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Barking, Greater London, United Kingdom
Posted:
August 07, 2016

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M. EHSAN ALI

** ********* *****, ******* *****, IG11 9AR Ph: - +44-779******* (UK) email: acv2jo@r.postjobfree.com

PROFESSIONAL PROFILE

Solution oriented Telecom Network Consultant with experience of planning, design, rollout and operation of legacy, Access Networks (FTTX and GPON), MPLS Networks, TDM Network (TDM over IP), NGN Network, DWDM Networks, SDH/SONET networks and Wireless Networks;

Fiber optics planning and designing. Optical network budgeting, optical network integration, optical network survey for OSP, POPs, cabinets and NAPs;

Designing, Service Delivery, Implementation, Optimisation and operations of managed Broadband Services (VOIP, Cable Internet, IP telephone, IP Centrex (Hosted IP voice), VAS, LMDS on FTTC, FTTH, EPON and GPON, Wireless LAN and microwave;

Design, planning, Implementation and optimization of Design, implementation and support of the core network (Spanning tree re-design, Trunking, VLAN setup);

In depth knowledge of execution of civils works for network infrastructure of FTTC, FTTM, FTTP, GPON and transmission for network connectivity;

In-depth knowledge of bidding, contracting, cash flow, purchasing, negotiation, technical contract and reporting;

In-depth knowledge of technical contracts (wayleaves, SLA, 3rd party technical support, Co-location, vendor, POE);

Project & Programme management, Product account Management, Application management, Service Transition management and service operations;

Technical assurance for Data Network System, Wireless LAN system, Voice system, FTTC, GPON and MVNO;

Professional working knowledge of AUTO CAD, GIS, Technical software, Measurement hardware and Microsoft office;

Qualified PRINCE2 practitioner.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

March 01, 2016 to May 20, 2016 “Access Network Consultant”

“HUAWEI”

Working for HUAWEI enterprise within service delivery and support group, I have Provided Pre-sales engineering E2E solution and after sales technical support for complete E2E product life cycle for FTTC, FTTH, GPON and Management platforms on different IOS.

Main Function and Duties:

• Provided complete end to end design solution for Access Network, Structural cabling and integration with various network elements for metering and VAS. The solution was provided in accordance with the SOW defined and agreed with the client.

Provided engineering design solution for fixed line i.e. POTS, Switching, DSLAM’s, Broadband, ADSL, VDSL, G.FAST, G.PON, EPON, Vectoring, IP Networking, OLT, ONU, CPE’s, OAM, Bonding, Optical networking, FTTC, FTTB, FTTH, FTTN, IOT, Splitters, MSAN, Ethernet, WiFi, ODF’s.

Producing client requirement schedule with necessary technical information in compliance with Client specifications / engineering data sheets and standards.

Producing Pre- Sales and Post-Sales technical design solution documents for HLD and LLD;

Solid understanding of OSP network design key drivers affecting cost in OSP network roll outs, complete understanding of feeder and distribution OSP networks.

• Good knowledge of CDM Regulations and up to date working knowledge of related legislation

• Liaison between product manager, account manager and project manager for effective and timely project delivery as per SLA of service delivery and support;

• Established and implemented process and procedure for project delivery and support;

• Work with R&D to improve and develop new products and market solutions;

September 05, 2015 to February 29, 2016 “Access Network Consultant”

“HUAWEI”

Within HUAWEI Service Delivery and Support, I have provided various Pre-Sales Product Solutions that meets customer requirement and the After-sales Technical Support in the field of optical Networking.

Developed and implemented complete end to end processes for FTTx to mitigate the issues during the life cycle of commissioning process. Point of Elimination document has been established and implemented for partner engineers and field staff for fault identification and restoration. Developed an automated format to track the commissioning and support activity and auto generate the reports on daily and weekly basis.

Main Function and Duties:

•Planning of future expansion of FTTH/GPON access network.

•Responsible to review and approve FTTH design submitted by different contractors. Which includes GPON/FTTX solution provisioning, Contract management, Network Planning, Estimation, Time Management, Project Cost Control and KPI formulation

•Trouble shooting for OSP fiber (working with power meter and OTDR);

•Hands on experience of Installation and configuration of HUAWEI ONT, OLT and MSAN;

•Developed and drafted facilitating process for commissioning and fault finding lifecycle management of FTTC that involve eliciting process requirements and liaising with support engineers and partners, after which any information elicited will be documented using process maps and business requirements documents.

•Pre-sales support for testing, bidding or holding workshops for end customers like BT and SKY.

•Developed and Implemented technical point of elimination for partner engineers and TSE for quick resolution.

February 16, 2014 to September, 2015 “OSP Engineer”

“Virgin Media”

Working as a contractor with McNickholas to provide the best suitable solutions to install the triple play services (Video, High speed internet and telephony) services to residential customers for Virgin Media clients.

