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     Date Submitted:28-01-2016
     Last Modified:23-11-2022 (07:04)
    Job information
     Current job:Senior Technician / Chief Network Operator
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:immediately
     Industry:Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, ,
     KeywordsGround system Engineer , SOC operator , Satellite Operation , Flight Dynamics , Telemetry and Command , Station Keeping , Jet Dump schedule , Jet thrusters flushing , Ranging


     Exceptional understanding of Satellite and Ground systems
     Proven ability to work independently and as a part of team
     Remarkable ability to organize, prioritize and multi task

    Al Yah Satellite Telecommunications Co. / Thuraya Satellite Telecommunication Co. | UAE|
    Senior Technician / Chief Network Operator Sep 2013- Oct 2022
    Responsibilities in Spacecraft Operations Centre (SOC):
     Perform scheduled and non-scheduled activities associated with the operations of Yahsat/Thuraya satellites.
     Operate, configure and monitor satellite subsystems, including: Power, Thermal, Reaction Control, Attitude, TT&C, and Communications.
     Perform station keeping maneuvers, battery reconditioning, eclipse and other routine operations.
     Maintain and operate ground station TT&C equipment: Antenna Control Units, Command, Ranging and Telemetry.
     Maintain and operate front-end processors and associated computers.
     Monitor and analyse satellite generated telemetry data for anomalous satellite conditions and took appropriate actions as required.
     Recognize report and determine the correct response to all satellite or ground discrepancies in a timely manner by instituting appropriate satellite emergency procedures and other specified instructions.
     Provide detailed reports and support documentation for all satellite discrepancies, equipment malfunctions, and software issues and communications outages.  Maintain high proficiency in the use of computer operating systems and programs and special used custom designed computer programs and analysis tools utilized in the Satellite Control Centre.  Maintain accurate record of all SOC and GROUND activities in electronic log books.  Record daily RF equipment readings.
    Responsibilities in Advance Operations Centre (AOC) and Ground station OMC (GSOMC):
     Assist planned and unplanned activities related with the maintenance and development of Satellite Ground Control Equipment.
     Interface with engineering team for the implementation of system upgrades to support major operations projects and major activities described in the Operational System.
     Interact with the ground stations maintenance teams and industry representatives to ensure optimized performance by the ground stations, including participating in the definition, specification, and implementation of any changes.
     Plan and co-ordinate for upgrades, repairs, and evolutions with the engineering teams.
     Organize the validation of upgrades, repairs, and evolutions with the Controller Teams.
     Definition and maintenance of ground station operations procedures and operations guides.
     Maintaining operational ground stations databases.
     Resolving Customer related cases for voice and packet services, which were also comprised of live testing.
     Investigation into anomalies, their documentation, classification and correction/mitigation, participate in associated Anomaly Review meetings.
    SAMAA TV | Pakistan Jan 2008 – May 2012
    Satellite Engineer
     Efficiently handled the day-to-day operations and maintenance of up linking facilities for SAMAA TV and CNBC Pakistan.
     Installed Earth station components like Dish Antenna, Transceiver / Block-up Converter (BUC), Satellite Modems, Encoders & Modulators, among others.
     Network support for troubleshooting and resolving VTRs, Cameras, MICs and AV Cables incidents during live coverage.
     Checked satellite systems for functionality and optimal performance by analyzing and repairing technical faults on
    Equipment and systems.
     Setting up and monitoring audio visual links between units, and maintained Frequency Spectrum.
     Maintained a safe work environment by following safety procedures and policies.
     Performed other duties as required to make sure the goals and objectives of the company are met.
    TeleCard WLL | Pakistan May 2005 - Dec 2007
    NSS Engineer
     Responsible for the addition of new voice routes/trunks and signaling link sets.
     Handled the task of adding of cells in MSC and linking them to various virtual MSCs on commissioning of new BSCs/BTS.
     Analyzed and troubleshot calls and routes using SS7 Traces at ISUP and MAP.
     Created several Routing and Tariff Tables for different Cities.
     Troubleshot different alarms; created performance reports as necessary.
    MS Computer Engineering (Majors: Telecom)
    University of Engineering and Technology Taxila Pakistan
    Bachelors in Computer Sciences
    The University of Lahore
    Certifications and Trainings
     GVF Satcom Fundamental
     GVF RF and DC Theory of Satellite Systems
     GVF Spectrum Analyzer Theory
     EPOCH Training by KRATOS
     BUS Subsystem & Orbital Mechanics by Boeing
     Astro Dynamics training by Boeing
     Spacecraft Propulsion Training by Boeing
     Spacecraft Power Training by Boeing
     Link Budget by Yahsat

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