Hello! I'm Zamar,

IT Consultant
Based In Chicago.

Yes, the city proper.

About Me

I have a passion for solving problems, improving my skills, and working with people I can learn from.

IT Solutions Consultant. Computer Science graduate with a strong educational and professional background, including formal experience as an IT Systems and Software Development Intern.
In my spare time I love attending music festivals and concerts, cycling, slacklining, strength training, playing guitar, and reading.

Education and Work


Northeastern Illinois University

Bachelor of Science in Computer Science
Minor in Applied Mathematics

  • Grade: 3.64 GPA, Cum Laude
  • Societies: NEIU Computer Science Society, Google Student Developer Club


Oakton College

Associate in Science
Concentration in Math & Computer Science


Lane Tech College Prep

High School Degree
Go Lane Go!

September 2023 - Present (6 mo)


IT Solutions Consultant

  • Spearheaded client-focused IT solutions including Linux server configuration and administration, system backups and restoration, and computer hardware installation and repair, driving enhanced system efficiency and reliability.
  • Climate Change Initiative: Assisting with the development of a data analysis platform dedicated to monitoring air quality. This project aims to provide actionable insights for climate change mitigation, leveraging advanced data analytics to track environmental health indicators.
  • March 2023 - Aug 2023 (5 mo)

    Chicago Apartment Place

    Maintenance Office Assistant

  • Handled maintenance requests from tenants in 60+ properties, primarily in the Lakeview area.
  • Directed a maintenance crew of 10+ to make repairs, paint, do carpentry, and other related jobs.
  • Worked primarily in Microsoft Excel building and maintaining spreadsheets for property information, sales information, orders, maintenance schedules, and other sensitive and important data.
  • Performed light tech support on office technology and network.
  • September 2022 - November 2022 (3 mo)

    Coast Sushi Bar

    Front of House/Server

  • Took tables and reservations, seated parties, bussed tables and ran food, placed and packed carryout orders taken over the phone and in-person, and attended to all front of house maintenance and management duties in a busy, upscale establishment oftentimes only with one or two other people on the floor working with me.
  • February 2022 - November 2023 (9 mo)

    Straight Up Movers

    Administrative Assistant/Sales

  • Called leads to sell potential customers on moving services, usually in the range of a few thousand dollars per job.
  • Performed tech support and repair for office computers, printers, and other miscellaneous technology.
  • Managed office responsibilities which included filling out reports and other paperwork, cleaning office, handling mail, and making sure office supplies were stocked.
  • June 2021 - December 2021 (6 mo)


    IT Systems and Software Development Intern
    (Fully Remote)

  • Worked fully remote to help transition company ERP to Microsoft cloud services and products. Reported directly to IT director and higher corporate leadership.
  • Built data visualization dashboards and pipelines using Python in conjunction with MS PowerBI to visualize and recognize trends in company sales and logistics data.
  • Provided remote tech support for all employees, including higher corporate leadership.
  • Trained employees across multiple departments including sales, AP & AR, warehouse, and shipping & logistics to use Microsoft Dynamics. Took detailed notes of ERP system errors and inconsistencies during training to report and fix later.
  • Gave instructional presentations on IT best practices for business computer safety and security, and on using MS OneDrive.
  • Interpreted, analyzed, and modified large spreadsheets and administrative paperwork.
  • Achievement: Authored 100+ page employee training manual for Microsoft Dynamics for use across several departments.
  • Achievement: Remotely set up and troubleshooted MS OneDrive on 60+ employee computers and backed up their important business files.
  • June 2021 - December 2021 (4 mo)


    Private Tutor

  • Remotely tutored students on a weekly basis in math (Precalculus, Calculus I) and programming (Java, Object-Oriented Programming).
  • August 2018 - August 2021 (3 yr)

    Big Jones


  • Worked extremely busy weekend brunch and dinner shifts (300+ covers) taking reservations, coordinating with servers to seat parties, calculating wait times, answering phone, running food, bussing tables, assuming managerial duties, and assisting anywhere and everywhere else in the restaurant.
  • Achievement: Hosted all day during the most profitable day in 7 years with $12,000+ in sales.
  • July 2016 - June 2017 (1 yr)

    Best Buy

    Sales Consultant

  • Worked in the Computing department specializing in selling laptops, desktops, computer components, computer accessories, and Apple products.
  • Achieved sales goals and helped store #302 become one of the best-selling Best Buys in the country.
  • January 2016 - July 2016 (6 mo)

    Coast Sushi Bar

    Front of House

  • Took customer orders through phone, processed transactions, and made reservations.
  • Gained extensive knowledge of various seafood palate combinations and flavor profiles.
  • November 2015 - January 2016 (3 mo)


    Sales Associate

  • Worked as seasonal sales associate at flagship Zara store on the Magnificent Mile.
  • October 2014 - November 2015 (5 mo)

    Kedzie Dental Clinic

    Operations Assistant

  • Managed social media and SEO for clinic.
  • Filled in for front desk, assisted with low-level clinical duties, and became certified to use dental X-ray machines.
  • Projects

    Here are some of my projects:

    Eliza Chatbot


    Not quite self-aware yet.



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    Get In Touch

    Let's talk!

    I'm eager to discuss how my skills can best serve your business.