Muhammad Nazmul Islam

Mobile: 07894 534 513 Email:

An IT enthusiast seeking fresh challenges to further expand IT skills set and progressing career

  • Experienced in high pressurised customer service oriented environments with good organisational skills
  • Experienced in 1st and 2nd line IT Support, diagnosing and resolving IT incidences
  • Good working knowledge of troubleshooting and diagnosing remedying computing problems
  • Experienced in supporting popular packages including Microsoft Office 2007/2010 under Windows XP and Windows 7
  • Good adaptive communication skills, able to communicate in technical and non-technical terms
  • Committed to personal development, currently studying hands-on Windows 7 deployment methods and best practices

Work Experience

IT Support Advisor, May 2007 – September 2012
University of East London
Docklands Campus

Duties include:

  • Providing desktop support in an open-plan environment of 1000+ computers running Windows XP and Windows 7
  • Supporting lecturers in the use of teaching-based IT facilities and ensuring all Audio Visual equipment are well-maintained
  • Providing user support in the use of a range of software including Microsoft Office, Outlook, Web Mail as well as the university’s VLE
  • Deploying and maintaining XP images on multiple workstations
  • Undertaking maintenance of computers, including upgrading and replacing faulty hardware and installing and troubleshooting computer peripherals
  • Proactively maintain the general health of computer systems using Kaspersky Administration Kit – installing anti-virus, pushing updates, etc
  • Working on the Service Desk, taking ownership of incidences, troubleshooting problems firsthand and resolving incidences in a timely manner
  • Providing support for mobile devices and laptop users


  • Developed training sessions for wireless setup and troubleshooting, reducing calls to the Service Desk
  • Trained and mentored temporary staff, including leading a team in a PC roll-out project comprising of 150 HP computers
  • Carried out compatibility assessment on Windows 7 during the development phase of the Windows 7 image for mass deployment which helped in building a more stable final release of Windows 7 image

IT Support Freelancer, August 2006 – September 2008
Emeneye Computing

Freelancing under the trading name of Emeneye Computing, my services included:

  • Building PC’s to customer specifications and performing upgrades
  • Installing operating systems and common desktop software
  • Virus removals, data recovery and data backup
  • Setting up broadband, wireless and shared home networks

Examples of project work undertaken:

  • Setting up a home cinema system complete with TV, projector, XBox 360, PC and surround sound
  • Setting up a home network with a XP machine running as a media server to stream music and videos to PlayStation 3
  • Building unattended XP installation disks, trimming down Windows and customising the default installation, etc

IT Support Assistant, October 2004 – February 2006
University of Greenwich
Maritime Greenwich Campus

Duties included providing 1st line user support in the use of a range of software applications and Web services as well as troubleshooting problems with software, printers, and other peripherals.


BSc. (Hons) Computing – First Class Honours (1:1)
University of Greenwich (2002 – 2006)

Courses included: IT Organisation and Deployment, Network Infrastructures, Information Systems Technology, e-Technology, Web Application Technologies

Undergraduate Project: publishing relational data as XML documents and implementing an Exam Authoring System

A Level (and equivalent)

Sir John Cass Sixth Form Centre, London (2000 – 2002)
A Level ICT: Grade B
AVCE (Double Award) Business: Grade BB

Interests and Hobbies

I have an interest in video editing and enjoy converting home videos on VHS tapes, using a touch of creativity to produce DVD’s

I play an active part in drawing children away from TV and games by involving them in various projects and engaging them in learning activities at home

I enjoy the challenges of learning new skills and technology and also enjoy writing on my blog as a journal of my learning endeavours

Computing Experience

Support Tools – Kaspersky Admin Kit, PCounter, PControl, ITSM
Operating Systems – Windows XP, Windows 7, Mac OS X 10.5
Office – MS Office 2007/2010, Office for Mac 2004
Hardware – PC Maintenance, Troubleshooting, Repairs & Upgrades
Web Development – XHTML, JavaScript, PHP & MySQL


References can be provided upon request


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