Basic Info

Sayed AbdElghany

7 years

Cairo, Egypt

Bachelor's Degree

Manager

Work Experience

Information Systems Manager , Zone AME at Airliquide MENA

Experience Details

Information Systems Manager , Zone AME

Operations/Management, Project/Program Management

Manager

 Reporting to AME Zone CIO for the provision of all IT services to the AME Zone.
 Budgetary responsibility of £2m.
 Managing & Continually evaluate the ongoing activities of the Data Center Services team, Capacity plan , H/W & S/W inclusive of oversight for the related IT project portfolio as well as ongoing incident response & Operations management.
 Preparing project workflow outlines, draft & final solution proposals, combining financial budget preparation, timing estimate and assessing risk & security requirements.
 Writing technical responses to IT requests and writing technical solution concepts and presentations to meet business needs and objectives.
 Implementing and maintaining internal project management application, ensuring IT actions are followed.
 Writing operational documentation and implementing additional training resources where required.
 Negotiation and management of IT suppliers and services to the business, including regular review and performance monitoring with primary software house.
 IT Staff recruitment and appraisals and managing sub-contract programming support staff.
 Operating an intranet based helpdesk application, with defined policy and SLA structure. Ensuring tasks are escalated at the correct level as required within the IS team.
 Managing Citrix platform to make sure that the business applications are working well with the agreed SLA.
 Managing & providing Backup solution consultation at AME affiliates level & generate daily, monthly report for the AME Data center backup operations.
 Managing Virtualization Platform such as (VMWARE, MS Hyper V, & Citrix).
 Managing storage activities such as (IBM, HDS & NetApp) for AME Zone.  Implementing Monitoring & control tools such as (SCOM & VEAM) to make sure that IS & IT
 Operations are working with best performance and proactive respond for services operations team.
 Implementing WAN & LAN at AME affiliates level with a solution according to business environment
 Design and execution of the enterprise-wide disaster recovery for AME Zone and business continuity plan.
 Participate as a member of the IT Infrastructure & Operations management Group team in creating and maintaining the governance processes of the organization’s infrastructure architecture, data centers, , networks, communications systems.
 Work closely with MEA Zone IT managers to develop IT infrastructure strategies, lead the migration to new technologies, and address ongoing operational needs throughout the firm and build technical procedure and policy. Key achievements include:
 Reducing cost overheads within AME zone and cutting the software house support budget by 70% in 3 years through implementing centralized data center and host the common applications.
 Implementation of security schema for Oracle E-Business suit and MS Navision to enhance the segregation of duties for business functions (finance , procurement , production , sales & logistic)
 Producing an effective framework design for Intranet & helpdesk processes
 Introducing and implementing a concept design for business continuity plan and disaster recovery with a complete integration into the main production process.
 Implementation of centralized management information portal for effective data sharing and interrogation throughout the business, enabling end-users to utilize and generate shared departmental management reporting.


Company Details

Airliquide MENA (multinational)

Egypt

More than 1000 employees

Oil and Gas

www.airliquide.com

Jan 2013 to present (3 years 11 months)
Zone Network & Infrastructure Project Manager , AME at Air Liquide

Experience Details

Zone Network & Infrastructure Project Manager , AME

Project/Program Management

Manager

Managed Projects Portfolio :
•MEA Zone - Network Project with a total budget of 2M Euros.
•NAS & SAN Storage Project " NetApp & IBM" with a total budget of 50 K Euros.
•VMWARE Project with a total budget of 20 K Euros.
•Cisco Call Manager 7.1.2.10000-16 project with a total budget of 10K Euros.
•ITSM System " Airliquide development without cost ".


Company Details

Air Liquide (multinational)

Egypt

N/A

Chemicals

www.airliquide.com

Jan 2011 to Dec 2012 (1 year 11 months)
Network Operation Specialist at Air Liquide

Experience Details

Network Operation Specialist

Engineering - Telecom/Technology

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Responsible for, but not limit


Company Details

Air Liquide (multinational)

Egypt

More then 1000 employees

Chemicals

www.airliquide.com

Jan 2009 to Jan 2011 (2 years)

Achievements


Implementing Africa & Middle East data center to centralized zone applications and services.
Implementing Africa & Middle East disaster data center and building business continuity plan with application owners and business functions head in whole the zone.
Implementing the last technology to increase the efficiency of data protection and availability ( VMWARE , SAN & NAS storage , SCOM , Veam , Commvault , Citrix , Check point , BMC for patch update )
Implementing SLA & OLA for the IT operations with vendor , suppliers & entities IT Managers.


