Contact Details

Harun Iftikhar

Software Engineer at Simplestore Pty. 
Experience: 8 Years
Location: Islamabad , Pakistan

Professional Summary

Accomplished Java and .NET software engineer with top-level experience in application design, architecture, and development. Practiced in successful deployment and management of enterprise-level software applications. Proven effectiveness in driving software development processes and implementing full-scale Java and .NET applications. Outstanding interpersonal, motivational, and presentation skills. Self-motivated with versatility to work with multiple teams and collaborators in agile software development.


  • Apr 2020 - Aug 2020
    Software Engineer
    Simplestore Pty.
    Islamabad, Pakistan

    ASP.NET Core application with Web API controllers
    MediatR message handlers using request/response data types for dispatch
    Used Swagger to generate SimpleStore API with NSwag for .NET
    Created React UI and .NET API endpoints for client applications
    LINQ queries to populate API responses and filter data from C#.NET lists and collections
    Asynchronous requests/responses with Javascript async methods and C# tasks
    Wrote .NET and React UI code successfully deployed to
    Serialized/deserialized .NET objects with Newtonsoft Json.NET
    Typescript code with interfaces and object types to support response data formats
    Used react-select, reactstrap, antd, react-final-form for UI components
    Wrote actions, reducers, services for Redux store using react-redux
    Created shopping cart for React.js application with Stripe payment processing
    Integrated with Stripe API to authorize transactions and process payment with confirmation
    Deployed React.js and Next.js applications with Node.js using nvm, yarn, npm
    Created Docker containers for Redis database and messaging queue
    Oracle VirtualBox VMs to host Docker on Windows machines
    Front-end validation with Javascript yup module
    UI navigation with react-router match/history
    Internationalization with react-intl

  • Jun 2017 - Oct 2017
    Devops Engineer
    Stonefly Inc.
    Islamabad, Pakistan

    Created websites using PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript
    PHP server-side scripting for web applications/services using REST APIs
    Python CGI scripts with Apache web server
    PHP web applications and cloud solutions using XML, CSS, JavaScript, jquery
    Scale out block, file, and object storage using Enterprise iSCSI, Fibre Channel SAN, Scale Out NAS
    Server Virtualization with VMware and Hyper-V
    Cloud data migration services for physical and virtual storage
    Backup, replication, disaster recovery solutions using Acronis and Veeam
    Veeam backups integration and migration to Microsoft Azure and AWS
    Used Microsoft Azure SDKs and CLI to automate VM creation and storage account file uploads
    Created Microsoft Azure Automation runbooks to schedule VM shutdowns/restarts using Powershell and Azure REST API
    Used AWS PHP and Python SDK to customize and launch EC2 instance deployments
    Developing for web content management systems such as Wordpress using themes and plugin integration
    Development and customization of WordPress and WooCommerce including payment gateways integration
    Managed CentOS and Windows virtual machines using VMware ESXi
    Bash and Powershell scripts to automate development and system administration
    Wrote Perl code to monitor application deployments

  • Jun 2016 - May 2017
    Software Engineer
    Seronic Pvt. Ltd.
    Islamabad, Pakistan

    Developed web applications with Java Spring, Spring MVC, Hibernate, ASP.NET Web Forms, ASP.NET MVC
    Front-end development with HTML, CSS, Javascript, JQuery

    Web technologies Java Servlets, JSPs, Tomcat, Javascript
    Relational and nosql databases like MySQL, SQL Server, CouchDB
    Java applications with Hibernate, Java Persistence API for databases
    Core Java object-oriented programming, Perl, Python
    Web application releases with Agile software development
    Front-development with JavaScript, AngularJS, Bootstrap
    Created reusable modules and components which extend the elements of core AngularJS
    Developed applications using NodeJS and MongoDB
    Deployed cloud based solutions to AWS
    Configured web hosting and DNS registration for web applications
    Created CentOS and Ubuntu Linux virtual machines with VMware
    AWS MySQL hosting on RDS
    Software-as-a-service applications with multi-tenancy data architecture
    Created full web technology stacks for Java and .NET
    Designing applications with service oriented architecture and cloud-based deployment/delivery
    Ubuntu and CentOS installations, kernel updates, and package management
    Integrated Eclipse, Git, Maven for development
    Automated deployment and delivery processes with Maven, Jenkins, Linux shell/Windows batch scripts

