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Fuad Sulaiman

Candidate ID: 1780894

Career Summary

18 years’ experience in leading design, development and delivery of complex projects / programs and high-performance technical solutions, ensuring delivery within assigned time, budget and quality parameters.

Skill Set

Project Planning and Management ,Project / Product Development ,Data Modeling & Architecture ,Business Management ,Solution Design and Architecture ,Delivery Management ,Digital Transformation ,Agile & Scrum Methodology ,Technology Stack Management ,ODC Management ,Technology Consulting & Architect

Professional Information

Total Experience : 19

Nationality : Jordan

Qualification Level : Graduate

Job Function : IT - Software

Work Location Preference : Kuwait, Bahrain, Oman, Saudi Arabia, Qatar, UAE

Detailed Profile

Fuad H. Sulaiman

Riyadh, Saudi Arabia / Amman, Jordan | +966 506853472 (Saudi Arabia) / +962 799239963 (Jordan) /

Professional & Management Profile

Principle Architect ~ Technical & Business Delivery Management ~ Digital Transformation ~ Development Management

Seasoned IT professional with 18 years’ insightful experience, leading design, development and delivery of complex projects / programs and high-performance technical solutions, ensuring delivery within assigned time, budget and quality parameters. Ability to integrate business and technology for a focused solution. Visionary leader with solid management style, adept at building and motivating diverse technical teams to achieve outstanding results.

Facilitator and builder of top-performing technology management and product development teams, with proven expertise in spearheading the design, development, implementation and testing of technology solutions.

Adept at driving multiple high value technology / transformation projects, managing delivery for large deals, collaborating with project teams, and deploying technology to build successful solutions for clients.

Design and Review the System, Program Architectures.

Data Modeling and Design, System Design, System Topology, Infrastructure Topology, Connectivity Matrix, Component Modeling.

Known for effectively coordinating with senior management, customers, business partners, stakeholders and project teams. Ability to the communication gap among business and technology groups.

Core Competencies

Project Planning and Management
Project / Product Development
Data Modeling & Architecture
Business Management
Solution Design and Architecture
Delivery Management
Digital Transformation
Agile & Scrum Methodology
Technology Stack Management
ODC Management
Technology Consulting & Architect
Technical and Business Support
Planning and Releasing
Process and Procedures
Vendor Management
Customer Relations
Liaison and Coordination
Team and People Management
Analytical / Critical Thinking
Problem Solving
Interpersonal Skills

Professional Experience

Government Commission, Riyadh, KSA (Feb 2020 - Present)
IT Consultant

Key Responsibilities:
Managing Vendor Consultation Services, and Deliverable Review
Build and review the IT Department Structure and Strategy.
Establish Digital Transformation Department.
Establish Enterprise Architect Department.
Establish Cyber Security Department.

Al-ELM, Riyadh, KSA (Dec 2008 – Dec 2019)
Associate Principle Architect

Career Progression:
Executive Manager
Sr. Technical Delivery Manager
Technical Delivery Manager
Technical Team Lead
Architect & Sr. Solution Developer

Developed architectural solutions to best meet business needs.
Developed and tested prototypes to determine architectural options.
Maintained architectural documentations up-to-date.
Participated in design reviews and recommended improvements.
Proposed design alternatives to ensure cost-effectiveness and high quality.
Developed architectural patterns and techniques to support enterprise applications.
Coordinated with Architects to ensure that architecture is implemented within assigned timelines.
Developed architectural framework that is scalable, maintainable and consistent.
Handled Key Projects Delivery, including on-site and off-site team management
Contributed in accelerating growth and profitability of the overall business and client engagements, by identifying and capitalizing on services based on emerging technologies, industry best practices and success.
Successfully managed designing and implementation of technical solutions, delivering a strong ROI.
Managed and executed projects using diverse project management methodologies such as Agile, Scrum & Waterfall.
Distinction of driving various technical projects from failure to success.
Led and managed Vendors and ODC implementations in and outside the region including the delivery assurance.
Efficiently developed Billing and Payment System with the Integration of The Government Central Payment Gateway.
Designed The Customer Unified Base and skillfully managed the delivery of various Quick Win projects.
Designed and implemented different Integration Mechanism between different technologies and heavy transaction volumes and different channels.
Managed over 20 key projects including Portals, Middleware, Integration Platforms, CRM, Reporting, Business Rules Engines and Workflows.
Managed delivery of Turnkey solutions and implementation.

