Rukia Sheikh-Mohamed

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About

I am a software engineer who is passionate about all things tech. I am based in the Twin Cities, MN. During my day job I work on developing full-stack applications. I also enjoy talking about tech at local and national events/conferences, creating cool stuff on the side, and writing tech articles to share useful information and tips.

Software Engineer, Web Developer & Speaker.

I enjoy the dynamic and challenging atmosphere of the development world. I am passionate about learning and developing constantly and adapting to the high speed tech world.

During my free time I enjoy spending time with my baby boy, traveling the world, creating fun DIYs, and writing tech articles. I also enjoy being part of the local and broader tech community by attending tech-meetups, conferences, and writing about tech.

Skills

Technical Skills

Ruby
Rails
TDD
MySQL
Node.js
Object-oriented design
Javascript
MongoDB
Python
React
Redux
HTML
Bootstrap
CCS3
jQuery
Gitlab & Github
Git
Google Cloud
API
UI Deisgn
Agile/Scrum
Project Management
Ffmpeg
ElasticSearch

Resume

Sumary

Rukia Sheikh-Mohamed

Innovative and colloberative Software Engineer with 3+ years of experience designing and developing websites.

  • Minneapolis, MN
  • rukia@hey.com

Education

Full Stack Software Engineering Certificate

2017

Prime Digital Academy, Minneapolis, MN

Bachelor of Arts in International Relations

2011 - 2013

Augsburg University, Minneapolis, MN

BA in International Relations & double minor in History and Pre-Law

Professional Experience

Full Stack Developer

April 2020 - Present

Soona, Minneapolis, MN

  • Developing applications in Ruby on Rails, VueJs, NodeJs
  • Develop e-commerce site for external & internal users
  • Develop and support both front and back-end

Broadcast System Software Engineer

Nov 2017 - March 2020

Minnesota Public Radio, St.Paul, MN

  • Part of Media Production Systems working in Broadcast systems developing applications in Ruby on Rails and TDD
  • Develop an audio encoding software
  • Work collaboratively with project managers, product owners, CMS team, and producers
  • Develop and support both front and back-end
  • Work with code shipment, error handling, testing, and project management

Web Development Teaching Assistant

Oct 2017 - Feb 2018

University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, MN

  • Assist in leading classroom discussions, guide inquiry, and emphasize the meta-skills and core concepts of software engineering
  • Support students during classwork, projects, and challenges
  • Provide feedback to students on code & implementation
  • Work collaboratively with instructors, support staff, and colleagues

Full Stack Software Engineering Intern

June- Sept 2017

Buzzfeed, Minneapolis, MN

  • Work on the web development team using dynamic languages e.g. Python-Tornado and React Redux developing full-stack web tools
  • Work on React-Redux web development and UI experiences on multiple products
  • Assist team with building OO tools for producers to publish content on multiple platforms in an Agile/Scrum environment with teams in MN, NYC, and LA
  • Contributed in daily standups, deployed code via one-week sprints, etc
  • Work on TDD, OOP, and APIs
  • Work with code shipment, error handling, testing, scalability, and optimization.
  • Communicate and collaborate efficiently with project managers, product support, designers, QA, and stakeholders.

Full Stack Software Engineering Student

Nov 2016 - March 2017

Prime Digital Academy, Minneapolis, MNY

  • MUHIFA Online-Store (Solo Project): I developed MUHIFA online-store to create an online platform for customers to shop for my small business. The e-commerce site mainstreams the shopping process for customers and the administration.
  • Aquatics Empowered (Group Project): Worked with Aquatics Empowered new business platform to develop a streamlined system for pool and spa facilities to connect with users in need of aquatic therapy through a scheduling application. Worked with a team of four to create an application that schedules these interactions that include facilities opening up their pool and spa areas to users in need of aquatic therapy.

Speaking

Rukia is a local and national speaker who specializes in tech topics. Reach out to her to speak at your conference or corporate event at: rukia@hey.com

Twin Cities Startup Week-2020

Blacks In Technology Conference (BITCON)-2019

Solving the MN Gender GAP in STEM-2017

Contact

Location:

Twin Cities, MN

LinkedIn

rukiasheikh-mohamed

Github

prukia

Dev

@rukiaasm

Twitter

@rukiaasm