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     Date Submitted:07-02-2013
     Last Modified:10-02-2013 (03:34)
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     Current job:Senior VSAT Engineer
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:within a month
     Industry:Satellite Operators
     KeywordsVSAT/Telecom engineer onshore & offshore for fixed & Stabilized with 9 years’ experience
    CV

    Career Objective:

     

    I am seeking a challenging opportunity in a multinational or leading company in Egypt, or overseas that matches my qualifications & skills where capabilities for learning and scope of rapid growth and development is existed. A full time Telecom Engineer and would like to utilize my experience in the communications fields. I am a hard worker, enjoy working under pressure, flexible to travel 7 re-allocate at any time, Self-Motivated, I would like to go where my abilities & skills can be developed and my knowledge can be applied to contribute towards the company’s success.

     

      Education:                                                                           

     

    Certificate                         : B.Sc.Communication & Electronic, from Assiut University.

    Year of graduation          : 2003

    Grade                                : Good

    Graduation Project          : Image compression

    Project Grade                   : Excellent.

     

     Work Experience & Qualifications:

     

    A-  Africanwaves: Currently I’m working at Africanwaves Company which is a licensed satellite service provider from the NTRA in Egypt providing a VSAT service. My post started from March 2005 until January 2009 and resumed in the same company on August 2010 until Present as a Senior technical Engineer. Africanwaves is a leader in the field of VSAT telecommunication systems, Broadcasting, GSM transmission, Wimax, Multimedia, Education and Professional solutions.

    Africanwaves has a partnership with global VSAT companies such as:

     

    ·         Harris CapRock delivers world-class communications services to customers (onshore & offshore) with critical operations anywhere in the world.

    ·         Sonema: is the global leader in the large enterprise market.

    ·         MilanoTeleport:

    Ø  Africanwaves is an official agent for many large companies which are leaders in wireless communication in the entire world, such as:

               

    ViaSat, STM, Wireless excellence CableFree, iDirect, JPF, Cambridge broadband networks and Airspan.

     

     

     

    I had achieved the following projects: -

     

               1- GSM via Satellite project for:

    ·         Installation and setup the first GSM Backhauling via satellite in Egypt for Mobinil in the west desert (BTS) and remote site BSC at 6-October.

     

                2- Central Hub Station:

    ·         Install & operate STMi HUB in Dream-Land.

    ·         Troubleshooting the system in case of any faults and taking the necessary action.

     

             3-British petroleum FSO links:

    ·         Install, test and operate FSO links to obtain a full connectivity for H.Q. and the branches LOS with a high capacity data rate 1 Gbps BW to connect the backbone switches on each site with the Master point at El Maadi.

     

    ·         Install, test and operate FSO link (4 Km) to connect BP with Gapco (100 Mbps).

     

    4-    National Bank of Egypt FSO links:

    ·         Install, test and operate FSO links to obtain a full connectivity for H.Q. and its branches.

     

    5-    Free Space Optical (FSO):

    ·        Install more than 300 Laser links that connects BTS to BSC for Mobinil

    ·         Provide site survey for Line Of Sight (LOS) for all the laser links.

    ·         Provide the maintenance & troubleshooting for all types of alarms.

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    B-   Mobiserveholding: I had worked at MobiserveholdingCompany in the Telecoms Department and Satellite Division. Mobiserve. Mobiserve is a leader in telecommunication solutions covering Egypt,Africa and the Middle East. I have worked with the company from February 2009 till August 2010. My post during this period was a project designer, HUB operator and follow up support for existing projects. The company provides voice & data networking using iDirect systems. The main HUB is located at the Maadi earth station..

    My duties in detail as follows:

    • Control & Monitor network performance using the NMS system (ibuilder, imonitor and isite).
    • Troubleshooting the system in case of any failures and Provide technical support for the customers.
    • Install and configure the VOIP router (FXO, FXS).
    • Contact the suppliers to provide support if needed. Also contact the Satellite operator and keep our leases monitored.
    • Provide KPI report, stored appropriately.

     

    I had achieved the following projects:

     

    1- Algeria project (OTA DJeezy ):

     

    • This is considered a strategic project for OTA phase 1 extension during this phase for OTA GSM backhauling via satellite. We connected 8 BSCs to the central HUB (MSC) Located at El Belada, Algeria.                    September 2009

    2- Central Africa republic project (Telecel):

     

    • I worked together with Mobiserve’s team installation of 12 remote sites plus the main hub station at central Africa republic. The antenna was quite large at 7.3m in HUB site, and 3.7m at the remote site

    ·      Install and operate VSAT system that connects 12 BTS’s to the central HUB (BSC) at Bangui for Telecel central Africa republic and perform the entire configuration for all IDU & ODU.

    ·      Perform schedule timing for the project and prepare the cash flow for the whole project.

    ·      Follow up the shipping of equipment until delivered to the customer. 

    ·      Provide all documentation, Installation reports and signed the final acceptance for entire project.

