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Engineer Engineering

Denver, Colorado, United States
March 30, 2019

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Lynn V. Berry

P. O. Box ******

Denver, CO *****

Phone 720-***-****

Hiring Manager,

As an experienced Electronics/Field Engineer, and Instructor with over 25 years of experience in Telecom, Networking, Information Technology (IT), Operational Technology (OT), Electrical and Electronics, I think my background and experience make me uniquely suited to making major contributions to your Communications and Network Engineering Team.

I would like to become a contributing and vital member of your Communications and Network Engineering Team. I possess in-depth technical knowledge and management experience in the areas of Designing, Testing, Implementing, Maintaining and Training of Telecommunications (LTE, WiMAX, WLAN, microwave, optical and wired systems. I have extensive experience in Networking, Computers, and Operating Systems – Windows/Linux/Unix/Virtualization Machine (VM) with excellent fault isolation and resolution skills. I have deployed and tested SCADA/ADMS/AMI Communications systems, and have gained senior level knowledge and experience with Project 25 (P25) Land Mobile Radio systems.

I would like an opportunity to interview with your Communications and Network Engineering Team and welcome the chance to meet with you or a representative of your Engineering department to discuss your specific needs.

I have attached my resume to give you a comprehensive view of to my qualifications.

Kind regards,

Lynn V. Berry

Lynn V. Berry – 720-***-****

• LTE, WiMAX, WLAN, LMR, Microwave, Wireline, Optical networks design, installation, configuration, and optimization.

• Systems Engineering Network Technologist with a strong background applying engineering principles.

• Excellent interpersonal skills with an ability to work effectively with individuals at all levels.

• Senior level knowledge and experience in the IT and Telecom hardware and software systems.

• Enthusiastic and organized instructor/manager with exceptional fault isolation, resolutions and leadership skills.


RF Electrical Engineer

JUL2018 to SEP2018

• Resolved complex technical issues through experience and coordinated effort Xcel Personnel and vendors.

• Performed studies, trending and testing to mitigate outages to minimize impacts on SLAs

• Made recommendations for redesigning, monitoring, and managing capacity and increasing system reliability

• Provided various engineering support for developers, engineers, and managers.

• Assisted with the deployment and optimization of a 4G Field Area Network (FAN)/Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) and Advanced Distribution Management System (ADMS)

• Installed, integrated and commissioned IoT, LTE-M and NB-IoT Field Area Networks

• Installed, integrated and commissioned Mesh Field Area Networks

• Performed integration of field sites into Google Earth

• Validated RF studies with EDX Signal Provided

• Managed and supervised installation crews

Motorola Solutions, Inc., Xcel Energy Account

System Technologist

OCT 2012 to JUN 2018

• Managed, configured, commissioned and maintained Xcel Energy’s mission-critical data-communications network (Optical, Microwave and LMR systems).

• Installed, configured, maintained and managed optical networks (Ciena 39xx, LOOP Telecom, and Coriant DACs).

• Resolved complex technical issues through experience and coordinated effort Xcel Personnel and vendors.

• Performed studies, trending and testing to mitigate outages to minimize impacts on SLAs

• Made recommendations for redesigning, monitoring, and managing capacity and increasing system reliability

• Provided various engineering support for developers, engineers, and managers.

• Deployed and optimized of a 4G Field Area Network (FAN), TR069, Advanced Metering Infrastructure (AMI) and Advanced Distribution Management System (ADMS), ALU 9500, 7705, Ruggedcom RS900, RS15xx and AirSpan

• Designed, implemented and maintained TDM, Optical, Carrier Ethernet, Frame Relay, SONET, WiMAX/LTE, Microwave and Two-Way (LMR) networks (fiber, RF and copper) within a major power utility company.

• Installed, configured and managed two-way radio, microwave, fiber and copper infrastructure components (radios, servers, routers, switches, DACSs, channel banks, modems, multiplexers, and ancillary equipment).

