Muhammad Ahmad, Developer in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
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Muhammad Ahmad

Verified Expert  in Engineering

Embedded Systems Engineer and Developer

Location
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia
Toptal Member Since
May 4, 2022

Ahmad is a senior electronics engineer with 14 years of experience specializing in embedded systems, high-speed PCB design, and firmware development. He focuses on IoT, wearable electronics, medical electronics, and industrial automation and control, designs electronics products, and covers hardware and firmware aspects. With his sound knowledge and understanding of post-design manufacturing processes and challenges, Ahmad enjoys transforming concepts into real products.

Portfolio

Soft teams A/S
C, C++, Circuit Board Design, Altium, Embedded Hardware, Embedded C++, Hardware
Access One Technologies
Digital Electronics, Power Electronics, Internet of Things (IoT), PCB Design...
Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission
PCB Design, Firmware, Circuit Board Design, C, C++, Embedded C, Digital Design...

Experience

Availability

Full-time

Preferred Environment

Windows, C, C++, ESP32, Embedded Software

The most amazing...

...thing that I've designed is the SwipBox products that transform the packaging and courier transportation industries into a green revolution in 70 countries.

Work Experience

Embedded Systems Engineer

2021 - 2022
Soft teams A/S
  • Designed Smart Locker Systems for Swipbox Pvt Ltd, which were deployed in Europe with many logistics and courier companies.
  • Created the hardware and firmware of smart BLE lockers.
  • Launched Swipbox Infinity which was a huge market success.
  • Optimized BLE Power consumption and ran electronics on battery for a year.
Technologies: C, C++, Circuit Board Design, Altium, Embedded Hardware, Embedded C++, Hardware

Consultant Engineer of Electronics Product Design and Firmware

2019 - 2022
Access One Technologies
  • Designed smart access control systems for better security management.
  • Build the vision-based AI algorithms to detect and analyze theft analysis.
  • Designed and deployed the IoT dashboards for security monitoring.
Technologies: Digital Electronics, Power Electronics, Internet of Things (IoT), PCB Design, Firmware, Programming, Device Firmware Updates (DFU), ESP32, Embedded Software, Firmware over the Air (FOTA), Embedded Hardware, Embedded C++, Arduino IDE, Hardware

Embedded Systems Engineer

2010 - 2020
Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission
  • Created the onboard data handling system for satellite.
  • Designed and deployed the ground electronics system based on SDR radio.
  • Contributed to designing complex software of an onboard computer for a space flight system.
Technologies: PCB Design, Firmware, Circuit Board Design, C, C++, Embedded C, Digital Design, Digital Electronics, Programming, ARM Embedded, Embedded Software, Embedded Hardware, Embedded C++, Arduino IDE, Hardware, Python

Consultant Engineer of Electronics Product Design and Firmware

2017 - 2019
DBS Manufacturing
  • Created an IoT solution using Particle's E series based on LTE.
  • Designed an industrial automation and control system.
  • Developed the IoT cloud applications and data analysis system for routine telemetry analysis.
Technologies: Electronics, Programming, C++, C, PCB Design, Circuit Board Design, Firmware, Cortex M4, ESP32, Embedded Software, Firmware over the Air (FOTA), Embedded Hardware, Embedded C++, Arduino IDE, Hardware

Multi-board HVAC Monitoring System

A multi-board configurable HVAC monitoring system was designed to efficiently monitor and control mega factories' temperature and humid environment.

The system is configurable and adaptive as it can be used in various configurations to optimize performance and provide improved flexibility to the end user when operating the system.
2012 - 2015

Master's Degree in Electrical Engineering

COMSATS Institute of Information Technology - Lahore, Pakistan

2004 - 2008

Bachelor's Degree in Electronics Engineering

University of Engineering and Technology - Peshawar, Pakistan

Libraries/APIs

Altium

Platforms

Windows

Languages

C, C++, Embedded C, Embedded C++, Python

Other

PCB Design, Firmware, Digital Design, Programming, Digital Electronics, Circuit Board Design, Electronics, ESP32, Embedded Software, Embedded Hardware, Arduino IDE, Hardware, ARM Embedded, Power Electronics, Cortex M4, Internet of Things (IoT), Device Firmware Updates (DFU), Firmware over the Air (FOTA)

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