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Resume Keywords: Telecomms,switching,core networks,IT,Operations,support systems,Radio,Frequency,Systems,BTS,BSC,GGSN,SGSN,OSN,MSS,MGW,Satellite Communications,Cisco,Routers,Switches,VoIP Networks,Wireless LANs,GSM,CDMA,UMTS,HSDPA,EDGE,Hughes,HNS,iDirect,Packeteers.

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TOBIAS NYAKINYE

Personal Information

Name TOBIAS NYAKINYE
Gender Male
Citizenship Kenyan
Personal traits Honesty, Diligence, Discipline,Hardwork.


Career Goal

I hope to achieve a career growth leaning towards Wireless Networks and Systems Integration.


Educational Background

1999 UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI
Bachelor Of Science (Hons) Electronics Engineering

1990 STAREHE BOYS CENTRE
Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (K.C.S.E)
1986 HOMABAY PRIMARY SCHOOL

Kenya Certificate of Primary Education (K.C.P.E)



Short courses

TELECOMMS OSS/OMS COURSES
I. NOKIA NETACT OSS 4.1/4.2 at Nokia Academy (Dusseldorf Campus-Germany)-Dec. 2007.
II. TEKTRONIX GEOPROBE TEXAS, USA. -APRIL. 2008
III. GEMALTO SIMSAVE Safaricom , Kenya.
IV. HP-UX 11i Sys Admin, Network Admin and Application Package Management.-- Safaricom , Kenya.
V. BACKBONE ISP DESIGN WORKSHOP(VoIP, BGP, Security) CISCO SYSTEMS Inc. San Jose, , USA,-California 2009 -- by Cisco Systems and USAID.
VI. iDirect VSAT Network Systems Design & Link Budget Analysis iNPT Calculations---by iDirect Inc.-- Dar es Salaam, Tanzania-----23rd to 27th Nov., 2009.

KENYA COLLEGE OF COMMUNICATIONS TECHNOLOGY(KCCT-NAIROBI)2005/2006
I. Signalling Systems
II. Intelligent Networks(IN)
III. CDMA 2000 Signalling
IV. Oracle9i Design & Development (RDBMS)

AFRALTI NAIROBI
Dec 2005 VSAT Network Implementation
May 2005 Radio Frequency Planning & Measurement
August-Sept 2009 CCNP currently studying


Computer Courses

MCSE MICROSOFT CERTIFIED SYSTEMS ENGINEER 2000
Administering SQL 2000 Database SERVER
Microsoft Exchange 2000 Enterprise Server
Design & Administer ACTIVE DIRECTORY SERVICES in Windows 2000
Supporting Windows 2000 Network Infrastructure
Administering Windows 2000 Server
Administering Windows 2000 Professional
Networking Essentials with Windows 2000
June Sept 2003 LINUX SYSTEM ADMINISTRATION

MCDBA MICROSOFT CERTIFIED DATABASE ADMINISTRATOR 2000
DESIGNING SQL 2000 DATABASE SERVER
ADMINISTERING SQL 2000 DATABASE
WINDOWS 2000 NETWORK INFRASTRUCTURE
DEVELOPMENT OF DESKTOP APPLICATIONS USING VB 6.0
MCSA MICROSOFT CERTIFIED SYSTEMS ADMINISTRATOR

July-August 2002 CERTIFICATE IN COMPUTER PROGRAMMING Java, Visual Basic 6.0, Oracle 9i, Visual FoxPro 6
May-July 2002 NETWORK + --Interconnecting Computers using different OS systems e.g. Linux, Unix, Windows 2000, Novell, MacIntosh
Vendor-neutral course from COMPTIA (USA)

April- June 2002 A+ Technician Certificate User Support Professional(IAT)
Windows NT, 2000 and Win 98
Supporting computer users PC disassembly & re-assembly, Troubleshooting, Manage Microsoft DOS 6.22 , Help Desk &Technical support, Manage Microsoft Windows 9x &Device Drivers, Software, Hardware and Data integrity, Manage Memory, Disk and Virus, Upgrade Memory Chips, Hard Drives Network Cards, installation and configuration of Win 2000, NT and Win 98
Jan-March 2002 International Computer Driving Licence ( ICDL 1 & 2) By NCC (UK)--Using computers And Managing files, Ms-Word, Ms-Excel, Ms-PowerPoint, Ms-Access, Internet and Network Services Basic Concepts of Information Technology

