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Manager Engineering

Dallas, Texas, United States
February 15, 2018

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Gaurav Pradeep Kulkarni • *** - 470 - 0779 • 5350 Amesbury Dr, Apt #1307, Dallas, TX 75206 OBJECTIVE: Intend to build career by working in a leading Wireless Networks industry with dedicated people, where my experience and education will be utilized and expanded fully. EDUCATION: Southern Methodist University, Dallas, TX August 2016 – May 2018 Master of Science in Telecommunications and Network Engineering. GPA: 3.8/4 University of Mumbai, Mumbai, Maharashtra, India Grad Date: May 2015 Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics and Telecommunications. RELEVANT Digital Communications, Antenna Wave Propagation, Wireless Labs, Software Defined Networks, COURSES: Introduction to Telecommunication, Network Protocols, Wireless cellular & Personal Telecommunication, Routing and switching, Cloud Computing, Network Programming and Automation, Wireless Networks.


Wireless: VoLTE, LTE Advance, Wi-Fi Access Points, RF Planning and Optimization, Cellular wireless, SINR/RSRP, Antenna Electrical Tilt, MIMO Antennas, SU-MIMO, MU-MIMO, Key Performance Indicators in VoLTE, DAS, SON, MuLTE, LTE-U, 5G, Network Slicing.

Networking: LAN/WAN/WLAN, TCP/IP, UDP, BGP, EIGRP, OSPF, IS-IS, Ethernet, MPLS, ATM, Frame Relay, VoIP, SIP, FTP, SNMP, Security, Firewalls, ACLs Troubleshooting, Familiarity with Virtualization and Software Defined Networks, Cloud Computing, SAN, Server Virtualization. Tools: ATOLL Network Planning Tool, MapInfo, Google Earth, Xcal, NetVelocity, MATLAB, WIRESHARK, Cisco packet tracer, Riverbed OPNET, GNS3, Understanding of VoIP PBX and Cisco call manager, VMware Vsphere, Git


Languages &


Python, Ruby, SQL, Basics of C++ and Java, Linux, Windows OS. EXPERIENCE:

Reliance Jio Infocomm LTD, Rancore Intern, Navi Mumbai, Maharashtra, India Jan 2016 – June 2016

• RF Optimization of LTE network for 850, 1800 and 2300 MHz bands using ATOLL RF planning tool.

• Configured and Analyzed various parameters of eNodeB such as Radio, Antenna height and tilt, focus zone and prediction in ATOLL to improve capacity of the network.

• Analyzed SINR, RSRP and RSRQ results in RF coverage and Identified RF coverage holes.

• Worked with Quality Assurance team to verify performance reports for VoLTE Drive tests.

• Prepared analysis reports for VoLTE Drive tests in Microsoft excel.

• Verified performance reports for KPI Parameters, Call drops, Drive Test Route in Google Earth, Antenna parameters and SINR/RSRP.

Forbes Marshall, summer Intern, Pune, Maharashtra, India July 1, 2013 – July 12, 2013

• Calibrated and Tested Electronic circuits.

• Studied and verified various imported sensors for physical tests. ENGINEERING PROJECTS:

Realization of Printed Monopole Antenna for Dual Band Applications. August 2014 - April 2015

• Designed a Printed Monopole Antenna using IE3D Software.

• Simulations on IE3D for ISM/WLAN frequencies to obtain desirable gain.

• Hardware Testing using VNA machine.

Hand-on Labs:

• Simulation and study of various WLAN, LTE and MIMO scenarios using Riverbed OPNET tool.

• Deep packet analysis for TCP, IP, ARP, DHCP, Ethernet, HTTP, ICMP, DNS protocols in WIRESHARK.

• Configured and Worked on Cisco Routers(4000 Series) and Switches(Catalyst 2950) for Various protocols such as VTP, STP, RIPv2, OSPF and EIGRP.

• Currently developing Internet Telephony labs using Cisco IP Phones, Switches, routers, FreePBX and VMware ESXI.

• Object oriented programming in Python and Ruby.


• CCNA Routing and Switching-(CSCO13206141) July 2017 – July 2020

• Android Instant Messaging app development using Android Studio. Jan 2017 – May 2017

• Case study project in Software Defined Networking. Jan 2017 – May 2017

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