Member Type: Individual Profile
Profile Views: 303 views
Contacts: 0 friends
Global region are you based in? For example Eastern Europe, Asia
Atlanta, GA, USA
Do you work for a
VASP North America
What is your current job title?
Engineering, Operations, and Maintenance Director
Which of the following areas are you most interested in?
What would you like to get out of Telcoprofessionals.com?
Ability to connect with like minded professionals , Expand network for next job
Professional Background/Education eg. BSS/OSS
JAMES P. SMITH
US DOD Security Clearance: SECRET
Senior level information technologies professional with extensive SME experience in organizational establishment, business operations, program management, and PMI based project management methodologies. Progressively responsible for the formulation and management of strategic business initiatives required for the design, delivery, and use of complex networking architectures; professional level consultative services, business development, and P&L based operations management.
Director, North America - Engineering, Operations & Maintenance – VASP North America, Inc., Wireless Industry, Mar 07 – Present
Provide senior leadership to the North American operations; deliver comprehensive engineering resources for the implementation and commissioning of wireless solutions to wireless telecom providers and equipment manufacturers to include Cingular Wireless, AT&T, Crown Castle, American Tower, Ericsson, Nokia, et al. Managed Ericsson OSS / EMS, XLM scripts, alarming, correlation and reporting; project management, change management, complex logistics, and service delivery; Managed payroll, budgets, cash flow, invoice, billing and overall profitability of business unit.
Engineering Manager – RF SATCOM Systems Engineering - DataPath, Inc. Duluth, GA, Defense & Space Industry, Nov 05-Mar 07
Manage comprehensive engineering activities required for design, development, production, delivery, and support of high performance SATCOM based solutions. Manage engineering assets within SME domain competencies, provide engineering leadership to support sustaining engineering, integration, configuration management, sales/ marketing, R&D, and integrated logistic support; led ISO 9000:2000 certification initiatives, continuous process improvement, and CMMI discovery team.
OCONUS General Manager, Baghdad, Iraq - SW Asia -ProActive Communications, Killeen, TX, Defense Industry, Jan 05- Nov 05
Managed complex logistics and implementation in hostile environments; provided Satellite Communications and Internet Telephony (VoIP) engineering support for the construction and operation of the Iraqi Command and Control Network (IC2N) in support of the Iraqi Interim Government and ministries inclusive of the Ministry of Defense (MOD), Prime Minister’s Office, Multi National Forces Civilian Police Assistance Training (MNF-CPAT)- Baghdad Police,