• Assisted in migration from TDM to IP/MPLS protocol networks.

• Performed duties of Network Engineer (Ethernet, SONET, TDM, and SNMP) in a 24/7 NOC.

• Installed, configured and maintained TCP/IP protocols and circuit-based networks.

• Installed, configured and maintained various OSs (Linux, Windows, VMWare, and Android)

• Installed, configured and maintained applications, SNMP/Network Management System for Linux and Windows

• Installed, configured and maintained packet (IP) and circuit (DSx, SONET, OC3, and O12) based networks.

• Installed, configured, and managed L2/L3 switches, MUXs, and DACS in various substations SCADA applications.

• Installed and configured Ethernet (IP) and circuit-based (TDM) WAN and SCADA applications.

• Designed, built, installed and maintained 450 and 900 MHz radio circuits for SCADA.

• Installed, tested and configured Field Area Networks (FAN), TR-69, Internet of Things (IoT) for Distribution Automation (DA) and Gas SCADA

• Performed RF testing, detection, mitigation, resolution of interference and RF surveys with H/W and S/W tools.

• Performed Ethernet network level fault isolation with various tools (Wireshark, ngrep, iperf, nmap, and PRTG)

• Integrated, managed and conducted testing of FAN LAB elements for performance and compatibility

• Maintained AutoCAD and VISIO circuits’ database.

iControl Networks, Aurora, CO 80212

Field Engineer (Contract)

JAN 2012 to OCT 2012

• Performed Time Studies to mitigate average handling times for activation of SIM and radio registration.

• Provided engineering support for Cellular M2M (GPRS/GSM, UTMS, 802.11abgn, Zigbee and ZWave).

• Performed detection, mitigation and resolution of RF Interference for GSM, Zigbee, ZWave, Mesh, and 802.11 networks.

• Performed regression testing for anomalies of applications for various OSs (Linux, Windows, Android, and iOS).

• Provided technical instruction for fault isolation, best practices and safety for technicians and installers.

• Provided various engineering support for developers, engineers, and marketing personnel.

Clearwire, Denver, CO 80246

Field Engineer

APR 2010 –NOV 2011

• Performed installation, configuration, (local and remote), optimization, performance analysis and fault isolation/resolution of TDD-WiMAX, Microwave Backhaul Systems (DragomWave, EBand, and Motorola PTPs), Site Controllers, RANs (WiMAX), Power Distribution Systems, and performed site construction inspections.

• Configured, Metro Ethernet/SONET Carrier-Grade Switches/Routers (Ciena 3300, WWP-311, WWP-427, Cisco and Juniper)

• Attended CelPlan and WiMAX Forum – LTE, WiMAX, and WLAN Network Design, Optimization and Performance Analysis.

• Attended training in Backhaul Design, BTS Construction, Advanced DragonWave Microwave, EBand, Motorola Microwave, Anritsu RF Fundamental, EXFO Fiber Optical, and various Clearwire University Courses.

• Assisted Commissioning Team with the installation and fault isolation and resolution of Clearwire Core Components (ASN, CSN, VoIP, IMS, Switches, Routers, Fiber Optics, -48VDC Power Plants, HVAC, and Facility Infrastructure Facility of the Clearwire WiMAX Switching Center (WSC) and various antenna configuration.

• Assisted RF and Backhaul Engineers with optimization, redesign and isolation and mitigation of interference of microwave links and WiMAX TDD RF issues.

• Assisted RF RAN engineers utilizing tools such as WindCatcher, XCAL (Drive Test), and familiarity with CelPlanner.

• Installed and configured High Availability (HA) servers clusters, storage systems, SNMP Trap Servers

• Managed and maintained Clearwire-Denver WiMAX switching/data center (installation, testing, and fault isolation)

Teliax, Inc., Denver, CO 80202

Support Engineer

JUN 2007 – APR 2010

• Managed the NOC Customer Support Team, and designed and sold VoIP and Internet Telephony telecommunications plans and systems to small-to-medium (SMB) size businesses

• Provided Tier 1, 2, and 3 IP Telephony/Network engineering support for in-house and remote customers (networks, servers, routers, switches, and IP-PBXs) using Wireshark, Ngrep, Nagios and OpenNMS.

