Proven track record with more than twenty years of experience and expertise as both Project Manager and System Engineer throughout the entire project life cycle for large scale and technically complex commercial and military satellite communication networks.
Develop cost effective technical solutions to satisfy customer and stakeholder goals and objectives.
Balance requirements against costs and resources, scheduling, prioritize efforts, manage risks, and resolve issues and conflicts. Evaluate markets, identify strategic partners, and develop opportunities for business by generating proposals, white papers and negotiating contracts.
Heavily experienced with the generation of project documents, test plans, contract compliance requirements, while serving as the liaison for the customer/client. Skilled in communications system development, commissioning and operation with a strong working knowledge of multi-vendor implementation of various satellite access technologies, link budgets, IP networking, IP acceleration, VoIP, traffic analysis, operational procedures, test equipment and interference mitigation.
Expert level proficiency in hands-on analysis, troubleshooting, optimization of circuits for satellite based services including VoIP, video and data. Provision interconnect media such as fiber, copper, microwave, or satellite, based on actual or projected requirement.
Skilled in router and switch configuration including aspects such as redundancy, VoIP, QOS, dynamic routing, security, and load balancing.
Expertise in troubleshooting [issues]
RF test & measurement equipment
July 2013-CurrentSenior RF Operations Engineer | SES Americom | Bristow, Virginia
Provide Level-3 network operations center support on O3b Networks escalated issues and system engineering services to implement gateway stations and control systems as well as customer terminal systems using multiple tracking antennas in locations worldwide for Ka-Band MEO satellite constellation.
Work highlights include: Provide escalated engineering support for the gateway and customer terminals; Preventative maintenance of gateway and customer terminals; Antenna calibration (mount model optimization for Gateway & Customer terminals; Launch (LEOP) support for O3b satellites; NMS (Newpoint Compass) integration, configuration, operations, and troubleshooting support; Maintain mysql databases on NMS servers;.
November 2011-July 2013Ground Systems Engineer Consultant | O3B NETWORKS | Denver, Colorado
Provide project management and system engineering services to implement TT&C stations as well as commercial ground systems using multiple tracking antennas in locations worldwide for Ka-Band MEO satellite constellation.
Work highlights include
January 2002-January 2011Owner/ Program Manager/ System Engineer | PT ALPHA CONSULTING - ASIA PACIFIC | Jakarta, Indonesia
Directed business operations, including project development, system design, sales, finance, training and O&M support.
Collaborate with C-Level, upper management and stakeholders on the establishment of architecture and strategic direction of complex satellite communication projects.
Conceived, planned, organized, and executed key projects to improve products, facilities, systems, and operations by assessing and prioritizing opportunities.
Defined objectives and requirements, developed financial justification, provided engineering solutions, organized resources, and managed implementation plans.
Evaluated risks and their associated cost and schedule impacts.
Developed and presented technical briefings and reports to senior executives.
January 1992-January 2002Program Manager / Systems Engineer | NSI COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS ComStream and Spar Communications Group | San Diego, California
Provided full-scale program management and systems engineering in the South America and SE Asia regions.
Led project teams through all phases of standard project lifecycle - feasibility, initiation, planning, execution, monitoring/controlling and closing - in alignment with PMI standard methodology.
Defined project requirements with key stakeholders and developed project charter and scope document; obtained sponsors and approval through formal and informal tollgates.
Technical proposal preparation including system design, link budgets, third party product qualification, test plan preparation, implementation schedules Wrote and executed informal/formal test plans based on analysis of system requirements demonstrating conformity of equipment to specification.
Certificate in Microwave Communications Technology, Microwave Technical InstituteStudies related to Communications Engineering and Business: University of Phoenix, Golden Gate University
Emphasis in Microwave Theory
Stanford, UC-Hayward, and others
CCNA -Cisco Certified Network Associate:
IEEE Member for x years
BSD, budgets, business operations, C, C++, calibration, CCNA, Cisco Certified Network Associate, Cisco IOS, closing, databases, direction, finance, financial, Frame Relay, Gateway, LAN, Languages, Linux, MS Office, MS Project, Microwave, modems, Modem, Mysql, Network, Networking, Networks, NMS, optimization, OSPF, Perl, program management, project development, project management, project coordination, proposal preparation, sales, servers, Shell, SNMP, specification, strategic, system design, systems engineering, system engineering, Telecom, Test Equipment, troubleshooting, Type, UNIX, Visio, Visual Basic, VoIP, VPN, WAN
NSI COMMUNICATION SYSTEMS ComStream and Spar Communications Group
University of Phoenix, Golden Gate University
Job Titles Held:
Senior RF Operations Engineer
Ground Systems Engineer Consultant
Owner/ Program Manager/ System Engineer
Program Manager / Systems Engineer
Certificate in Microwave Communications Technology, Microwave Technical InstituteStudies related to Communications Engineering and Business : Stanford, UC-Hayward, and others
CCNA -Cisco Certified Network Associate :
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