I am adept and capable of working in a team to achieve common goals, but am also highly productive when working on my own to achieve targets. I am currently looking for a position which challenges me and provide me the chance to prove my abilities and growth.
CMT Technologies Co. (LLC)
Mobily OTT PROJECT, SAUDI ARABIA
Feb 2013 – To Date
OTT SUPPORT ENGINEER
I am working with CMT as OTT support Engineer along with Siemens on Mobily OTT Project.
Designed High level and Low Level drawings for OTT Project.
Designed Rack Layouts and Cabling Plan.
Conducted site surveys with other vendors and Customer (Mobily).
Supervised equipment mounting and cabling work.
Deployed and integrated Source-Ingestion, Encoding, CDN, Encryption and IT Platforms.
Performed ATP's for all equipment with third party and with Customer (Mobily).
Communicated with OTT Monitoring Solution Providers and Prepared Commercial offers.
Prepared OTT NOC (Network Operations Centre) with all monitoring tools.
Working as Back Office Engineer on Mobily OTT Managed Services Project for E2E monitoring of OTT related issues.
Coordinated with Customer (Mobily) Network security team for router to firewall connectivity (DST T4000-SXR3600) via direct fiber using eBGP protocol.
Participated actively in implementing Big-IP F5 4200 connectivity with Core switch 4920.
Providing support for protecting network from PODDLE attacks on load balancer and unauthorized access to system.
Providing support for Layer 2 LAN service, including VLAN, VLAN filtering, STP, Port security.
Troubleshooting & Maintenance of Routers, Switches and Firewalls.
System Installed, Configured & Maintenance:
Appear TV Descrambler, Envivio Encoder Muse 4Caster G4 and G III, Halo Streamers
BroadPeak (BKS300, 400 and BKM100 ) and EVS censoring
Verimatrix (VCAS3.3) and Play ready
Siemens Playout, BMS/CMS.
Cisco Core Switch, Juniper Firewall SRX3600 and HP Servers
Tools Used for Monitoring:
Nagios and Cacti-Alarm Monitoring
Report Portal (Siemens)
Service Now and Remedy Trouble Ticketing System
HUAWEI TECH. INVESTMENT (RIZE CONSULTANT)
STC IPTV PROJECT, SAUDI ARABIA
Feb 2010 – March 2013
IPTV/OTT BACK OFFICE ENGINEER
I was working with STC in INVISION (IPTV) as IPTV/OTT Back Office Engineer.
Managed Services for the STC IPTV Project
E2E Troubleshooting for the IPTV related issues
IPTV system upgrade activities along with HUAWEI R&D team
Coordination with STC mediation team for Invision customer billing
Coordination with HUAWEI Project team and STC NSS for OTT commercial launch
Coordination & Escalation to xNOC’s management for IPTV related Tickets
Coordination with STC marketing for new package Implementation & Testing
Reporting (IPTV KPI, System Utilization, Analysis, Incident & Root Cause Analysis)
Troubleshooting for the IPTV system related issues along with Arab-TAC and Huawei R&D
Coordination with STC Customer Services & IT for the INTIGRATION test for new IPTV packages
Coordination with INTIGRAL (Content Provider) for successful ingestion of contents to IPTV system
Coordination with STC Operation & Development Teams for Integrations of the new Network elements with existing IPTV system.
Participated in Migration of IPTV core network to MPLS-VPN.
Provided support for IGP and EGP routing protocols, including OSPF, BGP and L3 MPLS-VPN.
Providing support for multicast routing protocols and services, including PIM-SM, IGMP and IGMP snooping.
Troubleshooting & Maintenance of NE-80E routers (Main Stream Provider)
System Installed, Configured & Maintenance:
LOCAL Trial IPTV HEADEND
IPTV CMS, BMS & I2000
IPTV EPG and EPG UPGRADES
Irdeto CA (IP Scrambler, PiSys and PES)
Nominum DHCP and Storage S2300
CA Migration from Irdeto CA to Verimatrix (VCAS3.1)
OTT (STC-WebTV) Phase-1.
