Elmi I.

Sysops Engineer

765 dollar
12 years

My experience


FreelanceJanuary 2018 - Present

Now - TalkTalk - Network Engineer / IT Contractor

2018-2020 BlueKong Networks/Waters (Freelancer)

- Field Network Engineer responsible for installation, configuration and support of layer 2 and layer 3
networks at client premises.
- Installing, configuring and maintaining Cisco Routers (PPPoE, GRE/DMVPN MPLS & RIB )
- Configuring managing, supporting networking (IP phones system, IP Security Cameras)
- Supporting customers remotely using Team view & any desk or Cisco WebEx and Phone
- Planning, designing and implementing Layer2 &Layer3 Networks (LAN &WAN)
- Configuring and managing Cisco Switches and Routing Protocols, maintaining Network security and Virtual Private Networks ( VLAN, STP, Port Channel, Port Security, OSPF, BGP, EIGRP,ACLS, DHCP, SSH, TFTP, FTP, NAT, AAA LISP, VXVLAN, SD Access & SD WAN and Cisco ASA Firewall).

FreelanceJanuary 2017 - January 2019

An IT Trainer responsible for training tomorrow's IT Technician's via CompTIA and Cisco
Technologies to enable them to gain invaluable knowledge and attain employment within the IT

Amazon UKOctober 2016 - February 2017

•    Providing technical assistance and support for incoming queries and issues related to computer systems, software, and hardware.
•    Installing, modifying and repairing computer hardware and software
•    Maintaining performance computer system and diagnosing programs to resolve problems
•    Resolving technical issues with Local Area Networks and Wide Area Networks

Revive-UK OrganisationMay 2012 - May 2015

- Installing and configuring, upgrading & migrating Microsoft Windows Servers (2003 – 2012)

- Installing and configuring virtualisation (VMware, ESXi, App-V, and Citrix - XenAPP 5-7)

- Installing and configuring Active Directory and Group Policy Object (GPO), creating new user

accounts and resetting passwords as required.

- Installing and configuring Network Policy Server (NPS) and Network Access Protection (NAP)

- Installing, configuring, maintaining and supporting a wide range of software including PCs,

laptops, mobile phones, tablets, printers and projectors.


Universal techNovember 2008 - July 2012

Installing, configuring, monitoring and maintenance of servers including Remote Management
Securing network system by establishing and enforcing policies, and defining and monitoring access
Configuration of routing and switching equipment and IP Phone Systems
Configuration of Firewalls and administration of firewall environments in line with IT security policy
Undertaking data network fault investigations in local and wide area environments, using information from multiple sources
Installing and configuring & troubleshooting user's hardware, software and peripheral issues quickly, effectively and professionally
Responsible for evaluating networks, configuring new desktop PC software for users, and diagnosing, analysing and resolving a wide range of user issues quickly and effectively.

My stack


Network Analyzer, Technical Support, Helpdesk Tool (internal tool)



IT Infrastructure

VMware, Network Security, Active Directory, Cisco, Windows, System administration, Firewalls, WAN, VPN, Windows Server, CCNA, Network administration, Network Design, Networking, Routing, Switching

Computer Tools

MS Office

My education and trainings

Certifications - -

BSc (Hons) in Computer Networks - University of Bolton2012 - 2015