Web Applications Developer

Career Profile

  • Results-driven professional having more than 10 years of commercial software applications development experience including more than 4 years of Team Lead experience of different development teams.
  • I have extensive experience in the development of custom Web 2.0 applications as well as implementation of CMS, eCommerce portals using Joomla! CMS, Yii Framework, jQuery, LAMP Architecture.
  • Expertise in creating Wire-frame documents for Web and Mobile based applications
  • Experience in application development using IDEs like Netbeans IDE, Adobe Dreamweaver, and CodeWarrior for Palm OS.
  • Good object oriented design skills; designed and developed various applications using frameworks like Java Struts, MVC architectural design pattern, Yii and Joomla! Frameworks.
  • Proficiency in Linux server management using command-line interface over SSH as well as using Webmin application.
  • Proficient in using MS Project and Redmine for project management and reporting; experience in technical documents writing.
  • Managed the development of web portals and Intranet web applications for Nestle Pakistan for a period of three and half years.
  • Developed Palm OS based PDA Sales Application for ICI Pakistan Limited (Paints Business); trained users of the application in Lahore and Karachi offices.

Professional Experience

German IT Solutions (Pvt.) Ltd. (www.g-it-s.com)

Duration: Febraury 2011 to July 2011

Job Description: I worked in this organization (a subsidiary of April&June, Germany) as Principal Software Engineer for the development of websites and web applications using Open Source tools and technologies. My responsibilities mainly include:

  • Web applications development using PHP and Open Source Applications (like Joomla! CMS and Wordpress)
  • Web design and development team management.
  • Linux Fedora Core 12 server management (client-server development and deployment (LAMP) environment for web applications)

E2E Solution Providers (Pvt.) Ltd. (www.e2esp.com)

Duration: April 2007 to Febraury 2011

Job Description: I worked as a Senior Software Engineer (Team Lead) in this software house for their local and foreign clients. My responsibilities mainly include:

  • Web applications development using PHP and Open Source Applications (like Joomla! CMS, CRE Loaded, Wordpress and others)
  • Web design and development teams management working on PHP and .Net based projects.
  • Linux (Fedora Core 7) server management (client-server development and deployment (LAMP) environment for web applications)
  • Communication with clients based in USA, UK, Netherlands, Australia, and Pakistan (using Skype).
  • Plan, direct, and coordinate project activities to ensure that goals and objectives of projects are accomplished within prescribed time frames and budget parameters.
  • Prepare projects progress reports, SLA reports and other technical documents.
  • Prepare team members’ evaluations; recommendation on confirmations after probation and promotions.
  • Managed complete development of web portals for Nestle Pakistan. Projects also include the development of Intranet web applications using ASP.net and MS Office Sharepoint Server 2007.
  • Developed WoocomCMS (v 1.0) for Woocom Australia based on Joomla! CMS 1.0.
  • Managed complete offshore software development team for Woocom Australia for a period of two years; developed (customized) CMS and Ecommerce projects.

TechAges (www.techages.com)

Duration: October 2004 to January 2007

Job Description: I worked as a Senior Software Engineer (Team Lead) in this software development company on its web, desktop and PDA based software applications. My responsibilities included software development, technical communication with clients, technical documents writing as well as the training of new development team members.

KAPS Computing – A division of KAPS Consulting (www.kapsconsulting.com)

Duration: January 2004 to September 2004

Job Description: I worked as Software Engineer in this US-based software house on its web based content management projects for Hewlett Packard Company (HP), USA. My main responsibilities included the development of new modules as well as enhancements of existing functions in the J2EE (Struts) based web portals. I briefly worked in PHP for KAPS’s own website that offered online sales of their products.

Softmatics (www.softmatics.com)

Duration: March 2003 to January 2004

Job Description: As my first job, I worked as a Junior Software Engineer in this software development company and developed PDA Sales application for ICI Paints (using C and Java). I also successfully developed and deployed a Visits Planner application (based on Java Swings technology) for ICI Pharmaceuticals Pakistan.

Education/Teaching Profile

  • Appointed as an External Examiner for the evaluation of Final Year Projects of BCS students in Department of Computer Sciences, COMSATS Institute Lahore in June 2011.
  • Delivered a lecture on "Web Applications development using LAMP Architecture" in COMSATS Institure Lahore in July 2009. The workshop was arranged by ACM COMSATS Lahore chapter (www.acm.org).

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