● An experienced Mobile Radio and Satellite Engineer, Telecommunications, B2B & commercial market sectors
● Strong technical, strategic project planning & technology development experience
● Results oriented, client & profit-focused with engineering project planning skills.
● Liasing with and delivering presentations to various professionals and levels of management.
● Experience of analysing complex situations, project management, capacity planning, frequency management, technical documentation production, project testing & integration planning, with strong verbal & written communication & comprehensive IT skills
KEY CAREER ACHIEVEMENTS INCLUDE:
● Ericsson PROPS-C for Project Managers (affiliated to the Project Management Institute)
● Producing complete Indoor Radio solutions and designs (GSM and UMTS) for sites across the Netherlands
● Design of Microwave Transmission links
● Capacity and Frequency Planning of Microwave Links
● Costing all aspects of the design implementation
● Producing site audit reports
● Overseeing the installation of equipment
● Conducting commissioning tests/measurements and configuration of GSM and UMTS channel/band selective repeaters.
● Producing technical responses to invitations to tender bids for complex VSAT (Very Small Aperture Terminal) networks
● Preparing & delivering technical presentations & reports for senior management teams
● Initiating & delivering numerous technical recommendations, detailed guidance & advice
● Approving integration designs & overseeing test procedures for communications systems
● Ability to provide client single point of contact for technical, commercial & project matters
December 2011 to Date
Network Quality Manager, KPN Mobile, Den Haag, The Netherlands.
● Radio Access Network feature testing for the KPN Mobile Network Modernisation project.
● Co-ordination of Radio Testers/Trouble-shooters for KPN Mobile Network Modernisation project.
Janaury 2010 to December 2010
ASSET MANAGER: SES WorldSkies B.V., The Netherlands
● As part of the Pre-Sales process, advise on capacity availability and review and approve the commercial terms of potential space segment services.
● Assignment of Satellite Capacity for both Standard and Occasional Use services.
● Management of Satellite Capacity.
● Optimisation of available capacity in close co-operation with internal and external customers, through reassignment of existing services and/or satellite reconfigurations.
● Coordination with Sales Engineers, Sales Directors and Account Managers on Capacity Assignment issues.
● Identify potential opportunities for improved utilisation of Satellite Fleet.
● Develop relationships with both internal sales regions and strategic customers with a view to obtaining current market perspectives on satellite space segment technical and commercial requirements.
July 2007 to January 2010,
RADIO TRANSMISSION & INDOOR RADIO ENGINEER: Ericsson Networks, The Netherlands.
April 2005 to June 2007,
INDOOR RADIO DESIGN ENGINEER: Orange Netherlands, The Hague, The Netherlands.
● Designing Microwave/Fibre Radio Access Transmission links (with use of IQLink and Mapinfo).
● Capacity and Frequency Planning of Radio Access Microwave Links
● Ordering and Acceptance of Line-Of-Sight surveys.
● Responsible for In-Building Radio Coverage solutions and implementations across The Netherlands
● Responsible for initial radio coverage and quality measurements (using TEMS/ROMES) to determine most suitable In-building radio coverage solution.
● Use of Geographic Information Software (Mapinfo, GIMS) to determine best BTS site(s) for in-building solution
● Use of 3G Radio Planning tool (Netact / Mapinfo) to determine the best solution for 3G in-building radio coverage
● Responsible for final radio coverage and quality measurements (using TEMS / ROMES / ACTIX) to determine the quality of indoor coverage pre- and post-installation,
● Validation of initial site audit and design report from sub-contractors.
● Taking charge of design meetings on-site with sub-contractors and determining the type of indoor solution to be implemented (e.g. Repeater Site or Base Transceiver Station/Node-B) based on radio coverage and (predicted) traffic.
● Responsible for on-site design and location of all radio equipment for indoor solutions including Radio Access transmission link.
● Configuration, performing commissioning tests (which include repeater gain settings and isolation measurements) and hand-over of on-site repeaters to the mobile radio network.
● Issuing reports to radio planning/optimisation department(s) with coverage and serving cell details for integrating sites into the radio network
● Liasing with optimisation teams for removal/addition of neighbour sites within the network optimise KPI’s.
● Liaising with sub-contractors to ensure Health and Safety standards & quality of work.
● Liaising with Radio Optimisation team to resolve integration issues, as well as traffic analysis and ongoing monitoring of indoor sites.
Sept 2000 to April 2005
SATELLITE NETWORKS ENGINEER: Cable & Wireless Plc, London, UK
● Responsible for evaluating, testing & commissioning satellite earth station and VSAT equipment
● Conducting Radio Frequency Interference surveys for satellite earth stations
● Ensuring that the communications services met all the clients requirements
● Managed frequency allocation within satellite transponder leases & assigned channels
● Used various complex radio frequency test units for VSAT/Satellite Earth station commissioning
● Worked on Satellite Earth Station & VSAT projects including various projects in the UK, Diego Garcia & Kenya
● Liaised extensively with professionals in many fields to ensure safety & quality of work
● Liaised with consultants & contractors to ensure information & data delivered on time
● Conducted reviews & liaised with client & suppliers technical managers for improvement
● Liasing with and presenting to customers and sales teams
● Presenting technical solutions to various levels of management
Jan 2000 to Sep 2000
OPERATIONS SUPPORT ENGINEER: Vodafone Ltd
● Responsible for special events co-ordination to ensure adequate mobile telephone coverage for events beyond standard network coverage.
● This required extensive liaising with the Radio Optimisation, Network Implementation and Marketing teams.Appointed to predict traffic requirements & check sufficient network capacity available
● Liaised with Radio Optimisation & Network Implementation teams to model the traffic
● Used radio propagation software & cell-planning database as network operation support tools
● Produced guideline notes for UMTS, GPRS, E(xtended)GSM and equipment deployment maps
● Developed customer information documents for cellular services offered by company
● Used & jointly developed Extended GSM Predicted Traffic Requirement computer model
● Prepared & delivered presentations & reports for the senior level management teams
● Delivered numerous technical related recommendations, detailed guidance & advice
Sep 1998 to Dec 1999
ASSOCIATE CONSULTANT: Compaq Computer Corporation
● Responsible for the completion of graduate training programme & working on fault ticket system
EDUCATION & QUALIFICATIONS:
● MSc degree in Mobile & Satellite Communications
● B.Eng (Hons) degree in Electronics Engineering
● Diploma in Project Management (affiliated to George Washington University)
● Higher National Diploma in Electronics & Communications Engineering (BTEC)
● Ordinary National Certificate in Electrical and Electronics Engineering
● Five ‘O’ Levels
● Born 18thSeptember 1968
● Interests include Football, International Politics, DJing, Table Tennis, Classic Paperbacks
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