Nawed Khan

Senior Software Developer/Solutions Architect, Project Manager, Computer Instructor, Musician· Contact Me
  • Experience: 20+ years developing static and & data driven web applications, project management, UI/UX and graphic designing
  • Skills: C#, ASP.NET. .NET Core, MVC, VB.NET, PHP, ASP, Java, mySQL, MS-SQL, Oracle, JavaScript, JQuery, Ajax, AngularJS, ExtJS/Sencha, HTML5, CSS/LESS, and XML
  • Location: Dallas Metroplex, Texas - USA
  • Work Eligibility: US Citizen
  • Clients & References: Furnished upon request.

Experience

Senior Software Engineer III, Architecture

Ambit Energy. Dallas, TX
  • Advanced software developer role that emphasizes development of technical excellence, systems design, and team leadership skills.
  • Analyze, understand, and improve existing code
  • Effectively contribute meaningful technical documentation and explain complex systems to technical and non-technical audiences
  • Quickly acquire new skills and knowledge and Self-directed learning
  • Assume personal responsibility for creating successful outcomes
  • Deep understanding of service-oriented software patterns
  • Full-stack programming ability with exceptional instincts, intuition, and judgment for business, technical, and social issues
  • Identifies and seizes opportunities for improvements
  • Proficiency in C# (or equivalent) programming, SQL programming & data modelling, web programming (HTML, CSS, and JavaScript)
  • Strong grasp of advanced software engineering principles
  • Understands and exercises best practices coding conventions
  • Ambitious, self-motivated and pay attention to detail
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving abilities with excellent verbal and written communication skills
February 2018 – Present

Senior Software Engineer/Solutions Architect

Centerbase Inc. Dallas, TX
  • Developed and maintained a cloud based SaaS Platform built with C#, .NET, MVC, WPF and Microsoft SQL database. Fully customizable and expandable as per customer’s requirements.
  • Built user interfaces with HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, JQuery, JQueryUI, ExtJS/Sencha and custom graphics.
  • Programmed custom UDFs, Stored Procedures, and Reports for SQL Server.
  • Maintained MS Windows Application built with C# .NET.
  • Maintained native mobile applications built with Java for Android and with Object C for iOS.
  • Lead research and development for innovative ideas, leading edge technologies and custom solutions.
  • Lead several projects with team of developers and designers.
  • Successfully implemented 3rd Party integrations, like Quickbooks, LinkedIn, Office, Office365, VOIP Systems etc.
  • Worked closely with Project Leads and shared responsibilities.
  • Played important and integral role in screening, interviewing and hiring new developers.
  • Mentored Junior Developers and Interns in team.
December 2013 – December 2017

Senior Web Applications Developer

NYC Dept. of Education / Maximus Inc. Brooklyn, NY
  • Managed Web Applications built with C#/.NET and MS SQL 2008R2 database.
  • Customized user interfaces with XHTML/HTML5, CSS/CSS3, JavaScript, JQuery, AJAX and graphics.
  • Programmed custom UDFs, Stored Procedures, Triggers and Constraints for SQL Server.
  • Generated Reports, Test Cases and Custom Deployment Scripts.
  • Managed and updated Time Management Tool (ScrumTool) built with C#.Net, SQL Server, HTML5/CSS3.
  • Worked closely with Technical Leads and shared responsibilities during their absences.
  • Created documentation and provided training to Clients during Project Handover.
March 2010 – October 2013

Senior Web Applications Developer / Project Manager (contract)

RedVision Systems Inc. Carle Place, NY
  • Managed Web Applications built with C# .NET and MS SQL 2005/2008 database. Projects included working with Real Estate Data, Title Insurance, Property Data, and Reports.
  • Built User Interface using leading front-end technologies. Utilized XHTML/HTML, CSS, AJAX.NET, JQuery, CSS, XML and JSON.
  • Created custom user controls for optimized and enhanced user experience.
October 2009 – March 2010

