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Abu Dhabi, Abu Dhabi Emirate, United Arab Emirates
December 19, 2019

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Syed Asad Ali Mobile: +971-**-******* Email:

Apartment No 301, Desert Group Building, Al Zahya Tourist Club, Abu Dhabi, UAE


To contribute in business value, by developing and executing a strategic long-term vision, while leading the firm to achieve measurable business results and growth in an organization that supports potential intensification.

Core Competencies

Applications Architecture

Business Intelligence

Applications Development and Maintenance

IT Operations Excellence

Cloud Applications Integrations

IT Service Offerings and Agreements

Business Transformation

Business Analysis

Solution Architectures

Project Management

IT Service Management

Change/Incident/Problem/Vendor Management

Cross Functional Team Leading Coordination

Awards & Recognition

Etihad Airways Recognition Award 2013 for Delivering Best Practices.

Etihad Airways Recognition Award 2014 for Taking Responsibility.

Top Scorer in Professional Career Assessment and promoted to Officer Grade 2 position in 2014 Etihad Airways Group

Technology Skills

Sabre/Amadeus GDS API Integrations

IBM MQ and ESB Enterprise Service bus integration

IBM Rational Team Concert Administration

IBM Bluemix API Connect Development Platform

Amazon Web Services and PAAS integrations

SITA Messaging Gateways and Codes for Airlines

Out Systems Mobile and Web app development

Microsoft Power Business Intelligence On Premises Data Gateway

Office 365 IT Service Management

Cloud Architecture IAAS, PAAS, SAAS

SDLC Agile Scrum and Test Driven Design (TDD) Software Design and Development

Microsoft Azure Cloud Integration

OKTA Authentication Integration

QLIKView BI implementation

Entity Framework 4 Object Relational Modeling (ORM),N-Tier Architectures, LINQ

Application Servers Security and Hardening Techniques for IT security

UML Object Analysis and Design (OOAD) Agile Scrum

Applications Minimum Baseline Security Guidelines implementations

C# Sharp .Net Framework 1.0, 2.0, 3.5, 4.5

Oracle ERP HRMS Finance and SAP ERP integrations and interfaces

Java and SSIS ETL Dynamic Automations design

Data Encryption PGP and GPG Key exchange, private and public key rings expert Design and Development expert

REST Full, SOAP, XML Web Services Design and Development OAuth 1.1 methodology.


Java Script, JSON,AJAX, Angular JS, JQuery

IIS 5, 6, 7 & Apache Tomcat Web Servers, .htaccess

Microsoft SharePoint 2007,2010,2013,2016

SharePoint Shared Services, Workflows, Web part Solutions, Power Shell Commands

SharePoint Administration, Server Architectures


Good understanding of W3C Guidelines

Team Foundation Server 2008

Visual Source Safe 2000/2005

Block chain Docker, Go Lang, Hyper Ledger V1.0 Fabric, Node JS, NPM, CLI,ACL, Ledger Data Structures and Smart Contracts Development

RDBMS Oracle 11g Microsoft SQL Server 2005,2008 & 2012, MYSQL

SQL Server Full text Search,

SSIS 2008,2012,DTS, SSRS

Stored Procedures, Triggers, Indexes, Cursors, Isolation Levels, SQL Server Security, views & transactions.

Data Replication/Sync Techniques Transactional, Merge and Snapshot

Oracle Materialized views

Database Encryption File Level

MSDB SSIS integrations

Oracle SQL Developer and TOAD

Operating Systems: Linux OS Red Hat 7, Window Server 2003,2008 2012

Well versed in FTP, SFTP,PSFTP, SSH, secure data transfers over networks

Well versed in SSL, TLS,1.2

Active Directory LDAP, OLAP

Professional Trainings & Courses

IBM Cloud Micro services Architecture Practitioner, Agile DevOps Development, Framework and Refactoring

IBM Bluemix Developer Cloud Foundry, IBM Design Thinking Practitioner IT Architectures and Design

IBM Architectural Thinking Course at IBM Training Center, Dubai UAE

Block Chain Essentials and Block Chain Foundation consultant course.

