Basic Info

Mostafa Safwat

12 years

Giza Governorate, Egypt

Master's Degree

Manager

Work Experience

Group Infra Structure Director at IDH

Experience Details

Group Infra Structure Director

Project/Program Management, Analyst/Research, C-Level Executive/GM/Director

Senior Management (e.g. VP, CEO)

Responsibilities
• Cooperate with the CIO in creating IT strategic plan and aligning it to the business strategic plan.
• Planning and controlling the budget of IT infrastructure sector.
• Creating IT Infrastructure projects portfolio.
• Creating and implementing all IT related policies.
• Planning and managing all IT resources for the corporate.
• Manage all infrastructure teams
o Datacenter operations team
o Systems team.
o Network team.
o Database team.
• Directly manage and Supervise Data Security department.
o Establishing IDH IT security infrastructure according to health care security standards.
o Supervising creation and implementation of all security policies.
• Directly manage Group IT Operations support department.
o HQs IT operations support.
o 400 branches IT operations support (7 days a week)
Achievements
1. Consolidate all group three data centers in one main data center. Migrating infrastructure applications/ business applications and HW to the main Data Center.
2. Renovating group main Data Center while operation with 0% down time.
a. Change Datacenter electrical infrastructure.
b. Change Data Center raised floor.
3. Redesign Infrastructure and data security according to the health care regulation and fix 60% of existing vulnerabilities.
4. Get ownership of main business application by decrypting database procedures and securing all business data through database tuning and creating backup policy per each database according to business requirements.
5. Change group connectivity service provider by contracting Vodafone to provide the service to all 300 branches and group HQs.
6. Set operations rules and escalation policies for operation support department which increases branches uptime, availability and customer serviceability. This directly increases ROI.
7. Create business continuity plan including all backup policies and plan for DR site ends by 2017.


Company Details

IDH (multinational)

Cairo, Egypt

More then 1000 employees

Healthcare and Medical Services

www.idhcorp.com

Jan 2016 to present (1 year 3 months)
Deputy CIO at Egypt National Post

Experience Details

Deputy CIO

Project/Program Management, Analyst/Research, Banking

Senior Management (e.g. VP, CEO)

Responsibilities
• Implementing the strategic plan for the IT sector.
• Planning the budget of the IT infrastructure sector.
• Manage directly or manage the managers of all infrastructure projects.
• Directly manage and Supervising Data Security department.
o Redesign ENPO IT security infrastructure.
o Establishing daily operation tasks for the security department.
o Supervising implementation of security policies.
• Restructuring the technological infrastructure for Egypt Post, including Network, Security, Hardware, Light current, Applications and human resources.
• Supervising the implementation of the ERP system (SAP system basis team)
• Managing Core IT Projects
o Management and Monitoring ENPO IT environment project.
o ENPO datacenter consolidation project.
o ENPO “disaster recovery site” project.
Achievements
1. Finished High availability configuration and testing for ENPO core banking applications.
2. Finished modifying and implementing new network design for ENPO core banking applications.
3. Finished transporting FAWRY service from Ramsis DC to Smart DC.
4. Finished full Client Copy for SAP Applications.
5. Modifying new Smart Village main Datacenter design.
6. Study Maadi datacenter capacity and request specific modifications to make it ready to host new projects.


Company Details

Egypt National Post

Cairo, Egypt

More then 1000 employees

Government, Banking

www.egyptpost.com

Jan 2015 to Dec 2016 (1 year 11 months)
DEPARTMENT MANAGER at MCIT

Experience Details

DEPARTMENT MANAGER

Project/Program Management, Analyst/Research

Manager

• Project Management & Solution Architect
 Managing projects for more than 21 government bodies and entities providing *MCIT full project management services
 Over 21 project management experience gained (acquired different job roles from technical solution designer going through technical project manager and reaching to project manager) in different business sectors (Banking, Healthcare, Justice,..etc)
 Managing all phases of PM services
o Research (Business analysis, financial statements, SWOT analysis)
o Design ( creating business units, constructing modules, flowcharts & algorithms)
o Proposal (fund raising, project proposal reports and presentations, project twining )
o Planning (business strategy, operational function plans & recommendations)
o Build (procurement RFPs, technical and financial requirement requests for bids, participated in technical evaluation of tenders, resource allocation, service outsourcing, new staff hiring)
o Operate & implementation ( operational trial and error test, )
o Transfer (train staff, create module manuals and guidelines)
 Team leader for a unit of up to 14 technical engineers.
 Cross-departmental leadership for Network, security, system Administration & software engineers.
 Leading teams in solution design, solution development, and problem solving.
 Project managing regional spread of 11 African countries.
 Project managing on a regional spread of 28 governorate

