Fiona Beqiri, Developer in Prishtina, Kosovo
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Fiona Beqiri

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iOS Developer

Location
Prishtina, Kosovo
Toptal Member Since
September 29, 2022

Fiona is a senior iOS developer with 8+ years of experience building native apps. Highly skilled in Swift, Objective-C, REST APIs, and other technologies used for iOS development, she is a hard worker who enjoys challenges that seek to push her learning experience and knowledge. Fiona has a keen eye for detail and, aside from developing, has experience in planning, implementing, and managing projects.

Portfolio

Swiss IT-Factory International
Swift, Objective-C, REST APIs, Trello, ABAP, Mobile Development, JavaScript...
Swiss IT-Factory International
ABAP, Open SQL, SAP, SAP HR, SAP Sales and Distribution (SAP SD)...
beaconsmind AG
iOS, Mobile Development, iOS SDK, Swift, Minimum Viable Product (MVP), Figma

Experience

Availability

Full-time

Preferred Environment

MacOS, Xcode, GitHub, Swift

The most amazing...

...solution I've developed is a task and time reporting app for a construction company in Switzerland, which has a complex UI and a lot of data processing.

Work Experience

Senior iOS Developer

2015 - PRESENT
Swiss IT-Factory International
  • Planned, developed, and maintained Time, an app that digitizes the process of managing employees, machines, and other resources on a construction site.
  • Led an enterprise mobile application project in planning, building, and maintaining a mobile all-in-one solution of different modules of the SAP ERP system, such as management, finance, and human resources.
  • Managed the projects for the iOS and Android platforms, leading teams of up to 10 people. Defined requirements, planned, designed, and released more than 15 applications.
  • Designed and developed various applications using AR functionalities, such as room scanning for measuring walls and generating 2D models.
  • Outlined, built, and supported an application for scanning invoices that uses text recognition functionalities to extract only the essential data for storing in the ERP system.
Technologies: Swift, Objective-C, REST APIs, Trello, ABAP, Mobile Development, JavaScript, Google Maps API, GitHub, IT Project Management, UIKit, iOS, Mobile Apps, API Integration, iOS Native Libraries, iOS SDK, Apple, App Store, Model View ViewModel (MVVM), Open SQL, Google Cloud, APIs, User Interface (UI), Apple Design, User Experience (UX), SwiftUI, Mobile, Computer Vision, TestFlight, CocoaPods, ARKit, Minimum Viable Product (MVP), OneSignal, Firebase Cloud Functions, App Intents, Figma

ABAP Developer

2013 - PRESENT
Swiss IT-Factory International
  • Developed different modules of SAP depending on the client's requirements. Created reports, module pools, and function modules from scratch and maintained existing ones.
  • Created a web tool for tracking machinery and reporting their location and travel data to compare with the work reports of the workers.
  • Trained and supervised more than 15 persons who started working with ABAP. Designed, planned, and implemented numerous projects with the team.
Technologies: ABAP, Open SQL, SAP, SAP HR, SAP Sales and Distribution (SAP SD), User Interface (UI), SAP ERP

iOS Expert

2023 - 2024
beaconsmind AG
  • Contributed to a SwiftUI-based white label application that uses an internally developed SDK as a marketing​ and revenue channel ​for retailers through​ location-based marketing and analytics.
  • Maintained and added new functionalities on the internally developed SDK to improve the user experience with the white label app.
  • Improved the notification navigation for two different types of notifications received.
  • Updated the WL app permission flow with Bluetooth access, and made the location permission customizable for the different clients.
Technologies: iOS, Mobile Development, iOS SDK, Swift, Minimum Viable Product (MVP), Figma

iOS Developer

2017 - 2018
ALT4c
  • Developed an app that allows the user to report traffic hazards in real-time. The app included geo-fencing functionalities, which allowed the user to be notified of any particular hazard happening at that specific location at a specific time.
  • Implemented local custom notifications depending on the push notification received from the server.
  • Oversaw the launch of the project in the Apple Store and handled issues and reports that were received.
Technologies: Swift, Firebase, Google Maps API, Xcode, OAuth, Google Cloud, APIs, User Interface (UI), Apple Design, User Experience (UX), Mobile, TestFlight, Minimum Viable Product (MVP)

Intern

2010 - 2011
Bosch Thermotechnik
  • Developed an application using Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) as the programming language for the quality management field of the hybrid car software development department.
  • Created small tools to oversee the interns' task management.
  • Gained teamwork experience and improved development practices by working in such a large company.
Technologies: Visual Basic for Applications (VBA), Excel VBA, PHP, APIs

Tytyt App

Tytyt was a free community-based app that aimed to raise drivers' awareness by reporting various road hazards, like traffic jams, roadblocks, speed cameras, or any other road conditioning, using a Google map API. The application allowed users to set geofences, receive notifications for only those specific notifications, record the route, and share it with others.

Online App

Created an Objective-C-based application for dating that allowed users to interact with other people, currently online, within a pre-set distance range. The app included chat functionality only for nearby users.

Expense Scanner

A Swift-based app that allows users to scan their receipts and store the necessary data for further processing and monthly expense reporting. The application uses iOS native text recognition functionalities to read the required information.

Event Organizer App

A Swift-based app that enables people to organize events in their residences or common areas near their residences. I worked with Firebase, which I had to perform, as well as all configurations necessary for working with its storage, authentication, hosting, dynamic links, and database.

I also implemented payment possibilities with Stripe. The app also used Google Map API functionalities.
2011 - 2013

Master's Degree in Social Media and Web Technologies

Linnaeus University - Vaxjo, Sweden

2007 - 2011

Bachelor's Degree in Computer Engineering

University of Prishtina - Prishtina, Kosovo

Libraries/APIs

REST APIs, iOS Native Libraries, CocoaPods, Google Maps API, Stripe, Stripe API

Tools

Xcode, GitHub, TestFlight, OneSignal, Figma, Trello, Git

Frameworks

UIKit, iOS SDK, SwiftUI, ARKit

Languages

Swift, ABAP, PHP, JavaScript, Objective-C, C++, Visual Basic for Applications (VBA), Excel VBA

Paradigms

Mobile Development, Agile Software Development, Model View ViewModel (MVVM)

Platforms

iOS, Apple, Mobile, Firebase, MacOS, Amazon Web Services (AWS)

Storage

Google Cloud, MySQL

Other

Programming, Mobile Apps, API Integration, App Store, APIs, User Interface (UI), Apple Design, User Experience (UX), SAP ERP, Computer Vision, Minimum Viable Product (MVP), Firebase Cloud Functions, IT Project Management, Data Analysis, Open SQL, Critical Thinking, Live Chat, Text Recognition, SAP, SAP HR, SAP Sales and Distribution (SAP SD), OAuth, App Intents

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