Navid Amami

PERSONAL STATEMENT
I am a reliable, enthusiastic and self-motivated individual, who has a great passion for Analysis and development in a variety of fields such as web and mobile app development. I have a proven ability to learn new skills quickly with an excellent understanding of languages such as JAVA, Ruby, PHP, Python, C#, JavaScript, ASP.NET and SQL. Flexible when required, I am a proficient team player with excellent communication skills at all levels. I thrive on challenging opportunities where my excellent analytical, time management and organisation skills help in overcoming difficulties and delivering above and beyond expectations.

EMPLOYMENT
PCCW Global – London, United Kingdom
Analyst Developer – Jul 2014-Present
· Gathering and analysing project requirements driven by stakeholders in order to design and develop web apps and middleware components using various programming languages (Java, Ruby, PHP, Javascript, Bash), frameworks(Rails, Laravel, Ember, Angular, JQuery Mobile, Sass) and development/collaboration tools (Bitbucket, JIRA, Confluence, Trello, HipChat, Git).
· Leading the domestic and internationally based development team of the GlobalView (GV) project by managing and allocating tasks appropriately to team members and updating stakeholders on regular basis, as lead developer.
· Collaborating with product managers, engineers and other departments/divisions to deliver projects such as the MobileXchange – GlobalView platform, Cloud Transcoding Services (CTS) web portal, E-Contact platform, and the Enum System.
· Supervising team member’s development work while contributing to system implementation as lead developer of CTS project.
· Collaborating with third party ESB providers to deliver custom middleware components as part of CTS project SOA solution.
· Providing training and assistance to newly joined team members on the adaptation of new technologies and projects such as the GlobalView platform and Cloud Transcoding Services project.
· Travelling domestically and internationally at a moment notice to conduct and participate in clients/stakeholders presentations and workshops, while also addressing any technical and none technical concerns they may have regarding the projects.
· Identifying modification and renovation requirements for existing apps/middleware components and developing update patches accordingly.
· Adapting new tools/technologies to deliver the triple award winning GlobalView platform in order for PCCW Global partners to report upon near to real-time mobile data, despite the lack of training, time and resources.
· Successful completion of CTS project within four weeks, upon its demonstration during the annual business launch event, despite all odds and unrealistic time frame.
· Identified and implemented solutions to drastically reduce monthly costs of final products from roughly $6,000 to $700, by utilising infrastructure resources more efficiently and reducing performance costs of the middleware components.

University of Greenwich – London, United Kingdom
Part Time Technical Support Staff – Nov 2013-Jul 2014
· Provided assistance with coordination of software and OS roll-outs and general troubleshooting on approximately 400 computers.
· Supported and assisted students and academic staff with their inquiries or problems in relations to lab equipment or software.
· Thoroughly tested software and hardware equipments before rollouts, to ensure everything is fully functional and in working order, whilst working to very tight deadlines.
· Resolved issues raised by students, lecturers and co-workers on online ticketing system (RT) using creative problem solving, communication and teamwork skills.
· Preparation of training manuals for users (Students and lecturers).

Inmarsat – London, United Kingdom
Web Analyst/ Developer – Sept 2012-Sept 2013
· Gathered requirements, analysed, designed, developed and maintained web applications developed on pylons framework.
· Redesigned the Oracle Portal UI whilst enabling over 2000 new users to access the company’s Intranet. This involved:

  • Working on legacy PL/SQL and python applications to implement new UI designs and functionalities.
  • Upgrade of the Oracle Access and Identity Management System (AIMS) to enable synchronisation of accounts from Active Directory (AD) into the Intranet User Database (LDAP), and to enable Single Sign On (SSO) capabilities.
  • Conducting test launch after working hours at different stages of development which at times extended till midnight.
  • Consolidating with on-site engineers (from Everett) to prevent any unexpected issues occurring.

· Administered third party software (AIMS) to assure user account synchronisation & accessibility for internal & external systems.
· Conducted monthly performance checks on the systems under the Web Dev Department control.
· Undertook intensive on the job training over major systems (oracle portal 10g, AIMS, IDDS and other legacy PL/SQL and python applications) within two weeks, in order to be assigned the predecessor’s responsibilities.
· Provided first, second and third line support/assistance to the internationally based users of Oracle Portal and WordPress Powered Internal Document Distribution System (IDDS).
· Conducted monthly performance checks on the systems under the Web Dev Department control.
· Undertook intensive on the job training over major systems (oracle portal 10g, AIMS, IDDS and other legacy PL/SQL and python applications) within two weeks, in order to be assigned the predecessor’s responsibilities.
· Provided first, second and third line support/assistance to the internationally based users of Oracle Portal and WordPress Powered Internal Document Distribution System (IDDS).
· Provided first, second and third line support/assistance to the internationally based users of Oracle Portal and WordPress Powered Internal Document Distribution System (IDDS):

  • This ranged from usability and access queries to bulk updates on the Oracle Database and complex technical issues such as synchronisation of user accounts between AD, AIMS and Inmarsat Oracle Portal.

