Syed Azfar Hussain
With over Seven years of experience in the IT industry, have acquired a tremendous amount of hands on, technical and project management knowledge. Current objective is to apply technical knowledge and project management skills to help lead a competitive growing company to a new level of success and guide them towards a new age of advanced technology. Key Skills:
Expertise in Windows 2008/2012 server administration and active directory administration from Installation, configuration and troubleshooting of servers and their services.
Troubleshooting AD for various client network.
Create user accounts and group policies and also troubleshoot the existing GPOs.
Responsible for server builds, patch management, antivirus and updates.
Performed system administration activities, security policies and monitored system.
Assists IT staff with presentation, performance monitoring, and data snapshot.
Expertise in administering File servers and Print servers
Expertise in DHCP and DNS
Expertise in Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 8.1, Windows 10, Mac operating systems.
Strong knowledge of TCP/IP protocol suite, virtual networking, wireless networks & Cloud computing concepts.
Experience in the Server and Desktop Management (Windows Administration), Support, Analysis and Maintenance
Troubleshoot and management of Microsoft Exchange Server 2003/ 2007/2010/2013/2016 & O365 cloud environment.
DIA Solutions, Dallas, TX
Systems Administrator June2018- Present
Maintained computer and network systems for all sites. Ensured data integrity, provide software and hardware support.
Performed Migration of Physical Application Servers to virtual servers Using VMware.
Deployed applications through Group policies, client images through WDS, OS patches through WSUS.
Maintaining a close check on all browser activities and hardening the environment through Group Policies..
Trained clients on security policies and provided documentations on hardening their emails..
Installed and configured Windows servers comprising of 2008 \ 2012 \2016 servers and a mix of Microsoft and Mac clients over an Ethernet infrastructure.
Monitory and control internal and external network traffic through web sense.
Configured employee’s security access, cell phones, printers, bar code readers, hand handled wireless scanners and wireless printers.
Configuring and Managing ecommerce applications that provide customer service.
Trained and managed help desk service professionals. Corvit Systems
System Administrator July2016 to May 2018
Installation and Administration of Windows 2008 / 2012 servers
Configure GPO and assign policies to different departments
Managing Domain controllers with additional domain controller and read-only domain controllers
Manage Windows DNS, DHCP servers
Troubleshoot and analyze backup related issues
Administration of Active directory environment and Exchange server 2010, 2013 & Office 365.
Responsible for keeping off-site backup
Responsible for Backup and restore user and Windows server Data Protection Manager. Technocrafts
Electrical Engineer August 2015 to October 2016
Estimate flow projection.
Prepare e-proposal and evaluate bids.
Responsible of constant power supply.
Training of subordinates.
Manage project schedules and budgets, and obtain permits for operations Sarmik (Pvt) Ltd, Engineers & Contractors
Electrical Engineer October2014 to July 2015
Prepare electrical drawings and specifications.
Manage project schedules and budgets, and obtain permits for operations.
Make engineering calculations in connection with field and office assignments.
Investigate problems and recommend solutions.
Ensure compliance with safety requirements and standards procedures. Berger Paints Pakistan Limited
Internee Engineer June 2013 to July 2013
Responsible for the planning, execution and production of designated production department.
Responsible to coordinate with Supply Chain and Raw Material store.
Responsible for the implementation of Quality System Procedure in designated department.
Responsible for the training of all supervisors and workers in section. Certifications:
MCSE: Cloud Platform and Infrastructure Certified 2018.
MCSA: Windows Server 2016 Certified 2018.
MCSA: Windows Server 2012Certified 2018.
70-410 Installing & Configuring Windows Server 2012.
70-411 Administrating Windows server 2012.
70-412 Configuring Advance windows server 2012 Services.
70-413 Designing and Implementing a Server Infrastructure.
70-414 Implementing an Advance Server Infrastructure.
70-743 Upgrading Your Skills to MCSA: Windows Server 2016.
70-744 securing windows server 2016.
Bachelors of Electrical Engineering, University of South Asia, Lahore, Pakistan