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Engineer Design

Costa Mesa, California, United States
August 28, 2017

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Ramtin Rohani

Mobile 202-***-****

Costa Mesa 92626 CA


Summary or Objective

Seeking RF Engineer Position or project manager position with an opportunity to excel my professional career in Southern CA. Seasoned Telecommunications Engineer with about 12 years of professional experience in telecommunication and RF Motivated individual with strong work ethics, self-directed and resourceful individual problem solver with great communication& organizational skills.

Area of Expertise

Strong Background on 4G LTE Design

Proven abilities in Development & Construction Management includes; engineering cost, overall project management and planning, scheduled with Site Development teams. Ability to renegotiate and resolve problems

Strong negotiating skills that benefit employer to insure successful completion of all assignments.

An experienced professional with advanced qualifications in telecommunications, includes engineering, staff management, project management, and hands-on technical applications.

Successful track record of completed large scale projects like the (4G, Cell Site builds, Transport) on time

Demonstrated ability to effectively manage all phases of complex projects, from inception through completion by managed lower priorities against milestone completion timeframes.

Have been able to build great relationship clients and multiple teams and departments


2006 University of South Australia

Double Major Bachelor of Electrical & Mechatronic Engineering

Computer Skills

Proficient in Windows, MS-Office (Word, Visio, Excel, Access, Power Point, Outlook)

Software Packages &Tools:

•Experience RF Design Tools: Atoll, Planet EV, Actix, Siterra, MapInfo

•Experience Optimization Tools: eDAT Alcatel lucent tool, Windcatcher,

•Experience Post Process tools: Ericsson TEMS, XCAL Quick look, MadMax, MDR

•Experience MapInfo, Strong Experience with Siterra, MS office and Excel, Visio, Google Earth Pro


•Experience with Data Entry for complex projects such as RF Data sheet AutoForm

Professional Experience

Global Technology Associates – Reston, VA

RF Engineer, 02/2017 – 05/2017

Assigned to AT&T Hannover MD, RF Design Engineer

•Internal Turnkey Project to RF Design, Create and update RF data sheet For LTE1900, AWS, WCS sites with AutoForm (RFDS Tool) and Bulk sheet for FirstNet Sites on LTE 700 For Washington DC metro area Market

•Task Includes: Plumbing Diagram, positioned and relocate the Antenna based on Scope of work, Swapped the Antenna with new model, update and add all new parameters for Antenna and site

Sirius XM Satellite Radio Washington DC

ThinkTel Inc – Pacific Palisades, CA

Lead Engineer/Manager Engineering (RF Design), Washington DC, 02/2015 – 12/2016

•Worked for the terrestrial team of the Sirius-XM Satellite Radio on 2GEO Project Nationally.

•Daily monitor all sites report for any trouble tickets or alarm by working with NOC team

•Worked on WCS band to reduce and eliminate the interfere and the hormonic which Caused the signal Drop or Mute this signal was the AT&T WCS band which causes the interfere with SiriusXM high band signal

•Review, monitor and approve all steps of site construction stage documents from Siterra, verify to pass all steps from RF point of view (construction Drawing, Site pictures)

•Worked closely with construction team and managers to make sure each stage has been completed and pass without any error such as (use correct cable size and jumper size for repeaters with different power, antenna location, clear line of sky for GPS, cabinet environment and all other equipment)

•Used Anritsu Review and study and test sweeps files for final approval for all cable lines includes antenna panel and VSAT and RX dish

•Built complete final design documents with site drawing for higher level management such as Director and VP

•Managed and reviewed trouble tickets for mute locations based on costumer complain

• analyze the mutes (signal loss) logs, location and duration to find the issue for cause of the mutes, calculate the percentage of availability of the signal for entire market drive

•Responsible to worked with a team of 11 Engineers and 2 Project managers includes1 construction Manager with full accountability for the success or failure of the program.

•Responsible for the creation of all Desktop to Final Market Design documents, and then the successful communication to the Sirius XM executive team.

•Vendor management for ‘line of site’ Surveys, Frequency coordination, and product installation, upgrade All DRU Cabinets and New line sweep test.

•Coordinate all construction activities included: All Steps of Documents for site build and upgrade in Sierra, site surveys, invitation to bid, bid walks, negotiations, materials requisitions, construction start, and vendor management.

Alcatel- Lucent RF Design Engineer DC, VA, MD Market

Further Enterprise Solutions, Blue Bell, PA

Assigned to ALU Senior RF Design Engineer, 07/2011 – 12/2014

Design Task:

•Design Baseline, PICD, ICD scenarios for AT&T overlay or new sites build for VA, MD, DC Market.

•Used Atoll to Create traffic maps, Monte Carlo simulations, all different kind of prediction plots, calculate KPIs for different customer requirements

•Generate and evaluate coverage and interference prediction maps

•Create cluster and super cluster polygons boundary for the market

•Build, add sites and sector in Atoll, update and modified all antenna parameters

•Calculate and evaluate the effects on the received signal of path-related impairments

•Check and update sites parameters from updated data in Siterra

•Support and guide the optimization team with different aspects of design part regarding any RF parameters change, to provide prediction and coverage map, decision making to approve Optimization engineer’s recommendations about any RF parameter changes such as Tilt, Azimuth, Power, Develop and analyze sectors, post construction, to optimize coverage and capacity

•Create frequent RF report for any changes or adding new sites or removing sites

•Find area with capacity issue, study the Traffic data and provide the solution with technical proposal

•Find sites with some variations on the spillover which causes interference with other network providers

