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Yassmeen M.

Technical Product Owner
Nuremberg, Germany
Total impact
$16822
Status
Ready to Volunteer

Professional Experience

Technical Product Owner, SUPERCRUNCH by GfK

November, 2017 - January, 2018

  • Ensure that the team delivers the right product backlog, working close with Product Managers, connecting dots, managing risks and ensuring functional experts are on top of the development
  • Lead the cross-functional development team, connects Data Science, Technology, UX, Data Management
  • Lead requirements gathering and user story creation process
  • Ensure a complete backlog - e.g. that both functional and non-functional requirements are included, by closely collaborating with Product Management and functional leads (Data Science, Tech)
  • Define lean product slices with the product manager, and creates transparency on the trade-offs
  • Own the story level backlog and the delivery of work inside the sprints
  • Make sure that all work stream members do not lose the client perspective (including supporting backend work streams)
  • Flag and mitigate development risks
  • Develop any necessary scripts or tools to help the continuity of the work stream
Technical Product Owner, GfK

November, 2017 - Current

  • Ensure that the team delivers the right product backlog, working close with Product Managers, connecting dots, managing risks and ensuring functional experts are on top of the development
  • Lead the cross-functional development team, connects Data Science, Technology, UX, Data Management
  • Lead requirements gathering and user story creation process
  • Ensure a complete backlog - e.g. that both functional and non-functional requirements are included, by closely collaborating with Product Management and functional leads (Data Science, Tech)
  • Define lean product slices with the product manager, and creates transparency on the trade-offs
  • Own the story level backlog and the delivery of work inside the sprints
  • Make sure that all work stream members do not lose the client perspective (including supporting backend work streams)
  • Flag and mitigate development risks
  • Develop any necessary scripts or tools to help the continuity of the work stream
Product Research & Operations, Mintrics

February, 2016 - September, 2017

  • Developing and maintaining scripts to bring in data from the database and for the automatically generated reports
  • Researching all of the 3rd party APIs, especially Facebook and YouTube
  • Maintaining Mintrics' API documentation, and roadmap
  • Monitor product analytics (Retention, Conversion etc.) and calibrate the product configuration
  • Lead internal processes, project management, and documentation activities
Co-founder, Wunderground

June, 2015 - Current

A mobile platform for discovering independent and underground events in the MENA region. I’m
responsible for developing the Android app, planning the product roadmap and growth hacking strategy.

International Product Team, Twitter

October, 2014 - October, 2014

I joined TechWomen Program, a five weeks exchange program between USA and a number of countries in the MENA region where you get to work at one of the tech companies in San Francisco Bay Area or Silicon Valley.

  • Presented a recommended single process of working with Jira for the engineering teams from Japan, India, Brazil
  • Prepared a preliminary product roadmap for an internal email marketing tool to be used by the Indian Marketing team
Product Development Manager, KryptonWorx

August, 2013 - December, 2013

  • Established the product management, customer care and software development frameworks for the team
  • Introduced Rapid Development process which led to accelerating the release cycle of the solutions
Operations Catalyst, JuiceLabs

July, 2013 - December, 2015

  • Work with the program manager to ensure that planned business processes are communicated & executed as planned.
  • Work with the portfolio companies on defining their product road map and project management tools and process.
Development & Operations Head, ThePlanet (formerly Planet360)

June, 2013 - September, 2017

  • Established the process frameworks for the main functional areas such as: software development, hiring, finance tracking..etc
  • Provided the top management team with quarterly reports & analysis on the overall performance of each team, how to improve the productivity, the expected risks and how to overcome it
  • Increased the efficiency of the software team by a 1.5x factor, by analyzing all the internal processes, recommended how to eliminate the waste, introduced new tools and trained the team to the new process
  • Led resources planning and project assigning activity depending on what's necessary to be done
  • Designed and led the execution of two market research studies for verifying a product marketing campaign content strategy
Business Coordinator, AWTAD

March, 2013 - June, 2013

Work with the program manager to ensure that planned business processes are communicated & executed as planned to\by different program Hubs.

Product Development Manager, Symbyo Technologies

January, 2010 - December, 2012

  • Established and rolled out development practices for cross-functional teams in order to improve productivity and product quality, including readability guidelines, timeline estimates, Agile development, readiness framework and regular bug triaging
  • Designed a status reporting framework for the stakeholders of the Company by synthesizing information from the teams (php, mobile, .net and medical)
  • Led medical products team on selecting metrics to define, track, and analyze the benefits of each release.
  • Led mobile products team to design and implement more than 10 applications in different sectors such as entertainment, health, fintech
  • For specific mobile products I wrote Python script to extract data from online sources, reducing the overall data-entry time
Senior Software Engineer, Symbyo Technologies

May, 2009 - January, 2010

  • Participate in requirement gathering & analysis phase.
  • Participate in preparation and documenting user stories process.
  • Lead design solution layers and architecture process.
  • Lead & help the rest of the team through implementation phase.
  • Define & lead quality assurance process.
  • Develop & test web-based Asp.Net Applications as needed.
  • Develop & test Desktop Applications as needed.
  • Develop & test SharePoint Applications as needed.
  • Lead post deployment processes (client support , training , change requirements management)
Diploma, Regional IT institute(RITI)

January, 2009 - January, 2009

Professional Project Management

Senior Software Engineer, BlueBridge Technologies AG

October, 2008 - April, 2009

  • Participate in requirement gathering & analysis phase.
  • Participate in design solution layers and architecture process.
  • Develop & test web-based Asp.Net Applications as needed.
  • Develop & test Desktop Applications as needed.
  • Develop & test SharePoint Applications as needed.
  • Participate in training and support the customer process.
Junior Software Engineer, BlueBridge Technologies AG

June, 2007 - October, 2008

  • Develop & test web-based Asp.Net Applications as needed.
  • Develop & test Desktop Applications as needed.
  • Develop & test SharePoint Applications as needed.
  • Participate in training and support the customer process.
Software Engineer, Echo Egypt

August, 2005 - June, 2007

  • Develop & test web-based Asp.Net Applications as needed.
  • Develop & test Desktop Applications as needed.
  • Participate in training and support the customer process.
Diploma, ITI (Information Technology Institute )

January, 2004 - January, 2005

Software Development

Bachelor's Degree, Cairo University

January, 1999 - January, 2004

Systems & Biomedical Engineering