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Ovais Tariq | Elance
 
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Ovais Tariq

Experienced Web App Developer and MySQL DBA
   Pakistan
  |   Karachi, Sindh
  |  7:21 am Local Time

Overview

I have over 5 years of experience in "design, development and management" of data-driven, high-traffic web applications using opensource technologies MySQL, PHP, Linux and Apache.

I have experience working in all stages of application, be it the initial stage where requirements are gathered, or be it the post-deployment stage wherein its more about monitoring, optimization, backups, scaling and high-availability.

I am a self-starter and I always willing to learn new technologies. I have experience managing people from different projects...

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Skills (10)

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MySQL Administration
MySQL 5.0 Test
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Linux System Administration
PHP5
Apache Administration
WordPress
AJAX
jQuery
Javascript
HTML
XHTML

Service Description

Specialties include:

Database design, MySQL monitoring, MySQL optimization, MySQL backups, MySQL replication, Scaling, SQL tuning, web application design, web application development, project scheduling, project management, people management.

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Employment

Percona Inc
Technical Support Engineer
2011 - Present
Provide technical support and consulting to customers in the field of MySQL database administration, performance optimization, performance audit, identify bottlenecks, LAMP stack optimization,...
TMN Express News
Senior Software Engineer
2010 - 2011
I am a senior engineer working on Pakistan's largest news portal http://tribune.com.pk/ utilizing LAMP technologies. My primary responsibilities include MySQL database administration and...
HireLabs, Inc
Software Development Manager
2008 - 2010
I provided development and support for HireLabs core product , pre-employment screening web application supporting 1000+ users. I also provided development and support for other internal web...
InfiniLogic Pvt. Ltd
Software Developer & Team Lead
2006 - 2008
I provided development and support for some of InfiniLogic’s core products. I was primarily involved in reworking/rewriting one of their main product. The main goal of the rewrite was to improve...
TechVelocity
Web Developer
2005 - 2006
My main responsibilities were geared towards analyzing the user requirements, gathering relevant information and then developing websites based on those requirements. I developed websites using...

Education

University of Karachi
Bachelors in Computer Science
2003 - 2006
Govt. College Gulshan-e-Iqbal
Intermediate, Computer Science
2001 - 2002
Karachi Public School
Matriculation, Science
1999 - 2000

Keywords

mysql
dba
database
php
lamp
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