About Me

I'm currently a Research Engineer at Indeed 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
contact@rasheedsaad.com

Education

University of Illinois Urbana Champaign

Masters in Computer Science Attending Current GPA: 3.33

Relevant Courses

  • Distributed Systems (Cloud Computing)
  • Parallel Programming
  • Theory and Practice of Data Cleaning
  • Text Information Systems
  • Programming Languages & Compilers
  • Foundations of Data Curation
  • Deep Learning for Healthcare

Northern Illinois University

Bachelors in Computer Science Cum Laude Spring 2017

Relevant Courses

  • Advanced C++ Programming
  • Data Structures & Algorithms
  • UNIX & Networking
  • Databases
  • iOS Mobile Programming
  • Assembler Mainframe
  • Java
  • Operating Systems
  • Computer Architecture and Systems

Experience

Indeed

Research Engineer II Indeed Research May, 2022 - Present

- Building Software for Indeed Research.

Accenture

Software Artisan Industry X Apr, 2021 - May 2022

- Scaled out a Smart City data ingestion pipeline using AWS, Terraform, Kubernetes and Helm.
- Deployed, managed and developed on multiple EKS clusters on AWS.
- Deployed microservice based web application that uses Elixir, Docker, Kafka, Redis, Elasticsearch, Postgres, Presto, NodeJS and Vault

Motorola Solutions

Software Engineer II Secure Products Group Mar, 2019 - Apr, 2021

- 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.

Software Engineer I Secure Products Group 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.

Skills

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

 

Quotes

  • 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
  • Anything can be accomplished, just depends how much time you're willing to put at it.

    Jonco
  • Regardless of how large the vector R gets, I will always be aligned with you.

    I.M.