SUHAIL MOHIYADHEEN
(Systems & Storage Analyst)
Mobile No:+97150 8002844
P.Box.No : 908
Abu Dhabi, U.A.E.

Objective

To acquire a credible IT position and to be part of the dedicated team in a growing organization where my experience, education and abilities will be an asset and to utilize all opportunities for the development of the organization and self.

 

Career Profile

Since March 2012

Working in Tawazun as Systems and Storage Analyst.

 Duties & responsibilities:

Ø  Working as Systems and Storage Analyst reporting to Infrastructure Manager, managing more than 230 servers across 3 Datacenters in Abu Dhabi Supporting Tawazun & its subsidiaries which includes more than 2000 users.

Ø  Managing, configuring & administering VMware Vsphere 4 & 5 infrastructure with more than 20 ESX hosts, 2 Vcenter and 200 plus virtual servers.

Ø  Managing, configuring & administering EMC VNX5500, EMC VNX 5300, EMC CX4-120 & HP EVA 4400 SAN storage Environment.

Ø  Managing, configuring & administering Brocade, Cisco, EMC & HP Fiber Channel switches.

Ø  Managing, configuring & administering EMC Networker, HP Data Protector & Druva Insync backup.

Ø  Administration of Active Directory, Microsoft Exchange 2010, Microsoft Forefront, Right Fax, Blackberry Enterprise Server, Print server, ServiceDesk and other Infrastructure Application servers.

Ø  Managing NEC Virtual PC (Cloud computing thin Client) Environment.

Ø  Working along with the team in Oracle ERP implementation, domain migration, Security Hardening and application migration from different subsidiaries to one single corporate Domain Environment.

Ø  Working along with the team in the final stage of ISO 20000-1 implementation.

 

January 2011 to February 2012

 Worked in Gulf Computers Abu Dhabi, serving the client Tawazun as Systems and storage Administrator.

 Duties & responsibilities:

Ø  Managing, configuring & administering VMware VSphere 5 infrastructure.

Ø  Managing, configuring & administering EMC SAN storage Environment.

Ø  Managing, configuring & administering EMC Networker backup.

Ø  System Administration Active Directory, Exchange & Application servers.

Ø  Managing NEC Virtual PC (Cloud computing thin Client ) Environment.

May 2008 to December 2010

Worked as Systems & Storage, Implementation & Support Engineer in Emirates Computers, Abu Dhabi.

Duties & responsibilities:

Ø  Installation and troubleshooting of entire Dell PowerEdge range of servers

Ø  Installation & Configuration of Dell-EMC Storage Area Network (SAN) solutions. Good experience in EMC products such as CLARIION and Network Attached Storage (NAS) devices such as CELERRA.

Ø  Good Experience in managing & configuring NetApp Filers.

Ø  Installing & Configuring Fiber Channel Switches such as Power Connect, Brocade, McData , Qlogic & Cisco.

Ø  Installing & configuring Dell Power vault Storage, EqualLogic storage and Tape Libraries. 

Ø  Installation, configuration  and administration of Microsoft Windows, Exchange and ISA servers

Ø  Installing & configuring backup solutions such as Symantec Netbackup, Symantec Backup Exec, EMC Networker & EMC Avamar.

Ø  Installing, configuring & deploying antivirus software’s from MacAfee, Symantec & Trend Micro.

Ø  Installing & configuring VMware VSphere 4. Good Experience in VMware ESX.

 

ü  Worked as Senior System Admin for Ministry of Labor, Abu Dhabi for 1 month as Resident Engineer.

ü  Worked as Senior Systems & Backup Admin for Total ABK Oil Company in Abu Dhabi for 2 months as Resident Engineer

 

Projects Handled:

Ø  Installed & configured entire Dell PE R710 servers, EMC CX4-120 storage, Dell TL4000 library, Cisco SAN switches, Backup Exec, windows & domain configuration for Higher College of technology Women’s College, Khalifa Campus.

Ø  Installed & configured the EMC storage, Dell servers & backup solution for Deutsche Babcock, Abu Dhabi.

Ø  Installed & configured Dell EqualLogic Storage for Abu Dhabi Falcon Hospital.

Ø  Installed & configured Dell EqualLogic Storage & blade servers for National Gas Shipping Company, Abu Dhabi.

Ø  Handled project for Al Manarat Museum, Saadiyat Island for installing and configuring entire domain with VMware virtual machines, Dell Blade servers, EMC CX4-120 storage, Brocade SAN switches, Dell TL2000 library, backup software, etc.

Ø  Handled project for Emirates College for Advanced Education, Abu Dhabi for installation & configuration of Dell EqualLogic storage, VMware, Dell tape libraries, backup solutions, etc.

Ø  Handled project for ADCOP, installing & configuring Dell EqualLogic PS6010 storage, Dell servers, ML6000 library, Symantec Netbackup, etc.

 

April 2007 to April 2008

Worked as Systems Administrator in MNM YARNS SPINFASH (FZE), an internationally based company in Sharjah Airport Free Zone (SAIF ZONE).

Duties & responsibilities:

Ø  Designing network, configuring network Server & operating System.

