Ibrahim Rashid, Software Developer in Dhaka, Dhaka Division, Bangladesh
Ibrahim Rashid

Software Developer in Dhaka, Dhaka Division, Bangladesh

Member since September 2, 2014
Over the past eight years of working as a full-stack software engineer for a variety of clients, Ibrahim has worked on various technologies to develop web and desktop solutions for startups and SMBs. He has extensive experience in software design and development with the latest technology and standards and is familiar with modern deployment environments and server administration issues.
Ibrahim is now available for hire


  • Host Compliance
    Amazon Web Services (AWS), AWS, GIS, Flask, PostgreSQL, Python
  • Moulik
    Ionic, PhoneGap, CSS3, HTML5, Angular, Node.js, Flask, Django, Python
  • Shikhai Live
    Jitsi, WebRTC, Linode, Docker, PostgreSQL, React, Django



Dhaka, Dhaka Division, Bangladesh



Preferred Environment

Vim Text Editor, Unix

The most amazing...

...thing I've developed is an outstanding solution for an SMS-based survey system capable of processing multiple participants in several surveys simultaneously.


  • Back-end Software Engineer

    2017 - PRESENT
    Host Compliance
    • Developed a back-end FTP-based custom file upload solution.
    • Worked with GIS shape files and GEOS.
    • Developed an optimized query to get data efficiently from a large Postgres database.
    • Refactored the startup codebase to support more features easily.
    • Developed unit tests for various features.
    • Developed custom spiders to crawl various sites and store them in the database efficiently.
    Technologies: Amazon Web Services (AWS), AWS, GIS, Flask, PostgreSQL, Python
  • Full-stack Software Engineer

    2013 - PRESENT
    • Developed an instant data export web app which transfers data to third-party vendors (S3, Salesforce, Google Spreadsheets, Dropbox, etc.) from many data sources (CSV, JSON, etc.).
    • Worked on a Flask-based challenging portal called challeng.org.
    • Developed an authenticated website on-demand crawler to build an API for mobile applications.
    • Built a user-friendly online portal to check Bangladesh Railway ticket availability.
    • Configured an email server and designed an email-to-SMS sending system capable of sending single and batch SMS via email.
    • Designed and developed a video sharing portal called LiveDHK.
    • Worked on an extension of a Tornado-based SMS gateway portal to develop a SOAP-based API for App Dragon clients.
    • Designed and developed a WordPress notification plugin. Similar to Facebook notifications, it notifies authors about user activity on their posts.
    • Created two WordPress plugins for viewing recent posts and comments while viewing relevant authors' posts.
    • Wrote a WordPress plugin to mark read/unread comments based on the user's last visit to that post.
    • Developed a local payment gateway plugin for a WordPress WooCommerce framework.
    Technologies: Ionic, PhoneGap, CSS3, HTML5, Angular, Node.js, Flask, Django, Python
  • Founder & Architect

    2017 - 2019
    Shikhai Live
    • Created a peer to peer live interactive collaboration platform with audio/video chat, whiteboard, and media sharing.
    • Implemented Docker-based automated deployment to VPS.
    • Developed an interactive real-time whiteboard with various drawing tools using React-Redux.
    • Developed virtual wallet management for users.
    • Developed a REST API with automated testing suite in Postman.
    Technologies: Jitsi, WebRTC, Linode, Docker, PostgreSQL, React, Django
  • Software Analyst

    2015 - 2016
    IPVision Canada, Inc.
    • Contributed expertise to a custom RUDP protocol with binary API format.
    • Provided extensive optimization of an AngularJS application.
    • Contributed UI and UX works in a social networking platform (www.ringid.com), i.e., real-time chat, feed, comments, etc.
    • Optimized the AngularJS framework for handling real-time data.
    Technologies: WebSockets, Java, AngularJS, JavaScript
  • Senior Software Engineer

    2013 - 2014
    • Developed a mobile health care portal using Python Django CMS. It includes patient registration, diagnosis and questionnaire submission, and role-based user management. The API was developed to support mobile apps.
    • Developed a company's business website.
    • Acted as team lead on a web development platform and trained junior developers.
    • Consulted on the design phase of an SMS gateway development to develop the system.
    Technologies: PHP, Nginx, HTML5, JavaScript, Flask, Tornado, Django, Python
  • Software Engineer

    2013 - 2013
    • Developed a solution for SMS-based surveys. Multiple surveys can run instantly with multiple participants per survey. The system response via SMS is almost instantaneous. Optimized the full system by distributing tasks in processes.
    • Learned an already-developed system for restaurant listings, reviews, and offers. Developed and extended the system for further needs.
    • Deployed the system to a live server and configured the DNS.
    • Trained a co-developer about good practices in web development.
    • Developed a secure-batch SMS and email sending module using secure file transfer protocol and an SMS and email sending gateway.
    Technologies: Nginx, JavaScript, CSS3, HTML5, PHP
  • Senior Developer and Researcher

