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Salik Ahmed

Certified Magento Developer Plus

Summary

To develop technologically interesting and cunningly designed applications for the web. I am particularly interested in E-commerce and structured framework design, and enjoy having input on all aspects of a project as suits my diverse skill set. Solutions-oriented thinking; always looking for the smart solution to a problem rather than jumping at the first answer.

Skills

Technical Architect 
E-commerce Consulting
Team Lead/Resource Management

Work experience

Jan 2016Present

Technical Ecommerce Lead

Phase3Commerce
  • Technical Understanding on Magento 2 Architecture, Coding Standard, Deployment process, Data Migration
    Customization on module development Magento2Cloud
  • Complete Data migration from M1 Enterprise to Magento2Cloud
  • Purely use github to code deployment no FTP no UI files and DB
  • GitHub Integration with Magento2Cloud
  • Magento2Cloud SSH only readonly access file system
  • Setup Fastly with Magento2Cloud
  • SAP B1 Data Sales Order integration with Magento2Cloud Edition
  • Recurring Order with subscribepro integration and migration M1
  • Dotmailer subscribers migration and integration
  • Fastly compatibility with custom and third party module along with EnterpriseCloud
  • Perfomance testing tool pass from cloud support team before launch
  • Debugging modules through github push on staging/production
  • Deployment process on MagentoCloud
  • Database backups
  • Cron table manage with cloud support
  • Environment Variables manage Cloud Dashboard
  • Dozen of Magento2 patchs fix the current M1 running functionality after migration
  • Knockout JS
  • Smartly use of the Magento2 Cache structure
  • Smartly use REST API in magento2
  • Import/Export M1 to M2 inventorty
  • Blackfire Integration with Magento2Cloud
Aug 2014De 2015

Senior Magento Technical Lead / Consultant

Expresscommerce
  • Understanding of Magento's code structure, extension architecture, theming hierarchy, and fallback components.
  • Experience with CSS preprocessors like SASS/LESS.
  • Store catalog (categories/products/attributes).
  • Using SSH/PUTTY in process of the project deployment.
  • Ability to apply recent magento security PATCH. with detail knowledge of fixes.
  • Using GIT/SVN code to track the code development process.
  • Customize every portion of Magento to meet client requirements
  • Extend Magento functionality through customize programming.
  • Running regular code reviews with junior developers.
  • Manage release process.
  • Testing the completed code.
  • Lead maintenance of live release.
  • Ability to effectively manage time and priorities work.
  • Ability to assess the impact of new project requirements on an existing team workload.
  • Maintained and deployed code using SVN version control system.
  • Create repository structure with multiple deployment instance.
  • Working with the accessibility and QA consultants to launch new releases and updates to project stakeholders.
  • Documentation of certain key areas of the system.
  • Coding this architecture to pre-agreed standards.
  • Experience with caching and scaling techniques
  • Expertise in authoring and extending Magento extensions
Aug 2011Aug 2014

Magento Certified Developer Plus

Plumtreegroup
  • 8+ Years’ working in object oriented PHP 5 Experience working with agile development methodologies such as Scrum, XP, TDD, BDD.
  • Experience in multi-store, multi-lingual, or multi-currency e-commerce implementations
  • Working with the Standard of Magento MCG Group.
  • ERP integration at Product, Order, Shipments (Automated).
  • Ability to Audit Magento Server configuration and compatibility.
  • Using AWS amazon for magento CE.
  • Developed/Integration Custom API.
  • Sales orders (quotes/orders/invoices/shipments/credits)
  • Custom payment/shipping modules.
  • Competent in web services integrations (REST/SOAP)
  • Thorough experience in customizing Magento's front-end components using layout XML, blocks, and templates
  • Ingenuity to leverage all available tools at your disposal
  • Thorough knowledge of vanilla Magento feature set and configuration
  • In-depth knowledge of PCI/PA-DSS compliance issues


Jan 2010Jul 2011

Senior Magento Developer

Biztek Professional U.S Office Plumtreegroup
  • Magento Developer-As needed The Plumtreegroup Worked with their team in USA as remote developer.
  • Import and export eCommerce data (customer data, order data, product data, reviews,etc.)
  • Responsible for scoping and developing client's websites.
  • Responsible for maintaining a development environment .
  • Client communication through basecamp with detail documented solution.
  • Strong self-management practices with meticulous attention to detail.
  • Experience in version control, GIT / SVN
  • 3rd Party Integration.
  • Expertise in raw JavaScript without dependence on libraries
  • Advance Magento Audit


Aug 2008Jul 2010

PHP Web  Developer

Biztek Professional
  • Work within a project based team environment developing websites.
  • Working Symphony Framework to develop CMS management solution.
  • Work under limited supervision and work on several different projects of moderate to complex difficulty.
  •  Wrote PHP scripts for cleaning up web pages code and monitoring web analytics for some pages
  • Using object oriented analysis and design to turn pre-agreed development tasks and requirements into scalable architecture.
  • Working Wordpress and Joomla sites theme/module customization.
  • A strong understanding of OOP programming, browser compatibility, SEO practices,
    and version control
  • Using Cross browser/devices Q/A Unit Testing .
Aug 2007Jul 2008

Web Developer

Logo Design Guru

Web Developer [http://www.logodesignguru.com/]

