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Ali Mohammad


Last update: 05.04.2016

Ali Mohammad

Graduation: Bachelor of Science. Univ of Texas
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Languages: English (Full Professional) | Swedish (Native or Bilingual)


Ali Mohammad
Tel: 00-46-720-375689 Extensive leadership skills in IT infrastructure management. Managed Data center operations with class leading uptime in the industry, responsible for providing robust operational regime and consistent improvement over the years with multi million dollars of cost avoidance. Technical strengths include the ability to manage, design and implement a comprehensive frame work of policies for enterprise IT infrastructure. Data center management, Virtualization, Consolidation and Production data management. Project / Change Management and continuity of business. Professional Experience Strategic Management Consultant Feb 2012 Sep2013 Kingdom Of Saudi Arabia • Advised a client in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia providing technological and best practices expertise for a turnkey decision support system. • Provided technological advise and expertise for a centralized multi redundant billing / invoice / document repository system, saving the client over a million Saudi Riyals in one year. • Provided training to line managers of the respectivement departments to Ensure compliance. • continuity of business (COB) expertise. • negotiated service and support with technology vendors reducing costs. Citigroup in January 2007 Dec 2011 Assistant Vice President / Senior Technical Advisor, South West Web hosting group USA • Operations management of business data centers with industry leading uptime. • Liaison between various business groups: such as Citi credit cards and clients: such as The Home Depot, American Airlines, Shell and many others to Provide technology expertise and help Provide hands on assistance to various business command centers for outage remediation. • Project management, Governing & Maintaining timelines for deliverables. • Cross Functional leadership during production outages and therefore expertise in business technology infrastructure, to help expedite resolutions. • Provide webhosting solutions to international business entities under the Citi umbrella: such as Citi Financial in Brazil, and Citi Cards in Argentina. • Delegated meetings with International business groups to help disseminate / Facilitate business datacenter needs and help build up capacity for smooth operations under peak online customer load. • lead the team during yearly audits and interface with business executives to Provide oversight and streamline audits by automating the process for selected areas of concern and making recommendations on the findings. • Trained the off-shore team to bring them up to speed on various operational requirements and procedures. • Successfully handed over the daily operational regime to the off-shore team. • SME for best practices expertise for the datacenter migration / consolidation, post acquisition of The Associates by Citigroup. • Process management design and implementation. • Maintain comprehensive frame work of policies for change management. • Served as a subject matter expert for to organization wide deployment of an enterprise class collaboration portal. Accenture January 2006 - Dec 2006 Consultant - IT infrastructure & Datacenter Technologies and Operations USA Ardent Health Albuquerque, New Mexico Jun 2006 - SEP 2006 Project management operations / data center migration and consolidation. • Performed cost benefit analysis for server virtualization and made ??assessments for asset retirement . • Created time and process management tools mapping the Entire duration of the project. • Governed the resource allocation for the three major phases of the project. • Interviewed technical staff and reported to the stake holders of the project. • Interacted with vendors and negotiated terms for support and shared knowledge base. • Designed the rack layout for the new datacenter server room. • Performed requirement analysis for the HVAC system of the new facility. • Integrated the new maintenance procedure with the old procedures for optimum resource utilization. Project King & Spalding Atlanta, Georgia Apr 2006 - June 2006 information Lifecycle Project management consultant • Developed designed and Implemented a comprehensive frame work of policies for the production data of the organization. • The sub processes included but not limited to discovery, classification and migration of data from a myriad of heterogeneous filesystems. • Identified business requirements for a file storage system overhaul. • Provided insight by Identifying the technical limitations of the current storage system. • Participated in devising a strategy to upgrade and therefore identify the tools to best meet the needs of the client. • Designated the implementation team with extensive documentation for a successful deployment. Project Retek Dallas, Texas in February 2006 - Apr 2006 Datacenter Technologies and Operations . • team member supply chain solution project for a US government agency • Participated in Q / A sessions with the client management team. • Requirement gathering and design of a multi terabyte storage solution. • Creation of documentation and flow charts for the transaction and storage procedures. • Provided the implementation team with extensive documentation for a successful deployment. Buzz Computers - Dallas, Texas Jun 2004 - January 2006 Consultant - IT infrastructure deployment and support • on-site support and oversight to clients of Buzz Computers in the Dallas / Fort worth area. • Deployed new technologies and Conducted the expansion of TCP / IP data communication networks, added capacity using sub-netting and level 2 & 3 switching. • Conducted site surveys at client locations for best case scenarios of radio wave propagation using industry standard tools from Agilent and Yellow jacket. • Participated in in-building for trial runs of the RF networks using a variety of directional / non directional antennas. • Conducted technical training of the staff at client sites. • Gathered pre and post installation assessments for addressing compatibility issues related to new and legacy systems. • implementation, installation, configuration, customization, and support of middleware IIS / Apache • Setup new Windows 2000 servers and workstations, installed new servers running terminal services. Education Bsc management information system - University of Texas at Arlington. Certified Engineer computer Sciences and Electronics - C3L Tyresö. Stockholm, Sweden Languages ??English Fluent Swedish Fluent


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