VOLUNTARY EMPLOYMENT
GWizards – London, United Kingdom
Software Developer – Jun 2012-Sept 2012
· Closely collaborated with clients to ensure designs, prototypes and final product met their expectations.
· Performed requirement gathering and analysis for CMRG and SpinLondon projects.
· Designed and upgraded the CMRG Website on WordPress. Using JavaScript, JQuery and other front-end languages.
· Developed a prototype website & performed browser compatibility tests as part of SpinLondon project.
· Assisted newly joined members of GWizards and projects being undertaken by other members of GWizards organisation.

EDUCATION
BEng (HONS) Software EngineeringSept. 2010 – Jun. 2014
University of Greenwich, London U.K
Academic Year: Grade, Year
Final Year: 80%, 2013 – 2014
Sandwich Year: Web Developer at Inmarsat, 2012 – 2013
Second Year: 79%, 2011 – 2012
First Year: 76%, 2010 – 2011

ACHIEVEMENTS
· Received the University of Greenwich Industrial Placement Diploma for successfully completing an outstanding work during my term at Inmarsat. (2014)
· Member of the British Computer Society (BCS) (2014)
· Received the Emerald Award from Inmarsat for perfectly balancing cost against benefits; making decisions in line with corporate/ market drivers and thinking competitively to deliver Inmarsat Approval System for the Nominator. (2013)

METHODOLOGIES, TECHNIQUES AND PROFESSIONAL SKILLS
· Object Oriented Analysis, Design and Programming
· Unified Modelling Language (UML)
· Service Oriented Architecture
· Soft System Mythology (SSM)
· Design Patterns (GRASP)

RELEVANT TECHNICAL SKILLS
Development Languages: Java, Ruby (Rails & Sinatra Frameworks), PHP (Laravel & Symfony Frameworks), Node.js (Express Framework), Python (Pylons & Django Frameworks), C#, UML, PL/SQL, SQL.
Web Client Development: Ember, Angular, CoffeeScript, TypeScript, JavaScript, JQuery, JQuery Mobile, ASP.NET, .NET, XHTML, HTML, HTML5, CSS, CSS3, XML, JSON, GSON.
Database: RedisDB, ElasticSearch, MongoDB, Cassandra, Neo4j, MySQL, SQL Server, SQLite.
Version Control/Development Tools: Git, SVN, Sublime, Eclipse, Netbeans, WordPress, MS Visual Studio 2005+, PyCharm, SQL Developer, Apache Directory Studio, Aptana Studio, MS SharePoint, MS Expression Web 4, MS Visio 2010+, Adobe Dreamweaver & Photoshop.
Collaboration Tools: Github, Bitbucket, JIRA, Confluence, Git, SVN, Trello, HipChat & Slack.
Operating Systems: Ubuntu, Fedora, Windows, FreeBSD, Android 2.0+, Mac OS X
Oracle Products: Oracle Access Manager, Oracle Identity Manager, Oracle Portal 10g
Cloud Platforms: Amazon Web Services (AWS), Softlayer, Heroku, Nutanix
Development Platforms: Linux, Unix, Windows, Android 2.2+, Windows Phone

PERSONAL PROJECTS
Resource Allocation Auxillium System (R.A.A.S.)
Android based mobile GIS application – 2013-2014
This project involved the development of a mobile app, which integrated GIS technology for purposes of identifying the surroundings of an incident location and distributing geographic data amongst first responders. This enabled users to visualise the incident location and provide their registered resources according to the provided instructions that was distributed to them.

RESEARCH INTERESTS AND PERSONAL HOBBIES
• Online trading – To help improve my money management skills I manage a diverse online trading portfolio.
• Travelling abroad – Often I travel abroad and visit historical cities to learn more about different cultures.
• Programming languages – I regularly undertake online courses to gain an insight on old/new development languages.
• Project management – As a result of being very fond of managerial techniques and methodologies, I tend to experiment with them when working on my personal projects.

  • Updated 3 years ago

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