Nourel-Deen Mohamed

Freelance Language Translator & Arabic Translator

Location:Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
2 Skills
Nour El-Deen Salah Mohamed
4910 Centre Avenue, Apt. G1, Pittsburgh, PA 15213 or 412-328-2433


Talented network engineer with more than five years of experience in installation, design, administration, configuration and troubleshooting of LAN/WAN infrastructure and security using Cisco PIX/switches, Cisco routers, and checkpoint firewalls. Proficient using Windows Server 2008 and 2012, Windows NT, and Linux. Effective analytical, planning, organizational, leadership and documentation skills, demonstrated in corporate/industrial, academic, and government settings. Expertise includes telecommunication, software development, production, and engineering services.

Technical Skills:

• Designing, deploying and troubleshooting of routing, switching, load balancing and firewall networks
• Cellular technology: GSM, CDMA, UMTS, LTE and LTE-A, antenna and microwave
• Knowledgeable in TCP/IP, HTTP, DNS, DHCP, IP addressing, NAT, WAN protocol, and understanding of OSPF, SSH, SNMP, and VLAN
• Hands on experience with network simulators, including Cisco Packet Tracer, GNS3 Simulator, and Wireshark
• Extensive knowledge of LAN, WAN, wired and wireless network technologies
• Solid understanding of frame relay, ATM, ISDN, VPN, Ethernet, SONET, DWDM, MPLS, and MPLS VPN
• Sufficient understanding of information security and privacy
• Knowledge of cloud computing concepts
• Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
• Designing and installing fiber optic circuits
• Knowledge in configuring and troubleshooting wireless networks, including standalone APs, roaming, wireless security basics, IEEE 802.11 a/b/g, RF spectrum characteristics

Software Proficiency:

Windows, Linux, and Ubuntu • Matlab • Assembly • FORTRAN •Pascal • PLC
C, C++ and C# • Java • JavaScript • Python • ASP.NET • HTML • XML
Scripting Languages Bach, Csh, Sh, Ash, Ksh , and Perl
ORACLE • PL/SQL • SQL Server • Visual Basic 6.0 • Microsoft Visual Studio
Adobe Photoshop • Micromedia Flash Mx
MS Office • MS Project • Web Design

Relevant Experience:

Network Engineer, King Faisal University, Alahsa, Saudi Arabia 2011-2013
Responsible for designing, installing, configuring, supporting, and troubleshooting a large university-wide network with over 5,000 devices and several campuses.

• Designed, implemented and troubleshot Cisco 6509E, 4510, 4500-X, 4948, 3750, 3550, 3560, 3850, 2960S switches
• Installed, configured and managed Cisco routers such as ASR 1K, 7200VXR series, 3800 series, 3700 series, 2800 series routers
• Analyzed and designed new servers and storage system
• Maintained WAN network utilizing HP open view
• Optimized LAN’s using performance reports and monitoring application in 24x7 environment
• Implemented TCP/IP core networking services using Windows NT, DHCP, WINS, and DNS
• Supported remote locations with net internet access VPN’s
• Managed backups for 1 terabyte data
• Provided load balancing across redundant links

RF Optimization Engineer, EcoTel, Cairo, Egypt 2009-2011
• Monitored alarms of BTS’s, BSC’s, microwave, GPRS, and VSAT (typically Ericsson, Huawei and Alcatel equipment)
• Provided backup of BSC’s
• Wrote failure analysis reports, troubleshot TRx, BTS, and prepared reports for upper management
• Carefully analyzed alarms, inspected and installed new sites, and implemented swap projects for Vodafone and Etisalat networks
• Identified transmission links faults and issued corresponding work orders
• Installed the Dslam Project for the core of Etisalat networks
• Checked, identified and rectified nonworking cell towers for the entire network on a daily basis
• Supported transmission team in resolving sites and link-related problems

Electrical Engineer, Coca Cola Company, Assiut, Egypt 2009
• Served as liaison to a team from Krones, a German engineering team, during a time-critical installation of four production lines in a newly-built Coca-Cola plant
• Ensured that all electrical supply lines, fire suppression system, water lines, internet connectivity were all installed to specification in advance of installation, and handled all troubleshooting during installation

Java Developer, Ministry of Communication and Information Technology, Assiut, Egypt 2008

• Handled a myriad of programming and website development assignments to improve systems in accounting, billing, and human resources departments
• Obtained hands-on experience in design and development of Java, J2EE, and Servlets 2.3
• Gained proficiency in using RDBMS like Oracle and MySQL
• Handled data modeling and implemented stored procedures using PL/SQL
• Wrote extensive and complex queries using SQL
• Expertise in application development in various Integrated Development Environments like Eclipse and IntellijIDEA, JBuilder, RAD, and JDeveloper


M.S. Telecommunications and Network Management 2015
University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Certificate in Software Development 2008
Information Technology Institute, Assiut, Egypt

B.S., Electrical Engineering 2007
Assiut University, Assiut, Egypt

Training and Certifications:

Huawei Optics Commissioning for Optical Switching Networks, Smart Village 2008
CULTNAT Imaging Technology Training, Smart Village 2006
Telecom Egypt Summer Training Program 2006
Assiut Thermal Power Plant Summer Training Program 2005
EAAC Group Project Management Training 2004
Soft Skills Certificate, Information Technology Institute


International Scientific trip to Dubna University in Russia,via Assiut University, Egypt 2006
Geographic Information System Workshop, Assiut University, Egypt 2006