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Objective


Use of my professional abilities and to enhance Technical skills by working in a dynamic organization with opportunity for career growth.


Experience


11/2005 – to date

Southern Networks (Pvt) Limited, Pakistan

SUNTV (MMDS Transmission System)

Job Title:

Station Manager (Technical) / Corporate Advertising Manager



RESPONSIBILITIES:



- Responsible for Technical Operations at Head-end and Regional Sales Office.

- Managing the Advertising Staff which includes (Corporate Executives, Retails Executives, Business Development officers, CTS officer, Graphic designers, Editors, Advertising agents) to meet monthly targets for AD sales and General sales.

- Launched 4 in-house channels by the name (Cinema1, Movie1, Drama1, Sports1). Planning and installation of equipment and content handling. Software installation for Advertisement scheduling.

- Preparing Proposals and Presentations for Corporate Clients.

- Top of the brands on Board (CDL Foods, Bata, Service, Quershi, Suzuki, Waves, LG, etc.)

- Participated in TVC making for Different clients on demand.

- Involved in Planning of Broadband internet service over MMDS and Purchasing of new Technical equipment which includes( MPEG2 Encoders for In-house channels, Set-top Boxes, LNB’s, AC Adapters, Multiplexers, Transmitters)

- Introduction of Scratch Cards for Existing Customers for Card Recharge. Implementation of FICS (IVR Solution) with CONAX for Validation.

- Direct Reporting to Chief Operating Officer (COO) Regarding Head-end Daily Operations and Regional Sales Office (RSO).



05/2004 – 11/2005

Southern Networks (Pvt) Limited, Pakistan

SUNTV (MMDS Transmission System)



Job Title:

Station Manager



RESPONSIBILITIES:



- Responsible for MMDS Transmission Station at Lahore.

- Involved in Installation and Commissioning of Transmission Equipment from Axcera, Scientific Atlanta USA.

- Handling a budget of Rs. 4 million per annum.

- Managing the Technical Staff which Includes Engineers, Technicians, Shift Operators, Editing Operators, Sales Persons and Installation Teams.

- Site Surveying and RF network (single Frequency network) planning for the Expansion of Coverage Area.

- Involved in Booster site selection.

- Managing the Monthly Accounts, Purchasing of Technical Equipment, dealing with monthly and yearly services and maintenance Contracts



12/2003 – 05/2004

Southern Networks (Pvt) Limited, Pakistan

SUNTV (MMDS Transmission System)



Job Title:

IT Engineer



RESPONSIBILITIES:



- Maintaining programming and technical handling of digital satellite receivers, multiplexers, rate compressors, Encryption devices, RF devices and Fault Handling of RF network.

- Participated in planning, equipment decision and up linking for SunBiz Channel.

- Router Configuration for Karachi, Lahore and Islamabad. Designed and implemented VPN Solution for Customer Management System.

- Installation and management of Conax 5 Software for all sites. Handling fingerprinting and messaging for CATV.

- Configuration of Putty (UNIX Based) for Messaging and Fingerprinting.

- Interacting with Conax (Encryption System), AXCERA USA (Transmission Equipment), SCIENTIFIC ATLANTA (Multiplexer, Rate Compressors, Receivers, Scramblers), PACE & KAON (STBs) frequently for updates and troubleshooting to keep the system running.

- Responsible for Satellite Receiver’s configurations and optimization of the received signal from satellites, programming the Channels using a ROSA Management Software and Using CONAX system for Customer Activations, Finger Printing and Messaging.

- Participated in planning of satellite broadcasting of SunBiz Channel.



12/2001 - 12/2003

Olympia Group, Pakistan

Olympia Chemicals Limited, Lahore.



Job Title:

MIS Manager



Managing the IT Department and Dealing with Core Issues regarding Servers and Network planning and managing the SAP for Accounts.


Education


EDUCATION:



- BSc. (Hons) in Computing Awarded by University of Portsmouth’s, UK. Year: 1999-2002

- ADCS Awarded by University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate.

- DCS Awarded by University of Cambridge Local Examinations Syndicate.


Certification


- MCP (Microsoft Certified Professional) in Managing Microsoft® Windows® Network Environment.

- Cisco Career Certification for CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate)


Skils

 


TRAININGS:



- Conax Training Karachi:

BMS Interface Design, Detail Study of Conax Software Architecture, CAS5 Implementation, Process Flow of Conax CAS5 System.



- Axcera Training Islamabad:

Detail Study of Axcera Transmitters, Troubleshooting and Configuration of Axcera Transmitters at Different Frequencies & Detail Study of COFDM Modulators.

Lahore Pakistan, Punjab,
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