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CV, Experienced Saudi Arabia Based IT Engineer/ IT Adm

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 22079

List top 5 skills: Networking/Software/Sever/user support/Cloud computing etc
Qualifications and Skills:

 Diploma in English Language at Des, Colombo – Sri Lanka (1995)
 Diploma in Computer Studies at London Business School (LBS)-July 1998, Sri Lanka
 Diploma in Network Administrator in Turnkey Computer sys Oct 2005
 Diploma in Hardware Engineering with Network in English medium at Turnkey Computer on August 2005 in Sri Lanka
 Managing Maintaining of Windows Server 2003 Environment (2273B MCSE 2003)
January 2007 @ IDM Colombo, Sri Lanka
 Cisco Certified Network Associate (640-802 CCNA) on June 2009 at Numtrix
 Bachelor of Science (Computer Science)- BSc, Eastern University for Integrated Learning Management (EIILM UNIVERSITY-India) on June 2010
 Master of Computer Science in Information Technology (MSc-IT) University of Mysore -2016 –India (Pending Certificate)
 An Administrator’s training course in Information Technology since 11th to 15th of September 2006 at Oxfam GB, Colombo
 Annual IT workshop 2007 Sri Lanka on 31st of July 02nd August 2007 at Oxfam GB in
Colombo Sri Lanka.
 Professional Member of British Computer Society (MBCS ID : 990641257)
 Member of Australian Computer Society (MACS ID- 4000804)

Previous Employment Details:

27th August 2012 up to update United Technology of Electric Substations & Switchgears
(USSG) Riyadh -Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Post:- IT Engineer

 Installed & configured MS windows server 2008 R2 and maintaining monitoring active directory, domain servers, Installed & configured MS exchange 2010.
 Monitoring, maintain and configured specific policies for Fortigate firewall and controlling users access of internet.
 Responsible for Online Exchange for Microsoft 365, deal with mailbox (creation, deletion, and modification), license management, distribution groups, contacts, retention policies, auditing reports, and delivery reports, ActiveSync Device Policy, Online Protection for Exchange using MS exchange 365 web portals.
 Providing user support through remotely inside office and outside of city
 Installed & configured SOPHOS antivirus on windows 2008 R2 Server and deploy the SOPHOS to all users.
 Monitoring all CCTV Camera System & configured camera system on mobile access, installed and configured Middle east time attendance software,

07th Oct 2010 up to 25th Aug 2012 - China Trade Centre (CTC) International – Riyadh - Kingdom of Saudi Arabia
Post- IT Administrator

 Provided user support and Microsoft server 2003 support, maintain and Monitoring
 Formatted, reinstalled all standard software and configuring new laptops and desktops and configured and support to users of OPERA PMS 4.0 hotel software’s
 Installation & Configure TMG 2010 , Make New Rules & web access polices on TMG Server and administration for TMG server allow user access for internet(Fore front Threat Management Gateway)
 Creating purchase requisitions for IT hardware/software & ensuring all software purchased licensing is recorded and maintained & providing training and technical support for users with varying levels of IT knowledge and competence.
 Configuration, HTTP/SMTP/POP mails on MS Outlook
 Installing & configuration for maintaining of EPO (MacAfee Antivirus server deploy configuration antivirus on network maintaining all kind of network activities & controlling Handle all kind of Network, hardware, software issue (configure Network Printer, Scanner, etc.),
 Provide remotely user support to branch offices in Dammam, Jeddah and Madina.
 Configured the Active directory and policy for the users and configured the network printers with grand access of the scanner to the specific department.


5th of March 2008 to up to 30th Sep 2010 - Canadian Agro – Sustainability Partnership (CASP), Akkaraipattu, Sri Lanka
Post- ICT Specialist cum IT Lecturer

 Installed & configured Windows Server 2003 with active directory, and Install and configure ISA 2006 with Firewall policy for user accessing internet.
 Configure Static IP address for all users and configure proxy on users’ Desktops and Laptops and Maintain LAN & WAN Network (Wired and Wireless) devices.
 Conducting lecturer in Online communication and ICDL - (international Computer Driving License)
 Provide IT support (software, hardware, network, internet, email, printer, all kind of troubleshoots) to all users and students
 Installing configured, Trend Micro worry Free Business Security

02nd Feb 2005 – 11th January 2008 Oxfam INGO (Great Britain) – Sri Lanka
Post- ICT Assistant /ICT Officer

