Expert in Optical Network Architecture, Infrastructure and Transmission Network Planning, Feasibility Studies
The Expert brings a current awareness of technology standards and vendor/carrier interoperability agreements from the OPTICAL EQUIPMENT manufacturer's perspective with 15 years at Nortel, as well as from the Service Provider perspective as part of the Carriers Group driving the definition of the User-Network Interface, version 1 (UNI 1.0) Generic Requirements in the Optical Internetworking Forum (OIF).
The Expert can provide to solutions to large network designs from concept to implementation. As part of the global technology team at Cable and Wireless was responsible for the strategic NETWORK ARCHITECTURE and introduction of new DWDM/CWDM and MSPP technologies into the CORE TRANSPORT BACKBONE network.
Expert may consult nationally and internationally, and is also local to the following cities: Baltimore, Maryland - Frederick, Maryland - Gaithersburg, Maryland - Bowie, Maryland - Richmond, Virginia - Alexandria, Virginia - Lancaster, Pennsylvania
|Year: 1979||Degree: B. Eng||Subject: Electrical Engineering||Institution: Concordia University|
|Year: 1983||Degree: M. Eng||Subject: Communication Systems||Institution: McGill University|
|Years: 2002 to Present||Employer: Undisclosed||Title: Project Manager||Department: Americas Operations||Responsibilities: Responsible for managing the scope, schedule, cost and performance impacts of network infrastructure projects related to deployment and maintenance of the North American Long-Haul Backbone and Transatlantic Cable-Landing Back-Haul Ring, as well as site build out at the Collocation and Housing facilities.|
|Years: 2001 to 2002||Employer: XO Communications, Inc.||Title: Sr. Optical Network Architect||Department: Engineering||Responsibilities: Responsible for establishing market-specific network plans for local market network infrastructure projects and capital requirements; responsible for the evolving architecture of the long haul backbone network and technical support for the rollout of private line and bandwidth services.|
|Years: 1999 to 2001||Employer: Cable and Wireless, Inc||Title: Principal Network Engineer||Department: Engineering||Responsibilities: Responsible for the strategic architecture and new technology introduction for the core transport backbone network globally.|
|Years: 1997 to 1999||Employer: Facilicom International, LLC||Title: Mgr, Transmission Network Engineering||Department: Network Engineering and Planning||Responsibilities: Responsible for implementing planned capacity expansions of wideband/broadband DACS resources and transport network design at international gateway sites in major cities worldwide.|
|Years: 1982 to 1997||Employer: Northern Telecom Limited||Title: Network Engineer / Systems Engineer||Department: Transmission||Responsibilities: Responsible for preparing network planning studies and technical proposals for SONET transport systems; responsible for providing pre-sales / post-sales technical support, technical content in product documentation as well as factory acceptance and field trial test plans.|
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|Years: 1995 to 1995||Country / Region: Canada / Quebec||Summary: Planned a network transition strategy for the evolution of a client’s core transport network. Developed a plan to cap existing asynchronous transport systems and support future growth using SONET technology. Presented the plan which sparked the client’s interest in accelerating the retirement of asynchronous fiber optic transport systems from their network, thus generating new business|