Abdu Rahiman

PB NO 4710, Abu Dhabi

United Arab Emirates

Email: abdurahiman@gmail.com

Mobile: +971-50-4793565




MBA(Information Systems) - Manipal University, Wisdom Business School, RAK,UAE
B.E (Bachelor of Engineering) - Visvesvaraya Technological University, India
MCSE (Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer)
CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate)

17 Years of extensive experience in the field of information technology(IT Infrastructure, ERP, Business Applications, Web portals and intranet.), project-management skills, analytical skills, team building skills and a great eye for detail, all of which should make me an ideal candidate for suitable positions in Information Technology.
As an Information Technology professional with high-level management experience in the IT industry, I learned that the best way to achieve success is to motivate the resources I have with well-defined objectives and empowerment. A management belief based on integrity, quality, and service, along with a positive attitude, an aptitude for strategic thought and planning, and the ability to adapt quickly to new ideas and situations allows me to achieve consistent and significant successes in multiple industries.

My personality profile says:
A confident, driving individual who reacts quickly to change.
A self-starter with a strong sense of urgency who responds positively to challenge and pressure.
A fast learner who is a practical and ingenuous problem solver.
A fluent and articulate communicator, flexible and responsive. A self-directed, goal oriented doer.






Head of Group IT

Fathima Group of Companies LLC
(October 2013– Present)

·         To ensure the streamlined operation of the IT Department in alignment with the business objectives of the organization.

·         Plan, coordinate, direct, and design IT-related activities of the organization, as well as provide administrative direction and support for daily operational activities of the IT department.

·         Work closely with decision makers in other departments to identify, recommend, develop, implement, and support cost-effective technology solutions for all aspects of the organization.

·         Define and implement IT policies, procedures, and best practices.

·         Management of ongoing and new developments in relation to the company IT infrastructure, Business Applications, web portals and intranet.

·         Builds and maintains vendor relationships and manages procurement team for hardware, software and other IT supplies at the regional level.

·         Leading role on implementation of Enterprise resource planning (ERP), Enterprise Content Management System (CMS), SEO, Social Media strategy and tactics.

·         Oversees the administration and maintenance of the company's infrastructure, and directs more junior Innovators when necessary.

·         Conducted research on Internet technologies and advised Company Team about how to utilize Internet technologies & address technological problems and issues.

·         Builds and maintains vendor relationships and manages the purchase of hardware, software and other IT supplies at the regional level.

·         To ensure Information technology and management are in-line with agreed strategy and policy. To ensure that policy and strategy is in compliance with government legislation and standards in those countries in which the company is registered and / or operates

·         To develop and maintain the Major Incident & Business Continuity plan for IT and to implement measures designed to safeguard the Information Technology and Management needs of the company in the event of major incidents or disasters..

Manager – IT (Infrastructure, Web & Software Applications)

GulfBankers Executive Search
(October 2011 – September 2013)



Program Manager – IT (Infrastructure & Web Solutions)

Gowealthy Holdings FZC

(February 2009 – September 2011)



Asst. Manager – IT Systems & Software Solutions (Web)

Gowealthy Holdings FZC

(January 2008 – February 2009)


Webmaster & System Administrator

Gowealthy Holdings FZC

(May 2005 - December 2007)


Database & Web Administrator

Gowealthy Holdings FZC

(December 2003 - May 2005)


Web/Database Developer

February 2003 – December 2003


IT Hardware & Networking Engineer

Fathima Group of Companies

June 2000 - January 2003




B.E, Bachelor of Engineering, Electronics & Telecommunications

Karnatak University, Dharwad 1994-98


MBA (2009-2011), Master of Business Administration – Information System

Sikkim Manipal University of Health, Medical and Technological Sciences





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Server Software & OS Platforms

Active Directory, Exchange 5.5/2000, Windows Server NT/2000/2003/2008 Enterprise R2, Blackberry Enterprise Server, IMail Server, IPSwitch ICS,Windows 7/XP, Linux (Red Hat Enterprise Server 4.X and 5.X, CentOS, Suse, Ubuntu)

Network Connections

Dialup Flex Modem, 3G, ADSL Business, Ethernet Cat-5 T-1/T-3 , AppleTalk, AppleShare, TCP/IP, NetBios, PPP, P2P


Database Management Servers

SQL Server 2008, Oracle, MySQL 3.X/4.X/5.X, PostgreSQL 7.4.X/8.X

Content Management Systems

Installation, Configuration & Customization of popular open source CMS systems (Joomla, Wordpress, OpenCMS, Drupal), Sitecore, Kentico, MS Sharepoint, Interwoven Teamsite, MediaBin,


Web Design & Development Tools

Adobe Acrobat, Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, Fireworks, SwishMax,Dreamweaver, Visual Studio, Visual SourceSafe, Eclipse, WebTrends Log Analyzer, Secure Shell (SSH)


Web & Software Programming

ASP, ASP.NET, PHP, PHP Frameworks (CodeIgnitor, Zend Framework), CSS, DHTML, HTML, XHTML, XML, XSLT, DTD, Javascript, Ajax,JSP, JNI, RMI,  Shell, Batch, Cron



Passport Name             : Abdu Rahiman E.P

Nationality                     : Indian

Location                       : Sharjah, United Arab Emirates.

Marital Status                : Married

Driving License             : U.A.E, India

Valid Visas                   : U.A.E – Residence, USA – B1 (Valid 2017)

Contact Numbers          : Mobile - +971 -50-4793565 / Residence +971-6-5755326