Tarek Adam BCom
156 Arnold Avenue Winnipeg Manitoba CA R3L 0W3
(204) 666-8591
152 Moss Street Victoria British Columbia CA V8V 4M3
(250) 412-8293
92 Los Torres La Josefina Santa Cruz Guatemala Costa Rica 50309
506-8426-1111

objective

I am currently seeking a full stack LAMP, API developer or integrator/aggregator position that will utilize my extensive skill set and lead to advancement.

expertise

  • Web App Development
  • API Development
  • API Integration/Aggregation
  • SDK Development
  • Testing & Quality Assurance
  • Database Design & Administration
  • Unix/Linux Administration
  • Software Project Management
  • Licensing & IP Protection
  • Outsourcing Safely
  • Business & Transaction Systems
  • VoIP Infrastructure
  • Automation
  • Parallel Processing
  • Test Driven Development
  • Package Based Development
  • Solution Research
  • eRevenue & Affiliate Models

primary skills

  • JavaScript/EcmaScript
  • Bootstrap
  • JQuery
  • AngularJS
  • VueJS
  • PHP
  • MySQL
  • MongoDB
  • Laravel/Blade/PHPUnit
  • Linux/BASH

strengths

As a self-taught technologist working with well trained computer scientists and software engineers, I must follow the highest industry standards. To that end, I am well researched and practiced in many widely accepted standards: from comments and camel casing, to SOLID, OOP and GRASP, to GIT, Composer, and Bower — I always work to the highest common standard.

  • Ambitious team player and a natural leader, with an exceptional ability to work effectively under pressure.
  • Strong leadership skills with extensive experience in the selection and leadership of development teams.
  • Extensive experience in software licensing and IP protection & security.
  • Skilled in all aspects of software product management from concept to product launch and maintenance.
  • Experienced in the development and deployment of web and software applications.
  • I care about the quality of the code because it reduces maintenance costs, and can actually make maintenance and expansion enjoyable.

education

University of Victoria 2001-2005

Victoria, BC Canada

Bachelor of Commerce

Simon Fraser University 1997-1999

Vancouver, BC Canada

Computer Science

relevant experience

Clixxa.com

January 2017 to Present - Lead API Developer

Victoria, BC Canada

Clixxa is a marketplace for the buying and selling of web traffic. Although still in beta, Clixxa achieved revenue after only 2 months of development. We expect to see great things happen with this project.

My primary role is to develop code for our internal business logic in layered complexity, and provide secure API endpoints for any software wishing to integrate with our systems.

  • Lead developer on system core build on Laravel PHP Framework.
  • Lead developer of Enterprise Service Bus: events/listeners, jobs/queues. Again, with Laravel PHP Framework.
  • Performed interviews to hire developers in other areas including our lead infrastructure engineer, and GoLang developer.
  • Coordinated with accounting team to design and build our financial systems.

CTR.com

April 2016 to Present - Lead Developer

Victoria, BC Canada

CTR's mission is to build a technology platform that measures and expands global levels of human consciousness by observing behaviors and patterns of internet traffic. We operate a portfolio of innovative digital media products to leverage the Internet and develop the reach necessary to achieve our mission.

During my time at CTR I was responsible for building key pieces of proprietary technology that circumvent internet sensorship.

  • Legacy systems maitenance and alterations.
  • Upgrades and Refactoring of legacy PHP to Laravel Framework.

CourseController.com & RunningMoms.com

May 2014 to Present - Software Developer

Victoria, BC Canada

RunningMoms is the first prototype of an automated FaceBook personality. It is designed to lead online groups thru a given 'syllabus'. In this case, the syllabus consists primarily of health and fitness information. The finished system will be realease as a product in the near future.

  • Front end development of UI/UX.
  • FaceBook API integration.
  • Stripe payments API integration.
  • Systems to track group members & group activity levels.
  • Automation to deliver content and respond to questions.

PriceLine Partner Network

September 2012 to May 2014 - Software Developer

Winnipeg, MB Canada

PriceLine Partner Network aggregates and re-distributes airline, rental car, hotel rooms, and vacation packages for the PriceLine Group of Companies. This group includes Agoda.com, Booking.com, PriceLine.com, Kayak.com, and more. My accomplishments at PriceLine PN include:

  • Rebuilt the airline ticketing systems to be faster, and more fault tolerant, testable, and maintainable.
  • Created automated tests and simulators for airline ticketing.
  • Rebuilt the hotel booking systems to be faster, and more fault tolerant, testable, and maintainable.
  • Created automated tests and simulators for hotel booking.
  • Mapped and retired many thousands of lines of source code.
  • Created a new coding framework for front end developers.
  • Created front end local storage handlers for sorting, filtering and paging thru results without a server.
  • Introduced coding standards and peer review.

Concept Reactor

2005 to 2013 - CEO/CTO

Victoria, BC Canada

ConceptReactor partners with entrepreneurs who have ideas needing implementation. I provide financing, technology, and various services during startup. As such I have a deep, vested interest in the success of all my projects and play a lead role in product development.

  • Conducting needs analysis & building custom business systems.
  • IT product development & prototyping.
  • Providing IT infrastructure & expertise.
  • Setting up global telecom infrastructure.
  • Setting up automated billing & accounting systems.
  • Conducting revenue analysis & providing direct financing.

BlastVisual.com

2008 to 2012 - CTO

Victoria, BC Canada

BlastVisual is an advertising platform for local event promotion, with digital sign networks in three Canadian cities. As co-founder and CTO, I am responsible for all of BlastVisual's hardware, software, custom software, and communication systems. While virtually self-sustaining, our ambition is to further franchise into cities throughout Canada and the US. This highly efficient enterprise literally creates value out of thin air.

  • Custom software coordinates and automates activity between users, PayPal, BusyWork, BlastVisual, Open-Mesh, and Twitter thru various APIs.
  • Custom operating systems on the digital sign micro-computers minimize costs and maximize overall control.
  • Implantation of our own private VoIP service minimize costs while creating a local presence, as regional numbers are routed to our VoIP server center for handling.
  • Automated billing and accounting systems compliment a franchise strategy into new territory.
  • Automation and easy-to-use 'filters' ensure that the posters are distributed on time, to the correct locations, with no conflicts.