Sohail Ahmed available

Sohail Ahmed

System Administrator

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  • Graduation: MS (CS)
  • Hourly-/Daily rates: 10 €/hour
    negotiable
  • Languages: English (business fluent)
  • Last update: 20.07.2017
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PROFILE PICTURE
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SKILLS
I am systems administrator with over 12 years of experience managing server infrastructures and data-center operations across multiple platforms (mostly Microsoft, partially Linux) mostly in virtualized environment (both Hyper-V and VMWARE). Experienced in Web and Email hosting deployment and customer support. Effectively plan, install, configure and optimize the IT infrastructure to consistently achieve high availability and performance. Certified in MCSE 2012, VCP6-DCV and CCNA.
I will be glad to help you.
Skills: -
  • Extensive experience in installation, administration and networking in various environments.
  • Highly skilled at vSphere 6 deployment, including managing ESXI hosts and VMs, Storage (iSCSI or vSAN), Networks (Standard or Distributed Switches), configuring vMotion, Fault Tolerance, High Availability.
  • Highly skilled at Microsoft Server platform (starting from Windows 2000 up to 2012) Administration including configuration of Active Directory, DNS, IIS, DHCP, System Center 2012, Load Balancing, Failover Cluster, Quorum etc.
  • Experience in Virtualization (both Hyper-V and VMWARE).
  • Sharepoint Administration (expertise in Sharepoint Designer and InfoPath).
  • Familiar with configuration of network devices (like Cisco PIX Firewall, DFL-800 Dlink firewall, Configuring Mobile VPN)
Databases Management (MS SQL Server and MySQL)
REFERENCES
  1. PTCL.  www.ptcl.com.pk
Jun 2010 – Till date
Worked as Assistant Manager (System Administrator) at PTCL, managed the company’s entire servers concerned with our Unified Communication Project. My responsibilities include:
  • Managing around 44 servers.
  • Managing Virtualized environment (using Hyper-V and VMWARE).
  • Managing the server platforms for Windows 2008 Server and Windows 2003 Server
  • Maintaining Hyper-V, Active Directory Accounts Management, and Database Backup Plans
  • Providing Webhosting, email hosting and OCS accounts support to our clients.
  • Managing Microsoft’s Office SharePoint Server 2007/2010 (MOSS) SharePoint, which involves installation and maintenance of the MOSS server and its backup plans.
  • Managing Microsoft’s Exchange Server 2007.
  • Managing Microsoft’s OCS 2007.
  • Managing SCOM 2007
  • Managing DNS Servers for Broadband users Nationwide.
  1. TEKenable Ltd.  www.tekenable.com
July 2008 – May-2010
Worked as Manager Network Operations at TEKenable, managed the company’s entire network in Pakistan and Ireland. My responsibilities include:
  • Managed the network for 30 plus employees
  • Managed the server platforms for Windows 2008 Server and Windows 2003 Server
  • Maintained Hyper-V, Active Directory Accounts Management, and Database Backup Plans
  • Provided DBA services to clients at Buro Happold Limited
  • Managed Microsoft’s Office SharePoint Server 2007 (MOSS) SharePoint, which involves installation and maintenance of the MOSS server and its backup plans.
  • Resolved all issues involving the network
  1. AKSA-SDS (Pvt.) Ltd. www.aksa-sds.com
February 2005 – June 2008
Worked as Network Administrator at AKSA for three and a half years, managed the network of 18 servers of which two were on the Linux platform and the rest were Windows-based. Key responsibilities:
  • Maintained 2 domains and over 150 workstations
  • Implemented, monitored and reported on performance and problem resolution
  • Responded to technical queries using the company’s’ standard procedures
  • Dealt with technical issues of corporate clients, and ensured customer satisfaction/retention
Maintained regular communication with the management to build relationship, identify their issues and take effective measures to resolve them.
TIME AND SPATIAL FLEXIBILITY
I am flexable with Time
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