Aug Oct 2001 CCNA (CISCO)

2010 CCNP currently studying.

Oct Nov.- 2009INTERNET BACKBONE ISP DESIGN WORKSHOP(VoIP, BGP, Security) CISCO SYSTEMS Inc.
i. VoIP Configuration and Security
ii. DNS Technology and the Internet Societyby VeriSign..
iii. BGP Configuration and Troubleshooting
iv. QoS on the Internet for Unified Communications
v. Network Security

1987- 1999 Computer Languages learnt in Starehe and Campus
C, Pascal, Assembly, Visual Basic, Cobol, dBase 4

Short Courses and Seminars

Nov-Dec 2001 Institute Of Advanced Technology Nairobi,Kenya
Management of Learning ( MOL )
Effective presentation skills
Effective teaching skills
Customer Care

October 2001 Dan Eldon Place of Tomorrow
Learning Team Building Skills Exploring Decision making Skills and Leadership skills

Work Experience
MARCH, 2009 upto Date Senior VSAT Network Engineer
Employer IWAY AFRICA COMMS LTD. (NOC MAINTENANCE & FIELD SUPPORT)
Maintaining HNS_NOC Equipment as well as Installation and Commissioning(Cisco ASA, PIX, Routers, HNS RF and Baseband racks).
iDirect VSAT Network Systems Design & Link Budget Analysis iNPT Calculations-- iDirect Inc. iBuilder, iMonitor, NeFlow.
Maintaining iDirect_NOC Equipment as well as Installation and Commissioning(Cisco ASA, PIX, Routers, HNS RF and Baseband racks).
NMC Network Surveillance using Scripts, CACTI graphs and other tools.
System Administration of UNIX /Linux Web servers(Apache), Mail servers(POP,IMAP,SMTP).
Maintaining correct Satellite parameters(e.g. frequency plans) for both VSAT remotes as well as the 5 NOCs e.g. IPGWs, Satellite GWs, HPA, etc.NSS7, Galaxy11, IntelSat10 Satellites.
System administration of HNS Vision NMS on Windows Server 2003 and oracle database.
Installation and Troubleshooting of the NMC SCPC , Speed server links and WiMAX modems/Base Stations..
Troubleshooting Hughes VSAT Remote Modems(HN7740S, HN7000S and DW 6000) for escalated sites to NMC.
Helping the NOC-HUB Engineering manager with Satellite Link Budget Calculations and IP Space plans for upgraded, downgraded sites and projects for new NOCs.
Support & train NMS users in NMC, Customer sites, Distributors and Customer Care sections.
Ensuring that critical Hughes network systems (e.g. RF Systems, Cisco ASA 5510, Cisco 7206 Routers, DNCC Inroutes, Packeteers, Arterra Proxy servers, MPEG Encoders, DVB-S2, HX and HN racks) are always up and checking on their security and integrity.
TDM/TDMA Links HN7740S,HN7000S,HN6040 from Hughes for voice and Data/Internet traffic.
SCPC Links - CDM570L Satellite modem from ComtechEFData for out-of-band mgt/Datalink.
VAP Devices -HN7740S, DW6040,DW1040 from Hughes for voice traffic on VoIP via Pingtone.Inc
Configuration of Strix Wifi Modems, and Alvarion WiMax Modems.

