- First Name: Arshad
- Last Name: Ali
- City: Abu Dhabi
- Country: United Arab Emirates
- Phone No: 0509016146
- Education: M.Sc Computer Science
- Field of Study: Computer Sciece
- College or University: Gomal University
- Time Period: 2001 - 2003
- Job Title: IT Manager / IT Engineer / IT Administrator
- Listed: August 23, 2015 3:54 am
- Expires: This ad has expired
Lead IT Department as IT Manager at KRC International and managed the deployment, monitoring, maintenance, upgrade, and support of all current IT systems, operating systems, databases, IPPBX telephones, software applications, POSs, PDAs solutions, IP sound systems NVRs & DVRs, Surveillance & Antitheft Solution and all IT peripherals.
Complete evaluation of ERP solution selection for the Group for Retails, Productions, Distribution, Catering, Real Estate, Hyper Markets and much more divisions in UAE & India, writing of RFQs & RFP.
Communicating regularly with executive management and all users of information services and systems.
Distinction in planning, designing and coordinating the implementation of Blade Servers, SAN Storage Boxes for creating a virtualized environment using VMware which resulted in huge savings and availability of servers.
Extensive experience in SharePoint 2013 (Configuration, Administration and advance SharePoint Solutions). Fully handle the communication with the customer's, for technical and non-technical issues and manages SharePoint implementations from initial installation to maintenance and further custom design.
Instrumental in handling end-to-end DR project activities and monitoring Replications and taking necessary steps to ensure completion and testing the replicated data.
Responsible for all aspects of strategic IT infrastructure planning, implementation and support across UAE & India and managed and delivered multiple large scale projects on time and within budget.
Developing standard operating procedures and best practices, including providing written protocols and guidance to IT staff and to end-users.
Ensuring the creation and maintaining of all written documentation, including system and user manuals, license agreements, and documentation of modifications and upgrades.
Overseeing provision of IT Support for more than 350 staff in more than 30 offices in UAE, India Ethiopia and South Africa.
Proactively managing vendor contracts, hardware and software lifecycles to renegotiate price reductions, leverage Cloud and Hosted solutions, modernize software and services to "anywhere" accessible solutions.
Responsible for Windows infrastructure technologies, including Active Directory replication, Global Catalog redundancy, windows services, SAN infrastructure, Backup Infrastructure, Remote Access (Sonic Firewall), Network Security, File Services.
Keeping current with the latest technologies and determine what new technology solutions and implementations will meet business and system requirements.
Managing financial aspects of the IT Department, including purchasing, budgeting, and budget reviewing.
Identified IT gaps and shortcomings and developed a roadmap of continuous improvement to close those gaps.
Developing and implementing all IT policies and procedures, including those for architecture, security, disaster recovery, standards, purchasing, and service provision.
Negotiating and administer supplier contracts and service agreements.
Master of Computer Science with more than 11 years of proven work experience within IT industry as IT Manager, IT Engineer (Team Leader), Network Engineer, System Administrator & Computer Engineer.
Possess ability to provide system administration, design procedures, develop and maintain networks infrastructure & databases, render expert technical assistance plus proficiency to improve structure and efficiency of organization’s systems.
Vast exposure in ERP implementation, design solutions, full life cycle implementation with outstanding strategy development, client relation and customer service skills.
Excellent knowledge on Network designing, RAID Servers & Storage, Programming, Mark-Up – Scripting Languages.
Strategic leader and fast track achiever with excellent analytical, coordinating, organizing, decision making, problem solving, communication and interpersonal skills.