Q: Tell us a bit about yourself.
A: Hi, I am Asad Rauf and I am a Web Programming expert from Lakki Marwat. I took an interest in computer studies from my early years of school education and ended up doing a BS degree in Software Engineering from the University of Science and Technology, Bannu. At the university, I was enthusiastic about web programming and object-oriented programming.
Q: How has your education prepared you for this job?
A: I graduated from UST Bannu in BS Software Engineering. I did my internship at Precise Technology. After that, I gained a year of experience at Centaurus Software House as a web developer and two years at Ezeesol Technology Rawalpindi. This journey prepared me for the Fellowship.
Q: If not software engineering, what other courses would you have opted for?
A: I’d have opted for either Information Technology or Telecommunication.
Q: What is your biggest achievement in your professional career?
A: When I was offered a job at Centaurus Software House where more than 50 people were employed.
Q: Describe your top three technical skills?
A: I work in Microsoft .NET technology, front-end, and databases.
Q: Were you keen to be selected in the KP Fellowship Program or did you just apply casually?
A: A friend of mine told me about the Fellowship and is also a part of the program. And now that I am a Fellow, I am very happy to be here.
Q: What do colleagues say is your best quality?
A: No compromise on time and work quality.
Q: How do you define success and how do you measure up to your own definition?
A: When you love your work and you are satisfied with your work, it’s a success.
Q: What is your greatest fear?
A: My greatest fear is that someone asks me a very simple question in my field and if I don’t know the answer, what would they think of me?
Q: How do you spend your free time?
A: Searching different things on Google like the best android application, best software for PC or laptop, top YouTubers, how people built up in their lives, etc.
Q: Would you like to say something to our readers?
It’s a good practice to talk freely with your fellow colleagues as it helps everyone gain confidence.