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Project Manager Software Engineer

Alexandria, Alexandria Governorate, Egypt
November 17, 2018

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Sarah Shalaby

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Indianapolis, IN 46278




Bachelor of Science in Computer and Systems Engineering

Alexandria, EG

Sept 2005 - Jul 2010

●Placed in the top 20th percentile of my class with 3.4 GPA equivalent.

●Graduation project selected out of 15 projects to be presented at the Google Faculty Summit in Zurich.



MicroDoers is a startup company specialized in Mobile and Web development, based in Dubai and established on remote workforce. Providing Software Services for clients from USA, Canada and Europe.

Project Manager

Cairo, Egypt

May 2015 - Present

●Build minimum viable product and clear action plan for a 2-year Software Project with more than $167K revenue and 20K users. This project led to tripling the team headcount to 20+ developers.

●Analyzed the user behaviour of a social networking application to help users with depressions and self harm and increased the user engagement by 12% in 3 months.

●Automated statistical analysis for the company to calculate team productivity, quality of software and different company KPIs. This information increased the efficiency of the data retrieval for use in the appraisals and calculating raises for the team.

●Cooperated with the Business Development Team to work with a Smart Glasses Firm and build the software for the Glasses. Also led the development team working with Android, NodeJs and adding Augmented Reality features to the application.

●Communicated with clients to understand the requirements and translate them to Business User stories. Ensured client satisfaction and achieved client retention of more than 95%.

●Led cross-functional teams of 5-20 engineers and revamped engineering processes, implementing biweekly code sprints, agile methodologies, and code reviews.

●Managed and rolled out the financial analysis, monthly indicators and action plan for all teams across the organization.

●Managed weekly status reports for GM of Engineering by synthesizing information from three teams of 22 engineers

●Hired and managed development team, testing team, design team and business development team.

●Created and managed company dashboard to track deadlines, budget, and team commitment.

●Owned and launched the training program for the technical team in order to improve productivity and product quality, including Agile approach and Code best practices.

●Established and rolled out process workflow diagram of the company cooperated with all teams to improve the software process including Continuous Integration, nightly builds, TDD, Agile, estimation timelines.


Mobile Applications Developer

Dubai, UAE

May 2013 - Apr 2015

Developed and built native iOS applications using Objective-C, Cocoa Touch, and XCode.

●Acted as scrum master for an Uber-like application that exploits Google Maps to track users and drivers for a UK client.

●Communicated with Product Owner to ensure clarity of user stories and acceptance criteria.

●Developed an Android application that helps doctors with the commercial names and active ingredients of drugs. Cooperated with Drugs companies and Marketing teams to provide the database. Using Core Data and REST APIs.

●Built a simple game that uses the facebook SDK to post and share a video, then publishes the winner on their facebook pages based on the likes for each player.

●Ported a PHP SDK into iOS library and built sample code and documentation for it.

●Transformed the clients requirements to wireframes for an educational application.

●Built an iOS application that streams online videos for a news application using BrigtCov framework.

●Worked on an iOS application that communicated with a BLE on a hardware device embedded inside a ball.


Product oriented software development company with a lot of experience in doing analytics, especially data mining.

Software Engineer

California, USA

Apr 2011 - Oct 2012

●Part of the JEE development team working on a Bayesian predictor that scores for each member and recommends opportunities and grants, that the government puts out for bid, based on that.

●Worked with Hibernate, JBoss-Seam, Kanban using Agile Zen and JIRA.

●Designed and coded application in an agile environment utilizing a test-driven development approach


U.S. Citizen, authorized to work in the United Stated and do not request any visa sponsorship.


●Programming languages: Objective-C, Java, Android (some), JavaScript (some).

●Selected, among others, from millions of UpWork contractors to be part of the UpWork Campaign in Times Square - 2018

●Participated in the Google Anita Borg Memorial Competition – 2009.

●Awarded Young Innovators’ Awards for 2010 by Nahdet El Mahrousa - $1k

●Participated in the Young Masters e-learning course “Towards GEYC in China – a pilot phase” 2003.

Included projects related to the environment and presentations at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina.





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