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Muhammed Sozer


Last update: 28.05.2019

Network architect

Graduation: Bsc. Electrical Engineering
Hourly-/Daily rates: show
Depends on project scope
Languages: English (Full Professional) | French (Elementary) | Turkish (Native or Bilingual)




Highly skilled network engineer with 10 years of experience in Telecom Industry. Specialized on service provider and operator related technologies for design, implementation and operation aspect. With the fixed and mobile operator and vendor experience has a broad vision for large-scale networks. Deep expertise on Engineering and Professional Service support for the IP Routing. Eager to learn and applying new technologies, delivering new ideas for a new challenge. Highly motivated to deliver perfect results in a timely manner. A good instructor and always pleased to share knowledge with the others. A great team member, a skilled team leader and passionate to create a culture with positive ideas in his working environment.
 IP/MPLS network design, High Level and Low Level Design.
 Extensive experience at deployment and operations of IP/MPLS networks
 Deep knowledge of Ethernet, IP, TCP, UDP, OSPF, ISIS, BGP, MPLS, LDP, RSVP, MPLS TE, L2VPN, L3VPN, QOS,
 Knowledge on SDN & NFV concepts and related technologies.
 Access technologies like DSL, GPON to provide FFTX services
 Network management and troubleshooting
 Experience with Cisco ASR9K, Huawei NE40E, NE5000E, ATN 910/950 series and Nokia 7205,7450,7750
 IP/MPLS network and service management with Huawei U2000, Alcatel 5620 SAM
 Mobile Backhaul design, deployment and operation
 Python scripting for network automation
 RFP and RFI writing and technical requirement analyze

Project history

LEVEL4 (Open Fiber Access), Tunisia
 Designed a future proofed access and backbone network to provide FTTX services for 200K residential, enterprise and mobile backhaul customers.
 Provided detailed comparisons for backbone design options to C-level managers for strategical decision making.
 Supported marketing department to provide best service in terms of design, management and SLA for the customer needs.
 Prepared the RFP documents which will be used to select the best solution to build the network.
 Managed consultancy activities for POP location facility design.
 Project management and coordination with subcontractors to build the fiber optic distribution and access
 Holding weekly meetings with C-level managers to inform them about the network deployment process.
 Worked with strategy team about the network investment to hit the business plan.
 Supported tender process for technical decision making and provided detailed technical report and scoring
to the procurement team.
HUAWEI Ankara,Turkey 04/2016-01/2018
 I have leaded technical support team of 6 engineers which provide support for IP/MPLS backbone, mobile backhaul network, intranet network and DDOS mitigation service of Turk Telekom.
 I have collected costumer requirements and provided proper solutions or escalated to the solution team.
 Developed Python scripts for network operation and management.
 Leaded the Migration project from Nokia 7450 ESS to Huawei NE40E routers.
 Network integration of Huawei NE5000E routers as P devices.
 Designed new control plane management policy for Huawei routers in Turk Telekom backbone.
 Create QoS policies to provide proper SLA for enterprise and mobile backhaul costumers on Huawei NE40E
 Weekly reporting to customer about the ongoing and finished operations.
 Trials for Huawei CE12000 series switches and Proof-of-Concepts test for Huawei NE40E BNG functions.
 Network troubleshooting activities for complex problems.
 Provided lots of workshops for post-sales support.
 Delivered technical presentations and workshops to my internal and external customers.
TURKCELL Ankara,Turkey 07/2014-04/2016
 Planning operation and maintenance of backhaul network of 250 eNodeB sites.
 Deliviring technical presentations for management team about mobile backhaul developments for LTE
 Capacity planning of over 1K eNodeB sites to LTE launch in 6 months.
 MW transmission planning to provide end to end connectivity.
 QoS modification of about 100 routers in backhaul network for LTE launch.
 Deployment of VPN services over the backhaul for LTE signaling like S1, X2.
 Inter-AS VPN deployment to reach the LTE sites carried over fixed backbone.
 Activation of L2VPN, L3VPN services for enterprise customers.


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