Waleed Alsahemi

Fixed Access Network Design Section Manager

Summary

Over 17 years of continuous and substantial experience in Telecommunication Industry. Proficient in Planning and Design of Fiber and Copper Fixed Access Networks as a planner/designer and as a supervisor/manager.

Education

Education
1994 - 1998

Bachelor degree in Electrical Engineering

King Saud University

GPA : 4.03/5.00

Certifications

Certifications
2015 - Present

Project Management Profissional (PMP)

Project Management Institute - PMI

PMP Number: 1774267

Work History

Work History
Dec 2013 - Present

Fixed Access Network Design Section Manager (Grade 56)

STC

 Managing a section who :

          • Provides ISP design for FTTH projects across the whole Kingdom.
          • Provides ISP design for different Copper technologies projects (MSAN/VDSL/DSLAM and others) across the whole Kingdom.
          • Prepares RFPs and technical evaluation reports for all Fixed Access Vendors (FTTH/MSAN/VDSL/DSLAM and others technologies)
          • Manages all types of fiber/copper projects across the Kingdom and providing technical support to all stakeholders in different sectors
Dec 2008 - Dec 2013

Fiber Access Design section Manager (Grade 39)

STC

  Managing a section who :

          • Provides ISP design for FTTH projects across the whole Kingdom.
          • Provides OSP design for FTTH projects across the whole Kingdom.
          • Prepares technical evaluation reports for all FTTH Vendors.
          • Manages all types of fiber projects across the Kingdom
Oct 2006 - Dec 2008

Riyadh City Access Network Planning Section Manager

STC

supervising a team who :

          • Provides plans, SLDs in deploying outside plant networks including budget estimation using all available technologies copper, MSANs, FTTx ( specially fiber techniques since the trend is going strongly to the fiber)
          • Prepares OSP Ultimate and Fundamental Plans for Riyadh City
          • Prepares Annual outside plant plans taking in consideration budget and market demand.
          • Provides fiber optic plans to serve Key Account Customers.
Dec 2002 - Oct 2006

Riyadh City Access Network Planning Chief

STC

supervising a team who :

          • Provides plans, SLDs in deploying outside plant networks including budget estimation using all available technologies copper, MSANs, FTTx 
          • Prepares OSP Ultimate and Fundamental Plans for Riyadh City
          • Prepares Annual outside plant plans taking in consideration budget and market demand.
          • Provides fiber optic plans to serve Key Account Customers.
Jun 2001 - Dec 2002

Riyadh District (City and Mohafazat)  Access Network Planning Team leader

STC
        • supervising a team who :
          • Provides plans, SLDs in deploying outside plant networks including budget estimation using all available technologies copper, MSANs, FTTx
          • Prepares Annual outside plant plans taking in consideration budget and market demand.
          • Provides fiber optic plans to serve Key Account Customers
Sep 1999 - Jun 2001

Riyadh District (City and Mohafazat)  OSP Engineering –Primary network Design Team leader

STC

supervising a team who :

          • Conducts field survey and undertakes design of primary, Manholes, conduits, MDF allocation, cable vault, and cabinet termination diagrams
          • Design Fiber networks including Fiber Jointing Schematic (FJS)
Dec 1998 - Sep 1999

OSP Planning Engineer

STC
          • Preparing Planning Recommendation to extend and optimize the existing OSP network using fiber and copper solutions.
          • Preparing Planning Recommendation to serve green fields using fiber and copper solutions.
Oct 1998 - Dec 1998

OSP Primary network Design Engineer

STC
          • Conducts field survey and making detailed design of fiber and copper networks.
          • Preparing cost estimation for designed jobs.
Aug 1998 - Oct 1998

OSP Secondary network Design Engineer

STC
          • Conducts field survey and making detailed design of secondary networks.
          • Preparing cost estimation for designed jobs.

Achievemens

      • Played main roles of STC Fiber and Copper projects as a Planner, Designer, and Manager for Access Networks.
      • Setting Fixed Access Networks standards and Guidelines
      • Providing new solutions which is infrequent worldwide , like GPON Multivendor Interference , P2P MDUs , and others.
      •   Achieved over 8.4M Ports (POTS, ADSL, SHDSL, & FE) Kingdom wide
      •   Achieved over 3.8M FTTH ISP connections Kingdom wide
      • Design Head of successful modernization projects from legacy Networks to NGN Networks.

Skills

Skills

Technical :

        • Excellent understanding of Fixed Access Networks (Fiber and Copper)
        • Expert in OSP indoor and outdoor solutions.
        • Excellent in Fixed Access Products Knowledge (OLTs, MSANs, … etc)
        • Excellent ability of planning and managing projects.
        • Excellent in building Fixed Access standards and guidelines.

Interpersonal :

        • Excellent in Project Management
        • Excellent Management skills in general
        • Excellent English written and spoken.
        • Excellent in team working.
        • Very good in creating relationships and networking.
        • Excellent in negotiation.

Appreciation Certificates and Awards :

      • Best Employee in Riyadh District Telecom for month of July 1999.
      • Effective Contribution in Nasseem exchange MDF rehabilitation Project.
      • Effective Contribution in achieving year 2000 objectives and preparing year 2001 program.
      • Effective Contribution in achieving year 2001 objectives.
      • Effective Contribution in the accomplishment of the Key Accounts 2002 project.
      • Best Employee in Riyadh District Telecom for year 2002.
      • Best Employee in General Directorate of Access Networks for year 2004.
      • Effective Contribution in achieving year 2004 objectives.
      • Best Employee in Riyadh District Telecom for year 2006.
      • Appreciation from Access Networks GM for the achievements during one year period (October 2006-October 2007).
      • Appreciation from network sector VP for the achievements during one year period (October 2006-October 2007).
      • Effective Contribution in achieving year 2008 objectives.

Training Courses :

      • Participating in FTTH Council Europe Conference 2012 (3 Days).
      • Build Your Leadership Skills, Barcelona MCE training center, Spain (4 days).
      • Participating in a Business trip to NTT company, Japan to exchange experience in FTTH technology (2 Days).
      • Participating in FTTH Council Europe Conference 2009 (3 Days)
      • Field visit and technical study for Fujitso Electronic cabinets connected via fiber network in UAE (1 week).
      • Microstation Program (1 week).
      • Microsoft Access (2 weeks).
      • ICMS system (1 week).
      • Changeover Administering (1 week).
      • Activeness Administering Supervision (1 week).
      • Project management (1 week).
      • Time and Meetings Management (1 week).
      • Planning and Implementation Control (1 week).
      • Finance for non Financials (1 week).
      • Strategic Planning (1 week).
      • Performance Evaluation Management (3 days).
      • Attending many seminars for fiber techniques (MSANs, FTTx, GPON, ……etc.)