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Ahmad alshehri

Network Security Engineer at Advanced Electronics Company

Personal Profile

A professional IT engineer with 4 years of experience. Working on multiple areas of the network specially security. My acquired experience, learning and training in complex network systems are applied to enhance organisational network standards. During my career, I've learned to effectively design, deploy, configure and optimize the IT infrastructure to achieve high availability and performance competence.

Work History

Apr 2015Present

IT Network Engineer

Advanced Electronic Company

[ Network Security Engineer ]

- Responsible for the implementation, maintenance, and integration of the corporate WAN, LAN and server architecture

- Implementation and administration of network security hardware and software.

- Enforcing the network security policy and complying with requirements of external security audits and recommendations

- Performing analysis of network security needs and contributes to design, integration, and installation of hardware and software.

- Maintaining and administering perimeter security systems such as firewalls, IPS, VPN and NAC. 

[ Project Management ]

-  Good knowledge and experience in project management and ITIL.

- Project manager for Environmental Monitoring System and UPS for IT cabinets.
- Project manager for an isolated network from the scratch design and                        implementation (Router, Palo Alto FW, Switches and LAN connectivity).

- Project manager for IT cabinets renovation for the whole company 20+ cabinets.

- Project manager ASA Cisco Firewall and IPS design, installation and configuration in production environment.

- Project manager for Enhancing Network Security Environment. 

Jun 2006Oct 2006

Technical Supporter

Jarir Bookstore Company

Repairing PCs and laptops., Troubleshooting installing software and hardware, Advising customers about the suitable PCs/laptops which match their needs.

Achievement: Understanding wild range of computer problems and improving troubleshooting skills.

Education

Jul 2012Jul 2014

MASTER of Information Technology (Computer Networks)

Australia, Melbourne, La Trobe University (VeryGood GPA 3.86 out of 5)

Majored in IT Computer Networks

Mar 2010Jul 2012

BACHELOR of Information Technology

Australia, Melbourne,Ballarat University (Very Good GPA 3.88 out of 5)

Majored in ICT Network Design and Security 

Oct 2004Feb 2007

Higher Diploma of Computing

College of Telecommunication & Electronic (Very Good GPA 4.03 out of 5)

Majored in Computer Technology (Technical support).

Skills

Team Leadership
Communication Skills
Project Management 
Problem-Solving
Negotiation 
Decision Making
Arabic and English

Professional Training

Jan2018

ITIL 

Online Courses
May2017

Information Security Course

Riyadh
Apr2017

SASAC - Implementing Core Cisco ASA Security v1.0

Koeing, Dubai
Apr2017

SASAA - Implementing Advanced Cisco ASA Security v2.1

Koeing, Dubai
Dec2016

CCNP Routing & Switching

The Global Knowledge
Feb 2016

PMP - Project Management Professional  

Now Company For Training & Education, Riyadh
Jan 2016

Essentials I - Palo Alto Firewall

The Knowledge Academy, Budapest
Jan 2016

Essentials II- Palo Alto Firewall

The Knowledge Academy , Budapest

Area of Expertise

Palo Alto Firewall , Juniper Firewall, Pulse Secure VPN, IPS, DHCP/DNS, Network Design

Project Management, ITIL, Two Factor Authentication, NAC, Proxy, LAN/WAN

Skills

Troubleshooting , Team Work , Solid Communication Skills , Decision Making , Time Management