Enthusiastic and driven Design Engineer with diverse experience across project life cycle. A strong conceptual thinker with the ability to solve complex issues and achieve strategic business objectives.
Proficient with iBwave (Level I Certified).
Strong computer skills including all Microsoft Office suite products.
Proficient using computer-based drawing packages such as Visio, Autodesk Design Review and AutoCAD.
Detailed understanding of RF propagation theory and modulation schemes including CDMA, UMTS, and LTE.
Reading and interpreting both mechanical and electrical blueprints
Working knowledge of IP networks.
Excellent communication and presentation skills.
As a contracted employee to Extenet Systems, I have designed and configured custom DAS network solutions, employing a variety of technologies. Utilizing building schematics, network performance requirements and carrier preferences, I have produced system level designs accompanied by corresponding engineering documentation on venues ranging from high-rise office buildings to stadiums.
Company NameCity, StateSenior Systems Engineer09/2013 to Current
Designed a multiple channel, single site VHF Narrowband P25 LMR 7.x Core Digital Radio
System, using MOTOROLA GTR 8000™ technology.
Radio system design is in support of the Department of Homeland Security/ Immigration
and Customs Enforcement (DHS/ICE) Network Upgrade Project, providing reliable two way
communications in strategic areas along the nation's borders.
Performed on-site surveys and pre-walks at tower locations to assess DHS/ICE needs and
assist in presale negotiations phase.
Authored final presale proposal to DHS/ICE, which included: Site Survey Report,
Equipment List, Equipment Location Drawings, Tower Mapping, and Coverage Prediction Maps.
Performed coverage prediction analysis using LAN PLANNER™, HYDRA™ and TETRA™ programs.
Proactively provided technical support of Motorola technologies throughout the pre-
sales phase of the project.
Interfaced with customer during weekly status meetings and made spreadsheet-based
presentations of project progress.
Developed the Installation Guides used by Third-Party Installation Teams to assist with
equipment build-outs to DHS/ICE and Motorola R56 specifications.
Performed drive testing upon completion of installation and commissioning of system to
ensure system functionality.
City, StateSenior RF Engineer01/2012 to 08/2013
Designed GSM, UMTS and LTE Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS), for Verizon Wireless and
AT&T, using NodeB, eNodeB, ION-B and ION-M technologies.
Performed on-site surveys and pre-walks to assess Client needs and assist in presale
Conducted signal strength testing during initial site visits using DATAPRO, TEMS and
ACTIX programs to determine areas of need.
Designed DAS systems using iBwave, Atoll, and Signal Pro, including Head End and
Researched and acquired price quotes for all vendor provided equipment (Commscope,
Tyco, Mobile Access, and Solid) necessary to complete a DAS installation.
Assisted Client with A&E requirements and drawings prior to site builds to ensure
regional standards are met.
Developed final bid quote to Client, consisting of: iBwave design overview, Equipment
Pricing, Labor Pricing, Statement of Work and Installation details.
Initiated contact with 3rd Party Contractorsfor assistance with installations,
when needed, and tracked installation progress throughout the life of the project.
Completed commissioning and optimization of DAS systems to ensure KPIs have been met
Produced Close-Out Packages upon completion of installation, consisting of: Photos,
Line Sweep results, As-Built Drawings and other site specific deliverables.
Authored DYINS' response to AT&T's National DAS RFP for Vendor Pricing, providing
installation pricing quotes for all aspects of DAS projects nationwide.
While employed at DYNIS, I composed the winning bid quotes for AT&T DAS
Installation Contracts at the Rolls Royce Building (Indianapolis, IN) and the Boy Scouts
Of America Bechtel Reserve (Mount Hope, WV), both contracts were worth over one million
Company NameCity, StateSystem Design Engineer04/2007 to 01/2012
Designed a multiple channel, single site UHF Narrowband 12.5 kHz TDMA2 Digital Radio
System, with associated Distributed Antenna System (DAS), using Motorola MOTOTRBO™
Radio system design is in support of the United States Postal Service (USPS) Radio
Upgrade Project, providing reliable two way communications in nationwide facilities as
large as 3 million square feet.
