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Senior RF Engineer

Location:
Mountain View, CA, 94043
Posted:
September 06, 2008

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Adeel Siddiqui cell: 916-***-**** l5cgdk@r.postjobfree.com

OBJECTIVE:

Seeking a full-time position as a Project Manager in the technical field

WORK EXPERIENCE:

Sr. RF Engineer WiLine Networks, Inc. Feb 2007 – present

• Managed a team of 1 RF engineer and 4 technicians.

• Designed and deployed Microwave links for all major cities in the Bay area.

• Designed one of the first GigE paths in USA which provides a bandwidth of 1Gbps from the data center to the customers.

• Designed microwave network backhaul architectures, using link budgets, link availability planning and link

• redundancy/diversity strategies.

• Performed detailed design reviews and audits to ensure that all network objectives are fulfilled, and

• Tracking project status against plan.

• Develop network designs at licensed microwave bands (11, 18, 23 GHz) and unlicensed bands (5.8, 5.4, 5.3 & 3.65 GHz).

• Evaluated, tested and troubleshot microwave products. Worked with NOC/Tier 3 and equipment suppliers to resolve product defects

• Assisted commissioning and field teams during backhaul network site construction and commissioning.

• Designed processes which are currently the lifeblood of RF Department.

• Worked on drawings for site builds using MS Visio and AutoCAD.

• Performed all FCC related work which included applying for license, calculating distance, co-ordinates as well as frequency planning.

• Monitor the KPI’s (Key Performance Indicators) of the radios to provide 99.999% availability to customer

RF New Site Build Manager T-Mobile USA Sept 2006 – Feb 2007

• Issued search ring including coverage comparison with other carriers.

• Evaluated Search Rings and Candidates for design purposes.

• Evaluated Coverage in ASSET for proposed sites.

• Identified and performed propagation/coverage analysis of new cell site location for T-Mobile Network in Sacramento, West Sacramento, Racho Cordova, El Dorado Hills and nearby areas.

• Candidate Evaluation in ASSET with different parameters.

• Validated New Model Tuning Sites.

• Proposed future sites for better coverage.

• Responsible for final approval of the Site, Search Ring, Candidate

Nokia BSS Engineer Cingular Wireless Nov 2005 – Sep 2006

• Routine monitoring and review of radio network Key Performance Indicators (KPI)

• Performing System and Network KPI Acceptance Test.

• Calibrate and evaluate performance of test equipment of CW transmitters, receivers, and CDMA optimization equipment.

EVDO Optimization Specialist Sprint PCS May 2005 – Nov 2005

• Performed EVDO launch for Milwaukee Wisconsin Market.

• Determine optimal cell placement based on factors relating to zoning restrictions, regulatory issues, handoff status, path balance, RF interference, coverage footprint and capacity management.

• Determined if new sites are functioning properly during the initial baseline process.

• Worked with optimization team to troubleshoot problem areas.

Software Engineering Internship Mobilink April 2002 – Aug 2003

• Determined optimal cell placement based on factors relating to zoning restrictions, regulatory issues, handoff status, path balance, RF interference, coverage footprint and capacity management.

• Created tests for site verification and optimization.

EDUCATION:

California State University, Master of Science GPA 3.6

Major: Electrical Engineering

COMPUTER SKILLS:

ASSET Invex3G Microsoft Project Advanced Design System MapInfo SmartBits

EQUIPMENT:

Performance Network Analyzer Spectrum Analyzer Oscilloscope Power Meter



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