Paul N Brown
NAME: PAUL NICHOLAS BROWN ADDRESS: Please contact by email EMAIL: firstname.lastname@example.org WWW URL: http://www.walnuts.co.uk/ STATUS: Married
MAIN SKILLS SUMMARY:Roles:- VV&T Engineer, VAX DCL Developer, VAX System Manager, Network Management, Technical Author, Network Requirements Documentation, Systems Security Compliance Documentation
Platforms:- DEC VMS, UNIX
Languages:- DEC DCL, BASIC, UNIX SHELL SCRIPT, ORACLE SQL
ADDITIONAL SKILLS and EXPERIENCE:
Roles:- Requirements Capture, Install & Upgrade Engineer
NOVEMBER 2000 - MAY 2002
Systems Consultant & Technical Author - HIS Consulting
Production and maintenance of Network Requirements and
Security Compliance documentation providing essential continuity between
Customers, Designers and Implementers. The work required a good overall
understanding of systems at the forefront of Digital Network Management
Technology in the UK.
APRIL 1998 - MARCH 2000
Systems Consultant - High Integrity Systems (HIS Consulting)
Two years Y2K compliance testing and proving of the UK's largest PDH Network Platform. Work that included the provision and maintenance of a comprehensive Test Reference Model enabling full end-to-end PDH and inter-platform testing with SDH and PSTN. A wide range of technologies and hardware platforms were involved.
NOVEMBER 1997 - JANUARY 1998
My main responsibility was to devise a test strategy and plans for the
Integration and System testing of a national telephone Customer Care and
Billing System. A challenging and exciting role in one of the world’s
biggest and most up to date "green field" telecommunications projects.
The system is designed to provide an integrated solution incorporating
"best of breed" components.
SEPTEMBER 1996 - NOVEMBER 1997
|Manager and Professional Grade 2 (1992-1996) BT Systems|
|Integration Department - OMC Project|
|Technical Officer (1988-1992) - BT Research and Development|
|Technical Officer (1984-1988) - BT National Networks|
|Technical Officer (1970-1983) - BT Exchange and Transmission Construction - Southend Telephone Area|
|Technician IIA (1967-1970) - BT Exchange and Transmission Construction - Southend Telephone Area|
|Telecom. Engineering Apprenticeship (1964-1967) G.P.O|
1984-88 Technical Officer - Nation Networks
I installed Chelmsford Packet Switching Exchange and supervised installation of the digital switch. Implemented WORKSAID transmission equipment database in the Regional HQ. Installed Multistream, VASCOM, Megastream, Kilostream, Hypergroup Codecs, NICAM digital and '1037' HF program equipment, TDM & SCVF telegraph equipment. Supervised as Clerk of Works the installation of a Radio Television Link, Higher Order Digital Multiplex Equipment, 140 Mbits Line Systems, Optical Fibre Terminal and Line Equipment, CELNET Base Station.
1970-82 TO & TOA - Exchange and Transmission Construction
Organised work for a construction group of 15 based at Maldon Telephone Exchange (Group Swiching Centre) and was responsible for a variety of Exchange equipment types. Directed staff and was Clerk of Works for a new Repeater Station, important Strowger exchange extensions (including BT's Transit Network and International implementation), new large TXE2 involving a change over from an extended and overloaded UAX13. My broad experience was particularly useful on circuit provision duties (mostly involved with Exchange Junction and Private circuits but also included the now 'not so secret' Nuclear Defense circuits and systems).
1967-70 Tech. IIa - Exchange & Transmission Construction
Planned and set up procedures for eliminating backlog of circuit provision work in Chelmsford Telephone Exchange in the wake of STD conversion. The work involved training and leading a small team for three years.
1964-67 G.P.O. Telecom. Engineering Apprenticeship
|Basildon College (1985) - Micro-electronics II credit|
|Southend and then Chelmsford Technical College(64-66)-C & G Certificates. in Telecommunications|
|Moulsham Secondary School, Chelmsford (58-64)- 'O' level Mathematics English Physics & Geography|