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Ali is  a versatile and accomplished IT Specialist, who is specialized in Enterprise IT. Always up-to-date with latest technologies and mythologies, with a creative mind in solving problems. With an experience from User Experience and code development, he excels at working in an all-around IT environment.  

Work History

2015present

Computer Operating System Specialist

Saudi Aramco
  • Technical lead for the Big Data environment in Saudi Aramco.
  • Part of the first installment and administration of VDI in Saudi Aramco.
  • Develop and execute Data Retention, Records Management and Data Archiving policies.
  • Develop solutions to enhance the effectiveness of production systems based on analyzing data using shell scripting. e.g. a script to update software that saves around quarter a million of dollars annually. 
  • Development and maintenance of safety and security procedures.
  • Work with technologies like VMware Horizon, VMware vSphere, Hadoop, NetApp ONTAP, PowerShell, Unix Shell, PowerShell, Red Hat Linux, SAP ERP Administration, Microsoft SQL Server and Oracle databases.
20142016

User Experience Designer

Tkmeel
  • Created personas, especially Middle Eastern ones, which the industry lacked. 
  • Developed a data lake of Saudi users behavior by mining twitter data.
  • Conducted data-centric usability testing for customers.
  • Used Balsamiq, Sketch, Adobe Photoshop, CSS, HTML, JavaScript,  UserTesting, Optimizely, Crazyegg, KISSmetrics and Google Analytics. 

Education

20102015

Bachelors of Software Engineering - GPA 3.01

King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals
  • Graduated with the third distinction. 
  • Lead and co-founded TechBench, the biggest university IT club in Saudi Arabia. 
  • Proved excellency at calculus, web development and project management.
  • Developed an undergraduate academic planner on ASP, JavaScript and SASS.
  • Worked on projects that have the following technologies involved: Java, Python, Ruby on Sinatra, MySQL, SQLite, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, ASP .NET.

Personality Skills

  • Experience in working with diverse environments. 
  • People-oriented, enjoys working with others and socializing.
  • Flexible, ability to adapt to any working environment. 
  • Solving complex issues and breaking them down. 
  • Innovating solutions to targets goals of the organization.