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Team Member Spotlight - Zarqab Iqbal, Software Engineer II at Parspec
Ben Kanellitsas

Head of Operations


Meet the Team: Zarqab Iqbal, Software Engineer – II at Parspec


Introducing Zarqab – an invaluable member of our Parspec team! As a Software Engineer – II, Zarqab brings exceptional expertise and dedication to the development and maintenance of our app’s software infrastructure. We are proud to have him onboard as he actively contributes to our vision of revolutionizing the AEC industry through innovative techniques. Zarqab’s passion for solving challenges and enhancing user experiences has been instrumental in driving our app’s performance to new heights. To learn more about Zarqab and his remarkable contributions, read on below.

What is your role at Parspec?

At Parspec, I hold the position of Software Engineer – II. In this capacity, my key responsibility revolves around the development and maintenance of our app’s software infrastructure. Working in close collaboration with the Product team, I actively identify customer needs and engineer solutions to effectively meet those requirements. Additionally, I contribute to the software’s design and architecture, leveraging my expertise to collaborate with other engineers in its development.

Why did you join Parspec?

My decision to join Parspec was motivated by a quest for new and exciting opportunities. After having worked at established companies in the past, I yearned for the chance to be part of a project built from the ground up. When I learned about Parspec’s vision for tackling a significant challenge within the construction industry, I immediately recognized it as the perfect opportunity I had been seeking. The exceptional team being assembled at Parspec further solidified my confidence in our collective ability to successfully accomplish our goals.

How do you see Parspec impacting the AEC industry? Society in general?

Parspec is revolutionizing the Architecture, Engineering, and Construction (AEC) industry by adopting innovative techniques from the software field. By integrating automation and machine learning into construction processes, Parspec aims to make them more efficient and enable professionals to deliver value at a faster pace. This approach is unprecedented in the AEC sector and has the potential to transform how projects are designed and their products procured.

What challenges are you looking forward to trying to solve?

I am excited about tackling a specific challenge at Parspec, which involves enhancing the performance and user experience of our app. Our objective is to optimize the app to such a degree that our customers can utilize it effortlessly, without any disruption or slowdown. We strive for a seamlessly integrated experience, where the app seamlessly integrates into their workflow, enabling them to enhance their productivity in their daily work.

What gets you out of bed in the morning?

I get out of bed in the morning because I look forward to enjoying a cup of tea and a satisfying breakfast. Additionally, I feel motivated by the prospect of embracing new challenges and making a positive difference in my daily endeavors.

What sparked your interest in the technology industry?

During my high school days, I spent a significant amount of time browsing the internet. I was always intrigued by how things worked, especially when it came to technology. It was during this period that I made a firm decision to learn and explore more about these fascinating subjects.

What do you see as the most exciting trends or developments in engineering right now?

There are several trending technologies that have gained significant traction. The most prominent ones include AI, Internet of Things (IoT), Robotics, and Big Data. These technologies are instrumental in driving growth and innovation across industries in their own distinct ways.

Are there any recent projects or initiatives at Parspec that you’re particularly excited about, and why?

I am eagerly anticipating the forthcoming enhancements centered around product recommendations and attribute-based searches. This presents an exciting challenge that holds great potential to provide immense value to our customers.

If you were not working at Parspec, where would you be?

Although I cannot single out a specific company, I firmly believe that if an organization does not offer an environment conducive to my personal growth, similar to what I have experienced at Parspec, I would opt to work as a freelancer rather than joining any other company.

What is your favorite food?

Chicken Burgers and Cold Coffee are my ultimate favorites when it comes to food. Whether it’s a juicy Whopper or a perfectly grilled chicken burger, you can always spot me relishing these mouthwatering treats

What do you like to do outside of work?

In my spare time, I enjoy three main activities: photography, hanging out with friends, and watching anime. These hobbies bring me a lot of happiness and help me relax and have fun.

Anything else?

I take great pride in the impressive achievements made by the esteemed team at Parspec within a remarkably short timeframe. It is an honor for me to contribute to this collective success and be an integral part of the organization.