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Babul Bhatt

#05-508, Block 829

Yishun Street 81

Singapore 760829

Mobile:      +65 90284277

Residence: +65 67575949

babulbhatt@hotmail.com

 

Summary

 

Presales Consultant/Systems Engineer specializing in Pre-sales, Implementation & Designing OSS [Operational Support Systems], Network Management Solutions for IP, DSL, Optical, Data, Wireless Networks. Areas of expertise include TMN Systems, Large-Scale SNMP Systems and Heterogeneous NMS Systems applied to Large-Scale DWDM/SDH and Data Networks (ATM/IP).  Experience ranges from Management, Architecture and Design of SDH and DWDM Networks.

 

Strong IP and SDH/DWDM Network Designing skills along with hands on experience setting up Ethernet-over-SDH using Marconi Add-Drop-Mux to carry Voice/Video and Data traffic over SDH transport network in Ethernet packet format. Demonstrated the above setup to all the ILEC/CLEC’s in the Asia Region as a part of Equipment Capabilities and Trial. Capabilities include Designing Cost Effective Solutions for Customers and Setting up QoS features to achieve the Service Level Agreements.

 

Skills:

 

Network Management

Optical Network

Data Network

Apps

Presentation

Access Networks

OSS

SDH

ATM

HP OpenView

Respond to RFI/RFQ

xDSL

TMN

DWDM

IP

CiscoWorks

Tender Clarifications

LAN/WAN

NMS & EMS

ADM, DXC

Routers/Switches

Windows NT

Customer Training

Ethernet

 

 

Organizations:

 

TTI - Team Telecom International, Singapore

Telecom Expert

August 2003 to Present

 

Responsibilities:

§          Working with customers on Planning, Designing & Implementing TTI Telecom’s OSS Products (NetCap Inventory Management & Fault Management Solutions)

§          Understand various Equipment Vendor documents and design implementation on TTI Products

§          Training personnel all levels in the customer organization

§          Identify customers needs and instruct them how to best utilize TTI Products for maximum efficiency gain

§          Responsible for the Project Delivery and On-site implementation & Designing for SingTel [Singapore Telecom] NetCAP Inventory Management

§          Conversant with the SQL Query language and Sybase Database

 

Info Communication Pte Ltd., Singapore

Senior Systems Engineer

June 2003 to August 2003

 

Responsibilities:

§          Designing, Planning, Proposing, Testing, Implementing Net to Net Technologies, Inc. IP DSLAM Solutions in the Region

§          Providing information to the customer on Network Configurations, IP Addressing, DSL Architecture.

§          Comprehensive understanding of DSL Solutions

§          Interfacing with Network Planning and Product Specialists to understand their requirements and Propose Trial and Implementation Scenario

§          Evaluated different scenarios to best suit customer Deployment and Minimizing Capex

§          Researched various possible alternative scenarios for IP DSLAM, Ethernet over SDH (EoS)

§          Excellent rapport with major Telco operators in the country [SingTel and StarHub]

§          Designed and Hosted the complete company website [http://www.info-com.com.sg/]

 

AMR Futuristic Pte. Ltd, Singapore

Consultant

August 2002 to May 2003

 

Responsibilities:

§          Responsible for working on various IT related projects within the region

§          Worked on multiple customer requirements and recruitment/re-training

§          Responding to Tenders/RFQ’s

§          Responsible to develop Business Case Study for Education Centers

 

Marconi Communications, Singapore

Presales Consultant/Systems Engineer - Communications

August 2000 to August 2002

 

Responsibilities:

§          Designing and Planning Hi-Speed Optical Networks on SDH/DWDM for SingTel and Indosat

§          Designing and Planning Optical protection schemes for SDH/DWDM networks

§          Designing end-to-end integrated management solutions for Optical Networks and Broadband Networks for SingTel, Indosat and Chunghwa Telecom

§          Planning and Proposing Network upgrades and deployments for existing customer on Optical Networks and Network Management Solutions

§          Planning Space Requirements and Power calculations for the offered solutions to customers.

