Salik Rafiq

About Me

–          20+ years software development skills

–          C#, C++, PHP and other language experience

–          Database experience – including working on a database with approx. 1Bn records

–          Working on large and small teams and as a team leader

–          Working with and communicating directly with clients

–          Adaptability and learning quickly

–          Funny and laidback

Recently my experience is in ASP.Net Framework in C# with SQL Server, jQuery, DevExpress, Agile on a very tight team with a very small company based near Cambridge, UK

I have had a lot of short contract work which is due to circumstances to do with child care. I have always looked for permanent work but found employers were not interested in remote working.

At present I am available for full-time employment


Computer Science 2000

University of Manitoba

Work & Experience


MyIP Ltd.

01/02/2018 - 03/31/2021

Software developer using ASP.Net to develop a large application involved in Intellectual property management.

Software Developer

IBM (Cognos)

02/01/1993 - 05/30/1998

C++ developer, team leading. Windows desktop development mainly

Software Developer

SMT Research Ltd.

01/01/2013 - 08/13/2018

Project management of all their software systems. Development and deployment and maintenance. Audited all software, established proper development practises, built a deployment system using ANT.


Zola Systems

10/01/2012 - 01/30/2015

Extended and enhanced systems written for a auto-leasing company and Springboard (footfall) reporting.

Volunteer Developer

Dicey Tech

12/01/2020 - 03/31/2021

Volunteered to learn React. Modified a existing micro-frontend for some additional feature and CSS for the look they required. Built two additional prototypes in React/Redux. Learned a lot about structure of React applications, Redux and the new hooks pattern in React.