Ahmed S. Shetta

  • United Arab Emirates, AE

Senior network engineer

Summary

Network Infrastructure Systems & Technologies including design, delivery, deployment, configuration and installation of LAN, WAN, Wireless, VOIP and Security solutions.
My skills and abilities will not only allow me to meet the challenges presented by this opportunity, but they will also allow me to become an active member and contributor within your organization.

Specialties: Cisco Technologies ( Routing & Switching , Security , Voice and Wirelss),Barracuda Load Balancers and Web Applications Firewall.

Work History

Work History
Nov 2014 - Present

Senior Network Engineer

Hamdan bin mohamed smart university

-Creating the required VLANs, Route-Maps and Policy Routing in the University Core Switches and access layer switches.
-Configuring Redundancy Protocols to achieve High Availability on Core Switches, Access Switches, Gateways and Firewalls.
-Administrating Palo alto Enterprise Next Generation Firewall ( QOS , Anti Vulnerabilities Polices – Data Filtering & Blocking – Applications Policies )
-Administrating Layer 3 – 4 Cisco ASA Firewalls.
-Configuring Security Policies on ASAs and IPSs.
-Configuring Connection Profiles, Group Policies to VPN users ( SSL VPN ).
-Configuring Site-to-Site VPN between the main site and subsidiaries.
-Tuning IPS signatures and Rules Actions Override on the IPS to achieve High Security.
-Filtering Traffic Coming and Going from / to our DMZ Servers.
-Reporting all Attacks “High, Medium , low” coming to our DMZ Servers and adjust the IPS Signatures to stop the vulnerabilities.
-Administrating Cisco CUCM , Unity and Precense Server.
-Configuring Telephone Extensions, Voice Mail , Authorization Codes ,Call Search Space to end users.
-Configuring Wireless Controllers and assigning SSIDs .
-Creating Authentication methods for all wireless networks.
-Configuring the ACS “Access Control System” authentication & authorization Policies.
-Configuring Identity Store, Authorizations Profiles the the ACS.
-Configuring SNMP & SNMP Traps to Monitor all network Infrastructure.
-Administrating Barracuda Web Applications Firewall ( Request Limits – Cloaking – URL Security – Parameters Security)
-Solarwinds Network Monitoring Tool.

Jan 2013 - Nov 2014

Network Engineer

Hamdan bin mohamed smart university

-Creating the required VLANs, Route-Maps and Policy Routing in the University Core Switches and access layer switches.
-Configuring Redundancy Protocols to achieve High Availability on Core Switches, Access Switches, Gateways and Firewalls.

Administrating Cisco CUCM , Unity and Precense Server.
-Configuring Telephone Extensions, Voice Mail , Authorization Codes ,Call Search Space to end users.

-Configuring Wireless Controllers and assigning SSIDs .
-Creating Authentication methods for all wireless networks

May 2011 - Jan 2013

System Support Engineer

Madar emirates - dubai

-Administrating the Company Data Center.
-Network Infrastructure Management ( Servers , Routers , Switches , Firewalls & Call Managers)
-Remote Support to Outside Branches in Sudan, Qatar, Bahrain, Jordan and Oman.
-Configuring Cisco Products for new Branches (Routers, Switches, Call Managers, and firewalls) inside and outside UAE.
-Monitoring the network, the bandwidth status & incoming and outgoing traffic.
- Applying Network Security procedures to the network and all users.
-Attendance System Management (CCTV, Fingerprints System and Cards).
-Evaluating and identifying organizational needs to establish operating procedural standards/ work-flow and creating turnkey disaster recovery solutions.
- Negotiating pricing strategies with external IT service providers.

Jan 2009 - Apr 2011

IT Administrator

Nurol llc - abu dhabi

-Network Infrastructure Management in Main Office and all Constructions sites.
-Cisco Backbone Network Management ( Routers , Switches , Call Managers , Unity Server and Firewalls )
-Provided overall technical hardware and software support.

Education

Education
Sep 2003 - Jun 2007

Bachelor of Computers & Information Systems

Faculty of computers & information systesms - cairo univ

Major of Information Technology - specialized in Networks & Network Security

Certifications

Certifications
2014 - 2017

CCNP - SECURITY

CISCO SYSTEMS
2014 - 2017

Barracuda Web Applications Firewalls Certified Systems Engineer

Barracuda networks
2014 - 2017

Palo Alto Certified Network Security Engineer

Palo alto networks
2013 - 2016

CCNP - ROUTING & SWITCHING

CISCO SYSTEMS
2013 - 2016

CCDP

CISCO SYSTEMS
2012 - 2015

CCNA VOICE

CISCO SYSTEMS
2013 - 2015

RHCSA

REDHAT

Skills

Skills

BARRACUDA ADC & WAF

CISCO WIRELESS TECHNOLOGIES ( WIRELESS CONTROLLERS)

PALO ALTO ENTERPRISE FIREWALLS

CISCO SECURITY TECHNOLOGIES ( ASA , ACS , CISCO ISE)

CISCO VOICE TECHNOLOGIES ( CALL MANAGERS - UNITY-PRESENCE)

cISCO ROUTING & SWITCHING TECHNOLOGIES