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Data Engineer

Houston, TX
March 26, 2021

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Aziz Souri



Telecommunication Engineer with 20+ years of industry and education experience. PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Consultant and Founder

New ICT Horizon, Houston, TX Aug 2016-Present

• Fiber Optics in Telecommunication Earth with submarine cables

• Inspection of digging, inner tube and doc injection and pulling the cable plant

• Fiber Optic Link Loss and Power Budgets

• Made Connectors leaning connector inspection

• Media Conversion, Access

• F.O Safety, Tools, Cables, Splicing, Termination and Testing

• Premises Cabling

• Outside Plant (OSP) Construction inspection

• Fiber for Wireless Optical LANs

• Distributed Antenna Systems (DAS)

• Inspection and testing on all types of FO links for better performance with equipment

• Troubleshooting cabling using test equipment such as the Cable Toner, Fluke Cable Analyze, Link runner, Test Set, Ohm Meter, OTDR, Optical Spectrum Analyzer

• DB of Fiber Optics able Bend Radius

• Inspecting TIA/EIA standards, national electrical code, and BICSI standards

• Performing Wireless site surveys and field tests using survey tools.

• Testing, grading, evaluating, repairing and refurbishing Data Center hardware

• Data Center hardware de-installation and data wiping

• Site audits and evaluations to understand client needs

• Auditing equipment to confirm condition and specifications

• Maintaining inventory of Data Center hardware and ports

• Managing sub-contractors in the giant projects

• ICT strategic planning for Telecoms, ISP and IT companies

• Creating project plans, timelines, summary reports when needed

• Detailed reporting and analytics for all in-house and onsite projects

• Interpreting CAD drawings, common telecommunications symbols, building floor plans and network system/topology maps

• Providing all types of training for all clients to keep up with technology Network Specialist

Robert Half Technology, Houston, TX May 2013- July 2018 Rice University Data Center

Installed all types of rack mounted hardware and software. Performed port management, data security and wipeout. Received appreciation letter from Data Center’s Manager. Hilton Americas

Prepared all wired and wireless networks, Internet services and broadcasting for International CERA week seminars. Maintained High Speed Internet, Cisco Meraki wireless, LAN /WAN, POS systems, Cisco IP phones. Controlled Inventory of racks and hardware Randall’s

Installed Wi-Fi networks with Cisco Access Points and managed the data racks with fiber backbone. Team lead for all the stores located in north and northwest Houston CVS

Managed remote CVS locations to upgrade hardware and installed rack, configured and mount Cisco 2000 series routers for 25 branches in northwest Houston Network Engineer and ICT Consultant

Telecommunication Infrastructure Company May 2000- June 2013

• Managed Information and Communication Technology (ICT) strategic planning team

• Designed Data Networks, Data Center, Network Security Center and NOC

• Prepared and reviewed the RFPs, SOW, BOTs documents for all major projects

• Directed customer care team in order to support Service Providers, ISPs and end users

• Affiliation in International Telecommunication Union (ITU)

• Head of technical study groups

• Conducted installation of Cisco 12000,7500 routers as well as setup and test

• Fiber optic network design and running for Core networks, interstate backbones, subsea and WAN cables

• Fiber To The Home, Premises, Business, Curb

• Splicing

• Controlled Indoor, outdoor backbone, FO Splicing and Testing Service, Trenching, Boring Aerial and buried underground FO Runner and Raceway and Inner ducts

• Conducted troubleshooting by using equipment such as the Cable Toner, Fluke Cable analyzed, Link runner, Test Set, Ohm Meter, OTDR, Optical Spectrum Analyzer

• Inspected TIA/EIA standards, national electrical code, and BICSI standards Education

University of Bridgeport, Connecticut

Master's Degree, Electrical Engineering with minor in communication Certifications & Trainings

• Project Management in Practice, Planning, Scheduling and Resource

• Project Control and Management

• Qualification Management, TuV Germany

• Corporate IT Strategy and Business Frameworks

• Leadership & Management Skills for Business - Managing Employees

• Hidden Secrets of Sales & Marketing

• ISO 45001:2018, Principles of Safety Management Systems

• Information Security Management System (ISMS)

• Microsoft Teams

• Information Theory

• Cisco CCNA, CCNP by TIC’s Training Center

• Fiber Optic network design by TIC

• Data Center, NOC and SOC design by TIC

• Network Security Administration (NSA) by TIC

• Data network security, by SSN

• Certified Information Systems Security Professional (CISSP)

• Digital Network Security

• CompTIA Security+

• CompTIA Cloud+ Advanced

• CompTIA Network+

• CompTIA A+

• Protect PCs against the NotPetya Cyber Attack

• 5250 Network Connectivity Solution

• Apple Teacher, Swift

• VMWARE and Network Design

• VSAT and satellite network installation

• 3D Printer


Software Skills

Swift, Microsoft Office 2016, ACAD, Visio, Windows Server 2016 and Linux, Wire shark open-source ICT applications

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