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Engineer Electrical Engineering

Los Angeles, California, United States
February 08, 2018

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Gautam Wadhawan

**** * **** **, *** Angeles, CA-*0045 551-***-****


• Experienced professional with M.S. in Electrical Engineering and 3+ years of experience in Wireless and Networking.

• Experienced with developing test plans and test strategies to ensure highest quality standards.

• Advanced command on functional, non-functional and regression testing including bug tracking.

• Keen interest in RF and Wireless products, testing and debugging issues. EDUCATION

Masters of Science in Electrical Engineering May 2017 California State University, Fullerton (GPA 3.47)

Bachelor of Science in Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering May 2012 Maharishi Dayanand University (MDU), India


Testing: Automation (Python), Functional/non-functional Testing, TEMS (Testing and Analysis of Radio), IXChariot, iperf. RF Skills: S-Parameters (Insertion/Return loss), Smith Chart, Digital & Analog Modulation, SNR, Gain, EVM, NF, 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac Tools: Litepoint IQxel160 IQFact Studio, Spectrum Analyzer, VNA. Certifications: CCNA Certified.


Wifi Test Engineer, AT&T Entertainment Group Sept 2017- Present

• Testing Wifi parameters of Direct TV set top boxes through manual and automated scripts to ensure Wifi functionality.

• Testing RF parameters such as antenna performance, output power, gain, EVM, ACP, throughput, loss (return loss, insertion loss) of 802.11a/b/g/n/ac products.

• Proficient in using lab equipment and tools such as Litepoint IQxel160 IQFact Studio, Spectrum Analyzer, VNA.

• Testing WiFi signal throughput using IXChariot and iperf.

• Developing and documenting WiFi test strategies and test plans for AT&T set-top box in lab environment.

• Working with vendors and cross teams for troubleshooting and analysis of existing and new products and platforms.

• Functional, non-functional, regression and feature testing for software and hardware milestones. RF Test Engineer, MobileNet Services July 2017 – Sept 2017 LTE AWS Testing: Verizon; Client: Ericsson

• Implementing stationary and drive test to ensure the proper working of the site, which include measuring of SNR, RSRP, RSSI, Hand-off power.

• Collecting data by performing Shakedown and Drive Test for LTE Technology.

• Helping Verizon with equipment setup, sequencer scripts and licensing issues.

• Tools/Software used for providing RF Support – TEMS.

• Test plan development for LTE drive test to ensure customer satisfaction. RF Intern, MobileNet Services Sept 2016- Dec 2016

LTE AWS Testing: Verizon; Client: Ericsson

• Implemented stationary and drive test and measured various parameters. Tool used: TEMS

• Collected and analyzed the data through various tests for Quality assurance Network Engineer Intern, Groupware Technologies, California, USA May 2016-Aug 2016

• Tested internal products hosting on Amazon Web Services (AWS)

• Test plan development for hosting Static Website on Amazon S3 to create multiple buckets

• Created my own VPC with 3 subnets in different availability zones and added internet gateway in one subnet.

• Installation and testing of multiple servers and nodes, assigned IP to multiple nodes in the chassis for vendors like Uber, PayPal. Senior Network Engineer, BHARTI AIRTEL, India Sept 2012 - July 2015

• Performed L1, L2 and L3 level configuration, testing and troubleshooting to ensure the proper working of the switches and routers.

• Lead multiple project’s end-to-end ownership for all service orders delivered to customers like BT, AT&T, Telestra, IBM and Google in committed timeframes to include order entry, order validation, order designing, order tracking, scheduling, etc.

• Configured, implemented, and troubleshooting of layer 2 switching: VTP, Inter-VLAN and port security.

• Implemented remote infrastructure with hardware redundancy using Cisco 2621 routers, Cisco 2924 switches, VPN tunneling using IPsec, Site-to-Site (IKEv1 & IKEv2) for various customers.

• Participated in customer kick off call in order to understand the exact requirement of customer, to prepare the comprehensive report for the order management team.

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