CV: Satcom Solution Manager


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 Date Submitted:03-11-2015
 Last Modified:03-11-2015 (12:26)
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 Current job:Satcom Solution Manager
 Employment Term:Temp/Contract
 Job location:Anywhere
 Date available:within 3months
 Industry:Satellite Operators, Business Services, Consulting/Engineering Services
 KeywordsTechnical, operation management and Presales expertise for VSAT networks

To be an integral part of a distinguished organization by utilizing my aptitude, experience and strong technical and management skills in designing, planning, managing and implementation of Satcom and Telecom network and solutions. Intelligent, good interpersonal skills and work well under pressure.



NOVIASAT LTD- Riyadh, Saudi Arabia              April 2015 – Present

Satcom Solution Manager

Ø  Leading and responsible for Technical support and Presales activities under Satcom Solution department for VSAT network and services.

Ø  Contributed in increasing NOVIAsat annual revenue to many fold in last 4 years by providing technical and presales expertise for successful bidding, achieving and implementation of various business goals and opportunities.

Ø  Provide expertise and guidelines for future network expansions, technologies, services and Satcom business development.


NOVIASAT LTD- Riyadh, Saudi Arabia              Sep 2014 – March 2015

Senior Presales Engineer

Responsible for presales activities for broader scope of ITC technologies including VSAT, Optical Fiber, Microwave, Networking, IT, GNSS, Network Management System and provide assistance to Solution Manager for technological studies, VSAT hub planning, network solutions, service shaping, suggesting potential market options, cost and revenue analysis, presenting solutions to customer, provide support to Sales Engineers besides preparation of proposal documents for various RFP, RFQ and tenders.


NOVIASAT LTD- Riyadh, Saudi Arabia              August 2011 – Aug 2014

Presales Engineer/Specialist

Responsible for presales activities to provide and present customer with VSAT and other solutions:

§  Analysis of RFP and prepare technical and commercial proposal

§  Vendor products comparisons and technical analysis for the best, optimized and economical solution

§  Analyze and propose the network integration requirement for customer networks

§  Present solutions to customers

§  Test and verify trial setups

§  Coordinate with technical teams for trials

§  Prepare technical presentations

§  Prepare quarterly reports to VSAT Director

§  Study and plan for VSAT Hubs expansion and upgrades

§  Provide training to field technicians


NOVIASAT LTD- Riyadh, Saudi Arabia         July 2010 – July 2011

Project Engineer (VSAT)

Responsible for project management for variety of projects, although my responsibilities also include design of network, configuration and presentation to customers:

§  Project Manager for implementation of STC DVB-H project

§  Propose and implement VSAT network solutions for military organization

§  Installation of VSAT Hub and remote sites for government organization

§  Propose, install and troubleshoot VSAT sites for Oil & Gas organization including off-shore sites

§  Provide technical support to field technician for STC VSAT Network (1000+ sites) based on Hughes HX, Advantechwireless Discovery and iDirect Evolution VSAT Hubs.


NOVIASAT LTD- Riyadh, Saudi Arabia              July 2009 – Dec 2009

Technical Support Engineer

Responsible to support field technicians for installation, configuration and troubleshooting of VSAT modems and network routers. Coordinate with NOC and Customers for resolution of trouble issues and configuration and testing of equipment.


PTCL- Karachi, Pakistan                                        July 2003 – June 2009

Assistant Divisional Engineer (Satellite)

Worked atSatellite Earth Station Dehmandro, Karachi and responsible for installation, planning, manage and O & M for Transmission Systems like Satellite and Radio/Microwave Systems, Hughes SS-TDMA Terminal, Digital TV, Optical Fiber Cable and System, SDH & PDH and NMS for Satellite Systems and ACU for Earth Station antenna, also involved in satellite capacity planning for new carrier and relocations, perform lineups and implement network changes.

Installation, commissioning and O&M of following:

§  RadyneTurbo Modems, Up/Down Converters, Vertex 800W SSPA and ILC Maxview NMS

§  Paradise Datacom300W SSPA to work as VSAT Hubs for GSM Mobile Operators.

§  Comtech’s Carrier in Carrier modems for GSM Backhauling

§  NECTCM/IDR Modems, Converters, 3 kW TWTA HPA, ACU and NMS.

§  ComtechEFDATA IDR Modems

§  HughesHNS-520 120Mbps TDMA Terminal.

§  Newtec& Radyne DVB-S Modem to provide 34Mbps IP Bandwidth.

