Engineering professional with experience in Electronics and Telecommunications. Record of success in launching new markets and wireless technologies. Multicultural experience background with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills. Able to work well and result oriented.
o 12+ years of hands-on experience in RF Telecommunication Tools and Equipment.
o Design & Optimization on 5G NR, First Net, CRAN,LTE, and UMTS networks coverage.
o Experience in Network design using Atoll, Map Info.
o Radio network planning to initiate search areas for coverage/capacity.
o Prepare the Radio Network Design Customer Input Questionnaire (RNDCIQ).
o Creating and managing Site builds on Auto forms.
o Good understanding of LTE L3 messages
o Accustom to Excel, PowerPoint, Adobe, Visio, and Sierra, Atoll, Ericsson proprietary tools.
o Certified in Ericsson design and civil tools such as EAMS, Basic Installation Technique, Civil Activity Manager (CAM) Tool, and L700 SP Civil.
o Immediate response to update and completes assigned projects rapidly to ensure internal and external customer satisfaction.
o Flexible by embracing change; adapting communication style to setting; investigating and- implementing alternative approaches to resolve difficult problems.
o An influential team member can collaborate in open and productive dialogues.
o Audacious and ascent organizational and planning skills by setting and communicating priorities; anticipating workload impact for both self and team; delegating where appropriate; consistently following up on outstanding items, and focusing on meetings and discussions.
o RF Tools: Actix Spotlight, Atoll, Arieso, Auto-Forms (RFDS), EAMS, Huawei Genex Assistant, TEMS, Map Info, Nemo, Net Act, Business Objects, Spectrum Analyzer.
o Electronics/RF: Digital signal processing and Digital Communication, Digital filtering, and math algorithms.
o Operating Systems: Windows, Linux
o Languages: 'C,' SQL, PL/SQL.
o Package Microsoft Office Tools.
o Technical writing.
o Project Management.
o Experience with a diverse team of RF Design and System Performance engineers to provide the highest quality LTE network for over 3000+ sites in the New England market at client office.
o Contributing to the RF Design of the regional cellular, First Net B14, PCS, AWS, WCS, and 700/850 MHz LTE network including search area definition and issuance antenna system design, candidate evaluation and assessment, and approvals within sector area of responsibility.
o Working on 5G NR, First Net, CRAN, WCS Sirius XM RF Design and Design Validation for Civil side.
o Create an RFDS package from scratch (RF Design sheet, Antenna plumbing diagram, and antenna sheets) using Auto Forms application and Excel sheet for both Macro and CRAN sites.
o Prepare the Radio Network Design Customer Input Questionnaire (RNDCIQ) for all tabs – eNB info, LTE-LTE frequency relations, Neighbor relation, Co-sites, and Inter-frequency relations.
o Prepare and submit RNDCIQ (parameter database including RF settings, Neighbor relations) for UMTS/LTE sites for single/multi-carrier application.
o Assisting in generating CIQ using RFDS and different databases.
o Data analysis between RFDS database and CSS. Verified for any inconsistency between the databases.
o Good understanding of CTS system and functionality.
o Prepare Atoll database for RFDS creation.
o Utilized propagation modeling software to develop improved wireless service plans and maximize signal to noise performance.
o Working on design to prevent Sirius XM muting on AT&T WCS band.
o Involved in site Hygiene for high PIM related issues.
o Site Scoping work and solution finding within the RF Design standards.
o Attending and hosting meetings regarding design changes and upgrades.
o De-scope sites for high rent.
o Used the lightest equipment's on the structural issues sites.
o Evaluate and recommend a design change for the following but not limited to:
· Not Structurally Do-able
· Review Construction plan drawings for 5G NR/LTE integration
· Cannot perform the job due to zoning issues
· Landlord issues
· Equipment Incompatibilities
o Performing radio engineering evaluations for system planning and site acquisition.
o Escalates unresolved design or application issues to customer support, product managers, and engineering to ensure prompt resolution.
o Works with vendors, including General Contractors, Architectural & Engineering firms, and Construction Management firms on project scope, design, and plans to meet client standards, local code requirements, and project schedules.
o Led a diverse team of Network Engineers to provide the highest quality network
o Responsible for LTE/UMTS (Macro cells/small cells), designing, optimizing, analyzing, and improving the network's performance.
o Review of network statistics (Daily Performance Reports) to target areas for improvement by analyzing lost calls, handoff failures, frequency issues, origination failures.
o Identifying poor coverage and too many server areas and provide necessary tilts to improve the coverage and intra ping-pong issues.
o Experience in Coverage and footprint Optimization using OSS and Actix spotlight tools.
o Monitored the stats using Ericsson's Business Objects tool.