• International project coordination & cooperation
 Project coordination with India for telemedicine diagnosis and tutoring.
 Project cooperation with South Africa for
 Coordinated between international outsourced businesses & the Egyptian government

• IT solutions development, consultation and analysis
• Consultation for Linux, windows, Database(Oracle, DB2, MS SQL)
• Analyzing and advising storage needs for all projects lead by MCIT.

• Problems solving


Company Details

MCIT

Cairo, Egypt

More than 1000 employees

Government, Consulting Services

www.mcit.gov.eg

Aug 2008 to Dec 2014 (6 years 4 months)
Business and Technical Consultant at Hot Soft

Experience Details

Business and Technical Consultant

IT/Software Development

Senior Management (e.g. VP, CEO)

Developing new line of business the company can provide for the market in order not to be limited in software development. Moreover, providing leadership and close technical consultation in the process of business analysis and guide the software designers and developers to develop different types of applications satisfying customer needs.


Company Details

Hot Soft

Cairo, Egypt

1-10 employees

Information Technology Services

N/A

Mar 2011 to Feb 2013 (1 year 11 months)
Business Consultant at Golden Number

Experience Details

Business Consultant

Operations/Management, Business Development

Senior Management (e.g. VP, CEO)

Making the products portfolio
Hiring employees
Marketing
Managing Customer support team


Company Details

Golden Number (multinational)

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia

11-50 employees

Financial Services

N/A

Jan 2010 to Feb 2011 (1 year 1 month)
 DATA CENTER OPERATION MANAGER - OPERATION DEPARTMENT at Ministry of Communication and Information Technology

Experience Details

 DATA CENTER OPERATION MANAGER - OPERATION DEPARTMENT

Operations/Management, IT/Software Development, Engineering - Telecom/Technology

Experienced (Non-Manager)

• Keep MCIT DC operating 24/7.
• Manage the center’s daily tasks; OS, DB, apps, HW checking, storage management
• Manage resources allocation & archiving backups.
• Supervising technical functions in the implementation phase for all projects hosted in MCIT.
• Projects implemented & operated by the data center team I managed included:
o “AfriNec”
o “ WHOIS”
o “EternalEgypt” (www.eternalegypt.org)


Company Details

Ministry of Communication and Information Technology

Cairo, Egypt

N/A

Government

www.mcit.gov.eg

Jan 2005 to Jul 2008 (3 years 6 months)
Senior System Engineer at Americana

Experience Details

Senior System Engineer

IT/Software Development, Installation/Maintenance/Repair, Engineering - Telecom/Technology

Experienced (Non-Manager)

• Alexandria branch systems operations management
• Database Development
• Research employee IT requirements and develop the applications to satisfy their task needs
• Analysis of daily systems performance including database and network performance and generate results report to HQ.
• Network administrator.
• Database Administrator (Oracle database).
• Solve user problems (network, PCs and printers).
• ERP systems developer (including creating new required forms & reports needed)


Company Details

Americana

Alexandria, Egypt

N/A

Food and Beverage Production

N/A

Jun 2000 to Dec 2004 (4 years 6 months)
Sales Engineer at Planet Information Systems

Experience Details

Sales Engineer

Sales/Retail, Marketing/PR/Advertising

Entry Level

Responsible of marketing and sales for the tailored ERP system.
Business development as the company was trying to get good market in the IT services like training, Providing total solutions.


