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Alireza Karimi

A senior network engineer with more than 8 years of experience in Internet Service Provider field. A fast learner who enjoys new challenges. Enthusiastic about learning and teaching. Possess a M.Sc. in IT (computer networks) and a B.Sc. in software engineering. Author of two books about computer networks management in Persian. Blogger at networkdream.ir and also a network trainer with excellent presentation and teaching skills.

Professional Experience

September 2010 – Present

Technical Manager at Sepanta Network Solutions ISP, Tehran, Iran

  • Writing technical plans for different projects
  • Design, implementation, support and maintenance of our network, some of our partners and our enterprise scale customers networks
  • Coordinating between different departments in the company
  • Supervising senior network engineers of the company and checking their reports
  • Setting technical rules for network implementation, support and maintenance
  • Writing To-Do lists and How-To-Do documents
  • Keeping technical staff up to date
  • Troubleshooting network problems
  • Interviewing technical staff
  • Studying about new methods and technologies
  • Participation in DSL service projects of multiple provinces in Iran
  • Training our support and our partners’ staffs for different services and technologies
  • Research and development for new projects, services, devices and incidents
  • Training and mentoring senior network engineers for our company
  • Giving consultations to our partners and customers
  • Attending technical meetings face-to-face or remotely
  • Travelling to different company branches

September 2009 – Present

Network trainer in different companies, institutes and universities

Teaching following courses in different cities of Iran and abroad:

  • RIPE NCC IPv6 basic and advanced courses as a MENOG trainer
  • “Network implementation” course (course material is the first section of my book)
  • Different Cisco courses including CCNA and CCNP routing and switching
  • “CompTIA Network+” course
  • “Network management” course (course material is the second section of my book)
  • Different MikroTik courses as an official trainer
  • Computer networks (an official university course)
  • Computer networks lab (an official university course)
  • “ADSL Service” course

Education:

  • M.Sc. in Information Technology (Computer Networks), Yazd university, 2008-2010
  • B.Sc. in software engineering, Shahid Bahonar University of Kerman, 2003-2007

Certifications:

  • MENOG (Middle East Network Operation Group) IPv6 Trainer
  • CCENT – Cisco Certified Entry Networking Technician
  • CCNA – Cisco Certified Network Associate
  • HCNA – Huawei Certified Network Associate
  • RIPE NCC Introduction to IPv6 Course
  • RIPE NCC Local Internet Registry Course
  • MikroTik Certified Trainer (TR0446)
  • MTCNA – MikroTik Certified Network Associate
  • MTCRE – MikroTik Certified Routing Engineer
  • MTCINE – MikroTik Certified Inter-networking Engineer
  • MTCTCE – MikroTik Certified Traffic Control Engineer
  • MTCWE – MikroTik Certified Wireless Engineer
  • MTCIPv6E – MikroTik Certified IPv6 Engineer
  • English language diploma from Kish Air language institute

Additional Skills:

  • Highly skilled in routing and switching in data networks
  • Highly skilled in design, implementation, support and maintenance of various network services
  • Highly skilled in computer networks management and related software programs
  • Skilled in virtualization using VMware vSphere and Microsoft Hyper-V
  • Real world work experience with Cisco, MikroTik, Zyxel, HP, Fortinet, Cyberoam, Huawei, Fiberhome, Siemens, Planet, SMC and other vendors network devices
  • Skilled in working with Windows and Linux servers
  • Familiar with programing using languages such as visual C# and Python
  • Familiar with front-end web developing (HTML and CSS)
  • Familiar with SQL server databases

Language skills:

  • Persian: native
  • English: very good (listening, reading, writing and speaking)

Honors and Awards:

  • Receiving fellowship for MENOG 17 from RIPE NCC in IPv6 Train The Trainer course, 2017
  • Financial support for my master thesis from Iran Telecommunication Research Center, 2010
  • Selected by RIPE NCC for IPv6 Train The Trainer course in Tehran, 2017
  • Top student in M.Sc., 2010
  • Recognized as a talented student in Yazd university, 2010
  • Graduated from Yazd university with GPA 18.92 out of 20 in M.Sc., 2010
  • Top student in B.Sc. between students of software engineering, 2007
  • Top student in high school, 2000 – 2003

Publications:

  • “Computer Networks Management”, Kiarash Mizanian, Alireza Karimi, the book is published byNass publication (one of the best publications in Iran in IT field) and is taught in some universities, 2016.
  • “Two Stage Architecture for Load Balancing and Failover in SIP Networks”, M.Sc. Thesis, 2010.
  • “Two Stage Architecture for Load Balancing and Failover in SIP Networks”, Alireza Karimi, Mehdi Agha Sarram and Mohammad Ghasemzadeh, World Applied Science Journal 9 (10): 1108-1112, 2010.
  • “Preventing of SYN Flood attack with iptables Firewall”, Sara Mirzaie, Alireza Karimi and Mehdi Agha Sarram, ICCSN: 532-536, 2010.
  • “Computer networks laboratory instructions for Iran university of science and technology”, 2009

Interests:                                                                                                  

  • Teaching
  • Travelling
  • Swimming