Munjid Al Akhdar

Munjid Alakhdar

IT Operations Expert

Personal Profile

Over fifteen years of experience in planning, developing, and implementing state of the art secure Data Centers, Virtualization Infrastructure , Disaster Recovery/Business Continuity, IT infrastructure services, Server and Storage Consolidation, and Operations Centers, fulfilling the IT requirement of organizations, and system integration. Having Strategic views, and skills in IT and business alignment. Vary from short-term and long-term strategy development, solid technical knowledge across multiple platforms, diverse team lead and management, solid project methodologies skills, and effective communications skill.

Education

MBA - University of Wollongong in Dubai

2007 - 2008

Telecommunication Engineering - Amman University

1994 - 1999

Work Experience

Information Systems Specialest at Government Sector

May 2010 - Present

My role is to design, manage and develop a secure high available and secure Virtualized Data Center based on latest technologies, Develop IT services to fulfill business requirements. Design and implement Disaster Recovery plane to ensure IT services continuity. Manage RFP and proposals evaluation, and control projects implementations.

IT Consultant at Tatweer Software

June 2008 - April 2010

Working as outsource system infrastructure consultant, responsible of designing and maintaining IT infrastructure services. Providing technical consultation and support for new IT services projects. Report to the IT Operation Officer.

Senior System Administrator (Team Leader) at C4AS

October 2006 - May 2008

Worked with a leading company in IT service outsourcing, to provide IT services consultation and management to UAE Air Force & Air Defense. My job was to manage a team of IT experts to manage Windows Active Directory Services and all related services like Email, DB, anti-virus, Backup, Server Clusters and other services. Beside managing and maintaining network management activities by applying best practices and standards such and ITIL Frameworks using HP OpenView Suite and other management solution.

Senior System Administrator at Government Sector

Feburary 2002 - septemper 2006

Worked with UAE Air forces and Air Defense as a team leader, managing the IT operations of across multiple sites, directing eight site system engineers. My responsibilities were to ensure service availability, reporting of services and performance to the head of Network and Communication Section Manager.

Support Engineer at Seven Seas Computers

july 2000 - January 2002

Worked with a Microsoft solution provider, as a member of the support team for Microsoft products, my role was to install, support, and troubleshoot mainly Microsoft products and Compaq serversí hardware. And I have good experience in configuring Cisco Switches and Routers.

Certifications

Vmware Certified Profissional

VCP 4.1

Cisco Certified Network Associate

CCNA 2.0

Microsoft Certificed System Engineer

MCSE NT4/2000

HP Accredited Integration Specialist

OpenView Operations/Data Protector

Key Skills

  • Vmware vSphere
  • Vmware SRM
  • Windows Servers
  • MS Exchange
  • MS SQL
  • HP Blades
  • HP Storages
  • HP D2D/StoreOnce
  • SAN Switches
  • Storage Replications
  • Citrix XenApp
  • Citrix NetScaler
  • Varitas ExecBackup
  • Varitas NetBackup
  • TrendMicro DeepScurity
  • ITIL