 Responsible for the day-to-day running of the IT systems in the Office.
Configured Lotus Notes v.7 to all desktops and laptops and configured
Lotus Notes with domino mail server.
 Monitor the office ICT services and activities for any problem
 Take regular backups of all local data. Maintain a backup log every day.
 Support in the installation and staff training of the new Fax system and planning and implementation proxy server (ISA)
 Configured and distributing of new computers to staff and remove any data from the old ones. Related upgrades & Induct new staff in Oxfam’s computer systems & to ensure the communication links with office in Oxford (UK)
 MacAfee virus protection software is installed on all clients and updated on daily
05th Jan 2002 to 31st Jan 2005 DCS Computer Systems, Colombo – Sri Lanka
Post - Computer System Engineer
 Configured and test computer hardware, networking software and operating system software, Diagnose hardware and software problems
 Served in deferent and multi-cultural backgrounds dealing with LAN and WAN
 Keep and Maintain an up-to-date inventory of all IT equipment both software and hardware the Inventory will include all IT equipment in the field offices. operation systems: windows 93/95/me/98, Win XP/Vista/windows 7 & 8, Server operation systems: NT 4.0, Windows 2000/2002/2003/2008 R2 /2012

1997 to Dec 2001 Department of Education (Government Schools) & Private Institution, Sri Lanka
Post: Teacher of IT / Computer & English Language
 Severed as a Teacher of Computer & English for Primary & Secondary Students at state school & Private Institutes in Sri Lanka.
 plan, prepare and deliver instructional activities that facilitate active learning experiences and prepare classroom for class activities
 provide a variety of learning materials and resources for use in educational activities

Current location: 

Riyadh, Riyadh Province, Saudi Arabia - View on map

Nationality: 

Sri Lankan

Preferred Sector of Employment: 

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

Spoken languages: 

Arabic, english, Malayalam, sinhala, Tamil

Locations I am interested in working:

Anywhere

List of countries I have a visa to work in:

saudi arabia, Sri Lanka (ex-Ceilan)



Career Summary

Post: IT Engineer

10th Jan 2012 To Date
United Technology of Electric Substations & Switchgears (USSG) United Transformer & Electrical Companies (Utec) Riyadh -Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

 Installation & configure active directory domain on MS windows server 2008 R2, Install& configured MS exchange 2010 and managing user account installing active Directory & configure user policies.

 Installation & administration for MS exchange server 2007 & Microsoft Exchange 2010 server, configuration GFI mail Essential, Email Management, GFI Mail monitoring

 Configuration, HTTP/SMTP/POP on Exchange server maintaining mail box and user logon

 Installation & Configure TMG 2010 , Make New Rules & web access polices on TMG Server and administration for TMG server allow user access for internet(Fore front Threat Management Gateway)

 Providing user support through remotely inside office and outside of city (Eg : branch offices in Jeddah, Makkah, Dammam and Abha)

 Install SAP GUI & configure SAP End user network access configuration in production, Quality, Development servers etc.

 Installing configured, Trend Micro worry Free Business Security

 Provide new user training related user login, outlook, share folder ,SAP

07th Oct 2010 up to 09th Jan 2012
China Trade Centre International – Riyadh – Kingdom of Saudi Arabia

Post:IT System Administrator

 Provide desktop and server support & Support and maintain MS Server/Desktops and MS Exchange 2007.

 Setting up and configuring new laptops and desktops & Install authorized software to laptops and desktops

 Ensuring security and upgrades are applied and kept up to date on desktops and laptops & Antivirus installation to all desktops and laptops

 Creating purchase requisitions for IT hardware/software & ensuring all software purchased licensing is recorded and maintained & providing training and technical support for users with varying levels of IT knowledge and competence.

 Exchange server mailbox maintenance & Setting up new users and disabling expired accounts in accordance with HR requirements.

 Installing & configuration for maintaining of EPO (MacAfee Antivirus server deploy configuration antivirus on network maintaining all kind of network activities & controlling

 Handle all kind of Network, hardware, software issue (configure Network Printer, Scanner, etc.)

 Provide remotely user support to branch offices in Dammam, Jeddah and Madina.

5th March 2008  to 15th June 2009
Canadian Agro – Sustainability Partnership (CASP),Akkaraipattu, Sri Lanka

Post: ICT Specialist Cum IT Lecturer

 Install & configure Windows Server 2003 with active directory, and Install and configure ISA 2006 with Firewall policy for user accessing internet.

