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April 21, 2020

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FIDA MUHAMMAD

Mob: +1-631-***-****

adcwik@r.postjobfree.com

New York City

Objective

As RF Engineer with several years of experience in LTE/Volte, UMTS, and GSM Radio Network Design, planning and Optimization.

Possesses experience of LTE/VoLTE,UMTS/GSM (RF Design Planning & Pre/Post Launch Optimization) and successfully completed 9 international projects.

Key Responsibilities/Strengths

1.Radio Network Planning,Design and Optimization Expertise and indoor solution (LTE/VOLTE, 3G, and GSM)

2.Radio Network planning,initiate search areas to address coverage/capacity demands of the network

3.Capacity planning make use of planning tool to monitor network usage and utilization and deploy new solution as needed (Macro,small cell, in building)

4.Calculate predication, for new and existing sites using Atoll, Planet EV & U-NET tools

5.SAR, SSR and TSSR evaluation and selecting the best candidate

6.Can Create/Complete SCIP Approval, RFDS, NST, CIQ forms to support new and existing site designs

7.LTE/VOLTE pre/post Optimization, SIP and Kpis analysis.

8.Daily routine KPIs reporting, Top worst cells analysis and recommendation.

9.Drive test, logs analysis using XCAP,XCAL,TEMS Route analysis and ACTIX analyzer .

10.Creating drive test routes,layer3 messages analysis.

11.New Site planning, Candidate approval and Site survey conduction, Green field, Rooftop etc.

12.Network Coverage, capacity, Radio and Planning Expertise (LTE/VOLTE, 3G, and GSM)

13.Network Traffic Modeling & resource utilization figures & make suggestions

14.IBS (DAS) design engineer for both Active and Passive Solutions for hotels, high rise office and residential buildings using iBwave tool

15.Initial Radio Network Design,Traffic dimensioning RF Coverage calculation

16.Propagation model optimization, site evaluation,Final Radio network Design

17.Initial tuning, RND acceptance, Radio Network design review.

18.Link budget and model tuning analysis for Planning tool like Atoll, Planet EV & U-NET

19.ACP analysis for cluster coverage and capacity optimization and new candidate selection

20.Perform Network wide nominal planning and optimization for LTE/UMTS/GSM

21.Investigate & resolve customer complaints regarding service

22.Radio Design & dimensioning the radio network according to the rollout plan & licensing obligation, ensuring coverage plans & network quality

23.Customer Satisfaction Analysis

24.Conducting all procedure from site creation till acceptance.

25.Plan, Design and Optimization existing network and new added sites and technologies.

26.Responsible for major network activities feature trial and parameters audit and verification

27.Provide and Maintain Coverage, Quality and interference plots, reports and Technical Specs to Telecommunications Authority and High Management

28.Defining Network Level KPIs taking financial perspective, Equipment cost and the revenue to be generated into consideration

29.Manage the design and rollout of core, radio, transport and access networks

30.Review the process and procedures of department and recommend the required procedures

31.Strong time management and leader ship skills.

32.Good understanding of project management methodologies and tools

33.Monitoring and preparing Growth Report

34.Customer Satisfaction Analysis

35.Preparing and implementing Audit for the network

36.Excellent Problem Solving skills, Decision Making, Communicating, negotiating & influencing skills

Atoll 5G NR and ACP Training Forsk US—Chicago, IL (USA)

Atoll General Features

General Introduction

Working Environment

Managing Geographic Data

Managing Radio Data

Project Outputs

5G NR Concepts and Design Overview

Modeling a 5G NR Network

Atoll General Features & 5G NR Features

5G NR Predictions

Automatic PCI and PRACH RSI Allocation

PCI and PRACH RSI Plan Analysis

Non-standalone (NSA) and Standalone deployment (SA)

FD-MIMO Modeling

Atoll 5G NR Features & ACP Use Cases

3D Beam forming

Bandwidth parts and Carrier Aggregation modes

ACP configuration (parameters and objectives)

