Bilal Ahmed

Bilal - Salsa

Senior Full Stack Engineer | Toronto, Canada

Bilal is a senior full stack developer with more than nine years of experience which have equipped him with a thorough understanding of the entire software development life cycle. He has created complex back-end management systems for a variety of different projects and developed design layouts and templates for various companies and individuals. Bilal is seeking a position that is challenging and rewarding. He’s eager to expand his knowledge and continue to build client-centric solutions through creativity and problem-solving.


Bilal has five repositories on GitHub. He recently performed an e-commerce and blockchain set-up that he is very proud of.

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He finds great joy in delivering exceptional solutions to clients through creativity and problem-solving.

Location

Employment

Web Application Developer - Consultant
Rublix Development Inc. (October 2018 - Present)
Project: Blockchain Application
Environment: Python, Django, Bootstrap, JavaScript, Ubuntu, GitHub, MySQL

  • Provides services as the Blockchain application developer using Python Django framework.
  • Examines the overall product strategical requirements.
  • Purpose/Re-purpose and develop product interfaces, infrastructure, blueprints, Bitgo API integration, deposit & withdrawal funds and other product specific functionalities/features.
  • Collaborates with the technical team using mature business logic.
  • Develops the broad-based predictive feature embedded in the product.
  • Updates the database, fixes functionality defects.
  • Coordinates with in- house tech and other personnel to brainstorm, grasp different functional requirements and provide technical solutions.
  • Integrates user-facing elements into applications.
  • Tests and debugs software modules.
  • Works on multiple GitHub features to manage and maintain assets and larger code base.

Senior Developer - Consultant
Acklands Grainger (July 2013 - October 2018)
Project: E-Commerce System
Environment: Python, Django, Bootstrap, JavaScript, JQuery, Ajax, SQL, Oracle 10g

  • Served as the web designer, mapping out, programming and building company’s website.
  • Managed the full life cycle user interface design and developing look and feel.
  • Created layouts from scratch using Photoshop and modified them into our websites in a short period of time.
  • Helped maintain and enhance a custom ecommerce platform built on the python Django framework.
  • Developed functions and fixed bugs with the checkout process.
  • Performed cross-browser testing and control way to display for all browsers.
  • Built integrations and user interfaces using SQL stored procedures, JQuery, Ajax, Bootstrap, HTML, and JavaScript.
  • Designed and developed the database and modified stored procedures to work with data software development life cycle, planning, analysis, implementation and documentation.

Senior Developer
Independent Consulting (January 2018 - July 2018)
Project: Course Delivery System
Environment: PHP, HTML, JavaScript, CSS, JQuery, Ajax, SQL Server, Bootstrap

  • Wrote internal and external design specifications for the user interface and website functionality, design and developed front end and backend functionality of the website.
  • Architected the databases architecture, design and developed reports, user interface and admin panels using PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, JQuery etc.
  • Demo version of this website is available at http://falaktech.dyndns.info/cms

Senior Developer
Independent Consulting (January 2016 - December 2017)
Project: POS System
Environment: Python, SQL, PL/SQL, MySQL

  • Designed and developed POS system (desktop application) for a client in the fast food industry.
  • The system is capable to keep track of the store inventory and day to day sale transactions.
  • Responsible for the design and developing the architecture of the application based on the client’s requirements, user interface, database design and POS system interface with receipt printer and cash register.
  • Designed and developed reports that provide current up to date picture of the inventory and day sale transactions.

Senior Developer
Loblaws (June 2011 - June 2013)
Project: Supply Chain Management System
Environment: Python, JavaScript, JQuery, SQL, Python, Ajax, Oracle 10g

  • Wrote internal and external design specifications for apps and websites
  • Developed and maintained the front end and backend functionality of the websites.
  • Wrote cross-browser compliant XHTML, CSS & JavaScript.
  • Created website promotional material, web banners, and optimized landing and home pages.
  • Built up and enhanced integration within existing systems.
  • Improved websites with high visibility, multi-national companies, and brands.
  • Liaison between account managers, sales teams and third-party technical support to ensure the successful and timely delivery of a project.
  • Designed, implemented and supported database development on an SQL server.
  • Tested a website & identified bugs & technical problems.
  • Used PHP, HTML, CSS, JQuery, and MySQL to develop fully functional and interactive templates and plug-ins in support of marketing campaigns.

Senior Developer
GDS Energy Management LTD (September 2010 - May 2011)
Project: Energy Tracking System
Environment:  MySQL, PHP, CSS, JavaScript, Ajax, JQuery

  • Built and managed the team of developers that was responsible for developing an energy tracking system.
  • Provided architectural and technical guidance for product development to ensure sound software engineering design process and quality practices were followed.
  • Responsible for software design, coding, and testing modules using PHP, HTML, JavaScript, JQuery, SQL, CSS and MySQL Database (LAMP environment) to capture the live data from energy meters.
  • Dashboard for the application was leveraged with gauges (to show live energy consumption) and historical charts, designed in Flash.

Senior Developer
Anda Tool & Fastener LTD (September 2009 - August 2010)
Project: Inventory Tracking System
Environment: PHP, HTML, JavaScript, MS SQL Server 2008

  • Designed the database, developed reports, wrote procedure documentation, installed and prepared SQL Server 2008.
  • Functioned as team lead developer with additional project management responsibilities.
  • This application is live at http://falaktech.dyndns.info/invapp

Developer
Hilltop Financials LTD (January 2009 - July 2009)
Project: Website
Environment: Windows Server 2005

  • Designed and developed both the front end and backend using HTML, JavaScript, Adobe Photoshop and Flash.
  • Examined online calendaring & scheduling system for later implementation
  • http://www.hilltopfinancials.com

Developer
Punjab College of IT (December 2007 - November 2008)
Project: Website
Environment: Windows Server 2005, MS SQL Server 2005, MySQL

  • Designed and developed the website using Flash, Adobe Photoshop and ASP.NET.
  • Designed and implemented databases using SQL SERVER 2005.
  • Created the stored procedures and functions in the database.
  • Scheduled daily, weekly and monthly reports for various categories and regions based on business needs using SQL Server Reporting Services (SSRS).
  • http://www.pcg.edu.pk

Education

University of Toronto
Bachelor's Degree in Electronics Engineering

Oracle Certified Professional (OCP)
Web-Development Diploma

Top Skills

Django, SQL, JavaScript, JQuery, Ajax, HTML, CSS