Hi, I'm Babak!

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About Me

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Who am I?

A self-motivated, attentive and determined graduate of Seneca College constantly learning new material and looking to demonstrate my skills in a well-established organization.


I am a person who can be relied on to follow the rules, respect the laws and uphold the highest standards. I also take responsibility in the tasks which I am given and ensure that they are completed on-time while being attentive to detail. Lastly, I have the required patience and perseverance to get just about any task done even if additional time is required in order to ensure that the proper procedures and guidelines have been followed.


Having completed three co-op terms in two different firmly established companies over the span of 2 years, I have acquired both technical and soft skills that will help me excel in an organization by effectively applying them to solve problems and make the right decisions.  I possess a sharp eye for detail, which I use to find even the smallest errors in text. I work well under pressure and can produce high-quality work in short periods of time. I have strong interpersonal skills and work with a wide variety of people. 

Technical Skills

Operating Systems

Server Administration

Operating Systems

Lots of experience with multiple Windows-based operating systems , including XP, 7, 8, 10, Server 2003, 2008, 2012, and 2016. Furthermore, worked with IBM i and several Linux distributions such as CentOS, Fedora, Kali and Ubuntu in school.

Active Directory

Server Administration

Operating Systems

Outstanding knowledge of Active Directory. Hands-on experience with setting up an Active Directory forest with multiple domains and setting up a cross-forest trust with a Linux IdM domain to allow users to login and access resources on both environments.  

Server Administration

Server Administration

Server Administration

Experience with setting up and managing multiple Windows and Linux-based servers, each with different roles to serve the business needs, including but not limited to DHCP, DNS, IIS, NFS, WDS, and VPN.  

Server Automation

Monitoring & Troubleshooting

Server Administration

Sufficient knowledge of scripting languages, including Windows PowerShell and BASH. Written several scripts on both languages in order to automate tasks and collect data from a large volume of computers in an organization remotely. 





Database Management


Adequate knowledge of relational database management systems as learned through multiple database-focused courses in college. Able to design a database schema, perform database normalization and create/alter tables via SQL. Lots of experience with creating complex SQL queries, sub queries and joins. Thorough understanding of SQL constraints.


Networking

Monitoring & Troubleshooting

Monitoring & Troubleshooting

 Thorough understanding of the OSI model and the protocols used within each layer. Experience with Cisco equipment and designing numerous network topologies with VLANs, STP and different routing protocols, including EIGRP, RIP and OSPF.





Security


Knowledge of best security practices and experience with configuring ACLs on routers, as well as Windows Firewall and Linux IPTables & FirewallD to limit network traffic and reduce attack surface. Experience with Nessus for vulnerability testing and Metasploit Framework for penetration testing. Thorough understanding of private-key and public-key encryption methods and how to implement them in an IT environment to protect the confidentiality and integrity of data.

Monitoring & Troubleshooting

Monitoring & Troubleshooting

Monitoring & Troubleshooting

Experience with IT infrastructure monitoring tools, including System Center Operations Manager (SCOM), Nagios, and N-Able. Great amount of work experience with troubleshooting server problems and developing efficient solutions or workarounds.





Virtualization 


Experience with Microsoft Hyper-V, Oracle VirtualBox, VMWare and KVM virtualization software. Created numerous virtual machine environments and ensured they are backed up, kept up-to-date and optimized for maximum performance.

Certifications

Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician (CCENT)

Issued on: June 25, 2018

Expires on: June 25, 2021


For the credential verification report, please contact me directly.


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Are you interested in finding out more about how my skills and experience can help you? 


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