FTTx Expert Looking for Work in Middle East, Astaria, Australlia etc

I am currently available for work
Serial No: 6070
(08/10/1976, male)
Skills keywords: management, project scope
Short Bio:

- First ever FTTx certified person in Pakistan
- One of the Pioneers in HFC Technology in Pakistan FTTC, FTTB
- Activated Remote Video Headends using Multicast in Pakistan
- Manage and Implemented Project of 20K House Passes in DHA, Lahore Pakistan
- Implement world class video security and surveillance system in prestigeous DHA Society Lahore Pakistan
- Implement FTTx - GPON Project for connecting 1000 Corporate clients in 7 cities of Pakistan
- Executed FTTx Network of 100,000HP using HFC for the first ever time in Pakistan

Current location: Punjab, Pakistan - View on map
Spoken languages: english, Urdu
Location I am interested in working: Australia, Bahrain, canada, kuwait, new zealand, Norway, Oman, qatar, saudi arabia, Sweden, switzerland, United Arab Emirates, United States

Work History & Professional Experience



Manager FTT(x) Planning, Projects & Operations, Wateen Telecom Ltd.                                       July 2006 to Present Wateen Telecom is a top-5 Pak. operator of cable broadband systems, supporting information, communication, and entertainment demands of approximately 1.4 million customers. In a growing number of markets, Wateen offers digital TV, high-speed internet, and telephone service for the home and office.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Conceptualized and implemented process to ensure streamlined execution of various FTTX projects under multiple project managers
  • Responsible for the preparation and monitoring of expense and capital budgets to assure cost effective expenditures in the department
  • Visualized and built in-house technical expertise for HLD and LLD design team for FTTX network
  • Played a pivotal role in the successful migration of 900 corporate customers within time constraints
  • Shared expertise on managing design, installation and commissioning of FTTX equipment of Huawei Access Networks and Optical Networks along with company standard quality checks
  • Leveraged skills in the preparation of business cases for FTTX roll outs, solutions, and product management
  • Created and applied process for Survey and  Design of duct infrastructure along with thorough submittal for provisional request to local authorities
  • Initiated and executed quality process in house that successfully augmented the usage of the resource and boosted the KPI
  • Exemplified proven expertise in FTTH, FTTx, development, design, deployment, and operation, asset management, project management, training and quality assurance

Key Successes

  • Stream lined the pending issues for GPON/FTTH design and implementation for 2010 projects. Network Design and project management for 5,000 homes in year-2009 through GPON/FTTH. GPON/FTTH guidelines for civil, cable and block wiring infrastructures for SFUs & MDUs. Specification and type approvals of GPON/FTTH equipment and allied PON components.
  • Review, optimization, modification and recommendations of vendor’s solutions for GPON/FTTH (ISP/OSP). Successful launch/roll out of Fiber to the Home-FTTH services in the year-2009.
  • Overall project manager for construction of new HFC facilities to house 14 terabyte SAN/NAS
  •  Deployment of IP video security & surveillance system for DHA Lahore for 20,000HP.
  • Connecting more than 300,000 subs through video distribution network of  more than 50 LLO/COs



Technical Audit Consultant – HE & OSP,  Broadband Technology Consultants Pvt.  Ltd.         Jan 2006 to July 2006

Broadband Technology Consultants is a fast growing consultancy to the Broadband and Telecoms industry of Pakistan specializing in technical improvements to network and facilities and sustainability strategy.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Work for CTO to support his projects analyzing cable networks for maximum  network efficiency
  • Work with clients to gather, analyze and synthesize raw data from field visits, NOC reports and network maps
  • Ensure timely completion of design and construction projects, including adherence to specifications by coordinating activities, setting priorities and interfacing with system managers
  • Research support to investigate utility tariff structure and propose optimized tariff  selections for cable networks and critical facilities

Key Successes

  • Successful project management of client HFC upgrades for PtMP Internet services
  • Propose and quantify efficiency enhancements at critical facilities (HUBS, remote headends, power distribution, critical power infrastructure) for 12 sites of  200,000 customers



Senior Manager Planning, WorldCall Telecom Limited                                                                        Nov 2000 to July 2006

The Broadband Network leader in Pakistan providing video, voice and data services over HFC access transport technologies

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Manage departmental budget to meet/exceed  technical & financial targets
  • Analyze and evaluate the effectiveness of operational processes and systems on an ongoing basis
  • Fiber backbone and network planning and implementation. Ensuring maximum   resource utilization.
  • Design and assist with node splits between Region and System.  Review node splits to validate fiber deep node splits.
  • Create and maintain design documentation and data files on fiber interconnects and transport networks between Headend, Hubs, OTN’s, POP’’s and Co-located facilities to include optical electronics, splicing diagrams, network layouts, construction details, optical loss data, and splicing priorities

Key Successes

  • Launch of first ever HFC commercial Data service in Pakistan – One of  the Pioneers in the Field
  • Upgraded Internet service upgrade to 10Mb/s metropolitan LAN service with 30% improvement in service availability
  • Provided network design expertise to all major Local Loop Service Providers in the Pakistan.; Significant portions of the domestic Pakistan Internet have been implemented with the designs and best practices developed during this period



Education, Certification, Professional Memberships

  • Master of Science (M.S), Total Quality Management, Project Management, University of The Punjab, Lahore
  • Bachelor of Science (B.S), Electronics & Communication, Electrical, University of Engineering & Technology, Lahore
  • FTTH Council – Certified Fiber to Home Professional (CFHP)
  • Certificate from Huawei University for GPON (OLT and BMS N-2000 maintenance)
  • Member of Pakistan Engineering Council (PEC)
  • Member of Pakistan Engineering Congress