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Herndon, VA, 20191
March 03, 2019

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Eldar Botekoz

Phone: 1-718-***-**** Email:

Address: 1935A Villaridge Drive 20191 Reston VA

Professional Summary

Versatile, CCNA and CCNP certified, dedicated, and results-driven Telecom/Network Engineer with 20+ years of experience managing daily operations of network infrastructure team, telecommunications activities, and technical support activities with a broad knowledge of many new technologies. Strong ability to troubleshoot complex Telecom network issues and identify solutions to streamline processes. Familiar with many telecommunications systems, Telecom testing tools, and other emerging technologies. Currently seeking a position as Transport network (Optical/IP) operation Engineer by demonstrating the following key strengths and areas of expertise:

Systems Administration

Transport Network Design

Access Network Provisioning (MW/Microwave)


Telecom Planning/Engineering

Infrastructure Management

Optical Network Troubleshooting

Optical Network Transportation experience (STM-N/SONET in ANSI)

Broad Theoretical Knowledge

LAN/WAN Network Migration

Issue Tracking/Resolution

TDM E1-E3 Implementation (T1-T3 in ANSI)

Hardware Configuration

Core Competencies

Exceptional problem solving, multi-tasking, communication, organizational, and time management skills.

Full lifecycle experience in scoping, designing, developing, deploying, and supporting metropolitan-scale business telephony systems, bandwidth management, and telecommunications equipment.

In-depth knowledge of many topology applications, various manufacturer and hardware systems.

Unique competency in translating business issues into technical solutions including technical leadership and coordination, and ensuring customer needs are met.

Outstanding leadership abilities; able to coordinate and direct all phases of project-based efforts while initiating efficient customer support initiatives.

CCNA and CCNP certified.

Career Overview

Ericsson Istanbul Network Engineer Feb. 2011 – Jun. 2017

Giving Technical support on roll-out to the Partners/Subcontractors/Customer and investigating, following-up the problems on Ericsson SDH (OMS and SPO1400) and MW equipment (TN) deployed at GSM operators transport network (L1 and L2).

Working as LAN/WAN network migration consultant of SPO1400 products at Bahrein with Zain which is one of global major customer of Ericsson during three months.

Leading Design team to build new transport network with Ericsson Mobile backhaul products at Iran for MCI network and support field activities to coming up true during 8 months.

Leading Microwave rollout and integration as well to MTN, one of local GSM operator ın IRAN, transport network.

Working as network troubleshooter, reporting status to customer single point of interface, escalation of problems, follow-up issues, provide solution and keep network stability during Turkcell 4.5 G infrastructure preparation.

Nortel Networks Netas-Istanbul Transport Network Engineer April 2000 – Feb. 2011

Optical Network Transport Engineer of DXX transport network (2G-TDM) project and build transport network (3G) project with Tellabs 8100 family in scope of installation, integration, and migration to existing network; as well as following of financials as well.

Acting Rollout manager of DXX transport network project in scope of installation, integration, financials and migration to existing Vodafone Turkey infrastructure network.

Performing all I&C, Integration and Acceptance activities for TDM (DXX and LX Focus) equipment at Turk Telekom network.

Observing performance and report statistical results, due to this reports applying the optimization actions to get better performance.

Following-up the major problems and network stability.

Performing all I&C, Integration and Acceptance activities for SDH (OM4000 and OME6500 which are known CIENA product today) equipment at Turk Telekom network.

Remote Customer support activities or investigating and fixing problems on field for major cases.

Performing all I&C, Integration and Acceptance activities for Nortel backbone equipment (Bay Networks Router, CVX1800).

Education & Certifications

Istanbul Technical University – B.S. in Electronics & Telecommunication Engineering (1997)

HP-UX System Administration - İstanbul

Tailored MartisDXX and Focus Course – Espoo/Finland

Focus LX & NM2100 Operation and Maintenance Course – Ballerup/Denmark

TN-16XE Operations and Maintenance Course - Maidenhead/England

Optical Multiservice Edge 6500 Operations & Maintenance – Harlow/England

GSM Detailed System Description –NNN/İstanbul

BSS Monitoring and Optimization –NNN/İstanbul

SPO1410 Maintenance, Basic operations and Advanced Ethernet Genoa/Italy

Marconi Long Haul Operations & Maintenance Stuttgart/Germany

Evolved IP network Stockholm/Sweden

Ethernet backhaul Planning Guthenborg/Sweden

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