Ali Ibrahim
Berlin Area, Germany, DE
Engineering Lead at 99Chairs

Entrepreneur / Rubyist/ Startups Evangelist / MVP expert. Years of professional engineering and development experience and having the privilege to work in leading tech companies around the globe. Previous experiences of working in Lahore (Pakistan), Kuala Lumpur (Malaysia), Dubai (UAE) and Berlin(Germany). Previous professional experiences of working with: - AlbusWhite ( (Financial accounting services for SMBs) - Locafox ( (Search Online, Shop Offline) - (The biggest classified website in the MENA region. Worked as a back-end Python/Django developer) - (Service to provide data exchange services from Microsoft Navison to SalesForce Cloud CRM and many more based out of Quillan France) - (One of the biggest rails websites) - (An online venue to showcase your new dream project/startup) - AnyCarHire ( (Car rental service for European markets) Startups (Co-founded): - PleasantFish -- Glassdoor for employees. ( - Research Nation -- An online marketplace where researchers can sell their researches and other digital documents online. The project was selected for Barcelona Seedcamp in 2011. - D3velopers ( -- Offshore web & mobile development/design consultancy firm. Specialties: Backend: Ruby, JRuby, Ruby on Rails, Sinatra Python, Django, FrontEnd: AngularJS, JavaScript, JQuery, XHTML, CSS, Databases: Postgres, MongoDB, MySQL Cluster (Master/Slave architecture), MemCache, Redis Automated Testing: Rspec, Cucumber, Selenium etc. Searching: Solr, Sphinx, ElasticSearch etc Server: Nginx, Apache, Unicorn, Puma, Docker, Deployment using Capistrano


Senior Ruby Developer
Started on May 01, 2014 Until August 30, 2015
- Built the real-time data importer that imports data from hundreds of different retailers. - Built the backend API that supports Web and Mobile. - Built the admin panel. - Worked on the Front-end website. Different Technologies Used: Ruby, JRuby, Sinatra, Ruby on Rails, ElasticSearch, LogStash, Kibana, Docker, BootStrap, GoLang, AWS, RackSpace etc.
Software Engineer
Started on December 01, 2013 Until April 30, 2014
Started on March 01, 2010
Senior RoR Developer
Started on October 01, 2012 Until November 30, 2013
Senior Software Engineer
Started on October 01, 2008 Until March 01, 2010
Senior Developer
Started on October 15, 2015 Until June 30, 2016
- Building features in the backend API for the admin, accountant and user facing apps using latest version of Rails. - Building the features in the front-end using Angular, CSS, HTML5, Bootstrap, HighCharts.
Engineering Lead
Started on October 01, 2016
99chairs offers online interior design solutions for B2B and B2C customers. More than 40 top designers all over Germany are working with our technology to create stunning concepts for our clients. Europe’s biggest selection of furniture brands and a broad network of craftsmen enable us to provide a comprehensive service, from design to assembly. Focusing on workspaces 99chairs helps teams to unleash their true potential by creating the perfect working environment for the specific company culture. My Responsibilities include: - Setting up docker for development environment - Migration of infrastructure from Heroku to AWS using ECS, CloudWatch, Lambda etc. - Continuous integration using Jenkins - Full-stack application web development using ROR, React, Postgres, Sidekiq, Redis etc. Different Technologies Used: Ruby, Ruby on Rails, Docker, Foundation, AWS etc.