meMohammad Zakir Hossain
Email: thehungrycoder(@)

Professional Summary
Excellent web development concepts and skills coupled with more than 3 years of professional experiences in medium to large-scale web applications development. A full stack web developer with abilities to write simple HTML to complex deployment scripts. Currently working at world’s one of fastest growing startup based on NYC, NewsCred, as a Software Engineer where hands are dirty with Python, Django, Javascript, Backbone.js, Angular.js, jQuery, Handlebars, AWS etc.

To lead and/or follow problem solvers bringing effectiveness to the businesses & human lives by utilizing gained knowledge and experiences where exposure to new learning is a regular opportunity.

Working Experiences

[September 2012 – Present] at NewsCred Inc., (Global Content Marketing Leader)
Software Engineer


  • Re-Imagine, architect and develop one acquired product and maintain Content Management System (CMS) developed in house
  • Set the path and implement it for transferring legacy customers to new system
  • Maintain both legacy system while new system is being developed
  • Refactor and improve the CMS
  • Coordinate with sales, marketing & client services teams
  • Improve team productivities by learning and augmenting Agile process
  • Distribute knowledge among the company and build an awesome sharing culture
  • Organize short training sessions, hands-on etc.

Python, Django, Javascript, Backbone.js, Angular.js, jQuery with jQuery UI, Underscore.js, Handlebars, Twitter Boostrap, MySQL (AWS RDS), Redis, Node.js, Git, Grunt, Jira, Fabric etc.

[November 2010 – August 2012] at Somewhere In Net Ltd. (pioneer in social networking in Bangladesh)
Software Engineer


  • Maintain country’s largest social media platform and first community blog ‘Badh Bhangar Aawaj’ (
  • On going development of web application aimed to facilitate ‘International firearm injury prevention and policy’ research project
  • Analyse, design and build the commercial web & mobile application projects

Ruby, Ruby on Rails, PHP, CodeIgniter, Coffeescript, Javascript, jQuery, HAML, SASS, SQLite, MySQL etc.

[May 2009 – February 2010] at Athena Software Associates Ltd.
System Administrator


  • Keeping eyes on production servers and ensuring their availability and reliabilities.
  • Manage pool of shared hosting servers
  • Harden and write custom plugins for cPanel for better management
  • Provide low level supports to web hosting customers
  • Maintain local development servers along with code repositories

cPanel, Shell, Vim, WHMCS, Git, SVN etc. 

Key Strengths & Technical Expertise

  • Seasoned in Javascript, Ruby, PHP, Python
  • Experienced in server side web development including expertise in Ruby on Rails, Django, CodeIgniter, cakePHP
  • Expert in PHP based content management systems like WordPress, Joomla
  • Expert in jQuery plugin development and customization.
  • Very good in frontend development with cutting edge technologies including Backbone.js, Angular.js, Handlebars, SASS, jQuery
  • Good at server and cloud management
  • Comfortable in any operating systems (excluding Windows)

Academic Qualification

MBA                            University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi, Bangladesh   CGPA: 3.67 (4.0 scale)

BBA                             University of Rajshahi, Rajshahi, Bangladesh   CGPA: 3.48 (4.0 scale)           

Professional Training


  • Networking and ISP Setup with RedHat Linux, Blooming Bud Information Technology (BBIT), Dhaka, Bangladesh.

 Workshops & Seminars


  • Speaker in RubyConf 2013 organized by Rubyist group, Bangladesh held at Basis Auditorium, Bangladesh.
  • Speaker in JSConf 2011 organized by phpXperts group, Bangladesh held at American International University of Bangladesh.
  • Speaker in phpXperts seminar 2010 organized by phpXperts group, Bangladesh held at Brac University.
  • Daylong Workshop on ‘IT Project Management’ organized by on December 2008.

 Language Proficiency                                

  • Bangla: Mother Language
  • English: Read, write & speak fluently

Other Experience/Engagements

  • Founder & Administrator
    Projanmo Forum is world’s first Bangla forum live on
  • Founder
    Bangladesh MongoDB User Group
  • Co-founder & Moderator
    Linux Mint Bangladesh User Group

Skills Matrix

Technology Tools and framework Expertise level Recent use
JavaScript Core JavaScript, jQuery Excellent In Use
Backbone.js, Knockout.js, Underscore.js, jQuery Mobile Excellent Very Recently
Angular.js, Ember.js Average Recently
NodeJS (Express.js, Sails.js, Tower.js),, Grunt Beginner In Use
PHP Cakephp, CodeIgniter, Zend Framework Excellent Long ago
WordPress, Joomla Excellent Quite Ago
Ruby Ruby, Ruby on Rails, Sinatra, Capistrano Excellent Very Recently
Python Python, Django Very Good In Use
UI HTML5 Excellent In Use
CSS, Twitter Bootstrap Very Good Recently
Web 2.0 AJAX, REST Excellent In Use
Database MySQL (RDBMS), MongoDB (NoSQL) Very Good Very Recently
Tools Git, Github, JIRA, Agile, PivotalTracker Excellent In Use