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Sr. Project Manager Resume

SUMMARY:

  • 17+ Years of Experience as a Telecommunications Engineer and Project Manager; Technical Abilities include:
  • Adhering to Transport/SONET Principles to Design, Test, and Maintain Technical Systems and Components
  • Circuit Design, Testing, and Troubleshooting Cisco 15454 15310 and Ethernet Xponder rings
  • Fiber Optic Testing and Troubleshooting Cyan Z77, Z33, and Z22 focused on deployment of wireless cell site solutions.
  • Assembles project team, assigns individual responsibilities
  • Wireless Site Acquisition Experience
  • Regulatory, Zoning, Permitting Experience
  • Leasing/ Contract Negotiation
  • Advanced MS Excel required
  • Project Management Fundamentals Transport Engineer
  • Determine the best routing for circuits ordered
  • Use of Telnet, Edge Genie, Dummy Terminals, and other applications to manage Systems
  • Project Management Trained
  • Experience with load balancing such as HSRP, VRRP, and GLBP
  • Experience with routing protocols, such as OSPF, EIGRP, and BGP
  • Experience with VPN support and troubleshooting
  • Experience in a MPLS network
  • VoIP enterprise environment MGCP GR303,
  • GSM
  • RF/UMTS
  • LTE
  • Project Manager
  • Proficiency with MS Excel and MS Project

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE:

Sr. Project Manager

Confidential

Responsibilities:

  • Scrub rings for traffic and comm’s on Fugitsu 4100’s Cyan and Cisco 15310’s
  • Create Work order for the sites associated with HLD
  • Create MOP for work to be performed
  • Schedule work with Fiber Techs in the field
  • Record equipment and Node that is to be removed
  • Update Spectrum spreadsheet on shared drive as well as KCI dashboard
  • Set up and manage bridge with techs in the field as equipment is being Decommissioned
  • Monitor Telenium GUI to make sure no alarms are brought in during or after Decom
  • Trouble shoot any trouble that is seen before or after work is performed
  • Record all equipment retrieved from site and update the dashboard and spreadsheet
  • Go into DOOM and update the circuit to alarms disabled, decom issued, and decom complete
  • Attend conference call with Spectrum
  • Meeting with Managers and Clients to decide program initiatives and best course of action for successful training enveloping a technical curriculum and relevant coursework materials for new and advanced technicians
  • Oversee and give lectures educating technicians on Basic/Advanced Telecom Principles and Theories
  • Designed and acquired materials for Laboratory sessions; teaching technicians through hands on experience
  • Ensuring Regulatory and Safety procedures are reinforced throughout the learning experience
  • Evaluating and assessing program instruction and its impact on results

Confidential

Project Manager/Access Engineer

Responsibilities:
  • Procurement and implementation of all network equipment necessary to support system expansion and growth network.
  • The network elements include: New Site builds, Shelter Swaps and BAU Service improvements.
  • Perform project management responsibilities and coordinate installation of equipment according to established area network plans and regional operations, facilities, and circuit design engineering groups.
  • Work with planning organizations to develop strategies for ensuring sufficient network capacity.
  • Effectively manage vendors and consultants. Work with vendors to obtain quotes, negotiate pricing, and ensure their products and services meet requirements?
  • Request authorization for funds, issue purchase orders, and manage procurement
  • Manage ordering, installation, and payment for equipment in accordance with monthly budget objectives.
  • Actively manage open commitments and all other financial targets per HQ and Regional directives.
  • Ensure all network elements are properly provisioned in Engineering data base XNG.
  • Work closely with traffic, facility, and system performance engineers to meet customer needs.
  • Ensure departmental compliance with company procurement policies.
  • Manage Equipment movement from the Staging Facility to sites utilizing Ship Request Forms, the CATs System and SF personnel.
  • The expansion of the Confidential DSL network. Support the following technologies broadband, ATM, and Ethernet. Additional responsibilities include: understanding of DSL design, deployment, support
  • Strong knowledge of ATM and Ethernet
  • Strong computer software knowledge including Microsoft Office applications
  • Understanding of MetaSolv/MSS/ASAP
  • Understanding of Routing and Switching Technologies (i.e. VLAN, VPN and CVLAN)
  • In - depth knowledge of one or more engineering disciplines and vendor equipment: Adtran, Calix, Cisco 7600, Alcatel-Lucent 7750, Juniper MX. And Cyan Z77, Z33, and Z22
  • Layer 2 Ethernet switching knowledge and Expert knowledge of accepted engineering practices.
  • Computer software in-depth knowledge to include, Custom Planning Tools and Databases.
  • Good analytical skills; the ability to prioritize projects; good oral and written communication skills; and good interpersonal skills.
  • Conducts network studies and traffic analyses. Network design upgrades and hardware reconfigurations. Provide capacity planning and monitoring
  • Monitor all levels of Circuit Performance (i.e.: Physical, Data Link, etc.) and taking action to minimize system downtime
  • Managing Capital and Expense Budgets
  • Ethernet design and maintenance for 50MB, 100MB, and up to 10GB Circuits on CISCO, Cyan equipment on the Confidential Network

