Masters in Computer Science

2014 - 2015

Saint Joseph's University, USA

Cumulative GPA: 4.00 out of 4.00

Graduated: January 2016

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Masters in Technology

2012 - 2014

University of North Dakota, USA

Transferred to Saint Joseph's University

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Bachelors in Software Engineering

2007 - 2011

GIK Institute of Science & Technology, Pakistan

Cumulative GPA: 3.25 out of 4.00

Position: 2nd out of 38

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Software Engineer

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Comcast Core Application Platforms

May 2016 - Present

Founder and Researcher

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December 2014 - Present

UX/UI Research Specialist

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August 2015 - December 2015

Graduate Teaching Assistant

Saint Joseph's University

January 2015 - December 2015

Product Specialist


November 2014 - November 2015

Student Web Master

University of North Dakota

January 2013 - March 2013

Graduate Assistant

University of North Dakota

March 2012 - November 2012

Senior Web Developer

AJ Technologies

August 2010 - October 2010

IT Intern

Philips, Pakistan

June 2010 - August 2010



March 2010 - July 2010

IT Intern


July 2009 - August 2009


Family Education Services Foundation

June 2007 - July 2011

Philadelphia Science Action

Lead Web Engineer

January 2017 - March 2017

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Spinal Cord Injury Manual

Lead Engineer and Developer

June 2017 - September 2017

Philly Touch Tours

Web Developer and Post-Producer

June 2015 - August 2015

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evoHaX Hackathons

Team Lead and Event Organizer

February 2015 - Present

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Unlock Philly

Web Developer

June 2014 - June 2015

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SCI Video Blog

Founder and Web Developer

May 2014 - Present

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evoGraphs - a jQuery Plugin to Create Web Accessible Graphs

Ather Sharif and Babak Forouraghi

Research Paper published at the 2018 IEEE CCNC, Las Vegas, Nevada. This paper presents a novel approach to create a jQuery graph fully readable through screen readers.

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Current Security Threats and Prevention Measures Relating to Cloud Services, Hadoop Concurrent Processing, and Big Data

Ather Sharif, Sarah Cooney, Shengqi Gong, Drew Vitek

Research Paper published at the 2015 IEEE BigData, Santa Clara, California. This surveys paper presents the latest security threats and prevention measures used by Twilio, Verizon and EnCoRe.

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Location-Based Services Design and Implementation Using Android Platform

Wen-Chen Hu, Naima Kaabonch, Hung-Jen Yang, and Ather Sharif

Research Paper published at the 2012 Midwest Instruction and Computing Symposium, Cedar Falls, Iowa. This paper studies the Location?based structure by dividing it into its five core components.

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Tools and Frameworks

Git, React, Relay, Apollo, GraphQL, Jest, Enzyme, Mocha, NodeJS, Postgres, Jenkins, Splunk, Vagrant, AWS (Route 53, EC2, VPC, RDS, Direct Connect), LuaJIT, Nginx, Ansible, HAProxy, OpenStack, SASS, SCSS, Sinatra, Slim, Bootstrap, Foundation, Semantic UI, NPM, Bower, ESDoc


JavaScript, Lua, Python, SQL, HTML, CSS, PHP, Java, Ruby, C/C++, XML, NoSQL, LaTeX

Operating Systems

MacOS, Linux, Windows, Android OS, Fire OS, iOS, Raspbian