Victor Ishaq Choudhry
RF design engineer with over 13 years of experience working on projects internationally. Focused in wireless / cellular networks. Have the ability to manage projects from start to finish on multiple sites
Pathloss 4 & 5
Anritsu PIM, Sweep
EXFO BBU Emulator
Ericsson EAMS, CAM
Ericsson 911 Call Testing
Ericsson SRS Call testing
Atoll RF Planning
IBwave Level 1 Design Certification (only Test pending)
Ericsson Project Management
Ericsson LTE commissioning
Ericsson Small Cell
DWDM Planning (Fiber Optic long Haul)
Pathloss 4&5 Certification
Ericsson DUS to BBU5216 migration
RF Design Engineering (Atoll)
Osha 10 certified
MW Planning Engineering
SDH Equipment (metro & short haul)
Ericsson DUW, DUS, 5216
Alcatel lucent 7705
MW, Dragon wave
Bachelor of Elect/Telecom: National University of Science & Technology Pakistan
Project Manager Network Integration PDC Corporation California (Jan 2017 to todate)
Ericsson AT&T and T Mobile
Configuration and integrated VOLTE for 1st 2nd 3rd and delta carrier UMTS, LTE on client network infrastructure
Troubleshoot network and transport issues and IP configuration issues
Integrated IP site via ETMFX and load scripts for Cisco and ALU router
Responsible of AT&T BBU 5216 migration and AWS,F Net sector addition
Preformed LTE sectorization and 4th and 5th carrier integration for AT&T network
Installed and Integrate L700 L2100, AND L1900 UPGRADE FOR T Mobile.
Conducted auto SRS mobility test for UMTS /LTE and 911 call test
Conducted NEA testing (alarm simulation) for LTE and UMTS
Commissioned and integrated of UMTS 1st, 2nd, 3rd, 4th, 5th carrier project
Installed TX, RX, ETMFX, RU, FU, PSU for Ericsson cabinets RBS3000 and 6000 family
Performed DUL to DUS swap to support new and enhanced function of system
Small cell solution installation and integration including in building solutions
RAN Engineer PDC Corporation Utah: JAN/2016 to Dec 2016
Configures and Integrate 1st, 2nd, 3rd carrier GSM, UMTS, 3G and LTE on client network infrastructure
RBS 6601,2 DUW UMTS 1st,and 2nd carrier integration
Performed DUL to DUS 41 swap to enhance the system functions
Perform T-Mobile Multi standard solution deployment 1A, 2C, 2C hybrid, and 3A and 4B configuration and integration
New sites build and carrier add, conduct SRS call testing and 911 call testing
Senior Project engineer; Etisalat – United Arab Emirates; 03/2015 – 12/2015: Dubai
Installation, commissioning and testing of 3G & LTE equipment (Huawei eNodeBs).
Installation, commissioning and integration of Huawei Transmission equipment (RTN620, RTN950, RTN980).
Conduction of Provisional Acceptance Test (PAT) of radio 3G sites and ensure equipment health and performance as per quality standards.
Leading Swap activities of ATM based Node-B (Nokia Siemens Networks) to IP based Huawei Node-B and analysis of statistics after swap activities.
Interdepartmental coordination for submission and execution of Change Request (CR) in live network for upgrades and new cut-ins, efficiently minimizing outage window.
Vendor management and coordination to resolve access, space, power and tower loading issues (by dismantling and re-routing of microwave links).
Manage field activities, prepare daily network reports and presentations for higher management.
Management of 2G (TDM) + 3G (ATM) traffic migration from NSN transmission to Huawei transmission (TDM + IP Ethernet) which consist of Flexi hopper (FIU19), Flexi Hybrid, NERA EVO, NERA Interlink along with CISCO router and Switches carrying NMS traffic.
Deployment of Huawei OSN (1500, 3500 7500) in existing live network including Installation, integration and conduction of PAT.
Supervise installation and integration of Huawei RNC in Dubai
LTE Network Engineer; Somcables SARL Uganda Djibouti Africa – Multiple Locations; 03/2013 – 02/2015:
Conducted site audits and making sure that they match according to the RF design sheet and the information in the Atoll.
Worked on different Ericsson cabinets (RBS2102, RBS2106, RBS3206) used at the sites and recommending new configurations to help improve future increase in capacity.
Running different prediction plots in Atoll and making sure that the recommendations made are helpful in improving in the coverage.
Responsible for creating justification packages for the approved sites and updating them in Atoll.
Involved in many recommendations like adding new carriers, changing TMA'S to suite the different configurations used at the site, changing cabinets and any other changes needed to improve the coverage.
Involved in E911 site selection, creating drive routes for checking handovers from different BSC'S and RNC'S
RF Design Engineer; Nokia Siemens Zain Group - Iraq; 05/2010 – 02/2013:
Prepared detail project information, including equipment configuration and interconnects to existing equipment, for Central Office Engineers, Loop Electronic Coordinators, Manufacturing and Installation Vendors.
Ensured client documentation & records were updated and collaborated with stakeholders regarding deadlines, responsibilities, monitoring, summaries and status
Coordinated projects with other internal departments and external organizations involved
Construction Engineer: Mobilink Pakistan VIMPLECOM
Oversee Technical Site Surveys and Site Hunting with RF/Transmission Field Engineers/Teams.
Prepares TSS schedules using TEMS Link Planner, Pathloss 4.0 and 5.0, MapInfo and site planner
Evaluated/analyzed Candidate Information Reports and Technical Site Surveys (TSS) Reports.
Prepared Path Profile and Path Calculation reports for submission of ATP.
Performed back-office support to field teams for efficient and accurate site surveys.
Conducted SDH/PDH Line-of-Sight (LOS) and RF Surveys/Site Hunting on field working closely with Civil Works Supervisor and Site Acquisition Personnel.
Performs transmission optimization, proposed re-routes for blocked or dead sites, E1 capacity upgrade
Ensured Transmission and RF details were designed to meet required objectives without any conflict from RF and microwave antenna heights/location.