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February 20, 2018

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Anees Ahmed

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E-mail : ac4jf2@r.postjobfree.com

Career objectives

I would like to obtain a challenging position in Information Technology where my technical and interpersonal skills can be utilized to benefit your organization.

To apply my technical knowledge and project management skills to help lead a competitive growing company to new level of success and guide them towards a new age of advanced technology

Profile

Multi-certified (MCSE, MCP, CCNA) 15 years of experience (which comprises of 10 years in GULF and 5 years in INDIA) with strong experience managing server infrastructures and data-center operations Windows platforms. Effectively plan, install, configure and optimize IT infrastructures to achieve high availability and performance

Fast learner, self-motivated, applying methods and technical updates in my day-to-day work with a high degree of attention and commitment to work.

Educational Qualification

1995 B.Sc., (Bachelor Degree of Science in Electronics), Bangalore University

Professional Certifications

MCP Microsoft Certified Professional [Win 2012] (Administering)

CCNA Cisco Certified Network Associate.

MCP Microsoft Certified Professional [Win 2003]

MCSE Microsoft Certified System Engineer

A+ Advance Diploma in Computer Hardware and Networking

HSE & H2S Health and Safety Environment

Professional Experience

Feb, 2017 - Till Date. System Administrator, Aqaar - Ajman Properties Corporation Ajman, United Arab Emirates

Administering and troubleshooting entire software with windows 2016 Data Center and STD, servers and Network infrastructure with DR site (HP ProLiant DL380 Gen 9) LAN/WAN with both physical and virtual servers

Administering & troubleshooting AD DC, DNS, DHCP, TCP/IP and file server

Creating and Implementation of GPOs scripts for enterprise with OUs

Administering virtualized environments Hyper-V servers

Administering & Support Exchange 2016 & Messaging Infrastructure

Managing and maintaining Symantec Messaging Gateway

Administering and Managing Huawei telephony infrastructure

Administering and maintaining Windows Clustering

Administering SAN HPE 3PAR 820, creating LUN, and Lenovo EMC px4-400r

Perform daily backup operations, ensuring all required file systems and system data are successfully backed up to the appropriate HPE Store once using Veeam NetBackup

Managing and Monitor Antivirus Server Symantec Endpoint Protection (ePO) and Advanced Threat Protection

Managing and Maintaining SQL 2016 server.

Administrating and managing print server as Canon uniFLOW server

Administering and Time and Attendance System Gartner.

Administering and Managing Queuing management system (CVM) SEDCO

Managing and Maintaining VPN using Huawei firewall.

Managing and Maintaining CCTV IP cameras

Hand-on with Huawei (firewall), L2 / L3 Switching, IT Security & Compliance.

Assist the application team for infrastructure related issues

Manage the deployment, monitoring, maintenance, development, upgrade, and support of all IT systems, including servers, PCs, operating systems, hardware, software, and peripherals.

Develop and implement all IT policies and procedures, including those for architecture, security, disaster recovery, standards, purchasing, and service provision.

Handled Project:

Migration form Cisco to Huawei Network Infrastructure connected with all the Branches and Planning and Monitoring

Firewall - USG6650

Core Switch - CE6800

Server frame Switch

Access Switch - S5700

Access Control - AC6005

Agile Controller

eSight Network Monitoring

Huawei telephony infrastructure and connected all over the branches

Huawei eSpace U1911 Unified Gateway

ECS Servers

UMS Servers

Call Billing server

Call recording

SBC servers

Nov, 2014- Jan, 2017. IT Sr. System Administrator, KSM InfoTech, Bangalore, India.

Installing, configuration, Administering, maintaining and troubleshooting entire software with windows 2008 / 2012 R2 Network infrastructure. (HP, IBM X Series) LAN/WAN with team 3.

Administering & troubleshooting AD DC, DNS, DHCP, IIS, Print Server & file server Dfs

Creating and Implementation of GPO’s for enterprise with OUs

Administering & Support Exchange 2010 & Messaging Infrastructure

Managing updates using MS WSUS server Windows security patches

Install and configure and maintaining Hyper-V host Machines.

Managing and Monitor Antivirus Server Micro trend (ePO) & ensuring virus up-to-date.

Administrations and managing SQL server 2008.

