Student Profiles & Resumes

  • Facilitator Information
  • Gaurav Nagpal
  • 403.410.3198

Candidate #707

Syed Afzal

  • IT Network & Security Analyst
  • Bachelors Degree
  • Seeking Work Experience - Placed


  • Over 9 years of experience in Network Administration and Technical Support roles, maintaining and troubleshooting complex networks of multi-national enterprises
  • Scripted Python codes for routine configuration tasks (multiple VLAN creation, OSPF / BGP configuration, backing-up switch configurations) on hundreds of nodes simultaneously, which resulted in 100% error-free output in minimum time duration
  • Migrated existing core node to a Cisco VSS core to maximize link usage from 50% to 100%; achieved a fast converging OSPF core by reducing the convergence time from 10 seconds to 1 second
  • Achieved ‘Star Performer of the Year’ award 2 times, and Gold Medal for exceptional performance from Sidotel
  • Canadian Language Benchmark Scores
  • TOWES Scores
  • Listen/Speak8/12
  • Reading8/12
  • Writing8/12
  • Reading TextNot yet assessed
  • Document UseNot yet assessed
  • NumeracyNot yet assessed