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RF Engineer

Location:
Muscat, Muscat Governorate, Oman
Salary:
3000$
Posted:
April 29, 2018

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MUHAMMAD SAQIB RAZA

Address: AL-Mahbelah Muscat Sultanate of Oman

Mobile: 009**-********

E-mail: ac498s@r.postjobfree.com; ac498s@r.postjobfree.com

Summary

I have 5 years of experience in LTE, 3G and GSM Radio Network Design & Optimization. From last 1.5 years I have been working as RF Engineer with Ooredoo Oman on LTE for network design & optimization. I have worked with Huawei Omantel as RF Engineer & successfully led the project of antenna modernization of 2G, 3G & 4G. I have worked with Telenor Pakistan as RF consultant on 2G & 3G. I have excellent ability to plan & execute different task assigned by the management. With excellent team management & leadership skills, I have successfully led different projects with Ooredoo, Huawei Omantel & Telenor Pakistan.

EXPERIENCE

Ooredoo Oman (From March 2016 to date)

RF Planning & Optimization Engineer

Planning for new Sites (FP & CDD) for network growth &maintain Network quality.

Responsible for expansion & redesigns to have maximum gain in utilization & Coverage, while maintain & improve Radio quality of network.

Responsible for reviewing coverage maps & verify through predictions for 2G/3G & LTE outdoor sites.

Deployment and verification of LTE CA (Carrier Aggregation).

Responsible in deployment and Verification of VoLTE and SRVCC testing in Muscat Area.

LTE KPI’s Monitoring, Accessibility KPI’s like RRC and ERAB Setup.

Usage KPI’s Cell availability, Resource block usage, PDCP layer throughput, Incoming/Outgoing Signaling Throughput on X2, Active UE’s per eNodeB.

Retain-ability KPI’s like ERAB drop rate.

Mobility KPI’s Intra/Inter eNodeB HO success rate, Ho preparation HO success rate Inter eNodeB X2 based, Quality.

Initial tuning and troubleshooting for 2G, 3G new sites in test phase.

KPI monitoring for CS and PS services for RRC/RAB setup success rate, CS/PS drop rates, throughput and traffic volumes for HS and R99 services, SHO and IRAT success rates.

Redesign studies based on clusters after new site integration to ensure removal of overshooting sites, traffic sharing and proper cell coverage optimizing the RSCP footprint, enhancing Ec/No and reducing pilot pollution.

Optimization and daily monitoring of worst performing cells through daily, weekly & hourly reports on the basis of KPI’s.

Responsible to provide Technical expertise and advice to client team on TSSR of new LTE outdoor site.

Traffic Analysis and recommendations of expansions on 2G.

Identify and provide solutions for special areas of the network like indoor coverage & repeater solutions.

Daily stats monitoring and raise operational Issues to the concerned department.

To prepare reports of 2G, 3G & 4G presentations at cluster level.

Handling & managing 2G, 3G & 4G Cluster optimization activities.

Suggest soft hard changes to improve the RF KPI’s after log file Analysis.

Handling VIP Customer Complaints 2G, 3G, 4G and troubleshoot the problems by changing the audits.

Closing customer complaints related to the Radio part of the network.

Post processing the log files to draft the report to analyze the Events.

Provided DT team coordination and successfully led the project of Antenna modernization at Ooredoo.

Direct Coordination with Customer like Ooredoo management regarding DT team’s activities.

Assign different routine activities to DT Engineers at Ooredoo.

Delivered knowledge sharing sessions on LTE in Ooredoo as part of Personal Development: Idle mode, Initial Access, Attach, Detach procedure etc.

Huawei Omantel (From September-2015 to March 2016)

RF Engineer

Perform optimization activities to improve RF KPI’s.

Redesigns and antenna replacement project to have maximum gain in utilization & Coverage.

To check the signal strength of a particular Huawei site and accordingly changing the tilts and orientation of the GSM antenna to change the coverage area.

Daily stats monitoring and raise operational Issues to the concerned department.

Handling Customer Complaints both 2G, 3G, 4G and troubleshoot the problems by changing the audits.

Post processing the log files to draft the reports and to analyze the Events (Call drops, HO Failures, Blocked Calls).

Closing customer complaints related to the Radio part of the network.

To prepare reports &presentations at Regional &BSC level for team lead.

Provided DT team coordination and successfully led the project of antenna modernization.

Telenor Pakistan Pvt. Ltd (From September-2013 to September 2015)

RF Planning & Optimization Engineer

Perform optimization activities to improve RF KPI’s.

Suggest soft hard changes to improve the RF KPI’s after log file Analysis.

Planning Indoor Coverage Solution (IBS).

Frequency planning.

Planning for Coverage & capacity Sites.

Performing Technical Site Surveys (TSS) for planning a new site.

Redesigns and antenna replacement project to have maximum gain in utilization & Coverage.

To check the signal strength of a particular ZTE site and accordingly changing the tilts and orientation of the GSM antenna to change the coverage area.

Daily stats monitoring and raise operational Issues to the concerned department.

Handling Customer Complaints both 2G, 3G and troubleshoot the problems by changing the audits.

Post processing the log files to draft the reports and to analyze the Events (Call drops, HO Failures, Blocked Calls).

Closing customer complaints related to the Radio part of the network.

To prepare reports &presentations at Regional &BSC level for team lead.

Provided DT team coordination and successfully led the project.

LCC Pakistan Pvt. Ltd Mobil ink (From August-2012 to September-2013)

RF Engineer

Provided DT team coordination and successfully led the project.

Performing post processing of drive tests and walk tests log files using TEMS Investigation and MapInfo Professional.

Analyze pre and post cluster drives reports.

SCT out Source LCC (From March-2012 to August-2012)

DT Engineer Telenor Swap Project

Conducting frequent drive tests (frequency scans, idle &dedicated modes)

Drive Test (To analyze the SQI, RX level, RX QUAL)

Perform SSV’s, pre post Cluster drives & Swap Test.

DT Engineer ZTE Zong Project (From Oct-2011 to March-2012)

Trainee Engineer

To Benchmark the Tier1&Tier 2 cities for Zong with all operators

Using the TEMS Investigation to observe the particular cell parameters such as Rx-level, Rx-Qual, C/I, C/A, SQI.

EDUCATION

Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering

COMSATS Institute of Information Technology Islamabad

SKILLS

Tools

Mapinfo

TEMS 16.2.3

Genex Probe

Nemo outdoor

Net-Numen

Genex Assistant

iManager PRS

Actix

Nemo Analyzer

TEMS Discovery 10.0

Reference

Younus Shafi

(Section Head RND Ooredoo)

Imran UL Haq

(RF Planning Expert Ooredoo)

Ammar Akhtar

(Assistant Manager RF Planning & Optimization Telenor)



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