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Core network manager / concultant 10 000
Job Type: Full-Time , open to relocation


From 0 to 1999
Faculty of Engineering


CS/PS/EPC Core Network and LTE Manager. – ALU Equipment,
Somtel, the Mobile Operator in Soma
December 2012 - October 2013 (11 months)

· Performing various periodic voice/data audits such as configurations, timers and values , statistic checks and Interfaces traces checks to ensure that alll nodes in the core / radio are delivering well in the network without errors.

· Evaluating new features needed in voice/Data core side helping/monitoring Performance, Operations in core and radio sides as well.

· preparing and executing the action plan for the KPI improvement, tracking of the KPI improvement action plan and Sample audit

· Ensure that the SLA's and KPI's are achieved to meet the department objectives.

· Testing of modifications to the Core Networks platforms, liaise with system suppliers on system performance and faults.

· Monitoring and modifying the performance of CS Core network elements and analyzing clear codes and other measurement reports.

· Improving the SIGTRAN link optimization and traffic routing tables.

· Improving the CGR & Signaling links optimization as well as improving the Paging, LUP & Handover success rates optimization.. etc.

· Core Network Planning for smooth Traffic and Signaling Load (eg. in MAP, ISUP, Ius, Gn, Gi, TCAP etc), as well as troubleshooting the statistic performance and signaling analysis with protocol analyzer.

· Responsible for end to end Network Optimization, troubleshooting, the day to day problems, network performance monitoring, analyzing KPI reports of all nodes.

· Performance and Optimization of 3G & 2G CS Core Network and all C7, SIGTRAN and SIP signaling. Provide recommendations on design requirements and ensure designs are reviewed by vendors so as to identify any potential flaws.

The management tasks were as follows, but were not limited to them only:

· Review and study the Marketing department forecasts and evaluate technical requirements in order to design and dimension the core network . Monitor the network scores for service provisions, related products and services and identify root causes of any concerns and / or issues to be resolved professionally and promptly. Analyze traffic volume by destination/route and raise appropriate recommendations relating to the dimensioning of the core network to ensure smooth operations of the network.

· Contribute to the development of Technology (Core and VAS) Policies, Procedures, and Guidelines, and participate in overseeing their implementation to ensure that all procedural/legislative requirements are fulfilled while delivering a high quality and cost-effective service to internal customers.

· Generate regular and special reports for the IN & Core Network Director that summarize Technical Support function and escalate critical issues to provide effective recommendations in meeting the key challenges. Analyzing the KPI of the Network for Data & Voice Traffic and implementing solutions for Optimization.

· Manage vendors in capacity and integrated solution design for core network to ensure standardization of core network planning and design across multiple projects as well as to ensure optimal capacity of core network.

· Manage vendors in encompassing core network planning, design, implementation, operation and capacity management to ensure efficiency, stability, reliability and optimization of core network system and operation.

· Manage development of core network architecture plan, strategy and roadmap development to provide direction and guideline in designing and operating process in alignment with the strategic plans and policies.

· Monitor project and release management for core network related project to ensure effectiveness, completion within timeline and scope of work, synchronization of project delivery and progression, interoperability and compatibility of newly developed platform with current environment , and optimum resource utilization as well as compliance with solution architecture in holistic view.

Core / VAS network manager
BOL, Benson informatics
September 2011 - September 2012 (1 year 1 month)

Core /VAS Network Manager, for Benson Informatics (BOL) ltd.

  • Work with Corporate planning to ensure enough capacity. Fully responsible for the core network performance and optimization. Required to make independent decisions & changes of network parameters to keep QoS.
  • Responsible for performing support to operation and maintenance activities on CS/PS.
  • Perform early detection and classification of performance changes and suggest remedies.
  • Conduct analysis of early warning alarm as to avoid service effecting events.
  • Identify the service problem / its impact and plan change request to perform actions to minimize disturbance.
  • Ensure service levels are achieved as per agreed SLA to fulfill the manage service commitments and customer requirements.
  • Ensure capacity monitoring and systems update is initiated to continuously upgrade network performances. Perform system backup of different daily and monthly reports related to prepaid services.
  • Responsible to provide support for all field related activities and faults concerning to core network elements.
  • Network performance analysis, fraud management and KPI reporting
  • Define Core Network routines, schedules and reporting based on goals and priorities defined by Management & Control / Operations management.
  • Management of network security system and manage security administration
  • Escalation and joint fault restoration with third party vendor/supplier.

  • Coordinate with other operators for POI related activities & Level Opening activities to ensure congestion free network & also for ASR improvement.
  • Producing and implementing full planning and optimization end-to-end processes, including but not limited to project milestones that are harmonized with the main delivery project plan..
  • Development and issue of the Network Planning and Optimization strategy.
  • Development of KPI metrics to ensure compliance with the contractual requirements.
  • lead the development and implementation of processes to be followed by performance teams,
  • Responsible for leading team members to carry out network planning, design and optimization activities on networks.
  • Core Network rollout for Core Network node such as CS core, PS Core, IGW, STP, HLR Capacity design and management of Core Network nodes.
  • Performance improvement of Core Network Nodes.
  • Network costing optimization.
  • Engineers career, work assignment management.
  • General section administration management.
  • Core Network planning, Traffic and signaling (eg. MAP, ISUP, Ius, Gn, Gi, TCAP etc).
  • Core Network architecture design and Core Network node implementation.
  • troubleshooting skill and familiar of statistic performance analysis, signaling analysis with protocol analyzer.
  • Lead Planning, Deployment & Operations & KPI Monitoring, Performance & Optimization of CS/PS Core Network and ISP links along with interfacing with IN for data charging, WAP GW for WAP services, with MPLS network (including GRX, BB and VAS Bandwidths) to ensure best practices and processes are implemented in the Organization along with enforcing Network Security Policy.
  • Performing various periodic audits such as configurations, statistic checks, and Roaming Interface checks to ensure MS/MC is delivering well.
  • Evaluating new features needed in Data and Data Charging
  • Helping/monitoring Performance, Operations in Organization
  • Interfacing with Revenue Assurance for Revenue leakage issues
  • Implementing network redundancy processes to avoid single point of failure for CS/PS Core & ISP/MPLS links, thus ensuring maximum uptime and delivery of KPIs as per agreements.

Additional information

About Me

Dear Sirs;

This letter is to express my interest in “Core Network Manager / Consultant ”. The skills and responsibilities in this CV highlight the experience I gained on my previous projects.

I have excellent experience on core network management, performance, planning and optimization, work experience with IT-Billing , IN and VAS, RADIO, vendors and suppliers. Coordinate with other operators for POI related activities & Level Opening activities to ensure congestion free network & also for ASR improvement. Core Network Projects Roll Out for CS , PS , STP, HLR , Capacity design. Management of Core Network nodes. Performing various periodic audits , configurations, .. etc

I look forward to speak with you about the employment opportunity.

Mansoor AlKadi

00 967 77 10 700 65