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Apu Mannan

Senior Software Engineer

Development (Chapter) Lead/Scrum Master

London, Greater London, United Kingdom

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Apu Mannan's Work Experience

World First

Senior Software Engineer

August 2015 to Present

London, United Kingdom

Founder & Lead Developer

December 2010 to Present

London, United Kingdom

RemitONE Ltd

Head of R&D

December 2007 to July 2015

London, United Kingdom

Apu Mannan's Education

Imperial College London

BEng Computing - Software Engineering 2:1

1996 to 1999

Ilford County High School

1994 to 1996

About Apu Mannan's Current Company

World First

Design, development and maintenance of Back Office systems at World First, a successful and rapidly growing FinTech company providing FX services to private and corporate clients around the world.

About Apu Mannan

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Senior Software Engineer @ Design, development and maintenance of Back Office systems at World First, a successful and rapidly growing FinTech company providing FX services to private and corporate clients around the world. From August 2015 to Present (5 months) London, United KingdomFounder & Lead Developer @ Development and launch of, a cloud based app for managing the learning of the Quran with personal learning plan, schedule and goals. Developed in PHP using Yii MVC framework and with extensive use of jQuery/JavaScript to provide a very interactive experience for the user. Currently planning and preparing to open source the project and also moving over to a VPS hosting environment from shared hosting. From December 2010 to Present (5 years 1 month) London, United KingdomHead of R&D @ RemitONE provides Software as a Service (SaaS) solution for the remittance payments industry. Responsible for leading the technical team, managing the day to day operations of the R&D department and implementing long term strategic goals and improvements. - Lead several high profile client projects such as Banco do Brasil and Lycamobile. - Migrated old architecture (mainly page based scripts) into an Object Oriented MVC architecture making use of several design patterns including MVC, DAO, Strategy, Filter; use of several components from the Zend Framework; integrated with 3rd party remittance/payments systems, mobile network operators, card payment gateways and SMS gateways via web services (SOAP and REST) and FTP data exchange; use of jQuery with AJAX to enhance the user experience; designed and implemented a REST API to allow external systems to integrate with the RemitONE platform; defined several procedures to improve overall processes (version control, database change management, release management); write technical documentation for internal and external use. - Built the technical team from 2 persons to a team of 10; developed recruitment and training programme; setting individual objectives and carrying out reviews; scheduling of development work and resource allocation; agile (Kanban) development methodology; oversee QA activities and ensure timely delivery of work. - Support Sales and Marketing in pre-sales activities; define product roadmap; engage with new clients to run gap analysis workshops; document requirements; design solution and architecture; estimate and prepare time and cost proposals; assist in responding to RFPs; involved in setting corporate short term and long term objectives. From December 2007 to July 2015 (7 years 8 months) London, United KingdomSenior Software Engineer @ Worked on a number of projects and took the role of Team Lead and Technical Architect on most projects. As well as technical responsibilities, carried out several business responsibilities such as marketing, improving business processes and recruitment. - NetServices Bespoke Application Server, Technical Architect and Project Manager: development of middleware application that integrates with MoneyGram's SOAP API; development of web application to be deployed on Ingenico POS terminals; Zend Framework based solution; requirements analysis; prototype design. - Dahabshiil Money Transfer Application, Technical Architect and Project Manager: requirements analysis and technical design; deployed solution on CakePHP framework; managed an offshore team of developers who carried out the majority of the implementation. - Muslim Aid Website (, Team Lead and Technical Architect: requirements analysis and technical design; deployed solution on the Joomla CMS platform; developed client specific functionality (components and modules) to integrate with client's back-end donation processing system; integrated with 3rd party payment processing provider, Secure Trading, to process Online donations; provided training to client; currently working on direct debit payment component. - CabOperator ( document management system, Team Lead: requirements analysis and technical design; deployed solution using CakePHP framework; developed billing and payment processing module with integration with payment processing service. From August 2006 to December 2007 (1 year 5 months) London, United KingdomIT Training Instructor @ Provide training on various application packages, mainly Microsoft Office applications, to a wide range of ages and levels. Programming in theory and practice. Teaching Computing theory. Design, development and administration of Intranet to allow personalisation of Intranet content. From February 2003 to June 2006 (3 years 5 months) Software Development Contractor @ Several development contracts: - Development of a Virtual Learning suite for a distance study institute using various Java technologies (JSP, Servlets, Tomcat) using the Apache Struts framework. - Developing database driven web sites using PHP 4 and PostgreSQL and MySQL. Extensive use of OOP, session management and database connectivity. - ( for a joint venture between Sainsbury’s (supermarket chain) and Carlton Television on the ATG Dynamo (J2EE web application server) platform. From May 2001 to January 2003 (1 year 9 months) London, United KingdomE-Business Consultant @ Developing the company Extra Web (site for internal and external users). Promoted to project manager in charge of 3 sub teams; ATG developers, Business analysts and Interwoven (content management system) team. Developed JavaBeans and Servlets within the Dynamo framework and the presentation layer in a Dynamo extension of the JSP technology. Required liaising with various people; technical and non-technical; from several departments from the company. This allowed me to gain an understanding of other technologies and packages used within the company including Broadvision and Genesys. From September 2000 to April 2001 (8 months) London, United KingdomWeb Developer @ Worked on a pharmaceutical portal ( consisting of a community site and a B2B site. Also worked on the B2B site ( using J2EE technologies JSPs and Servlets including integrating the site with an external on-line payment client. Also involved in developing a job site, calendar facility and news facility as a part of the portal. From September 1999 to August 2000 (1 year) London, United KingdomSummer Intern @ Various duties to assist the two teams that I was placed with. Duties mainly centred around Excel and HTML work. Attended various talks, workshops and training sessions provided as part of the internship programme. From July 1998 to August 1998 (2 months) London, United KingdomBEng, Computing - Software Engineering, 2:1 @ Imperial College London From 1996 to 1999 Ilford County High School From 1994 to 1996 Apu Mannan is skilled in: Web Development, AJAX, JavaScript, Agile Methodologies, Software Design, jQuery, SOA, Integration, CSS, XML, SQL, Databases, Java, UML, PHP

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