Raza Zaidi

is a highly experienced Senior Software Engineer with a focus on Front End Technologies. With over 10 years of experience delivering enterprise applications for leading organizations across different regions. He is a strategic thinker and a team player, providing technical roadmaps and promoting a diverse and inclusive work environment that encourages innovation and creativity.

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Senior Software Engineer
Tacto Technology GmbH
Munich, Germany

July 2023 - PRESENT

  • Lead the firefighter team who supports customer success and helps the mission team to focus on new feature development.
  • Developing scalable and reusable key components of Tacto web application in close collaboration with the product and backend teams.
  • Integrated Segment and June.so for precise user activity analytics in Tacto App, informing data-driven enhancements.
  • Senior Developer
    SAP SE
    Munich, Germany

    DEC 2022 - May 2023

  • Joined the Design System team to develop a scalable and easy-to-maintain Components Library.
  • Dedicated to delivering consistent and unified solutions across all applications.
  • Senior Software Engineer II - Frontend Architect
    Westwing Group AG
    Munich, Germany

    FEB 2017 - NOV 2022

  • Spearheaded consistent and streamlined Frontend solutions across all internal web applications.
  • Developed and implemented frontend assessment criteria and tech radar to guide current and upcoming frontend applications.
  • Created 2 custom internal web applications from scratch using React, Redux, and Webpack.
  • Engineered UI Components library (React & Typescript) to enhance developer efficiency.
  • Innovated by building 3 private NPM packages to improve the developer experience.
  • Collaborated on the overall frontend projects' architectural setup, resulting in a 20% increase in scalability, maintainability, and exceptional user experience.
  • Created compelling 1-pagers, and technical OKR specifications, and presented them to key stakeholders.
  • Mentored and led the team on design, coding, and user experience integration with the backend system.
  • Provided strategic timelines and technical roadmaps for upcoming projects, ensuring timely delivery and alignment with business goals.
  • Participated in the technical recruiting and interview process for multiple teams, ensuring high-quality talent acquisition.
  • Frontend Team Lead
    Bond Internet Consultancy
    Dubai, United Arab Emirates

    JUL 2015 - NOV 2016

  • Designed and implemented the Frontend Architecture for a Social Media application using AngularJS (v1.5), Typescript, Gulp, and REST API.
  • Provided technical management and mentored the team with design, coding, and user experience.
  • Strengthened the Frontend department by hiring and onboarding 3 Frontend Engineers, resulting in enhanced team productivity and quality of work.
  • Streamlined the Backend Team's workflow and integrated shared web components to their needs, reducing development time by 25% and project completion time by 10%.
  • Implemented the latest web technologies to provide the best user experience and practices, resulting in a 35% increase in user acquisition and retention.
  • Participated in planning the scope of work.
  • Software Engineer
    Systems Limited
    Karachi, Pakistan

    JUN 2014 - JUN 2015

  • Managed, maintained, developed, and deployed applications and databases in response to business needs.
  • Developed multiple portals using the CodeIgniter Framework and Core PHP using MVC Architecture.
  • Designed and developed Front End for iOS, Android, and Windows Phone mobile applications using IONIC Framework.
  • Revamped the entire UI of multiple Banking internal applications using the latest technologies.
  • Communicated effectively with the team to manage project concepts and deliver milestones and objectives.
  • Website Developer
    Tagsoft Technologies
    Karachi, Pakistan

    AUG 2012 - MAY 2014

  • Built multiple Content Management Systems and E-Commerce websites with a user-friendly admin panel using Core PHP and Bootstrap.
  • Expert in pixel-perfect PSD to HTML conversion without using custom CSS.
  • Developed a Windows 8 store application using C# and Xaml, achieving a 20% improvement in website and application performance.
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