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● MS and BS in Computer Science
● 7+ years of industry experience of building scalable web apps
● 2 successful startups running on their own
● 4 years of running a software house, with a team of around 30 developers.
● 10+ large scale projects.
● Worked alone and in teams, as a leader and otherwise, with large groups and startups.
● Experienced in front end, back end, system administration and test driven development. Education
● Lahore University of Management Sciences (LUMS), Lahore, Pk
MS in Computer Science (2014)
● National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences (FAST NU), Lahore, Pk
BS in Computer Science (2008)
W ork Experience
Intellirentsf.com Techlead (July 2015 - Present) Ruby on Rails • JQuery
A web application to automate the rental process.
Devsinc. Techlead (Dec 2010- July 2015)
E DULEAF.COM TECH LEAD
C • Ruby on Rails • JQuery
An exam checking software, used by provincial board to grade 22.5 million questions to date.
● Project manager and team leader of 5-6 developers.
● Highly modular code to handle scalability.
● Worked on back-end in C, which automatically checks MCQ questions, calibrates paper orientation, and filters out blank questions.
● Software checked around 4000 questions per minute per CPU and handled around 1500 simultaneous users.
● Developed and wrote algorithms to:
Avoid collisions and conflicts, similar to the two-way handshake, while multiple teachers are simultaneously collaborating on grading an exam.
Efficiently display reports depending on screen resolution and report orientation API.MPHORIA.COM SOFTWARE ENGINEER
Rspec • Cucumber • Rails • CouchDB
A social, mobile, and web merchandising platform that allows retailers and publishers to set up fully-functional storefronts.
● High traffic website with more than 1.6 million users.
● Worked in team of 2 developers.
● Improved performance by 78%, as measured by GTMatrix pro, by shifting from apache to nginx, serving assets through CDNs,running multiple database slaves using multiple reads/single write Master-slave configuration, serving compressed assets if supported by the browser and improving cache techniques.
● Full stack engineering for scalability.
● Achieved 4+ GPA points on security and code coverage by test cases as measured by codeclimate.com by rigorously following test driven development guidelines. CIRCLESOFT.NET TEAM LEAD
Rails • QT Nokia SDK • JQuery
Circlesoft helps bookstores set up their complete online store in minutes.
● Worked with a team of 3 developers.
● Extremely busy site with 1500+ white label companies.
● Did major code refactoring on live website including:
Major architectural changes
Rails 2.3.5 to Rails 3.2.9
Non-standard URLs to RESTful routes
Maintained backward compatibility
Built offline desktop front end that syncs up automatically when connected. O THER PROJECTS
● CHIMPCHAMP.COM TECH LEAD
● REDROVER.CO DEVELOPER
● HUDDLEHR.COM TECH LEAD
● CONTEXTTRAVEL.COM DEVELOPER
● PINTRIPS.COM DEVELOPER
● MEMOFIRE.COM DEVELOPER
● IAMSCIENTIST.COM DEVELOPER
● LETSLIVEWIRE.COM DEVELOPER
● SMILETIME.COM TECH LEAD
● MARKETFORMS.COM DEVELOPER
● PAPERLESS.PK MANAGER
Confiz Solutions Software Engineer (Sep 2009 - Dec 2010)
● SIMPLICANT.COM TECH LEAD
● IDEALINVENTORYSOLUTIONS.COM TECH LEAD
Uraan Software Solutions Software Engineer (Aug 2008 - Dec 2008)
● VIVOOK.COM TECH LEAD