1. Saved $1 million annually by reducing fixed spending 10% and replacing the global service provider with centralized solutions.
2. Saved 100K $ by implementing centralized VOIP system.
3. Enhance KPI's and IT/IS services operations by implementing ITSM system for Africa and Middle east.
4- Increase security KPI's by implementing centralized solution for Africa and Middle east.

My projects portfolio as below :

•AME Zone - Network Project with a total budget of 2M Euros.
•AME -Zone W2K3 Upgrade with a total budget of 70 K Euros.
•AME -Zone Disaster Data Center a total budget of 150 K Euros.
•NAS & SAN Storage Project " NetApp & IBM" with a total budget of 50 K Euros.
•VMWARE Project with a total budget of 20 K Euros.
•Cisco Call Manager 7.1.2.10000-16 project with a total budget of 10K Euros.
•ITSM System " Airliquide development without cost ".



1- Saved 10K$ by changing the mobile provider to enhance the call quality.
2- Implementing ITSM systems to increase the efficiency.
3- Implementing Remote operations control system to centralize the plant operations and increase efficiency by keeping the plant under monitoring 24*7*365 with a remote control actions.


Education

MBA in Business Administration

Education Details

MBA

Business Administration

Victoria University Switzerland, Egypt

Not specified

N/A

N/A

Victoria University Switzerland
2016 - 2017 (Expected)
High School - Other

High School Details

Other

american university in cairo

Egypt

2015

B / Very Good / 75 - 85%

Project Management Diploma

american university in cairo
2015
Bsc in (Electronics and Communications Engineering

Education Details

Bsc

(Electronics and Communications Engineering, Engineering

Modern Academy for Engineering and Technology., Egypt

Not specified

N/A

Communication Engineering

Modern Academy for Engineering and Technology.
2002 - 2007

Certifications

CCNA
Feb 2010

Certificate details

CCNA

Feb 2010

N/A

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MCITP
Nov 2010

Certificate details

MCITP

Nov 2010

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

CCNP Voice
Aug 2011

Certificate details

CCNP Voice

Aug 2011

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

ITIL V3.0
Aug 2012

Certificate details

ITIL V3.0

Aug 2012

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

OCP
Mar 2016

Certificate details

OCP

Mar 2016

N/A

N/A

N/A

N/A

Training and Courses

Training/Course Details

NetApp Storage Administration

Apr 2011

Fast Lane

N/A

Training/Course Details

VMWARE Vshpere 4

Oct 2011

Airliquide EGYPT

N/A

Training/Course Details

Project Management

Mar 2012

AMCHAM

N/A

Training/Course Details

PMP Preparation Course

Oct 2014

AUC

N/A

Training/Course Details

MS SQL Server Administration

Nov 2014

New Horizon

N/A

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Self-assesed Skills

Languages

English

English

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Advanced

Tools and Technologies

Communication skills

Communication skills

: Expert

: High

:

More than 7 years

Budget management

Budget management

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

5-7 years

Critical Thinking & Problem-Solving

Critical Thinking & Problem-Solving

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

5-7 years

Writing reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals

Writing reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

5-7 years

Present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, board members, and other employees of the organization

Present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, board members, and other employees of the organization

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

5-7 years

Change Management.

Change Management.

: Advanced

: High

:

3-5 years

Risk Management.

Risk Management.

: Advanced

: High

:

3-5 years

Creativity & Innovation

Creativity & Innovation

: Intermediate

: High

:

5-7 years

Fields of Expertise

Information Technology Management

Information Technology Management

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

5-7 years

Project Management

Project Management

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

5-7 years

Key Skills

Business-oriented, Creative, Initiative, Problem Solver, Supportive

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