Managing and maintaining Windows Clustering & Load Balancing `

Periodically update windows patches using WSUS & harden the windows servers

Performed daily system backup using Symantec NetBackup 8 and Acronis on servers using media tapes and external hard drives as a precautionary method to restore.

Assist the application team for infrastructure related issues

Management & Administrator – IBM SAN

Managing and Maintaining CCTV and BIO- Metric

Creating and Managing lab for testing on VMware ESX 4.5 server

Monitored system performance in an effort to troubleshoot the root cause of the network's degradation while verifying network cabling, settings and services

Provide support to Helpdesk & Staff with related to servers /applications

Documentation of end-user workstation for troubleshooting tips and maintenance procedures for helpdesk

2013 to 2014: IT Assistance Manager, LJ Hooker Pvt. Bangalore, India

Administering, maintaining and troubleshooting entire software with windows 2008 R2 Network infrastructure. LAN and WAN (Dell Power edge serial) with team 4.

Administering and managing AD DC, DNS, DHCP, WINS, TCP/IP, and IIS.

Implementation, troubleshooting Group Policy design for enterprise with OUs

Administering & Support Web Server and Email server MDaemon & Messaging Infrastructure

Maintained the timely back-up of important data and management resources.

Administrations and managing SQL server 2008 with ERP NetSoft

Maintaining and monitoring Micro Trend Antivirus enterprise edition 9 (ePO) and updates

Periodically update windows patches using WSUS & harden the windows servers

Maintained, upgraded and trouble-shoot the PC hardware and congressional office LAN and WAN networks.

Managing, configuration and supporting firewall and CCTV

Providing cross team support coverage for internal and external applications

2010 to 2012 Senior System Administrator, Saudi Food Drug & Authority, though,

ITAS, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Administering, maintaining and troubleshooting entire software with windows 2003 / 2008 R2 Data Center, Network infrastructure (IBM eServer Blade Center, Fujitsu Siemens) handing team of 2 members

Administering and managing AD.DNS, DHCP.IIS

Managing and Windows Clustering and Group Policy design enterprise with OUs

Administering & Support Exchange 2007 & Messaging Infrastructure

Managing updates by MS WSUS server Windows security patches,

Managing and Maintaining Communication server 2005 and Right Fax.

Administering and managing Citrix Xen APP Server

Creating and Managing lab for testing on VMware ESX 4.5 server

Implementing and Managing backup / restore and scheduling by Symantec Exec and Acronis Backup NetBackup on tape drives.

Implementing and managing different disk configurations and formats e.g. NTFS and RAID. And providing connectivity to both local and network SAN storage

Monitoring and ensuring the operation of backup operation, storages and servers operation through Symantec Exec and Acronis Backup

Manage and Monitor Micro Trend Antivirus Server (EPO) and ensuring virus and up-to-date

Administering and Managing of SCCM 2007 R2, SMS and deploy implementation of SCCM Experience running SQL, and Exchange

Supporting a multi-site IT infrastructure of at least 2500 employees across over kingdom

Proactively monitor systems health by physically inspecting environment and utilizing provided tools such as OP Manager and Audit Manager.

Provide weekly and quarterly progress reports to Head-IT Infrastructure summarizing all support activities completed and tasks in progress

2007 to 2009. IT Administrator, Rawabi Dalma Energy Company Ltd. Al-Khobar,

Kingdom of Saudi Arabia,

Administrator, maintaining and troubleshooting entire software with multiple environments of Windows NT4/ 2003 network infrastructure.

Administering, Managing Database Server as Oracle 9i & ERP Makess, Start IPS

Installation and Implementation of Q-Pulse Server (4ver). Creating Daily Backup

Installation and Configuration of Oracle 9i with Dev. 6i for ERP-Makess, Start IPS

Implementation of Symantec Enterprise Antivirus server (ePO) and updating

Managing of ISA 2004 Server, Proxy and Surf Control for URL & content filtering

Logmein using to remote location (Rigs all over KSA).

Implementation, integration and supporting coordination of technical issues involving networking, Software and hardware and providing online support to users.

