Marcos Souza

  • 01331 Bela Vista Brazil
Marcos Souza

Work History

Work History
Jul 2008 - Present

Operations Director

Telmar Network Technology
- Manage projects in progress, defining features, performance, schedule and costs. - Set individual goals for direct subordinates, providing constant feedback, evaluating performance, supporting the development of the team and participating in processes of selection/hiring of people. - Manage the budget for investments and expenses. - Develop and implement strategic projects and innovative management practices that are aligned with the objectives of the company. - Deployment of infra-structure to support operations (new branches / new business partners). - Manage and support the internal repair laboratory, setting targets for product lines already deployed and the deployment of new repair product lines. - Ensure that the laboratory has resources and supplies to meet the demands of various projects. - Manage our own inventory and third party inventories under our responsibility (over 100 thousand items!), ensuring 100% accuracy. - Manage the logistics (freight carriers and national logistics) for shipments/receiving orders for national and international operations for our repair centers partners and our clients (brokerage). - Management of contracts needs for repair and spare parts management. - Ensure all management reports that support the various customers and projects are delivered on time.
Jul 2007 - Jun 2008

Project Manager

Cedar Point Communications
Project Manager for Latin America (Cable Market) providing our solution of telephony to customer in several countries such as Brazil, Ecuador, Mexico, El Salvador, Nicaragua, Panama, Guatemala and Honduras. The main responsibility is to keep the level of service under control, providing assistance with support, engineering, training, software releases, material logistics, etc. to systems in production and control trials projects for new customers.
Dec 2006 - Jul 2007

Deployment Supervisor

Alcatel-Lucent Brasil
Managerial position with responsibility for several ongoing projects, (including responsibilities of 3 managers that left the company) managing high skilled engineers during deployment activities (software upgrades and hardware growth) in telecom networks taking place in Brazil, Venezuela, Costa Rica, Mexico and United States. Work with customer on planning activities to suit their needs. Besides that, acting as a key player for deployment departmend, during the merger process (Former companies - Lucent Technology and Alcatel) working towards new procedures/process to achieve the standards of Alcatel-Lucent (the new Company).
Jan 2005 - Dec 2006

Deployment Supervisor

Lucent Technologies
Supervisory position with responsibility for several ongoing projects, managing high skilled engineers during deployment activities (software upgrades and hardware growth) in telecom networks taking place in Brazil, Venezuela, Mexico and United States. Work with customer on planning activities to suit their needs. Member of strategic planning team for Brazil Services Department
Jan 2000 - Dec 2004

Technical Cordinator

Lucent technologies
Technical coordination of telecom network deployment activities (Wireless CDMA), leading a multinational team (India, England, United States, China, Australia, Peru, Argentina, etc...) of engineers, in several Indian territories. Technical coordination of 3G-1X tecnology deployment in São Paulo city, Brazil.Technical coordination of VESPER telecom network in São Paulo state, Brazil. For almost all the projects I had been leading american and brazilian engineers.
1993 - 1998

Telecom Technician

Telesp Celular

Education

Education
2003 - 2006

Post-Graduation

Fundação Getulio Vargas
1998 - 2001

BSc

Universidade Paulista
1988 - 1993

BSc

Universidade Estadual de Campinas
1985 - 1988

Técnico em Eletrônica

Colegio Industrial Liceu de Artes e Oficios de São Paulo

Skills

Skills

Spanish

English

Project Management

Interest

Tennis, Swimming, Running, Motorcycling.

Summary

Over twenty years of experience in telecommunication market, working in Brazil Telco’s (Embratel and Telesp Celular) and suppliers (Lucent Technologies, CedarPoint Communications, Telmar) sides, having played technical and managerial roles. Managing multi-nations teams, typically from 10 to 100 tech/engineers, to complete projects on target under controlled budget for Brazilian projects and international projects on site (China, India, Venezuela, Ecuador, El Salvador, Mexico and USA). Analyze needs of each Project in order to allocate the right resource (fully skilled) to accomplish the target. Support logistics team to deliver all the material allowing a flawlessly deployment process. Previous technical (Support Engineer) work included programming tasks in Unix/Linux environments and network protocols analysis.

Certifications

Certifications
2000 - Present

ECP Engineer

Lucent Technologies