Syed Asad Ali Shah, Developer in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
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Syed Asad Ali Shah

Verified Expert  in Engineering

Full-stack Developer

Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
Toptal Member Since
May 17, 2022

Syed is a skilled software engineer with over seven years of experience building high-performing web applications using the JavaScript ecosystem. With expertise in React, Angular, and Node.js, he is experienced in all software development lifecycle phases and passionate about working on cutting-edge technologies. Syed is a dedicated team player committed to delivering exceptional results, making him an asset to any organization.


TechVista Systems Pvt
Angular, React, Node.js, Jest, Cypress, MongoDB, Azure, SQL, HTML, CSS, SCSS...
PwC Middle East
JavaScript, TypeScript, React, Node.js, Camunda BPM, Front-end, Back-end, HTML...
Systems Limited
JavaScript, TypeScript, React, Angular, Node.js, MongoDB, Git, Material UI...




Preferred Environment

Git, React, Node.js, MongoDB, SQL, Material UI, Antd, Jest, React Testing Library, Redux

The most amazing...

...thing I've developed is a highly dynamic web application with a back-office portal from which all the steps, inputs, validations, and forms are managed.

Work Experience

Senior Consultant Software Engineer

2022 - PRESENT
TechVista Systems Pvt
  • Designed and developed scalable and robust web applications using MERN stack technologies.
  • Led a team of developers, collaborating with cross-functional teams to ensure successful project delivery.
  • Defined project architecture and technical requirements, ensuring development followed best practices and coding standards.
  • Identified and implemented new technologies and trends to improve development processes and application performance.
  • Conducted code reviews and provided technical guidance to developers to maintain code quality and standards.
  • Collaborated with stakeholders to understand business requirements, translating them into technical specifications for development.
Technologies: Angular, React, Node.js, Jest, Cypress, MongoDB, Azure, SQL, HTML, CSS, SCSS, Next.js, Agile, APIs, Data Visualization, GitHub

Senior Consultant Software Engineer

2021 - 2023
PwC Middle East
  • Translated clients’ business requirements and objectives into technical applications and solutions.
  • Provided innovative solutions to complex business problems.
  • Designed and developed business workflows on Camunda.
  • Trained and onboarded other resources on the projects' ecosystem.
Technologies: JavaScript, TypeScript, React, Node.js, Camunda BPM, Front-end, Back-end, HTML, CSS, APIs, Data Visualization, GitHub

Senior Consultant Software Engineer

2018 - 2022
Systems Limited
  • Designed and developed a highly dynamic stepper and survey application that was utterly configurable through its back-office portal.
  • Proposed solutions for architecture-level issues and new features while collaborating in mentoring other resources on different sets of tools and technologies.
  • Conducted code reviews, troubleshot bugs, and provided solutions.
  • Collaborated in fixing memory leakage issues and performance issues in the application.
  • Led the team of developers managing their daily tasks and technical concerns.
Technologies: JavaScript, TypeScript, React, Angular, Node.js, MongoDB, Git, Material UI, Antd, Next.js, Chakra UI, RxJS, Redux, Front-end, Back-end, HTML, CSS, APIs, Data Visualization, GitHub

Software Engineer

2017 - 2018
  • Developed theme-based inventory and warehouse management systems, including reporting, cash in-flows and out-flows, and kiosk configurations, for multiple telcos.
  • Developed a desktop (kiosk) application to read and deposit cheques.
  • Fixed bugs and handled the maintenance of a legacy application.
Technologies: JavaScript, Angular, Electron, Node.js, Front-end, Back-end, HTML, CSS, APIs, Data Visualization, GitHub

Software Engineer

2016 - 2017
  • Developed a taxi and minicab fare comparison and booking application.
  • Revamped a legacy minicab booking application on the latest technologies of that time.
  • Conducted bug fixing assignments and improved legacy applications.
Technologies: JavaScript, AngularJS, Angular, Front-end, Back-end, HTML, CSS, React, Node.js, Express.js, SQL, MongoDB, APIs, GitHub

TAMM – Abu Dhabi Government Services

A unified system that helps users find Abu Dhabi government services and information.

With TAMM, users can have direct access to services and information without needing to visit every government entity.

Pre-flight COVID-19 Portal

An online platform that enables travelers from different parts of the world to book and schedule a pre-travel RT-PCR test for COVID-19. The platform helps travelers to comply with health and safety regulations by providing an easy and convenient way to book the necessary test before their trip.

This application is designed to streamline the pre-travel testing process, reduce wait times, and minimize the risk of exposure to COVID-19 by providing a contactless booking and payment system. The portal is user-friendly and accessible, allowing travelers to book a test from the comfort of their own homes or while on the go. Overall, this portal provides a much-needed solution for travelers during a global pandemic.

Monitoring and Enforcement System

A web-based application designed to assist the Roads and Transport Authority in monitoring and enforcing traffic laws and regulations across the city.

The MES application provides inspectors with the necessary tools and information to perform daily inspections efficiently and effectively. The application allows inspectors to manage their schedules, view inspection routes and details, record inspection results, issue warnings and citations, and track the progress of cases.

The MES system is designed to improve the accuracy and efficiency of inspections, enhance communication between inspectors and supervisors, and ultimately increase compliance with traffic laws and regulations. The system is user-friendly and customizable, enabling the Roads and Transport Authority to adapt it to their specific needs and requirements.


Esaad is an online deals application designed exclusively for Dubai police employees.

The application offers discounts and special offers on various products and services, including entertainment, dining, retail, and travel. By using the Esaad application, Dubai police employees can access exclusive deals and save money on their favorite activities and services.

The application is easy to use, offering a seamless user experience with various deals and discounts. The Esaad application is a valuable employee benefit that enhances the work experience of Dubai police employees and improves their quality of life. Overall, Esaad is a powerful tool for improving employee satisfaction and engagement among Dubai police employees.
2012 - 2015

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science

University of Karachi - Karachi, Pakistan


React, Antd, REST APIs, Node.js, RxJS, React Testing Library


Git, GitHub, Camunda BPM, Webpack, Rollup, Azure App Service, Azure Application Gateway, Azure Active Directory B2C (ADB2C)


Angular, Material UI, Redux, Jest, Cypress, Angular Material, Express.js, AngularJS, Electron, Next.js, Tailwind CSS


JavaScript, TypeScript, HTML, CSS, GraphQL, SQL, SCSS


MacOS, Windows, Visual Studio Code (VS Code), Azure


Agile Software Development, Agile, Microservices, Automation, Scrum


MongoDB, Redis, Azure Cosmos DB, Redis Cache


Front-end, APIs, Data Visualization, Back-end, Chakra UI, Storybook

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