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Mahmoud GoherSenior Business Analyst

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EXPERIENCE

Business Borderlines

Senior Business Analyst

· Understanding and participation Business Architecture.

· Elicits, analyses, specifies, models, validates and manages business, stakeholders’ solutions and transition requirements.

· Ensures comprehensive, complete, correct and timely requirements documentation, storage, retrieval and communication in various formats to project stakeholders, project development, integration and testing teams

. · Responsible for both detailed functional and non-functional requirements specifications.

· Supports developers, integrators, testers and implementation engineers by resolving requirements questions or business concerns raised during the integration, testing and implementation phases.

· Conduct Post-implementation solution evaluation testing and assessment.

· Effort estimations and Business Analysis task planning for Requirements Engineering activities.

· Performs Market Analysis and Research as necessary.

· Engagement in Presales Activities. Codelab Senior Business & System Analyst (Fintech domain-expert)

– Product owner in an agile development team

· Technical Gap Analysis · Requirements elicitation.

· Requirements Analysis.

· System Design.

· Project management assistance.

· Preparing UAT plans and running them

· System Integration specifications. TBE Egypt (Bee Smart Payment Solutions) Software Development Section Head

· Managing team of Application Support Engineers, developers and testers.

· Participating in Strategic System Architecture decisions.

· Managing All Software development projects and products (Analysis, Design, testing, deployment, integration, and support)

. TBE Egypt (Bee Smart Payment Solutions) Senior System Analyst and System Support Team Leader

· Requirements elicitation.

· Requirements Analysis. ·

System Design. · Project management assistance.

· Preparing UAT plans and running them

· Preparing deployment plans · Integration team leader.

· System support team leader. · System Administration (Back Office system).

· Leading team of Support Engineers, developers and testers TBE Egypt (Bee Smart Payment Solutions) System Analyst

· Requirements elicitation.

· Requirements Analysis.

· System Design.

· Preparing UAT plans and running them

· Preparing deployment plans

· System Integration specialist.

· System support team member.

· System Administration (Back Office system)

. Data Management systems Senior Software Engineer Data Management systems Junior Software Developer

EDUCATION – CERTIFICATION

Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transpor

t. Master’s degree in Information Systems (Mobile Payments).

·Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport.

Diploma in Information Systems (IS). Grade: A+. Helwan University – Faculty of Computer Science and Information Systems (Computer-Science Department) Bachelor’s degree. Grade:

Good. El-Nokrashy Experimental Language School – Cairo – Egypt General Secondary Certification with grade 93.31%. PROJECTS Codelab · Barq Pay (Startup Mobile wallet operator in KSA).

Bee · Integration with MasterCard. · Bee Payment Gateway (online merchants).

· Back Office enhancements and CRs.

· Java mobile applications for payments.

· Java mobile applications for management 

Java mobile applications for Sales persons

· Android Mobile Applications for Agents payment

·Android Mobile Applications for Customers payment

· Bee website · Bee intranet

· Integrations with all billers (GSM, Universities, Utilities, and Government, etc.) DMS · HMIS, FMIS, ERP, and CRM products implementation and training.

· Development of WCF Service to connect all HIO clinics in Egypt.

· Storage Backup system using WPF, LINQ, VS 2010 and TFS 2010. During faculty · Chess Game (using Flash MX).

· Image Processing (using MATLAB).

· Processes scheduler Simulator (using C++ on Linux Red Hat).

· Bank System (analysis and design). ·

Messenger (using C++, SQL Server 2000, Ms. Visual Studio 6).

· Assembler (using J2SE). · Natural Language Translator –

My Graduation Project- from English to Arabic (using C#, ADO.Net, SQL Server 2000, Ms. Visual Studio.Net 2003).

· Personal E-Commerce website for Classified Advertisements.

SKILLS

Research Skills

I wrote my master’s thesis and I have a published research paper which was published in an international technical conference after an extensive research in Secure Electronic payments, block chain technologies and specifically in Mobile Payments in Egypt.

Also, I was a member of (Technology and Research) department in DMS Company.

Technical Skills:

Programming Technologies

C# Professional

ADO.NET Professional

ASP.NET Professional

WPF Intermediate

WCF Professional

LINQ Intermediate

SQL Professional

Oracle 10G Professional

Java, JDBC Intermediate

C/C++ Intermediate

Visual Basic.NET Intermediate

Prolog Intermediate

Web Technologies

DHTML Professional

ASP.Net Professional

XML Professional

Silverlight Intermediate

Java Script Intermediate

Web Services Professional

Testing

VSTS 2008 web, Coded, Load tests Professional

VS 2010 web, Coded, Load, Coded UI tests Professional

Microsoft Test Manager 2010 Intermediate

Database Management Systems (DBMS)

Ms. SQL Server 2000, 2005, and Professional

Oracle 10g Database Professional

IBM DB2 Intermediate

Microsoft Access Professional

Source control Systems

Microsoft visual Source Safe (VSS), and Microsoft Team Foundation Server (TFS) 2008, 2010

IDEs

MS Visual Studio.Net Professional.

MS Visual Studio 6 Professional.

Oracle J Developer 9i Professional.

Operating Systems

MS Windows XP, 2003, vista, 7, 8, and 10 Professional

MS Windows Server 2008, 2008 R2 Professional

Linux Red hat. Intermediate

Conceptual Knowledge

· Deep understanding of the Object Orientation Concepts.

· Documenting and Designing applications with UML.

· A good understanding of Database designing concepts.

· Familiar with Business Intelligence concepts.

Soft Skills

· Interactive and fast enough to learn new technologies and sciences.

· Advanced Research capabilities.

· High Communications Skills.

· Self-Motivated.

· Ability to work in a group or individually according to the job requirements.

· Ability to travel abroad (as I was born in UAE and lived there till 1996).

Languages

· · Arabic (Excellent as it is my mother tongue Lang.).

· · English (Very good spoken and Excellent written).

· · French (Acceptable).

TRAININGS & COURSES

· CBAP preparation course – I Consult Business Analysis Training & Consultancy

· Product Management (https://www.udemy.com/course/become-a-product-manager-learn-the-skills-get-a-job/learn/lecture/4750858#overview).

· Operations Management (https://www.udemy.com/course/operations-management/learn/lecture/103568#overview)

· ITIL Foundation.

· Linux (Ubuntu)

· Leadership preparation course.

· Raya Software (Oracle Developer trainee).

· In the Faculty of Computers and Information Helwan University (C#, ASP.NET, ADO.NET, SQL SERVER 2005 using MS Visual Studio.net 2005).

· Oracle Developer 10g (SQL, PL/SQL, FORMS, REPORTS).

With over 20 years of experience in entrepreneurship, management, business planning, financial analysis, software engineering, operations, and decision analysis, Brandon has the breadth and depth of experience needed to quickly understand entrepreneurs’ businesses and craft the most suitable solutions.

Consulting WP comes up with results that are actually implementable. That is their strength compared to other consulting companies.

Before founding Consulting WP in early 2001, Brandon started two Internet companies in Silicon Valley. Previously, Brandon held various management positions in New York at Simon Brothers, most recently as Vice President in Goldhill Group, focusing on new business development and risk management. He has also worked as a senior financial risk management consultant to the financial services industry; software engineer; advertising sales manager for the popular Caribbean travel guide series; general manager of an advertising and graphic design agency; and engineering intern at the Best Health Coach.

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