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COOP Student Trainee

ITC Department at KFUPM

•Setup network and Internet connection from remote areas around the campus to the ITC DC using HDSL modems.•Assist in evaluating the University Campus Local Area Network.•Provide support to design the new Students Housing Network at the university.•Initiate to introduce Wireless Local Area Network (WLAN).•Helpdesk technician providing support for faculties, staff and students.•Computer Labs installation and configuration.

Sep 2005Apr 2008

Security Specialist

Emirates Bank International

•Representing the bank in the BCIS committee and its technical subcommittee.•Senior SARIE Security Officer, SARIE BANK-SAMA Coordinator and SARIE-2 Upgrade Project coordinator.•Manage SADAD implementation and configuration project.•Manage eCheck planning and designing project with vender.•Manage TADAWUL implementation and configuration project.•Preparing and enforcing systems policies and request for change with system owner.•Maintaining chain of command to approve system changes using improved & new standardized request forms.•Managing users' and administrators' profiles and authorities on many systems, maintaining segregation of duties.•Managing, maintaining and auditing the following systems security aspects and reporting to IT manager and system owner about all changes periodically: -SARIE (Front and Backend) -TradNet (Pre- and post-live stages) -STELINK (Taking over from IT in Dubai-HQ) -TADAWUL (Pre- and post-live stages) -SADAD (Pre- and post-live stages) -Active Directory (Add, Change and Delete users and groups) -eTrust (email signatures and systems authentication) -Trading Voice Recorder (Pre and post-live stages) -Logical & Physical Access (Restrict access to what is needed only)

Feb 2004Aug 2005

Computer Engineering Instructor

Riyadh College of Technology

•CISCO Networking Academy Program Instructor. (2004)•Training students on Windows, IE Explorer, Outlook and Office suite.•eLearning instructor for Windows, IE Explorer, Outlook and Office suite.•Manage, support, troubleshoot and provide development, testing, and training students of computer programs along with the following: -Acted as a computer technical consultant to college students. -Provided varied computer support and trouble-shooting/problem resolution.


Feb 2009Dec 2010

Master of Science

Univesity of Technology, Sydney

•King Abdullah Scholarship Program Student.•Focused on OS's, Host's and Network's Security through elective courses.•Passed all CCNA and CCNP courses from the Cisco Networking Academy.•Delivered many assignments/case studies about networks design, data flow analysis, requirements analysis and networking devices configurations.•Used many programming languages, e.g. C++, Java, HTML, PHP, JavaScript, Unix BASH and Perl.

Sep 1997Jun 2003

Bachelor of Science

King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals

•Focused on Networking and Communication through elective courses, seminars and short courses in relation to Communication & Networking (LANs).•Built a small network at student housing with my friends to share files and play online games, and another one to share Internet access at home.•Member of the Systems & Computer Club (SCC). (2000 - 2002)•Organize the fourth Workshop on Information & Computer Science (WICS 2002)•Organize the 19th Annual Computer Exhibition (COMPEX 2001)•Maintenance Group Leader at SCC (2001): -Assists to build and maintain the club network. -Support, maintain and install hardware and software. -Troubleshoots, analyzes and solved various computer problems.


Looking for a position in the information technology field as an Information & Systems Security Specialist where I can use my technical & academic knowledge, security risk management skills, security policy designs and analyzing skills to enforce the enterprise security policy and ensure the compliance with international standards and recommendations to the benefits of the whole industry.


SARIE II Security Officer Certificate. (April 2007)•Security Principles short course. (2007)•Network and Host Security short course. (2007)•IBM AIX 5L Basics – AU13 course. (January 2007)•Certified Stone Gate Engineer - CSGE v2.6. (May 2006)•Stone Gate Advance Implementation and Beyond course. (May 2006)•Stone Gate Fundamental and Implementation course. (May 2006)•International Computer Driving License Certification - ICDL v3.0. (September 2004)

•Exceptional teaching, training and presentation skills.•Outstanding computer, internet and research skills.•Excellent ability to analyze programs, devises, and implements solutions.•Active participation in the sharing of ideas and expertise with fellow workers.•Highly committed to maintaining and developing professional skills.


Emad AlHunaidi