Zubair Ahmed, Python Developer in Kamra Kalan, Punjab, Pakistan
Zubair Ahmed

Python Developer in Kamra Kalan, Punjab, Pakistan

Member since March 2, 2016
As a Python developer, Zubair has about three years of web development experience using Django, Flask, and FastAPI. He's also developed the front end with both Bootstrap/jQuery as well as React single-page apps. In 2017, a career highlight was Zubair using Django and React to build a social eCommerce platform. Previously, for about a decade, Zubair worked as an embedded software developer in the aerospace industry.
Zubair is now available for hire

Portfolio

Experience

Location

Kamra Kalan, Punjab, Pakistan

Availability

Part-time

Preferred Environment

Ubuntu, MacOS, Bash, Git, Vim Text Editor, VS Code

The most amazing...

...thing I've developed was an eCommerce platform for small scale retailers in Pakistan. The platform provided shops that could be published as Facebook pages.

Employment

  • Software Engineer

    2006 - PRESENT
    Pakistan Aeronautical Complex
    • Developed a type of avionics software that provides warnings to aircrew in case of system failures.
    • Created a type of simulation software for testing aircraft software on a desktop.
    • Established a version-control system for the team using Gitolite.
    Technologies: C++, VxWorks, Tornado, Rhapsody
  • Full-stack Developer | Co-founder

    2016 - 2018
    Ezupp
    • Developed an eCommerce platform for small-scale retailers where sellers could create shops that were seamlessly integrated with their Facebook accounts and shoppers could ask recommendations from their friends.
    • Used React to completely revamp the user interface and provide an immersive shop creation interface and admin control panel. The UI was much appreciated by potential investors during pitching sessions.
    • Completed the project as a solo developer and technical co-founder and managed its deployment.
    Technologies: Python, Django, PostgreSQL, JavaScript, React
  • Avionics Software Developer

    2004 - 2006
    Chengdu Aircraft Design and Research Institute 611 (CADI), PR China
    • Developed a type of software for displaying vital parameters on aircraft multi function displays.
    • Wrote a book on mathematical models and algorithms used in avionics software.
    • Tested and verified an avionics systems in a dynamic simulation lab.
    Technologies: C++, VxWorks, Rhapsody, Tornado
  • Engineering Officer

    2002 - 2004
    Aerospace MRO
    • Managed the functioning of an engineering maintenance center.
    • Supervised on-the-job training of aircraft technicians.
    • Managed the quality control process for a work center.
    Technologies: Maintenance Engineering, Administration

Experience

  • eCommerce Platform | Web App (Development)

    As a full-stack developer, I contributed to the build of an eCommerce platform and also managed deployments. Working alongside the design and marketing team, I developed the Django back end and React front end to handle complex user interactions for the creation of shops, shop management, checkout, and social interactions.

  • High-performing Apps with Python – A FastAPI Tutorial (Publication)
    Good programming language frameworks make it easy to produce quality products faster. Great frameworks even make the whole development experience enjoyable. FastAPI is a new Python web framework that’s powerful and enjoyable to use.

Skills

  • Languages

    Python, Bash, JavaScript, HTML, CSS
  • Frameworks

    Django, Flask
  • Libraries/APIs

    jQuery, React, Node.js
  • Tools

    VS Code, Vim Text Editor, Git
  • Platforms

    MacOS, Ubuntu
  • Storage

    PostgreSQL
  • Other

    FastAPI, Web Scraping

Education

  • Bachelor of Engineering degree in Avionics Engineering
    1998 - 2002
    National University of Sciences and Technology - Islamabad, Pakistan

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