Basic Info

Wael Mohamed

10 years

Cairo Governorate, Egypt

Bachelor's Degree

Experienced

Work Experience

Sr Systems And Networks Engineer at Cairo Financial Holding

Experience Details

Sr Systems And Networks Engineer

IT/Software Development

Experienced (Non-Manager)

* Implementing and applying NSX 6.0 for Vsphere L2-L7 solutions and services “e.g. Vxlan, Logical switches, Distributed Routers, Distributed Firewall, Edge Services Gateways, etc” for proper overlay deployments and provisioning of isolated DevTest and production environments.

* Perform system implementation and change configuration on internal VMware Vsphere 5.5, with capacity planning, monitoring and Clustering application” e.g. HA, DRS, SDRS, Admission Control, etc”. In addition to resolving technical issues through diligent research, reproduction, troubleshooting.

*Utilizing VMware Update Manager “VUM” to install the patches and the updates to the Vsphere environment hosts and workloads whenever needed.

* Managing the VM creation, snapshots and cloning to maintain a consistent deployment for workloads and vApps.

* Administrating, configuring and monitoring the capacity and I/O performance of the HP StorageWorks P4300 G2 SANs of the Web and App farm.

* Managing and maintaining the network including its infrastructure via
administrating and maintaining the LAN switched network and the WAN network with MCSD and the Disaster Recovery Site.

* Monitoring The MPLS Link Status and Utilization with the Stock Exchange and with immediate reporting of any outage.

* Managing and monitoring the replication cycle between the database servers and backup database servers in the Disaster Recovery Site.

* Administrating and super visioning the team that is responsible of deploying email client application (Lotus Notes), BIMSI client application, Content Management client application, MESTI application, MCSD Client application, Tivoli Storage Manager Client application, Right Fax Faxutil application and Endpoint Security Client application for corporate users.

* Securing email and productivity infrastructure with effective and accurate real-time antispam and antimalware protection, targeted attack protection, advanced content filtering, data loss prevention utilizing Symantec Messaging Gateway appliance.

* Administrating the BIMSI primary and secondary application servers, BIMSI WEB web farm, BIMSI Fix application server, Lotus Domino Sever, Content Management Sever, WebSphere sever, Tivoli Storage Manager Server, Info Recording Server, Nortel Business Communication Manager PBX, Right Fax Server, Symantec Mail Security server and The Symantec Endpoint Protection server.

* Supervision the team responsible of maintaining The Active Directory Infrastructure which includes two Forests of seven domain controllers, two file servers, two print servers, IIS Server farm and two separate PKI infrastructures.

* Managing and maintaining six back-end ISA Firewalls to deliver managed and monitored internet access for corporate users.

* Analyze and troubleshoot network problems and security holes on regular and in need bases utilizing packet analyzers (Wireshark).

* Managing and maintaining a Failover Active/standby Front-end Cisco ASA 5520 Security Appliances in the borders of the Headquarter site and a single Cisco ASA 5520 Security Appliance in the borders of three branch sites respectively.

* Administrating, configuring and monitoring the performance and the storage space of the HP StorageWorks P4300 G2 SAN of the servers’ farm.

*Managing VMware infrastructure including performance tuning, capacity planning, and policy creation.

* Monitoring the network infrastructure health, performance and bandwidth usage utilizing SolarWinds Orion NPM 10.7.0.

* Managing and monitoring The VPN Connections utilization and performance for the corporate mobile users and the Help-Desk individuals with the corporate location.

* Managing and monitoring The VPN IPSec site to site connections between the Headquarter and the branch sites with Hub And Spoke topology in place.

* Securing and monitoring the DMZ network activities by applying and enforcing the security policies utilizing Cisco IPS appliance in inline mode for customer-facing portals.

* Monitoring and managing the Backup schedules.

* Reporting to the IT manager on daily, weekly and monthly bases.


Company Details

Cairo Financial Holding

Cairo, Egypt

101-500 employees

Financial Services

www.cf-holding.com

Jan 2006 to present (11 years 3 months)
Systems and Network Administrator at EAC Securities Brokerage

Experience Details

Systems and Network Administrator

IT/Software Development

Experienced (Non-Manager)

* Managing and maintaining the network infrastructure.
* Managing and maintaining the leased line between the company and Cairo Brokerage residence.
* Administering the team that is responsible of the computer’s hardware and software maintenance in the company.
* Recovery plans, system integrity and file virus protection.
* Maintaining and monitoring network VPN access for remote users and remote offices.
* Monitor, evaluate, and correct outages to the LAN, WAN, Firewall, and remote access services.
* Reporting to my direct Manager.


Company Details

EAC Securities Brokerage

Cairo, Egypt

101-500 employees

Financial Services

N/A

Feb 2004 to Jan 2006 (1 year 11 months)

Achievements


1- Implementing L2/L3 overlay for the Vsphere 5.5 environment utilizing Vmware NSX 6.0 with all functional components and distributed services required to facilitate business needs and compliance requirements.
2- Install the secondary Cisco ASA 5520 firewalls in the CCS Head Quarter Office
Network and build an active-standby stateful failover with the primary unit.
3- Installing and Customizing SolarWinds Orion NPM 10.7.0 for monitoring the health
and performance of the Intranet and Extranet infrastructure.
4- Installing the Microsoft Servers 2008 root domains for the forests of local AD domain and
partner domain.
5- Installing Enterprise Certificate authority for Ccs.local domain local Public Key
infrastructure.
6- Publish the CCG two web servers for Customers web-access and publish CCS Email
server for OWA, SMTP transfer, POP3s and SMTPs access through the Cisco ASA 5520 Firewall.
7- Build a sit to sit ipsec VPN between CCS Head Quarter office and The Branch sites



1- Deploy Lotus domino clients for users over Microsoft Active Directory 2008 Group Policy deployment of the local AD domain. 2- Installing single Read only domain controllers of the local AD domain in each Branch site. 3- Installing Microsoft ISA 2006 server and configuring the Firewall policy rules for each Branch Site. 4- Installing and configuring Cisco 2801 ISR router for a frame-relay connection between Cairo Capital Securities head quarter and the MCSD.