Tools Used for Monitoring:
I2000-Alarm Monitoring (Huawei)
IWEB Report Portal (Huawei)
Magicwall Server Migration (Dayang to Apantac), IPM400 and Tektronix
RTTS, ONEVIEW, INFOVISTA, CIC (STC)
JDSU IPTV monitoring tools (HomePM, Dataminer, RPM)
Wateen Telecom Pvt. Ltd
September 2007 – November 2009
I was working with Wateen Telecom (Abu Dhabi Group) as Executive Engineer O & M / OSP Planning & Project.
Corrective and Preventive Maintenance of Wateen Long Haul and Metro.
Monitoring of Huawei Optix OSN 3500/7500 and BWS 1600 G system installation, T2000 NMS installation, Testing, Commissioning, Debugging, System Upgrading and all other tasks related to daily maintenance and support.
Monitoring of OFC laying & termination, verification of MB’s, correction of As-built diagrams, issuance of Bills, OFC testing with OTDR and Power/Laser Source meter and PAT issuance.
Responsible for the operations and maintenance ADM (MADM, SADM and REG (Regenerators) sites equipment for DC Power, SDH/DWDM, ODF and DDF.
First point of contact for NOC for all the equipment and OFC Network related outages.
Line Management of regional staff (Splicer’s, Assistant Splicer’s, Cable patrollers and Labor)
Managing monthly and quarterly RM and testing of the OFC Sections for Insertion Loss.
Ensuring the Link Budget Losses of OFC Sections within the required standards and agreed SLAs.
Having close co-ordination with all ongoing 3rd party activities along OFC side.
Processing of R.O.W with Different Govt. Agencies.
System Installed and Configured:
Optical Fiber Cable Network Installation (OSP) and Commissioning
DWDM project for Wateen Telecom Pvt. Ltd. OFC Long Haul Network
Reduced extra OFC joints in different links to optimize the network performance and losses
Restored 6 OFC breakdowns within SLA time
OTDR FTB 200, FTB 400 and JDSU MTS 6000
Optical Power (JDSU OLP-6, EXFO FPM-300) and Source Meter (JDSU OLS-6 and EXFO FLS-300)
Spectrum Analyzer: Agilent 8594E, ANT-20
SDH Analyzer, BER Tester
Arc fusion Splicer Fuji FSM 50S
Siemens Mobile Pvt. Ltd
TELENOR project Multan, Pakistan
June 2005 – August 2005
I was working with Siemens Mobile as Trainee Engineer for 2months.
Performed Circuit Patching in PTCL co-location department
Performed loop test using BERT (Bit Error Rate Test) in OFS (Optical Fiber System)
Studied Advice Note, ATS (auto transfer switch), SDH and PDH.
Performed DDF (Digital Distribution Frame) circuit patching.
Made TRAU (Transcoder and Rate Adaptation Unit) report by collecting data from different sites.
Performed FAC (final acceptance certificate).
Familiar with microwave LOS (Line of site) links establishments using GPS (global positioning system) meter.
BSc Electrical Engineering (Telecom & Electronics) Grade A
Pre Engineering, FSc, Grade A+
University of Engineering & Technology
BISE DG Khan
Professional Seminars, Trainings & Exhibition
Represented the IPTV CA Migration from Irdeto to Verimatrix in the STC, 2012
Represented the IPTV Solution of STC in the JITEX, 2010
Attended training for Hardware description of Huawei Optix OSN 1500/2500/3500/7500 for SDH and BWS 1600G for DWDM on System Integration, Network management, service creation, protection creation and TPS protection for Huawei OSN series using NMS iManager T2000 by Huawei, 2008
Attended training for Power and Importance of Positive Attitude by The Medium, 2008
Read, write and speak English (IELTS Band 7) and Urdu.
D.0.B: 10, April 1986
Marital Status: Married
Passport Number: CN5197122
To be furnished on request