CV: Manager (Operations)



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 Date Submitted:28-05-2014
 Last Modified:28-05-2014 (02:29)
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 Current job:Manager (Operations)
 Employment Term:Permanent
 Job location:Anywhere
 Date available:within 2 months
 Industry:Satellite Operators
 KeywordsGround Station, Satellite, Operations, carrier monitoring, VSAT, satellite application


·     Around seven (07) years experience as research engineer and Ground Station operation & Support engineer with recognized strengths in device/equipments/subsystem maintenance, problem-solving and troubleshooting, satellite controller support, planning/implementing proactive procedures and systems to avoid problems in the first place.

·     Possess solid communication (both oral and written) skills.

·     Excellent working knowledge of all the operations related to the Geostationary satellite ground station, including ground station operation, maintenance, calibration, troubleshooting, frequency/payload monitoring, frequency planning, user management and un-authorize carrier suppression using related software and hardware.

·     Ability to train and motivate team members and newcomers.

·     A productive and trusted individual and team player.

·     Awarded scholarship on merit from SUPARCO for MS in Communication Engineering from Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden.

·     Final Year Masters project approved and adopted by the Onsala Space Observatory, Sweden for the detection of Hydrogen lines in the Milky Way of our Galaxy.


Synopsis of Achievements

·     Successful completion of Master’s Project “Digital Receiver for SALSA” with Onsala Space Observatory, Gothenburg, Sweden.

·     Successfully installed, commissioned and smooth operations of Pakistan first communication satellite Paksat-1R ground control station, which includes its TT&C (Telemetry, Tracking and Control), SCC (Satellite Control Centre) and CSM (Carrier Sensing and Monitoring) subsystems.

·     Participated in the SATs (Site Acceptance Tests) of the ground station subsystems installed in Ground Station-Karachi.

·     Participated in the FATs (Factory Acceptance Tests) of the antenna feeds installed in TT&C and payload monitoring antenna systems conducted in CGWIC, China.

·     Annual Excellence Award 2011.

·     Proactive planning led to streamline the operations and a notable increase in morale in all sections of the ground station.

·     Participation and successful completion of providing end to end solution and implementation of VSAT video and data links during special events.

·     Annual Excellence Award 2012.

·     Established Video conferencing link between main and backup ground stations.



Space and Upper Atmospheric Research Commission (SUPARCO), Karachi, Pakistan

2012 - Present

Manager (Devices)

Key Responsibilities are

·     Operation, maintenance, troubleshooting and calibration of the all the Devices / equipments installed in ground station, including TT&C antenna and its RF/IF chain, Payload Monitoring Antennae systems (both C and Ku-band).

·     Designing and installation of VSAT networks for live video /data video coverage.

·     SOPs related to ground and space segment and daily checklists.

·     Preparation and implementation of preventive maintenance plans (monthly/biweekly), ground segment and space segment checklist (daily) and SOPs (Standard Operating Procedures) for trouble free and smooth ground station operations.

·     Conduct performance tests for a smoother trouble free operations.

·     Coordination with national and international companies for the procurement and fault rectification of ground station equipments.


Space and Upper Atmosphere Research Commission (SUPARCO), Karachi, Pakistan

2007 –2012

Assistant Manager (OTS)

Key Responsibilities were

·     Carrier sensing and monitoring of Paksat.

·     Link budget calculation and improvements in Paksat Satellite links using SatMaster Pro

·     Design and Development of OMT for C-band Antenna system.

·     Design and Development of Combined C-band and Ku-band feeds.

·     Site selection for Paksat-1R ground station through EMI testing.

·     Site selection for the BST (Bore Sight Tower) for the calibration of the TT&C antenna system.

·     Installation, commissioning and acceptance tests of equipments and subsystems of Paksat-1R ground station in Karachi.



Chalmers University of Technology, Sweden

Masters of Science in Communication Engineering



Mehran University of Engineering and Technology, Jamshoro

Bachelors of Engineering in Telecommunication Engineering



Training & Courses

Wireless Networks (Cellular Networks)


06 Weeks

Achievements & Awards


1st Al-Khwarzimi Hardware/Software Competition, MUET, Jamshorog

Got An Overall First Prizes



Annual Excellence Award


Annual Excellence Award


Projects Accomplished

Bachelors Final Year Project

Wireless Sensor Networks; Application in Smart Civil Structures.

Masters Project

Digital Receiver for SALA

Projects completed During Masters

v  Baseband equalization.

v  Acoustic Communication System; Interpolation, Modulation, Demodulation and Decimation.

v  Noise Cancellation.

v  Transmission over Band-limited Channels.

v  Channel coding.

v  A/D converter for a Bluetooth radio receiver.

v  Simulation of fading wireless channel.

v  Design and Simulation of a Communication System over Wireless Fading Channel.

v  Speech Modeling, Analysis, Synthesis and Compression.

v  2D Image Compression using Transforms and Sub-band Filters.

v  Video Compression using Block-Matching Motion Compensation.

v  Multimedia Communications over IP Networks.

v  Wavelet Compression of Astronomy Images.

v  Satellite Uplink and Downlink Budget (ARGO Project)



National Telecom Corporation

(Switching, Data Networks & Transmission sections, 4 weeks)




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