Francesco Floridia available

Francesco Floridia

Electronic engineer with extensive experience in cellular telecommunications. Venezuelan and Italian

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Profileimage by Francesco Floridia Electronic engineer with extensive experience in cellular telecommunications. Venezuelan and Italian from PuertoOrdaz
  • Puerto Ordaz Freelancer in
  • Graduation: Electronical Engineering
  • Hourly-/Daily rates: 200 $/day
  • Languages: English (Limited professional) | Italian (Limited professional) | Spanish (Native or Bilingual)
  • Last update: 22.09.2014
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PROFILE PICTURE
Profileimage by Francesco Floridia Electronic engineer with extensive experience in cellular telecommunications. Venezuelan and Italian from PuertoOrdaz
SKILLS
Planning and optimization of 2G/3G Cellular Network in Telefonica Venezolana. Recommend and establish testing protocols for assessing functionality in 2G / 3G network to enable continuous improvement of the system. Coordinate, evaluate and analyze statistics and field tests (Drive Test) in order to detect problems at the air interface and generate action plans to solve the identified problems. Development and implementation of improvement plans, scripts and querys for audits of RF parameters of GSM cells and nodes B UMTS. Propose and implement physical optimizations at stations seeking for improvements in quality indicators and cellular coverage to customers service. Perform search area for new cells in order to improve or offer coverage in urban, extra urban areas and highways. Implement changes according to corporate requirements. Maintain and improve the effectiveness of the cellular network according to the targets set by the Company.

• Responsible for 2G & 3G RF/BSS network in Telefonica Venezolana
• Daily/weekly & Monthly KPI Analysis & Report generation
• Worst cell Optimization
• GSM & WCDMA sites RF Plan
• Indoor coverage solutions Design / Deployment
• KPI Improvement
• Capacity Planning
• Coverage analysis
• Redesign Planning and Implementation for coverage & Congestion improvements
• Drive test logs analysis
• Intra and inter network GSM/UMTS neighbor planning
• GSM BTS/DBS & 3G NodeB Site/Cell/TRX/Carrier Configurations
• Alarm & Performance Monitoring and Escalations
• Site Acceptance for new cells
• Antenna hardware selection for new sites
• RF Technical Support to Higher Management
• BSC/RNC/BTS/NodeB License configuration
• 2G/3G Swap
• GPRS Optimization for satellite transmission
• RNC/BSC MML Commands/ Scripts Execution

Provide advanced technical support for medium and high impact failure on CDMA/2G/3G cellular network in Telefonica Venezolana, with the scope of the CORE access equipment (BSC and RNC) and base station elements (nodes UMTS and GSM/CDMA cell) for all Telefonica Venezuela providers. Development of knowledge in the management of the different platforms, providing research, resolution and tracking failures and the respective documentation and registration. Participation in weekly rotating guards to emergencies and failures of high impact to the end user. Generating reports, technical documentation and manuals for fault diagnosis. Knowledge transfer to different areas of the Company. Follow up on suppliers to ensure compliance with their respective SLA.

2G RAN (NSN & Huawei)
Providing technical support tasks including fault diagnosis & troubleshooting of FlexiEdge, Ultrasite and Metrosite BTS, Flexi BSC and BSC3i (NSN)
Diagnostics on interfaces to locate problems in network elements and/or plug-in-units
Radio Parameter changes and frequency plan implementation in coordination with RF planning team
Upgrading of BSCs and BTSs SW
Plan preparation & execution in OSS for parameter changes in BSC/BTS and BTS site
Trace analysis trough trace viewer on GERAN NSN Network

3G RAN (Huawei & Ericsson)
Providing technical support tasks including fault diagnosis & troubleshooting of BSC6900 WCDMA, NodeB DBS3900/DBS3800 Huawei, RNC Ericsson, Node B 3500 and 6000 series
Maintenance, RNC troubleshooting, Software & Hardware fault management, ticket handling
Software upgrade implementation of releases deliveries for RNCs, NodeBs
Experience in Business Object, Common Explorer, OSS Network Explorer, Moshell
Integration and commissioning of the UMTS RNC, NodeBs and the UTRAN Interfaces (Iub, Iu-CS and Iu-PS)
Trace of interfaces on UTRAN Network through web LMT, to identifier the fault area and root causes
RNC/NodeB incident analyst, KPIs and network health analyst
REFERENCES
Telefonica Venezolana
TIME AND SPATIAL FLEXIBILITY
Immediate from 2014 december
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