Senior Engineer, with over 15+ years' experience in the telecommunication industry and with high-level hands-on Network Implementation with a track record of evaluating core business functions, issues and needs and developing projects from concept to completion.
Strong communication skills, 5 years in networking including experience in managing large Cisco wireless environment. Knowledge of Routers, Layer-2 switches, VPN, computer software - Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Excel. Minimum of 5 years' experience on large commercial deployment projects, Customer/Owner relations, Quality control and support of our safety plan, Submittal reviews, Collaborating with team members, Estimating, Project closeout, Personnel evaluation and development.
Field Engineer & Installer September 2015 to CurrentEricsson / Kforce － Maitland, FL
Install, or coordinate installation of, new or modified network hardware, software, or programming layer 2 switches of Sprint Network Vision telecommunications systems.
Install and closeout Network Vison project for Ericsson Provide support for Ericsson on 2X20 project for Samsung upgrades Support troubleshooting of all Clearwire network issues, such as microwave backhaul transmission Support RMA process tracking and documentation for MMBS equipment Report to project manager with daily status of activities.
EF&I Engineer April 2015 to June 2015Atlantic Tower SERVICES － Orlando, FL
Integration and Installation of Ericsson equipment for US Cellular Perform closeout documentation procedures to validate new site turn ups Coordinate field engineer schedules, timeline of installs and commission integrations.
Test repaired, newly installed, or updated equipment to ensure that it functions properly and conforms to specifications, using test equipment and observation.
Document user support activity, such as system problems, corrective actions, resolution status, and completed equipment installations.
National Sr. Project Coordinator/Field Support Engineer January 2014 to January 2015Samsung SDS via WORLDLINK － Orlando, FL
Managed/support Field Engineers on a Market and National level Support and implement firewall and VPN protocols for Network Vison data network Provided extended support, implementation, monitoring and documentation of networking systems Responsible for troubleshooting, implementing, configuring and supporting master CSR Sprint/ Ericsson NASCAR Events in: Pocono, Sonoma, Chicago Speed land, and Indy Composed and trained employees and contractors in designs documentation, diagrams, and call flows for 2.5 TD-LTE network.
Assess existing facilities' needs for new or modified telecommunications systems.
Communicate with telecommunications vendors to obtain pricing and technical specifications for available hardware, software, or services.
Work with personnel and facilities management staff to install, remove, or relocate user connectivity equipment and devices.
Test and evaluate hardware and software to determine efficiency, reliability, or compatibility with existing systems.
Provided Tier II Troubleshooting for MMBS Updated necessary tracking systems to ensure that project and program status is maintained with complete accuracy Presented status of pending and ongoing projects at project update meetings Wrote Method of Procedures (MOP) for User Defined Alarm, FD-LTE (2.5) installation guide, and new hire trainee procedures.
Sr. Field Support Engineer March 2012 to January 2014Samsung SDS via WORLDLINK － Bayamon, PR
Supervised fiber and Cisco CSR migration insertion Install, configure and maintain new equipment for Firewalls/VPNs Constructed and designed test lab for upgrading, troubleshooting, and configuring network elements for deployment.
Helped build a new National Field Closeout Team, including the roll out of a new test procedures server platform (RF drive testing) Co-lead team of engineers to deploy, commissioned and integrate 276 BTS (site) within the P.R and V.I.
Provided training to new engineers within and out of market new model turn up and integration procedures Trained field operations personal on BTS integration, commission and later Operations, Administration and Maintenance.
Field Deployment Engineer September 2011 to March 2012Samsung SDS via WORLDLINK － Chicago, IL
Manage CDMA Acceptance Test Procedure reports as well as coordinated closely with the Network, RF and Construction Configured, implemented and commissioned 3G/4G(LTE)Sprint Network Vision Network Installation & patching, maintenance and performance tuning of Cisco Routers 2941 and ASR 901 Responsible for troubleshooting and supporting technologies such as Samsung/Sprint CDMA, FD-LTE, TD-LTE, Samsung RRU 800/1900/2.5, Cisco ASR 901, and Cisco 2941 Switches Perform closeout test procedures to validate new site turn ups.
Sr. Field Engineer II December 2009 to September 2011Clearwire － Orlando, FL
Responsibilities included technical leadership, scheduling, semi-annually audits, operations project management oversight and deployment of the company-integrated solution.
This position was recognized as integral to both revenue generating operationally efficient functions of the company.
Responsible for coordinating and implementing with RF and commissioning teams microwave ring and POP turn up within the Orlando market.
Integrated and Commissioned Miami 2010 Super Bowl XLIV Sprint Cow (New Orleans Saints vs Indianapolis Colts) Supervise and Coordinated Tiger Team within Orlando and Tampa in the event of a major disaster area with network Coordinated and dispatched several contractors for network outages within the market to obtain and maintain .9995 within the Orlando market.
Collaborated with OP Manager to hire field engineers Provision and troubleshoot metro Ethernet, dedicated access, cell back haul and Wi-Fi networks Identify and resolve equipment malfunctions, working with manufacturers or field representatives as necessary to procure replacement parts.
Education and Training
Electronic Engineering, Jun 2001ITT Technical INSTITUTE － Maitland, FLElectronic Engineering
Cisco Certified Network Associate (Security) exp.2019
Cisco Certified Network Associate, (Routing and Switching) exp. : 2016INFOSEC INSTITUTEKnowledge of firewalls and intrusion detection systems (specific knowledge of any of the following personal firewalls or host ids: Cisco CSA
Experience using Cisco's CSA agents (DMZ, IPsec, etc.)
CPR/ Training, (May 2015)
*EAMS Training (May 2015)
*Defensive Safety Training (May 2015)
*ODM Fiber Test, Inspection, and Cleaning, (June 2015) : September 2011