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Mohammed Alam


Previous positions

  • Quality Engineering & Assurance Analyst at Cognizant
  • Software Test Engineer at Abbott


University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Bachelor of Science (B.S.), Computer Engineering




Ambitious entry-level computer engineer with a strong desire to apply education for root cause analysis. Committed and diverse with the ability to work with all types of personalities. Looking for an opportunity to work with a cutting-edge technology firm.


  • Software QA Engineer II

    Santa Barbara TPG

    September 2019 – Present(1 month)La Jolla, California

  • Quality Engineering & Assurance Analyst


    June 2018 – August 2019(1 year 2 months)Irving, Texas

    • Completed corporate administered training in consulting principles, Java, Oracle SQL, JDBC, JUnit, JSP, and Selenium. • Analyzed client requirements, designed automated test scenarios, triaged defects through Salesforce, and ensured seamless deliveries upon project specifications. • Validated client backend coding through IBM AS/400 and query testing.

  • Software Test Engineer


    May 2018 – June 2018(1 month)Greater San Diego Area

    • Wrote validation test protocols based on software requirement specifications for the Teledyne LeCroy Mercury T2 USB Protocol Analyzer by validating USB bus data sent from a drug test device. • Wrote validation test protocols for the drug test device GUI and reported bugs to the developer through JIRA while dry running the validation tests.

  • Engineering Intern

    May 2017 – May 2018(1 year)Greater San Diego Area

    • Assisted Senior Firmware Engineer with device driver development under Android/Linux system (Projection, Video & Display). • Prepared, checked and coordinated documentation to support component design and application. • Specified system components and directed product modifications to ensure conformance with engineering design and performance specifications. • Presented product at the CES 2018 press release, which featured in TIME Magazine, CNET, and Business Insider.

  • Quality Assurance Intern

    United Airlines

    May 2016 – August 2016(3 months)Willis Tower, Chicago

    • Joined the Alacris Project, a project that implemented CA Technologies Release Automation Software to automate code deployments. • Worked with the Release Manager and DevOps team to automate pre-production deployments. As a result, transformed the deployment process into an Agile environment by automating smoke testing, UAT testing, pre-production testing, etc. • Transferred test cases from HP ALM to Microsoft TFS to fix version control setbacks.

  • App Developer

    WSA Entertainment LLC

    June 2014 – August 2014(2 months)Greater San Diego Area

    • Intern to freelance an application for a nightclub in downtown San Diego. • Worked with Keynotopia to design the iPhone application. • Helped program in Objective-C and integrated XML to implement the iPhone app design.

  • Intern

    WirelessMobiSolution, Inc.

    June 2012 – June 2013(1 year)Greater San Diego Area

    • Filed reports, recorded data, and tested newly developed phones.



  • English

  • Bangla

  • Spanish


  • Operating System Project

    October 2016 – December 2016

    Developed a simple operating system that included support for non-preemptive context switching, segmented memory protection, a simple file system, and drivers for keyboard input, text output and clock.

    Team Members (1):
    • Mohammed Alam
  • Artificial Intelligence Projects

    August 2017 – December 2017

    Worked on projects ranging in search algorithms, game planning, pattern recognition, and stochastic planning.

    Team Members (1):
    • Mohammed Alam

Skills & Expertise

  • Git
  • Leadership
  • Nios II
  • Circuit Design
  • LC-3
  • Selenium
  • Eclipse
  • Project Management
  • Microsoft Excel
  • RTL Design
  • x86 Assembly
  • Public Speaking
  • JUnit
  • Microprocessors
  • Microsoft Office
  • Customer Service
  • Breadboard
  • Marketing
  • Management
  • Project Finance
  • VHDL
  • FPGA
  • Oracle SQL Developer
  • C
  • SystemVerilog
  • Python (Programming Language)
  • Java Database Connectivity (JDBC)
  • C++
  • Social Media
  • Microsoft Word
  • Subversion
  • TTL
  • Encryption
  • Corporate Finance
  • Operating Systems
  • Arduino
  • Java
  • JavaServer Pages (JSP)


University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

  • Artificial Intelligence(ECE 448)
  • Computer Organization and Design(ECE 411)
  • Introduction to Electrical and Computer Engineering(ECE 110)
  • Introduction to Computer Engineering I(ECE 198JL)
  • Introduction to Computer Engineering II(ECE 198KL)
  • Computer Systems Engineering(ECE 391)
  • Algorithms and Models of Computation(CS 374)
  • Analog Signals and Systems(ECE 210)
  • Discrete Structures(CS 173)
  • Virtual Reality(CS 498)
  • Data Structures(CS 225)
  • Power Circuits and Electromechanics(ECE 330)
  • Digital Systems Laboratory(ECE 385)
  • Electricity and Magnetism(Physics 212)
  • Computer Systems and Programming(ECE 220)
  • Probability with Engineering Applications(ECE 313)

Honors & Awards

  • Most Volunteering Hours

    Key Club

    April 2011


  • Ghungroo Dance Company


    August 2014 – Present

  • Indian Student Association


    August 2013 – Present

  • California Scholarship Federation

    Vice President

    August 2011 – May 2013

  • Journal of Youths in Science


    August 2011 – June 2012

  • Debate & Speech Team


    August 2010 – October 2012

  • National Honor Society


    August 2011 – May 2013

Volunteer Experience & Causes

  • Student Volunteer

    Key Club

    August 2010 – May 2013(2 years 9 months)Children

    Volunteered at various elementary schools, carnivals, and family events. Mainly was in charge of concession stands and looking after children in different activities.

Causes Mohammed cares about:

  • Economic Empowerment
  • Politics
  • Science and Technology