Performed on-site surveys and pre-walks to assess USPS needs and assist in presale
Authored final presale proposal to USPS, which included: System Descriptions,
Equipment Lists, Equipment Location Drawings, EME Report findings and Link Budget
Led the production of all technical documentation relating to the radio solution
design, including templates for Link Budget, Codeplug/Fleetmap and Frequency
Company NameCity, StateLead Telecommunications Engineer10/2005 to 04/2007
Designed, built and implemented a wireless radio telemetry solution supporting the
Historical Climate Network- Modernization (HCN-M) Major Project.
Collaborated with NWS on production of all system maintenance and configuration
documentation as well as Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) pertaining to infrastructure
Prepared and delivered solution design presentation to FCC and NWS representatives for
Planned, scheduled and supervised all third party equipment installations.
Performed drive testing of wireless network to optimize signal quality and calculate
Company NameCity, State01/2003
Chosen to represent Nextel Engineering Department at FCC strategy meetings concerning
800 MHz spectrum reconfiguration.
Designed and coordinated the installation of an in-building repeater system to provide
reliable wireless communications within the Food and Drug Administration (FDA) building in
College Park, MD.
Company NameCity, StateRF Operations Field Engineer07/2000 to 10/2005
Responsible for the routine installation, maintenance, repair and testing of wireless
communications systems associated with the Nextel iDEN™ and Sprint NORTEL™ technologies.
Analyzed traffic and performance data with AGILENT software to provide corrective
solutions to issues via OMC or EBTS parameter changes and site modifications.
Appointed to elite team of engineers representing Nextel at 2004 Presidential.
Company NameCommunications/ Navigation Systems Specialist05/1997 to 07/2000
Company NameElectronic Warfare Systems Specialist03/1993 to 03/1997
Company NameStateLead Avionics Technician
on fifteen military C-141 cargo aircraft.
Performed operational checks, troubleshooting and isolating of malfunctions down to the
component level on all communications systems.
Maintained a timely procurement of HF, UHF, VHF, ACS and Secure Voice systems as well
as repairing RF cables, coaxial connectors and wire bundles to the junction box level.
Supervised twelve apprentice USAF Reserve Electronics Technicians; including scheduling
training courses, conducting hands-on aircraft maintenance training and writing quarterly
Education and Training
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania2000Temple University
Motorola Engineering Academy (MEL 0301)
Motorola Core Training Program
iBwave- Level I
Columbia, Maryland2012United States Air Force Communications and Navigation Systems School, City, State
1994United States Air Force Electronic Warfare Systems School
Keesler Air Force BaseBarksdale AFB, Louisiana
· Attended Electronic Warfare Systems School at Keesler AFB, Mississippi (1800 total
· Graduated second in class with a 97.3% test average.
· Applied for, and was awarded TOP SECRET security clearance. Completed military
background check, fingerprinting, and polygraph tests.
· Honorably Discharged from the United States Air Force in , Gulf War
UNITED STATES AIR
FORCE (ACTICE DUTY AND RESERVE) March 1993- July 2000
Navigation Systems Specialist
McGuire AFB, New
· Attended Electronic
Warfare Systems School at Keesler AFB, Mississippi (1800 total course hours).· Applied for, and
was awarded TOP SECRET security clearance. Completed military background check,
fingerprinting, and polygraph tests.
· Performed operational checks,
troubleshooting and isolating of malfunctions down to the component level on
all communications systems.
· Maintained a timely procurement of HF, UHF,
VHF, ACS and Secure Voice systems as well as repairing RF cables, coaxial
connectors and wire bundles to the junction box level.
· Supervised twelve apprentice USAF Reserve
Electronics Technicians; including scheduling training courses, conducting
hands-on aircraft maintenance training and writing quarterly performance
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United States Air Force Communications and Navigation Systems School
United States Air Force Electronic Warfare Systems School
Keesler Air Force Base
Job Titles Held:
Senior Systems Engineer
Senior RF Engineer
System Design Engineer
Lead Telecommunications Engineer
RF Operations Field Engineer
Communications/ Navigation Systems Specialist
Electronic Warfare Systems Specialist
Lead Avionics Technician
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania 2000 Certifications
Motorola Engineering Academy (MEL 0301)
Columbia, Maryland 2015 Motorola Core Training Program
Columbia, Maryland 2014 iBwave- Level I
Columbia, Maryland 2012 1994
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