Alan Smith

Samad Sajanlal

Solution Architect, Entrepreneur

Personal Profile

I've worked with many languages for the web on a variety of platforms.

Work Experience

Ericsson - Solution Architect

June 2015 - Present

Security auditing for new IPTV platform. Work with MLOS requirements and develop mitigation strategies to ensure a successful and secure deployment of IPTV system. Work with RStudio and various formulas to analyze metrics relating to IPTV system and video quality

Ericsson - Services & Software Engineer

December 2010 - June 2015

  • Support global IPTV projects (Chunghwa Telecom Commercial, Telus Proof of Concept (POC), Verizon SSSSM POC)
  • JavaScript and HTML development according to requirements defined for each project
  • Experience with SVG, Java, GIT, team development efforts
  • Experience with Ericsson Media Connect product integration to MSMW portal
  • Solution Architect role: Define requirements and scope for TELUS POC, including Portal, Clients, and interactivity with Verimatrix VCAS platform
  • Leader of Development Team for Telus POC (4 developers)
  • Lead Developer in USA for Avalanche project (new customer facing user interface for IPTV system)
  • Solution Architect role: Experience working with Dynamic Ad Insertion systems for Cable operators
  • Solution Architect role: Experience designing system communication standards for greenfield IPTV system
  • Solution Architect role: Experience designing interaction between an IPTV system and Smart TV application

Supreme Equipment Company, Inc. - Director

November 2012 - Present


Ericsson - Multimedia Intern

February 2010 - December 2010

  • Brainstorm and present ideas relating to Ericsson IPTV platform and 3rd party web services to create mashups
  • Developed prototypes of ideas to demonstrate use cases
  • Experience with Javascript, HTML, CSS, Java, and 3rd party web services

MOBE Systems - Web Developer & Technician

December 2005 - January 2010

  • Developed websites and web applications for clients in-­house, on­site, and remote computer troubleshooting in Windows environment
  • Experience with cPanel, Plesk, phpMyAdmin, Linux and Windows Server 2003
  • Experience with Javascript, Java, PHP, MySQL, HTML, CSS, and Adobe Creative Suite

JP Morgan Chase - Teller

April 2009 - January 2010

Sears Roebuck & Co. - Sales Representative

June 2004 - December 2005

Target Corporation - Merchandising

June 2002 - June 2004

Key Skills

  • JavaScript
  • HTML / CSS
  • PHP / MySQL
  • Any OS
  • Marketing
  • Communication Protocols
  • Entrepreneurship
  • System Design


University of Texas at Dallas

BA - Arts & Technology

Class of 2008

University of Texas at Dallas

MBA - Marketing

Class of 2015