Alumni Profiles

Abdullah Manzoor

Organization Information

Etihad Etisalat (Mobily) was established in 2004 by a consortium led by Etisalat, the UAE based telecom conglomerate. Mobily is the official brand name of Etihad Etisalat, renowned as the second mobile service provider in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
The awarded 25-Year telecommunication mobile license was complemented by a subsequent purchase of a 3G license. Mobily is the 1st Saudi communications company to get an operation license for 3rd generation services and beyond. In December 2004, Mobily was listed on Tadawul Stock Exchange.

Mobily offers HMES services include Collocation Service, Advance Collocation Service, Manage Routers, Manage Firewall/IPS/IDS, UTM, SELM, etc....

Describe the work that you do in your role

Currently working on FT basis as a Business Products & Services Specialist Manager in ICT Department at Mobily from Aug 2013 till date.

Technical Lead for Zscaler products includes Internet, Web and Email security services.

Successfully developed, integrated and launched joint venture ICT products of Mobily’s Technology

Developed and launched Hosted and Managed Services (HMS) products for Mobily

Indicate previous experience and/or areas of career proficiency/achievenments

Mobily-Etihad Etisalat Company
Business Products & Services Specialist Manager
Aug 2013 – till Date

Banque Saudi Fransi
Network Administrator July 2010 - Aug 2013

Tuwaiq Communication
Advanced Services Engineer
July 2008 – Jul 2010

Oger Systems
Network Engineer May 2007 – June 2008

DWP Group
Network Engineer Jan 2004 – Aug 2005

Describe your success in your professional life and achievements

• Achieved Master degree holder in Network Systems,UK.
• Achieved highest level of Cisco® networking certification CCIE in Routing & Switching, Security, Service Provider (SP) & Data Center (DC).
• Mobily Certificate of Excellence Award 2015: In recognition of portraying extra-ordinary individual and leadership skills that helped the Business Unit to achieve its marketing goals.
• IBM Beacon Award 2014: Part of the team awarded the prestigious award in best product launch and activation category for Mobily-IBM Business Continuity and Disaster Recovery Service from 122 worldwide entries.
• Alumni Achievement Award 2014: UMT takes pride in its alumni who are the flag bearers of the high moral values professional and personal achievements, and contributions to the larger community.

Multiple highest level of certification from world’s leading organizations as currently holding following professional certifications.

• Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (Routing & Switching)
• Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (Security)
• Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (Service Provider)
• Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (Data Center)

• Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP)
• Cisco Certified Advanced Wireless Design Specialist
• Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)

Write your activities and achievement if you were member of any club or society in UMT?

UMT Football team
Alumni Chapter administrator

What do you remember about your time in ILM / IMT /UMT?

Remember each and every moments !!!!