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Spectrum Manager Resume

Reston, VA

SUMMARY:

  • Wireless Systems Professional with extensive experience in engineering, operations, negotiating, contracting, project managing technical agreements and customer relationship building within the telecommunications industry.
  • Expertise in the design, development and operations of commercial cellular radio networks, 800 Confidential public safety radio systems and campus networks.
  • Negotiated and managed 800 Confidential re - banding contracts.
  • Proven abilities in cost control, continuous improvement and operational efficiency resulting in revenue growth.
  • Experienced with compliance regulations for adherence and cost savings.
  • Adept at leading multi-disciplinary engineering teams, departmental collaboration, mentoring and cross functional team building.
  • Excellent leadership, customer support, troubleshooting and problem resolution skills.

SKILL:

  • Cellular System Design, Approval, Launching and Site Operational Management
  • System Expansion Design for over 500 additional quality, coverage and capacity sites
  • Coordinated over 10 special events involving extensive network re-configuration
  • Technically managed over 400 public safety interference complaint responses
  • Negotiated 90 planning funding agreements and 75 frequency relocation agreements
  • Project managed schedule, coordinated replacement channels, equipment returns for 67 licensees and negotiated associated amendments.
  • Experienced in FCC mediation, position papers and replies.

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Confidential, Reston, VA

Spectrum Manager

Responsibilities:

  • Evaluated technical and program requirements of licensees including public safety, public services, utilities and commercial systems.
  • Determined appropriate technical modifications, tasks and funding; presented counter-offer proposals / options to resolve differences and reach agreement on tasks / efforts.
  • Coordinated with licensee, vendors, finance and legal teams through contract execution.
  • Experienced with FCC retuning process, procedures and Orders.
  • Experienced in FCC mediation and recommended resolution process, created proposed resolution memorandums and replies.
  • Actively participated in face to face TA mediations.
  • Project managed licensees including two statewide projects.
  • Performed interference investigation and analysis and coordinated alternate replacement channels with public safety licensees

Spectrum Manager

Confidential, Reston, VA

Responsibilities:

  • Evaluated planning requirements of licensees including public safety, public services, utilities and commercial systems.
  • Determined appropriate tasks and funding; presented counter-offer proposals / options to resolve differences and reach agreement on tasks / efforts.
  • Coordinated with licensee, vendors, finance and legal teams through contract execution.
  • Experienced with FCC retuning process, procedures and Orders.
  • Experienced in FCC mediation and recommended resolution process, created proposed resolution memorandums and replies.
  • Developed process and shaped TA PFA template form for licensees.
  • Worked with TA to resolve issues in PFA planning process and improve procedures.

Senior Manager

Confidential, Reston, VA

Responsibilities:

  • Defined new responsibilities for Confidential team to support the January 2005 FCC R + O rules for public safety interference response by all CMRS carriers during the 800 Confidential re-banding period.
  • Managed interference complainant responses and subsequent coordination with local, regional by corporate RF engineering staff to resolve issues under the new regulatory mandates.
  • Participated on-site for evaluation, testing and resolution.
  • Created content for the CTIA website for complaints.
  • Forged special events process and participated on NTM planning committee.
  • Coordinated and arranged regional meetings of engineering staff.
  • Presented requirements and status to all hands RF engineering meetings.

Senior RF Engineering Manager

Confidential, McLean, VA

Responsibilities:

  • Created Confidential Team, whose responsibilities included executive escalations, coordination with NETs, process improvement, and support for urgent and large account customer issues.
  • Refined the Mid-Atlantic RF web site to provide better access to account management.
  • Built MapInfo system coverage plots and d Confidential for the RF Engineering team.
  • Managed cross-departmental system presentations to sales executives to promote teamwork.

Senior RF Engineering Manager

Confidential, Columbia, MD

Responsibilities:

  • Managed the design, development, integration and optimization of over 400 macro sites.
  • Coordinated efforts with MSO engineering, Field Operations, Site Development and Site Acquisition teams.
  • Managed a staff of 14 RF Engineers, System Performance Engineers and consultants.
  • Performed yearly performance evaluations and reviews and personnel issues.
  • Managed in-building systems design and deployments including significant experience with bi-directional amplifiers, EBTS to fiber DAS, EBTS to Cat 5 DAS and distributed antenna systems.
  • Worked with local jurisdictions to alleviate concerns and coordinate plans to avoid interference issues with proposed sites in the planning / zoning process.

Confidential, Ballston, VA

Senior Engineer

Responsibilities:

  • Worked with engineering and testing departments to launch projects, improve processes, software and hardware products.
  • Provided in-building testing of airports and other facilities for PCS clients and developed the software and hardware for these services.

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