Microsoft Office 365 IT Service Management and SharePoint 2013 / 2016 trainings.

ITIL ® Intermediate Certificate in Service Offerings and Agreements Registration No 5429759.20428875, Abu Dhabi UAE

ITIL® Foundation Certificate in IT Service Management Registration No. 9980075661778416, Abu Dhabi UAE

Implementing Data ware house using Microsoft SQL Server 2012, Dubai UAE

SharePoint 2013 Developing Microsoft© SharePoint© Server 2013 Core Solutions, Dubai UAE

Hands on Enterprise Web Application Development Asp.Net/AJAX training course Learning Tree Institute London UK

Hands on C# training course from Learning Tree institute London United Kingdom


Microsoft Certified Technology Specialist in SharePoint 2010,2007,C #, Asp.Net,WCF, Windows Forms, ADO.Net

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Education & Credentials

2005-2006 MS (Distributed Computing Systems) with Merit from University of Greenwich, London, United Kingdom

2001-2005 BS (Computer Science) from Sir Syed University of Engineering & Technology, Karachi, Pakistan.


September 2018– Till Date

Project Lead

Abu Dhabi City Municipality, UAE

Role: Managing delivery as Lead of Smart City Digital Transformation Project, Mobile Inspection Management System to be built on cutting edge Mobile and Web Technologies i.e. React Native API for Android, Web API, Asp.Net MVC5, Knockout, and WebMethods Middleware ESB with internal and external government organizations.

Key Deliverables:

Delivered strategy for critical application and integrations project RFP of Smart Mobile Inspection Management System for 19 Municipality centers of Abu Dhabi, Western Regions and Al- Ain with Abu Dhabi Courts Judicial Departments.

Engaged in SDLC and Agile based methodologies for designing describing and bridging the gaps between business problems and technology solutions and architecting the solution engineering of to be build digital Mobile Inspection Management application for Abu Dhabi Government Municipalities and major Government entities. Defined best suited technology solution for solving existing business problems, working and collaborating with Business teams for in order to propose best technology solution that fulfills business needs and full stack architectural requirements such as business, information, application, technology and security.

Translating business requirements into Technology Architecture and Technical Design for Web and Mobile modules for the newly build Smart inspection Management System application for Abu Dhabi, Al-Ain, and Western Regions.

Complex Integrations with Middleware ESB, Siebel CRM, Payment Gateways of Abu Dhabi Police, Abu Dhabi Government Judiciary, Tadweer and all other major Government entities complex integrations.

Dec 2015 – Aug 2018

Technical Team Lead

IBM Middle East Abu Dhabi, UAE

Role: Managing a Team of 8 staff as a Managed service for IT Operation at Etihad Airways Group at client site.

Engagement and delivery of defining features, phases and solution requirements as structures and behaviors of Proof of Concept and Value for Etihad Airways Loyalty platform application to solve the existing business problem that included complex integrations with IBM Bluemix Cloud, Micro services, and existing systems.

Assisted transitions of Cargo, Finance and HR applications and interfaces at Etihad Airways project release, assisting in the translation of requirements into a solution vision, high-level business.

Provides consultation, mentoring and solutions to IT Architects and team members for designing new app services.

Utilized various consultative assessments and methodologies to analyze client (Etihad Airways) as-is situations and future requirements.

Responsible for managing Etihad Airways Group intranet consisted of 40 web applications and 100 + websites.

Cargo Business Intelligence Application support and interfaces design and development as per business requirements.

Analysis and design of business critical automation services for Finance, HR, Cargo, Corporate areas & ETL designs.

Subject Matter Expert in Cargo Systems and Revenue Management Reporting & Financial systems and integrations.

Comprehend business analysis and interpret system architectures,data dictionaries, data analysis and data services

Projects Delivered: Core Business Application migration based on IAAS architectures to new Cloud Data Centers dedicated to Airline.

