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I have 7+ years of industry experience in Telecom Project Management, Operations, Processes & Performance Management.

My work experience spreads over Australia , Pakistan and Saudi Arabia, Huawei Technologies China , NEC Corporation Japan,Pakistan and Mobiserve Egypt , Ericsson Australia GSM, UMTS and LTE RAN, Transmission Core Network and Broad Band GPON/FTTx Data Networks, Project Management, Roll out Planning, Integration, Testing, Monitoring and Troubleshooting and successfully executed huge Rollout/Deployment Projects in Local and International Market.

All these Projects were met with a great deal of professionalism to achieve the highest degree of customers’ delight. I look forward to have more and more challenging work related with large technological environment.

Technical Training

  1. April 2012: General Safety & Environmental Induction Training, Sydney Australia
  2. February 2012: RMX 3200 Training, Sydney Australia
  3. April 2008: Ericsson MiniLinkOverview at Ericsson Training Center Riyadh, KSA.
  4. September 2007: NEC PasolinkNEO SDH MUX Operation and maintenance at NEC Academy  Islamabad, PAK.


  • 280 MW Link Design VHA, Australia ( Catalina / Pheonix) (Monthly Target)
  • 300Km Optical Fibre Route Survey (Central Region Saudi Arabia)
  • 150 GPON / FTTx sites installation/testing and acceptance
  • 300 New Sites 3G Rollout Saudi Telecom (STC), Saudi Arabia Central & Western Region (accomplished in 120 days)
  • 250 New MW Link installation Rollout Saudi Telecom (STC), Saudi Arabia Central & Western Region (accomplished in 120 days)
  • 250 Sites IPRAN Mobily , Saudi Arabia Installation, Acceptance (Project delivered in 90 days)
  • 300 sites IP RAN traffic / TN upgrade (Project delivered in 90 days)
  • 200 sites SWAP TRM for NEC,Haris to Ericsson Ufone , Pakistan ( NEC Pasolink V4 , Haris to Ericsson 20P,6P,2P)  (Project delivered in 45 days)


Broad Band and Fixed Network
Optical Fibre,DWDM,OSP,GPON,FTTx
RAN/TRAN Design,Implementation, O&M
RBS,RNC,IPRAN,Microwave (PDH/SDH/MUX) Survey, Installation,Operation and Maintenance ,Acceptance

Work experience

Jan 2012Present

Transmission Design Engineer

Ericsson Australia
  • Planning and Design of VHA-Catalina Project all 2G and 3G transmission integration activities associated with the Access, Aggregation/Backhaul and Transmission Core network as defined within the Transmission High Level Design and Transmission Detailed Design.
  • Establish all 2G end-to-end Abis, A and Gb transmission services.
  • Establish all 3G end-to-end Iub, IuCS, IuPS and Iur transmission services.
  • Establish all CS/PS Core end-to-end Inter-capital, intra-capital, international, POI, and ISP transmission services.
  • Integrate the solution (physical & logical) into the operator Network, in compliance with the operator accepted requirements, and the installation and implementation procedure document
  • Integrate end-to-end solution in accordance with OSS Detailed Design
  • Perform integration & commissioning of Transmission Network elements including Optical, OMS Mux, NMS, PTN and Microwave – TN & SIAE radio systems
Feb 2007Dec 2011

Project Manager


  • Managed overall Roll Out projects Implementation,Maintenance, CORE,RAN,NOC activities.
  • Well versed with multi vendors Ericsson,Huawei,Motorola Site build procedure (RFQ,RFI,ASP Tool, WO, PISM,TSSR,IE documents, SMR,TND,BoQ,SAF,SCO, SID, Site Integration Report, Drive Test, MDT, OIL, Pre-PAT and PAT).Ensure sites installation as per Ericsson Standard accomplished through Quality Control site visit.
  • Developdetailed plans, designs, budgets, schedules, and performance milestone to achieve monthly targets.
  • Solid understanding of quality systems, OH&S and regulatory compliance
  • Hands-on coordinating of all day-to-day project activities.
  • Manage and supervise all customers' relationships, including equipment vendors and operators. Manage and supervise internal, external projects resources.
  • Develop detailed implementation plans and tracking progress againstdefined milestones.
  • Regularly report to project stakeholders and the Projects Services Manager.
  • Ensure compliance with project goals and contractual requirements. Ensure sites installation as per Ericsson Standard accomplished through Quality Control site visit.
  • Supervise all contracts and performance reporting, as well as invoicing and payments. Secure necessary permits and access. Develop and manage projects budgets and cash flow needs.
  • Identify and resolve issues and disputes that may arise, including outlining alternatives.
  • Managing the relationship and attending the day-to-day meetings with the Vendors and Operators Manage the overall design, construction, implementation and testing of all the upcoming Access, Transport and Core Networks projects.
  • Good networking knowledge of Ethernet/IP technologies, TCP/IP, Switching and routing protocols. Good knowledge of Broadband access technologies (ADSL, ADSL2+, VDSL2, FTTx ), with deep GPON Technology experience.
  • STC-Lab FTTx/GPON Project Implementation, STC FTTx/GPON Survey, Project's RFI, IP address resolution.
  • Optical Fibre Network Ring, Mesh topology design and deployment.
  • Manage OSP construction and maintenance.
  • Handle all Civil issue cable laying, trenching and coordination with government agencies and municipality office to get the civil works approval.
  • MonitorNew Site 2G,3G,IP RAN,MW Transmission linkinstallation, acceptance and Handover process as per Ericsson quality standard. Monitor technical support for GRAN/CRAN/WRAN/MW Nodesequipments on customer request.
  • Provided 24/7 on call emergency supporton system failure.Provided on-call/on-site support for customer with complex hardware/software issues.Involved in network tuning projectas a RAN engineer, KPI analyzed, data collected, problem solved, solution provided, parameter adjusted.
Oct 2006Feb 2007

Transmission Engineer

Huawei Technologies
  • Develops a comprehensive strategy and roadmap for an integrated, resilient and optimized transmission system to include BTS to BSC, BSC to MSC/MGW, inter-Core network elements, and national and international interconnect.
  • Provides technical expertise and leads the microwave radio systems and fiber network implementation functions in order to provide the Company with an effective and efficient transmission interface that best meets the technical requirements and the approved transmission strategy.
  • To analyze Fault Reports on Transmission systems and its constituent parts and recommend actions to rectify faults as necessary.
Mar 2005Oct 2006

BSS O&M Engineer

  • Respond to alarms and clear all faults as quickly as possible giving priority to service affecting faults and minimize time to repair for network and services related faults.
  • Configure new network components and bring them into service, expand the capacity of existing network components, in order to achieve the network growth plan. Ensure that the network and services operate at optimum quality and efficiency levels and that operation targets are maintained and exceeded where possible.
  • BSS systems Motorola BTS H2Macro, H2Micro, H2Mini and BSC, Ericsson RBS 2216, 2216 Transmission systems Minilink –E, Traffic Node 2P, NEC Pasolink Radio Systems Operation and Maintenance. Power Panels, Rectifier, AC/DC System Delta, Eltek, Amerson, ASCOM O&M.



Feb 2010Present

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