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Kenneth
kbender0823@bellsouth.net
561-299-7215
22065 Las Brisas Cir Unit 405
Boca Raton, FL 33433
Project Manager
25 years experience
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Summary

PROFILE: Engineer/Project Manager with experience in Wireless/Wired Communications with significant accomplishments providing communications capabilities for millions of users. SIGNIFICANT QUALIFICATIONS: LEADERSHIP EXPERTISE
• Professional experience providing Technical Leadership, Mentoring, and Network Design Concepts and Implementation.
• Excels in providing business solutions for voice, testing, data, mobility USC, QoS, Security, WAN optimization technologies, TCP/IP, VOIP, and more.

Experience
Project Manager
Dec 2017 - present
signaling inter-connect projects with Telcel Mexico, Rogers Canada, Telus Canada, Bell Mobility Canada, T-mobile USA, TATA communications, and TNS.
• Initiated projects that connected networks, allocated appropriate resources, scheduled project status meetings, set goals and milestones, and resolved issues as they arose. TACTICAL EXPERTISE
• Ability to look at problems/identify root causes and take corrective actions such as collecting trace data and analyzing the data for problem solving.
• Found 100+ problems related to network issues.
• Created test cases that test "out of the box" scenarios.
• Broad base of experience with working in vast technologies - computers, handheld devices, IP networking, and communication networks, etc.
• Located problems by testing pre-release wireless devices.
• Developed solutions for connectivity to cruise ships, the Caribbean, and Alaska.
Problem Solving Project Management Test Case Preparation Wireless
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Information Systems Supervisor
Sep 2016 - Nov 2017
o Investigated 40 call issues related to 911 (i.e. equipment issues, mis-routed calls, incorrect addresses) o Verified 50 addresses for routing to the correct PSAP and assigned correct PSAP for Cell Tower routing, carrier audit of Verizon, ATT, and Sprint routing for over a 1000 cell sites in Broward County o Satellite Phone Coordinator (i.e. testing, resolving issues, deployment) 1 | B e n d e r o Working with Broward County PSAP's and Sheriff's office to resolve technical issues and set up training o Processed and analyzed invoices related to training, satellite phones, telecommunication services, and language translation services o Set up Sharepoint to share team documents
Auditing MS SharePoint Training
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Senior Network Design Engineer
Information Technology
Jun 1997 - Mar 2016
o Designed Diameter Signaling Connectivity to TATA, Syniverse, Jasper, Aiscent, BICS o Award winning #1 device tester out of 30 for 2 years that looked for problems with pre-market release devices, found 80 bugs o Engineered National Signaling Network that connects ATT Nodes to Signaling Network and Interconnection to other carrier signaling networks o Established Alaska, Caribbean and cruise ship connectivity to domestic voice and data networks o Represented AT&T in T1S1.3 Standards Committee, including numbering of private network point codes and ownership of point codes o Established working relationships with North American Wireless Carriers (Rogers, Telcel, Verizon Wireless, Sprint, T-Mobile) o Engineered Signaling Network conversion from 56k Signaling Links to High Speed Signaling Links to IP Signaling Links for 100+ nodes o Engineered Signaling Connectivity for ATT Local Network Services to Mobility Signaling Network for 100+ nodes o Engineered Signaling Connectivity for new GSM nodes - 50+ o Promoted to Senior Network Design Engineer o Analyzed and debugged ANSI and ITU SS7 MTP/ISUP/SCCP/TCAP, ANSI 41 MAP, GSM MAP protocols on ATT Signaling Network and utilize Agilent ACCESS7 to resolve network issues o Engineering support for North American Cellular Network (NACN) that worked with 20+ carriers o Engineered Network Consolidation and Network Redesign for 300+ nodes o Analyzed traffic reports and issued capacity upgrades for the signaling network - 300+ nodes o Engineered signaling network integration of acquired markets, LA/Bay Area Cellular, Telecorp, Cingular/ATT Wireless, Edge, Dobson o No Longer with the position - laid off in March 2016 due to 10% workforce reduction ENGINEERING EDUCATION: MAS Computer Systems BAS Computer Systems
Agile Methodology Database Design Database Upgrades Jasper Reports SS7 Wireless Network Design
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Education
Master's in Computer Systems
Florida Atlantic University
Related Courses
Cyber Security,
Cisco CCNA,
Skills
Wireless
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22
Agile Methodology
2016
19
Database Design
2016
19
Database Upgrades
2016
19
Jasper Reports
2016
19
Network Design
2016
19
SS7
2016
19
Problem Solving
2021
3
Project Management
2021
3
Test Case Preparation
2021
3
Auditing
2017
1
MS SharePoint
2017
1
Training
2017
1
Microsoft Excel
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1
QoS
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1
TCP/IP
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1
VoIP
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1
WAN
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1
Languages
Spanish, Basic