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Network Engineer

West Orange, NJ, 07052
April 14, 2020

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Jose A. Biascochea

*** ****** **., **** ******, NJ 07052


GOAL: To advance IOT and network technology, where industry based standards, specialize engineering skills, and broadband network expertise are utilized to satisfy customer solutions.

EXPERTISE: Network Management Systems, Toll Switch/Digital Loop Carrier, Lite-Span 2000, FOC/FDP, DACS I, II, III Cross–connect test points/administration, Intelli-systems software/firmware upgrades.

EDUCATION: Thomas Edison State College: Computer Science Major, 2 years;

CERTIFICATES: OSHA 10-Hour Construction Industry Course Certificate, September 2019

OSHA 10-Hour Outreach Training for General Industry Certificate, September 2019

Cisco Administrator, Checkpoint, GEO-TECH, February 2001

Microsoft MSCE 2000 & Novell 5.1, PC-AGE, June 2000

Electronic Engineering Technician RETS Institute, January 1996


IS3, Field Engineer 10/19 - Present

Responsible for identifying testing and tagging Verizon DS0 ckts., at all Port Authority locations along with addressing design of power for racking at the various locations to migrate the DS0 ckts., to fiber.

NJ TRANSIT, Telecomm. & Network Planning Group 6/18 - 7/19

NJT Positive Train Control Project, Senior Wireless Network Engineer

Responsible for supporting the PTC wireless project through configuration; installation; troubleshooting and testing of 218MHz & 220Mhz, participate and support the network routers and gateway that the wireless equipment pass through the Corporate /ROC/PTC/Verizon wireless interfaces connectivity from the wayside to the ROC PTC servers; administration of ROC back-office modems and the Mobility Controller; provide monitoring of equipment allocation; coordinates work tasks and reviews; participate in network integration and quality management; assist in the design and specification of new cellular applications and system components:

PTC GSM/CDMA Sierra ES450 & GX450 3G/4G LTE network service remote authentication, and fault management.

Support for NJT Wi-Fi routers deployed on LRT vehicles; provide vehicle user/operations and maintenance materials; act as Tier-1 Cellular Network Escalation Manager.

Cradlepoint COR BR-1100 Series Integrated 3G/4G/LTE modems and SIM card administration and control platform integration via Verizon data subscription cloud services

Verizon Wireless, Branchburg, NJ 10/14 -12/17

Network System Assurance, Engineer Specialist III

Responsible for the creation of advanced work orders and implementation of Cell sites (BTS,MACRO, ODAS,

SPLIT-SECTORS); supported MPLS core/edge router configurations installation, operation, and

maintenance of the regional network elements, ensuring network quality and integrity; installed

application patches and performed platform upgrades; Perform daily surveillance on exitsting Switch/LTE/CDMA TAPS/SAP/Core Elements. Preview alarms and log files such as BRIX,

SEVONE, and RTT, to identify troubles and ensure the 4G LTE network meets the advertised latency, speeds, and overall performance expectations along with resolving network problems in a timely manner to ensure 2G, 3G, 4G, VoLTE and 5G services stability and performance.

Support VoLTE Testing and Deployment

Continue support of AWS/PCS deployment integration

Continue support for reallocation/redeployment of CDMA assests ISO 1x/EVDO performance

Support Transport related projects including EMUX and CRAN

Support Regional Switch Engineering teams ISO TAP/SAP projects

Support HQ/NNO/DSO/Area Engineering teams ISO TAP/SAP projects

Alcatel-Lucent 7750, Juniper Junos/Juniper EPC MLS

Tellabs Titan 5500, Lucent SAMS, SAM - EBH, SQM, ALU OMC-RAN

JDSU/ T-BERD /MTS 6000; 8000


XNG Citrix

Real Time Tool Access

Apex/Ericsson, Teterboro, NJ 4/13- 9/14

Responsible for advanced installation, operation, and maintenance of the regional wireless network elements, ensuring network quality and integrity. Network elements included multilayer switches, MSPP, Ethernet edge, Ethernet Backhaul, LTE core devices, routers and switches. Performed diagnostics, monitoring, and installation of application patches along with platform upgrades; Utilized network m

Wireless Switch Technician onitoring software tools for troubleshooting, administering, monitoring during maintenance windows; reviewed alarms, reports, and log files to verify network operations, performance, and effectiveness.

Fujitsu Flashwave 4500 and 4100, Fujitsu Flashwave 9500

Nokia Router SAR12, SAR12E, 7705SAR8, Ciena 6500

PNY Technologies Inc., Parsippany NJ 4/11-4/13

Flash Memory Lab, Lead Test Engineer

Established the primary PNY Test Facility; developed the component test bench; developed the architecture and component configuration; created test scripts, methods and procedures; introduced testing benchmarks in both network and stand-alone environment for flash products micro SD cards, flash drives, SSD drives and also perform evaluations on various products for marketing.

Utilize various OSs, Window 7, Vista, XP, Apple OS X Snow Leopard, and Lion, Linux Ubuntu, Windows Server 2003, 2008 and Novell Netware tools. Managed inventory and ordering of necessary equipment to stay abreast of new technologies.

Test equipment used Testmetrix 2200 & 2300, Triad, IMI 7600 Tester

Verizon Communications, Inc., Dumont, NJ 10/06 – 11/09

Network Technician II

Maintained integrity of IXC fiber optic data network infrastructure within the Central Office environment to enable the routing and transmission of voice and data internationally. Performed tests, analyzing data and interpreting manuals and wiring diagrams to locate and clear trouble conditions. Administered network element database and record keeping.

Implemented and verified upgrades, system reconfigurations, hardware changes and system relocations.

Complete daily backups and routine monitoring of switches, computer systems and data networks.

Ensure all equipment and network infrastructure is operating at optimal performance levels.

Network Technician I

Coordinated with Network Operations Center personnel, field technicians, and CLECS on broadband network trouble ticket issues; utilized complex testing tools (protocol analyzers, transmission measuring sets) provided out-of-service repair on installed telephone switching components.

Test and analyze customer trouble reports on POTS, PBX, Special Service and IEC services


Solid work ethic, initiative, and follow-through; superior test engineer; accomplished technical expert with network element and software administration; highly motivated and versatile with excellent communication, customer facing, and interpersonal skills.

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