OCT 2006 FEB., 2009 OMC/OSS CORE NETWORK ENGINEER- CORE NETWORK DEPT
Employer SAFARICOM LTD (OPERATIONS & MAINTENANCE)
Ericcson TEMS Automatic and TEMS Investigation installation, maintenance and upgrade of system servers.
System administration , scripting and programming on GSM servers(Sun Solaris, Linux, HP-UX)
Troubleshooting the Telco Intranet
Install, maintain and upgrade NMSs NOKIA OSS, GeoProbe, Radio Commanders, Switch Commanders, Netcool, SIEMENS TNMS.
Support & train NMS users in NMC and other sections.
Database administration of performance databases.
Ensuring that critical network systems systems (e.g. Radio Commander, Switch Commander) are always up and checking on their security and integrity.
Maintenance of the Core Network MGWs, MSS servers, OSN and Interoperability parameters.
NMSs for NEC Microwave modems, Sagem IONOS, Huawei DWDM OFC, WiMax Modems (Strix and Alvarion), Adit Routers, Strix Wifi Modems.
Jul 2004 - Oct 2006 Senior Systems Engineer
Employer TELKOM KENYA (DATA SERVICES DEPT.)
Installing and troubleshooting Satellite Communications Systems(VSATs)-C-Band and Ku-Band.
Installing and Troubleshooting DCEs and DTEs.(e.g Routers, Web-Rangers, DTUs).
Installing and troubleshooting DSLAMs, ADSL, DXC, ISDN, E1s and other IP Backbone NOC equipment
Troubleshooting Enterprise Computers(Win 2000, XP , Linux, Sun Solaris.)
Training users on VSAT Networks, various Application Programs and Network Software.
Led the Computerization Project in Nairobi North Region.
Feb 2004 - Jul 2004 Computer Systems Analyst & Technical Engineer
Employer First Computers Ltd.( Contracted at the UNITED NATIONS OFFICE-Gigiri Complex )
Installing Internet Servers, Database Servers and WAN/LAN integrators
Troubleshooting Computers(Win 2000, XP , Linux .)
Troubleshooting Servers(Sun Solaris, Linux)
Training users on various software
Maintaining Lotus Domino Email System.

Nov 2001 12/1/2004 COMPUTER TUTOR
Employer INSTITUTE OF ADVANCED TECHNOLOGY Responsibilities
o Technical Support on Training Software
o Train Clients on office 2000, A+ (Comptia), PROGRAMMING, & other Professional Courses (Microsoft)
o Ensuring that courses are modeled to ISO 9001 and stringent IAT quality standards.
o Assess and / or grade students according to set procedures
o Guiding and counseling students on career path

SEPT., 1999-OCT 2001 Network Administrator/Systems Analyst
Employer INTEGRATED TECHNOLOGY SYSTEMS CONSULTANTS (HABARINET) P.O. BOX 30559 NAIROBI
Responsibilities
Maintaining Password authentication using RADIUS NT and VOP RADIUS
Troubleshooting networking problems in the LAN.
Manning the HELP DESK
Maintaining the MAIL SERVER on LINUX 7.2
o Troubleshooting Internet connectivity issues for our nationwide clients.
o Installing dial-up lines and configuring e-mail and internet accounts.
o Configuring user accounts.
o Configuring Routers, portmasters, modems and personal computers
o Admistering SQL Server 7.0
o Maintaining System Security
o Backing up Data and Restoring System Procedures
Maintaining Customers Database in Platypus 3.0 .
Referees

Name Position Contact
Mr.S.Achapa Chief-International Services Officer TELKOM KENYA LTD.
Box 30301-GPO,
NAIROBI
Tel 0722-704-254
Mr. James Omamo Senior Design Engineer
Core Networks ERICSSON NETWORKS
Box 50867-00200 Nairobi.
CellPhone 0737-370-050
email jamago2@yahoo.com
Mr. Aguko Juma Credit Controller
KUSCO Ltd.
P.O. Box 28403, 00506
Nairobi
CellPhone 0720-256-305 or 0735-256-309
Email gukson@yahoo.com


