Hey there,
I'm Abdush Shakoor.

Back End Developer

Experience

Back End Developer

01/20 — Ongoing

Planet Green Solutions — Dubai, UAE

A small-yet-strong firm that specializes in Web Design & Development with a record of strong clients & high-quality projects.

  • Writing server-side code, developing APIs, Linux server administration & code deployments.
  • Currently working with various government entities such as Ministry of Cabinet Affairs, Ministry of Culture & Youth, Prime Minister's Office & etc.
  • Opportunities to work on projects with different challenges & complexities.
  • Collaborating with UI/UX, Project Management & Stakeholders to improve project features.

Web/Software Developer

11/16 — 10/19

Key Information Technology — Dubai, UAE

Est. in 1989, one of the first IT companies that revolutionized the IT industry in the UAE.

  • Wrote backend & frontend code for the company's website.
  • Built custom tools for HR, Projects & Marketing team.
  • Learnt to write reusable UI components.
  • Mentored & trained 3 interns.

Summer Intern

08/16 — 08/16

Oracle Corporation — Dubai, UAE

A small-time internship where I learnt about developing analytical reports & concepts of Cloud Computing.

Software Engineering Intern

02/16 — 04/16

Aufait Systems — Dubai, UAE

Built Android apps in Java, developed REST APIs & Admin Panels.

Web Development Intern

09/15 — 11/15

Tradeasia International — Dubai, UAE

This internship was mainly focused on migrating their existing codebase from PHP to Java.

Education

B. Computer Science

09/11 — 10/16

University of Wollongong — Dubai, UAE

Won the People's Choice Award for the Capstone Project in Summer 2015.

Skills

  • Problem Solving
  • UI Design
  • Teamwork
  • Adaptable
  • Quick Learning
  • Agile
  • Good at Googling
  • Works well under pressure

Tech — Professional

  • PHP
  • MySQL
  • SQL
  • Laravel
  • JavaScript
  • Bash
  • HTML
  • CSS
  • SCSS
  • AWS
  • Apache
  • Nginx
  • CentOS
  • Ubuntu
  • jQuery
  • Git

Tech — Hobbyist

  • Python
  • C/C++
  • WebGL
  • Golang
  • Jupyter
  • Markdown
  • Jinja2
  • ReactJS
  • Canvas

Interests

  • CTFs
  • Data Science
  • AI/ML
  • Computer Graphics
  • Generative Art
  • Linux Administration
  • Mathematics

Projects

Static Site Generator

  • Python
  • Jinja2
  • Markdown

Custom-tailored static site generator for my blog & resume.

Space Invaders Generator

  • JavaScript
  • Canvas

Generates random & beautiful Space Invaders-esque patterns.

Toy Crypto Library

  • Python
  • C/C++

Wrote a library to solve The Cryptopals Crypto Challenges.

Mini-games

  • JavaScript
  • Canvas

Built clones of 2048, Tetris, Pong, Minesweeper & much more.