Relocation and Mounting of following Antennae by adjusting mechanical and electrical assemblies:

§  11m and 13m Pedestal Mount and 9m King Post

§  1.5m to 4.5mwith C/Ku Band Feed


§  BarcoDigital TV encoders, decoders, IRD, Newtec DVB Modulator, Demodulators

§  SiemensSTM-4 SDH Mux, NEC PDH Mux and NEC Digital Radio System

§  Involved in installation work of Huawei IPTV Headend

§  Planning for VSAT network for PTCL

§  Conduct Satcom Orientation Classes for various candidates from military and government organization

§  Configuration ofiDirectInfinity Routers/Modems for VSAT Network

§  Configuration ofViasat SkylinxVSAT network for 30 sites over  Ku Band

§  Skylinx Viasat DAMA platform for voice and data services

§  PolycomVideo Conferencing solution over VSAT links using Cisco routers

§  PelcoCCTV Video products over Verint Wireless (802.11a) links.

§  Streambox Video over IP  distribution network implementation over VSAT network

§  FXS/FXO based voice solution using Cisco and Motorola router over VSAT Network

§  IPTVsolution using Apachie Web Server, Darwin Streaming Server and VSI Encoders over DSL

§  Digital TVusing MPEG-2/4 Encoders, Multiplexers and L-band Modulators,  25-200W C/Ku BUC/SSPA and C/Ku antenna sizes from 1.2m to 4.5m


PTCL- Islamabad, Pakistan                                   Dec 2002 – July 2003

Trainee Engineer

Selected on merit in esteemed organization of Pakistan in Telecommunication; PTCL; through competitive exam and interview sessions. Joined PTCL as Trainee Engineer and received 7 Months extensive trainings for various Telecommunication Technologies covering Satellite & Terrestrial Communication, GSM Networks, WLL, Fiber Optic Cable & Systems, PDH, SDH, DWDM, Telecom Exchanges/Switches, ATM, Routers, DSL, Data Networking at Telecom Staff College, Haripur Hazara by PTCL Pakistan.

This training includes 4 weeks of specialized course on Telecom Management.


Technoman(Pvt.)Ltd,Pakistan                                                 April 2001 – Nov 2002

Electronic Engineer

Worked in Technoman Pvt. Ltd. ; for development of various analytical equipments using Microcontrollers, Assembly & Visual Basic Programming and responsible to provide after sales engineering support services for analytical instruments to industries. Developed various devices and modules like KFT, Dis-integrator, Temperature Column, Hardness Tester, Data Logger, Storage Chamber, Displays, Sensors and Miniature Printers during my stay in Technoman.

My work involved writing assembly code for microcontrollers, designing and testing of analog and digital circuits, writing programs for integration of devices and solding & assembling of hardware cards and modules.  



 Tools:  Spectrum Analyzer, RF Power Meter, Digital Circuit Analyzer, Microwave Analyzer, Sweep Oscillator, Video Analyzer, OTDR, Optical Power Meter, Satellite link Budgeting Utility and Network Traffic Analyzer

Software:  Microsoft Office, Assembly, C, Visual Basic, Microsoft Visio and Microsoft Project

Networking: Ethernet Cabling, LAN Installation, Hardware Troubleshooting, Cisco Routing and Switching

Operating System: Windows, Android

Technologies: DVB-H, Standard-A Earth Station, VSAT, SCPC, MCPC, DAMA, TDMA, DVB-S/S2, DVB-RCS, GSM Backhauling, iDirect Evolution, Hughes HX, Digital TV, Video over IP, IPTV, Microwave Radio, Network Management Systems, DSL, Video Conferencing, GSM BSS, TCP/IP, ISDN, Cisco Routers, LAN, CCTV,  802.11a/g Wireless, SDH/PDH, PABX, Voice Gateways, Data Loggers, Celluar Routers, Media Converters and many others.



2001                Bachelor of Science in Electronic Engineering

                        Sir Syed University of Engineering & Technology Karachi, Pakistan  


1996                High School Certificate (Pre-Engineering)

                        PakistanEmbassy SchoolJeddah, Saudi Arabia


Training & Certifications:

§  Hughes HXVSAT System Training

§  iDirect Presales Training (iNDC)

§  Project ManagementTraining (35 PDUs)

§  Radyne SatelliteEquipments by Radyne Comstream 

§  DCMEDTX-600 (Voice Compression Equipment) by ECI

  • TelecommunicationTechnologies at Telecom Staff College, Haripur Hazara – PTCL Pakistan

§  Fiber OpticCable and System

§  CCNA- Cisco Certified Network Associate

§  Visual Basic6.0 Programming

§  Microcontroller Programming

§  Signal Conditioning




§  Conducted and supervised Visits and Workshops relating to Telecomm Technologies during stay in PTCL.                                       

§  Interest in reading and watch Literature relating to Language, Arts, Religion, History and Science

§  Play Football, Cricket and Table Tennis



 §  High aptitude of learning and contribute

§  Result oriented

§  Sincere with work

§  Moderate presentation skills

§  Pleasant personality to work in multicultural environment

§  Leading qualities to mentor sub-ordinates and colleagues

§  Always available for help

§  Prefers not using social network sites during official work hours.

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