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Engineer Network

Singapore, 609434, Singapore
May 19, 2018

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Address: BLK 138 Bishan Street 12 Unit # 04 -456 Singapore 157138

FIN #: G3237589N (S-PASS)

Mobile Number: +65-9883-6298

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Skype ID: richardlaca


Accomplished a role of Telecom Engineer for more than 8 year experience in Telecommunication industry with proficiency in planning, project management, implementation, network operation and documentation to support voice and data services

3 year experience as Technical Support Engineer for NOC Support, Service Provisioning in a networking environment and 1 year experience in RF, Radio Network Planning and Engineering

4 years in Project Management and technical Coordination with multiple vendors and stakeholders for the timely delivery of services

Managed Operation and Maintenance of Cable Landing Station / Data Center Environment

Experience in handling Ciena 6500 and Fujitsu Equipment for Submarine Cable System

Equipped with knowledge in configuration and troubleshooting of ECI multiplexers for Ethernet and SDH transmission platform, with Cisco Certified Network Associate (CCNA) and Juniper Network Certified Associate (JNCIA) certification


Hardware Skills:

Transmission Devices:

ECI XDM 100, XDM 300, XDM 500, XDM1000, XDM2000, XDM3000, BG-20, BG-30, BG-40,BG-64, micro SDM, Huawei Metro500, Metro1000, OSN1500, Huawei CX01 & CX01M4, Ciena 6500, Flashwave 660


Mentum Planet, Path Loss, Global Mapper, NMS Lightsoft eNM, eNM – BGF, ECI – LCT-BGF, Pegasus, FRMS, BERT Tester, JDSU Tester, NIT (Network Information Tool), Huawei U2000 Network Management System, GIS (Global Information System) for Dark Fiber Monitoring, OSA (Optical Spectrum Analyzer), OTDR (Optical Time Domain Reflectometer), 10G/100G Ethernet Tester, Optical Power Meter, Ciena Site Manager,

Software Skills:

Cisco IOS and CATOS, Junos, XDM and BG, Windows XP/2000/2003/2007/2010, Linux Ubuntu, Cent OS, Redhat, Autocad 2007, MS Visio

WAN Technology

E1, DS3, Ethernet


STARHUB LTD September 18, 2017 - present


Experienced in planning and implementation of submarine cable system (APG, ASE, AAG etc)

Experienced in testing, commissioning, operation and maintenance of submarine cable equipment (SLTE, PFE, DWDM / SDH, EMS, NMS, DCN etc.) and its ancillary equipment

Improved procedures for Testing and implementation of submarine cable equipment and links.

Managed Operation and maintenance of third party equipment in the cable stations

Developing and administering the operation procedures for cable station co-location and interconnection

24 hour standby on call for cable station operations

Resolved customer’s fault system outage by identifying the issue and advise resolution urgently

Achieved and maintained 99.9% of service availability by proper handling of activities within cable station

STARHUB LTD January 18, 2016 - Sept 15, 2017


Planning and management of fibre resources and optimization of transmission network

Managed vendors and stakeholders to ensure timely rollout of projects

Administered Network design & fibre assignment

Improved procedure for updating documents and systems such as Network Information Tools and Huawei U2000 Management System.

Generated request for recovery order of Huawei Metro500, Metro1000 and OSN1500 to ensure the timely completion of equipment recovery prior to migration of network nodes.

Liaises with vendors ( Huawei, ZTE, BTI) and contractors (Nexwave, UPCOM, LuckyJoint etc.) to ensure the timely completion of E-E (end to end fiber patching and testing) prior to migration activity.

Generate E-E (end to end connectivity diagram) for fiber assignment for pre & post migration of PCTN & SDH network

Handling onsite job for Fiber Patching, testing and troubleshooting of fiber issues

Managed project implementation successfully for Card Insertion, Node Insertion, Equipment Installation and acquisition of Building Access Permit and

Achieved satisfactorily a target KPI against customer required circuit delivery date while improving company revenue due to earlier circuit delivery.

SINGTEL - Global Enterprise International Malaysia Sdn Bhd Nov 3, 2014 - Jan 15, 2016


Actively monitor the corporate data provisioning in order to reduce slippages on circuits delivering based on customers' requested date.

To perform day-to-day provisioning activities and track the implementation of data circuit provisioning.

Act as a main liaison with system integrators, partners, customers and internal employees to ensure on time delivery. Collaborate with relevant internal stakeholders to resolve customer network problem during implementation process time.

Collaboration and liaising with fiber contractors for fiber installation jobs.

Support products for voice and data services of SingTel like Metro Ethernet, SingNet Elite, MegaPOP Elite, GIGAWAVE Lite and ISDN2/10/30, for new service, Cease, Hot Upgrade and External Relocation.

