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CV, Australia Based IT Cyber Security Professional Targeting M East

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 33763
(10/27/1985, male)
List top 5 skills: ADFS, cyber security, it security, single sign on
Short Bio:

I have 9+ years’ in the IT industry with experience ranging from software development,iIdentity access & management and providing consultancy advice on IT Security environments. I have extensive experience in the fields of security software development, risk management, computer forensics, cyber security, security intelligence, and vulnerability remediation.

Current location: 

Australian Capital Territory, Australia - View on map



Preferred Sector of Employment: 

IT and Technology, Banking Insurance and Financial Services, Oil, Gas and Energy

Spoken languages: 

Arabic, english, Urdu

Locations I am interested in working:

kuwait, saudi arabia, United Arab Emirates


I have 9+ years’ in the IT industry with experience ranging from Software Development, Identity Access & Management and providing consultancy advice on IT Security environments. I have extensive experience in the fields of security software development, risk management, computer forensics, cyber security, security intelligence, and vulnerability remediation. I have also configured and provided network security architect design advices on several client projects throughout my professional experience.

My extensive experience has been working on various secured enterprise-scale projects for federal government departments such as Australian Taxation Office, Comcare and Social Services. Throughout my experience I have worked in various agile environments.

I am an enthusiastic and highly motivated individual who is able to learn new concepts quickly. I have demonstrated ability to work independently or cooperatively as part of a team to meet project deadlines. I also have strong oral and written communication skills and strive hard to do my work to the best of my ability.


Education & Qualifications

2014 – Master of Cyber Security
University of New South Wales (UNSW)

2010 – Certificate IV in Government (Project Management)

2009 – Bachelor of Information Technology (Major in Software Engineering & Information Systems),
University of Canberra

2006 – Diploma in Information Technology (System Administrator),
Canberra Institute of Technology

2003 – CISCO Systems Networking Academy Program (CCNA),
Lake Ginninderra College

2003 – ACT Year 12 Certificate, Lake Ginninderra College



• Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011- Customisation & Configuration

• Microsoft Certificate in Windows Communication Foundation (WCF)

• Microsoft Certificate in Windows Workflow Foundation (WWF)

• Microsoft 10969 – Active Directory Services with Windows Server 2012


Technical Expertise

Certifications Certification Authority (CA) UNICERT, SafeNet Hardware Security Module (HSM), Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)

Web Development HTML5, JQuery, CSS, UI Design

Programming Languages VB.Net, C#.Net, ASP.Net, SQL, XML/XSLT, JavaScript’s, WCF, WWF, Web Services

RDBMS Microsoft SQL Server 2008/2012, ORACLE 10g/11g, Stored Procedures

Platforms and Misc. Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011, Microsoft Visual Studio 2008/2010/2012, Encase, FTK, Team Foundation Server (TFS) 2010/2012, TOMCAT, IIS 7.5, Windows: XP /Vista / 7 / Server 2003/2008, Linux, HP Quality Centre, IBM MQ Series, MVC, Active Directory, ADCS, ADFS, Powershell, SCCM

Development Methodologies Agile development, Scrum

Business Analysis Unified Modelling Language (UML) analysis and Information System modelling.

Framework .Net Framework 3.5/4.0, MVC4



Employment History

UXCSaltBush Canberra, Australia
Senior IT Security Consultant -Authentication Specialist
April 2015 – Till Now

Client: Department of Social Services (DSS)

I am currently working at Department of Social Services (DSS) as Authentication Specialist which I am providing technical advice on several projects within DSS. Such projects that I am currently working on is the Aged Care Gateway. This is to enable single sign-on for integration of applications using federated authentication.

Responsibilities & Accomplishments:

• Migrated the PKI digital certificates from windows 2003 to 2012r2

• Provisioned single sign-on Active Directory Federated Services infrastructure for Aged Care Gateway portals.

• Supported and administrated of IT systems and security applications.

• Full filled the requests and resolve authentication issues and administration of internal certificate authority servers.

• Configured the F5 for single sign-on with myGov all in one Government services website.

• Implemented the SIEM (SPLUNK) for the organisation and provided BAU ad-hoc queries.


Tools Utilized: ADFS 2.0, Kerberos, ADCS, SAML, WS-FED, Fiddler, PowerShell, F5, SCCM, SPLUNK, Infoblox


Hewlett-Packard Canberra, Australia
February 2014 – April 2015

PKI Cyber Security Administrator

I am responsible for and accountable for the configuration, tuning and operation of the internal enterprise PKI Microsoft Certificate Authority for a large Australian Government client the Australian Taxation Office (ATO) account. I was also involved in the Multi factor authentication project that was being deployed into ATO and the Symantec End Point Protection (EPP) & Data Centre Security (DCS) project.

Responsibilities & Accomplishments:

• Maintain, manage and operate a Microsoft Certificate Authority deployment within a large Australian Government client e.g. ATO.

• Collaborate with clients, HP technical teams and other provider staff as required to implement defined security policy and risk mitigations.

• Deployed and administered Symantec End-Point Protection (EPP) for client’s requirements. This includes Host-based application whitelisting, configuration monitoring through characterization, intrusion detection monitoring and intrusion prevention management.

• Delivered expertise and forward-thinking strategies to key application teams, solution architects, and IAM team members.

• Undertook security tasks and activities as part of the HP Security Operations team.

• Design and deliver performance and usage reports to predefined parameters relating to the PKI service. Worked with reporting and database tools to create customised reports to meet customer requirements.