Maintaining and updating proper documentation of IT support activities & services

2004 to 2007 IT Administrator Arabian Industries LLC, Muscat, Sultanate of Oman

Administering implementation and troubleshooting of MS Windows server 2003 Network Infrastructure, including LAN/WAN (Dell PowerEdge 2700/2500), with a team of 5 people.

Managing and Monitoring and Cisco Router 1600 series & Crystal Switches 2900, 3500

Maintaining Oracle11i Database Server (ERP-Contrman / Prosoft)

Administering & Maintaining Web Email Server as MDaemon Email Server Ver. 8.1Pro

Administering and Maintaining Citrix Metal frame Server (Ver. 4).

Maintaining and monitoring MicroTrend Antivirus enterprise edition (Ver.8.3).

Implementation Active directory management scripts, GPOs & security level scripts.

Configuration and maintaining software Distribution, Hardware/Software Inventory

Monitor network traffic, security patch management and apply best security practices.

Implementation, integration and supporting coordination of technical issues involving network/ hardware /software system, providing training for user and assistance

Projects Handled: WorleyParsons - Arabian Industries L.L.C. (JV)

Sites: Baja, Nimr & Marmul

Planning, designing, implementation and troubleshooting DNS and Active Directory in win 2003 Network infrastructure (Dell PowerEdge 1800, 2500) Disaster recovery RAID

Installing, implementation and troubleshooting of MDaemon Pro Email Server

Installation, Implementation Micro Trend Antivirus server, configuration auto updating for Antivirus and Microsoft patches

Implementation Active directory management scripts, GPOs & security level scripts

Installing and Configure of Client Citrix MetaFrame to access Contrman, SAP.WINPC

Maintaining MS backup & recovery management monitoring security system

1998 to 2000. System Engineer Waseet Electronic EST, Al-Khobar, KSA

Planning, Designing and Deployment of Various Microsoft Products for the clients

Responsible for extensive technical and business experience working in multiple environments as an independent consultant.

Installing and supporting MS Windows networks, including Duties ranged from installing and maintaining basic office networks to expanding major server & network.

Assembling of PC’s, Troubleshooting Software and Hardware related problems and all kind Laptop & PC’s like IBM, Dell Compaq, HP, Gateway, Acer.

Projects Handled

Yanbu International School, Yabnu, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Administering, Maintaining and troubleshooting heterogeneous network environment with MS windows NT 3.51, NT 4 & Novel Netware 4.0

Management of LAN Servers, desktops and Network Connections

Administrator, managing First Class Email server and Oracle Database

Execution of routine procedures like routine Arc Backups and monitor network security, troubleshooting of software & hardware related issues.

Nesma & alfadl, Riyadh, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia,

Designing and Implementation of Domain trust relationship between two offices

Administering, troubleshooting MS Win Servers NT 4 Network infrastructure

Management of LAN Servers, desktops and Network Connections

Maintaining and monitoring backup using Arc backup server 9 and security system.

Installation, configuring and troubleshooting software/hardware and Print Servers, Plotters, AutoCAD14, P3, Office 97 etc

1996–1997 System Engineer, Sogo Computers, System Engineer, Bangalore. India

Planning, Designing and Deployment of Various Microsoft Products for the clients

Supervision of installation and Configuring of networks related hardware and software, analysis of computers for effectiveness in achieving the system.

Objectives management activities such as binding contracts, sourcing materials for coordination with freight forwarders and prospective customers, vendor registration procedures with new customer and bank dealings

Key skills and competencies

Highly organized and disciplined with a passion for Information Technology. A positive, high energy team player. Knowledge of an added advantage AD, DNS, DHCP, WINS, TCP/IP, IIS, Group Policy design & GPMC, MS WSUS Server, SCCM 2007 R2, Op Manager, Audit Manager, Communication server 2005 and Right Fax & Virtualization Hyper –V, Citrix XenApp Server, VMware Technology and Software license control

Having exposure to and understanding of ITIL processes

Personal Profile

Date of Birth : 12 October 1975.

Nationality : Indian

Passport Details : No. G-4388849. Valid up to: 15.4.2018

Driving License : Holding Valid UAE, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia & India

Languages known : English, Urdu, Hindi, Kannada and Arabic

References : Available on request

Sincerely,

Place: Dubai, UAE

Date: 3/02/2018 Anees Ahmed



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