Curriculum Vitae

Mohamed E. Najd
... or who am I?

A Senior Software Engineer at Citrix. Graduate of Worcester Polytechnic Institute (M.Sc.).  Besides that, I play video games, travel and cook during my freetime.

Citrix Systems
04.2020 - Present
Senior Software Engineer

Software Engineer, with cyber security background, working on the software developed by the WinApp Delivery Group at Citrix Systems Inc.

Citrix Systems
07.2017 - 04.2020
Software Engineer

Software Engineer, with cyber security background, working on the software developed by the WinApp Delivery Group at Citrix Systems Inc.

Worcester Polytechnic Institute, CS Department
08.2015 - 05.2017
Research Assistant

Collaborating with Professor Craig Shue on network and security research. Currently, I am investigating methods to enhance enterprise network security using concepts from the software-defined networking paradigm.

Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane
08.2011 - 12.2014
Undergraduate Teaching Assistant

Helped professors with management of their classes. This included grading, tutoring and reviewing class content. Classes: Physics I - Object Oriented Programming - Computer Architecture - Operating Systems - Computer Networks.

N+One Datacenters
05.2013 - 08.2013
Datacenter Engineering Intern

Developed an Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS) self-provisioning platform based on Apache Cloudstack using JEE and AJAX. Performed data center operations: Adding new machines, managing VMs, maintaining serve

Various Projects
2008 - 2010

Worked as a Freelance computer programmer for different organizations/entities. Maintained UbuDSL (a network configuration tool) for ADSL Modems (details at: ubudsl-maintainers).

Curricular Projects

Graduate School

• CS558: Network Security - Investigating new ways for tunneling for Encryption.

• CS502: Operating Systems - Z502: A Simulation of an Operating System implemented in C.

Undergraduate Curriculum

• CSC3324: Software Engineering I - SchoolManager: a standalone software to manage a technical learning school, in Java.

• CSCI131: Database Systems - SimpleDB: a simple Database Management System written in Java.

• CSC3327: Internet Technologies - SimpleFT: A client/server for file synchronization using a proprietary protocol in Java.

• CSC3327: Internet Technologies - Dico: A web-application dictionary using JEE.

• EGR4402: Capstone Design - ike: A mobile outdoor activity path tracker using Apache Cordova.

Honours And Awards
Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane
Valedictorian of The School of Science and Engineering
Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane
Al Akhawayn Excellence Scholarship
Pitzer College
Pitzer Access Scholarship
Worcester Polytechnic Institute
MSc. in Computer Science

A Higher education programme that aims to deepen and build computer science knowledge. Currently taken in the frame of the Worcester Polytechnic Institute Computer Sc. Dept.

Al Akhawayn University in Ifrane
08.2010 - 12.2014
BSc. in Computer Science

Programme focusing on getting the fundamentals of computer science and programming. Certifed by ABET. I graduated as a Valedictorian for the School of Science and Engineering.

Non-Degree Programmes:
Semester at Sea - UVa. (Sponsor)
06.2014 - 08.2014

Semester at Sea (SAS) is a study abroad program founded in 1963, [Then] sponsored by the University of Virginia. The mission of Semester at Sea is to teach individuals about global thinking to face the issues they are facing in a global world.

The Claremont Colleges
01.2013 - 05.2013
Exchange Student

The Claremont Colleges are an American consortium of five undergraduate and two graduate schools of higher education located in Claremont, California. The purpose of the consortium is to provide the specialization, flexibility and personal attention commonly found in a small college, with the resources of a large university.

University of Ulsan / Ulsan International Programme
Korean Culture Student

Ulsan International Program is an international summer program organized by University of Ulsan, designed for foreign students who want to learn Korean culture, history, society, business as well as Korean language.

Kernel / System Programming
C / C ++
Java (ME, SE, EE)
Web Development

My Personal Website