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Naveed Tariq

Software Architect at HedgePo


naved.tariq@gmail.com

Summary
Currently working as a Software Architect at HedgePo which is an invitation-only web portal which enables
institutional investors to discover, monitor and connect with the global universe of hedge fund managers.
Equally, the portal provides a means for hedge fund managers to market themselves effectively and build longterm relationships with potential investment partners. This application is built using Ruby 1.9.2, Rails 3.2.3,
using Postgresql as a DBMS and deployed on Heroku and is currently live for the users. I have developed
this application from scratch and currently leading the project with two other developers, a designer and two
test engineers. Before this I was doing active development on another project called WerkBy which is small
and social network for artists who want to share their art with their fellow artists. Before these I worked on a
Facebook app called FeedMe which is an application for the users to search restaurants around their current
address and they can order food online. Before joining Proton Labs I was working as a Software Engineer at
Confiz Solutions working on a project of SAGE called Billing Boss. It includes the invoice management and
customer management for small start-ups. I worked on the module called Custom Billing Boss. Specialties:
Specialize in providing a complete solutions for any product from requirement gathering till the maintenance
including automated testing, TDD or BDD. Frameworks: Ruby on Rails, PHP (Codeigniter, YII), Python
(Django), ASP.Net 2.0, jQuery, MySQL, PostgreSQL Languages: Ruby, PHP, Python, C/C++, Javascript, C#,
CoffeeScript, HAML/HTML

Experience
Software Architect at HedgePo
July 2011 - Present (3 years 10 months)
The responsibilities include client communication, requirement gathering, architecture designing, database
designing, development and automated testing. (Ruby on Rails, MySql5.0, PostgreSQL, Linux, Javascript/
Jquery) Project: HedgePo (www.hedgepo.com) HedgePo is an invitation-only web portal which enables
institutional investors to discover, monitor and connect with the global universe of hedge fund managers.
Equally, the portal provides a means for hedge fund managers to market themselves effectively and build
long-term relationships with potential investment partners. This application is built using Ruby 1.9.2,
Rails 3.2.3, using Postgresql as a DBMS and deployed on Heroku and is currently live for the users. I have
developed this application from scratch and currently leading the project with two other developers, a
designer and two test engineers.
Software Engineer at Confiz Solutions
October 2009 - November 2011 (2 years 2 months)

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(Ruby on Rails, MySql5.0, Windows, Linux) Project: Billing Boss (http://www.billingboss.com/) Its a
project of SageSpark. Billing Boss is a free online invoicing designed for small businesses and freelancers
to create, send and track the status of invoices. It is built in an open source web application framework for
the Ruby programming language (Ruby on Rails), having MySql5.0 as the database management system.
Latest technologies, gems and plugins related to ruby on rails are being utilized in this project. The strategy
of Test Driven Development is being followed. The project also uses single sign on using CAS(Central
Authentication System) an open source Java Project for SSO. Primary responsibilities include client
communication, requirement understanding and development. Lead the project with a developer under for
the module called (Custom Billing Boss). Project: Ideal Inventory Design and develop an online solution
for the dealers in automobile to manage their inventory and buy and purchase from other dealers in the US. It
is developed in Ruby on Rails and following the Scrum methodology. The project uses sphinx that is a very
fast search engine that indexes data and provides flexible ways of searching it. I also developed automated
test cases using rails framework.
5 recommendations available upon request
Software Engineer at CambridgeDocs
June 2008 - September 2009 (1 year 4 months)
(ASP.Net 2.0, MySQL5.0, C#, Windows Server 2003) Project: Intelligize Precedent Check
(www.intelligize.com) The product aims to Draft, edit and review SEC filings, such as Forms 10-K, 10Q and S-1, with unmatched ease and in record time, resulting in a more accurate and higher-quality filing.
I have worked on the Admin Module of this project which deals with html content parsing of the SEC
Filings and storing them in the database in a specific and efficient format and admin level control of the web
application. This is developed in ASP.Net 2.0 using MySQL as DBMS. Primary responsibilities include
client communication, lead of the Admin Module, also worked on the optimization of the Parser Module.
1 recommendation available upon request