Employer: IWAYAFRICA
Job Title: SENIOR NETWORK ENGINEER
Start Month/Year: 03/2009
End Month/Year: Current
City: NAIROBI
Country: Kenya
Description:  Maintaining HNS_NOC Equipment as well as Installation and Commissioning(Cisco ASA, PIX, Routers, HNS RF and Baseband racks).
 iDirect VSAT Network Systems Design & Link Budget Analysis{ iNPT Calculations}-- iDirect Inc. iBuilder, iMonitor, NeFlow.
 Maintaining iDirect_NOC Equipment as well as Installation and Commissioning(Cisco ASA, PIX, Routers, HNS RF and Baseband racks).
 NMC Network Surveillance using Scripts, CACTI graphs and other tools.
 System Administration of UNIX /Linux Web servers(Apache), Mail servers(POP,IMAP,SMTP).
 Maintaining correct Satellite parameters(e.g. frequency plans) for both VSAT remotes as well as the 5 NOCs; e.g. IPGWs, Satellite GWs, HPA, etc.—NSS7, Galaxy11, IntelSat10 Satellites.
 System administration of HNS Vision NMS on Windows Server 2003 and oracle database.
 Installation and Troubleshooting of the NMC SCPC , Speed server links and WiMAX modems/Base Stations..
 Troubleshooting Hughes VSAT Remote Modems(HN7740S, HN7000S and DW 6000) for escalated sites to NMC.
 Helping the NOC-HUB Engineering manager with Satellite Link Budget Calculations and IP Space plans for upgraded, downgraded sites and projects for new NOCs.
 Support & train NMS users in NMC, Customer sites, Distributors and Customer Care sections.
 Ensuring that critical Hughes network systems (e.g. RF Systems, Cisco ASA 5510, Cisco 7206 Routers, DNCC Inroutes, Packeteers, Arterra Proxy servers, MPEG Encoders, DVB-S2, HX and HN racks) are always up and checking on their security and integrity.
 TDM/TDMA Links : HN7740S,HN7000S,HN6040 from Hughes for voice and Data/Internet traffic.
 SCPC Links :- CDM570L Satellite modem from ComtechEFData for out-of-band mgt/Datalink.
 VAP Devices :-HN7740S, DW6040,DW1040 from Hughes for voice traffic on VoIP via Pingtone.Inc
 Configuration of Strix Wifi Modems, and Alvarion WiMax Modems.
Employer: SAFARICOM
Job Title: CORE NETWORK ENGINEER-OMC/OSS/SWITCH
Start Month/Year: 10/2006
End Month/Year: 02/2009
City: NAIROBI
Country: Kenya
Description:  Ericcson TEMS Automatic and TEMS Investigation : installation, maintenance and upgrade of system servers.
 System administration , scripting and programming on GSM servers(Sun Solaris, Linux, HP-UX)
 Troubleshooting the Telco Intranet
 Install, maintain and upgrade NMSs: NOKIA OSS, GeoProbe, Radio Commanders, Switch Commanders, Netcool, SIEMENS TNMS.
 Support & train NMS users in NMC and other sections.
 Database administration of performance databases.
 Ensuring that critical network systems systems (e.g. Radio Commander, Switch Commander) are always up and checking on their security and integrity.
 Maintenance of the Core Network MGWs, MSS servers, OSN and Interoperability parameters.
 NMSs for NEC Microwave modems, Sagem IONOS, Huawei DWDM OFC, WiMax Modems (Strix and Alvarion), Adit Routers, Strix Wifi Modems.
Employer: TELKOM KENYA
Job Title: SATELLITE SYSTEMS ENGINEER
Start Month/Year: 07/2004
End Month/Year: 12/2006
City: NAIROBI
Country: Kenya
Description:  Installing and troubleshooting Satellite Communications Systems(VSATs)-C-Band and Ku-Band.
 Installing and Troubleshooting DCEs and DTEs.(e.g Routers, Web-Rangers, DTUs).
 Installing and troubleshooting DSLAMs, ADSL, DXC, ISDN, E1s and other IP Backbone NOC equipment
 Troubleshooting Enterprise Computers(Win 2000, XP , Linux, Sun Solaris.)
 Training users on VSAT Networks, various Application Programs and Network Software.
 Led the Computerization Project in Nairobi North Region.
Employer: First Computers Ltd.( Contracted at the UNITED NATIONS OFFICE-Gigiri Complex )
Job Title: Computer Systems Analyst & Technical Engineer
Start Month/Year: 01/2004
End Month/Year: 07/2004
City: NAIROBI
Country: Kenya
Description:  Installing Internet Servers, Database Servers and WAN/LAN integrators
 Troubleshooting Computers(Win 2000, XP , Linux .)
 Troubleshooting Servers(Sun Solaris, Linux)
 Training users on various software
 Maintaining Lotus Domino Email System.
Employer: SYMPHONY/IAT
Job Title: COMPUTER TUTOR/TECHNICAL ENGINEER
Start Month/Year: 11/2001
End Month/Year: 01/2004
City: NAIROBI
Country: Kenya
Description: o Technical Support on Training Software
o Train Clients on office 2000, A+ (Comptia), PROGRAMMING, & other Professional Courses (Microsoft)
o Ensuring that courses are modeled to ISO 9001 and stringent IAT quality standards.
o Assess and / or grade students according to set procedures
o Guiding and counseling students on career path
Employer: HABARINET- ITS
Job Title: NETWORK ADMINISTRATOR
Start Month/Year: 09/1999
End Month/Year: 10/2001
City: NAIROBI
Country: Kenya
Description: • Maintaining Password authentication using RADIUS NT and VOP RADIUS
Troubleshooting networking problems in the LAN.
• Manning the HELP DESK
• Maintaining the MAIL SERVER on LINUX 7.2
o Troubleshooting Internet connectivity issues for our nationwide clients.
o Installing dial-up lines and configuring e-mail and internet accounts.
o Configuring user accounts.
o Configuring Routers, portmasters, modems and personal computers
o Admistering SQL Server 7.0
o Maintaining System Security
o Backing up Data and Restoring System Procedures
Maintaining Customers’ Database in Platypus 3.0 .
 