• Mentored and consulted with team members and other organizations, customer and vendors on complex issues.

• Created and maintained certification documentation such as Security Risk Management Plans (SRMP) and System Security Plans (SSP).

• Microsoft PKI Certificate Services experience with:

• Multiple PKI design and implementations

• Offline root and online issuing CAs with cipher HSM (Hardware Security Modules)

• Custom templates with restrictive permissions to limit auto enrolment

• Custom CDP and AIA setting to allow for multiple CRL locations

Tools Utilized:

• Active Directory Certificate Service (ADCS), LDAP, Windows 2008/2012 server, bash shell scripting, Online Certificate Status Protocol (OCSP) and Certificate Revocation Lists (CRL), SQL Server 2012, Powershell, Symantec End Point Protection (EPP), Arcsight.


Comcare (Federal Government Office) Canberra, Australia
August 2013 – November 2013

-Contracted through SYPAQ Systems

Microsoft Dynamic CRM Developer

I was involved in the development and providing Level 2 support for Comcare’s Regulatory Management System (RMS). RMS supports the business processes for investigation, enforcement and self-insurance functions for Investigators, Enforcement and Self-Insurance staff within the scope of Comcare’s regulatory framework. RMS is based on Microsoft Dynamics CRM 2011.

Responsibilities & Accomplishments:

• Upgrading of code to take in new government legislation from CRM 4.0 to CRM 2011.

• Development of modules (Stakeholder, Interventions, Notifications)

• Integration with Comcare’s corporate applications including PRACSYS (the Comcare Prevention, Rehabilitation and Compensation application), Outlook and HP TRIM Record Management System.

• Conducted on-going production application support/development and maintenance for RMS.

• Created installation and deployment guide for CRM 2011 for Production/Test deployments.

• Developed plugins using C# and CRM 2011 SDK for integration with Comcare applications.

• Implemented new High Risk Work Licence project within CRM 2011.

Tools Utilized:

• JavaScript’s, JQuery, C#.NET, ASP.NET, .Net Framework 4.0, Microsoft SQL Server 2010, Microsoft Visual Studios 2010/2012, WCF, Active Directory, MS Dynamic CRM 2011, IIS 7.5, TFS


Australian Taxation Office (Federal Government Office) Canberra, Australia
July 2009 – July 2013
Senior .NET Developer- AUSkey Authentication Team

While working in this team I was involved in the AUSkey project led by Treasury, to design and build a single credential that could be used to authenticate all business to government financial reporting. It is an invisible PKI credential that has already been rolled out to over 400,000 Australian business users (and growing), who use it to submit forms to government or to log in to participating agencies’ web sites. It is now being adopted across all of federal government as part of the “lead agency” program.

Responsibilities & Accomplishments:

• Performed PKI security development for a major ATO project called AUSkey project.

• Conducted on-going production application support/development and maintenance for AUSkey.

• Performed requirement analysis of software products and code review.

• Examined/conducted the designing, coding, testing, debugging, and documentation activities of the technical team.

• Mentored junior level staff in the team and new ATO IT Graduates.

• Oversaw all web software development activities and infrastructure upgrades.


• Certificate of Appreciation – Leadership in design, development and implementation of AUSkey.

Tools Utilized:

• JAVA, VB.NET, C#.NET, ASP.NET, CA UNICERT, .Net Framework 3.5/4.0, MVC4, Microsoft SQL Server 2005/2008, ORACLE db. 10g/11g, Microsoft Visual Studios 2008/2010, IBM MQ Series, Active Directory, WCF,WWF, HP Quality Centre, IIS 7.0, CSS, HTML5, SafeNet HSM (Hardware Security Module)

Australian Taxation Office (Federal Government Office) Canberra, Australia
Cadet Development Program – IT Stream

Rotation 2: Midrange .NET Application Officer November 2008 – June 2009


• Handled on-going application support in the production environment as part of the application support team.

• Conducted support for custom developed operations management tools and scripts.

• Administered build and test of custom developed operations management tools and scripts.

• Performed analysis, design, configuration and test of solutions.

• Led planning and execution of system test activities.

• Writing and developing SQL queries.

Tools Utilized:

• VB.NET, C#.NET, Microsoft SQL Server 2003/2005/2008, Microsoft Visual Studios 2005/2008, IBM MQ Series, IIS 7.0

• Rotation 1: IT Forensic & Investigation Officer July 2007 – November 2008


• Assisted with conducting computer investigation support for ATO business lines for such things as fraud, misconduct, misuse of IT facilities & inappropriate material audits.

• Maintaining and building Forensic computer equipment.

• Documented the principles of providing forensic computing support to ATO business lines for external investigations.

• Conducted media wiping, on a case by case basis.

• Assisted in the development of security documentation for IT systems.

• Conducted analyses & retrieved evidence using forensic tools.

• Data recovery from damaged or corrupt digital media.

Tools Utilized:

• Encase, Forensic Tool Kit (FTK), TCP/IP, DNS, eDiscovery


Centrelink (Federal Government Office) Canberra, Australia
November 2006 – January 2007

Contract – Call Administrator


• Provide advice and assistance to clients on technical issues, relating to both software and hardware; via both telephone and email

• Logging inbound calls and their associated administration

• Escalating all problems that couldn’t be resolved to higher assistance

• Providing level 2 administrative support


Professional Affiliations

• Member of the Australian Computer Society (ACS)

• Software Development Forum (SDForum)

• Computer Forensic World



Available on request