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IT System Administrator

Location:
Qibla, Kuwait City, Kuwait
Posted:
December 18, 2019

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Respected Sir,

I have around ** years’ experience in IT infrastructure and handled various positions in different companies starting with junior position till Senior System Administrator. I can handle Systems Administrator responsibilities and management and can work under pressure with minimum supervision. I have done Master’s in Computer Sciences and MCSE (server infrastructure) and CCNA certification, In Addition I have took trainings CCNP. I have done PMP training. I have installation and Administration experience on Windows 2000, Windows 2003, 2008, 2012 and 2016 Servers. Microsoft Exchange Server 2003/2007/2010/2013, Microsoft Active Directory, Microsoft ISA Server and IIS Server. I have also Experience on IBM Server Ex series and IBM HS21 and HS22 Blade Servers, Dell R710 and HP DL380p Ger8, SAN Storage IBM DS4000 and Dell Equal Logic PS4000(ISCI) and IBM 3700. I have experience on Cisco networks devices such as Cisco Routers and Switches and Unified Communication manager Express 3925 as well as Nortel call manager. Visa Status 18 Transferable

Kuwait Driving License and Car

Thanks & Best Regards,

Muhammad Sohail Latif

Mobile Kuwait: +965-**-**-**-** / 96 96 27 97

Objective To work in a challenging work environment to contribute the best of my ability towards the growth and development of a progressive organization Profile Dedicated, focused and hardworking individual with excellent professional and communication skills who has positive attitude and is willing to accept challenges. Approximate 13 years’ experience in hardware and networking (i.e WIN2003, WIN2008, WIN2012,WIN2016 based LAN) including 3 years in teaching to BCS students. Experience Kharafi Global Company Kuwait (11 Jan 2016 TO still) Designation : Senior Systems Administrator

Job Responsibilities:

• Handling 11 of technical staff, arrange shift duties and responsibilities.

• Negotiating IT service contracts with partners and suppliers.

• Good experience to make IT budget according to new requirements.

• Able to identify cost-effective technical solutions that meet business needs.

• Developing and maintaining whole infrastructure and IT systems.

• Create and design new network setup in new places

• Evaluate and recommend purchases of IT related equipment and software

• Troubleshoot networks, systems, and applications to identify and correct malfunctions and other operational difficulties.

• Craft and execute support strategies for core platforms with advance level technical team

• Managing and configuration VMware 5.5 infrastructure.

• Managing and configuring Active Directory on server 2008/2012 R2

• Managing and configuring Exchange 2013 and 2010, DNS, DHCP.

• Maintain exchange servers and check for problems related to in bound & out bound emails.

• Managing Microsoft Lync 2010 and Avaya IP Telephones.

• Maintain IBM V3700 SAN and Synology NAS storages

• Managing Veeam Backup for VMware.

• Deploying and managing Kaspersky Enterprise antivirus solution.

• Managing Micros POS and OCIMS Delivery System

• Monitoring daily network traffic and logging bandwidth utilization and preparing daily network performance reports.

• Coordinate service and maintenance of servers and peripherals, data services etc.

• Maintain licenses for Firewalls, other software. Renew domain names of the company from time to time

• Creating point to point VPN to connect remote sites.

• Install and configure Cisco switches according to requirement

• Implementing Group Policies.

Muhammad Sohail Latif

Nationality: Pakistani, Visa Status :18

Phone: +965-******** / 96962797

Email : ada3n9@r.postjobfree.com

ada3n9@r.postjobfree.com

AL- Nawasi General Trading & Contracting Company Kuwait

(Based in National Technology Enterprises Company)12 Dec 2010 TO 30 Dec 2015.

Designation : Systems Engineer

Activities :

• Manage their IP based LAN and WAN network

• Managing and configuring Black berry Enterprise server 5.0.2 with phone devices

• Managing and configuring Hyper-V infrastructure.

• Managing and configuring Active Directory on server 2008/2012 R2

• Managing and configuring Exchange 2013 and 2010, DNS, DHCP.

• Maintain exchange servers and check for problems related to in bound & out bound emails.

• Maintain SAN/NAS storages

• Install and configure Cisco switches according to requirement

• Plan and implement network security, including building firewalls, applying backup plans, file system integrity, and adding and deleting users.

• Maintain licenses for Firewalls, other software. Renew domain names of the company from time to time

• Create and design new network setup in new places

• Creating and modifying VLANs according to requirements

• Troubleshoot networks, systems, and applications to identify and correct malfunctions and other operational difficulties.

• Document network problems and resolutions for future reference

• Managing wireless access points and their security and verifying availability of wireless network across the company in the required areas by controller.

• Investigate user problems, identify their source, determine possible solutions, test and implement solutions.

• Deploying Symantec antivirus solution and handling daily infection report

• Coordinate service and maintenance of computer hardware and peripherals, printers, data services and etc.

• Provide regular and scheduled system maintenance i.e. daily, weekly, monthly and yearly.

• Ensure timely back-ups are performed, verified and stored appropriately.

• Writing proposals for solutions and making presentations and interacting positively with upper management.

