Soomro Abdul Ghaffar

Soomro Abdul Ghaffar

RAN Engineer

Summary

PROFESSIONAL ACHIEVEMENTS

  • Successfully supervised provided technical support, monitored, commissioned integrated, configured and Swapped more than 45 sites replacing Ericsson 2000 series to Ericsson 6000 series , 32 new Microwave Links upgradation of 28 sites and Pre PAT sang rectification of more than 80 sites ensuring Quality Standards for Warid LTE and SWAP Project at Ericsson Pakistan Pvt Ltd
  • Successfully supervised provided technical support, monitored, commissioned integrated, configured and Swapped more than 240 sites and 260 Microwave Links 22 Expansion sites in CII and south regions for Mobilink Swap Project Swapping Alcatel Lucent with Ericsson RBS 6301, 6201 and 6102, Minilink TN 2P, 6P, 20P and C Node in 1+ 0 and 1+1 hot modes at Ericsson Pakistan Pvt Ltd
  • Coordinated successfully to achieve target of 128 New,196 Expansion and 148 swap sites in western (Jeddah-Makkah ) and Al Baha Regions from deployment to Customer acceptance using Ericsson 2000/3000/6000 series RBS As Project coordinator at Ericsson AB Mobily Project Saudi Arabia
  • Supervised, Commissioned, integrated, QA of 80 3G sites As FSO Coordinator/Integrator using 6201 RBS at Ericsson AB Mobily Project
  • Supervised, Coordinated successfully for TSS of 165 and 140 E1 Cleanup, capacity upgrade sites in Lagos at LM Ericsson Nigeria for Air tell BLP Project
  • Commissioning, Integration and trouble shooting of more than 290 different indoor and outdoor Ericsson 3G NOD Bs of different series like 6000 and 3000 in Lagos, Benin, Asaba-Onitsha and Enugu Region at LM Ericsson Nigeria for MTN Project
  •  written OAM, Ext: Hardware and TN, Radio scripts for more than 90 nodes
  •  Loaded license for 65, Re homing of 70, soft ware upgrade of 65 sites at LM Ericsson Nigeria for MTN project  
  • Cleared alarms with team and raised KPI for more than 175 sites in Lagos region and won Zain MS contract for LM Ericsson Nigeria for 5 years    
  • Commissioned, integrated, QA 35 GSM sites in Kampala at Ericsson Uganda for Warid Projects 
  • Integration and QA for  40 WCDMA sites at Watniya Kuwait

Work History

Work History
Apr 2015 - Jun 2015

RAN Supervisor

Warid LTE and WSAP Project Ericsson Pakistan Pvt Ltd

Responsibilities

  • To supervise and provide technical support to ASP in installation of new sites New Microwave links and preparing for Swap activity
  • To perform and monitor SWAP activity, replacing Ericsson 2000 RBS series with 6000 series using 6102 and 6201 in given MDT ensuring Ericsson Quality standers.
  • Commissioning and integration of new Node Bs using 6102, 6201 in single mode GSM and mix mode using LTE & DCS
  • Pre PAT snag Rectification of Telco and non-Telco
  • Configuration of new and Up gradation of old links using Minilink TN 2P, 6P, 20P
  • Making Service LAN for LTE sites using MMU2K
  • Loading new system releases, onsite and remote software upgradation of Base lines from R23E06 to R27C03 and R27K12
  • Traffic routing, Implementation of Basic NE and DCN and ensuring Node visibility

Nov 2013 - Mar 2015

RAN Supervisor

Mobilink SWAP Project Ericsson Pakistan Pvt Ltd

Responsibilities

  • To supervise and provide technical support to ASP in installation of new sites New Microwave links and preparing for Swap activity
  • Commissioning and integration of new Node Bs using 6102, 6201 and 6301 with RUS01, RUS02 and RRU01, RRU02
  • Expansion of newly swap site adding DUGs and RUS, RRUs and TRX for new configuration
  • Commissioning of new Minilink TN using 2P, 6P, 20P and CN node
  • Configuration of new links according to given link budgets with different capacity modulation and channel spacing
  • Loading new system releases, onsite and remote software upgradation of Base lines from R22T18 to R23E06
  • Traffic routing, Implementation of Basic NE and DCN and ensuring Node visibility
  • To perform and monitor SWAP activity, replacing Alcatel Lucent with Ericsson Node Bs in given MDT ensuring Ericsson Quality standers.

Mar 2011 - Jun 2013

Node B Integrator

Ericsson AB

Responsibilities       

  • To commission, integrate, trouble shoot ,CE capacity upgrade, Carrier upgrade, software upgrade, migration from ATM to IP, write O&M, External HW scripts RBS 6201,6102 for 3G different node B 3206,3216.3116,3815for 3G
  • To Assign, schedule, supervise, provide technical and functional support to FSO teams for installation commissioning  and integration 6000 and 3000 series
  • To update functional manager on FSO daily progress and activities and Time
  • Reporting and NN consumption                                                                                            
Nov 2007 - Jan 2011

Node B Integrator

LM Ericsson

    Responsibilities:

NODE B ERICSSON

  • To Commission, Integrate, test (Voice and Video, HSDPA), trouble shoot, soft ware upgrade, PAT to customer (MTN) of more than 330 different indoor and outdoor Ericsson 3G NOD Bs (3206,3216,3303,3116) at P4,P5,P6 and P7 software, Maintaining Ericsson Standards of Quality In Lagos, Asaba-Onitsha, Benin and Enugu Regions

 RNC ERICSSON

  •  Worked on MTN 3G project, involved in Integration, Writing O&M, External Hard ware and Transport network scripts, Creating ATM ports, load license,Software upgrade from P5and P6 to P7, Re homing sites, 
Aug 2007 - Nov 2007

BSS Engineer

Ericsson AB

     Responsibilities:

  • Successfully supervised and worked with Team Engineers in the installation, commissioning,  and Integration of  different indoor and outdoor Ericsson RBS 2216,2116,2308
  • Quality and Maintenance of Nodes on the Network according to Ericsson Standards.

Microwave and Transmission

  • Installation, testing and commissioning of E-TRAFFIC NODE, HC, Minilink E classic.
Mar 2006 - Jun 2007

Node B Integrator

Watniya telecom

   Responsibilities:

  • Successfully supervised and worked with Team Engineers in the installation, commissioning,  and Integration of 3206,3303 on P4
  • Integration and QA for  40 WCDMA sites
Jan 2003 - Dec 2005

BSS Engineer

Ericsson

Responsibilities:

  • Worked as a Sr. BSS Engineer involve in Installation, Testing, Integration and Troubleshooting of RBS 2206, 2207 more than 150 sites.
  • Installation, Commissioning and Maintenance of Microwave MiniLink E Classic and E Traffic Nodes.

Objective

A Result oriented Techno professional with an outstanding track record of success in the implementation and operation in global mobile telecoms networks. Specialize in ensuring that assigned tasks are meticulously planned, implemented to meet roll out deadlines and project requirements, and assist Rollout manager and CPM to conceive targets with in budgets ensuring the quality and efficiency of work in accordance with expectations.

Education

Education
Sep 1995 - Jul 1999

B.E

Donestk State Technical University Ukraine

Skills

Skills

Russian Language

Project Coordination

Transmission

GSM

Node B