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Masood A.


4.8 (355 reviews)
$20 USD / hour
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Web, Software, Data, Data Science, Automation

I have wide-range of commercial work experience in different type of organisations (from different industries), including Startup Companies by working on their business oriented products/projects; and IT Services/Software Development Companies by doing rapid development on multiple projects in parallel. I feel comfortable in any work settings, as a team lead, as a team player or working independently. My main area of expertise includes Data Engineering (Small or Big Data level), Data Mining, ETL/ELT Data Pipelines, Data Automation and Automated Bots/Crawlers. I have experience of handling up to 100s of billions of records and 100s of TBs of structured or unstructured data; migration to Big Data/SQL data stores and handling real-time data streams. I have experience of large scale data collection/scraping from web, I developed countless crawlers in past and several includes data collection up to 100s of millions of records. Other areas of expertise includes Full Stack Data Science (Machine Learning/Deep learning). I also have a strong software engineering background and have experience in web development (MVC frameworks, Custom Development). I have skills to develop from scratch and customize exiting software/web applications. I have solution providing skills and can adjust myself to any technical stack, programming language or framework to provide the solution. Following is a brief list of technical stacks, programming languages and tools that I have expertise or used in past: - Languages: Python, PHP (MVC frameworks like Laravel, Yii, Zend), Javascript (Typescript, Vue.js, Node.js, Angular), Java, C/C++, Perl, ASP Classic, Matlab - Databases/Data Streaming: PostgreSQL, MySQL, MariaDB, SQL Server, SSIS, Oracle, NoSQL (Redis, HBase, Hive, MongoDB), Kinesis, Kafka, RabbitMQ - Big Data Ecosystem: Hadoop, HBase, Athena/Hive, Spark, Redshift - Cloud: AWS (EC2, RDS, S3, Redshift, Kinesis, ElastiCache/Redis, Lambda, Cloudwatch), GCP - Data Science/AI: Machine Learning (Classification, Clustering, Regression, SVM, K-NN, Naive Bayes, Random Forest, Linear Regression, Auto Regression), Deep Learning (Autoencoders, Stacked Autoencoders, CNN etc), Scikit-Learn, Scipy, Pandas, Data Wrangling, Web Scraping, Crawlers - Customization Experience: Opencart, Magento, Wordpress, Drupal, Zencart, or any other open source/custom made web applications and softwares - Other: DevOps, Ansible, Docker, Deployer, Openwhisk, Nutch, Solr, Thrift, Selenium, Jupyter Notebook, Git, REST Apis, SSH, TDD, Linux, Robotics, Good in adopting new stacks - Management: Agile, Scrum, Trello
Freelancer Web Scraping Specialists United Kingdom

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A system developed for importing all available offers in Amercan Express accounts and add offers to the card. Following are the main features:

- Logins to American Express accounts available in input CSV file
- Extract all offers data and store in output CSV file
- Reads offers provided in input file and add offers to the card and store result in output CSV file

Technical stack used: 

Python, Custom Framework
American Express Offers Importer/Offers Adder
A system which crawls a news website every 15 minutes, scrape news titles, descriptions and images and import in wordpress directly. It makes sure that no duplicate records are imported. It also place news in proper categories and with proper tags and settings. Everything works in automated way without even single click.

Technical stack used: 

CURL, LAMP, Custom PHP Framework, Wordpress
Auto News/Articles Importer to Wordpress
Client Reviews Compaigns -  A system which generates weekly, monthly reports for client's company ratings/reviews on different listing websites like Google, Yelp, Edmunds, Dealerrater, Carscom, Surecritic. It also have a complete CMS to add, edit, manage clients and links to thier profiles on listing websites.

Technical stack used: 

CURL, LAMP, Custom PHP Framework 

Our services: We worked on all the features in the application including CMS and crawlers to get reviews and ratings from the listing websites to generate reports.
Client Reviews Compaigns
Local Ranking Report is a FREE service for local businesses. It check company listings on Google, Yahoo, Yelp etc to find number of reviews and position to give idea to customer how their business ranks against competitors.

Technical stack used:
CURL, LAMP, Custom PHP Framework

Our services:

We worked to develop main logic to develop and integrated crawlers to search company on listing websites, scrape reviews/rating and position data.
Local Ranking Report


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Masood is very professionnal and patient. He work hard to satisfied our requirement. He have a good knowledge to manipulate data. We will offer more project without any hesitation!
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4 years ago
€260.00 EUR
Im so happy to meet this developer for quality and fast!
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4 years ago
$50.00 USD
First good experience with Masood A. in a research project. Second project to follow now.
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Flag of Matthias B. @fundster11
4 years ago
$75.00 USD
Very good work. Fixed all issues and got me up and running where multiple others failed.
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Flag of Joyel P. @businessman2000
4 years ago
$165.00 USD
ha realizado el trabajo en menor tiempo del previsto. muy buena comunicación y gran trabajo. contaremos con él para más proyectos
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4 years ago


Web, Software, Data, Data Science, Automation

Zagto Limited
Dec 2006 - Present
I provide services in following areas: - Web development to design and develop web-based applications - Android, iOS Development - Migrate/Upgrade legacy systems to latest technologies - Data mining, data analysis, data/web automation, automated bots, crawlers - Data science, machine learning, deep learning and other artificial intelligence - Migrate traditional databases to Bigdata technologies - DevOps


MSc Artificial Intelligence with Robotics

University of Hertfordshire, United Kingdom 2014 - 2016
(2 years)

BS (Software Engineering)

Riphah International University, Pakistan 2001 - 2005
(4 years)

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Web Scraping 65 Data Processing 20 Data Mining 18 Excel 12 Python 6

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