Qusai Jouda, Bitcoin Developer in Washington, DC, United States
Qusai Jouda

Bitcoin Developer in Washington, DC, United States

Member since June 11, 2015
Quasi is a full-stack developer with several years of professional experience, initially focusing on JavaScript and related frameworks/libraries and more recently on blockchain development. He holds a Master of Science in software technology from Stuttgart University of Applied Science and was a visiting academic at ETH Zurich. He has led UNICEF Innovation's explorations and demystification of blockchain networks.
Qusai is now available for hire

Portfolio

Experience

Location

Washington, DC, United States

Availability

Full-time

Preferred Environment

Git

The most amazing...

...thing I've co-founded and developed is TheApp.io, which was an online mobile app builder.

Employment

  • React Developer

    2019 - 2020
    Invitae
    • Developed the basis of a front-end framework called "Arc Reactor." The framework utilizes a three-layer pattern—data, renderers, and layout—to construct and compose user views.
    • Developed a developer documentation application which the Invitae team used to document the code within its Git repo. The docs have the ability to demonstrate React components alongside other Markdown-supported content.
    • Expanded my knowledge on the back-end software and helped fix back-end bugs when needed.
    Technologies: React, JavaScript
  • Visiting Academic

    2018 - 2018
    ETH Zurich
    • Explored crypto-economic designs.
    • Built a rudimentary demonstrator on Ethereum Rinkeby Testnet.
    Technologies: Blockchain, Ethereum, Elm, Go
  • Software Developer/Blockchain Lead

    2016 - 2018
    UNICEF
    • Advised UNICEF on blockchain capacity building internally and with their partners.
    • Designed and presented training sessions on Bitcoin and Ethereum to UNICEF, the World Bank, the US Department of State, and the UN blockchain group.
    Technologies: Go, Elm, Solidity, Blockchain, Bitcoin
  • Front-end Engineer

    2015 - 2016
    Lighter.world
    • Bootstrapped the www.lighter.world codebase, launched the Lighter MVP, and maintained the development for the first year.
    Technologies: Go, MongoDB, Webpack, Less, Redux, React
  • Co-founder/Full-stack Software Engineer

    2014 - 2016
    TheApp.io
    • Developed seven full modules (Coupons, Gallery, Feedback, Courses, Jobs, Events, Info Systems).
    • Contributed to the React/PhoneGap boilerplate.
    Technologies: MySQL, Sequelize, Webpack, Bower, Gulp.js, PhoneGap, CSS, HTML, React, Node.js, Express.js
  • React Developer

    2015 - 2015
    Delivery Hero
    • Advised the Delivery Hero team to auto generate 10,000 white-label solutions for their clients.
    Technologies: Redux, React
  • Master Thesis Project

    2014 - 2014
    Conceptboard.com
    • Finished my master's thesis at Conceptboard as a full-time job.
    • Created a cooperating web application using ShareJS (Google OT algorithm).
    • Compared COT and Google OT for use in the web environment.
    Technologies: OpenCoweb, ShareJS, Express.js, Node.js
  • Software Engineer

    2011 - 2013
    Exalt Technologies
    • Developed software using JavaScript Dojo/Dijit.
    Technologies: Ruby, Java, HTML, Dojo, JavaScript

Skills

  • Libraries/APIs

    React, Node.js
  • Languages

    Elm, Go, JavaScript, HTML, Java, Ruby, CSS, Less, Solidity
  • Frameworks

    Redux, Dojo, Express.js, PhoneGap
  • Paradigms

    Agile Software Development
  • Storage

    MySQL, MongoDB
  • Other

    Bitcoin, Smart Contracts, ShareJS, OpenCoweb
  • Tools

    Git, Gulp.js, Bower, Webpack, Sequelize
  • Platforms

    Ethereum, Blockchain

Education

  • Master of Science (M.Sc.) degree in Software Technology
    2013 - 2014
    Suttgart University of Applied Sciences - Stuttgart, Germany
  • Bachelor's degree in Computer Science
    2007 - 2011
    An-Najah National University - Nablus, Palestine

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