SOBANKE, OLALEKAN OLAJUWON
B.SC, CCNA, JNCIA, JNCIS
#**,******** ****** ****** ****** Gbagada
Lagos State, Nigeria.
To seek career advancement, achieving the goals, targets and aspirations of my Organization through appropriate business strategies and team work.
Team player with a good team spirit and commitment to hard work.
Ability to Study and adapt to new environments in good time
Excellent Network Troubleshooting skills
Ambitious and hard working fellow.
Perform excellently in a good working environment.
Self-motivated, Enthusiastic, passionate and flexible.
Ability to motivate others to discharge their duty as a team
Willingness to learn and committed to corporate goal.
Ability to work with other professionals in the team.
Obafemi Awolowo University Ile – Ife
1995 – 2002
B.S.C Computer Engineering
(Second Class Lower)
Fakunle Comprehensive High School Oshogbo, Oshun – State
1986 – 1992
Senior School Certificate
Cisco Certified Network Associate (C.C.N.A)
Juniper Certified Network Associate (JNCIA)
Juniper Certified Network Specialist (JNCIS)
EMPERION EARTH STATION CERTIFIED ENGINEER SEPT.
SHIRON VSAT CERTIFIED INSTALLER AUGUST
DCUFI v5.0 Course Flow – Nexus 7000 (Dec.2013Global knowledge DUBAI)
ASR9000 nV Technology (May 2012 Cisco Nigeria)
Securing Cisco Routers and Switches (2011Global knowledge UK)
Designing LAN and WAN with Linksys Devices for SOHO and SMB
Designing a wireless Network for the Enterprise. By: CISCO
Date: 25th May, 2006
LEARN TO SECURE BY Cisco
Lecturer: Christian Lasse Cisco Security Specialist from Demark. 2005
VSAT Installation Training and Café Setup
Kits Technologies Lagos Nigeria. 2004
Intensive VSAT Installation Training and Earth Station Setup
Emperion West Africa Demark (Lagos) 2004
April 2014 – TILL DATE :Specialist, Network Infrastructure Design and Implementation HUAWEI TECHNOLOGY
Evaluate, recommend and participate in all implementation of hardware and software for LAN/WAN, remote sites and data center solutions for the organisation
Responsible for all routing and switching connectivity with Configuration managements and backup.
Responsible for ensuring health and efficiency of network infrastructure and internet connectivity through proactive monitoring using Solarwinds (Orion)
Follow up and coordinate with IT vendors to ensure delivery of deployment on time to meet Customer standard and technical policy.
Involve in vendor selection and vendor managements for efficient performance and managements of Network.
Technical lead for projects and new implementation on IT network Infrastructure, Wide Area Network, VAS, and other third party solutions
Responsible for integrating Microsoft Azure cloud to Etisalat On premise network and manage network side of moving of all on premise services, set up the VPN between the cloud Vnet and un Premise Network.
Responsible for setting up over 300 Site to site VPN for all 3rd party connection for service integrations and access.
Responsible for Implementing and coordinating team that monitor all remote offices of 90 kiosk, 70 shops, 3 call centers of 350 Agent each and 6 regional offices with more than 400 dual network structured LAN, Wan connections
Ensure strict adherence of change managements rule among the team and participate in all change managements review approval.
Responsible for all P1 escalation, trouble tickets and work with others in resolving all incidents.
Responsible/manage all team members of four daily and coordinate Preventative Support / Maintenance of network devices and Repairs / Support for enterprise LAN and WAN cable plants.
Manage all internet access and data centers VLAN, BGP, Routing, Switching that supports more than 25 million subscribers base.
Responsible for maintaining and managing all high-end Cisco IOS/IOS-XR routers and switches (Nexus, N7k, 5k, 6500,ASA5540, 7600,7200, ASR, ASA5500,3900,3750,WLC,4500,Cisco DMPS Riverbed Steal heads and others)
Responsible for reviewing all Vendor technical design submission and engage in Bid selection of all project.
Responsible for daily, weekly and monthly statistics reports of network performance utilizations, availability and capacity managements for proper budgeting and expansion on WAN and internet link to avoid service disruptions.
Provides critical support for solution architecture and design solutions of all internal applications and third party connectivity services.
Responsible for Design all type of connectivity integration with transmission, VAS Operation and Third party, eg VPN, E1, STMs, Ds3, Microwave, fiber and all remote sites connection design ( L3 over L2 connections
March 2009-April 2014 :Specialist, Network Infrastructure Design and Implementation ETISALAT NIGERIA
Responsible for design and Implementation of Etisalat LAN(s), WAN(s) solutions and integration with 3rd party and other vendors.
