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Engineer Security

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
January 11, 2017

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Wheil Elnuweisri, M.Eng, BSc.IT, JNCIP-SEC

** ********* ****, ***** ****, ON M2L2G1 – (647) *** **** –

Network and Security Engineer

Enterprise Systems & Network Security ~ Project Management ~ Training & Technical Support

Communicate Effectively

Passion, Innovation

Problem Solving

Management Skills.

Excellent Communication /presentation skills

Project Management

Systems Integration

Leadership, Persuasive.

Hands-on Analytical and dynamic Network/Security Specialist with 12+ years of successful experience in leading the design, and implementation of robust security solutions for large corporations. Comprehensive background in planning, executing, securing and supporting enterprise systems and networks (BMC, ITS, COSMOS), as well as configuring and troubleshooting Firewalls, intrusion detection and prevention systems, UTM, Security information and event management (SIEM) . A resourceful IT expert with independent judgment and decision-making abilities in establishing Security standards, Proactively evaluating technology problems, creating manageable results, while constantly improving service delivery, reducing costs, and increasing efficiency. Demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills in cultivating strong internal/external relationships, whereas providing effective training and bridging the gap between technical and non-technical personnel.

Experience & Notable Contributions

COSMOS Security Training Centre Toronto, Ontario, Canada 2011 – Present

Network Security Engineer /Instructor

Effectively facilitate Juniper Networks Technical courses including switching, routing, security, wireless, and design; Develop and modify courseware, exercises and labs based on customer’s requirements. Uphold expertise by researching current trends in Networking, security and operations to identify areas for new course development or improvements. Participate in various administrative activities; design, implement, secure, and maintain all Applications & Computer Equipment used to support the administrative processes and vendors labs.

Configuration and Troubleshooting of Juniper Equipment & products with focus on security including NeXT Generation firewalls (SRX with IPS,Nested Application Firewalling,Web Filtering, Content Filtering, Anti-Virus, Anti-Spam), JSA (Security information and event Management ) in both physical and virtual environments including SDN/NFV.

Delivered sheer support and technical training, Mentor Others (Switching, Routing, Management, and Security) to more than 700 professionals in SMB, Enterprises, and ISPs in over 10 countries.

Attained excellent feedback from clients because of connecting the subject matter with their related fields and by providing up to date, relevant, and practical information.

Enhanced the efficiency, reliability, and availability of the infrastructure by conducting analysis, improving work processes, as well as developing and implementing Business continuity plans.

Slashed cost of renting labs from vendors by 50% through effectively building, maintaining, and managing in house labs for the popular courses and customized training/testing.

Provided network and security consultancy ( requirements analysis, design, implementation and troubleshooting) to Enterprises and Carriers.

Information Technology Services (ITS) Libya, UAE 2009 – 2010

Network Infrastructure Support Engineer / Pre-sales

Skillfully done Information Gathering, reviewed components of customer’s RFPs, as well as gathered and analyzed systems requirements for new designs; supported with project scope development, and planning & implementation of supporting infrastructure. Researched, evaluated, and suggested equipment/technologies as per client needs. Formulated work plans, technical instructions, create and understand technical designs, and estimates related to systems integration work tasks and team members; maintain both internal and end user documentations.

Successfully drove on more than 15 proposals ranging from SME to government nationwide projects in North Africa and UAE, utilizing solutions from more than 20 vendors including (IBM, Juniper Networks, Brocade, Foundry Networks, Avaya, Polycom, HP, Dell, Bluecoat, Kaspersky, Trapeze, Tyco).

Expertly provided Technical Requirements, presale and post-sales support to more than 10 organizations such as Oil companies, Medical services, Government, and Utilities Company. Played a key role in winning 2 large projects, valued at €70 Million.