o Post Launch support for Accessibility, Retain ability, X2 HO Issues, PCI/X2 confusions, UE context failures, ERAB abnormal releases, ERAB drops, and ERRC fails.
o Creating Sites, Transmitter, and Cell tables in ATOLL for NSB's and overlay sites. Clustering sites in MapInfo.
o Involved in Data updates and editions in Atoll and Auto forms for antenna information on transmitters & cells.
o Worked on Atoll propagation modeling process for clutters.
o Verified Atoll Plots to check for the impact of tilt changes.
o Experience creating plumbing diagrams for both NSB and Carrier-Adds
o Update Auto-forms and to create and maintain data sheets with updated info.
o Involved in prediction calculations (like calculations by Sites, Transmitter & Signals, etc.).
o Responsible for designing area network to minimize capacity constraints and improve SINR while working with other areas to ensure performance fixes/initiatives are in place.
o Expert designing the sites on ATOLL considering the clutter, surrounding area, Capacity, and coverage issues. Using proper propagation models, antennas, height, azimuths, and tilts following the market standards to avoid Interference with neighbor sites.
o Analysed walk test for In-building systems (IBS) and optimizing network.
o Walk test and preparing reports for in-building wireless/ Distributed Antenna System (DAS).
o Troubleshoot high runner sites and provide possible cause and resolution.
o Identifying & Fixing UL Noise issues caused by external Interference & attenuate to balance the noise.
o Identifying interference issues and troubleshooting the cause of Interference, and notifying the concerned departments.
o Identified software and hardware issues and rectified or forwarded the case to the concerned department.
o Conducted Pre & post-launch activities to suffice project priorities.
o LTE Network Launch & Cluster Optimization.
o Performed Ad-Hoc parameter changes based on-field results.
o Identified the worst Site and worst carrier degrading the network KPI's and used the best practices to resolve the issue.
o KPI Trend Analysis of RSRP, RSRQ, SINR, etc.
o Perform Parameter Audits and Definition inconsistency checks.
o Worst Cell Identification and Worst Cell Analysis.
o Provide physical and soft Network Change Recommendations; evaluate the impacts.
o Capacity Optimization and Radio Resource Utilization.
o Perform parametric optimization for sufficient load balance between LTE cells and towards IRAT per operator strategy.
o A thorough check of RRC attempts, RRC Failures, CS/PS RAB attempts, CS/PS RAB failures, Data only (DO), (CSFB) Drive analysis.
o Done analysis of cluster drives and providing solutions for drop cases, LTE Integrity, LTE Retain ability, Throughput issues.
o Instruct and Coordinate with the DT teams as well to perform the test.
o Provide LTE training on Air interface and discussing day to day issues with the team.
o Escalated the degradations in the network, send emails, and phone to the concerned department.
o Started as an RF trainee Data Collector and continued to RF (optimization) Engineer till the end of the project.
o Optimizing RF Parameters such as Neighbor list, HSN, BCCH, BSIC, MAIO & Frequency retuning Frequency /HSN changes to reduce Interference, the addition of missing neighbors & BSIC modifications to enhance main routes performance.
o Continuous monitoring & Analyzing the issue of targeted KPI in 3G & 2G Network using Reporting Suite (Nokia), TEMS Log Files/ Genex probe few monitored 3G KPI (CS, PS & HSPA) on daily basis and Traffic (Speech, PS).
o Used Ericson TEMS & Huawei GENEX Probe tools.
o Carrying out Coverage, Quality and Cell Re-selections, Handovers test using TEMS Investigation in idle and dedicated mode to ascertain the Design criteria.
o Responsible for evaluating network performance - track out the TCH blocking and other call-related problems.
o Recommended for UMTS parameter changes related to the neighbor definition, cell reselection, 2G soft handover to improve coverage, Interference, pilot pollution, overshooting and traffic balance, etc.
o Recommendation of physical changes (tilt, azimuth) to improve KPIs of the 2G Network according to the customer's targets.
o To analyze the drive test data and to suggest changes and solve the problems faced by RF Engineers & making reports.
o Assisted and troubleshoot DT teams in the market. Help those configuring cell phones, data sticks, scanners, etc.
o Analysis of Drive Test for Single Site Verification (SSV/SSD) using TEMS tools.
o Identify major call-related problems (dropped calls, call blocked, hardware problems, etc.) and troubleshoot them onsite.
o LTE Fundamentals
o LTE Commissioning
o L700 SP Civil
o Basic Installation Technique
o Smart Laptop Integration
o RNAM Material Tracking
o Ericsson Activity Management System
o Baseband 5216 Migration & CA
o Civil Activity Manager (CAM) tool
o AT&T and Verizon DUS-DUL Migration
o SRS Troubleshooting
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