Solutions Architect at Pfizer
New York
Nov 2023 - Present

Pfizer Digital Engineering Team (DET)

  • Translate business requirements into small, incremental work items for efficient execution.
  • Balance managerial responsibilities with hands-on coding, maintaining a 60/10/30 ratio for planning, monitoring and coding.
  • Oversee projects from conception to execution, ensuring alignment with strategic objectives.
  • Lead the delivery of UI features and back-end services for Pfizer's Content Management platform, Canvas.
  • Focus on value, quality, and reliability to ensure robust and globally scalable applications.
  • Collaborate within a multi-functional team to foster a high-performing culture centered around teamwork and shared success.
Grey Squad, Lead
Sep 2022 - Nov 2023
  • Lead platform initiatives at Pfizer with a performance and stability-focused approach.
  • Conduct thorough review and testing of work to ensure high-quality deliverables.
  • Balance managerial responsibilities with hands-on coding, maintaining a 50/50 ratio.
Grey Squad, Core Member
July 2021 - April 2022
  • platform work focused on performance and stability mainly
  • involved in architecture discussions
  • Actively contribute to the Canvas Core as a member of Grey Squad, Pfizer's platform team.
  • Lead the delivery of UI features and back-end services, ensuring the realization of data-heavy and process-driven products.
  • Drive value, quality, and reliability while prioritizing robustness and global scalability in application development.
  • Thrive in a collaborative, multi-functional environment, fostering a high-performing culture focused on shared successes and problem-solving.
    Tech Stack
  • Laravel / PHP
  • VueJS / Javascript
  • Adobe: Analytics, AEM, Workfront
  • TUS protocol
  • Couchbase
  • Auth: OpenID Connect (OIDC), OAuth 2, SAML, and JWT
  • AWS
Lead Application Developer at Kirschbaum Development Group
Belchertown, Massachusetts
May 2021 - Present
  • Keep team focused on objectives and resolve any arising issues.
  • Exhibit excellent judgment in architecting and planning applications.
  • Interact effectively with clients to determine project needs and develop solutions.
  • Maintain accountability for project organization and cleanliness.
  • Ensure code quality and project stability.
  • Facilitate clear task assignments and maintain project deployment path.
    Tech stack:
  • Laravel / PHP
  • VueJS / Javascript
  • Filament / PHP
Software Architect, Software Developerat Envision2bWell
April 2021 - May 2021
  • Scrum Master:
    • Use of azure dev ops board for Scrum/Agile management then github project
    • HIPAA level III training
  • Tech Lead
    • Build RESTful API in TDD fashion
    • Allow front end and other microservices to rely on robust and operational back end
    • Data protection/encryption
    • Migration of laravel 5.8 to 8.x
    • Initiate the team to TDD as new way of coding
    • Question every technical choices made to ensure we have a good technology-problem fit.
    • Rebuild architecture from ground up.
    • Make monorepo using laravel package to make it modular
    • Build CI/CD pipeline
    Tech Stack
  • Laravel / PHP
Chief Technical Officer (CTO), Chief Architect at Freshinup
Madison, Wisconsin
February 2020 - March 2021

Coach, manage and lead a team of senior developers

  • Chief Architect: Responsible for high quality UX and Creative work being produced by FreshinUp team members
    • Groom and split tickets into smaller, incremental work unit
    • Write technical documentation/tutorials
  • Technical Director (team lead)
    • Organize stand up review meeting with dev team
    • Divide and conquer with Scrum/agile techniques to deliver daily progress.
  • Turn business needs into code and Code to business results
  • Use atomic design in both API & UI package
  • Bring measurable, valuable changes to businesses by composing reusable atoms & molecules
  • Smart/dumb component (VueJS, Web component)
  • Use of actions in Laravel
  • Centralized and reusable package between client projects
    Tech Stack
  • Laravel / PHP
  • VueJS / javascript
Back end developer, Senior Consultant at Sonatel/Orange
Dakar, Senegal
September 2020 - December 2020
  • Build RESTful API in TDD fashion
  • Allow front end and other microservices to rely on robust and operational back end
    Tech Stack
  • Laravel / PHP
Back-end/Mobile developer at Sidekick Interactive Inc.
January 2020 - March 2020
December 2019 - February 2020
  • Design & Build API for android app with ASP.NET, Symphony
  • Mobile integrator (UI/UX)
  • Integrate business logic with android latest design architecture jetpack
    Tech Stack
  • Android with kotlin
  • NET with C#
Front-end/back-end developer at CTS (Cosmopolitan Travel Service)
Dakar, Senegal
July 2018 - December 2019

Working alongside with backend-developers that are making available API that the front-end team (and I) use to build nice UI/UX interfaces with very dynamic content for CTS staff

  • Participate on building sustainable application structure with micro service based environment
  • Web integrator (UI/UX)
    Tech Stack
  • VueJS -- HTML, CSS, JS
  • Expressjs with Typescript & Nodejs
Student Mentor at UVS Introduction to Web and HTML/CSS/JS
Saint Louis, Senegal
January 2018 - March 2018

Answer to most common questions from fresh men and help them better understand what the context of web development. One of the main goal is also to make them love and be ready for modern development.

Front/Back end Developer at TIGO Data Warehouse
Dakar, Senegal
September 2017 - October 2017

Implementing a task runner. The objective was to create a human interface and allow the end user to call stocked procedure and job in SQL SERVER then return the response in a nice and convenient way.

    Tech Stack
  • .NET -- C#
  • Entity framework with SQLServer
  • Custom & modular Javascript plugins
Research Assistant at LASPAD
Saint Louis, Senegal
July 2017 - December 2018

Develop tools and websites. IT councillor. Mostly making LASPAD employees life easier by not only building tools to automate and digitalize their data but also give a hand whenever they need (conference planning, badge making, flyers, even guest picking at the airport)

    Tech Stack
  • Laravel 5 -- PHP
  • Twitter Bootstrap with custom CSS & JS
IT Responsible at Summa Turizm
Dakar, Senegal
September 2016
    Handling all that was about technology. I was doing:
  • network wiring from my office (the server room) to end devices (printers, IP cameras, Access points)
  • Development of real time chat application using internal network without any Internet
  • Consulting when needed for business move including technology like subscription to Internet using towers to relay FAI signal
    Tech Stack
  • Laravel 5 -- PHP
  • Twitter Bootstrap with custom CSS & JS
Freelance Developer
since 2015

I've been leveraging my skills and expertise to assist individuals and businesses alike as an IT professional and collaborative partner in various projects.

Master Degree in Data Management and Software Engineering
Gaston Berger University of Senegal
2016 - 2019
Bachelors of Computer Science Software systems
Gaston Berger University of Senegal
2012 - 2015

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