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SHOAIB
ALI

SOLUTION ARCHITECT
SOFTWARE ENGINEER
I&AM DEVELOPER

WHO AM I

Emigration
Born in emigrated to in year 2000 with family.
Education
Attended Paraparamumu College and Newlands College for my secondary schooling.
Graduated from Victoria University, Wellington with BSc Computer Science in year 2008.
Marriage
Married to Maha in Lahore, Pakistan year 2011.
Property
Bought my first house in Wellington, New Zealand - year 2013

WHAT I DO

March 2015 - Current

Solution Architect

I am currently contracting for Careers New Zealand as a Solution Architect.

Oct 2013 - March 2015

Technical Lead

I am currently employed by Catalyst IT as an IAM Developer. I advise on many aspects of Identity related solutions. I am familiar with SAML specifications and have contributed to SimpleSAMLphp.

Whilst at Catalyst IT, I contribute to open source projects proactively. More information regarding my contributions can be found at Github Furthermore, I have provided technical leadership expertise in areas such as SilverStripe and Identity space.
Nov 2012 - Oct 2013

Ruby on Rails Developer

Employed by Ministry of Social Development as a Ruby on Rails developer to be part of their Rapid Application Development team.

During my short period of employment, I successfully upgraded 4 Ruby on rails applications from Rails 2,3 to Rails 4.

I learnt how to do TDD, using RubyMine as my preferred IDE. Technologies I used included but not limited to GIT, Capybara, Cucumber, Rspec, and Oracle.
2009 - Nov 2012

Senior Developer

Employed by Department of Internal Affairs. I was responsible for supporting Digital New Zealand harvester application, which was written in Java. Technologies I used as Java developer were Maven, GIT, Netbeans, Spring etc.

I made major contributions in New Zealand Government Open Data project. I had been involved since the inception and delivery of the project. I was responsible for deployment, support, development and enhancement of the project. Tehnologies used in this project were SilverStripe, GIT, Trac, Varnish, PHP, Apache2, and MySQL.

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