ACP analysis on Optimization results

ACP 5G NR Network Reconfiguration Process (tilts, azimuths, antenna patterns)

ACP 5G NR (Site Selection Process)

ACP 5G NR (Network extension)

WORK EXPERIENCE

Company: Yupana, lnc

(Vendor: Huawei/Ericsson) –Client WOM Chile 07/2019 – 09/2019

Senior Expert Radio(Design Optimization)

LTE/VoLTE

Country-Chile

Responsibilities

1.Perform Network wide nominal planning and optimization for LTE/Volte

2.Network design and optimization of 3 layer LTE network(800, 1800 & 2100)

3.VoLTE implementation to cater voice demand.

4.VoLTE KPI monitoring and optimization including enhanced feature implementation

5.Radio planning and dimensioning the radio network according to the rollout plan & licensing obligation, ensuring coverage plans and network quality

6.RAN Capacity monitoring and solutions

7.Special Event monitoring/assurance by coverage and utilization analysis and real time optimization.

8.Responsible for network RF Design, capacity planning,hardware planning and resources utilization

9.Analyzing Coverage simulations with Atoll and Planet EV to overcome coverage holes and reduce interference.

10.Perform detail analysis and reporting of any anomalies or potential problems

11.Responsible of undertaking capacity management by monitoring overall radio network performance and KPIs and take necessary action to improve it. Advising on upgrades/changes on a weekly basis and follow- up on Work orders and suggest changes.

12.Managing traffic and forecasting by collecting and analyzing network stats and comparing the forecasted traffic with the weekly capacity management analysis report and quarterly Forecast studies on voice & data.

13.Performing parameter consistency checks in the network and proposes new parameter values to enhance the network overall quality.

14.LTE/Volte Post Launch parameter optimization/Verification

15.Capacity Analysis and Solution Recommendation

Company: Yupana, lnc

(Vendor: Huawei/Ericsson) –Client -Digicel Group 08/18 – 06/19

Senior Expert Radio (Design Optimization)

LTE/3G/2G

Country-Panama

Responsibilities

1.Perform Network wide nominal planning for LTE/UMTS/GSM

2.Perform detail analysis and reporting of any anomalies or potential problems

3.Perform LTE/UMTS/GSM coverage and capacity planning and pre-launch tuning.

4.Performing parameter consistency checks in the network and proposes new parameter values to enhance the network overall quality.

5.Tuning parameter for load sharing features

6.Plan the Node B’s in a radio planning tool with optimized antenna azimuths, antenna types, antenna heights, tilts etc.

7.Perform CPICH and channel power allocation.

8.Assign eNode B RF parameters Reviews/Audits

9.LTE/UMTS/GSM Post Launch parameter optimization

10.Define optimal neighbor relationships.

11.Scrambling code planning.

12.Capacity Analysis and Solution Recommendation Planning and implementation of features related to network capacity including parameter planning, post implementation analysis and Management Reporting

13.Network Traffic Modeling and resource utilization figures and make suggestions.

14.Program management and coordination of related Network rollout projects across core, radio, access and transport networks to ensure effective E2E integration and handover across all interfaces during the projects

15.Dimensioning of RAN Network (CEs, Channel Cards, Node Bs, RNCs) for coverage and capacity and quality requirements.

16.Analysis of site performance after integration using drive test measurements.

17.Excellent LTE/UMTS/GSM Radio Knowledge (Radio Propagation, Air Interface and Protocols, Cellular NW principle, Interference, Traffic estimation).

18.Excellent understanding of LTE RAN features and parameters.

19.Good knowledge of planning and optimization tools (Aircom, Atoll, and Planet EV NMT, Genex Nastar. Celltrakcer, CME tool etc.)

20.Knowledge of Propagation Model Tuning Knowledge of all 3G Network elements and their main characteristics.

