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     Date Submitted:20-07-2017
     Last Modified:20-07-2017 (04:49)
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     Current job:VSAT Engineer
     Employment Term:Permanent
     Job location:Anywhere
     Date available:within 2 months
     Industry:Civil Agencies/International Organizations, Satellite Operators, ,
     KeywordsVSAT Professional Engineer & SATCOM/RF Expert.
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    SUMMARY

    Over ten years technical experience with the installation, operating, administering, evaluation, analyzing and staging of RF/SATCOM networks, components and architectures.  Expertise in communications systems theory and analysis including link budgets, signal propagation, phase noise, non-linear effects, etc.  Skilled in working with SATCOM Outdoor/Indoor equipment, including antenna controllers(ACU), SSPA, LNA/LNB, up and down converters, IF/RF Cables, Redundancy Switches, High Power Amplifiers (HPAs), Waveguide (rigid and flex) joints and connections.  Knowledge of both theoretical and practical aspects of satellite communications.  Hands on experience in Space segment frequency planning (Upstream, Downstream). Manages RF projects from concept to delivery of hardware solution.  Long Experience working with Satellite providers, as like Intelsat and Arabsat.

     

    Professional Experience

     

    Integrated Telecom Co. (www.itc.net.sa)            2013 – Present

    VSAT & RF Engineer

     

    Ensures performance and availability metrics are met to allow for Global Infrastructure Services to deliver world class services to Guests

    Lead the identification of needed terrestrial circuits for acquisition, Optimization and monitoring of existing and future circuits.

    Proficient with (VSAT) and larger fixed ground station satellite systems operating in a variety of industry standard SATCOM network configurations to include SCPC, TDMA, etc.

    Hands on operational experience with platforms (iDirect, Surfbeam, and Linkstar).

    Evaluates, configures, tests, and provides operations and sustainment support for all elements of the RF transmit.

    Receives chain to include IP based satellite modems interfacing with industry standard satellite bandwidth management systems such as iDirect.

    Performs advanced configurations and troubleshooting on iDirect networks.

    Conducts advanced GQoS configurations on iDirect networks.

    Efficiently configure Layer-2 and Layer-3 topologies running over iDirect satellite network.

    Configures, operates, manages, maintains and performs basic remote-side troubleshooting of a typical iDirect satellite network. 

    Oversees the daily SATCOM execution and maintain an expert view of the current SATCOM’s state operations.

    Serves as technical support to VSAT installation, commissioning as well as troubleshooting to residential & enterprise clients.

    Handles different VSAT equipment and test equipment.

    Manages scheduled changes, incident escalation and Verification of Reference for iDirect Terminals.

    Knowledge of and direct experience with deployable satellite antenna terminals, TDMA  satellite modems and hubs (iDirect), network acceleration devices, routers, switches, and networking at the LAN and WAN levels.

    Designs, implements and maintains a satellite bandwidth pooling methodology to optimize Fleet bandwidth.

    Creates reports which capture effectiveness of bandwidth pooling.

    Experience with trouble ticketing systems.

    Solid knowledge of signal flow analysis and troubleshooting.

    Strong proficiency with network Monitoring protocols, tools and applications such as SolarWinds, SNMP, Wireshark, etc.

    Solid knowledge of WAN optimization solutions such as Riverbed, Comtech and Xiplink.

    Work with vendors to define requirements and test new products and updates, as well as resolve    different troubles.

    Creates service diagrams and documentation using Microsoft Visio.

     

    Telecom Egypt  (www.te.eg)                            2005 – 2013 

    Senior RF & SATCOM Engineer (2007 – 2013)

    RF Engineer (2005 – 2007)

     

    Managed Installation and commissioning of Multi-type & multi-band Teleports.

    Managed, coordinated, developed and implemented link budgets and frequency plans in support of satellite communication global organization.

    Provided Engineering leadership in the testing, monitoring, and ongoing support of the Ground Infrastructure.

    Performed operations of Teleport ground equipment for a via satellite Telephone & Television transmission in Egypt.

    Conducted preventive maintenance, fault finding and Troubleshooting (HW & SW) in Antenna system and other communication systems (like IDR, DCME, HPA…).    

    Monitored and analyzed incident and outgoing traffic through all SATCOM Networks.           

    Led inexperienced Staff for preventing SATCOM systems by continuous development and maintenance.

    Oversaw theoretical and practical training for students from engineering colleges, and engineers in other sectors. 

    Served as company representative in the field of SATCOM, inside and outside Egypt.     

    Interfaced with local authorities such as Civil Aviation for satellite communications frequency allocations and satellite trouble solutions.

     

    Education & certifications

     

    B.E. in Engineering, Electronics & Communication, Helwan University, Egypt, 2004.

    CCNA (R & S) certified and passed with score 987 (my Cisco ID is CSCO11891867).    

    GVF Advanced SATCOM Professional.

    GVF iDirect Specialist.

    GVF Hughes Specialist

    IEEE Member (membership number 94004075)

    IEEE ComSoc Member.

    MIET Engineer (membership number 1100605482)

    Preparing for VCP Certificate.

    Had a training in ITDA for Training & Development in the field of human development" Time Management & Leadership skills".(Egypt)       

     


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