Abiola - CCNP Professional - Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa

Oluwashina Abiola

Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa


CCNP Professional


I have the right skills and capabilities to contribute considerably to the your IT division.

During my six years’ experience in IT support and development, I have acquired demonstrated ability in all aspects of troubleshooting, installations, and configuration for a variety of desktops, laptops, hardware, and software. I’m highly skilled in delivering very complex technical information. In addition, I am task oriented, get pleasure from accepting challenges, and persistently keep pace with the most recent advancements in the IT field.

As you are looking for an IT Engineers who has outstanding people and problem solving skills, having ability to provide best support to your IT Help Desk, I can be your right choice. I am positive it would be equally beneficial to meet and talk about the goals of your organization and how my technological and computer abilities can assist you attaining those goals.

Thank you for your time and consideration.

Sincerely yours,

Bamidele Oluwashina

Work History

Network Security Administrator

SiyayaDebt Solutions

From December 2013

02/12/2013- Till Date

• Implementation and support of 2011SBS Server & 2012 Server
• Implementation and support of Advanced Network Services.
• Implementation and support of 3 CX PBX Phone Unified Communication Solution
• Implementation and support of Cisco Security and Network Solution.
• Implementation and support of Firewall and Load Balancers
• Implementation and support of Cisco wireless solutions.
• Maintenance and support of Mikrotik Router
• Implementation and support of Portal Billing
•Linux Centos Administration
• Implementation and support of Cisco Security Appliance. (Cisco ASA 5510) & (Cisco PIX 501)
• Implementing and managing the Cisco Access Control Server (ACS 4.2) & (Cisco 2600 Router) for
Terminal Link from Telkom.
• Maintaining 4 Standby P2P MPLS Link from 4 ISP'S, Standby WAN Failovers *NO DOWN TIME*
• Support For HP (CORE) Switch & Cisco (CORE) 2950 Switch For Vlans
• Management of VSAT & Ubiquities Radio Transmission Networks For Siyaya Communications For
VoIP Call Center Staffs'
• Maintaining the WAN/LAN connectivity to the company with extensive Knowledge of BGP, OSPF,
EIGRP, MPLS and other routing protocols.
• Configuring Cisco IPS 4240 appliance to Mitigate Network Threat
• With In-depth expertise at visual sensor configuration and signature tuning.
• Implementation & Administration Of Virtual Private Network(VPN) For Senior Staffs
• Maintenance of Windows 2012 Core Data-Center
• Maintenance Of Cisco Data center Infrastructure
• Oversee all service deliverables and ensure they meet/exceed company expectations.
• Manages the data communications for the company, both from the physical network infrastructure,
including wired and wireless local area network (LAN) of the company.
Sisonke Software Solutions. Mow bray. Cape-Town http://www.sisonke-softwares.co.za
Reason For Leaving: Got my interest area of discipline
Senior Technical Engineer.
01/08/2013 - 29/11/2013
*Pre and post - sales technical support for all products,...

Ubiquity Networks Routers

February 2013 - February 2013

http://www.technicalsys.com/#! Using Outdoor
Wi-Fi Nano Station 5 with a frequency of 5GHz variants as a 7 day personal project carried out successfully

13th March 2013. At Planning Partners. Cape-Town. DELAYS AND TRAFFIC ON EXCHANGE SERVER
TROUBLESHOOTED, http://www.planpart.co.za/home.htm Exchange Server Being an enabler of communication process in the organization, And also storehouse of the precious information as
critical business data in the forms of attachments are also stored within it.
Optimization of system RE-Configuration and design according to changing traffic patterns and while also studying the Mailbox and OWA traffic patterns in details to understand the server usage. I
Employ load balancing and other techniques to ensure that entire communication system design is
optimized to deliver best performance.

I as well Plan a development based on a reliable understanding of electronic mail usage and needs
Email usage evolution reports by the N-Able software as a graphical view of email usage growth in the
PLANING PARTNERS organization. By viewing peaks through of the usage graph on the scale of time to see what have to keep pace with thickening of the traffic flow

