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Jessica Claire
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Summary

Seeking assignments in RF Engineering with an organisation of high repute.

Masters in Electrical and Computer Engineering with over 8 years’ International Exposure in RF Planning/Optimization/tuning; last associated with Telecom Technology Services , Dallas as RF Engineer

iBwave Level 1 Certified and currently working as RF LTE deployment Lead for AT&T North and South Florida Market with TTS .

Extensive knowledge and working ability of UMTS/LTE/VoLTE Optimization and Tuning.

Proficient in MS Office, network Analysis tools like  Ericsson OSS/ENM, iBwave, Business Objects,RMAP, MBBT, ,ERAN and post-processing tools such as Actix,TEMS, etc.  

Accomplishments

Skilled in identifying and problem solving, accepting and delegating responsibilities, coordinating multi tasks, counselling and training others.

Gathering of appropriate information to document  the Method of Procedure (MOP) used as guidelines for LTE RF Deployment in Florida market for AT&T network.

Excellent communication & interpersonal skills with ability to grasp new concepts quickly and utilize the same in a productive manner and constantly delivering on time .

Lead group discussions while speaking effectively to define needs, express ideas and provide feedback to the development team for building RF tools, macros etc.

Worked on a live Event Monitoring project (AUSTIN CITY LIMITS 2013).Implemented changes to improve the code/power congestion, accessibility and retainability, balance the traffic in between the COW’s and the Macro Cells etc.

Received appreciation and personal recognition from the customer after successfully meeting work deadlines

Highlights
  • Strong architectural knowledge of 3GPP concepts, LTE/VoLTE, eNB, MME, SGW, PGW and their interfaces - Uu, S1-MME, S1-U, S5, S11, & X2, P-CSCF, I/S CSCF , SIP signalling, IMS, SRVCC, PCRF
  • Familiar with RF concepts, understanding of Intra, IFHO and Inter-RAT measurements, idle mode cell selection and reselections and UMTS/LTE layer3 messaging, UMTS/LTE/VoLTE call flow procedures, RRC functions and Event analysis.  
Experience
RF LTE Market Lead - AT&T Florida, 05/2016 - Current
Telecom Technology Services (TTS) City, STATE,

Leads an RF Optimization and Tuning project (Pre/Post) for AT&T' LTE/VOLTE network deployment in the Florida Market.

Manages end to end activities like Alarm/RSSI/VSWR monitoring and troubleshooting, co-ordinating Drive test activity(E911/SSD/SSV), commercial launches, RF performance (CIQ) monitoring to meet customer deadlines.

Providing solutions while working with AT&T RAN Engineers, C&E on a daily basis targeting the Top offenders to improve their QCI1 (VoLTE), QCI5 (IMS signaling) and QCI8 (Data) Accessibility/Retainability/HOSR /Throughput/MIMO usage etc.

Developed strategies to perform a market Audit for EnodeB, Feature Licenses ,EutranFreqRelation, UtranFreqRelation parameters as per the AT&T Gold Standard value (L17A) thereby improving the overall efficiency of the network.

Solving capacity issues via traffic balancing between AWS/WCS/PCS bands by recommending changes to thresholds, connectedmodemobilityPrio,cellreselectionPriority,cellsubscriptioncapacity etc .

Supervises and oversees the creation and implementation of AMOS scripts, logs , CV's , node Restarts , RET audits etc .

 

 

 

 

Preparation and Implementation of SCellCandidate, loadbalancing  on the network for Carrier Aggregation and Traffic management purposes.

Making decisions/changes to the network to improve the carrier’s quality while monitoring the ROPs to ensure optimum performance. Some of these changes included tilts,cellindividualoffsets, a1a2/a2/a5/b2/a3offsets, timeTotrigger, noofpucchSrUsers, hardlicenseBorder settings, CAT-M1 feature activation, resolving PCI collision, CSFB % etc .

Ensuring decent UL and DL throughput, CQI, Drop Call rate (DCR), good SINR, RSRP,RSRQ while optimizing the network.

Keeping an eye out for sleeping cells, auto downtime and providing recommendations to deal with such issues (performing site restarts, escalating to respective teams etc) 

RF LTE Performance Engineer, 08/2015 - 11/2015
Mycom- USA City, STATE,

Worked as LTE RF Performance Engineer for the AT&T West Texas/El Paso market.

Resolved Accessibility and Retainability, Drop call rate (DCR), Access Failures, Handover Success rate(HOSR),throughput issues for AT&T’s LTE network by collectively working with a group of Engineers.

 Successfully improved the CQI for the market by modifying the UE event thresholds (a3 ,a1a2, a5, b2) and changing idle/connected mode parameters such as (connectedmodemobilityPrio, cellreselection , crsGain , cellSubscriptionCapacity) etc

Performed an entire market VoLTE Audit by changing parameters such as VoicePrio, QCI1 thresholds as a part of a SRVCC VOLTE Trial for AT&T WTX market.

Worked diligently with AT&T RAN on worst offenders to improve their performance with minimum delay and escalation on a daily basis to effectively achieve the project targets.

