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Led and managed a team of developers, performing daily standups, retros and assigning tasks.
Documented procedures and written internal technical product requirements. Led meetings with clients to understand their needs, gathering requirements and providing updates.
Experienced in identifying, analysing and problem solving individually and in teams.
Edinburgh Napier University - PGDip Advanced Software Engineering
Heriot-Watt University - BSc Combined Studies (Mathematics)
A bright, talented and ambitious software developer who has gained experience working for startups. Omar has gained invaluable experience in leading a team and working to deliver a number of client and product driven projects in both the UI and the server side. He developed several SOA platforms and has written a number of public and private APIs.
He takes direction well and works hard to manage stakeholders expectations.
Omar’s experience highlights his diverse ability to adjust to the changing complex environments.
In his spare time, Omar’s works on various projects using his github account and has a particular interest in cloud computing, the emerging IoT platforms and personal development using Massive Open Online Courses (MOOCs)
January 2016 - Present - Head of BAU - Qinec Ltd / Lumeon Ltd
In this role I manage a virtual team, and I have ownership of critical issues with the product (as deployed to clients not receiving development / new features as Professional Services). In July 2016 Qinec rebranded themselves to become Lumeon
Identifying steps for resolution and ensuring they are completed in a timely manner by the relevant engineering team, escalating to team leads where necessary.
Development of business and technical specifications (RFCs etc)
Identify and improve performance and/or reliability issues of the product.
September 2014 - January 2016 - Senior Web Application Developer - Qinec Ltd
At Qinec, I am the lead developer for a large client driven project which involves requirement gathering and delivering the project on time. I also have had the role of team leader support which involved me managing a team of both developer and devops.
Team Leader Support
Communicating and meeting with clients
Preparing internal RFC documents
Creating Technical Specification Documents based upon provided Business Specifications
Database query optimisation
Increased the speed of the platform by reducing database queries
Added new functionality as reusable code pieces
December 2009 - September 2014 - Software Developer - Flexiant Ltd
At Flexiant was main UI developer liaisoning between our contractors and the senior managementment. Later on I also managed a remote satellite office caring for the needs of the staff.
Implementation of Technical Specifications Documents
Liaisoned between main development team and off site contractors
Development Public ORM API System
Implementation for support of multiple payment gateways
Worked with team to re-write the UI into Java using GWT
October 2008 - December 2009 - Software Developer - XCalibre Communications Ltd
At XCalibre I was a software developer working on the main platform. XCalibre web hosting was sold off and the remaining company became Flexiant
- Implementation of Technical Specifications
Development of a Management Web App
Development of initial public API
Led team in VAT code changes
References available on request