21.Able to use the Huawei OSS in order to extract and manipulate the Huawei LTE networks

22.Investigate and resolve customer complaints regarding service

23.Implement recommendations for network optimization improvement

24.Undertake network performance improvement (KPIs) and optimization tasks

25.GSM/WCDMA/LTE Handover and Cell Reselection

Company: ITHR UK

(Vendor: Huawei/Ericsson) –Client-Turkcell 09/16 – 07/18

Team Lead/Snr Expert Radio (Design Optimization)

LTE/Volte/3G/2G

Country-Turkey

Responsibilities

1.Coordination with Huawei swap team indication of major network issues and recommendation for improvement

2.Coordinate with Planning and Optimisation trams for Prioritizing sites rollout to improve Coverage, Quality and resolve Customer complaints

3.Responsible for major network activities feature trial and parameters audit and verification

4.Managing traffic & forecasting by collecting & analyzing network stats & quarterly Forecast studies on voice & data

5.Performing parameter consistency checks in the network & proposes new parameter values to enhance the network overall quality

6.UMTS/GSM & LTE Post Launch parameter optimization

7.Capacity Analysis & Solution Recommendation Planning & implementation of features related to network capacity including parameter planning, post implementation analysis & Management Reporting

8.Network Traffic Modeling & resource utilization figures & make suggestions

9.Provide and Maintain Coverage, Quality and interference plots, reports and Technical Specs to Telecommunications Authority within that country

10.Identify the degradation and discrepancies and proposed the recommendations.

11.Core, access, transport and radio networks optimization and network Coverage and capacity forecasting

12.Program management and coordination of related Network rollout projects across core, radio, access and transport networks to ensure effective E2E integration and handover across all interfaces during the projects

13.Delivering GIS Maps (Raster, Vectors, Topographic, Clutter) to the Network and Transmission teams and ensuring the updating of the maps

14.Perform the Audit of the network and Risk analysis

Company: Digicel Group

(Vendor: Huawei/Ericsson) 08/14 – 09/16

Team Lead/Snr Expert Radio (Design Optimization)

LTE/3G/2G

Country-South Pacific Islands (Fiji, Vanuatu)

Responsibilities

LTE Deployment Project coordination:

1.Responsible for planning and managing the design and rollout of Network LTE network(Launch preparation, implementation and acceptance).

2.Prepare strategies to Improve network performance in operator benchmarks Perform both Roll out and NPM related activities during LTE Rollout Project.

3.Conducts various activities during LTE Planning phase like GL Reframing Site Distribution, Reforming of Digicel 1800MHz Spectrum to utilize 15MHZ for LTE, Frequency allocation Strategy with current and available frequency band, Carried out Cell parameters planning for new LTE sites with updated EP

4.Successfully plan and design inter layers strategies idle mode and connected mode for new LTE sites with existing network tech -U900 and GSM900/DCS 1800.

5.Prepare optimization & neighbor’s scripts for new LTE sites.

6.Prepare optimization & neighbor’s scripts for new LTE sites.

7.Identifying sector swap and proposed RF changes to optimize single site coverage and quality.

Desgin, Planning & Optimization of Digicel network 2G/3G sites:

1.Planning, Design and Optimization of 2G/3G, U900 for Digicel networks..

2.Major RNC/BSC Parameters audit to improve network level Kpi.

3.Using Atoll and Planet EV coverage predication for existing and new sites for designing and expansion purposes.

4.Coordination with Vendors for new 2G/3G & lte RNC/BSC features.

Company: Advacom

(Vendor: Huawei/Ericsson) Client-Oredoo 02/13 – 08/14

Senior RF Design Expert

LTE/3G/2G

Country-Oman Muscat

Responsibilities

1.Plan,& Design of GSM/UMTS & LTE existing network with penta band,Quad band antenna for Oredoo Network Oman

2.Plan, Nominal Design and acceptance for 2G/3G,U900 and LTE New

3.Re designing Clusters with Azimuth orientation, changing Heights, modified E-Tilts/M-tilts,adding sectors and sites in clusters to improve coverage and quality

4.Making 2G/3G Predications with U-Net 3.8,2.3 AND Atoll to overcome coverage holes and reduce interference

5.Responsible for planning and managing the design and rollout of Network to achieve business goals and corporate strategy.

