Christopher Ok’Onkwo

Work Permits: British Citizen / EU / ECOWAS / Swiss Permit ‘C
Graduate BSc (Hons) in Computer Science first class, with prior experience as IT Officer and Systems Integrator with Top 100 companies, including technical project management support in a €10million project.
Winner of 2 awards from University of East London for contribution to fellows and as a mature student.
With over 5years in customer-oriented environment, with understanding of business compliance & policy.
I am efficient in contributing to dynamic systems modeling, network & business systems to control services proactively.


  • Direct and Indirect Project Management & Support – Application method PRINCE2
  • Direct and Indirect Network Infrastructure Support – Application method ITIL
  • A Professional Project Services Solution Support – Application PMO (PMP)
  • Web Hosting APACHE CSS3 JScript (Web Development Specialist)
  • Information Technology and Communication Service Support – Data Science Microsoft MCP Certified, Java, Linux, SUN Solaris UNIX Admin, Big-Data, MySQL, Oracle, MSSQL DBA, Machine Learning in the area of Artificial Intelligence.


University of East London (ACE) June 2019 - To present
University of East London (IT Services) May 2017 – May 2019
IT Project Manager / Summer School Coordinator
•    Responsible for Projects & process streamliner Cloud Data Center Migration
•    Paperless University Certification system
•    Computer Networking lecturer
Consultant at iOkidoki Ltd / Christ the Redeemer College Dec 2013 – Feb 2017
IT Project & Sales / IT and Resource Manager
•    Responsible for International Projects & Sales implementations
•    Network Infrastructure Design and Resource Management
Employments break due to move from Switzerland to UK Dec 2011 – Nov 2012
Lab4Tech Training Centre Lausanne / Altran Training Aug 2011 – Nov 2011
UNIX Scripting / Training (On Job Training)
•    Responsible for VMWARE server and client management
•    Coordinate Plan and Implement UNIX server installations.
Employments break (Career profile update) Aug 2010 – Jul 2011 InterGovernmental Panel on Climate Change (United Nations) Feb 2010 – July 2010
IT Officer (Temp Job covering staff on mission)
•    Responsible for Coordinating and Migrating the corporate website and database backend from external ISP to United Nation’s internal datacenter
•    Coordinate, Plan and Implement the Organization global author database project. Consolidating various database of over 3,000 scientific authors into one secure searchable record.
•    Plan, Design, Develop and Launch the Organization’s Online Global scholarship programme as part of the Nobel Peace Prize commitment award.
•    Support the secretariat on a daily basis through process alignment and IT issues.
•    Working alongside World Meteorological Organization internal IT department to fulfill the organization’s IT policy as the parent organization of IPCC
Employments break due to auto accident Oct 2009 – Jan 2010
Philip Morris International Switzerland (Blue-infinity SA) Jun 2009 – Oct 2009
Process Alignment Manager – Software Packaging
•    Responsible for delivering packaged software to all PMI affiliates globally. PMI objective is to repackage and customize every software deployment through the external packaging provider and internal QA.
•    Using the top down approach, I redesign the software packaging process from the time the affiliate submits the software for processing to repackage, AQ test and release to Affiliate for production.
Back office support at Blue-infinity office in Geneva, Switzerland Apr 2009 – May 2006
DHL Czech Rep. Business Services (Blue-infinity SA) Jan 2008 – Mch 2009
Service Implementation Manager – Disaster Recovery Project
•    Responsible for delivering the project requirements, the objective is to design, configure and install an independent disaster recovery data center secondary to Prague data center, which will support the DHL Aviation Logistics, Ocean Logistics and Road Embargo Freight Logistics should any of the DHL hub which was spread over three countries suffer natural disaster, arsenal or terror plot.
•    Align stakeholders’ objectives with the service owners, coordinating between 10 top level department heads, making sure that change request are clear to the project objective and that license policy are maintained globally also for the external vendors.
•    Contribute to the Global programme weekly meeting for status update, influencing issues that might affect risks.
DHL Czech Rep. Prague Data Center (Blue-infinity SA) Jul 2006 – Dec 2008
Service Implementation Manager Data Center Migration
•    Responsible for technical implementation of vital DHL live web presence from Frankfurt to Prague, as well as accepting the service in-take from external ISP in Frankfurt to DHL Internal Datacenter in Prague.
•    Coordinate the entire 80 Instances of Oracle 3 Tier DB infrastructure between developers in Bonn, Germany and Prague, Czech Republic, making sure instances, data structures and services owners aligned with stakeholder objectives. This includes network load test, user interface, patches, external vendors and license fulfillment.
•    Performed hardware QA on over 50 Linux load-balance rack servers using top to bottom approach to avoid commons issues like memory, hard disk or network interface failures, using majority of the internal Linux OS bundled tools.
•    Providing bi-weekly status report over webcast in consideration to green environments between 4 countries and Europe.
•    Inspect the installation of first ever Google search box at DHL from procurement to operation.
United Nations International Computer Centre (Blue-infinity SA) Jun 2006 – May 2006
Unix/Linux Specialist
•    Hardware, OS and Software migration specialist. Responsible for migration of over 40 hosted environments including database integration by decommissioning the production and development server. Take delivery of the procured new servers, plan and coordinate with external customers for migration of their live site to the new servers.
•    Technical Lead for all the new UNIX platform hardware integration into the hosting centre.
•    Team leader to implement MySQL and Apache for all new and exciting environments as new offering to all United Nations Organization hosted environment at UNICC.
Employment break due to redundancy Aug 2005 – June 2006
Odyssey Asset Management Systems (Part: Market Data Systems) Jan 2001 – July 2005
Systems Administrator & Software Integration Consultant
•    Working as part of IT Support Team to deliver support to internal and external users.
•    Tasked to implement & manage the company’s global Oracle Self-Service application platform.
Eccord Software (Part: Gecko Software) Jan 2000 – Dec 2000
Systems Administrator (UNIX and Windows Platform)
•    Supporting mix user groups of Admin, Developers and Sales Executives, including remote & external users.

IT and Other Studies:
IT and Other Subject Studies
Current PhD Researcher (Area: AI Machine Learning in Big Data and Smart City Analytics - Computer Science, University of East London),
BSc Undergraduate student (Course: Graduated with 1st Class - BSc Computer Science, University of East London),
InfoTech (Course: Shell Scripting),
ALTRAN INFOLEARN (Course: PMP Formation for Project Management),
APM GROUP UK (Course: PRINCE2 Foundation)
ITTA Switzerland (Course: Service Desk Manager & ITIL Foundation)
Relevance: Project Management supported with three years experience and proven results reference.
Iseig Professional Training Switzerland (Course: Microsoft Windows 2008 Server & Workstation MCSE)
Relevance: Microsoft technology certification, easy to adapt to any Microsoft platform and can be a great asset to the technical or support teams when interfacing during projects.
Oracle University Geneva (Course: Oracle Database Administrator)
Relevance: Total Database Management and Support with Performance and Tuning, experience as to provide database interfacing within organizations and finance to benefit company and end-user efficiency.
Sybase Inc. London (Course: Sybase Database Administrator) There are still majority of services running Sybase as their back-office Database Management and Support.
Relevance: Total Database Management and Support with Performance and Tuning, experience as to provide database interfacing within organizations and finance to benefit company and end-user efficiency.
Sun Microsystems UK (Course: UNIX Platform with Sun Solaris Fundamental, Administration I & II Network Administration, Java Programming)
Relevance: UNIX & Linux technology experience, easy to adapt to any UNIX platform and can be a great asset to the technical or support teams when interfacing during projects.
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