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Sales Design

KCMO, Missouri, 64112, United States
April 18, 2012

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Rahul A. Paropkari

*** **** *******, ***. #***, Kansas City, MO 64112 (816)-***-****

Career Summary:

- Successfully designed enterprise solutions for voice with TDM PBX and IP based networked systems

- Designed software based large scale unified communication systems with open IP platform

- Served as a technical expert in Wireless LAN designs and VOIP / VoWLAN solutions


- University of Missouri-Kansas City (GPA 3.62/4.0) Aug 2009 – Dec 2011

Master of Science in Electrical and Computer Engineering (Telecommunications)

Emphasis: Network Architecture, Network Security, Wireless Networks, Wireless Communications, Digital Cellular Communications, RF Microwave Communications.

- Dr. Babasaheb Ambedkar Marathwada University (GPA 3.78/4.0) Aug 2003 – May 2007

Bachelor of Engineering in Electronics & Telecommunication

Emphasis: Communication Engineering and Networks, Mobile Communication, Digital Signal and Image Processing, Principles of Communication Engineering, Network Design Theory.

- Directed Reading (Advisor Name – Dr. Cory Beard, UMKC)

Study and Analysis of Cellular / WLAN Intern Networking, Vertical Handoffs, Handover delays, Security Issues.

Professional Experience:

• Innovating Solutions LLC, Kansas City, USA Feb 2010 – Present

RF/Wireless Design Engineer

- Involved in the Research, Development, Design and Testing of the Wireless and Embedded Systems

- Planning and Execution of the Manufacturing and Post-Production activities for an efficient business cycle

- Manage Inventory and Order Equipment as required for research/study related to the product development

- Designed Standalone WLAN equipments that sends real time data using 802.11 over the internet for processing

- Designed Infrastructure based network devices including sensor calibration which can talk on any WLAN networks

• Siemens Enterprise Communications Pvt. Ltd., Mumbai, INDIA July 2007 - June 2009

Executive – Marketing, Product Lifecycle Management

Central Operations and Business Development

- Product line manager responsible for training the sales team on products and technology and giving them the pricing support to achieve the desired customer solution

- Created network designs for many projects in unified communications, wireless LANs, TDM/IP telephony using SIP/H.323/HFA, and data networking

- Planned and Designed systems involving Voice over WLAN in an enterprise scenario demonstrating a perfect example for integration of Voice and Data on the same Wi-Fi network

- Compiled all documents related with the products that involved datasheets, sales release documents, product presentations, white papers and other technical documents

- Capacity managed WLAN products, monitored inventory control using local / global planning tools and organized records to increase team efficiency and also make competitive offers to the customers

- Served as a subject matter expert for the sales team in many other countries across Asia

- Data entry for offer creation and order loading using Citrix server platform that included generating bill of materials, profit margin calculations, costing details, and report generations

- Developed customer relationships and assured their satisfaction

• Volunteer Intern, Tracer Software LLC, Kansas City, USA Oct 2010 – Oct 2011

Systems Administration Intern

- Web design and setting up the system servers to host multiple websites using Microsoft IIS

- Helped install the software in a new machine and ensure functionality of all features

- Also assisted in setting up a test machine to carry out all testing before the product launch

• UMKC’s Information Systems labs, Kansas City, USA Aug 2010 – Dec 2011

Student Assistant

- Assisted students with issues related to their UMKC computer accounts

- Operational support related to hardware and software of computers and other lab equipment

- Maintained a proper and disciplined lab environment and professionalism as required

- Communicating issues with the call center and the network administrators for any further assistance to the clients for any critical issues

• Government Engineering College, Aurangabad, INDIA June 2005 - June 2007

Active leader and member for Training and Placement cell

- Tutored students and participated in group discussions involving the faculty and alumni to suggest improvements in these activities

- Actively participated and volunteered as a student representative for all career fairs and on-campus recruitments. Acted as a one point contact and communicated with all recruiters and company representatives

- Organized and managed events on monthly basis those are motivating to the students. This had aptitude exams and guest speaker visiting the campus every month


- Communications Networking Tools: Wireshark, OPNET, MATLAB

- Multisim, Ekahau Wireless LAN Planning Tool, FEKO, Pspice, Citrix EasySell

- BGP, DHCP, DNS, FTP, HTTP, LDAP, TCP/IP, SNMP, ISDN and other networking protocols

- Cellular Technologies LTE, GSM, CDMA, WCDMA, EV-DO, HSDPA, MIMO, WiMax

- Hands on experience in 802.11 devices for Wireless LAN, 802.15 and related equipment

- Microsoft Office Suite, Outlook, Windows OS, Mac OS, SQL Server (2005/2008), MS IIS (6.0/7.0/7.5)

Academic Projects:

- Designed a 802.11 based standalone device to demonstrate a perfect example for machine to machine (M2M) communication over the WLAN

- Research, Study and Planning related to the interoperability of Cellular/WLAN wireless networks in an enterprise environment, but not limited to the emergency situations.

- Physical Layer design for Long Term Evolution technology (LTE). Demonstrated why SC-FDMA is used for uplink because of lower Peak to Average Power Ratio (PAPR) instead of OFDMA

- Design of a GSM system for small area like the urban city and a rural area

- Simulation of various networks in Wireless LAN environment using the OPNET tool

- Design of a broadband micro-strip patch antenna using CAD FEKO tool

- Study of multipath RF propagation and Channel capacity modeling in CAD FEKO

- Studied the role of a consulting firm in a successful ERP implementation as a project

Activities and Professional Involvement:

- Attended Workshops on Microcontroller based system design, Image & video coding, Robotics

- Completed projects on ‘Three stage power amplifier’ and ‘Infra Red transmitter receiver circuit’

- Presented technical paper ‘Embedded Systems’ at an Inter-State college level competition

- Project on ‘Automatic number plate recognition’ and ‘SMS based home appliance controller’

- Organized national level events and competitions at Govt. Engg. College Aurangabad (IND)

- Member of ‘Nisarga Mitra Mandal’ a Non-Government Organization under United Nations

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