Main Function and Duties:

Performed responsibilities of selecting equipment to meet project requirements;

Performed installation within customer premises as per specification and customer consent;

Installation and trouble shooting for wireless devices for various topologies.

Assigned the tasks of preparing drawings, preparing detail plans, and submitting change requests;

Handled responsibilities of ensuring that the designed and proposed plan in line with engineering specifications;

Complete understanding of Civils digs including the management of noticing, trenching and reinstatement works;

Liaison with third party contractors and councils for approval of civil works.

January 07, 2013, to February 07, 2014 “Senior Project Manager”

Working as Project Manager for a self built project, my responsibility was to manage and overlook the delivery, and completion of Access Network expansion and integration with the existing network.

Main Function and Duties:

Contractors and vendor management;

Testing of end to end hardware and software to and international standard;

Preparation and implementation of processes and documents for technical acceptance and handover signage to the end client.

Completion of client readiness associated with the planning execution and delivery of projects according to strict deadlines and within budget.

Managed the efforts of team members, third-party contractors or consultants in order to deliver projects according to plan.

Define the projects objectives; overseeing quality control throughout its life cycle

Participate in setting standards of excellence around the project management discipline; this includes defining and implementing work plans and key milestone policies and procedures establishing an appropriate levels of detail for work plan definition milestone tracking work plan creation & maintenance status reporting technical requirement definition system design workflow re-engineering implementation support transition

January 17, 2011 to July 15, 2012 Atkins UK Ltd

“Special Airport System (SAS) ICT Consultant”

Working within IP team my contractual responsibility was to provide consultancy to deliver the high and low level design of complete Wireless LAN system for voice, data and video for King Abdul Aziz International Airport on IP MPLS data network.

I have also facilitated with Data Network System design and Voice Communication System design.

Main Function and Duties:

Provided complete solution of WLAN system for KAIA to accommodate 30 million passengers per year growing to 45 million in the first year to an eventual capacity of 80 million passengers per year.

Provided CISCO based design solution for high-speed internet access, voice and video applications over WLAN for general and airport specified facilities including Passenger Terminal Building, Control Tower, Apron side & Railway station (PTP, PTMP, MESH, Standalone WAP).

Provided design solution in compliance with various WLAN standards i.e. 802.11n, 802.11 x, 802.11i, WLAN QoS 802.11 WMM/e. Wireless BISCI standards.

Provided design solution to provide CISCO WLC based mobility management with Proxy mobile IPv6 CISCO Mobility Access Gateway (MAG) support for seamless handover with 3G/4G cellular networks for Airport users, guest access for passengers, visitors and part time staff.

Provided CISCO based design solution for Wireless Intrusion Detection System (WIDS) and Wireless Intrusion Prevention System (WIPS).

Provided design solution for Real Time Locating System (RTLS).

Design was based on CISCO WLAN Controllers (8500 series, 5500 series and WISM) with capabilities of Real-time RF management (dynamic Access Point channel assignment, user load balancing, coverage gap detection and compensation, dynamic power control), Detection and avoidance of RF interference and Wireless LAN intrusion detection and prevention.

Complete knowledge of CISCO Light weight Access Points and its applications in different environments.

Complete knowledge of Wireless protocols (LWAPP, CAPWAP, DTPC, LACP, PAgP)

Provided technical solution for successful resolution of discipline related scope and technical issues.

Prepared schemes and identification of telecom equipment specifications & interfaces.

Ensured that the optimised design meets performance, safety, reliability and functional requirements of the Client, and that the product delivered is of acceptable quality.

Producing client requirement schedule with necessary technical information in compliance with Client specifications / engineering data sheets and standards.

Prepared equipment schedules and BOQ for compilation of tender documents.

Supported IP facilities design for an International Airport Data Network System (OSPF, BGP, MPLS, LAN, VPN, VPLS and Load-Balancing).

Good knowledge of Data Network Protocols (802.1, 802.3, 802.3ae, 802.3ab, 802.3 af/at, 802.1Q, 802.1P, ANSI/TIA 942 and BICSI.

April 5, 2010 to January 14, 2011 Program Manager

‘Wavetel (Pvt) Limited’

As Program Manager, provided consultancy to roll out business and establish complete business setup for Pre-pay and Post-pay services (Calling cards, PRS, Home account, Call Back services and Wholesale Services). The role was to provide, technical, business and commercial related consultancy to setup the business, defining the processes and its Pre and Post analysis.

Complete development of OSS and BSS solution.

Produced Interconnect contract, SLA, Technical 3rd line support contract, Co-location contract and manage services contracts.

Performed vendor evaluation in conjunction with the specification and conclude the competitive prices

Prepared interconnect contractual documents.

