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Engineer Engineering

Toronto, Ontario, Canada
October 28, 2016

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Pouya Forghani

** ******** ***. (#****) Toronto, Ontario 647-***-****

Citizenship Status: Canadian Citizen (Passport)


• Improve organizational efficiency by working as a System Engineer/Analyst in different domains of IT/Telecommunications systems.



• Electrical and Computer engineering, PhD. University of Quebec (INRS) in collaboration with McGill University, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Engineering area: Telecommunications, wireless communications and RF optimization

Summary of Qualifications

Technical Skills:

• Excellent problem solving and analytical skills developed through Systems Engineering/Analysis and also analytical troubleshooting of systems

• TCP/IP and LAN/WAN environments. Cisco Firewalls and switches/routers design and implementation

• Virtualization, Cloud, NFV/SDN and orchestration

• Knowledge of Big Data Analytics Technologies (Big Data Analytics, Hadoop, Hive, Pig, Spark)

• Background in programming using C/C++ and MATLAB, Java, Python and Perl

• Knowledge of SQL as a language to access and manage Databases

Soft Skills:

• Diligent, highly creative and task-oriented with exceptional communication skills

• Able to work independently and as part of a team

• Ability to work under pressure, focusing on the organization goals and help them to meet their objectives

Work Experience

System Analyst/Engineer

Jan 2012- July 2016

NexGenStrategix (Rogers and Bell)

• Infrastructure projects on wireless networks

• TCP/IP and IPv4/IPv6 • Virtualization, Cloud, NFV/SDN and orchestration

• Web Services, HTTP, SOAP, XML

• Network Engineering, Troubleshooting, Integration and Architect

• IP Infrastructure, Switching/Routing/Firewall, Cloud, NFV/SDN, Virtualization (VMWare E, Hyper-V, Esxi), and OpenFlow/OpenStack

• OSS/BSS and Network Analytics (Big Data Analytics, Hadoop, Map reduce, Hive) - J2EE/JSON Web Portal Applications for BSS : NMS, OAM, Provisioning, Performance Monitoring, Business Management and Billing/Charging)

• Reviewing the test plan and executing tests

• EXpereienced in Business Analysis, Project Life Cycle, Waterfall and Agile software development, gathering Requirements, Test Plan, Test Bed, QAT (quality assurance testing), ORT (operational readiness testing), UAT (user acceptance testing)

• System development life cycle (SDLC) and software life cycle

• Cisco Switches and routers and CLI commands for configuration

• Virtualized servers in telecommunication (service enablement and applications)

• Supporting the test case progresses in UAT, QAT and ORT for Rogers Virtualized Video-on-Demand (in Jira tool)• Supporting the test case progresses in UAT, QAT and for Bell Canada Virtualized IMS/VoLTE messaging system (in HP-ALM tool)

• Working on Linux/Unix systems and configure application servers, connectivities and troubleshootingSpecialties:Sytem Engineer and Analyst for various Telecom/Datacom systems

• Technical Presales; respond to SoC/RFI/RFPs, writing Solution Doc and SoW, Exec Summary

• Technologies: LTE/HSPA+, IMS,, M2M, IPv6/v4, MPLS, UC&Cloud, OSS/BSS/Voice and Video

• Product Management for the Telecom & DataCom entities

• Reporting, Ticketing and writing the RCA (Root Cause Analysis)

• SWOT analysis on wireless/wireline solutions

• Review on RF Multi-Layer Design

• RF Optimization in IP RAN Wireless network

• Team player/ability to work independently

• Strong analytical and Mathematical skills

• Quick learner for the new Technologies

System Analyst/Engineer

Dec 2008- Jan 2011

Huawei Technologies Company, Middle East

• Performed inspected installations, site acceptance, start-up and commissioning of transmission and optical equipments

• Performed Testing and verification of the wireless network products

• Involved in a 9,000,000$ National Project of Persian Gulf under the name of: Persian Gulf Submarine Fiber. 6 months offshore on 15 oil platforms as a Transmission Engineer

• Completed tasks of the design of Transport layer on systems and configuration of the optical networks

• Performed in the configuration of the fiber optics network based in IPv4 and TCP transport layer

• Completed the configuration, commissioning of control logic creation and protection parameters of the transmission engineering, SDH and ATM (Layer 2) equipment and optical networks

System Analyst – Wireless Network Engineer, Testing and Verification

Jan 2007-December 2008

Nokia Siemens Networks, Middle east

• Directly involved in Site acquisition, Radio Frequency planning, Site evaluation (TRX, Frequencies, Drive testing, Analyzed Log Files.)

• Revised the user manual that is given to new employees in order to make it more user friendly

• Prepared emergency plans to know what actions need to be taken to a complete a project in a timely fashion

• Involved in determination of customer needs and recommend the best solution

• Built customer relationships by providing prompt and exceptional service

• Determined customer needs and recommended the best solutions • Effectively managed performance of team, provided coaching and constructive feedback or progressive discipline when warranted

• Directed all operations and occasionally prepared daily reports about the team’s progress

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