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Summary

I am an energetic, hardworking and reliable individual. My strong communication skills are evident when I liaise with clients and co-workers from all professional levels and backgrounds. I am also extremely self driven and thrive within a team orientated environment.

Work experience

Jun 2015Present

Senior software Engineer

Move, Inc.  Working on realtor.com

 Full-stack  development working with the team responsible for developing the new RubyOnRails application replacing the existing .net website. I work both on the back-end and the front-end applications. I also help developing FESL (front-end service layer), manage the business requirement and help making Agile decisions. In addition, I work on some Node applications and AWS tools.
RubyOnRails, JavaScripts, Agile, Scrum, github and TDD.

Sep 2014Mar 2016

Teaching Assistant for Web Development

Lighthouse LABS

I mentor student groups about their final projects, answer questions regarding their assignments and give the students support throughout the course. I also lecture when needed.

RubyOnRails, JavasScripts, SQL, Servers and TDD.

Feb 2014Jun 2014

PHP and Front-End Developer

Pledgely

Translating Photoshop files into responsive interactive web elements, developed features to match the business requirements.
 
BootStrap, JavaScripts, jQuary, php, HTML and CSS.

Dec 2013Jul 2014

Full-stack Ruby on Rails Developer

BeHeld (Direct2Artist)

Using the terminal to give commands. Creating responsive Bootstrap visuals for the upgrade of the web-application, developed and added new features as required by the business. 

JavaScripts, jQuery, RubyOnRails, HTML and CSS.

Mar 2013Jun 2013

Web developer

eVisionMedia,

Web developer and administrator and managing a large number of client websites.

 

Education

Computing and System Studies 

The Open University, UK

Java, software development methodologies, artificial intelligence, web development, object oriented programming principles, systems science, networking principles, automated testing and relational databases.  

Skills

Git version control 

Using Git version control systems like github and  bitbucket. 

C++ 

C++ for school project, multiple c family language usage, C# and ObjectiveC for IOS.

Java

The first line of code I ever wrote was in Java! I strongly favour this language.   to understand data structures and write algorithms.

Front end style frameworks

CSS and HTML frameworks including Bootstrap and Foundation used for Responsive web applications to suite all the available devices sizes.

Python

I have done created scripts with Python and Django. 

Ruby on Rails 

I have extensive knowledge of rails. I held a teaching assistant position with Lighthouse. Ruby was the main language used there.

JavaScript node

I used vanilla JS, jQuery  and other frameworks like AngularJS, Ember, Node and Meteor. 

SQL

Able to query a database. I used many services in the past including PostgresSQL, MongoDB, MySQL and SQLite.

Projects

Pledgely - PHP/ front-end Developer, Translating Photoshop files into interactive web front-end elements using Bootstrap JavaScripts, jQuery, HTML and CSS.
http://pledge.ly/  

BeHeld.me - Ruby on rails/ front-end developer, Art e-commerce platform. Using the terminal to give commands, creating Bootstrap visuals for the upgrade of the webapp. 
JavaScripts, jQuery, Ruby on Rails, HTML and CSS.
http://beheld.me

DDWiki - Django wiki. 
https://drive.google.com/file/d/0B6aUnvcFXc0AVU9ocGxhWjV3Rms/view
github : https://github.com/israanjjar/Django-wiki

lss - ls linux command enhanced using Python.
https://github.com/israanjjar/lss-sort-files-by-name

Dominion -  NodeJS, SocketIO application taking a board game into the online world. Role: Mentor, project manager and backend developer for complex code.  https://github.com/BioDigitalJazz/Dominion   

Snowd'In - Bootstrap, RubyOnRails application for snowboarders. Launch date is July 2015. Role: Mentorproject manager and backend developer for complex code.   https://github.com/AndrewGardhouse/powder

TextBook -  A magazine for entrepreneurs. Built with RubyOnRails and AngularJS. Launch August 2015. Role: VP of engineering, project manager and FullStack developer for the prototype. <- This is a privet repo, this code is old but public https://github.com/popsmoke/textbooktest

Splashers - Swimming classes for toddlers and mothers. Built with Ember front end and a RubyOnRails API backend. Role: Mentor, project manager and backend developer for complex code. 
https://github.com/drewhgood/cruddy-buddy-ember https://github.com/Andsbf/scobb

Passion projects

2015Present

Volunteer/Co founder

Startup Ladies Nights

None profit meet-up aimed at bringing women in tech and startup world together

June 2016Present

Volunteer for Traction Conference

Traction Conference

I managed sponsors for the conference.  

June 2015

Volunteer Point of contact/ Organizer

Code It Forward Hackathon

Code It Forward is a social initiative where fifty developers, designers, and ideators gather together for a weekend to assist charities and non-profits with their IT needs

2014

 Volunteer Mentor

The next big thing

I also volunteer to discover the next fresh startup founder. 

2014Present

Volunteer Mentor for HTML500

HTML500

A special day where volunteers help teach interested parties how to code in HTML.

2012Present

Volunteer Css/HTML/Payton/Java scripts mentor

ladies learning code

On a monthly basis, I mentor for Ladies Learning Code session.

EXTRA 

  • Creating web/ client-server applications, developing for Distributed environments

  • Working with files read/ write to files

  • Ability to quickly learn new languages

  • A solid understanding for Data, computer components, network switches and components

  • Understanding software development process, able to test, write code, develop class/ objects diagrams, dynamic conceptual models, sequence diagrams, implementing GUI and interpret /write the requirements documents

  • Ability to use systems techniques on a complex situation in order to provide a wider view of messy case (including the use of SFM based on the Formal System Model, and precise use of metaphors such as the GAME and chaos metaphors).

  • Strong analytical skills, able to analyze and problem solve quick and effectively using diagramming and other methods including: Rich-picture, Spray- diagrams, Multiple-causes, and Control model diagramming.

  • Excellent mathematics skills (mathCad).