Jun 2012 Dec 2015

Senior Software Engineer

Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi, UAE

Role: Managed core Airline Business downstream applications using Agile Enterprise Software Engineering and ITIL practices.

Develop customized solutions in guidelines of business and technology architectures at Etihad Airways.

IT Service Management of core application Services Design, transition, Operations and systems.

To analyze, develop, design, applications for IT Cargo, Finance, HR, Network Planning and Revenue Management and Share point systems, critical services and interfaces, and to provide business continuity and high service availability.

Designed, Developed Cargo Kale app and interface for Air Berlin, Air Seychelles, and Jet Airways integration for cargo.

Design and Development project work for internal audit Control self-assessment application for 2013 Q1 release.

Designed various Business Intelligence services for Revenue Cargo, Flight Operations, and Finance business areas.

Projects Delivered:

ADAC – ERP XML Interface cargo - Application Design: C#.Net, BI SSIS, PGP Automation

BI Commercial Program - Application Design: C#.Net, BI SSIS, PGP Automation

Transport Clearing House - Application Design: C#.Net, BI SSIS, PGP Automation

Travel OND RBD Fare Pricing - Application Design: C#.Net,BI SSIS, PGP Automation

Flight Operation Business Continuity Plan - Application Design: C#.Net, BI SSIS, Excel Macros

SharePoint Web applications Web parts and Workflows - Application Design: .C#.Net, SharePoint shared services

Employees data migration application - Application Design: C#, Asp.Net, AJAX, BI SSIS

Plus grade Passenger Fare Upgrade app - Application Design: C#, Asp.Net, AJAX, REST API

Cargo spot to Kale Interface booking Revenue App - Application Design: C#, Asp.Net, AJAX SSIS

Change Management Dashboard app - Application Design: C#, Asp.Net, BI SSIS

Dec 2011 – Mar 2012

Web Programmer

Dubai Petroleum Dubai, UAE

Role: To design and develop Oil Wells application.

Project Delivered: Oil Well Integrity Management System - Application Design: C# Asp.Net AJAX, JavaScript

Sep 2011 – Dec 2011

System Developer

Ministry of Social Affairs, Dubai UAE

Role: To Design and develop Content management SharePoint application for federal government employees.

Project Delivered: Learning Management System (Arabic only) - Application Design: SharePoint 2007 Web Application

June 2008 – July 2011

Software Consultant

Panasonic Middle East Dubai, UAE

Role: Major role to take part in various business oriented projects requirements analysis and development delivery.

Projects Delivered:

Order, Purchase, Sales & Inventory SCM Forecasting System - Application Design: C#, Asp.Net, AJAX, JavaScript

KPI Management system - Application Design: C#, Asp.Net, AJAX, JavaScript

Business Process Management - Application Design: C#, Asp.Net, AJAX, JavaScript

Panasonic Employees Portal - Application Design: C#, Asp.Net, AJAX, JavaScript

Ramadan Survey Competition - Application Design: C#, Asp.Net, AJAX, Web Services

Panel Camera Application - Application Design: C#, Asp.Net, AJAX, Win Services

Inventory Management System - Application Design: C# Windows, Win Services

Sales Planning & Allocation - Application Design: C# Windows, Win Services

INAI Chart Windows Reporting Tool - Application Design: C#.Net Windows

May 2007 – Jan 2008

Web Developer

SPG Media Group London, UK

Role: To take part in various software application development projects for the sales and marketing teams.

Projects Delivered:

ISOL.Net Web Content Management System - Application Design: C#, Asp.Net, AJAX, SOAP

SPG Express Board Room Meetings application - Application Design: C#, Asp.Net, AJAX, SOAP, XHTML

Industry appointments Job site - Application Design: Classic ASP, XHTML 1.0,JavaScript

Personal Information: Date of Birth: 18-04-1981 Nationality: Pakistani Driving License: UAE driving license Marital Status: Married

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