CONTRACTUAL WEB PROJECTS/CONSULTANCY-UNDER NDA

Certifications

2014Present

Magento Certified Developer Plus

Magento Commerce

https://www.magentocommerce.com/certification/directory/dev/1700128

Portfolio

  • Magento1 Migration to Magento2 with Multi-website   Enterprise Cloud Edition              2016 - 2017
    Data migraton
       Sales Order Incremental as Delta
       Customers Data Incremental as Delta
       Shipping/Invoice/CreditMemo
       Catalog-  Categories/Products,Attributes, Attribute Set,Shopping Cart Rules,Catalog Rules
        Media Images Products , categories, custome modules
       Third Party Modules migration SubscribePro,Yotpo reviews, dotmailer subscribers
    Challenging part in Migration
         Multi-websites to keep data same in M1 to M2
      Multi-websites product level attribute sets and attributes
      Multi-websites orders migration in process of running M1 live site 
      Multi-websites issues in Magento2 which identified to support
      Upgrade Magento in between migration code and data.
     Strickly follow the magento guide no FTP no UI tool for files transfer and Database
     github only push the files Magento2 Enterprise Cloud
     Challing multi-website custom module development with magento standards.
     Using Fastly Cache
     Using Blackfire
     Using Magento Support tool for passing the code and perfomance before launch
     
  • http://www.aveneusa.com/                                                                                                                    2015-2016
    • migration from magento CE to magento enterprise 1.13 successfully.
    • Developed add gift/promotion cart module.
    • Export/import products/categories/media/inventory/customers/cms pages/static blocks.
    • Export/import sales orders.
    • Backend integration for orders and shipments
    • SAP B1 Order/Inventory/Sku level integration
    • Paypal Express checkout and Paypal Pay Flow payment module
    • Subscribe pro Integration
    • Multi-website with single magento admin
  • http://www.glytone-usa.com/                                                                                                                    2015-2016
    • Migration from Magento CE to magento enterprise 1.13 successfully.
    • Developed enhanced promotion module.
    • Custom Shipping module
    • Yotpo Riviews integration
    • Bronto enhanced email integration
    • GTM Advance level Integration
    • SAP B1 Order/Inventory/Sku level integration
    • Paypal Express checkout and Paypal Pay Flow payment module
    • Subscribe pro Integration with configurable and simple products
    • Customize magento transactional emails
  • http://www.renefurtererusa.com/                                                                                                                    2013-2015
    • Running on a magento enterprise 1.13 successfully.
    • Developed custom add gift cart module.
    • Backend integration for orders and shipments
    • SAP B1 Order/Inventory/Sku level integration
    • Paypal Express checkout and Paypal Pay Flow payment module
    • Subscribe pro Integration
    • Multi-website with single magento admin
  • http://www.kloraneusa.com/                                                                                                                             2013-215
    • Running on a magento enterprise 1.13 successfully.
    • Developed custom gift options module
    • Its multi-website with different domain and same symlink struture
    • Avatax integration.
    • Bronto Email newsletter integration
    • Custom module for your hair analysis. its quiz modul
  • http://www.etafashion.com/                                                                                                                                      2015
    • Multi-language site
    • Custom module for Shipping method
    • Custom module for payment method on account credit payment
      monthly schedule base payment “Alignet Payment integration”
    • In-store pick-up editable option backend
    • Payment method advanced customize option as per ID card option
      customer have different option as per ID then able to calculate the value of share according to the defined tables.
  • http://www.sydneyevan.com/                                                                                                                             2014-2015
    • Running on magento CE 1.9
    • Customized product custom option in advance templates
    • Skinning and design integration.
    • Advance custom option customization product/inventory/order level
    • Customize dynamic Synoptive ring builder
    • Bongo International Integration

Magento related past experience

Payment Gateway Extension for Magento

  • Payflow Pro Reference Transaction Module
  • MIGS( Mastercard Internet Gateway Service)
  • Alignet Payment Gateway
  • net CIM Payment Gateway.

ERP Integration with Magento

 MS Dynamics GP (Great Plains) integration at Product, Order, Shipments (Automated);

  • Oracle ERP integration at Product, Order, Shipments (Automated);
  • SAP Business One integration with magento enterprise.
  • MS Biztalk Server integration with Magento.
  • Other ERPs built on Oracle or other platforms.
  • Many backend warehouse integrations with magento.

Website Migrations

  • Yahoo store to Magento Migration
  • Os-commerce to Magento Migration
  • Volusion to Magento
  • .net shopping cart to Magento

Extensions And Modules Developed for Magento

  • Custom Advanced Store locator extension.
  • Custom Catalog base events modules.
  • Developed PriceMatch extension.
  • Created Authorize.net CIM recurring payment module.
  • Developed Vendor Scheduling Extension
  • Jquery dynamic enhanced catalog enable carousel module.
  • Customer Feedback based on Orders.
  • Developed a Charity Donation Module/Extension
  • Custom API integration with Magento
  • Sap product inventory
  • Newsletter subscription with catalog enhancement.
  • Real-time inventory Check extension
  • Shipping fulfillment extensions for different shipping/supplier companies,
  • Developed Video, Testimonials, News Modules

Education

Jan 2006Aug 2008

Bachelor's

Karachi University
Jan 2004Aug 2007

Aptech Ceritified Computer Professional (A.C.C.P)

APTECH
  • Microsoft Office
  • HTML, CSS & Javascript using Dreamweaver/FrontPage
  • C & Java with NetBeans, JDBC, RMI
  • Database Design & Implementation in Microsoft SQL Server
  • XML
  • Cloud Computing
  • C#, Windows  & RT Store Apps
  • ADO.NET
  • Tomcat, Apache, MySQL & PHP
  • ASP.NET, MVC, ADO.NET & AJAX
Jan 2001Jul 2003

Inter Computer Science

Board of intermediate Education Karachi