• Designed, installed, and configured (CLI and XML) Linux-Amp-MySQL-PHP-Asterisk (LAMPA), Freeswitch, Kamailio based SIP server, Session Border Controller, Routers, Switches, and IP-PBXs.

• Designed, provisioned, and maintained T1s, Carrier Ethernet, SIP Trunks and other IP-based circuits for VoIP Systems.

• Installed, configured and maintained Carrier Grade SIP Server and Session Border Controllers (FreeSwitch and Kamailio) in a virtualization (VMWare. KVM and ZEN) environments

• Performed Fault Isolation and Resolution of SIP-related protocols utilized in an Internet Multimedia Subsystem (IMS).

ICTHUS Technologies, Denver, CO 80237

Field Engineer

NOV 2004 – JUN 2007

• Designed, installed and maintained automation/control networks systems (Data Acquisition and Control systems utilizing Unix, Linux, QNX, Windows, PLC, PC104, PC, MatLab real-time computing and SCADA).

• Designed, installed and managed wireless networks (802.11a/b/g/n, 900Mhz, 2.4 and 5 GHz).

• Installed, configured and managed RF Data links, lasers, InfraRed, 802.11a/b/g/n wireless networks and Wired and Wireless Data/VoIP systems.

• Installed and managed Microwave links (150+ feet towers).

• Designed, installed and managed WLAN (802.11a/b/g/n) for small businesses and residential properties.

• Installed and performed corrective and preventive on various antenna systems.

Halliburton Energy Services, Brighton, CO 80222

Electronics and Computer Engineering Technician

JAN 2004 – NOV 2004

• Managed and maintained Real-time data acquisition and control networks (PCs, RS6000s PC104 and M68000).

• Performed software, board and system level fault isolation and resolution on digital

and analog systems (hardware and software).

• Installed, upgraded and maintained Unix/Linux/Windows, and embedded platforms and hard real-time systems.

• Installed and maintained electronic, electrical, mechanical, hydraulic and pneumatic systems

used in hydraulic fracturing of oil and gas well.

Federal Aviation Administration, Denver CO 80501

Instructor/System Analyst

OCT 1989 – MAY 2004

• Managed, and taught 12-16 students per class in Electronics, RADAR, Navigational, Communications, Automation and Computer systems for Air Traffic Control facilities.

• Performed software and subsystem level fault isolation and resolution on digital and analog systems.

• Performed RFI/EMI detection and resolution for RF communications (Data and Analog)

• Submitted and documented hardware changes for nation-wide modification for Radars, Communications, Navigational, Data Acquisition/Control, and Info/Data Systems.

• Developed courseware and taught Electronics, Software and Information Technology in a classroom (12-16 students) setting.

• Organized and developed the efficient methods of training, testing and maintenance procedures.

U. S. Navy Norfolk, VA 23501

Electronics Technician/Instructor

DEC 1979 – OCT 1988

• Managed and maintained naval shipboard electronics systems at the component, board and

system level (RADARs, Communications, computers and navigations).

• Managed, scheduled and distributed periodic maintenance assignments to technical personnel.

• Managed, developed courseware and taught Electronics, Software and Information Technology in a classroom (12 students) setting to technicians at Naval Fleet Training Center

• Provided second level technical assistance to Fleet Electronics technicians.


Coahoma Community College

U.S. Navy 2800+ classroom hours in Electronics

Federal Aviation Administration Academy 3900+ classroom hours Electronics Engineering

Various industry courses, seminars and certifications Network+, Security+, NERC-CIP, Substation Security, OSHA-10, and currently obtaining (CCNA and CWNA)

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