Passionate About Inclusive, Innovative, and Ethically Driven Software Engineering
Chaman Betrabet, a graduate student studying Software Engineering Systems at the COE, is excitedly preparing to embark on a new chapter in their career as a Mobile Integration Developer intern at SAP America. This opportunity at SAP America represents a significant milestone in Betrabet’s journey, and he is eager to contribute their skills and knowledge to the company.
When reflecting on how their enrollment at Northeastern University played a pivotal role in securing this job, Betrabet acknowledges the invaluable technical skills he acquired throughout his studies. Courses such as Principles of Object-Oriented Design and Program Structures and Algorithms equipped him with a solid foundation in software engineering. The industry-based teaching approach at the College of Engineering (COE) provided Betrabet with not only technical knowledge but also a deep understanding of best practices employed in the field. Additionally, courses like Career Management for Engineers offered valuable insights into the hiring process in the United States, empowering Betrabet with the necessary guidelines and etiquettes to succeed.
As a Mobile Integration Developer intern at SAP America, Betrabet’s roles and responsibilities encompass design and development across all layers of the software stack. He is expected to demonstrate a strong grasp of object-oriented design principles and possess proficiency in a specific programming language. While he has not started their internship yet, Betrabet highlights some notable projects he completed during his time at Northeastern University. One of these projects involved developing a full-stack web application for expense tracking using the MERN (MongoDB, Express.js, React, Node.js) stack. Another project worth mentioning is the simulation of solving the Travelling Salesman Problem using Christofedes algorithm. These experiences have honed Betrabet’s technical prowess and prepared them for the challenges ahead.
When asked about his advice for fellow students at Northeastern, Betrabet emphasizes the importance of hard work and pursuing one’s dreams. He believes that dedication and perseverance are key ingredients for success in any endeavor.
Reflecting on their favorite memory as a Northeastern student, Betrabet fondly recalls the vibrant fests held during the fall. These events brought the entire university community together and allowed Betrabet to explore and connect with the diverse organizations present at Northeastern. Additionally, he cherished his time spent working out at Marino, the university’s fitness facility, which provided not only physical exercise but also a fun and enjoyable experience.
Looking toward the future, Betrabet envisions himself continually learning and gaining a deep understanding of the technical concepts within their projects. He also aspires to develop a broader perspective of the domains in which their projects are involved.
Betrabet is passionate about making a positive impact in the field of software engineering. His ultimate goal is to make this field accessible to everyone, regardless of their access to technology. He aims to utilize programming to automate manual tasks, reducing burdens and inefficiencies. Moreover, Betrabet is eager to innovate and contribute to new ideas. Above all, they emphasize the importance of responsible and ethical use of technology and software, promoting the well-being of individuals and society as a whole.
As Betrabet embarks on their new role as a Mobile Integration Developer intern at SAP America, he carries with himself a wealth of knowledge, skills, and aspirations nurtured during his time at Northeastern University. He is poised to make a meaningful contribution to the field and shape a future where software engineering is inclusive, innovative, and ethically driven.