Resume

Profile

Strong-minded engineer with excellent logical reasoning and programming skills; having profound interest in architecting, developing, monitoring and maintaining large-scale computer software systems.

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Skills

Backend Development
Java Programming
Micro services (Spring Boot)
Web apps (MVC Framework, Guice)
PHP, C#, C++ Programming

Front-end Development
HTML / CSS / JavaScript
AngularDart

Mobile Development
Google Android SDK
Apple iOS

Software Development
Object oriented programming
Data structures & algorithms
Service oriented architecture
AWS system architecture
Website routing and caching
Agile methodologies
Software lifecycle management

Operational Excellence
System monitoring and alarms
UI & integration testing
Technical documentation

Soft Skills
Team player
Communication
Mentoring individuals

Other
WordPress development
Microcontroller programming

Work Experience

Software Development Engineer
Google, London, United Kingdom

August 2019 to Present

Innovation in ads keep the internet free.

Role

  • Creating magic in London Ads team

Extra curricular activities

  • Leading an initiative to organise ‘adventure’ activities for Googlers in the London office. 
Software Development Engineer
Amazon Company – Book Depository, London, UK

August 2016 to August 2019

Book Depository provides free delivery worldwide on 20 million titles.

Role
  • My responsibilities included designing, coding and maintaining website shopping experience for millions of customers worldwide.
Awards
  • Winner of Most Valuable Team Player award in Book Depository for organizing diversity events in Amazon (2019).
  • Winner of The Fischer Award in Amazon for making significant impact through CD Guild (2018).
Extra curricular activities
  • Core event team member for Amazon International Women’s Day celebration (2019).
  • Leader of Amazon Women@ Reads – an initiative providing free books from publishers to Amazonians to increase awareness about gender inequality issues (2019).
Software Development Engineer
Amazon Development Centre, London, UK

October 2015 to August 2016

Leading E-commerce giant

Role
  • Designing, developing and maintaining Amazon Video storefront pages.
Software Developer
10Pearls, Karachi, Pakistan

February 2014 to August 2014

10Pearls specializes in Mobile/Web Apps & Enterprise Software.

Role

  • Worked on iPhone and Android app development.
  • Initiated development for Google Glass glassware in the company. Conducted a certified workshop on Google Glass development for 200 University students.
Founder and Freelance Developer
Essa Tech Point, Online

May 2012 – August 2016

Providing innovative tech solutions for small businesses worldwide.

Role

  • Developed multiple small-medium scale mobile apps and websites for clients.

Education

Master of Science in Computer Science and Entrepreneurship
University of Nottingham, Nottingham, United Kingdom

Sep 2014 – Sep 2015

Achievements
  • Graduated with distinction
  • 100% merit scholarship
Project

Startup plan and prototype for an interactive medical game for digital education.

Courses

Connecting computing at scale, Creative problem solving, Human computer interaction, Finance and accounting, Project management, Software quality management, Data mining, Marketing for entrepreneurs, Mixed reality, Mobile development.

Extra curricular activities:

Coordinator for Nottingham Islamic Society Ramadan team (2015).

Bachelor of Engineering in Computer and Information Systems
NED University of Engineering & Technology, Karachi, Pakistan

Jan 2010 – Dec 2013

Achievements
  • 91.4% or 3.89/4.00 CGPA
  • Graduated with a Gold Medal for 1st position in the department.
  • 100% scholarship by Oxbridge Scholarships.
Project

Assembled and programmed a smart wheel chair to be controlled by a touch screen.

Extra curricular activities and awards
  • 1st prize in ITEC Mobile application Development (2013).
  • 2nd prize in Cache Software Competition (2013).
  • 3rd prize in Cache Software Exhibition – Gaming (2012).
  • Participated in Microsoft Imagine Cup Game Design (2012).
  • 2nd position in Time The Coder by Extravaganza, SZABIST (2011).
  • 1st position in Arts competition by NED Mosaic Society (2011).
  • 1st prize in interdepartmental chess competition – NED (2010).
Higher Secondary School Certificate, Karachi Board
Aga Khan Higher Secondary School, Karachi, Pakistan

Jun 2007 – Jun 2009

Achievements
  • Distinction – 86%
  • Seventh Position overall in Karachi Board
Project

Programmed PC controlled robotic car called ‘Surveillance Cop’ for government applications (presented to the regional IT Minister).

Extra curricular activities
  • Member of Media team in TechElite NED CIS event (2010).
Prizes
  • Best project award in Intel National Science Olympiad (2009).
  • 4th position in Pakistan for International Kangaroo Competition Junior (2007).