Provided and negotiated the Project Implementation Plan (PIP) in line with the strategic plan and project time line.

Preparation of Business proposal for Mobile virtual network Operator (MVNO) (CAPEX and OPEX).

February 21, 2010 – March 20, 2010 WS Atkins & partner Overseas, DUBAI

‘Information & Communication technologies (ICT) Design Consultant’ FTTX Networks

Provided short term consultancy as ICT Design Consultant to establish Concept Design for Converge open fiber Optic Network based on Wavelength Division Multiplexing- Passive Optical network (WDM-PON), for Abu Dhabi marina City Development, UAE.

Provided pre-concept and concept design for structural cabling, point of interconnection and integration with the carrier network.

Prepared concept design and Pre Design for External Carrier Infrastructure.

Prepare concept design and Pre design for Building Services (iBMS) and Security on converge network,

Provide concept design and Pre design for extended services, i.e. IPTV services.

Liaison with External Services provider (Etisalat) and ensure the admittance scope within the development.

January 5, 2009 – February, 2010 Wateen Telecom UK Ltd

‘Network Infrastructure Consultant’

Working within Engineering Division, I have provided design and operational consultancy to successfully migrate the NGN services from existing NORTEL Multiservice Switch to VERAZ Switch for ILD traffic at POP based in UK to deliver T1/E1 services over scalable Ethernet/Fiber Infrastructure.

Main Function and Duties:

As part of engineering team, provided plan and design for smooth migration with minimum disruptions to existing customers (VERAZ platform, Nortel switch 6480, Cisco router 7600,CISCO switches 3560,2950) .

Provided design for Installation switching infrastructure, including configuration and establishment of interconnects (TDM and VOIP) and implement routing changes based on customer requirements (Protocols: H.323, SIP, SS7)

Provided 3RD line operational support for VoIP interconnects, monitor existing traffic for variance and perform maintenance.

February 2, 2007 – November 23, 2008 Wateen Telecom Pvt Ltd, Pakistan

“Manager FTTX Networks”

Working within Engineering and Service Delivery and Support, my responsibility was to Manage the planning, design, network rollout and operations for Access Networks FTTX and GPON network to provide Voice, Video and Data including interactive services (VOD, Gaming etc).

Main Function and Duties:

Provided and managed IP based Multimedia Broadband Networks (DWDM, FTTX, SDH) that meets business requirements.

Development, drafted and implemented business process for network layout, Customer Installations and Customer Support.

Preparation of FTTH/GPON Planning and Design Guidelines for OSP/ISP and technical detailed specifications for civil and cables including allied equipment’s, accessories and customer premises infrastructure in line with industry standards and ITU/IEEE, TIA/EIA & BICSI recommendations.

Vendor evaluation and optimization to conclude the competitive prices for affordable network. Preparation of annual RFP/RFQ.

Block wiring designs for both civil infrastructure and cabling connectivity for single family units (SFUS) and multi doweling units (MDUSs).

Quality checks and review of design work packages for civil and cable works.

Provided complete OSS solution for IT Billing/Operations/Customer Support for all interactive Services and development of CRM, Utilize remedy trouble-ticketing system to log, track, record, and escalate all customer problems

Network troubleshooting, management concepts and practice. Experience using network and element management systems, network monitoring and control protocols;

Planning, rollout, configuration and operational support for CMTS, Optical receivers, Optical transmitters, Optical Nodes active and passive NE.

July 3, 2006 – January 02, 2007 British Telecom Openreach, London UK

‘Network Engineer’

My contract responsibility was the oversight of MDF frames.

May 15, 2000 –September 15, 2003 World CALL Multimedia Ltd, PAKISTAN

“AREA MANAGER (TECHNICAL)”

Working with in Engineering Department, I was responsible for the network roll out of HFC services. Design, installation and commissioning of Headend, CMTS, RF amplifiers (WiSi, Scientific Atlanta) and Optical Nodes.

Main Function and Duties:

Fiber optical network survey, planning and design, optical budgeting;

Installation of dish farm, Optical receivers, modulators and NE for transmission of digital and analogue services.

Installation and design of passive and active network elements;

Installation of Optical nodes, RF amplifiers, taps and CPE.

EDUCATION

Sep 2004- Sep200 MSc Telecommunication and Computer Network Engineering

(Awarded with Distinction), London South Bank University, London

Feb1996-Feb 2000 B.S Electrical and Electronics Engineering,

Eastern Mediterranean University, Northern Cyprus

August, 2012 PRINCE2 (practitioner) (P2R/910636)

January 2014 NRSWA unit2 qualified.

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Languages : English, Turkish, Urdu and Punjabi

Full UK Clean Driving Licence

REFERENCE: Furnished upon request.



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