§          Provide Regional Pre-sales support for full range of Marconi Product Suite:

 

§          Optical Networks (SDH/DWDM)

§          Broadband Routing & Switching (ATM/IP)

§          Access Solutions

§          OSS & Network Management

 

§          Providing Support for Customer Presentations, Demonstrations and Equipment Trials on SDH & DWDM.

§          Pre-sales Support to the Asian Countries as a Primary Reference for response on major Tender Proposals and Queries.

§          Technical consulting for network design for the Asia Region

§          Provide consultancy services on OSS Management Solutions

§          Help customers understand and manage their network

§          Identify their OSS needs and the needs of their customers

§          Propose solutions to integrate Marconi Management System to an existing OSS application.

 

Achievements:

§          Successively won Indosat IMAN (Indosat Multi Access Network) Project

§          DCN Designing for SingTel’s SDH Optical Networks Management.

§          Design, Propose and Present upgrade/scalable solutions on the existing SingTel’s Optical Network Management Solution.

§          ServiceOn Optical Network Management System interfacing with IIIrd Party Network Management via a Q3nn Interface on the Transmission End and Corba Interfaces on Data Networking End

 

Hewlett Packard, Singapore

Network Consultant - Network Support Organization/Multi-vendor Support

March 1997 to August 2000

 

Responsibilities:

§          Provide Presales Consultancy

§          Project Management

§          Project Planning and Management

§          Roll out services for the Network Support Group

§          Implement Network Services for Network Projects

§          Business Process Implementation

§          Project Manage Medium Sized Implementation

§          Lead a team of Engineers to deliver Multiple Projects

§          General Networking Support Services

§          Network Management Skills on HP OpenView NNM.

§          Post-sales for Services being offered by the Division

§          Tender Evaluation and Replying to RFP’s (Request for Proposals)

§          Pre-sales and Post sales for Services being offered by the Division

§          Understanding customer needs and meeting the same

§          Building up Service Level Agreement (SLA) for Large Projects

§          Presentations for User Briefings and Project Launch

§          IIIrd party Vendor Management and Inventory Control

§          Implementing Network Management applications like HP OpenView

 

Al Yousuf Computers, Dubai

Network Engineer - Communications

July 1995 to December 1996

 

Responsibilities:

§          Lead medium to large project to completion within timeline and cost

§          Propose Upgrade/Migration path to customer

§          Technical support to both on-going and implemented projects

§          Lead a team of engineers in planning, development and delivery of projects

§          Technical support for network projects and post implementation

 

Microland Pte, Ltd. Bombay, India

Network Engineer

June 1994 to July 1995

 

Responsibilities:

§          Technical support for network projects

§          End user training and administration

§          Novell NetWare, Ms-mail, Ethernet, Token-Ring networks, Network Management - Intel LanDesk Manager.

§          Facility management for customer in Finance sector operating across the country at major cities. Connected via 64kbps WAN link to support the mail application.

 

Zenith Computers, Ltd. Bombay, India

Senior Customer Support Engineer

April 1993 to May 1994

 

Responsibilities:

§          Maintenance for critical servers

§          Network support for key customers

§          Second level escalation for network support.

§          Post-sales support for key corporate customers within the city for Novell Network support.

 

Fujitsu ICIM Computers, Ltd. Bombay, India

Customer Support Engineer

March 1992 to March 1993

 

Responsibilities:

§          Technical support for critical servers on Novell NetWare

§          Network support for a major banking customer

§          LAN Support for critical customer projects

§          PC Hardware and Software support over the LAN.

 

Automation Technologies Bombay, India

Customer Support Engineer

March 1991 to March 1992

 

Responsibilities:

§          PC Hardware integration

§          Software Support for PC

§          LAN implementation and support

§          Ethernet and Token-Ring networks.

 

Education:

 

Diploma in Computer Technology,

Board of Technical Examinations, Bombay - India.

August 1992 - First Class

 

                 Bachelor of Business Administration IInd Year (Currently pursuing)

Annamalai University - India

 

Membership:

 

                      TM Forum        TeleManagement Forum

                      IEEE                      Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, Inc

                      OV*FI                   OpenView* Forum International

 

     

 

References:

 

 

           Available on Request