VARGO® hires additional software engineer to provide customer support

Growing quality assurance team works on programming,  customer support team

HILLIARD, Ohio (October 10, 2017) — VARGO®, a leading provider of material-handling system integration, warehouse execution software and equipment solutions for major fulfillment and distribution centers, has hired Abid Al-ikashi as a software quality assurance and support professional.

Al-ikashi, who works out of VARGO®’s headquarters in Hilliard, Ohio, was hired to provide technical support to customers, provide quality assurance on existing and upcoming products, and manage and update code.

“Abid’s deep technical knowledge and his ability to translate that knowledge to assist our customers makes him a great fit for the VARGO® team,” said Bart Cera, COO and CFO at VARGO®.

Before joining VARGO®, Al-ikashi worked as an application developer at Taylor Communications in Grove City, Ohio. In that role, he wrote and maintained Unix/C applications to generate and sort mail. Prior to that, he was an IT manager and programmer at DataControl in Baghdad, Iraq, where he designed and developed marketing applications with C#, a programing language.

Al-ikashi has a Bachelor of Science in software engineering from Al-Mansour University College in Iraq. He holds the Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) levels one and two certifications from Cisco and is a member of COGG, the Central Ohio GameDev Group for aspiring video game developers.

A native of Baghdad, Iraq, Al-ikashi lives in Westerville, Ohio, with his wife, Mareh. (ZIP Code 43081).