CV: Senior network engineer


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 Date Submitted:04-12-2013
 Last Modified:04-12-2013 (07:49)
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 Current job:Senior network engineer
 Employment Term:Permanent
 Job location:Europe only
 Date available:within 2 months
 Industry:Satellite Manufacturers and Subcontractors, Satellite Operators, , , Launch Systems, Consulting/Engineering Services


Network engineering



03 September 2002 – Present

Senior network engineer on site

Inmarsat plc
99 City Road London EC1Y 1AX, EC1Y 1AX London EC1Y 1AX (UK)

Expertise on GPRS/UMTS Core Network Ericsson equipment: MSC, HLR, GGSN/SGSN, BGw, SOG, OSS-RC.

Air Interface monitoring on Hughes and Cobham systems BSC / BTS.

SLA monitoring and auditing report.

Traffic analysis.

Low traffic activities and on call support.

Managing the day to day technical activities reporting to the HQ.

FAT/SAT of new system projects.

Responsible for operations of two Tx antennas U/L Cband and Lband payload, with third one coming in Ka band.


Business or sector Network telecommunications

03 July 2000 – 02 September 2002

NOC Manager

Via R. Costi, Roma (Italy)

Managing all the TX RX activities to satellite (ARABSAT 3A, 6 Xps C,K and Ku band).

Participated on the responsibility for Conditional Access System management and operation

Overall responsibility for DVB platform and DTH delivery of services via satellite.

Specified and negotiated the delivery of two ground stations providing Orbit’s broadcast uplink requirements.

Overall responsibility for the operation & maintenance of Orbit’s uplink and TVRO facilities.

Overall responsibility for the Network Operations Centre, which is the central point for all operational aspects of the broadcast platform, a team of 14 technicians busy on the day to day operations.

Responsible for the aspects of satellite planning and coordination, space and ground segment contracts, and the Intelsat acceptance of two Tx antenna.Specified and negotiated the delivery of fibre optic network to facilitate a contribution network from the USA and Europe into Orbit’s Rome facility reducing contribution costs by 50% p/a

Business or sector NOC manager satellite DVB TV

01 November 1993 – 01 September 2002

Conditional Access expert and Tx/Rx sat operations manager

67050 Avezzano (Italy)

Look after the CA system (Irdeto, Seca2, and Nagravision) Unix OS servers.

Satellite Uplink and Downlink responsible

Acquired knowledge on managing a Tx station with 6 HPA (Ku and C band) and an antenna farm of about 40 Tx/Rx dishes.

Worked with base band Video/Audio signals Philips and NDS MPEG2 systems.

Business or sector satellite DVB TV



01 September 1983 – 30 June 1987

diploma maturita' scientifica

V. Pollione

30 June 1992

diploma istituto tecnico industriale

Istituto tecnico ind.le per le telecomunicazioni E. Majorana

03 November 1988 – 19 July 1994

University degree Engineering

La sapienza, rome (Italy)




Mother tongue(s)


Other language(s)

English, Spanish

Communication skills

Good communication skills, both verbal and written, proven ability to work and collaborate across project teams both internally and externally, able to be resourceful seeking continuous improvement, and accountable for delivering tactical solutions whilst keeping the corporate strategy in mind especially when developing systems and supporting operations.

Organisational / managerial skills

Over 17 years of satellite industry experience in operations, design and implementation.

Executive level manager of multinational work force, experienced in all levels of satellite television broadcast.

Experienced as advisor to Exec management and board; providing technical proposals.

Job-related skills

Participated on the responsibility for Conditionsl Access System management and operation

Overall responsibility for DVB platform and DTH delivery of services via satellite.

Expertise on GPRS/UMTS Core Network Ericsson equipment: MSC, HLR, GGSN/SGSN, BGw, SOG, OSS-RC.

Air Interface monitoring on Hughes and Thrane&Thrane systems BSC / BTS.

Low traffic activities and on call support.Managing the day to day activities

Computer skills

SUN certified on Solaris 9 for Unix Sys administrator Intermediate and Advanced.

Shell script programming in Unix and Linux env.Linux/C++ programming.

CCNA certification ongoing scheduled for March 2014.

Driving licence

A1, A, B

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