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Kirtan Juthani

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Previous positions

  • Software Engineer at Qualcomm
  • Client Services Engineer at Alphaserve Technologies®

Education

Polytechnic Institute of New York University, Masters of Science, Telecommunication

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Background

Experience

  • Senior Software Engineer

    Qualcomm

    May 2016 – Present(3 years 5 months)Greater San Diego Area

    • Designing, developing and validating of Python based Automation framework for 5G testing of latest Modem chipsets; resulting in 75% reduction of manual testing. • Collaborating with Dev teams to design Test Plans for new features/additions. • Snapdragon 855 (SDM855), Snapdragon X50 and Snapdragon 845- Daily execution of Data Software (Apps Processor + Modem Processor). Executing Regression Sanity from Bring-up (Day 0) through Commercialization. • Providing Automation support and resolving failures to unblock Integration/Test team and help them deliver/release code as quickly as possible. Testing runs round the clock on over 100 Automation stations across multiple global sites. • Driving development efforts with team members across 3+ global sites to ensure smooth delivery and deployment. • Mentoring, training and providing knowledge transfer to new hires and interns.

  • Software Engineer

    Qualcomm

    October 2012 – May 2016(3 years 7 months)Greater San Diego Area

    • Designing, developing and validating of Perl based Automation framework for 5G testing of latest Modem chipsets; resulting in 90% reduction of man hours spent in manual testing. o Data Calls (Embedded, RMNET Tethered, Modem Loopback, Modem Embedded): TCP/IP Protocol Stack. o Advanced Scenarios: USB/Wi-Fi Tethering, IWLAN, InterRAT Mobility, Dual SIM, Connectivity Engine, Peak Throughput. o IMS: VoLTE, VoWi-Fi, Video Telephony, Emergency Calling, Carrier Specific Features. • Debugging and collaborating with Dev teams to resolve failures seen in Testing. Providing root cause analysis to catch software bugs using QXDM, Android Logcat and Wireshark logs, thus ensuring to deliver code of highest quality. • Developing ABAIT based RTI server to plug into Linux/Android Build framework and compile Engineering builds with Dev gerrits. • Linux Integration and Test POC for Android OS and Linux OS based gerrits. Ensuring quality assurance and fast releases of over 15 gerrits/day. • Configuring and maintaining several RAT RF simulators/network backhaul and Linux servers which include Keysight, Aeroflex, Agilent, Qualcomm TBS (Wildcat, Slimcat, BOAApps, Cube, Tornado)

  • Client Services Engineer

    Alphaserve Technologies®

    March 2012 – September 2012(6 months)Greater New York City Area

    • Supported hardware infrastructure and software applications including but not limited to Microsoft Windows XP/7, Microsoft Office 2010 Suite, and internal applications for Enterprise Networks. • Assisted System Administrators with deploying new security initiatives. • Coordinated the configuration, installation and support of operating and application software and hardware, telecommunications equipment, and mobile devices. • Ensured the highest level of responsiveness and respect for all end-users across the organization.

  • Graduate Assistant

    Polytechnic Institute of New York University

    January 2012 – June 2012(5 months)Brooklyn, New York

    Making use of ns-3 network simulator framework to implement several protocols to develop a complete model of LTE/SAE network. Performing real-time simulation of end-to-end TCP/IP connection between UE and and a web server over LTE/SAE with the use of Virtual Machines.

  • NOC/UC Intern

    Alphaserve Technologies

    August 2011 – March 2012(7 months)Greater New York City Area

    • Assisted Network/NOC Engineers in resolving: BGP/OSPF/EIGRP routing issues • Monitored enterprise networks for more than 50 national and international clients including financial, hedge funds and law firms– 600 network devices and servers in production using CA Spectrum and Nimsoft Infrastructure Manager. • Performed network discovery for various clients and mapped out their Network Diagrams using Microsoft Visio. • Worked with Cisco and Juniper to open TAC service requests to troubleshoot routing, switching, VOIP and wireless issues. • Assisted UC Engineers in the maintenance and installation of various UC equipment like Call Managers, Unity Servers, Presence Servers for the clients. • Configured Call Managers, UC servers and various IP Phones and understood the working of the same.