                                                                                                            From November 2009 to January 2010

    3- MobiNil VSAT backhaul Project phase 1:

    • Provide technical solution for GSM backhaul via satellite which supports connectivity by installing two sites at Aswan (Alamda temple & Elseboaa temple) which in turn connect them with the BSC at October switch.                                                                           From February 2009 March 2009

    4- MOFA Egypt:

    • Providing voice and data connectivity via satellite for the “ministry of foreign affairs” (MOFA) in Egypt and all its offices and embassies in 60 countries in North Africa and Europe.   
    • My duties through the project were as a designer for the network and assistant in the installation process as a consultant for the MOFA’s technical team.                                                  March 2010

    5- E1 optimization project at Central Africa Republic:

    The purpose of this project is to combine 4E1 “4 BTS systems” on 1 E1 by using CX-U1220 - Abis/Ater 4 E1 Memotec optimization equpiments.

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    C-   Jelecom:I worked at a Japanese company for telecommunication (Jelecom) as an insulation & programming engineer.                                                         From January 2004 to February 2005

     

    • Design, install and setup a different capacity of telephone networks Panasonic BPX.
    • Configure and troubleshoot all BPX types and all related issues.

     

     Training & Courses:

     

    ·      Cisco certified network Associate CCNA “640-802” at Comutec Center.              August 2012

    ·      Cisco certified network Associate CCNA “640-802” at CNS center.                          June 2008

    • I passed the training at Caprock facilities in Aberdeen, UK. The training course covered the following:

    1-      Stabilized antenna Seatel 4003/4006, 4996/6006, and 9797 TX-RX series antennas. (installation, commissioning, troubleshooting, maintenance, etc.)

    2-      OBM “Out Of Band management” through Iridium satellite.

    3-      RSM “remote site management”

    4-      iDirect Evolution X3, X5                                                                                   August 2010

    • GVF “Global VSAT Forum” on line course certified included briefly the following:

    1-      GVF510 Core Skills for VSAT Installers

    2-      GVF520 Satcom Fundamentals

    3-      GVF521 Practical Technique for VSAT Installers

    4-      GVF503i iDirect Remote Terminal Installation

    5-      GVF561

    6-      GVF562E

     

    • I have successfully completed the BOSIET “Basic Offshore Safety Induction Emergency Training” course code 5700 – BOSIET – approved by OPITO. (Huet, Frist add )                  June 2010
    • Certification from Egyptian engineer’s syndicate by Introduction for different communication system including:

    GSM-Private Branch Exchange (PBX)-Computer Network & Application (LAN)-Integrated Service Digital Network (ISDN)-Closed Circuit Video Equipment’s. (CCVE)-Fire Alarm Control System (FACS)-Public Address & Sound System. (PA/SS)-Fax Machines (FAX).             February 2004

    • Advanced course in BPX.                                                                                              March 2004
    • Wimax at Cairo University                                                                                       February  2010
    • National Telecommunication Institute (NTI)                                                          September 2007
    • Passed summer training at “Assiut Oil Refining” in power station & control unit and communication system                              July 2001

                                                                 

     Technical experience &skill:

     

    • Language skills : Arabic (Mother tongue), English fluent (Writing / Speaking), French (Basic)
    • Expert computer skills: MS. Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Visio, and MS Project)
    • Solid working knowledge and experience with HF, VHF, UHF, Microwave, and Satellite communication system
    • Demonstrated hands on systems integration, installation and troubleshooting experience.
    • Demonstrated experience planning for and troubleshooting complex communication systems and presenting solutions
    • Demonstrated experience developing and updating technical documentation including system and user operations and maintenance manuals.
    • Demonstrated experience conducting technical briefings and performing end-user training.
    • Expert in using all kinds of spectrum analyzers & E1 testers.
    • Following up all new technologies especially in communications fields.
    • Prepare the reports needed for projects day by day.
    • Design a tutorial presentation about the projects and any related issue.
    • Design telephone network and troubleshoot its’ problems.
    • Technical support the hardware & software issues.
    • Design of electronic circuits & Printed Circuit Board (PCB).
    • Expert internet research skills.

     

      Technical information and experts:                                    

     

    • I have gained excellent experience from my practical training on Stabilized antenna (Seatel) at our partner company Caprock communications in Aberdeen, UK. I have also completed online courses as I am GVF certified as follows (“Global VSAT Forum” GFV-510, GVF-520, GVF-521, GVF561, GVF562E and GVF-503i).
    • I would like to mention that I have earned excellent experience from detailing with many different VSAT systems point-to-point & point-to-multipoint through HUB, C, KU and Ka band. I am also familiar with most brands of modems using SCPC or TDMA such as (Comtech, Solante, iDirect, STM, Linkstar, paradise…) as well as installing and configure Memotec for optimization.
    • I am an expert in Stabilized antenna (Seatel antennas) installations, commissioning, troubleshooting, and maintenance…etc
    • I have ability to work in all environments and conditions onshore & offshore
    • I have experience with offshore sites and the ability to stay a long time onboard until my tasks are accomplished whilst liaising with the NOC, satellite provider, colleagues, managers and manufactures if needed. I keep customers in touch with all updates.

     

    Soft skills Certified:

     

    • Presentation skills
    • Communications skills
    • HR
    • Customer support
    • Marketing skills
    • Sales skills

     

      Personal information:

     

    Date of Birth                     : 29th September 1981.

    Gender                              : Male.

    Nationality                        :  Egyptian.

    Driving License                 :  Exist and valid.

    Marital Status                   :  Single.

    Military Status                  :  Exempted.

     

    References:

     

              All References and Certificates are available upon request.


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