Basic Info

Maaz Shah

4 years

Karachi, Pakistan

Master's Degree

Experienced

Work Experience

Associate Technical Lead, at Primatics Financial.

Experience Details

Associate Technical Lead,

Accounting/Finance

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Planning and implementation of automation via Ansible, for the component deployments of the enterprise software.
Designed and implemented a load balanced clustered environment for highly used components via HaProxy and disk
replication via DRBD and OCFS.
Implementing security protocols, for the web portion of the application.
Testing and checking for memory leaks in Java based applications using Heap dumps and suggest improvements


Company Details

Primatics Financial. (multinational)

Karachi, Pakistan

101-500 employees

Banking, Business Services - Other

http://www.primaticsfinancial.com/

Jun 2016 to present (6 months)
Sr. System Engineer, at Cloudways

Experience Details

Sr. System Engineer,

IT/Software Development

Experienced (Non-Manager)

Held responsibilities of managing and controlling Linux Based servers on cloud, worldwide automated deployments via
puppet/Ansible and control via Mcollective currently multiple server farms with different roles i.e. web, firewall, VPN
servers on different Cloud infrastructures
Key Responsibilities.
• Managing cloud servers on different cloud providers including Amazon, Elastic host and Softlayer.
• Automated System deployment via Puppet and Mcollective
• Installation, configuration & administration of Linux Servers , Maintain and Manage various services running in
Linux system such as Apache, Tomcat, HAproxy, nginx Mysql, Trac, fengOffice, Shorewall, Postfix, Chroot
environments, etc
• Setup and maintain Samba and NFS servers as corporate clients backup servers.
• Creating bash scripts to automate various tasks.
• Installation, configuration and troubleshooting of MS SQL server which includes creation, maintenance and
administration of users and databases in MS SQL 2005 and SQL 2008 servers.
• Maintaining the VPN servers for the TUVPN(VPN services) network to provided VPN services based on protocols
as PPTP, OpenVPN, L2TP/IPSEC, Web Proxy and SSH tunneling
• Installation and Configuration of the FreeRadius server to provide AAA services for the TUVPN network users.
• Deployment and maintenance of Cloudways corporate customers' services and servers on Amazon EC2 and
ElasticHosts.
• Working on different products of AWS. EC2, Autoscaling, VPC, ELB, RDS, Route53, Cloudfront, S3 etc.
• Working on backups using Rsnapshot and Duplicity.
• Worked on version controlling via GIT.
• Configuration, maintain and monitoring the availability of the network and services using Zabbix
• Writing and maintaining documentation for multiple tasks and procedures.
• Installation, migration, configuration and troubleshooting of Open source Application like Magento, Wordpress,
Drupal, Joomla etc.
• Configure Caching with the help of Varnish, FPC and W3TC on Magento and Wordpress.
• Worked on Ruby, MCollective, Monit and Puppet.
• Create puppet recipes for automated system and application deployment.
• Creating Ruby scripts for custom Mcollective facters
• Designing server setups as per client’s requirement.
Participated in Launch of cloudways.com single click application deployment
• VPN servers working with different protocols
• Communicating with clients worldwide


Company Details

Cloudways (multinational)

Karachi, Pakistan

51-100 employees

Information Technology Services

www.cloudways.com

Jan 2012 to Jun 2016 (4 years 5 months)
System Engineer at Oasis Travels

Experience Details

System Engineer

IT/Software Development

Entry Level

Held multifaceted responsibilities to configure, install and administer network infra-structure and telecommunication
system that support staff of 250 personnel and branches nationwide. Fulfilled administrative responsibilities including
addition and changes to user desktop Email and PBX accounts
Key Responsibilities
• Deployed Asterisk Based VoIP Telephony System. with User and server end maintenance
• Virtualization of servers on Linux based platform.
• Virtual servers of ISA, Active directory services and Mailer Daemon.
• Applied policies on the users under domain environment.
• Vmware Esx Server installation and virtual machine management


Company Details

Oasis Travels

Karachi, Pakistan

101-500 employees

Travel and Tourism

http://oasis.com.pk/

Jan 2011 to Dec 2011 (11 months)

Education

Masters of Engineering in Computer networks and performance evaluation

Education Details

Masters of Engineering

Computer networks and performance evaluation

NED University of Engineering & Technology, Pakistan

A / Excellent / 85 -100%

N/A

N/A

NED University of Engineering & Technology
2014 - 2016
Bs in Computer Engineering in Computer Engineering

Education Details

Bs in Computer Engineering

Computer Engineering

Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology, Pakistan

A / Excellent / 85 -100%

N/A

N/A

Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology
2007 - 2011
High School - Other

High School Details

Other

Habib Public School

Pakistan

2004

A / Excellent / 85 -100%

N/A

Habib Public School
2004
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Profile Skills and Keywords

AccountingAnalyticalAnsibleApacheAssociate Technical Lead,AutomationBankingBusiness Services - OtherCloudwaysComputer EngineeringComputer Networks And Performance EvaluationCreativeExecutorFinanceITInformation Technology ServicesInsuranceLinuxLinux AdministrationMonitoringNginxPlannerPrimatics Financial.PuppetSecuritySoftware DevelopmentSr. System Engineer,System EngineerTeam PlayerTravel And Tourism

Self-assesed Skills

Tools and Technologies

Monitoring

Monitoring

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

5-7 years

Linux

Linux

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

5-7 years

Apache

Apache

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

3-5 years

Nginx

Nginx

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

3-5 years

Ansible

Ansible

: Advanced

: Extreme - I love it!

:

1-3 years

Puppet

Puppet

: Intermediate

: Extreme - I love it!

:

1-3 years

Fields of Expertise

Linux Administration

Linux Administration

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

5-7 years

Security

Security

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

5-7 years

Automation

Automation

: Expert

: Extreme - I love it!

:

3-5 years

Key Skills

Analytical, Executor, Planner, Creative, Team Player

Online Presence

https://pk.linkedin.com/in/maaz-shah-238b4755

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