About

Nathan H. Omukwenyi

 SUMMARY
With over 10 years computing experience, Nathan H.O splits his time between software development, training, consulting and developing course-ware. His work, though mainly aligned towards software development, has also obligated him to handle networking and network design assignments.  His skill-set has enabled services to be extended to clients in Kenya,Ethiopia, the UK and Rwanda.Nathan is a Microsoft MVP (Windows Server System – SQL), Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA), Microsoft Certified Solutions Developer (MCSD), Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA), Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) and a Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE).

Although not work related, Nathan is a member of the Professional Association of SQL Server (PASS) and moderates the SQL Server Performance Forum. He is also a member of the SQL Server Magazine forum and the AfricaDotNet discussion forum. He was also a founding member of the Rwanda .NET user group.

 KEY SKILLS
  • Project Management
  • Programming – C#, VB.NET, C++
  • Advanced T-SQL programming
  • SQL Server database administration
  • Data analysis and metadata production
  • Web design and programming –  ASP.NET,  PHP,  JavaScript
  • LAN implementation – Cabling, configuration and troubleshooting
  • WAN implementation – VPNs, Routing and Remote Access
  • Windows Server administration – Configuration, network infrastructure design, Active Directory design and implementation
  • Security and Messaging – Ms ISA and Exchange Server implementation
  • Cisco router, switch and PIX firewall configuration
  • HP, Dell and IBM server configuration and management
 WORK HISTORY
  • 2007 August– Present OmniSys Kigali,Rwanda: Founder and Principal Consultant
  • 2005 June– 2007 July E-Tools, Kigali,Rwanda: Senior Software Engineer and Instructor
  • 2004 Feb– 2005 June e-ICT, Kigali,Rwanda: Technology Specialist and Senior Instructor
  • 2002 Mar – 2004 Jan InfoSys PLC, Addis Ababa,Ethiopia: Software Technical Lead and Training Manager
  • 2001 – 2002 Cyber Networks,Nairobi,Kenya: Consultant Software Developer and MCSD Trainer
  • 1999 – 2001 Footman Walker Associates (FWA), London,UK: Software Developer
  • 1998:  International Rescue Committee,Nairobi,Kenya: Consultant Statistician and Database Administrator
  • 1996-1997: African Medical Research Foundation (AMREF), Nairobi, KenyaConsultant Software Developer
  • 1994-1995: Clinical Laboratories LTD, Nairobi, Kenya: Consultant Software Developer
 EDUCATION
  • 1997-1998 Cyber Networks ,Nairobi
  • 1993-1998 University of Nairobi, College of Health Sciences
  • 1988-1991 St. Patrick’s High School, Iten
  Summary of IT qualifications
  • 2006-2010: Microsoft Most Valuable Professional (MVP), Windows Server System-SQL Server
  • 2003: Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA)
  • 2002: Microsoft Certified Systems Engineer (MCSE) – In progress
  • 2002: Microsoft Certified Database Administrator (MCDBA)
  • 2000: Microsoft Certified Trainer (MCT)
  • 2000: BrainBench Certified SQL Server Database Administrator
  • 1999: Microsoft Certified Solution Developer (MCSD)
  • 1999: Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP)

 