Education Level: Bachelor's Degree
School Name: UNIVERSITY OF NAIROBI
Major: ELECTRONICS ENGINEERING
City: NAIROBI
Country: Kenya
Graduation Date: 20/11/2010
Description: BSc. Electrical& Electronics ENgineering.
-Telecomms, Computer SCience programming courses, Signal processing.
-Computer Networking, Electrodynamics,
-Electrical Machines, power supply, Electronics,
-Thermodynamics,FuidMechanics, Technical Drawing,
_Mathematics, pure and Apllied,
-Engineering Mathematics,
_Elec Circuit ANalysis.
-Laboratory Research and Ana;lysis,
-Engineering Project
 
Education Level: Associates
School Name: IAT/Symphony
Major: Dip in Comp Studies
City: NAIROBI
Country: Kenya
Graduation Date: 20/11/2010
Description: -Databases programming and design.
-Local Area Networks, WANs,
-Computer OSs-windows, linux, unix.
-Software design-VB, and Java.
-Web design and eCommerce principles.
 
Education Level: Certificate
School Name: IAT/Symphony
Major: CCNA-CISCO
City: NAIROBI
Country: Kenya
Graduation Date: 20/11/2010
Description: -WANs and LANs connectivity,
-Computer OSs.
-Telecomms Principles,
-Data Communications,
-Cisco Routers and Switches configuration.
 
Education Level: Certificate
School Name: MCSE, MCSA, MCDBA, - MICROSOFT
Major: Windows Servers
City: NAIROBI
Country: Kenya
Graduation Date: 20/11/2010
Description: WINDOWS SERVERS, Windows Applications in the network, LAN, WAN installation and Maintenance, Systems ANalysis of Windows applications and networks.
 
Education Level: Vendor Technology Trainings
School Name: NOKIA ACADEMY - GERMANY, DUSELDORF/MUNICH
Major: NOKIA 3G AND NETACT 4.2
City: DUSSELDORF
Country: Germany
Graduation Date: 20/11/2010
Description: -ETSI, 3GPP, NOKIA NETWORK ELEMENTS,
-NOKIA NETACT INSTALLATIONA AND CONFIGURATION.
-NOKIA NETWORKS SURVEILLANCE.
 
Education Level: Vendor Technology Trainings
School Name: TEKTRONIX CAMPUS- TEAXAS, USA.
Major: GEOPROBE NMS
City: Dallas
Country: USA
Graduation Date: 20/11/2010
Description: -ANSI,SS7 details, 3GPP, Tektronix NETWORK ELEMENTS,
-Tektronix Geoprobe INSTALLATION AND CONFIGURATION.
-Tektronix NETWORKS SURVEILLANCE.

Languages

English Fluent
German Basic
Other Language Fluent
Job Category: Wireless Telecom Jobs
Job Type: Any Job Type
Job Status: Flexible
Desired Salary: $0 Unspecified
Desired Location: Not Specified
Willing to Relocate: Yes