 Configure Static IP address for all users and configure proxy on users’ Desktops and laptops and Maintain LAN & WAN Network (Wired and Wireless) devices.

 Conducting lecturer in Online communication and ICDL – (international Computer Driving License)

 Provide IT support (software, hardware, network, internet, email, printer, all kind of troubleshoots) to all users and students

 MacAfee virus protection software is installed on all clients and updated on daily.

02nd of Feb 2005 – 11th of January 2008
Oxfam – UK (Great Britain) Ampara, Sri Lanka

Post- Information Technology Assistant /Officer

 Responsible for the day-to-day running of the IT systems in the Office.

 Configured TCP/IP, installed Lotus Notes v.7 to all desktops and laptops and configured Lotus Notes with domino mail server.

 To Upgrade and install new versions of software on all workstations in the office e.g. MS Office, Lotus Notes etc as advised by the IT Manager/ Regional IS.

 Take regular backups of all local data. Maintain a backup log every day.

 Assistance in the installation of commercial and in-house developed software and related upgrades & Induct new staff in Oxfam’s computer systems & to ensure the communication links with office in Oxford (UK) through email by maintain the Internet connection & client support.

05th Jan 2002 to 31st Jan 2005
DCS Computer Systems, Colombo – Sri Lanka

Post: Computer System Engineer

 Configured and test computer hardware, networking software and operating system software, Diagnose hardware and software problems

 Served in deferent and multi-cultural backgrounds dealing with LAN and WAN

 Knowledge in Cisco Routers

 Keep and Maintain an up-to-date inventory of all IT equipment both software and hardware the Inventory will include all IT equipment in the field offices.

 operation systems: windows 93/95/me/98, Win XP/Vista/windows 7 & 8, Server operation systems: NT 4.0, Windows 2000/2002/2003/2008 R2 /2012

1997 to 2000
Department of Education ( Government Schools) & Private Institution, Sri Lanka

Post : Teacher of IT / Computer & English Language

 Severed as a Teacher of Computer & English for Primary & Secondary Students at state school & Private Institutes in Sri Lanka.

 plan, prepare and deliver instructional activities that facilitate active learning experiences

 prepare classroom for class activities

 provide a variety of learning materials and resources for use in educational activities

 assign and grade class work, homework, tests and assignments

 Provide appropriate feedback on work & In Charge for the Computer lab also.

Qualifications

 Bachelor of Information Technology (B.IT) 2002 at British Business College (BBC)

 Colombo-Sri Lanka

 Higher Diploma in Information Technology (HDIT) at CASP, Computer training Centre, Akkaraipattu – Sri Lanka

 Diploma in English Language at Des, Colombo – Sri Lanka.

 Diploma in Computer Studies at London Business School (LBS) -SL.

 Diploma in Network Administrator in English medium at Turnkey Computer sys

 Diploma in Hardware Engineering with Network in English medium at Turnkey Computer

 Cisco Certified Network Associate (640-802 CCNA) in English medium at Numtrix

 Managing Maintaining of Windows Server 2003 Environment (2273B MCSE 2003)

 An Administrator’s training course in Information Technology since 11th to 15th of September 2006 at Oxfam GB, Colombo

 Annual IT workshop 2007 Sri Lanka on 31st of July 02nd August 2007 at Oxfam GB in Colombo

 Passed English For Communication Level –I Examination (University of Warwick –U.K)

 Fundamental of Information Technology I & II (Australian Computer Society – ACS)

 Diploma in Visual Basic Programming (VB 6.0) at APEX High School S.L

Memberships/Training

 Member of St. John Ambulance Association of Sri Lanka

 Participated GENDER Training programmes conducted by Oxfam GB

 Training Program on Leadership Development held on 16th & 17th. July 2005

 Conducted by Oxfam GB (INGO)

 Attended six days Residential Training Workshop on Social Mobilization since 05th To 10thAugust 2005 Conducted by Oxfam GB (INGO)

 FACTS (Filed assist control & tacking system) Training at Oxfam GB – Sri Lanka

 Training of Oxfam People soft Access Page (OPAL) system of Learning & production in Oxfam GB, Colombo.

 Microsoft Academic Program Certificate & attended Microsoft Cloud Computing Boot Camp(Windows Server & Windows Azure)at Riyadh, Four Holiday INN Hotel on 27 November 2012.

 Participated CISCO CONNECT at, Four Seasonal Hotel in Riyadh on 4th Feb & 05 Feb 2013