Summary

To grow in a challenging information technology career and leverage proven experience to successfully attain personal and company goals. Areas of interest include Information Technology Management, IT Security Management, design and implementation, Networks & Systems Administration. Looking for a position in a growth-oriented organization offering opportunity for advancement and professional development.

Experience

IT Manager, Network & Systems Administration January 2014 - Present

Gulf Union Insurance & Reinsurance Co. Manama, 13, Bahrain

Administrating over all activities like IT services, Infrastructure (including Network), and IT Security management.


IT Manager, Computer Administration August 2008 - December 2013

Gulf Union Insurance & Projects Management Holdings Co. Manama, 13, Bahrain

Provided over sight to the development, deployment and implementation of software solutions, as well as overall management of IT department, including IT security and systems administration.


IT Technical Support Manager May 2005 - July 2008

Data Star International Ltd. Al Farwānīyah, FA, Kuwait

Administered all company owned communications networks and IP telephony systems, including management of IT Department operations.


IT Manager March 1996 - May 2005

Mutawa Al-Kazi Company Al Farwānīyah, FA, Kuwait

Managing network communication Devices (Firewall, Routers, and switches), software development team, and IT department overall management.

Education

Master's Degree - Computer Management and Information Systems 

University of Liverpool October 2006 - March 2009

Information Systems Management

License & Certifications

PMI Project Management Professional (PMP)  May 2013 - May 2016

PMI, License - 1604908


1st Class Power Engineering  December 2000 - Present

Brainbench


Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE)  March 2004 - Present


Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)  February 2005 - Present

EC-Council


Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)  December 2007 - Present

Cisco, License - CSCO10873034


CompTIA Security+  September 2004 - Present

CompTIA, License - COMP001003222500


CompTIA Network+  September 2004 - Present

CompTIA, License - COMP001003222500


CompTIA A+  August 2004 - Present

CompTIA, License - COMP001003222500

Yunis Ebrahim younis.ibrahim@gmail.com • https://www.linkedin.com/in/younis-ebrahim-63191619/ Bahrain PROFESSIONAL SUMMARY ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ A senior IT Professional, with Management qualifications, having over 25 years of rich and extensive experience, in IT Operations Administrations, Networking Infrastructure, Security Management and Systems Administration, seeking challenging opportunity, to put the acquired skilled, experience into action to drive quality initiatives for comprehensive growth. WORK EXPERIENCE ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ IT Manager, Security & Network Administration Gulf Union Insurance & Reinsurance Co. Jan 2015 - Present  Administrating over all activities like IT services, Infrastructure (including Network), and IT Security management.  Supervising development of software applications.  Datacenter Systems Administration:- o Administration support for Microsoft Windows Servers & Microsoft Exchange o Administration support for AWS Servers & Microsoft 365 o Perform assessment of server’s configuration, performance, and security Implementing Disaster & Business Continuity Plans and sites.   Liaising between the business and IT department to deliver continuous IT services support to users, and Following up with the local vendors to resolve equipment failures, ensure the delivery and support levels.  Engaged further in defining & enforcing IT Security Policies/Procedures (including Network Security), ensuring integrity of data and secured access to the system.  Designing and studying physical business security needs and requirements coordinate with vendors for implementation. IT Manager, Computer Administration Gulf Union Insurance & Projects Management Holdings Co. Aug 2008 - Dec 2014  Provided over sight to the development, deployment and implementation of software solutions.  Supported operation of Data Centre, ensuring implementation of DR site & ensuring Business Continuity.  Managed effective support service delivery including infrastructure (including network), and help desk operation.  Exchange configuration, Queue size, resource utilization, Active Directory Configuration, DHCP/Domain Controller configuration, Log Analysis.  Coordinated organizational Governance/Risk/Compliance program, in response to IS Security and defined policies/processes for enforcing security, assuring data/work/control flow.  Supported the development of organizational security policy/process, enforced the same to ensure data integrity, and secured access to systems by users.  Performed physical security access to premises and to datacenters, including datacenters security and safety requirements, access, fire suppression, and raised flooring.  