Overview

Academic researcher, learning technology & cybersecurity expert, programmer, and engineer, involved in various research directions that combine different backgrounds to generate unique work. Worked on numerous projects that gained broad recognition. Currently working as a learning technology acting manager at Abu Dhabi School of Government Looking forward to exploring new opportunities that enhance my skills and contribute to the society.

Key Interests

Education

Professional training, Course development, Accreditation Initiatives

Cybersecurity

Digital forensics, Penetration testing, Vulnerability assessment, Secure systems design

Research

Information Security, Systems development, IoT, Electronics & telecommunications

Work Experiance

Learning Technology Section Acting Manager
Abu Dhabi School of Government, Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates
(2020 – present)

  • Manage and ensure full capability and compatibility of all new and existing learning and knowledge sharing systems, tools, and integrations, including cloud-based/mobile environments.
  • Work closely with third-party instructional technology vendors and partners to manage and enhance the use of systems.
  • Work directly with cross-functional system owners in IT, human resources, and other parts of the government organizations to create and maintain integration points for full system functionality.    
  • Coordinate with programs, assessment, and instructional design teams and subject matter experts to gather system/platform technical requirements, determine functional and reporting design needs, and ensure a successful user experience and support the achievement of desired learning outcomes.   
Cybersecurity Consultant
CyberTec FZE, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
(2017 – present)

  • Identify weaknesses and potential threats to the developed systems.
  • Perform testing on current systems to determine potential problems and security threats.
  • Prepare reports for clients detailing the security issues, making recommendations and identifying solutions.    
  • Formulate an IT security incident response strategies and implement methods of notifying parties.   
  • Test firewalls and IPS/IDS devices to ensure networks are safe.
Research Assistant
Zayed University, Abudhabi, United Arab Emirates
(2016 – present)

  • Conduct research and summarize findings.
  • Perform literature reviews.
  • Prepare interview questions and summarize results.
  • Prepare progress reports.
Engineering & IT Instructor
Ajman University of Science & Technology, Fujairah, United Arab Emirates
(2012 – 2020)

  • Teach most communication engineering courses laboratories and tutorials (Circuit Analysis, Signals and Systems, Engineering programming ,                         Electromagnetic fields and wave propagation , microwave engineering , computer and switching networks , principles of communication , and digital signal processing).
  • Responsible for college student activities.
  • Supervise and mentor graduation project students.
  • Arrange and organize courses time tables for each semester.
  • Develop and maintain final examination committee system.
General Department of Operation Trainee
Dubai Police HQ, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
(2012)

  • Design user and service manuals for available devices.
  • Maintain TETRA devices and other related devices.
  • Install and prepare IP cameras.
  • Install and maintain all required devices for police cars.
Encryption, Engineering, and Broadcast trainee
Dubai Media City , Dubai , United Arab Emirates
(2012)

  • Operation and maintenance of Broadcast Routers e.g. Grass valley Group.
  • Operation and maintenance of graphics equipment e.g. Miranda.
  • Operation and maintenance of professional IRDs e.g. Tandberg.
  • Use of PC based drawing packages e.g. MS Visio, AutoCAD.
  • Troubleshooting broadcast signals through spectrum analyzer.

Skills

Programming
  • Programming languages: C, C#, C++, Java, PHP, Assembly, Python, VHDL, LABVIEW, Assembly, and MATLAB.
  • Designing websites using HTML, CSS, JS, PHP, Laravel Framework, and MySQL.
  • Developing mobile apps using Java, C#, Swift, and ObjectiveC through Eclipse, Android Studio, XCODE, Xamarin, IONIC, and Unity3D.
  • Programming PIC, AVR , Arduino , IOIO ,and Raspberry Pi µcontrollers using C and Python.
Design & Reporting
  • Strong documentation and written communication skills with technical report writing experience.
  • Using AutoCAD, and MS Visio to draw flowcharts, system layouts, and buildings electrical drawings.
  • Computer-aided circuit design and PCB design using Multisim, PCP Wizard, and Proteus applications.
  • Using Bootstrap Studio for designing and prototyping websites.
  • Graphics design and editing using Adobe Photoshop.
Information Security
  • Advanced experience Linux, Windows, and Macintosh operating systems.
  • Performing penetration testing mainly through Kali Linux, Nmap, Nessus, Netsparker, Metasploit, Wireshark, w3af, and Burpsuite.
  • Experience with forensics tools such as EnCase, FTK, and Xways.
  • Designing and troubleshooting computer networks and programming CISCO routers and Switches using CISCO IOS.