About Me

I'm currently a Software Engineer at Motorola Solutions working on embedded encryption products while pursuing my MS in CS at the University of Illinois in Urbana-Champaign. I'm a passionate programmer that loves everything tech. Hobbyist photographer and videographer.


Contact Details

Saad Rasheed
Chicago, Illinois


University of Illinois Urbana Champaign

Masters in Computer Science Attending Fall 2022

Northern Illinois University

Bachelors in Computer Science Cum Laude Spring 2017


Motorola Solutions

Software Engineer II Mar, 2019 - Present

- Developed application software for communication with embedded hardware for multiple platforms.
- Implemented cross-platform applications for a variety of different host architectures.
- Developed encryption software and security-related features for multiple embedded products.

Motorola Solutions

Software Engineer I Jan, 2018 - Mar, 2019

- Developed test & diagnostic software for system components of embedded hardware.
- Integrated CI & CD practices to existing legacy code drastically improving effeciency.
- Implemented testing framework using IP Stack and TCP/UDP Protocols.


  • C : 5 Years
  • C++ : 4 Years
  • Python : 4 Years
  • Full Stack : 3 Years
  • iOS Development - Swift : 2 Years
  • Photography & Videography : 5 Years
  • DevOps : 2 Years



  • Programming today is a race between software engineers striving to build bigger and better idiot-proof programs, and the universe trying to build bigger and better idiots. So far, the universe is winning.

    Rick Cook
  • We can only see a short distance ahead, but we can see plenty there that needs to be done.

    Alan Turing
  • Admiration for the beauty of and belief in the logical simplicity of the order which we can grasp humbly and only imperfectly.

    Baruch Spinoza