Responsible for Monitoring, Support and analyzing Etisalat Nigeria nationwide multi-site enterprise inter-network encompassing LAN, WAN, and Internet Connectivity with different type of transmission link.
Manage Internet connectivity and integration with service provider and all other third party connectivity.
Responsible for design and configuration of all remote access to the network eg VPN and other access.
Review all Vendor technical design submission and engage in Bid selection of all project.
Excellent understanding of Solarwinds software integration, implementation and installation with net flow for NOC.
Responsible for daily, weekly and monthly statistics reports of network performance utilizations, availability and capacity managements for proper budgeting and expansion on WAN and internet link.
Provides critical support for both subscribers and internal users and Expansion Work of LAN cable plants to improve business services.
Experience with high-end Cisco IOS/IOS-XR routers and switches (Nexus, N7k, 5k, 6500, 7600, ASR, Nexus)
Technical Project Lead for LAN/WAN structure cabling projects for all Etisalat DC,Offices, shops and regional Offices (more than 600 sites) implementation.
Evaluate, recommend and implement hardware and software for LAN/WAN and data center.
Maintain LAN/WAN disaster recovery plan.
Responsible for ensuring health and efficiency of network infrastructure and internet connectivity.
Follow up and coordinate with IT vendors to ensure delivery of deployment on time to meet Etisalat standard technical policy.
Responsible for coordinating Preventative Support / Maintenance of network devices and Repairs / Support for LAN cable plants and data center.
Provide Kpis for business management on measuring services to improve performance.
Responsible for IT requirements with all switching configuration in implementation of HP BTO solutions for Etisalat Nigeria.
Responsible for monitoring all Wan links on enterprise Network for both internal and all external clients, to provide measuring KPI for payments of third party links and others.
March 2007-2009: Network Support Engineer iTECO (Nig) Ltd. 242 Kofo Abayomi, V/I. Lagos
PROJECTS: CELTEL NETWORKS: (Formerly Vmobile Nigeria Ltd)
24x7 Network Monitoring and Support for Celtel Nigeria’s IP Wide Area Network, Nodes and critical devices nationwide using Network Management tools and Network Performance Monitoring tools (Solarwinds)
Providing first-line support service to clients to minimize their network downtime.
Responsible for escalation to second level support and follow up on prompt problem resolutions.
Participating in network audit and maintenance of client networks
Managing a live network consisting of about 228 router and switches
Monitoring identity management of Network engineer and users activities via Syslog services to maintain secure-network management solution using Access Control Server (ACS) as the authentication server.
Responsible for Installation of NCM for daily and schedule Backing-up of all critical (Core devices) configuration on LAN and WAN
Responsible for Planing and installation of Solarwinds Application for effective monitoring and reporting on network management
Configuring Remote Access RAS connections for employees working from home.
Preparing Daily, Weekly and Monthly reports of network performance, utilisations and availability and capacity managements for proper budgeting and expansion on WAN and internet link.
Monitoring Network Links with Solarwinds Software.
Excellent understanding of solarwinds software integration, implementation and installation with netflow.
Managing Local Area and Wide Area Network
Support of about 350 network devices including Cisco 7500 series routers, Cisco 6500 series multi-service switches, Cisco 4500 series, Cisco 3745 routers, Cisco 3750 POE switches, Cisco 515E and Cisco 525 firewalls.
Monitor, Support and analyze Celtel Nigeria nationwide multi-site enterprise inter-network encompassing LAN, WAN, WLAN and Internet Connectivity.
Provision of first and second level support services to over 3000 network users.
August 2005-Dec. 2006: Vsat, LAN &Internetworking Field Engineer, ICT SOLUTIONS LTD, Marina, Lagos State, Nigeria.
Responsible for Projects Development, Implementations and coordination
Responsible for the general administration and management of the Local and Wide Area Networks; Telecommunication and data communication, installation, configuration and general maintenance of all clients’ solutions deployed.
Create and maintain documentation as relate to network configuration, network drawing and service records.
Implement Cisco Access Routing and Catalyst Switching Solutions and utilize Cisco IOS commands to mitigate layer 2 attacks; perform basic diagnostics and troubleshooting for routing and switching portion of a network solution.
Implement an integrated network solution based on detailed design plan
Co-ordinate engineers in other departments to achieve
.Implement Cisco Security Solutions; administration of Cisco PIX and security appliances at the network perimeters for adequate security of an enterprise’s network resources; configure secure connectivity for site-to-site IPSec VPN using authentication keys; perform basic diagnostics and troubleshooting for security-based solutions.
