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Senior Backend Engineer at Anghami (November 2016 - current)

Anghami is the first legal music streaming platform and digital distribution company in the MENA region.
As senior backend engineer, my major responsibilities are:

  • Develop / enhance backend modules and APIs
  • Utilize Amazon Web Services to achieve required performance and scale (BigData, Caching, Automated Jobs...)
  • Work directly with the backend team as well as collaborate with different teams using numerous technologies and project management platforms

Senior Full Stack developer at Codefish (May 2014 - October 2016)

At Codefish, I was responsible for the "eddress" project that simplifies addresses by turning them into a 6 alphanumerical code ABC-123, you can share it with your friends, delivery services or use it to checkout on its marketplace.
As a Senior Full Stack developer, my major responsibilities were:

  • iOS app development
  • Android app development
  • Cloud computing, using Google Cloud Platform
  • Web server development using Spring and Hibernate
  • Product design, architecture and performance
  • Guiding & helping other eddress developers

Senior Developer at Dermandar (Aug 2012 - Apr 2014)

Dermandar is a Lebanese company specialized in digital image technologies.
As a senior developer, I worked on the following:

  • Main developer of DMD Clone mobile app for iOS and Android.
  • Main developer of 360 Ball mobile app for iOS and Android.
  • Responsible for the Research and development of numerous creative ideas.
  • Improved Dermandar social experience on both Dermandar mobile app and website.
  • Implemented SSL encryption for https://www.dermandar.com/.

Developer at Aheeva (Apr 2011 - May 2012)

Developer at General Instruments (Jul 2009 - Aug 2010)

Intern at Cybercom (Jan 2008 - Feb 2008)

Freelance

Akhbar Lel Nasher

Solely developed the user interface and the backend for the Lebanese news website Akhbar lel nasher using PHP and MySQL.

Vector Graphics Software

Little Shop

University Projects

Master Thesis: Face Sketcher

Preliminary identikit picture tool for forensic investigation

The program's philosophy is simple: A trained police officer composes the face of the suspect using different face elements according to a witness' descriptions which do not have to be very detailed (age, sex, face shape, hairstyle and all other details which the witness remembers). This process may be repeated several times with multiple witnesses in order to receive more accurate composite face image.

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Sindbad PV CAD (University Project)

About

Hello, my name is Alexi Akl and I am a Software Engineer (Graduated in 2009, Politechnika Lodzka - Poland). Developed numerous mobile (Android and iOS), desktop and web applications related to the following subjects: Image Processing, Mobile Payments, Workforce Management, Vector graphics and CAD systems, OpenGL, Point of Sale, Facial Composite, Content Management System (CMS).

I mostly enjoy combining Programming, Problem Solving, Algorithms and Mathematics skills to implement optimized, reliable and stable solutions for the different issues of nowadays IT world.

I keep up to date with the latest news and trends in the software industry searching for the best available and modern technologies to create innovative, secure, stable, cross-platform and user friendly solutions for individual clients, companies or users all over the world.

A Space and Technology enthusiast, Cinema fan, psychology and philosophy hobbyist.

Some of my skills:

Software development
Mobile development
Web applications
Web services
Android
iOS
Java
PHP
Spring
Hibernate
Objective C
Javascript
JQuery
CSS
XML
C/C++
Image Processing
OpenCV
Project management
Vector Graphics
Algorithms
Problem solving
System Architecture
Databases
MySQL
System Security
Internet trends
Social networks
Mobile Payments
SVN
git
Eclipse
Android studio
XCode
Linux
MacOS
Windows
Technology
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