Basic Info

Kareem Kassem

13 years

Cairo, Egypt

Bachelor's Degree

Manager

Work Experience

Software Project Manager at Safran

Experience Details

Software Project Manager

Project/Program Management, IT/Software Development

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Safran is a leading international high-technology group.

Accomplishments
● Project Manager for Cairo Airport Biometric Electronic Gate.
● Project Manager , product Integrator , business analysis , System design , for other Ministry Of Interior Immigration projects , Residency , Visa , Movements , Watch List , Archive , Transit , Airports Automation , E-Visa, Embassies , Bio metrics
● Discussed design standards and procedures with the directors of design and architecture with multinational teams around the world.
● Development teams conflict issues solver.
● Services integrations between the new and old legacy systems.
● Define and initiate projects, schedule, and performance of component projects, while working to ensure the ultimate success and acceptance of the program with monitoring the full cycle of the product from end to end..
● Used Technologies: Java, J2EE, Oracle Database, Maven, Hibernate, HBase, Queuing System, Caching System, JIRA, eclipse, GIT, JSF, HTML, JS, and CSS.


Company Details

Safran (multinational)

Cairo, Egypt

101-500 employees

Information Technology Services, Banking, Telecommunications

www.safran-group.com

Apr 2013 to present (3 years 9 months)
Software Development Manager, , Java Leader at Arrow

Experience Details

Software Development Manager, , Java Leader

IT/Software Development, Project/Program Management

Manager

SW Development Manager Arrow http://www.arrow.com
From January 2011 – March 2013
(Arrow acquired Silicon Expert)
Arrow Electronics is a global provider of products, services and solutions to industrial and commercial users of electronic components and enterprise computing solutions

Accomplishments
● Development monitoring and control.
● Discussed design standards and procedures with the directors of design and architecture with multinational teams around the world.
● Software Project Manager for arrow.com
● Development teams conflict issues solver.
● Quality assurance, development process tuning,
● Services integrations between the new and old legacy systems.
● Coach, mentor and lead personnel a team of architects, technicians and interns throughout
● Define and initiate projects, schedule, and performance of component projects, while working to ensure the ultimate success and acceptance of the program with monitoring the full cycle of the product from end to end.
● Defined Server system concept, product features, requirement specifications, power budgeting, cost sizing, and supervising layout.
● Experienced in coordinating, negotiating and motivating resources in support of timeline and project deliverables.
● Technical solution is up on time.
● Used Technologies: Java,J2ee, Apache, MySQL, Oracle Database, Solr, Tomcat, Spring, Maven, Hibernate, HBase, Queuing System, Caching System, JIRA, eclipse, GIT, SendGrid Service, GWT, HTML, JS, CSS, Bootstrap, Drupal CMS, Google Analytics, Logging API, WhirlyCache, etc..


Software Development Manager, Project manager, Java Leader SiliconExpert Technologies, Inc.
Nasr City, Cairo — 2009-2011
SiliconExpert provides electronic component data & parts management software to the electronics industry.

Accomplishments
● Data Center Automation project: A big life-cycle of electronics data development process from our external customers located in USA and Europe. Starting from building a whole website crawling, file processing, database manipulated, work-flow engine, group’s requests management modules, scheduling tasks processes and end up with full customized reports generation for tracking the business data development cycle for over 16 data development teams
○ responsible for requirement gathering, planning, architect, design and implement, 1st and 2nd phases
○ Used Technologies: Java, J2ee, , GWT, HTML, CSS, JS, Heritrix, PDFBox, IText, Database Replication SymanticDS, Oracle, Hibernate, Liferay Portal, Quartz, WhirlyCache, etc…

● CM, BOM, Projects: the main SiliconExpert Technologies Project that is the leading provider of on-demand information about electronic components used by OEMs, distributors, contract manufacturers and components suppliers for managing product obsolescence, environmental and regulatory compliance, and supply chain/production optimization. With over 150M parts from nearly 15K suppliers, this project to deliver the most up-to-date and most extensive information on electronic components available today
○ Sharing in planning, architect, leading, designing, co-ordinating, monitoring, and implementing the requirements during the 3 phases of this project for 8 years of upgrading the whole business features, performance, enhancement and technologies
○ Used Technologies: Java,J2ee, Apache, MySQL, Oracle Database, Oracle Application Server, Weblogic Application Server, Text Search Engine (Solr), Spring, Maven, Hibernate, HBase, Queuing System, WhirlyCache, JIRA, eclipse, GIT, SendGrid Service, GWT, HTML, JS, CSS, Bootstrap, Drupal CMS,Google Analytics, Logging API.

● Other shared 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

Arrow (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)
Country Solution Engineer at Vodafone GSP Germany

Experience Details

Country Solution Engineer

IT/Software Development, Installation/Maintenance/Repair

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Outsourced from ITWORX to Vodafone GSP (Global Service Provider) in Germany, Netherland, France.
http://www.vodafone.com
http://www.itworx.com/
● 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:
● Deploying and configuring all components of Vodafone live system under UNIX for multiple European countries such as IT, UK, CZ, MT, IE, SP,etc
● Troubleshooting and solving issues rose in the system.
● Implementing production changes on life servers and monitoring performance.
● Configuration of new patches and deploying in test environments.
● Working with multiple nationalities teams and cultures
● Participated in deployment and integration projects for Vodafone Live! Services.
● Integrated Vodafone Live! With third party service enablers.
● Work in development projects for in-house products.
Senior Software Engineer ITWorx www.itworx.com

May 2007 – August 2009 (3 months)
http://www.itworx.com/
Role:
Senior Software Engineer
Project:
Vodafone Egypt - Self Services Online Payment - PhaseII (from May 2007 to August 2007)
Responsibilities:
1- Analyze the design and requirement documents to complete the design.
2- Work with Team to implement the project.
Technology used:
JSP, Servlets, Javascript, Struts1.


