Ahmad Faiyaz, Developer in London, United Kingdom
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Ahmad Faiyaz

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Software Developer

London, United Kingdom
Toptal Member Since
June 18, 2014

Ahmad is a back-end developer who has worked with devops, data management, and cloud warehouses. His specializations include TypeScript, Node.js, Python, MySQL, Postgres, GCP, and AWS.


Google BigQuery, Kubernetes, Google Cloud, Node.js, TypeScript
Kubernetes, Google BigQuery, Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Python
NewsCred, Inc.
Amazon Web Services (AWS), Angular, Node.js, Python




Preferred Environment

MacOS, Visual Studio Code (VS Code)

The most amazing...

...thing I've built is a machine learning pipeline and data pipeline tool called Dataform.

Work Experience

Software Engineer

2019 - 2020
  • Contributed to the open source framework named Dataform for SQL based transform operation on the data warehouse.
  • Shipped features including scheduling for a data pipeline and notifications management for the Dataform platform.
  • Introduced observability and best practices for the Kubernetes cluster in the company.
  • Led the team to migrate the cluster without downtime. Also created the guideline for on-premise deployment.
Technologies: Google BigQuery, Kubernetes, Google Cloud, Node.js, TypeScript

Software Engineer (Machine Learning)

2017 - 2019
  • Created a ML model training pipeline to automate the model training and deployment to production service. This whole platform contained several micro-services written in Python and Node.js.
  • Led the team for a machine learning platform; I was the lead for a team size of five to build the machine learning platform in which I had to review the technologies and system architecture as well as implement best practices. This machine learning platform was created to help data scientists build/train machine learning models, deploy it to the production server, and experiment with the models.
Technologies: Kubernetes, Google BigQuery, Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Python

Software Engineer

2016 - 2017
NewsCred, Inc.
  • Imported data from the system to AWS Redshift.
  • Created visualizations and alerts using PeriscopeData. Python was used for ETL processes.
  • Ingested content of various news providers from the RSS, XML, ATOM, and JSON feeds using Python, Django, and AWS.
  • Developed some visualization tools with Elasticsearch based plugins and Periscope Data to understand the content volume for each provider and send notifications to different teams if the provider is not up to the mark.
Technologies: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Angular, Node.js, Python

Software Engineer

2015 - 2016
Augmedix Bangladesh
  • Developed RESTful services.
  • Built simple microservices to sync data across multiple platforms.
  • Created a reporting tool to visualize customers' session info and login details with PHP and Angular.
  • Worked with data channels for a real-time web system.
Technologies: Amazon Web Services (AWS), REST, jQuery, JavaScript, Node.js, Amazon Simple Queue Service (SQS), AWS ELB, MySQL, PHP

Software Engineer

2014 - 2015
Mukto Software Limited
  • Wrote scripts to check site reliability.
  • Optimized MySQL queries.
  • Started developing an eCommerce site.
  • Added several features to the existing company product.
Technologies: Node.js, Python, PHP

DataForm Data Pipeline Tool

Dataform is an open-source framework for managing SQL based data operations in your warehouse. It helps you pilot the T in ELT, with SQL code, and brings engineering best practices to analytics pipeline management.


PHP, TypeScript, JavaScript, Python


Laravel, TYPO3, AngularJS, Web2py, Angular, Express.js, Nuxt.js


Amazon Simple Queue Service (SQS), Adobe Photoshop, AWS ELB, Chrome Developer Tools, GitHub, Adobe Illustrator, GitLab


Amazon Web Services (AWS), Amazon EC2, Heroku, WordPress, Linux, MacOS, Google Cloud Platform (GCP), Kubernetes, Meteor, Android, Visual Studio Code (VS Code)


Amazon S3 (AWS S3), MySQL, PostgreSQL, NoSQL, MySQLi, Oracle PL/SQL, Google Cloud


Algorithms, Ajax, Data Structures, WebSockets, Content Management Systems (CMS), Google BigQuery


Node.js, jQuery, React, Vue, Facebook SDK


MEAN Stack, Real-time Systems, Object-oriented Design (OOD), Agile Software Development, REST, Asynchronous Programming

2010 - 2014

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science

North South University - Dhaka, Bangladesh


Reliable Google Cloud Infrastructure: Design and Process