Implement Cisco wireless solutions and perform basic diagnostics and troubleshooting for wireless solutions; pre-installation surveys/Implementation of Wireless LAN solutions using Cisco, Linksys, D-Link, Smart Bridges, Alvarium and other Access Points/Bridges and Wireless LAN Adapters for connectivity standards of either 802.11a/b/g data rates as the case may require.
Implement a network migration strategy.
Structured cabling using Fiber Optics transmission cables suitable for long and short distance purposes as the case may require (indoor or outdoor cabling); cabling using UTP category 5e and 6 cables for LAN infrastructure.
Oct2003- Jun2004: System Engineer/Network Administrator And Consultant: Josk Engineering/Mastercom5
Responsible for general IT solutions, implementations and Configuration.
Installation and implementation of Obudu College of Education Cross River Vsat, LAN and setup School Café.
Installation of Olumba Olumba VSAT for Internet Solution
Consulted for: Specs Computer Ikom Cross River State.
Avenue to Revenue Computer Services Lagos.
Milvip Tech Computer Calabar Cross River State.
Apex Computers Ikom Cross River State
National Youth Service Corp (NYSC Oct2002 - Aug2003
Head and Technical Manager Presby Computer Institute Ikom, Cross River State
Managed and Coordinated all training and business for the institute.
Developed procedures and manuals for training plans of all courses.
Maintain all school computers with other personal and business centers Computer in Ikom, Boki, Ogoja, Nko and Calabar to generate income for the institute.
Assembling systems for business centers customers.
Organised training for both students and workers on computer appreciation, Hardware management and Various MS Office application.
Repairs and installation of computer systems and Supported Neeb Communication Cyber Café’s network in Calabar.
March2002-OCT2002: Assistance Network Administrator, Computer Warehouse Group - (Expert Edge) Ligali Ayorinde V/I Lagos
Managed all network and e-mail services, print server and backup servers and their associated OS for the Group.
Responsible for configuring the network, Ensured security against virus on the networks and gives alert for new Virus, to also ensure smooth network operation and troubleshoot problem area in all departments.
Help-desk support for all groups on application software.
Managed internet and intranet network services for the Group.
Responsible for Implementation of mail server Software for the Group (MS Outlook, MDaemon and MS Exchange).
Troubleshoot and installation of Software and Hardware
Nov2000-Jan2002: Network Administrator/System Engineer, Professional Solutions Ltd. Mabayoje Estate, Ilesha, Osun State
Responsible for Backing up Server and all Organisation computer Data on main- Server.
Involved in the effective backup and restoration of all data on a daily basis in the Organisation.
Repairs and maintenance of Systems Hardware and software. This involved Monthly maintenance of 100 computers and 1 Server.
Involved in the installation and testing of Organisation Software applications.
Responsible and involved in the installation of Education Sector Analysis. (ESA) Application software. It is client-server database application. The application was responsible for capturing information on all Primary and Secondary Schools throughout Nigeria from 1999-2002. The ESA software was developed as part of a World Bank project for both federal government and Universal Basic Education Board (UBE).
Involved in corporate training for all staff from the State Primary Education Boards (SPEBs) in all 36 States in Nigeria on ESA software.
Responsible and involved in the installation and testing of the Institute of Certified Teachers of Nigeria (ICTON) software application. The software application was responsible for capturing information on all Teachers that specialized in Education throughout Nigeria.
Involved in Designing and implementation of 102 nodes LAN Networks for the Data center.
Maintain the organization’s Computer network (100 point TCP/IP LAN) The LAN Architecture is made up of Dell 4400 Power Edge Server connected via 3-Com switches to 100 work stations.
Ensured security against virus on networks and Organized training for staff on both Application and Bespoke software Developed within the Organisation.
Involved in the installation and testing of the Organisation software applications across Nigeria local Govt.
1999–2000 : Trainee system Engineer/Software development (Attaché) Joint Konsult Computer Services, Iwaya, Yaba, Lagos
System analysis and Design of database Applications.
Trainee Software Development (Ms Access and Oracle).
Maintenance of PC and Network Troubleshooting (12 point LAN).
Instructor on Microsoft Office Applications.
System Repair and Assembling
Projects Handled/ Location
October 2016 – 2017 still on goin EMTS EMTS Microsoft Azure Cloud IMPLEMENTATION : Designed the Network Integration point ASR cisco router and configured all the routing and switching locally to the core in Data center, Implement the full VPN with MS Azure Peer create the VNET and continuously integrate any movement of services to Azure cloud.
