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H. No. E 59 / 3, Block 4, Gulshan-e-Iqbal, Karachi, Pakistan.

Mobile # +92 300 8210258 Mobile # +92 333 3234518 E-mail : umairwajid_101@hotmail.com

Umair W. Khan
Brief Profile Experience
A Telecom Engineer with sound knowledge of Data and Tele-communication and more than six years experience of Data Communication / IP-MPLS Core Networks. Jan 2009 To date wi-tribe Pakistan Ltd.,Karachi, Pakistan www.wi-tribe.pk

Executive Technical (South), Core Operations Responsibilities: Acting as team lead Core Operations. Responsible for overall operations and maintenance of South Data Core Network including operations and maintenance of Access layer devices (Cisco ME-3400 switches), Distribution layer devices (Cisco 7606 routers) and Core layer devices (Cisco 7609 routers, Cisco 6509 Cat switches and Cisco ASA 5540 firewalls) and associated power and air-conditioning system. Carry out investigation and resolution of IP/MPLS network related faults/issues and follow up with preventive measures. Conduct regular review of IP/MPLS network performance including hardware and software and take necessary preventive actions. Coordination with up-stream providers for maintaining connectivity with them, route advertisements, resolving routing issues as well as testing and commissioning of new circuits. Shaping and load balancing of traffic on upstream and downstream links for their optimal utilization using IGP and BGP attributes. Involved in roll out of South Data Core Network infrastructure at Access, Distribution and Core layers involving installation and commissioning of routers and switches and associated software and network monitoring and management systems.

July 2003 July 2008

Pakistan Telecommunication Company Limited, IP Services, Karachi, Pakistan. www.ptcl.com.pk

Assistant Divisional Engineer (Core Operations), Pakistan Internet Exchange Responsibilities: Carry out investigation and resolution of IP/MPLS network related faults/issues and follow up with preventive measures. Develop service restoration strategies and plans to reduce the impact of network node/element failure. Support the expansion, upgrading and roll out of new network infrastructure

involving hardware such as routers and switches and associated software and network monitoring and management systems. Conduct regular review of IP/MPLS network performance including hardware and software and take necessary preventive actions including upgrade of software and hardware. Take measures against Security menace such as DDoS and SNMP attacks using tools like Sniffer, Arbor Peak Flow, Router Cache Flows and ACLs. Handle up-stream provider and down-stream customer routing issues. Generate various reports regarding network performance and management. Lead and train supporting staffs in the operation and management of IP/MPLS network. Testing, Commissioning and Maintenance of STM-1 and STM-4 Packet Over SONET links for both Domestic and International connectivity. Coordination with International up-stream providers which include British Telecom, Singapore Telecom, MCI USA, Telecom Italia Sparkle and PCCW Hong Kong for maintaining connectivity with them, route advertisements, resolving routing issues as well as testing and commissioning of new circuits. Coordination with down-stream Customers to resolve their connectivity, routing and other network-related issues. Shaping and load balancing of traffic on International and Domestic links for their optimal utilization using IGP and BGP attributes.

June 2002 Nov. 2002 Telecom Engineer Responsibilities:

Zhongxing Telecom (Pvt.) Ltd.,Karachi, Pakistan www.zte.com.cn

Inside Plant: Operations and Maintenance of ZXJ10 Digital SPC Switching System installed at various PTCL Exchanges throughout Karachi. Operations and Maintenance Center: Operation and Maintenance of ZXN10 Management System for centralized monitoring and configuration of ZXJ10 Digital SPC Switching System installed at various PTCL Exchanges throughout Karachi.

Dec. 2001 May 2002 Network Administrator Responsibilities:

e-Cube Institute of Information Technology, Karachi, Pakistan.

Administration of switched LAN of 50+ nodes consisting of Microsoft Windows 2000 Server, WINGATE Proxy Server and other specialized servers such as Backup server. Primary Domain Controller, Back-up Domain Controller and other Stand-alone servers configuration and management, accounts management as well as

managing clients access to the Internet through Proxy Server. Structured Cabling to add new users. Designing and supervision of network expansion. Complete and updated documentation of the network indicating its current status and record of recent changes made to it for fault management using tools like Microsoft VISIO. Good knowledge and hands-on experience of operations, maintenance and management of IP/MPLS Core Networks. Good knowledge and hands-on experience of operations, maintenance and management of PIMv2 SM Multicast Networks. Good knowledge and hands-on experience of Wi-MAX Networks. Hands-on experience of the following;

Skills

1) Routing protocols: BGP4, OSPF and PIMv2 SM 2) Other protocols: MPLS AToM, VPLS, TE with FRR and MPLS VPN

3) Routing devices: Cisco Routers including 12410 (GSR), 7513, 7206 (VXR) and 7609 4) Switching devices: Cisco Catalyst Switches including 6506, 6509 and 4006 as well as Cisco ME3400 Metro Ethernet switch Firewalls: Cisco PIX 520 DC Firewall and Cisco ASA 5540 Firewall

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Network testing devices: ANT-20 (Wendel and Goltermann) Network Analyzer Wendel and Goltermann Bit Error Rate Analyzer Network management & monitoring Tools: MRTG KIWI Sys log Sniffer Arbor Networks Peakflow SP 3.4.2 (Infrastructure Security and Network Management tool) Sir Syed University of Engineering and Technology, Karachi, Pakistan. www.ssuet.edu.pk

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Education

Jan 1997 Jan 2001

BS (Electronics Engineering) with CGPA of 3.19.

Trainings
Professional Dec. 2002 July 2003 Telecom Staff College, PTCL, Haripur Hazara, Pakistan.

Telecom Staff Training Program of 7 months at PTCL Staff College. Training comprised of detailed introduction to different elements of Telecommunications Networks such as PSTN Switching Systems, Microwave and Optical Fiber Transmission Systems such as PDH, SDH and DWDM, Satellite Communication, Digital Cross Connect Systems, Data Communications, Outside Plant, Intelligent Networks, Emerging Technologies such as VoIP, GSM, WLL, WLANs etc. The training also comprised of Management Training Module of Four Weeks conducted by Excellence Inc., Islamabad. March 2009 wi-tribe Pakistan Ltd., Islamabad.

Managing, Implementing and Supporting wi-tribe Pakistan Network. The course included Cisco ME-3400 features and REP, VPLS, Eline and Elane, OSPF in IP/MPLS Network, MP-BGP and MPLS VPN, and TE implementations including TE FRR.

Others

October 2005

BITS Communication, Karachi.

Principles and Application of Multi-layer Switching, Internet Routing and Network Security May 2001 June 2001 Computer Training and Testing Center, Karachi.

Interconnecting Cisco Networking Devices (CCNA) Nov. 2003 Dec. 2003 Computer Training and Testing Center, Karachi.

Building Scalable Cisco Internetworks March 2004 April 2004 Computer Training and Testing Center, Karachi.

Building Cisco Remote Access Networks

Personal Data

Full Name: Father Name: Date Of Birth: Nationality:

Umair Wajid Khan Abdul Wajid Khan Qadri 4th August, 1974 Pakistani

Marital Status: Single