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  • Graduate Assistant

    Polytechnic Institute of New York University

    October 2010 – September 2011(11 months)Brooklyn, New York

    Bern Dibner Library: Providing assistance at the circulation desk and handling various library tasks such as assisting students with checking in and out books, various media material, etc. and also assisting the librarians in administrative tasks. Graduate Assistant, First Semester Assisted Prof. Ozgur Sinanoglu on a project related to Embedded C-Programming writing C programs for modules related to Flip-Flops and code to analyze the Dissipated Power in Digital Logic Circuits.

Education

  • Polytechnic Institute of New York University

    Masters of Science, Telecommunication

    2010 – 2012

  • Polytechnic University

    Master’s degree, Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications

    2010 – 2012

  • KJ Somaiya College of Engineering

    Bachelor’s degree, Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering

    2006 – 2010

  • Mumbai University

    Bachelors of Engineering, Electronics and Telecommunications, 2010 Aggregate

Projects

  • NS3 Wireless Emulation

    Utilizing the ns-3 network simulator framework to implement several protocols to develop a complete model of LTE/SAE network. Performing real-time simulation of end-to-end TCP/IP connection between UE and and a web server over LTE/SAE with the use of Virtual Machines. Understanding the 3GPP LTE RLC (Radio Link Control) Protocol (3GPP TS 36.322) and identifying its code being used for the simulation.

    Team Members (3):
    • Kirtan Juthani,
    • Chitrang Jain,
    • Serkan Seven
  • Cloud Computing: P2V migrations

    Physical to Virtual migrations on various Virtualization platforms (VMWare, KVM, Xen). Setup and migration of Virtual machines to various cloud platforms (VMWare ESX, ESXi, Amazon EC2 and Eucalyptus.)

    Team Members (3):
    • Kirtan Juthani,
    • Chitrang Jain,
    • Srinivas Pradhan
  • Beacon Stuffing (Wi-Fi without Associations)

    Implementing Beacon Stuffing in Atheros Chipsets by modifying the source code of ATH5K Wireless Device Drivers.

    Team Members (1):
    • Kirtan Juthani
  • Network Security Labs

    Worked on VLAN of Virtual Machines including routers and servers to perform Packet Sniffing, Network mapping and various Network attacks. Learnt and used various tools including Metasploit, Netcat, NMAP, OpenVAS, Hacker Defender Rootkits

    Team Members (1):
    • Kirtan Juthani
  • Packet Capture and Analysis using Ethereal/Wireshark

    Performed Packet Capture on a LAN and studied the various Internet Architecture protocols which include link level protocols. Local area networks: CSMA/CD, Token Ring, IEEE standards and protocols. Internet protocol suite: IP, ARP, RARP, ICMP, UDP and TCP. LAN Interconnection: bridges, routers and gateways. Application Layer protocols: SNMP, FTP, SMTP.

    Team Members (1):
    • Kirtan Juthani
  • Simulation of Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing using MATLAB

    Team Members (1):
    • Kirtan Juthani
  • National Instruments/ns-3 LTE Testbed

    January 2012 – May 2012

    Worked under the guidance Prof Sundeep Rangan for designing eNB(Base Station) and Mobile device using NI-based PXI platform. Analyzed the theoretical and practical aspects of protocols in the system design using network simulator and analysed data traffic during uplink and downlink communications.

    Team Members (3):
    • Kirtan Juthani,
    • Chitrang Jain,
    • Shubham Jain

Skills & Expertise

  • Wireshark
  • Routers
  • Amazon EC2
  • Cisco IOS
  • EC2
  • CDMA
  • VMware
  • IEEE 802.11
  • Wireless
  • 4G
  • GSM
  • Python
  • Citrix
  • 3G
  • Network Engineering
  • Linux
  • TCP/IP
  • Network Security
  • Switches
  • UMTS
  • Cisco Technologies
  • Networking
  • C
  • 3GPP
  • C++
  • Amazon Web Services (AWS)
  • Cloud Computing
  • LTE
  • SQL
  • Windows