Basic Info

Kareem Kassem

13 years

Cairo, Egypt

Bachelor's Degree

Manager

Work Experience

Project Manager , Senior System Analyst at Safran

Experience Details

Project Manager , Senior System Analyst

Project/Program Management, Analyst/Research, IT/Software Development

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Responsible for planning, executing, and finalizing custom innovative unique solutions projects to achieve government needs especially in Immigration and bio-metric applications . not only responsible for Software projects but for complete turn key Solutions delivery

Duties;
• Defining project scope, goals and deliverable.
• Manage day-to-day relationship with client stakeholders and resolution of all issues
• Manage Client acceptance of the solution and managing Client expectations in line with the agreed statement of work.Executing projects.
• Maintain and communicate project status to all stakeholders in reports and status meetings
• Produce effective technical and project documentation.
• Tracking and reporting on the status of projects to stakeholders.
• Promoting positive team morale.
• Ensuring harmonious working relationships with key partners.
• Ensuring that all elements of a project are executed accurately and within budget.
• Escalating issues when necessary.
• Finding out what the client wants to achieve.
• Accurately estimating and meeting deadlines.
• Identifying risks and road blocks that may hinder a project.
• Establishing milestones, anticipating issues, and monitoring adherence to project scope, schedules and requirements.
• Responsible for the overall quality of delivered software.
• Mentoring members of the project team.
• Agreeing the timescales, costs and resources needed.
• Trouble-shooting software and hardware issues.
• Monitoring and measuring performance at a project level.
• Drafting and submitting budget proposals.
• Error estimation and tracking.


Company Details

Safran (multinational)

Cairo, Egypt

101-500 employees

Information Technology Services, Banking, Telecommunications

www.safran-group.com

Apr 2013 to present (3 years 8 months)
Software Development Manager, Project Manager, Product Owner at SiliconExpert Technologies an Arrow's Company

Experience Details

Software Development Manager, Project Manager, Product Owner

IT/Software Development, Project/Program Management

Manager

Responsible for managing the day to day activities of project staff.
Duties;
• Driving development teams and keeping them focused on delivery.
• Working closely with software development teams from all over the world.
• Dealing with any software technical problems .
• Identifying any inefficiencies and then smoothing them out.
• Agreeing project milestones with stakeholders.
• Rolling out software changes across a network of sites over a staggered period of time.
• Monitoring the performance of individual team members.
• Regularly adjusting and setting priorities to meet changing deadlines.
• Scheduling software development processes.
• Controlling project meetings and making sure they stick to a set agenda.
• Providing technical leadership to the software team.
• Delivering progress reports to management and stakeholders.
• Managing diverse teams on complex projects.
• Complying with all reporting requirements.
I delivered the full Automation Systems Program include 15 Separate Projects 250 engineer working on data Center, development cycle for over 16 data development teams.
On massive DB contain billions of records and very complex relations.
● Other projects:
○ ICMaster
○ GRM: Groups Requests Management System
○ PDF Compare, Search, Data Extractor.
○ Client Custom Web Services.
○ Utility applications: log reader, custom widget, FTP Handler
○ Customized Work-flow Engine
○ Data tracking system.
○ Product Lifecycle Forecasting.
○ Online applications administrator


Company Details

SiliconExpert Technologies an Arrow's Company (multinational)

Cairo, Egypt

More than 1000 employees

Electronics and Semiconductors, Information Technology Services

https://www.arrow.com/ www.siliconexpert.com/

Mar 2009 to Mar 2013 (4 years)
Senior Software Engineer at ITWORX outsourced to Vodafone GSP Germany

Experience Details

Senior Software Engineer

IT/Software Development, Installation/Maintenance/Repair

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Working between Vodafone global Enterprise in Germany, Düsseldorf, and Vodafone Egypt as a member of Vodafone live deployment and support team which is responsible for:
1- Deploying and configuring all components of Vodafone live system under UNIX for multiple European countries such as IT, UK, CZ, MT, IE, SP,etc
2- Troubleshooting and solving issues rose in the system.
3- Implementing production changes on life servers and monitoring performance.
4- Configuration of new patches and deploying in test environments.
5- Working with multiple nationalities teams and cultures
6- Participated in deployment and integration projects for Vodafone Live! Services.
7- Integrated Vodafone Live! With third party service enablers.
8- Work in development projects for in-house products.


Company Details

ITWORX outsourced to Vodafone GSP Germany (multinational)

Dusseldurf, Germany

More than 1000 employees

Telecommunications, Information Technology Services

www.itworx.com www.vodafone.com

May 2007 to Mar 2009 (1 year 10 months)
Software Team Leader at NTGClarity

Experience Details

Software Team Leader

IT/Software Development

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Project:
NTS (OSS/BSS) system.
Responsibilities:
1- Key member of NTS development team.
2- Team Leader for daily Work process and implementation needs.
3-Acting as Project Leader for two accounts: PPL and Raya Telecom.

Project overview:
BSS/OSS (NTS) is a full implementation system from initial order taking to equipment configuration to implementation support and maintenance to billing.
This system sold to these customers:-
• PPL in USA.
• Vodafone, EgyNet in Egypt.
• Toronto Hydro, Hydro One Telecom, Atria, and Telecom Ottawa at Canada
I worked in all Software Development Phases Design Review, Coding, Database Structure, and Testing.
• Participated in many modules like (Order Management System, Trouble Ticket, Billing, Workflow and Network Inventory)
• Have participated in designing & developing Warehouse Module for NTS.
• Have participated in designing & developing VOIP Product catalog.
• Have participated in designing & developing NTS web System using (JSF, Servlets, JSF , EJB2, Oracle)
• Have participated in designing & developing Executive module using EJB, JFreeChart, Jasper reports and Struts.
• Have developed Help System for all Modules using (JavaHelp2).
• Managing and lead the development team.


Company Details

NTGClarity

Giza, Egypt

51-100 employees

Telecommunications

www.ntgclarity.com

Mar 2003 to May 2007 (4 years 2 months)

Education

Bs in Project Management

Education Details

Bs

Project Management , accounting

Ain Shams University, Egypt

C / Good / 65 - 75%

Accounting Management Economics Statistic Maths English

Sun Certified Java Programmer 1.2 SCWCD SCBCD PMP

Ain Shams University
1995 - 1999
High School - Thanaweya Amma

High School Details

Thanaweya Amma

Eltabary Roxy

Egypt

1995

C / Good / 65 - 75%

N/A

Eltabary Roxy
1995

Certifications

PMP
Feb 2013

Certificate details

PMP

Feb 2013

N/A

http://www.pmi.org/

1572689

PMI

PMI’s Project Management Profe

SCJP
May 2003

Certificate details

SCJP

May 2003

94 out of 100

N/A

N/A

Sun Microsystems

N/A

Training and Courses

PMP at PMI
Jan 2011

Training/Course Details

PMP

Jan 2011

PMI

35 Hour Mandatory training for PMP

Training/Course Details

Management Skills

Feb 2013

Arrow

16 Hour Company internal Managemnt Skills , by Tony Aug Technical director at Arrow.com

Training/Course Details

Oracle Development training

Jul 2006

Oracle Training House

SQL- PLSQL - Forms - Reports- Administration

Training/Course Details

Software Development Diploma

Mar 2003

MCIT

MCIT Scholarship Ministry of Communication and information technology Courses : IT , Oracle DB administration, DB design , Networking , Java Development.

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