Faizan Shoaib

Faizan Shoaib

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


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

Work experience

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

Nov 2013 - Present
NADRA Headquarters, Islamabad

Research Associate

Jun 2013 - Oct 2013
COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad

Network Intern

Jun 2012 - Sep 2012
NADRA Networks & IS Department, Islamabad

Skills & Abilities 


Network 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..

Centralized Management:

Data Centre Operations, ports provisioning and monitoring.

Network Structuring and planning:

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.



MS (CE) Networks                                                                                                               

2014 - 2016
UET Taxila, (CASE) Islamabad 

Bachelors of Science in Electrical (Computer) Engineering

2009 - 2013
COMSATS Institute of Information Technology, Islamabad

[PEC No: ELECT/40218]

FSc (Pre-Engineering)

Saint Mary’s Academy, Lalazar, Rawalpindi 


Saint Mary’s Academy, Lalazar, Rawalpindi 

Trainings & Certifications



2014 - Present
CISCO ID No: CSCO12548961

NET Based Web Development

Jul 2010 - Aug 2010
College of Electrical & Mechanical Engineering (NUST). 

Android Application Development workshop

Jul 2011 - Aug 2011

Extra-curricular & Achievements

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