description
AS a SharePoint developer I have helped several clients migrate from MOSS 2007 to SharePoint 2010. I have also set up a new SharePoint 2010 farm from scratch with having distinct web front end (WFE) , application and DB servers.

My main backgroud is development and I have a huge passion for it. I did ASP.NET web and client server development for over 10+ years before moving to SharePoint 2007 and 2010 development. I have developed complex webparts, workflows, event receivers, custom layout pages, infopath forms, timer jobs and etc.

I recently built a custom solution for a client that automated creation of new sites on O365 (SharePoint on Cloud) along with adding necessary permissions based on predefined templates.
Microsoft Certified SharePoint 2010 Developer
Awarded: 2011
Microsoft Certified Windows SharePoint Developer
Awarded: 2009
Microsoft Certified Application Developer (MCAD)
Awarded: 2008
Microsoft Certified Solution Developer (MCSD)
Awarded: 2001
Roosevelt University
Masters in Computer Science
2010 - 2012
Southwest Missouri State University
Bachelor in Computer Scienct
1992 - 1996
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Zeeshan Zaffar | Elance

Zeeshan Zaffar