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Uyo, Akwa Ibom, Nigeria
January 17, 2017

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Olalekan Foluso Babalola

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Katy, 77494

Objective To obtain a position as a IT / Network/ NOC/System/Telecoms Engineer

Summary Experienced IT Professional with over 14 years related expertise with primary focus in coordination and maintenance of Desktop environment. Implementing advanced technical knowledge to configure and troubleshoot end-user network and connectivity issues. Modeling and improving functional standards by testing and creating new workflows through enhancing current deliverables. As a Team Leader the above skills are demonstrated through producing high performance and encouraging team-building efforts.

Adaptability: Intuitive with keen ability to Adapt and Learn new tools and skills

Collaborative/Team Player: Outstanding in forming business and resource relationships

Communication: Integrated, positive, and open communicator

Judgment: Capable of applying sound and logical judgment when facing challenging projects

Productive: Result-drive, continuously seeking to improve and learn additional expertise

Professional Skills Summary

Installs, repairs, configures, provides preventative maintenance and servicing for computers, monitors, keyboards, modems, and other related peripherals.

Installs upgrades to existing software packages and computer systems.

Diagnoses and corrects local area network and connectivity issues.

Installation and configuration of Windows 98/2000/XP/2003/20xx environment.

Installation and configuration of Active Directory; Installation of Domain Controller and additional Domain Controller to an existing Domain.

Installing and configuring DHCP; installing DHCP on Windows servers, configuring DHCP scope and authorizing a DHCP Server in the Active Directory.

Installation and configuration of Windows workstation environment.

Local Area Networks (LAN) - Including Novell Netware, Windows NT, Client/Server Systems, Internet, and Intranet etc. Have good working knowledge of TCP/IP Protocol and excellent understanding of Interconnectivity

Installation, maintenance, and support of Windows based computer systems to replace existing systems. Perform Ghost imaging on all new model computers and Laptops

Ensure communication, both prior to and during the installation, is clear, complete, and concise.

Perform pre-installation integration and staging of refresh hardware.

Coordinate planned outages and data migration activities to minimize downtime.

Migrate user data and ensure data accessibility and integrity following the migration.

Provide excellent customer service to clients throughout the refresh process.

Provide systems training and familiarization as part of systems turnover procedures

Decommission refreshed hardware in accordance with proper procedure.

Complete and submit all reporting requirements in a timely manner.

Perform configuration and installation of new system to include restoring client data, applications, mappings, mailboxes, etc. and ensuring network connectivity and functionality.

Install and support network communication equipment, including LAN/WAN systems.

Back Office Transport Operation Support (IPRAN, P2P MICROWAVE and PMP MICROWAVE, SATELLITE)

Implementation and support International voice circuits (Transmission equipment; L3, DXT 600 and IGATE EDGE)

Management of all Tellabs U6300 SDH, 8100 PDH, DXX nodes

Use of the Linkstar Software’s (From Viasat/ComSat Laboratories) to design and commissioning of Linkstar remote sites

Configuring of Paradise Datacom PD 10&25 Satellite Modem, Comtech CDM 600 &625 Satellite Modems.

The Proficient use of the HP spectrum analyzer: in checking RF and IF carriers, carriers power balancing etc

Skillful in usage of M2000, Citrix, DTX600, I-Gate and L3 compression equipment’s

Provisioning various types of TDM circuits for C7, voice, and data traffic

Knowledge of BMC Remedy

Working experience on 2G/3G IPRAN and ATM/TDM Technologies over Wireless Bearer transmission (ERICSSON, AVIAT, MARCONI MICROWAVE CAMBRIDGE PMP Radios and COMTECH SATELLITE systems)

Working knowledge on 2G/3G Wireless transmission links provisioning, migration, optimization, and management over SDH circuits using ERICSSON DXX INTELLIGENT NETWORK MANAGER.

Working experience on ERICSSON DXX 8100, 6300, 8600 series transmission nodes.

Working experience on managing GRX roaming and SDH signaling transmission on International voice/data (with BELGACOM) using ERICSSON DXX INTELLIGENT NETWORK MANAGER

Working experience on ERICSSON OSS NMS to manage SDH transmission circuits interconnection on CORE NETWORK MEDIA GATEWAY and ERICSSON BSC

Working experience on managing transmission (MICROWAVE, SATELLITE AND FIBER OPTICS) links on VERAZ IGATE 4000,DTX 600 Compression nodes



1993-2000 Federal University of Technology, Akure, B.Tech in Physics Electronics obtained in 2000.

Work Experience

2014-present Employment Agency LM Ericsson, Nigeria.

Position: Tx Engineer.

2007-2014 Employment Agency MTN Nigeria Communications LTD, Nigeria.

Position: Team Lead Satellite Support Services.

2005-2006 Employment Agency VGC Communications LTD, Nigeria.

Position: Network Engineer

2003-2004 Employment Agency Virgin Technologies LTD, Nigeria.

Position: Network Engineer

2001-2002 Employment Agency TCS Networks LTD, Nigeria.

Position: Network Engineer

Languages English: near native speaker; Yoruba: native speaker .

Other Skills Computer hardware repairs/support/set up and maintenance, structured cabling, telecoms – Tx support

Personal Travelling, international affairs, meeting friends.

Training and Certifications

Microsoft Certified Professional (MCP) (Windows 2000 Professional)

Cisco – CCNA (expired)

IBM Sales Certification Training

Linkstar Comprehensive Network Operations Training (VIASAT, South Africa)

Telecoms Essentials Mobile Networks (NOKIA NETWORKS)

Data Networks Training (NOKIA NETWORKS)

The 7 Habits of highly effective people Training (Restral Consulting)

Satellites Network Management System Course (Newpoint Networks USA)

Effective Leadership and Delegation Training

I GATE 4000 Edge Operations and Maintenance (Veraz Networks)

Turning Strategy into Action Training – (Lagos business school)

MPLS-TP – Service Architecture and Enterprise Network over Service Provider (Telefocal Asia)

Implementing Cisco IP ROUTING – CCNP ROUTE (Global Knowledge)

References Will be provided on request

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