Hey there! I am experienced software engineer, also work as an architect and have been working for more than 8 years, expert in enterprise solutions architecture, web & mobile strategies and technology leadership. My most recent work was for Barnes & Noble, specifically for nook at Folio3 Softwares. I also write about programming and web related things whenever I find the time (not very often), helping people in learning programing and over past 4+ years I'm giving contribution to Open Source and stackoverflow community with reach out impact of 1Million+ developers.
Passionate about Evolving Technologies, Cloud Computing & Big Data processing with great interest in automated, self-healing and high-availability infrastructures.
Worked with great local/international companies & teams including Machinima, Barnes & Noble, NOOK, Proximate Global Inc, Creative Chaos LLC, Plus! Games, Inka Technology UK, Hunter Lodge, Social Lightning and more with best Agile/ Scrum/ XP practices.
For more than 8 years I've been developing applications for internet, knowledge of recent trends in web dynamic scripting and predominantly working with high traffic web, large data volume applications and web apps for smart devices. Building application on cloud & making scalable, fault tolerant applications using HA proxy, Nginx & Apache.
Specialize in growth hacking & quick prototyping, along with good problem solving skills. This includes solving complex problems, designing application architectures and coding new patterns.
Good knowledge and use of Agile, UML, SDLC, recent design patterns, frameworks, software models, new tools and complete development of a dynamic website/ mobile web app from scratch to end.
"Whether you are a $2 billion a year company or a two person startup, Folio3's goal is to help you design and deliver your innovation."
Back-end server engineering;
Working with Barnes & Nobles marketing teams from NY & CA for designing and building the back-end services and products that support entire e-mail system of Barnes & Nobles, NOOK and related marketing products, including difference API and backend systems.
Building systems for Pre-order, New Release Alerts, Digital Book Purchases, Welcome notifications, Promotions, Newsstands, Daily Digests, Gift Cards, Browsing Behaviors, Product Recommendations by automating business workflow.
Working with raw data gathering from NOOK APIs, Localytics, NeoLane & UrbanAirship and building marketing tools on top of them.
Front-end engineering; Wrote highly-interactive media interfaces, demos using HTML5/CSS3/jQuery& Twitter Bootstrap, often under very tight deadlines.
Information security; Responsible for security of server applications and infrastructure. Continually perform reviews to ensure compliance with Nook's services.
"A US-based organization founded in 2009, PGI approached Creative Chaos for the application development, with emphasis on one focal point the simultaneous integration of visibility, later on PGI decided to continue application development itself."
Operations; Worked for Proximate Global Inc. and developing web apps/ components/ prototypes for face2face product. (http://www.face2face.co/)
Apply a wide breadth of technical skills, internet knowledge, and experience across the spectrum of online development with the latest HTML5 technologies including canvas, local storage, drag and drop, touch, SVG, web worker, knockout.js, SAAS & closure.
Worked with Oauth, Rest services and wrote PHP SDKs for it.
Front-end engineering; Wrote highly-interactive media application for cross platform and devices, demos using HTML5/CSS3/jQuery. Applied all of my year's knowledge for those web components that are powerful, rich in creativity and more users attractive.
Develop web apps for iOS and Android.
"A courtesy project-handling in UK, USA, Canada, Australia & Europe and providing services for any kind of software development."
Operations; Served as the primary web developer for the company, in the service of building and improving online properties for multiple clients.
Server engineering; Includes: site architecture and infrastructure, backend development using open source toolset (PHP, MySQL, Apache, Linux and others (i.e. LAMP), front end development with CSS, HTML & web systems administration.
PHP Developer (January 2010 - September 2010)
Junior PHP Developer (October 2008 - December 2009)
"Salsoft Technologies comes up with essential tools for online business enhancing. Their programming specialists focus on delivering solutions for small start-ups as well as large organizations and companies."
Operations; Reprogrammed already built framework for applications for highly optimization and can face high traffic of users using load-balancing algorithms (including round robin and master slave) with mem-cached/varnish as cache.
Back-end server engineering; Dynamic web site programming using PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS & jQuery.
Continued developing RPGs, gifting, trivia, fantasy sports, events, utilities & fun applications.
Web applications with PHP & MySQL.
Research & Development
Since day 1 I joined this platform I have been in constant research and developing prototypes, I have been working on various technologies. Some of my research was academic and some areas of my career.
As a part of Compiler Construction II, I researched for the code optimization for PHP web scripting (purely in PHP not in C++).
Development of multi apps based PHP framework. i.e. you want to run web, mobile, campaigns or media apps.
Working with XNA Game Studio in C#.
http://www.trendstagram.com/ (A 2 day weekend project did for fun)
Education Credentials (4)
MS in Internet Technologies and Information Systems (2017-Now)
BS in Computer Science, University Of Karachi, with 2.1 German GP (77%) (2006-2009)
H.S.C in Pre-Engineering, Govt. National College (2004-2005)
S.S.C in Computer Science, The School (2002-2003)
English - IELTS 6.0 - 04/06/2016 - 16PK001546ALAW601A
German - Technische Universität Braunschweig - Level A1