    2011 - 2012
    • Parsed Craigslist for developing a customized search engine called Leppie.com.
    • Developed a business review portal. The portal's main features include business listing, profiles, reviews, rating, and comments.
    • Developed a video webcasting portal that can show seminar video presentations with slides synced with the video. (See http://www.rfwa.org.au/vidstream/).
    Technologies: Apache, jQuery, JavaScript, CSS3, HTML5, PHP
  • Core Web Developer

    2010 - 2011
    • Created a local business review site called Trafixs.
    • Developed an online voucher solution module.
    • Developed an API for a job site called Sunstuff.com.
    • Developed a translator project that uses Google Translate to translate large documents in multiple formats. It translates documents in chunks and merges them together for a final document.
    • Developed a WordPress plugin called Auto Tag Post which automatically tags posts after analyzing the post content.
    • Developed a WordPress plugin that automatically adds a category to a post after analyzing the post content.
    • Developed a WordPress plugin that reveals more info from a post after a user shares the post in social sites.
    Technologies: Apache, CSS3, HTML5, PHP


  • Instant Exporter (Development)

    Export table data to third-party providers (Amazon S3, Salesforce, etc.) in a single click. Clients can view a dashboard for tracking uploads and provider authentication status.

    Technologies Used: Flask, Core JavaScript, Circle CI, Amazon S3, Salesforce API, Dropbox API, Google Spreadsheets API, AWS IAM API

  • Shikhai Live (Development)

    Personalized collaborative remote learning platform.

    - Student and teacher accounts
    - Course/tuition listing
    - Payment and wallet
    - Innovative collaborative whiteboard
    - Person to person audio/video chat

    Technology: React, Django, Java, Jitsi, WebRTC, Docker, Linode, Redux

  • RingID Social Networking Platform (Development)

    An advanced social networking platform that supports combined features of Viber, Facebook, Skype, Snapchat, and others.

    This project was developed using a custom communication protocol based on RUDP and has improved data and battery consumption benchmark on mobile calling.

    Technologies Used: AngularJS 1.4, JavaScript-based raw byte packet processing, web sockets

  • Mobile Health Care Solution Portal (Development)

    A remote healthcare solution portal built with Django, jQuery, and Bootstrap and providing API support using Django REST framework.

    Portal Features:
    1. Role-based user management
    2. Patient management
    3. Condition/disease management
    4. Scheduled alerts
    5. Messages/push notifications
    6. Customized questionnaire system
    7. Customized event notification

    Technologies Used: Django, jQuery, Bootstrap, Dajax, Django REST Framework

  • Challeng.org (Development)

    Challeng is the viral fundraising platform that's rewriting the rules of charity. The challenger (Admin) challenges celebrities to do something and users gives pledges to encourage him/her to do it as, if he/she does the task, all pledges will go to a specified charity.

    Tech used: Flask, Postgre, SQLAlchemy, Sass, Stripe, Heroku, Amazon S3, Celery, RabbitMQ, and more

  • PhD User Management Portal (Development)

    A student management portal for PhD candidates, featuring user accounts that read from the institution's LDAP DB, document uploads, prizes, employment management, progress tracking, and more. Implemented with Django, AngularJS, and Postgres.

  • Tornado SMS Gateway Application SOAP API (Development)

    Developed a SOAP 1.1 API serving for Tornado Application. It's an SMS Gateway application. The API serves the following features:

    - List/create/edit/delete department
    - List/create/edit/delete originating address
    - List/create/edit/delete templates
    - Send bulk and single SMS and email

    Tech Used: Tornado, MySQL, Sybase, SOAP1.1, SOAP UI, Celery, RabbitMQ, and more

  • SMS-based Survey System (Development)

    An application for the creation and distribution of market research surveys.

    - Easy survey creation with an unlimited number of questions.
    - Various question types (Yes/No, Scale, Net Promoter).
    - Parallel participant processing.
    - Interactive UI support.
    - Report generation.
    - Interactive results.
    - User access limits for company moderation.
    - Auto callback.
    - Download results for offline processing
    - Free to end-user option.

    Technologies Used: CodeIgniter, jQuery, Bootstrap, Linux, Cron Job

    More details at http://anytimeir.wordpress.com/2013/06/22/sms-based-survey-system/

  • Richmond Fellowship Webcasting Website (Development)

    Video webcasting portal to show live presentations with slides synced with the presenter talks.

    The key features of the application are:

    1. A simplified login and registration process; users can register with minimal information and log in with just an email address.

    2. Seminar functions; Users can create/edit/delete seminars, upload videos of seminars to Vimeo, upload presentation slides for a seminar, synchronize the slides with the video, browse seminar lists, and view seminar videos with automatic slide changes set to the video time frame.