• Managing Cisco Call manager express and deploying new phone

• Evaluate and/or recommend purchases of computers, network hardware, Peripheral equipment and software.

• Ensure proper backup of servers, storage and assuring of proper retrieval of files at any point of time.

Alwatan Newspaper and Publishing Company Kuwait

01 Feb 2005 TO 30 November 2010

Designation : Systems Engineer

Activities :

• Managing their IP based network and Cisco core system

• Managing Apple talk network and providing Macintosh user access to windows servers.

• Managing HP Blade Servers and SAN storage and allocating storage to Blade servers. Configuring Raid Arrays and storage.

• Managing and planning disaster recovery and daily backup using HP Open View data protector, Symantec Backup Exec, Backup recovery and Tape library.

• Managing and configuring Active Directory on server 2003

• Managing and configuring Email, DNS, DHCP and web servers.

• Creating modifying VLANs and modifying memberships according to requirements

• Managing network Security through Cisco PIX, ASA and MS ISA server 2004.

• Defining Access-lists and managing access to resources and users’ restrictions

• Designing networks and troubleshooting Cisco and Microsoft environment.

• Managing wireless access points and their security and verifying availability of wireless network across the company in the required areas.

• Monitoring daily network traffic and logging bandwidth utilization and preparing daily network performance reports.

• Managing online Servers i.e. web server and Microsoft exchange server, I Mail Server and Citrix Servers.

• Deploying MacAfee EPO enterprise antivirus solution and handling daily infection reports and Symantec Corporate Edition

• Creating and managing Cisco VPN connections and providing secure connectivity to remote offices

• Providing support to users and solving network and PC and MAC G4, G5, Mac Pro problems.

• Installing and troubleshooting network and local printers. VITAL (Vision Institute of Technologies & Administration leadership) Sargodha Pakistan March 2002 - 18 Dec 2004

VITAL is a reputed college in the region under the supervision of Allama Iqbal open university. I was appointed as Network Administrator and promoted as a manager with in a year due to hardworking.

Designation : Manager (BCS Campus)

Activities :

• Assign work to all staff

• Look after all the activates of the campus

• Teaching (Data Communications, Network Design, Fundamental of Computer sciences, Hardware)

• Handling & Creation Networks (WIN2003, WIN2000 based LAN) Govt. College Sargodha Pakistan Sep 2000 – 14 Jan 2002 Designation : Network Administrator

Activities :

• Handling & Maintenance of WIN 2000 & WIN NT4.0 servers and workistations based LAN

• Installation of WIN2000 & WIN NT4.0 server and workstation

• Creations and Managing student’s login and profiles

• Troubleshooting

Nigsun Internet Service provider Sargodha Pakistan Aug 1999 – Aug 2000

Designation : Network Administrator

Activities :

• Handling & Mantinence of WIN NT 4.0 server and Workstations

• Handling & Mantinence of WIN2000 server and WIN2000

• Installing of WIN2000 and NT4.0 server

• Troubleshooting

Nexlinx Internet Service provider Sargodha Pakistan Aug 1998- Aug 1999

Designation : Desktop support

Activities :

• Hardware & Software Installation

• New PC Assembling

• Troubleshooting

Projects Data Center Al-Sayer Group Kuwait

• Physically move data center from Ardyia to Free Trade Zone

• 65 IBM servers, 9 SAN Storages, 8 KVM and 1 Core cisco switch, 8 IBM Racks, including cabling panel to panel CAT 6A and Fiber patch panel.

Data Center Mushrif Contracting Company Kuwait

• Physically move data center from one room to other room

• 21 IBM and HP servers, 4 SAN Storages, 4 cisco switch, 3 routers, 4 Racks, including cabling CAT 6 and Fiber patch panel.

• Excellent communications skill

• Confident in accomplishing any new project

• Handles high workload

• Can complete a task within stipulated time.

• Can lead a team from forefront

• Can utilize the available resources as much as possible

• Glad to face new challenges

• Hardworking.

Strength

• Installation & implement of Server WIN 2000,2003,2008,2012,2016

• Managing and configuring Microsoft Exchange

2003/2007/2010/2013, DNS, DHCP, DC

• Creating and managing VPN connections and providing secure connectivity to remote offices

• Create and design new network setup in new places

• Configure CISCO switches

• Configure and implement wireless point to point.

• Masters in Computer Sciences MCS

NK-FACT (NICON) Lahore Pakistan

• Bachelors of computer Sciences BCS

Al-Khair university (ITM College Sargodha Pakistan)

• Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP).

• Microsoft Certified System Administrator (MCSA).

• Microsoft Certified System Engineer (MCSE

Messaging)

• CISCO Certified Network Associate (CCNA)

• CISCO Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Trainings

• VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Professional One-year Diploma in Computer Hardware Qualifications Three months Diploma in Fundamental of VB Three months Diploma in E-Commerce

• Cisco Certified Network Associate CCNA

• Microsoft Certified Solution Associate (MCSA)

• Microsoft Certified Solution Expert (MCSE Messaging)

• VMware Certified Associate (VCA)

• VMware Certified Professional (VCP)

Languages English, Urdu, Punjabi, (Arabic basic understanding) References Available upon request

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