Languages
English

(Professional working proficiency)

Projects
Billing Boss
June 2010 to July 2011
Members:Naveed Tariq, Salman Aslam, Kamran Zafar, Qasim Zeeshan, Baber Javed, Usman Ahmad, Usman
ali
Billing Boss
June 2010 to July 2011
Members:Naveed Tariq, Usman Ahmad, Qasim Zeeshan, Salman Aslam, Kamran Zafar, Baber Javed, Usman
ali
Werk.by

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October 2011 to Present


Members:Naveed Tariq, Abid Mahmood
werk.by aims to counter this silence by providing a dedicated avenue of communication between artists. Its a
chance for artists to help each other reflect upon their work beyond market, business and academic concerns,
and in so doing, hopefully, enhance artistic practice.
Intelliginze
Members:Naveed Tariq, Qasim Zeeshan, Christian Berczely, Gurinder Sangha, Khurram Shehzad
Intelligize is the revolutionary, must-have tool for law firms, accounting firms and corporations who deal
with SEC Compliance.
HedgePo
January 2013 to Present
Members:Naveed Tariq, Syed Humza Shah, Hassan Abdulrehman
I worked alongside senior developers to implement features and fix bugs.

Skills & Expertise


Ruby on Rails
MySQL
jQuery
Ruby
JavaScript
C#
OOP
Web Applications
PHP
ASP.NET
Facebook API
PostgreSQL
JSON
HTML
Database Design
Scrum
AJAX
Nginx
iOS development
Java
CSS
Test Driven Development
Passenger
Amazon Web Services (AWS)
Git
REST
Drupal
Android
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MVC
Eclipse
NetBeans
PHP Frameworks
Amazon Web Services
twitter
Python

Education
National University of Computer and Emerging Sciences
BS(CS), Computer Science, 2004 - 2008
Activities and Societies: Programming competitions, table tennis, NUCES Fun Trekkers, Softec, ACM, IEEE
Government College Baghbanpura Lahore
High School, Pre-Engineering, 2002 - 2004
Grade: A
hadi Foundation High School
BS, Computer Science; Sciences, 2000 - 2002
Activities and Societies: Debate Team, Dramatics Society, Self Defense Workshop

Interests
New Technologies, Table Tennis, Programming Competitions, Professional Networking

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Naveed Tariq
Software Architect at HedgePo
naved.tariq@gmail.com

6 people have recommended Naveed


"Naveed Tariq is a multi-talented person with strong technical skills. I found him to be very competent in
the technologies he worked and was very cooperative. Good thing about Naveed is his aggressive approach
towards solutions"
Salman Aslam, Consultant, NetSol Technologies Inc., managed Naveed at Confiz Solutions
"Naveed is strong, energetic and passionate software engineer, I am very impressed with is quick learning
ability, he quickly learn and implement latest tools and technologies to increase his skill set. I wish him
best of luck for his career and would recommend him to anyone who is looking for smart and efficient team
member."
Shafaat Ashraf, Web Designer, Confiz Solutions, managed Naveed indirectly at Confiz Solutions
"I found him a very efficient and cooperative person, he is also a good team player. He shows himself a very
good employee of the company. I wish him a good luck for his future goals."
Usman Bilal, System Administrator, Confiz Solution, worked directly with Naveed at Confiz Solutions
"Naveed is very nice team member who always coordinates with you. He understands requirements very
easily. Whenever you need help and need something to clarify to do QA , he is always there to to help you.
He is having unmatchable skill set to solve any kind of problem.""
Mahwish khan, SQE Engineer, Confiz Solutions, managed Naveed at Confiz Solutions
"Naveed is a solid programmer who has a knack of picking up new languages and learning them with ease.
He is very comfortable in different programming environments and can adapt to the needs of the software and
project with a lot of ease. It is a pleasure having him on the team!"
umar sheikh, Software Engineer, Confiz Solutions, managed Naveed indirectly at Confiz Solutions
"Naveed is a very hardworking and dedicated resource. You can always rely on him for getting a task done."
Salman Akram, PMP, Senior Software Engineer - Team Lead, Cambridge Docs, managed Naveed at
CambridgeDocs
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