Abel Renzaho

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RENZAHO ABEL

Kampala, Uganda.

+256752606744

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Systems Engineer

Information technology professional capable of managing technology projects to completion and Systems.

Technical Skills

Platforms:        NT 95/98/XP/Vista, Dos, Linux, Free Bsd, UNIX (Solaris), windows 2003/8

Languages:      C/C++, Perl, Java, PHP, HTML 4.0/JavaScript, UNIX shell scripts, Assembly Language.

RDBMS:         Mysql, SQL, Sybase, Oracle, MSSQL

Tools:              Ms Office 97/2003/2007, Open Office, C++ Builder, Eclipse, Netbeans

Professional Experience

Foundation Applications Lead and IT Specialist(VAS Engineer)

Airtel Uganda (IBM)                                                                          January 13,2015 - March 30,2016

-Managing vendors, team lead and operation of foundation applications.

-SDP Advertisement Platform

-SDP Charging Gateway TWSS

-SDP Content Gateway

-SDP Messaging Gateway

-Do not Disturb application (DND)

-Sales and Distribution Portal(Uganda, Rwanda, Seychelles)

-ERP/ ASI Oracle Financial

-GIS Application

-Retailer Commission reporting

-Website(Advice of charge for data subscribers)

-USSD project(Airtel Africa operations) and managing the vendor

-Designing and modification of existing VAS products and daily reporting and statistics.

-Responsible for the operation and maintenance of of all VAS Services and products and Reporting.

-Administering and Managing the blackberry charging system.

-Managing and administering the sale and distribution portal for Airtel Uganda, Seychelles, Rwanda and Malawi

-Managing the USSD vendor(Radix) across all Airtel Africa Operations

 

Postpaid Billing/Kyc/Bulk Messaging Administrator                      July 23, 2013 – January 20,2014

Airtel Uganda (IBM)

-Hands on experience in the operation and maintenance of Homisco Postpaid servers/systems

-Ensure high system availability on Postpaid Server platform

-Ensure the correct charging of SMS, mobile originating services as well as mobile terminating         services charging through CDR processing.

-Ensure the establishment and connections of third party client’s application connecting to the Homisco Servers

-Responsible in hardware and software monitoring such as disk space, memory consumption, CPU utilization, network utilization and system error logs.

-Perform full system backup and ensured the completion of system daily backup and backup needed before the activity.

-Perform definition, modification and/or deletion of service access number and tariff rates changes.

-Perform tasks such as subscriber batch provisioning (creation) and deletion through VANX

-Perform file transfer and data extraction for reporting such as subscriber count and daily subscriber pickup count.

-Monitor and maintain the performance and administration of Windows 2003/8.

-Perform system health check on Windows 2003/8.

-Clearing and correcting of rating errors.

-Maintaining the MSSQL database server and generating reports

-Investigating revenue drops and making sure revenue trends match.

 

KYC (Know Your Customer)

-Configuring of mobile devices used to register subscribers, Managing end users of the system (Global system).

-Designed the local solution for registering subscribers(using Oracle Apex), Managing and Administering the system

 

Data Billing and Provisioning                                                           December 1, 2012- July 23, 2013

Airtel Uganda (IBM)

-Hands on experience in the operation and maintenance of Jataayu charging proxy, Rating engines, Database Servers, Blackberry provision system (RIM).
-Ensure high system availability on Data Charging services
-Ensure the correct charging of Data, mobile originating services as well as mobile terminating services charging through CDR processing.
-Ensure the establishment and connections of third party client’s application connecting to Jataayu Charging Proxy.
-Responsible in hardware and software monitoring such as disk space, memory consumption, CPU utilization, network utilization and system error logs.
-Perform full system backup and ensured the completion of system daily backup and backup needed before the activity.
-Perform definition, modification and/or deletion of service access number and tariff rates changes.
-Perform tasks such as subscriber batch provisioning (creation) and deletion through Jataayu Charging Proxy.
-Perform file transfer and data extraction for reporting such as subscriber count and daily subscriber pickup count.
-Monitor and maintain the performance and administration of Linux servers.
-Perform system health check on Linux servers.

-Blackberry Server Administration, RIM(Research In Motion) and HLR (Home location Register) provisioning.

 

IN Administrator/Prepaid Billing                                                January 23, 2011-December 1, 2012

Airtel Uganda (IBM)

- Hands on experience in the operation and maintenance of Ericsson Intelligent Network Charging System CS3.0 comprising of Service Data Point (SDP), Mobile IN Service Administration Tool (MINSAT), Account Information and Refill/ Account Finder (AIR/AF), Voucher Server (VS), and Ericsson Multi-Mediation (EMM/BGw).

- Ensure high system availability on Intelligent Network services

- Ensure the correct charging of SMS, mobile originating services as well as mobile terminating services charging through CDR processing.

- Ensure the establishment and connections of third party clients application connecting to IN.

- Responsible in hardware and software monitoring such as disk space, memory consumption, CPU utilization, network utilization and system error logs.