Project overview:
Vodafone Egypt is an international consortium with Vodafone Group Plc. (the world's largest mobile communications company, recognized worldwide for its quality of service and product innovation).Self Services is a web-based application that allows Vodafone customers, whether personal or business users, to view and manage their accounts without the need to get back to the customer support. Bill browsing, bill reporting, bill notification and daily usage are examples of the services available through this application. The business users need to liberalize the online payment on the web self-services to encourage its usage and increase the customer base with no restriction on the customer price plan. Moreover, provide more functionality on that area in order to facilitate user usage on the bill payment process.


Company Details

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)

Achievements


● Project Manager for Cairo Airport Biometric Electronic Gate.
● Project Manager , product Integrator , business analysis , System design , for other Ministry Of Interior Immigration projects , Residency , Visa , Movements , Watch List , Archive , Transit , Airports Automation , E-Visa, Embassies , Bio metrics



● Data Center Automation project: A big life-cycle of electronics data development process from our external customers located in USA and Europe. Starting from building a whole website crawling, file processing, database manipulated, work-flow engine, group’s requests management modules, scheduling tasks processes and end up with full customized reports generation for tracking the business data development cycle for over 16 data development teams
○ responsible for requirement gathering, planning, architect, design and implement

● CM, BOM, Projects:
.

● Other shared 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.




Vodafone live Germany, IT, UK, CZ, MT, IE, SP,etc
Vodafone Egypt - Self Services Online Payment


NTS (OSS/BSS) Telecom Solution
PPL in USA.
• Raya Telecom, Vodafone, EgyNet Etisalat in Egypt.
• Toronto Hydro, Hydro One Telecom, Atria, and Telecomm Ottawa at Canda




Education

MCIT ITI JAVA Programming Certification in Programming

Education Details

MCIT ITI JAVA Programming Certification

Programming , Project Management

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

Certificate details

PMI PMP Certified

Feb 2013

N/A

http://www.pmi.org/

1572689

PMI

PMI’s Project Management Profe

Certificate details

SCJP Sun Certified Java Programmer

May 2003

94 out of 100

N/A

258965552

Sun Microsystems

Sun Certified Java Programmer

Certificate details

SCWCD Sun Certified Web Component Developer

Jul 2005

96 out of 100

N/A

256988555

Sun Microsystems

Sun Certified Web Component Developer

SCBCD
Mar 2006

Certificate details

SCBCD

Mar 2006

88 out of 100

N/A

5236589

Sun Microsystems

Sun Certified Business Component Developer

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.

Training/Course Details

7 Cs of Communication

Jun 2014

Safran Group

7 Cs of Communication

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Arabic

Arabic

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English

English

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: Fluent

Tools and Technologies

J2EE

J2EE

: Expert

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More than 7 years

PMP

PMP

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5-7 years

Software Development

Software Development

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More than 7 years

Business analysis

Business analysis

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More than 7 years

SW Delivery Management

SW Delivery Management

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

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5-7 years

SW Integration Management

SW Integration Management

: Expert

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5-7 years

Automation

Automation

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

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3-5 years

Billing

Billing

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

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3-5 years

E- Commerce

E- Commerce

: Expert

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More than 7 years

Complex projects design

Complex projects design

: Expert

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3-5 years

Technical Analysis

Technical Analysis

: Expert

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5-7 years

Telecommunication

Telecommunication

: Expert

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5-7 years

Retail

Retail

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

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3-5 years

ERP

ERP

: Expert

: High

:

5-7 years

GWT

GWT

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

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3-5 years

Hibernate

Hibernate

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

3-5 years

Servlets

Servlets

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

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More than 7 years

EJB

EJB

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

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More than 7 years

Oracle

Oracle

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

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More than 7 years

data nuclear

data nuclear

: Advanced

: High

:

Less than 1 year

Solr

Solr

: Intermediate

: Extreme - I love it!

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Less than 1 year

JBoss

JBoss

: Intermediate

: Extreme - I love it!

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More than 7 years

UNIX

UNIX

: Intermediate

: High

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5-7 years

OC4J

OC4J

: Beginner

: Medium

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3-5 years

Fields of Expertise

Customer Management

Customer Management

: Expert

: High

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More than 7 years

SW Development

SW Development

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More than 7 years

Project Management

Project Management

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More than 7 years

Business analysis

Business analysis

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More than 7 years

SW Delivery Management

SW Delivery Management

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More than 7 years

Product Development

Product Development

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3-5 years

Automation

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Complex projects design

Complex projects design

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More than 7 years

Technical Solutions design

Technical Solutions design

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More than 7 years

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Analytical, Communicator, Presenter, Details-oriented, Team Player

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