Syed - RF Drive Tester - Lincolnwood, IL, USA

Munawar Syed

Lincolnwood, IL, USA


RF Drive Tester

Work History

Glow Networks

From July 2013

AT&T: LTE, FFA Project
• Testing using QXDM, LLDM, QCMI, QPST and navigation tool Delorme
• Shakedown Testing
• Measuring TCP and UDP bandwidth performance
• Network performance measurement using Java script iPerf commands in order to measure throughput of
WAN links
• Performing intra and inter frequency handovers on VoLTE data and voice calls
• Performed the following the test cases on VoLTE: Cluster drives, SSD, CSFB, SSLM, CA etc.

Network Test Engineer

Telnet Central IL

January 2013 - June 2013

• Testing of Sprint LTE network.
• Use of tools like X-CAL & QPST
• Performed different tests to check the network functionality.
• Throughput testing, sanity testing, regression testing, KPI Testing, GPS testing, IPV6 Test, FIT.
• Capture logs using XCAL, update daily reports, Verify the accurate repair of reported defect.
• Performed handover TESTING( 1900 & 800) and E911.
• Intra and Inter handover testing.
• Identify sector swaps legacy Drive Scanner CDMA data Digital Communications including: DS1, DS3,
Fiber, ISDN Operating systems
• Collect logs using NQ view/TEMS/QPST/QXDM/QCAT, QMICM, XCAL,

Mobile Test Engineer Qualcomm,


May 2012 - November 2012

• Collected the Logs for different test cases using QUALCOMM tools like QXDM, ESG control Panel.

• Carried out call processing test cases and determined the call origination performance, call termination

• Identified areas of connection drops, connection denies and IFHO issues.
• Identified connection setup failures, Latencies and access performance.

• Validate whether connection setup time is within expected range.

• Carried out Inter RNC test cases and determined the behavior such as session/data transfer across RNCS and drop calls

• Performed Test on Qchat application.

• Carried out throughput testing for Qchat application.

• Determined and collected the logs for system coverage tests. Determined the behavior of Qchat application
related with the network.

• Studied paging performance on QChat mobile terminator.

• Determined FTP DL throughput rates across the RNC border route

Radio Network Engineer

January 2011 - February 2012

• Installation, Integration & Commissioning of BTS.
• After Installation, running the commissioning files and trouble shoot the problems with OMU functionality.
• Trouble shoot the site for external alarms.
• Also provide support to the field engineers during the Integration process.
• Hands on experience on Nokia OSS tools like NetAct and RNC support.
Also provided RAN support for Nokia & Ericsson 2G & 3G sites
• Creating sites and defining the neighbor lists for the sites.
• O&M activities related to BSCs BTS sites.
• Verify the commissioning files when issues related to working of sites arise.
• Trouble shoot the alarms like antenna diversity and • Running Moshell commands for Ericsson 2G sites.
• Running site plans and also adding neighbor's lists for the sites
• Loading the Licenses on the sites.

Drive test Engineer

Drive Test and Optimization for GSM

January 2009 - October 2010

• Perform data collection and functionality testing.
• Drive Test and Optimization for GSM 900/1800 MHz cell sites using TEMS Investigation 6.0, 8.0.
• Coordinate with RF Engineers to optimize network, Perform on Call testing on customer complaints to reduce
network drop calls, reduce interference levels, blockage and HO failures.
• Collecting drive test data for pre launch using GNG test in Agilent.
• Performed pre-launch cluster drives and also assist in evaluating fill in sites for increased market expansion and capacity.
• Monitoring of dropped calls, blocked calls, handover failures.
•Capacity & Coverage of sites, Design Antenna heights for RF Coverage and Orientation.
• Physical Optimization by Antenna down tilt and reorientation & alarms monitoring and troubleshooting the alarms.
• Assist in improving Network performance by troubleshooting the RF coverage issues in the field.
• Coordinating with senior RF Engineers to investigate and analyze activities related to various communication
systems such as UMTS, GSM and CDMA.
• Prepared KPI reports for Drop Call Percentage, Call Setup success Rate, Ec/Io, CS/PS origination failures,
Handover success ratio.
• Worked with Physical Layers and Call Processing concepts in the following air interface standards UMTS,
• Measured RSCP, CPICH power, Ec/Io and other parameters for UMTS network.
• Troubleshooting of Low Throughput issues for HSDPA and HSUPA calls.

Qualifications & Certifications

Bachelor of Computer Science

osmania university

Computer Engineering

Osmania University

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