A senior IT/Infosec professional with 22+ years of diversified experience in leading firms (NBF (UAE), Shinsei Bank (Japan), Global Fortune 500 companies such as Citi Bank, Emerson Electric, Oracle, HPCL (Oil Major), Wipro) in the USA, the UAE, Japan, Singapore, India etc.
Worked as Head of IT in an award-winning GCC bank. Strong experience in leading large complex projects (Core Banking – Retail, Trade, Lending, Investments, Digital Channels; ERP/CRM/HCM/
E-Commerce; ALM, Treasury & Risk Systems), Budgeting, Procurement, IS & IT governance, Service Desk, BCP/DR, Outsourcing, IT Enterprise Architecture (TOGAF), Vendor Management.
Strong exposure to IT & IS Strategy, IT & IS Policy & Controls, IT Audit, IT Security, DR, BPR, Business Analysis (multiple domains), System Testing, Data Architecture, Database Development in Postgresql, MySQL, MSSQL & Oracle, Lean IT and Service Quality. Familiar with PHP,JS, Python, Predictive Analytics (Machine Learning), Katalon (Test Automation), GIT,Jira, Application Security, VAPT Tools like Nessus/OpenVas, Zap, Nicto; Dart (Mobile), Power BI, Qlikview (BI). Analytics work included data modelling, ETL/ELT design/implementation, multi-dimensional/top n growth & distribution, diagnostic, process mining, statistical and predictive analysis. Research experience in multiple disciplines like BI, Design Thinking, Positive Psychology, Supply Chain & ML Algorithms.
Worked with Risk & Business teams closely to prevent security breaches with CIS 20 controls, ISO 27001 Processes & Controls, mitigation of OWASP Top 10 Web & Mobile App Threats, CSA Controls, and to solve complex customer issues like fraud, business outages, attrition, grievances, cross-selling, up-selling etc using enterprise-level data integration, analytics, data assets and BCP.
Advised multiple SaaS start-ups offering secure QR-code based Retail Payment, & SME-focused ERP/SCM/CRM/HR/E-Commerce platform respectively and directed its security controls, cloud-hosting/migration, Data Center Management, Devops, data architecture, integration/ APIs, analytics, QA, service management, and compliance. Possess good exposure to Microsoft & LAMP stack, Cloud Security, REST-API, Agile (SCRUM), RPA(UiPath), Data Analysis, AI, Chatbot.