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Network Security Engineer

Luton, United Kingdom
December 23, 2019

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Having graduated with a first-class in Computer Networking and a distinction in computer security and forensics, I am looking for a graduate role in Network Engineering, Network Administration and Network Security, where I can be granted the opportunity to utilize my skills in network design, configuration and troubleshooting. I believe my communication abilities both in the form of writing and speaking, together with my practical based degree will better equip me for a role within the IT Industry.


• Very determined to be productive

• Purpose driven and motivated to achieve result

• Excellent communication skills

• Attention to details and strong analytical skills

• Innovative and problem-solving skills

• Project management skills


University of Bedfordshire, Luton (BSc) Oct 2015 – July 2017 Modules studied: Year 2- computer security and Countermeasures (A), Network Technologies(A), Networking (A), Wireless Communications and Networking (A) Year 3- Research methodologies and emerging technologies (B), Social professional (B), Advanced Networking (A), Obtained Result: First-Class

University of Bedfordshire, Luton (MSc) Nov 2018 – Feb 2019 Modules studied: Digital Forensics and Incident Response (A), Network Systems and Administration

(A), System and Network Security (A), Wireless Communications and Networking (A) Obtained Result: Distinction


CCNA Fundamentals Nov 2016 – March 2017

• Good knowledge of corporate networking protocols; DNS, LAN, VLAN and TCP/IP

• Basic configuration skills: Firewalls, Access Control

• Experience in routing and switching, with basic knowledge in routing protocols like OSPF, EIGRP, RIPv2


(MSc Intrusion Detection Prevention Project) Oct 2018 – Jan 2019 Network Security Monitoring Using Security Onion as Security Operation Centre, SOC. Duties:

• setup a network comprising of a central security monitoring system (Intrusion Detection System). security Onion.

• Configure Security Onion to behave like an Intrusion prevention System.

• To Simulate attacks on the network to test the performance of the IDS.

• Investigate and analyse the report generated by the security monitoring System.

• Perform threat modelling on the network using STRIDE to discover vulnerabilities and to provide appropriate mitigation.

(MSc Investigation of Fault-tolerant Storage Systems Project) March 2018 – May 2018 Investigation of Fault-tolerant Storage Systems


• Provision of survey of fault tolerant file systems.

• Deployed a traditional network file system, NFS on a set of Linux servers.

• Deployed a Gluster File System on a set of Linux severs.

• Investigated their operations by copying files to and from the server.

• Analysed performance of the deployed file systems using performance measuring tool like Iozone.

• Detailed report with fully justified configurations drafted.

(MSc Paying with your face, Project) Quality Assurance Manager Jan 2018 – March 2019 Duties

• Identify and resolved issues arising from the ongoing artefact production.

• Inspect the finished products from the respective team members to check for defects or mistakes.

• Keep record of product test done, the defects noticed and then itemise the corrective actions to be taken.

• Keen observation of the production process of all the artefact and suggest ways on how to minimize error during and after production.

(BSc Email Configuration Project) Feb 2017 – May 2017 Email Configuration on Linux platform, using VMware Workstation. Duties:

• Investigate postfix and sendmail mail server.

• Install and configure services like DHCP, DNS and HTTPD

• Install and configure postfix mail server and the setup of basic network to test server operations.

• Implementing security measures using anti-spam and anti-virus software like the Spamassassin, clamAV virus detection respectively.

• Simulate an attack on the network by sending virus infected email as way of testing the email server performance.

• Collate findings create written assessment on identified threats TRAINING

Digital Business Analysis Oct 2018

• Hold accountability in gathering and documenting high-level and detailed requirements through EPIC, features and user stories. Evaluated master test plan and submitted feedback and sign off comments to the test manager

• Utilize use cases in the documentation of end-to-end user journey and system interaction with reference to business rules, system logics and conditions such as system messages, field details and validation tables

• Map the ‘as-is’ and ‘to-be’ processes using Microsoft Visio

• Document and prioritise functional and non-functional requirements (MUSCOW)

• Collaborate with user experience and graphic user interface (UX/GUI) designers in developing scamps, wireframes and screen designs in support with the registration, login and payment journeys

• Assess wireframe, screen design drafts and provide feedback to UX/GUI Design Team using wireframe and screen design review documents

Other training

• Health and safety Training

Personal Interests/Hobbies

Gym exercise: In a week I make sure I visit the gym like thrice to keep fit. Reading: I read inspirational books a lot.


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