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CV, Experienced IT Specialist Seeking Work In Europe

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 37029
(04/16/1985, male)
List top 5 skills: advisory, it management, systems administrator, vitualization
Short Bio:

I am a highly motivated and dedicated individual who is a team player with the ability to function independently and one who strives to continually give off his best. I am experienced in dealing and communicating effectively at all levels in organizations, including dealing with senior and top management across multiple industries. I have vast work experience within the IT industry and Information technology has been my passion from childhood.

Current location: 

South Africa - View on map

Nationality: 

South African

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

IT and Technology, Banking Insurance and Financial Services

Spoken languages: 

english, Setswana

Locations I am interested in working:

Anywhere



Profile

I am a highly motivated and dedicated individual who is a team player. An individual who has the ability to function independently and one who strives to continually give off his best. I am experienced in dealing and communicating effectively at all levels in organizations, including dealing with senior and top management across multiple industries. I have vast work experience within the IT industry and Information Technology is my passion from child-hood. My aspiration is to work for a company that has an excellent reputation.

 

Key Achievements

• Due to my hard work, dedication and the strong desire to lead I was nominated by my previous departments CIO to attend FNB’s leadership Program (Basics & Beyond).

• I won a minivation award for an internal business unit innovation I logged in 2011.

 

Professional Experience

IT Security Analyst, FNB ISS – Secondment
May 2015 – Current

• Analyse information security test results and report on recommendations to rectify any vulnerabilities identified and ensure compliance to security standards within the business unit and within the organisation.

• Comply, understand and implement all steps for the IT Information Security Processes and Procedures and meet governance in terms of legislative and audit requirements.

• Perform functional and technical test analysis and testing (including regression) on security specific projects, incidents and work requests to identify significant risks during the software development test cycle and implement controls to mitigate these risks.

• Consult to projects in terms of identifying risks, vulnerabilities and controls for new developments by researching and understanding security best practices and implementation of security products in a corporate environment.

• Assist with Risk Assessments, compliance and control reviews for IT.

• Monitor audit logs for system and network anomalies, currently doing this process manually by Analysing the checkpoint and proxy reports.

• Review policies and recommend changes

• Review antivirus and other system configurations if required, and make recommendations.

• Investigate and/or escalate security violations such as attempts to gain unauthorised access and virus infections that may affect the network including any other event affecting security

• Assist in providing analysis, design and support for applications, databases, and operating systems.

• Assist with resolving escalated CSIRTs and document the resolutions for operational hand-over.

• Oversee DR and BCP initiatives from a risk perspective

• Support the development of security guidelines, standards, policies and procedures and disseminate to technology teams.

• Continually monitor, analyse and review the effectiveness and efficiency of security operations services to identify and prioritise opportunities for improving the delivery of infrastructure service offerings.

 

IT System Administrator, FNB
Jul 2012 – April 2015

• Installation, configuration and administration of Microsoft Windows 2003 / 2008 / 2012 server OS.

• Managing and configuring both VM and physical servers

• System and application documentation

• Participation in the PCI and Information security leadership Forum

• DR planning and testing

 

IT Desktop Technician, FNB
Mar 2009 – Jul 2012

• Assigning calls to individuals in my team and preparing a Monthly CIO Report.

• Making sure that all calls are within SLA and Compiling daily, weekly and monthly stats

• Keeping track of Assets for Regions

• Resolving user desktop issues (hardware/software), Performing upgrades when required

• Patch management

 

IT Helpdesk Analyst, FNB
Feb 2008 – Mar 2009

• Active directory – Load users, delete, reset and move users to different OUs

• Hogan Mainframe System – create users, delete users, change access level and compile reports of access changes.

• AS400 Mainframe System – Grant acces, delete users, change access levels and compile reports.

• CA Unicentre Call logging System – compile daily summary reports of the incidents, requests, problems and changes logged.

• Do follow-ups on calls that went out of SLA

 

Intern – IT End-user Support, Telkom SA
Sep 2007 – Nov 2007

• Provide user support, perform system administration and Install hardware and software.

• Maintain hardware, network and software as well as providing user training

• Install infrastructure components, maintain standards and quality

• Coordinate resources and provide project support

 

Education & Training

ITIL V3 Foundation
Torque-IT, 2014 – 2015 (Expected)

Microsoft Certified Solution Expert – Server Infrastructure
Torque-IT, 2014 – 2015 (Expected)

Microsoft Certified Solution Associate – Server 2012
Torque-IT, 2014 – 2015 (Expected)

Bachelor of Commerce Hons Business Informatics
UNISA, 2013 – 2015 (Expected)

Microsoft Certified Professional
Torque-IT 2014 -2014 (completed)

Bachelor of Commerce Information Management
Damelin, 2010 – 2012 (Completed)

Diploma in Networking
College Campus, 2005 – 2007 (A+, N+ & S+)

Matriculation
Mmmabatho High School, 2004

 

 

 

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

 

Member of ISACA since 2012

 

 

INTERESTS

 

Reading

Safari adventures

Travelling

Hunting

Golf

 

 

REFERENCES

 

Available on request