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Farida Abou-Elenein

IT Consultant, Freelance Software Developer, Software Development Consultant

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  • 61118 Bad Vilbel Freelancer in
  • Graduation: BSc. Computer Science and Mathematics
  • Hourly-/Daily rates:
  • Languages: Arabic (Native or Bilingual) | German (Full Professional) | English (Native or Bilingual)
  • Last update: 22.01.2021
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CV - Farida Abou-Elenein

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Management and Coaching Skills
  • Project Management and Team Lead
  • Coaching and Training
  • Rollout coordination
Functional/Technical Skills
  • Agile Frameworks
  • CI/CD Implementation
  • Testing, Test Automation and Testing Frameworks (Selenium Grid)
  • C++, .NET (C#), JavaScript, React, HTML5, ASP.NET
  • Visual Studio Team Services, Microsoft Test Manager, Atlassian (JIRA, Confluence, SourceTree), Eclipse, Visual Studio, HP Application Lifecycle Management
  • Microsoft Azure (PaaS, SaaS, Development)
  • 04/2020 - 04/2020

  • Agile Coach & Scrum Master
  • Retail Industry
    Agile Coach & Scrum Master
    Through a global effort to transform this corporate's projects for both reporting and Data
    departments to Agile, many teams have been set up in order to train, coach and practically begin
    working within the new framework.
    As an Agile coach/Scum Master, I began coaching several teams within the two different departments,
    until finally took over the scrum master role for one of them.

  • 04/2020 - 04/2020

  • Scrum Master & DevOps Engineer, Development Lead
  • Banking Industry
    Scrum Master & DevOps Engineer, Development Lead
    The first agile project to take place within the bank, which was set as a benchmark for all future
    agile projects at the client. The project was based around developing a web application for the
    financial overview of business clients using Microsoft technologies such as Azure and Visual Studio
    Team Services (VSTS).
    As a development lead, I have supported the project leadership in planning, project coordination, as
    well as risk assessment and reporting to the client and management. Managing expectations,
    milestones and delivery plans through the used tools/frameworks and transparent communication
    As a Scrum Master, to a team new to agile, I have had to coach and train the team, in order to bring
    them to a point where they are able to function efficiently within the framework used, adapting and
    creating the agile framework to meet customer and project needs
    As a DevOps engineer, I have taken part in designing, configuring and adapting the automation
    architecture of the project. (Managing Azure resources, CI/CD pipelines, test automation with
    Selenium, and more.)

  • 04/2020 - 04/2020

  • Rollout Coordinator & Team Lead
  • Automotive Industry
    Rollout Coordinator & Team Lead
    Consulting in all phases of a large-scale digital retail application rollout for dealerships around
    the world.
    Rollout coordinator (later also team lead) within a team responsible for coordinating the design,
    implementation and rollout of the application globally
    Support of markets and the central teams
    Single Point of Contact (SPOC) for the markets' global leadership as well as IT departments
    Collaborating with development teams with regards to localization and configuration tasks of the

  • 04/2020 - 04/2020

  • Agile Test Lead
  • Insurance Industry
    Agile Test Lead
    Overall goal of the project was the merger of a foreign subsidiary of an insurance company in Spain
    with the head office in Germany and the founding of a Spanish branch. Both, organizational and IT
    merger topics were part of the project.
    My responsibilities included:
    * Managing testing and defect management
    * Support for the project managers in adapting processes and planning of QA
    * Coaching for testers and test managers to improve quality, reporting and transparency of testing
    activities within the project and the agile frameworks used.

  • 04/2020 - 04/2020

  • Requirements Manager & Test Designer
  • Public sector
    Requirements Manager & Test Designer
    Migrating a desktop database solution into a web-based solution for the Ministry of Education.
    Member of a Scrum team
    Requirements management, analyzing the client's requirements and communicating changes in the design
    required for testing the migrated product

  • 10/2014 - 08/2018

    • Avanade Deutschland GmbH
  • IT Consultant
  • Aside from project assignments, I have supported the Modern Engineering Capability Group DACH by
    planning and coordinating DevOps Assessments for Avanade projects in that region. Apart from
    internal roles, I was assigned different roles on projects in various industries (detailed in -
    Project Experience), such as:
    * Banking - Scrum Master/DevOps engineer
    * Automotive - Rollout coordinator/team lead
    * Public Sector - Requirements manager/test designer

  • 05/2010 - 08/2014

  • Freelance Software Developer
  • While living in Egypt and after moving back to Germany, I kept my skills and knowledge alive through
    small scale projects within the IT field as a freelancer.
    * Donated time and programming skills to create a database software for three major
    animal charities in Egypt
    * Completed software for a LEED (Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) architect
    * Developed a business application for a veterinary clinic

  • 07/2007 - 11/2009

    • StraitLogics Ltd.
  • Software Development Consultant
  • Providing web-based or on premise bespoke software solutions to fulfill HR strategies within a wide
    range of clients/industries.
    * Responsible for all communication with the clients of each single project in order to gather
    requirements and receive feedback throughout the project's lifecycle
    * Producing software with C++, C# and .NET as well as Postscript to implement the solutions

    Projects - Extract
    Automotive Industry
    Project Management
    During the POC, pilot and rollout phases of a Major Integration project within a very complex
    landscape, I was responsible for steering the markets taking part in this project.
    Additionally, I represented the overarching bridge between the collaboration of the products
    departments being integrated as well as the markets integrating those products to their backend
    I have been the Single Point of Contact (SPOC) for the central IT & Business departments, markets
    and 3rd party providers for over 5 different products integrating globally.

    Automotive Industry
    ALM & Test Management
    Analyzed, improved and set up new processes for the application's lifecycle including Release
    management, Staging concepts, Test concepts, Requirements management and other development
    processes. In parallel, I took over the role of Test manager in order to analyze and improve the
    product quality of a global authentication portal.

80% Reisebereitschaft (Freitag Homeoffice)