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Mahmood Javaid

Senior Principal Software Engineer

Executive Summary & Candidate Overview

Mahmoud is a seasoned professional with a proven track record of leading software engineering teams and delivering impactful solutions in diverse domains. With extensive experience in bioinformatics, genomics data analysis, and distributed computing, he brings valuable expertise in modernizing workflows and implementing scalable algorithms. Mahmoud is now seeking opportunities to leverage his skills and contribute to innovative projects in software architecture and cloud computing.

Accomplishments and Key Performance Indicators (KPIs)
  • Successfully led the modernization and performance enhancement of existing workflows at Electriq Power, resulting in improved data processing efficiency by 30%.

  • Implemented scalable algorithms at Pfizer, reducing processing time for bio-assays' data analysis by 40%.

  • Developed analysis pipelines and algorithms at Layer Labs, resulting in a 50% reduction in time required for genomics data analysis.

Work Experience

Senior Principal Software Engineer Electriq Power | San Francisco, CA (Jan 2023 - Present)

  • Leads a team of software engineers and data scientists in implementing distributed frameworks for big data processing from IoT devices.

  • Collaborates with cross-functional teams to modernize existing workflows using cloud-native methodologies, enhancing performance and scalability.

Manager Solutions Software Engineering Pfizer | Boulder, CO (June 2021 - Dec 2022)

  • Led internal and overseas teams in developing data processing pipelines for large bioinformatics datasets.

  • Implemented scalable algorithms for processing bio-assays' data in drug-discovery settings, modernizing legacy workflows.

Staff Scientist Bioinformatics Layer Labs, BioFrontiers Institute, Colorado University | Boulder, CO (Jan 2019 - Jun 2021)

  • Developed analysis pipelines and algorithms for genomics data analysis on local HPC systems and in the Cloud.

  • Led a team in designing software solutions for NGS datasets, collaborating with external clients to streamline data analysis.

Experimental Officer-Research Computing Wellcome Trust Biomedical Hub, Exeter University | United Kingdom (Sep 2012 - Dec 2018)

  • Designed and developed software solutions for various domains, ranging from data analytics to virtual reality embodiments.

  • Mentored graduate colleagues in software development and performance tuning.

Location and Travel
  • Open to: Remote Roles, On-Site Roles.

  • Remote Roles: Open to discussing remote opportunities based on position and requirements.

  • Compensation Seeking: Competitive salary aligned with industry standards and role expectations.

  • Position Seeking: Senior Software Engineering roles.


  • PhD in Computer Science, University of Sheffield, United Kingdom (Mar 2010)

  • MSc in Software Engineering, University of Hertfordshire, United Kingdom (Sep 2003)

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