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     Date Submitted:09-07-2014
     Last Modified:14-07-2014 (08:15)
    Job information
     Current job:Senior VSAT Engineer
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:immediately
     Industry:Satellite Operators
     KeywordsVSAT/Telecom engineer onshore & offshore for fixed & Stabilized with 10 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. in communication &  Electronics, from al-azhar Cairo University

    Year of graduation          : 2004

    Grade                              : Good

    Graduation Project         : Control devices by Microcontroller

    Project Grade                 : Excellent.

    Work Experience & Qualificatins

     

    1-    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 2013 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.

    My duties in detail as follows:

    ·         Troubleshooting the system in case of any failures and Provide technical support for the customers.

    ·         Contact the suppliers to provide support if needed. Also contact the Satellite operator and keep our leases monitored.

    ·         Provide KPI report, stored appropriately.

    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.

    ·         RigNet.

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

    ·         MilanoTeleport.

    ·         Newsat

      Africanwavesis 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, Comtech ,Hughes

     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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       2-   ORASCOM TRADING: (maintenance project for mobinil)               May 2010 to July 2013

                 I've worked at Orascom Trading company as BSS Access Maintenance Senior Engineer

                     In both Huawei ,Alcatel , Motorola & Ericsson  and Responsible for :

    ·          Maintenance Of Radio Equipments ( BTS , BSC , Microwave )

    ·          Troubleshooting The  BTS , BSC  problems.

    ·          Configuring, Upgrading & Downgrading the BTS.

    ·          Configuring & Troubleshooting Microwave links problems (Changing IDU, ODU,….etc ).

    ·          Calibrating MotorolaBTS Transceivers Using ProComm & Cindy Software (TX & Rx Calibration).

    ·          Dealing with Rectifier Problems (Major, Minor Alarms,…….. etc).

    ·          Measuring VSWR using Site Master.

    ·          Handover New Sites.

    ·          Auditing Sites.

    ·          Environmental Work Audit

    ·          laser Free Space Optical (FSO) [PAV & cablefree heads-radio frequency]

      

      3-   Ericsson Egypt Vodafone ROLLOUT Project                            April 2009 TO May 2010

                           I have worked as field engineer network in Ericsson Egypt Vodafone Project.

    • installation the 3G/2G rollout  project For RBS2206 V1,2,RBS3418,3518,RBS3206,PBC6500,TRM9206
    • Use following tools to integrate and  trouble shoot RBS2000,3000 ,Traffic Node  2p,MINILINK-E(Element manager,OMT49H,Minilink craft2.15,Hyper terminal, WFTP server, putty,MINILINK-E)
    • RBS3418 (site integration and troubleshooting along with xml script writing)
    • Perform E1,routing  from HUB to site
    • Create/   Modify  Site Equipment XML script for Ericsson RBS 3418,3518.3206
    • Implement Ericsson Installation standard  for 2G/3G RBS2206,PBC6500,BBS2000and Traffic node.
    • Configure TG-SYNC.
    • Understanding the software and hardware architecture of the RBS6000 and configuring the RBS according to customer requirements.
    • Installation  1800 expansion for RBS2000.
    • Create the acceptance process.
    • Trouble shoot all the 3G and 2G KPI problems.
    • Planned Maintenance  Health Checks, Backups, Software updates
    • Trouble shooting  for the E1 cross connection for Traffic Node.
    • Performed Installation and commissioning of Ericsson Traffic Node 2p,6p  and 20p.

    ·         Troubleshoot MW Networks using minilink craft 2.19

     Training & Courses:

     

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

    ·         Global VSAT Forum” on line course certified included briefly the following:         

    1-          GVF510:  Core Skills for VSAT Professionals

    2-          GVF520:  Satcom Fundamentals

    3-          GVF521:  Practical Technique for VSAT Professionals

    4-          GVF503i: iDirect Remote Terminal Installation

    5-          GVF561 :   Fundamental for Marine VSAT operators

    6-          GVF562E: Operating the Sea Tel Model ’09 Series Marin VSAT

    7-          GVF562E-IMA: Operating the Sea Tel IMA Series Marin VSAT

    8-          GVF503E :  Sea Tel Marine VSAT Installation and maintenance

     

    ·         I have successfully completed the BOSIET “Basic Offshore Safety Induction Emergency Training” course code 5700 – BOSIET – approved by OPITO. (Huet, Frist add )        June 2013

    ·         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

     

    Technical experience &skill:

    ·         Language skills : Arabic (Mother tongue), English fluent (Writing / Speaking).

    ·         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.

    ·         Presentation skills

    ·         Customer support

    ·         Marketing skills

    ·         Sales skills

     

    Technical  information and experts:

     

    ·         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,Hughes, paradise…)

    ·         I am an expert in Stabilized antenna (Sea Tel antennas) installations, commissioning, troubleshooting, and maintenance…etc

    ·          I am an expert in Stabilized antenna (Inmarsat 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.

     

     

      Personal information:

     

    Date of Birth                     : 24th March  1979

    Gender                               : Male.

    Nationality                         :  Egyptian.

    Driving License                 :  Exist and valid.

    Marital Status                    :  Married .

    Military Status                  :  Exempted.

     



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