Confidential

Sr. Network Engineer Planner / Project Manager

Responsibilities:
  • Contributes to the design, provisioning/deployment, and operations of local and wide area network.
  • Manages IP space on divisional networks.
  • Troubleshoots and resolves complex network problems to ensure minimal disruption of critical applications.
  • Participates in the development of standards for use, operations, and security of network, personal computers, and data.
  • Coordinates with vendors for installation of router, bridges, concentrators, switches, etc.
  • Participates in the development and implementation of disaster recovery procedures.
  • Skills equivalent to 18 years in comparable position.
  • Knowledge of SONET, DWDM, and MPLS which is where the focus of the position is.
  • Hands-on experience moving SONET circuits within a Nortel/Fuji network.
  • Working knowledge of DWDM networking within a Cisco environment.
  • Alcatel MPLS experience, ILEC or CLEC experience as well.
  • Solid MS Office skills with Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Visio experience for creating new diagrams as well as reading old diagrams.
  • Must have strong attention to detail and problem solving.

Confidential

Project Manager/Broadband Engineering

Responsibilities:
  • Strong knowledge of ATM and Ethernet
  • Strong computer software knowledge including Microsoft Office applications
  • Understanding of MetaSolv/MSS/ASAP
  • Understanding of Routing and Switching Technologies (i.e. VLAN, VPN and CVLAN)
  • In-depth knowledge of one or more engineering disciplines and vendor equipment: Adtran, Calix, Cisco 7600, Alcatel-Lucent 7750, Juniper MX. And Cyan Z77, Z33, and Z22
  • Layer 2 Ethernet switching knowledge and Expert knowledge of accepted engineering practices.
  • Computer software in-depth knowledge to include, Custom Planning Tools and Databases.
  • Good analytical skills; the ability to prioritize projects; good oral and written communication skills; and good interpersonal skills.
  • Conducts network studies and traffic analyses. Network design upgrades and hardware reconfigurations. Provide capacity planning and monitoring
  • Monitor all levels of Circuit Performance (i.e.: Physical, Data Link, etc.) and taking action to minimize system downtime
  • Managing Capital and Expense Budgets
  • Ethernet design and maintenance for 50MB, 100MB, and up to 10GB Circuits on CISCO, Cyan equipment on the Confidential Network

Confidential

Engineer Circuit Design Specialist

Responsibilities:
  • Evaluating a variety of equipment and facility options to determine the best routing for circuits ordered DS1, DS3, OC3, OC12, OC48
  • Ethernet design and maintenance for 50MB, 100MB, and up to 1GB Circuits on CISCO equipment on the Confidential Network
  • Working with the Network Operations Center to identify and resolve issues in service to Network Clients
  • Writing orders for field technicians to work and provision circuits on the Confidential Network
  • Coordinating with Clients and Telecom Providers to ensure that requirements are identified and circuit design solutions are acceptable as it relates to third party options
  • Improving operational integrity and providing alternative circuit routing to eliminate potential failure points in the Network
  • Redesign circuits including routing options and new routes.
  • Troubleshooting and Provisioning Layer 1 & 2 transport systems including SONET/DWDM/Ethernet
  • Circuit Design and Troubleshooting using Cisco, Fujitsu, and Nortel equipment for customer cloud system
  • Designed and build 100 MB circuit for Verizon Cell sites back to Verizon MTSO for LTE for their WLAN. Set Ethernet drop ports to 100mb, 1000 MB to match Verizon router ports.
  • Set Cisco 15454, Cisco 15310 ports to full duplex, 1/2 duplex set port speed 10baseT, 100baseT, or 1000baseT Provisioning and setup of Ethernet circuits on Confidential network

Confidential

Network Engineer

Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for design & utilization for the physical network transport facilities for Switched access to support activities and evaluation of vendor proposals
  • Allocates circuit facilities assignment (CFA) for various bandwidths and update the transport database for type 2A, 2B, 2C, 800, type 1, LD ISDN/ and any other auxiliary trunks. Manage and address capacity concerns.
  • Conducts network studies and traffic analyses. Network design upgrades and hardware reconfigurations. Provide capacity planning and monitoring
  • Issues and Coordinate work orders and assist switch operations and provisioning for clarification as needed.
  • Create Engineering design packages for project related activities.
  • Provides daily/weekly updates and reports updates various databases on project activities related
  • GSM knowledge and/or experience
  • Ability to interpret topography, network design maps
  • Ability to interpret tariffs
  • Strong personal computer skills required including knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office
  • Expert understanding and knowledge of Granite
  • Confidential &T WAO, Confidential &T WOS, Granite XNG, LEC ordering systems for TDM and EBH circuits, work Confidential Confidential etc.
  • Design/project manage the installation of rings, multiplexers, and/or facility hubs
  • Developing, maintaining, and improve network reports
  • Manager the facilities inventory system XNG current
  • Responsible for monitoring interconnection costs and designing circuits for best cost experience with Confidential &T and Century Link LEC ordering systems for TDM and EBH circuits. Confidential &T WAO, Confidential &T WOS, Confidential Virtual Front Office, CenturyLink Virtual Front Office OR Frontier Virtual Front Office.

