About Aamir Maqsood

Education

  • 2003
    Al Khair University

    MCS

Experience

  • 2019 - Present
    Al Amthal Financing

    IT Infrastructure Admin

    Establishes secured networking environment by design, system configuration, directing system installation, defining documenting, and enforcing system standards. Develop detailed operational procedures for services, developed procedures for Incident Management, Change Management etc. Protects system by defining access privileges, control structures, and resources. Comply security policy, compliance and best practices (SAMA, CIS benchmarks etc.) Define procedures to review of system generated alerts and notifications and timely actions/closures. Lead security-related activities such as security audits, Systems Hardening, Applications hardening, security updates, DLP (Data Loss prevention) Manage Anti-Spam Gateway and Centralized Antivirus. Development of proposals, contracts, SLAs, DR, Scope of work reports and other documentation for IT projects and associated efforts. Recommendations to CITO in developing and implementing business continuity, annual budget, IT policies and disaster recovery plan. Facilitation of IS Internal Audit, External Audit and other regulatory audit authorities to their satisfaction representing IT Department. Development and maintenance of technical standards and documentation. Provisioning and troubleshoot Cisco switches and routers series 3800, 2890XL 1900, and 1800). Manage Palo Alto (850) Firewall to secure the Network. Managing Exchange Server 2016. OS 2008 R2, 2012 R2 & 2016 & Red Hat Enterprise. DNS, DHCP, Active Directory, WSUS, Proxy, Anti-Spam, Database, Hyper-V and Terminal Servers. Update of OS/Firmware patches and vendor recommended fixes Managing Backup system (Veritas Backup 20.3). Configuration and maintenance of Antivirus, Anti-Spam and Mail Gateway filter. Ensure the applications (Lease Soft System, Service Desk, Microsoft Great Plains) availability for all the Branches. Managing and administering of central Avaya IP telephony system. Recommendations and develops plans for group operations, hardware, software and license purchases, Service/ vendor changes and staffing. Secure Company Network, Systems, Software, data and related Infrastructure through physical and/or electronic means, including definition, maintenance and implementation of Backup strategies and procedures. PROJECTS (IAM)Identity and Access Management is in process. Successfully deployed patch management system (Manage Engine) for Head office and Branches. Successful transition of Network, Infrastructure and deployment of new Network devices as per best practices. Deployed VMWARE Hyper converged solution for server and storage. Migration of Major Application is in process (BSM session in process). Connectivity with SADAD and integration with our system for secure transactions. Upgraded Domain 2003 to 2008/R2 and 2012 and transition of Exchange 2003 to 2007, 2013 & 2016. Updated whole IT infrastructure on new hardware. OS 2003 to 2008, 2012, 2016. Business Applications (Lease Soft, Upgraded Great Plains Service Desk) and Network infrastructure. Implementation of Disaster Recovery Site Warm site for Al Amthal Financing. IT infrastructure, design and implementation for new branches (Madinah, Khoober and Riyadh Branch). Centralized IP Telephone System & Video conferencing (Avaya) for branches and Head Office.

Expertise

IT Infrastructure , Systems , Security , ITIL , Firewall, Project Management,