Key Responsibilities:
Application and Data Architecture for Fintech product.
Implementing and Design the Integration between developed Application, Banks and Payment Gateways
Business and Application Architecture, Data Modeling and Architecture, Components Design and Integration for Billing and Payment System
Entity Design and Modeling for Several Government Programs
Defining the System Integration Mechanisms for high Data Integrity and Performance
Assure Scalable and mature architectures.
Review 3rd Parties Implementation to assure best practices.
Manage and oversee the development deliverables for off-shore development centers.
Responsible for leading design, architecture and business development of E-wallet product, Billing System, Payment Systems, CRM, ERP, Web Portals, Web Applications and Services, National Programs.
Lead the development of technology solutions and map the client’s business requirements to systems/ technical requirements to ensure they are in line with the enterprise architectural plan.
Develop comprehensive project plans merging customer requirements with company goals, coordinate with technical personnel during all project phases, from initial development through implementation.
Understand customer needs, translate them into requirements and develop product as per client requirements.
Manage all phases of solution customization and SDLC, from business process study to UAT.
Review and approve all project functions including business requirements, reports, design, coding, development releases & documentation to ensure quality of deliverables.
Manage vendor implementations for outsources and contracted project; prepare test data for vendors and review vendor documents & deliverables.
Provide technical and functional guidance to clients (from diverse sectors) with regards to solution implementation.
Manage a large project teams (onsite & offshore) and vendors (offshore) for the flawless execution of projects.
Render technical assistance to developers and work as a link between the development team and the customer.
Ensued that all projects are completed to specification, within an established time frame and budget. 
Monitor the quality of solutions delivered, ensuring that proper development standards are maintained and followed.
Identify, manage and ensured appropriate and timely resolution of technical risks and issues.

Oger System, Riyadh, KSA (Oct 2006 - Dec 2008)
Sr. Technical & HR Consultant

Led the team of 2 members for managing the planning and delivery of the technical solutions.
Managed business requirement study & analysis, technical & function design, GAP analysis, customization, testing and deployment of multiple Microsoft technology base Enterprise solutions
Designed and developed technical solutions in accordance with architectural standards.
Interacted with clients, collected business requirements, designed solution, performed fit-gap analysis, and created functional / technical specification and technical documentation.
Reviewed existing system/software and made suggestions for improvement or developed a new software resource.
Worked collaboratively with project teams, the business, functional analysts and developers to ensure best technical solution is designed and implemented to complex programs.
Liaised with customers, users, operations and programming personnel with regards to systems design, modifications, bug fixing, debugging or troubleshooting.

Applied Computer Services Co. (HASIB), Riyadh, KSA (Sep 2005 – Oct 2006)
Software Developer

Reported to the Technical Team Lead with the responsibilities of design & development of re-usable components based on Microsoft Technologies (MS.NET).
Worked with a team of developers for development, delivery and implementation of technology-based solutions. 
Performed full lifecycle software development including requirements gathering, project scope, coding, testing, database administration as well as detecting and fixing bugs.
Interacted with customers, analyzed their requirements and accordingly develop software solutions/programs.
Produced well-organized, optimized, and documented source code; managed debugging of existing source code.
Tested and maintained software products to ensure strong functionality and optimization.
Identified areas of modification in existing programs and subsequently developed those modifications.
Documented and demonstrated solutions by developing documentation, flowcharts, layouts, diagrams, charts, code comments and clear code.

Previous Assignments

Web Developer, SISCOM, Riyadh, KSA (Jul 2004 - Sep 2005)
Software Developer, Lukeman Global Consulting & Development, Amman, Jordan (Jan 2003 - Jan 2004)


B. Sc. (Computer Science), Alahliya Amman University, Amman, Jordan (2004)

Trainings/Workshops/ Seminars Attended

Leadership Development Program (LDP)
Risk Management
Customer Relation Management(Functional & Technical)
Team Building
Conflict Resolution
Agile for Executives
Agile Programming Techniques
BPM, Portals and Application Servers
SOA Architect
MS CRM 3.0/2011, MS Dynamics Axapta 4.0
MS SQL Server 2005, MS Office 2007, Vista, Exchange 2007, MS BI, Media Centre
Java Programming
IBM WebSphere Portal, BM, DataPower, Portal, e-Forms
Web Security, SOA, Biztalk 2010, Agile Development, Oracle BRM Fundamentals
Tech Ed ME, Dubai (2010/2011), Tech Ed EU, Amsterdam(2012), Tech Ed, Madrid(2013), Tech Ed, Barcelona(2014)

Personal Details

Nationality: Jordanian
Date of Birth: 26thMar 1980
Marital Status: Married
Languages: English and Arabic
Passport: N855836, valid till Mar 2021
Visa Status: Transferable Iqama

*** Please refer to ‘Annexure’ document for project details