Summary

Experienced Network Architect, with 10+ years of experience in the Data Center Network Technologies, Developing IT Network Solution Architecture, Deployment of Large Scale Networks and Analyzing Existing Network Environments in various sectors including Banking, Public (Govt.), SMB; extended expertise in leading data center network projects, conducting technical workshops with customers, developing network infrastructure logical models, network capacity planning, building network strategy and network migration planning

Work History

Work History
Jul 2008 - Present

Senior Networking Specialist

Gulf Business Machines - INS

Transform business needs to technical solutions

Conduct Technical Presentations on INS Professional Services Portfolio through technical justifications and solution validation

Developing High Level Network Design Documents

Developing Low Level Network Design and Solution Architect

Implementation and Migration of Complex Data Center

Knowledge transfer and handover to customers and internal support department

Conduct Network Audit and Network Posture Assessment

Jan 2005 - May 2008

Network Security Engineer

CENTRAL DEPOSITORY COMPANY OF PAKISTAN LIMITED

Network Security Analysis

Management of Security Appliances

Development & Deployment of security concepts

Network Designing and perform Architectural changes

Jan 2004 - Jan 2005

Assistant Network Engineer

Habib Rafiq internation (internet service provider)

Configuration and deployment of CPE (Customer Premises Equipment)

Troubleshooting client side DSL and Network issues

Designing of Network Scenarios for Clients according to their requirements

Provide online technical support to customer to troubleshoot the network issues and to assist in configuration

Assist in operational activities of ISP and monitoring of services, communication links and network utilization

Education

Education
Jan 2005 - Dec 2007

M.E.

NED University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi, Pakistan

Computer Systems

SPECIALIZATION: Computer Networks and Performance Evaluation

Feb 2000 - Dec 2003

B.E.

NED UNIVERSITY OF ENGINEERING AND TECHNOLOGY, KARACHI, PAKISTAN

Computer and Information Systems

Certifications

Certifications
Jan 2009 - Present

CCIE – CISCO CERTIFIED INTERNETWORK EXPERT – SECURITY # 27883

Cisco systems
Aug 2012 - Present

VCP-DCV – VMware Certified Professional – Data Center Virtualization

vmware
Mar 2014 - Present

CCP – Citrix Certified Professional – Networking 

citrix
Jan 2011 - Present

CCDP – Cisco Certified Design Professional

cisco systems
Jan 2008 - Present

CCSP – Cisco Certified Security Professional

Cisco systems
Jul 2007 - Present

CCNA – Cisco Certified Network Associate

cisco systems
Sep 2008 - Present

CCDA – Cisco Certified Design Associate

cisco systems
Sep 2014 - Present

DCUFSS – Cisco Data Center Unified Fabric Support Specialist

cisco systems
Sep 2008 - Present

DCASDS – Cisco Data Center Application Services Design Specialist

cisco systems

Skills

Skills

Data Center

Network Security

Network Design

Low Level Designing

High Level Design