Senior Software Engineer

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Location: Karachi, Pakistan

Skills Summary

6+ years of experience in LAMP architecture using PHP, MySQL, Sphinx Search, Performance Optimization and more. Expert in programming, analyzing, technical documentation, databases, new system development, maintenance, feature enhancement and more. Also worked in Open Source CMS like WordPress and Zen Cart.

Running a tech blog,, using WordPress. Average 9K hits / month

Query Interface, a WordPress plugin for monitoring & optimizing WordPress queries. 200+ downloads from April 2014.

Experience Summary

TradeKey Private Limited
Software Engineer (March 2008 – September 2015) is said as 2nd largest B2B portal after, having more than 6 Million members from around the world. The application is running on multiple servers, data centers, database servers, domains, languages & more.

Major Responsibilities in

  • Leading the team of developers by providing task definitions.
  • Developing web based tools using PHP, MySQL, HTML / CSS, Sphinx etc.
  • Developing and implementing solutions pertaining to the needs of the organization.
  • Maintain and support existing projects of the organization
  • Design effective and efficient interfaces to applications and databases.
  • Responding promptly and professionally to bug reports
  • Code Reviews of new and critical development, which includes security, code and database performance, code compatibility on different servers etc
  • Analyze system specification and translate system requirements to task specification for junior programmers
  • Responsible for analysis of systems including performance, diagnosis and troubleshooting of problems, and solutions to problematic programming
  • Documentation to describe program development, logic, coding etc.
  • Undertake requirements analysis to provide initial software requirements that provide sufficient detail to allow ongoing development.
  • Undertake design activities to develop sustainable software designs that can be communicated to other team members.
  • Ensure that all work adheres to company standards.
  • Act as a role model for junior members of staff, providing technical guidance and the benefit of experience in assisting them to gain their objectives.
  • Assist the organization in recruitment activities.
  • Provide periodic status reports to Company Management.
  • Communicate status regarding ongoing projects, activities, and tasks to stakeholders.
  • Deployment of projects

Projects Worked on

  • Performance and Optimization of multiple web pages by reducing the page load time, majorly through optimizing the queries and converting the pages into Sphinx full text search.
  • Worked on Sphinx Realtime search for a real time report generation page
  • Increase in Products Inquiries through big impact on searching engine and matching engine
  • Made a tool of filtration of inquiries, which is now being used by a team of more than 10 people
  • Tweaks in matching engines for more search relevancy and accurate results
  • Google Adsense API
  • Searching on Sphinx Full Text Search Engine for Non english domains


  • Query Interface, A WordPress plugin for monitoring & optimizing WordPress queries:
  • Personal Responsive Blog, Web Tech Query:

  • Maintenance of IBAGrads

  • IBAGrads Students using WordPress

  • Aussie Greenmarks Installer Stock Management System for an Australian Company (Aussie Greenmarks –

  • SMS Sending and Receiving website using Twilio API, and Nexmo, with the integration of Ajax Chat for multiple users
  • Online Shopping Cart using Zen Cart:
  • Words Matching Tool, using Porter Stemming Algorithm, for checking the words into documents (pdf / doc files), and show highly matched input sentences on top
  • Hotel Management System in PHP / MySql
  • Library Management System using JSP, Java Script, Apache Tomcat Server 5.0 and SQL Server 2000.
  • Book Requisition System using JSP, FrontPage 2000, Java Script, SQL Server 2000 and Adobe Photoshop


  • Database Optimization
  • SEO Implementations For Blog, Online Shopping etc.
  • Sphinx Search Engine for Fast Full Text Searching (including non english searches)
  • Web Page Performance Optimizations
  • Debugging of Code, Logic, Code Reviews etc. on ongoing and running websites
  • Use and support Free & Open Source Applications like Linux,, GIMP, Google Docs, Notepad ++ etc.

Technical Skills


  • PHP
  • MySQL
  • Java Script
  • HTML
  • Also worked on other languages like Java, C etc.

Frameworks & CMS

  • Code Igniter
  • WordPress
  • Zencart
  • and more

Database Systems

  • MySQL
  • MS-SQL Server
  • MS Access

Version Controlling Tools

  • SVN Subversion

Operating System

  • Windows 98/2000/XP
  • Linux

Web Servers

IDEs & Graphics


A brief academic overview:

2007: B.S. (Computer Science) from Iqra University, Karachi.

2004: Diploma ACCP (Certified Computer Professional) from APTECH, Karachi.

2000: F.Sc. for H.S.C from Govt. Degree Science & Commerce College.

1998: Matriculation for S.S.C from White House Grammar School.

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