Abdelrahman Barakat

Cairo, Egypt +20 106 154 1111

I'm a web developer with three years of experience in developing web applications using Java EE technologies. Android developer and lately I started to develop iOS applications.


May 2011 - CurrentFounder Weekend Apps (formerly Abarakat)

A small startup aimed to enrich the arabic content of the android market and iOs Appstore. You can see here a sample of my applications.

Tools and Technologies: Objective C, iOS, Java, XML, Android, Spring Roo, Hibernate, Mysql, Apache Tomcat, Html, Css, JavaScript.

January 2011 - March 2012 Senior Software Engineer Mubasher International (Mubasher.info)

Mubasher.info is one of the leading financial portals in the middle east, I developed several modules in the portal including:

  • Mubasher Radio.
  • Stock performance and news alerts.
  • Premium products and integration with payment gateways.

Currently I'm working on the news module to enhance its performance, and I'm also a member of the team responsible for scaling up the website.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Developing and maintaining several modules in the portal.
  • Enhancing the performance of existing modules.
  • Maintaining web site design and enhance JavaScript performance.

Tools and Technologies: Java EE, Spring framework, Spring security, Spring integration, Hibernate, Mysql, Apache Tomcat, Html, Css, JavaScript.

April 2009 - January 2011Software Engineer Egypt Development Center (EDC)

EDC is subsidiary of the National Technology Group (NTG) recognized as a strategic center for developing products critical to NTG. I was involved in tow of these projects:

  • Jawaly: A mobile content website that allow users to send text messages (SMS), I implemented the integration with SMS gateway, the website security and many other things including website design.
  • Mubasher.info: I implemented the user watch list, website design and many other things including prices auto refresh and charts, I was also responsible of optimizing mysql queries.

I was also involved in the R&D team, and developed several libraries to increase the productivity of other developers.


Sun Microsystems | February 2009Sun Certified Java Programmer
For the Java Platform, Standard Edition 5.0
IBM | November 2008Application Developer
Rational Application Developer for WebSphere Software V6
IBM | July 2008DB2 UDB V8.1 Family Fundamentals


January 2008 - April 2009Web Development
MCIT Specialized Training Program

I learned web development using J2EE technologies and IBM tools, during this period I achieved several certificates.

2001 - 2005Bachelor in Food Science and Technology
Faculty of Agriculture, Alazhar University

Good degree