Confidential

Project Manager

Responsibilities:
  • Manages the development and implementation process of services involving departmental or cross-functional teams focused on the delivery of new or existing projects.
  • Works on problems of diverse/broad scope where analysis of data requires evaluation of identifiable factors.
  • Determines methods and techniques for obtaining solutions. Interacts with senior internal and external personnel.
  • Monitors the project from initiation through delivery.
  • Assembles project team, assigns individual responsibilities, identifies appropriate resources needed, and plans and develops schedules to ensure timely completion of project.
  • Understands the system's scope and project objectives, as well as the role and function of each team member in order to effectively coordinate the activities of the team.
  • Communicates with lead project manager and/or functional area manager regarding status of specific projects.
  • Monitors budget/spending.
  • May provide guidance and coaching to lower level employees in organizational methods.
  • Responsible for guiding project managers and vendors focused on deployment of wireless cell site solutions.
  • The potential solutions range from new cells sites to site modifications of all types, where projects and all stakeholders are geographically dispersed
  • Extensive experience in Vendor Management for wireless telecommunications and successful experience leading virtual work teams.
  • Extensive Site Development experience a plus.
  • Design and Utilization of the Physical Network transport facilities for switched access to support activities
  • Allocating circuit facilities assignment (CFA) for various bandwidths and updating the transport database for type 2A, 2B, 2C, 800, type 1, LD and any other auxiliary trunks
  • Issuing and coordinating work orders
  • Assisting switch operations and provisioning for clarification as needed
  • Installing, Provisioning, Test & Turn Up, and wiring out T1’s for Adtran and other Channel Banks
  • Provisioning the path from Client PREM back to MTSO
  • Creating Engineering design packages for project related activities
  • Interpreting topography and network design maps
  • Plan, design, engineer, and test the company’s Disaster Recovery Plan as it relates to Telecommunications
  • Supporting Network Backhaul Moves for GSM/LTE, UMTS, COWS/COLYS
  • Cellular Mobility Network Training Support

Confidential

Lead instructor and course developer

Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for instructing Nortel and Vendor students on Telecom Principles, Systems, and Regulation Standards
  • Lecture on Transport Express Family Application, Hardware Overview & Shelf Configurations, Nortel Networks Technical Publications (NTPs), Installation Overview, Introduction to OAM Interfaces, Signal Flow & Provisioning, Protection Switching, Synchronization, Performance Monitoring, Trouble Clearing, (OAM&P) Course 5502 & 5510, Nortel Express OC-3, OC-12, OC-48, and DWDM
  • Designing and developing instructional materials for in-classroom training
  • Designing engaging instruction that reflects an understanding of the diversity of identified students
  • Developing models that are appropriate for each project
  • Modifying existing vendor and “off the shelf” vendor training materials for projects
  • Promoting collaboration, partnerships, and relationships among SMEs and Clients in program design
  • Evaluating and assessing program instruction and its impact on results
  • Ensuring that Code of Business Conduct and cultural themes are reinforced in learning experiences

Confidential

Physical plant supervisor

Responsibilities:
  • Project Managing of in-house expansions
  • Physical Plant Supervisor Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Site Acquisition Specialist
  • Verify and obtain site leases, and local regulation and codes for new sites
  • Responsible for 160 cell sites maintenance, review and identifying equipment types/major components that required vendor located within the field
  • Determining tool requirements for functional responsibilities
  • Reviewing processes for item number one, exceptions areas, and method of exception handling
  • Identifying and reviewing relevant issues with supply management
  • Identifying Vendor’s types and requirements on functional requirements for each group, establish RFP and blanket POs/contracts with vendors
  • Ensuring the National Electric Code is being adhered too
  • Determine requirements for DC and AC power needs for new equipment being installed
  • Monitor battery plants and inspect batteries annually Confidential five switch locations in Washington, DC and Maryland
  • Private Line Technician Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for the installation and maintenance of private line facilities, including: Lucent OC48, OC12, OC3, DS3, T1/DS1, DS0, Titans 5500 DACCS, Telemetry, and circuit/facility engineering
  • Assisting the NOC in Reporting and Managing outages with other service providers
  • Troubleshooting Circuit problems using engineer drawings, Centest 650, T-Bert test 2310/224/310 sets, Digital Light Waves test sets, fiber optic test sets, and additional test equipment

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