    Technologies Used: PHP, HTML5/CSS3, Flash/HTML5 Video Player, Vimeo API

  • Restaurant Listing Portal (Development)

    - Reach out to thousands of potential and existing customers using mobile marketing.
    - Distribute mobile vouchers, upload photos, menus and offers, and watch your bookings increase.
    - APIs for iPhone and Android that let restaurateurs promote their restaurants to discerning diners, anywhere, anytime, whatever they're doing.

    PHP, CodeIgniter, jQuery, Apache, Cron Jobs

  • Voucher Solution (Development)

    Voucher-based online payment gateway. It is an authenticated system that allows the user to buy a voucher of the price of your intended product/service. The system gives a voucher code while securely hiding the credit card credentials. The voucher code can be used at many sites that accept voucher code as a payment system.

  • Email2SMS Sending Script (Development)

    A Django module to interact with local mail servers and collect incoming emails and send them through an SMS gateway.

    1. Single SMS send as [email protected]
    2. Batch SMS send via attachments
    3. Email based notification support
    4. Monitoring system

    Technologies Used: Django, Cron Job, Postfix mail server, Dovecot, Roundcube

  • WordPress Plugin: Smart Notification (Development)

    Adds Facebook-style notifications to your WordPress site. Authors are notified if someone comments on their posts. The commenter is notified if someone replies to his/her comment.

  • WordPress Plugin: Mark Unread Comments (Development)

    Marks comments based on the viewer's last visit. It is a lightweight plugin to mark unread comments. Comments are marked based on cookies, so there is no server side overload. The unread comments marker is automatically removed after timeout.

  • WordPress Plugin: Keyword Optimizer (Development)

    A WordPress plugin that helps you to automate the SEO process. It adds tags, categories and highlights words based on your post's keywords. It randomly styles your words so that it looks good to the readers. The plugin uses various keywords providers such as "tagthe.net" and "yahooapis" to get keywords for a post.

  • Timezones (Development)

    A simple application built to list time zones with AngularJS and Django REST Framework.

    - User registration and authentication
    - Time zone management with filtering
    - Bootstrap 3 Angular UI
    - REST API

  • Addico SMS Gateway Portal Demo (Development)

    An SMS gateway demo application to send SMS, built with Flask, Facebook API, LinkedIn API, and Twitter API.

  • Bangladesh Railway Ticket Availability Status (Development)

    - A Python scraper designed to crawl the status from railway authentication-enabled website http://esheba.cnsbd.com.
    - The web portal is built with Flask, Bootstrap, and jQuery.
    - The Flask API was developed for supporting web apps and mobile applications for Android & iOS.

    Mobile Apps:

  • SFTP2SMS Solution (Development)

    Send batch marketing emails/SMS to customers with this solution.

    The key features of the application are:
    - Send Batch Emails to customers
    - Upload your emails to our SFTP server, and our application will send those emails to corresponding recipients.
    - Communicate securely, as the application uses SFTP protocol to communicate.

    Technologies: PHP, SFTP, SOAP

    This solution has been developed for Appdragon.

  • Toptal Mentor
    Ibrahim is a mentor in the Toptal Global Mentor’s Program. This program is a partnership between Toptal and General Assembly to provide high quality mentorship for students from minority and low income backgrounds who are looking to begin their careers as professional software engineers. Ibrahim shows commitment to diversity in tech by mentoring a General Assembly student every week for a year, covering everything from coding tips and tricks to advice on making it in the industry.


  • Languages

    JavaScript, HTML5, PHP, Python, SQL, Java, C++, Sass, CSS3
  • Frameworks

    AngularJS, Flask, CodeIgniter, Django, Angular, PhoneGap, Ionic, Redux, Flex
  • Libraries/APIs

    jQuery, Facebook API, Node.js, SQLAlchemy, React Redux, Dropbox API, React, Google Maps, jQuery Mobile, WebRTC, Salesforce API, AMQP, Twitter API, LinkedIn API
  • Tools

    Firebug, Vim Text Editor, Shell, NPM, PyCharm, Bower, Sublime Text, Nginx, Chrome Developer Tools, WebStorm, Sublime Text 3, Apache, MySQL Workbench, GIS, Adobe Photoshop
  • Platforms

    Linux, NetBeans, Android, Celery eCommerce, Heroku, Linode, MacOS, Unix, Docker, Amazon Web Services (AWS), AWS EC2
  • Other

    Unix Shell Scripting, Web Scraping, Vi, VPS/VDS, Tornado, WebSockets, AWS, Jitsi
  • Paradigms

    Agile Software Development, Pair Programming, Design Patterns, Test-driven Development (TDD)
  • Storage

    AWS S3, PostgreSQL, MySQLi, MySQL, PostgreSQL 10.1, AWS RDS, NoSQL, Oracle 11g


  • Bachelor of Science degree in Computer Science and Engineering
    2008 - 2013
    Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology - Dhaka, Bangladesh

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