Azeem Michael

New York, New York, US

mostly harmless
Azeem's Skills
Business Development
Product Management
User Experience

Startup Experience

First time founder

About Azeem

I am a software engineer with a BS in computer science, and, 7+ years experience as a full-stack developer. I have a healthcare app idea that could statistically speaking effect 1+ million lives a day. I am looking for someone with experience in business development and fundraising.

Work Experience

Backend Engineer


July 2016 - Today

Built Backend architecture for a real-estate startup. Worked on xml/json parsers and Rest APIs to scan properties, listings and location data from 3rd party clients. Built Rest api for first-party clients to access data in a secure way. Environment: PHP7, GO, MariaDB, MongoDB, Gitlab, AWS, REST, Laravel, Lumen, Elastic search.

Web Developer

ACUE (Association of Colleage and University Educators)

June 2016 - July 2016

Working on Canvas LMS API Environment: JavaScript, CanvasLMS API, HTML, CSS

Software Engineer


September 2014 - December 2015

Worked on a student registration/management system utilizing Symfony2 and Doctrine2 ORM. Work involved creating front-end CRUD and reporting system utilizing Twitter-Bootstrap and back-end PHP Models and Doctrine Listeners to automate tasks like student registration based on dynamic attributes. Environment: Linux, Mac, Git, PHP, MySQL, Symfony2, Doctrine2 ORM, HTML5, CSS, Javascript (JQuery), JIRA.

Software Engineer

MZ Wallace

October 2014 - January 2015

Worked on a CRM utilizing Laravel5 and Eloquent ORM Environment: Linux, Mac, Git, PHP, MySQL, Laravel 5, Eloquent ORM, Paris ORM, HTML5, CSS, JavaScript (JQuery)

Back-end Developer

The Studio at Conde Nast

April 2013 - September 2014

- Responsible for design/architecture, development, implementation, testing and maintenance of web-based applications. - Translated designs into HTML, CSS while preserving semantic markup, SEO, and cross-browser compatibility. - Built interactive digital campaigns - Architected MySQL schema designs Environment: Linux, Mac, AWS (EC2/RDS/S3), Git, PHP, MySQL, HTML5, CSS, Javascript (Jquery).

PHP Developer

Media Whiz LLC Text-Link-Ads

March 2012 - January 2013

- Migrated old code to new MVC based architecture. - Helped troubleshoot plugin related issues with publishers. - Developed reports for sales and publisher recruiters. - Fixed bugs that came in. - Implemented JQuery, HTML5 and Ajax components into legacy tools. Environment: Linux, Mac, PHP5, MVC, Git, MySQL, HTML5, CSS, JSON, JavaScript (JQuery), Ajax.

PHP Developer


July 2009 - September 2011

- API integrations for Twitter, Facebook, Foursquare, Amazon, Bitly, YouTube, YQL, BoardReader, BackType, Spinn3r and Bing. - Developed a C++ program to scan, tokenize and parse Twitter firehose data. - Developed web crawlers to scan and parse various blogs, forums and social media outlets. - Collaborated with engineering and business team members to expand and analyze new data sources. - Optimized performance of procedural style legacy code. - Proposed architectural design improvements for legacy code and database schema. Environment: Linux, PHP (Symfony1.2), C++, MySQL, HTML, CSS, REST, XML, JSON, JavaScript (JQuery), AJAX.

Web Developer

Noam Design Group

October 2008 - July 2009

- Developed web 2.0 sites, including Firefox extensions, web interfaces and applications. - Translated designs into HTML, CSS while preserving semantic markup, SEO, and cross-browser compatibility. - Consulted with clients and colleagues to ensure designs are understood, implemented, and produced appropriately. - Researched and discovered new design trends and technologies. Seeking out innovative design & programming styles, illustration and photography. - Optimized sites for maximum cross browsers compatibility. Environment: Linux, MySQL, PHP, HTML, CSS, XML, XUL, JavaScript (JQuery), Ajax, Photoshop.


Iona College

Computer Science

1996 - 2001