BMC (1200 Beds Medical Center) Libya, UAE 2005 – 2009

IT Manager / Project Manager (2008 – 2009)

Designed and implemented the Organizational Structure and technology infrastructure for the Medical Center using Best Practices, while ensuring the delivery of up to date solutions and in accordance with organizational policy, and the local and international standards (HIPPA). Acted as subject matter expert and the main point of contact on all IT-related matters, and managed related projects. Certified the process geared towards providing best availability and decreasing of the MTTR.

Administered the successful implementation/testing/support of phase1 of the project with cost of €35 Million that covered the data center and all related supporting infrastructure for the departments.

Examined IT department workforce needs, established the department internal structure and policies, and interviewed/assessed more than 400 candidates, as well as trained 50 employees.

Expedited the communication between departments through effective supervision of the implementation and testing of the fiber optic cables spanned across 35 KMs to connect 20 different departments to the data center.

Technical Support / Network Engineer (2005 – 2008)

Diagnosed, troubleshoot, and resolved technical hardware and software issues involving internet connectivity, printers, email clients, VOIP, systems, and servers. Installed, configured, and maintained network devices and services such as routers, switches, firewalls, and VPN.

Achieved 90% service efficiency and user satisfaction by establishing the help desk team, developing the procedures for taking calls, creating tickets, escalation procedures, and undertaking preventive maintenance.

Successfully installed, configured, and secured over 500 PCs, 100 laptops, 45 servers ranged from Windows servers (AD, EXCHANGE) to servers for medical systems.

Amplified the effectiveness and availability of the IT infrastructure considerably by installing and administrating 40 switches, 8 firewalls, 2 IDPs, and 20 Wireless access points.

Education, Certification, & Professional Affiliations

Masters in Internetworking Degree

Dalhousie University, Halifax, Canada (2011)

Bachelor Of Information Technology (Honors)

UNITEN, Malaysia (2005)

Enterprise Routing & Switching, Professional (JNCIP-ENT) • 2016

Wireless LAN, Specialist (JNCIS-WLAN) • 2015

CISSP Review Seminar • 2015

Enterprise Routing and Switching, Specialist (JNCIS-ENT) • 2014

Security, Specialist (JNCIS-SEC) & Security, Professional (JNCIP-SEC) • 2012 & 2013

Juniper Firewalls Specialist (JNCIS-FWV), Juniper SSL, Specialist (JNCIS-SSL) • 2012

Juniper Networks Certified Instructor (JNCI) • 2012

Juniper Networks Certified Associate Routing (JNCIA-ER) • 2008

Security, Specialist (JNCIS-IDP) • 2008

Fiber Optic cabling Design and Installation • 2008

Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) • 2006

Microsoft Certified Solutions Expert (MCSE) • 2003

Member, Information Systems Audit and Control Association (ISACA) • 2016

Technical Expertise

Network Traffic Deep Packet Inspection

Protocol Decode & Analysis (COSMOS)

Technologies: Ethernet, BGP/OSPF Routing, L2/L3 switching, QoS, IPSec & SSL VPNS, PKI, AAA, Patch Management & General Network Security Practices & Tools, DNS, DHCP, PKI, LAN, WAN, DSL (COSMOS)

Configuration,Troubleshooting & Engineering: Juniper Equipment & products including EX,J & MX Routers, SSG, IDP, NSM, SPACE, STRM, CONTRAIL & Wireless Networking, NeXT Generation firewalls (SRX with IPS,Nested Application Firewalling,Web Filtering, Content Filtering, Anti Virus, Anti Spam)

Juniper Routers & Switches: (IP routing protocols, OSPF, BGP, MPLS & PIM) Operating& testing MX,J Routers,EX,QFX Switches.

Security Protocols & Services: IPSec, PKI, Firewall, 802.1x, L2TP, LDAP, SSL, RADIUS, NAT, IPV6

Virtualization & Cloud Technologies: MS HyperV, VMWare, SDN & Open Stack, OS (Windows Server 2003, 2008, 2012, Linux)

Network & SIEM Tools: Wire shark, qradar, Solarwinds & GFI, VNC, Vulnerability Scanner such as Nessus & Nmap

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