6.Perform Network wide nominal planning for LTE/UMTS/GSM

Company: LCC KSA

(Vendor: Huawei) Client-ZAIN KSA 11/11 – 11/12

RF Design & planning Engineer

3G/2G

Country-Saudi Arabia KSA

Responsibilities

1.New Site planning, Candidate approval and TSSR conduction.

2.Candidate selection,approval,coverage predication

3.Plan, Design and Optimization of Huawei GSM/UMTS new sites for Zain Network Saudi Arabia for R2 Region.

4.Conducting drive testing activates, logs analysis,SSV reporting

5.Conducting all procedure from sites creation till acceptance

Company: First Point Group

(Vendor: Huawei) Client-Air Tel 05/11 – 10/11

RF Design & Optimization Engineer

2G

Country-DRC Congo

Responsibilities

1.Conduction all procedure pre swap and post swap network.

2.Current network evaluation, paratmters collection, KPIs formula matching, TX power text, benchmark DT test.

3.Parameters mapping,kpis formula mapping,TX power mapping activities.

4.Cluster distribution drive test analysis

5.Achieve & maintain the Radio Network Performance as per the contracted KPIs like CSSR, HOSR, TCH Drops.SD Drops, TCH Blocking, SD Blocking and Data throughput.

Company: DataCom/Rize consultant

(Vendor: Ericsson) Client-Tigo 10/10 – 02/11

RF Design & Optimization Engineer

2G

Country-Tanzania

Responsibilities

1.GSM network cell planning

2.Drive test, log analysis, reporting, presentation

3.Tuning, planning, drive testing of new phase sites

4.Resolve issues regarding data and voice

5.Post processing analysis, clusters plots repots

6.Plan and Design for new sites and, Site survey

Company: LCC KSA

(Vendor: Ericsson) Client-Mobily 07/10 – 10/10

RF Engineer

2G/3G

Country-Saudi Arabia

Responsibilities

1.Nominal Cell Planning and Indoor Cell Planning

2.Path loss prediction and best server calculation

3.BCCH, BSIC, MAIO, LAC and Neighbor list Planning

4.QOS Monitoring and KPIs Commitment

5.In-band / Out-band Interference Analysis

6.SAR, SSR and TSSR evaluation and selecting the best candidate

7.Usage of SPECTRUM ANALYZER to identify the external source of interference

8.Diagnosis of RF related problems such as interference, call drops, and customer related issues, missing neighbors based on cell basis and area basis.

Company: CCS

(Vendor: Ericsson) Client-Mobily 09/09 – 06/10

RF Processing and Drive testing

2G/3G

Country-Saudi Arabia

1.3G/2G network cell planning

2.Scrambling code planning, Neighbor planning including inter-RAT handover (GSM)

3.DT analysis Report using Actix

4.Conducting clusters DT actives and analysis

5.UMTS Link Budget based on Data rates

6.Traffic analysis for 3G network

7.Dimensioning a UMTS network

8.In-band / Out-band Interference Analysis

9.Indoor Cell Planning for UMTS network

10.Planning new sites and Site Surveys

11.Performing Spectrum Scanning

12.DT analysis and cluster optimization

13.Making 3G Tuning report

PROFESSIONAL SOFTWARES

Atoll all version including latest 3.4.0 5G NR

U-NET

Planet EV

RNO tool

Actix analyzer

MapInfo

Ericsson OSS,BO

ENM

XCAP, XCAL

Truecall

Irishview

Windcather

TEMS Cell Planner (TCP) and Agilent

TEMS Route analysis

Tektronix ( Spectrum Analyzer )

Genex Nastar

M2000, I manager, CME etc

NPO

RNO A9156, V 5.0

Wireshark network protocol analyzer

GENEX Probe for UMTS Air Interface Log file post Processing

Genex Assistant for Drive test analysis.

PRS,LMT

SKYNET

iBwave

Educational Qualifications

Sir Syed University OF Engineering & Technology Karachi PAKISTAN

B.Sc Computer engineering (major communication 2009



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