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Work experience

Aug 2008Jan 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 2005Jul 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

Aug 2001Aug 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

SDH/SONET/PDH
Project Managment
TDM/IP Networks
Microwave Transmission Planning

Certifications

Six Sigma Green Belt

Idea Cellular Ltd

CCENT

CISCO