My name is Mostafa Hamza Sayed. I am a Software Engineering Team Lead at Autodata Solutions (a J.D. Power company). I work with and lead a wonderful team of Software Engineers, Database Administrators, and Quality Assurance Engineers.

Prior to joining Autodata in 2017, I worked for the City of Calgary as a Senior IT Consultant looking after a set of development projects related to application portfolio management (APM), Supply Management and Corporate Economic Index. I worked as Software Support Engineer, Delivery Project Manager, and Life Cycle Manager for IBM (2009-2014) looking after our clients besides planning and executing the restructuring of the support services for Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA).

I lectured in many universities and colleges in both Canada and Middle East. I have 15+ years of experience in both academia and industry.

I received my PhD. from University of Calgary in 2019 specialized in Software Engineering working in LSMR Lab at the Department of Computer Science under the supervision of professor Robert J. Walker and Dr. Maged Alasaar. I received my BSc. and MSc. in Computer Science in 2007 & 2012 from the American University in Cairo, Egypt.

I am PMP, green-belt six sigma, ITIL, Professional Scrum Master I (PSM I), Microsoft Ceritifed Solution Developer (MCSD) certified

Research Interests:
  • Software Product Line Engineering, Round-trip Engineering, Software Re-usability, Pervasive Systems
  • Software process and project management




  • Games for kids - Daneyat AlTorath (2015-2017)
  • FileTracker - City of Calgary (2016-2017)
  • Corporate Economic Index - City of Calgary (2017)
  • Application Portfolio Management - City of Calgary (2016)
  • CanadaReside - ITCentral (2014)
  • RentnSale - ITCentral (2012-2014)
  • - LinkDev (2007-2008)

  • Programming: C#, ASP.NET, MVC, HTML, Java, JQuery, JavaScript
  • Databases: PostgreSQL, Cassandra, Microsoft SQL Server, MySQL, MongoDB

  • Management: Project Management, Change Management, Product Management, Crisis Management, Agile, Scrum, DevOps

  • General: Azure DevOps, Microsoft Technologies, Jira, Gitlabs, Github, Docker, Kubernates

Industrial Awards
  • NOTT Award, Autodata Solutions. Awarded in the recognition of outstanding achievement in FcaInventory Project (April 2020)
  • NOTT Award, Autodata Solutions. Awarded in recognition of outstanding achievement for completing MCSD Certification (December 2019)
  • Eminence and Excellenc e Recognition Award for high performance, IBM (2012)

Academic Awards
  • Research Award, University of Calgary, Computer Science Department (2015 - 2016)
  • MSc. Dean's List of Honor, AUC. Given annually to the students with GPA above 3.5 (2009 - 2010)
  • Best thesis project award, Department of Computer Science, AUC (2007)
  • BSc. Dean's List of Honor, AUC. Given annually to the students with GPA above 3.3 (2005 - 2007)

  • Communications Chair, Computer Science Alumni Chapter, University of Calgary (2016 - present)
  • Executive member, Computer Science Alumni Chapter, University of Calgary (2015 - 2016)
  • Mentor, International Student Services, University of Calgary (2015)

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