Septemberl. 2016-:EMTS ITDR IMPLEMENTATION Technical lead. Involve in design review and Integration of WAN link between the two City and existing DC and migration of all service in the datacenter to DR and new datacenter. Facilitate and review migration from Cisco to Huawei Eudemon Switches, integration of E9000 to Nexus5k and configuration of fabric path to all other location to span Vlan across WAN.
Septemberl. 2015-:EMTS ITO DC TO DR IMPLEMENTATION Technical lead. Implement and coordinate the integration of two Disaster recovery center to existing datacenter. This integration is technical sensitive and was carefully manage as it was implemented without shutting down the network. Two nexus 7k connecting to two nexus 5k at each DR, extending the fabric path on L2 vpn link and extending the VLAN across the two sites.
April. 2014-2015:EMTS ITO WAN OPTIMISATION: Lagos and ABUJA Technical lead on Riverbed WAN optimization to improve application and other services across All call centers, shops and regional offices across the 32 states in the federation Integration of Huawei E9000 with nexus switches
Oct. 2013-2014:EMTS Oriental Lagos Office: Responsible for Design and Implementation of 1400 LAN and1400 UPS network Point infrastructure on Two floors linked together with fiber Backbone with High end switches 4500 and 3750 of 36 units, Wireless controller of cisco devices and two 3900 routers. The implementation of one of his Kind in Etisalat Nigeria 10 gigs connection from Core to access. I am the technical lead on IT and network designer for Cabling and LAN and WAN IP and configurations. Ensure that Civil Vendor understand the technicality of Cabling path, coordinate the furniture vendor and IT vendor to manage standard termination for each user.
2013-2014: EMTS Digital Signage Solutions: Responsible for implementation of Digital Display For Retail Experience Centers for controlling advert from central managed server to improve communication and sales of products.
2012 - 2013: EMTS 90 kiosk in partnership with Total filling stations across Nigeria (Technical lead)Responsible for installation of LAN and WAN solutions for this retail outlet, a project to improve sales and customer experience for quick attention for resolving issues.
2012:EMTS Oshodi Call Center three storey building (574 capacity): (Technical lead and coordinator ) Responsible for Implementation of 574 LAN and 574 UPS network Point infrastructure. To improve response to support exponential customer base growth. Switches 4900 and 3750 of about 13 units with 2 units 2504 WLAN Controllers with 15 AP licenses and 3900 Router. Dual WAN link redundancy integration. OSPF
2012:EMTS Abuja Regional Annex Office Responsible for implementation of 450 LAN and 450 UPS network Dual infrastructure points on three floor building, connected with 10gig fibre connection as a backbone to each floor using 2units of 3925E Cisco router 13units of 3750E 48ports Cisco Access Switches, 2 units of 4900M Cisco Core Switches, 2 units 2504 WLAN Controllers with 15 AP licenses and 14 units of 1400 Access Points.
2012:EMTS Ilupeju Call center (Technical lead and Manager )Responsible for implementation of1 450 LAN and 450 UPS network infrastructure points on for floors of three storey building connected with 10gig fibre connection as a backbone to each floor using 2units of 3925E Cisco router 31units of 3750E 48ports Cisco Access Switches, 2 units of 4900M Cisco Core Switches, 2 units 4400 WLAN Controllers with 30 AP licenses and 25 units of 1252 Access Points.
Nov. 2006:UACN HEAD QUARTER Marina, Lagos.: Network Upgrade, Changing of all existing Network and Active components, from 3COM switches to CISCO, Includes: 3550 and 2950, VLAN configuration.
Sept.-Nov.2006: Nigeria Securities Printing and Minting, Abuja.
Design and implementation of LAN solution with Cisco Switches. Provide the LAN Infrastructure for both Ethernet and Fiber solutions. Installed a range of Catalyst switches ranging from Catalyst 4506 Multilayer Switch serving as the Core switch on the Campus Network to Catalyst 2950 switches for the Network. Implementation of Virtual LAN (VLAN) Solution on the network thereby separating the various departments in the organization. Co-ordinate other engineer and supervised the Installation of CCTV solution for the data center.
August- Oct.2006:Nigeria Breweries Plc,( Ibadan, Aba and Kaduna Branches
Network upgrade, Changing of all existing network and interconnecting active component from 3COM switches to CISCO, with Gigabyte speed backbone. Analyzed and survey the old structure and proposed Cisco Solutions
July 2006:NALL BUILDING TOWER Marina Lagos:
Responsible for Deployment of Wireless LAN for Netco on SNEPCO and SHELL PROJECT (connection for more than 75 computer systems) span over three floors in Nall Tower Building Marina, to provide Internet access, file and data resource sharing.
