, I'm Yahia.

A little about me

My name is Yahia Bakour. I’m currently a Seattle based Software Engineer @ Amazon after graduating from Boston University with a Computer Engineering degree.  I was born in Georgia, USA but I grew up in the Middle East Mena Region for most of my life before coming back to the US. I enjoy solving puzzles, designing creative solutions, and binge watching Netflix.

A glimpse into what I’ve done so far

Stock Alarm was recently interviewed by Indie Hackers

Previously a Software Engineering Intern at Libring Technologies & Bank of America, Merrill Lynch.

Currently a Software Development Engineer at Amazon.


VP of Growth

Software Engineering Intern


System Integration Intern

Computer Engineering Senior

Software Engineering Intern

Math Teacher

Web Development



Notable Projects

Parallelizing Multiscale Edge Detection

Parallelized Multiscale Edge Detection code in C++ using openACC, openMPI, and FFT Convolutions. Gained almost 20x speedup with GPU powered image edge detection. Github Link

Treap vs Scapegoat Trees

A study of advanced data structures featuring Scapegoat Trees and Randomized binary search trees, this includes the implementation of libraries for both trees and a performance review using a US Zipcode DB Github Link


A web application built using Flask and hosted on Google Cloud that allows users to sign in and view data from temperature and humidity “sensors” in different saved locations. Github Link

I aspire to be a lifelong learner, Here are some of my favorite reads

A man’s bookcase will tell you everything you’ll ever need to know about him ― Walter Mosley, The Long Fall

Let’s get in touch

Feel free to add me on LinkedIn or shoot me an email