James (doug) P

Network Engineer - 20 Years of Experience - Near 75234


Network Engineer

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Qualifications A professional Telecommunication VOIP Engineer and Project Manager with a broad range of achievements in Engineering and Managing Telecommunications projects though out life cycle from Sales though final turnover to Customer. This includes both Wired Line and Wireless Digital Switches including Traditional Circuit (class 4,5) and VOIP, ATM, VPN, PTIP, GSM, CDMA, EBSC, EVDO, SIP, Sonet, DWDM, HLR, Palo Alto Firewalls, PBX, and TRF02 Frame Relay solutions, and SL100 Solutions. On many of the projects I also was the Project Manger as well as Network Engineer. As the Project Manger I organized Task for the various teams, overall timeline, Installation resources, coordinated activities of various departments, and set completion dates for the various Milestones of the overall project. Insured the Project completed successfully and within budget. The GSM, CDMA, LTE solutions I engineered were upgrades from Traditional Circuit to VOIP, as well as Extensions to existing switches. As a Network engineer I completed Hardware, Software, Power, DSX, Fiber Panels and IP Addressing as part of the engineering process. On many of these projects I was the Lead Engineer insuring Project issues were solved schedules were met. Recent jobs converted from Circuit to Packet for Verizon Wireless and AT&T Wireless. The GSM and CDMA solutions were Extensions to existing switches to add new RNC's, MGW Shelf Additions, etc. As a Network engineer I completed Hardware, Software and IP Addressing, I also have experience working on Dacs, MSN s NodeB, RNC s, LTE (Both Eric, Nokia and ALU LTE) performing Pre and Post checks and writing and applying scripts during maintenance windows. Engineered scripts to configure the MGW, PP8600, VSE for Shelf additions. Also completed scripts for RNC Re-homes, additions and ATM to IP RNC conversion. Responsible for providing all Hardware and Software ordering, which included detailed configuration of Voice Core platforms (ATCA/UMTS). These projects were completed with high quality, high on time performance and within or exceeding Budgets. It was my responsibility to resolve any and all issues to ensure the project completed on time and met or exceeded Customer requirements. I held the position of Engineering Manager for five years with 9 direct reports and 45 in-direct reports. I also managed five Engineering groups, each with 10 to 12 professional engineers reporting to them. The department was responsible for Engineering of DMS100/250/300 Wire Line solutions. Pre-Sales Engineer provided RFQ supporting hardware and software material list for RFQ base for developing the price quote. Well versed in most Microsoft Office Suit, Visio, Project, Adobe Photoshop, Site Handler.


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Glow Networks Remote Integration Test Center Engineer 10/2017 - 4/2019