Mashologu - Telecom Engineer - Vanderbijlpark, Gauteng, South Africa

Mlindi Mashologu

Vanderbijlpark, Gauteng, South Africa


Telecom Engineer

  • Full time
  • Part time
  • One time
  • Contract
  • Temp

Work History

Co-Founder & Executive Director - Technology Solutions

Uniq Capital

April 2011 - April 2011

Private equity vehicle investing in ICT, property development in previously disadvantaged communities and selected financial services projects
Providing tailor made solutions for our customers

Technical Manager (Pre-Sales)

ZTE Corporation

January 2010 - January 2010

• Participate in bidding projects by preparing statements of compliance,writing technical proposals and prepare solution diagrams.
• Presentation of the GSM/UMTS Core Network products and solutions offering to strategic operators.
• Design End to End Core Network Solutions.
• Core Network Dimensioning and Configuration.
• Pre-Sales Project management.
• Identify new strategic opportunities for the GSM/UMTS Core Network equipment and solutions

Technical Sales Manager - Mobile Core Networks

Huawei Technologies

November 2008 - December 2009

Daily communication with mobile operators, finding marketing opportunities for Huawei Products and Solutions.

Presentation of Huawei GSM/UMTS core network products to customers

GSM/UMTS Core Network infrastructure planning and quotation

Mobile Network Analyst

Atio Corporation

April 2007 - October 2008

Mobile Network service Quality assessment. Service & support environment where customers seek outputs from our offerings. Specialised test systems software, utilising in-house as well as third party tools (Aircom RANOpt, Nemo, Xplor, Business Objects, Oracle SQL). Currently Testing HSDPA, 3G, 2G(GPRS & EDGE)

Regional Switch Engineer


November 2006 - March 2007

Perform day-to-day O&M procedures as prescribed in the QMS. To monitor the status of the switch and associated structures and ensure that housekeeping is adhered to and there are no hazards. Ensure proper DXX and other transmission cable installations to enhance central operation functions. Ensure correct hardware quality check of builds and switch expansion installations and acceptance prior to BIS (Bring to service)

• Maintenance of all Ericsson R99 Switching Nodes i.e. Base Station Controllers (BSC), Mobile Services Switching Centers (MSC) , Home Location Registers (HLR). This includes attending both hardware and software faults on these nodes.

• Maintenance on the Ericsson R4 Switching Nodes i.e. Radio Network Controllers, MSC Servers and Media Gateways.

RF / BTS Engineer

MTN Nigeria

August 2003 - October 2003

Network Upgrades
High Level Support
Mentoring Engineers

Radio Engineer


March 2000 - October 2006

To perform day to day O&M procedures as prescribed in the radio network. To react to emergency faults and ensure that all faults are rectified timeously. To ensure network Base Station expansion is carried out to schedule. To implement and maintain all transmission devices (FPX, DXX), and their traffic paths. Carry out routine site maintenance

Technical Officer - Transmission

Telkom SA

July 1996 - February 2000

Maintenance of SDH, PDH, PCM and Optic systems

Qualifications & Certifications


Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University

M. Eng (Elec)

University of the Witwatersrand

B. Tech

Vaal University of Technology

National Diploma

Nelson Mandela Metropolitan University

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