Shiraz Shrestha

Cyber Security MSc @Charles Darwin University | President of CDU Cyber Security Club & CDU IoT Club | IT Code Fair Ambassador '24 | Study NT Ambassador '24 | GovHack 2024 Regional Marketing & Communication Lead.

Skills

Programming

Java

Python

JavaScript

Database

MySQL

MS SQL Server

Tools

Git

Docker

WordPress

Liferay CMS

Docker

Creative

Adobe Creative Suite

Figma

WordPress

Liferay CMS

Docker

Operating Systems

MacOS

Windows

Linux

Languages

Nepalese

Native

English

PTE 87/90

Awards

  • GovHack 2023 Winner (Category: Using AI to better connect Northern Territory Science with the community — sponsored by the Northern Territory Government)

Education

2023 - Present
Charles Darwin Unviersity, Northern Territory, Australia
Master of IT Cybersecurity
2019-2022
Maharishi International University, Iowa, United States
Master of Science in Computer Science (MSCS)
2012-2017
Nepal College of Information Technology, affiliated to Pokhara University, Nepal
Bachelor of Software Engineering

Professional Experience

June 2023 - Present
Bakewell, NT, Australia
EG Australia
Team Member
Mastered point-of-sale operations for seamless transactions, delivered exceptional customer service to boost loyalty, and adeptly managed stock in a dynamic retail setting, ensuring customer satisfaction and operational efficiency.
June 2022 - October 2022
Atlanta, Georgia, United States
DISYS-Cricket Wireless
Software Engineer
Enhanced Cricket Wireless’ web applications through development and maintenance, streamlined project tracking with Jira, led agile collaborations for sprint planning, conducted peer code reviews for quality assurance, and leveraged a diverse tech stack for high-performance solutions.
May 2021 - November 2021
Austin, Texas, United States
XTIVIA Inc.
Portal Developer
Advanced the WhenToTest Covid-19 web app by developing new features, fixing bugs, and crafting dynamic, browser-compatible pages with HTML5, TypeScript, React JS, and Java, while optimizing with npm and collaborating in Agile for end-to-end project success and Liferay support
May 2019 - June 2019
Fairfield, Iowa, United States
Maharishi International University Graduate Teaching Assistant
Enhanced academic experiences by collaborating with faculty for smooth content delivery, grading with insightful feedback, leading engaging classes, offering personalized student support, and managing classroom logistics for an optimized learning environment.
Jan 2015 - Jan 2016
Jhamsikhel, Kathmandu, Nepal
Threadpaints Head Photographer
Excelled in eCommerce photography with expertise in on-figure and product shots, collaborated with stylists, mastered Photoshop and Lightroom for image enhancement, maintained meticulous organization for efficient digital file management, and contributed creatively to elevate the platform’s visual appeal.

Projects

Played a key role in developing a Generative AI solution to boost research outreach in Northern Territory, Australia, leading ideation, solution design, and crafting intuitive UI/UX with Figma for enhanced user interaction.
Engineered an online e-commerce platform supporting user roles, registration, product postings, and purchases, with features like shopping carts and payments, utilizing Spring, Thymeleaf, Hibernate, and a suite of web technologies for a comprehensive shopping experience.

... and many other small projects

Extra Curriculars

President of CDU Cybersecurity Club
President of CDU IoT Club
Study NT Ambassador 2024
CDU IT Code Fair Ambassador 2024
GovHack 2024 Regional Marketing & Communications Lead
Senior Buddy @Charles Darwin University
Former Creative Head @Nepali Women+ in Computing
Active volunteer @Art of Living