My name is Charbel Wakim, a Lebanese expat living in Frankfurt Germany.
Ever since I was a young boy, I had a interest in computers, and I knew I wanted to pursue it as a career.
I am currently a technical lead for Emma The Sleep Company pursuing my passion for development especially e-commerce to help enhance and update their platform.
I had previously worked with the largest retailers and service providers in the Middle East to build up my professional experience and portfolio as Web Developer, Technical Consultant, and DevEx Engineer before moving to Germany to expand my career.
On a personal note, I am an exemplary Geek, I like everything tech, gaming, Star Wars, Harry Potter, Lord of the Rings ...
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Emma The Sleep Company May 2020 - Current
Tech Lead for backend team where I am responsible for tasks including security, automation, performance, and setting up best practices on the platform.
DevEx Engineer working with Pulumi, GitHub, Kubernetees, and AWS to create a IaC (Infrastructure as Code) setup for the platform.
The Volunteer Circle March 2017 - Current
Technical consultant and web developer for the Volunteer Circle, the biggest platform for volunteering in the Lebanon.
Worked with the team from day one to build the platform and overview the website performance.
Addbloom January 2020 - February 2021
Technical consultant for Addbloom, one of the most awarded web development agencies in the Middle East region.
My job included looking over the technology stack of the projects, developing the core, train junior developers, working with QA ...
Grand Stores Online September 2018 - December 2019
Technical consultant for GS Online where I was responsible for the current website which was built on Magento 1.9CE.
Development and migration of data to the new platform using Magento2 EE on Cloud.
Keeward September 2017 - August 2018
Team leader on E-commerce projects also responsible for all marketplace integrations including Amazon, FNAC, Walmart, and Abebooks.
Keeward February 2014 - September 2017
Senior developer focusing mainly on Magento, Symfony, WordPress, and Zend platforms.
Triangle December 2011 - December 2015
Co-founder for Triangle SARL a web development company.
My job was to breakdown projects into tasks and ensure each team member was well performing.
Responsible for all aspects of overall technology vision, commercial web portal development, and customer delivery. Leading all aspects of architecture for both code and database.
Developed HTML5/CSS3 web portals, and control management systems for clients that demanded very specific requirements.
Lebanese American University January 2006 - February 2007
Managing the network for the sports department and keeping track of the scores and statistics for individual players with average calculations and improvements in a JAVA program.
Uploading into the website using PHP and MySQL.
Development of all type of websites and platforms.
Technical consultancy for platforms including performance enhancement, security, infrastructure, SEO...
Setting up infrastructure, monitoring tools, backup, and IaC.