Summary

Mr. Ben Younes is an innovative, well-informed and supportive consultant - who can quickly and accurately offer a range of specific, actionable security solution options for further consideration. Sufficiently Autonomous but also a collaborative team player. Has broad business and technical experience spanning many business sectors (IT services , finance, oil, manufacturing) and different scales of enterprise from Small and Medium Enterprises (SME's) up to large Multi-National organizations.

Equally capable and competent in delivering security and infrastructure architecture solutions.

During his career , he has developed both his knowledge and expertise in the following IT areas :

Security & Access Control Systems, Project Management Methods and Tools, Hardware Configurations, Infrastructure Architecture, Network Traffic Analysis, Network and Communications, Operating Infrastructure, Operating Systems (Unix, Linux and Windows ), Software and System Quality Assurance Techniques & testing , Telecommunications Protocols .

He can analyze and Solve Problems, Consultancy, Team Working, Communicate and Persuade

Work History

Work History
Jan 2010 - Present

senior IT security architect / auditor

International assurance providers IAP-CEMAE
  • Senior Infrastructure Architect

  • Manage the on-boarding of customers outsourced infrastructure on-boarding

  • Assist customers in the architecture, integration and deployment of network and systems solutions.

Jun 2011 - Present

Country Head of IT Morocco

SIEMENS S.A.
Oct 2010 - Jun 2011

Information Security Advisor

SIEMENS S.A.
Jun 2010 - Sep 2010

IT Manager / Team Leader

SICPA S.A.
Sep 2009 - Dec 2009

IT Consultant / Project Manager (Freelance)

South Accounting

IT Consultant / Project Manager : South Accounting ( Morocco ) 2009

- Management of “VPN based interconnection solution of remote port silos “ project for

SOSIPO ( Société des Silos Portuaires Maroc www.sosipo.com )

- Management of “Security assessment and external perimeter security solution design” project for SOSIPO ( Société des Silos Portuaires Maroc www.sosipo.com )

Aug 2008 - Jun 2009

Senior IT infrastructure Architect

EDS an HP Company

  • Senior Infrastructure Architect

  • Manage the on-boarding of customers outsourced infrastructure on-boarding

  • Assist customers in the architecture, integration and deployment of network and systems solutions.

Feb 2000 - Aug 2008

Service delivery North Africa Telecom Manager

Royal Dutch Shell - Maroc

  • Acted as a Shell Telecoms Africa Manager in The North region in term of Functional Compliance and Process Improvements and as deputy for Africa Telecoms Manager .

  • Actively participated in the Shell Group IT Security Certification Audit Project for North Africa countries.

  • Managed the telecoms & telephony Cost reduction project 

  • Managed the design and the implementation of a network management and links availability monitoring solution based on a linux Redhat ,mrtg,snmp-tools for external border routers in North,West,Est Africa.

  • Memeber of “LAN & WAN upgrade project“ team for network design review and architecture validation (in Shell North Africa countries,Senegal,Ivory Cost).

  • Participated in the infrastructure outsourcing project .

    • IT Service delivery of data center and mission critical network management in north Africa .

    • Configuration, management, and troubleshooting of large and complex LAN,WAN network

    • Developed and Implemented IT infrastructure DRP and BCP .

    • Developed the guidelines and procedures for IT security network components (switches, routers, firewalls) in compliance with IT security policy and security standards including BS7799, ISO27001.

    • Provided technological advice on IT security for various projects involving IT security self assessment and audit.

    • Participated in the implementation of information security standard in terms of documentation, pen-testing, validation and remediation.

    • Provided support for finance projects in term of functional information security compliance and process improvements .

    • Evaluate technical solutions for IT security in order to position the company and certify products for the security field

    • Provided IT security, operational, and compliance internal audit and consulting services for many business units.

    • Conducted security risk assessment and mitigation projects including LAN, WAN, data flow, virtual private networks, remote access system and logging management and procedures.

    • Participated as project team member for continental wide migration projects in terms of IS architecture conformity including data migration and end of life systems decommissioning.

    • Developed architectures for securing applications, data and services in IT security in the following areas : Identity management, network segmentation, duty segregation, authentication.

    • Audited controls and business processes to verify compliance with various standards including BS7799, ISO 27000,ITIL.

    • Provided technical recommendations and cost effective solutions, negotiate with equipment vendors and third party service providers to implement a thoroughly test compliance solution.

    • Participated in identifying and providing strategic direction and issues of protection of information conveyed, processed and stored by IT.

    • Participated as senior telecom engineer and security focal point for the implementation and deployment of e-Card payment system in Morocco and Tunisia

    • Participated as senior telecom engineer in the national WAN routers configuration standardization and IS compliance for North Est West Africa's Shell companies.

Education

Education
Sep 1996 - Jun 1999

Master of Science in Computer engineering

National technical university of Ukraine
Sep 1993 - Jun 1996

Bachelor of Science in Computer engineering

National technical university of Ukraine

Certifications

Certifications

Professional & technical trainings

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