LTE/UMTS RF Performance Engineer, 02/2013 - 03/2015
Ericsson City, STATE,

Led a team of 15 Engineers working on an AT&T Alltel project for Georgia/Carolinas market to optimize and tune the RF network by proposing changes to improve its Accessibility /Retainability/HOSR/Throughput/Traffic Balancing, Uplink and Downlink data, SINR etc.

Dealt with daily tasks and requests/queries from AT&T customer to ensure quality performance and delivery deadlines were met.

 Performed Cluster/SSV Analysis, running daily UMTS/LTE KPI reports , creating closeout packages and pulling out stats from Business Objects/Ericsson OSS to resolve site related issues. 

RAN Audits for the entire market (tilt /cell designation /parameter) to ensure the networks quality was on par with the requirements.

Highlighted issues like coverage holes, sector swaps, Azimuth verification, PCI collisions, missing neighbour relations, lack of dominance/pilot pollution in an area to help optimize the area.

Performed Gold Standard, SIB6/SIB19/LAC/TAC audits to ensure proper cell reselection/handovers and performance was observed in between different Technologies.

Scheduled UE and Cell traces (UETR and CTR) to analyze call flows during the post launch phase of optimization.

Recommended making parameter changes to a2 thresholds (a2criticlthreshold , a1a2searchthresholds), A3 offset/hysteresis, Cell Individual Offset, load balance, A5 ,IRAT, time-to-trigger, threshXLow, threshXHigh, qRxLevmin, partOfSectorPower, Lbthreshold, Lbceiling etc to improve the performance of the network.

Changing parameters/tilts related to power utilization, handover type, code utilization etc and monitoring the network 

Analyzed issues and devised strategies to optimize the UMTS to GSM handover network (cell designation/LAC/SIB audits) while improving the  IRAT KPIs.

RF DAS Engineer, 09/2012 - 02/2013
Ericsson City, STATE,

Worked as a RF DAS Engineer for Special Projects Team.

Performed Post processing,Test Analysis and Optmization of DAS for UMTS and LTE Network for different complex venues like Bridgestone and LP Field/Nissan stadium Nashville, Reliant Stadium Houston, Kyle Field and DKR Field Austin etc using Actix and TEMS Discovery.

Prepared Automated and Manual CA reports in Actix as per the ASG guidelines and AT&T acceptance.

Used IBwave design file to extract all the venue information based on floors and created Cellref to run CA package.

Experienced in analysis of DAS LTE/UMTS Accessibility and Retainability, check antenna transmission, PSC/PCI collision, Ingress/Egress from/to Macro and DAS overshooters.

Verification of layer management strategy by ensuring proper IFHO during the walk.

Created In-building walk routes for different Levels in a venue using floor maps.

Scheduled TCP/IP and UDP Stationary Tests to determine the data speed of the DAS network.      

UMTS Prelaunch Optimization Engineer, 11/2009 - 10/2011
Ericsson City, STATE,

Worked as a Team Lead/Prelaunch Optimization Engineer for AT&T Upstate New York.

Performed audits and resolved issues by checking for cell and RNC level irregularities and discrepancies.

Post processed drive data logs collected using TEMS/Agilent and performed analysis on them using tools like Actix analyzer Actix Spotlight, Mapinfo, MCOM, ATOLL etc  to verify the reason of dropped/blocked calls, poor handover,low throughput etc. through layer 3 messages and recommended solutions for performance improvement and tilts to reduce overshooting etc.

Analyzed and recommended changes in parameters, feature activations on drive test data to improve the system performance, resolve issues related to intra/inter frequency and IRAT handovers, which help in improving the performance of the network.

LTE Tester, 07/2009 - 10/2009
Alcatel Lucent City, STATE,

Performed LTE test trials with Alcatel Lucent for AT&T in Dallas and carried out Intra-ENODEB handoff stability tests to verify the handoffs using tools like LLDM and WINDS.

Worked on Agilent E6474A/LDAT to collect and process the drive that was collected to investigate and analyze the behavior of the network.

Skills

Technical Forte -iBwave, RMAP, Quantum, Business Objects, Ericsson ENM/OSS, Actix, Actix Spotlight, MapInfo, ATOLL, TEMS 8.2.3,TEMS Discovery, Agilent E6474A, LDAT, MS Office (Excel,Word and PowerPoint).

Education
Master of Science: Electrical and Computer Engineering, Expected in 2008
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Southern Illinois University Carbondale - ,
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Bachelor of Science: Electronics and Communication Engineering, Expected in 2007
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Osmania University - ,
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School Attended

  • Southern Illinois University Carbondale
  • Osmania University

Job Titles Held:

  • RF LTE Market Lead - AT&T Florida
  • RF LTE Performance Engineer
  • LTE/UMTS RF Performance Engineer
  • RF DAS Engineer
  • UMTS Prelaunch Optimization Engineer
  • LTE Tester

Degrees

  • Master of Science
  • Bachelor of Science

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