Azhar Khan

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Twitter: @theazharkhan
Github: azharkhan

I am an interface developer and software engineer, with experience in building complex interfaces and creating the APIs and necessary back-end architecture to power them. Learning and constantly evolving is exciting to me, and I'm passionate about building products that people would love to use.

I'm an excellent team player who loves working and interacting with people. I am keenly interested and continually impressed with new technology.

Experience

Gallop Senior Software Engineer, Jan '14 - Current

  • Lead interface developer responsible for executing all user facing components and features from conception to production
  • Coordinate with designers to flesh out functionality of static pages by connecting to necessary APIs, transforming consumed data into a information visual presentation.
  • Implement API endpoints and serve up necessary information from the database that is required to be displayed or interacted with by the user on the platform
  • Helped with planning through inputs on API and interface design as well as investigating new 3rd party APIs and integrations
  • [ Python + Django, AngularJS, Jade, SASS, Grunt ]

BNOTIONS Software Developer, July '13 - Jan '14

  • Developed the backend infrastructure and APIs for a mobile photo sharing application
  • Helped implement the interface and features for a resource allocation web application
  • Integrated with Facebook's Marketing APIs to develop the initial prototype of a marketing intelligence platform
  • [ Python + Django, AngularJS, Jade, SASS, 3rd Party APIs ]

Jugnoo Inc. Web Developer, May '12 - Aug '12

  • Developed a new site-wide navigation for the application focusing on improving the customer experience and reducing distraction
  • Helped develop a social analytics feature using data from Facebook and Twitter
  • [ Ruby-on-Rails, Javascript (jQuery, CoffeeScript), HTML(HAML) + SASS/SCSS, APIs ]

SocialStreet Inc. CTO - Mobile, Sep '11 - Dec '11

  • Member of a 3 person startup team developing a social activity platform - SocialStreet
  • Developed a cross platform mobile web application designed with location based features
  • [ Ruby-on-Rails, jQuery Mobile, HTML5 + CSS3 + JavaScript (jQuery) ]

Kaleidescape Inc. Quality Engineer, Sep '10 - Apr '11

  • Responsible for developing and executing test coverage for verification of new features functionality
  • Implemented Python scripts to provide easily accessible information for critical system statistics
  • Investigated both hardware and software issues and helped find possible solutions
  • [ Python, HTML, Bug Tracking & Project Management ]

TD Securities Business Analyst, Sep 09-Dec 09

  • Member of the Technology Solutions team responsible for the development, testing and support for MUREX Software
  • Planned and executed full regression testing of new software builds and submitted results for build approvals
  • [ MUREX, Shell Scripts, Remote Servers ]
Projects

University of Waterloo - Fourth Year Design Project Auto Valet Parking

Fully Automated, Miniature Scale Parking Lot
[ TBD ]

Pigeons & Planes pigeonsandplanes.com

Writer (Daily Aggregation) for music blog affiliated with Complex Magazine
[ Wordpress, PHP, Markup ]

Details of My Life detailsofmylife.net

Writer for daily posts and features for music blog
[ Wordpress, PHP]

Education

University of WaterlooAug 13

Bachelor of Applied Sciences Mechatronics Engineering

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