CV: Senior VSAT Engineer



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 Date Submitted:09-07-2014
 Last Modified:14-07-2014 (08:15)
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 Current job:Senior VSAT Engineer
 Employment Term:Permanent
 Job location:Anywhere
 Date available:immediately
 Industry:Satellite Operators
 KeywordsVSAT/Telecom engineer onshore & offshore for fixed & Stabilized with 10 years’ experience

Career Objective

       I am seeking a challenging opportunity in a multinational or leading company in Egypt, or overseas that matches my qualifications & skills where capabilities for learning and scope of rapid growth and development is existed. A full time Telecom Engineer and would like to utilize my experience in the communications fields. I am a hard worker, enjoy working under pressure, flexible to travel 7 re-allocate at any time, Self-Motivated, I would like to go where my abilities & skills can be developed and my knowledge can be applied to contribute towards the company’s success.


Certificate                       : B.Sc. in communication &  Electronics, from al-azhar Cairo University

Year of graduation          : 2004

Grade                              : Good

Graduation Project         : Control devices by Microcontroller

Project Grade                 : Excellent.

Work Experience & Qualificatins


1-    Africanwaves: 

Currently I’m working at Africanwaves Company which is a licensed satellite service provider from the NTRA in Egypt providing a VSAT service. My post started from March 2005 until January 2009 and resumed in the same company on August 2013 until Present as a Senior technical Engineer. Africanwaves is a leader in the field of VSAT telecommunication systems, Broadcasting, GSM transmission, Wimax, Multimedia, Education and Professional solutions.

My duties in detail as follows:

·         Troubleshooting the system in case of any failures and Provide technical support for the customers.

·         Contact the suppliers to provide support if needed. Also contact the Satellite operator and keep our leases monitored.

·         Provide KPI report, stored appropriately.

Africanwaves has a partnership with global VSAT companies such as:

·         Harris CapRock  delivers world-class communications services to customers (onshore & offshore) with critical operations anywhere in the world.

·         RigNet.

·         Sonema: is the global leader in the large enterprise market.

·         MilanoTeleport.

·         Newsat

  Africanwavesis an official agent for many large companies which are leaders in wireless communication in the entire world, such as:      

ViaSat, STM, Wireless excellence CableFree, iDirect, Comtech ,Hughes

 JPF, Cambridge broadband networks and Airspan.

I had achieved the following projects: -

  1- GSM via Satellite project for:

·         Installation and setup the first GSM Backhauling via satellite in Egypt for Mobinil in the west desert (BTS) and remote site BSC at 6-October.

  2- Central Hub Station:

·         Install & operate STMi HUB in Dream-Land.

·         Troubleshooting the system in case of any faults and taking the necessary action.

  3-British petroleum FSO links:

·         Install, test and operate FSO links to obtain a full connectivity for H.Q. and the branches LOS with a high capacity data rate 1 Gbps BW to connect the backbone switches on each site with the Master point at El Maadi.

·         Install, test and operate FSO link (4 Km) to connect BP with Gapco (100 Mbps).

 4-    National Bank of Egypt FSO links:

·         Install, test and operate FSO links to obtain a full connectivity for H.Q. and its branches.

 5-    Free Space Optical (FSO):

·          Install more than 300 Laser links that connects BTS to BSC for Mobinil. 

·          Provide site survey for Line Of Sight (LOS) for all the laser links.

·          Provide the maintenance & troubleshooting for all types of alarms.


   2-   ORASCOM TRADING: (maintenance project for mobinil)               May 2010 to July 2013

             I've worked at Orascom Trading company as BSS Access Maintenance Senior Engineer

                 In both Huawei ,Alcatel , Motorola & Ericsson  and Responsible for :

·          Maintenance Of Radio Equipments ( BTS , BSC , Microwave )

·          Troubleshooting The  BTS , BSC  problems.

·          Configuring, Upgrading & Downgrading the BTS.

·          Configuring & Troubleshooting Microwave links problems (Changing IDU, ODU,….etc ).

·          Calibrating MotorolaBTS Transceivers Using ProComm & Cindy Software (TX & Rx Calibration).

·          Dealing with Rectifier Problems (Major, Minor Alarms,…….. etc).

·          Measuring VSWR using Site Master.

·          Handover New Sites.

·          Auditing Sites.

·          Environmental Work Audit

·          laser Free Space Optical (FSO) [PAV & cablefree heads-radio frequency]


  3-   Ericsson Egypt Vodafone ROLLOUT Project                            April 2009 TO May 2010

                       I have worked as field engineer network in Ericsson Egypt Vodafone Project.

