Wajid Khattak is a software developer at Keynetix (Ltd). In his current role he is responsible for the development of GIS solutions (including HAGDMS) used by the Highways Agency UK. Prior to this in his two year tenure at Pinewood Computers (UK), he was engaged in the development and maintenance of dealer management system (Pinnacle) mainly using .NET based technologies.
In 2003, Wajid completed his BSc (Hons) degree in Software Engineering from Birmingham City University. Feeling the urge to increase his skill set and to gain advanced knowledge of issues within software development, he left his job in order to pursue a Masters degree. Consequently, he completed his MSc in Software Engineering and Security from Birmingham City University in 2007. It was during this degree that he acquainted himself with SOA and wrote a thesis on “A Methodology for Enterprise Application Development using SOA: A case study implementation”. He is particularly interested in SOA development methodologies. He holds an MCAD certification and is a Certified SOA Architect.