Skills & Education
Hi, I'm Samy Achour
I am a(n)
I am an iOS Engineer based in Los Angeles.
Grindr - iOS Engineer
-Developed (Swift & Objective-C) features for Grindr app with 70+ million users worldwide
July 2018-January 2019
Zoic Studios - Pipeline Engineer
-Developed (Python) functionality within the fx pipeline for local server farm rendering of 3D scenes
Sony Pictures Entertainment - Information Security Intern
-Responsible for comprehensive documentation of identified gaps and developed detailed risk assessments.
-Participated and conducted information security compliance standards such as ISO 27001:2013.
-Assisted in the development of vulnerability management systems, integration, and technical assessments.
-Reviewed external policies, standards, and conducted gap analysis of internal information security requirements.
CHOC MI3 Research Lab - Data Science Intern
-Entered an EKG Data Science challenge with research group to detect Arrhythmias
-Programmed (Python) core functionality of codebase to detect arrhythmia in EKG’s by extracting 100+ features using wavelets, bandpass filters, and partitions
-Wrote code to narrow feature space using PCA and an SVM model
Small Planet Digital - Software Intern
-Developed (Swift) and audited iOS version of Spot On for accessibility making substantial changes in to bring it up to standard for the client (Planned Parenthood)
-Wrote automated tests in Xcode (swift) and Android studio (java) for Spot On
-Restructured in app FAQ for the android and iOS versions of the app
-Added accessibility functionality to the in house front-end framework - PlanetSwift
Chapman University - Software Intern
-Set up Parse database and implemented API in a mobile app and a mobile website
-Created iOS (swift) app to stream the school radio station. Worked with AVPlayer and JSON serialization
UCSD Tech Transfer Office - Software Intern
-Created HTML forms that interacted with MySQL database using PHP, allowing users to filter, search, sort, and edit/enter data into the database within the browser
-Converted over 5000 lines of Microsoft Access data to .sql format
-Wrote Python scripts to parse and translate data from excel to MySQL
Technical Skills &
B.S. in Computer Science from Chapman University, Magna Cum Laude
Spyder / Jupyter Notebook / PostgreSQL / Xcode / Android Studio / Visual Studio / Final Cut Pro / MySQL Workbench
Data Structures & Algorithms / Programming Languages / Machine Learning / Databases / Discrete Math / Calculus 1-3 / Linear Algebra
Feel free to reach out.