  • installation the 3G/2G rollout  project For RBS2206 V1,2,RBS3418,3518,RBS3206,PBC6500,TRM9206
  • Use following tools to integrate and  trouble shoot RBS2000,3000 ,Traffic Node  2p,MINILINK-E(Element manager,OMT49H,Minilink craft2.15,Hyper terminal, WFTP server, putty,MINILINK-E)
  • RBS3418 (site integration and troubleshooting along with xml script writing)
  • Perform E1,routing  from HUB to site
  • Create/   Modify  Site Equipment XML script for Ericsson RBS 3418,3518.3206
  • Implement Ericsson Installation standard  for 2G/3G RBS2206,PBC6500,BBS2000and Traffic node.
  • Configure TG-SYNC.
  • Understanding the software and hardware architecture of the RBS6000 and configuring the RBS according to customer requirements.
  • Installation  1800 expansion for RBS2000.
  • Create the acceptance process.
  • Trouble shoot all the 3G and 2G KPI problems.
  • Planned Maintenance  Health Checks, Backups, Software updates
  • Trouble shooting  for the E1 cross connection for Traffic Node.
  • Performed Installation and commissioning of Ericsson Traffic Node 2p,6p  and 20p.

·         Troubleshoot MW Networks using minilink craft 2.19

 Training & Courses:


·         Cisco certified network Associate CCNA “640-802” at CNS center.                          June 2008

·         Global VSAT Forum” on line course certified included briefly the following:         

1-          GVF510:  Core Skills for VSAT Professionals

2-          GVF520:  Satcom Fundamentals

3-          GVF521:  Practical Technique for VSAT Professionals

4-          GVF503i: iDirect Remote Terminal Installation

5-          GVF561 :   Fundamental for Marine VSAT operators

6-          GVF562E: Operating the Sea Tel Model ’09 Series Marin VSAT

7-          GVF562E-IMA: Operating the Sea Tel IMA Series Marin VSAT

8-          GVF503E :  Sea Tel Marine VSAT Installation and maintenance


·         I have successfully completed the BOSIET “Basic Offshore Safety Induction Emergency Training” course code 5700 – BOSIET – approved by OPITO. (Huet, Frist add )        June 2013

·         Certification from Egyptian engineer’s syndicate by Introduction for different communication system including:

GSM-Private Branch Exchange (PBX)-Computer Network & Application (LAN)-Integrated Service Digital Network (ISDN)-Closed Circuit Video Equipment’s. (CCVE)-Fire Alarm Control System (FACS)-Public Address & Sound System. (PA/SS)-Fax Machines (FAX).             February 2004


Technical experience &skill:

·         Language skills : Arabic (Mother tongue), English fluent (Writing / Speaking).

·         Expert computer skills: MS. Office (Word, Excel, Power Point, Visio, and MS Project)

·         Solid working knowledge and experience with HF, VHF, UHF, Microwave, and Satellite communication system

·         Demonstrated hands on systems integration, installation and troubleshooting experience.

·         Demonstrated experience planning for and troubleshooting complex communication systems and presenting solutions

·         Demonstrated experience developing and updating technical documentation including system and user operations and maintenance manuals.

·         Demonstrated experience conducting technical briefings and performing end-user training.

·         Expert in using all kinds of spectrum analyzers & E1 testers.

·         Following up all new technologies especially in communications fields.

·         Prepare the reports needed for projects day by day.

·         Design a tutorial presentation about the projects and any related issue.

·         Design telephone network and troubleshoot its’ problems.

·         Technical support the hardware & software issues.

·         Design of electronic circuits & Printed Circuit Board (PCB).

·         Expert internet research skills.

·         Presentation skills

·         Customer support

·         Marketing skills

·         Sales skills


Technical  information and experts:


·         I would like to mention that I have earned excellent experience from detailing with many different VSAT systems point-to-point & point-to-multipoint through HUB, C, KU and Ka band. I am also familiar with most brands of modems using SCPC or TDMA such as (Comtech, Solante, iDirect, STM, Linkstar,Hughes, paradise…)

·         I am an expert in Stabilized antenna (Sea Tel antennas) installations, commissioning, troubleshooting, and maintenance…etc

·          I am an expert in Stabilized antenna (Inmarsat antennas) installations, commissioning, troubleshooting, and maintenance…etc

·         I have ability to work in all environments and conditions onshore & offshore

·         I have experience with offshore sites and the ability to stay a long time onboard until my tasks are accomplished whilst liaising with the NOC, satellite provider, colleagues, managers and manufactures if needed. I keep customers in touch with all updates.



  Personal information:


Date of Birth                     : 24th March  1979

Gender                               : Male.

Nationality                         :  Egyptian.

Driving License                 :  Exist and valid.

Marital Status                    :  Married .

Military Status                  :  Exempted.


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