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  1. 1. Ojemeni Uzoma Mobile: +234 (0) 806 070 0717 E-mail: uojemeni@gmail.com Senior VoLTE, LTE, 3G and CDMA Radio Network Planning & Optimization Engineer Eight (8) Years of Multi-Vendor Experience - Huawei, Alcatel-Lucent & Nokia (Spoken and written languages: English and French) Bilingual and multi-tasking professional with a diverse skill-set spanning network planning, dimensioning, optimization, benchmarking, expansion, element swap and new site integration. Technological areas of proficiency include VoLTE, LTE, WCDMA, CDMA 1x RTT, EVDO Rev. A and EVDO Rev. B. Strong research abilities toward delivering feature trials. Strong ability to work well with both internal – team members – and external customers. Effective leader and mentor with exceptional supervision, coordination, presentation and communication skills. Core Competence Areas of competence include, but not limited to: − Daily radio network performance monitoring and analysis of traffic statistic data involving the identification and resolution of network problems related to uplink and downlink interference, low retain-ability, low accessibility, low throughput, high block error rate and mobility failures (intra-frequency, inter-frequency, and inter-RAT). − Network element rollout support – Single site verification (SSV), radio network design validation, parameter audits, neighboring audit, test route design, physical installation audit, RSSI monitoring, antenna path imbalance testing, power imbalance monitoring, VSWR monitoring, node stability monitoring, throughput stability testing, latency testing, E2E QOS (DSCP & P-bit) verification and E2E MTU verification. − Cluster optimization - antenna and parameter tuning to improve the network coverage and optimize thresholds for mobility. Preparation and execution of parameter and neighbor update plans in OSS (Alcatel’s WPS & WMS/SAM and Huawei’s LMT), post-process and analyze drive test results (Huawei’s GENEX assistant, Actix, TEMS discovery, Alcatel’s eDAT, JDSU RAN Advisor and Gladiator). − Interference monitoring and determination of interference location and type (internal or external to the network) via the combinational analysis of network counters and indicators (geographically and graphically), frequency sweep and drive tests. − Network element hardware troubleshooting – MME traces, eNB, RNC log, NodeB log, IMT log collection and analysis to identify failure causes towards improving network KPI’s.
  2. 2. Ojemeni Uzoma Mobile: +234 (0) 806 070 0717 E-mail: uojemeni@gmail.com Page | 2 − Inter-vendor mapping of KPI formulas. KPI and raw counters dynamic trend charts generation, database creation for collecting performance statistics and KPI report generation. − Network element swap - process definition and post-swap KPI follow-up. − Macros and software design for the simplification of complex processes using visual basic and python. − End-to-End throughput investigation - analysis of drive test logs, analysis of IP traffic collected using Wireshark at different locations on the network and the identification of bottlenecks on the network. − Feature trials – parameter implementation and KPI follow-up. − Mobility strategy definition. − Carrier aggregation tuning and SON implementation. − VoLTE troubleshooting and optimization. − Rest API programming. Professional Tools − TEMS Investigation & Discovery, JDSU RAN Advisor, Alcatel’s Collect Trace, Wireshark, eDAT, Iperf, XCAL, XCAP, Alcatel’s NPO, Alcatel’s WPS, Alcatel’s SAM, Gladiator, XCAL, QUALCOMM’s QXDM, Huawei’s UNET, Huawei’s M2000, Dingli’s RCU, Dingli’s Panorama, Dingli’s Pioneer, Dingli Navigator, MCOM and Huawei’s NPMaster, Actix Analyzer, Huawei’s Naster, Sherpa, MapInfo Professional, Visual Basic, Python, QUALCOMM’s CAIT, Genex Probe, Huawei’s APUS, Huawei’s OMSTAR and Huawei’s LMT. − Ms. Office, Ms. Project, Ms. Access, SQL, Linux and Python Professional Experience Senior LTE Radio Network Optimization Engineer Nokia (formerly Alcatel-Lucent) Projects: ▪ Etisalat LTE New Network Introduction / Proof of Concept, Nigeria June 2015 – Present ▪ Orange LTE New Network Introduction and Managed Services, Ivory Coast November 2014 – May 2015 ▪ Orange LTE New Network Introduction, Senegal Nov 2013 – October 2014 ▪ Saudi Telecommunications LTE Rollout, Saudi Arabia March 2013 – October 2013