Managing Licenses, certificates, and hardware warranties. IT Technical Support Manager Data Star International Ltd. May 2005 - Jul 2008  Developed plans for future growth of the company, designed and administered all company owned communications networks and IP telephony systems as.  Assisted in formulation of organizational strategy/policy, in accordance with quality standards.  Participated, significantly, in creating a Maintenance & Support Application.  Designed and implemented staff attendance system as well as CCTV security cameras.  Having excellent troubleshooting skills and hands-on experience with various operating systems. IT Manager Mutawa Al-Kazi Company Mar 1996 - May 2005  Ensured secured transactions, data integrity and continuous availability of systems.  Managing network communication Devices (Firewall, Routers, and switches).  Managing Access Control Systems & Managing CCTV and IP Cameras.  Configuration of servers & Updates, patches, and service packs  Conducted diverse engagements for above including System Analysis & Network Design, Systems (UNIX, Linux, Novel, and Windows) Administration as well as installation & configuration of Routers (Cisco, Danube, Colorado) / PIX Firewalls.  Formulated & enforced Security polices in order to establish operational procedures/conducts concerning company data and the corporate network.  Executed a project to convert Spare Parts Application system from Clipper/FoxPro to Oracle Application.  Performed team administration routines and team development/people management activities.  Identify all single points of failure, and any capacity/performance issues, which are close to threshold.  Verify TMG and ForeFront configurations and rules. EDUCATION ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ Information Systems Management University of Liverpool • London SKILLS Oct 2006 - Mar 2009 ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________  Standards: ISO27001, COBIT, ITIL  Networking: Cisco Router/Switches, Microwave Links  Virtualization: VMware ESXI 6.0/5.0, Hyper-V  Operating Systems: Windows, Linux (Red Hat 7.0, CentOS), MacOS  System Services: AD, DNS, DHCP, TCP/IP  Databases: MS SQL Server, Oracle, MyDB  Firewalls Appliances: Sophos UTM, pfSense, Fortinet, Fortigate, SonicWALL, Cisco (Traditional & Virtualized)  IT Security & Cyber Skills: Firewalls, Data Guard Software, Penetration Test Tool, Planning, researching and developing security policies, standards and procedures, Strong knowledge of Endpoint security solutions, including file integrity monitoring and data loss prevention, AWS and cloud platform as a service (PaaS) security, automating security testing tools  Utility: MS Office 2013, Visio, CorelDraw, PowerPoint , etc... PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIALS ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________  Certified CompTIA Security+/Network+/A+  Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)  Certified Information Security Manager (CISM)  Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)  Certified in General Insurance  Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)  Cisco Certified Security Professional (CCSP)  Diploma in Digital Marketing  Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE)  Project Management Professional (PMP) PROFILE HIGHLIGHTS ____________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________________ • • An IT Manager, handle IT Department Operations, initiates, coordinates, and enforces systems, policies, and procedures. Maintains a safe and secure work environment. Recommends information technology strategies, policies, and procedures by evaluating organization outcomes. An IT Security Manager, ensure creating and managing security strategies, policies, and procedures. Oversee information security audits, performed by organization or third party personnel. Assess existing technology architecture for vulnerabilities, weaknesses and propose possible upgrades or improvements. Manage and configure physical security, disaster recovery and data backup systems, fires suppressions, raised flooring, etc. • A Cyber Security Professional, develop, mature and maintain the organization’s cybersecurity architecture; leading or assisting in the creation, implementation and management of cybersecurity solutions; implementing, monitoring, and maintaining cybersecurity operational processes, develop required strategies to safeguard systems, networking infrastructure, data and information systems from cyber-attacks. • Systems Administration, manage the computing Infrastructure & the Network (LAN/WAN), manage network traffic and security monitoring software, and optimize server performance. Manage Cisco, VMWare, Hyper-V, Internet Links, Fiber Optic Links. Handle VOIP, Routing Firewalls, Unified Communications and PBX implementations. • A cohesive Team Player with quantitative, analytical, problem solving, planning, innovation, decision making, communication & interpersonal skills.

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