Supports high value carrier sales account on the provisioning period, assist customer on giving accurate updates and manage implementation of circuit provisioning.

Manage escalation from Customers and Account Managers

Resolve issues/concerns of customers to deliver the desired services to customers

Eastern Telecomm Philippines Inc. (ETPI) Nov 18, 2013 – October 29, 2014


Network Engineering

Acts as Network Administrator for Eastern’s domestic and international cable facilities.

Maintains up-to-date records of international wet segment facilities (APCN2, SMW3, AAG) and domestic backhaul utilization (NDTN, Globe and PLDT)


Chaired meeting with sales, technical sales and project managers of both local and international carriers for consolidation of requirements involving activation of domestic and international leased circuits

Project Management

Supervises end-to-end activation of domestic backhaul and wet segment facilities for data and IP Uplinks

Facilitates coordination with internal teams, third party provider, foreign admin, contractors, and project managers for the timely completion of projects

Fault Management

Provides fault identification and analysis for impaired third party domestic and international circuit

Ensures effective and timely high level escalation of faults to concerned domestic and foreign admin

Acts as project leader in O&M activities for domestic SDH backhaul and international facilities (IPLCs) during cable breaks, restoration and migration activities

ECI Telecom (Philippines) Inc. May 18, 2011 – Nov 16, 2013


Responsible in network monitoring system of all eci smart network projects. (MicroSDM, XDM-100, XDM-300, XDM-500, XDM-1000, XDM-2000, XDM-3000 and BG20 Multiplexer)

Responsible for Smart's FITL STM4 to STM16 and STM16 to STM64 migration project.

Manages all the alarms, and performs an immediate troubleshooting, restorations of affected circuits, develops and implements emergency measures for all service affecting events

Responsible in creating trails cross-connection in all E1s and STM1 Slot (63E1) using Network Management System (NMS) Lightsoft Software.

Responsible in creating/configuring Data Services on ECI equipments for SMART Wireless Broadband circuits using Network Management System (NMS) Lightsoft Software

Responsible in Software Upgrades of existing XDM and BG20 equipments to cater newly/additional services without affecting traffics on the network

Responsible in uploading of newly installed XDM and BG20 equipments on the Network Management System (ECI EMS-XDM and eNM Lightsoft)

Commissioning and configuration setting of newly activated cards/modules in the XDM-100, XDM-300, XDM-500, XDM-1000, XDM-2000 and BG20 equipments

GTL Network Services Philippines Inc. Jan 4, 2010 – Jan 3, 2011


Apply propagation theory, cellular theory, RF Engineering tools and antenna theory to choose tower antenna placement.

Perform RF network planning which includes coverage planning, frequency planning and interference analysis.

Working on RF Planning tool such as Mentum Planet, Map Info 9, GPS and Global Mapper

Designed Cell site RF nominal search ring, RF antenna height and tilts

Recommend physical site upgrade such as tilting & panning of antenna.

Perform joint technical site survey and lead the team in site hunt to attain best plan signal coverage

Provide technical site survey report (TSSR) with accuracy of information

Performed IBS Testing as well as Site Survey of 2G, 3G and WIMAX of Globe Network.


System / Network Administrator/CCNA Training

Rivan IT System (March 2013 – April 2013)

Knowledge of routing protocols (e.g EIGRP, OSPF, RIP) in a mixed environment of Cisco

Knowledge of VLAN technology, VTP and STP protocols with layer 3 switching with Spanning-tree Protection and RSTP/MSTp

Experience in Access Control List, Cisco Firewalls, VPN Technologies and other security technologies on IOS based firewall

Position requires a deep knowledge of Cisco devices and Networking protocols

Protocols: OSPF, BGP, STP, MPLS,

Hardware: Cisco 2900. 4000, 3600, 7200.,

Protocols: TCP/IP, EIGRP, OSPF, BGP,

Infrastructure expertise: LAN, WAN and MAN

Knowledge of all aspects of TCP/IP with developing knowledge of IPV6 and IPV4 to IPV6 Migration Strategies. Can implement subnetting / supernetting on core routers as well as QoS


Bachelor of Science in Electronics and Communications Engineering



Consumer Electronics



Juniper Networks JNCIA Certified

ID Number: JPR215474 (October 2013)

CCNA Routing and Switching

CISCO ID: CSCO12410259 (June 2013)

Registered Electronics Engineer (ECE)

PRC License No. 0047942 (April 2011)


Passport#: EC2215894

Language: English and Tagalog

Status: Married

Visa Status in Singapore: S-PASS (G3237589N)

Reason for Leaving: Better career in international company with better opportunity for competitive skills

Availability to commence work: Immediate

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