Outsourced By Kharisma IT Consultant, Cape-Town. www.kharisma.co.za

Pharma Dynamics

November 2012 - July 2013

Stenberg. Cape-Town http://pharmadynamics.co.za/
Outsourced By Kharisma IT Consultant, Cape-Town. www.kharisma.co.za
Systems Administrator 04/11/2012- 31/07/2013
* Adding Computers to Domain, Deploy Software's & Configuration of VPN's {RAS}, Configuration of 3G's & Wi-Fi Networks.
* Support Server, Support Win xp, 07, 08. Networks and Enterprise Installations, Mapping shared
Drives for Clients.
* Analysed LAN & WAN to determine what major problems and improvements needed to be made to the network infrastructure.
* Maintain LAN/WAN documentation and Performing routine audits of systems & software
* Set up new users and disabling expired accounts in accordance with HR requirements
* Provide desktop support on a national level via remote support technologies,
* Re-engineered LAN to provide more reliable service and to reduce the * Provide disaster recovery when Core Builder 3500 failed that was being used as the sole backbone
switch, causing no LAN/WAN access to local servers, workstations, and offsite servers.
* Set up a new Cisco 1721 router with Firewall services that provides the Internet connectivity at
Different Clients Branch Cloud Sites,
* Manage servers, do fault finding, do configuration, do upgrades, install software as needed & Ensure
all software purchased licensing is recorded and maintained.
* Responsible for managing backups and tape rotation & Management of virtual machine incidents on local networks

Contract Network & Security Administrator

Cape-Peninsula University of Tech

June 2012 - October 2012

Bellville. Cape-Town. www.cput.ac.za/
Reason for Leaving: 6Month Contract Work & Left after 5Month.
Contract Network & Security Administrator 04/06/ 2012 - 30/10/2012
* Configure and Implement Remote Access Solution: VPN, Exposure & Management of Firewalls, Fort
iGATE UTMs, Web Proxies, Traffic Shaping, NAC, SIEM, Web sense platforms, Web Security,
Implementing such solutions as UTMs, Firewalls, IPS/IDS, SSL/IPsec Remote Access and Site-to-Site
VPNs, Web Proxies, Web 2.0 Content/URL Filtering. Configure Cisco VPN 3000 Concentrator to allow
VPN clients.
*Monitor Server & network Device up-time, Conducts research and development in network
*Planning, Installing and Maintaining Campus Network Infrastructure.
*Managing the VLAN structure Of Campus.
* Maintain Network Layout Diagrams, Establishes methods and procedures for use of the network
systems including hardware, software, and communications devices.
* Troubleshooting cabling problems, Planning, Installing and Maintenance of LAN Wireless.
* Monitoring the status of Wireless equipment at CPUT, Troubleshooting wireless equipment using
properly configured Tools, Using Cisco Works to maintain Monitor Switches & Routers

*Arrived Johannesburg South Africa October 10, 2011. Moved To Cape-Town January 2012.


Telkom PABX Management

December 2012 - February 2013

I troubleshoot Pharmadynamics Company Data-Centre in
Westlake area of Stenberg, (http://www.pharmadynamics.co.za/) and help manage staffs work
stations as onsite Engineer, Services such as Firewall Monitoring, Application Monitoring, VoIP
Installations, Telkom PABX Management, Crimple over 70 RJ45 Lan Connection Cable, Install Cisco
Switches as Vlans for external offices within Pharmadynamics Pharmaceutical Company, installation of AP's Access Points, Installations of Lan & Wan Links, Traffic & Syslog messages,
Distribution & WSUS Server Clean-up, Database Management, Logical Drives, Raid Controllers, Import
Non-Windows Devices to N-central Customer Network Wizard.,

Visafone Mobile Communications

November 2011 - May 2012

Nigeria. www.visafone.com.ng/
Reasons For Leaving: Contract Expired. Relocated TO South Africa Support

Network Security Engineer

Running VPN Project

March 2007 - September 2011

throughout the Five Boroughs of Northern Nigeria (KKJAN)
*Deployment of Telecoms Network Elements Such as L2/L3 ON CAS Device Management for Trusted
Networks. Access Network Project (GPON, IP DSLAM & PSTN)
*Management of Networks Operation Mode: IP Address, Vlan, L2/L3, For the CAS itself, and DNS
*Advanced - Routing settings for the CAS, such as Managed Subnets (L2) Static Routes (L3), VLAN
mapping for Virtual Gateways, NAT, 1:1 NAT, ARP, and Proxy server settings.
*Misc. - CAS software upgrade, system time, and heartbeat timer for all users. Telecom's Data Centre
& Security Devices (ACE, Cisco WAAS, ACS)
*Installed, configured and troubleshooting Cisco 2950 and 3500 switches plus foundry switches 9604,
4802 and 2402.
*Provision of PVCs for IuB, IuCs, Iur & MuB IP Routes for Node-Bs & also Provision of circuits in the
Tellabs Titan 5550.
*Excellent practical experience of network security including Firewall and VPN of Cisco IDS using 2600
series router & Cisco Pix Firewalls (525, 520, 515, 506), VPN Concentrator 3000 series, Cisco IOS
Firewall feature set (IOS 12.X).
*Network management and monitoring tools (Orion Net Solar-Winds, HP Open-View NNM)
*High level understanding of multi-services platforms, routing platforms, routing protocols

Qualifications & Certifications

Federal University of Technology

ICT Cisco & Microsoft

Obafemi Awolowo University

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