Position and Company
Advisory IT Specialist, IBM Singapore
Programme and Year Graduated
Bachelor of Science (Internet Technology), 2009
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Career Path and Biography
After earning a bachelor's degree in TAR College, I am attached to a Local IT Company, called Mesiniaga as a Network Engineer. I need to be on-site most of the time to provide advice to customers and troubleshoot various network issues. With the years of experience I gained in the industry, I have successfully enrolled to an MNC Company, IBM, to be a Network Engineer. IBM unlike a normal System Integrator (SI) company provide me with the opportunities to be exposed in many different tracks like Routing and Switching, Security, Wireless, Voice and Data Center which provides diversity in my technical skills. After 2 to 3 years working experience in the industry, I realized that Cisco Certified Internetwork Expert (CCIE) professional certification is my next level of achievement. This certification are globally recognized by all System Integrator (SI) companies as well as end user companies in the Banking, Oil and Gas and many more areas. Due to the strong determination and discipline that I have within me, I have successfully obtained the CCIE professional certification within less than 2 years by learning and upgrading myself through self-study, forum, bootcamp and study group. My hardwork has paid off as I get promoted internally within IBM after I have obtained the CCIE professional certification. With this, it opens up different and better career path for me like Sales, Pre-Sales or Management.