Web Applications Developer / Project Manager

Real Property Technologies Carle Place, NY
  • Developed and managed Web Applications built with MS .NET technologies (VB and C#) with MS SQL and/or Oracle database. Projects included working with Real Estate Data, Title Insurance, Property Data, eCommerce, User Management and Reports.
  • Managed Web Applications built with MS ASP Classic and MS SQL and/or Oracle database. Projects included Travel Agency App., Real Estate App., eCommerce enabled Apps for Jewelry, Auto Engines, and Moving Businesses.
  • Managed Web applications built with PHP, CGI/PERL, and LINUX with mySQL databases. Project included eCommerce enabled shopping sites, discussion forums and user management systems.
  • Helped developers and designers in creating Web Interfaces, Images and Animations using Photoshop, Flash, Fireworks, Illustrator, AJAX and JavaScript/JQuery.
  • Managed team of developers, designers and programmer using various office management tools like MS Office, MS Project, MS Visio, Time Mgmt., UML and custom windows/web applications.
June 2002 – September 2008

Web Developer / Project Manager / Instructor

ACE Computer Training / Absolute Software Systems Forest Hills, NY
  • Managed, developed and supervised various B2B and B2C projects for Absolute Software Systems including database driven web applications built on ASP.NET(C#/VB) and PHP.
  • Tasks included SEO, UI Design (HTML/HTML5, CSS/CSS3, JavaScript/JQuery, AJAX, Mockups and Graphics designing), Requirements Gathering, Testing and Time Management.
  • Instructed in class room sessions for
    • "Web Designing Package" - Included: HTML, MS FrontPage, Photoshop, GIF Animation, Flash, Fireworks, Dreamweaver and JavaScript.
    • Project Management" using MS Project.
    • "MS SQL Server 2005/2008 for Developers".
    • "Graphic Designing" with Quark Xpress, Illustrator, GIF Animation, and Photoshop.
    • "Computer Basic Class", with Fundamentals, MS Windows, MS Office and Internet Training.
    • "Programming Concept with MS Visual Basic".
March 2000 - November 2013

Internet Manager / Webmaster and Web Designer

KPPI Forest Hills, NY
  • Managed KPPI’s Internet department.
  • Designed and developed web sites for KPPI Clients.
  • Skills involved were project management, requirement gathering, dealing with clients, and delivery.
  • HTML authoring, Client-side/Server-side scripting, mySQL databases, image processing, animation and publishing tools were used.
March 2000 – June 2002

Webmaster and Web Designer

Sterling Custom Vans & Trucks Inc. Deer Park, NY
  • Created and updated pages/sites for the company as required. Used MS FrontPage, HTML/DHTML, JavaScript, JAVA Applets and MS Office.
  • Graphics and animation as required for the sites. Using Photoshop, GIF Animator, Crystal 3d, Corel Draw and MS Image Composer. JavaScript coding for interactivity and effects.
  • Regular maintenance and promotion of existing sites. Submitted sites to top search engines with appropriate description and keywords.
June 1999 - February 2000

Graphic Designer and Web Master

The UrduTimes Weekly Jamaica, NY
  • Designed print ads for the newspaper using different graphic applications like Corel Draw, Picture Publisher, Photoshop and Illustrator.
  • Updated and maintained the web site (www.urdutimes.com) on regular basis.
  • Maintenance of computer hardware at the office was also included in the responsibilities
September 1997 - May 1999

Hardware Technician and Assistant Web Master

MicroTech International Emeryville, CA
  • Repaired and upgraded PCs in the service and repair center.
  • Assisted in maintaining and updating of their Web site on regular basis.
  • Worked in MS Windows NT 3.0 environment.
June 1997 - August 1997

Education

University of Karachi, Pakistan

Bachelor of Science
Graduated '1992

Petroman Training Institute, Karachi, Pakistan

Diploma of "Advance Training in Computer Science"
October '1991

The NY State Board of Education

Licensed “Registered Business School Provisional Teacher” for programming and applications
March '2003

Saturn Software Corp., NY, USA

Certificate Course in "Programming in JAVA/HTML"
December '1998

The Career Center, New York, USA.

Certificate Course in "JavaScript"
February '1999

Icon Computer Graftech, Institute of Arts & Media Sciences at Karachi, Pakistan

Certificate Course in "AutoCAD Release 10"
December '1991

Skills

Programming Languages

C#/VB/ASP .NET, MVC, PHP, JavaScript, JQuery, AngularJS, AJAX/AJAX.NET, HTML5/XHTML/HTML, CSS3/CSS, MS SQL Server, Oracle PL/SQL, mySQL, oAuth Integrations, Facebook API, Twitter API, Quickbooks API, Office/Office365 API, Android and iOS Development.

