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About meHere's my story.

I'm Waleed, a developer who enjoys learning about software and technology to build useful tools and applications. My mission is to seek software engineering excellence and share my experiences with others.

What do I consider Software Engineering Excellence?

Engineering excellence is the pursuit of being excellent at the craft of engineering, being both efficient as well as effective in delivering delight to customers and in the process deriving pride and satisfaction from the work and the finished product. It is an endeavour, not an end goal and it spurs us as engineers to wake up each day to just build better and become better at our craft. - Heemeng Foo

I'm currently working as a software engineer at BBC, where I help develop and maintain the sign-in and launch features of BBC iPlayer. I recently completed a BSc in Software Engineering from the University of Huddersfield and am looking to pursue post-graduate study in Software Engineering.


Work experience

Here's a brief rundown of my most recent experiences.

BBCSoftware Engineer2022 - NOW
U PowerSoftware Engineer2021 - 2022
CityFibreCore Network Intern2020 (6 WK)
Kirklees CouncilWeb Developer2020 - 2021
U EnergyWeb Developer2017 - 2020

Education

Here's my education and experiences at the University of Huddersfield.

BSc Software Engineering (First Class)2018 - 2022
Google DSC Founder & Lead2021 - 2022
Course Representative2018 - 2022
Teaching Assistant2019 - 2020
Student Ambassador2019 - 2020

I love to share my knowledge through writing.

Check out a few of my most recent publishings.


Interested in my gear?

I keep a list of software, applications, extensions, hardware and a list of supplies I've used to set up my office for those who are interested.

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