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Senior Android Developer

Dubai, DU, United Arab Emirates
March 07, 2018

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Samih Mustafa

Nationality: Tanzanian

DOB: **th August 1991

P.O. Box 60329, Dubai, U.A.E.



As a result-oriented software engineer with over four years of experience in the industry, I would like to bring my expertise and skills gained over the years to a valued company. I am a highly detail-oriented and successful in meeting and exceeding organizational goals.


Efficient management and organizational abilities;

Excellent English written and communication skills;

Good problem solving with analytic thinking;

Open minded to work in complex environment and projects;

Programming: Java, Android SDK, Kotlin, HTML, CSS, PHP, JQuery, Javascript;

Android Libraries: Retrofit, Picasso, Glide, Realm, Gson, Google Play Services: GCM, Analytics, Maps, Data Binding, Crashlytics, Parceler, GraphQL, Facebook SDK, Swrve;

Software: Android Studio, Git, JIRA, SourceTree, Jenkins, Slack, Asana, SVN, Microsoft Office Suite;


Software Engineer April 2016 to September 2017

Emirates Group, U.A.E

Maintaining the Emirates Android App by fixing bugs, improving performance and implementing new features

Following Agile & Scrum methodologies

Collaborate with Product Owner and Business Analysts to prepare future sprints

Involved in the redesign and restructuring of the application modules

Capture analytics data using Facebook SDK, Google Analytics, Swrve and Boxever.

Implemented payment solution: PCI DSS Compliance for credit card transactions

Working with multiple teams to deliver continuous updates to the app

Writing unit and instrumentation tests for the application

Implemented support of latest android versions (Marshmallow, Nougat, Oreo)

Senior Android Developer August 2015 to March 2016

Lemeno, U.A.E

Sync and pair Contacts and Users with server using Realm

Integrating Retrofit library for RESTful APIs

Integrating Picasso library for lazy loading of images

Automatic Location detection and search using Google Maps and Places API

Generate Crash Reports and fix top crashes using Crashlytics

Practiced Agile Development Approach such as Scrum

Android Developer April 2014 to July 2015

mShoppee, U.A.E.

Implemented Push Notifications with GCM

Developed RESTful services using Volley

Implemented 3D secure for credit card transactions;

Auto Login users with authentication

Track user engagement using Google Analytics

Login with Facebook and tracking of Installs using Facebook SDK

Migrating from Hybrid to fully Native Android Application

Refactoring of the application to build a better infrastructure with efficient, reusable code

Technical Assistant February 2014 to March 2014

Valorise, U.A.E

Work on multiple open source projects to extend the functionality

Debugging and Resolving issues with various applications

Capture fingerprint data using Bluefin API

Produce Weekly Automated Reports using Pentaho

Scan and extract Customers ID (Emirates ID/Passport) information using Abby Imaging SDK

IT Specialist June 2013 to August 2013

Evolving GeoSystems Technlogies LLC, U.A.E

Design Android and web-based GIS Applications for University of Sharjah

Develop the Project Plan; scope of work; system design of the application

Create services and web applications using GIS software

Collaborate with outsourcing team to finalize the EGT Website

ITTS Intern June 2012 to October 2012


Develop a Hybrid Android Application of the MyUOWD portal

Integrate the Calendar from the UOWD website in the application

Send Push Notifications based on Calendar Events

Provide Technical Support to all staff and students requests and installation of OS

Produce monthly Excel Reports to display the traffic of the UOWD Website from Google Analytics

Daily Computer Lab Maintenance


Bachelor of Computer Science 2009-2013

University of Wollongong


Available on request

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