  3. 3. Ojemeni Uzoma Mobile: +234 (0) 806 070 0717 E-mail: uojemeni@gmail.com Page | 3 − Responsible for feature trials and implementation. VoLTE introduction preparation, Mobile Robust Optimization, Automatic Neighbor Relation (ANR), Carrier Aggregation, Automatic Physical Cell Identity Conflict detection and correction. − Involved in project management activities: o The scope of work definition for drive test related activities to be performed by subcontractors. o Project schedule planning for RF related activities. These activities include drive test, antenna tuning, site audit, radio network planning re-run, KPI monitoring and KPI improvement. o Reporting template definition and test route definition. − Responsible for the pre-launch and post-launch optimization of network KPI’s towards achieving the SLA defined in the SOW with the operator. These activities include: o Coordinating drive test post-processing activities. o Coordinating radio network planning activities o Involved in end-to-end throughput investigation and troubleshooting o Involved in physical antenna optimization, site audit and site survey activities o Involved in single site verification (SSV) and cluster optimization: Call trace, RNC log, NodeB log and drive test log analysis. o Involved in capacity assessment o Responsible for neighbor optimization and; o Responsible for KPI monitoring and improvement activities. − Responsible for training junior engineers and subcontractor teams towards delivering optimization services. Senior 3G Radio Network Optimization Engineer Nokia (formerly Alcatel-Lucent) Projects: § Orange 3G New Network Introduction, Bissau November 2013 – October 2014 § Orange 3G Element Swap, Senegal November 2013 – October 2014 § Saudi Telecommunications 3G Rollout, Saudi Arabia April 2013 – October 2013 § Globacom 3G Rollout, Ghana February 2013 – March 2013 § Globacom 3G Rollout Support and Optimization Service, Nigeria February 2012 – January 2013
  4. 4. Ojemeni Uzoma Mobile: +234 (0) 806 070 0717 E-mail: uojemeni@gmail.com Page | 4 − Responsible for feature trials and implementation. These features include Quality of Service Differentiation (activation of seven (7) features), second carrier addition, HSUPA activation, Dual Carrier and CDMA Round Trip Time and Location Based Service. − Involved in project management activities: o The scope of work definition for drive test related activities to be performed by subcontractors. o Project schedule planning for RF related activities. These activities include drive test, antenna tuning, site audit, radio network planning re-run, KPI monitoring and KPI improvement. o Reporting template definition and test route definition. − Responsible for the pre-launch and post-launch optimization of network KPI’s towards achieving the SLA defined in the SOW with the operator. These activities include: o Coordinating drive test post-processing activities. o Coordinating radio network planning activities o Involved in end-to-end throughput investigation and troubleshooting o Involved in physical antenna optimization, site audit and site survey activities o Involved in single site verification (SSV) and cluster optimization activities: Call trace, RNC log, NodeB log, and drive test log analysis. o Involved in capacity assessment o Responsible for neighbor optimization and; o Responsible for KPI monitoring and improvement activities. − Involved in pre-swap NodeB planning activities and implementation to ensure ISO functionality post-swap implementation. These activities include: o QOS KPI matching o Network parameter matching o Geo-spatial swap-planning o Process definition.
