CV: VSAT Engineer


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 Date Submitted:30-08-2013
 Last Modified:30-08-2013 (01:27)
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 Current job:VSAT Engineer
 Employment Term:Permanent
 Job location:Europe only
 Date available:within 2 months
 Industry:Consulting/Engineering Services
 Keywordsexperienced VSAT professional.



An experienced and diligent VSAT-Satellite Field support executive resource in a Telecom engineering, project or O&M service organization; Capable to independently manage all O&M, administrative tasks, Hands on experience in the Wimax, (M&I) monitoring, and Implementation mainly including, but not limited to, the following:


-       Tests and configures VSAT, iDirect, DVB, and other communications equipment

-       NOC resource (Network operation control), monitoring 24-7 in shifts

-       Works with other BSC, MSC offices to configure, test and deploy systems for GSM backhauling

-       Troubleshoots satellite modems, BUC systems both in the Hub site and remote by phone

-       Helps maintain accurate consumable telecom inventory

-       Administrative project tasks as assigned

-       Departmental Budget and expense tracking

-       Project team mobilization (administration of travel, arrival, on-boarding plans etc.)

-       Proven achievements in VSAT services in the Pakistan, Afghanistan region

-       Strong technical background in international and multi-cultural environment

-       Strong experience with highly engineered systems, which require deep understanding of critical business drivers in multiple markets and industries

-       Network Redundancy Planning


Summary of Professional Experience


Wateen Telecom Pakistan Abu dhabi & SingTel group of companies.     2013-Continue

28 May 2013—Continue

VSAT Engineer – wireless Operations & Projects – Department Engineering

-       O&M on remote and hubs

-       Bandwidth utilization sheet

-       Routine O&M, deployment for Mobilink, Warid, CMpak on GSM back hauling through Satellite media 


Project Coordinator for Roshan Telecom - Afghanistan

27    August 2012 – 30 Oct 2012 employed by Telco Integrators

Telco Integrators is Local Partner of Comtech EF data, USA for sales of EQPT in the region, AFG, Pakistan.

-                       Installation of antenna VSAT, iDirect, DVB

-                       Site survey, documentation, RFP, RFQ’s, PAT, FAT and other operations activities

-                       General management for 24 SCPC links into (Afghanistan)

-       Daily, weekly and monthly reports for outage analysis and performance analysis (for Afghanistan Roshan Telecom VSAT SCPC Site)

-                       Drafting, Tender Document and evaluation

-                       Update Contract, vendor, Third parties document, Operational Inventory Control

-                       Supporting Readiness Operations

Project Consultant in Acel International LLC, US based company 2011-2012

Customers: kingdom of Saudi Arabia embassy Islamabad, and Afghanistan

- Commissioning of VSAT/idirect Satellite links for (MoFA) Saudi Arabia

- Technical site survey and preparation of feasibility report for VSAT & iDirect links for different   customers

- Installations, Commissioning, Operation and maintenance of Hughes routers, Voice, Data Tx/Rx Anacom BUC, Radio, LNB, and frequency filters

- Operation and Maintenance of VSAT and iDirect links, configuration of satellite modems (Comtech 625CDM, Hughes router Comtech-QxL)

- Integration of VSAT links according to link budget


Wateen Telecom Pakistan Abu dhabi & SingTel group of companies.     2008-2012

09 May 2008—31 July 2012

Executive Field Support – VSAT Operations & Projects – Department Engineering 


- Preparation of feasibility report for expansion of VSAT-SCPC network
- Analyze VSAT network operation on weekly and monthly basis for better network performance 
- Supervision and support of remote field Engineers for efficient VSAT system deployment
- Project planning and implementation for timely execution of the projects
- Conducting TSS of newly planned VSAT links in different regions
- BOQ preparation based on customer requirements
- Monitoring and control of the VSAT Hub in Islamabad
- Satellite modems configuration & firmware up-gradation
- Monitoring and administration of VSAT SCPC network using Net-Eye NMS
- Worked on a range of Satellite terminals of various brands (Probecom, Vertex, Prodlin, Patriot, Ruman & Space Star) and sizes (1.2 Meter to 9 Meter etc.)
- Worked on a range of uplink hardware including Advantech, Comtech EF Data, Terrasat, Norsat, NJT, etc.
- Worked on a range of satellite modems including CDM-625, QXL, Radyne DMD 20 and STM
- Conducting TSS for Satellite links & supervised civil work for VSAT antennas foundation all over Pakistan
- Pointing, Calibration and Uplink Access Testing (UAT) of Satellite antennas of various sizes and make
- Elimination of X-pol and conducting CPI test on multiple antennas by coordination with satellite operator



29 August 2005—28 August 2006


IT support staffin PTCL Automation Support & Services Region, Islamabad working on the different projects like to maintain LAN Network Setup, Software and Hardware Troubleshoot in various projects locations, also manage the Help desk for all end user issues, Install computer


-       Cisco series 2950 Installation, and technical-support for Corporate Intranet project in the following technical areas:

o    Deployment of McAfee Antivirus 8.0i EPO Agent for Security in PTCL exchanges, International Gateway exchange and billing Centers in Pakistan.

o    Installation & Configuration of Different Servers


Thal limited  (house of habib)                       

September 2001—January 2004


Thal Limited (Jute Division) (A project of House of Habib) the largest manufacturer & exporter of jute products in Pakistan. Worked as Database Developer team of 06 for the development of computerized inventory management software. Implementation & maintenance & Trouble shoot of the computerized inventory management software.


it24 (pvt.) limited                                           

October 1999—August 09 2001


IT24 limited is one of the best software - house in Lahore Pakistan; I worked as Assistant Supervisor for the US Client:,

-       Quality Assurance

-       OCR Cleaning

-       Basic Coding


Courses and workshops


- IBM Tivoli software (helps you to understand and proactively manage the (ibm.nms) value of your customer demand arranged by WATEEN

- Skill development workshop arranged by WATEEN

- VSAT Media testing arranges by WATEEN

- Practical lab for ODU and modems





Pakistan Finance College—Lahore Campus

Grade: “A’’CGPA 3.14  

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