Software Engineer

I'm a highly motivated and passionate Software Engineer. I have earned my Bachelor's Degree in Computer Engineering from University of Mumbai, India.

The primary focus of my work is coding, feature development, optimizations and debugging.

My non-work interests range widely; from Harry Potter to Morse code, from black holes to lucid dreams, from electric cars to reusable rockets.

  • Degree: Bachelor's in Computer Engineering
  • City: Toronto, Ontario, Canada


Python 90%
Automation 80%
Backend Development 95%
Git 90%
Scraping 80%
API 75%





Rubik's Cube

Harry Potter




Personal Finance


Skills development




Akash Arora

Consistent and deadline–driven software professional with 6+ years of industry experience, developing and managing software products from requirement gathering phase to production deployment and support.

  • Worked in various industry verticals from edtech to insurance, from academia to pharma
  • Worked on many backend stacks including but not limited to Python, Java, Ruby, Django, Flask, RoR, Postgres, SQLite, AWS


Bachelors of Computer Engineering

2011 – 2015

University of Mumbai, MH, India

Side Projects

Side Projects I did for "fun"

2015 – Always

I love to build things that have great practical use or are just fun to build. Sometimes I make things just because I can. My Github profile contains some of my Side projects.

A non–exhaustive list of the things I have built are:

  • Automate Gmail, Portal and SharePoint login using VB
  • Scrape content from Facebook, Instagram, Google+, Tumblr, Vine, ...
  • Scrape video tutorials from Youtube, Udemy, ...
  • Scrape Github, LinkedIn, Naukri for jobs
  • Automate installation of libraries and packages in linux systems to get up and running really quickly
  • Superb bash aliases for working with git commands at high speed

Professional Experience

Technical Lead

April 2021 – April 2022

Infostretch Corporation Pvt. Ltd. Pune, India

I worked as a Technical Lead at Infostretch where I oversaw projects & teams, analysed products and helped company in evaluating talent.

  • Worked as an individual contributor in project teams to deliver world class products at blazing speeds
  • Lead teams, mentored juniors and helped them in achieving their professional goals and deadlines
  • Offered consulting to senior architects and product managers for high quality delivery of products and services
  • Conducted interviews, screened candidates and optimised recruitment chain to help company hire the right talent

Software Engineer

December 2017 – March 2021

Cactus Communications. Mumbai, India

I worked in the Labs team of Technology department at Cactus. My work included design, code, test and maintainance of analytic tools and REST APIs that provide great business insights to the organization and also drives new business. Most of my technical work has been on Python and Django.

  • Wrote clean, reusable and maintainable code by following high coding standards
  • Worked on more than 5 different projects, each solving a different business problem
  • Completely owned an assessment automation tool exposed as an API service

Software Developer

August 2016 – December 2017

C2LBIZ Solutions. Mumbai, India

I played a significant role as full stack developer in the development and release of revamped version of company’s cross-platform hybrid Mobile application. Also performed the role of a back-end developer in a client facing project implementation team.

A.S.E - Trainee

August 2015 – July 2016

Tata Consultancy Services. Ahmedabad, India


Programming Languages

  • Python
  • Most of my work and experience is on Python. But I have worked with Ruby and Java as well in the past


  • Django
  • Most of my work and experience is on Django. I have used Flask for small scale internal projects


  • Batch, Bash, VB
  • I have mostly used these scripting languages to automate small tasks
  • My inclination is to always convert heavy bash scripts into modular python programs for easy maintainance


  • Postgres
  • I go for JSON or SQLite for side projects

Managerial and Operational

  • Logical Approach, Boiling down to Truth Tables, Strategic Planning

Libraries and Tools

  • Git, ohmyzsh
  • Pyenv, Pipenv, Jupyter, Pandas, Matplotlib and Plotly, NLTK, Boto3
  • Nginx, uwsgi
  • PEP8, pycodestyle, flake8, Sublime Text

Development roles

  • Backend Development, Full Stack Development
  • I have always been a backend developer. I did work on full stack in the past for a very short stint
  • Project and Database design
  • API consumption and creation
  • Scraping
  • Automation and Scripting
  • Logging, Dashboards and Data analysis


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