  5. 5. Ojemeni Uzoma Mobile: +234 (0) 806 070 0717 E-mail: uojemeni@gmail.com Page | 5 Radio Network Planning & Optimization Lead Engineer (RNP & O Engineer) Huawei Technologies Projects: ▪ GLOBACOM 3G Rollout and Optimization Project March 2010 - June 2011 − Involved in the daily radio network performance monitoring and the analysis of network traffic statistic data towards the identification and resolution of network related problems. − Responsible for the preparation of activities related to network optimization and benchmarking of sites; interfacing with customer and collecting requirements to be adhered to during tasks. − Involved in post-processing of drive test data and the generation of SSV and cluster drive test reports. − Involved in feature trials and implementation. − Responsible for mentoring and training junior staff. − Involved in planning activities: generate and implement NBR plan using UNET and LMT. − Involved in post -processing of drive test data and the generation of SSV and cluster drive test reports. RF Project Manager Huawei Technologies Projects: ▪ Starcomms CDMA Project July 2011 – December 2011 − Responsible for managing team activities on a a project involving the RF optimization of over 700 CDMA sites, 12 BSC and the Benchmarking of six operator networks in Nigeria. − Responsible for preparing the schedule for the optimization and benchmarking of sites. − Responsible for interfacing with the customer and collecting requirements to be adhered to during tasks. − Responsible for preparing and executing project plan. Radio Network Planning & Optimization Lead Engineer (RNP & O Engineer) Huawei Technologies Projects: ▪ Starcomms CDMA Project December 2009 – January 2012
  6. 6. Ojemeni Uzoma Mobile: +234 (0) 806 070 0717 E-mail: uojemeni@gmail.com Page | 6 − Responsible for coordinating activities within the team comprising of twenty engineers. − Responsible for the daily radio network performance monitoring and optimization. Radio Network Planning & Optimization Lead Engineer (RNP & O Engineer) QualiServe (Outsourced to Huawei Technologies) Projects: ▪ Starcomms CDMA Project July 2009 – December 2009 − Responsible for coordinating activities within the team comprising of twenty engineers. − Responsible for the daily radio network performance monitoring and optimization. Radio Network Planning & Optimization Engineer (RNP & O Engineer) Huawei Technologies Projects: ▪ Starcomms CDMA Rollout Project March 2008 – July 2009 − Responsible for planning activities: coverage, neighbour, PN, frame and LAC planning and optimization. − Involved in post-processing of drive test data and the generation of SSV and cluster drive test reports. − Involved in interference detection and localization. − Responsible for KPI monitoring activities and root cause analysis of identified network problems. − Involved in BSC, BTS and frame swap planning and responsible for post-swap KPI monitoring and troubleshooting. Academic Credentials − B Sc. (Electrical & Electronics Engineering), University of Lagos, Lagos Nigeria. Publication and Papers − Correlation between uplink noise, uplink load and all drop rate in a WCDMA network. Published in the International Journal of Computer Applications (IJCA), March 15, 2013. − Single bit error correction and double bit error detection using hamming codes, 2007. Training/Workshops
  7. 7. Ojemeni Uzoma Mobile: +234 (0) 806 070 0717 E-mail: uojemeni@gmail.com Page | 7 − 5G Innovation Day, Alcatel-Lucent, 2015. − Voice over LTE on-site boot camp (VoLTE), 2015, Alcatel-Lucent, Villarceaux, France. − Alcatel University, 2014 - TMO18518 and TMO18519 Small Cells Network Architecture and Radio Algorithm Course − Alcatel University, 2013 - LA6 TMO18373 LTE E2E Solution Architecture Course. − Alcatel University, 2013 - LA6 LTE RADIO QoS and Traffic Monitoring Course. − Alcatel University, 2013 - LA6 TMO18315 9400 LTE Radio Algorithms and Parameters Description Course. − IEEE, 2012 - LTE Radio and Network Architecture Training Course. − Huawei Technologies Training Center, Shenzhen, China, 2010 – GSM, WCDMA, CDMA and 1xEVDO Planning and Optimization Course. − Lagos Business School, Nigeria, 2011 - Financial Accounting and Business Management. − JK Michaels, Nigeria, 2010 - Project Management Course. Professional Certifications and Courses − Cisco Certified Network Associate & professional (CCNA & CCNP) − INSTITUT FRANÇAIS (French Beginners),

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