May-August 2006:Nigerian Engineering Technical Company (NETCO), Ligali Ayorinde, V.I Lagos: Responsible for the Design, Implementation and support of infrastructure Enterprise Wireless LAN to share both internet, Graphics and Data file for Oil and Gas Projects, using Cisco wireless solutions.(Connection for more than 450 clients Systems with Data encryption protections) with Cisco catalyst 500 series switch(WS-CE500-24PC), Cisco wireless AP 1200 and 1300 Series and Cisco Wireless Adapter(AIR-P121G-E-K9) for the entire three floor double wing.
March 2006:ANARDAKO Oil servicing :
Recommendation and Implementation of IT Infrastructure for all Nigeria offices, Servers, UPS, LAN, Internet Access,VPN and VOIP solution to meet immediate and future need in Nigeria.
November –Dec.2005:NIGERIAN BREWRIES PL, Lagos HQ., Aba, & Kaduna Branches; Responsible for Network Upgrade, Changing of all existing network and interconnecting active component from 3COM switches to CISCO switches, with Gigabyte speed backbone connecting about 13 departments with more than 640 Computers for seamless network. Analyzed and survey the old structure, proposed Cisco Solutions and Implement and support.
Design and implementation of LAN solution using Cisco Switches. Provided the LAN Infrastructure for both Ethernet and Fiber solutions. Installed a range of Catalyst switches ranging from Catalyst 4506 Multilayer Switch serving as the Core switch, 3750 as distribution on the Campus Network to Catalyst 2950 switches for the Network. Implementation of Virtual LAN (VLAN) Solution on the network thereby separating the various departments in the organization. Installed a CCTV solution for the data center.
October 2005 - 2006: CO-OPERATIVE VILLAS, Badore, AJA: Installations of 2.4M Dish Gilat Network, design and implementation of Wireless Internet access and Hotspot for the entire Estate and environ, with billing solutions.
September –Nov 2005: Warri Refining and Petrochemicals (WRPC), Warri, Delta State:
Responsible for internetworking design and implementation, with Cisco and internet solution for the Refinery (WRPC), Installed and Integrated a Cisco 3700 Series Router; a Cisco Catalyst 3550 Switch; and a PIX Firewall 515E for security with unrestricted License into Warri Refineries’ existing network. Configured the PIX 515E Firewall for basic network connectivity, concealing the inside network from the outside, installation of C-Band VSAT (2.4m ) on Gilat network.
February 2005:NSL PROJECT: Partner and Certified Installer
Emperion West Africa Nigeria National Sport Lottery Project (4200 Vsat in Nigeria)
Coordinated and supervised other installers and labourers.
Coordinated and supervised site survey for all site installed.
Installed and responsible for implementation for more than 100 VSAT sites. (1.2M Dish)
April 2005:Nexim Bank Structural Cabling Abuja
Network Engineer/ Supervisor for Optimal Systems
Six floors of 1100 Network points with Fiber Backbone Linking all floors Involved in Design and drawing of
The network topology. Team engineer in implementation of LAN topologies and laying of Cable cat5e.
Coordinated implementation of the Fiber linking floors as backbone. Responsible for coordinating Labourers and other Technicians on site.
March 2004: Federal government College Obudu Cross River Project
Co-handled with Jolaiya Kunle (JOSK)
Implementation and setting up of VSAT and Café Setup for internet access for students and lecturer. Purchased and installed of 2.4m Dish C-Band with Shiron Modem on Intelsat 907.
Design Structural Cabling Networking of 30 Nodes LAN for School Café.
Supplied 22 Computer Systems for the School Café.
Dec.2000- Jan.2002:Database Administrator / Network Engineering Professional Solutions Ltd Ilesha
Involved in developing Application called Education Sector Analysis (ESA) to computerize all
Qualified Teachers in Nigeria.( U B E Projects:)
Involved in Designing and Implementation of the Network (100 point LAN)
Configured the entire network and designed the IP Address structure for all the systems.
Support in the development of the ESA application.
Instructor in training staff from State Primary Education board (SPEB) and UBE in all state, of Nigeria on how to use ESA application.
Network/ System Engineer for Chartered Institute of Teachers, Projects for Ministry of Education/UNDP Handled by Professional solutions Ltd. Ilesha
Responsible for network and all system functions.
Coordinate all installation and maintenance of all computer systems.
Back up all data applications from all computers.
Anukege David Technical Director
LUMENAVE INTERNATIONAL LTD
6B Bendel Close, Off Bishop Aboyade Cole Street, Victoria Island, Lagos, Nigeria.
Tel: (Mobile): +234 (0-802-***-****; (Desk): +234 (0) 1 2706358, +234 (0) 1 2706359, +234 (0) 1 8048327, +234 (0) 1 8171531