Askari Azikin

Telecommunication engineer, husband with two kids, writer of five books and blog, Perl programmer, currently working and living in Singapore.

Bachelor of telecommunication engineering, graduated from Telkom University Bandung, Indonesia.

Work Experience:

Experienced Services Engineer

Ericsson Singapore Pte Ltd, January 2016 - Present

Handling Singapore Telecommunications (Singtel) for GMSC modernization project, MSS (MSC-s and M-MGw) software upgrade, GMSr implementation and testing, M-MGw hardware expansion, IN nodes integration, VAS nodes integration.

Preparing MSC-s Data Transcript, M-MGw Script, Methode of Procedure, and executing the MOP.

Creating software for operation/maintenance and KPI/Statistics.

Senior Core Network Performance Engineer

PT. Huawei Services Indonesia, June 2015 - December 2015

Performed core switch (CS) network audit and optimization for XL Axiata, developed software for supporting core network assessment and created network topology based on data from MSC-s.

Senior Network Engineer

PT. Uangel Indonesia, February 2015 - May 2015

Interoperability testing (IoT)/multi vendor verification for the diameter signaling in IMS network. Configured all protocol stacks for diameter signaling on Diameter Routing Agent (DRA) and Diameter Edge Agent (DEA) machine using redhat server (HP blade) for testbed and production.

Experienced Services Engineer

Ericsson Philippines, May 2014 - September 2014

Proof of concept MSC-s Blade Cluster for Smart Communications Inc. Philippines. Produced design for MSC-s, CCR excel sheet, and Data Transcript (DT).


PT. Ericsson Indonesia - Ericsson Academy, April 2013 – September 2014

Delivered Perl programming language training.

Experienced Services Engineer

PT. Ericsson Indonesia, April 2011 – April 2014

Network roll out for Telkomsel operator (GSM and UMTS projects). Prepared design, MSC-s DT and M-MGw script, deployed on production nodes.

Services Engineer

PT. Ericsson Indonesia, June 2008 - March 2011

Handled complete Ericsson AXE 810 for new MSC-Server and MSC-S Blade Cluster including data transcript (DT), hardware functionality check, hardware acceptance test procedure.

Back Office Engineer, Managed Services Department

PT. Ericsson Indonesia, June 2007 - May 2008

Performed RNC and BSC rehoming based on customer needed for rebalancing processor load, capacity of MSC-Server, M-MGw, and SGSN.

O&M Engineer

PT. Siemens Indonesia, January 2006 - December 2006

Software upgrade SR10 to SR12 for monolithics MSC, HLR, and EIR, hardware expansion and replaced faulty hardware, patches implementation.