Education

Bachelor's Degree in Tourism Management

Education Details

Bachelor's Degree

Tourism Management

faculty of tourism and hotels, helwan university, Egypt

C / Good / 65 - 75%

N/A

N/A

faculty of tourism and hotels, helwan university
1993 - 2007
High School - Thanaweya Amma

High School Details

Thanaweya Amma

ahmed lotfy elsayd

Egypt

1993

B / Very Good / 75 - 85%

N/A

ahmed lotfy elsayd
1993

Certifications

Certificate details

Vmware Certified Provisional for Network Virtualization “VCP-NV”

Mar 2015

N/A

https://mylearn.vmware.com/portals/certification/?menu=authenticate - Auth-Code : 15730722-9087-92B78ADAB90F

N/A

VMware .Inc

N/A

Certificate details

* VMware Certified Professional 5 - Data Center Virtualization “VCP-DC”

Apr 2015

N/A

https://mylearn.vmware.com/portals/certification/?menu=authenticate - Auth-Code: 15886231-9642-BA34D5B6809F

N/A

VMware .Inc

N/A

Certificate details

CCSP/CCNP Security

Dec 2010

N/A

https://cisco.pearsoncred.com/durango/status?key=CMhITNHCYdnxMRPSsngu - Expired and republished on request

N/A

Cisco Systems

N/A

Certificate details

ICT Security Specialist (ANZSCO Code 262112)

Jun 2012

N/A

N/A

N/A

Australian Computer Society Inc

N/A

MCITP
May 2012

Certificate details

MCITP

May 2012

N/A

https://mcp.microsoft.com/authenticate/validatemcp.aspx - Access code: ccs123456

Transcript-ID:1001952

Microsoft Learning System

N/A

JNCIP-SEC
Apr 2014

Certificate details

JNCIP-SEC

Apr 2014

N/A

N/A

N/A

Juniper Systems Inc

N/A

Certificate details

CCNA Routing and Switching

Oct 2008

N/A

https://cisco.pearsoncred.com:443/durango/status?key=aBVfducQzxweZxyhmVAq - Auth-code: KkwhaLpi - Republish upon request

N/A

Cisco Systems

N/A

Training and Courses

Training/Course Details

IBM Domino 7.0

May 2010

Intercom Enterprise

N/A

Training/Course Details

VMware vSphere 5

Mar 2011

Intercom Enterprise

N/A

Training/Course Details

*IBM Tivoli Storage administration

May 2010

Intercom Enterprise

N/A

Training/Course Details

Symantec Masseging Gateway Administration

Aug 2011

Intercom Enterprise

N/A

Training/Course Details

Symantec Endpoint Protection Administration

Feb 2012

Intercom Enterprise

N/A

Training/Course Details

Cloud Comuting

Jan 2015

Coursera/illinois University

This course was just for Cloud Computing concepts.

Training/Course Details

Programming for Everybody (Python)

Apr 2015

Coursera/University of Michigan

This course was just for Python Programming Basics.

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Profile Skills and Keywords

* VMware Certified Professional 5 - Data Center Virtualization VCP-DC*IBM Tivoli Storage AdministrationArabicBackup/DRCCNA Routing And SwitchingCCSP/CCNP SecurityCloud ComutingCompute And System VirtualizationCompute VirtualizationCreativeData StorageEnglishFinancial ServicesGymHandles StressHard WorkerIBM Domino 7.0ICT Security Specialist (ANZSCO Code 262112)ITJNCIP-SECLeaderLinuxMCITPMicrosoft Active DirectoryMusicNetwork And Network SecurityNetwork Routing And SwitchingNetwork VirtulizationProgramming For Everybody (Python)Reading In ITSoftware Defined StorageSoftware DevelopmentSr Systems And Networks EngineerSwimmingSymantec Endpoint Protection AdministrationSymantec Masseging Gateway AdministrationSystems And Network AdministratorTeam PlayerTourism ManagementVMware VSphere 5Vmware Certified Provisional For Network Virtualization VCP-NVWindows Systems

Self-assesed Skills

Languages

Arabic

Arabic

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

: Fluent

English

English

: Advanced

: Advanced

: Fluent

: Advanced

Tools and Technologies

Network Routing and Switching

Network Routing and Switching

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

5-7 years

Network Virtulization

Network Virtulization

: Advanced

: High

:

1-3 years

Compute Virtualization

Compute Virtualization

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

5-7 years

Microsoft Active Directory

Microsoft Active Directory

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

5-7 years

Backup/DR

Backup/DR

: Advanced

: High

:

3-5 years

Software Defined Storage

Software Defined Storage

: Intermediate

: Extreme - I love it!

:

1-3 years

Fields of Expertise

Network and Network Security

Network and Network Security

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

5-7 years

Compute and System Virtualization

Compute and System Virtualization

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

3-5 years

Windows Systems

Windows Systems

: Advanced

: High

:

5-7 years

Data Storage

Data Storage

: Intermediate

: Extreme - I love it!

:

3-5 years

Linux

Linux

: Beginner

: Extreme - I love it!

:

Less than 1 year

Key Skills

Leader, Hard worker, Creative, Handles Stress, Team Player

Online Presence

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