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Dallas, Texas, 75206, United States
May 25, 2010

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More than 2 years of experience as a RF Engineer in a mobile telecom industry this includes RF Data

Collection & Analyzing, RF Planning and Optimization.

Experience in live network while performing tuning and optimization of loaded network.

Excel in radio link aspects, and protocols used in GSM, UMTS, CDMA, EvDo networks.

Excellent knowledge of UMTS calls flow, link configuration & signaling protocols.

Hands on experience of RF drive testing tools like TEMS, Pocket TEMS and Agilent while doing projects.

Hands on experience on Nokia Metrosite BTS and Nethawk Abis BSC simulator.

Extensive knowledge of various Networking related Protocols and Standards: TCP/IP, UDP, EIGRP, OSPF,


Experience in solving complex problems in a timely manner; strong interpersonal, communication & team

building skills.


Operating Systems Cisco IOS, UNIX, Windows XP, MS DOS

Simulation Tools Simulink, Matlab, Cadence

RF Standards GSM, GPRS, CDMA 2000, WCDMA, EDGE, UMTS, EvDo, WiMax, LTE

RF Tools Agilent v 11.0.1, MapInfo, TEMS, Actix, Windcatcher, Nethawk, Pocket TEMS

Routing Protocols TCP/IP, UDP, SS7, RIP, IGRP, EIGRP, OSPF

Programming Languages C, Basics of C++


Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX, USA August 2008

Master of Science in Electrical Engineering GPA 3.21

Maharishi Dayanand University, INDIA May 2005

Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics & Communication

Professional Experience

Job Title: Associate RF Engineer Feb 2010 – Present

Employer: LCC – Mclean, VA

Project: AT&T – Traffic Migration


Coordinating and drive testing for AT&T traffic migration team.

Generating test logs while working on Pocket TEMS tool.

Testing of handovers between sites of AT&T network and reporting problems to RF Engineers while doing


Reporting network errors and problem points in the cluster while in conference with RF Engineers and

Project Coordinators of AT&T team.



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Job Title: Associate RF Engineer March 2009 – Jan 2010

Employer: 3S Networks – Bellevue, WA

Project: AT&T UMTS Networks – 850 carrier Pre Launch in Puerto Rico & 3rd carrier in NY & TX


• Drive testing and generating logs using Agilent v 11.0.1 and TEMS Investigation 7.0 tool.

• Exporting files for post processing to RF Engineers.

• Reporting Network errors and problem points in the cluster in a log file generated using MS EXCEL sheet.

• Performing zero and GNG drives, checking data connectivity, doing cluster verification and reliability


• Analyzing processed data for DCR (Drop Call Rate) and AFR (Access Fail Rate).

• Performing physical optimization of the site.

Job Title: RF Engineer May 2005 – June 2006

Employer: HCL Comnet Limited – UP, INDIA

Project: GPRS Hutch Project – UP, INDIA


• Performance monitoring and optimizing GPRS network using KPI targets for RF actions and planning.

• Pre and post launch tuning including antenna tile and parameter recommendations.

• Scrambling code planning and neighbor optimization.

• Performing Site Survey, Clutter Survey and verify the suitability of Sites from RF point of view.

• Studying various reports generated for the sites as well as logs for any alarms in the site.

Analyzing Network reports of overall Sites in Cluster and planning for Optimization to keep the KPI

parameters in specified limits and proposing upgradations accordingly.

• Cell site Planning, Frequency Planning, Neighbor assigning, Drive route planning and Optimization of the

network while working with RF Design and system performance engineers.

• Preparing Pre and Post Drive test reports with KPI, problem cause and recommendation solutions.

Internship: Associate RF Engineer Feb 2004 – November 2004

Employer: HCL Comnet Limited – UP, INDIA

Project: GPRS Airtel Project – UP, INDIA


• Performing Drive Test of new sites of GPRS network using TEMS 5.1tool.

• Analyzing drive test files for taking care of External and Internal Interference in the Network.

• Analyzing Rx Level, Rx Quality, replanning of RF parameters in problematic areas.

Performing link configuration and integration of GPRS packet core while working with RF Design


Academic Projects



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Call Processing in GSM Networks

Set up a wireless lab using Nokia Metrosite BTS and Nethawk Abis BSC simulator. Analysis of Radio

Resource Management and call control messages using Nethawk.

• Congestion Control Mechanism in MPLS Networks

Analyzed the control mechanisms like FATE (Fast Acting Traffic Engineering) and how it solves the problem of

dynamically managing traffic flows through the LAN and WAN network.

UMTS and WLAN Internetworking

The paper presented on this topic describes the advantages of integration of WLAN and UMTS like low cost in hot

spots of WLAN, seamless handovers etc.

Graduate Coursework

Introduction to Computer Networks, Wireless Communication, Advanced Topics in Wireless Communication,

Communication and Information Systems, Random Processes in Engineering, Analog & Digital Communication,

Digital Signal Processing and Lab, Performance Modeling & Evaluation of Computer Networks, Error Control

Coding,, Project Planning & Management.


References available on request.

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