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     Date Submitted:10-05-2011
     Last Modified:24-05-2011 (10:03)
    Job information
     Current job:Ground Segment Engineer
     Employment Term:Temp/Contract
     Job location:Europe only
     Date available:within a month
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     KeywordsGround segment software and system engineer
    CV

    Personal information:

     

    Nationality

    Spanish

    Date of Birth

    28th December 1985

     

    Education and Training:

     

    Dates

    Institution

    Title of Qualification awarded

    September 2003 – July 2010

    Universityof Granada (Spain)

    Master of Engineering in Telecommunications

    Dates

    Institution

    Description

    October 2007 – June 2008

    Technical University of Warsaw (Poland)

    I studied one year of my master as an exchange student

    Dates

    Institution

    Title of the course

    May 2011

    Universityof Southampton

    Space Systems Engineering

     

    Working experience:

     

    Dates

    September 2010 – August 2011

    Occupation or position held  

    Ground Segment Engineer

    Main activities and responsibilities

    Researching and collecting data on the current state of satellite telecommunication space and ground segment products currently on the market. Evaluation of designs being proposed by industry for ground segment products and systems. Installation and operation of these products and systems for assessments and demonstrations.

    Name of Employer

    European Space Agency (ESA)

    Address

    European Space Research & Technology Centre(ESTEC), Keplerlaan 1, 2200 AG Noordwijk (The Netherlands)

     

    Dates

    September 2009 – July 2010

    Occupation or position held  

    Junior Telecommunication Engineer.

    Main activities and responsibilities

    Management of the satellite telecommunication network, support of the business development team in meetings with potential customers and improvement of commercial brochures and documentation, communication with customers in view of solving issues and improving their services, and analyzing other telecommunication systems which target the same market.

    Name of Employer

    SATMOS

    Address

    Huygenstraat 44, 2201DK Noordwijk ZH, TheNetherlands

     

    Dates

    July 2008 – January 2009

    Occupation or position held  

    Software developer

    Main activities and responsibilities

    Design and implementation of the standard IEEE 802.21 MIH (Media Independent Handover), which studies the performance of handovers between heterogeneous networks, in two parallel projects.

    In the first one, I designed and implemented, in collaboration with the University of Essex, a Connection Manager that complied with the standard IEEE 802.21. The programming language used was JAVA.

    In the second one, I got involved in a collaborative project with the company InterDigital. The aim of that project was getting a MIH Client completely integrated in a mobile phone with an audio-video conference application, which I designed and implemented. The operating system used was Windows Mobile 6 and the software was implemented in C++.

    Name of employer

    British Telecom (BT)

    Address

    AdastralPark, Martlesham Heath, Ipswich - IP5 3RE, United Kingdom

     

    Dates

    July 2007 – September 2007

    Occupation or position held  

    Software developer.

    Main activities and responsibilities

    Design and implementation of a MIH Information Server which interacts with a SQL database to provide the location of different networks, and their features. Modification of this server to update the code according to the different versions of the standard IEEE 802.21 MIH which, at that time, was in a draft stage. The programming language used was JAVA.

    Name of employer

    British Telecom (BT)

    Address

    AdastralPark, Martlesham Heath, Ipswich - IP5 3RE, United Kingdom

     

    Personal skills and competences:

    Mother tongue: Spanish 

    English level:

    Listening

    Reading

    Speaking

    Writing

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    B2 - Independent user

    B2 - Independent user

    B2 - Independent user

     

    Social skills and competences:

     

    • Teamwork capacity:I have acquired the ability to cooperate with other members of the team in view of carrying out group tasks during my placements in ESA, SATMOS and BT.
    • Adaptability:After living in different countries and working in diverse environments, I learnt to adapt very fast to new situations.
    • Communication:I have dealt directly with customers and collaborated in projects with other teams during my professional career.
    • Learning:I proved my fast-learning skill during my internships that required me to learn new tools and protocols in short periods and to put them efficiently into practice.

     

    Technical skills and competences:

    Knowledge acquired in the University of Granada and the Technical University of Warsaw:

    • Programming: JAVA, J2ME, C, C++, Visual Basic, VHDL
    • Microcontroller programming: PIC 16F, 18F, 24F
    • Distributed programming: CORBA, RMI
    • Multi-agent programming:JADE
    • Networks: LAN, Ethernet
    • Design of websites: HTML,  MySQL, Applets, JavaScripts, Servlets, cgi programming with PERL, creation of flashes with Macromedia Flash MX
    • Software Engineering
    • Operating systems: Windows, Windows Mobile, Linux
    • Wireless networks: WiFi, Bluetooth, WiMax.
    • Intelligent networks: CS, CAMEL, IMS.
    • Protocols: SS7, SIP.

    Knowledge acquired during my career:

    • Standard IEEE 802.21 (Media Independent Handover).
    • Satellite communications: DVB-S/S2, DVB-RCS

     

    References:  Available upon request


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