  • Jun 2011 - Sep 2015
    Software Engineer Consultant
    Addteq LLC
    Jersey City, United States

    Java/.NET Devops/Build and Release Engineer consultant
    Designed and implemented build/deployment processes for J2EE and .NET applications
    Build/deploy lead for application releases with fast-paced Agile development. Delivered application release from test environments to production
    Built and compiled code with Apache Ant, Maven, NAnt, make . Extensive experience writing build.xml files for Ant builds and pom.xml files for Maven
    Installed Maven builds to Artifactory and Nexus repositories
    Created site layout/user interface in a build environment using NPM, bower, gulp and SASS/SCSS to preprocess and compile HTML5 files
    Automated environment updates with Puppet, Chef, Ansible
    Managed virtualization of development environment using infrastructure implementation with VMware
    Installed applications and configured environments for AWS EC2 Linux instances and Microsoft Azure cloud-based hosts
    Delivered end-to-end continuous integration solutions with Jenkins and Atlassian Bamboo for automated builds and deployments
    Integrated Jenkins with code quality tools Fortify, Sonar .
    SCM lead for Java J2EE application development using SVN, Git, UCM ClearCase, AccuRev
    Used Nagios to monitor applications and datacenter hosts
    Deployed applications to IBM Websphere, JBoss, WebLogic, Tomcat , and Apache HTTP servers. Integrated Tomcat with Apache HTTP server
    Installed and upgraded Atlassian suite of software tools Confluence, Jira, Stash, Bamboo . Integrated Stash/Bamboo and Jira/Confluence/Fisheye
    Provisioned and managed Linux servers using VMware VSphere
    Automated environment updates with Puppet and Ansible to deploy applications to test environments
    Created automation scripts in Bash shell and Perl for environment-specific configuration file changes
    UNIX/Linux shell scripting, Perl, Python, Windows batch scripting
    Database script execution for DB2, Oracle, MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server databases
    Standardized and documented change management processes
    Consultant for Addteq LLC working at major companies such as JP Morgan and Chase, Verizon, Intuit Software, Freddie Mac, Coach, Global Foundries

    Programming/Scripting: Java, C#, C/C++, Java Spring, Hibernate, ASP.NET, ASP.NET MVC, Javascript, NodeJS, AngularJS, PHP, Perl, Python, HTML/CSS, JQuery, Powershell, korn/bash shell scripting, Windows batch
    Databases: IBM DB2, Oracle, MySQL, Microsoft SQL Server, MongoDB, DynamoDB, CouchDB
    Build/SCM Tools: Apache Ant, Maven, NAnt, MSBuild, make, SVN, Git, ClearCase, Jenkins, Bamboo, Puppet, Chef, Ansible
    Application Servers: IBM WebSphere, JBoss, WebLogic, Apache Tomcat, Apache HTTP Server
    OS: Windows, Unix, Red Hat Linux, Ubuntu, CentOS, AIX
    Other: AWS Cloud, Microsoft Azure, VMware, Nagios, Atlassian Bitbucket, Crowd, Fisheye, Jira, Confluence, Nexus, Artifactory, Fortify, Sonar.


  • May 2021
    Columbia University
    New york, United States
    Grade/GPA: 3.33/4.0
  • Aug 2009
    Brooklyn College - City University of New York
    New York, United States
    Grade/GPA: 4.0/4.0
    AWARDS Jack Wolfe Graduate Fellowship for Excellence in Computer Science , Brooklyn College GRE Score: Verbal: 790 Quantitative: 790 Total: 1580 out of 1600
  • Dec 2007
    Bachelor's - BA Sociology
    Ithaca College
    New York, United States
    Grade/GPA: 3.61/4.0
  • Aug 2004
    Bachelor's - BA English Literature
    Cornell University
    New York, United States
    Grade/GPA: 3.06/4.0


  • Urdu
    (Fluent - Full Knowledge)
  • English
    (Fluent - Full Knowledge)