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Ayesha Afzal
Infrastructure Engineer
Zen Internet LTD
WHAT DO YOU DO?

Managing, maintaining & improving technical systems & processes for customers & internal corporate services. Support, implement, build & configure Infrastructure for the company & for business customers. New infrastructure & systems capacity is available in line with business requirements & growing demand to redesigning & improving current Infrastructure & systems

WHAT SKILLS DO YOU USE MOST IN YOUR JOB?
  • In-depth knowledge and experience of operating technical platforms, Problem solving
  • VMWare based virtual platforms, VmWare NSX , Cloud based platforms; AWS , Nutanix
  • Voice services: PABX, VoIP, SIP etc.
  • Networking
  • Software development/scripting skills
WHAT'S THE MOST INTERESTING THING YOU'VE WORKED ON IN YOUR CAREER SO FAR?

Learning AWS and how you can benefit from using it. Implementing networking and routing through VMware NSX, fix major issues under pressure and time constraints. Implementing systems and being able to learn and develop various skills and being an SME. There is always some new to learn and develop in.

WHAT'S YOUR EDUCATIONAL BACKGROUND?

BSc Hons Information & Communication

WHAT INSPIRED YOU TO GO INTO DIGITAL & TECH?

From a young age my parents inspired me to do something that women don’t normally do and isn’t common in society. I would help put with DIY at home to fixing cars and working on computers. From here I developed a passion for learning technology.

WHAT ADVICE WOULD YOU GIVE TO GIRLS THINKING ABOUT A CAREER IN DIGITAL AND TECH?

Nothing is impossible!! you can do what anyone can do, put your mind to it and no matter how many times you fail, get up persevere and you shall reap the great rewards. BELIEVE IN YOURSELF. There are so many options you can take in Technology , the world is your oyster!


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LOUD
HELPFUL
HONEST