Kam Patel

Curriculum Vitae

21CN Architect – Design

BRITISH TELECOM WHOLESALE (21C)                                                   Brentwood
Oct 2005 – Jun 2007

  • Responsible for detailed design and validation of carrier scale Voice Services and Voice Components for BT’s 21C Network, and supporting Voice Services on the existing PSTN
  • Working within a larger design team, with multi-million pound budgets, delivering networks to BT Lines of Business and directly to external customers
  • Responsible for leading significant design tasks, working with clients to define requirements, document scope, validation activities and manage teams to deliver low level designs
  • Working with vendors developing design and validation of voice network components (e.g. Call Server, Routing Database, Media Servers, Media Gateways and MSAN’s), including such aspects as Performance Engineering, Scalability, etc
  • Responsibility for technical leadership of team deliverables in the following areas internally to BT:
    • High Level Solutions Design for 21C NGN Interconnect trial and rollout, OSS, Process and Management Interfaces in to OSS/BSS including IP infrastructure Authorisation, Authentication & Accounting (AAA)
    • Plan and Build Low Level Design for 21C for first eight iterations
    • Vendor KPI’s at box level to show contributions to delay to dialtone, post dial delay and post answer delay per component
    • Working with vendors on design and Implementation teams
    • Full design including integration and migration between OSS, process, plan and build and Operations
    • Represent Design Signaling team on bi-weekly Design Council
    • High Level Solutions Design for NGN IP Interconnect solution for 21C trial with other carriers
    • Using good practice including full understanding of TOGAF