Usama Noman, Software Developer in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan
Usama Noman

Software Developer in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan

Member since November 15, 2015
Usama is an experienced full-stack PHP and JavaScript developer, very ambitious, who loves getting things done. He's an engineer turned freelancer and entrepreneur with experience building highly scalable applications and exceptional collaborative skills. A computer science graduate with a major in natural language processing, Usama is a silver medalist in his graduation program.
Usama is now available for hire

Portfolio

Experience

Location

Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Linux, Node, Laravel, Nginx, Git, Sublime, Vagrant

The most amazing...

...thing I've built is Botsify.com, where people can make chat bots without any coding knowledge. I built it in Laravel and configured HTTPS for secure access.

Employment

  • CTO, Co-founder

    2014 - 2016
    Vortechs Innovations
    • Worked as CTO and co-founder of a service-based company.
    • Provided estimations on different projects based on the client's requirements for the proposal.
    • Implemented over twenty projects alone or in collaboration with with a small team of developers.
    • Established company culture and implemented best software engineering practices across the company.
    Technologies: PHP, Laravel, WordPress, MySQL, Linux, Git
  • Software Engineer

    2015 - 2015
    Aurea Softwares
    • Fulfilled custom data extraction and manipulation requirements for clients of a large email marketing software.
    • Talked to customers to get their requirements about their custom tasks.
    • Did requirements analysis and estimation for different custom tasks coming from the clients of the software.
    Technologies: PHP, MySQL, Linux, Git
  • Intern Software Engineer

    2013 - 2014
    Venture Dive
    • Worked on Athan, an app that sends daily Athan reminders on the user's Facebook wall.
    Technologies: PHP, Facebook API, MySQL, CodeIgniter

Experience

  • Botsify (Development)
    https://botsify.com

    I am a founder of Botsify. I have a vision that in this era of AI and intelligent conversation, everyone should be together, with no one left behind. So this product allows everyone to build a chat bot without any coding requirements.

  • Teamup.sa (Development)
    http://teamup.sa

    Teamup is a Middle Eastern freelancing website. It mainly focuses on artists and technical freelancers. The website includes all features you expect in an standard freelancing site from bidding mechanism to the five-star reviews of the clients vs freelancers.

    My task on this project was to lead the development team of two developers, work on the project as tech lead, on front-end and on back-end. Technologies used for the project are Laravel and AngularJS.

  • HeyImLea Chatbot (Development)

    At Toptal, I worked with AmplifyLive to work on their chatbot for messenger. This chatbot helps people buy concert tickets for their favorite artist right from the messenger.

  • Pushpop (Development)
    http://pushpop.mojo.biz

    Pushpop is a mobile application which allows shop owners to market deals based on geo-fence and iBeacon. The web application incorporates the complete analytics for each of the campaign's shop owners' setup.

    I worked as a software engineer on the project. The website is built in Laravel and Vue.js and the mobile application is built using AngularJS. The application uses Twillio API, push notifications, and geofencing.

  • WynbiEvents (Development)

    WynbiEvents is an alternative to Meetup, where mainly the school organizes events, creates their event pages, and accepts registrations!

    The system uses Laravel on the back-end and AngularJS on the front-end.

  • Hireonic (Development)

    An online company recruitment facilitation tool for companies who are looking for pre-vetted candidates and technical developers for onsite vacancies for their companies. Currently working in Pakistan. This product was built as a part of Vortechs Innovations where I worked as CTO on this product. We used Angular and Laravel combined for this product.

  • Fivemin Clinic Ionic Application (Development)
    http://fivemin.digiance.com

    I worked as a developer and played my role in building a clinical application used by clinics in the US. My role was to work on the Ionic Application and use the API built in Laravel.

  • Smarty Night (Development)

    Smarty Night is a San Jose-based startup. I worked as the sole technical developer on this project. I used Laravel and MySQL for this project, communicating directly with the client and, even after six months, maintaining a healthy working relationship with them.

  • Rnked Portal (Development)

    The Rnked agency database contains millions of data points about thousands of marketing and advertising agencies. The team of experienced brokers uses this information to ensure that we match your business with the top agencies that can deliver results for your unique needs. I was the first developer (Lumen and Angular) on this project.

  • Finance Training Course (Development)
    https://financetrainingcourse.com

    Worked on the progress web app (Mobile application replacement) for a finance training course. The finance training course is one of the leading finance training websites. I worked on their mobile application, which was supposed to be a progressive web application. I created a re-implementable solution for WordPress, which can be deployed easily on any WordPress site.

  • Toptal Mentor
    Usama 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. Usama 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.

Skills

  • Languages

    Python, SQL, PHP, JavaScript
  • Frameworks

    Angular, Laravel 5, AngularJS, Ionic, CodeIgniter, Angular Material, Cordova, Ionic 2, CakePHP, Hadoop, React Native
  • Libraries/APIs

    Google Maps API, Node.js, React, Facebook Messenger API, Facebook API, MPI, Facebook Open Graph API, Facebook Marketing API, Facebook Ads API
  • Tools

    Git, GitHub, AngularFire, Microsoft Office, Gulp.js, Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Photoshop, Vagrant
  • Paradigms

    DevOps, Functional Programming, Agile Software Development, Concurrent Programming
  • Platforms

    Linux, Windows
  • Storage

    MySQL, MongoDB
  • Other

    Scalability, Scrum Master, Growth Hacking, Angular Bootstrap, Illustration

Education

  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science
    2011 - 2015
    National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences - Karachi
  • Intermediate degree in Pre-Engineering
    2009 - 2011
    Dehli Govt College - Karachi
  • Technical high school diploma in General Science
    2007 - 2009
    The Educators - Karachi

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