Applications

MS Visual Studio, Adobe Dreamweaver, Adobe Photoshop, MS Project, Adobe Flash, Adobe Fireworks, MS FrontPage, Corel Draw, 3D Text/Objects, MS Office Suite, MS Project, MS Visio, MS Windows, GIF Animation, MS Publisher, FTP/Telnet/SSH/Git, MIDI, Wave/Music Sequencers, Real Audio & Video Production.

Projects

I created my first HTML Web Page on AOL Member space in 1996. Created first commercial website for Mansoor Bookshop in 1998. I have developed more than 30 web applications since then. Some have closed or expired and some were let go by customer or me. Here you will find a list of some of my best and favorite web applications.

Apna Album

A complete photo album creating and sharing solution built with PHP and mySQL.

Visitors can register for free and create albums, upload pictures, post comments, send as ecard, and share with friends and families.

Technologies:

  • PHP Scripting and code
  • mySQL Database Backend
  • Allow picture uploads with size and file-type limitation for security
  • User management with password recovery
  • Complete admin area to manage all aspects including bulk updates
  • Uses JavaScript and Flash for animation and interactivity

Apna eRadio

With ShoutCast's Linux-Broadcaster running on our dedicated server this site currently broadcasts 5 channels of music and audio around the clock all day all night.

Constantly checking XML logs, using AJAX, the currently playing song/audio is refreshed and always current.

Tagged along popular phpBB Forum script this site uses PHP, mySQL, JavaScript, Flash with ActionScript, XML, AJAX and animation to do what it does the best.

Technologies:

  • phpBB Forum
  • PHP Scripting and Code
  • mySQL Database backend
  • AJAX and XML to update current status of all audio channels
  • Flash Animtion and custom Audio players both for MS IE and FireFox

(Alternate Links: www.pakiradio.com pakistan.apnaeradio.com india.apnaeradio.com islam.apnaeradio.com ghazal.apnaeradio.com classics.apnaeradio.com )

Apna Forum

Extremely customized and fully moded phpBB based public discussion forum with PHP and mySQL Back-End.

Fascinating window-less, border-less, floating on-screen flash animation on start page.

Technologies:

  • Fully customized and moded phpBB Discussion Forum
  • Flash Animation and Flash programmed games
  • Cron Jobs to pick daily featured items/users

(Alternate Links: www.pakiforum.com )

BRS Online

Desi eCards

Internet based complete greeting eCard solution. PHP code with mySQL database backend. Full featured eCard solution with editable backgrounds, animations, stamps, music, advance scheduling and much more

Technologies:

  • PHP Scripting and Codes
  • mySQL Database Backend
  • All-purpose Admin area for management
  • Cron Jobs for advance scheduling of cards
  • Flash Cards
  • JavaScript and DHTML animation

(Alternate Links: www.pakicards.com )

Desi Faces

A popular Hot-or-Not style Picture Rating solution done in PHP and mySQL. User management, internal messaging, pictures uploading and management, comments posting and picture rating.

Technologies:

  • PHP Scripting and codes
  • mySQL Database Backend
  • Picture uploading and management
  • User management
  • Admin area for all-purpose

(Alternate Links: www.desiqueen.com )

HipChic Couture

Paki Recipes

What started back in September 2000 as a practice project of connecting CGI/PERL application with Flat-File text database have grown into the largest collection of Pakistani Recipes online.

Built on top of popular phpBB discussion forum as the base the site includes custom PHP/mySQL, XML, AJAX, JQuery and JavaScript codes.

Technologies:

  • phpBB Base
  • All code in PHP and JavaScript
  • mySQL database backend
  • Utilized AJAX, XML, JQuery and JavaScript for interactivity
  • Auto updates using cron jobs
  • Emails admin about new recipes and poster gets email upon submission approval.

(Alternate Links: www.desirecipes.com www.pakistanifoods.com )

Paki Search

A search engine for Pakistani Sites online. PHP codes with mySQL database. Easy submitting of sites, approved by admin, editors pick, latest submissions, featured submissions, and a lot more.

Technologies:

  • PHP Script and Coding
  • mySQL Database Backend
  • Random picks

(Alternate Links: www.lookpakistan.com )

PakQuake 2005

Nawed Khan's Music

An all rounder when it comes to produce and perform music. Composing, Writing, Sampling, Recording, Production, MIDI, and digital audio engineering are some of my skills. Many stage, TV, Radio and Internet appearances on credit. Did background score for several Videos and Online presentations. You will definitely enjoy them.

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