Jihad Asad, Software Developer in Nablus, Palestine
Jihad Asad

Software Developer in Nablus, Palestine

Member since January 10, 2014
Jihad is an experienced senior software engineer with more than seven years of extensive experience and skills as a full-stack developer primarily specializing in Java Spring/Struts, Angular, and React. He has a demonstrated history of working in eCommerce and e-health care industries from small and short-term projects to huge real-time systems.
Jihad is now available for hire




Nablus, Palestine



Preferred Environment

Visual Studio Code, IntelliJ IDEA, Windows, Linux

The most amazing...

...thing I've done is build new features for a multi-billion dollar eCommerce client that increased their sales by about 15%.


  • Senior Software Engineer

    2019 - PRESENT
    IQVIA - Ramallah Office
    • Integrated Spring Boot with Elastic Search.
    • Designed a logging management system specification and architecture.
    • Optimized disk usage on upper environments without data loss by archiving old logs.
    • Maintained and supported the list management system.
    • Created scripts to automate build and deploy process considering sending alerts when the code has any issue.
    Technologies: KeyCloak, Docker, Elasticsearch, Angular, Spring, Java
  • Lead Software Engineer and Solution Architect

    2016 - 2019
    ITG Software
    • Led and managed a team of five software engineers.
    • Reviewed each code change before it is committed to ensure the code delivered to client with best quality.
    • Designed technical approaches based on the functional requirements and existing systems. Presented the project guidelines and technical milestones to the team.
    • Met with clients to provide feedback and updates on projects to keep them informed about issues that arise during development and the recommended solutions.
    • Implemented a mobile-optimized progressive site with React and Redux.
    Technologies: Leadership, Shopify, Redux, React, Solr, GWT, JavaScript, JSTL, Apache Struts, Java, WCS
  • Senior Software Engineer

    2015 - 2016
    ITG Software
    • Applied Java/J2EE design patterns while developing the software components.
    • Helped and advised junior developers and made sure they were following the best practices.
    • Implemented and displayed sale prices ranges on products list pages and product details page.
    • Analyzed the system and suggested a way to enhance the performance.
    • Resolved daily support and enhancements of WCS implementation tasks.
    Technologies: GWT, JavaScript, JSTL, Apache Struts, Java, WCS
  • IBM WebSphere Commerce Developer

    2014 - 2015
    • Created a new WCS store based on Aurora starter store.
    • Integrated with Adobe Experience Manager (AEM).
    • Used Solr to enhance data retrieval performance.
    • Created a new promotion type that increased the total sale for the client.
    • Created a reusable component for product filtering based on color and price.
    Technologies: AEM, Solr, JavaScript, Dojo, JSTL, Apache Struts, Java, WCS
  • Software Engineer

    2012 - 2013
    InfiniteTiers Group
    • Developed, tested, and debugged applications using Java/JEE tools and technologies.
    • Applied Java/J2EE design patterns while developing software components.
    • Oversaw six branded WCS sites' maintenance under Cornerstone Brands.
    • Analyzed and researched the server-side exceptions to figure out the root cause and provide the approaches on how to resolve them using best practice.
    • Replaced WCS pricing engine with a real-time call for pricing and availability.
    • Created a caching mechanism to optimize WCS performance.
    Technologies: JavaScript, GWT, Apache Struts, Java, WCS


  • HD Supply (Development)

    Worked as a developer to implement real-time pricing and availability integration with 3rd party using soap and rest web services.

  • PLCC (Development)

    Part of the team that developed a private label credit card (PLCC) where the client can create his own credit card and customers can use it.

  • CornerStone Brands (HSN) (Development)

    Responsible for support and enhancements of WCS implementation of eight branded WCS sites under Cornerstone Brands and implement multiple concurrent Java/J2EE/JEE projects for the brands.


  • Languages

    Java, JavaScript, SQL, HTML5, XML, CSS, TypeScript, PHP, Sass
  • Frameworks

    Spring, Apache Struts, Spring Boot, Angular, Redux, Spring Security, Hibernate, GWT, Dojo, CakePHP, Bootstrap
  • Libraries/APIs

    React, jQuery, TensorFlow, RxJS, JSTL, jQuery UI
  • Tools

    Solr, VMware, Google Analytics, Subversion (SVN), IntelliJ, Git, Apache Tomcat, SoapUI, Maven, Docker Compose, IntelliJ IDEA, KeyCloak
  • Paradigms

    Agile, Database Design, Test-driven Development (TDD), API Architecture
  • Platforms

    WebSphere Commerce, Windows, Eclipse, Visual Studio Code, Linux, Shopify, Docker, Apache Kafka
  • Storage

    MySQL, IBM DB2, AWS S3, Elasticsearch, MongoDB
  • Other

    WCS, Google Tag Manager, CSV, SOAP, Single-page Applications (SPA), AEM, Leadership, Software Architecture, Progressive Web Applications (PWA)
  • Industry Expertise

    Web Development


  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Engineering
    2006 - 2011
    An-Najah National University - Palestine

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