A small introduction about myself
Building good, easy-to-maintain and secure software is an art. It is my humble opinion that how good an artist one becomes depends on two things. First, it depends on one's passion for software development. By that I mean, how much drive and energy one has to keep up to date with the ever advancing landscape of software development. Secondly, it depends on time and experience spent developing software.
Every week I spend an average of 7 hours reading web development blogs and watching video casts of emerging web technologies. I have a countless number of side projects at home. I find that is the best way of testing the knowledge learnt.Download Printable Resume
I can say i’m quite good at
Fully up to date with the latest standards
Oh how I love IOC, Separation of Concerns and TDD
If you think you know JS, you don't know JS
Let me manipulate that DOM for you
There is no end to what one can do with Photoshop
Good old University days and a couple of side projects
You've got to love the way angular handles two way model binding
Knowing what design pattern to use for what situation
From my favourite MS SQL Server to MySQL to Oracle
My previous associations
Initial duties included working hard to establish an online presence for the startup, then moving onto the development of custom libraries around effective data visualisations and business intelligence. Working here, further aided my development and knowledge in functional programming and overall has been an extremely valuable experience.
Working through the full development lifecycle as part of the IT Operations team to build and maintain internal system-critical software for the company using the Microsoft .NET stack of web technologies. An agile methodology and a hard working team paves the way for a great learning and developing experience as a software developer.
As the secretary of the Kurdish Forum (an organisation in Huddersfield, UK) I helped in managing and arranging meetings, events and activities for the forum members. I also built the forum website using the popular CMS WordPress and designed and developed a custom theme for the CMS.
What I have done in my academic career
Where I learnt programming principles and best practices including object-oriented programming, design & development methodologies and application architecture. I graduated with a 2:1 degree after 4 long, but enjoyable years.
Being scientifically minded, all my A-Levels were in the sciences. I studied Chemistry, Biology and Mathematics. I finished with 2 As (Chemistry and Biology) and a B (Mathematics).
Please feel free if you would like to have a chat.