IT master travels around the world in train, bus rides

Rufino E. Sulit, Jr. travels around the world in train, bus rides.

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Rufino E. Sulit, Jr.  dreamed big and ended became an IT professional. He has traveled since then on trains and busses to Middle East, Europe and Africa implementing the banking products to the customers. 

He dreamed of becoming a cardiologist. “I love everything that is related to human anatomy especially the cardiovascular system. Being a son of a sewing machine mechanic and a dressmaker, it appeared to me that my parents did not have the financial capacity to send him to medical school.”

As a Dubai-based Consultant Engineer at OpenWay Middle East since 2012, he is involved in online banking and payments arena, a post which puts him on a highly critical and high-security environment. He brings to his present post his more than 17 years of experience in EFT Payments banking solutions involving ATM, POS, Card Management Systems and Switch Interface in different platforms. He has been involved in numerous projects on different capacities as programmer, implementation analyst and technical consultant.

At 42, Raffy is definitely one of the successful Filipino professionals in the gulf. “I am responsible for implementation of banking product customization and configuration as well as solutions to new requirements from our bank clien.Rufino 2Raffy’s story was included in a coffee table book Precious Gems in a Desert of GoldRead More: ‘Desert of Gold’ features Filipino leaders in UAE in Rappler. -Back to Home

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IMG_3984THE BLOGGER. Ulysses Espartero is a journalist, historian and book author who traces his roots from two Philippine jewels – Laguna and Antique.  While in Dubai, he enjoyed his expat life documenting the struggles and victories of migrant workers in the Gulf Cooperation Council states. In 2014, he released Precious Gems in a Desert of Gold, the first and only coffee table book about Filipino achievers in the United Arab Emirates. Connect with him on facebook.



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