Ø  Adding new workstation & client computers to the network.

Ø  Managing user accounts & groups.

Ø  Installing new software according to the requirements of the user.

Ø  Review network hardware and software for proper operation.

Ø  Prioritize problems and requests (new and existing) according to Severity.

Ø  Install and upgrade existing hardware and software applications.

Ø  Monitor server and network performance for optimal operation.

Ø  Configuring DNS; DHCP; IIS; PRINT SERVER; DFS

Ø  Manage & Maintaining File server, print server, mail server & Internet server.

 

August 2005 to March 2007

 Worked as IT Professional cum support Engineer in UNION CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETY

Duties & responsibilities: 

Ø  Check daily for new problem reports or user requests

Ø  Resolve problems experienced by end users

Ø  Educate end users, supporting skill levels ranging from  beginner  to expert

Ø  Maintain user accounts, allocations of  disk  space,  and  access  to resources.

Ø  Configuring Outlook Account for the users

Ø  Assisting the Network Administrator in his work.

Ø  Install and upgrade existing hardware and software applications.

Ø  Monitor server and network performance for optimal operation.

 

 

Certifications & Trainings:

 

v  Has successfully completed the requirements to be recognized as  

 

 

Ø  Microsoft® Certified IT Professional : Server Administrator

ü  Windows Server 2008, Server Administrator

 


Ø  Microsoft® Certified Technology Specialist

ü  Windows Server 2008 Active Directory, Configuring

ü  Windows Server 2008 Network Infrastructure, Configuring

 

 


Ø  Microsoft® Certified Systems Administrator: Messaging

 

 

 

v  Has successfully completed the requirements to be recognized as Dell Certified Systems Expert

(DCSE) in the following.

 

Ø  Dell \ EMC CX4 Series Product Certification

Ø  ESF level 2 Version 4 Ax series Part 2 certification.

Ø  Storage PV MD1000 Product Certification.

Ø  Storage PV MD3000i Product Certification.

Ø  Dell \ EMC CX400 Product Certification

Ø  Dell \ EMC CX600 Product Certification

Ø  Dell Associate Server Certification V9.0

Ø  Dell EqualLogic PS Series Storage Arrays Certification

Ø  Dell PowerEdge M1000E Product Certification

Ø  Dell Associate Server Certification V10.0

 


v  Has successfully fulfilled the requirements to be recognized as

 

Ø  Symantec Technical Specialist (STS) in Backup Exec.

Ø  Symantec Technical Specialist (STS) in Endpoint Protection (Antivirus).

 

 

v  Has successfully fulfilled the requirements to be recognized as

Ø  VMware Certified Professional on vSphere 5

Ø  VMware Certified Professional on vSphere 4

 

 

v  Has successfully fulfilled the requirements for

Ø  (EMCIE) EMC Implementation Engineer solution specialist for VNX storage.

Ø  (EMCPA) EMC Proven Professional Associate in Information Storage & Management

 

 


v  Has undergone Training in the following EMC Products from EMC Training Centre

Ø  EMC Avamar Administration.

Ø  NAS Operations and Management with Celerra

Ø  EMC Networker Administration for UNIX and Microsoft Windows

Ø  CLARiiON Host Integration & Management.

Ø  CLARiiON Perfomance Workshop

Ø  EMC Recoverpoint Implementation.

 

 


v  Has undergone Training in ITIL Foundation V3 Course

 Ø  Has successfully achieved ITIL Foundation Certificate in IT Service Management

Ø  Completed Diploma in computer Application (DCA) at INFOCOM COMPUTERS, CALICUT in  

            India (Short course).

Ø  Have completed short term course of Diploma in Computer Hardware at Logic Software Solutions,   

            Calicut

  

Personal

Strengths and capabilities:

A result oriented individual with the perseverance with “can do” attitude always, passion to work in excellence, good communication skills and a self motivated team player.

Educational qualification:

Academic:  Completed SSLC under Board of public examinations, KERALA (March 2001) with 86%.

Technical:  Completed three year Diploma in Electronics & Communication Engineering under Department of Technical examinations, KERALA (2001-2004) with 70% of marks

Ø  Completed project work- SOLID STATE OSCILLOSCOPE.

Ø  Conducted seminar on NON-GEO SYSTEM for personal communication

Certificate of Participation:   

I have attended & gained a Certificate from Alliance Management Consultancy for the Customer Service Skill Training in Union Co operative Society.

 

Others:

Age and date of birth                                29 years, 15th JULY 1984

Gender                                                     Male

Nationality                                                Indian

Passport Number & date of expiry           F1133551, valid till 28th October 2014

Religion                                                    Muslim

Languages known                                    English, Hindi, Arabic & Malayalam.

Marital status                                            married

Visa Status                                               Employment visa, valid till 08-04-2015.

Sponsor                                                    Tawazun Economic Council.

Hobbies                                                    Traveling, reading and surfing the internet.  

 UAE Driving license no                        1046044

Date of expiry                                       31-05-2016

 

Declaration:

 

I hereby to say the best of my knowledge and believe that the above information is true and correct.

                                                                  

 

SUHAIL MOHIYADHEEN

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