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Member since November 7, 2012
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A Network Engineer having exposure towards Routing and Switching of Cisco and Huawei devices. I have extended knowledge and hands on experience over various Networking technologies including: Routing Protocols: Static Routing, ISIS, EIGRP, OSPF, BGP, MPLS VPNs Switching Protocols: STP, VTP, ACL, Private VLANs, HSRP, VRRP Other Technologies: NAT, FTP, DNS Networking Tools: GNS3, Wireshark, Packet Tracer, eNSP, iPerf My expertise are to plan, design, implement, optimize and troubleshoot networks and have been working with huge telecom operators in my region over the years. I have excellent knowledge of the working and architecture of 2G/3G/4G networks. I have a Bachelors degree in Electronics Engineering and am certified for “Circuits and Electronics” from MIT, USA. I provide Networking consultations and extend my theoretical and practical skills to complete projects. You would always like to have me on your team to execute a project professionally and smoothly.
$100 USD/hr
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  • image of Craig N. Troubleshoot Cisco 3850 Switch Stuck in Boot Loop $150.00 USD

    “Bilal helped us with extensive troubleshting on a Cisco switch, over 12 hours of work. He is an excellent network engineer, and I appreciate his help with this project. He went above and beyond with the project and researched bugs that were causing our issues.”

  • image of jakeeadams Project for Bilal S. £150.00 GBP

    “Completed a project with a short deadline, very fast responses and excellent standard of work, very pleased.”

  • image of Nabil A. report 8 pages about VPN and IPsec $125.00 AUD

    “he did his job on time, I am really happy. Thank you Bilal.”

  • image of Steve R. HP Procurve VLAN Help ASAP $100.00 USD

    “Bilal knows his stuff, give him a try.”

  • image of It S. computer networking $100.00 USD

    “he did great job as usual as he really professional did the work on time this will not be the last to work with him”

  • image of It S. Computer Networks project ---- $205.00 USD

    “he great job as usual I always hire him if I need help he professional”


Senior Executive Engineer

Sep 2015

Ufone is the third largest Mobile Network operator in Pakistan. I am working as a Senior Executive Engineer at IP Core Operations department and am also the Nationwide Team lead for my department.

Datacom Engineer

Aug 2013 - Sep 2015 (2 years)

Huawei is a vendor that provides different telecommunication equipment. At Huawei I worked as a Datacom Engineer, where I was responsible to deliver projects related to IP Core (Routers, Switches and Firewalls). I was responsible for many major projects including, Ufone 3G Swap, Mobilink 3G Swap, PTCL MetroEthernet, PTCL 4G and Telenor 3G Trial. My job was to plan, integrate, cutover and troubleshoot Huawei IP Core Devices (Huawei NE40E, S9300, E8000E) and provide support to other teams.

Operations Engineer

Aug 2012 - Aug 2013 (1 year)

Nayatel is an Internet service provider specializing in providing high speed Internet and VPN services over its fiber optic and DSL network. I worked as an Operations Engineer, where my responsibility was to provide Level 2 support to IP Core related issues to its Customers.

Network Support Engineer

Jan 2012 - Jun 2012 (5 months)

Higher Education Commission Pakistan provides internet to the recognized Universities of Pakistan, the project is named PERN (Pakistan Education & Research Network) I was responsible for monitoring and reporting the Network related issues. While I was responsible for supporting Network Administrators to configure their Internet and Intranet Infrastructures.


Bachelors of Electrical Engineering

2007 - 2011 (4 years)

Masters of Telecom Engineering Management

2014 - 2016 (2 years)


Cisco Certified Network Associate (Routing and Switching) (2013)


CCNA (Cisco Certified Network Associate) is an IT certification from Cisco. CCNA certification is an associate-level Cisco Career certification.

Cisco Certified Network Professional (Routing and Switching) (2015)


Cisco Certified Network Professional (CCNP) Routing and Switching certification validates the ability to plan, implement, verify and troubleshoot local and wide-area enterprise networks and work collaboratively with specialists on advanced security, voice, wireless and video solutions.

Circuits and Electronics 6.002x (2012)

Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA

The course introduces engineering in the context of the lumped circuit abstraction. Topics covered include: resistive elements and networks; independent and dependent sources; switches and MOS transistors; digital abstraction; amplifiers; energy storage elements; dynamics of first- and second-order networks; design in the time and frequency domains; and analog and digital circuits and applications. Design and lab exercises are also significant components of the course.


Design and Fabrication of a Hybrid Car

A successful project was carried out on the designing and fabrication of a Hybrid Car that gave fuel efficiency using a new operational design. A book was also published explaining the making, working, benefits and future advancements to this project.


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  • Numeracy 1
  • US English Level 1
  • C++ Level 1


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