Work History

Work History
Aug 2008 - Jan 2012

Transport Network Engineer

Idea Cellular Ltd

* Planning and optimization of Transmission Access and SDH Backbone Networks*Managed Transport Network project rollouts for 2G Kerala State ,India*Successfully planned and integrated over 3000 MW links (PDH/SDH/NGN) into the network helping the company to retain the number one position in subscriber base and revenue* Guided and supervised installation and operation-maintenance field engineers & technicians* Assisted in the design, architecture of the network and its subsequent evolution and maintained effective relationships with the access and core network planning, rollout, maintenance and operations groups* Familiarity with ATM and IP network technology/architecture* Prepared transport network budget as per market growth, took approval of CAPEX and controlled the transport network expenditure*Successfully scheduled and managed the inventory for project rollout reducing the inventory idle period in warehouse* Analyzed the demand, finalized the bill of quantity (BoQ) and executed purchase order*Implemented special projects like FlexiBSC rollout,NMS , SDH rings ,GboIP and NGN swap which improved the network KPIs and reduced the Operational expenditure*Coordinated Six Sigma projects on Network Optimisation which helped in reducing the downtime and congestion in the network

Nov 2005 - Jul 2008

Operations and Mainatanence Engineer BSS/Transmission

Idea Cellular Ltd

* Installation,Operation & maintenance of Microwave Links ( NEC ,SIEMENS ,NERA ,DMC ,CERAGON) and STM-1 Muxes (ECI)* Installation , commissioning operation and mainatanence of TRAU (Siemens), BSC (Siemens HC120 2nd step) and BTS (BS 240,241XL and XS and BS 288) sites * New Project deployment for cities and the adjoining Towns* Managed the operation and maintance of more than 150 BTS locations*Capacity up gradation and interference reduction of Cell sites *Acceptance test of telecom equipments ,antennas ,power system , alarm extension and surge protection systems of Towers (cell sites )*Customer complaints resolution and implementation of In Building Solutions (IBS) for network coverage *Maintained good working relationships with material suppliers, contractors, and any others that affect the quality ,schedule and cost of projects

Education

Education
Aug 2001 - Aug 2005

Bachelors Degree in Engineering

Calicut University

Summary

*Telecommunication Engineer with over 6 years of demonstrated competency in Transport Network Planning,Telecom project management, and Network Operations*Bachelor’s Degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering*Successfully planned and integrated 3000 MW links (PDH/SDH/NGN) into the network helping the company to retain the number one position in subscriber base and revenue over a period of 3 years*Expertise in Transmission planning / Optimizations (Access, Backhaul and Backbone design for PDH/SDH/SONET/NGN) and IP Networks (CISCO certified )*Excellent qualifications in project planning and management, budgeting, materials acquisition , technology procurement & inventory management*Possesses a solid understanding of the requirements to ensure on time, on budget delivery of project initiatives*Expert in Telecommunication Planning tools Pathloss 4.0/5.0, TEMS Link planner, MapInfo professional & Global Mapper*Six Sigma Green belt certified*Proficient in Oracle Enterprise Packages, Microsoft Office & Microsoft Project*Fluent in English , Hindi & Malayalam

Interest

Digital Photography

Traveling

Objective

A telecom professional with  six years of progressive experience in planning, designing and optimizing Microwave backhaul, Long Haul, Transmission  Networks with a leading telecommunication organization. Excellent  qualifications in project planning and management, budgeting, materials acquisition, technology procurement, and team building/leadership.

Aspiring to be a leading professional in telecommunication, where I can utilize my skills to the maximum with 100% dedication and responsibility to the duties conferred on me and to lead the organization to newer heights

Skills

Skills

SDH/SONET/PDH

Project Managment

TDM/IP Networks

Microwave Transmission Planning

Certifications

Certifications

Six Sigma Green Belt

Idea Cellular Ltd

CCENT

CISCO