KHWAJA IMRAN

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Khwaja Imran's Brief Profile:

Executive Summary:

• 15+ years of total IT experience with vast exposure to IT Infrastructure Management space. Domain expertise on AWS Cloud, Oracle & LINUX/UNIX platforms and successfully managed multiple projects involving Implementation and Production Support. I have extensive subject matter expertise in Cloud Technologies, Datacenter Management, IT Infrastructure Planning (Database, Server & Network Management), IT Services Management (ITSM), Methods, Processes, Strategic Technology & Developing Cost Effective Solutions to meet customer / business requirements. I also have good experience with IT Project Management, Planning, Technology & People Management, Network Administration, System Administration (LINUX/UNIX & Windows) and Oracle Database Administration.

• Strengths include standardizing multi facet operational procedures and effective People Management. Delivered USD 500K Business impact projects using Lean and Six Sigma methodologies.

Experience:

• I am an ITIL certified IT Manager with 15+ years of experience spanning IT Infrastructure Management, Database Administration, IT Production Support, IT Helpdesk, Command Center & Project Management skills to deliver and maintain robust, scalable and reliable IT & Database environments of highest standards..

• I have extensive experience in IT Infrastructure Management & in core areas like Servers, Storage, Networks, System Administration (Windows & LINUX/UNIX), Databases & IT Security. I have managed large teams spread across Multiple Regions, Time zones & Multi-Million Dollar revenue accounts. I also have good experience in Service Delivery, Technology Management, People Management, Operations Management, Remote Infrastructure Management , DevOps, Cloud Platforms (IaaS/SaaS/PaaS), IT Consolidation, support on heterogeneous platforms.

• Enthusiastic, performance driven & successful having a proven track record of bringing value to businesses by utilising my extensive practical knowledge of expertise with Oracle & UNIX platforms.

• Collaborative leadership style & passionate about building successful innovative solutions, dealing with complex projects & creating high quality and timely working results.

• Strong practical experience in IT Infrastructure Management, Databases, IT Security, IT Operations & Project Management.

Management & Technical Specialties:
• Enterprise Level IT Operations Management
• Enterprise IT Architecture Design & Optimization.
• PMM, Six Sigma & ITIL Process Methodologies.
• Triage & Problem Management / Change & Service Management
• Enterprise System, Network, Security Management
• Project Management & Team Management
• Business Continuity & Disaster Recovery Planning
• AWS Deployment & Operations
• DevOps (Ansible, Chef, Jenkins, Puppet, Nagios & SolarWinds stack)
CLOUD: AWS EC2, EBS, S3, RDS, Redshift, IAM, CloudFormation, Pricing & Billing, Architecture & Deployment, Shared Responsibility Model, AWS Well Architected Framework, Scalability & Performance Optimization
• Infrastructure as a Service (IaaS)
• Platform as a Service (PaaS)
• Software as a Service (SaaS)
• System/Business Analysis
• Customer Liaison
• Managing Global Teams
• Project Management
• Team Management
TECHNICAL: Databases (Oracle DBA) & High Availability Solutions like Data Guard & RAC, UNIX, ITIL, ITSM, Application Architecture, DWH, Middleware, SDLC.

Technical & Process Certifications:
• PMP, PRINCE2 & Scrum Master Certified
• ITIL Expert Certified (Expert Certificate in IT Service Management)
• AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Professional
• AWS Certified Solutions Architect - Associate
• AWS Certified SysOps Administrator - Associate
• CompTIA Security+ Certified
• Certified Ethical Hacker (CEH)
• Oracle Certified Professional (Oracle 9i & 10g DBA)
• RedHat Certified Systems Engineer (RHCE)
• HP Certified System Administrator (HP UNIX)
• Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE)
• Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)

Residency Status:
• AUSTRALIAN CITIZEN

Education:
• Executive MBA (Systems & General Management)
• Master of Science (Information Technology)
• Bachelor of Science (Computer Science, Mathematics & Electronics)
• Diploma of Management & Leadership
• Advanced Professional Diploma in Web-Centered Computing (DNIIT)