Benjamin Tigano Developer at Large


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  • Aug. 2010, Bachelor of Science (Summa Cum Laude, 3.96 GPA, Dean's List)
    Major: Information Systems Management
    Bridgewater State University - Bridgewater, MA

  • Dec. 2008, Associate of Science (Magna Cum Laude, 3.6 GPA, Dean's List)
    Major: Computer Information Systems
    Bristol Community College - Fall River, MA 02720

  • Dec. 2008, Associate of Science (Magna Cum Laude, 3.6 GPA, Dean's List)
    Major: Computer Science
    Bristol Community College - Fall River, MA 02720

  • Dec. 2008, Certificate of Accomplishment (Magna Cum Laude, 3.6 GPA, Dean's List)
    Major: Computer Programming
    Bristol Community College - Fall River, MA 02720

  • Jun. 2004, High School Diploma
    Taunton High School - Taunton, MA 02780


  • May 2009, Zend Certified Engineer (ZCE) - PHP ZCE: Benjamin Tigano

Awards & Recognitions

  • Bristol Community College, 2009 - CIS Department: Curriculum Award

  • Bristol Community College, 2009 - Computer Science: Problem Solving through Programming

  • Embrace Home Loans, 2009 - Teammate of the Year Award

  • Bridgewater State College, 2010 - National Honor Society Nomination (Sigma Beta Delta)

Work Experience

  • August 2008 - Present, Solutions Architect
    Embrace Home Loans, Inc. Newport, RI 02842
    Working on a small development team in the Information Services department developing enhancements and additions to the loan origination system (LOS) and related applications in a C# .NET, SQL Server environment. Enhanced imaging systems, integrated XML and SOAP web services into the LOS, as well as optimized and enhanced sales data pipelines utilized by all sales staff. Started in an entry-level developer position, and promoted to senior-level after 13 months of employment.

  • June 2005 - August 2008, AOI Programmer, Software Developer
    CASE Assembly Solutions, Inc. Easton, MA 02375
    Worked in the engineering department, processing documentation from customers for new assemblies and generating machine placement programs. Designed all inspection recipe programs for automated optical inspection equipment. Establishing continuous improvement projects for ISO certification as well as maintaining various ISO documents. Lead developer of a web-based, in-house quality monitoring system driven from statistical process control data, and also lead developer of a new job tracking software system, with customer login portal.


CSS Beginner Current 3 years
Javascript Beginner Current 4 years
PHP Intermediate Current 6 years
X/HTML Intermediate Current 4 years
AJAX Intermediate Current 4 years
VB.Net Intermediate July 2008 3 years
C#.Net Intermediate Current 8 years
SQL (Oracle, MySQL, MSSQL) (ADO & ODBC) Intermediate Current 11 years


  • Available upon request.
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