About Me

Abdul Faiz: Expert in Crafting Custom, User-Friendly Solutions & Innovative Technologies

As a Senior Software Developer with a specialization in Microsoft Visual Studio, ASP.NET MVC Core, and cloud technologies, I bring more than a decade of experience in diverse industries to the table. I am an experienced professional with a deep understanding of all aspects of the development lifecycle, including design, testing, requirements gathering, and working with a wide variety of languages and platforms.

My colleagues know me as a team player, always ready to contribute and collaborate. I am open to new ideas, always willing to lend an ear, and committed to assisting others. While my experience adds significant value to the teams and projects I work with, I firmly believe in the power of collective intelligence. I strive to harness the unique talents and skills of each team member to achieve the best possible results.

My educational background includes an MSc in Web and Cloud Computing and a BSc in Multimedia and Communication Design, both earned from Sheffield Hallam University. However, I am a firm believer in lifelong learning and continually seek to update my knowledge and skills. I regularly attend professional development courses, stay up-to-date with new technologies, and take advantage of online learning platforms like PluralSight. This commitment to continuous learning ensures that I stay at the forefront of technological advancements and am always ready to tackle new challenges in the ever-evolving world of software development.

Abdul Rahman Faiz

Nick Name: Abdul Faiz

Email: Info@abdulfaiz.co.uk

Location: Glasgow, Scotland, UK

  • 48

    Projects completed

  • 23

    Courses Completed

  • 22

    Happy Clients

  • 13

    Running Projects

My Skills

Crafting Custom, User-Friendly Solutions

My career has been defined by my ability to create well-designed, secure, and user-friendly bespoke products. I have a proven track record of delivering solutions that not only meet the technical requirements but also provide an intuitive bridge between customers and business services. This proficiency stems from a deep understanding of user-centric design principles and a commitment to the highest standards of quality and security.

Collaborating Across All Levels

Throughout my professional journey, I have collaborated with diverse teams - from executives and stakeholders to interns. I pride myself on my ability to navigate these different dynamics, fostering productive relationships and cultivating a collaborative environment. My ability to understand and address diverse perspectives enhances the quality of the solutions I deliver and the efficiency of the teams I work with.

Oriented Towards Results

I am inherently results-oriented, focusing on delivering tangible outcomes that drive business growth and customer satisfaction. This approach requires not only technical acumen but also a clear understanding of business objectives and customer needs. My attention to these elements has consistently resulted in solutions that exceed expectations and contribute significantly to business success.

Effective Communication

Clear, open, and transparent communication forms the backbone of my professional practice. I believe in the power of effective dialogue to align team members, clarify objectives, and resolve issues. My colleagues know me as a clear communicator who articulates technical concepts in an accessible way, facilitating better understanding and decision-making.

Strong Work Ethic and Innovation

I am guided by a strong work ethic that prioritizes integrity, responsibility, and diligence. This ethical foundation underpins my commitment to deliver the best possible outcomes for the organizations I work with. Alongside this, I am driven by an innovative and enquiring mind. I continually seek to explore new technologies, methodologies, and approaches that can enhance the solutions I deliver. This blend of reliability and innovation makes me a valuable asset to any team.

In summary, my skills encompass technical proficiency, collaboration, result orientation, effective communication, a strong work ethic, and a commitment to innovation. These competencies enable me to deliver top-notch solutions that effectively bridge the gap between customers and business services.

Language skill

  • Farsi | Persian
  • Pashto
  • English
  • Urdu

My Exprience

Professional Experience

As an ASP.NET MVC Software Developer with over 10 years of experience, I have honed my skills across various aspects of the development lifecycle, including design, testing, and requirements gathering. My expertise lies in creating well-designed, secure, and user-friendly products that efficiently bridge the gap between businesses and customers.

I have worked with diverse teams, ranging from executives to interns, and have developed a knack for adapting to different languages and platforms. My commitment to continuous learning and adapting to emerging technologies ensures that I deliver innovative and efficient solutions tailored to the unique needs of each project.

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Senior Developer

St John Ambulance

Feb 2023 - Present - 10 months

London, United Kingdom

My current role as a Senior Developer at St John Ambulance involves a primary focus on learning, maintaining and upgrading our Optimizely (formerly known as Episerver) CMS 12 and Commerce 14 applications. These applications are crucial for our daily operations and my task is to ensure their stability, performance, and security.

In order to accomplish this, I am actively engaged in learning and understanding the nuances of the latest versions of Optimizely CMS and Commerce. This allows me to effectively manage the applications, address any issues, and leverage new features to improve our services.

I work in close coordination with various internal stakeholders, gathering their requirements and translating them into efficient technical solutions. My aim is to enhance the usability and functionality of our applications, ensuring they effectively support our operations and service delivery.

Staying ahead of technology trends is a key aspect of my role. I continuously monitor advancements in CMS and eCommerce technologies, particularly those related to Optimizely. This ensures that our systems are not only up-to-date, but also optimized for scalability and performance to meet our growing operational demands.