 MICROSOFT® CERTIFICATIONS
  • MCP: Implementing a Windows 2000™ Network Infrastructure
  • MCP: Installing, Configuring and Administering Windows 2000™ Professional
  • MCP: Installing Configuring and Administering Windows 2000™ Server
  • MCP: Administering SQL Server 2000™ Databasesn
  • MCP: Implementing Database Designs on SQL Server 2000™
  • MCP: Designing and Developing Desktop Applications with Visual Basic 6.0™
  • MCP: Designing and Developing Distributed Applications with Visual Basic 6.0™
  • MCP: Analyzing Requirements and Defining Solution Architectures
  • MCP: Designing and Implementing Applications using Microsoft Access™
 TRAINING WORK
  • 1995: African Medical Research Foundation (AMREF), Nairobi, Kenya FoxPro
  • 1996/1997: Howse & McGeorge, Nairobi, Kenya Microsoft Access Programming1998: International Rescue Committee (IRC), Kenya SPSS, SQL Server 7.0,Crystal Reports
  • 1999: United Nations High Commission for Refugees(UNHCR), Kenya Visual Basic, SQL Server, JavaScript
  • 1999: USAID, Nairobi, Kenya Web Development (HTML, JavaScript, VBScript)
  • 1999/2000: Kenya Commercial Bank, Nairobi, Kenya Visual Basic, SQL Server 7.0/2000, Analysis and Design
  • 2000: ICEA, Nairobi, Kenya Visual Basic, SQL Server 7.0/2000, Analysis and Design
  • 2000/2001: MicroLan, Nairobi, Kenya Visual C++, Visual Basic, SQL Server 7.0/2000, Analysis and Design
  • 2001: HomeGrown (K) LTD, Nairobi, Kenya SQL Server Administration, SQL Server Implementation, Visual Basic, Analysis and Design
  • 2001: ILRI, Nairobi, Kenya SQL Server Administration, SQL Server Implementation, Visual Basic, OO Analysis and Design, Programming Arc/INFO™ (Environmental Systems®) ActiveX Controls in Visual Basic.
  • 2002: GCS-NCR, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Object Oriented Analysis and Design, Visual Basic, SQL Server, Web Development (ASP- Active Server Pages using VBScript), Project Management
  • 2002: MOENCO, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia PC Technician skills (A+ Certification)
  • 2002: Federal Inland Revenue Authority(FIRA),Addis Ababa, Ethiopia PC Technician skills (A+ Certification), MCSE Certification Track
  • 2002: Immigration Department, Ethiopia (IT Department) PC Technician Skills (A+ Certification)
  • 2002: ABB Midroc, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Installing, Configuring and Administering Windows 2000 Server and Professional
  • 2002: Wegagen Bank, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Installing, Configuring and administering Windows 2000 Server and Professional
  • 2003: Ethiopian Airlines Limited (EAL) Network+ support skills
  • 2003: Central Statistics Authority (CSA), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia A+ support skills, MCSE Certification Track and SQL Server & Web development
  • 2003: AIDS Resource Centre (ARC), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia. MCSE Certification Track
  • 2003: African Union (AU), Addis Ababa, Ethiopia MCSE Certification Track on Windows 2000, SQL Server Programming
  • 2003: UN Economic Commission for Africa (UNECA) Addis Ababa, Ethiopia Network+ Support Skills
  • 2003: World Vision, Ethiopia SQL Server 2000: Programming and Administration
  • 2003: Ministry of Infrastructure, Ethiopia MCSE Certification Track (Windows 2000)
  • 2003: Ethiopian Television (ETV), Ethiopia Implementing Windows 2000 Professional and Server
  • 2004: Ministry of Defense (MINADEF) , Rwanda International Computer Driving License(ICDL)
  • 2004: Banque Commercial du Rwanda (BCR), Rwanda Implementing Windows 2000 Professional and Server
  • 2004: Compagnie Generale De Banque (COGEBANQUE), Rwanda Implementing Windows 2003, SQL Server 2000 Programming and Administration, VB.NET programming
  • 2004: Ministry of Agriculture (MINAGRI), Rwanda International Computer Driving License (ICDL)
  • 2005: ELECTROGAZ, Kigali, Rwanda Visual Basic .NET and SQL Server Programming
  • 2006: Banque National du Rwanda (BNR), Kigali, Rwanda Visual Basic .NET, SQL Server Programming, UML (Analysis and Design)
  • 2007: ELECTROGAZ, Kigali, Rwanda Windows 2003 Server Administration, Exchange Server 2003, SharePoint Portal Server 2003
  • 2007: Banque National du Rwanda (BNR), Kigali, Rwanda Windows 2003 Server Administration
  • 2009: Rwanda Development Board (RDB), Kigali, Rwanda .NET development for e-document management
 MAJOR CONSULTANCIES
  • 2012: COGEBANQUE – Banking database performance optimizationn
  • 2012: Unguka Bank – RIPPS (ACH and RTGS) Banking interfacen
  • 2011: IMF Unguka – Migration of Windows 2003 to Windows 2008 domain and Exchange server (mail)
  • 2011: SNV – Sector and Client Documentation Systemn
  • 2009-2012: Bridge International Academies – Payroll, Expense Management, Help Desk
  • 2009-2010: ORINFOR – Web site development
  • 2009: Open Data Foundation, USA – Coodle project for the NORC Data enclave
  • 2009: International Household Survey Network (IHSN), USA – DDI Report Center
  • 2009: IMF Unguka, Rwanda – Active Directory, SQL Server, Exchange and security
  • 2008: BNR, Rwanda – Web Portal (internet, intranet and extranet)
  • 2008: BRD, Rwanda – Exchange Server  support
  • 2007: National Police (NPR), Rwanda – Server and security installation
  • 2007: CNLS, Rwanda – Active directory and SQL Server
  • 2007: COGEBANQUE, Rwanda – Datacenter support
  • 2006: ELECTROGAZ, Rwanda – Infrastructure optimization (Data-center)
  • 2006: BNR, Rwanda – Infrastructure optimization (Datacenter and messaging)
  • 2005: TRAC, Rwanda – Active directory and Exchange Server
  • 2005: CDC, Rwanda – Exchange Server
  • 2004: COGEBANQUE, Rwanda – Datacenter installation and configuration
  • 2001/2002: MicroLan (Kenya) Ltd. – Financial systems development
  • 2001: Insurance Company of East Africa (ICEA) – Workflow and document mgt.
  • 2000: HomeGrown (Kenya) LTD.  – SQL Server
  • 1997: Clinical Laboratories(Kenya) LTD – Billing system
  • 1995: AMREF (Kenya) LTD  - Flying Doctors Management System

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