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     Date Submitted:14-08-2011
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     Current job:VSAT Engineer
     Employment Term:Permanent
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    PROFILE

    A self motivated MSc Telecommunications graduate with a proven track record of providing excellent technical services and support in a highly efficient team equally capable of working independently taking initiative and being pro-active. Gained strong reputation in the Satellite/VSAT Industry with an exceptional drive to learn and always willing to share best practice.

    KEY SKILLS

    ·         Customer Focus: First classface to face, telephone based and email customer support abilities.

    ·         Teamwork: Proven team player, strong interpersonal skills and cross functioning between roles.

    ·         Communication: Excellent written and verbal communication skills and ability to translate complex technical information into readily understandable language for non-technical audiences.

    ·         Problem solving:Rapidly and effectively synthesizes information; logical and practical with high levels of attention to detail.

     

    PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

     

    SATELLITE AND VSAT

    ·         Carried out site surveys, assembled and pointed various VSAT equipment  (Prodelin, Channel master, Andrews) on the Ku, C band for public and private clients in the Energy, Communications, and Government sector with over 30 sites instated.

    ·         Configured and tested Satellite modems (I-direct, Hughes, Linsktar) with excellent fault finding techniques, completed in allocated timescales and to design specifications.

    ·         Member of team that deployed secure VPN tunnelling using Encore®,GuardianBoxand assisted senior technicians in the execution of providing a secure link for 12 hospitals.

    ·         Championed a more effective way of using test equipment like BER testers (Horizon Digital, Satlook meters) spectrum analysers, and improved the understanding of QPSK constellation diagrams leading to saving installation time and money.

    ·         Frequently volunteered to provide formal training for interns within the company who have now become successful VSAT technicians and Network engineers.

    ·         Re commissioned existing sites and worked closely with the teleport (overseas) to align antennas. Planned and executed the re-commissioning of 40 secondary schools which are still active till date.

    TECHNICAL SUPPORT

    ·         Managed the NOC of the company using the NetEnforcer® bandwidth utilisation software on a 24/7 shift basis, and handled the I-site/I-builder/I-monitor interface for I-Direct modem configurations.

    ·         Provided excellent face to face, remote access, telephone and email customer support and improved client relationships whilst keeping clients updated on ongoing projects and status.

    ·         Prepared documentation for ongoing and completed projects planned technical evaluation visits for customer projects and solutions.

    ·         Supervised call logs and related appropriate feedback to senior engineers hence reducing query time by approximately 85%.

    NETWORKING AND ADMINISTRATION

    ·         Provided technical input during projects related to network solutions through in depth knowledge of IP network implementation, TCP/IP, IEEE 802.11a/b/g, VOIP(H323, SIP) maintenance and design.

    ·         Mastered and operated CISCO portfolio (routers, switches, firewalls, and support systems) to achieve seamless communication between computers and servers.

    ·         Configured and moved host(s) on the network from one VLAN to the other; and implemented inter - VLAN routing using the command line interface (CLI) thereby separating staffs and students onto separate virtual networks.

    ·         Diagnosed and repaired faults on network workstations, laptops, printers and windows 2003/2008 servers.

    ·         Performed Linux/Unix support for file system administration in the KDE, GNOME environment, created shell scripts, changed file permissions and recovered passwords all in record time.

     

    CAREER SUMMARY

    ·         Network Technician,  St. John Wall Catholic School, Birmingham          September 2010-May 2011  

    ·         Support Engineer,Juniper Solution Limited                               March 2008 - August 2009

    ·         IT / Helpdesk Assistant, Unilever PLC                                April 2006- December 2006

     

    EDUCATION

                                                                              

    ·         Aston University, Birmingham UK                        Sep 2009 –Sep 2010

                   MSc. Telecommunications Technology (Distinction)

    KeyModules: Digital Transmission (65%), Mobile data Networks (81%), Software Engineering (74%), Introductory Java programming (85%), Mobile data Networks (81%), Internet working (80%)

    Dissertation: Video Streaming over WLAN

    ·         University of Abeokuta                      Mar 2002 – Dec 2007

    B.Eng (Hons) Electrical/Electronic Engineering

     

    PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIP

    • The Institute of Engineering and Technology
    • Society of Satellite Professionals

    INTERESTS

    ·         5-a-side football, regular gym member

     

    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

    ·         I am willing to relocate

    ·         Provisional Driving Licence


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