Ahmed A.

Project Manager

970 dollar

Mon expérience

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Jaguar Land RoverFebruary 2018 - Présent

- Directing and  managing the project management team to enable the delivery of the Next Generation Infotainment and Connected Car  Program of JLR with strict alignment of other dependent programmes within across organisation;- Managing Program scopes and requirements and making sure deliverables are aligned with client specifications; - Governance of SW development and releases / Leading PMO, strategy and delivery processes, involving all  stakeholders, managing overall continuous  system integration and test infrastructure and activities to ensure smooth operations for enabling on time deliveries considering conflict, dependencies and  and risk management where understand the overall system product, sound decision making and prioritization is key; - Leading and directing cross functional teams in different time zones communication programme expectations are aligned: overseeing requirement and design documents, ensuring and inhouse and supplier SW development execution according to agreed specification, validation completion, ensuring expected product functionality, its robustness and regular reporting on delivery process to programme board and customers; - Managing program finance and budgets in collaboration with senior managers and finance department and negotiating with purchasing team during contract setup with suppliers; - Assisting in hiring process of new project managers through CV reviews and interviews; - Examples of products and software: SOTA, Navigation, HMI features, Advanced driver-assistance systems, AutoAndroid, CarPlay, etc.- Additionally delivery of cost saving (~£10 million) project to the JLR: optimisation of in-car software update processes at the dealership; project involved coordinating activities and aligning the project objectives with the Diagnostics, Legal, Marketing, Services, Development, 3rd Party teams and the upper senior management and Chief engineers.
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Intel Mobile Communication - LeedsFebruary 2016 - December 2017

- Successfully starting up and developing a consultancy business, combining outstanding project management skills and technical capabilities to provide excellent levels of service and quality to clients and stakeholders;- Managing and coordinating various SW deliveries from cross-functional teams according to the established SW release plans to successfully deliver expected programme outcome on time with expected quality; - Managing the communication between all different parties making sure the project scope is aligned and understood as per client expectations;- Managing the overall continuous system integration and test infrastructure and activities to ensure smooth operations and deliveries on time Projects: SW/HW projects for DSDS/DSDA (Dual SIM) on wireless devices with Intel mobile communication.
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Intel Mobile and Communication Group, NurembergJuly 2012 - December 2015

- Successfully leading a portfolio of projects with a specific focus on mobile communication systems (LTE/3G/2G), delivering exceptionally high standards of service and quality assurance; - Applying outstanding organisational skills to effectively prioritise workloads, manage resources and meet deadlines, solving arising problems and issues in a pro-active and professional manner;- Successfully delivered project to giants clients such as: Apple, Samsung, Lenovo, Motorola, etc.

Responsibilities: - Leading a large global team, including developers, release managers, debuggers and build managers, configuration managers, and 3rd parties, providing it with support, guidance and motivation to surpass challenging objectives;- Providing overall management of change control boards, risks, scheduling, partners and suppliers; - Establish and maintain the system SW release plan and branching strategies, enforcing timely delivery of releases to multiple environments and coordinating activities between the different functions; - Building strong working relationships both internally and externally to fulfil client demand and deliver consistently high levels of quality and technical expertise; - Ensure top quality product delivery, tracking and reporting performance with a focus on KPIs; - Demonstrating a commitment to continually developing standards through the set-up of host and hardware based test environments, using excellent analytical and reporting capabilities to monitor quality assurance and plan further improvement.
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ST-Ericsson BeijingApril 2011 - May 2012

- Successfully bringing up and managing a dynamic LTE test and integration team in China, effectively mentoring talented individuals to fulfil their potential and contribute to the company’s success;- Playing a pivotal role in setting up a LTE test and verification environment in China, applying astute analytical skills to track and monitor incident reports in line with configuration management standards.
Responsibilities:
- Using strong technical abilities to oversee workflow processes, monitor quality standards and troubleshoot development and deployment issues across multiple sites, making strategic decisions to ensure operational efficiency.
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St-Ericsson NurembergOctober 2007 - April 2011

- Being promoted as Team Leader in 2010, as a result of a strong work ethic, excellent leadership capabilities and a strong commitment to ensuring the company’s on-going success; - Strategically coordinating a range of projects, including overseeing LTE focused protocol stack and full stack (L123) regression testing, the integration of networking signalling software and inter radio access technology, using strong analytical capabilities to monitor and improve standards.
Responsibilities: - Responsible for all aspects of system integration, configuration management, regression testing, including producing incident reports, solving software debugging issues on both host and hardware environments and verifying bug fixes, effectively prioritising workloads and offering invaluable technical support for customers.
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Nokia Research CentreJune 2006 - September 2007

Collaborating with key professionals within a globally renowned networks and technology company, gaining technical experience and researching the infrastructure of multiprocessor systems, data traffic modelling of system-on-chip multiprocessors and analysing embedded system applications on ARM-based platforms.
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Study & Project Abroad - Software Engineering Group - University College LondonSeptember 2005 - June 2006

Project: Construction of Web Accessibility checker.Technologies: Xlinkit, HTML, XML.
Courses: JAVA, Communications and Networks, Concurrent Progmming.
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7 layers AGMarch 2005 - October 2005

 Customer support, and webportal maintenance, test case development and execution and publishing release notes.Technologies: JavaScript, VBA, Internal test system (InterLab).
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Electrical and Software Engineering - Texas InstrumentsSeptember 2004 - January 2005

- Specifying, implementing and testing of AC converters codecs drivers of Texas Instruments for embedded systems on various DSP processors; - Modifying HW boards with different elements.- Technologies: C, SPLINT, Data Converter tool, Code Composer Studio, Version Control S.
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Duisburg Essen UniversityAugust 2002 - September 2004

- Developing SW modules for the PASSENGER project – Application for video conferencing; - Writing and translating of technical and lecture documents (German< -- > English);- Leading the software engineering practical labs and seminars as a tutor. -Technologies: Delphi, C, ASP, PHP.

Mes compétences

Embedded and Telecom

Mobile Communications, WCDMA, Linux Device Drivers, SOC (system on chip), 3GPP, Telecommunications

Protocols

GPRS

Software testing

Debugging

Others

Prince2, Quality Assurance, Release Management, Leadership, Project Management, SDLC, Risk management

Mobile

Embedded Systems

Other

C language

Technologies

Software Development

IT Infrastructure

RTOS

Analysis methods and tools

Kanban, Scrum, Agile

Hardware

Digital Signal Processing

Mes études et formations

MSc in Computer Science and Communication Engineering - Duisburg-Essen University , Standort Duisburg2000 - 2006