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Senior Analyst Programmer

Ashurst LLP

Aug 2018 - Feb 2022

Glasgow, United Kingdom

Lead software development work-streams providing end to end ownership including estimation, plan, build, release and support

Worked with cloud technologies on the Azure platform, advising on best practices, architecture and infrastructure upgrades

Worked collaboratively as part of the team to achieve business outcomes, maintaining constructive working relationships with IT peers

Contributed to discussions and decisions on software architecture and SDLC practices and implement improvements to benefit the business

Developed new software applications in partnership with other members of the development team, business analysts and technical architects

CI/CD pipeline and practices including TFS/Azure DevOps and SonarQube

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System Developer

Enact Conveyancing Ltd

Oct 2016 – Aug 2018 | 1 year 11 months

Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Responsible for analysing user requirements; researching, designing and writing new software programs; testing, fault isolating and fixing new programs

Developing existing programs by analysing and identifying areas for modification; integrating existing software products and getting incompatible platforms to work together

Creating technical specifications and test plans, writing, testing and refining code

Maintaining systems by monitoring and correcting software defects

Interacting closely with project managers, developers and system analyst professionals regularly for smooth workflow

Consulting clients and colleagues regarding maintenance and performance of software systems for writing or modifying current operating systems

Keeping abreast with new technologies, continually updating technical knowledge and skills by attending in-house and external courses

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Senior Web Developer #


Apr 2015 – Oct 2016 | 1 year 7 months

South Kirkby, Pontefract, West Yorkshire

Worked on a range of projects, designed appealing websites and interacted on a daily basis with back-end developers, graphic designers and marketers. Designed, developed, tested and deployed desktop and custom web applications successfully

Planned, developed and implemented large-scale projects from conception to completion while maintained optimal workflow

Cooperated with staff to create clean interfaces and simple, intuitive interactions and experiences

Implemented best practices, standards and procedures including quality and delivery methodologies

Performed quality assurance tests to discovered errors and optimized usability

Worked on multiple projects simultaneously with strict deadlines

Provided innovative solutions to complex business problems

Website Developer

Roeville Computer Systems Ltd

Jan 2006 – Apr 2012 | 6 years 4 months

Doncaster, South Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Worked on an e-commerce web Content Management System (CMS) in .net technology

Successfully trained more than 35 companies in the tourism industry

Worked closely with external design and SEO Teams to achieve company's requirement in design, marketing, accessibility and usability of their online e-commerce systems

Wrote several .net applications for commercial use or as day-to-day management tools


Web Developer


2004 – 2005 | 1 year

Doncaster, South Yorkshire, United Kingdom

Responsible for coding, designing and modifying websites, from layout to function according to the instructions

Strived to create visually appealing, user-friendly design and clear navigation sites

Maintained UI, cross-browser compatibility, general web functions and standards

Constantly coordinated with colleagues and customers


Embracing Continuous Learning in the Field of Technology

I am a proud alumnus of Sheffield Hallam University, a premier institution known for its rigorous academic programs and its commitment to innovation. My time at Sheffield Hallam was marked by intensive study, hands-on learning, and a relentless pursuit of knowledge that has shaped my career in profound ways.

Master of Science in Web and Cloud Computing

Between 2013 and 2015, I pursued and successfully completed my Master's Degree in Web and Cloud Computing. This program equipped me with a deep understanding of the latest web technologies and cloud architectures, setting a strong foundation for my work as a Senior Software Developer. I delved into complex subjects like distributed computing, data management in the cloud, and web application development, which have since become cornerstones of my professional expertise.

Bachelor of Science in Multimedia and Communication Design

Prior to my Master's, I earned my Bachelor's degree in Multimedia and Communication Design from the same institution in 2006-2007. This program allowed me to explore the intersection of technology and design, honing my skills in various multimedia technologies, and understanding how to create compelling, user-friendly digital interfaces.

Commitment to Ongoing Education

In the rapidly evolving field of technology, I believe that continuous learning is not an option, but a necessity. To stay at the forefront of emerging trends and innovations, I regularly attend professional development courses. These courses are often tailored to meet the specific needs of the esteemed projects I'm working on, allowing me to acquire the latest skills and knowledge necessary to deliver exceptional results.

I also leverage online learning platforms like PluralSight to broaden my knowledge base and refine my skills. These courses, led by industry experts, provide invaluable insights into new tools, programming languages, and best practices.

This proactive approach to lifelong learning ensures that my technical skills remain cutting edge and that I am always equipped with the most relevant knowledge to address the complex challenges faced in the tech industry today.

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Sheffield Hallam University #

Bachelor's Degree, BA (Honours) Multimedia and Communication Design
2006 - 2007

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Doncaster College / University Campus

HNC / HND, Multimedia
2004 - 2006
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Doncaster College

ASET 3, Creative Computing
2003 - 2004