Company Details

Planet Information Systems

Alexandria, Egypt

11-50 employees

Information Technology Services

N/A

Oct 1999 to May 2000 (7 months)

Achievements


1. Consolidate all group three


1. Finished High availability configuration and testing for ENPO core banking applications.
2. Finished modifying and implementing new network design for ENPO core banking applications.
3. Finished transporting FAWRY service from Ramsis DC to Smart DC.
4. Finished full Client Copy for SAP Applications.
5. Modifying new Smart Village main Datacenter design.
6. Study Maadi datacenter capacity and request specific modifications to make it ready to host new projects.


Education

MSc Management of Technology in Business Management

Education Details

MSc Management of Technology

Business Management, Technology Management, Marketing

Nile University (NU), Egypt

B / Very Good / 75 - 85%

Management of Technology Marketing Innovation Management strategic Management Product Development Management Entrepreneurship Project/Program Management Technology Foresight & Forecasting

N/A

Nile University (NU)
2007 - 2009
BSc Computer Engineering in Computer Engineering

Education Details

BSc Computer Engineering

Computer Engineering

Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport, Egypt

A / Excellent / 85 -100%

N/A

N/A

Arab Academy for Science, Technology and Maritime Transport
1994 - 1999
High School - Thanaweya Amma

High School Details

Thanaweya Amma

Housni Mubarak

Egypt

1993

B / Very Good / 75 - 85%

N/A

Housni Mubarak
1993

Certifications

MCSA
Dec 2001

Certificate details

MCSA

Dec 2001

N/A

N/A

N/A

Microsoft

N/A

Certificate details

Oracle Master Developer

Jun 2000

N/A

N/A

N/A

Oracle University

N/A

ITIL Foundation
Aug 2010

Certificate details

ITIL Foundation

Aug 2010

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Training and Courses

Training/Course Details

HP SAN (EVA) full track

Nov 2005

OMS

N/A

Training/Course Details

Red Hat Linux RHCE

Jun 2006

Master Linux

N/A

Training/Course Details

HP-UX(HP-UX for experienced UNIX Administrators, HP-UX Clustering SW ( MC/SG ) installation, implementation and management).

Feb 2008

OMS

N/A

Training/Course Details

AIX Administration

Oct 2008

IBM

N/A

Training/Course Details

CCNA

Sep 2002

Alex Education Center

N/A

Training/Course Details

Quality Control

May 2009

Nile University

N/A

Training/Course Details

International Project Management

Mar 2012

AUC

N/A

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Languages

Arabic

Arabic

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

English

English

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

Tools and Technologies

Project Management

Project Management

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

SAN Management

SAN Management

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

5-7 years

Oracle

Oracle

: Expert

: High

:

3-5 years

Linux OS

Linux OS

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

3-5 years

Microsoft Access

Microsoft Access

: Advanced

: Medium

:

More than 7 years

HP-UX

HP-UX

: Intermediate

: Medium

:

Less than 1 year

AIX Unix

AIX Unix

: Intermediate

: Medium

:

Less than 1 year

Sun Solaris

Sun Solaris

: Intermediate

: Medium

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1-3 years

Windows 2000,2003

Windows 2000,2003

: Intermediate

: Medium

:

More than 7 years

C/C++

C/C++

: Intermediate

: Medium

:

1-3 years

Visual Basic

Visual Basic

: Intermediate

: Medium

:

1-3 years

Network Infra Structure

Network Infra Structure

: Intermediate

: High

:

3-5 years

HTML,PHP

HTML,PHP

: Beginner

: High

:

Less than 1 year

ITIL

ITIL

: Beginner

: High

:

Less than 1 year

SANS (network Security)

SANS (network Security)

: Beginner

: High

:

Less than 1 year

Fields of Expertise

Project Manager

Project Manager

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

System Analysis and Design

System Analysis and Design

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Data Center Operation

Data Center Operation

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

5-7 years

Infrastructure design and Operation

Infrastructure design and Operation

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

5-7 years

Applications development Consultant

Applications development Consultant

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

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More than 7 years

Business Development

Business Development

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

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3-5 years

Business Technology Consultant

Business Technology Consultant

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

1-3 years

Instructor

Instructor

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

More than 7 years

Forex (Foreign Money Exchange)

Forex (Foreign Money Exchange)

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

5-7 years

Key Skills

Analytical, Communicator, Hard worker, Presenter, Problem Solver

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