- Perform full system backup and ensured the completion of system daily backup and backup needed before the activity.

- Perform definition, modification and/or deletion of service access number and tariff rates changes.

- Perform tasks such as subscriber batch provisioning (creation) and deletion through MINSAT batch processing, voucher/call card creation and loading through VS and batch adjustments through air.

- Perform file transfer and data extraction for reporting such as subscriber count and daily subscriber pickup count.

- Monitor and maintain the performance and administration of SUN servers.

- Perform system health check on SUN servers.

 

Programmer/Developer                                                                         April 1, 2008-January 21, 2011

True African Uganda Limited

-Primary task was to design and modify existing software products in C/C++, Assembly Language, Java, Php, Perl.

-Developed and tested programs in Perl, Unix/shells, Php in a clear case Management to automate everyday build operations on remote platforms UNIX, windows. Generated reports in Perl, Php, SQL, UNIX/shells.

-Responsible for monitoring and maintaining the Local Area network.

-Systems Administration.

-Provided support to clients.

 

Systems Developer

Siyo Technologies                                                                                        March, 2006-March, 2008

-Primary task was to design and modify existing software products in C/C++, Assembly Language, Java, Php.

-Designed the Pay Roll part of the Bizauto Software

-Database for the Uganda Communication Commission.

-Designed a Kernel for a micro-controller that controls display boards (LED) light emitting diodes                                          

-Designed a communication routine that links running applications on both the                                                                                        micro-controller and Host Computer.                                                                                       

 -Designed an application to migrate records from Ms Access, interbase databases into a MySQL database.

-Provide Support to clients.

-Designed a Database Web Application.

 

Database Developer

State House Nakasero                                                                                              November, 2006

-Designed a Human Resource Management System.

 

 

 

Previous Projects

-Spoc for Sales and Distribution Portal for Airtel Africa.

-Modified and upgraded the sim swap application, subscriber registration application (Airtel Uganda).

-Managed and supervised  the extension of blackberry service to the warid subscriber after the airtel and warid merger(Airtel Uganda).

-Managed and handled the postpaid billing server migration and upgrade (Airtel Uganda).

-Managed and handled the Data charging billing platform migration (Airtel Uganda)

-Spoc for Bulk messaging/Charging gateway system project for (Airtel Uganda).

-Managed and supervised the Upgrading of the blackberry billing platform (Airtel Uganda).

-Configured and set up Blackberry charging promos and campaigns (Airtel Uganda)

-Managed and handled the prepaid billing server upgrade (Airtel Uganda)

-Configured and set up pre-paid charging promos and campaigns (Airtel Uganda)

-Set up an smpp server (True African Uganda).

-Designed the Uploading and downloading of mp3 songs system (True African Uganda).

-Designed Mobile Terminated Billing System for USSD ring tone requests (True African Uganda).

-Developed Perl scripts to monitor different services and report generation (True African Uganda).

-Mukwano Content Management system (True African Uganda).

-Centenary Bank Content Management system (True African Uganda).

-Setting up a Linux DHCP server and samba server (True African Uganda).

 

Education And Training

Projects

Kyambogo University                                                                                             Feb-June 2011

-Design of an Electronic Telephone Directory.

Kyambogo University                                                                                               Feb-June 2010

-Design and Construction of an automated street lighting control switching system.

 

Oracle 10g Training, Faculty of Computing and Information Technology, Makerere University. 2009

 

Team Building Training

True African Uganda Limited                                                                                9-10, August, 2008

 

Industrial Training

Kyambogo University                                                                                              July –Sept 2005

-Installation of a Local Area Network in the computer laboratory of the Department of Electronics and Electrical Engineering.

Kyambogo University                                                                                              July-Sept 2004

-Developed a timetable database Management system.

 

Project

Kyambogo University                                                                                             Feb-June 2005

-Design and Construction of a Computerized Digital IC (Integrated circuit) Tester and Identifier for the attainment of a Higher Diploma in Computer Engineering.

 

Education

Kyambogo University

Bachelors of Engineering in Telecommunication Engineering.                            2009-2013

Higher Diploma in Computer Engineering                                                            2002-2006

OLD KAMPALA SENIOR SECONDARY SCHOOL

Uganda Advanced Certificate of Education                                                           2000-2001.

Uganda Certificate of Education                                                                            1996-1999

 

Declaration.

I declare that the information given above is a true and sincere representation of me.

 

 

Referees:

 

  1. Abel Kibiryango

    Airtel Account

    IBM Service Delivery

    Phone:+256 752601573

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2.Kenneth GICHENGO

   Airtel Account

   IBM Global Technology Services

   Parkside Towers, Mombasa road

  1. O. Box 73146, 00200

   Phone: +254734110271

   Mobile: +254733814627 or +254723703068

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  1. Mr. Fred Serujongi

    Airtel IT Governance

    Airtel Uganda.

   Phone: +256752601352

 

 

 

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