•Create and Complete cluster certificates for each phase, that was included create cluster boundary calculate KPI and updated report, details of all sites with their antenna information and other RF related parameters

•Calculate the efficiency of various multiple-antenna schemes, analyze the trade-offs involved in selecting from among them

•Weekly meeting with AT&T regional manager with regards to Status of design

•Update and create CIQ for new and existing sites & weekly parameter audit

•Create over 800 RFDS for Midwest market

•Support nationwide director to create PO for the customer for all Lucent markets nationwide

AT&T DAS Project San Antonio TX

Vivatek llc – Herndon, VA

Senior RF Design Engineer, 02/2011 – 07/2011

•Design Capacity and coverage (3G and 4G) for South Texas Markets Houston Austin, San Antonio

•Design and planed venues for iDAS, oDAS on UMTS and LTE network Task were included (Events, Traffic, Network Dimensioning)

•Develop custom solutions for a wide variety of projects including solutions for high capacity events, transit systems, healthcare, standard office buildings, outdoor coverage areas, and then implement, integrate and optimize these solutions to meet customer requirements.

•Over view of Events and Venue Analyses

•Data intensity and market share for different Venue such as: Sport, concert, race, hospital, office, hotels and convention

Alcatel- Lucent RF Optimization Engineer NY, NJ Market

Sublime Wireless – White plain, NY

Assigned to Alcatel-Lucent Project 7/2010- 11/2010

Assigned to Clear wire Project 11/2009- 7/2010

ALU Task: LTE 4G Optimization Engineer (Verizon Project)

•Post process and analysis drive test data using eDAT ALU post process Tool to optimize LTE sites

•Reduced and eliminated Pilot pollution area and coverage holes

•Missing Neighbor analysis to identify missing neighbors and to recommend the Neighbor list change

•Azimuth verification- (to identify the difference between the azimuth deployed and azimuth designed)

•Site verification, Prepare and present close out reports to the client for super clusters and SSV drives

•Analyze Verizon Network daily KPI’s reports including but not limited to LTE network coverage, connection failures, dropped and blocked calls, poor throughput areas, interference zones etc.

•Configure network components, analyze LTE network KPI’s, drive test data for LTE air interface optimization

•Identify top high runner sites for Accessibility and Retainability and provide recommendation for fix the KPI’s

•Neighbor list analysis, adding or removing neighbors reference to any overshooting or interface

•Troubleshoot areas with poor RF performance

•Participated in single LAC change to merge LAC for two RNC’s in the inauguration zone. Create work orders to update LAC/TAC for affected sites and the neighbors.

•CS Fall Back and CS Retainability KPI analysis using UE and MME traces.

Clearwire Task: RF& Microwave Design Engineer

•Designed paging plane for entire New York and New Jersey markets

•Used Planet EV Design small cell (PICO cell) for Manhattan area

•Reviewed and suggestion for new site candidates from RF perspective using cell plan and TSS (Technical site survey) information, cluster and site optimization

•Update daily On-Air sites status on clearvision

•Create drive test plan and route for drive test team

•Line of sight verification, Site and MW equipment selection to optimize the link availability/reliability, based on topology and rain rate for the region.

•Lead a team of field engineers and was responsible for reviewing LOS reports for the New York Market.

•Coordinated MW engineers, site acquisition and back office personnel, LOS site surveys and report generation.

•Issued search rings and performed MW evaluation of site candidates

•Using google earth to search and check the line of sites for candidate buildings before and after LOS for any structure which might block the signal

ZTE Program Manager DC, VA, MD Market

Global Technology Associates – Reston, VA

Assigned to AT&T (3G UMTS Project) 10/2008 – 06/2009

Assigned to ZTE USA Program Manager (Sprint WiMax Project) 10/2007 – 10/2008

AT&T Optimization Project Task:

•Monitored daily status, application of corrective actions to improve system performance

•Resolved trouble tickets: tracked cell ID and tested the calls, checked signal levels, find out about the locations with poor coverage and provided details about the issues which are the cause of the drop calls and poor call quality, block calls and other networks issues, New site planning, site evaluation and site search

•Test equipment used: Scanner, UMTS phones, GSM phones, and GPS units

•Set up scanners on different channels and monitored frequencies, drive test coordination

•E911 Testing

•Post process and drive test data analysis, handoff optimization and audio quality intermodulation analysis


•Managed 2 teams of 20 engineers and 3 Project managers, ZTE Engineers and Beceem engineers

•Responsible to complete over 270 test cases a head of our competitors such as (Intel, Nokia, Samsung)

•Organized cross-functional teams, prioritized resources, and managed projects to completion in matrix environment with responsibility for several simultaneous projects

•Responsible for communication plans and status updates

•Managed critical events and issues to resolution. Provided high-level overviews, process and system flows, and technical brief presentations to customers’ Senior Management, Directors, and VPs

•Provided visibility to Sprint Director and VPs on customer issues, root causes, and resolutions

•Analyzed, documented and presented close-out or “post-mortem” analysis to customers

•Projects included: pre-launch WiMax device test (USB Dongle) through iIOTlab and ND lab, frequent weekly meetings with Client (Sprint) and RAN vendors such as Motorola and Samsung.



Post processing drive test data and check KPI parameters for recommendation and

Site performance, Cluster optimization

Daily stats monitoring, applied corrective actions to improve system performance

Drive test data analysis and drive test coordination

Resolved trouble tickets: tracked cell ID and tested the calls, checked signal levels and guided optimization engineers about the location and coverage area, provided, Emergency 000

Details about the issues which are causing the drop calls, block calls and other networks issues

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