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Lini Karmarkar

linikarmarkar@yahoo.com
(972) 342-4023
Plano, TX

Summary:
An experienced professional with passion for solving problems using technology, is a quick learner of
new concepts and has expertise in product development, product life cycle management, Agile
methodology, and network solutions.
Education:
M.S. in Computer Science University of Texas at Dallas
Ph.D. in Physics Wayne State University
Skills:
 Strategic thinking  MS Project
 Analysis  MS Office
 JIRA  Kanban
 Confluence  Scrum

Certification:
 Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO)
Professional Experience:
Product Manager 2014-2018
Interop Technologies
 Headed development of application servers and service activation servers that enabled regional
wireless carriers to launch voice and message services quickly.
 A customer facing role, extracted product requirements from customer requirements, defined
features and key performance indicators, researched market, competitors to create and
maintain product roadmaps.
 Planned product releases and worked with cross functional teams to facilitate on time delivery
of products to customers, directed associated internal and external documentation,
collaborated with marketing team to create web content, marketing collateral and product
presentations.
 Communicated product strategy and vision to customers and executives, sales and engineering
teams.
 Supported sales, account management and marketing teams to promote and support products.
 Proposed deployment models/network solutions that suited customer’s needs.
 As a product owner in an Agile team, created, prioritized, and groomed product backlog.
 Supported pre-sales engagements, established process for on-boarding a new customer in
collaboration with project management, engineering and operations team.
 Led development of the Entitlement server which enabled VoWiFi service on iPhones and
compliance to support E911 requirements.
 Launched multi-tenant cloud solution for provisioning SIM cards Over the Air (OTA) that paved
path for regional CDMA carriers’ transition to LTE/VoLTE.

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Senior Software Engineer 1999-2012 Ericsson/Nortel  Developed software on a media gateway network node to support tunneling IPv6 packets on the bearer path in an IPv4 network. 2015.  Implemented state machines that enabled of data connection between the base station controller and Packet Data Serving node to enable data in the CDMA wireless system .  Defined and executed integration test cases for proof of concept of a solution for EIR in collaboration with several SIM vendors.  Headed IP to SMS interworking messaging gateway development that supported transport level interworking between SS7 and IP network of an encapsulated message to facilitate SMS messaging between 4G/VoLTE and 3G/2G networks.  Participated in a panel discussion at the Competitive Carriers of America Convention.  SIM OTA Presentation at the ACG annual meeting in Chicago 2014. and legal intercept in a CDMA wireless technology system.  Defined scope of end to end proof of concept trials that included integration with RCS mobile clients. Lini Karmarkar linikarmarkar@yahoo.0. setting up conference bridge. collaborating with several global RCS mobile client vendors.  A hosted messaging solution enabled smaller carriers to offer their subscribers feature rich messaging and paved the path to transform to all-IP network. TX Professional Experience (Continued): Product Manager (Continued) 2014-2018 Interop Technologies  Defined and led the development of XML based APIs to facilitate OSS/BSS systems to programmatically provision services. Atlanta Georgia. “Session 201: Managing the Transition from CDMA to LTE (The Bottom Line: Business/Finance)”.  Designed and implemented fragmentation and re-assembly of Internet Protocol packets in the native UDP/IP stack which introduced efficient delivary of packets to transport layer. test and monitor Equipment Identity Register (EIR) software that denied services on stolen mobile devices.  Developed tools to configure. IMS core and other voice services. playing of announcements. Senior Software Engineer 2012-2014 Interop Technologies  Developed SIP third party registration and SIP SUBSCRIBE and NOTIFY mechanism to receive changes in the status of a subscriber to support Transport level interworking between SS7 and IP network in IP-SM Gateway.  Headed the team that earned GSMA certification for hosted Rich communications Services (RCS) Universal profile 1.  Developed middleware to build multi-tenancy on a third party SIM OTA platform using Object Oriented Design. March 25.  Led product development of Rich Communications Messaging server offering messaging service in all-IP/IMS network. 2|Page .com (972) 342-4023 Plano.