Hi!

I'm Zaid Afzal.

I'm a software developer living in Faisalabad, Pakistan.
My Areas of interest are Web development(Python/Django, MERN Stack), DevOps & Blockchain.
>>> require 'aboutme';

>>> resume
['pdf', 'plaintext']

>>> email
'zaidafzal@protonmail.com'

>>> latest_work
[{

company
'SnapEDA Inc.',
role
'Python/Django Developer',
term
'Aug 2019 - Present',
},

{

company
'Self-Emplyed',
role
'Full Stack Developer(Python Django/Flask, MERN Stack) and DevOps Engineer',
term
'Mar 2019 - Present',
},

{

company
'Automotive Artificial Intelligence',
team
'Platform Applications',
term
'Mar 2018 - Mar 2019',
},

{

company
'SlashNext',
team
'Cyber Security',
term
'Sep 2017 - Feb 2018',
},

{

company
'Bentley Systems',
team
'Strategic Technology Advancement',
term
'Jun 2016 - Aug 2016',
}]


>>> education
[
{

university
'FAST-NUCES',
degree
'B.S. Computer Science',
}
]

>>> interests
['Human Psychology', 'Financial Education', 'Public Speaking', 'Following Latest Trends in Technology', 'Inter-belief Study/Research']

>>> links
['github', 'linkedin', 'stackoverflow']
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Experience

Python/Django Developer Aug 2019 - Present
  • Back-End web development using Python/Django, PostgreSQL.
  • Test-Driven development.
  • Developing Front-End via HTML5, Bootstrap 4, JavaScript/jQuery.
  • Worked on Analytics Dashboard for Ad partners/clients.
  • Worked on automted Ad System for all vendors.
  • Worked on enhanced features and bug fixes using Heroku CI/CD pipeline.
Full Stack Developer(Python Django/Flask, MERN Stack) and DevOps Engineer Mar 2019 - Present
  • Backend web development using Python Flask/Django and NodeJS/ReactJS using MySQL/PostgreSQL, MongoDB/Redis
  • API design, development & documentation via Flask micro services and Django REST Framework
  • 3rd Party API integration: Slаck, Twilio
  • Scrapping websites and web application for data mining purposes
  • Test-Driven Development
  • DevOps: Docker-based workflow, Continuous Integration, Continuous Deployment setup & maintenance
  • AWS / other VPS provider bare-bones and Docker-powered deployments
  • Git (GitHub), JIRA
  • Markdown documentation
  • Dveloping frontend via HTML5, Bootstrap 4, JavaScript(React)/jQuery

  • Working with an Australian startup "Pop Up Wifi LLC" in building their Access Points and server infrastructure.
  • Developed an eCommerce web application utilizing Python/Django, MySQL and AWS.
  • Developed a casino event prediction-er web application utilizing Python (Pandas, Sickit Learn, Django), PostgreSQL and AWS EC2 instance.
  • Worked on Amazon product reviews classification utilizing Python's Pandas, Scrapy and performed various NLP techniques as per client's requirements.
Platform Application Developer Mar 2018 - Mar 2019
  • Worked on virtual simulation’s driving, map and traffic maintainer.
  • Implemented Rule Catalog for German roads as a separate gRPC service.
  • Reduced response time in each frame to compute vehicle perception and rules violation.
  • Redesigned modules for simulation and introduced unit test cases for different services.
Software Engineer Sep 2017 - Feb 2018
  • Worked in cyber security team to transform malware researcher’s expertise to machine learning/ deep learning models to filter and classify network packets (Benign/Malicious) on Access Point level.
  • Created scripts to extract process level information to make important features to train on machine learning algorithms.
  • Built and automated virtual machine for Mac OSX, Linux, Windows, Android OS to run and analyse latest malwares.
Software Developer - Intern Jun 2016 - Aug 2016
  • Built working prototype to shift company’s internal software system UI named DGnDB to Xamarin.Forms for cross platform support (Android, Windows, iOS).

Skills

Experience
  • Python, Django, Flask, Javascript, NodeJS, ReactJS, bash, git, Nginx, Gunicorn, React Native, Linux, C++, SQL, PyCharm, Jira
Exposure
  • Java, C#, Golang, MongoDB

Education

B.S. Computer Science 2013 - 2017
  • Data Structures & Algorithms
  • Web Development
  • Data Mining & Artificial Intelligence
  • Concurrent & Distributed Computing
  • Cryptography - Data & Network Security