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Objective

I would like to excel professionally in an organization that utilizes and further develops my skills and allows me to implement my innovative ideas and creativity for accomplishment of the projects.

Work History

Nov 2013Present

Core Network Engineer (R&S) | S.I.R.T Coordinator

NADRA Headquarters, Islamabad

Infrastructure, Network & IS Department

Jun 2013Oct 2013

Research Associate

COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad

Electrical Engineering Department

Jun 2012Sep 2012

Network Intern

NADRA Headquarters, Islamabad

Infrastructure, Network & IS Department

Skills & Abilities

Network Security Devices Configuration Management:

Configuration/Troubleshooting of GRE/IPSEC, Policy & Route based VPN tunnels, Routing & Switching for external clients like Banks, Telcos, NADRA's Registration Centers & other remote sites with auto redundant media (Fiber, DSL, WiMAX, DVB-RCS, I-Direct).

Policy Enforcement:

Policy enforcement and management at network level. Procedural policy implementation at core firewalls.

Operational Support:

Provide technical support in the operations of NADRA’s growing global network infrastructure and secure connectivity with clients. Including all clients connected to NADRA's network through Soft-VPNs & IPSEC..

Data center network operations:

Data Center Network Operations, new deployments, ports provisioning and monitoring.

Network Security Structuring and planning:

DMZ Design and implementation, internet segment design. Participated in team projects such as Data Center up-gradation and WAN/LAN Developments. Network and system administration, particularly with regard to NADRA's architecture and platforms. Troubleshooting of network & System related issues in WAN/LAN.

NOC Operations:

 Monitoring of Remote MRVs vehicles and reporting. Document all events that transpire during shift and escalate alerts when needed Prepare thorough turnover reports for the oncoming shift personnel to ensure follow-up on outstanding issues and continuity of operations.

NMS & System Administrator:

Management and Operation of Network Management System (NMS) including SNMP, ICMP Based poling of Remote Sites, Maps Up gradations, Scheduled backup and reporting. OS Installations, Domain Joining, Active Directory (administration and operation), system policy implementation, RADIUS Server, etc. 

Coordinator C.S.I.R.T:

Report security incidents and threats. Also, play an active role in formulating threat advisories. Respond to the domain related threats, incidents and advisories. Basic monitoring of TGM.

ISMS, Reporting and Documentation:

ISMS documentation compliance and representation in audit. Technical documentation of processes and procedures used throughout normal operations. BOQ, Technical Proposals, Scope of Work, RFP and technical presentations.

Fault handling:

Identification of faults and failures and responding accordingly in coordination with other teams, liaising with 3rd parties, handling escalation through to resolution. Escalate issues to the appropriate parties to ensure the most efficient means to problem resolution.

AV and ticketing system administrator: 

Symantec End point administrator and policy implementation. Installation, implementation, administration, reporting and troubleshooting of ticketing system.

Backup Management:

Monthly Backup of all the critical devices of Data-center, Core & Aggregation Network layer.

Education

20142016

MS (CE) Networks                                                                                                               

UET Taxila, (CASE) Islamabad 
20092013

Bachelors of Science in Electrical (Computer) Engineering

COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad

[PEC No: ELECT/40218]

20072009

FSc (Pre-Engineering)

Saint Mary’s Academy, Lalazar, Rawalpindi 
20052007

Matric

Saint Mary’s Academy, Lalazar, Rawalpindi 

Trainings & Certifications

2014Present

CCNA (R&S) | CCNP (R&S)

CISCO ID No: CSCO12548961
Jul 2010Aug 2010

NET Based Web Development

College of Electrical & Mechanical Engineering (NUST). 
Jul 2011Aug 2011

Android Application Development workshop

FAST (NU)

Extra-curricular & Achievements

  • Proctor CIIT Islamabad.
  • Captain EE Tug of war team.
  • Member COMSATS all campuses swimming team, Member Department Cricket team.
  • 2nd Runners-up Robotics competition (ROBIAN’2012).